Some great work done by so many people in the last few weeks, but  most praise goes to Kerry Grandison, form SMBC’s Neighbourhood Services team. Kerry wanted to do something to provide Christmas cheer for the elderly residents in the borough, so she started a campaign to get donations for hampers so they can be made … More CHRISTMAS HAMPERS FOR THE ELDERLY IN SOLIHULL


Residents who use this road hardly need to be reminded by these photographs but there are obviously issues here. On Monday morning I joined Matt Gardner, SMBC Neighbourhood Officer and Highway Inspector, when he undertook his latest inspection. I also asked along Angela Hutchinson who had raised this stretch of road on this forum (it … More RUMBUSH LANE


Some great coverage of the issue by Cathrina Hulse, reporter for Solihull News and Birmingham Mail. I am grateful for Cathrina, also Solihull Observer and BBC Midlands in raising the profile of the issue, which saw a wide coverage following the August Bank Holiday gathering. This media coverage has certainly helped the authorities to focus … More BOY RACERS UPDATE

TIDBURY GREEN – Lowbrook Farm

A quick update from my post (dated 29 October) about planning appeals in Tidbury Green (see link: ). I  have received an reply to my letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (original letter in the previous post). The reply, from the Minister of State for Housing and Planning is … More TIDBURY GREEN – Lowbrook Farm