SOLIHULL LDP – Proposed sites in Blythe ward

To help residents understand the proposals, and provide facts instead of political conjecture I have provided what I feel is an honest appraisal of the proposals for sites within Bythe ward. Site BL1 – West of Dickens Heath. The proposal is for 350 homes on two sites. Originally developers sought as many as 850 homes … More SOLIHULL LDP – Proposed sites in Blythe ward

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN – A personal perspective for my ward.

Residents may be aware the council published its draft Local Development Plan (LDP) recently for a consultation on the legality and accuracy of the plan. This followed the publication of the draft plan in November 2016 and a further draft in January 2019. The issues relating to Blythe ward involve proposed development at three sites. … More LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN – A personal perspective for my ward.

Solihull Council unveils designs for its Low Carbon Energy Centre

:Solihull Council is sharing design concepts for a new Energy Centre to be sited next to Tudor Grange Leisure Centre. The Energy Centre will be the beating heart of a planned network which will generate and deliver affordable low carbon heat and power to Solihull town centre buildings. The energy centre will provide a range … More Solihull Council unveils designs for its Low Carbon Energy Centre

LED STREET LIGHTS – Environmental and Financial Impact in Solihull

Nearly 23,00 units on the boroughs highway network have been converted to LED technology since 2014/15 leading to a reduction in energy usage of nearly 50% and reduction in associated carbon emissions by over 75%.  The above stats are incredible and shows that Solihull Council is taking a national lead in the replacement of LED … More LED STREET LIGHTS – Environmental and Financial Impact in Solihull

MOTORWAY SERVICE STATION APPLICATIONS- Update

I thought it might be useful to update followers on the status of the two applications. To remind you, Application PL/2015/51409/PPOL relates to the application nearer to junction 5 of the M42 whilst, Application PL/2016/02754/MAJFOT is a proposed site near to Junction 4 of the M2. You can get full details and access to hundreds of … More MOTORWAY SERVICE STATION APPLICATIONS- Update

HILLFIELD LOCAL NATURE RESERVE – Cricket Pitch?

A planning application has been submitted by Solihull Blossomfield Cricket Club to establish a six wicket cricket pitch on existing parkland at Hillfield Local Nature Reserve. Documents submitted to the planning department include the following: PL_2020_00255_COU-SUPPORT_DOCUMENT-1200113   PL_2020_00255_COU-APPLICATION_FORM-1200576 PL_2020_00255_COU-LETTER-1200579 PL_2020_00255_COU-LOCATION_PLAN-1200110 There are a few aspects to this application: the establishing of new sporting facilities for community … More HILLFIELD LOCAL NATURE RESERVE – Cricket Pitch?

West Midlands Fire Service -Solihull Performance -2019/20

Presented to Full Council on Tuesday the performance of Solihull Fire Station: Joint Arrangements and External Organisations This report outlines the performance of West Midlands Fire Service in the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull for the reporting period of 2019/2020. It covers performance across our three key pillars of Response, Prevention and Protection and describes some … More West Midlands Fire Service -Solihull Performance -2019/20