Meriden MP, Dame Caroline Spelman, launched a fresh campaign to improve the frequency of peak trains from Berkswell following news that London Midlands will cease as operators of the regional rail network from 2018.
Residents in Castle Bromwich are voicing their opposition to new proposals which would see the changes to the northbound flight paths for Birmingham International Airport. Around 45 residents met on Thursday 17th August at St Mary and St Margaret’s Church Hall to discuss the impact of the plans. Solihull Councillor Mike Robinson and Meriden MP, Dame Caroline Spelman were also in attendance.
Local MP, Dame Caroline Spelman, who is backing Coventry’s bid to be named the next UK City of Culture has welcomed news that the city has made the UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist and is now in a five-way race to win the prestigious title.
Birmingham Airport are consulting on changes to the Northbound Runway (33) flight paths. These changes may affect local residents living in Marston Green, Chelmsley Wood, Kingshurst, Fordbridge and Castle Bromwich.
Local residents from across the Meriden constituency turned out in Chelmsley Wood to celebrate the ‘Great Get Together’, a new national celebration designed to tackle loneliness and build stronger communities.
Following the blaze at Grenfell Tower in London earlier this week, Dame Caroline Spelman has visited tower blocks in Chelmsley Wood with local Councillor Ken Hawkins, the local cabinet member for housing.
Following the sentencing hearing in the case of controversial surgeon, Ian Paterson, Dame Caroline said, "The deplorable actions of former surgeon, Ian Paterson, have incurred a 15 year sentence through the courts.
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