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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,

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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

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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

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08 Oct: Town Council supports sport in Sutton Coldfield with new £60k sports fund

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has set up a new fund to support sports clubs and groups. The fund was announced at Full Council on 25 September and comes in response to a series of grant applications to improve sporting facilities. Council agreed to reallocate budgets to invest in grass roots sport in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games. Having established the new fund Councillors agreed to grant: £20,000

08 Oct: Town Council supports community with over £50k in grants

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has made a bumper start to the new round of Community Grants, approving £56,790 to projects across the town in September. The new grant scheme was announced in the summer, establishing a fund for larger grants between £10,000 and £20,000 which are approved by Full Council, alongside the smaller grant fund for sums up to £10,000 which are approved at committee. Full Council on 25

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05 Oct: Town Council asks residents for their views in new consultation

Sutton Coldfield Town Council has launched a consultation to find out what really matters to residents. Councillors launched the survey at the Expo in the Town Centre, with a simple questionnaire. It outlines 10 issues where the Town Council could spend its time and money and asks residents to identify which they think are high, medium and low priority. The areas are: Sutton Park: Seeking to take ownership of and

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27 Sep: Garden competition winners celebrate success

Green fingered residents celebrated as the winners of the Sutton Coldfield Town Council garden competition were announced. Residents were encouraged to enter the competition back in June and judging took place in July. At an event hosted by sponsors Halls’ Garden Centre last night (26th September), the Mayor announced the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in each category plus the overall winner. The Champion of Champions was Raymond Davies of

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20 Sep: Royal Town receives Silver Gilt award as Bloom results announced

Royal Sutton Coldfield has received a Silver Gilt award for its 2018 entry into the Heart of England in Bloom. The announcement was made at an event in Burton upon Trent on 20th September. This was the first year the Royal Town has entered Heart of England In Bloom. Judges came to Sutton Coldfield in July and spent a morning viewing the town’s heritage treasures, horticultural gems and floral features