20 Jun: Concerts in the Park Sunday programme confirmed

Final details of the programme for the Sunday Family Woodland Concert in the Park have been released ahead of the sold-out free event on Sunday 1 July. Organisers Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council have planned a full day’s programme, with gates opening at 10.30am and performances starting at 11am and finishing at 6pm. The programme includes professional performances from a 10-piece mini-orchestra from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra playing


20 Jun: Boulevard Allotments Association gets ready for Bloom

With the regional Britain in Bloom judges due in the town in a few weeks, tenants at a popular allotments site in Wylde Green are working hard to ensure their plots are in shape and supporting other community projects in the town at the same time. Boulevard Allotments site is owned by Birmingham City Council and is one of 11 allotment sites in Sutton Coldfield. It is a good example

Baked in brick pizza

18 Jun: Fantastic artisan food and drink line up for Concerts in the Park weekend

Alongside the world class music and entertainment on offer, organisers are excited to announce the amazing selection of artisan food and drink which will be available throughout the Concerts in the Park weekend. Over half of the traders are local businesses and are at the Concerts in the Park for the first time. From Sutton Coldfield you can sample treats from Cornerstone Kitchen with their healthy offering of Phat Salads.

Deanery school

13 Jun: Deanery School gets set for Bloom judges

As the town gets ready for the first Sutton Coldfield in Bloom entry, those on the route are busy preparing to impress the judges.  Deanery Church of England Primary School features on the route. The school has two key initiatives to show the judges when they visit in July.  The first is a new pathway around the perimeter of the school grounds which is being built to encourage outdoor exercise.

Daz Hale

13 Jun: Two weeks to go as Concerts in the Park hosts announced

TVs Josie D’Arby confirmed as Concerts in the Park host for the evening of Saturday 30 June. BBC WM presenter Daz Hale to host the main stage on Sunday 1 July. The Swing Era confirmed to perform accompanying Down for the Count’s Vintage Swing Orchestra on Saturday. Tickets still available for Saturday 30 June. TVs Josie D’Arby will host the evening’s events at Concerts in the Park on Saturday 30

Smile stones at the Library

12 Jun: Concerts in the Park community programme brings smiles

A community activity programme is generating excitement ahead of the Concerts in the Park weekend on 30 June and 1 July. After 4,500 tickets for the Sunday event were snapped up in record time, Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council worked with local businesses and organisations to put on a series of community workshops planned in libraries and community centres in the weeks prior to the main event. Craft activity provider


05 Jun: Notice of Public Rights for Accounts 2017/18

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS Accounts for the Year Ended 31 March 2018 NOTICE IS GIVEN that the unaudited Annual Return for the year ended 31st March 2018 has been published on Sutton Coldfield Town Council’s website. NOTICE IS GIVEN that from 4th June to 13th July 2018 between 10.00am and 4.00pm, any person interested may inspect and make copies of the Annual Return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers

Concerts in the Park. Sutton Park. 1 July. Pic by Aaron Scott Richards.

30 May: Full programme, conductor and soloist confirmed for Concerts in The Park, 30 June

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council confirms the full CBSO programme for Concerts in the Park on Saturday 30 June. Award-winning Dirk Brossé confirmed as conductor with BBC Strictly singer Lance Ellington confirmed as soloist. Tickets still available for Saturday 30 June. Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council is delighted to confirm the full programme for Concerts in the Park on Saturday 30 June along with a world-class conductor and soloist. Tickets are


30 May: Sutton Coldfield in Bloom judging route announced

The route has been revealed for the first Sutton Coldfield in Bloom entry. Judges will visit the town in July to view the town’s heritage treasures, horticultural gems and floral features including Holy Trinity Parish Church, Sutton Park, a popular allotment site, a school garden and New Hall Mill along with local shops and businesses. The route in full is: Harvest Fields Centre Ian Hazel Funerals Sutton Park Boldmere Boulevard

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29 May: The Mayor announces his charity for the year

The Mayor of Sutton Coldfield, Councillor Derrick Griffin, has chosen Acacia Family Support as his charity to support during his term in office. Acacia Family Support located in Sutton Coldfield was founded in 2004 by two local mums, Emma Borg and Rachel Gregory who both experienced postnatal depression and were determined to help other families.  The charity works alongside the local health service and delivers a service from St John’s