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 […]

Recreation Ground and Marston Green Burial Ground: Changes to opening times.

Following Government announcement of further relaxation of the restrictions, the Parish Council have agreed to revert back to opening the Recreation Ground and Marston Green Burial Ground driveway gates. The Recreation Ground driveway gate will remain open with no time restrictions in place. The Burial Ground driveway gate will stay open: Monday to Friday:    […]

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. […]