|17 June 2013 - 8:00pm – The History of the Templar Knights – Knowle Village Hall|
|19 June 2013 - 7:00pm – Canal & fields via Henwood Mill & Ravenshaw Walk – Meet in Old Barston Lane. Turn off Jacobean Lane under the M42 into Henwood Lane and then immediately left into Old Barston Lane - park beyond the houses.|
1. No further developments were reported in the Kimberley/Waitrose planning application which is expected to be heard by Solihull Council in February. In the meantime the Society will be meeting wih the Council to discuss Conservation Area concerns in respect of the application.
115 walkers started out from the Guildhouse but the party accreted several more (late risers?) and is believed to have reached a record 130 or so people who joined in this popular family outing around some of the most attractive paths that are close to the village. A small army of marshals ensured that everyone could concentrate on walking and talking and the stocks of mincepies and mulled wine were up to the challenge. Long live the spirit of Christmas and the spirit of a village community!
Committee meetings are sumarised for the website however there has been an unintentional gap of six months but we now hope to resume these regularly and ensure that members who so wish are able to keep abreast of what is being discussed in-between reports in our quarterly newsletter.
The letter in the attachment to this news item was sent to Solihull Council by The Knowle Society today, 7 December 2011, in response to the Planning Application for a new food store in Knowle for Waitrose.