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Sutton Coldfield Town Centre

30 Nov: Town Council moves forward on Town Centre regeneration

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has taken another step in its plan to regenerate the town centre this week. Full Council agreed the Terms of Reference for its Town Centre Regeneration Partnership, which will bring together representatives from the local public, private and third sectors to promote the development of a new vision for the town centre. Partners will work together in creating the right conditions for investment to help

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29 Nov: Town Council pledges support to first ever Accessible Community Games

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council is funding a new event to enable people with physical and learning difficulties to try new sporting opportunities. Organised by the team behind the highly successful Sutton Coldfield Community Games, the first ever Accessible Community Games will take place at Sutton Coldfield College on Friday 26th April. Participants will be able to try many different sports including wheelchair racing and basketball, archery, a climbing wall,

Sutton Coldfield Park

29 Nov: Town Council sets sights on Sutton Park

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has this week discussed its aspiration to take over Sutton Park. A Council report identified the key issues that would need to be considered for the Town Council to take over the management and ownership of the Park from Birmingham City Council. Councillors discussed the need to need to identify all the costs and income generated, together with the liabilities involved in running the Park.

Andy Street and Simon Ward

23 Nov: West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Town Council Leader in “positive and productive” talks

Andy Street, Mayor of West Midlands, met with Councillor Simon Ward, Leader of Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council this week to discuss the major changes planned for the town in the coming years. Mr Street was joined at the Town Council offices by Deborah Cadman, Chief Executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority and Olive O’Sullivan Town Clerk of Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council in the wide-ranging discussions on the

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19 Nov: Naomi wins Mayor’s Charity Christmas card design competition

The Mayor of Royal Sutton Coldfield, Councillor Derrick Griffin, has announced the winner of his Christmas card design competition. Naomi Hawker of the Deanery C of E Primary School was named as the successful designer in a special assembly which the Mayor attended today. Acacia Family Support is the Mayor’s Charity, and they approached the Deanery School to design a Christmas card because the school is already very supportive of

16 Nov: Town Council puts residents’ health and wellbeing top of the agenda

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has pledged to put the health of the town’s residents at the forefront of its work in 2019. At the Amenities, Leisure and Community Services committee this week, councillors agreed to form a new sub committee to lead on this work. The decision comes in the wake of a major health and wellbeing report which was presented to full Council in October. The report was

Remembrance service 2018

16 Nov: Deputy Lieutenant joins Town leaders to remember the fallen

Deputy Lieutenant Dr John Craggs MBE DL was joined by the Mayor of Sutton Coldfield Town Councillors and City Councillors and Community Leaders at Holy Trinity Parish Church on Sunday 11 November to remember the fallen in two world wars and subsequent conflicts. The service was organised by the Sutton Coldfield Branch of the Royal British Legion and lead by the Rector of Holy Trinity Parish Church, the Reverend John

19 Oct: Town Councillors quiz developers on Green Belt plans

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Councillors have met with developers who propose to carry out the planned major development of Green Belt land at Langley in Sutton Coldfield. The land at Langley is earmarked for residential development of up to about 6,000 new homes in Birmingham City Council plans which are currently out for consultation. Councillors met with developers last week (9th October) to ask detailed questions and seek reassurances about

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12 Oct: A new direction for Falcon Lodge

A bold new vision for Falcon lodge seeks to deliver a happy, healthy and connected community. Fifty residents, partners, local stakeholders attended the recent consultation event, on Tuesday 9th October, to firm up Falcon Lodge’s new community plan to develop a vibrant local economy and a pleasant neighbourhood to live, work, learn and prosper. The following steps include two final consultation sessions and an estate walkabout with partners and residents.

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12 Oct: Town Council celebrates volunteers and rewards community champions

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has celebrated volunteers and community champions in its second Community Awards evening. 130 people from over 40 voluntary organisations attended the event at the Town Hall to hear the winners announced by the Mayor: Following the success of the first event held in 2017, the Town Council wanted to reward the contribution of residents who give their time and make a difference to the lives