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  • Lawley walkers benefit from Eileen Hewer fund

    Did you know grants can be awarded to existing or new community groups and organisations that are based in or benefit Lawley Residents? One recent awardee was the Lawley Walkers group who were granted £250 to go towards providing new tops for the group. The group meet at 6.45pm every Wednesday starting at the rear of ACH Motors on Stainburn Road. They also have occasional weekend walks and sometimes include a fish and chip supper! Recently Nick Freeman, Lawley Village Estates & Stewardship manager joined the group to hand over the cheque and joined them for the 5 mile walk....

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  • 2020 Community Charge Accounts

    The 2020 Community Charge accounts have been published detailing how your community charge was spent. Benedict Croft, Chair of Lawley Management Committee discusses the reporting, plans for the future and the role of the Lawley Management Committee and the 2022 committee elections. Full details can be found at 2020 Community Charge Accounts

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  • Join our Communications Forum

    We are re-launching our communications forum and are looking for residents to join and help us provide better communication and customer service. As a member of the forum, you’ll review documents for Bournville Village Trust customers, communication process and systems and make suggestions for how they could be improved. Open to all residents in Birmingham and Telford, service managers will attend forum meetings – giving you the opportunity to ask questions, get a great understanding of a service and share your feedback directly with them. What’s involved in being a member of the Forum? • Four meetings a year either...

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  • Partnership work helps struggling families enjoy Christmas

    Bournville Village Trust in Telford recently joined forces with Telford Crisis Support to make sure ten struggling families could enjoy Christmas. We were invited to nominate families in financial need and just before Christmas, our staff delivered special parcels which included everything to enjoy a lovely Christmas dinner, treats for the day and, thanks to local schools and businesses, presents for children to open on Christmas morning. Ella Atkinson, Housing Officer at Bournville Village Trust, said: “There are so many people that have struggled financially in the last couple of years, so to be able to make such a difference...

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  • Season’s greetings

    As we near Christmas, we would like to wish all our customers and communities a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Whilst we will close for Christmas from 5pm on Thursday 23rd December until Tuesday 4th January 2021, if you have an emergency during this time you can still continue to call us on 0300 333 6540 for our out-of-hours service. You can also continue to access our online service during this period including payments, reporting repairs and applying to make alterations to your home. We expect to be busier than usual when we re-open, so for non-emergencies...

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  • Season’s greetings

    As we near Christmas, we would like to wish all our customers and communities a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Whilst we will close for Christmas from 5pm on Thursday 23rd December until Tuesday 4th January 2021, if you have an emergency during this time you can still continue to call us on 0300 333 6540 for our out-of-hours service. You can also continue to access our online service during this period including payments, reporting repairs and applying to make alterations to your home. We expect to be busier than usual when we re-open, so for non-emergencies...

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  • Information about coronavirus and our services

    Some of our services are being delivered in a different way to reflect government advice on limiting the spread of Covid and to keep you and our staff as safe as possible. To find out more, please go to https://www.bvt.org.uk/news-and-events/update-information-about-coronavirus-and-our-services/

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  • You asked, we answered

    Recently we attended an event with other Lawley partners and we wanted to use it as an opportunity to talk to you about your thoughts, ideas and questions. It was great to engage with so many people but for those who weren’t able to make it, we thought we would update here on the topics discussed and answers to questions raised. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us at any time at LawleyStewardship@bvt.org.uk or call us on 01952 898524.

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  • New Speedwatch group for Lawley in progress.

    Residents as well as many agencies including BVT have expressed concern regarding speeding issues in the Village. All partners of the Lawley Partnership Board are working towards the installation of speed cameras on the trunk routes through Lawley. But, in the meantime we are also interested in hearing from any residents who would like to be part of a new community speedwatch group. These groups are resident led, although BVT are happy to support with administration if required and work closely with West Mercia Police. The group would, under Police supervision, set up and operate speed monitoring in specified locations...

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  • Have your say

    Earlier this year we introduced the restructured BVT Lawley Estates and Stewardship team, which was created following feedback from residents and with the approval of Lawley Management Committee, to enable us to provide the services needed as the long term stewards of Lawley Village. It’s important to us as a resident you are able to have your say on our services, therefore each household will shortly receive a letter or email inviting you to complete a short survey to help us understand what you think we do well and which services you think need improving. You may have completed the...

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