Parish Council Elections – May 2019

In preparation for the Borough Council and Parish & Town Council elections in May 2019, the Returning Officer (SMBC) will be holding a briefing for candidates and election agents in the Civic Suite, at 6pm on Tuesday 5th March.  This will include information about key dates of the election timetable, qualifications and disqualifications for candidature, the nominations process,  arrangements for postal votes, the poll  and the counting of votes etc.  

Registration is not necessary.

revised draft local plan

Solihull Council has published its revised draft Local Plan and can be viewed as follows:…/Draft-Local-Plan-Supplementary…

The revised draft now proposes a site on School Road, Hockley Heath, for housing development. A consultation on the draft Local Plan is available and residents can comment on the proposals for Hockley Heath as follows:

The consultation is open until 15th March. The revised draft Local Plan is asking residents/community groups to comment on the proposed School Road site and also any potential changes to the Green Belt boundary north of School Road. (You can also comment on any other areas within the plan).

Solihull Council will also be running drop-in sessions for the public to comment and ask questions on the revised draft Local Plan. Sessions will be held on the following dates in February 2019:

Friday 1st – (11am to 3pm) – Solihull Library
Saturday 2nd – (11am to 3pm) – Chelmsley Wood Library
Saturday 9th – (11am to 4pm) – Dickens Heath Library (please note the library is closed between 1pm – 2pm)
Saturday 16th – (11am to 3pm) – Balsall Common Library
Saturday 23rd – (11am to 3pm) – Knowle Library
Tuesday 26th – (4pm to 7pm) – Asda, Parkgate, Shirley