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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.

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

28 Sep: Town Council responds to City Council statement: “Now is the time for action”

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has given a response to Birmingham City Council’s draft Policy Statement: “Working Together in Birmingham’s Neighbourhoods.” At Full Council last night Councillors discussed the City Council’s consultation on how it will work with existing town and parish councils and local neighbourhoods to improve local services and make them more responsive to local needs. Councillors fully endorsed the identified need for more effective partnership working arrangements

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28 Sep: Town Council welcomes Sprint Rapid Bus vision but expresses serious concern on details

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has given a cautious welcome to the West Midlands Combined Authority plans to develop an integrated Sprint Bus Rapid Transit transport network which include a link between Sutton Coldfield and the city centre via the proposed new development at Langley. Councillors debated their response at last night’s full Council meeting. The aim is for Sprint to offer an attractive, viable alternative for road users in