Trevor Jordan reports on Berkswell Cricket Club’s Birmingham League Premier Division campaign and the presentation of the first ever Saracens Head Man of the Match Award for Berkswell’s Chris Cheslin, as adjudicated by former England fast…
The coaching consultancy that works with Berkswell Cricket Club’s youngsters are staging a half-term cricket camp for 5 to 15 year old boys and girls at the club next week.
Gypsies evicted from an illegal camp following a three-year battle have launched a bid to return to the green belt site – dealing residents a hammer blow.
PLANS to build two four bedroom detached houses in place of a bungalow in Solihull have been given the go ahead, despite a raft of objections from the local community.
MARIE Curie Cancer Care is asking the people of Solihull to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party this June and July to help raise funds for the March Lane hospice.
Residents of Birmingham have one of the lowest average income tax bills in the UK, paying an average of £3,520 per year.
DORRIDGE Nursery and Infant school has called on parents not
to park outside the school.
PLANS for the biggest nursery
in Knowle and Dorridge have been revised to cut staff and add more parking
following concerns from highway bosses.
As it was ‘eyes down look in’, little did grandmother Shirley Gardener know that the young bingo hall assistant she had only ever waved at before was about to become her ‘guardian angel’ and save her life.
SPARKS flew at Balsall Common Primary recently when pupils took part in an Eco Science and Technology Week.
A COURAGEOUS cabbie who confronted robbers as they fled a Kingshurst BP garage following a raid has been praised by police for his quick-thinking actions.
CUSTOMERS of the Marks & Spencer (M&S) Simply Food outlet in Shirley have been urged to ‘use it or lose it’ following the news that the store will remain on Stratford Road for the time being.
A funny thing happened to me on the way to Solihull recently.
More Solihull news
SOLIHULL Moors Youth & Junior FC, above, has received a welcome helping hand from McDonald’s who has provided a grant of 1,000 to buy new portable football goals which will help the club to expand through setting up more teams as part…
IT’S a double ‘double’ for Coldlands Colts Under 9s and Under 10s who, in the space of two weeks, won their respective league and cup finals.
SOLIHULL’S U14 district representative side have been crowned West Midlands champions after winning all but one of their league matches.
SIR Bobby Charlton will be guest of honour at the annual National Visually Impaired Five-a-Side Football Tournament at the @Futsal arena, Birmingham this Saturday, May 18.
SOLIHULL Moors have announced a joint partnership with Hampton FC that will see the Hampton boys Youth, Junior and community Open Age football join the existing structure at Damson Park.
LOOKING to build on last weekend’s encouraging performance against Aston Unity, Knowle Village travelled the short distance to Solihull Municipal who themselves had a strong start to the season.
Local Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt is leading calls to save Solihull’s ambulance provision following concerns that plans for the service could “put lives at risk”.
Cllr Peter Doyle, Caroline Spelman MP Julian Knight welcome big grant for Citizens Advice Bureau Cllr Peter Doyle as you may know sits on the board of Trustees for The Citizens Advice Solihull Bureau which has been awarded £345,160 by the …
The Citizens Advice Solihull Bureau has been awarded £345,160 by the Government and the Big Lottery Fund to continue providing advice in Solihull Borough.
Shirley’s busy cllr Peter Doyle is back with his community update for May and it has been a busy one!! Shirley consists on three wards – Shirley East, West and South each having over 10,000 residents making your ward councillors very busy…
Four days of jumping, jiving music and free family entertainment at Solihull’s Jazz & Blues Festival this weekend!Dickens Heath.net 20 May
Solihull’s Mardi Gras parade in 2012 It’s not often you get to talk about The Mayor, Mardis Gras and Marilyn Monroe in the same sentence! Well they’re all here in the story as Solihull’s annual free Jazz and Blues festival …
Councillor Joe Tildesley was confirmed as the new and 60th Mayor of Solihull at the Annual Council meeting on Tuesday 14 May.
Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has secured assurances that Solihull’s position as a top centre for business is safe.
The Department for Transport has published the Environmental Statement (ES) for Phase One of the High Speed Railway project from London to Birmingham.
David Wilson Homes is in the process of designing proposals for the redevelopment of land next to Braggs Farm Lane/Rumbush Lane.
Lets start with some good news, I would like to bring your attention to the sharp fall in youth unemployment across the borough.
Our annual cub camp returned with a vengeance from 10-12 May, at Pikes Pool.
