Councillor Ken Meeson elected as the new Mayor of Solihull Councillor Ken Meeson was invested as the 69th Mayor of Solihull at the Full Council meeting on Tuesday 17 May. Councillor Meeson lives in Dorridge and was first elected in 1984, representing Dorridge and...

Working together to prevent suicide

  With World Suicide Prevention Day coming up this Friday 10 September, Solihull Council is encouraging residents to take free online suicide awareness training to help save lives. Suicide is a tragedy for those that take their own life and for their family and...

Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council

With the continuing increase in COVID cases in the borough and the recent floods in and around Dorridge, it seems two challenges that threaten our health and wellbeing and our way of life, are making themselves known.   We’ve had a big hike in COVID rates which are...

Solihull speed limit policy set for review

Solihull Council is set to strengthen its policy on 20mph speed limits to make areas around schools, retail centres and other key locations feel safer for everyone. Cabinet member for Environment & Highways, Councillor Ken Hawkins, has given the go-ahead for a...

Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council

Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council 1 June was the first day no deaths were recorded due to COVID since the pandemic started.  Because of the way the records are compiled this may be revised but, none the less, let’s hope it is a real...

National Day of Reflection – a message from the Mayor of Solihull

Today, 23 March 2021, marks one year since the announcement of the first lockdown following the start of the pandemic. Sadly, we have lost so many loved ones during this period and today is a chance to take a moment to reflect on those no longer with us, to think of...
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