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Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Garden Shed Burglaries

Update 19 July

Several residents on Cromwell Lane have discovered that their boundary fences have been cut.  As some residents have long gardens they may not always be aware that this has taken place.  There have been several burglaries in the last few weeks so please do be vigilant and check your gardens and sheds and make everything as secure as you can.

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There was a series of at least 4 garden shed burglaries in Cromwell Lane on Sunday night (7th July). It's possible that other residents may have been burgled, but have not yet discovered.

https://www.warwickshire.police.uk/article/61975/Garden-Shed-Burglaries---Burton-Green

1 Please be aware that between 22.00hrs on Sunday 7 July and 09.00hrs on Monday 8 July 2019 offenders have broken into a shed situated in the rear garden of a property at Cromwell Lane, Burton Green, Kenilworth. Offenders forced off a padlock and stole 2 chainsaws, and a strimmer.

This is incident 89 of 8 July 2019

2 Please be aware that between 21.00hrs on Sunday 7 July and 10.30hrs on Monday 8 July 2019 offenders have forced the patio doors to a summer house situated in the rear garden of a property at Cromwell Lane, Burton Green, Kenilworth. Offenders smashed a window to a small shed to look inside and also entered a secured shed nearby by unknown means but no items were stolen.

This is incident 156 of 8 July 2019

3 Please be aware that it is believed that overnight between Sunday 7 July and Monday 8 July 2019 offenders have broken into a garage at a property at Cromwell Lane, Burton Green, Kenilworth by removing the window. It is not known at this stage what, if anything, was stolen.

This is incident 371 of 8 July 2019

4 Please be aware that overnight between Sunday 7 July and Monday 8 July 2019 offenders have cut through wire fencing to the rear garden of a property at Cromwell Lane, Burton Green, Kenilworth possibly to gain access to the grounds of the property.

This is incident 109 of 8 July 2019

If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about any of these incidents then please call Warwickshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111


Previous Recent Thefts

Motorcycle Theft Cromwell Lane, 26/27th June

On the night of Wednesday (June 26) going into Thursday June 27 offenders entered the grounds of a property in Cromwell Lane through a side gate and stole a motorcycle. If you think that you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about either of these incidents then please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Incident in Cromwell Lane, 15/16th May

Please be aware that between 20.00hrs on Tuesday 14 May and 10.00hrs on Thursday 16 May 2019 offenders have cut through a fence and associated fence wire at the rear of a property at Cromwell Lane, Burton Green, Kenilworth. No buildings were entered or property stolen.

Burglary in Red Lane

Between 20.00hrs on Wednesday 24 April and 09.00hrs on Thursday 25 April 2019 offenders have forced the padlocks on a detached garage and two other outbuildings at Red Lane, Burton Green, Kenilworth. Once they gained entry to the buildings they stole a rotavator, chainsaws, compressors, strimmers, a leaf blower and a number of hand tools.

Thefts in Cromwell Lane

A jet washer was stolen from a driveway on Cromwell Lane, 4pm, Tuesday 9th April. Two men were involved, one of whom distracted the owner of the jet washer under the pretext of requiring help with something along the road. Two are believed toi have been involved.
A large planter was stolen from the front of a house on Cromwell lane at the weekend.

Garden Theft Red Lane

Between 9am Sunday 3rd February and 9am Thursday 7th February offenders have entered the garden of a property at Red Lane, Burton Green, Kenilworth and stolen a Beehive and a garden bench.

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Village Hall Fashion Show

BURTON GREEN VILLAGE HALL
Invites you to a

FASHION SHOW by WANDAS of DUNCHURCH

Monday evening 1st July at 7.30pm

Tickets £8.00 This includes a glass of wine on arrival
(pay in advance or tickets at door)

Good variety of outfits, tops, trousers, dresses to suit all sizes

Accessories also available, jewellery, handbags etc.

