Peach Crostata

A crostata is an Italian lattice-topped pie which can be sweet or savoury. This one has a fruity fresh peach filling. Serve with crème fraîche or ice cream. Serves 6 Ready in 1 hour 15 minutes (plus chilling) FOR THE PASTRY 350g plain flour 175g butter, chilled and diced 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 large […]

Dry Weather Gardening

Dry Weather Gardening

After all those weeks in early summer when it seemed unable to stop raining, many plants will have been lulled into a false sense of security.  And those of us who look after the plants are also likely to have become a little too used to not worrying about what and how to water to […]

Dummy Demo Steers Pupils Away From Knife Crime

Dummy Steers Pupils Away From Knife Crime

“Only dummies carry knives” that’s the message youngsters from a Birmingham school heard during an innovative West  Midlands Police presentation using a lifelike mannequin to illustrate the dangers. Year 9 students from Colmers School in  Rednal were introduced to star of the show ‘Stan’ a realistic dummy which has a heartbeat and can breathe, talk, […]

Austin Flight Shed 1936 – 2012

Austin Flight Shed Roof

The Flight Shed, erected in 1936, was the first building constructed at Longbridge under the WWII Shadow Factory Scheme. It measured 180ft x 500ft with a height of 25ft. The impressive steel roof was based on a German design called Lamella Construction, developed in the 1920s. In 1929 rights were acquired by Horsley Engineering of […]

Saint Nicholas Place

Saint Nicholas Place

Saint Nicolas Place is the finest collection of medieval buildings in Birmingham owned and managed by Kings Norton Parish church for all to discover, enjoy and use. The Tudor Merchant’s  House, owned by Humphrey Rotsey, a wool merchant who wanted to flaunt his wealth, was built in 1492. The rooms inside include the Parlour, which […]

Safety In The Home

Safety In The Home

As you grow older, making sure your home is safe and secure gives you extra peace of mind. Even if you are fit and active, you may realise that at times you don’t have as much energy, find it harder to balance, or that your eyesight is not as good as it used to be. […]

Home Instead Senior Care

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