We have received reports of cars having their paintwork deliberately damaged. These incidents have occurred to cars parked near Knowle Park, some parked on the pavement, some parked in driveways. The Police have been informed and have requested that anyone who has had such damage caused recently or in the next few weeks should report it. Please use the Police non-emergency number 101 for this purpose. This will enable them to determine whether there is any pattern to the incidents and take measures.
Knowle Society’s 2017/18 Speaker Meeting programme kicks off when former RSPB Communications Manger, Chris Edwards, tells the fascinating story of RSPB’s Middleton Lakes Reserve.
Just over a decade ago, the 400 acre site was a cluster of gravel pits, but now it is a network of trails around a jigsaw of hides, lookouts, meadows, wetlands, lakes and ponds that are bird spotter’s paradise.
Strolling the trails, which lie nestled between the River Tame and the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal, the visitor can readily spot swans, gliding gracefully across the lakes, and then the ducks and other fowl bobbing along in the streams. For the more eagle eyed, there is now a bounty of birdlife to feast on, including the haughty heron waiting patiently on a high branch to the sparrowhawk soaring and circling overhead to the sandpiper spying from the bank.
Discover the Potential Development Sites
Interested in finding out exactly where the over a thousand new houses that have been proposed for development in Knowle in the Draft Local Plan will be sited? Join The Knowle Society for an evening tour of the sites, approximately a three mile walk, on Wednesday 24th May. This stroll will commence at 7pm from the Car Park of Knowle (Jobs Close) Park. All are welcome. As this will involve exploring some potentially muddy fields, suitable footwear is recommended.