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  • LAUNCH OF LIGHTMOOR VILLAGE ESTATE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE ELECTIONS

    In the next couple of days Lightmoor Village residents will receive details of the 2021 Lightmoor Village Estate Management Committee elections. The Committee has been reshaped to be resident led and to have greater oversight and authority of BVT’s estate and stewardship activities in Lightmoor Village. We would love to receive nominations from a diverse cross-section of the community, so whether you’ve been a resident since the beginning or have recently moved in, you would be welcomed. Perhaps you can offer us insights into: Being a parent in Lightmoor Village Giving an understanding of cultural differences Experience of living with...

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  • Update to new BVT Lightmoor Estates and Stewardship team

    Earlier this year following your feedback, we announced a new structure for the Estates and Stewardship team to ensure we provide a visible, quality service that provides value for money. New team members will be joining us in the next few weeks and we’ll be introducing you to the BVT Lightmoor team and their areas of responsibility. In the meantime, we would like to introduce you to Donna who joined us a few weeks ago as Customer Communications Officer. Donna will be responsible for our social media pages and websites and other communications to help keep residents up to date....

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  • Microsoft Digital Skills Offer

    Microsoft, Linkedin & Github are offering free access to their learning resources to help those who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. Learning Resources Take a look below for more information on the resources available and how they can help you. Digital Learning Pathway See more information below about the free course available, from learning to work with computers to learning pathways designed for specific roles, there is something for everyone.

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  • The Bache – Traffic Calming Measures

    Following concerns from residents regarding speeding traffic on The Bache road into the Barratts development site, BVT requested that traffic calming measures were installed. Over the next week 3 sleeping policemen will be installed past the junction with New Meadow Road, as well as additional 10MPH signage. If you have any questions, please email Stewardship@bvt.org.uk

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  • Lightmoor Way – Road Resurfacing

    We have had confirmation today that the potholes on Lightmoor Way will be resurfaced week commencing the 5th April. Traffic management will be in place when this work takes place and the bus service will be diverted. As part of this work the pathway on Furnace Avenue between Lightmoor Village Primary School and Bournville House will also be resurfaced. If you have any questions regarding this work please email Stewardship@bvt.org.uk 

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  • Good news!

    Following feedback from you, your resident led Lightmoor Village Estate Management Committee (LVEMC) as well as our staff, we have listened and understood your concerns with how current services are delivered. You have told us that you want high quality services that are value for money and a Stewardship team that are visible, delivering a proactive service. In response to this, and in line with our corporate aims of place shaping and community building, BVT have identified a new structure for the Estates and Stewardship team in Lightmoor Village which will help us achieve this. Working with the LVEMC, we...

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  • Current Vacancies

    Creating and sustaining communities where people can thrive isn’t a pipedream, at Bournville Village Trust (BVT) it is our mission. At BVT, we look for talented people from a wide range of backgrounds who are adaptable in an ever-changing environment and just as passionate about achieving our mission as we are. Our values of partnership, fairness, quality, integrity and innovation guide everything that we do and we aspire to have a diverse and inclusive organisation. Career opportunities at BVT are designed to be agile and centred on personal and professional development, whilst creating an environment where wellbeing and work-life balance...

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  • Making External Alterations to Your Property

    Do you want to make an alteration to the exterior of your property such as a satellite dish, garden landscaping, or even an extension? If you are looking to make external alterations to your property and grounds we are here to help. The covenants contained within your Transfer document (TP1) and the Property Alterations Design Guide restrict what alterations Bournville Stewardship Services can give approval for.* Bournville Stewardship Services’ Estate Officers are available for pre-application consultations, where we can discuss any alterations you are considering.   Contact our Estates Officers for pre-application advice. View the Property Alterations Design Guide for...

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  • Lightmoor Village Estate Management Committee Update

    Last year the Committee underwent a big change to give Lightmoor Village residents more control and influence. It is a now a resident-led committee with a resident chair. After each quarterly meeting you’ll hear more about the discussions that have taken place and the decisions that were made. If you are interested in a being part of this exciting Committee then you’ll soon have an opportunity. Next month, you’ll hear more about the elections that will be taking place where you can nominate yourself to be a resident representative. At the Committee this month we talked about the gritting service....

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  • Electric Vehicle Charging Point Installations (Including Courtyards)

    Are you considering purchasing an Electric Vehicle? Are you considering having an Electric Vehicle Charging Point (EVCP) installed? Are you concerned that your parking space is not adjacent to your property but is within a courtyard? If you are looking to have an EVCP installed, Bournville Stewardship Services can offer you advice and guidance, and look to give approval. For advice and guidance, please contact us. Apply for an EVCP here. Approval can be given for an EVCP to be installed within a courtyard parking space. You will need to ensure that: The EVCP can be installed within your parking space....

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