Solihull is set to have its own Midsummer Night’s Dream thanks to Festival 36. From 17 June - 2 July, the festival celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio with activities, performances and viewings of the First Folio on 2 July
Following an extensive consultation last summer about the creation of new active travel routes for pedestrians and cyclists, work to widen a footpath to create a new route from Monkspath to Blythe Valley Park will start on Monday 5 June.
Solihull Council and its partners Act on Energy will be delivering free home energy advice events across the borough in June.
Staff from Solihull Council’s Highway Infrastructure team and contractors Balfour Beatty Living Places (BBLP) are celebrating after scooping an international award for carbon reduction.
Solihull Council’s housing provider - Solihull Community Housing (SCH) - has been shortlisted in two categories in one of the UK’s leading housing awards – Housing Heroes.
Sikh members of the British Armed Forces joined members of the Royal British Legion, Councillor Ian Courts and officers from Solihull Council at a special Sikh community meal (Langar) on Saturday hosted at the council’s Civic Suite.
There are lots of events taking place across the borough in parks and community halls plus entertainment and a trail in Solihull town centre. Here’s a taste of what’s on offer plus where to go for information and advice.
In response to increasing amounts of graffiti in the borough, key organisations and landowners met in Solihull last week for the first Solihull Graffiti Summit.
Following the success of its Here2Help events in December, the Solihull Financial Inclusion Partnership, led by Solihull Council has organised two more free drop-in events this month in Fordbridge and Solihull town centre.
From Monday 27 March, Solihull Council will be changing some of its recycling, rubbish and green waste collection rounds to make them more efficient and reduce carbon emissions. The changes do not affect what is being collected or how often.