SMBC Wildlife Ways Update

Bickenhill (Routes D, E and F) including Marston Green, will be a hub of activity for the Wildlife Ways project. From March 2019 to November 2020, over 180 trees including sweet chestnut, apple and hornbeam will be planted across the area. Over 200,000 crocus, primrose, snowdrop, daffodil and allium bulbs will also be planted, while […]

HS2 online archaeology Events to support Heritage Open Days 2020

HS2 archaeology programme is continuing to unearth discoveries across their sites. To share information about these works and some of the exciting finds uncovered, HS2 are running a series of online archaeology events to support Heritage Open Days 2020. * Uncovering Roman finds in Fleet Marston, Buckinghamshire: 11 Sept 13:30-14:30 * Archaeology of the Colne […]

Solihull Council and Woodland Trust announce partnership

Solihull Council and the Woodland Trust have agreed a long term partnership which will see the Trust providing 11,886 trees in the first year at a cost of nearly £23,000 as a contribution towards the Council’s Planting Our Future project. Planting Our Future will encourage Solihull residents to engage with tree planting projects, get involved […]

HS2 Update – M42 restrictions now lifted

On Friday 7 August 2020, junctions 6 and 7A (northbound) and junctions 7 and 6 (southbound) of the M42 were closed to traffic. This closure enabled LM/HS2 and their contractors to safely install a 65 metre bridge over the motorway. The closure of the M42 was lifted on Sunday 9 August and road users can […]