Notification of Local Elections

It is that time of year again !  Yes it is the time when local politco’s beg for your votes to get elected and bore the pants off residents with paper :-) As you know I am one of these politico’s and the nomination forms are now out for the election on the 22nd May.…

20 MPH zone in Pheasey

Have you noticed the red concrete bands appearing on the roads around the estate ? These will be on the entrance to the estate say at the bottom of Collingwood Drive, there is one on Frampton Way etc. Took me a few minutes to understand what they were. Of course they are in preparation for…

Opting out of selling your medical records

Whilst not a local issue, I do believe the people of Pheasey Park Farm need to have the information on hand about how to do this. You may have heard of a plan to transfer your medical records to a database called care.data. This database will contain your records anonymously but I personally believe in…

Consultation, what consultation ?

I heard disturbing information last night that Lapworth Architects were not allowed at the Walsall Council Consultation at Great Barr Memorial Hall. After checking this, it was confirmed and they had been turned away by the council officials. It has not become clear after numerous attempts of asking Walsall Council on Twitter (who normally are…

Response to Great Barr Hall Planning Application

This is my response just sent to the planning department. Response to Planning application 13/1567/FL  Dear Sir/Madam, I write in support of the above planning application for the restoration of Great Barr Hall and the enabling development of 57 homes. It is easier in cases like this to say no and not think of the…

Express and Star – acknowledge your source

Let me be self indulgent. Tonight the E&S have printed a piece based totally on the owners position article I posted here. In the piece they say a website posted this but refuse to acknowledge who. Let me be clear I have done blogging for 6 years or so now and always quoted a source,…