EARLSWOOD LAKES

A jewel on our doorsteps and whilst many of the houses on one side of the Engine Lake are in Solihull borough, the lake itself is not, and forms the boundary with Warwickshire. There are three lakes in all. The Canal and Rivers Trust have done a fantastic job in renovating the paths and the … More EARLSWOOD LAKES

CONNECTED AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES in SOLIHULL

As part of Solihull Council’s exciting Low Carbon Future Mobility project, supported by the West Midlands Combined Authority, an innovative project is currently underway to look at how zero-carbon, autonomous vehicles could meet some of the Borough’s transport needs in the future. A state-of-the-art self-driving shuttle will take to the roads around Birmingham Airport, transporting … More CONNECTED AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES in SOLIHULL

Solihull Council teams up with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Severn Trent for Commonwealth Forest at Hope Coppice

I joined many others, including my grandsons school pals, planting trees at Hope Coppice last week. The headlines of the from the planting are: Hope Coppice becomes first location of the Severn Trent and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Forests with 9,400 trees First day of planting took place on World Wildlife Day, Thursday 3 March, with … More Solihull Council teams up with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Severn Trent for Commonwealth Forest at Hope Coppice

What happens to the recycling and waste collected at Bickenhill?

Mixed Recycling Materials are sorted into the separate material fractions via an automated process at a Materials Recycling Facility. The separate materials are then baled and sold on the open market for manufacture into new products across the world. Any material that is not suitable for recycling is used to manufacture Solid Recovered Fuel (SDF) … More What happens to the recycling and waste collected at Bickenhill?

Household Waste and Recycling Destinations

Followers may be interested to know where our household waste and recycling goes from Solihull. WE are committed to responsible waste and recycling outcomes. Mixed Recycling Materials are sorted into the separate material fractions via an automated process at a Materials Recycling Facility. The separate materials are then baled and sold on the open market … More Household Waste and Recycling Destinations

BRUETON PARK LNR – River Blythe enhancement

The next phase of works is taking place at Brueton Park LNR as part of the River Blythe Enhancement Project. These works will take place for approximately four weeks starting week commencing Monday 31 January – weather and contractors’ schedule permitting. This phase of works involves soft marginal bank creation and the de-silting of Brueton … More BRUETON PARK LNR – River Blythe enhancement