The final (hopefully) examination in ublic meeting for the councils submitted plan will be held on Friday 8 July 2022 from 09:30hrs. It will be a virtual session and will examine: Matter 12 – Housing land supply, specifically the delivery of the proposals at the National Exhibition Centre and the overall housing trajectory. I have … More SOLIHULL LDP – Examination in Public
For those who may wish to read it, this is the latest leaflet I am delivering in the Tidbury Green area of the ward. Main story is the planning application for a pub/restaurant (more of which can be read on a previous post: https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2022/05/23/tidbury-green-farm-planning-application-4/ ).
I supported this when Bruning and Price applied two years ago and they did get planning permission for a pub/restaurant. However, the viability of construction meant they had to walk away. However, an amended application has been submitted; essentially there is no basement works but there is a small increase in the footprint of the … More Tidbury Green Farm – planning application
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
I did tweet about this and post on local Facebook groups last week. Naturally, those of us who had opposed the Applegreen application on land near to Junction 4 of the M42 (off Gate Lane) are pleased with the outcome. I hope the petition had some part to play in this. I do though feel … More Motorway Services near Junction 4 Update
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
The Council has received a letter from the independent Inspectors outlining their initial views on Solihull’s new Local Plan following the examination hearings that took place from September 2021 to February 2022. The Inspectors have concluded that the Council has complied with the duty to co-operate in the preparation of the Local Plan, but they … More Local Development Plan – Update
Mixed Recycling Materials are sorted into the separate material fractions via an automated process at a Materials Recycling Facility. The separate materials are then baled and sold on the open market for manufacture into new products across the world. Any material that is not suitable for recycling is used to manufacture Solid Recovered Fuel (SDF) … More What happens to the recycling and waste collected at Bickenhill?
Followers may be interested to know where our household waste and recycling goes from Solihull. WE are committed to responsible waste and recycling outcomes. Mixed Recycling Materials are sorted into the separate material fractions via an automated process at a Materials Recycling Facility. The separate materials are then baled and sold on the open market … More Household Waste and Recycling Destinations
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