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Borough actress takes lead in Coventry musical 

28 Aug 15

Kirsty Malpass to star in Crush the musical at The Belgrade Theatre Read More…


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Sixth Form College teacher publishes first novel 

28 Aug 15

A TEACHER at The Sixth Form College, Solihull, has turned published author after getting her first novel…


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Lorely Burt secures lifetime peerage and title of Baroness Burt of Solihull 

27 Aug 15

Lorely Burt secures House of Lords seat Read More…


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Do you know this man? 

27 Aug 15

Police want to speak to him about thefts from the NEC Read More…


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‘Open visiting’ scheme proves a hit with Heart of England patients and carers 

27 Aug 15

HEART OF England NHS Foundation Trust is inviting patients, carers and staff to have their say on its…


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Treasures of Felix Dennis to go under the hammer 

27 Aug 15

Your chance to snap up a memento of the unique Felix Dennis Read More…


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Solihull Moors boss Marcus Bignot preparing for busy Bank Holiday weekend 

27 Aug 15

TABLE-topping Solihull Moors will look to keep their unbeaten run going with back-to-back games over the Bank Holiday we Read More…


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Rob Oliver paddling his way to Rio 2016 dream 

26 Aug 15

PARACANOE athlete Rob Oliver has moved a step closer to securing his place on the Team GB squad heading to Rio next year Read More…


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Lei Brown on target again as Highgate draw with Sporting Khalsa 

26 Aug 15

HIGHGATE maintained their unbeaten start to the season on Tuesday night after holding fellow Midland League Premier Divi Read More…


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Liam Delves fourth in British Motostar GP125 championship standings 

26 Aug 15

LIAM Delves scored a seventh and then a sixth place finish in the two races that comprised the seventh round of the Brit Read More…


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Solihull Barons on track after Sheffield Spartans win 

26 Aug 15

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WITH newly promoted Solihull Barons looking…


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Female sailing on the up in Solihull 

26 Aug 15

EARLSWOOD Lakes Sailing Club is proving This Girl Can thanks to special new females-only sessions to get more women Read More…


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Future cycling star Lucy Shaw wins national title 

26 Aug 15

CYCLING star Lucy Shaw clinched victory at the National Championships in her first season with a professional team.


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Knowle Badminton club on the lookout for new players 

26 Aug 15

KNOWLE Badminton club are on the lookout for new players ahead of the start of the new season in the Coventry Badminton Read More…


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Share your pictures to celebrate National Dog Day 

26 Aug 15

We want your pictures of your furry friends Read More…


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Nurses complete Colour Run for Cure Leukaemia 

26 Aug 15

QE nurses swapped scrubs for something more colouful Read More…


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Solihull teenager comes third in Mr England contest 

26 Aug 15

Top three spot for Joshua Read More…


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Too late for Solihull residents to have their say as Combined Authority plans race ahead? 

26 Aug 15

SOLIHULL RESIDENTS are being urged to have their say on the future of the West Midlands Combined Authority…


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Bees sting Dings in pre-season victory 

25 Aug 15

A STONG Bees outfit got their pre-season schedule off to a flying start thanks to a comfortable 26-7 victory at home to Read More…


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Remembering Kate 

25 Aug 15

Fundraisers close to their 5,000 target Read More…


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Lapworth Scarecrow Festival set for another great year 

25 Aug 15

Village prepares to be taken over by the straw people Read More…


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Precious point for Birmingham City Ladies in fight for Super League survival 

24 Aug 15

BLUES Ladies gained a point in their battle for survival in the top flight as they held title-chasing Sunderland to a dr Read More…


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Solihull Moors beat Stalybridge to move top of the National League 

24 Aug 15

MOORS moved top of the Vanarama National League North thanks to a 3-1 victory on the road at Stalybridge Celtic on Satur Read More…


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Touchwood creates new book to boost Blood Bikes cash and awareness 

24 Aug 15

Raising awareness of the Blood Bikes Read More…


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Hilton Metropole staff raise thousands for Molly Olly’s Wishes 

24 Aug 15

Over 6,000 raised for charity set up in memory of Molly Ollerenshaw Read More…


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Double awards success for Hogarths Hotel 

24 Aug 15

Hogarths Hotel celebrates global award Read More…


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Solihull Carers Centre celebrate national accolade 

24 Aug 15

A SOLIHULL charity that provides support to local family carers is celebrating after being recognised…


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Pensioner dies following collision with Ford Fiesta 

24 Aug 15

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 74-year-old man died after being hit by a car in the centre…


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Berkswell and Balsall Common join forces to plan for the future 

21 Aug 15

BERKSWELL and Balsall Common are joining forces to set out a vision for the future.


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Acocks Green pulls out the stops in bid for Britain in Bloom gold award 

21 Aug 15

IT IS not just flowers that now adorn the roundabout in Acocks Green.


