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FixMyStreet
Pothole approximately on lane separating markers. Heavy bump can be felt when driving at 20 mph over bump., 22nd January 

22 Jan 18

Pothole has been present for over 3 months.


News
Can you help trace jewellery stolen from Acocks Green 

22 Jan 18

POLICE have released images of unusual pieces of stolen jewellery from Acocks Green.


FixMyStreet
Caravan dumped on grass, 20th January 

20 Jan 18

The caravan is dumped on the grass area and has been there for a few months.


Rugby
Burglars steal £100k of Asian gold in seven raids in Acocks Green in THREE WEEKS 

20 Jan 18

Homes inPool Farm Road, Fox Hollies Road, Circular Road, Shirley Road and Oakhurst Road have been targeted…


FixMyStreet
A large number of block paving bricks missing from around inspection cover on footpath outside Santander Bank at 1109 Warwick Road, Acocks Green, B27 6RA, 19th January 

19 Jan 18

The fact that so many bricks are missing from around this inspection cover means that there is serious trip hazard for pedestrians here in this very busy shopping street.


Blog politics
Action on dumped waste behind Acocks Green Village shops 

19 Jan 18

Residents living in the flats above a row of shops in Acocks Green Village are having to pick their way through piles of dumped rubbish to get to their homes.


News
Yardley crash to heavy first defeat of the year 

18 Jan 18

YARDLEY started the second part of their Warwick Printing MRHA Hockey Division One campaign in defeat against Old Wulfunians.


FixMyStreet
Flytipping, 17th January 

17 Jan 18

Trolley left out on grove av.


Rugby
Poundland is opening these new Pep&Co fashion stores 

17 Jan 18

Three new PepCo stores in Sheldon, Halesowen and Kidderminster are among 150 branches to open in next 12 months…


Blog
Poundland is opening these new Pep&Co fashion stores 

17 Jan 18

Three new PepCo stores in Sheldon, Halesowen and Kidderminster are among 150 branches to open in next 12 months…


FixMyStreet
Faulty streetlight, 16th January 

16 Jan 18

Streetlamp 105, outside 698 Yardley Wood Road, B13 0HY: intermittently working.


Local news
Oh Yes It Is…. Time for the Pantomime! 

14 Jan 18

Our local theatre company have been rehearsing long and tirelessly for their winter production Little Red Riding Hood.


FixMyStreet
Mud on side of road, 13th January 

13 Jan 18

Mud on pavement very big pile at least 5 meters long by 1 meter high been there for over 4weeks Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 35 Roydon Road, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


News
Yardley crash to heavy league defeats 

11 Jan 18

YARDLEY didn’t start the new year as they would’ve wanted to after crashing to 5-0 and 4-0 losses at the weekend.


FixMyStreet
Large amount of litter on Yes Tree Lane in gutters and grassed area, 10th January 

10 Jan 18

Litter along Yew Tree lane in gutters and large amount on grassed areas.


FixMyStreet
A shopping trolley is on the pavement abandoned on clay lane near to the coventry road., 10th January 

10 Jan 18

A shopping trolley is on the pavement abandoned on clay lane near to the coventry road.


FixMyStreet
An abandoned trolly, 10th January 

10 Jan 18

An abdandones trolly needing to be collected Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 23 Millhouse Road, Yardley Report on FixMyStreet…


News
Police investigating terrifying knifepoint robberies in Oaklands Recreation Ground – as one man stabbed 

9 Jan 18

Police step up patrols in Oaklands Recreation Ground, Yardley…


Local news
Acocks Green Calendar – Now only £4.50 

8 Jan 18

There are a few remaining wall calendars in the shops and they have now been reduced from £6.50 to £4.50 .


News
Make a splash at Stechford’s brand new £9M Leisure Centre. 

8 Jan 18

If you live in east Birmingham there’s a great incentive on your doorstep to get fit and healthy this year with the opening of the brand new Stechford Leisure Centre on Station Road.


