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FixMyStreet
Accumulating pile of black bags of rubbish, 16th September 

16 Sep 17

Black bags of rubbish accumulating.


Local news
School Celebrating 70th Anniversary With Open Evening 

14 Sep 17

Cherry Orchard Junior & Infant School, in Handsworth Wood is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month and the staff are reaching out across Birmingham in search of ex-pupils.


Blog politics
THE OSCOTT GROT SPOT LITTER PICK VOLUNTEERS NEED NEW MEMBERS 

12 Sep 17

The Friends of the Queslett Nature Reserve Grot spot team ( who carry out litter picks in various spots in the Oscott Ward) are looking for volunteers.


FixMyStreet
Potholes on Somerset road, 11th September 

11 Sep 17

There are various deep pot holes on the end of somerset road near Handsworth wood road.


Local news
Twenty eight firefighters tackle tower block blaze in Rogerfield… 

11 Sep 17

A ‘severe’ blaze in an Erdington tower block led to NINE fire and ambulance crews being sent to the scene last weekend.


Rugby
Man found dead in Roslin Grove, Lozells 

8 Sep 17

Scene sealed off by police officers…


FixMyStreet
Black bags of rubbish accumulating, 8th September 

8 Sep 17

The usual..


Blog politics
THE OSCOTT TEAM OUT AND ABOUT 

7 Sep 17

As many Oscott residents are aware Both Councillor Dring and I live in the hart of the Oscott ward and know the area very well.


Rugby
Former Birmingham police station being turned into Muslim community centre after auction sale 

7 Sep 17

Perry Barr station, on Walsall Road, sold for almost THREE TIMES more than guide price…


Blog politics
THE DISPAERAING TREES MYSTERY HAS BEEN SOLVED 

7 Sep 17

About 5 years ago a number of cherry trees were donates by trees for life to the Aldridge Recreation Ground.


Blog politics
ANOTHER GROT SPOT LITTER PICKED 

6 Sep 17

I was pleased to join up with the FQNR Grot spot litter picking volunteers today.


Blog politics
COUNCILLIR BARBARA DRING AND I HAVE BEEN OUT CHECKING THE EMTYING OF BINS IN OSCOTT 

6 Sep 17

Have been out and about with Councillor Barbara Dring checking that wheelie bins are being emptied in the Oscott area as agreed.


Rugby
Boy ‘knocked over on first day back at school’ in Aston Lane, Perry Barr 

6 Sep 17

He was taken to hospital to be examined…


Rugby
Man arrested as armed police respond to shooting in Aldridge Road, Perry Barr 

5 Sep 17

He is quizzed on suspicion of wounding…


FixMyStreet
Black bags of rubbish, 4th September 

4 Sep 17

More dumped black bags, some been ripped open contents spilled out.


Blog politics
OSCOTT BINS DUE TO BE EMPTIED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY 

2 Sep 17

Its very disappointing news that the waste collection strike is back on I had hoped there could have been a resolution to the dispute.


Rugby
This can help you beat the traffic at the tip as the Birmingham bin strike resumes 

2 Sep 17

How to check the traffic at Tyseley, Sutton Coldfield, Perry Barr, Castle Bromwich and Lifford Lane…


FixMyStreet
Dumped Rubbish needs clearing, 31st August 

31 Aug 17

Somebody has dumped their rubbish on the payment as you enter Vernon Avenue from Hamstead Hill B20 Handsworth Wood.


Sport
Stadium won’t be white elephant 

30 Aug 17

The Perry Barr venue is home to Birchfield Harriers, one of the country’s best-known athletics teams, and hosts several national and international events, including the UK Championships, team trials and Birmingham Diamond League meeting.


Blog politics
OSCOTT TO RECIEVE FUNDING TO EASE GRASS VERGE DAMAGE AND PARKING PROBLEMS 

30 Aug 17

As Local residents as well as Oscott Councillors Councillor Barbara Dring and I are only to aware many residents have issues with parking on grass verges.


Local news
Fire rips through former Hare and Hounds pub in Marsh Hill,… 

29 Aug 17

A FIRE has ripped through a derelict pub in Erdington in what is believed to be a suspected arson attack.


