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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

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

Launching the survey

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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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

Wifi launch

17 Aug: Town Council Launches Town Centre WiFi

Sutton Coldfield Town Council has launched free public WiFi in the town centre. The system, which covers the junction at the Horse and Jockey, through the High Street to Sutton Coldfield College, will enable residents and visitors to log on and access the internet, social media and apps for free. Leader of the Council, Councillor Simon Ward commented: “Free WiFi is an important part of a town’s infrastructure and something

Sutton Parade

06 Jul: Town Council resolves to lead on town centre regeneration

Sutton Coldfield Town Council has outlined its plans to establish a new town centre partnership to lead the way in bringing forward proposals to improve and regenerate the Town Centre. The meeting of full Council on 26 June received a report from specialist consultants Peter Shearman Associates.  The company were commissioned late last year to carry out an objective assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of all aspects of the


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


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