Latest news from Mercia Region

Schools in Telford receive £600k road safety boost

More than £600k will be spent on improving safety outside schools in Telford, as a result of new funding from the local council.

Kent signs up to Warwickshire road safety club

Kent County Council is adopting a programme which teaches school children road safety skills appropriate for their age group.

Birmingham seeks to introduce ‘congestion charge’

Birmingham City Council has unveiled plans to introduce a Clean Air Zone in the city centre by 2020.


Road safety teams listed A-Z

Birmingham City Council

Jennifer Coombs, Senior Transportation Officer – Transportation Behavioural Change, 1 Lancaster Circus, Queensway, Birmingham B4 7DJ
0121 303 7674 / 07867 469716 • Jennifer.coombs@birmingham.gov.uk


Coventry City Council

Mel Statham, Senior Travel Safety Officer, Traffic and Transportation Section, Place Directorate, Coventry City Council, Civic Centre 4 (Floor 8), Much Park Street, Coventry CV1 2PY
024 7683 2007 • melanie.statham@coventry.gov.uk


Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Wendy Howard, Senior Road Safety Officer, Dudley MBC, 4 Ednam Road, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 1HL
01384 815433 • road.safety@dudley.gov.uk


Herefordshire Council

Barbara Isle, Road Safety Officer, Herefordshire Council, Transportation, Plough Lane, Hereford HR4 0LE
01432 260947 • bisle@herefordshire.gov.uk


Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Kira Fleck MinsLM FIPP, Principal Officer, Parking and Safer and Sustainable Travel Team, Sandwell MBC, Lombard Street, West Bromwich B70 8RU
0121 569 4051 • kira_fleck@sandwell.gov.uk


Shropshire Council

Malcolm Farrar, Road Safety Officer, Road Safety Education, Shropshire Council, 107 Longden Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 9DS
01743 254974 • malcolm.farrar@shropshire.gov.uk


Solihull Met B C

Tina Wiggin, Senior Sustainable Travel Officer & Tracey Vaccarezza, Sustainable Travel Officer, Managed Growth, PO Box 19, Council House, Solihull , West Midlands B91 9QT
0121 704 8306 / 0121 704 6359 • twiggin@solihull.gov.uk


Staffordshire County Council

Melanie Langdown, Performance & Operations Manager, Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership, P.O. Box 2117, Stafford ST16 9ZR
01785 235006 • melanie.langdown@staffordshire.gov.uk


Stoke-on-Trent City Council

David Wood, Road Safety, Stoke-on-Trent City Council, City Renewal Directorate, PO Box 630, Civic Centre, Glebe Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1RN
01782 232164 • david.wood@stoke.gov.uk


Telford & Wrekin Council

Sian Skelton,Road Safety Officer,
Telford & Wrekin Council, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford TF3 4NT
01952 384000 • Sian.skelton@telford.gov.uk


Walsall MBC

John Charles, Team Leader, Road Safety & Sustainable Travel, Walsall MBC, Engineering & Transportation Services, Civic Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall WS1 1DG
01922 652562 • charlesj@walsall.gov.uk


Warwickshire County Council

Katrina Pedlar, Team Leader, Education and Development Team, Traffic & Road Safety Group
Communities, Warwickshire County Council, PO Box 43, Shire Hall, Warwick CV34 4SX
01926 412404 • katrinapedlar@warwickshire.gov.uk


Wolverhampton City Council

Chris Barker, Service Lead, Traffic and Road Safety, Wolverhampton City Council, Heantun House, Salop Street, Wolverhampton WV3 0SQ
01902 555725 • chris.barker@wolverhampton.gov.uk


Worcestershire County Council

Jacqui Phillips, Road Safety Team Leader, Worcestershire County Council, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcestershire WR2 4JN
01905 768353 • roadsafety@worcestershire.gov.uk