Monthly Archives: March 2013

28th. March Thursday

“Women” dressed as Suffragettes outside the Council House. A Lady whose portrait is in the Council House – Mrs. Osler – was with them. Her husband owned the glass foundry on Freeth Street, and they supplied the great exhibition with … Continue reading

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Thursday March 28th. 2013

Suffragettes   Peter was with a group of “women” dressed as suffragettes who were part of a film operation outside the Council House. One of them was Mrs. Osler whose portrait is in the Council House, whose husband, was a … Continue reading

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Monday 25th. March 2013

Ward Committee Meeting in the snow. I am very grateful to the members of the public for turning up in such weather, especially Sheila Hall (giving me a lovely hug) and Arthur – who is on the right of the … Continue reading

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Saturday 23rd March More Snow!!

Saturday morning advice bureau was cold and snowy. Luckily I had brought my trusty shovel again, and at least my body was warm from digging, even if my tiny hands were frozen. One case of heating breakdown dealt with,as a … Continue reading

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15th. March 2013 Northfield Constituency Visits

Various areas of the constituency were visited, starting with Victoria Common in Northfield, and finishing with the great development at the Longbridge. At the last point the committee were treated to a future plan for the expansion of Bournville College. … Continue reading

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Smaug in the Library!

Smaug came to Weoley Castle Library this November (2012) to raise enthusiasm for the Hobbit books which were available to all who wanted. Both myself and the Senior Librarian Philip Benjamin-Coker had been round all the schools in Weoley and West … Continue reading

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Saturday 2nd. March 2013

Yes – Opera came to Weoley Castle in a big way. Singing from the (appropriate) bottom of the steps of Weoley Castle Library, a selection from Puccini and Mozart, Byron Jackson brought a superb baritone voice to our community. It … Continue reading

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