LONG-ANTICIPATED plans to redevelop the Powergen site have been dealt a blow this week after revelations...
SCHOOLS are being called on to join forces to help encourage the next generation of life savers.
Solihull woman missing on holiday Read More...
THE COUNTDOWN to the Rugby World Cup is underway and Jaguar Land Rover welcomed the world famous Webb Ellis Cup when it Read More...
Thirty tower blocks in Solihull are warmer and more energy efficient thanks to a 25 million joint effort by British Gas and Solihull Community Housing For the last two years, 30 high-rise buildings have been fitted with solid wall insulation, which ...
A TEENAGE girl was fighting for her life and three other people were hurt when a car smashed into a tree.
Concern grows for a Solihull grandmother who seemingly vanished in the middle of the night.
Balsall Parish Council have decided that the Jubilee Youth and Community Centre is not worthy of its £10K funding per year which has been provided since the centre’s inception over a decade ago.
Solihull man makes an emotional appeal after his wife disappeared during their holiday in Norfolk.
A HEARTLESS businessman who fleeced an elderly chartered accountant out of more than pound;400,000 has...
Prison cell death of Chelmsley Wood man referred to Independent Police Complaints Commission Read More...
David Cameron pays visit to borough school community project Read More...
BUDDING SOLIHULL musicians will able to face the music thanks to a regional grant giving charity.
SILHILLIANS owe 4.2million in unpaid Council Tax equivalent to an average of 47 per household according to Nationa Read More...
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To launch our RWC programme of events - Sils Main Bar - Saturday August 15 - 7.00pm...
Sils front row forward Mark O'Leary has left Sils and is heading south.
For last year's U13s (Year 9 from September) pre-season starts 19th August.
Warwickshire under 12s visit to Kildare and Croke Park The under 12s county squad recently went on tour to Kildare and Dublin.
The Gate will kick off their 2015/16 season in the Premier of the MFL with a visit to Quorn on the 8th August, 3pm kick off.
The Webb Ellis trophy is in town this coming Sunday and Monday...
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Developers have held talks with Council officers and Ward members about proposals for Blythe Valley.
At last Tuesdays Full Council (14th) I presented the petition, signed by 99 residents, calling for better screening of the new buildings in Monkspath Hall Road/Highlands Road (please see previous post dated 15 May).
Please find posted the latest monthly Neighbourhood Report (from police, council and partners).
On Tuesday 14 July I presented to Solihull Council the petition, then signed by 277 people, seeking action by the Council, Police and Tesco’s/Notcutts to stop the congregation of vehicles which leads to anti-social behaviour (the image shows ...
Caroline Spelman, MP for the Meriden Constituency, gives a cautious welcome the news of the intent for one of the most ambitious Combined Authority plans in the country.
Dickens Heath’s Will Windeatt will captain Earlswood Cricket Club against The Lashings, a special team comprising world cricketing legends such as Phil DeFreitas Owais Shah, John Emburey, Chris Schofield and Devon Malcolm, on July 15th in a ...
During July, local small business Mummy’s Cupcakes is offering a box of four free cupcakes if you order a box of twelve.
Charity Car Wash Saturday 4 July 2015 at Solihull Fire Station, Streetsbrook Road 12.00 – 3.00 pm Only £3 per car! How dirty is your car? Whether it’s mildy dusty or you can no longer remember what colour it is under the mud come along ...
Residents near to the Tescos and Notcutts car park have endured a lot of hassle from cars and motor bikes using the car park at weekends for a meeting place and for some of their owners to use the Stratford Road and car park as some sort of race ...
Solihull Leader signals intention to join other West Midlands authorities to explore devolution optionsSolihull Conservatives 20 May
Leader of Solihull Council, Cllr Bob Sleigh hasinformedAnnual Council that heintends to seek approval for taking forward detailed discussions in principle to support a Combined Authority for the West Midlands.
SMBC Highway works planned programme for this financial year (2015-16) has been published and I have posted the document here: Programmes For roads in Blythe ward the relevant pages are: CWay Micro and FWay Slurry Seal (via the tabs at the foot of ...
With Culinary Captures now in full swing, here is my round-up of foodie finds that I have encountered on my travels this month: ~~~ Wimbledon may have ended, but the love for strawberries is still shining through well into July.
Our leaders with responsibility for keeping our children safe in our communities are continuing to abdicate responsibility and are relying on children to protect themselves.
The World Scout Jamboree is only days away and the SMSAllsorts Unit and IST are heading out shortly, please feel free to follow their adventures.
There is a lot of love on the Birmingham food scene for Cherry Reds , for both their original Kings Heath site and their café on John Bright Street in the city centre.
Much love has been expressed for Kings Heath’s Veg Out Café which offers 100% vegetarian food with choices for those observing vegan and/or gluten free diets as well.
The County Commissioner for Solihull has approved a presentation of Chief Scout’s Bronze Award certificates to Beaver Scouts on Friday, 16th October 2015 in Solihull School Chapel at 6.45 for 7.00pm.
I came across Phom Tea not quite by accident but in a ‘need-for-refreshment’ way rather than ‘I’m-looking-for-a-new-tea-product’ way.
It seems that the immigration debate has been building up a greater head of steam this year – all the bluster of the election along with the sad and worrying crises we have seen in the Mediterranean and the port of Calais.
Fillings are quite a typical and standard treatment that dentists offer.
When your looking at replacing your teeth, there are now multiple options that may be suitable to meet your needs.
Welcome to Culinary Captures! This will be my monthly (or thereabouts) round-up of food and/or food related goodies that have come my way or that I have seen on my travels and want to share with you! I hope you will enjoy reading about them and ...
Regular readers of my blog will know that I love all things asparagus and I have, over the years, written about my days out at the Asparafest event.
In just 30 days Scouts from Solihull will be heading to the World Scout Jamboree in Japan.
I must admit I love it when the underdog manages to ruffle the feathers of a few supreme peacocks.
SOFT drinks group Britvic - which has operations in Solihull and Tamworth - has seen a rise in revenue, largely on the back of its performance internationally.
AN independent Life Sciences Commission initiated earlier this year by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP), has suggested the area could become a centre of excellen...
Paul Lynam, chief executive of Solihull-based Secure Trust Bank, has hit out at a new eight per cent bank corporation tax surcharge ...
SOLIHULLs Secure Trust Bank has seen its profit increase by a record 40% and its assets exceed £1bn for the first time.
Meriden agency to help tech company specialising in automotive sector launch new products to enter fleet market ...
Derek Morris, the man behind Solihull-based Morris Vulcan Ltd and MV Sports and Leisure, helped transform the UKs toy industry over several decades.
The Government has announced the latest winners from a fund to help rebuild British manufacturing prowess.
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build new motorway services near Birmingham Airport have been submitted to Solihull Council.
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.
Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Francesca Sandiford on 28 July 2015 .
There are pallets of paving blocks stored on both footpaths each side of the road forcing pedestrians to walk into the road (including children) Report on FixMyStreet...
The hedges trees along the left hand side path of Highlands Rd, between car dealerships and entrance to Arcadia warehouse are wildly over gown to the point where you cant walk along the path.
Several large potholes on M42 entry roundabout at traffic lights.
Request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by Francesca Sandiford on 24 July 2015 .
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