OVERCOMING cancer has led a Henley resident on a spiritual journey, even possibly bumping into a ghost along the way.
Borough runner is dusting off her running shoes to take part in the Great Birmingham Run to raise vital funds for Cure LeukaemiaSolihull Observer 1 Oct
A NOVICE runner from Sheldon will be lacing up her trainers to take part in the Great Birmingham Run and raise vital funds for Cure Leukaemia in memory of her beloved father.
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Maidstone United and Solihull Moors.
Nimble-fingered residents are knitting bobble hats for innocent smoothie bottles to raise funds for Age UKSolihull Observer 1 Oct
NIMBLE-FINGERED residents across the borough are being called upon once again to knit the little bobble hats for the top of innocent smoothie bottles to raise money Age UK.
Solihull Moors' Marcus Bignot, the manager with no contract, is now ready to sign his first deal at Damson Park.
Solihull MP Julian Knight is pushing for changes in the law to allow private landowners to evict gypsiesSolihull Observer 30 Sep
SOLIHULL MP Julian Knight is calling for changes in the law to allow private landowners to evict travellers once a court has decided they should be moved on.
A MOTORCYCLIST who died in a collision on the Jaguar Land Rover factory site on Monday (26 September) has been named as Kieren Rowe.
Specialist greyhound re-homing centre is still booming with success more than ten years after openingSolihull Observer 30 Sep
A SPECIALIST greyhound re-homing centre in Solihull is booming with success, more than ten years after first opening to the public.
Artificial grouping of the Black Country, Birmingham, Solihull and Coventry under the West Midlands Combined Authority banner has a big identity problem.
COUNCILLORS in Birmingham have announced their intention to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games, and are calling on the region to get behind the bid.
Birmingham announces its intention to officially enter the race to host the Commonwealth Games in 2026Birmingham Updates 30 Sep
Birmingham is announcing its intention to officially enter the race to host the Commonwealth Games in 2026 and those looking to bring the global sporting event to the city are calling on the entire region to get behind the bid.
Andy Street, the MD of John Lewis, confirmed as the Conservative candidate for West Midlands Metro Mayor.Birmingham Updates 29 Sep
Polling stations across the region will open in May 2017 to elect the first West Midlands Metro Mayor.
Long-serving hardware shop owner prepares to pull down the shutters and welcome a life of semi-retirementSolihull Observer 29 Sep
A LONG-SERVING hardware shop owner from Solihull will be pulling down the shutters for one last time on Sunday (October 2) as he welcomes a life of semi-retirement.
The F-Pace's aggressive design has clearly proved popular with buyers - Jaguar's order books for the Solihull-built car are full.
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I have today received a document from Arden Cross which provides a timely update on the proposals for the High Speed 2 interchange area once the HS2 Bill receives its Royal Ascent (at the end of this year) and subject to Solihull’s own Local Plan ...
CLLR BRIAN HOLMES CALLS FOR URGENT MEETING OVER BERRY MAUD LANE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES administrator Tue, 06/09/2016 - 08:44 Tuesday, 6 September, 2016 Shirley West Councillor, Brian Holmes recently attended a meeting of residents concerned about a ...
Planning application PL/2016/02122/PPFL relates to a proposal to develop an 87 bed care facility for Barchester Healthcare.
The 2016 Dickens Heath Festival on the Green takes place on Saturday 10 September, with free entry for everyone.
Caroline Spelman MP urges residents to take part in Hampton-in-Arden ‘Neighbourhood Plan’ consultationSolihull Conservatives 17 Aug
Caroline Spelman MP urges residents to take part in Hampton-in-Arden ‘Neighbourhood Plan’ consultation administrator Wed, 17/08/2016 - 11:13 Wednesday, 17 August, 2016 Local MP, Caroline Spelman, has urged local residents to submit their views on...
