I wish to update residents in relation to the proposed works, which will create a right-turn from Creynolds Lane onto the Stratford Road (A34). There is understandably some unease at the disruption this will cause whilst works are taking place, with the section of the road closed for several weeks. The intended works are not … More Creynolds Lane – junction works
Notcutts, Monkspath is due for a refurb and a planning application has been submitted. All the details can be found by visiting the councils planning portal and typing in the planning reference – PL/2018/01894/PPFL – via this link: http://www.solihull.gov.uk/Resident/Planning/searchplanningapplications I have though attached the applicants planning statement here: PL_2018_01894_PPFL-PLANNING_STATEMENT-885653 with, Existing and Proposed site plans … More Notcutts – refurbishment
I did post about the expected heatwave in June and it is still with us (see https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2018/06/21/staying-cool-in-hot-weather/ ). However, recent weeks/days have witnessed intense heat and we now have a Heatwave warnings. The below is a synopsis of a message all borough councillors received about what actions we are taking and other preventative measures. HEATWAVE … More HEATWAVE – Solihull
I see Albert and his wife regularly when walking near Elmbridge Drive and Shelly Crescent. What I didn’t know was Albert took part in a tragic (and secret) Operation Smash, in practice for D Day. He was guiding one of several tanks ashore in Studland Bay and was one of a few that survived the … More Albert Price – a Monkspath resident and a hero.
Please find attached the Annual Report from Solihull’ s Healthwatch 2017/18. This report covers the period of change, especially the merging of three clinical commissioning groups: HW Solihull 2017-2018 Annual Report The report is worth reading and sharing with work colleagues, friends and family. Healthwatch work on our behalf and ensure Solihull residents have a strong … More Healthwatch Annual Report
An interesting application has been submitted this week, seeking outline permission to develop housing on a plot of land adjoining 68 Lady Lane, Cheswick Green. The proposed site is Green Belt land and documents supporting the application can be read here: Supporting statement: PL_2018_01906_MIODW-SUPPORTING_STATEMENT-886869 Site Plan: PL_2018_01906_MIODW-SITE_PLAN-886352 Location Plan: PL_2018_01906_MIODW-LOCATION_PLAN-886343 The details as to numbers, … More Planning Application – Lady Lane
Just a few days prior to the floods on Sunday 27 May I met with the councils Flood Protection officers to discuss the (relatively smaller) flooding which took place over Easter weekend; these were mainly related to parts of Cheswick Green and I posted information and images on my website – https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2018/04/04/flooding-issues-in-ward/ ). The video … More MAY BANK HOLIDAY FLOODS