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Rugby
Traffic chaos as roadworks spark long delays in Erdington 

20 Nov 17

Three-way traffic lights have been installed at the junction of Witton Lodge Road and Sheddington Road…


FixMyStreet
Glass in the street, 19th November 

19 Nov 17

Outside number 51 gravelly lane there is a lot of broken glass and rubbish on the public footpath which is a public health hazard.


Rugby
Girl rescued from Erdington house fire 

17 Nov 17

An unattended pan on a cooker caused a fire at a terraced house in Eagle Gardens…


Blog politics
CHECKING OUT THE KINGSTANDING POST OFFICE CHANGES PROPOSALS 

17 Nov 17

The Oscott Labour Team and Local Residents Councillor Barbara Dring and I have been out checking that the Post Office proposals ref the Kingstanding Circle consultations are being advertised and that the new location ( the old HSB bank building) in …


Rugby
Ambulance on urgent 999 call BLOCKED by selfish van driver in Kingstanding 

15 Nov 17

The elderly patient needed vital hospital treatment and was delayed leaving her Dean Close address…


Rugby
Post Office to move just YARDS over the road in Kingstanding 

15 Nov 17

The proposed new branch will be a lot bigger, incorporating greeting cards, gifts and confectionery…


Blog politics
THE LONG TERM FUTURE OF THE KINGSTANDING SHOPPING PRECINT NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED 

15 Nov 17

Following the Oscott Labour Teams concerns about the Kingstanding Shopping area and precinct ,both last year and this the City Councilhave now done a survey of Kingstanding Circle, as well as all the other Local Centres in the City.


Blog politics
FUTHER KINGSTANDING CIRCLE UPDATE 

14 Nov 17

Following my further requests for more information the Post Office have confirmed that services such as car tax and passport check and send would still be available at Kingstanding Post Office.


Rugby
Girl rushed to hospital after car crash in Kingstanding 

14 Nov 17

Concerned passers-by raised the alarm after the collision outside Perry Common Library…


Blog politics
KING STANDING POST OFFICE IS LIKEY TO MOVE TO KETTLEHOUSE ROAD 

14 Nov 17

Over the last few weeks I have been asked by a number of residents what is going to happen to the Post Office currently located in the Kingstanding Shopping prescient.


FixMyStreet
Street lamp not working, 13th November 

13 Nov 17

Street lamp outside number 51 not working.


Rugby
Thug swipes poppy tin on Remembrance Sunday in Kingstanding 

13 Nov 17

The callous theft took place at Central England Co-operative…


News
Police cars damaged whilst officers attended a Remembrance parade in Erdington 

13 Nov 17

Chief Superintendent Kenny Bell, from Birmingham East Police, is appealing for witnesses after two police cars were damaged as officers attended a Remembrance parade in Erdington on Sunday (12/11).


FixMyStreet
Street light not working, 12th November 

12 Nov 17

Street lamp number 18 located outside 169 chingford road is not illuminating at night.


Blog politics
THE KINGSTANDING SHOPPING PRECINCT NEEDS HELP 

11 Nov 17

The governments Austerity measures and policies are really effecting Oscott residents.


Rugby
Desperate schoolchildren caught filling pockets with food to avoid going hungry at home 

10 Nov 17

Report from Erdington and Kingstanding head teachers reveals extent of poverty in Birmingham amid fears funding cuts will make it worse…


News
Desperate schoolchildren caught filling pockets with food to avoid going hungry at home 

10 Nov 17

Report from Erdington and Kingstanding head teachers reveals extent of poverty in Birmingham amid fears funding cuts will make it worse…


Rugby
Shocking aftermath of horror smash in Erdington as five miraculously escape unharmed 

9 Nov 17

Two cars were badly damaged in the crash in Tyburn Road…


FixMyStreet
A road sign post is leaning into the road, 9th November 

9 Nov 17

A road sign post is leaning into the road at quite an angle – a bus or lorry could easily hit it Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 20 Orphanage Road, Erdington Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Blocked drain, 9th November 

9 Nov 17

Tyburn road Erdington opposite this lamp post and the drain nearest the central reservation is blocked and when it rains it floods the road and footpath Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 981 Tyburn…


Rugby
Horror as child witnesses brutal double stabbing in Erdington 

8 Nov 17

Police are investigating the incident, which happened shortly after 8pm on Tuesday.


Rugby
Quick-thinking lifeguard jumps into action at Kingstanding swimming baths 

8 Nov 17

A school pupil was dragged to safety after an incident at Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre…


Rugby
Heartbreak as kids’ football facility wiped out by devastating fire in Kingstanding 

6 Nov 17

Parents and coaches have set up a JustGiving page in a bid to raise 8,000 to replenish what was destroyed…


News
Man charged with causing woman’s Erdington crash death 

6 Nov 17

Claire Mackenzie was found collapsed on a road in Erdington a year ago and later died.


Rugby
Urgent appeal to find missing Erdington man last seen at Solihull train station 

5 Nov 17

Police are concerned for safety of 47-year-old man…


FixMyStreet
Tyburn Road., 5th November 

5 Nov 17

Litter pick needed Tyburn Road.


Event
Cathy Come Home with Q&A, 6 Nov 2017 

3 Nov 17

6 Nov 2017 – Film at Mockingbird Theatre Join us for a screening of one of Post War Britain’s most important pieces of cinema, Cathy Come Home by the Legendary Social Realism Auter Ken Loach.


Rugby
This is when super new water feature opens at Kingstanding baths 

3 Nov 17

The cool-looking diver’s helmet is situated in the kids’ pool where the famous swan slide once stood…


Rugby
Four arrested as motorist cannons into traffic lights in Kingstanding 

1 Nov 17

The men were eventually detained following the late-night smash on Kings Road…


FixMyStreet
Poor parking, 31st October 

31 Oct 17

Continued poor parking over the drop kerbs, blocking access to driveways.


