A NEW vintage waiting room at Dorridge station has closed after it was vandalised.
PLANS have been submitted to demolish a Dorridge nusery for housing.
Community Care [Join Community Care's live online discussion on the first episode of Protecting Our Parents, today at 9pm .
ANGRY Shirley residents are calling for swift action to remove a group of travellers who have parked their caravans on the Palmers Rough Recreation Ground and Nature Reserve.
A FIREFIGHTER and Policeman are preparing to get on their bikes for a mammoth cycle ride in aid of an Armed Forces charity.
THE PARENTS of a four-year-old leukaemia patient are calling on the generosity of others to help Birmingham Children\'s Hospital\'s dream of a brand new cancer facility finally become a reality.
A SAWN-OFF shotgun and 51 rounds of ammunition were found hidden inside a lawnmower when Police searched the home of a burglary suspect.
A 0.9 magnitude earthquake has hit Solihull, geological experts confirm.
COUNCILLORS will tonight be asked to support a motion decrying the decision to scrap a direct rail link between Birmingham International and France.
Community Care This week sees the first episode of Protecting Our Parents , a three-part BBC documentary on the health and social care of older people.
WORK has started to put up a new Sainsbury's store at Forest Court, Dorridge.
AVERAGE speed cameras could be introduced in Solihull as part of plans to return the devices to the borough.
Sports mad personal trainer and keen runner Paul Yeoman has been pounding the streets of Balsall Common, an interest which has inspired him to launch Balsall Common’s first running club, with a social emphasis: “Running a lot ...
A TERRIFYING kidnap ordeal, which saw a 62-year-old Dorridge man tied up, threatened with a knife and boiling water, bundled in to the boot of his own car and ordered to pay Acirc;pound;50,000, has resulted in jail for robbers Alexander Blake and ...
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Lei-thal Lei Brown grabbed a second half hat-trick in the Bank Holiday Derby as The Gate comfortably beat The Church 3-0...
THE SAM MAGUIRE A rare appearance within Warwickshire GAA (www.
Football Rule Changes March 2014 The Gaelic Football Rule Changes which become operative on 1 January 2014 are as follows: 1.
A dramatic late goal coupled with The Gate being denied twice by the woodwork resulted in an undeserved defeat for Lee Adams' men.
Dave Parker's side take on Swedish side Tyresö tomorrow and Colin Tattum caught up with the stars before the clash...
In order to develop a more 'corporate' identity it would be great if you could all use this on any future kit, social media and stationery.
This has to be the easiest way to raise much needed club funds for the Sils.
The Gates' failure to get any joy at Tipton saw Tividale crowned league Champions last night...
A fantastic performance from the Gates u16s saw them defeat newly crowned Champions (by default) Amanah and prove themselves worthy winners.
Solihull Faiths Forum invite all to GO GREEN in Mell Square on Saturday 3 rd May A joint event held with the Gardeners’ Spring Fair .
Wildlife crime police officer Andrew Timmins (left) is seen here in a field closely resembling the recently scarred landscape off the High Street, Solihull Lodge.
Julia Sykes (Places Directorate – Solihull MBC) assured local councillor Howard Allen in writing on Wednesday that developers had been told to suspend activity, adding: “I have reminded the applicant that any such work may have potential to ...
On May 1st, the Solihull Faiths Forum will examine a vitally important challenge for us today – how faith communities can help those struggling in the present economy.
A new report from the ONS, GVA for Local Enterprise Partnerships, 1997-2012 gives, “for the first time” they say, robustly calculated data on economic output for what are now the LEP areas of the English regions.
Persimmon development: fears of airborne carcinogens, concern about illegal tree felling and a return to the OmbudsmanOur Solihull 16 Apr
Local residents are gathering evidence for the Ombudsman to challenge Persimmon’s declaration that they undertook an adequate public consultation.
LittleU Preschool entered two Easter Bonnets into the Hobbycraft Easter competition recently and were delighted to be voted into first place, winning a top prize of £100 of craft items.
It is refreshing to find an NGO – non-governmental organisation – which is not a charity or community organisation.
Vote for the Green Party on 22 May 2014, in the local and European elections.
