Ping! Solihull – New outdoor table tennis provision in parks

Following the success and popularity of the outdoor tables installed in six parks locations in 2021, Solihull on the Move funding is now being used to expand the offer to four new locations. Solihull Active and Public Realm have identified the following parks to receive a new permanent outdoor table at each location: * Lanchester … More Ping! Solihull – New outdoor table tennis provision in parks

Solihull Tree Planting Season Comes to a Close – 26,000 trees planted.

The Planting Our Future team were very busy between November 2021 to March 2022, planting approximately 26,000 trees in more than 30 different locations across the borough. We also held various community planting events, three of which were sponsored by local businesses. We kicked off the tree planting season during National Tree Week (27 November – … More Solihull Tree Planting Season Comes to a Close – 26,000 trees planted.

Environmental programme shortlisted for national conservation award

A three-year environmental programme developed and delivered by Solihull Council which involved 24 separate projects across Solihull borough has been shortlisted for a national conservation award. Solihull’s Habitat and Nature Improvements Project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) … More Environmental programme shortlisted for national conservation award

EARLSWOOD LAKES

A jewel on our doorsteps and whilst many of the houses on one side of the Engine Lake are in Solihull borough, the lake itself is not, and forms the boundary with Warwickshire. There are three lakes in all. The Canal and Rivers Trust have done a fantastic job in renovating the paths and the … More EARLSWOOD LAKES

Solihull Council teams up with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Severn Trent for Commonwealth Forest at Hope Coppice

I joined many others, including my grandsons school pals, planting trees at Hope Coppice last week. The headlines of the from the planting are: Hope Coppice becomes first location of the Severn Trent and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Forests with 9,400 trees First day of planting took place on World Wildlife Day, Thursday 3 March, with … More Solihull Council teams up with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Severn Trent for Commonwealth Forest at Hope Coppice

BRUETON PARK LNR – River Blythe enhancement

The next phase of works is taking place at Brueton Park LNR as part of the River Blythe Enhancement Project. These works will take place for approximately four weeks starting week commencing Monday 31 January – weather and contractors’ schedule permitting. This phase of works involves soft marginal bank creation and the de-silting of Brueton … More BRUETON PARK LNR – River Blythe enhancement