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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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  • Rescheduled – Keepmoat Drainage Works at The Paddocks

    Bournville Stewardship Services have been notified by Keepmoat Homes of some upcoming drainage works scheduled to commence on Monday 15th February. Traffic lights are due to be installed to the Sales Office entrance to ensure there is a safe traffic flow throughout the development whilst these works are being completed. Keepmoat have confirmed there will be re-routing of the footpaths which will be clearly labelled to ensure the safety of all the residents on The Paddocks. Keepmoat are anticipating that these works will last between 2-3 weeks. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Keepmoat’s...

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  • IRS Update

    Chapmans, the engineers for the IRS System, have informed us that they have rectified the signal issues for the residents of Rays Meadow, and will be returning tomorrow to continue investigating any outstanding signal issues. They have advised us that this may cause disruptions after 11am tomorrow. If you are still experiencing issues with your signal, please retune your television and if the problems persist please report this to us by emailing  Stewardship@bvt.org.uk or calling 01952 898524.

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  • IRS Engineers on Site

    Chapmans, the contractor who looks after the IRS, will be on site today from 11am to look at a number of reports regarding the signal over the weekend. There may be some brief interruptions of signal while they investigate this. Once this work is complete you may need to retune your television, if you experience further issues please contact the team who will organise a home visit. Contact the Stewardship Team on Stewardship@bvt.org.uk or call 01952 898524

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  • Well Winter Campaign

    We know that the winter months can be tough and we want to do everything we can to help. Our Well Winter campaign aims to ensure no-one goes without enough food, warmth or essential items in our communities. We will do this by working with partner organisations in Birmingham and Telford and by giving you direct assistance where needed. Keeping warm If you are struggling to pay your gas or electric costs, your energy supplier or local council may be able to help by giving you a free top-up. We may also be able to assist you directly, please contact us....

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  • IRS Scheduled Maintenance

    Chapmans Electrical will be attending Monday 14th December to carry out repairs needed to the IRS Mast. They will be installing a programmable filter amplifier to the master cabinet to provide superior filtration to what is currently offered, maximising reliability and signal quality across Lightmoor Village. The work should be completed within a day, the engineers have estimated that this will take roughly 4 – 5 hours. Please be aware that during this time the service will not be available.

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  • Halloween 2020!

    Halloween doesn’t have to be cancelled this year, join in the Pumpkin Trail! Decorate a pumpkin picture, create a Halloween display in your window, or add real carved pumpkins to your door step and take a photo! Take your children (or adults!) for a walk around the Village to see how many you can spot, and maybe give them a treat for each one they find. Email your photos to Events@bvt.org.uk to be in with a chance to win a prize!

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  • Signal Issues – Fault with Wrekin Transmitter

    Following reports of issues with Freeview signal an engineer has been out to investigate the IRS system. They have confirmed that there is no fault with the IRS at present, and the issues are the result of a fault with the Wrekin transmitter. More information on this can be found here.

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