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Stirchley Community Church

A few photos from the opening of the commissioned artwork
'Dancing Mat'
25th June 2016 Link

Stirchley Flood 2016
Stirchley suffered the worst flooding for years, below is a photo taken by Peter Whitfield near the junction of Pershore and Cartland Road, Dogpool lane suffered quite badly, also Selly Oak, Selly Park, and Cotteridge.

Photos below via Twitter link

Stirchley Folk Night
The British Oak held its first Folk Session last night, about 12 of us turned up, it was a great night and I hope the first of many (3rd Tuesday each month).
more photos here

Travellers move on to Hazelwell Park

Birmingham Mail,
12 May 2016, by Jasbir Authi.

Coun Mary Locke (Lab, Bournville) said she had contacted the police and would be doing everything in her power to get the convoy to move on. link

Stirchley Market
At their new venue Stirchley Baths
more info link

A selection of photos by Phil Banting link


Watch: Dramatic footage

as 20 firefighters tackle Stirchley pizza takeaway blaze Link

New plan for Lidl store in Stirchley
Scheme to demolish Fitness First gym and neighbouring PSL Bowling alley link
Join the online discussion here

New Stirchley branch for Thrifty
26/01/2016 in Fleet Industry News
Thrifty has opened a new car and van rental branch in Stirchley, Birmingham. In addition to daily rental, the branch will offer the FlexiFleet product - whether extra vehicles are needed during busy periods, or when a new employee is taken on.  Adnan Mohammed, branch manager, said: “Since opening our doors, we have been very busy and have enjoyed a high turnover of rentals on both the leisure and commercial side. We have a very experienced team, so customers can expect a knowledgeable and friendly service with every rental.”

Steve Sandford, director of regional operations, added: “Our network continues to grow from strength to strength and we’re delighted to open our latest branch in Stirchley. Whether you need vehicles for work or pleasure please give our Stirchley location a call or visit our website and we can help you choose the best car or van for you.”
New life for Stirchley Baths

Edwardian swimming baths - once the hub of a Birmingham suburb - have been given a new lease of life after 30 years.

Posted by BBC Midlands Today on Friday, 15 January 2016

A few photos and write up from Tony Fox

The River Rea
follow up from the last
Neighbourhood Forum Meeting

details about properties at risk of flooding in the River Rea catchment area Link

Stirchley Neighbourhood Forum


Friday 4th December, 3pm until 6pm. details
Also announcing
winner of the
Christmas Window

and not forgetting the sponsors

New Housing
Public Consultation
25th November from 3pm-8.30pm
at the Stirchley Community Church.
planning application in regard to the Arvin Meritore site

Stirchley Baths Pool Party
Photos click here


Photos From Stirchley Bash 2015
click here

Photos from the Baths Tour
click here


Saturday 5th September 2015
from 11am until 4pm.


Stirchley set for new cinema and cafe this year
Birmingham Mail 7 July 2015 By Matt Cannon details

Man dies after Stirchley house fire
Nearly 30 firefighters tackled the fatal blaze which broke out on Dogpool Lane Full story

Tesco latest, details

A selection of photos and videos
from the S.U.R.N. launch on Wednesday February 25th 2015 link

Stirchley United W.M.C
New Site Now Open  
Folloe them on Facebook details

Christmas Lights Switch On


Demolition has started on the houses on Hazelwell Lane

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Update from the Tesco meeting mon 10th Nov details

Work has commenced on the Stirchley High street Improvements


Photos taken at the Stirchley Community Market’s New home at PSL Bowling
Tues 4th November, 4-8pm link

Last part of sewer improvements set to begin in Stirchley details
Bupa Great Birmingham Run 2014.

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Survey For the Stirchley Funday/Bash 2015 Results

Walkabout in Stirchley
Friday September 19, 2014
Councillor Timothy Huxtable, on one of his regular meeting/walkabouts he has with officers from Parks & Nature Conservation. with him were: Area Parks Manager, Sue Amey and Robin Bryan Constituency Parks & Customer Liaison Manager, I met them discussing the planters on Cartland Road.

Stirchley Community Market’s new home at PSL Bowling

Next Market Tues 4th November, 4-8pm
"We’re over the moon to be able to announce that we have found a new home for the Stirchley Community Market, at PSL Bowling.
" Details

Get the Latest on Tesco and have your say link

New Parliamentry Candidate for Stirchley: Alex Avern
"I am incredibly proud to stand up for an area that mean s a lot to me. My Grandad was a Greengrocer on Vicarage Road, my Aunt a factory worker at Cadbury’s and my Dad a Police Officer in Stirchley, so serving our local area is something that I’m really honoured to do." details.

Stirchley Bash 2014

A BIG thankyou to all involved

A nice writeup about Stirchley Park
by @Stirchley_News about the row of sapling blossom trees planted yesterday. Writeup
The co op planning application
to turn the friends meeting house into student accommodation has been withdrawn details
A few photos taken at the BIG LUNCH
on Charlotte Road. Link

The travellers have again left the parkland by the side of Riverbrook Drive, and again BCC have been left to clear up the mess. photos

We need to stop this happening again, this low level fence needs repairing urgently


Stirchley Park receiving a donation of £50 from Kings Norton Farmers Market after repeatedly having plants stolen from the park details

Plans to change the Friends Meeting house into Student accommodation design and access / details
Election Results
Dave Harte bournvillevillage
Conservatives hold Bournville in local elections
 Councillor Rob Sealey has held on to his seat in Bournville as the Conservatives increased their majority in the 2014 local elections.
Stirchley and Brandwood
The tunnel running under the train-track dividing the Allens Croft/Brandwood and Stirchley areas is in need of some extra help from local community groups, residents and local businesses
£3.3m Stirchley Baths regeneration work commences By Graeme Brown-Bham Post full story
Stirchley Community Centre
will be closing its doors one final time on the 14th March to allow     the development of a new TESCO supermarket.

Everyone was welcome to pop in on the 6th March 2014 to their closing event, to help them celebrate and reflect on their achievements during its life. A few photos of the day link
and a poem by Sue Jackson link
Work begins on Stirchleybaths

Monday 24th February 2014
Preparation work started today to make the site safe for the refurbishment work to begin.
more details
More materials can now be
recycled at home

The Friends of Stirchley Park
following the successful bid to redevelop Stirchley Baths Stirchley Park will gain improvements to the park any Ideas that you may have are more than welcome. details

Cartland Road FloodAlleviation Scheme
Start date of the work: 
27th January 2014

Approximate end date of the work: 1st January 2015
updates on the forum

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