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Man charged over attack on Mormon bishop David Charmbury 

21 Aug 15

Harley Heyes, 36 of Bluebell Drive, Chelmsley Wood, will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court today.


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Bentley’s a rhythm ace – borough music maestro mingles with the stars 

20 Aug 15

He’s worked with the stars – now he’s going solo Read More…


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Record recruitment drive for Trust’s hospitals 

20 Aug 15

THE HEART of England NHS Foundation Trust is set to welcome a record number of nurses into its ranks…


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Brave Liam Delves bounces back with victory at Anglesey 

19 Aug 15

LIAM Delves bounced back from a crash and drove through the pain barrier to claim a win in Sundays GP125 race and he al Read More…


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Dogs Trust gets Sainsbury’s charity nod 

19 Aug 15

Tails are wagging as charity cash is promised Read More…


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Urgent Care Centre plans on show 

19 Aug 15

Head down to Touchwood for the latest Read More…


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Calls for councillor to step down from Powergen planning decision 

19 Aug 15

Powergen row rumbles on Read More…


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Charity cricket tournament nets £10,000 for player 

18 Aug 15

A CHARITY cricket tournament at a Solihull sports club has netted more than 10,000 to help improve a former spin bowler Read More…


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Man arrested in connection with attack on Mormon bishop David Charmbury 

18 Aug 15

POLICE investigating the attack which left a mormon bishop in a coma have arrested a 32-year-old man.


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Family hit out at ‘scumbag’ attackers who left Mormon bishop in coma 

18 Aug 15

THE FAMILY of a mormon bishop who was attacked by robbers as he opened up his Chelmsley Wood church has…


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Driver escapes injury despite crash that left car on its roof 

18 Aug 15

Lucky escape for motorist Read More…


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Narrow defeat for Earlswood in season opener 

17 Aug 15

A SINGLE goal proved the difference at Malt House Lane on Saturday as Earlswood Town opened their Midland League Divisio Read More…


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Mormon bishop in coma following attack 

17 Aug 15

A MORMON bishop remains in an induced coma today after he was attacked by robbers as he opened up his…


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Residents to have their say on flooding risk plans 

17 Aug 15

SOLIHULL COUNCIL is giving residents the opportunity to have their say on its draft Local Flood Risk…


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Six years behind bars for Christmas present burglar 

17 Aug 15

A PROLIFIC Acocks Green burglar who went on a Christmas crime spree has been jailed for six years.


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VJ Day: Solihull veteran remembers his time as a Japanese POW 

15 Aug 15

AS SOLIHULL fell silent to commemorate Victory over Japan day, one local resident remembers all too clearly…


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Get a first look at the new VW T6 camper van at the Motorhome & Caravan show at the NEC 

14 Aug 15

The first place to see a range of new VW T6 campervan conversions all under one roof Read More…


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Do you recognise this man? 

14 Aug 15

Solihull Police want to talk to him about a burglary in the town centre Read More…


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Birmingham Airport sees another record day for passengers 

14 Aug 15

40,000 people used Birmingham Aiport in just 24 hours Read More…


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Plans unveiled for 110 new homes in Knowle 

14 Aug 15

New plans for Middlefield Estate Read More…


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Nominations now open for the Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Sports Awards 

14 Aug 15

THE SEARCH is underway to recognise sporting excellence across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire.


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Jake Steward strikes gold in Manchester Velodrome 

14 Aug 15

TEENAGER Jake Stewart capped off a thrilling seven days for Solihull Cycling Club by claiming one gold and three bronze Read More…


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Illegal tobacco plan goes up in smoke 

13 Aug 15

Council confiscates illegal oral tobacco Read More…


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Solihull Sixth Form enjoys best-ever results too 

13 Aug 15

Solihull Sixth Form A Level results Read More…


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Solihull School celebrates best-ever A-Level results 

13 Aug 15

A Level results Read More…


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Brace of wins for Liam Delves at Thruxton track 

13 Aug 15

LIAM Delves maintained his series lead in both the GP125 and Open 500 categories after securing a brace of wins on his s Read More…


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An evening with Irish football legend Paul McGrath 

13 Aug 15

FORMER Republic of Ireland and Aston Villa legend Paul McGrath will be reminiscing about his career at The Irish Centre Read More…


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Back-to-back victories for Highgate 

13 Aug 15

HIGHGATE have made the perfect start to the new season after claiming back-to-back wins from their opening two Midland L Read More…


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Change at the top for Knowle after Dean Donaghy retirement 

12 Aug 15

IT HAS been a summer of change for Knowle following the emotional departure of long-serving manager Dean Donaghy (Docca) Read More…


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Popular annual rugby tournament returns to Old Yardleians 

12 Aug 15

OLD Yardleians Rugby Club will be holding their annual 15-a-side rugby tournament this Saturday.