Category Archives: All the News

Spring in Winterbourne Gardens 23 Feb 2019

Spring has – sort of – sprung with the mild, sunny weather of late. So, last weekend, camera in hand, I set out to find early Spring floral activists in Winterbourne Gardens, Edgbaston, so as to warm our hearts.

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Metro Alliance – Westside Weekly Issues 34 and 35

Below are issues 34 and 35 of  the Westside Weekly newsletters released by the Midland Metro Alliance.

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The City Centre Neighbourhood Forum AGM…What Was It About?

The AGM’s main topic was largely about what the future plans are for the Westside extension of the Metro which will affect us all due to redirection of private traffic (and buses). But what is the CCNF about and what … Continue reading

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Westside Tram Extension Public Meeting Anouncement

A free public meeting in the Hyatt, Broad Street, Saturday, 9th Feb – 10am to 12pm. Main subject: an update on the implementation plans of the Metro Tram extension to run around the town hall, up Broad Street and on … Continue reading

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Birmingham Connected Update – 9 January 2019

Welcome to the latest Birmingham Connected update containing transport news and information which we hope you will find useful. Please feel free to forward and share this information.

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Have Your Say on Local Policing

You can have your say at a community meeting with the police in Digbeth.

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Magic Lantern Festival 2018

The Botanical Gardens in Edgbaston is again hosting the Chinese Magic Lantern Festival with all new lanterns.

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Frankfurt Market Has Opened

A very quick wander around the newly opened Frankfurt Market revealed a new layout of stalls (due to Metro works) and some new products on the stalls – worth a closer look. I’ll definitely return for more detailed scrutiny.

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The Wyre Forest in Autumn

Why not take a short trip to the Wyre Forest this weekend it lies just west of Bewdley? It’s great for the family with tree adventures, but also the last of the Autumn leaf display.

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Beat the Jams – Get To/From City Centre By New Bus Routes

The closure of the Paradise Circus/Broad Street junction has brought real benefits for us KEW Residents travelling to and from the city centre. Why not try the bus and beat the jams!

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