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FixMyStreet
Large pothole in Stratford Road service road outside no. 1037 Stratford Road (Poundstretcher shop), 19th January 

19 Jan 18

This pothole has developed recently and is rapdily getting worse.


Local news
Saving energy, water & hard-earned cash at MRB 

19 Jan 18

A guest blog by Phil Beardmore Moseley Road Baths is a beautiful treasure of a building.


Rugby
Opportunity knocks for young guns as Birmingham Moseley hit by injuries 

19 Jan 18

Richard Protherough is ready to put his faith in his Billesley Common youngsters.


FixMyStreet
Again, filthy selfish people, 19th January 

19 Jan 18

D I S G U ST I N G – Filthy selfish people doing this.


FixMyStreet
Dangerous Front garden shrub, 18th January 

18 Jan 18

Little school children scratching their faces as they walk by to school.


FixMyStreet
Parks on whole pavement, 18th January 

18 Jan 18

Wheelchair cannot pass.


FixMyStreet
Council hedge becoming trees, 18th January 

18 Jan 18

Front hedge on council property, neglected, badly trimmed, becoming too high and unsightly.


Local news
Open session at Zero Carbon House 

18 Jan 18

It was the most energy efficient house in the country when it was built, right here in Balsall Heath.


Rugby
Gran who was told she was too fat for surgery loses more than eight stone 

18 Jan 18

Patricia McKenna, from Kings Heath, has a new lease of life after losing eight and a half stone…


FixMyStreet
Targetted take away waste food being dumped by occupants of car in the late evening, 18th January 

18 Jan 18

Targetted anti social behaviour.


Rugby
New plans to restore historic former Kings Heath cinema 

18 Jan 18

Development team is starting consultation on what local community would like to see go into The Kingsway building…


Business
New plans to restore historic former Kings Heath cinema 

18 Jan 18

Development team is starting consultation on what local community would like to see go into The Kingsway building…


FixMyStreet
Unsightly mattresses, 17th January 

17 Jan 18

Unsightly mattresses on front of a (council?) residence.


Local news
Charity donates specialist assistive technology to local children’s hospice 

16 Jan 18

Children and young people at Acorns Children’s Hospice in Selly Oak have been donated a package of specialist assistive technology worth thousands of pounds by national children’s charity Lifelites.


Rugby
Eight charged in connection with death of student stabbed outside Shisha lounge 

16 Jan 18

23-year-old died after trouble broke out in Moseley Street, Highgate…


FixMyStreet
Over grown hedge, 15th January 

15 Jan 18

Overgrown hedge, unable to walk on the walk path due to being to big and a eye saw.


Rugby
Darlington M P 42 Birmingham Moseley 7: Injuries prove costly as Mose suffer Park strife 

15 Jan 18

For an hour Birmingham Moseley took the game to title-chasing Darlington Mowden Park, only to fall apart in the last 20 minutes.


FixMyStreet
Direction sign at Priory Road/Pershore Road has fallen down pole, such that a pedestrian or cyclist could easily catch their head on the sigange, 15th January 

15 Jan 18

Signage fallen down pole, such that pedestrian could catch their head on it and cause injury.


FixMyStreet
Cars dumped, 15th January 

15 Jan 18

Cars outside our works address 287 Moseley rd.


FixMyStreet
Debris blocking river Cole, 15th January 

15 Jan 18

Also further down and a great deal of litter – too much for the regular dog walking litter pickers to cope with Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 59 Silverton Crescent, Moseley Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Police release image of man they want to trace who may have been a victim of crime 

14 Jan 18

Detectives have released an image of a man they want to trace, who they believe was the victim of a serious offence.


Rugby
Police appeal to trace man who may have been ‘victim of serious offence in Birmingham’ 

14 Jan 18

Police said four men were seen trying to bundle the unidentified man into a silver coloured hatchback car, on Edgbaston Road, in Balsall Heath…


FixMyStreet
Smashed beacons, 13th January 

13 Jan 18

Smashed beacons between pedestrian crossing and roundabout Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Longmore Street, Balsall Heath Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Car abandoned rv51 wvp causing access problem 7 days ago, needs removing, 13th January 

13 Jan 18

The vehicle a silver vw golf rv51 wvp was seen bein abandoned on 6th jan 2018.


Sport
Birmingham Moseley head to the Park confident of building on Hull win 

12 Jan 18

Birmingham Moseley head to National One high-fliers Darlington Mowden Park tomorrow without experienced full-back Mike Penn.


Local news
Local hospice brings crucial care closer to South Birmingham community 

11 Jan 18

St Mary’s Hospice has launched a new Satellite Clinic in Druids Heath to ensure more people living across Birmingham have access to crucial hospice care.


Local news
Fighting air pollution: an experiment was carried on in Kings Heath, and the results are quite encouraging 

11 Jan 18

The BBC2 programme ‘ Fighting Air Pollution’ aired last night, which tackled the issue of air pollution and quality, specifically from cars.


FixMyStreet
Grass verge being damaged, 11th January 

11 Jan 18

The verge outside 12 Ferndale Road is being driven over regularly with a pothole now forming Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 14 Ferndale Road, Hall Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Uneven paving caused by tree roots, 11th January 

11 Jan 18

Paving has become uneven and is a trip hazard Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 14 Ferndale Road, Hall Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Dangerous Uneven paving slabs, 11th January 

11 Jan 18

The two sections of paving slabs outside 8 10 Ferndale Road Hall Green B289AX have been lifted by tree roots and the mowing machinery that has been driven over them during the summer months.


