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Lowbrook Lane Planning Application

Cllr Ken Hawkins promises his full support to residents to oppose this development.  Residents who live near to Lowbrook Lane will be aware of a pre-planning application  public consultation by  Gallagher Estates and Pegasus Planning Group in respect of a proposal to develop Lowbrook Farm with housing. 

Lowbrook Lane Planning Application

Pre — Planning application  consultation starts - Cllr Ken Hawkins promises his full support to residents to oppose this development.   
Residents who live near to Lowbrook Lane will be aware of a pre-planning application  public consultation by Gallagher Estates and Pegasus Planning Group in respect of a proposal to develop Lowbrook Farm with housing.

A big thank you from Cllr Karen Grinsell

As your newly elected Councillor for Shirley East I'd like to thank all of you who braved the awful weather on Thursday 3rd May to vote in the local elections. It is a huge honour and privilege to be given the opportunity to serve the whole community of Shirley East. 

Solihull Lib Dem Councillor defects to Green party

As he was elected for the party that people chose and is jumping ship only half way into a 4 year tenure, then he should immediately resign and give residents the opportunity to decide if they still want him under his new colours.

Gary Allport - A Shirley man, through and through

GARY ALLPORT - BORN, CHRISTENED, EDUCATED, LIVED, WORKED, MARRIED  - ALL IN SHIRLEY.   Gary says "I ask you to put your trust in me for another four years at the Local Elections on May 3rd.  I am an experienced Councillor with a PROVEN TRACK RECORD of success.  I became a Councillor to get a better deal for our community that means so much to me and I have worked tirelessly from day one of my election, 8 years ago, to do just that.   With your help, I will continue to do so.  PLEASE REMEMBER THAT WHAT MY MAIN OPPONENT HASN’T TOLD YOU IS THAT HE DOESN’T LIVE IN SHIRLEY EITHER AND ACTUALLY LIVES IN THE MERIDEN CONSTITUENCY TOO! 

David Price - focussed on YOU

David says; “I care deeply about our community and will stand up for it —  above party politics — on every occasion I can.”

Tony Dicicco updates you on HS2

Local Campaigner, Tony Dicicco says; “It is important that we get the best possible deal for residents of the Meriden Ward  and, if elected on the 3rd May, I will work with fellow Ward  Councillors David Bell & Ken Allsopp, and the Parish Councils to ensure that this happens.”

Tony Dicicco updates you on HS2

Local Campaigner, Tony Dicicco says; “It is important that we get the best possible deal for residents of the Meriden Ward  and, if elected on the 3rd May, I will work with fellow Ward  Councillors David Bell & Ken Allsopp, and the Parish Councils to ensure that this happens.”

Good news - Inspector dismisses Ralph Road foothpath appeal

Residents may recall Solihull Council rejected the planning application to widen the public footpath that runs from Ralph Road to the Stratford Road to enable vehicle access to new properties to be built at the rear of the Stratford Road shops. 

A small mess but a huge problem to residents

Conservative Councillors for Shirley South, Gary Allport & Peter Doyle regularly receive complaints from local residents who are fed up with having to dodge dog mess left on pavements, grass verges and parkland by inconsiderate dog owners who do not clear up after their pets.