Event
Stuart Liegh, 30 Aug 2017 

29 Aug 17

30 Aug 2017 – Rock Pop at Old Oscott Working Mens Club…


Event
Micky Dean, 6 Sep 2017 

29 Aug 17

6 Sep 2017 – Rock Pop at Old Oscott Working Mens Club…


FixMyStreet
Lot of black bags of rubbish, 28th August 

28 Aug 17

Black bags other rubbish dumped Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 183 Hunters Road, Lozells Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Boxes & bags of rubbish, 28th August 

28 Aug 17

Boxes bags of rubbish dumped next to bin by bus stop Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 90 Hamstead Road, Lozells Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Bags of rubbish, 28th August 

28 Aug 17

Bags of rubbish overflowing bin Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 94 Hamstead Road, Lozells Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Nine people evacuated after blaze breaks out at CodFellas Fish… 

25 Aug 17

NINE people had to be evacuated after a blaze broke out at a fish and chip shop in Erdington.


Rugby
Sex beast Sujad Hussain jailed for trying to rape vulnerable teen in Burbury Park in Lozells 

25 Aug 17

Sick sex attack on victim with learning difficulties…


News
Two men sentenced to 40 months imprisonment for flytipping across the city. 

23 Aug 17

Two Perry Barr men who ran an unlicensed waste collection service received prison sentences totalling 40 months after admitting to 16 offences at Birmingham Crown Court today (23/08).


Cricket
Manor fall short 

23 Aug 17

Warwickshire Premier League 1st XI Rugby 194 all out Aston Manor 168 all out RUGBY WON BY 26 RUNS Manor’s long unbeaten run came controversially to an end against high flying Rugby as the Perry Barr men slipped to a narrow defeat.


FixMyStreet
3 piece sofa and other objects dumped on pavement, 21st August 

21 Aug 17

Please remove and educate these inbred folks not to dump any rubbish on the highway.


Blog politics
OSCOTT WASTE TO BE COLLECTED MONDAY 

18 Aug 17

Please note the letter I received today Dear Councillor As part of our contingency plan to respond to the industrial action, we established a three week cycle of collections and this remains in place.


Blog politics
BIN STRIKE SUSPENDED 

16 Aug 17

It is good news that the bin Strike has been called off as negotiations take place between Council Chiefs and UNITE.


Blog politics
PERRY BARR POLICE BASE TO GO 

15 Aug 17

I was sad to learn that the Perry Barr Police office is to be sold off.


FixMyStreet
*Rubbish sale* Buy 1 and get a used mattress free!, 15th August 

15 Aug 17

This is the disgusting part of Lozells.


Rugby
Major fire at suspected cannabis factory in West Avenue, Handsworth Wood 

15 Aug 17

Ten firefighters at scene of early-morning blaze…


Local news
Stinking rat-infested site by Tesco New Oscott in Sutton… 

12 Aug 17

A RECYCLING point by a Sutton Coldfield supermarket has become a dumping site for fly-tippers as councillors and store bosses continue to work on a solution to eliminate the problem.


Blog politics
ANOTHER LITTER PICK FOR THE BIRDBROOK BIRKENSHAW ROAD RIGHT OF WAY 

10 Aug 17

Along with Councillor Dring I recently arranged for a community organization tocut backpublic right of ways in the Oscott area.


Blog politics
A SUNNY DAY OF THE ALDRIDGE ROAD RECREATION GROUND 

10 Aug 17

It is a shame that because of Government cuts to the Councils funding grass cutting has had to be reduced on many of our openspaces ( perhaps the Government can come up with another money tree like they have for others?) It was nice to see on the …


FixMyStreet
Bins building up, 10th August 

10 Aug 17

Can you please send a team to collect bins Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Villa Street, Lozells Report on FixMyStreet…


Blog politics
THERE WILL BE A FRIENDS OF THE QUESLETT NATURE RESERVE ACTIVITY SESSION AUG 12TH 

10 Aug 17

There will be an Friends of the Queslett Nature Reserve activity day on the12th of Augustat 11.30am.


