May 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Jubilee on the Square

from All Saints Centre...

Come and join in with Jubilee week-end celebrations on Kings Heath Village Square!

Sunday June 3rd - The Big Lunch

12.00p.m. – 3.00p.m.

Join us for a summer gathering of families and neighbours. Come as an individual, as a small group or a whole…


Added by Editor on May 30, 2012 at 9:40 — No Comments

Still half way there: Kings Heath fails in first round of Portas Pilot competition among the nation's struggling High Streets

Kings Heath town centre will lose out when the first share of £1.2m Government funding to improve local shopping centres is dished…


Added by Editor on May 26, 2012 at 11:51 — No Comments

Roof repairs at last for Kings Heath Library

Work is to finally start on a proper repair to the roof of Kings Heath Library.

All the skylights are being replaced and the flat roof recovered. It means that the library will once again have natural light and staff are hoping it means to the end to the annoying…


Added by Editor on May 24, 2012 at 14:24 — No Comments

Kings Heath artisan foods at mac Food Festival this Sunday

mac birmingham presents its first foodie event jam-packed full of treats. Featuring an array of nibbles from the most exciting local artisanbakers, spice-shakers and cake-makers.

Soul Food Project will be wearing the chef’s hat at mac birmingham’s café for the day and wowing your taste buds by serving up Cajun classics. Too spicy for you? Don’t worry, Soul Food Project’s resident DJs will serve up some cool tunes for the occasion.

Stalls will…


Added by Editor on May 24, 2012 at 13:36 — No Comments

Kings Heath gardeners join bid for Chelsea Flower Show gold - story updated - good news!

City council gardeners - including those based at the school of horticulture in Kings Heath Park - are aiming to improve on last year's silver medal win at the famous Chelsea Flower Show.



Added by Editor on May 22, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments

Latest planning applications - 21 May 2012

In this week's planning applications we have

  • changes to the plans to build town houses at the rear of the Parade.  These were approved last year for the land between the Parade / Gala Bingo (as was!) and Kings Heath Primary School.  Now the developer wants to make some changes so the development is more viable commercially

  • changes to a building from key worker…

Added by Editor on May 21, 2012 at 21:57 — No Comments

Volunteers needed to help install new floral displays in Kings Heath High Street


We will soon begin the Summer Planting of the planters on and around Kings Heath High Street.

There will be opportunities to help brighten up the High Street and side streets with a new selection of plants at three Sunday morning planting sessions led by local horticulturalist Ken Whittaker. This will also be part of the 2012 Kings Heath Floral Trail entry into In Bloom. The sessions are:

1. Sunday the 27th May at The Parade (opposite…


Added by Editor on May 17, 2012 at 18:33 — No Comments

Detailed local results for the Mayor v Leader referendum

None of the Kings Heath wards voted in favour of the city being run by an elected Mayor.

Birmingham City Council today released detailed results of how people voted.

City-wide the result was 57.8% for a Leader chosen by councillors - rather than an elected Mayor chosen by voters (42.2%).

The result locally was as follows



Added by Editor on May 14, 2012 at 14:38 — No Comments

Overnight repair planned for High Street damaged water main

An emergency crew from Severn Trent is hoping to fix a water main in Kings Heath High Street after it was damaged by workmen repairing the All Saints traffic lights.…


Added by Editor on May 4, 2012 at 19:15 — 1 Comment

Events in Selly Oak constituency for May 2012

Council run or supported events in the southern half of Kings Heath (Bournville, Brandwood and Billesley wards)

Selly Oak constituency events calendar May 2012

Added by Editor on May 1, 2012 at 14:31 — No Comments

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