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Tonight’s Spooky Halloween ‘Open Mic’ night at the Berkswell Royal British Legion will be joined by special guest performer Paris Georgia, well-known on the local music scene generally, and locally around Balsall Common thanks to ...
ELDERLY villagers were presented with a green-fingered treat from a local charity to celebrate Silver Sunday.
The Berkswell & District Royal British Legion invites member sof the community to join the for their Barn Dance on Saturday 1st Novembers 2014, an eveng for all the family, complete with profession caller.
IT MIGHT just look like a traditional Halloween game, but introducing items such as ropes, poles, or in this case a carved pumpkin, into the Sumatran Tiger Reserve at West Midland Safari Park is an essential and important part of the Parkamp;#039;s ...
The regular monthly Open Mic night at the Berkswell Royal British Legion goes Spook-tacular for Halloween this Friday night.
A MAJOR deal has been signed by Solihull Council and the owners of Touchwood, Lend Lease, to expand the award-shopping centre.
A SOLIHULL care home which puts is residents at the heart of its work has been awarded the highest accolade achievable for its care of dementia sufferers.
COUNCIL leaders have written to Parliament opposing efforts to locate a HS2 depot in Solihull.
The Balsall Common Lions have teamed up with the Sports Association as Balsall Common’s, resulting in the merger of the area’s two biggest bonfire events.
BOSSES at the Heart of England Trust (HEFT) are prepared to tackle any potential outbreak of the Ebola virus.
19 year old singer-songwriter Paris Georgia generously handed over some of her creative process to Facebook fans by inviting them to choose her latest Song of the Month, a cover of Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’, released last night.
SOLIHULL actress Kathryn Rooney has paid tribute to her amp;#039;great actress and friendamp;#039; Lynda Bellingham, who lost her brave battle with cancer this week.
TRUTH bending and false allegations have caused a political stir ahead of next yearamp;#039;s General Election.
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Solihull Council has admitted the Council handed over 3 acres of Shirley Park for a "nil return" to allow the much downgraded Parkgate scheme to be built.
Since Monday last (27 Oct) we have heard a loud banging noise in the area.
Readers will be aware of the planning application by the club, to create an academy and driving range (see previous post for details).
The site producer is leaving Solihull for Bournville, where trees and green spaces are protected and buildings maintained.
The Organic Producer Conference has a great line-up with more to come.
Relates to public concerns circulating for years .
Dickens Heath Toddler Group, held at Dickens Heath Village Hall every Friday during term time from 9.30am -11am.
This has been on-going now since 2011 with the ‘current’ application being registered in July 2013 (application 2013/1126 refers).
Dickens Heath Parish Council has asked Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to consider increasing the number of parish councillors that sit on the Parish Council.
Following last year’s news of the 2013 award for Koolmill , which gave a detailed description of this innovative technology, Alec Anderson, Managing Director of Koolmill Systems Limited writes: “With 31 machines installed at 6 mills in China and ...
Two months in one this time.
A cocktail and canapé evening provided the perfect introduction to Stratford Upon Avon’s latest gastro haunt, marking the arrival of Marco Pierre White’s restaurant – Marco’s New York Italian .
I hope you all enjoyed reading my exclusive interview with Romina Chiappa (from The Chiappa Sisters) for World Vegetarian Day as much as I enjoyed putting it together.
I was recently invited with my husband to try the new Thai main courses from the revised menu at Tiger Bills Birmingham .
Bob Lane, Solihull Scout County’s Mountaineering advisor, has hit a historic milestone – after 27 years he has reached the summit of all 282 Scottish Munros – summits over 3,000 feet.
As one of the 1500+ that flocked to Birmingham’s Millennium Point on 13 September, I bore witness to the popularity of new event on the block – Birmingham Independent Food Fair .
Three cub packs battled it out at Alderbrook School on 22 September, and Hurricane cubs (from 6th Solihull) took home the coveted trophy.
Eleven teams from Blythe and Cole gathered with sharpened knives, firewood and selections of herbs aiming to be the team that stood out by preparing an outstanding two course meal in two hours that would woo the judges, Paul and Dick.
We're pleased to announce that Mike Sutherland, 30, (the guy on the right!) has become our 15th member.
Recently we received feedback from one of our diners which made us feel exceptionally proud.
In our kitchen resides an artist; someone who sees a plate as a canvas; someone who combines flavours in the most creative way to produce awe inspiring dishes just for you.
Dining out for lunch shouldn’t just be reserved for special occasions.
With the global marking of ‘ World Vegetarian Day’ on 1 st October, I took this occasion to explore a little deeper into one of my favourite cuisines – Italian.
I haven’t looked into the detail of what George Osborne was gobbing on about today with regard to benefit cuts* so I’m only dealing with the headlines.
An evening when all four of the clubs come together to compete for the glory and honour.
THE Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has entered agreements with two other West Midlands LEPs to work together to increase economic growth for the region.
Rical Group are proud to announce that they will be attending and exhibiting at this years SMMT Open Forum on the4 November 2014 at Cranmore Park Conference and Events Centre, Cranmore Avenue,Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4LFThe Open...
THE Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has commissioned Marketing Birmingham to develop a regional branding strategy.
WELL-KNOWN Midlands business figure, Katherine Innes Ker, is to leave her position as non-executive director with Solihull-based credit firm S&U to assume a new role as chairman of Mortgage Advice Bur...
Solihull firm secures £250,000 contract to supply cleaning, facilities and security services to Nottingham Wholesale Fruit and Flower Market...
Solihull, apparently due to its difference in political colour, is more reluctant to throw its lot in with the Labour-run metropolitans.
Manufacturers have gathered from across the Midlands at an awards ceremony to share their success.
CUSTOMER balances at Solihull-based Secure Trust Bank have topped £500m for the first time, the bank has announced.
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.
Police investigation continues after deaths in Solihull Officers have moved to reassure the community after two people died at an address in Solihull yesterday (Monday 7 July).
People in need of specialist rescue by West Midlands Fire Service are set to benefit from quicker response times.
A husband and wife have guided 1,000 tours of West Midlands Fire Service’s Safeside centre in Birmingham, delivering vital safety messages to around 5,000 children between them.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision?nbsp;on Monday 20 January 2014?nbsp;in Solihull involving a...
Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Dee Green on 30 October 2014 .
The majority of the lamp posts along Monkspath Hall Rd are in desperate need of re-painting.
Trees and hedges on the entrance from Hodgetts Lane all the way through to the gateway to the Greenway is over grown, making it difficult to get through in some areas.
When travelling south on the A452, turning right onto the A4177 Meer End Road (heading towards Honiley), the pothole that was in the middle-right side of the road (and also experienced when northbound on the A452 heading towards Balsall Common...
Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Mr L Dalton on 28 October 2014 .
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