Rugby
Driver dragged to safety by residents after horrific head-on smash 

31 Oct 17

Emergency services were called to the incident in Kingstanding shortly before 9.30pm on Monday…


Rugby
Children involved as car OVERTURNS in Kingstanding 

31 Oct 17

An eyewitness said: Bloody hell.


Rugby
Police urge residents to ‘lock up, lights on’ in latest burglary crackdown 

27 Oct 17

West Midlands Police is urging residents in Sutton Coldfield and Erdington to step up their home security as part of its annual ‘Darker Nights’ campaign…


Rugby
Kingstanding pub tagged with ‘f*** police’ as vandals ‘play cat and mouse’ 

27 Oct 17

The now-derelict Kingstanding Pub has been tagged TWICE in just a number of days…


FixMyStreet
Rubbish, 26th October 

26 Oct 17

Paper and plastic bag dumped by litter bin.


Rugby
Major gas works in Erdington set to continue – until CHRISTMAS 

26 Oct 17

The work, which is already wreaking traffic havoc on the A5127 Sutton Road, is not scheduled to be completed until December 21…


Local news
Club News: Erdington Court Carry Their Winning Ways Over to the Indoor Season 

25 Oct 17

Erdington Court has started the indoor season in a growing competitive mood – swollen by…


Local news
Club News: Erdington Court Carry Their Winning Ways Over to the Indoor Season 

25 Oct 17

Erdington Court has started the indoor season in a growing competitive mood – swollen by…


Rugby
Ambitious plans REVEALED to transform eyesore pub into new homes in Kingstanding 

25 Oct 17

The former Pudding and Pint pub will make way for 13 houses and 21 flats, subject to planning approval…


Rugby
Shoplifters strike in Kingstanding as business owner issues warning 

25 Oct 17

Chelsie Taylor, 21, was distraught to find that dozens of packets of balloons and candles were taken from The Balloon Boutique, Hawthorn Road…


Blog politics
HARE AND HOUNDS NEW DEVELOPEMENT PROPOSALS DISPLAYED 

24 Oct 17

I was pleased today to be able to pop into the 610 Community Centre today to see the new plans for the development of the Old Hare and Hounds PublicHouse which was burnt down last year.


Rugby
Horror as ‘pregnant woman’ seriously injured and man ‘stabs himself’ 

23 Oct 17

West Midlands Police called to house in Gunter Road, Erdington…


Rugby
Motorcyclist suffers leg break after Kingstanding crash 

23 Oct 17

The collision happened at the College Road-Perry Common Road junction…


FixMyStreet
Litterpick, 23rd October 

23 Oct 17

Litter pick required Tyburn Rd.


Rugby
Huge fire which gutted Erdington factory was suspected arson attack 

20 Oct 17

Pictures show devastation caused by severe blaze which ripped through site in Edgemond Avenue…


Rugby
Erdington thug Joshua Wykes jailed over Tesco car park fight 

20 Oct 17

Victim suffered a fractured jaw in fracas…


Rugby
Fire crews spend all night at massive Erdington blaze which raged for SIX hours 

20 Oct 17

Huge plumes of smoke spriralled high into the sky…


Rugby
Forty firefighters battling huge factory blaze in Erdington 

19 Oct 17

West Midlands Fire Service received string of calls after fire broke out on Edgemond Avenue…


Rugby
How Sutton Coldfield and Erdington schools fared in 2017 performance tables 

19 Oct 17

The majority of Sutton Coldfield schools were ‘above average’ for GCSE results…


FixMyStreet
Sandwell council wheely bin filled with concrete & other builders rubble, 19th October 

19 Oct 17

This bin has been there for approx.


Rugby
Work starts on new £4m housing scheme in Kingstanding 

19 Oct 17

Twenty-eight new apartments are being built on College Road which will be adapted for people with physical disabilities…


Rugby
Residents unhappy as 70 ‘historical trees’ to make way for new housing in Walsall 

19 Oct 17

Four large homes are set to be built on Erdington Road in Aldridge…


FixMyStreet
Litter, 19th October 

19 Oct 17

Litter pick needed Tyburn Rd,B24 0TJ, not mechanical sweeper litter pick .


Blog politics
5 STAR AWRD FOR BENNIES DINNER 

19 Oct 17

When out and about with Councillor Barbara Dring we were pleased to see Bennie’s dinner Kingstanding Road have received a 5 star notification for food hygiene and safety.


Rugby
Royal snub for Sutton Coldfield as Perry Barr joins Erdington – boundary changes explained 

18 Oct 17

Sutton Coldfield will not be given the Royal prefix as the Boundary Commission for England rewrites the electoral map ahead of the next General Election…


FixMyStreet
Litter., 18th October 

18 Oct 17

Litter pick needed Tyburn Road ,B24 0TJ, from Burcote Road to Kings bury Road.


FixMyStreet
Fly tipped rubbish, 18th October 

18 Oct 17

This fly tipped rubbish has been here since Sat 14/10/18 and already reported to council.


Rugby
New USA-inspired beauty spa opens in Birmingham – FOR KIDS! 

18 Oct 17

Kandy Girl in Kingstanding says it is offering a wide range of beauty treatments for children aged three to 16…


Local news
Birmingham writer challenges herself to write 100,000 words in a month 

16 Oct 17

An Erdington accounts assistant is up to write 100,000 words in one month during an international writing challenge covering six continents.


Rugby
Storm Ophelia blows tree on to car by Erdington children’s nursery 

16 Oct 17

The tree crashed through a fence at Angels Day Nursery and smashed in to a car…