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Kings Heath pub to get knitted Christmas decorations

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The Kings Heath knitting group that recently created an entire Bull Ring market stall out of wool is to take…


Added by Editor on November 11, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Double fireworks celebration for Kings Heath

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Lucky residents of Kings Heath will have two spectacular firework celebrations to choose from this…


Added by Editor on October 22, 2012 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Major route serving Kings Heath to close until May 2013 while new bridge is built

A major route in and out of Kings Heath is to be closed until next May while a new bridge is built over the River Rea.

Dogpool Lane, which links Avenue Road to the Pershore Road, will close on Monday 22 October for 30 weeks.

The work creates a 3km (two mile)…


Added by Editor on October 11, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Kings Heath one step away from gold medal as Britain in Bloom national awards announced

Kings Heath only just missed out on a gold medal in its competition debut as the results of the national Britain in Bloom contest were announced tonight.(Saturday 11.20pm)…


Added by Editor on October 7, 2012 at 1:00 — No Comments

New venue for Moseley Round Table fireworks

Kings Heath firework display moves down the road for 2012

The organisers of what has long been regarded as the biggest fireworks display in south Birmingham have moved the event to a new venue for 2012.

Moseley Round Table has been behind the charity bonfire night at Kings…


Added by Editor on October 5, 2012 at 19:00 — 3 Comments

Battle of the cashpoints as Vicarage Road shops face up to competition

Traders in Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, are preparing to face the competition after planning permission was granted for the derelict garage at the end of the parade to be turned into a new Co-Op store.

While the refurbishment of the eyesore garage with a new building to match its neighbours has been welcomed by some residents, local independent shopkeepers are worried about their future.  A greengrocer, Post Office/convenience store and florist could all lose trade to the new…


Added by Editor on October 2, 2012 at 23:30 — No Comments

Police hunt for Kings Heath bag snatching gang after three attacks in two days

Local police believe a handbag snatching gang is operating in Kings Heath and the surrounding area and have appealed for witnesses.

They are investigating three incidents in Kings Heath, Moseley and Balsall Heath over the past two days.

In the latest incident in Springfield…


Added by Editor on September 27, 2012 at 15:46 — No Comments

High praise but no gold for Kings Heath in regional Britain in Bloom contest

Kings Heath missed out on winning a second gold medal in the first round of this year's Britain in Bloom competition - but still has chance to shine in the national contest.

The regional titles were announced by judges from the Royal Horticultural Society at an event in Kings Heath.…


Added by Editor on September 21, 2012 at 13:55 — No Comments

Protest march offers hope for High Street safety

The family of a Kings Heath schoolgirl who was killed in a town centre traffic accident, will take place in a road safety rally this weekend.…


Added by Editor on September 11, 2012 at 22:00 — No Comments

Wheelie bin consultation delayed

Plans to introduce wheelie bins in parts or all of Kings Heath have been put on hold while the city council waits for a funding decision from central government.

“We believe the most effective way to consult on the future of Birmingham’s waste collections would be to await the final outcome of the…


Added by Editor on August 31, 2012 at 10:46 — No Comments

Kings Heath cookery demo backs city council anti food waste campaign

Average family could save £600 per year on food bills

Careful use of food that is on the cusp of its 'best before' date could save the average Kings Heath family around £600 a year -…


Added by Editor on August 30, 2012 at 22:47 — No Comments

Kings Heath schools picked out for exam success

A number of Kings Heath schools have been…


Added by Editor on August 24, 2012 at 13:09 — No Comments

Appeal for return of memorial park bench

The daughter of a former Birmingham Lord Mayor is appealing for heartless thieves to return a park bench dedicated to the memory of her father.

The bench, dedicated to Harold Blumenthal, was stolen from Highbury Park despite being screwed into a concrete plinth.

Miranda Blumenthall is appealing to the public for information. "Highbury Park was full of amazing memories and great times for my father," she said. "The bench was intended to provide enjoyment for…


Added by Editor on August 10, 2012 at 17:56 — No Comments

High hopes for floral accolade after Britain in Bloom judges visit Kings Heath

Organisers of the Kings Heath Floral Trail have high hopes for success in the national Britain in Bloom competition following a visit by judges from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Kings Heath's place as a national finallist came through success in the regional competition last year.

Judges Martyn…


Added by Editor on August 10, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Thumbs up for Kings Heath town centre investment

Investment in Kings Heath town centre is set to continue after traders voted to pay extra business rates to fund improvements.

The scheme has already been running for five years and claims to have protected the High Street and side roads against the worst of the economic downturn.  The number of…


Added by Editor on July 2, 2012 at 18:09 — No Comments

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Muay Thai classes

Started by Kevin in Local plans and proposals May 16. 0 Replies

Setting up Muay Thai classes in the local area not on the high street.Evening and Weekend5 years old to adultGood for fitnessConfidenceAggression controlWeight lossLife time skillCurrently just…Continue

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

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