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  • Update about The Paddocks Development

    Keep Moat Homes, Bournville Village Trust (BVT) and Homes England can confirm that a full schedule of work including landscaping, ecology works and road and drainage remedial work is now underway to complete the Paddocks development in the village. This includes; • Landscapers (Four Seasons) are currently on site carrying out remedial works with a target completion date of mid-July • The final ecology sign off will take place at the end of June to tie in with the above landscaping works • As part of the planning conditions, S104 and S38 remedial work to be carried out to enable...

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  • Design a platinum Jubilee Cake

    We’ve got a very exciting competition for Lightmoor Village residents, how would you like to design a cake for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee? The winning design will be created by local cake maker Leanne Humphries from Sweet Little Things and the winner will be guest of honour to cut the cake at our Jubilee Beacon lightning on Thursday 2nd June. Designs should be suitable for a round cake and celebrate 70 years of the Queen’s coronation. You can send your entries to events@bvt.org.uk and don’t forget to include your name and contact details by the 25th May 2022. The competition...

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  • Low carbon timber homes being built in Lightmoor Vilage

    Nearly 100 low carbon timber homes are to be developed in Lightmoor village helping to create new and sustainable housing for people to rent and buy. Homes at the Croppings 2 site will be made at Walsall-based factory LoCaL Homes and developed by Jessup Brothers Ltd in partnership with Bournville Village Trust and Homes England. Work to prepare the site of the 96 two and three-bedroom homes is well underway, with the first property expected to be complete by May this year. The homes will be made available to first time buyers looking to get onto the property ladder and...

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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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  • Exotic Zoo comes to Lightmoor

    Looking for a local activity for the kids to attend this half-term? Then look no further, we’re delighted to have arranged for the Exotic Zoo to be at The Oak Tree Centre on Thursday 24 February at 11.00am. For just £1.00 per child, they’ll learn about lots of different animals and get closer than they ever have before. Places are limited, so book your space by calling 01952 898524 or email events@bvt.org.uk

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  • Age 50 or over and looking for a new rented home?

    Are you or do you have family or friends aged over 50 who are looking for a new rented home? Bournville House in Lightmoor provides high quality accommodation with 2 bedrooms apartments and a range of communal facilities including lounges, gardens, greenhouses, craft rooms, lifts, laundry room, buggy store, car park, hairdresser and nail technician on site. If you’d like to have a tour round, contact manager Donna on 0121 667 1028 or 0121 667 1017 to arrange a suitable date/time or email her on DonnaLister-Trowell@bvt.org.uk. Further information can also be found on https://www.bvt.org.uk/retirement-and-extra-care-housing/retirement-and-extra-care-housing-bournville-house

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  • Telford Estates & Development Committee visit Lightmoor Village

    Chair of Lightmoor Village Estate Management Committee, Jordan Taylor, along with members of BVT Lightmoor Village recently welcomed members of BVT’s Telford Estates & Development Committee to Lightmoor Village. The committee members who are BVT Trustees were shown the developments taking place within the Village, discussed the challenges for residents living in a developing village and chatted about future opportunities for further community engagement as we hopefully leave Covid restrictions behind. Don’t forget you can always get in touch with the BVT Lightmoor team by phone, email or direct message on our social media pages.

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  • Christmas thanks from Bournville House residents

    We’re delighted to have received these photographs from residents at Bournville House enjoying a pre-Christmas get together thanks to BVT. All residents were treated to a Christmas lunch and resident Bill provided the festive spirit by singing Christmas carols too. Residents said: ‘Thank you so much, it was brilliant, the best day I can remember for quite a while. It’s just what we all needed’.

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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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  • 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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