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LETTERS: Educational needs must be considered, M42, and Dog’s Trust 

18 Nov

The talk of the borough from your view in this week's Solihull Observer...


Maidstone United v Solihull Moors 

18 Nov

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Maidstone United and Solihull Moors.


Kwame Thomas: Coventry City loan striker to National League neighbours Solihull Moors 

17 Nov

Coventry City loan striker Kwame Thomas to National League neighbours Solihull Moors until 6 January.


EDITOR’S COMMENT: Leaders keen to get the best return on taxpayers’ money 

17 Nov

SOLIHULL council's leaders and unelected management are keen to get the best return on taxpayers' money it 'banks'.


BREAKING: Moors snap up Coventry City youngster Kwame Thomas on loan deal 

17 Nov

STRIKER Kwame Thomas has joined Solihull Moors on loan until January 6.


‘Racist’ attack in ambulance reinforces calls for greater protection for emergency workers 

17 Nov

AN alleged 'racist' attack took place in an ambulance in the West Midlands.


Double success for Blossomfield 

16 Nov

SOLIHULL Blossomfield remain in the hunt for promotion after defeating Ludlow in their latest West Midlands Premier League fixture.


Bears snap up Thomson on one-year deal 

16 Nov

WARWICKSHIRE have snapped up all-rounder Alex Thomson on a one-year contract following a successful trial in the professional ranks throughout 2017.


Bees continue to dominate the midlands 

16 Nov

Birmingham and Solihull Bees strengthened their grip at the top of the Midlands Premier League with a convincing win at Nuneaton.


Mothers’ names must be included on marriage certificates, says Meriden MP 

16 Nov

DAME Caroline Spelman MP is calling for mothers' names to be included on marriage certificates.


Solihull Council axes £500k fund for charities 

16 Nov

A proposal put forward by Solihull council officers described the fund as 'no longer fit for purpose' and creating problems with how small funds to voluntary organisations are administered.


EXCLUSIVE: Solihull council faces questions from us amid Paradise Papers 

16 Nov

SOLIHULL council is facing questions over its mysterious investments overseas amid the Paradise Papers scandal, we can reveal.


Dramatic conclusion sees Hampton restricted to a draw against Stone 

16 Nov

HAMPTON hoped to build on a 6-5 win from the week previous when they faced Staffordshire-based Stone on Saturday.


Alcohol awareness week comes to Solihull 

16 Nov

SEVERAL Solihull charities have joined forces to stage alcohol awareness week events.


Mourinho checks out Jag production line 

16 Nov

The Manchester United manager will be the 100,000th owner of a Jaguar F-Pace crossover and surprised staff at Solihull by appearing on the factory floor to cast his eyes over their work on his new car...


Body discovered on M42 in Warwickshire 

16 Nov

Police are investigating after the body was found on the southbound carriageway between junctions nine and ten for Sutton Coldfield and Tamworth.


Historian Fred Reid’s new Thomas Hardy book praised by ex-PM Gordon Brown 

15 Nov

A LABOUR of love by a Kenilworth historian has won the praise of a former prime minster.


BREAKING: Moors announce Mark Yates and Tim Flowers as new coaches 

15 Nov

MARK Yates and Tim Flowers have been announced as new joint-managers at Solihull Moors Football Club.


Solihull Moors appoint Mark Yates and Tim Flowers as joint managers 

15 Nov

National League bottom club Solihull Moors appoint Mark Yates and Tim Flowers as joint managers.


Barnardo’s celebrates 35th anniversary of Chelmsley Wood store 

15 Nov

CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is celebrating the 35th anniversary of its longest-established store in the West Midlands.


Yardley crash to three-goal home loss 

14 Nov

YARDLEY crashed to a three-goal loss at home to Leamington in their latest MRHA West Midlands Division One contest.


Bears return to winning form against Tornados 

14 Nov

WARWICKSHIRE Bears returned to winning ways at the weekend with a convincing First Division South win against Tornados.


Mayor Andy Street travels to Finland to see how they are tackling homelessness and rough sleeping. 

14 Nov

West Midlands metro mayor Andy Street travels to Finland to see how they are tackling homelessness and rough sleeping.


Barons’ purple patch continues with convincing Whitley win 

14 Nov

SOLIHULL Barons' purple patch extended into mid-November following a crushing 5-2 win against Whitley Warriors on Sunday.


Olton surrender lead on four occasions as Fareham edge a draw 

14 Nov

OLTON remain mid-table in the Men's Hockey League Conference West following an exciting 4-4 draw against Portsmouth-based Fareham.


REPORT: Moors beat again at the hands of Sutton 

14 Nov

GOALS either side of half-time ensured Solihull Moors remain bottom of the National League table as Sutton United took all the points from the Automated Technology Group Stadium, writes Luke Turner.


Outrage following ‘disgraceful’ shooting of escaped bullock 

14 Nov

The owner attempted to catch the animal which stormed the grounds of Monkspath Junior School yesterday morning (November 13).


Schoolboys rushed to hospital following brutal attack in Knowle 

14 Nov

It is thought a huge gang of around 30 boys, attacked the two 14-year-olds - thought to be among a group of ten - at round 8.30pm on October 31.


‘They need a bit of help’, says Moors caretaker manager Whild 

13 Nov

CARETAKER manager Gary Whild admits someone needs to come in and address Moors' situation following another league defeat on Saturday.


REPORT: Highgate make history by reaching FA Vase third round 

13 Nov

HIGHGATE advanced to their third round of the FA Vase for the first time in the club's history after beating Worcester City 2-1.


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