Some excellent news announced by the Deputy Prime Minister at the Local Government Conference today (see: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13952431 ). The collection of Business rates is a sore point for SMBC. Our officers have one of the best collection rates for Business and Council Tax in the country but although we collect about £90m in Business Rate this … More Business Rate Collection
Planning application 2011/403 relates to an application by Shirley Golf Club to develop a golf academy, road access and residential development. The detailed application can be found via: http://www.solihull.gov.uk/planning/dc/ViewApp.asp I have written to several residents in Creynolds Lane seeking their views about the application. I have concerns about more building in greenbelt land, especially that … More Golf Academy and Residential Development?