Closure of Vicarage Hill

Vicarage Hill will be closed to vehicular traffic from Tuesday 22 October for up to three days.

(Source: Warwick Highways)

2019 Residents AGM

Tanworth Residents Association will hold its AGM in Tanworth Village Hall on Tuesday 19 November at 7.30pm.

Cank Farm is still with us as an issue: it is rumoured that Duchy Homes are considering not going ahead with the development and will sell the site.

Progress is still being made on the community-led […]

Water Mains Work Planned

Major road works originally planned for earlier this year will now go ahead.

Severn Trent Water will begin work to replace mains water pipes along Tom Hill, Butts Lane, Doctor’s Hill and The Green from Monday 28 October .  This will mean major traffic disruption in the village for many weeks with temporary traffic lights.   Pedestrians will be […]

Disruption on A435

Major Work will continue on the roundabout at Junction 3 of the M42 with the A435 for some time.

Also, the A435 itself from Junction 3 to Beckitt’s roundabout closes every night from 20.00.

Kier, who are conducing the work on behalf of Highways England,say that to complete this work safely, they will have the […]

Anti-Social Behaviour

Earlswood, in particular, has been plagued for some time by anti-social behaviour around The Lakes. Often drugs are involved.

Tanworth Parish Council and Earlswood Residents Association have lobbied Warwickshire Police to take action for some time. Recently they have discovered that sometimes residents have reported a problem but it has not been logged […]

National Lottery Grants Available

£100,000 of National Lottery funding is up for grabs to celebrate community spirit across the wider West Midlands region.

Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands – including Warwickshire – are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer.

Grants of up to […]

New Motorway Service Area at M42 Junction 4

Solihull Council extended the time for the public to comment on the proposed new Motorway Service Area at Blythe Valley Junction 4 of the M42.

The closing date was Friday 1 February. This application and another for a larger Service Area near Catherine de Barnes will be determined in March.

If residents wish to see […]

Every Wednesday at the Village Hall

Since early July Tanworth Village Hall has opened its doors every Wednesday afternoon to enable the community to come together and join in gentle leisure pursuits.

Initially, the hall committee wished to establish if there was sufficient demand to warrant heating the hall throughout the winter months to justify such activities continuing. Demand has been […]

How To Submit Your Views On A Planning Application

 

A resident has suggested it might be useful to set out in detail how to comment on a current planning application.

The conventional way is to write to Stratford District Council at Elizabeth House, Stratford Upon Avon CV37 6HX quoting the relevant number currently 18/00000/FUL followed by some letters which describe the kind of […]

Could You Be a School Governor?

Tanworth School and Nursery is looking for a local resident to serve as a school governor. That person does not have to have an existing connection with the school.

Some of the existing governors are parents who, despite all the demands of having a young family and, usually, full-time jobs, are prepared to give up […]