Community associations, clubs, groups, organisations and charities
in Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, West Midlands
Streetly Sports Club is the home to Cricket, Hockey and Bowls. The private members Club house is situated at the back of Manor Primary School, Briar Avenue, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B74 3HX 0121 353 0958. Each sporting section run teams for all ages - contact via websites for hockey and cricket. For more information contact Elizabeth Peers
Sutton Coldfield Rambling Club, part of the Ramblers Association
Streetly Councillors are available every Saturday morning.
North Birmingham Judo Club holds classes for adults and children at Streetly Youth and Sports Centre, Foley Road East on Fridays and Sundays. Learn judo and jujitsu in a friendly and relaxed club taught by a Judo 3rd Dan and the current British Jujitsu Champion. Benefits of joining are fitness, weight loss, effective self defence,and discipline. Structured programme for beginners. Call 07817 666 964 or visit North Birmingham Judo Club website For more details of classes see whats on page
Tai Chi Chuan - classes and private lessons available in Streetly, Aldridge, Sutton Coldfield, and Pelsall. Tai Chi is a Chinese exercise system suitable for all ages, all sizes, and all levels of fitness. For more information call Steve on 07845 981 677 or visit Tai Chi Chuan website Classes in Streetly
A Ladies Class is held at 2.30pm on Tuesdays at Streetly Evangelical Church, Egerton Road. (term time only). We sing choruses, have a speaker, and conclude with tea and biscuits.
Wednesday, Over Twenty Club meets at the Streetly Community Association, Foley Road East, from September through to end of May, from 8.00pm - 10.30pm. For further details contact Ken or Barbara on 0121 580 8102.
Watercolour Painting Group held every Tuesday afternoon. Class tutor Colin Clifton. Colin and his wife Doreen are both artists working in oils, acrylics and watercolour, and love traditional paintings. Colin generally concentrates on landscapes covering subjects from many areas in the United Kingdom. He studied at Birmingham College of Art and is currently a senior member of the Lichfield Society of Artists, where Doreen is also a member. His work is sold through several galleries. Contact Colin on 0121 353 6290.
Streetly Singers This small , well known group of 18 men and women meet together to sing on Tuesday evenings. They perform about six concerts each year, mainly modern popular theatre repertoire. All fees earnt at these events (some £2,000 plus annually) are donated to local charities. The singers would welcome new members especially tenors and basses. For details contact Philip Morris on 0121 353 7893.
Walsall Leisure Wayfarers Walking Group. If you are looking for good company, good views, good health, and good exercise contact Peggy Desorgher on 0121 358 5093.
Walsall Leisure Ramblers meet every 2nd Thursday afternoon for a 3 - 4 mile ramble in the countryside. Local pick-up points. Call 01922 451531.
Sutton Park Probus Club. Are you retired but not 'over the hill'? Our club meets monthly at lunchtimes to listen to a speaker and enjoy good company. It has a popular social calendar including country rambles, theatre trips and places of interest. We also play bridge, golf and bowls. Call 0121 353 3321.
St. John's Ambulance is looking for volunteer leaders in the Streetly and Aldridge areas to co-ordinate its' services to the public and to help provide activities for young people. Phone 0121 237 3899 or visit St. John's Ambulance website
North Birmingham Cyclists Touring Club is a sociable, non-competitive club based in Shenstone. Membership is open to males and females of all ages (under 14s must be accompanied by an adult). The club provides seven club rides every week, with Saturday morning introductory rides for beginners and returners to cycling. For more details visit North Birmingham Cyclists Touring Club website
Blackwood Acappella Singers meet at Blackwood Methodist Church, Streetly. Meeting fee £5 payable in advance at the begining of term. For details contact Brian Spencer on 0121 353 2071 or Email Brian
Blackwood Youth Club offers project based work, IT facility information. Meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Contact Maggie Bowles on 0121 353 0005. Blackwood Youth Club
Birchfield Cycling Club meet every Friday evening for a social chat about all things cycling, for venue details please Contact Colin on 0121 358 6768. A short history of the Birchfield Cycling Club,the club was formed in 1879 two years after the well known Birchfield Harriers and from the same area of Aston where Villa park now stands.There has been contact with the Harriers over the years when grass track cycle racing was popular but not in recent years. Our club has met at streetly for the last 25 years or more, although we have fallen foul of public liability insurance and have recently lost our club room and are currently looking for somewhere new to meet in the local area. Our usual sunday cycle ride is 50 miles to a number of cycle friendly cafe,s and a possilbe pint of bitter on the way back, we can cater for all ages starting at 14, however, 5o miles is alot for younger children but we can do shorter rides for any youngster who seems very keen ! We meet at the Hardwick Pub on the Chester rd at 9.00am on most Sundays, but a phone call is advisable to Colin 0121 358 6768 or 07976713227. As a club, we take part in Tuesday evening time trials through the summer months, which involves riding on your own against the clock for distances of 5--10---25 miles and maybe even further for anyone who is really keen. Further details available from Colin Willetts via email:
Chatterbooks - a reading club for 7 - 11 year olds. Contact 0121 353 4230. at Streetly Library
Blackwood Park is a small group of residents and park users who take an interest in all aspects of the park, ranging from improvements to play areas to anti-social behaviour.
