Proposed Widening of the Moseley Road

Please help to spread this information. Widening of the Moseley Road through Balsall Heath is proposed by Birmingham City Council and Transport for WM, so as to make four lanes of traffic. This is to allow bus lanes in both directions, so as to reduce delays to buses...
Planning our land and lives, NPPF

Planning our land and lives, NPPF

The National Planning Policy Framework, NPPF, lays out what we the community expect of development. It also makes it clear to those developing our urban and rural habitats, what we aspire to and what we expect. The NPPF has been seen by some as a ‘shackle’ that...

Building on Greenbelt

Before Christmas, Birmingham City Council announced plans to build around 4,000 new homes on greenbelt in the Sutton Coldfield area. As Birmingham Friends of the Earth, we disagree with the premise of building on greenbelt and it being necessary in the first place....