The draft Local Development Plan Review (LDP) has been published and the 80 page document can be read here: ldp draft . It also comes with two appendices, one which shows concept master plans: ldp appendix master plans , the other what is termed ‘Amber Sites’ which officers would like to know your views on: ldp appendix … More LDP (Review) – DICKENS HEATH
By monitoring comments on the local Facebook group, as well as speaking to residents, the issue of traffic congestion was one I needed to have a good look at. I therefore got out of bed a bit earlier than usual and made my way to Dickens Heath one morning before Christmas. The photographs taken show … More DICKENS HEATH TRAFFIC
The junction was changed to create a ‘Right Turn’ from Creynolds Lane onto Stratford Rd (towards the M42). This is effectively a reinstatement of a right turn that was originally in place before the development of Monkspath/Hillfield and Tesco’s super store. The junction works came about because of the development on Blythe Valley Park (BVP) … More Stratford Rd/Creynolds Lane junction
Another detailed report from a Task and Finish Group within the LGA, examining the issue of Taxi and Private Hire vehicle licensing, especially looking how vulnerable people can be protected more. The John Worboy attacks are still very much in peoples minds, but there are more incidents reported and the need to ensure all taxi … More Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing
I have posted below the findings, implications and recommendations from the Local Government Association ‘Green Paper’ for Adult Social care and Wellbeing. This issue is an important one for local councils. The document is well worth a read but you may wish to concentrate of the Recommendations, especially the Prioritised Recommendations on Pages 12, 13 and … More The Lives We Want To Lead
Below is a short but very informative video explaining the issues local councils face regarding Adult Social Care.
A report before the cabinet member next week seeks approval for the progress of a new Community Facility in Dickens Heath to move forward for consideration through the planning process. The report is agenda item 5 and can be viewed via this link: http://eservices.solihull.gov.uk/mgInternet/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=612&MId=7233 The report is self explanatory and shows the history of the … More Dickens Heath – Community Facility