BARRAGE: Balsall Against Rural Ruin And Greenbelt Erosion

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 – […]

Balsall Common earmarked for permanent Traveller/Gypsy settlement by Solihull Council

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 […]