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New Year honour for Kings Heath actress 'Barbara Nice'

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A Kings Heath actress famous for her housewife character Mrs Barbara…

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Added by Editor on December 30, 2016 at 23:00 — No Comments

Kings Heath celebrates New Year with fireworks and free live music in the Square

Kings Heath town centre is the place to party again this New Year, with many venues putting on special events and free entertainment in Kings Heath Village Square.

As well as a four-day funfair, there will be food and drink from 6pm on New Year's Eve, live music from 8pm and fireworks at midnight.…

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Added by Editor on December 29, 2016 at 18:55 — No Comments

Kings Heath tapas restaurant nominated in national food awards

Byzantium in York Road, Kings Heath has been nominated in the category of 'Best Mediterranean Restaurant 2016 in West Midlands' at The Food Awards England 2016.

The awards celebrate and reward the very best in English food hospitality, the servers, the specialists and suppliers.

Byzantium offers dishes inspired from across the Mediterranean and is immensely popular, being fully booked on a regular basis. More details on the York Road restaurant's…

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Added by Efua Wilson-Turco on December 16, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Lord Mayor joins the Kings Heath Christmas yum yum

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Birmingham Lord Mayor Cllr Carl Rice will be joining this festivities as…

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Added by Editor on December 9, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Jingle Bell Jog to fill Kings Heath Park with santas!

Kings Heath Park will be full of Santas on Sunday 4 December when the Jingle Bell Jog takes place to raise money for St Mary's Hospice.

Everyone taking part in the charity event gets a free santa suit and bushy white beard for…

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Added by Editor on November 7, 2016 at 14:30 — No Comments

Award Winning Out Of The Shadows return on October 2nd to play great Pop Hits from the 1960's onwards

Come to the eagerly awaited return of the award winning Out of The Shadows on Sunday 2 October for a fantastic 3 hour show starting at 3 pm at Fletchers on Kings Heath's York Road. The multi talented group have had the audience dancing in every conceivable space on their last two appearances here.…

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Added by Bob Prew on September 21, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

Chance for Kings Heath to see behind the scenes at the circus big top

There's a chance to see behind the scenes at the circus this weekend as Zippos Circus makes one of its regular visits to Swanshurst Park.

You can get inside the Big Top for free on Friday morning to meet the animals and their trainers.

Anyone can…

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Added by Editor on September 20, 2016 at 19:30 — No Comments

Party time in Kings Heath: with blue sky and street fest

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Kings Heath's third annual Street Festival takes place this weekend in…

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Added by Editor on September 10, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

UpRising are recruiting for their Leadership Programmes!

Flagship Leadership Programme and Environmental Leadership Programme

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Want to become a leader in your community?

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We are currently recruiting for our two Leadership Programmes including the Flagship Leadership…

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Added by Tara Buckley on August 30, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

So much free sport on offer inspired by Rio 2016

There are free taster sessions today and one day gym passes on offer at Cocks Moors Woods and Billesley Tennis and Fitness Centre as part of Britain's biggest sports day.

The national event is an attempt to get Britain fitter in the wake of the national medal success at the Rio Olympics.

There are also events taking place at parks and open spaces around the city including Billesley Common and Cannon Hill Park, where you can try archery,…

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Added by Editor on August 27, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

Air ambulance lands on Kings Heath cricket pitch

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An emergency doctor was flown in by helicopter when an elderly lady…

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Added by Editor on August 26, 2016 at 21:30 — No Comments

Pokemon GONE! - mobile phones stolen in latest summer holiday craze

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Kings Heath police are appealing for witnesses after five youths had…

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Added by Editor on August 13, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

How Birmingham voted in the EU referendum

Birmingham voted very narrowly in favour of leaving the European Union by 50.4% to 49.6%

But how did this break down area by area?

Moseley and Kings Heath ward was the most pro-Europe, with more than three quarters voting to remain in the European Union.

Brandwood voted narrowly to leave - with significant differences across the ward according to the campaigns.

Billesley, which includes part of Kings Heath was 60:40 to leave. Bournville, with a…

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Added by Editor on June 28, 2016 at 22:35 — No Comments

It's safe to swim at Cocks Moors again say pool bosses

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Cocks Moors Woods Leisure Centre swimming pool re-opens today after…

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Added by Editor on June 25, 2016 at 10:51 — No Comments

Rock 'n' Roll Magic returns to Kings Heath on Sunday 10 July

Come and enjoy a great afternoon of rock 'n' roll inspired music at Fletchers on Sunday 10 July as Kings Heath Walk of Fame commemorates the international stars like Bill Haley, Gene Vincent and Jerry Lee Lewis who performed at the now burnt down Ritz Ballroom opposite Fletchers.

Rising star Harry Jordan who recently released her debut EP Blowin' Up Your Jukebox to great critical acclaim and is about to release her…

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Added by Bob Prew on June 18, 2016 at 7:30 — No Comments

KINKS Heath Fest All Day And All Of The Night on Sunday 12 June



Don't miss a unique chance to hear ex-Kinks members perform all their greatest hits in the intimate atmosphere of the Hare & Hounds on Sunday 12 June to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The Kinks' Birmingham Debut.

The Kinks were one of the greatest and most influential groups of all time scoring hit after hit from the 1960's onwards until they split up in 1996.

Expect to hear all The Kinks' hits…

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Added by Bob Prew on June 8, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Kings Heath goes bananas for bunting

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Town centre traders are turning to local children to add an extra…

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Added by Editor on June 1, 2016 at 18:00 — No Comments

Inspired by Wimbledon? - try free tennis in Kings Heath

Kings Heath families can capture the spirit of Wimbledon with free events at the local tennis club.

On the Saturday after the final at the All England Club, Kings Heath Tennis Club will be open free for anyone to have a go. There will be special mini-tennis for children between 3 and 10 years old, junior coaching and family sessions.…

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Added by Editor on May 31, 2016 at 18:36 — No Comments

Kings Heath gardeners' display of grass roots sport wins gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show

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Talented gardeners at Kings Heath Park have yet again had a hand in winning a gold medal at the…

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Added by Editor on May 26, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

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DJ Meetup?

Started by Duncan J. White in All other discussion topics Apr 8. 0 Replies

HiWould anyone here be interested in setting up a small group of DJ’s?  Is there already one around in Kings Heath?  I used to be involved with a Birmingham DJ event, this was a collective of DJ’s…Continue

Tags: Technology., Keyboards, DJ, Music

Unfair bedroom tax

Started by Alistair Tannock in The local environment Jan 27. 0 Replies

Hi there my name is Alistair I live in Waldron's moor kings heath. My question is can anyone in the government please stop this unfair bedroom tax. I can tell you this is unjustified and unfair.…Continue

Rogue Traders (Doorsteppers)

Started by Rick Styles in All other discussion topics Jan 22. 0 Replies

Hello AllI don't know if its only me, but I have had problems with people knocking my door telling me that I needed work done the last one was a Mr Martin Brown anyone heard of him or had any…Continue

Residential parking

Started by Nathan K Smith in Local plans and proposals. Last reply by Alison Wilkinson Nov 7, 2015. 3 Replies

Does anyone know how to apply for a residential parking scheme?Continue

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