Cllr Mary Locke recently met with Cllr Stewart Stacey, Cabinet Member for Transport and staff from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) to discuss ways of improving traffic congestion in Cotteridge.
National Express West Midlands is currently consulting on possible changes to bus services in South Birmingham and there are real concerns bus services, including the 27, could be reduced or cancelled altogether.
Our dedicated team of volunteers have been busy delivering the Winter edition of Labour in the Community newspaper to residents in Bournville, Cotteridge, the Masefield Estate and Stirchley.
Over the past month Councillor Mary Locke and our team of volunteers have had a great response in-person to our campaign to tackle congestion in Cotteridge. We’ve now created an online version of our survey to allow more people to have their say.
We’re continuing our congestion survey of Cotteridge this Saturday (22 October). If you can help, please meet us at 11.30am, junction of Breedon Rd / Shirley Rd.
We’re out again this evening working on our Cotteridge traffic congestion survey. Please join us at 6pm at the junction of Frances/Pershore Rd if you can.
Councillor Mary Locke and our team of volunteers had another positive session today in Cotteridge as we continued our traffic congestion survey.
Building on our successful session on Wednesday, we’ll be out again on Sunday morning (9 October) talking to residents about tackling congestion in Cotteridge. Please join us if you can.
Tomorrow evening (Wednesday 5 October) volunteers from Bournville Labour Party will be talking to local people in Cotteridge about how we can tackle traffic congestion and the pollution and other problems that arises from it. Please join us if we can.
Where to meet us
We’ll be running the session after work between 6 and 8pm. Please meet us at the junction of Rowheath and Watford Road.
If you’re new to the Party and haven’t been campaigning many times before, then we warmly welcome you and will pair you up with someone more experienced.
Getting traffic moving in Cotteridge
We’re talking to residents as part of Cllr Mary Locke’s plans to look at how we can tackle traffic congestion in Cotteridge. On the doorstep, people have said they are concerned about the problems which traffic congestion causes, including pollution, noise and safety concerns.
As well as listening to local people, Mary will be talking to Birmingham City Council and other local organisations in order to find ways to tackle congestion.