Tag Archives: Kingstanding

Speed Sign Monitor Added on Kingstanding Road

Many motorists travelling on the Kingstanding Road will have noticed the erection of speed monitor sign on the Kingstanding Road (heading Southwards) opposite the Crossway Lane Bus Stop, near where several road incidents have taken place on the turn in … Continue reading

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Can you identify man suspected of Kingstanding assault?

West Midlands Police are appealing for help from B44 residents to identify a man who attacked a private hire driver. They say: At around 2am on Saturday 5 May, the 42-year-old victim picked up two young women on Priory Queensway … Continue reading

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Community Games: Oscott Novelty Matches

This coming Saturday the 14th of July 2012 sees the Oscott Community Games take place. They will take place at the George Fredrick Playing Fields between 11am and 3pm. George Fredrick Play Ground Sutton Oak Road Birmingham B73 6 TR … Continue reading

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Local Buses to Relocate in City Centre

As mentioned before on this blog, the buses that serve the B44 area of Birmingham are on the move again in order to accomodate the works to the new Metro line that will run down Corporation Street. As a result … Continue reading

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Local Pub Gets a Lick of Paint

I spotted the other day that the pub ‘The Kingstanding’ on the Kingstanding Circle has had a bit of a tidy up on the outside and been re painted in what I would describe a Purple/Claret colour, replacing the old … Continue reading

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Rainbow over B44

Taken today (6/6/12) behind the Golden Hind Pub in Kingstanding.

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Local Election Results and Message From New Councillor

Last weeks local election results from Kingstanding Ward and Oscott Ward can be found here. In Kingstanding Cllr Catherine Grundy was re-elected, meanwhile Tristan Chatfield was elected to serve for Oscott Ward, meaning that both Kingstanding and Oscott Wards have … Continue reading

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Local Election Information 2012

On May the 3rd the B44 wards of Oscott and Kingstanding go to the polls to elect one of their three local councillors. In Oscott the list of candidates is as follows: Oscott Tristan John Freeston Chatfield Labour Party Harry … Continue reading

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Street Light Improvements: Blenheim Way

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‘Life in the circle’ – artwork at Kingstanding

We’ve just noticed this over the shopping precinct at Kingstanding Circle: It’s very large — over 6 feet (2 metres) tall. The most recognisable feature is the listed Odeon cinema building, now a bingo hall. Is it new? Or have we been … Continue reading

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