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11 Facts About Bartley Green
Bartley Green was first noted in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Berchelai.
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Bartley Green was again mentioned in 1657 this time it was under its current name.
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Bartley Green became more built up after the end of the Second World War in 1945, with a mix of private and council housing being built.
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Bartley Green has been a safe Conservative ward at Birmingham City Council level in recent years, with all three serving Councillors – John Lines, Vivienne Barton and Bruce Lines – representing the party.
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Bartley Green Reservoir is the place where Bill Oddie did a lot of his early birdwatching, and features in his books and television programmes.
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Bartley Green FC were a successful football club based in the ward and past members of the Midland Combination Premier Division.
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The Judo club based in Bartley Green meets at the nearby Shenley Court Community Leisure Centre in Northfield.
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Bartley Green School was granted technology status in 2000 and has 848 pupils on roll.
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