Author Archives: John OMeara

NURSERY AND HOME CARE CUTS LOOMING

January 13th, 2018 | by John OMeara

Letters from Handsworth Against the Cuts and Unison about impending cuts which will have big impacts locally. Dear Friends Happy [&hellip


PIECES OF THE HOUSING JIGSAW

January 3rd, 2018 | by John OMeara

In pre-Christmas despondency about local frustrations with environmental and housing issues, I was looking   around for a glimmer of light. [&hellip


MULTI-USE CENTRE SHOWS THE WAY

November 9th, 2017 | by John OMeara

There aren’t many openings for youth workers these days, but the Youth Service’s loss has been Laurel Road’s gain. Joy [&hellip


THE REPORT WHICH SAYS IT ALL?

October 26th, 2017 | by John OMeara

The recent report to Cabinet shown below covers many issues of acute concern to Handsworth residents – particularly in relation [&hellip


THE FLOWERING OF LOZELLS

October 5th, 2017 | by John OMeara

It’s hard to do anything in Lozells without bumping into someone – something to do with the layout of the [&hellip


LOCAL DEMOCRACY IN THE BALANCE

September 29th, 2017 | by John OMeara

Over 4 years ago (click LEHCTFoundation) John Cotton told the founding meeting of the Lozells and East Handsworth Community Trust [&hellip


TAKE PART IN A HERITAGE EXPERIMENT

September 4th, 2017 | by John OMeara

Anyone interested in how heritage can help address here and now issues may have found the approach of Historic England [&hellip



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