Tree Pollarding on the Green

. Warwickshire County Council plans to start work on pollarding the lime trees along the Green on the week beginning Monday 25 February. Notices will be displayed nearer the time. It would be appreciated if residents can avoid parking on the Green near the trees on those dates. . (Source: Warwick County Council) […]

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 […]

Internet Security Advice

Criminals are finding more sophisticated methods to steal from us when we use the internet. It is a full- time job keeping abreast of the latest counter measures.

That’s why our sister organisation, Earlswood and Forshaw Heath Residents Association, has asked the Cyber Crime Team from Cybersafe Warwickshire – promoted by the Office of the […]

Village Hall AGM

Tanworth Village Hall and Muntz Hall will hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 26 March at 8pm.

There will be wine and cheese available after normal business has been concluded.

(Source: Tony Dixon)

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.


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 […]

Update on Cank Farm

Duchy Homes, who have acquired the Cank Farm site, have now submitted a detailed planning application regarding the 18 houses and the existing farmhouse.

They have also sought permission from Stratford District to buy out, by means of a cash payment, the requirement, agreed at outline planning stage in 2014, to include six “affordable” houses.


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 […]