Blythe Ward Councillors keeping an eye on Blythe Valley Park Plans administrator Tue, 16/08/2016 - 09:23 Tuesday, 16 August, 2016 Blythe Ward Councillors, Ken Hawkins, Alex Insley and Richard Holt are aware that proposals for Blythe Valley Park (BVP...
Elmdon Cllr Martin McCarthy supports residents in their fight to end the blight of ‘Off Road’ illegal bikesSolihull Conservatives 15 Aug
Elmdon Cllr Martin McCarthy supports residents in their fight to end the blight of ‘Off Road’ illegal bikes administrator Mon, 15/08/2016 - 10:08 Monday, 15 August, 2016 Elmdon Ward Councillor, Martin McCarthy, is delighted to see that the recent...
At cabinet yesterday evening we agreed to seek greater trade and other links with our traditional twin towns (Cholet and MTK) as well as forge new links with two cities in the USA and China.
An interesting report to Solihull Cabinet this evening related to Solihull Town Centre and the Master Plan we are looking at; a public consultation will be launched next week (which I will post when the survey is launched).
Caroline Spelman MP honoured with a DBE administrator Fri, 05/08/2016 - 12:14 Friday, 5 August, 2016 We are delighted to hear the great news that Caroline Spelman, MP for Meriden has been nominated to receive a DBE by David Cameron.
Residents of properties on Monkspath that surround the Shirley Aquatics are today being delivered a leaflet outlining a proposal from Barchester Group to build a care home facility on this site.
Walking into to a huge ‘Buenos Tardes’ greeting as we set foot into Tapas Revolution , was just what we needed to wipe away the traffic jam drama we’d encountered en route.
Following the food demos by The Vegetable Butcher at selected stores this summer, Sainsbury’s are really flying the flag for vegetables right now, with so many new products on the shelves like black garlic and spiralised boodles, there are new ...
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the 2017 County Night hike for Scouts and Explores will be taking place on the evening of Saturday 28th January 2017, Hike HQ will be Solihull Riding Centre.
Congratulation to Solihull Scouts for achieving top awards Solihull Scout County held an awards evening to recognise the top achievers in solihull who have achieved their: Young Leaders Awards, Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Chief Scout Platinum, Duke of ...
A bit clichéd I know, but I have to say whenever I go to a Peach Pub I feel it is like putting on a pair of fluffy slippers with diamantes – comfortable but with a hint of glitz.
Sumayya Usmani Photo: Joanna Yee Back in springtime, I reviewed a book called Summers Under theTamarind Tree which focused on Pakistani food and the culinary memoirs of author Sumayya Usmani .
It is with great pleasure that we can now announce that bookings for Operation Chameleon 2016 are open! The event is taking place on 15th October, to enter your teams and for more information go to; www.
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Mr Mrs Wright's Wedding Highlights from Elizabeth Blunt on Vimeo .
Everyone has been at it for months if not longer and yet I am new to the spiralising party, but hey, better late than never.
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June saw the return of Foodies Festival in Birmingham back in its residence of Cannon Hill Park.
Homeware retailer will create more than 50 new jobs when shops opens in December at the Mell Square development...
THE boss of John Lewis and the former chairman of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP, Andy Street has been officially adopted as the Conservative mayoral candidate for the West Midlands Combined ...
LAND ROVER has unveiled its latest Discovery SUV in a major publicity stunt on the eve of the Paris Motor Show.
A STRONG new car market has helped Solihull motor finance provider S&U see a record first half.
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SOLIHULL-based Secure Trust Bank has confirmed its intention to switch its listing from the Alternative Investment Market to the main market on the London Stock Exchange.
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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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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.
Solihull Council generally don't litter pick this street and it looks disgusting.
Request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by dennis fallon on 1 October 2016 .
When turning right from Lode Lane onto Solihull Bypass, there really needs to be a traffic light in the middle of the junction.
Metal cover over electrical connections is loose and will not stay in place.
Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to frank rufus on 27 September 2016 .
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Artwork for Carluccio’s and the Mell Square redevelopment in Solihull now on the hoardings at the corner of the High Street and Drury Lane.
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