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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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  • Reporting Courtyard Lights

    Bournville Stewardship Services were recently asked what the best way to report a broken or faulty courtyard light is. On the courtyard lights that we maintain there are white rectangular stickers with codes on them. If you spot a faulty light in your courtyard please email that code along with the first line of your address to stewardship@bvt.org.uk and we will report it for repair. At the moment the courtyards that we maintain are on Phases 1A, 1B, 3, 4 & 6. If you are unsure what phase you reside on please view our Estate Checks Calendar for more information....

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  • Well Winter Campaign

    We know that the winter months can be tough and we want to do everything we can to help. Our Well Winter campaign aims to ensure no-one goes without enough food, warmth or essential items in our communities. We will do this by working with partner organisations in Birmingham and Telford and by giving you direct assistance where needed. Keeping warm If you are struggling to pay your gas or electric costs, your energy supplier or local council may be able to help by giving you a free top-up. We may also be able to assist you directly, please contact...

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  • Lawley Gritting

    Residents have been in contact with us this week about what our role is in Lawley regarding gritting. In Lawley Village, Bournville Stewardship Services supply grit bins in the courtyards and shared areas that are in our ownership. In September, before Christmas and this week following the snow, all of the 96 grit bins have been inspected with at least two bags of grit and new scoops added where needed. The bins are checked before and after any icy or snowy weather. If your bin is running low, please note the grit bin number and contact us at Stewardship@bvt.org.uk or...

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