February 2013 Blog Posts (21)

CYCLING SIX PACK SET THEIR SIGHTS ON PARIS ICON

Paris’s iconic Moulin Rouge – home of the Can Can – awaits four Moseley pedal-pushing cyclists who are embarking on their biggest challenge yet!

(l-r top) Lee McLaughlan, Carla Long, James Thompson. (l-r bottom) Derek Dolan, Gemma Harper, and…

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Added by Lee McLaughlan on February 28, 2013 at 16:34 — No Comments

UPDATED: Kings Heath web appeal in hunt for missing teenager

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UPDATE: Later this evening police announced that Laura Clark had…

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Added by Editor on February 27, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

King's Heath Champions wanted to promote walking & cycling

Sustrans are on the look out for Kings Heath people who can inspire others to walk and cycle for more of their everyday journeys.

The group is running an induction session for anyone interested in becoming an Active Travel Champion on Tuesday 12th March, 4pm - 6.30pm.

Champions can volunteer within their workplace, community or school in Birmingham. There are lots of easy ways for King's Heath people to get involved, whether they want to help out on a small scale or take a more…

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Added by Lisa Hartley on February 27, 2013 at 13:51 — No Comments

COCKS MOORS WOODS LEISURE CENTRE EASTER WEEKEND OPENING TIMES

Cocks Moors Woods Leisure Centre opening hours will alter over the Easter period as follows :

Good Friday 29th March : CLOSED ALL DAY

Saturday 30th March : NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Sunday 31st March : NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Bank Holiday Monday 1st April : CENTRE OPEN 9am - 5pm

(Pool open from 9am - 4pm last tickret sold at 3pm, gym closes at 4:45pm, sports hall last 40 minutes booking at 4pm).

Added by TIM GREEN on February 26, 2013 at 16:18 — No Comments

Wheelie bin consultation launched for Kings Heath

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Kings Heath residents have just a few weeks to give their views on wheelie bins before the…

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Added by Editor on February 25, 2013 at 22:30 — 1 Comment

Learn how to prune an apple tree at Highbury Orchard

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This is a lovely opportunity to give the old Chamberlain trees some of the care they deserve, leading to increased yield of the rare apple and pear varieties there, and helping the trees live longer lives. The chance to have an expert-led workshop has come up at short notice, and we want to make the most of it.

We are keeping the group size small, so if you are…

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Added by Oz on February 25, 2013 at 11:49 — No Comments

Swimming back on for the school holidays

Kings Heath kids will be able to make a splash this half term following good progress on the repair works at Cocks Moors Woods Leisure Centre.

The centre had previously announced that the work to install a new heating system for the pool would take until after the school holidays - read story here.

But today assistahnt manager…

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Added by Editor on February 14, 2013 at 23:53 — No Comments

Elderly women found dead in Kings Heath after concerned neighbours raise alarm

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Police are appealing for help in piecing together the final days of two Kings Heath women who were found…

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Added by Editor on February 12, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Last minute effort to avoid pancakes on ice

Organisers of this year's Kings Heath Great Pancake Race are hoping today's event can go ahead after a last minute effort by volunteers to clear snow off the course.

Local people and businesses came forward after town centre manager Kate Smart appealed for help in getting the Village Square ready for the event this afternoon.

She said she had to consider health and safety after yesterday's snow caused problems around the square.

"I remain confident that the show will go…

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Added by Editor on February 12, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Popular Kings Heath bar needs planning permission to stay open

A popular Kings Heath bar needs planning permission to stay open, it has been revealed.

Fletchers on York Road opened in July last year in the building that had previously been the Cornerstone Cafe.  It adjoins the Kitchen Garden Cafe at the rear and is operated by the same team of Brett Rehling and Tracey Fletcher.

It has since become a popular addition to the York Road scene and later this week will be hosting the fiftieth anniversary celebrations of the…

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Added by Editor on February 11, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments

Collapsed woman dragged from burning Kings Heath home

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An ambulance paramedic is being praised for rescuing an unconcious Kings Heath woman from her burning…

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Added by Editor on February 10, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

Sustrans looks for Kings Heath walking and cycling champions

 

Sustrans are on the look out for Kings Heath people who can inspire others to walk and cycle for more of their everyday journeys.

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Added by Lisa Hartley on February 8, 2013 at 10:40 — No Comments

Lorry driver in Hope Fennell tragedy pleads guilty in Crown Court

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The lorry driver in the collision that claimed the life of Kings Heath schoolgirl Hope Fennell today pleaded…

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Added by Editor on February 7, 2013 at 23:22 — No Comments

Who will be Kings Heath’s fastest pancake runner?

Who will be Kings Heath’s fastest pancake runner?

Who will take the prize as Kings Heath’s ultimate pancake tosser?

All will be revealed this coming (Shrove) Tuesday in Kings Heath, where the inaugural Kings Heath Great Pancake Race will be held.

There will be races for young and old alike and we’ll be looking to set the record for most pancake tosses in a minute!

Pancakes and refreshments will be on sale for the spectators, and pans and pancakes for racing will…

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Added by Nzingha Goulbourne on February 7, 2013 at 15:55 — No Comments

Independents dominate at Kings Heath Business Excellence Awards

It was the independent businesses that stole the show at the Kings Heath Business Excellence Awards last night; picking up the majority of the awards across the board and showcasing the quality of the unique businesses in Kings Heath.

 Created to recognise outstanding quality and customer service, the Business Excellence Awards, highlights the achievements and accomplishments of both local businesses and individuals.

 Over a hundred people attended the event at the Hare…

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Added by Nzingha Goulbourne on February 7, 2013 at 11:02 — No Comments

Kings Heath will be first to get wheelie bins

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A large area of Kings…

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Added by Editor on February 6, 2013 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

Shopping arcade plan for Kings Heath High Street

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An under-used storage area off Kings Heath High…

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Added by Editor on February 5, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

More shops for Kings Heath High Street

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Added by Editor on February 4, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Birmingham City Council run and supported events for February

Events calendar for Selly Oak put together by the council's constituency team.

Selly Oak includes Brandwood and south Kings Heath

Click here to download the calendar

Added by Editor on February 3, 2013 at 20:11 — No Comments

Live web chat with our local police inspector

  • Anti-social behaviour?
  • Boy racers speeding down residential streets?
  • Burglary?

What's the biggest issue you want local police to get to grips with?…

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Added by Editor on February 3, 2013 at 18:00 — No Comments

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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

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