Public space protection orders relating to dog controls

Solihull Council is consulting on the imposition of two Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) relating to dog controls and is also seeking views on other areas of dog-related anti-social behaviour. The first proposed PSPO relates to dog fouling. It creates an offence for a person in charge of a dog to fail to remove, and … More Public space protection orders relating to dog controls

LED Street Light – environmental savings

I feel it useful to explain what our investment in LED street lights have brought about. The savings are three fold; reduction in energy usage; reduction in carbon emissions; reduction in financial costs for the borough. Annual Energy Usage– Annual energy usage in 2015/16 was: 11,583,752 kilowatt hours – Annual energy usage in 2020/21 was:     … More LED Street Light – environmental savings


The Local Development Plan submitted to the planning inspectorate is undergoing its examination in public by the planning inspectors. The examination can be viewed live via the Councils You Tube channel via this link: Solihull Council – YouTube A lot of interest in Blythe ward has naturally been taken up with the proposals announced recently … More LOCAL PLAN UPDATE

Reimagining Transport in the West Midlands – Green Paper

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is in the process of supporting the West Midlands Combined authority (WMCA) to update its current Local Transport Plan. This is a document that sets out the policies to promote safe, integrated, efficient and economic transport to, from and within our areas as well as plans to implement those policies. … More Reimagining Transport in the West Midlands – Green Paper


The long running sage relating the planning applications for services stations on the M42 is nearing its local conclusion with the matters being scrutinized at Solihull’s Planning Committee next Wednesday, 24 February. Access to the whole agenda, with officers reports etc can be found via this link: Agenda for Planning Committee on Wednesday 24th February … More MOTORWAY SERVICE STATIONS – UPDATE