On behalf of residents of Creynolds Lane I have submitted a representation seeking a reduction of the current 40mph speed limit to 30 mph. I support this request. The submission, with rationale and evidence base, can be read here: IMG_20180704_0002IMG_20180704_0001. Creynolds Lane is a route that has become exceeding busier since motorists have recognised the ‘short cut’ … More Creynolds Lane – Request for reduction in speed limit
A long awaited application for development behind houses in Birchy Leasowes Lane, Dickens Heath (on border with Tidbury Green) has been submitted to the council – application PL/2018/01710/PPFL refers. All documents on the system to date can be found here: PL-2018-01710-PPFL In brief, the application seeks to demolish one house, number 85, and erect 5 … More Back Garden Planning Application – Dickens Heath
‘We’re having a heatwave, we’re having a heatwave…’ I cant remember what musical this comes from but it seems we are in for great weather in the next week or so. This means a climb into our loft to bring the fan downstairs. We all think about the elderly and vulnerable people during winter and … More Staying Cool in Hot Weather
Yesterday we undertook a community litter pick on Stratford Road (A34) in Monkspath. Some 7 members of the local Facebook group were joined by staff from the nearby Tesco store, we were then able to tackle the length of this section of the road as well as the historic footpath that runs behind the stores and … More Community Litter Pick
Together with fellow ward Councillor James Butler it was a privilege to support Elaine Butler at the launch of the Outreach Service in Solihull this week. Keen readers will know I try to support the forces at ‘Flag’ days through collecting for both the RBL and RAFA. I was present in that capacity and also to … More Royal British Legion launches outreach service in Solihull
I have been engaged with residents from the more rural area of Blythe ward (Cheswick Green, Tidbury Green and Dickens Heath) for a while now; collating details of service disruption. I have also had good communications with Travel for West Midlands (TfWM) who subsidise this service. The following is an extract posted on local Facebook … More S2 and S3 Bus Services – Solihull
A smashing opportunity for anyone over 14 years of age to get experience in a work place environment, which will no doubt add value to Records of Achievement and future references.