Blog politics
THE OSCOTT POLICE TEAM NEEDS YOUR HELP 

10 Aug 17

Sadly due to government cuts in funding to the Police, the effects are beginning to show in Oscott.


Rugby
Woman found with multiple injuries in Lozells after reports of ‘stabbing’ – air ambulance called to scene 

8 Aug 17

Emergency services were called to Wills Street on Monday afternoon…


FixMyStreet
More black bags accumulating, 8th August 

8 Aug 17

More black bags accumulating in the usual spot..


Blog politics
FURTHER DELAYS TO BIN COLLECTIONS IN OSCOTT 

6 Aug 17

I have been informed a minor road accident ( no injuries) involving a salvage vehicle in Oscott on Saturday has caused further delays to waste collection for Darleydale Avenue and surrounding areas in Oscott.


Blog politics
HAWTHORN ROAD PRAYER AND PEACE WALK SEPT 2ND 

5 Aug 17

There will be a Prayer Peace walk on the Hawthorn Road on September 2nd.


Blog politics
THE BOOTHS LANE WORKING PARTY HELD A MEETING LAST WEEK 

5 Aug 17

CHAIR OF THE BOOTHS LANE WORKING PARTY BOB WILD The Booths Lane Working Party met last week to discuss issues of concern regarding the Taylor Wimpy development area.


Local news
Girl involved in Kings Road-Hartley Road junction crash near The… 

4 Aug 17

TWO cars have collided in Kingstanding, resulting in a temporary road closure.


Blog politics
GREAT BARR LEISURE CENTRE NEWS 

3 Aug 17

Along with Councillor Barbara Dring I have been looking into the Great Barr Leisure Centre issue.


Blog politics
MY VIEWS 

3 Aug 17

Just to remind anyone who reads my blog the views on here and on my Face Book Page are my own.


Blog politics
MISSED WASTE IN OSCOTT SHOULD BE COLLECTED FRIDAY 4TH AUGUST 

3 Aug 17

After intense representation from Councillor Barabara Dring and I, we have been assured those roads in Oscott where waste was missed earlier this week will be collected tomorrow Aug 4th or on Saturday.


Blog politics
DYAS ROAD ZEBRA CROSSING IS BEING INSTALLED. 

2 Aug 17

It is good to see work has started to install the Zebra Crossing on Dyas Road (near the Old Oscott Hill Junction).


Blog politics
BUSHES OVER HANGING AND OBSTRUCTING PAVEMENT CAN BE A REAL PROBLEM 

2 Aug 17

Hedges and bushes overhanging pavements and right of ways can be a real problem.


Blog politics
ROADS IN OSCOTT STILL NOT HAVING THEIR WASTE COLLECTED UPDATE 

1 Aug 17

Sadly only so many streets in the Oscott Ward have so far had their waste collected.


Blog politics
THE KINGSTANDING LBRARY LAUNCH WENT WELL 

1 Aug 17

The re launch of the Kingstanding Library with joint working with the Witton Lodge Community Association went well earlier today.


Blog politics
KINGSTANDING LIBRARY RE LAUNCH 

1 Aug 17

Councillor Barbara Dring and I have been pleased to be asked to attend the Kingstanding Library re launch which will take place today between 2 and 5 O Clock at the Kingstanding Library, Kingstanding Circle B44 9ST.


Blog politics
SPEEDING PROBLEMS ARE NOT HELPED BY GOVERNMENT CUTS. 

1 Aug 17

One of the regular issues I get in my correspondence from Oscott residents is the problem of speeding.


FixMyStreet
Truck came but didn’t collect anything., 31st July 

31 Jul 17

Truck number 3225 arrived at 1.19pm did not collect any of the rubbish, it left at 2.25pm Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 94 Hamstead Road, Lozells Report on FixMyStreet…


Blog politics
WE ALL NEED TO USE THE KINGSTANDING CIRCLE SHOPPING PRECINCT SHOPS MORE 

31 Jul 17

While doing one of my Councillors roving surgeries near the King standing Circle shopping precinct the other day I was sadden to see its continued decline.


FixMyStreet
More dumped unwanted stuff, 30th July 

30 Jul 17

Dumped this afternoon..