Are you interested in the community, keen to represent the people who live and work here and have time to attend at least one evening meeting each month?
There are two vacant seats on the parish council that need to be filled by individuals who would like to help us improve the environment, ensure value for money on the precept and support the parish council’s delivery of services that includes street lighting, playing field provision and maintenance, village enhancement schemes, preparation of a Neighbourhood Development Plan and community-building.
Please click the link to the application form and brief explanation of the requirements of the role.
Co-optionApplication and SupportingInformation
The parish council’s next meeting will be on Thursday 28th July starting at 7pm at 80 Hewell Road. This meeting is open to members of the public and there is an opportunity to take part in the meeting during the open forum when residents can put forward representations to the council and comment on items on the agenda.
A copy of the agenda is here: Agenda 2016-07-28
15 gardens in Barnt Green village will be open to the public over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd July between 2pm and 5pm. Entry tickets and maps of the route to each open garden will be available in the village on both days and from the car parks at the Barnt Green Social Club off Blackwell Road and the Queen Victoria public house off Sandhills Lane. There will also be a flower festival in St Andrews Church and an art exhibition in the Friends Meeting House, both on Sandhills Road. Teas and cake will be available at the Church Centre along with a plant stall and second-hand book sale. Funds raised will benefit Where Next, the Basement Project and the Barnt Green Day Centre.
Barnt Green is a popular, semi-rural village of some 728 households in the north of the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire. The Parish is bounded on its north-west side by the wooded Lickey Hills and to the east by the Upper and Lower Bittell Reservoirs.
The village centre contains many destination shops and services. Key services such as doctors, dentists, a post office, restaurants, take-away food outlets and several small businesses are also centrally located in the village.
Residents are well served by a wide range of community services, clubs and societies including churches, sports and social clubs, an excellent school and several pre-school playgroups and nurseries.