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Yum yum! The Fine and Local Foods Fayre will be back in Mell Square this Saturday 9am-5pm http://t.co/GqksvOCpQ0 

11 Jun

Yum yum! The Fine and Local Foods Fayre will be back in Mell Square this Saturday 9am-5pm http://t.


Fancy being on our audit committee? Here’s more details and how to apply http://t.co/wlJUjqC1aO 

11 Jun

Fancy being on our audit committee? Here's more details and how to apply http://t.


Don’t miss the family fun of Minibeast Mayhem at Elmdon Park on Saturday 29 June, details: http://t.co/dZAifx7qsx 

10 Jun

Don't miss the family fun of Minibeast Mayhem at Elmdon Park on Saturday 29 June, details: http://t.


Special discounted offer to get fit for summer at both borough leisure centres, details here: http://t.co/w4L3XBzFvC 

10 Jun

Special discounted offer to get fit for summer at both borough leisure centres, details here: http://t.


Don’t forget, you can get your bike security marked today at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre http://t.co/A4xnL4DGA9 

3 Jun

Don't forget, you can get your bike security marked today at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre http://t.


Have you nominated your local hero for a Civic Honour yet? Find all the details + a nomination form here: http://t.co/oTiwouYWVo 

31 May

Have you nominated your local hero for a Civic Honour yet? Find all the details + a nomination form here: http://t.


Get your bike security marked for free next Monday at Tudor Grange leisure centre, details here: http://t.co/oLucxEdPD1 

31 May

Get your bike security marked for free next Monday at Tudor Grange leisure centre, details here: http://t.


Due to factors out of our control, we may have to postpone planned changes to recycling services. Read more: http://t.co/aVPaaFV8cK 

29 May

Due to factors out of our control, we may have to postpone planned changes to recycling services.


We’re heading into a bnka holiday weekend…here’s details of Council services over the next few days http://t.co/urZ6MsYSvh 

24 May

We're heading into a bnka holiday weekend...


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FixMyStreet »

Series of potholes on both sides of the road. Worst going from Hillfield to Monkspath direction., 11th August 

11 Aug

I have been cycling to work for 9 months and the potholes have always been there.


New LED street light Not working, 10th August 

10 Aug

The new LED type street light outside number 76 Wolseley Close as stopped working.


Fly Tipping, 9th August 

9 Aug

Domestic rubbish tipped on a SSSI site at the Ford on Elvers Green Lane, Knowle.


Loads of fly tipping, 9th August 

9 Aug

There is loads of fly tipped green bags, huge cardboard boxes, and other trash etc...


Abandoned Sainsbury’s trolley, 9th August 

9 Aug

There is an abandoned Sainsbury’s trolley near the playground in Tudor Grange park Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 61 Blossomfield Road, Solihull Report on FixMyStreet...


Dead pigeon on public footpath, 9th August 

9 Aug

There is a dead pigeon on a footpath within the gardens in front of touchwood, near the registry office Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Golden Jubilee Gardens, Solihull Report on FixMyStreet...


Abandoned Morrison’s trolley, 9th August 

9 Aug

Abandoned Morrison’s trolley on church hill road Solihull Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 15 Church Hill Road, Solihull Report on FixMyStreet...


Broken glass over footpath at entrance, 9th August 

9 Aug

Large amount of glass over pavement at entrance to Malvern Park Solihull Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 25 Malvern Park Avenue, Solihull Report on FixMyStreet...


Large, dangerous hole in tar in playground at Tudor Grange park, 9th August 

9 Aug

Large hole in play tar around play equipment.


Sat nav details for address take drivers to alternate 407 on Warwick Road near Tysley, 9th August 

9 Aug

When delivery drivers or visitors to property enter address and postcode in SAT nav they are directed to alternative 407 on Warwick Road near Tysley.


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Westminster »

Pitcairn Islands: Marine Protected Areas | HM Treasury | Written Answers 

7 Jul

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 2.259 of Budget 2015, HC 1093, which Department has been allocated as lead Department for the implementation of a marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands.


