Do we really want a Costa Coffee in Dickens Heath?

A bit of an issue, especially as Dickens Heath is served by Mortons (which is a really nice restaurant that serves coffee), The Chalice (that also provides coffee), a Tesco Express (that has a take-a-way Costa Coffee) and the wonderful Coffee Cloud – an independent coffee shop. All these establishments are on Main Street, Dickens … More Do we really want a Costa Coffee in Dickens Heath?

Improving Access to Adult Social Care in Solihull

At a recent  Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Board Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Board I attended plans to improve access to adult social care provision in the borough were put before us to consider, specifically in respect of: Extra Care Development for Older People Care homes development Care at home development The … More Improving Access to Adult Social Care in Solihull

West Midlands Fire Service – Report for Solihull MBC

This report was presented to Solihull Full Council yesterday evening, it can be viewed via this link: WMFS Solihull report The report examines the Fire Service Plan and a visit to the West Midlands Fire Service website has plenty of information, especially on fire prevention: https://www.wmfs.net/ In the borough you will find the report looks … More West Midlands Fire Service – Report for Solihull MBC

Travellers Update – House of Commons debate

I have today received a briefing note from the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner in relation to travellers. The briefing note is directed at the MP’s representing the West Midlands in preparation for a House of Commons debate about travellers taking place soon. The document is a public document which I can share with … More Travellers Update – House of Commons debate

Fore Business Park – planning committee

This has always been an interesting application and one I have reported on three occasions on my website, with links to the site via additional Facebook group messages (see below for links to these pages). The proposal is before Solihull Planning Committee tomorrow and the officers report can be viewed via this link: http://eservices.solihull.gov.uk/mgInternet/documents/s52979/PL201701594MAJFOT%20-%20Report%20by%20the%20Head%20Of%20Development%20and%20Regulatory%20Management.pdf The … More Fore Business Park – planning committee