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Blog music
Concerts in the Park return to Sutton Coldfield 

19 Apr 18

CBSO dates the highlights of summer fiesta.


Rugby
Rush hour chaos as main Sutton Coldfield road closes due to dangerous tree 

18 Apr 18

Lichfield Road is closed between Little Sutton Lane and Four Oaks Road to allow highways contractors Amey to…


Rugby
Cask and Craft micropub to open in Sutton Coldfield 

17 Apr 18

The Boldmere Road venue will have 22 beers and ales on tap…


Rugby
Match report – 14th April 2018 

17 Apr 18

Burton RFC 59pts v Sutton Coldfield 5pts…


Blog politics
Andrew Mitchell MP links up food bank operations with Sutton Coldfield Job Centre Plus and benefit payment officials 

16 Apr 18

Andrew Mitchell MP has chaired a meeting between Sutton Coldfield’s Baptist Church United Reform Church (both of which operate Food Banks) and senior figures at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).


Rugby
Seat Leon’s front ripped off in ‘hit-and-run’ crash in Sutton Coldfield 

16 Apr 18

The incident happened in Wyndley Lane close to the junction with Clifton Road…


Football
West Bromwich United 1-1 Sutton Coldfield Town Royals 

16 Apr 18

Royals draw despite finishing with 9…


Football
Tamworth Ladies 0-6 Sutton Coldfield Town Ladies 

16 Apr 18

Clinical finishing bring three more points…


FixMyStreet
Big pothole growing around a loose manhole cover, 16th April 

16 Apr 18

Big pothole growing around a loose manhole cover Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 65 Somerville Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Sport
Sutton Coldfield Town 4-1 Hednesford Town 

15 Apr 18

It would be a forgettable afternoon for Hednesford Town as they were well beaten by already relegated Sutton Coldfield Town.


Rugby
Residents anger as plans lodged to build homes and retirement complex on Walmley Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield 

14 Apr 18

Cameron Homes and McCarthy Stone plan new developments on the course’s practice ground but residents are not happy…


Sport
Match Preview: Sutton Coldfield Town (A) 

13 Apr 18

The busy run of fixtures continues for Hednesford Town on Saturday as we make the short journey to Sutton Coldfield Town.


Football
Sutton Coldfield Town Juniors Football Club and Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club have formed a working partnership! 

13 Apr 18

The partnership is to provide ‘Football for All’ & become one of B’hams Football Associations new HUB CLUBS & achieve the COMMUNITY CHARTER STANDARD…


Rugby
Residents anger as Network Rail ‘chop down trees in middle of the night’ near Sutton Coldfield Railway Station 

12 Apr 18

Residents in Garrard Gardens complained of trees being felled at 2.45am on a Sunday, work over Easter and early, noisy starts with no notice given…


Rugby
Match report – 10th April 2018 

12 Apr 18

Stourbridge RFC Colts 0pts v Sutton Coldfield Colts 57pts…


Rugby
Match report – 7th April 2018 

12 Apr 18

Sutton Coldfield 36pts v Bromsgrove RFC 33pts…


Rugby
Delivery man attacked, paint thrown over BMWs and car thefts – Streetly hit by ‘crimewave’ 

12 Apr 18

There has been an upsurge of incidents reported to the police in Streetly, Sutton Coldfield…


FixMyStreet
Pot hole at junction with road surface deteriation, 11th April 

11 Apr 18

Road surface is breaking up and several pot holes with 1 particular pot hole which is starting to be a problem Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): The Cottage Ox Leys Road, Sutton Coldfield Report…


FixMyStreet
Opposite Lowlands Avenue, north-west side of Aldridge Road., 10th April 

10 Apr 18

Ten potholes 12-18 inches wide, 2-3 deep.


FixMyStreet
Opposite Compton Drive. Two x 18″ wide/4″deep potholes on north-west side of Aldridge Road., 10th April 

10 Apr 18

Dangerous for motorbikers and cyclists as this is a narrow road.


Blog politics
Andrew Mitchell MP takes tea with Royal Town’s clergy 

10 Apr 18

Andrew Mitchell MP has held his annual meeting with Sutton Coldfield’s Clergy and Faith Leaders, hosted this year by the Sutton Coldfield Muslim Association.


Rugby
New Harry Potter style escape game to open in Sutton Coldfield 

9 Apr 18

Escape Time is opening Magic School which will replace the popular Sams Saloon…


Blog politics
Andrew Mitchell MP launches 2018 annual report 

9 Apr 18

Andrew Mitchell MP has launched his annual (2018) report back to his constituents which is being distributed throughout the Royal Town this week.


Blog politics
Sutton Cottage Hospital 

9 Apr 18

Andrew Mitchell MP hails promising developments for the revitilisation of Sutton Cottage Hospital after meeting with the new Birmingham Community Healthcare Chief Executive.


Blog politics
Sutton Cottage Hospital 

9 Apr 18

Andrew Mitchell MP hails promising developments for the revitilisation of Sutton Cottage Hospital after meeting with the new Birmingham Community Healthcare Chief Executive.


FixMyStreet
Fairly large pothole, 9th April 

9 Apr 18

Pothole on corner –by Paul Carr shop Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2 Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Various potholes /surface damage, 9th April 

9 Apr 18

Very bad road surface with potholes Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 392 Jockey Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Hamster ‘left to die’ after being dumped in Sutton Coldfield park 

6 Apr 18

Hammy the hamster was rescued from Newhall Park…


FixMyStreet
Old report, 6th April 

6 Apr 18

Temporary filling existed reported potholes with new gaps Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): The Four Oaks Public House, 62 Belwell Lane, Birmingham Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Sutton Coldfield swimming coach tries to win TV talent ITV’s Change Your Tune by singing badly 

6 Apr 18

New TV show offers 10,000 to bad singers who can make the most progress…


Blog feature
Birds and Bluebells Woodland Walk 

6 Apr 18

Date / Time Start date: Sat, 05/05/2018 – 2:00pm – 3:30pm Join Paul Stephenson to see the bluebells in Hill Hook Nature Reserve near Sutton Coldfield, and learn about spring bird song in this outstanding site with a wide variety of habitats ranging …


FixMyStreet
2 potholes, 5th April 

5 Apr 18

2 potholes –down to substrate.


