AFTER humble beginnings 75 years ago, Guide Dogs are still keeping tails wagging in Leamington.
A LIFESAVING defibrillator has been installed at newly opened Brandwood Clinic amid a campaign from local councillors to see more present throughout the borough.
A TROUPE of Solihull dancers have been pirouetting into the Dance World Cup this week thanks to a grant from the Birmingham Airport Trust Fund.
MERIDEN MP, Caroline Spelman has said Britain’s choice to leave the EU raises concerns over the future of young people and the long term stability of the economy.
PUPILS from a Solihull school received a masterclass football coaching session led by several Blues Ladies stars last week courtesy of main shirt sponsors Eze Group.
A FOOTBALL league with a twist has helped see more than half of the participants involved lose at five per cent of their body weight in just 12 weeks.
SAMBA music and carnival fever is set to make its way to the borough this summer as Touchwood is set to have a taste of Rio De Janerio at this year’s beach.
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THE FUTURE is looking brighter for courageous cancer patients after a revolutionary immunotherapy drug to fight the disease and slow down the rapid progress of advanced skin cancer has been made available on the NHS.
THE FINAL touches are being put into place ready for a flower festival in Temple Balsall this weekend.
DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a trio of thugs stormed the Co-op store in Shirley on Monday night (June 20).
A MACHETE, an axe and knives were seized after a street fight in Castle Vale.
POLICE have named a key suspect wanted in connection with the murder of Kenichi Phillips.
A TEAM of students from The Sixth Form College have stretched themselves to the limit to take part in a Sports Science Masterclass at Birmingham City University.
More Solihull news
The AGM of Silhillians RUFC will take place on Wednesday 6th July at 7.30 in the Clubhouse.
Aaron Blackwood sees promising prospects for the future...
The proposed line-up for next seasons MFL Premiership was announced today.
The RFU have now released details of the remaining pre-Christmas Internationals...
Walsall have lined up two local derbies as they continue to make preparations for the 2016/17 League One campaign.
Despite being the better side throughout Gate lost to visiting Brocton team which had made the mostof slack defending to take a two goal lead and score the winner with a wicked late deflection...
Lei Brown provides the one moment of quality to earn Highgate what at one stage looked an unlikely draw.
Applications are invited for the first of the pre-Christmas Internationals.
Four goal debutant Luke Rodgers showed his class as Gate come from behind to steal the 3 points...
I received this email from one of the councils ecology officers today – some brilliants news about Orchids, some of them rare to our area.
This post is a follow-up to the a post dated 3 February 2016 (see https://cllrkenhawkins.
A comprehensive review of child protection in the UK from the NSPCC, published today.
Together with councillors from neighbouring wards and planning committee members with Solihull Council I received on Friday a brochure from Applegreen who intend a proposal to build a new motorway service station adjacent to Junction 4 of the M42.
The West Midlands Combined Authority intended to hold its inaugural AGM last Friday, 10 June, but a little local difficulty in the House of Commons meant that the legislation hadn’t been completed in time.
Following a few complaints and comments on local Facebook sites it was my intention to write up another piece about recycling on my website.
Solihull’s Local Development Plan 2013, which planned for development in the borough up to 2023 can be accessed here: http://www.
Quite a bit of mess was left in Hillfield Park and Local Nature Reserve yesterday by school leavers.
Please find posted the latest newsletter for the Rural Area of Solihull, which includes Blyth Ward.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who voted Conservative in the Local Elections 2016.
Following on from the previous post (dated 24 April) I have been in contact with Solihull Council’s environment officers who have reported back: ‘The incident was reported to the Environment Agency on Friday .
Not all parmesan cheese is vegetarian friendly.
Auckinlech House in Five Ways Birmingham was a prime example of 1960’s architecture.
Observations from a week in the heart of the European Superstate Project Beast Europe I’ve recently spent a week in Brussels for Drawnalism (the business I co-own with Matthew Buck doing live graphic recording at events, amongst other things ); ...
