Monthly Archives: October 2014

Weoley Post Office to be new style Main Branch.

  The wheel has turned full circle. We fought the intended closure of Weoley Post Office in 2003/4 bringing the traffic to a stand still, and involved thousands of local residents with my petition! We managed to shame the last Government … Continue reading

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Funding approved for keeping the Libraries open.

  Ward funding has been channeled into keeping the libraries open. Cllrs. Adrian Delaney, and Eddie Freeman, have joined me in putting forward these projects as they will deal with both ends of the age spectrum. We need the libraries … Continue reading

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Extra Care Village coming along fine!

  Again, we welcome the investment by Bournville Village Trust which is bringing some much needed facilities for older folk. These units will be snapped up. Also the emphasis on dealing with Alzheimers is very welcome. Thanks to peter Roach, … Continue reading

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Northfield Baths

  Again our pressure on the administration over the planned closure of Northfield Baths is having a result! They are considering other alternatives, which would not have been the case if we had kept silent. We need to continue on … Continue reading

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Jobless total down over 500 in our Ward!

Jobless total down over 500 people in Weoley ward since May 2010. It seems that we have in our Chancellor a man who was not susceptible to the siren voice of Ed Balls, Milliband, and the BBC.   

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Sainsbury’s Opening

  Sainsburys Northfield opened after a 3 week shut down, with an added investment of £8 million and a superbly refurbished store. We are very grateful for the investment in our area. Now I shall be able to bring my wife … Continue reading

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Matthew Boulton.

Off to London, this time Westminster Abbey for the unveiling of a memorial to Matthew Boulton – one of the three men whose golden statue is at the start of Broad Street. He is remembered next to James Watt, however … Continue reading

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