FixMyStreet
Graffiti, 5th April 

5 Apr 18

On the entrance to the Red Rose carpark (again it is HERS) Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 17 Queen Street, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Football
Sutton Coldfield Town Ladies 3-0 Brereton Town 

4 Apr 18

Ladies through to League Cup Final…


FixMyStreet
Various potholes /surface damage, 4th April 

4 Apr 18

Really rough, damaged surface with potholes Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Beggars Bush Chester Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Police hunt knife thugs after teenager robbed at Sutton Coldfield train station 

4 Apr 18

The 17-year-old was dragged away by a gang of three men as he stood waiting for a train…


Rugby
Match Report – 29th March 2018 

4 Apr 18

Sutton Coldfield 15pts v Stourbridge Lions 14pts…


FixMyStreet
Fly tipping, 3rd April 

3 Apr 18

Fly tipping Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Ox Leys Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Birmingham martial arts star Scott Adkins takes on Stan Lee’s Marvel Universe with new film 

3 Apr 18

Sutton Coldfield movie star Scott Adkins takes on his toughest opponent yet – Stan Lee’s Hollywood comic book movies…


FixMyStreet
Pot Hole on bridge of m6 Toll, 3rd April 

3 Apr 18

Large pot hole plus road breaking up on bridge over M6 Toll.


FixMyStreet
Pot hole opposite entrance to Wheatmoor Farm, 3rd April 

3 Apr 18

Pot hole opposite Wheatmoor Farm entrance will deteriorate due to being in dip in road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Tamworth Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
24 inches by 6 inches pot hoole at junction, 3rd April 

3 Apr 18

Pot hole at junction on B4148 with Tamworth Road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Ivy Cottage Whitehouse Common Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Two pot holes on main road, 3rd April 

3 Apr 18

Two pot holes on White House Common Road opposite no 133 now becoming a problem Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 129 Whitehouse Common Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


News
Landlord fined £25,000 for breaching housing regulations in Stockland Green.  

3 Apr 18

Anthony Freeman, aged 58, from Sutton Coldfield, has pleaded guilty to failure to obtain a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Licence and numerous breaches of the HMO Management Regulations.


Blog politics
Lenten Lecture 

3 Apr 18

Andrew Mitchell has delivered his annual Lenten Lecture at the Sutton Coldfield Baptist Church to an audience drawn from across the Royal Town.


Blog politics
Andrew Mitchell MP visits Sutton Coldfield Food Bank 

3 Apr 18

Andrew Mitchell MP has visited Sutton Coldfield Baptist Church during one of their daily food bank services to thank the hardworking volunteers.


Football
Sutton Coldfield Town Ladies 2-1 Leek Town 

2 Apr 18

Ladies edge top of the table clash…


FixMyStreet
Traffic lights not working, 1st April 

1 Apr 18

Traffic light not working at the junction of Tamworth road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Royal Court Apartments, 66 Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Fly tipped sofa, 30th March 

30 Mar 18

Sofa fly tipped in January 2018 near 97 Fowler Road, Sutton Coldfield.


FixMyStreet
Deep Pothole in front of number 1, 30th March 

30 Mar 18

The pothole caused a neighbours car wheel clean off…


FixMyStreet
Missing drain cover, 30th March 

30 Mar 18

The drain cover at side of road is missing.


Rugby
New chapter to begin as ‘at risk’ Sutton Coldfield Library set to reopen 

29 Mar 18

The library has undergone a refurbishment and now includes Little Green Bookworm Caf with soft play area…


News
No clean getaway for men who hid £260,000 of cannabis in laundry bags 

29 Mar 18

TWO midlands men who hid £260,000 worth of cannabis in a box marked ‘fragile’ and two laundry bags have been jailed.


Rugby
Raw sewage streaming on to Sutton Coldfield street sparks ‘health hazard’ fears 

29 Mar 18

The sewage has been streaming on to Lower Queen Street for ‘three months’ claims resident…


Rugby
Drug dealers from Birmingham caught after sniffer dogs discover £260k of cannabis hidden in laundry bags 

29 Mar 18

Tariq Khwaja from Sutton Coldfield and Venelin Mihaylov of Broome Avenue Great Barr, were caught after a targeted search on the M6…


Rugby
WOMEN’S MATCH REPORT – BROUGHTON PARK 

28 Mar 18

Sutton Coldfield Women 29 – Brouhgton Park 22…


Rugby
Match report – 24th Mar 2018 

28 Mar 18

Wolverhampton RFC 10pts v Sutton Coldfield 42pts…


Rugby
Headteacher slams ‘inconsiderate’ parents as police dish out parking tickets 

28 Mar 18

Tracey Coles, head of Blackwood School in Sutton Coldfield, said: No one wants to see a child badly injured…


FixMyStreet
2cars parked, 28th March 

28 Mar 18

2 cars parked on the pavement –restricting passage of prams, buggies etc Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 396 Chester Road North, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Major disruption as busy Sutton Coldfield route to become one-way system – for 26 days 

28 Mar 18

Vital worksareto be carried out along Thornhill Road, Streetly, throughout Easter…