Speaking at a meeting of Brierley Hill Civic Society Nicki Dale, principle planning officer at Dudley Council, set out the time table for adoption of this crucial plan which will guide the physical regeneration of the area. The draft plan will be published on 30th November 2009 and a period of consultation lasting until 15th January 2010 will follow. An examination in public of the plan will take place in November next year. Continue reading Brierley Hill Area Action Plan timetable
Following the insolvency of the Civic Trust, civic societies up and down the country have been seeking ways of networking nationally. On 16th October Civic Societies met together as part of the Civic Society Initiative. Read about the event and download the “Own the Future” document by clicking here.
A draft constitution for Brierley Hill Civic Society is now available from the downloads page. Comments would be welcomed in advance of our next meeting on 16th November 2009.
Bloggers, I am delighted to anounce the arrival of The What Centre, Young People’s Advice and Counselling Service to a weekly session at Signpost.
Mandi Ceri will provide Information, Advice and Guidance each Thursday morning 9.30am – 12.30, we are delighted to add this excellent Counselling service to our programme. Each session has both drop – in and appointment based opportunities.
If anyone would prefer an appointment on any other week day please contact Signpost on 01384 77790 to arrange a convenient time. The What Centre provides support on Housing & homelssness, Benefits, Sexual Health, Training & Employment, Legal Rights, Healthy Lifestyle. Condoms and Chlamydia Testing are also available at Signpost.
Inspired by ‘King Bladud’s Pigs’ sculpture trail in Bath 2008 (www. kingbladudspigs.org), the Brierley Hill Arts and Culture Development Group is launching a similar trail in and around Brierley Hill during summer 2010. This will be a huge event for Brierley Hill and will encourage visitors to take a fresh look at the area, encompassing usual and unusual venues and locations – inspiring exploration! Continue reading Brierley Hill Pony Trail 2010 – new arts project
Christopher Thompson was raised in Wordsley and is a young and accomplished organist with an imaginative and versatile flair. Probably no Bach. A few hymn tunes – worked-over! Lots of show tunes, easy listening and fun music. All welcome. Plate to defray costs, but essentially FREE. Come and bring your friends. Via Bell Street South and DY5 3AA for SatNav users. Parking in churchyard.
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A new gallery section has been added to the downloads page.