Notcutts, Monkspath is due for a refurb and a planning application has been submitted. All the details can be found by visiting the councils planning portal and typing in the planning reference – PL/2018/01894/PPFL – via this link: http://www.solihull.gov.uk/Resident/Planning/searchplanningapplications I have though attached the applicants planning statement here: PL_2018_01894_PPFL-PLANNING_STATEMENT-885653 with, Existing and Proposed site plans … More Notcutts – refurbishment
I did post about the expected heatwave in June and it is still with us (see https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2018/06/21/staying-cool-in-hot-weather/ ). However, recent weeks/days have witnessed intense heat and we now have a Heatwave warnings. The below is a synopsis of a message all borough councillors received about what actions we are taking and other preventative measures. HEATWAVE … More HEATWAVE – Solihull
I see Albert and his wife regularly when walking near Elmbridge Drive and Shelly Crescent. What I didn’t know was Albert took part in a tragic (and secret) Operation Smash, in practice for D Day. He was guiding one of several tanks ashore in Studland Bay and was one of a few that survived the … More Albert Price – a Monkspath resident and a hero.
Please find attached the Annual Report from Solihull’ s Healthwatch 2017/18. This report covers the period of change, especially the merging of three clinical commissioning groups: HW Solihull 2017-2018 Annual Report The report is worth reading and sharing with work colleagues, friends and family. Healthwatch work on our behalf and ensure Solihull residents have a strong … More Healthwatch Annual Report
‘We’re having a heatwave, we’re having a heatwave…’ I cant remember what musical this comes from but it seems we are in for great weather in the next week or so. This means a climb into our loft to bring the fan downstairs. We all think about the elderly and vulnerable people during winter and … More Staying Cool in Hot Weather
Yesterday we undertook a community litter pick on Stratford Road (A34) in Monkspath. Some 7 members of the local Facebook group were joined by staff from the nearby Tesco store, we were then able to tackle the length of this section of the road as well as the historic footpath that runs behind the stores and … More Community Litter Pick
The government has launched a consultation regarding travellers and the impact unauthorised encampments have on local communities. They are specifically looking at whether the existing powers need to be strengthened and how local public authorities can use powers available to them more effectively. It is our chance to ‘have our say’. The document is posted … More Government Consultation: Powers for dealing with unauthorised developments and encampment