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.
4 June 2021 – Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council
1 June was the first day no deaths were recorded due to COVID since the pandemic started. The records may be revised but, none the less, let’s hope it is a real milestone to a time when Covid does not dominate our lives.
Solihull speed limit policy set for review
Solihull Council is set to strengthen its policy on 20mph speed limits to make areas around schools, retail centres and other key locations feel safer for everyone.
Switch on for Solihull’s electric vehicle charging points
Fifty-six electric vehicle (EV) charging bays have been switched on across the borough.
The Armed Forces Community Garden – Councillor Alison Rolf and Councillor Ken Hawkins reflect on the progress made
Cllr Alison Rolf – the Council’s Cabinet Member for Safer and Stronger Communities and the Council’s Armed Forces Champion - and Cllr Ken Hawkins – the Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways - discuss the Armed Forces Community Garden
27 May 2021 – Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council
To continue to help you and your family and friends keep safe, we have opened a new community testing Hub on Solihull High Street, next to Halifax Bank. You can pop in for a rapid lateral flow test or pick up a pack to test yourself at home.
Want to volunteer at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games? ‘Call Paul’ for help with your application
Around 12,500 volunteers will be needed before and during the Commonwealth Games and applications ‘go live’ on Tuesday 1 June. If that sounds daunting, here are some ways to get support with making those all-important applications.