News – Revised  Boundary Commission proposals for Moseley accept our proposed boundaries

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published revised proposals for Birmingham ward boundaries following the responses received during their consultation process.  The good news is that our proposals have been very largely accepted.  Their revised 2 councillor Moseley Ward now extends to include the whole of Moseley Village centre, Moor Green, Moseley Bog and Moseley Golf Club.  To see the Revised Proposals summary and full report click here.  They seem to have received more submissions about Moseley than any other area and they have listened!  Thank you all for your support.

 The Moseley Society AGM will be held on 26th May 2016

Click here to see the Moseley Society Annual Review 2015-16, the Moseley Society Report and Accounts 2015 and the proposed Revised Constitution for approval at the AGM.

At the end of the meeting, Paul Richards, Vice Chair of the newly created Chamberlain Highbury Trust will talk about the Trust’s plans to restore and revive the buildings and gardens of Highbury, given to the City of Birmingham by the Chamberlain family. 

 

The Moseley Society  –  Caring for an historic area of Birmingham

Moseley is a diverse, vibrant suburb three miles south of central Birmingham, with fine Victorian and Edwardian housing, attractive green spaces and historic buildings.  It is continually under  pressure for further development, not always in keeping with the character of the area. The Moseley Society was formed to conserve and enhance the environment of Moseley and respond to development issues in collaboration with voluntary organisations and public bodies, increase understanding of Moseley’s heritage and encourage community participation.  To read more about the Society, click here.

The Society runs a Programme of evening talks on a variety of topics (click to view) and publishes quarterly Newsletters with updates on local news and events (click to view).

We continually monitor and respond to local development proposals and planning applications (click to view), with the aim of encouraging the enhancement of the Moseley environment, both built and natural.  Everyone can play a part in keeping Moseley looking good by reporting problems to the Council via their website (click here to see how).

We also maintain the historic Dovecote and Icehouse on the former Moseley Hall estate, which the Society was instrumental in preserving (click to read more).  We have created an attractive award-winning 18th century style garden around the Dovecote and are keen to enlist the support of knowledgeable gardeners to help with its maintenance and further development.

The Society plays an active part in local events such as the Moseley Festival and has an enthusiastic Local History group which welcomes new members (click to read more).

If you are interested in joining the Society click here to see How to JoinPlease note: We have recently discovered a problem that occurred with the How to Join page. It is now fixed but if you have set up a standing order but not yet heard from us please email all-enquiries@moseley-society.org.uk.

 

News –

Marks & Spencer have finally signed the contract to develop a new store on the former Meteor Ford site.  Building work is now going ahead.