MP meets students.ERDINGTON MP Jack Dromey Jack Dromey (born 21 September 1948) is a British trade unionist, Deputy General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union and Treasurer of the Labour Party. He was for some time the Secretary of the Brent Trades Council, including when it organised the Grunwick Dispute met Castle Vale Castle Vale is an area of the City of Birmingham, in England, originally created as an overspill housing estate in the 1960s. History
The area was originally known as Berwood, from the Saxon ‘Bearu’ meaning 'the woods'. School students aged 14 and 15 to talk about a range of issues including building a new school for the estate, policing, homelessness and youth services.
A new youth forum will now be established for Castle Vale, including Tyburn councillors Lynda Clinton, Mike Sharpe and local campaigner Mick Brown.
Mr Dromey said: "It was great to meet young people who are so passionately engaged with important issues that affect their community. They want to make a difference and I back them 101 per cent."
[bar] GREAT Witley Church in Worcestershire will be hosting two concerts next month.
On May 6 at 5pm, CBSO CBSO City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra principal cellist Ulrich Heinen will perform Cello Suites 1,2 and 3 from Bach's Testimony to the Danse Noble. The recital is free, with a collection.
On Saturday, May 12, at 7.30pm, the Priory Singers will perform choral works by composers including Purcell, Lotti, Brickner and Elgar. Tickets for the concerts cost pounds 13, with under-18s admitted free.
For more information, phone 01684 561623 or visit www.greatwitleymusic.com