POLICE NOTICE – Drone Flying Restrictions

Drones are increasingly used by both commercial operators and hobbyists and are increasingly popular throughout the UK. The airspace around airports and airfields is protected by an area called the Flight Restriction Zone (FRZ) and Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) To fly a drone in this area requires permission from Air Traffic Control (ATC) Flight Restriction […]

HS2 Online Archaeology Events: The Archaeology of HS2 in Warwickshire

As part of the ‘Festival of Archaeology’ hosted by HS2 contractor Wessex Archaeology, this webinar will explore the exciting archaeology work in Warwickshire and what their discoveries can tell us about the lives of people in the past. Date and time: Thursday 16 July, 12.30-1.30pm. To register for tickets, click here. Tickets for this event […]

Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council, 9 July 2020

Stay alert, control the virus, save lives – and keep social distancing Following the weekend relaxations, at least three pubs (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-53315702) have had to close and all customers contacted, as some of their weekend customers informed them that they had subsequently received positive Covid-19 tests. So our new ‘freedoms’ do come with risks.  In Solihull […]

Wedding and civil partnership notice renewal fees waived

Solihull Council has announced it is waiving wedding and civil partnership notice renewal fees for couples whose notices have expired during Covid-19. Couples whose notices have expired will be contacted automatically by staff at the Register Office. If either person lives outside of Solihull they need to check with their local register office to see […]

Solihull MBC – Applications open for free tree scheme

Solihull residents and local groups are invited to apply for free trees as part of a scheme to promote the planting of traditional native trees in the borough.  The Arden Free Tree scheme is run by Solihull Council in partnership with Birmingham Airport and is open to individuals or groups who would like to create […]

More time slots for library book returns

In response to customer requests, Solihull Library Service has organised more time slots for residents to safely drop their library books back. Time slots are: 10am – 1pm on Wednesday 15 July at Balsall Common, Castle Bromwich, Hobbs Moat and Knowle Libraries.  2 – 4pm on Friday 24 July, and every Friday afternoon thereafter, at The […]