On Thursday 29 October I attended Dickens Heath Library for a meeting regarding the future of the library. Also in attendance were fellow ward councillors, members of the parish council and senior officers from the Council’s Library Service. The meeting was a follow-up from one held a few weeks ago. At the outset it must … More DICKENS HEATH LIBRARY


I have posted several reports about the Local Development Plan (LDP) for Solihull and perhaps a more detailed and succinct report which relates more in-depth towards Blythe ward and Tidbury Green can be found on 28 July 2014, link here: https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2014/07/28/solihull-ldp-blythe-ward-perspective/ . We now find Tidbury Green Farm, which the council wished to be returned … More TIDBURY GREEN PLANNING APPEALS


Please find posted the latest monthly report from the Neighbourhood Teams representing the Rural Sector, which includes Blythe ward. Newsletter October 2015 Amongst other things, this month’s info includes deadlines for the closure of the mini-recycling sites around the borough. There is also a comment from Kath Hemming’s (Neighbourhood manager) ‘ I would like to give … More NEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT – October 2015

West Midlands Combined Authority – to be or not to be?

Cards on the table – I feel there is a lot to be gained with greater communication and work between neighbouring local authorities in the West Midlands Region. I do not want us to go back to the bad old days of the former West Midlands County Council and do not want any extra layer of … More West Midlands Combined Authority – to be or not to be?