Road Closures

Blind Lane will be closed from 6 – 14 April for electricity work and urgent repairs to the carriageway.

For the latest road closures go to the Warwickshire County Council website at:

https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/roadworksmap

(Source:Warwickshire Highways)

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Green Waste Charges

Stratford District Council has increased the charge for the collection of green waste to £42 from 1 April 2022.

Details of how to purchase a 2022/3 sticker for your Green Bin can be found on the District Council website.

There will also be major changes to the collection of food waste in the autumn.

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Earlswood Stores and Post Office Open for Business

Earlswood Stores, including the Post Office, re-opened for business on 18 February after a major refit by Nisa.

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(Source: Nisa)

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Council to ‘adopt’ Phone Box

Tanworth-in-Arden Parish Council is seeking to adopt the old phone box on The Green in order to preserve it for the community.

As part of the consultation process it is a requirement that Stratford-on-Avon District Council consults with the local community to obtain their view.

The consultation is now open and finishes on […]

Construction Traffic through the Village

A number of residents have reported that heavy lorries going to the Cank Farm site are continuing to travel through the village. This is despite the matter being reported to Spitfire Homes.

To be fair Spitfire’s contractor has put up signs on Vicarage Hill advising the drivers of lorries not to go through the […]

Residents 2021 AGM Cancelled

The Association regrets that it has decided not to hold an Annual General Meeting this year because of the continuing Covid crisis.

Let us hope the news is better next year.

(Source:  Tom Ross)

Whatsapp Group to Help Fight Crime

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

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

You may have seen some of their new signs around […]

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 […]

‘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)

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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. […]