Alan Carpenter (Shirley recorder) answers: As you know, I have been going up to the area every few days taking pictures and can confirm there is considerable work going on inside the railed off area.
The Secretary of State for Justice and Julian Knight had a successful visit to Welcome on Friday.
Grow your Group – The next workshop is on the 30th April at 1st Shirley This session includes = Recruiting Adults, Engaging Parents, Welcome packs and Induction.
Falling on the same day as Western Easter this year, Easter for many Ukrainians is more of a celebration than Christmas.
1st Chelmsley Wood Cub Scouts went on a Superhero adventure at Twinlakes Theme Park in Melton Mowbary, this day was jam packed with adventure from Tobogganing Siding, Power boat driving, and an indoor play area, with loads more.
I used to work with a couple of girls who (like me), used to enjoy perusing through online recipe sites and picking out meals to make at home.
Peanut butter is much of a muchness – right? Well, as I’ve come to discover this isn’t strictly true.
Solihull Gang Show auditions will take place on the 13th July at St Marys Church Hall, next door to County Head Quarters at 2.30pm To register to attending please visit solihullgangshow.
Following the success of last years Explorer Camp at Millpool this years event promises to be on another level.
In October 2012 I visited Malawi and set up 2 new Scout troops.
James Sherwin Recently I had the pleasure of meeting James Sherwin who appeared on Channel 4's 'The Taste' with Nigella Lawson, Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre.
What better way to thank the good ladies in our lives than to take them to a special meal followed by a night at the theatre.
Royal Ascot day is a relaxed and enjoyable day out which starts with arrival drinks canapés followed by a three course luncheon and live TV coverage from Royal Ascot.
If you have previously dined with us at Nuthurst Grange then you will be familiar with the excellent standard of dining experience our restaurant delivers.
Our ‘Guinea Pig’ night is where we raise the bar - our chefs are asked to create new dishes to offer a delicious four course dinner followed by coffee petit fours.
After several years as the County’s Nominated Youth Representative Mathew Spencer has decided to step down so he can concentrate on a number of other Scouting challenges he is involved in.
A group of lads throwing themselves down artificial snow on rubber rings - who would not want to be part of that...
Solihull energy consultancy moves to new base with LEP grant...
SOLIHULL-based law firm, The HCB Group, has acquired a controlling share in Warwickshire accountants, Hatch Accountancy to enhance its professional service offering.
Solihull law firm headed by Mike Gahan continues deals trend with latest acquisition...
RESIDENTIAL and urban regeneration specialist, Sigma, has completed its development of the Smiths Wood village centre in Chelmsley Wood.
Solihull-based Land Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s pioneering commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic...
Stores in Birmingham city centre, Bearwood, Kings Heath, Acocks Green, West Bromwich, Northfield and Chelmsley Wood have all survived the cull...
FUNDING body, Finance Birmingham, is targeting high growth businesses in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership area with a new £9m loan scheme.
A contract to supply window regulators for the new Nissan Qashqai is creating more jobs at Coventry automotive supplier Brose UK.
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...
DETECTIVES investigating a Solihull pub shooting on Friday (Jan 17) in which a man was fired at with a shotgun have arrested a suspect on...
CHIEF Constable Chris Sims, said: ?quot;The experience of West Midlands Police officers and staff who actively work day in day out with...
A PHONE pest suspect has been arrested for wasting police time after call handlers were hit by a barrage of drunken rants in the early...
Police have been given an extra five days to continue questioning two men who were arrested Monday (13 January) on suspicion of terrorist...
DRIVERS filling up their fuel tanks will also be able to 'top up' their car's security this weekend thanks to the Shirley neighbourhood...
Sambourn Close - Large pot hole in centre of road, plus small ones at the side of the road - in section f the road before it bends to the left.
After turning off the Warwick Road (A4141) onto Watery Lane there is a significant pothole on the second corner of the road which has developed as a result of the recent bad weather.
The council is not taking care of this area at all.
Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Vijay Thaper on 22 April 2014.
On some days there is a severe problem of littering on Ballard Walk due to the nearby council tenants and children.
- Weep, Black and White, no flash
flickr 24 Jan 13on
These Willows really do look like they are crying.
Taken at Babbs Mill.
Another long exposure shot.
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