All available to purchase on the evening with a 10% discount

Come along and see 8 glamorous LOCAL models helping us with this event

Tickets available from any Village Hall committee member.

Monday, 17 June 2019

Ladies Day at Ascot

BURTON GREEN VILLAGE HALL
invites you to attend:

LADIES DAY AT ASCOT
Thursday, 20 June 2019
See the Races on Large Screen
Glass of Prosecco on arrival (BYO drink for later)
Arrive 1:30 pm ready to see arrival of Queen and Royal Family
First Race 2:30 pm

FULL AFTERNOON TEA
Tea/Coffee
Variety of sandwiches
Assorted Hand Made cakes and Scones with Jam and Cream

Tickets: £12.00

Dress for the occasion if you wish. MEN are allowed!

Please contact any committee member.

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Pointless Vandalism by HS2 Contractors

Update 19th June

After consultation with Warwickshire County Council and HS2, this particular oak tree has been reprieved.

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Burton Green are trying to save a mature oak tree in Red Lane, Burton Green.

The tree is due to be cut down on Wednesday 19th by contractors working for British Pipeline Agency, on behalf of HS2, unless a reprieve can be obtained some way.



Apparently the reason why HS2 want to cut this tree down is that it would obstruct the view of lorry drivers coming out of the field behind; even though the road is being completely closed to traffic this week.

The tree is apparently in the way by 50 centimetres.

Presumably several hundred, or possibly thousands, of saplings would be planted to compensate for the environmental destruction. The number of leaves on a mature oak (leaf area) is between 200,000 and 500,000. How many saplings will be required to replicate that?

How many saplings will HS2 guarantee to plant to replace this single tree?


Report in the Kenilworth Weekly News

https://www.kenilworthweeklynews.co.uk/news/people/burton-green-residents-in-fight-to-save-200-year-old-oak-tree-from-hs2-1-8966528

Friday, 14 June 2019

Caravan Theft - Red Lane

Please be aware that between 18.00hrs on Tuesday 11 June and 07.30hrs on Wednesday 12 June 2019 offenders have cut through a fence and then forced the padlocks off gates to a secure area on premises at Red Lane, Kenilworth.

Following the forced entry to the secure area the offenders have stolen a white “Classic” caravan that also contained a number of personal effects.

It is believed the offenders made off along Red Lane with the caravan towards Birmingham Road.

This is incident 56 of 12 June 2019

If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about this incident then please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Wine Tasting Event

Friends of Burton Green School 
invite you to a 
Wine Tasting Evening
 at the school
 on Friday 14th June 7pm - 9pm.


Monday, 10 June 2019

HS2 - Pipeline Diversion

There is an underground high-pressure fuel line that runs through Burton Green. This is part of the national pipeline network, operated by the British Pipeline Agency. It transfers fuel from an oil refinery near Liverpool to Heathrow and Gatwick.

More about the British Pipeline Agency:
https://www.bpa.co.uk/experience/what-we-operate/

Some work needs to be done on this pipeline in preparation for HS2, in case HS2 ever happens.



This is one of the pipeline marker posts, which you can clearly see beside the road in Hob Lane, near the corner with Red Lane.

The present path of the pipeline is shown by the bold red line on this map...



Most of the works will take place on the private land next to Red Lane (on the site of the projected new Village Hall).

During the first phase (11th June-21st June) site access will be created. During this period traffic management systems will be used to control traffic. This will involve:
  • 11th June to 14th June. 4-day one lane closure on Red Lane
  • 17th June to 21st June, 5-day complete closure of the top of Red Lane (access for residents only)
Diversion signs will be in place for the duration of the closure.

The majority of vehicles will be 4x4s and pick-up trucks. The only large vehicles used will be for the delivery of necessary machinery and equipment to the work site. The lorry movements will be kept in line with levels agreed with HS2 Ltd and the County Council.

There will be no impact on the Kenilworth Greenway. The public right of way connecting Kenilworth Green Way and Red Lane will be kept open.