On Friday 21st December Santa will be coming to Dickens Heath thanks to our friends at Shirley Round Table. He will arrive from around 5.30pm and stay until 8.30pm/9pm. He will travel the roads of Dickens Heath and then end up at a focal point of the Heath. The route will be decided upon by […]
To celebrate Ice Hair and Beauty’s 1st year Anniversary they are holding a charity waxing supporting SANDS (Stillborn & Neonatal Death Society) on Sunday 16th December 2012. Come and join in with the fun and watch Terry from Coffee Cloud having his chest waxed and Stuart (a resident from Dickens Heath) who is having his […]
After much Twittersphere pressure from villagers, it looks like Shirley Round Table are revising their route and will bring Father Christmas and his sleigh to Dickens Heath on Friday 21st December to bring Christmas cheer to children and raise money at the same time. It’s fantastic that they have changed their plans to include the […]
Pure Retreat have a special Christmas offer….spend £150 or more on Gift Vouchers this Christmas and receive a free back massage in the New Year. Perfect for getting rid of any January Sales aches and pains! Give Kerry and Caroline a call on 0121 744 0121 or email them on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Coffee Cloud Christmas menu is bringing some tantalising flavours into the village with some extremely tempting Christmas-inspired cakes to try, as well as freshly-made gingerbread and coffees flavoured with warming, festive spices. There is also a range of original painting, gifts and accessories on display in the cafe for that perfect last minute present. […]
Villagers affected by the recent flooding, or who live next to the flooded Griffin Lane development site took part in a phone in on Adrian Goldberg’s BBC WM programme about the issue of developers being given permission to build on flood prone sites. As soon as the programme is over you can listen again to […]
Win a £20 voucher from Janaki for the best picture of your marvellous Movember ‘tache. It’s that time of year when perfectly sensible men start sprouting spectacular facial hair and turning into Tom Sellecks, Freddie Mercurys, Groucho Marxes and Lee Van Cleefs! Yep, Movember is well underway and there are some very impressive ‘taches on […]
There have been many discussions – on this site and on Facebook – in recent weeks about how best to provide facilities in the village for young people. The time has come to turn these discussions into a proper plan that works for everyone!
Solihull Council have donated several hundred daffodil bulbs to the Parish Council. They plan to plant these at various locations around the village to brighten up forlorn patches of grass. If anyone has a bit of spare time and can help with the planting out, Councillor Bob Cudmore would be delighted to hear from you. […]
Most rural bus services, including the one which passes through Dickens Heath are funded by Centro who specify the routes and award contracts for them. Most of these contracts will be ending in summer 2013 and Centro is seeking views to determine whether or not to make any changes to routes or timetables. If you […]