M40-M42 Interchange Scheme: Progression to Central Reservation Upgrade. Schedule of closures until 9 December 2022

bmJV (working on behalf of National Highways) are completing enabling works which include vegetation clearance, surveys, drainage and speed camera installation, and the upgrade to the central reservation. To safeguard motorists and their workforce while minimising disruption, bmJV need to temporarily close some lanes, in 4-kilometre (2.4 mile) sections. These closures will take place at […]

Remembrance Sunday 2022 Update

On Sunday 13 November, the nation will honour the fallen of two World Wars and those who have sacrificed their lives in service of their country. As in previous years, a Memorial Service will take place at St. Leonards Church at 10.00am, followed by a parade to the Memorial Garden where a short service (including […]

Mist Netting at Millennium Wood – 25 June

On 18th September, a group of volunteers certified by the British Trust for Ornithology returned to Millennium Wood to carry out mist netting. Mist netting is an important tool for monitoring species diversity, relative abundance and population size and is harmless to birds when carried out by trained professionals. They processed 32 birds that morning, 31 […]

Notification of closures of St. Peters Lane & Catherine de Barnes Lane and eastbound A45 – October to December 2022

Skanska are upgrading the M42 at junction 6 to improve traffic flow on and around the A45. Work includes creating a new junction (5a) on the M42 and constructing a new dual carriageway link road (A4545) between the new junction and Clock Interchange. This work will support access to Birmingham International airport and train station […]

Works Update on the M40/M42 Interchange

bmJV, working on behalf of National Highways, are restarting work on the M40/M42 Interchange, progressing towards the upgrade of the central reservation which will begin this autumn. Until then, they are carrying out a range of enabling works including vegetation clearance, various surveys, drainage, surfacing and vehicle barrier works and the installation of speed cameras. […]

Queens Baton Relay Update

The Queens Baton Relay arrives in Marston Green on Tuesday 26 July at around 11.05am. Join us at the Memory Garden from 10am to mark this important occasion. Here are some things to look out for on the day: Batonbearers Hollie Perry and Sajida Golby will be two of those who have been chosen to […]