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.
YEAR 10 students from Arden School in Knowle had a lesson in the future when they took part in a visit to Serious Games International (SGIL).
ZARA Phillips visited the Royal Windsor Horse Show to announce a new engineering scholarship programme.
FROM September Solihull College is to offer an ‘Advanced Apprenticeship in Technical Professional Civil Engineering’ and ‘Advanced Apprenticeship in Building Service Engineering, Technology and Project Management’, at its …
SMALL businesses are being asked to take up the offer of a stall on Shirley High Street, as part of an initiative to encourage people to shop local.
THE Chelmsley Wood brother of a Big Issue vendor, who was killed on the streets of Birmingham, is doing a charity sky dive in his memory.
ONE of the main reasons businesses join Solihull Chamber is because they want to connect to new business opportunities.
THE first Jaguar F-Type customer cars left Jaguar Land Rover’s Castle Bromwich manufacturing facility last week.
THE third Shirley Beer Festival takes place this Friday and Saturday at Camp Hill Rugby Club.
AN ‘illiterate’ woman has been given a community order after she hurled a string of racial abuse at a Solihull security guard.
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.
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.
The council officer responsible states: “I am not aware of any specific events such as flooding or fire that would have caused these documents to be unavailable.
The controversy over an in out referendum on the EU has been dominating the national headlines.
A new £2m scheme has been launched by the coalition government to help boost childcare businesses and help women back into work.
Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has welcomed news that the Marks Spencer Simply Food Store on Stratford Road has been saved – for now.
Congratulations to Dickens Heath mums Sam Bloxham, Nicki Brown, Clare Forrest, Rachel Herriott, Susette Orgill, Helene Wilson Amanda Withington who walked through London at the weekend in their bras in the annual “moonwalk” for Breast …
The Police are attending the Dickens Heath Annual Parish Meeting on May 21st to explain how speedwatch works and how residents can be trained to use speed cameras.
At the DH Jubilee bash – soaked through but still smiling! The Mayor of Solihull, our ward councillor Ken Hawkins, completed his year in office today.
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…
Sons Without Fathers.
Tradition has Gretna Green as the destination for young couples to elope and get hitched in a hurry.
Strolling around Solihull centre today I came across ‘Solihull French Market’ which is running until Saturday 27th April.
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.
A NEW website has been launched to promote tendering opportunities from six local authorities to businesses across Coventry and Warwickshire.
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.
Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Adam Salter on 17 May 2013.
Request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by Graham Lock on 17 May 2013.
The NHS111 service is now available for all non-urgent health queries when your Doctor’s surgery is closed.
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Solihull on flickr
- Widney Manor Station – sign
19 Feb 13
At Widney Manor Station in Solihull. I got the no 5 bus from New Road in Solihull Town Centre. Then got the train one way from here towards Moor Street.
Station sign on the station building plus CCTV
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