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Blog politics
Looking at what Austerity means in terms of current public spending 

25 Jul 17

I have always wanted to put together some figures to see what has been happening to total government expenditure.


FixMyStreet
Obstructive Vehicle, 25th July 

25 Jul 17

This car has been abandoned at the exit of Shell Service Station obstructing the road and exit of the Service Station.


News
Acocks Green man arrested following raid on home 

25 Jul 17

AN ACOCKS Green man has been arrested after allegedly owning a firearm following a raid at his home as part of a Police crack down on those that choose to use or carry guns.


Rugby
Birmingham bin strike: How you could get a refund if you keep missing collections 

25 Jul 17

Images show rotting waste piled high in Sparkhill, Sparkbrook, Moseley and Acocks Green, with readers telling the Mail they have seen rats and maggots…


Rugby
Police chase after officers foil cash van heist at Stechford Retail Park 

24 Jul 17

Suspects flee in stolen Range Rover Evoque…


FixMyStreet
Litter, 24th July 

24 Jul 17

Trainers on telephone line needs removing Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 240 School Road, Yardley Wood Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Shell of a Burnt Car, 24th July 

24 Jul 17

There are two burnt out cars in Fox Hollies Park Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 56 Oakhurst Road, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Pair jailed for fatal Christmas Day crash in Hall Green 

21 Jul 17

Two Birmingham men have been jailed after a fatal crash on Christmas Day in 2014 in Hall Green.


FixMyStreet
Anti-Social Behaviour, 20th July 

20 Jul 17

Adult youths will hang out here with their bikes etc doing wheelies and being a general nuisance to others.


FixMyStreet
Anti-Social Behaviour, 20th July 

20 Jul 17

The kids that play outside here are too loud and shout at passing cyclists.


Event
Cuppa and Cake Yardley- Birmingham Oddfellows Society, 21 Jul 2017 

19 Jul 17

21 Jul 2017 – Community at South Yardley Methodist Church FREE (suitable for under 18s) Come and join us for a cuppa and a piece of cake at South Yardley Methodist Church over the road from The Swan shopping centre Yardley.


FixMyStreet
Fly tipping, 19th July 

19 Jul 17

Fly tipping on estate large amount with indications to where the load has come from Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 60 Stechford Road, Buckland End Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Conman hunted after ‘tricking’ OAPs in Erdington and Acocks Green… 

19 Jul 17

A BOGUS workman who conned two elderly women, one in Erdington, is being hunted by police.


FixMyStreet
Burnt out vehicle Woodlock Lane, 19th July 

19 Jul 17

Burnt out vehicle no registration plate and registered keeper not local Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 132 Woodcock Lane, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


News
Nervous corgi tied up and abandoned outside Yardley vets 

18 Jul 17

Can you help RSPCA find who dumped the dog…


Blog feature
Friday Photo: Our Lady Help of Christians 

16 Jul 17

This weeks Friday photo is Our Lady Help of Christians in Tile Cross.


FixMyStreet
Metal barriers still here, 15th July 

15 Jul 17

Whoever fixed brickwork on bridge months ago left the metal barriers.


FixMyStreet
Green traffic light not working, 14th July 

14 Jul 17

Green traffic light not working Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2221 Coventry Road, Sheldon Report on FixMyStreet…


News
Drugs gang jailed for smuggling 

14 Jul 17

The group of eight men, who were caught after border officials discovered the drugs, were sent down for a total of 139 years and four months at Birmingham Crown.


Blog feature
Fox Hollies Family Fun Day this Saturday 15th July 

14 Jul 17

*A collaborative post in partnership with Fox Hollies This Saturday 15th July, there’s going to be an epic family fun day at Fox Hollies Leisure Centre in Acocks Green, Birmingham.


Local news
BMW stolen after keys snatched from owner 

13 Jul 17

Police were alerted to a robbery where a light blue BMW 3 series car was stolen on Yardley Wood Road in Moseley, just after 6.30pm on Monday (10 July).


FixMyStreet
Dumping rubbish, 13th July 

13 Jul 17

Everyone is dumping any rubbish on this road , last 3 years in the same place.


FixMyStreet
Green traffic light not working, 13th July 

13 Jul 17

Green traffic light not working Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Coventry Road, Yardley Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Pothole large, 12th July 

12 Jul 17

Pothole which is deep and large.


FixMyStreet
Missed bin collections, 12th July 

12 Jul 17

Recycling and household rubbish bins have not been collected.


FOI
Dropped kerbs in Alexander Road 

10 Jul 17

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Des Manifold on 10 July 2017 .


FixMyStreet
Yardley Wood Road – Overgrown Hedges / Trees., 10th July 

10 Jul 17

At the very end of Chinnbrook Road where it meets with Yardley Wood Road at the 2 mini islands, the trees shown in the photo are the problem we have, as a bus driver along here it’s almost impossible to see what’s coming along Yardley…


Local news
Successful Canal Clean Up 

10 Jul 17

On Sunday 9th July a group of volunteers from Acocks Green spent a couple of hours cleaning up the Grand Union Canal with the Canals and Rivers Trust Volunteer Co-Ordinator – Steve Lambert.


FixMyStreet
Flytipping, 9th July 

9 Jul 17

Outside Front of house 242 Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 249 The Avenue, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Tarmack On Road, 9th July 

9 Jul 17

The tarmack is lifting up off the road and causing an issue to road users Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 24 Westley Road, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Turning left from Coventry Road into Glencroft Road. Two really bad potholes that mean cars either go tight to the corner or swing out to avoid them. Been this way for months and must surely have been reported before., 8th July 

8 Jul 17

Two potholes have been there for at least 4 months and affect the way cars approach the turn.


