CRS News 2020 archive

CRS News 2020 archive

[30.12.20] The planning application for the 20m mast on St James Road has been refused. Go here for more information.

[21.12.20] Our Christmas eNewsletter has been posted on our ENews page.

[08.12.20] Find out more about the Women’s & Children’s Hospitals Big Build project and give your views. Go here.

[07.12.20] The National Cyber Security Centre six steps to improve your online security are at their site here.

[06.12.20] Please visit our Trees on the Estate page for news of a BBC Countryfile Plant Britain Project

[03.12.20] Birmingham City Council are consulting on e-scooters. The relevant links are on our Traffic & Parking page.

[02.12.20] The Neighbourhood Watch page has been updated with messages from West Midlands Police on their Cyber Crime Q&A event this week and their Domestic Abuse guidance.

[28.11.20] A policy statement from Mainstay on Telecommunications masts and equipment has been posted on our Planning Page.

[26.11.20] An update on the 5G mast proposal at the Friends Meeting House in relation to the principle on telecommunications in the new BCC Design Guide, has been posted on our Planning Page.

[25.11.20] Birmingham City Council is consulting on the new Birmingham Design Guide; intended to help the City transition to a zero-carbon environment. Go to our Planning Page for more information and links.

[24.11.20] A link to the WMNow Community Safety Partnership Survey has been added to the Neighbourhood Watch page,

[23.11.20] We have added a news item from the WMNow neighbourhood alert system to our Neighbourhood Watch page about safe online Christmas shopping.

[20.11.20] There is a message on our COVID-19 page from Cllr Paulette Hamilton about BCC’s request for more COVID Community Champions.

[18.11.20] The Planning page has been updated with news about the 5G masts and a major change of use application on the corner of Calthorpe Road/St James Road.

[12.11.20] We have today introduced  an occasional series on the most historically important places on the Calthorpe Estate. Please go to our new Special Features page.

[10.11.20] Protect Your Passw0rd National Campaign Launched By Neighbourhood Watch. Please go here. Also on our Neighbourhood Watch page

[07.11.20] CRS is very concerned about multiple applications to erect 20m 5G masts at locations within the Estate, the latest being adjacent to the Friends Meeting House. Go to our Planning page for more details.

[06.11.20] Birmingham Chamber of Commerce have published a ‘Clean Air Zone (CAZ) Toolkit for Businesses’ but it has useful information for all. Go here.

[04.11.20] Birmingham Chamber of Commerce are hosting a breakfast meeting at 09:00 on Friday 6th November 2020 to discuss the impact of the CAZ on businesses. Go here to register.

[30.10.20] Brilliant news for Birmingham Botantical Gardens – they have been awarded £188,000 from the National Lottery Cultural Recovery Fund for Heritage! Go here for more details.

[30.10.20] The University of Birmingham and Bruntwood SciTech are partnering to deliver Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) – a world-leading health technologies campus, which will be the only science park in the West Midlands dedicated to health and life science innovation and technologies. Go here for the consultation.

[07.07.20] Birmingham City Council has been allocated £1 million for walking & cycling from the first tranche of the Department of Transport’s (DfT) Emergency Active Travel Fund, with match-funding bringing the total to £1.6 million. Go here.

[03.07.20] Birmingham City Council has launched its COVID-19 Outbreak Plan. Go here. Also on our COVID-19 page.

[03.07.20] We understand that the Mainstay Group is merging with FirstPort, which claims to be the UK’s largest residential property manager. Go here for more details.

[11.06.20] We are delighted to announce that on 2nd June 2020, Martineau Gardens were awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Go here for their News page.

[11.06.20] CRS is objecting to the installation of a 20m phone mast on the edge of the Conservation Area. Go here for details.

[28.05.20] Haydn Cooper will be the new Chief Executive of Calthorpe Estates from 13th July 2020. More details here.

[26.05.20] We have published our first eNewsletter on the new eNews page.

[25.05.20] Mark Lee – Chief Executive of Calthorpe Estates – will step down from this role after the AGM in July. More here.

[27.04.20] We have created a special page for COVID-19 advice and your Lockdown stories. Please go here.

[27.04.20] We have had major success in getting graffiti removed from many parts of the Conservation Area. Go here for details.

[23.03.20] The Traffic & Parking News page has a link to the BCC consultation on safety improvements for Nursery Road & Yately Road.

[06.03.20] A dedicated web page for the Clean Air Zone has been launched by BCC. Go here.

[04.03.20] A WMP reporting form for inconsiderate pavement parking has been posted on the Traffic & Parking News page.

[21.02.20] A pdf of the papers for the 25th March 2020 49th AGM is now available on the Next Event page.

[18.02.20] A document with all the questions and answers at the recent Traffic & Parking Forum is posted here.

[11.02.20] A Call for Action Groups on the CAZ and A38 Cycle Lane, following the recent Traffic & Parking Forum, has been posted on the Past Events page.

[09.02.20] A Government Vehicle Checker website has been launched to enable drivers to check if their vehicle is subject to CAZ charges or is exempt. Go here.

[09.02.20] The Forthcoming Events page has been updated with the 12th & 15th February Council drop-in events to meet the CAZ team

[09.02.20] The Past Events page has been updated with images from the 6th February Traffic & Parking Forum and the 8th February Litter Pick.

[28.01.20] The Birmingham City Council Transport Plan Consultation is now live. Go here. The Traffic & Parking News page has also been updated.

[25.01.20] Birmingham City Council have announced proposals for HMOs and empty houses. Go to our Planning page for links.

[22.01.20] The Edgbaston Ward Meeting on 12.02.20 will focus on the CAZ. Details on our Events page. The Traffic & Parking News page has also been updated.

[21.01.20] The Traffic & Parking News page has been updated with links to the BCC Parking & Supplementary Planning consultation and the 07.12.18 report on the CAZ consultation.

[13.01.20] News of the Birmingham City Council draft transport plan may be found on the Traffic & Parking News page.

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