Well Lane Re-opened

Well Lane has re-opened to vehicle traffic.

Duchy Homes has apologised for the state the “lay-by” has been left in by the utility company.   A contractor will be brought in to tidy it up until a permanent solution is agreed.

(Source: Duchy Homes)

Major Disruption on A435

Major Work starts on the roundabout at Junction 3 of the M42 with the A435 on Tuesday 7 May. Expect delays for some time.

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

 

(Source: Highways Agency)

District Council Election 2019

Tony Dixon, the Conservative candidate, has won the Tanworth in Arden ward in the District Council election held on Thursday 2 May.

The votes cast were:

Tony DIXON Con 650

Jo Benjamin Lib-Dem 76

John Stott Green 72

Tony O’Hagan Labour 27

Overall, the Conservatives still control Stratford District Council but with a reduced majority.

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Parish Council Withdraws Objection to Cank Farm

The Parish Council has decided to withdraw its original objection following detailed discussions with DuchyHomes.

The Residents Association and the Parish Council met officials from Stratford District Council and Duchy Homes on Tuesday 25 March to discuss outstanding issues in connection with the revised proposals for the Cank Farm site.

The main concerns expressed were […]

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 […]

Water Mains Work Delayed

Major road works planned for early in the New Year have been delayed until the Autumn of 2019.

Severn Trent Water had planned the replacement of mains water pipes along Tom Hill, Butts Lane, Doctor’s Hill and The Green from 7 January. This would have meant major traffic disruption in the village for many weeks.

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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 […]