Free entry for Armed Forces at Solihull leisure centres this weekend
Service men and women in Solihull are invited to get active for free this weekend in celebration of Armed Forces Day.
18 June 2021 – Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council
The surge in the COVID Delta variant has led the government to delay the final relaxation of restrictions for four weeks; this extra time will help an even greater proportion of the population get vaccinated.
18 June 2021 –message from Solihull’s Director of Public Health, Ruth Tennant
This week the Prime Minister has announced that a shift into Step 4 openings will be postponed, while the vaccination target for adults is brought forward, to give the NHS more time to complete the programme.
Armed Forces Community Garden – 16 July Opening Ceremony is postponed
Following the Government’s announcement on 14 June that Covid restrictions will remain for another four weeks, RBL Warwickshire & Birmingham County and Solihull Council have agreed to postpone the Opening Ceremony of the Armed Forces Community Garden
Wildlife Ways – “nature in the middle of Chelmsley Wood”
Wildlife Ways – the council’s £16.8 million environmental project – is coming to an end. Cllr Andy Mackiewicz and Cllr Ken Hawkins visited Kingshurst Brook to find out how the project has benefited local wildlife and local residents alike.
Solihull schools strive towards cleaner air
Solihull Council is committed to improving air quality. Although the borough’s air is within national air quality objectives, the Council is working closely with schools to tackle this significant priority.
11 June 2021 - Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council
The increase in cases in Solihull is of course very concerning. We have the means to control the virus, we have to test and test again, make sure we get our two doses of vaccine when we can – and of course stick to hands, face, space and fresh air.
Solihull Council urges everyone ‘to keep your eye on the ball’ this summer
Councillor Tony Dicicco, the Council’s new cabinet member for Adult Social Care and Health is encouraging all residents to continue to play their part in ‘kicking' the rising COVID cases out of play.
11 June 2021 –message from Solihull’s Director of Public Health, Ruth Tennant
Relaxing of restrictions, combined with some seasonal summer weather may have made people think coronavirus is behind us - but I’m afraid it’s not.
£263k Community Infrastructure Funds Now Available
Groups within Solihull can now bid for a share of funding from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in order to improve their local neighbourhoods. A total of over £263,000 is available for community groups to bid for.
Solihull supports Carers Week (7 – 13 June)
As part of National Carers Week, Carers Trust Solihull are highlighting the information, advice, services and events they offer to support the 27,000 unpaid carers in the Borough.