There have been many discussions – on this site and on Facebook – in recent weeks about how best to provide facilities in the village for young people. The time has come to turn these discussions into a proper plan that works for everyone!
Solihull Council have donated several hundred daffodil bulbs to the Parish Council. They plan to plant these at various locations around the village to brighten up forlorn patches of grass. If anyone has a bit of spare time and can help with the planting out, Councillor Bob Cudmore would be delighted to hear from you. […]
There will be a short act of Remembrance, outside the library on Sunday 11th November,starting just before 11am. Everyone is warmly invited to attend and to bring along any family or friends with them that weekend. As in the last two years there will be a short service followed by a two-minute silence. Last year […]
DH.net has just been made aware of a proposal, to be discussed at Solihull Council on Thursday (1st November), to restrict parking over the edges of verges and pavements within the whole of Dickens Heath area, as a pilot scheme, with fines payable under Civil Enforcement Powers for those who contravene the restrictions. Fines proposed […]
The Claribel school bus service (822) has become extremely overcrowded this term due to an influx of pupils going to Tudor Grange/Alderbrook Schools from the Dickens Heath area. A child fainted on the bus due to the overcrowding recently but was fine and continued with his day at school. Perhaps the first generation of village […]
UKTI, working in conjunction with Solihull MP Lorely Burt and Solihull Council, are holding a half day international trade / export event in Solihull with Lord Stephen Green, Minister for Trade as the Keynote speaker. Companies interested in International Trade are invited to attend. UK Trade & Investment support new exporters while demonstrating new market […]
Council cuts mean that Dickens Heath library opening hours will be reduced in the future and, more importantly, has resulted in the desperately sad loss of our lovely village librarian Sean Dean. The decision follows a consultation on the future of the 10 Solihull libraries with the cuts planned to save £50,000 per year. In […]
The Solihull Council (SMBC) Draft Local Plan has set out a plan for over 300 new homes to be built on Braggs Farm/Brickiln Farm, Griffin Lane and Cleobury Lane. This will have a significant inpact on the village. If you would like to make a representation, preferably using the SMBC response form (available at www.solihull.gov.uk/ldf […]
Tuesday February 21st 7pm in the Parish Rooms, Waterside, off Rumbush Lane. Dickens Heath Parish Council will be holding a public meeting on sites for future development in Dickens Heath – so that residents’ views can be incorporated into their response to Solihull MBC’s Draft Local Plan, which includes 3 sites in Dickens Heath, on […]
‘Tuesday Club’ – Tuesdays 10am till 11.30am at the Parish Rooms, Waterside Coffee mornings for ‘friends in retirement’ If you would like an opportunity to socialise with a cup of tea or coffee, the Parish Council would be delighted to see you.