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Station Improvements – Flowers

You may have noticed the new flower planters at the station next to the Village Information Posters.  They certainly help to brighten up the platforms and are an excellent addition in welcoming people to the village.  The planters were installed by West Midlands...

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Keeping You in the Know – Potential Parish Boundary Changes

Are you fully aware of why we are considering extending the Parish Council boundary and what changes it will bring if successful?  If not this handy summary may help. In September 2017 Hampton-in-Arden Parish Council agreed to a request from Catherine-de-Barnes...

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Brown Bins – An Update

We are still experiencing problems with split brown bins in the area.  Solihull MBC will replace any damaged bins free of charge.  Please call 0121 704 8000 to report your damaged bin and Solihull MBC will arrange for delivery of a replacement bin and collect your...

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May 2018

Recreation Ground Car Park Flooding As many residents are aware, the recreation ground car park was severely flooded in March.  It has been discovered that a Victorian era (or earlier) brick culvert into which the car park drainage is connected and which should...

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May 2018 Newsletter

With Spring finally in full swing, the bluebells are in flower at last- why not take a stroll around the Spinney to take in this beautiful spectacle?! In this edition of the Newsletter we provide updates on local planning applications, the airport, the flooding at the...

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Good Progress with New Drainage

Contractors began work to install a new drain from the recreation ground car park on 23rd April.  Good progress has been made, with the oil and sediment tank now in place, and the drainage pipe past the Scout and Guide hut and into easier ground.  The work is expected...

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April 2018

Parish Boundary Review (AKA Community Governance Review) – A Reminder Residents are reminded that the consultation on the revised Parish Boundary is still ongoing.  The consultation takes the form of three questions/proposals.  These three questions are shown on our...

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Solihull Council’s Switch and Save scheme

Solihull Council (SMBC) has managed five successful Collective Energy Switching Schemes called Solihull Switch ‘n’ Save with the aim of helping residents find a better/cheaper deal on home gas and electricity bills.  This scheme will mean residents won’t need to...

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HS2 Look Ahead for Interchange Station

In early 2018, works in and around the new HS2 Interchange Station site (located within the A452, A45 and M42 triangle) began.  The quarterly HS2 Look Ahead Newsletter (click here) provides you with information about what works are taking place to deliver the station,...

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