Redrawing of Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries

Every five years the Boundary Commission, an independent body, redraws the boundaries of Parliamentary Constituencies to ensure that elector numbers are roughly equal so that representation is fair. This is not an easy task and doing this frequently requires the map of constituencies to be redrawn. The proposals that the Boundary Commission have made are […]

Green Homes Local Authority Delivery Scheme

Help is now available for home owners to improve the energy efficiency of their home, as well as grants being available for landlords to make improvements to properties they own.  For further information people can visit and people will also soon be able to complete expressions of interest in the scheme 

Holiday activities and food programme (HAF)

This summer holiday there are a range of activities available from 24 providers across 32 locations –  each including a free healthy and tasty meal. Activities that are funded through the HAF are free for families in receipt of benefit-related free school meals. Chargeable places are also available.   Information on activities and providers, plus a […]

HS2 Works: Hard shoulder closure along the M42 J6 & 7, 2-6 August 2021.

As part of preparation works for future construction of the HS2 Interchange Station and railway route, LM (Laing O’Rourke and J. Murphy & Sons) on behalf of HS2 are undertaking roadside vegetation clearance in the area. To carry out works safely, they will install traffic measures when necessary. Subject to obtaining the relevant consents, they will […]

Solihull COVID figures soar

As COVID infection numbers in Solihull continue to rise, Solihull Council’s Chief Executive, Nick Page and Director of Public Health, Ruth Tennant are urging residents and local businesses to keep doing the right thing for Solihull and carry on with COVID-safety measures despite Monday’s easing of legal restrictions. You can hear what each of them […]

Council proposes new policy to help people adapt their homes

Solihull Council’s Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Board will discuss the introduction of a new Housing Assistance Policy at its meeting on Thursday 22 July. The new policy could give the Council more flexibility in the use of funding to pay for housing adaptations to enable children and adults with care and support needs […]