Chairman’s Report 2018

The 2018 Chairman’s Annual Address is now available. It’s a great way to look back over what’s happened in Bickenhill and Marston Green over the last 12 months and to reflect what we’ve achieved as a community. Here is the report in full: November last year we were shocked at the news that Councillor Margret […]

September Parish Council Meeting Cancelled

The Parish Council Meeting planned for the 6th Sept 2017 has been cancelled. This is due to Councillors attending the Solihull MBC Planning Committee Meeting where the following planning applications are being discussed: PL/2017/01509: Land South of Solihull Parkway, Blackfirs Lane, Marston Green PL/2017/01434: Land between 70 and 84 Chelmsley Lane, Marston Green PL/2017/01954: Proposed Building […]

Remembrance Day Parade 2016 Road Closures

There will be a number of road closures on Sunday November 13 to accommodate the annual Remembrance Sunday Parade.  Roads affected and approximate timings have been placed on lampposts in the area. That information is repeated here: Road name Closed Reopens Hidcote Gr/Elmdon Rd 10:40am 10:50am Land Ln/Elmdon Rd 10:40am 10:50am Elmdon Rd/Station Rd 10:30am […]

HS2 Property Compensation Guidance

On behalf of the Government, HS2 Ltd runs a number of property compensation and assistance schemes for people who may be directly affected by the project. As part of their community engagement programme, they are seeking to further raise awareness of the property-related support available to communities along the proposed Phase 1 (London Euston to […]

Gallery Singers to the rescue!

On Sunday 21 May at 7.30pm, the Gallery Singers will be performing at the Baptist Free Church, Marston Green in support of the Midlands Air Ambulance. Tickets are priced at £7.50 each, available from Wishes Card Shop or direct from 16 Land Lane, Marston Green. See the attached flyer for more details.

Wild Flowers to feature in Marston Green

The Parish Council has sponsored a wild flower border in The Pleck. (The triangular piece of land situated on the corner of Bickenhill Road and Coleshill Road). The planting has been shared by our two local Schools – Marston Green Infant Academy and Marston Green Junior School. The children have planted over 500 young wild […]

Chairman’s Report 2014-5

At the Annual General Meeting, held on 13 May 2015, Chairman of the Parish Council, Frank Bunce, delivered his annual address. Here is his message: Bickenhill Parish Council was one of the earliest Parish Councils to be created in the late 1800s, since then there have been many changes…