Hot on the heals of the local uproar when Solihull council seriously considered a gypsy/traveller settlement in Kelsey/Windmill Lane (now abandoned after local pressure was exerted), a new action group has been formed to oppose the development of a vast swathe of nearby greenbelt land. BARRAGE – Balsall Against Rural Ruin And Greenbelt Erosion – […]
Solihull Council has earmarked Balsall Common for a permanent Gypsy/Traveller settlement, as reported in the Birmingham Mail earlier this week. The 15 acre site is between Waste Lane and Old Waste Lane (after the Kelsey Lane and Windmill Lane junction) and could potentially hold 75 vans. Four other new sites in the borough are being […]
Berkswell residents will have the opportunity to comment on proposals to reduce local speed limits in the village as Solihull Council launches a public consultation.
A planning application has been submitted to Solihull Council for the construction of gateways at the four entry points to the village of Berkswell and conservation area. The gateway points are part of a five point plan, which has the support of Berkswell Parish Council and the Berkswell Society, to provide a visual and psychological […]
Joe Rukin writes on the subject of High Speed 2 – the planned rail link from London to Birmingham (and later beyond). He is also Chair of the Kenilworth Stop HS2 Action Group and co-founder of Stop HS2, the national campaigning body against HS2. Today he warns residents the public consultation period is coming to […]