Monthly Archives: September 2015

Man jailed for Bearwood child snatch attempt

A statement from West Midlands Police: A man who tried to snatch a young girl from a street as she walked in broad daylight has been sentenced to four and a half years in jail with an extended 5-year-long licence … Continue reading

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Blood Moon!

For those of you who haven’t seen Simon Lea’s incredible picture of last night’s Blood Moon over Warley Woods…here it is! And of all the pictures taken of this, I can’t say I’ve seen a better one! (click on the … Continue reading

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Bearwood Art With History

When? – 3rd-10th October Where? – Ooops- Artisan Gallery and Gifts (Sandon Road, opp TC Hayes) How did the Windsor cinema (Sandwell Snooker Club) play its role in spying on the Germans in WW2? Which night classes did Bearwood Primary … Continue reading

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Zorbing and climbing

The 'We Are Bearwood' group have organised an exciting event for young people in the Lightwoods Park Extension (off Galton Road) this Sunday 27th September, between12pm – 5pm. There will be a Zorbing for event youth groups (see picture below). … Continue reading

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Protest over Morrisons closure

Local residents are to lead a protest tomorrow (Friday) over the decision by Morrisons to close their Bearwoid store on Pottery Road. They are urging people unhappy about the closure to join them outside the supermarket at 1pm. The organisers … Continue reading

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Has the Rec had a reprieve?

The crucial passage in this notice from the Secretary of the Thimblemill Rec reads… “…as the developers are now considering selling the land on rather than developing it” We always thought there were enormous problems in developing that piece of … Continue reading

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Great news on Lightwoods

After 3 months stoppage we can announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund have now agreed the transfer of the contract for the Lightwoods House and Park restoration to a new construction company. The company, HB&C have emerged from a management … Continue reading

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Warley Woods in the mist…

For those of you who may have not seen this on Facebook: Fire mist and icy mist in the woods… by Simon Lea! Truly stunning!    

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Don’t miss out…

Late arrivals at last year's inaugural Bearwood Food Festival missed out as the delicious range of foods available had proved so popular that some items had sold out altogether. This year the organisers have responded with a load more stalls, … Continue reading

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