Next Blue Bin Collection?

Stratford District Council says it does not know when Blue Bins will next be emptied in Tanworth.

Green Bins are unaffected.

The problem had been caused by a major fire at one of Biffa’s recycling sub-contractors at Ettington.

The Council will advise when normal collections will be resumed.

(Source: Tony Dixon)


Housing Needs Survey

Tanworth Parish Council has just commissioned a second Housing Needs Survey in conjunction with Warwickshire Rural Community Council. This is part of the ongoing process towards a Neighbourhood Development Plan for the parish.

The survey was designed to establish how many residents had a need for alternative housing within the parish […]

Road Closures

Tom Hill will be closed for a time on 29 July for surface dressing.

Major roadworks involving road closures around Earlswood Lakes, including Valley Road, continue throughout the summer. Valley Road is due to reopen on 20 August but the Causeway will remain closed until 15 October.

For the latest road closures go […]

Sale of Cank Farm Completed

The sale of Cank Farm has been completed. Work should start in August/September. A Site Manager will be appointed soon.

Spitfire is an established developer of up-market sites in the Stratford Area. It is part of the large Midlands based IM Group.

(Source: Andy Wilkins)


Two New Ways to Keep in Touch

Fly tipping and car crime have increased in Tanworth during the lockdown. 

Local residents have formed two Whatsapp groups to help improve communications within the Tanworth area.  The groups are open to all residents so long as they abide by the rules.

The Crime and Suspicious Activity Group aims to help the police by […]

‘Royal Mail’ Scam

If you have received a text apparently from Royal Mail saying you need to pay £2 for a parcel delivery beware it is a SCAM.Most reputable firms say they will never ask you to give your bank details by email or text.(Source: Warwickshire Police)


Green Waste Charges from 2021

Stratford District Council will introduce a £40 charge for the collection of green waste from 1 April 2021.

Details of how to purchase a sticker for your Green Bin can be found on the District Council website.

(Source: Stratford District Council)

Vehicle Related Theft

Warwickshire Police report an increase in the theft of number plates in rural areas. The plates are stolen to hide the true identity of vehicles driving away from petrol stations without paying or to avoid speed cameras or the congestion charge.

The police can provide security screws to make the theft more difficult. […]

Anti-Social Behaviour

The Parish Council is currently considering its budget for 2021/22. This is levied as a part of your Council Tax.

This year there has been an increase in antisocial behaviour, burglaries and car crime.  The Parish Council, along with both the Residents’ Associations, have been working to address these issues. However, schemes such as CCTV, […]

Parish Council Changes

Following the Annual General Meeting of Tanworth Parish Council held online on Tuesday 22 September there have been changes at the top.

Dave Burgess has been elected the new Chair and Tom Ross and Leila Chaudry the joint Vice Chairs. Tom Ross has said he does not intend to serve a full term.