West Midlands Fire Service – Report for Solihull MBC

This report was presented to Solihull Full Council yesterday evening, it can be viewed via this link: WMFS Solihull report The report examines the Fire Service Plan and a visit to the West Midlands Fire Service website has plenty of information, especially on fire prevention: https://www.wmfs.net/ In the borough you will find the report looks … More West Midlands Fire Service – Report for Solihull MBC

Travellers Update – House of Commons debate

I have today received a briefing note from the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner in relation to travellers. The briefing note is directed at the MP’s representing the West Midlands in preparation for a House of Commons debate about travellers taking place soon. The document is a public document which I can share with … More Travellers Update – House of Commons debate

Fore Business Park – planning committee

This has always been an interesting application and one I have reported on three occasions on my website, with links to the site via additional Facebook group messages (see below for links to these pages). The proposal is before Solihull Planning Committee tomorrow and the officers report can be viewed via this link: http://eservices.solihull.gov.uk/mgInternet/documents/s52979/PL201701594MAJFOT%20-%20Report%20by%20the%20Head%20Of%20Development%20and%20Regulatory%20Management.pdf The … More Fore Business Park – planning committee

More Rogue ‘Recycling’ Bins

After having the one illegally placed in Monkspath (see post of 29 August – https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2017/08/29/rogue-recyling-bins-monkspath/ ) another one popped up in Dickens Heath. A residents had commented a plain blue van with a man and woman turned up to empty it, complaining there was ‘S…t in it’. Having looked at photographs I took of the … More More Rogue ‘Recycling’ Bins

St. Patrick’s Church – Blythe Ward

From 1 September St Patrick’s Church, Salter Street, Cheswick Green will officially be a single parish church covering, Monkspath, Cheswick Green, Dickens Heath and parts of Earlswood. Julie Humphries has been officially licensed to the post of vicar by the Bishop. St. Patrick’s is now officially our parish church and is available for baptisms, weddings, funeral … More St. Patrick’s Church – Blythe Ward

Blythe Walk – extention

This is a continuation of the walk, from Monkspath,  over the motorway to the River Blythe; see this link for details: https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2017/08/03/river-blythe-walk-from-monkspath/ 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