Great Barr Hall – Update

You may have noticed the past few weeks no comments on the development plans. The reason for this has been simple. Positions were fixed and known, no one was going to be persuaded to change their mind and thus let people do their own thing. If you wanted to object then there is a democratic way…

OS Map Joy for Pheasey and surrounding areas

With a massive thanks to the Walsall advertiser for this lovely piece of information – HERE We now have a great resource of OS MAPS on line HERE from 1880 until 1938 and it is fascinating (at least for me) to see how we developed.   The last map in 1938 only shows the following roads…

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…