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Royal Mail combating Scam Mail

Royal Mail want to raise awareness of scam mail in the local community.  Royal Mail never knowingly deliver scam mail, they know the distress that it can cause when received.  This type of mail is illegal and targets the most vulnerable in society and Royal Mail want to put a stop to it. Typically, scam […]

Community Walk this Saturday

Join us for Barnt Green’s annual Community Walk on Saturday 22nd September. As usual there is a choice of three different walks, all starting and ending at Millennium Park (corner of Hewell Road with Sandhills Road, B45 8NW). Meet at 1pm for 1.30pm start, to walk 7.5miles to Chadwich/Lickey Hills and back. Meet at 2pm […]

Neighbourhood Watch advice on door security

BURGLARY. How secure are your doors? If you are unsure whether your front door, back door or patio doors are secure enough to prevent intruders, use this quick checklist to find out how safe they really are . Front door Five lever mortice deadlock (if door over 44mm) ? check they are British Standard 3621 […]

Two new parish councillors

At the parish council meeting on Tuesday 28th August, parish councillors co-opted two new members to fill the vacant seats and return the council to full capacity. Village residents Harrison Rone-Clarke and Joe Nilsson were welcomed and took part in the meeting.

Proposed double-yellow lines, Public Consultation

The County Council are proposing to increase the length of the double-yellow lines near the junction of Sandhills Lane with Hewell Road.  The public consultation is open until 5th September 2018. A copy of the draft Order, relevant plan and Statement of Reasons for proposing to make the Order may be inspected at Bromsgrove District […]

Stay Alert to telephone scams

The police and Warwickshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service are warning residents to beware of phone calls from fraudsters claiming to be HMRC. The bogus callers attempt to frighten residents by falsely suggesting that the Police are on the verge of arresting them for unpaid taxes. The fraudsters then ask the residents to pay the […]

Roadworks information

Here is an interactive website where you can find out what roadworks are going on in the area both now and in the future by using the location and date search functions. Go to www.roadworks.org for live information.

New Casual Vacancy

There is a second vacancy for the position of parish councillor.  The public notice is currently being displayed on the notice boards stating ‘an election to fill the casual vacancy shall be held if notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given by TEN local government electors for the parish […]

Road closure: Bittell Road / Fiery Hill Road junction

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE The road under the railway bridge between the junction of Hewell Road / Bittell Road and Fiery Hill Road will be CLOSED on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd August to allow for remedial road works to be carried out.  The mini roundabout at the junction of Hewell Road with Bittell Road is […]

Severn Trent Water investigations in Hewell Road

Severn Trent Water have issued a note (see below) to Hewell Road premises advising that in order to improve the water supply in the area they need to carry out investigation works. There will be a few small excavations, trial holes on the footpath near to Poplar Drive and Orchard Croft, and also in the […]