Celebrate, safely, this May bank holiday! This bank holiday weekend will be unusual to say the least. The bank holiday itself was moved to Friday, to allow the nation to celebrate Victory in Europe day (VE Day) on the actual 75th anniversary itself. And yet here we are, unable to celebrate as we would normally […]
Officers from Solihull Council’s Regulatory Services have been checking that licensed premises, such as pubs, restaurants and clubs, are closed. Businesses which do not follow COVID-19 restrictions will be issued with prohibition notices. Businesses which fail to comply will receive fines and could also face the loss of their alcohol licence. There will be no […]
Following the Government announcement, the play area on the Recreation Ground and in Bickenhill is now CLOSED in order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Your understanding and patience in this matter is much appreciated.
Stay Home, protect our NHS and save lives. I am pleased that people do seem to be heeding the advice and are now staying at home. This, along with keeping your distance, is the most important action we can take to fight coronavirus; it’s all about reducing the spread of infection by minimising day to […]
So the penny didn’t drop with some of our fellow citizens about “social distancing”. The threat of casualties is every bit as high as in a war, except this enemy does not drop bombs, it is invisible. A bout of sunny, early spring weather over the weekend, and out they went, even in the town […]
The collection of Green Garden waste has been suspended by Solihull Council until further notice. Solihull MBC will be moving their resources that they would have used to provide the garden waste service to support the normal delivery of their rubbish and recycling services. Bickenhill Waste site has also been closed with immediate effect.
In the wake of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Solihull Council is warning residents of a series of new scams related to the virus. Organisations, which include: The Chartered Institute of Trading Standards (CTSI); Action Fraud; and The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) are urging consumers not to fall for scams. Some […]
Due to government advice for people to work from home and introduce social distancing as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, there has been a significant reduction in people travelling and operators will begin to reduce the frequency of bus and rail services. Transport for West Midlands is working closely with transport operators and key […]
As a sign of the increasing seriousness of the situation, the Government announced yesterday that all schools should close from Monday 23 March; there was an acknowledgment that this could adversely affect workers in the NHS and other key areas. The Government has tasked the Council with finding a way to provide schooling for the […]
As part of Bickenhill and Marston Green Parish Council’s commitment to the health and safety of its employees, residents and the surrounding community, the Council has reached a decision to temporarily close the Parish Office and restrict its activities as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Ground staff will continue to fulfill their remit […]