Jogging group for beginners meets weekly (term time only) on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Run with a qualified female instructor. Don't waste any time . Shift those pounds. Everyone and anyone is welcome. Regular joggers (up to 3 miles) catered for too. Get Fit - Have Fun - Meet People - Make Friends. Contact Gaynor on 07882732602 or Jogg it website
J.P.Line Dancing for all ages. Why not join our line dancing classes. Line dancing is fun and energetic and will improve your stamina and co-ordination. You don't need a partner. We meet in Streetly on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and on Friday evenings.
Parent and toddler group every Monday at Streetly Library.
SIMPLY PILATES with Diane Harrold is a slow form of exercise done both standing and lying down, which can help with back and shoulder problems, posture and balance. There are several weekly classes in Streetly. 'Phone Diane on 01922 454705.
Body Control Pilates classes with Jo. It improves you posture and flexibility, strengthens your core muscles, lessens aches and pains, helps with back problems, is suitable for both males and females, first time exercisers and pregnant ladies. Classes work to a maximum of 12 people ensuring close supervision and support from the fully qualified teacher. Several classes are held at Streetly Sports Centre, Foley Road East. Call Jo on 07522 394869.
Streetly Local History Group meets monthly. The group was set up in March, 2008 and already has betwen 30 - 40 regulars at its meetings. Talks so far have included staff from Walsall Local History Centre looking at old maps and photos of the area, Brian Wheat recalling boyhood memories on Hundred Acre, Keith Henney looking back at the history of Streetly Youth Club, Ivor Thompson and Streetly Works, and an extremely amusing talk by Bob 'The Bottle' Burton. If you have any information or photos which could be used or any memories to share call Colin on 0121 353 6365 or, better still, why not come along to one of our meetings. Tea and coffee are always served.
St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church holds a coffee morning on the second Wednesday of the month. Come along and make new friends and find out what is going on in the area. Open to men and women of any denomination.
Streetly ACC Men's Keep Fit meets weekly on Thursday evenings.
Streetly Solitaire Club meets every Wednesday at Veseyans Sports and Social Club, Little Hardwick Road at 8.00pm. It is open to single adults of all ages and status. Members can chat over a drink then take part in a game or quiz in a relaxed environment, and can also join in regular days out, theatre trips, holidays, walks and meals out. Contact Pat on 0121 748 2992.
Streetly Disabled and Senior Citizens Association meet at the Red Cross Hall,, Blackwood Road, Streetly on the first Monday evening, 7.30 - 9.00pm, and the third Wednesday afternoon, 2.30 - 4.00pm. There are currently about 40 members. Annual subscription is £5.00 and charge for each meeting is £1.50 including tea and cakes and a raffle ticket.
Streetly Ladies' Club regular meetings held on the first Thursday of each month at All Saints Church, Streetly at 2.30pm. We support local charities and have regulaar speakers and outings. New members always welcome. Contact 0121 353 3527, or 0121 353 1627 or 0121 308 6259.
The Streetly WI ( Womens Institute) meet at the Streetly Community Centre on Foley Road East.( regular meeting on the third Tuesday of each month )
Streetly Philatelic Society meet on Tuesdays
Streetly Horticultural Society
Streetly Flower Arrangers Club meet on the second Tuesday of each month for talks and demonstrations. Flowers are always raffled off. Refreshments and parking available. Call Jenny on 0121 353 2626. Streetly Community Centre, Foley Road East, Streetly B74 3HR
Streetly Youth Club Youth Club
Streetly Community Association,
www.streetly tennis club
Streetly Cricket club www.streetly CC
Streetly Motor Club www.streetly motor club
Streetly Youth Orchestra www.nsyo.org
Streetly Hockey Club streetly Hockey Club website
Streetly Housing Association Streetly Housing Association website
Streetly Ju-Jutsu Club ( Meet at ) Streetly School
Taekwondo classes are held every Thursday. Relaxed, friendly atmosphere, all ages and abilities welcome. Competitive rates with family discounts. Call instructor, Rob Bayliss - 4th Dan - on 07866 869157.
UK Youth Parliament (UKYP)
Walsall Consumer Group for Blind and Partially Sighted People where blind and partially sighted members and professionals in the field, get together to discuss the issues that matter. Transcription and Equipment Loaning Service available. Also speakers and open days. Meetings are on the first Thursday of each month.
Yoga classes for all ages and abilities are held every Friday afternoon during term time. Come and get fit and flexible.. First class free. £3.00 per class thereafter payable per term in advance. Call Streetly Sports Centre on 0121 353 8630.
Yoga Group (Hatha) meets Wednesdays at St. Anne's Primary School, Blackwood Road, Streetly. Hatha Yoga consists of asana (posture), pranayama (breath control), meditation and relaxation.All levels of ability are welcome. Come along and increase your strength, flexibility and sense of well being, and improve your body, mind and senses. Bring a non-slip mat and wear something comfortable. Contact Jill Nock on 0121 353 1153.
Streetly Neighbourhood Watch, Meets quarterly at All Saints Church Hall, Foley Road East, Streetly. The meeting is for co-ordinators but all Neighbourhood Watch members are welcome. Tea and Coffee served at end of meeting. For more details log onto www.scanonline.org uk
Streetly Neighbourhood Policing
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