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Acocks Green Ward Committee Weds 28th January

by Roger Harmer on 29 January, 2015

Discussion at last night’s Acocks Green Ward Committee centred on the following issues: 1) Fleet and Waste Management Update. Les Williams gave a report which focussed on the roll out of the new wheelie bins. This is seen as having gone well, but there are a number of residents suffering from repeated late or missed […]

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Acocks Green Ward Committee Weds 10th September 2014

by Roger Harmer on 13 September, 2014

Wednesday’s Acocks Green Ward Committee meeting was a relatively well attended event, in part no doubt due to the agenda, but probably also in part due to it being held centrally, in the Library. New attendees included Mushtaq Hussain, who will be the Council’s new Service Lead for Yardley District and Mohammed Irfan who will […]

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Lidl’s Planning Application Cheque Bounces!

by Roger Harmer on 12 September, 2014

A quick update on the Lidl Planning Application 2014/04299/PA (I’ll write a fuller report on this weeks Acocks Green Ward Committee tomorrow). The application has been resubmitted but its exactly as before and previous comments will stand – see here (item 4). The reason for the resubmission is that the cheque Lidl gave when they […]

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Acocks Green Ward Committee Tonight

by Roger Harmer on 10 September, 2014

There is a meeting of the Acocks Green Ward Committee tonight at 7pm at Acocks Green Library. The meeting has the following main issues on the agenda: 1) An update on the Warwick Road Improvements Project. This has already led to work in Acocks Green and the biggest part of the project – major changes […]

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Tyseley Supermarket Schemes Update

by Roger Harmer on 23 November, 2012

I’ve received an update on the plans by Morrisons and Asda to build supermarkets (together with significant associated developments) in Tyseley, following the approval of both schemes by the Council’s Planning Committee in April. The Asda scheme (on the current Eaton / MEM site) has had its planning approval challenged by a judicial review from […]

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The Planning Committee are to carry out a site visit to the end of Francis Road which is subject to a planning application (2011/06797/PA) for 10 x 2 bed houses, on the land between the last of the houses on the road and the canal. I believe this proposed development is over-intensive (too many homes for the size […]

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Acocks Green Ward Committee Weds 2 November

by Roger Harmer on 6 November, 2011

Ward Committee met on Wednesday 2nd November. The following items were discussed: 1) Supermarket Proposals: The proposed Morrisons development on the former Lucas site off Spring Road and Shaftmoor Lane. There was as presentation given by several members of the team promoting the development including representatives of both the supermarket and Extra Care who plan to […]

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More Regeneration Plans for Tyseley

by Roger Harmer on 3 October, 2011

Following the plans to redevelop the old Lucas site on Spring Road (with a Morrison’s supermarket, an Extra Care Village and new housing), another set of plans has now been published. These would replace the current Eaton Electical factory site (off Reddings Lane and running beside part of Olton Boulevard West) with a retail park, containing […]

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71 Lincoln Road: Planning Application

by Roger Harmer on 30 March, 2011

At the last Acocks Green Ward Committee (9th March 2011) a petition was submitted (and forwarded to the Planning Committee), signed by nearly all residents of Olton Croft and many more, particularly from Lincoln Road and other roads nearby, objecting to a planning application submitted on behalf of the restaurant at 71 Lincoln Road, which […]

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Update on Knights Road – Tyseley Lane Housing Plans

by Roger Harmer on 16 February, 2011

Following my post on 22 January this year, the planning application for the proposed demolition of 23 to 33 Tyseley Lane  and the building of 53 homes between Knights Road and Tyseley Lane has now been submitted. The planning application is reference 2011/00666/PA and can be viewed online at or at Acocks Green Library. […]

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