Neighbourhood Development Plan

Tanworth Parish Council has announced that the draft NDP will begin a formal pre-submission public consultation at 10am on Monday 27th January until 5pm on Friday 13th March 2020.

Copies of the draft NDP may be viewed online at or emailed to residents on request to Julie White, Parish Clerk, on 01564 703200.

Paper […]

Earlswood Co-op Up For Sale

The Co-operative Group had put Earlswood Stores on the market.

The fate of the Post Office is not known.

(Source: Jenny Buckley)

Delay to Broad Lane Closure

Further major road works planned by Severn Trent Water have been delayed because the upgrade on the A435 has not been completed.

No date has been set for the work on Broad Lane to begin.

Work was to have started on 6 January in three stages.

Phase One will involve road closure around the junction […]

New Light Agreed

Warwickshire Highways have been given the go ahead to install a new lamp post in the passageway between Bellfield and Doctor’s Close.

Tanworth Parish Council,  which is responsible for footpath lighting, agreed to fund the new light at its meeting on Thursday 21 November. This followed representations by several residents that children were going to […]

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 […]

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 […]