News

View from the Bournville Christmas Tree

Ever wondered what it’s like at the top of the Bournville Christmas tree? Well now you know, courtesy of a video taken as the Christmas lights were placed on the tree ahead of them being switched-on on Saturday. read more

Village life

Bournville Christmas tree lights

Watch as the Bournville Christmas tree lights are switched on

The Bournville Christmas tree lights have now been switched on. Residents and visitors attending a new day-long Christmas festival saw the lights come on at 6pm on Saturday 2nd December. read more

Politics

Eu referendum

Bournville voted to remain in the EU

Data released by Birmingham City Council reveals that Bournville Ward voted to remain in the European Union in last Thursday’s historic vote. read more

Culture

Bournville schoolboy returns for series 4 of Peaky Blinders

Former Bournville School pupil Harry Kirton is returning to the role of Finn, a member of the notorious Shelby family, for the fourth Peaky Blinders series starting this week on BBC2. read more

Education

bad parking

School parking – children in danger

Are Bournville children at risk from bad parking by parents at the school gate? The President of the National Association of Head teachers thinks so and has lashed out at poor school parking. read more

Sport

Chocolate 5k charity race – 25th April

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice in Selly Park are staging a special 5k charity race in April called the ‘Chocolate 5k’. read more