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Business
GVA completes Birmingham’s Aqua House with letting to the Environment Agency 

15 Aug 18

Aqua House in Birmingham is now fully occupied after GVA completed a deal to let 27,000 sq ft of Grade A space to the Environment Agency.


Events
Anchor & Hope 

13 Aug 18

Two women, Eva and Kat, and the best friend of one of them, Roger.


Blog comment
Craft fair & Market on right now at Grasmere Garden Centre, Brownhills! 

11 Aug 18

Just become aware of this nice-looking event happening right now (Lunchtime, Saturday 11th August 2018) at Grasmere Garden Centre, Brownhills – up there over the Canal Bridge on the Lichfield Road.


News
People urged to Staycation and explore Staffordshire’s magnificent canal network 

10 Aug 18

WITH the summer holidays in full swing, families are being encouraged to explore Staffordshire’s extensive canal network and miles of towpaths.


FixMyStreet
Two street lights on during day, 7th August 

7 Aug 18

There are two street lights on during the daytime, next to each other, where Anchor Road and Ladymoor Road join at the canal bridge in Bradley.


FixMyStreet
Gullies full of litter, 7th August 

7 Aug 18

Anchor Road in Bilston between Biddings Lane and the canal bridge needs mechanically sweeping due to litter, as does the new roundabout on Highfields Road where there was a lost load of rubble weeks ago, with more litter in the gulley on Highfields…


News
Ramblers explore work to restore the Lichfield Canal 

7 Aug 18

Restoration of the canal at Fosseway Heath provided a pleasant background to two walks organised and led by Jo Trodden of the Lichfield and District Ramblers.


News
Three artists, walking 250 miles along the canal network are about to hit Tamworth! 

6 Aug 18

On Tuesday 7 August, a group of artists will be walking from The Sale to Tamworth and would love to hear from you.


Weather
Fradley Junction Family Day Weather. (WS7 weather report 5-8-2018) 

5 Aug 18

In 2013 we received over 8mm of rain on this corresponding day.


Blog food
New independent restaurant to open at Mailbox 

3 Aug 18

Third local outlet for family business.


Blog comment
Sandwell’s £6,000 Boat Piss-Up! 

2 Aug 18

When the Local Government Association came to Brum recently it was inevitable that pathetic pygmy Steve “The Milkman” Eling and his arse-rimmer in chief would be attempting to “cut the big” in front of the great and good of Town Hall glitterati.


Rugby
Frail woman, 87, and son ‘forced to leave UK’ after left sleeping on streets in Birmingham 

1 Aug 18

Lithuania nationals Darius and Irena slept next to a rat-infested canal near the city centre on Monday…


News
Lichfield Canal restoration group hoping contribution impressed Heart of England in Bloom judges 

1 Aug 18

A group aiming to restore the Lichfield Canal unveiled its contribution to Blooming Lichfield when judging for Heart of England in Bloom took place last week.


Rugby
Homeless woman, 87, and son forced to sleep rough next to rat-infested canal 

31 Jul 18

Irena Nenius, who has severe dementia, and son Darius have been left to fend for themselves on the streets of Birmingham…


Blog comment
Ladies beware: Several indecent exposures in Brownhills 

31 Jul 18

It’s my duty to share with you all the concerning news that there seems to be a man exposing himself to women around the canal towpaths and other parts of Brownhills, particularly in the areas of Clayhanger Common and Silver Street.


Business
Developers start on site at Port Loop, Birmingham 

30 Jul 18

Work has begun on Birmingham’s most exciting new development – the transformation of Port Loop.


FixMyStreet
Bags of rubbish and clothes, 25th July 

25 Jul 18

Several bags of rubbish and clothes thrown into the bushes at the side of the canal, one even ended up in the tree.


FixMyStreet
Buggy dumped, 22nd July 

22 Jul 18

Buggy dumped next to footpath leading to canal Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 32 Dacer Close, Stirchley Report on FixMyStreet…


Blog feature
Year 13 Prom 2018 

19 Jul 18

On Friday 29 th June, Year 13 students gathered at The Cube in the centre of Birmingham for their Leavers’ Event.


FixMyStreet
Divan bed base and mattress dumped on canal bank, 17th July 

17 Jul 18

Someone, perhaps from the nearby apartments has thrown a divan bed base and mattress over the wall I would assume and on to the canal bank with boxes and lots of other rubbish.


News
Business gives 10k runners a boost as they bid to raise funds for Lichfield Canal restoration project 

17 Jul 18

A group of Lichfield 10k runners raising money for the city’s canal restoration trust will look the part thanks to local business.


FixMyStreet
Netherton reservoir flytipping, 17th July 

17 Jul 18

Large amount of general waste has been dumped at the back car park of Netherton reservoir water sports center.


FixMyStreet
Please clean up the graffiti., 16th July 

16 Jul 18

There is a growing amount of graffiti when the street crossed the canal.


FixMyStreet
Rubbis on canal bridge, 16th July 

16 Jul 18

Persons unknown have deposited a large amount of rubbish on canal bridge at Yardley road next to Wynford road Yardley.


Rugby
England World Cup exit: Birmingham goes crazy as fans fight, climb lampposts and jump in canals 

12 Jul 18

Ambulance service deluged 999 calls as violence breaks out…