We have been advised by Solihull Council that traffic calming measures at the above junction will commence on Monday 28th June. The work will require temporary four way traffic lights and some delays should be expected.
There has been an increase in reports of vehicle crime in Solihull in recent weeks. Steps that you can take to help to protect your vehicle.
Keyless theft: When vehicles are stolen using an electronic device to access the signal to your key fob. You can prevent this by purchasing a signal blocker bag to store your key fob in once you have parked up https://faradaybag.com/key-shields/ . Alternatively you can store your keys in a foil lined tin to stop the signal being picked up by a relay tracker device that has the range to pick up signals from outside your home.
Theft of High Value Vehicles: When storing a vehicle in a locked and secure garage isn’t possible then secondary security measures are advisable. Criminals want to steal your vehicle as quickly as possible so putting layers of security in place will help to deter them. Consider using a Disklok https://www.disklokuk.co.uk/ as a WMNow member you do qualify for a 15% discount by using the code WMPwelcome15 at the checkout.
Theft from vehicles: After parking up at your destination or at home for the evening remove all valuables from your vehicle and make sure it is locked and secure. Opportunist thieves go out in the early hours trying car door handles to see what they can find. Items such as tools, sat navs, laptops phones, sunglasses and loose change are just what they are hoping to steal. So please take a minute before going to bed to check your vehicle is locked.
Solihull Council steps up roll out of electric vehicle charging points Following the adoption of the Solihull’s Electric Vehicle Strategy, a number of new electric vehicle (EV) charging points are being installed around the borough.
Funding has been jointly provided by Central Government through the Office of Zero Emission Vehicles (75%) and the Council’s own funds (25%) to improve charging infrastructure across the borough. At a national level, an insufficient number of high quality charging points has consistently been found to be a key barrier in preventing wider uptake of electric vehicles and this initiative begins to address this.
The locations of the EV charging points have been carefully considered based on whether there is a demand or expected future demand for electric vehicles in that area, or simply if residents don’t have access to their own off-street parking. The Council will continue to engage with residents to understand where there is appetite to improve the local charging infrastructure as it plans its next round of installations. Read More….
Dear Residents, WE ASK ALL RESIDENTS TO REGISTER AN OBJECTION TO THE ABOVE PROPOSAL From previous communications, you will be aware that Solihull Council (SMBC) is proposing to progressively double the volume of pupils attending Cheswick Green Primary School. The additional capacity is designed primarily to accommodate children from the Blythe Valley Park (BVP) housing development. Read More
Further to our earlier note, SMBC has advised us that the notification of speed limits on roads approaching the Creynolds Lane/Vicarage Road junction will commence on 21st January. The consultation period will end on 11th February and a link to the advertisement is provided below:-