Doctor’s Hill/The Green Closure

Planned work in the village by contractors on behalf of BT Openreach will start on Tuesday 1 December.  

The disruption could last for several days.

The area from the Bell on The Green down Doctor’s Hill to and including Knowlebury Cross will be closed to vehicular traffic.

(Source: Tom Ross)

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Cank Farm Sold to Spitfire Homes

Duchy Homes has agreed terms with Spitfire Bespoke Homes to buy the controversial Cank Farm site.

Spitfire is an established developer of up-market sites in the Stratford Area.

The new buyer is keen to start work as soon as possible and has made clear that, although they will propose to change the size and mix […]

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.

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2020 Residents AGM

In the circumstances Tanworth Residents Association has decided not to hold an Annual General Meeting this year.

We still hope to deliver a Newsletter to each home in November as usual to keep you up to date on all the issues that currently affect us all.

(Source: Tom Ross)

 

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Overhanging Trees

Trees and bushes overhanging neighbouring properties is often a significant source of irritation to residents.

To help residents understand their approach the Forestry Section of Warwickshire County Council has recently made clear to Tanworth Parish Council that trees are not pruned because they are causing shade.

“A tree owner has a duty of care […]

Lorry Park at Beoley

Residents at the Blind Lane end of Broad Lane may be aware that Walkers, the haulage firm, over the county boundary in Worcestershire went into administration recently.

There may be two planning applications: one to Bromsgrove District Council to provide a general overnight lorry park and the other a street trading licence to regularise the […]

Tanworth Church Clock

Any residents who have looked up in recent weeks to the Church tower to see what the time will have noticed the new clock faces.

The Cumbria Clock Company undertook the work. This is what they look like up close.

(Source: Tanworth Church)

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No Green Waste Charges till 2021

Stratford District Council have decided to postpone the introduction of a £40 charge for the collection of green waste until 2021. They will decide the exact date for introduction later.

Plans to increase car parking charges across the Council car parks have also been postponed until next year.

(Source: Stratford District Council)

Beware of email and other Scams

Sadly, there are always people who try to make money from the misfortunes of others.

The Coronavirus crisis has produced a series of emails that purport to come from HM Government. They do not.

Be very careful of any emails that offer money or help from a source that you […]

Tom Hill Bridge

Sadly, Network Rail does not get any awards for the state of the railway bridge over Tom Hill.

Considering that this is one of the main approaches to the Conservation Area for residents and visitors alike Network Rail has consistently refused to re-paint the bridge.

The situation has been made worse by the graffiti added […]