Olton Focus - Out Now

The latest Olton Focus is out now...  Packed February edition includes stories abut: Big changes coming to local health services; Tudor Court hotel to become a nursery; Another Bin for Food Waste in Proposals for Refuse Collection? Plus lots more local news.

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JLR’s Massive Expansion Plans will “Cause Significant Harm”

Tell the Council your views now - even though its website said you can't...  

JLR said, a few years ago, that a development on the proposed site “would cause significant harm to the visual amenity”. Now they want to go ahead.

The public consultation on this was open until early February. Here’s how to tell the Council’s Planners what you think. You still can.

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2016 - a Load of Rubbish!

Two groups of litter pickers in Olton and Lyndon wards collected more than 145 bags of rubbish between May and December 2016. The brain child of community superstar Chris Dunster, and supported by Lib Dem ward Councillors, the volunteers cleared the streets of Olton and Hobs Moat every month.

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Shape Solihull’s Future - Consultation Ends Feb 17th

The current 15 year 'Solihull Local Plan', was adopted in December 2013. A legal challenge meant the Council was forced to look again at it, especially the plans for new housing locations across the Borough.

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37 Bus Disappointment for Protesters

Solihull Council have accepted without protest the decision by National Express to re-route the 37 bus, avoiding 'Olton Interchange'. Your Lib Dem Councillors fought, unsuccessfully, for the service to be returned to the train station but the Tory cabinet member accepted the decision.

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Autumn Statement - Nothing for the NHS Blackhole

The Chancellor's Autumn Statement this week failed to address the serious financial crisis in the NHS. Liberal Democrats have been asking for an immediate cash injection, but the Government clearly doesn't care.

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Anti-Bullying Week - Get Involved!

This week schools, colleges, parents, carers, children and young adults unite to say a big ‘NO’ to bullying. Of course it’s important to tackle bullying all year round! But this week is a special chance to draw everyone’s attention to bullying. 

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'JLR Zone' Expansion Proposals

Solihull's Conservative controlled Cabinet has proposed a plan which could see Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and its suppliers expand far beyond what the company is currently proposing. 

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Parking and Road Nightmares Drag On

Inconsiderate, and illegal, parking and speeding are still the complaints we hear most on the doorstep.

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Service Station Proposal for M42 Jn4

Solihull Council will soon be considering plans for a new motorway service station just off junction 4 of the M42.  Feedback must be submitted to the Council by November 25th.

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