Dangerous Road Junction

Following representations from the Parish Council and the Residents Association Warwickshire Highways have repainted the STOP road markings on the Tithe Barn Lane road junction at Flower Knott Cottage.

There have been a number of serious incidents at this dangerous junction in recent months.

Highways will also re-paint the SLOW road markings on […]

Tanworth Votes ‘Yes’ to NDP

Residents in Tanworth have voted to accept the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) prepared under the auspices of Tanworth Parish Council.

Stratford District Council will now use the NDP to help decide planning applications in the parish.

On Thursday 24 November 2022, voters in Tanworth-in-Arden voted

364 (87.1%) of those voting said ‘Yes’54 […]

The Bell has Re-opened

The Bell has re-opened under new owners, the Stonegate Pub Group. A new manager has been appointed.

The Post Office will not re-open.

(Source: Tom Ross)


Cost of Living Help

Stratford District Council is administering a government scheme to provide additional financial support for vulnerable households within the district who are struggling to pay their energy bills this winter.All homeowners, private rented tenants and housing association/Council tenants can apply for fuel vouchers or the equivalent if they meet ALL four of the criteria below. 1. […]

Refuse Collection Arrangements

The new arrangements for Refuse Collection by Stratford District Council began on Monday 1 August.

What follows only applies to properties that have a collection on MONDAYS.

Residents should by now have received two new small green caddies.  If you buy compostable bin liners they have capacities of 7 and 23 litres.

The smaller […]

Earlswood Stores and Post Office Open for Business

Earlswood Stores, including the Post Office, re-opened for business on 18 February after a major refit by Nisa.


(Source: Nisa)


Council to ‘adopt’ Phone Box

Tanworth-in-Arden Parish Council is seeking to adopt the old phone box on The Green in order to preserve it for the community.

As part of the consultation process it is a requirement that Stratford-on-Avon District Council consults with the local community to obtain their view.

The consultation is now open and finishes on […]

Construction Traffic through the Village

A number of residents have reported that heavy lorries going to the Cank Farm site are continuing to travel through the village. This is despite the matter being reported to Spitfire Homes.

To be fair Spitfire’s contractor has put up signs on Vicarage Hill advising the drivers of lorries not to go through the […]

Whatsapp Group to Help Fight Crime

Fly tipping and car crime have increased in Tanworth during the lockdown. 

Local residents have formed a a Whatsapp group to help improve communications within the Tanworth area.  The group is open to all residents so long as they abide by the rules.

You may have seen some of their new signs around […]

Housing Needs Survey

Tanworth Parish Council has just commissioned a second Housing Needs Survey in conjunction with Warwickshire Rural Community Council. This is part of the ongoing process towards a Neighbourhood Development Plan for the parish.

The survey was designed to establish how many residents had a need for alternative housing within the parish […]