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Businesses, colleges, schools and local residents with at least half an acre of land available to plant trees in are invited to contact the Council’s Planting Our Future team.
Solihull Council is replacing traditional sticks and string with a new Robot Pitch Marker - saving ninety-five minutes per pitch and freeing up staff for other essential work in parks across the borough.
Thanks to the work of Berskwell and Balsall Parish Council, local historians and Solihull Council’s business support team, you can now enjoy two circular walks that are plotted on a new Balsall Common Heritage Trail map.
In response to residents’ concerns about people blocking access to dropped kerbs, Solihull Council has decided to adopt new parking enforcement powers.
A three-year environmental programme developed and delivered by Solihull Council - which involved 24 separate projects across Solihull borough - has won a prestigious national conservation award.
Solihull residents and local groups are invited to apply for trees through the Arden Free Tree Scheme which promotes the planting of traditional native trees in the borough.
Local businessman Jordan Carruthers recently celebrated one year of running his business from Solihull Enterprise Centre and the Leader of Solihull Council, Cllr Ian Courts, paid a visit to his office to see how the Enterprise Centre has helped him
Local volunteers and Solihull Council are celebrating after receiving Green Flag Awards for 16 parks, cemeteries and green spaces. The award is the international quality mark for parks and green spaces.
Six years after the first litter picking group was set up in Solihull, busy grandmother Julie Stephens has just become Solihull’s 1,000th registered volunteer litter picker!
Did you know that Shirley has one of the oldest legal firms in the country? Or that the zombie film – ‘The Girl with All the Gifts’ - was filmed in Shirley?