Even being a prolific user of Twitter, Facebook and having my own website to engage with residents and the wider community I do frequently reflect as to how effective these communications are and whether I don’t do enough to engage with those who do not use social media. Leaflets can be hit and miss and I … More How can I improve my engagement with you?
Solihull residents are being warned not to use ‘cowboy builders’ or rogue traders to repair or clean up after any damage caused by storm Doris. Trading Standards officers at Solihull Council are issuing the advice before high winds are expected to work their way through the borough today, possibly bringing down fences, trees and damaging … More STORM DAMAGE and COWBOY BUILDERS
To help promote Solihull’s Fair Trade Trail I innocently agreed to dress up as Banana Man little knowing the suggestion was real. The cost of a real Banana Man outfit was expensive so a Banana costume was purchased (this is great as it can be used by our Love Solihull team in the school engagements). … More Banana Man comes to Solihull
At the meeting of the Full Council on Wednesday 1 March we will be setting the budget for the next financial year, 2017/18. In addition, we will be agreeing the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) up to 2020. In a Nutshell: The council tax for Solihull will rise by 4.99%. Most Local Authorities are setting … More SOLIHULL BUDGET 2017/18
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Much has been mentioned about the land on Tanworth Lane, known as Mount Dairy Farm, Cheswick Green, Shirley, Solihull. The site is subject to the council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) ‘Solihull Draft Local Plan – Shaping a Sustainable Future’ which was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate in September 2012. The…
As part of new housing developments, Solihull Council has a policy to secure affordable housing, this takes the form of both rented and shared ownership properties. If you (or your children) can’t quite afford the mortgage on 100% of a home, Shared Ownership offers you the chance to buy a share of your home (between … More Shared Ownership Homes in Solihull
Spot the banana characters in shop windows and find the clues to solve the Fairtrade Trail. To take part download a trail sheet (via this link) and hunt down the banana characters in Solihull Town Centre. Find the Banana Characters and solve the code! Why not follow Solihull Fair Trade on Twitter: @SolihullFtrade … More Go Bananas! Solihull Town Centre Fairtrade Trail