MAJOR News about Great Barr Hall

Finally after months of waiting I have found out today that the planning development for Great Barr Hall is in. This appears to be the first news of this and the planning application was submitted on the 2nd October and is number 13/1330/ND It can be found by accessing this LINK and entering in the…

A McDonald’s in Pheasey ?

Well I have been told an interesting rumour this week. I stress it is ONLY A RUMOUR and I stress no planning permission has been put in. I mentioned a few weeks ago about being asked about the old petrol station. Well Adrian Andrew confirmed at this stage no plans for that land. Today I…

Pheasey’s own Brewery

As a member of CAMRA this story of a new Micro brewery interests me a lot. Jez Couzens has started up his own brewery on our estate !! I wish him well in this venture and hope the local pubs may look at taking on his brews ! Jez can be contacted on breezypheaseybrewery@gmail.com This…

Phone Mast Update

As you have read recently in the Gt Barr Observer the owners of the Phone mast at the Cat and Fiddle wish to replace it one with 20cm higher. Valerie Vaz MP and the local councillors have been quoted as against this move but I have to say that the issue has moved on now.…

Barr Beacon Sunday Swimming Closure Reason

Mike Bird kindly replied a few days ago to my open mail about the Sunday closure at Barr Beacon. I have actually been on holiday so explained to Mike I would post up his reply ASAP. Thanks Mike for the prompt reply. Please find below my response with regard to your enquiry in relation to…

Withdrawal of Swimming sessions at Barr Beacon

Last week in the Great Barr Observer and mentioned by ‘DJ’ on here, I have been asked about the proposals to close the Sunday Morning public swimming sessions at Barr Beacon. This as the letter writer confirms is the withdrawal of a facility on a Sunday Morning I know many used. It will mean on…