Tag Archives: B44

New Heights Warren Farm Community Project could win Award

Congratulations to New Heights Warren Farm Community Project, which has reached the final of the National Lottery Awards 2013. They could win a £2,000 cash prize and appear at a star-studied BBC One event. You can vote for them until … Continue reading

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On the Buses

National Express West Midlands have announced changes to local bus services 66, 934, 935 and 997, as well as a new 936 service. The 66 will run to Birmingham, via Perry Common, Erdington, Star City, the Gravelly Industrial Park, and Nechells. The 997 … Continue reading

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Free Social Media Help for Voluntary Organisations

Volunteers in North Birmingham – including the B44’s Andy Mabbett – are running a series of drop-in “Social Media Surgeries” to help local voluntary organisations develop an on-line presence. Anyone from a not-for-profit organisation, whether a registered charity or just … Continue reading

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Local Street Dance Classes

Fab Street Dance Classes for all ages 07407865045 facebook.com/bfabstreetdance b.f.a.bstreetdance@gmail.com

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Consultation Findings on Wheeldon Recreation Ground

After a consultation in October 2012 by Birmingham City Council’s Be Heard has posted its findings on improvements to Wheeldon Recreation Ground. The top 2 findings were: -positive response to proposals -public agree to plan To see full consultation details … Continue reading

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New Medical Facility

Curated from the Great Barr Observer Newspaper Facebook Page Permission has been granted for a new state-of-the-art medical centre on Shady Lane, which will accomodate 8,000 patients. Kings Road and Old Oscott Lane surgeries will merge and move to the … Continue reading

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Local Dog Care Service

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Local Halloween Party

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All change: Bus service 451 becomes route 5

Sandwell’s buses are changing. So how does this affect B44? Well, until now, Kingstanding Circle has been served by route 451, between West Bromwich and Sutton Coldfield. From tomorrow, that is renumbered to route 5. More details — and the new timetable — are … Continue reading

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Warning on bogus workmen

West Midlands Police officers from the Oscott Neighbourhood Team tell us that they recently stopped two men in Great Barr, who were delivering cards (pictured below) asking for for gardening jobs. The police believe that the men were involved in … Continue reading

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