Monkspath Post Office

I received a letter from the Post Office informing me the office in Monkspath will be closed for refurbishment on Monday 4 September, reopening at 1pm Wednesday 6 September. The nearest alternative post offices will be in Prospect Lane and Cranmore Boulevard. When open the new post office will be modern and have longer opening … More Monkspath Post Office

CIL Funding for use in Hillfield Local Nature Reserve

I have made a formal request for Community Infrastructure (CIL) funds be made available for some improvements in Hillfield Local Nature Reserve (aka Monkspath Park). The park serves and is within three municipal wards; Blythe, St Alphege and Shirley South. Letter to Anne B One of the main improvements I request is planting on or near the … More CIL Funding for use in Hillfield Local Nature Reserve

The Noise App

We all have some inconvenience from noise now and again, and who hasn’t held a party or gathering of some sort that hasn’t gone on into the early hours? However, although these ‘one-off’ events are generally accepted there are some people who suffer a great deal of unnecessary and anti-social behaviour type noise. As Councillors … More The Noise App

Mercedes – Planning Application – Monkspath

Planning application PL/2017/01715/PPFL relates to an application by Mercedes to develop a new dealership on the present Prologis Site at 1, Monkspath Hall Road (on left as you drive into Monkspath from Stratford Road). The application reads: ‘PL/2017/01715/PPFL | Erection of a car showroom and associated sales facility (Sui Generis use), car repair facility, MOT … More Mercedes – Planning Application – Monkspath

Telecoms Mast – Stratford Road

Planning application PL/2017/01792/PNTC relates to the proposal for a telecoms mast on Stratford Road near to the entrance to Shirley Golf Club. The full application and important documents can be viewed via this link to the councils planning portal: https://publicaccess.solihull.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=OSPWVCOE01100 Ward councillors received prior notification several weeks ago and I recall that the current base … More Telecoms Mast – Stratford Road