PETITION: Erosion of Greenbelt Land in Marston Green

IAC have applied for an additional 388 car parking spaces at its premises in Progress Way.  These premises are situated opposite residential homes in Blackfirs Lane. If permission was granted, this would further impact the lives of residents who have already endured the initial development of these industrial units. The proposed removal of trees and […]

Work Placement opportunities: Balfour Beatty (6 months)

Balfour Beatty Vinci (a HS2 construction partner), in conjunction with The Princes Trust, are offering 6 month work placements through the Kickstart Scheme to 30 young people, between the ages of 16 and 24, who are currently on Universal Credit. Those who wish to apply for one of these positions can do so through their local Job […]

The Census is Coming – Sunday 21 March

Solihull residents can get help filling in their Census forms between 1 March and 4 May. If you can’t get online to complete the form, you can contact Solihull Libraries by calling them on 0121 704 6005 or by emailing them at A member of staff will contact you within one working day. Find […]

Marston Green Burial Grounds – Notice of Maintenance Work: 11-15 January 2021

Bickenhill & Marston Green Parish Council hereby gives notice of works starting in Marston Green Burial Ground on Monday, 11th January 2021 until Friday, 15th January 2021, between 8am and 4pm. The scheduled works, namely to resurface ashes plots one and two, will involve heavy machinery and on-site contractors.   Members of the public are asked to refrain […]

Creation of Shared Use Cycle track/Footway on Station Road, Bickenhill Road and Coleshill Heath Road

Solihull Council is proposing to convert the newly constructed and resurfaced footways on Station Road, Bickenhill Road and Coleshill Heath Road to shared use cycle track / footway. This process will be done using delegated powers under Section 66(4) and Section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980, with the intention of converting them into shared […]

Maintenance works to woodland in Marston Green Park

As part of the habitat improvements being carried out as part of the Wildlife Ways project, an opportunity has arisen to carry out important maintenance works to woodland in Marston Green Park. It is proposed these works will take place during the week commencing Monday 11 January (subject to weather and contractor’s programming). The benefits […]

Memorial Christmas Tree

The Memorial Christmas Tree is now in place in the Garden of Memory. It is provided for the residents of the Parish to decorate in memory of their loved ones. In the interest of Health & Safety and especially for young children and pets, it is requested that the following items are NOT used to […]