The Mavericks, Symphony Hall…
Next parish council meeting 20 May 2013 Is our Annual General meeting and Parish Council meeting at the Sports Pavilion from 7:30pm.
Entrance to Moseley’s Farmers Market Moseley as a district is one of the jewels in Birmingham’s crown.
I’m panning back through the years once again to the late 1990s delivery phase for the EWS Class 66s, and it has to be said that this one looks a treat with its fresh paintwork at Solihull.
Back in spring 2000, this service from Leamington Spa to Stratford-upon-Avon was still scheduled for Central Trains / Centro Class 150 power.
GRAMMY award winning band, The Mavericks play Symphony Hall in Birmingham this Saturday, May 18.
I’ve written an article for The Birmingham Press outlining how National Vegetarian Week should be used as a way of trying vegetarian food either via your weekly supermarket food shopping spree or when dining out.
Grammy award winning band, The Mavericks play Symphony Hall in Birmingham this Saturday, May 18.
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Thanks to everyone for coming along to the night, it certainly made mine to see so many of you going mental to my mashup! ChimeraX – The Box Razed In Black – Oh My Goth (DjrIB Trance Remix) Torul – In Whole (Tenek Remix) Assemblage 23 – Crush Live DJ…
DJ entertaining the guests at theAl Fresco Terrace Launch Al fresco dining is often only really feasible in warmer climes and apart from a few sun speckled days in summer, England doesn’t lend itself well to such experiences.
I’ll be DJing an hour set of EBM/Synth/Electronic music at Flux Vortex following the William Control gig this Friday! Come along and say hi if you’re in the area…
SOLIHULL-based home credit and mortgages group Paragon has seen interim profit growth on a strengthening buy-to-let market.
Classic car fan Ken Smith is still firmly in the driving seat at Solihull’s 100 million turnover builders merchants EH Smith – at the astonishing age of 94.
The HS2 train line is likely to run through a tunnel under the M6 in Castle Bromwich.
SOLIHULL builders merchant EH Smith has re-launched following a £400,000 redevelopment of its site.
SOLIHULL serviced office provider United Business Centres (UBC) has announced first quarter sales figures, revealing a strong start to the year.
SOLIHULL pub company Enterprise Inns has seen a marked dip in its profits in the six months ending March 31.
Birmingham law firm The Wilkes Partnership is set to merge with Solihull-based Williamson & Soden solicitors as the region’s legal sector continues to consolidate.
BIRMINGHAM law firm The Wilkes Partnership has merged with Solihull-based rival Williamson & Soden solicitors.
TABLES will be turned as a top cop is interrogated by the public next week under the social media spotlight.
WEST Midlands Police is backing a national campaign to raise awareness of…
PUP Idol is back?hellip;and this time we?rsquo;re searching for West Midlands Police?rsquo;s star Spaniel! Three…
ONE of the Midlands’most senior police officers has been to Buckingham Palace to collect an award for his distinguished public…
MEMBERS of the public saw first-hand how West Midlands Police is responding to speeding in their local community last night as part of a ‘Google…
SOLIHULL police has paid tribute to the role played by neighbourhood watch in helping officers to reduce crime across the borough.
MEMBERS of the public are being invited to see first-hand how West Midlands Police is responding to speeding in their local community.
Drop into our Scam Surgery in Chelmsley Wood on Thursday to find out how you can avoid becoming a victim of scams. http://t.co/3JjykQUUV9Solihull MBC: PR (via Twitter) 21 May
Drop into our Scam Surgery in Chelmsley Wood on Thursday to find out how you can avoid becoming a victim of scams.
Light Hall School wants to recruit 2 community governors. Interested? Call 0121 746 5054 or head to http://t.co/avGLrRfNxXSolihull MBC: PR (via Twitter) 21 May
Light Hall School wants to recruit 2 community governors.
We’re consulting on proposed changes to our Travel Assistance policies, find out more here: http://t.co/x13nxy8GwuSolihull MBC: PR (via Twitter) 21 May
We’re consulting on proposed changes to our Travel Assistance policies, find out more here: http://t.
New reading scheme launched today to help children with emotional difficulties http://t.co/9mjbiCasggSolihull MBC: PR (via Twitter) 20 May
New reading scheme launched today to help children with emotional difficulties http://t.
One in three people over the age of 65 have dementia and the number is increasing as people live longer.
Solihull on flickr
02 Jan 12
Here is a shot of that Heron from Babbs Mill.
Spotted it again whilst out taking shots.
It was a bit quick in the low light even for me.
This was as it glided towards the area I was in until it landed
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