Stirchley Forum 2023 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting for Stirchley Forum will take place on Monday 13th November from 7.30pm at the Stirchley Community Church.

On the agenda is a review of the year, a look at the accounts for 2022-23 and election of the Committee for 2023/4.

This will be followed by Stirchley resident Alan Bale telling the meeting about his time in the Canadian wilderness for the Channel 4 programme ‘Alone’.

Also, there will be information about a new community art project connected to the new Pineapple Road train station.

Notice of next Stirchley ward meeting

The next Stirchley ward meeting will be on 21st November 7pm at Stirchley Baths Community Hub on Bournville Lane (B30 2JT). Please note, this is not the Forum meeting, which takes place on the usual second Monday of the month, but an additional meeting organised by the Council.

An agenda will be released nearer the time.

If you would like more information, or to receive the agenda, please contact Kay Thomas, Community Governance Manager for Birmingham City Council on

Mobile Household Recycling returns to Pineapple

very colourful recycling van

The Mobile Household Recycling Centre will revisit Stirchley on Thursday 16th November from 7am until 12:30pm. It will be located on Pineapple Road, opposite the Church of Ascension (B30 2TL).

CAN BE RECYCLED: Recycle any household rubbish that cannot be reused; standard recycling materials that usually go in your recycling; garden waste; bigger items like toys or small household items. Batteries, lightbulbs, small electronics etc can be recycled.

NOT ACCEPTED: Building materials, white goods (like fridges), hazardous materials and larger items will not be accepted. No commercial waste can legally be accepted at any of the MHRC’s and any such material will be turned away.

Planning application for the old Constituency Office

Birmingham City Council have received a planning application for change of use for the old Constituency Office on the high street.

The applicants, Grace Church Stirchley, have requested a change of use for 1459 Pershore Road, Stirchley, (B30 2JL) from offices (Use Class E) to meeting space for church (Use Class F2), erection of single storey side/rear extension, new landscaping and associated parking.

The application number associated with this development is 2023/06920/PA. Documents can be viewed on the Planning Portal here where you can also submit comments on the plans.

Comments should be sent to the Council, via the planning portal before 20 November 2023.