Local news
CCTV: Appeal after serious hit-and-run collision in Kings Norton 

10 Jan 18

Police are appealing for information after a hit-and-run collision in Kings Norton which left a motorcyclist seriously injured.


Rugby
National Express buses diverted as ‘inconsiderate drivers’ block key routes 

10 Jan 18

On Dec 19, the number 35 bus was diverted down Grove Road towards the Kings Heath High Street because of badly parked cars…


Event
New Show: Nap Eyes 

10 Jan 18

We’re delighted to announce that This Is Tmrw will be welcoming  Nap Eyes  to  Hare Hounds Kings Heath  as part of their European and North American tour! Nap Eyes are pleased to announce the release of their new album, I’m Bad Now, on March…


Local news
Motorcyclist seriously injured in Redditch Road RTC 

9 Jan 18

A man has been given advanced trauma care by ambulance staff this afternoon following a road traffic collision.


Blog
BBC2 documentary to highlight pollution in Kings Heath 

9 Jan 18

Local volunteers join forces on Kings Heath TV documentary to try to cut pollution levels…


News
BBC2 documentary to highlight pollution in Kings Heath 

9 Jan 18

Local volunteers join forces on Kings Heath TV documentary to try to cut pollution levels…


FixMyStreet
Fly tipping, 9th January 

9 Jan 18

Fridge freezer and wood panels dumped behind garage area.


FixMyStreet
Fly tipping, 9th January 

9 Jan 18

Various dumped household rubbish including a fridge freezer.


Local news
Clean Air Day – the Kings Heath experiment 

8 Jan 18

On December 1st, 2017 a Clean Air Action Day took place in Kings Heath, mainly on the High Street/Alcester Road.


Rugby
Hull Ionians 13 Birmingham Moseley 29: Sam proves his point as Mose pick up away bonus 

8 Jan 18

Sam Pointon claimed a try in each half as Birmingham Moseley took maximum points from their trip to East Yorkshire.


Local news
Hit and run leaves cyclist seriously injured 

8 Jan 18

A cyclist is seriously ill in hospital after being hit by a car.


FixMyStreet
Bed dumped and fridge, 7th January 

7 Jan 18

On green area Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 9 Anderton Road, Sparkbrook Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Severn Trent asks customers to stay alert for bogus callers 

7 Jan 18

Severn Trent is warning its customers to be extra vigilant after receiving reports that callers are trying to gain entry to homes by claiming to be from the water company.


Local news
West Midlands Combined Authority unveils proposed budget and Mayoral precept for 2018/19 

7 Jan 18

West Midlands Combined Authority has unveiled its draft budget for 2018/19.


Local news
Fighting For Air: BBC Documentary filmed in Kings Heath airs this Jan 

7 Jan 18

Imagine if you could change the quality of the air we breathe… in just one day.


FixMyStreet
Abandoned remains of burnt-out car, 7th January 

7 Jan 18

Apparently this car has been here since before Christmas, so someone needs to be chased up about getting it removed.


FixMyStreet
Blue Ford Ka on Haunch Lane, 5th January 

5 Jan 18

Car has been abandoned at location over four months.


Rugby
New restaurant Blackwood to replace Cheval Blanc in Moseley 

5 Jan 18

Plans for new restaurant in Moseley have been revealed…


Local news
Seeking a new chairperson or co-chair for the new charity – MRB CIO! 

5 Jan 18

Great news that as of 21st December we now have a registered charity, Moseley Road Baths CIO (charitable incorporated organisation) which will take on responsibility for running the baths.


Rugby
Birmingham Moseley: Our young guns have done us proud, says boss 

5 Jan 18

Richard Protherough has praised the efforts of some of his young guns ahead of tomorrows trip to Hull Ionians.


Event
New Show: Joy Orbison b2b Jon K (All Night Long) 

4 Jan 18

We’re delighted to announce that Leftfoot   Shadow City  will be welcoming  Joy Orbison b2b Jon K (all night long) on Friday 23rd March! One of the most highly respected underground artists in the world, Joy Orbison never fails to deliver.


FixMyStreet
Large amount of fly-tipped items, 3rd January 

3 Jan 18

This old toilet area was recently sold.


FixMyStreet
Alcester Road South – Deep Pothole In Bus Stop., 3rd January 

3 Jan 18

On Alcester Road South just before Taylor Road appears on your left coming away from Kings Heath High St, there is a very deep nasty pothole found at the bus stop for the 50 service.


Event
The Black Feathers, Threaded, 10 Jan 2018 

3 Jan 18

10 Jan 2018 – Folk at The Red Lion (Kings Heath…


Saddlers
Alan Deakin 

3 Jan 18

We are saddened to learn of the passing of former Aston Villa, Walsall and Tamworth wing-half Alan Deakin, who has died at the age of 76.


Rugby
Teen seriously injured after collision with a car on Salisbury Road, Moseley 

1 Jan 18

Collision saw the road closed for around three hours…


Rugby
Major road closed after collision in Moseley 

31 Dec 17

Collision occurred around 7.30pm this evening…


Blog feature
End-Of-Year Count 2017: Popular Music Gigs 

31 Dec 17

Too old for this malarkey, but soldiering on anyway.


FixMyStreet
Lyco blind placard, 31st December 

31 Dec 17

On barrier Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 66 Abbotsford Road, Sparkbrook Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Mattresses, 31st December 

31 Dec 17

Outside no.