Notcutts, Monkspath is due for a refurb and a planning application has been submitted. All the details can be found by visiting the councils planning portal and typing in the planning reference – PL/2018/01894/PPFL – via this link: http://www.solihull.gov.uk/Resident/Planning/searchplanningapplications I have though attached the applicants planning statement here: PL_2018_01894_PPFL-PLANNING_STATEMENT-885653 with, Existing and Proposed site plans … More Notcutts – refurbishment
I did post about the expected heatwave in June and it is still with us (see https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2018/06/21/staying-cool-in-hot-weather/ ). However, recent weeks/days have witnessed intense heat and we now have a Heatwave warnings. The below is a synopsis of a message all borough councillors received about what actions we are taking and other preventative measures. HEATWAVE … More HEATWAVE – Solihull
I see Albert and his wife regularly when walking near Elmbridge Drive and Shelly Crescent. What I didn’t know was Albert took part in a tragic (and secret) Operation Smash, in practice for D Day. He was guiding one of several tanks ashore in Studland Bay and was one of a few that survived the … More Albert Price – a Monkspath resident and a hero.
Please find attached the Annual Report from Solihull’ s Healthwatch 2017/18. This report covers the period of change, especially the merging of three clinical commissioning groups: HW Solihull 2017-2018 Annual Report The report is worth reading and sharing with work colleagues, friends and family. Healthwatch work on our behalf and ensure Solihull residents have a strong … More Healthwatch Annual Report
An interesting application has been submitted this week, seeking outline permission to develop housing on a plot of land adjoining 68 Lady Lane, Cheswick Green. The proposed site is Green Belt land and documents supporting the application can be read here: Supporting statement: PL_2018_01906_MIODW-SUPPORTING_STATEMENT-886869 Site Plan: PL_2018_01906_MIODW-SITE_PLAN-886352 Location Plan: PL_2018_01906_MIODW-LOCATION_PLAN-886343 The details as to numbers, … More Planning Application – Lady Lane
Just a few days prior to the floods on Sunday 27 May I met with the councils Flood Protection officers to discuss the (relatively smaller) flooding which took place over Easter weekend; these were mainly related to parts of Cheswick Green and I posted information and images on my website – https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2018/04/04/flooding-issues-in-ward/ ). The video … More MAY BANK HOLIDAY FLOODS
This post is in conjunction with a previous post on this matter: https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2018/06/28/back-garden-planning-application-dickens-heath/ This post contains my formal objection to the councils’ [planning department and another report that relates to trees on development land. My formal objection can be read here: Objection P1Objection P2 My objection letter mentions a report that refers to trees on … More Garden Grabbing – Planning Objection
On behalf of residents of Creynolds Lane I have submitted a representation seeking a reduction of the current 40mph speed limit to 30 mph. I support this request. The submission, with rationale and evidence base, can be read here: IMG_20180704_0002IMG_20180704_0001. Creynolds Lane is a route that has become exceeding busier since motorists have recognised the ‘short cut’ … More Creynolds Lane – Request for reduction in speed limit