Start Of The Week Briefing Note- Wednesfield North (27th June2022)

Here is a short briefing note of pertinent issues that we have been informed or involved with over the last week, here in Wednesfield North.
• Planning Applications validated on the 6th June 2022 – 51 Shardlow Road detached two bedroom bungalow.
• South Staffordshire Council are still progressing Master Plan sessions with a consultant relating to the planning vision and objectives for the site. The planning consultants are reviewing the feedback received, including from infrastructure providers and stakeholders in draft. Please note this is NOT planning permissions. We will keep you informed.
• I have received a request from a resident about a piece of land at the rear of Eccleston Road that is overgrown -We have requested Wolverhampton Homes who owns the land, take action. We will keep you informed.
• Other issues which we are dealing with regards to Wolverhampton Homes are a number of cases based around the need to make repairs and deliver maintenance.
• Last social distancing measures to be relaxed in council buildings.The remaining Covid-19 social distancing measures will be relaxed in council buildings from Monday (4 July).
• From next week, colleagues will be able to book and use each workstation within the Civic Centre and other locations, rather than every other one as was previously the case. City of Wolverhampton Council are continuing with the new ways of working, including home and remote working.
The Games are coming to Wolverhampton – find out more!
Wolverhampton residents and business are invited to attend an information session to find out more about the Commonwealth Games coming to the city. The Get Set drop-in session will take place in the atrium of the Civic Centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 9SE, on Thursday 7 July, from 3pm to 6pm.
Residents and local businesses are encouraged to attend the drop-in session to find out how to get involved and how they may be affected.
At the sessions, they’ll be able to find out more information on:
• The full route and road closures on race day
• Information on waste collections and parking permits
• Where you can watch the action from for free
• City centre activities including the ‘Festival Site’
• The Queen’s Baton Relay event
• Our cultural programme

More information about the event can be found at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Finally – all three of your Councillors are involved in the planning of next Saturdays #Stuff4Steph Funday on the Moat, at Ashmore Park Shopping Parade. Starting at 10am finishing at 4pm. Please come along and enjoy a family day out.

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more