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
Some unfinished business by me has been getting some trees planted to screen some buildings that can be seen from part of Hillfield Local Nature Reserve (aka Monkspath Park). This is a screenshot of an online petition I raised a few years ago calling some planting, something that we did not insist on when planning … More TREE PLANTING – Monkspath Park
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
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.
I have copied below an email sent to all borough councillors from our Head of Highway. I also thought a photo of Millie in the snow last December might brighten up this post. The Winter Service Plan (link shown here) Winter Service Plan has been approved and is intended for use over the forthcoming winter … More Winter Service Plan
I have posted about this before but as the nights are getting darker earlier this issue is getting more attention, and rightly so. Street lighting on new developments, like the two either side of Rumbush Lane, Dickens Heath, is the responsibility of the developers, albeit the local authorities in the UK do have a say. … More Street Lighting on new developments