Blog feature
Come and join in the fun at Fox Hollies Family Fun Day 

7 Jul 17

*A collaborative post in partnership with Fox Hollies  After it’s recent extensive refurbishment, Fox Hollies Leisure Centre in Acocks Green, Birmingham is opening it’s doors for a fantastic weekend of family fun.


Local news
This Saturday in Acocks Green 

5 Jul 17

The monthly clean up at Fox Hollies Park – come and help tidy our beautiful park, equipment provided and tea and cake afterwards.


Rugby
Sisters living in fear after arsonist torched all four of their cars within 24 hours 

5 Jul 17

Women claim attacks in Stechford and Acocks Green are linked to feud…


Rugby
Miracle escape for three men after horror pile-up in Yardley 

5 Jul 17

Three cars were wrecked in smash at junction…


News
Three men escape with minor injuries following a serious collision in Yardley. 

5 Jul 17

Three men have escaped with what appear to be remarkably minor injuries despite a serious collision that left three vehicles with massive damage.


News
Yardley knitting group boosts the Big Knit for Age UK Solihull 

5 Jul 17

Knit and natter group from Yardley make more than 1,100 bobble hats to help raise funds for Age UK Solihull.


News
Blythe Barracudas impress at Boldmere Water Carnival 

4 Jul 17

BLYTHE Barracudas represented the borough at the Boldmere Water Carnival held last weekend at Stechford Cascades.


FixMyStreet
Wooden knee-high fence broken and collapsed on verge, 3rd July 

3 Jul 17

The wooden fence on the grass verge opposite St Thomas More has collapsed.


FixMyStreet
White ford van been abandoned for over 5weeks now!!!, 3rd July 

3 Jul 17

This white Ford van been left here abandoned for over 5 weeks!!! Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 88 Carnford Road, Sheldon Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Drivers have a lucky escape after major crash in Yardley 

3 Jul 17

Three men have had a lucky escape after a crash in Birmingham.


News
Man sought over Sheldon burglary 

3 Jul 17

Police want to speak with man over burglary and criminal damage…


Local news
Village in Bloom Art Competition 2017 

2 Jul 17

As part of the annual Village in Bloom Campaign the team organise an Art Competition for children in the area with a relevant theme.


FixMyStreet
Grass needs cutting!, 30th June 

30 Jun 17

Usually my children, and other toddlers/kids like to run along the Grass, over the hills and play games on the grassy area.


Rugby
Firefighters battle blazing car fire in Yardley 

30 Jun 17

One appliance from Hay Mills Fire Station attended the incident in Waterloo Road shortly after 11pm on Thursday night…


FixMyStreet
Remove vehicle, 30th June 

30 Jun 17

Burnt out vehicle Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 120 Waterloo Road, Yardley Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
MP Jess Phillips defies Jeremy Corbyn to back ‘soft’ Brexit and Single Market membership 

29 Jun 17

Birmingham Yardley MP Jess Phillips was one of 49 Labour rebels to back staying in the EU Single Market after Brexit despite orders from Jeremy Corbyn not to…


Rugby
Someone has created Birmingham’s smallest restaurant – see inside 

28 Jun 17

JAQKS chicken and chips has been created inside shipping container in Acocks Green…


Rugby
Police ‘launch hate crime probe after swastika daubed on Sheldon underpass’ 

28 Jun 17

Nazi graffiti was sprayed on the walkway where the Coventry Road intersects with Hobs Moat Road.


Rugby
TSB creating 120 new jobs in Birmingham – this is how to apply 

28 Jun 17

High street bank is expanding its customer service and payments team in Sheldon…


Business
TSB creating 120 new jobs in Birmingham – this is how to apply 

28 Jun 17

High street bank is expanding its customer service and payments team in Sheldon…


FixMyStreet
Van abandoned with graffiti on corner of Bondfield Road and Yardley Wood Road, 27th June 

27 Jun 17

A Van has been abandoned with graffiti on it on the corner of Bondfield Road and Yardley Wood Road.


FixMyStreet
Van abandoned with graffiti on corner of Bondfield Road and Yardley Wood Road., 27th June 

27 Jun 17

A Van has been abandoned with graffiti on it on the corner of Bondfield Road and Yardley Wood Road.


Local news
Acocks Green Carnival This Saturday 

27 Jun 17

This Saturday is Acocks Green Carnival, lots of stalls, local organisations and shows.


FixMyStreet
Discarded Tyres, 27th June 

27 Jun 17

5 tyres left at location on Whitlock Grove.


FixMyStreet
Dumped, 27th June 

27 Jun 17

Sofa Black bags Etc Flat at 3a olton boulevard responsible Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 15 Shaftmoor Lane, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Fly tipping, 27th June 

27 Jun 17

Fridge dumped Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 28 Shaftmoor Lane, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
The road from the edge is breaking up, 27th June 

27 Jun 17

The edge of the road is breaking up and potholes have started to appear, weed growing and this will lead to the road breaking up.


FixMyStreet
Abandoned vehicle, 26th June 

26 Jun 17

Not touched for over two months or moved , additionally had flat tires Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 111 Oxford Road, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Loads of rubbish tipped in grove overnight, 26th June 

26 Jun 17

This morning was alarmed to see a pile of rubbish tipped on the grass verge in Leavesden Grove.