As Cabinet Member Environment and Highways I have regular decision making sessions (CDS). This week saw the first one of 2020 and the agenda before me can be found via this link: http://eservices.solihull.gov.uk/mgInternet/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=652&MId=7914 Agenda item 6 relates to parking in general but there was a formal request to reinstate the two hour free parking in … More Knowle Car Parking
A Happy New Year to all and apologies for the lack of posts in the latter part of 2019. It wasn’t for the lack of interest or any useful stories, its just been so hectic. Anyway, I thought I should start 2020 with a report that is coming to my Environment and Highways Cabinet Decision … More FLOOD REPORT
Please see the snapshot of a five page letter sent to Solihull Planners by Highways England. It is clear Highways England still have problems with the application near Junction 4 and they have asked that the council do not consider the application for another month from the date of the letter. I doubt very much … More Motorway Service Area – problems for applicant
Proposals for the village youth facility has moved forward with a decision made a Cabinet Member Decision session on 21 March to agree the draft Community Use Agreement : The report that was presented to Full Council the evening is shown here: What happens now is the matter will now go to the borough Planning … More Dickens Heath Youth Facility
I have received this message from Severn Trent about our water supply. Improving Solihull’s water supply – Update We wanted to provide a quick update on our progress with creating a new water supply source for Birmingham and Solihull. This new source will be used for short periods each year whilst we carry out repairs … More Solihull Water
Its obviously too late for Christmas but early in the New Year will do. Since the alteration of the service route a new main stopping point on Station Road, Solihull town centre was established. This main stop is the only main stop on Station Road that does not have shelter, as the photographs below show. … More Bus Shelter wanted.
Another detailed report from a Task and Finish Group within the LGA, examining the issue of Taxi and Private Hire vehicle licensing, especially looking how vulnerable people can be protected more. The John Worboy attacks are still very much in peoples minds, but there are more incidents reported and the need to ensure all taxi … More Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing