Blythe Walk – extention

This is a continuation of the walk, from Monkspath,  over the motorway to the River Blythe; see this link for details: This about a 1.5 mile extension, through Solihull Riding Club land, via a public footpath, then walking back on the pavement along Four Ashes Road, then back to the river via another public footpath … More Blythe Walk – extention

Baddesley Clinton – Local National Trust Walk

Yesterday Jan and I, together with Mille, undertook the5 and bit miles circular walk encompassing Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House, both National Trust properties. The walk is available on-line via this link: The walk is easy, with no climbing and all fields/paths were dry. I have posted my own route because we started from … More Baddesley Clinton – Local National Trust Walk

Monkspath Post Office

I received a letter from the Post Office informing me the office in Monkspath will be closed for refurbishment on Monday 4 September, reopening at 1pm Wednesday 6 September. The nearest alternative post offices will be in Prospect Lane and Cranmore Boulevard. When open the new post office will be modern and have longer opening … More Monkspath Post Office

CIL Funding for use in Hillfield Local Nature Reserve

I have made a formal request for Community Infrastructure (CIL) funds be made available for some improvements in Hillfield Local Nature Reserve (aka Monkspath Park). The park serves and is within three municipal wards; Blythe, St Alphege and Shirley South. Letter to Anne B One of the main improvements I request is planting on or near the … More CIL Funding for use in Hillfield Local Nature Reserve

The Noise App

We all have some inconvenience from noise now and again, and who hasn’t held a party or gathering of some sort that hasn’t gone on into the early hours? However, although these ‘one-off’ events are generally accepted there are some people who suffer a great deal of unnecessary and anti-social behaviour type noise. As Councillors … More The Noise App