News
Acocks Green steak house fined £50,000 for serving food on unhygienic wooden boards 

8 Jan 18

AN ACOCKS Green restaurant has been fined £50,000 by Birmingham Magistrates for serving food on “unhygienic” wooden boards.


News
Cyclist left seriously injured following a hit and run in Yardley Wood. 

8 Jan 18

A cyclist has been left seriously injured in hospital after being hit by a car in Yardley Wood on Sunday (07/01).


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.


Rugby
Roads sealed off after armed police raid in Yardley 

6 Jan 18

Yardley police raid backed up by armed officers…


News
Acocks Green restaurant fined £50,000 for using wooden boards to serve food. 

5 Jan 18

Ibrahim’s Grill and Steak House Ltd has been finded £50,000 by Birmingham Magistrates Court after a case was brought by Birmingham City Council for using wooden plates to serve food.


Rugby
Ibrahim’s Grill and Steak House in Acocks Green fined 50k for repeatedly using unhygienic wooden plates to serve food 

5 Jan 18

Ibrahims Grill and Steak House Ltd, on Warwick Rd in Acocks Green, was first visited by Environmental Health officers in October 2016…


Rugby
Woman injured after being hit by car in Sheldon 

5 Jan 18

Ambulance crews were called to the scene of the accident, which happened at the junction of the A45 Coventry Road and Coalway Avenue…


Rugby
Watch: Inside £9 million leisure centre set to open in Stechford NEXT WEEK 

4 Jan 18

The centre is part of a city-wide investment of 40 million by Birmingham City Council…


FixMyStreet
No collection for 4 weeks now even though it was advertised we would be done new years day .the street is a mess, 3rd January 

3 Jan 18

Unacceptable that we suffer this mess due to no collection for no reason .


Rugby
Gran living in fear of ‘hooded man’ who has smashed her windows SIX TIMES 

3 Jan 18

Rosalind Taroni says she is being repeatedly targeted by a mystery man at her home in Stechford…


Local news
Acocks White 

31 Dec 17

Happy New Year from Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum! Our next Public Meeting is Tues 30th January, 7.30pm Baptist Church Hall, Yardley Rd.


Rugby
JLR dad in race against time to raise £1.6m for life-saving US cancer treatment 

30 Dec 17

Inderpal Singh, from Acocks Green, is urgently trying to raise cash for the special CAR T-cell treatment…


Blog politics
Service launched to reduce the pain of calling a call centre. 

26 Dec 17

Click here to try the beta test call entre phoning service “John Hemming, who has created an internet Startup called Cirrostratus
since he ceased being an MP, is launching a free online service to make
life easier for people phoning call centres.


FixMyStreet
Bins not emptied, 21st December 

21 Dec 17

The bins have not been emptied for 2 weeks they won’t be working when due to be emptied so it will mean not emptied for a month Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 55 Webbcroft Road, Stechford…


Rugby
Cyclist injured after collision with car in Yardley Green Road – buses diverted 

20 Dec 17

The 30-year-man suffered a leg injury during the rush hour incident…


FixMyStreet
Abandoned vehicle, 17th December 

17 Dec 17

Abandoned Skoda parked on corner of goodrest croft.


FixMyStreet
Car parked fully on pavement outside house next door to Shirley Road Health Centre. Pavement blocked for pushchairs/wheelchairs/mobility vehicles, 15th December 

15 Dec 17

Residents/visitors to this property continually parking across pavement and blocking access.


Rugby
Man who sparked bomb squad search and homes evacuation admits firearms offences 

15 Dec 17

Sheldon drama began after bullets and a gun found in Luke Reillys car…


FixMyStreet
Grass, 15th December 

15 Dec 17

Cars are parking on grass and its just mud on the corner Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 99 Tavistock Road, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
All lights at pedestrian crossing faulty, 11th December 

11 Dec 17

Lights at pedestrian crossing not working Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 297 Fox Hollies Road, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Open lamppost, 9th December 

9 Dec 17

Open Electrical…


Local news
Primary school’s harvest tradition helps local hospice 

8 Dec 17

Kind-hearted pupils from a Yardley Wood primary school have donated their harvest festival goods to a local hospice.


