Have you Signed the Petition to Save Earlswood Co-op?

The Midcounties Co-op has put Earlswood Stores on the market.  The fate of the Post Office is not known.

Our sister organisation, Earlswood and Forshaw Heath Residents Association, has launched an online petition to try to save the shop.

Many Tanworth residents have already contacted us to say that they value this facility greatly and […]

NDP Consultation Ends on 27 March

Tanworth Parish Council has announced that the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan will begin a formal pre-submission public consultation at 10am on Monday 10 February until 5pm on Friday 27 March 2020.

Copies of the draft NDP may be viewed online at www.tanworth-pc.org.uk or emailed to residents on request to Julie White, Parish Clerk, on 01564 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Neighbourhood Watch Matters

Your Chief Co-ordinator, Tony Dixon, recently reported these conclusions from a recent Neighbourhood Watch meeting he attended:

128 reported crimes were reported in the parish of Tanworth in Arden during first five months of 2018. June figures are not yet available. This compares with 105 in the same period of 2017 – an increase of […]

Community Bus Service

UBUS is a dial-a-ride community transport service operating within Stratford District.

It is available to anyone in the district who struggles to access public transport due to mobility issues, health problems or who lives in an area with no, or infrequent, public transport.

UBUS will collect passengers from their door, drop them off at their […]

A Friendly Voice

The Silver Line is a helpline for older people that offers information, friendship and advice 24 hours day, 365 days a year.

Originally founded by Dame Esther Rantzen, it is the only national, free and confidential helpline for older people in the UK.

The Silver Line also offers telephone and letter befriending by matching up […]