Brierley Hill Civic Society has unanimously backed local residents objecting to the Clean Power proposals for a waste to energy plant at Moor Street Brierley Hill. Amongst the reasons it gives are a large increase in heavy vehicles in the area, an over intensification of the site for waste management purposes (the area has already been blighted by the RDF wast mountain) and loss of amenity for residents living close to the site.
The next meeting of Brierley Hill Civic Society takes place on Monday 17th March 2014. This posting includes its agenda and the minutes of the February’s AGM. Although there is no main speaker this time around, discussions will take place on future activities and on the current state of the town.
Brierley Hill Civic Society’s AGM is taking place on Monday, 17th February 2014 at St Michael’s Church, Bell Street South, starting 5.30pm. Ian Harvey, national director of Civic Voice will be talking about the Civic Movement past, present and future. Please feel free to come along, all welcome.
Westfield Merry Hill manager, Lucas Ross, will be speaking at the next meeting of Brierley Hill’s Civic Society. In a tough economic climate what is Westfield’s view on the future regeneration of our town?
At its November meeting Brierley Hill Civic Society heard a spending speech from canal expert and enthusiast Graham Fisher MBE and then discussed progress on the Brierley Hill in Bloom project and the forthcoming Brierley Hill Christmas festival. A record 28 people attended the meeting – which is open to anyone who has an interest in our town past, present and future.
Brierley Hill Civic society met on Monday, 15th July. The key speaker, funding by the Community First programme was Terry Church who gave a cracking talk on “1942 – a vintage year”. The society also heard updates and local issues. You can read the minutes here:
You are invited to “The Fact In Fiction” A talk by local author Michael Taylor on Monday, 23rd April, 2012 at St Michael’s Church, Bell Street South, Brierley Hill Starting at 5.30pm The talk deals in a humorous way with how Michael got started in writing romantic fiction aimed at women readers, and the tremendous […]
Please find the agenda for the next meeting of the Civic Society to take place at St Michael’s Church, Brierley Hill on Monday 16th May 2011 commencing at 5.30pm. All are welcome to attend. Our guest speaker is Pete Boland who will be talking about the historic environment in Brierley Hill, and this should be […]
Brendan Hawthorne, Black Country poet extraordinaire, was commissioned by English Heritage to work with members of Brierley Hill Civic society to capture their thoughts on the past, present and future of Brierley Hill, as art of the ‘Brierley Hillness’ project. Here he performs he poem at Artspace in Brierley Hill to an audience of form […]
Brierley Hill Library is expected to close for five weeks from early April to allow for physical alterations and improvements to take place. Local councillor Rachel Harris told a meeting of the town’s Civic Society that the council’s housing advice service together with the local Citizens Advice Bureau would be sharing the High Street Building. […]