FixMyStreet
Flytipped Waste, 8th December 

8 Dec 17

Flytipped Waste Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 194 Berkeley Road East, Yardley Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Bags of rubbish next to nursery entrance, 8th December 

8 Dec 17

Bags of rubbish dumped next to nursery entrance Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 236 Berkeley Road, Yardley Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Waste dumped next to School., 8th December 

8 Dec 17

Waste dumped next to school nursery entrance.


Blog comment
Great News – Phone Mast on Yardley Wood Road Rejected! 

7 Dec 17

Shirley West Conservative Councillor, Brian Holmes recently campaigned alongside local residents to stop a very large phone mast being sited outside the Lodge Pub, Yardley Wood Road — near to local homes, a nursery and a primary school.


News
Mobile phone mast set for approval on Yardley Wood Road 

6 Dec 17

A MOBILE phone mast looked set to be given the go ahead by the planning committee tonight (Wednesday).


FixMyStreet
Dear Severn Trent Water, don’t worry about your groundworks taking up the entire pavement in Gilbertstone Avenue, Yardley. I’ll just push my granddaughter in her pushchair into the middle of the road (on a bus route) to get around them. What could go wrong? Unbelievable…., 5th December 

5 Dec 17

Dear Severn Trent Water, don’t worry about your groundworks taking up the entire pavement in Gilbertstone Avenue, Yardley.


FixMyStreet
Cable of street light, 5th December 

5 Dec 17

Electric cable coming from street light to a house at the top of roydon road acocks green Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 34 Roydon Road, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Trip hazard-loose paving slabs, 4th December 

4 Dec 17

Outside 74 Bilton Grange Road there are loose, raised paving slabs causing a trip hazard.


Rugby
This is why shoppers were stopped from entering the Swan Centre in Yardley 

4 Dec 17

Police and paramedics negotiated with man…


Blog politics
Proposed Parliamentary Boundary Changes – Have Your Say! 

4 Dec 17

The Boundary Commission are reviewing parliamentary boundaries to reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600 and to equalise the number of electors in each constituency.


Rugby
Police dealing with incident near Swan Centre in Yardley 

3 Dec 17

Several police cars and ambulances at the scene…


Rugby
Watch: Sick racist thug caught on camera hurling vile abuse at cabbie 

2 Dec 17

Police are investigating after a taxi driver recorded the sickening attack in Sheldon, earlier this month.


Rugby
Mum of murdered Dan Baird reveals heartache and said: ‘I’m still waiting for him to return home’ 

2 Dec 17

Lynne Baird tells how police pulled up outside the family home in Yardley to break the devastating news…


Local news
Keep Acocks Green in Yardley! 

2 Dec 17

The proposed Boundary Changes for Yardley Constituency – to come into effect in 2022.


FixMyStreet
Street lights, 29th November 

29 Nov 17

Someone’s is trying to remove the street light Cover the cover that covers the electric Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 104 Tavistock Road, Acocks Green Report on FixMyStreet…


Blog comment
Cllr Brian Holmes calls for plans for large phone mast to be rejected 

28 Nov 17

Cllr Brian Holmes (Shirley West Ward) is campaigning alongside local residents to try and stop a very large phone mast being sited outside the Lodge Pub, Yardley Wood Road — near to local homes, a nursery and a primary school.


News
Pershore prove too strong for youthful Yardley 

28 Nov 17

PERSHORE proved too strong for Yardley on Saturday as the latter slipped to a 2-0 loss in their latest West Midlands Division One clash.


FixMyStreet
Flytipping, 27th November 

27 Nov 17

Waste dumped at side of road.