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EVH Book Swap

Fiona has asked us to let you know that the book swap table in the Village Hall will be moved outside when the weather’s suitable. Feel free to use it as long as you remeber your social distancing responsibilites.

Earlswood Lakes

We have just received an email from Adnan Saif, the West Midlands Director of the Canal and River Trust (CRT). It’s reproduced here as the information may be of interest to E&FHRA members:

“The Canal & River Trust has received a number of concerns regarding issues with social distancing at Earlswood Lakes during the […]


Description of road to be closed: Poolhead Lane, Tanworth in Arden from a point outside Braefield to a point outside Longfield.

Reason for Order: To facilitate works for a new clean water connection.

Order Effective from: 11 May 2020 for up to 18 months.

Anticipated Completion Date: 13 May 2020.

Access & Diversion: An […]

Water main renewal on Broad Lane Starts 18 May 2020

Work will start at the junction with Blind Lane and move along Broad Lane in three phases. To allow Severn Trent to complete this work quickly and safely there will be a road closure in place. Access to properties or businesses within the closure, including access for emergency services will be maintained, but will […]

Domestic heating oil prices plummet

Due to the collapse of oil prices, the price today for domestic heating oil is 20.08p per litre. This price can be found on

Earlswood Co-op Volunteer Deliveries – Erratum

The post from a few days ago has been corrected and updated as follows:

We are aware that there have been one or two early implementation teething issues with the Earlswood Co-op’s volunteer delivery service but we believe that these are now sorted out.  We have been informed that there are sufficient volunteers for […]

WCC Road Closures

We have been advised that Tithe Barn Lane will be closed from the Leafy Lane junction to the Umberslade Road Junction from 27 April to 1 May between 9.30 and 15.30 each day to “facilitate road drainage and associated works”. Alternative routes will be signed.

Details of willing volunteers and those needing assistance required.

Local volunteers wanted.We are collating a list of local volunteers who would be willing to help with shopping, collection of prescriptions, or even a quick phone call for residents who require help during this difficult time.Also, please send details if you or anyone you know requires help.If you are happy to be added to […]

Notification of change to the E & FH RA Committee

It is with deep sadness that Earlswood and Forshaw Heath Residents’ Association has to announce that Jenny Buckley has resigned from the Residents’ Association Committee.

Jenny has served as Residents’ Association Chair for the past eighteen years and during that time, nobody could have worked harder or more enthusiastically.  Without her hard work, the […]

Things to Do from Earlswood Wildlife Partnership

The EWP has put together Newsletter 33 based on things you can do in your own back garden along with bird and butterfly ID sheets. You can find them here