This week I presented two large petitions to the senior officer at Solihull Council leading the production of the boroughs Local Development Plan Review. The petitions were in respect of Allocations 4 and 12 (further information about these sites can be found via links shown below). Both petitions had the support of over 1000 people. What Happens Next? … More LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN – PRESENTING PETITIONS
Planning Application PL/2019/00441/PPFL relates to the ‘Erection of a modular youth centre at Dickens Heath School, Three Acres Lane, Dickens Heath, Solihull, B90 1NA. In brief, the centre is a joint school and Solihull Council development where the school manages the premises and has access during school hours and provision of youth events (cubs etc) will take … More Dickens Heath Youth Centre
Many will know of the floods that affected Solihull last May Bank Holiday, seriously affecting parts of Blythe Ward and Shirley. A report under Section 19 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 was commissioned and the report has been published today. The report itself can be found within the agenda for the Cabinet … More Solihull – Section 19 Flood Report
By monitoring comments on the local Facebook group, as well as speaking to residents, the issue of traffic congestion was one I needed to have a good look at. I therefore got out of bed a bit earlier than usual and made my way to Dickens Heath one morning before Christmas. The photographs taken show … More DICKENS HEATH TRAFFIC
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