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Birmingham Heritage Week

September 10, 2016 Gareth

8th to 18th September 2016 is Birmingham Heritage Week, Local events, local history and a chance to explore heritage sites and places. Check out the website and see you there.

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EU Referendum

EU Referendum – What Now?

July 3, 2016 Gareth

As the reality of the EU referendum result sinks in, it is time to consider a few key points. 1. What will the UK do now? 2. Will Scotland leave the Union? 3. What will […]

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Paradise Diversions – Residents Concerns

April 29, 2016 Gareth

I have been contacted by local residents about concerns over diversions from Broad Street along Sheepcote Street. Residents are concerned about the speeding vehicles, HGVs and buses travelling down roads not designed for large vehicles. […]

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Police and Crime Comissioner

April 19, 2016 Gareth

Alongside the local council elections this year we will also be selecting a Police and Crime Commissioner, this is an ineffective post that shouldn’t be political, it should be done by a Police Authority who […]

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Planning Applications w/c 28th April 2016

April 10, 2016 Gareth

A few new planning applications this week in the Ladywood area. Some minor modifications to Great Western Arcade and outside seating for the new Grand Hotel. For the Jewellery Quarter the old Harris & Gibbs site […]

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Local Elections May 2016

April 9, 2016 Gareth

I would like to thank my local community for nominating me to be the Liberal Democrat candidate for Ladywood in the local elections on May 5th – grass roots liberalism!

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Trident vs Steel

April 3, 2016 Gareth

After the Conservatives had vetoed the use of import tariffs on Chinese steel, are they really surprised the steel industry in the UK is now floundering? Of course they aren’t. Trident costs £120billion and would […]

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April 2, 2016 Gareth

In case anyone wants to know… I’m pro Europe

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Jewellery Quarter

Farewell Brewsmiths

March 6, 2016 Gareth

Sad news from Andy and the staff at Brewsmiths on Livery Street. Due to low footfall there is not enough business currently to make it viable. I would like to thank Andy of his support […]