Solihull celebrates 16 of the best parks and green spaces in the country – YET AGAIN!

Local volunteers and Solihull Council are celebrating after receiving Green Flag Awards for 16 parks, cemeteries and green spaces. The award is the international quality mark for parks and green spaces. Solihull Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways, Cllr Ken Hawkins, said: “Our parks and green spaces have played a vital role for people through … More Solihull celebrates 16 of the best parks and green spaces in the country – YET AGAIN!

Solihull – Five year plan for Adult Social Care

Solihull Council is developing a new five-year plan for Adult Social Care. It will set out the Council’s approach and priorities to support Solihull residents who have social care and support needs, as well as support for their carers and families. We want to make sure the final plan includes what matters to the people … More Solihull – Five year plan for Adult Social Care

Solihull Council lines up £98.5m for key borough transport projects

This is a press release from SMBC from Friday 15th July, 2022. This is brilliant news for the borough and our officers are congratulated for making sure we had ‘shovel ready’ schemes when bidding for the available funding. Reads: Solihull residents and visitors could be set to benefit from over £98m of investment in vital transport … More Solihull Council lines up £98.5m for key borough transport projects

AFTERNOON TEA

On Wednesday Janet and I hosted an afternoon tea for the superb volunteer litter pickers we have in Monkspath; I also bumped into some from Tidbury Green a few days before and invited them. A proper afternoon tea, with finger sandwiches no less and cake, plenty of it. The only downside was there seemed to … More AFTERNOON TEA

SOLIHULL LIBRARIES – READING CHALLENGE

Children in Solihull ages 4 – 11 are being challenged to read six books across the school summer holidays. This year’s School Summer Reading Challenge ‘Gadgeteers’, starts on Saturday 9 July and gives children the opportunity to win some exciting prizes. The challenge is free to join and runs until Saturday 10 September. To take … More SOLIHULL LIBRARIES – READING CHALLENGE

Blythe Valley Park – Monkspath – Dorridge : Active Travel Proposals

As both a ward councillor and Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways I have been working with officers on active travel provision in the area. Funding is directly from the Blythe valley Park development by way of Section 106 funds, for the provision of active travel, especially cycling, to and from BVP and local communities. … More Blythe Valley Park – Monkspath – Dorridge : Active Travel Proposals