Voter Registration | Oral Answers to Questions – Cabinet Office | Commons debates 

1 Jul

Will my right hon.


Voter Registration | Oral Answers to Questions – Cabinet Office | Commons debates 

1 Jul

Will my right hon.


Church of England: Peterborough | Church Commissioners | Written Answers 

29 Jun

The Church Commissioners have two strategic land sites at Peterborough; Paston Reserve and Norwood.


High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill: Instruction (No. 3) | Business of the House (Today) | Commons debates 

23 Jun

I know a lot of other Members want to get in, so I shall focus on some of the changes that the motion before us will facilitate.


Education and Adoption Bill | Commons debates 

22 Jun

I rise to speak in my capacity as Second Church Estates Commissioner, but first I would like to build on the comment I made in response to remarks made by the hon.


Education and Adoption Bill | Commons debates 

22 Jun

I rise to speak in my capacity as Second Church Estates Commissioner, but first I would like to build on the comment I made in response to remarks made by the hon.


Churches: Solar Power | Church Commissioners | Written Answers 

22 Jun

The Church of England’s Church Buildings Division offers advice and support to churches across the country who are seeking to generate energy from their roof.


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NHS »

School’s out but do you need to swot up? 

22 Dec

Solihull GPs are urging those looking after children this Christmas to swot up on basic common illnesses such as coughs and colds so they know what to do should their child become ill.


Solihull nurses’ dedication honoured 

13 Nov

Three Solihull nurses have been recognised for their commitment to high standards of practice and patient-centred care through the Queen’s Nurse programme.


Solihull GP practice launches group to tackle loneliness in older patients 

2 Nov

A local GP practice in Sheldon has partnered up with a national charity to tackle the issue of loneliness amongst older patients.


Magistrate goes back to his roots in Solihull to work with GPs 

19 Oct

Solihull born and bred, Rhod Mitchell, is the new Lay Advisor for Primary Care Commissioning and will be working with Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).


Join public meeting in Handsworth to discuss non-emergency patient transport services 

23 Jun

Patients in west Birmingham are being urged to give their views on proposals for a new non-emergency patient transport service in Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell.


Give us your views on non-emergency patient transport services 

20 May

Birmingham South Central Clinical Commissioning Group would like to hear your views on proposals for a new non-emergency patient transport service in Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell.


Give us your views on non-emergency patient transport services 

20 May

Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group would like to hear your views on proposals for a new non-emergency patient transport service in Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell.


Opportunity for Solihull residents to get involved in healthcare commissioning 

15 Apr

Solihull people are being urged to help their local healthcare commissioner to improve their services.


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FOI requests »

Council Estates in Solihull and Security companies which operate cctv cameras in these estates 

13 Aug

Clarification sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by Nahom YY on 13 August 2018 .


Council Estates in Solihull and Security companies which operate cctv cameras in these estates 

13 Aug

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Nahom YY on 13 August 2018 .


Council Estates in Solihull and Security companies which operate cctv cameras in these estates 

13 Aug

Clarification sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by Nahom YY on 13 August 2018 .


Council Estates in Solihull and Security companies which operate cctv cameras in these estates 

11 Aug

Request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by Nahom YY on 11 August 2018 .


Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

10 Aug

Follow up sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by dennis fallon on 10 August 2018 .


Freedom of Information request – Conservation Area Advisory Panel Information 

10 Aug

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Ian Harvey on 10 August 2018 .


Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

10 Aug

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to dennis fallon on 10 August 2018 .


Intranet Queries 

10 Aug

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Joanna Tsonou on 10 August 2018 .


Intranet Queries 

10 Aug

Request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by Joanna Tsonou on 10 August 2018 .


Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

9 Aug

Internal review request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by dennis fallon on 9 August 2018 .


Residential Property 

9 Aug

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to S Evans on 9 August 2018 .


Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

9 Aug

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to dennis fallon on 9 August 2018 .


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