I was asked a question at full council this week about responsibility for various scenarios of parking; on double yellow lines, on pavement, across drives and use of the Blue Badge. This a scourge in our societies and although its something most, if not all, of us have done in the past it is something … More PAVEMENT PARKING – A solution on its way?
Some great news to announce – Solihull Council is intending to establish a new public open space/woodland on land that was formerly designated for housing development. The Leader of the Council, Cllr Ian Courts, has requested officers to establish a new public open space in Dickens Heath, Shirley and has asked them to work with … More DICKENS HEATH and SHIRLEY WOODLAND.
I have great pleasure in sharing the Annual Report from the Arden Area Fast Aid – Emergency Community Responder Scheme. Please feel free to share this report widely with work colleagued and friends: 200124 Annual report TF The work this group of people do is absolutely outstanding and they save lives. The report does mention … More FAST AID – Arden Area
The borough is moving at pace and officers are currently managing two projects to increase the number of EV charging points in the borough, targeting 23 identified sites by summer this year. Tranche 1 sites: The pdf document posted provides the detail in respect of sites identified and funding streams. It also indicates the following … More ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINT INSTALATIONS in Solihull
A Happy New Year to all and apologies for the lack of posts in the latter part of 2019. It wasn’t for the lack of interest or any useful stories, its just been so hectic. Anyway, I thought I should start 2020 with a report that is coming to my Environment and Highways Cabinet Decision … More FLOOD REPORT
Just a few lines to comment that the Motorway Service saga rolls on. Highways England have an important say on the applications (one between junction 5/6 on the M42 and one near Monkspath at junction 4). The latest report from Highways England can be read here: pl_2016_02754_majfot-highway_england_-_holding_direction-1131378.pdf The concluding paragraphs are though presented below. Therefore, … More MSA – An update
As many might know, I am working to help Earlswood Town FC raise their profile to attract new supporters and sponsors. In fact, the sentiment applies to all sports clubs. The press release for the project is shown below. The back ground to this is that I know Keith Green, ‘The Earls’ new chairman, both as … More Sponsoring Earlswood Town FC
The latest tranche of housing development at BVP has been submitted: Planning application relates to Plot S and is part of the 750 new homes which was given planning permission about 18 months ago. Details in relation to the parcel of land can be found by pasting the planning reference in the councils planning portal: … More BLYTHE VALLEY PARK – updates
Further to my previous post relating to this (https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2018/10/27/motorway-service-area/ ) many followers will know I submitted a petition to Solihull Council of over 1000 people who objected to the plans for a motorway service area near junction 4 of the M42 at Monkspath. Next Wednesday, 27 March 2017 was a date set some time ago … More Motorway Service Area – Junction 4
Planning application – PL/2019/00316/PPRM refers to: Reserved matters for Parcels J, K and M1: 169 dwellings (comprised of houses and apartments), internal estate roads, car parking, landscaping, SuDS and associated ancillary infrastructure. Parcels J, K And M1 Blythe Valley Park Blythe Gate Shirley Solihull. Link to various documents: PL-2019-00316-PPRM In short, this application follows on … More Latest development – BVP