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 […]
Dickens Heath Parish Council held a meeting this week with Solihull MBC senior officers and Borough Councillors. The Parish Councillors were generally pleased with the senior officers’ reaction to problems that the Parish Council and residents have been raising for a while. The assurances given by the Borough Officers were as follows: Garden Squares – […]
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 […]
Parish Council election candidate Josh O’Nyons explains a little about himself and why he is standing for election. “I am standing for the Parish Council in the upcoming by election on 20th September and I hope I will be able to count on your support. I shall be standing as an Independent Rate Payer candidate […]
Parish Council election candidate Linda Bailey explains a little about herself and why she is standing for election. “I moved to Dickens Heath (DH) 2 years ago and quickly came to enjoy and appreciate the village and its amenities. I have spent my whole working life as a Registered Nurse. I recently retired from Marie […]
Election candidate Damian Goryszewski explains a little about himself and why he’s standing for election. “I am from Poland but have been settled permanently in the UK in June 2006, Dickens Heath resident since September 2009, living in Cornwood House. I am 38 and married (Wife – Alicia Goryszewski), Children – 1 (Son – Victor […]
On Thursday September 20th the village will vote to elect a new Parish Councillor following the resignation of Councillor Vaseem Arfan. Voting will be open in Dickens Heath Library from 07.00-22.00. There are three candidates: Linda Bailey who lives in Round Close, Damian Piotr Goryszewski who lives in Hutchings Lane and Josh O’Nyons who lives […]
‘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.