Planning consultation for Saint Dunstan’s RC Church

Birmingham City Council Planning and Development have opened a consultation for a planning application at St Dunstan’s RC Church on Kingsfield Road. The proposal is for:

“Reordering works to include the demolition of the original linking porch between the church and the church hall and its replacement”

The above application was accepted by the Council on 24 April 2018. The Council are inviting comments on the application until 18 May 2018.

To view the application details and to submit your comments, visit the Council’s Planning website. The application reference number is 2018/02665/PA.

Planning consultation for land use off Woodthorpe Road

Birmingham City Council Planning and Regeneration have opened a consultation on a proposal for land use at the rear of 154–174 Woodthorpe Road, Kings Heath. The proposal is for the “retention of sale and storage of vehicles, timber shed office building and two gates”.

The Council accepted the application on 17 January 2018 and are inviting comments from the public, preferably before 14 February 2018.

More details are available on the Council’s website:

‘Fighting For Air’ BBC2 documentary broadcast 10 January 2018

Fighting For Air, an air pollution documentary presented by Dr Xand van Tulleken, will be shown on BBC2 on Wednesday 10 January 2018 at 9pm.

Recorded with the help of local enthusiasts and volunteers in December 2017 for Kings Heath Clean Air Day, the programme investigates:

  • how communities and experts in pollution science can work together to reduce air pollution on the High Street on a single day
  • the effect of air pollution on the human body after being exposed to a typical city street