Redditch Town Centre Conservation Zone ‘at risk’ status

There's a maxim in politics: perception is reality. It's a way of saying that it doesn't matter what the reality is, the perception that people have is all that matters. It's true because people vote based on their perception, not based on actual facts. It's a warning I raised when the Borough Council's Executive Committee … Continue reading Redditch Town Centre Conservation Zone ‘at risk’ status

Update on Planning Application for possible Lidl on Batten’s Drive

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The planning application relating to a proposed Lidl supermarket on Batten's Drive is being heard by committee this week. Details can be seen on this link. Ref: 18/01049/FUL Back in 2018 I did a poll on here and spoke to local residents in the surrounding area (on the Church Hill side). Overall, the opinion I … Continue reading Update on Planning Application for possible Lidl on Batten’s Drive

Rolling Updates on Parks & Leisure Restrictions for November 2020

Following the announcement of a new national lockdown during November I have started to make enquires about areas that fall under my portfolio of responsibilities at Redditch Borough Council. I'll update this thread as more information comes to light. PARKS These will remain open as they did last time - and just like last time … Continue reading Rolling Updates on Parks & Leisure Restrictions for November 2020

Mike Rouse and Craig Warhurst selected to contest Redditch South at County Council Elections 2021

Local Conservative members in Redditch have voted to select sitting Borough Councillors Craig Warhurst and Mike Rouse to fight the Redditch South division for the County Council elections being held in May 2021. Whilst the format of the election is unclear owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the government has indicated it is keen to … Continue reading Mike Rouse and Craig Warhurst selected to contest Redditch South at County Council Elections 2021