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  • The race has begun for Lawley’s 5K race

    BVT are delighted to be partnering with Lawley and Overdale Parish Council and Lawley Running Club for the return of the 5K fun run taking place on Saturday 11 September. Last year the race was held virtually due to Covid but this year, it’s back in person, although numbers have been restricted, with only 250 places available and these are filling up fast. So don’t miss the finish line, sign up today by going to www.lawleyoverdale-pc.gov.uk/whats-on/lawley-5km-fun-run-2021. Entry costs £6 and all proceeds are going to charity, which this year are West Mercia Search and Rescue, and Telford MIND. We’d love to hear...

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  • Funding available for community-minded Lawley residents

    Bournville Village Trust (BVT) is inviting residents involved in community groups and organisations in Lawley Village to apply for a grant from the Eileen Hewer Community Fund. Grants of up to £2,000 can be awarded to existing or new community groups and organisations that are based in or benefit Lawley residents. In addition, grants can be given to projects that enhance the environment or provide facilities for the community to use. Previous grants have paid for kits for children’s football teams, new play equipment for nurseries, supporting the training of a professional coach for Lawley Running Club as well as buying...

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  • Update to new BVT Lawley Village Estates and Stewardship team

    Earlier this year following your feedback, we announced a new structure for the BVT Estates and Stewardship team to ensure we provide a visible, quality service that provides value for money. New team members will be joining us in the next few weeks and we’ll be introducing you to the team and their responsibilities, all of whom will be working solely in Lawley. In the meantime, we’d like to introduce you to Donna who joined us recently as Customer Communications Officer. Donna will be responsible for our social media pages and websites and other communications to help keep residents up...

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  • Statement – Fairy Woods

    STATEMENT As working partners across the Lawley Development, we have been made aware of plans to develop an area of woodland known as the Fairy Woods and to extend it to include use of existing Rights of Way/Trails. This development had plans to include a defined trail, picnic benches/area and security management, with a fundraising campaign launched to achieve this. It is great that the community wants to do projects and is something that all parties actively encourage. However, there had been no dialogue with the landowners/partners beforehand. We would encourage early dialogue regarding any potential projects prior to any...

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  • Microsoft Digital Skills Offer

    Microsoft, Linkedin & Github are offering free access to their learning resources to help those who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. Learning Resources Take a look below for more information on the resources available and how they can help you. Digital Learning Pathway See more information below about the free course available, from learning to work with computers to learning pathways designed for specific roles, there is something for everyone.

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  • Current Vacancies

    Creating and sustaining communities where people can thrive isn’t a pipedream, at Bournville Village Trust (BVT) it is our mission. At BVT, we look for talented people from a wide range of backgrounds who are adaptable in an ever-changing environment and just as passionate about achieving our mission as we are. Our values of partnership, fairness, quality, integrity and innovation guide everything that we do and we aspire to have a diverse and inclusive organisation. Career opportunities at BVT are designed to be agile and centred on personal and professional development, whilst creating an environment where wellbeing and work-life balance...

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  • Lawley Neighbourhood Manager

    Lawley Neighbourhood Manager Two Year Fixed Term £35,745 – £38,890 per annum (Job closes 06 March 2021) Working together is at the heart of building strong, successful neighbourhoods. Lawley Village is the largest new development in Telford and will comprise of over 3,500 new homes, with shops, schools and community amenities. We are already a community with a vision for what we want to achieve for our residents.  We are seeking a Lawley Neighbourhood Manager to drive our ambitious plans for Lawley, making it the best place to live and work in the region. You will report directly to the...

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  • Altering the External Doors to Your Property

    Are you considering making an alteration to the doors at your property? If you are thinking about making an alteration to any external door on the property approval is needed from Bournville Stewardship Services. Did you know each area is planned with its own character designs? It is the role of the Stewardship Team to ensure those character styles remain to keep the village looking like a great place to live.   Apply to make an alteration to your door.   Installing an additional door If you are thinking about installing an additional door, here are a few things we...

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  • Making External Alterations to Your Property

    Do you want to make an alteration to the exterior of your property such as a satellite dish, garden landscaping, or even an extension? If you are looking to make external alterations to your property and grounds we are here to help. The covenants contained within your Transfer document (TP1) and the Property Alterations Design Guide restrict what alterations Bournville Stewardship Services can give approval for.* Bournville Stewardship Services’ Estate Officers are available for pre-application consultations, where we can discuss any alterations you are considering.   Contact our Estates Officers for pre-application advice. View the Property Alterations Design Guide for...

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  • Electric Vehicle Charging Point Installations (Including Courtyards)

    Are you considering purchasing an Electric Vehicle? Are you considering having an Electric Vehicle Charging Point (EVCP) installed? Are you concerned that your parking space is not adjacent to your property but is within a courtyard? If you are looking to have an EVCP installed, Bournville Stewardship Services can offer you advice and guidance, and look to give approval. For advice and guidance, please contact us. Apply for an EVCP here. Approval can be given for an EVCP to be installed within a courtyard parking space. You will need to ensure that: The EVCP can be installed within your parking...

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