News Items 2002 – 2006

Stories created before 2007 were not archived but survive in title only.

  • 2000 members!
  • Iron and willow-weave Dragonfly in Knowle Park Vandalised
  • Family History Societies talk January 2006
  • History of Knowle Park (Job’s Close)
  • Notice of November 2005 AGM
  • Visit to HDRA—Henry DoubleDay Research Association at Ryton (photo)
  • Letter from Gary Masters re Licensing hours – 27 July 2005
  • Letter to SMBC from G Masters re. traffic calming on the Kenilworth Rd – 23 June 2005
  • Local History Centre exhibition ‘The Red Lion’
  • Apology for loss of service from web forwarding provider (May 2005)
  • Housing developments in Knowle (3rd February 2005)
  • Musical Evening – The Blossomfield Singers (18th November 2004)
  • Parkridge & PPG (18th November 2004)
  • Images of Lodge Road (1st November 2004)
  • Bus changes (24 October 2004)
  • American Interlude exhibition – preparing for D Day
  • LNR launch 18 (September 2004)
  • Heritage open day (11 September 2004)
  • 1st Knowle Scouts receives cheque from the Wootton Fund
  • Planning applications now feature photographs and maps
  • Recent Newsletters now available in pdf
  • Gumley Wilson – Squire of Knowle and Black Sheep – Exhibition 1 March – 31 May 2004
  • Skateboard proposals in Jobs Close Park
  • Record numbers on Boxing Day Walk
  • Constitution (2002) now on website
  • Plane trees on Warwick Road going
  • Bus timetable amendments
  • Parkridge Development of 78 apartments rejected by Solihull Council
  • St Johns Close questionnaire – broad conclusions and numerical results
  • Goodbye Sodens – the story of a butcher’s shop
  • Knowle Library Local History Month – Knowle Society Local History Centre
  • Latest amenity developments in Knowle
  • Past newsletters are now available on this website
  • Questionnaire about St Johns Close
  • Open Day about St Johns Close, 28th June 2003
  • Report on the Bluebell Walk
  • Pathfinder, Open Letter to Residents, Correcting a misunderstanding!
  • News of current highway and amenity developments around Knowle due in early 2003
  • Report on first walk of the year on Sunday 23rd March.
  • See our programme of meetings and walks for 2003
  • Exhibition for the Church’s 600th anniversary (Guild Register came to Knowle)
  • Saturday 26 October 2002 gales brought down tree at Milverton House
  • Society President’s reminiscences at the 40th anniversary birthday party
  • Society’s response to government proposals for Midlands airports expansion
  • Pictures of Knowle’s highly successful Jubilee street event
  • Millennium sign is one year old!

There were older stories that appeared from soon after the Society’s website began but these have not been archived.