Photo: Word In Veg Ways When I was telling people that I was going to Thai Restaurant Chaophraya in the Bullring, they weren’t sure where I meant, until I said “it’s the one covered with grass by the church” – “ah yes!” they’d ...
I’ve written about my love for delis numerous times over the years on this blog and nothing has changed, I still love them wholeheartedly.
In a month sprinkled with Bank Holidays and bluebells, May’s foodie offerings have been aplenty too.
I am quite choosy when I go out these days, I like to find places where I don’t feel too old, but somewhere where I can still have a fun time.
Modern life means we can’t always take time for a lunch break like we used to and often our lunch is bought on the hop with a limited timeframe to eat it in.
National Vegetarian Week is a great platform for restaurants and organisations to showcase their vegetarian wares and it gives us vegetarians the opportunity to find out what’s new as well as for those who want to just be a little more flexitarian...
In this very special edition of Epicurean Mementos to mark National Vegetarian Week , I’ve invited Katy Beskow aka Little Miss Meat Free , to share her culinary keepsakes and favourite things, offering us a little glimpse of her life in the kitchen.
Even before I open Summers Under The Tamarind Tree , I find myself taking a minute or so to contemplate what’s inside, what the contents is.
Solihull Scout AGM will be taking place on Tuesday 24th May at 8pm at the Solihull Council Chambers.
Matthew Bottomley, Adam Bennett, Jenifer Budd, Thomas Chalklen and Loui Scutt from Solihull are being honoured by international adventurer Chief Scout, Bear Grylls at Windsor Castle for gaining their Queen’s Scouts Awards on Sunday 24 th April 2016.
Scouting is continuing to grow in popularity in Solihull with more young people joining the Movement, according to The Scout Association’s latest annual membership figures.
A PRIME residential development site in Solihull has been transacted in an undisclosed deal advised out of Birmingham.
A US-based software company is extending its stay in the UK after agreeing a new lease on its offices in Solihull.
SOLIHULL-based building materials group Tarmac has been appointed to Highways Englands new Construction Works Framework for the East Midlands.
The WMG Academy for Young Engineers opening in Chelmsley Wood will be officially opened by political and business leaders tomorrow, June 21...
ONE of the best-known figures within Birmingham\'s financial services sector has been co-opted to a new role within the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership.
MORE than £47m has been awarded to projects across Greater Birmingham and Solihull, helping to create new jobs, build new homes and unlock vast swathes of commercial development space.
Can the Solihull-built vehicle pull a carriage weighing the equivalent of a Boeing 757...
THE so-called JLR Effect is continuing to have a major impact on the availability of land in Solihull.
Theft of farm equipment from yard in Meriden Police in Solihull have released clear CCTV footage of two men they'd like to speak to after 600 worth of farm equipment was stolen.
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Wicked thieves sought after poppy tin thefts in Solihull 2 Another CCTV installment of a man suspected of stealing poppy tins in the Solihull area.
Wicked thieves sought after poppy tin thefts in Solihull 1 Despite Remembrance Day approaching and this year being the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One, thieves in Solihull are stealing poppy tins.
Update issued at 2.05pm Saturday 9 August: This lunchtime’s two-hour strike by firefighters ended at 2pm.
Update issued at 8.05am Monday 14 July: During this morning's two-hour strike by firefighters, which ended at 8am, we had 13 fire engines and one Brigade Response Vehicle available to deploy.
There is a large pothole on Cranmore Boulevard right outside the N Power building which is getting much bigger and more dangerous.
Pothole has been there 6 weeks and was re-filled approx.
The drain cover in the garage area of The Orchards has buckled, leaving a large hole.
The metal guard rails outside Solihull Rail Station on Station Appproach have been damaged in 2 places, quite bad, they are located by the zebra crossing into the station.
Pothole on the s-bound side of Cranmore B'vd after the junction with Cranmore Road.
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Marks and Spencer in Mell Square, Solihull and its black and white colour scheme.
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