This week, Cllr Mary Locke (left in photo) and Bournville Labour Party volunteers have been out talking to people in Cotteridge and Bournville to better understand the issues – both local and national – that local people are most concerned about.
We’re planning to be out most weeks in the run up to Christmas so that we can gather feedback from local people in Bournville, Cotteridge and Stirchley. We’ll then use this feedback to set out our priorities for the local elections in May 2018, so that we’re focusing on the issues that really matter.
Here’s some of the things we’ve learned so far.
Continue reading Widespread concern over crime and public service cuts on the doorstep in Cotteridge and Bournville
On Sunday , Cllr Mary Locke, Cllr Karen McCarthy and a team of volunteers from Bournville Labour Party bought just over £1,000 pounds worth of food from Stirchley Co-op and donated it to B30 foodbank.
Continue reading Bournville Labour Party donates over £1,000 of food to B30 Foodbank
The latest edition of Local Labour In Your Community newspaper is going out to residents in Bournville, Cotteridge, Masefield, Pineapple and Stirchley. In it, you’ll find the latest news about what’s going on in your area and what Steve McCabe MP and Cllr Mary Locke have been up to on your behalf.
Continue reading Local Labour In Your Community newspaper out now
At City Hall on Tuesday (7 February) Cllr Mary Locke used her first formal speech as Labour councillor for Bournville to highlight the importance of social care to people’s lives and demand fair funding for Birmingham.
Continue reading Cllr Mary Locke: It’s time for fair funding for social care, not breadcrumbs!
Christmas is a really tough time of the year for some families in our community but thanks to the generosity of local people Cllr Mary Locke has been able to donate over 1,000 gifts to local children in need this Christmas.
Continue reading Bournville Labour Party’s first Christmas appeal donates over 1,000 gifts to local children in need
On Saturday Cllr Mary Locke and Bournville Labour Party volunteers supported Small Business Saturday UK 2016 by shopping at local small businesses in Bournville, Cotteridge, Stirchley and the Masefield estate.
Continue reading Cllr Mary Locke shops local on Small Business Saturday 2016
Councillor Mary Locke and our team of volunteers had another positive session today in Cotteridge as we continued our traffic congestion survey.
Continue reading Learning more about congestion in Cotteridge
Hopefully by the time you read this you will have received the latest Labour in the Community newspaper. In the paper you can find out about the positive contribution Mary Locke is already having as our newly-elected councillor and how you can get in touch with her.
Continue reading Cllr Mary Locke reports back in latest edition of Labour in the Community
On Friday 22 July Councillor Mary Locke and volunteers from Bournville Labour Party purchased £600 worth of food for B30 Foodbank from the Stirchley Co-op, thanks to the generosity of our local community.
Continue reading Cllr Mary Locke donates £600 worth of food to B30 Foodbank