Solihull MBC Wildlife Ways working in Marston Green from 29 June

Solihull MBC Wildlife Ways’ contractors will be working in Marston Green from week commencing 29th June 2020 for approximately 18 weeks.  The contractors will start with an inspection of existing foliage and where necessary trimming back on the section of Route D between Bickenhill Road/Coleshill Heath Road and Chester Road.  Following this the team will […]

HS2 Update: Closures around Northway Island

Ongoing single lane closures on and around Northway Island are being carried out by LM (Laing O’Rourke and J. Murphy & Sons) on behalf of HS2 until Friday 14 August 2020.  The working hours will be 7am to 6pm, but some traffic measures will remain in place 24-hours.  The contractors will work Monday to Friday, […]

Frank Bunce Retires As Chairman of the Parish Council

Councillor Frank Bunce indicated recently that he wished to stand down from the position of Chairman of the Parish Council after twelve years at the helm and, at the Parish Council meeting on Wednesday, he tendered his resignation from the Parish Council. Councillors Clive Hill and Jonathan Horton were voted in as the new Chairman […]

New planting on Garden of Memory and the Pleck

Last week the Parish Council’s Groundsmen planted in the region of 300 bedding plants in and around the Garden of Memory and the Pleck to brighten up the village.  Among the most widely used flowers were geraniums, lobelias and marigolds to ensure a mixture of heights and colours across three beds and sixteen hanging baskets. […]

Reopening the Recreation Ground and Bickenhill playgrounds – 4 July 2020

Following Government’s announcement stating that playgrounds in England are allowed to open, Bickenhill & Marston Green Parish Council will re-open the Recreation Ground and Bickenhill playgrounds on the 4th of July 2020 .  In order to provide a safe and clean environment, all play equipment has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected ready for this date.  […]

HS2: Road closures from 13 July

During 2020, HS2 will build four new highways bridges in the area that surrounds the future HS2 Interchange Station. All four bridges will be fully complete in early 2021. The first of these new bridges will span the M42, and then the A446. To develop the A446 bridge, HS2 need to carry out surveys on […]