21 Mar: Pre-election period

The Town Council has now entered the period known as purdah – this is the run up to local elections which will take place on Thursday 3rd May 2018. Business will continue as usual, but while Councillors are campaigning in the elections, no major policy decisions will be taken and no major announcements will be made. In this time the Town Council will not retweet or share political opinion or

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19 Mar: Town Schools rise to Mayor’s Eco Challenge

Four Sutton Coldfield schools have been recognised by the Mayor for their enthusiasm and commitment to the environment as they showcase their outstanding projects. Banners Gate Primary, Langley Special School, Mere Green Primary and Moor Hall Primary were all presented with £500. These schools were picked by the Mayor as having the most exciting projects and planned works. Last September, all primary schools in the town were invited to apply



Since tickets were released last week we have allocated 4,500 tickets for the Town Council’s FREE Sunday Concert on Sunday 1 July. Performances by local community choirs and acts are a big part of  the Sunday programme.  We want to ensure there are tickets for those performers and their families and have therefore decided not to allocate any more tickets for the Sunday concert until those acts are confirmed. This is expected


19 Mar: Residents inspired to plan town’s future at Town Meeting

More green spaces, better links between station and the town centre, more pedestrianised areas and more independent shops – these were the ideas for improving the town that the residents of Sutton Coldfield presented at the annual Town Meeting last night. The meeting, held at the Trinity Centre, was organised by Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council. It gave a chance for residents to hear what the Council has been working

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14 Mar: Sutton Coldfield gets set to Bloom

Sutton Coldfield is officially entering the prestigious Heart of England in Bloom campaign, the regional element of Britain In Bloom. Representatives from voluntary groups from across the town joined the Town Council for the launch of Sutton Coldfield in Bloom at New Hall Hotel and Spa, which kindly sponsored the event. After the presentation visitors were guided to New Hall Mill and planted a number of trees to mark the


12 Mar: Call for performers to take part in Concerts in the Park

We are inviting local singers, choirs and performers from across Sutton Coldfield to be part of this year’s Concerts in the Park. We are looking for a range of different styles and repertoires for the free family day on Sunday 1 July for both the main arena stage and, new for 2018, a smaller tent for more intimate performances. Find out more and apply via this form The deadline for applications


09 Mar: Tickets on-sale for Concerts in the Park 2018

Tickets on-sale for Concerts in the Park 2018 to Royal Sutton Coldfield Residents from 13 March 2018 via Sutton Coldfield Town Hall. Tickets for Saturday 30 June £20 for adults and £10 for children (plus box office fee). Sunday 1 July is FREE thanks to support from Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust. Tickets will go on sale for Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council’s Concerts in the Park, 30 June and 1

01 Mar: Residents invited to the Annual Town Meeting

The annual meeting of electors in the Royal town of Sutton Coldfield will take place at The Trinity Centre on Wednesday 14th March 2018. Starting at 7pm, the meeting is an opportunity for residents to help shape the future of the Royal Town. The Full Notice and Agenda can be accessed HERE. This is not a Town Council meeting, although it will be chaired by the Mayor and reports will

07 Feb: Mayor’s dinner raises thousands to support town cancer charity

The Mayor of Sutton Coldfield has thanked all those who supported his charity dinner on Friday night (2nd February). The event took place at Moor Hall Hotel and Spa and was held in aid of his chosen charity, the Cancer Support Centre. Guests raised a total of £3650. Mayor of Sutton Coldfield, Councillor David Pears said: “I am so pleased we raised a significant amount to support the good work

31 Jan: Town Council helps Sea Cadets stay water tight

A local charity that supports around 70 young people is looking forward to a water tight future after being awarded a major grant. Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has agreed to make a grant of £16,200 to the Sea Cadets to make urgent repairs to the roof of their boat shed. The grant was agreed at a meeting of Full Council on Wednesday 24th January. Peter Horrocks is Chair of