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Category Archives: Community News

Chair’s Review 2019/20

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Good News about the Village Green

It is a difficult time for everyone, but the process whereby Solihull MBC have been advertising the disposal of the Village Green via a lease to the Parish Council has continued. And we are delighted to report that there have been no objections to the lease and so it can now be completed. The Parish […]

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Advice from the Canal & River Trust on Coronavirus and the Use of Canal Towpaths

The Canal & River Trust continues to urge people to follow Government guidance to stay at home.  If you do venture out, please remember that use of local canal towpaths should be strictly limited, keeping your distance from others and moored boats. We appreciate the important role our canals play in urban areas – providing […]

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Birmingham & Solihull GP Practices to open over Easter Weekend

Birmingham and Solihull GP Practices To Open Over Easter Weekend As part of the NHS-wide response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), GP practices across Birmingham and Solihull will be open during Good Friday (10 April) and Easter Monday (13 April) – with many practices also providing access to primary care on Saturday (11 April) and Sunday (12 […]

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Coronavirus Government Support Link for Vulnerable Residents

We are circulating the Government Link to Register individuals who are the most vulnerable for support and assistance.Most elderly folk in their 70’s are on medication for one reason or another for an underlying health risk and while many are fortunate to have family or other support in place a large number will need community […]

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CAVA Solihull Bulletin

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Hello Welcome to Solihull CAVA’s COVID-19 update. In this update we have news of SMBC’s new contact centre for those wishing to volunteer during the crisis; guidance on how to volunteer safely, news of support for social enterprises and a new fund for community initiatives helping those impacted by the virus. In this edition… VolunteeringSocial […]

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Volunteer Group to Support Dalton’s Pharmacy

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The Dickens Heath Covid-19 Community Support Group has been set up by the Parish Council and the Library and we hope to support our community through this very difficult time. We heard that Dalton’s Pharmacy are expecting a huge increase in requests for home delivery of prescriptions to self isolating residents. They are a small […]

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Landflight have amended their Covid 19 A4 & A5 Bus Timetables effective 30th March

This is a reduced service to Dickens Heath during the day and evening. Recommend use the Clock Island Bus Stop as used by both A4 & A5 services in both directions and where there is an approx. hourly bus into Shirley & Solihull.Bus use on these services and more generally is now very low and often run […]

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Tesco Prioritizing Vulnerable People For Delivery slots

Extra delivery options have now been established by Tesco and they are working with Central Government to give the extremely vulnerable priority access to them. It also suggests other special help may be available. Follow the link for more information: https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fcoronavirus-extremely-vulnerable&data=02%7C01%7C%7Cb181a3a622df4a7042c408d7d24b1226%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637209092170893249&sdata=dmbhTNgdFPP5K8%2BXLj0GMn1g6RP6Em7I0gjP10DMdaA%3D&reserved=0

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A Message From Gail Orton At Orton Media

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Good morning all, I hope this email finds you and your family well during the challenging times we are facing with the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s been a particularly busy time here in my office. In the first instance, I have been trying to promote as many of you that were and are still trading in […]

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