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Solihull autism campaigner speaks at national conference on life with Asperger’s 

21 Jun

He also launched the idea for his own children's book - 'Rainbow Man'.


Major survey of Solihull’s roads for £2 million safety projects 

21 Jun

More than 90 miles of highways in close proximity to the HS2 rail line are to covered by the survey...


You can now acquire a custom-made shirt, grab a tattoo aftercare kit and also eat ramen with MyBull. 

21 Jun

Here at MyBull, we’re dedicated to unlocking the best offers in Birmingham for our audience.


Stem cell match brother denied visa to save Walsall sister’s life 

21 Jun

Shirley Kordie's brother Joseph is a "perfect" stem cell match and is ready to donate.


Parking charge rise in Solihull will make council over £300,000 a year 

21 Jun

PARKING charges are set to rise in Solihull town centre and Knowle - with the Council expecting to make an extra £316,000 a year.


Former RSC director Michael Boyd returns to his old stomping ground in Stratford 

21 Jun

Former RSC artistic director Michael Boyd is returning to the RSC in Stratford to direct Tamburlaine.


Police appeal after suspected electronic device car theft in Castle Bromwich 

21 Jun

POLICE appeal for information after four men allegedly attempted to steal a car using an electronic device in Castle Bromwich.


Celebrated Lyndon boxing club facing eviction will not be forced out until new home found 

21 Jun

A LONG-SERVING Lyndon boxing club facing eviction has been assured by Solihull council it will not be forced out until it has found a new home.


Resorts World pastry chefs makes it through to Bake Off: The Professionals quarter finals 

20 Jun

A SOLIHULL-based pastry chef has made it through to the quarter finals of Britain's 'toughest' baking competition.


First Land Rover Festival heads to Solihull this weekend 

20 Jun

SOLIHULL’S first-ever festival of iconic Land Rovers will take place this weekend.


Heated debate as tempers rise over recycling rate in Solihull 

20 Jun

A green smiley face had been stuck next to figures which showed a slight dip in figures...


Tim Flowers: Solihull Moors appoint ex-Blackburn and England keeper as boss 

20 Jun

Solihull Moors appoint former Wolves, Blackburn Rovers, Southampton and England keeper Tim Flowers as manager.


Warning issued over bogus bins in Solihull 

20 Jun

Questions were raised about an odd-looking bin which had appeared...


Calls to keep Dorrisge Primary School school crossing patrol after zebra crossing installed 

20 Jun

A PETITION has been launched to against plans to relocate the school crossing patrol outside Dorridge Primary School once a zebra crossing has been installed.


Flowers takes over as Solihull Moors first-team boss 

20 Jun

SOLIHULL Moors have announced Tim Flowers has been appointed as the new first-team manager with Gary Whild taking up the role as assistant manager.


Addiction charity opens second cafe after six months of success. 

20 Jun

Addiction charity, Aquarius, is celebrating the success of its first social enterprise with expansion just six months into trading.


Help on hand for veterans and armed forces families in Solihull 

20 Jun

HELP IS at hand for families of serving and veterans of the armed forces as a new advice service is on offer in Solihull.


Hundreds take to the start line for Solihull’s Race for Life 

20 Jun

MORE than 1,500 women took part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at Malvern Park – and the charity hopes to raise in the region of £100,000 from the event.


Haul of weapons taken off region’s streets in West Midlands Police surrender 

20 Jun

MORE THAN 100 weapons have been handed into police during the latest firearms surrender in the region.


RSPCA inspector reunites with dogs rescued from Solihull puppy farm 

19 Jun

THE MOMENT an RSPCA inspector is reunited with two dogs she saved from a Solihull puppy farm has been captured as part of a television documentary.


New joint-boss Smith can’t wait to get started at Highgate United 

19 Jun

JOINT-BOSS Paul Smith is excited by the prospect of starting his new project at Highgate United and vowed to go all guns blazing for silverware.


Application to build ‘monstrosity’ block of flats refused amid public protest 

19 Jun

AN APPLICATION to build a block of flats described as a 'monstrosity' was refused amid widespread public protest and a petition signed by 350 residents.


Yates departs Solihull Moors for National League champions Macclesfield 

19 Jun

SOLIHULL Moors have confirmed the departure of manager Mark Yates who has joined newly-promoted League Two side Macclesfield.


Mark Yates: Macclesfield appoint Solihull boss as manager 

19 Jun

National League champions Macclesfield Town name Solihull Moors boss Mark Yates as their new manager.


‘Life-saving’ medical cannabis looks set to finally be provided for six-year-old Alfie Dingley 

19 Jun

Alfie used to suffer around 30 epileptic fits a day but when taking the drug they dropped to as few as one a month.


Solihull headteacher awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours 

19 Jun

A SOLIHULL headteacher who has taught in the borough for the past 40 years has been bestowed and MBE.


Solihull student wins second place in coveted public speaking award 

18 Jun

A SOLIHULL student won second place in the regional final of a coveted public speaking award.


Berkswell windmill set to open doors this weekend 

18 Jun

BERKSWELL Windmill will be open to the public this Saturday (June 23).


PICTURES – Talented tails wagging at the annual Dogs for Good Fun Day 

18 Jun

Dogs for Good showcased their skills with a number of demonstrations.


Forty-one flats set to be created inside Solihull town centre office building 

18 Jun

The proposals would see the entire three-storey office building turned over to residential use...


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