Tovey Corner: My speech to Full council

Yesterday (27/07/2021), Redditch Borough Council voted unanimously to adopt a motion in respect of naming a park of the Arrow Valley Country Park in memory of Lizzie Tovey.

Repealing the Fixed Term Parliament Act will take a welcome step closer

Back in 2010 the coalition government between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats were so concerned that things would collapse they introduced the Fixed Term Parliament Act (FTPA) to give certainty to when a general election for the UK Parliament could be...

Reinstatement of Bomford Hill Pathway

I am delighted to see Church Hill Big Local's confirmation that the project to reinstate the pathway at the top of Bomford Hill in Church Hill has been given the 'green light'. This project is something CHBL has been keen on since they started, and will enable more...

Back the bid: Active Travel funding to widen and enhance pavements around the Arrow Valley Lake – Show your support

Click here to complete the survey and show your support This proposed scheme involves a package of targeted widening and re-surfacing improvements to upgrade and enhance the capacity and utility of this valued network of routes which pass through Arrow Valley Country...

Planning application for houses off Paper Mill Drive

A planning application has been submitted for 9 new dwellings off Paper Mill Drive. They will be off the right hand side as you walk through the subway from Broadwas Close towards the Arrow Valley Country Park. The plans appear to show a new access road to be built...

Action to carefully remove bat nest from Church Hill residential development site

I wanted to update Church Hill residents on assistance I am providing to unlock an issue related to the building of new flats at the old doctor's surgery site on Tanhouse Lane. The developer at the site has discovered evidence of bats in residence in the attic space...

Get ready for an even bigger and better music and motorcycling festival in 2022

A festival of music, held annually by Redditch Borough Council, has been cancelled as officers continue to review the town’s schedule of events, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Morton Stanley Festival is held each Summer, and after the cancellation of last...

Surge testing deployed in parts of Redditch South

Public Health England (PHE) in the West Midlands has identified a small number of cases of the variant originally identified in South Africa (VOC 20 Dec 02) in parts of Redditch.  As a precaution, and in order to help us better understand any potential...

My thanks to the voters in Redditch South

I was delighted to be elected to represent the communities of Redditch South along with my colleague Craig Warhurst in this shared division. We will serve you, your families and our local area with passion and dedication. Worcestershire saw some great results and an...

Let’s work together.

“As a local Borough and County Councillor in Redditch my duty is to serve you and our local communities to deliver improvements and ensure your council tax pounds are not wasted, but rather invested to create opportunities and enhance our town.”

Councillor Mike Rouse

Mike Rouse

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