Liz Clements and Fred Grindrod elected as our Labour councillors for Bournville & Cotteridge

Cllr Fred Grindrod and Cllr Liz Clements holding a Labour poster saying 'For the many not the few' after receiving news that they'd been elected local councillors for Bournville & Cotteridge

Thank you to everyone who voted for Liz Clements and Fred Grindrod, who are now officially our new councillors for #Bournville & #Cotteridge .

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Widespread concern over crime and public service cuts on the doorstep in Cotteridge and Bournville

Cllr Mary Locke (far left) and volunteers from Bournville Labour Party on Ashmore Road in Cotteridge

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.

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