Alex has been a great ward and council colleague and he has made a big contribution to Blythe ward in the time he has served as Councillor. Just over twelve months ago his father, who lives in Australia, became seriously ill and meant Alex has spent a great deal of time away helping to support … More Cllr Alex Insley
We can all do our own bit to help make ourselves safer, less vulnerable to becoming a victim, and making us feel a lot safer. The following information is gleaned from a national police website, with the link at the foot of the post. Robberies (including muggings, and snatch thefts) are crimes that often involve … More CRIME PREVENTION ADVICE
I hope this information does not apply to you this Christmas and New Year but a bit of preparation can always help when you fall ill or injure yourself over Christmas/New Year. The excellent Solihull NHS Clinical Commissioning Group have a very informative website: http://solihullccg.nhs.uk/ I will re-port this over the Christmas weekend but you can … More Staying Well over Christmas
This is a follow up of the recent post highlighting a planning application for a Costa Coffee shop in Dickens Heath, Solihull – directly opposite to the independent Coffee Cloud: https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2017/11/20/do-we-really-want-a-costa-coffee-in-dickens-heath/ The press release from Coffee Cloud is attached here: Coffee Cloud – Press Release (1)
Please read the poster for details of Christmas services this Sunday and on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
In short, crime fluctuates and when it has reduced in the past few years I (and others) have counselled that crime patterns do rise and fall and that we should not get too excited. For instance, between Nov 2013 and Nov 2016 : we saw highs in burglaries of just over 100 per month in … More Crime in Solihull – a few thoughts
Its getting a bit chilly out there now so it seems a good time to repost the boroughs Winter Service Plan: Winter_Service_Plan The plan is self explanatory and informs us the resources to tackle poor weather must be used: In the right way In the right place, and, At the right time. The plan sets … More Winter Service Plan – Solihull