The government has launched a consultation regarding travellers and the impact unauthorised encampments have on local communities. They are specifically looking at whether the existing powers need to be strengthened and how local public authorities can use powers available to them more effectively. It is our chance to ‘have our say’. The document is posted … More Government Consultation: Powers for dealing with unauthorised developments and encampment
At the Councils Budget setting meeting on 1 March we approved not only the budget for 2018/19 but also the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFS) for the next three years. It is posted here: Summarised-Medium-Term-Financial-Strategy-2018-19 . It is a very readable document for those interested in where we get our money from and how we spend … More Medium Term Financial Strategy
Above are a few videos I took of flood water taken mostly on Easter Monday, 3 April 2019, whilst below is a montage of images taken the same days. They show areas of Cheswick Green and Dickens Heath. If you select each image it will give more information but for brevity: The Cheswick Green ones were … More Flooding Issues in Ward
The dust seems to be settling on this issue, which I feel has been a bit of communications foul-up. I fully appreciate that some matters need to be kept in check until decisions are able to be made in public but once the media got hold of the story, and the announcement that Solihull Police … More Solihull Police Station
The Fair Trade Trail began in Solihull Town Centre on Saturday and runs for the next fortnight. The Trail allows children to engage in quiz activity, to find out the clues by visiting stores participating in the trail. Full details can be found via the council webpage where you can download the trail information sheet: … More Solihull Fair Trade Trail
This message may be relevant to some residents: The council is aware that since 2015 we have had an issue with some of our brown recycling bins splitting. This is not due to any mishandling by the crews but due to a manufacturing defect. The manufacturer is aware of the problem and as the bins … More Problem with your Brown Bin in Solihull?
Having been in contact with Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), speaking directly with an officer, Kieron Bridges, I can report the following in relation to the bus services to Cheswick Green, Dickens Heath and Tidbury Green (as well as other areas that rely on the S2 and S3 services). Because residents had already made some … More BUS SERVICES – BLYTHE WARD