July and August 2017

Neighbourhood Plan – Referendum As our readers are aware, the Hampton-in-Arden Neighbourhood Plan progressed to independent examination in September 2016.  The Examiner’s report was received early in February 2017 and concluded that, as the final part of the plan...

June 2017

Parish Council AGM We are pleased to report that Mike Blomer has been re-elected as Chair of the Parish Council at our AGM held in May.  At the same meeting Tim Beresford was re-elected as Vice Chair.  We are sure they will continue to carry out an excellent job over...

May 2017

Emergency Defibrillator The George Fentham Trust has installed a defibrillator on the outside wall of Fentham Meeting Room, Marsh Lane (next to the Beeches).  This is available 24 hours a day and is ready for use in case of an emergency. Educational Grants for 2017...

April 2017

HS2 Receives Royal Assent HS2 has now cleared both House of Parliament and received Royal Assent. This means that preparatory works can now begin including ground works, moving utilities and environment and habitat protection for wildlife before major construction...

March 2017

Welcome to Our New Parish Clerk Our new Parish Clerk, Julie Barnes, started work with us at the end of January.  Julie is a mum of two young children and lives near Solihull.  She has been very enthusiastic at getting to grips with her new role and is already doing a...

February 2017

Solihull Local Plan Review The consultation period on the revised Solihull Local Plan has been extended and now closes on 17th February.  It should be noted that the Plan includes a determination on prospective housing sites in the Borough up to 2033.  One site for...