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Speed Cameras to come back to life

by Roger Harmer on 11 December, 2015

As many people are aware, the old speed cameras in Birmingham haven’t been operational for a while. They were an old, pre-digital design that was expensive and time consuming to operate. Now Birmingham City Council, working in partnership with Solihull MBC, West Midlands Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner, has bought a new Digital […]

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Consultation is currently being held on proposals to improve the Stockfield Road from (and including) its junction with the Warwick Road to its junction with Mansfield Road. These proposals would be funded by two different schemes. The first is a Local Safety Scheme (LSS) for the Warwick Road / Stockfield Road junction. The second is […]

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New Ward Boundaries for Birmingham in 2018

by Roger Harmer on 29 July, 2015

In 2018 Birmingham’s ward boundaries, which have been in place since 2004, will change. While this might seem unimportant, its actually pretty key to the context in which local decisions are taken. You can have your say about where the new boundaries will be, with the consultation period running until 28th September. The Boundary Review […]

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Latest Neighbourhood Forum meetings

by Roger Harmer on 16 February, 2015

There were meetings of both the Neighbourhood Forums which cover Acocks Green last week. The Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum (which covers the area to the north of the Warwick Road) met on Tuesday. Key issues discussed were: Claire Mullin, Parliamentary Outreach Worker gave a briefing of the work of the House of Commons. Murray Woodward, […]

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Acocks Green Ward Committee Weds 28th January

by Roger Harmer on 29 January, 2015

Discussion at last night’s Acocks Green Ward Committee centred on the following issues: 1) Fleet and Waste Management Update. Les Williams gave a report which focussed on the roll out of the new wheelie bins. This is seen as having gone well, but there are a number of residents suffering from repeated late or missed […]

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Strike may delay Thursday’s Rubbish Collection

by Roger Harmer on 6 July, 2014

The collection of your refuse – along with street cleansing and other Council services – may be affected by national industrial action on Thursday (10th July). If Thursday is your normal refuse collection day, the Council ask that you put your rubbish and recycling out as normal. If it is not collected on Thursday, they ask […]

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Acocks Green Ward Election Result 2014

by Roger Harmer on 24 May, 2014

Here is the result for Acocks Green Ward, in the recent Birmingham City Council elections: Roger Harmer, Lib Dem: 2,679  (45.7%) Rachel Seabright, Labour: 2,041  (34.8%) Amanda Baker, Green: 422  (7.2%) Charlotte Hodivala, Conservative: 372  (6.3%) Eamonn Flynn, TUSC: 254  (4.3%) Peter Johnson, SDP: 98  (1.7%)   This represents a majority of 628 and a […]

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Neighbourhood Forum Meetings

by Roger Harmer on 8 May, 2014

Both of Acocks Green’s Neighbourhood Forums have met in the last week. The Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum (which covers the area to the north of the Warwick Road) met on Tuesday last week and the Fox Hollies Green Neighbourhood Forum (which covers the area to the south of the Warwick Road) met last night. The […]

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Acocks Green Ward Committee Wednesday 2nd April 2014

by Roger Harmer on 4 April, 2014

Though the agenda was a little shorter than some recent meetings, this weeks meeting of Acocks Green Ward Committee  had several important issues to discuss: 1) Community Chest Grants: The following grants were made for the new financial year: Fox Hollies Football: FITCAP CIC. £6,000 granted (a further £3,500 deferred to the following meeting) to […]

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Acocks Green Ward Committee Weds 4th December

by Roger Harmer on 7 December, 2013

This week saw a meeting of Acocks Green’s Ward Committee, this time at Oaklands School. Our Environmental Health Officer, Kate Stanley, sent in a report:  She has been using Street Litter Control Notices to try to tackle the high levels of litter in Spring Road and Westley Road. Yardley Road, which has suffered from numerous […]

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