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 ...
HOMEOWNERS close to the proposed HS2 rail line are being offered new compensation options.
CONTROVERSIAL \'alternative flight plans\' proposed by Birmingham Airport are to be trialled from May - it was confirmed yesterday (Wednesday).
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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.
Many thanks to Jonathan Trace for videoing the Warwickshire Cup Final.
Birmingham and Solihull fell just short against Sedgley Park.
Near neighbours Leafield came out on top of this end-of-season derby.
Bottom of the table Heather fully deserved their point against a weary looking Highgate side.
Sils players and supporters celebrated the 2013/14 season with their guest of honour, England & British & Irish Lions legend Graham Rowntree.
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.
Please find here the link to the borough’s Medium Term Financial Plan 2014 – 2017.
Please find posted the latest (March) newsletter from the Rural Neighbourhood Team.
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...
6th Solihull Hurricane Cubs celebrated St Patrick’s day in style, with Adam McSharry, a former dancer with the world famous Lord of the Dance troupe.
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 SPECIALIST shop baking and designing handmade cakes has expanded into Solihull town centre and created 10 new jobs.
THE Parts Alliance group has strengthened its position in the automotive aftermarket after investor HgCapital (HgC) acquired the business.
SOLIHULL-based PR and advertising agency McCann Central has being appointed as lead creative agency for Birmingham-based cider brand Frosty Jacks.
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...
In January 2014 Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) published its vision for the future of urgent care services in the borough.
There is a large pothole on the location shown, opposite the shops on the main road near the speed bump.
Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Marcus shaw on 14 April 2014.
Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Dee Green on 14 April 2014.
- Tudor Grange Park – Solihull – Prince's Way bridge
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Another walk around Tudor Grange Park in Solihull.
This time starting from the path at Blossomfield Road (near Solihull College) and finishing at the path heading towards Homer Road (opposite John Lewis
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