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Warwickshire Pride to return this weekend 

14 Aug

Organisers say the annual festival will be more 'fabulous' than ever.


Comedians set to take centre stage in Balsall Common 

14 Aug

FOUR AWARD-WINNING comedians are set to perform in Balsall Common on Friday night (August 17).


Fun in the sun at Berkswell Windmill 

13 Aug

THE SUN shone down as Berkswell Windmill opened its doors on Saturday (August 11).


Solihull employees help raise £30,000 on ‘Tour de France’ style bike ride 

13 Aug

FITNESS fanatics from npower got on their bikes for their own Tour de France and raised £30,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.


Dementia care at Solihull’s Royal Star and Garter homes branded ‘exceptional’ 

13 Aug

DEMENTIA care at a Solihull home which cares for former soldiers has been branded “exceptional”.


Three men sentenced to up to 18 months imprisonment over fire safety breaches at a shisha lounge in Digbeth 

13 Aug

Three men have been sentenced to up 18 months imprisonment over fire safety breaches at a shisha lounge in Digbeth on Christmas day in 2013.


Solihull residents called upon to get walking boots out in aid of Parkinson’s UK 

13 Aug

SILHILLIANS are being called upon to dig out their walking boots and join forces with thousands of other in aid of Parkinson’s UK.


Birmingham and Solihull Mental heath trust chief set to retire 

13 Aug

BIRMINGHAM and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust chief executive has announced that he will be retiring after six years at the Trust.


Art project reimagines Romeo and Juliet based on recollections 

12 Aug

Artist Thor McIntyre, with support from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (SBT), has created the installation Threads of the Unsaid.


WESTMINSTER DIARIES: Police need support but too simple to blame lack of funding 

11 Aug

Meriden MP Dame Caroline Spelman's column in this week's Observer.


Solihull Moors v Aldershot Town 

11 Aug

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Solihull Moors and Aldershot Town.


Solihull nursing home in ‘special measures’ after probe finds risk of ‘significant harm’ to people in its care 

10 Aug

A SOLIHULL nursing home has been placed in 'special measures' following an inspection which found a risk of 'significant harm' to the people in its care.


Underground heat network plan for first buildings in Solihull 

10 Aug

The council is looking at the possibility of drawing on the heat generated by a water source beneath Tudor Grange Park...


New home for war memorial stones in Solihull village 

10 Aug

The engraved stones, comprising of one central column and 12 tablets, honour the local men who fought in the Boer Wars...


Two Solihull gyms get £1m transformation 

10 Aug

TWO gyms in Solihull have been transformed following a £1million investment.


Warning over future ‘garden grabbing’ in Solihull 

10 Aug

'We don't want unpleasantness, we want our lovely gardens behind our beautiful homes...


Paedophile policeman who ‘brought shame’ on West Midlands Police to have pension withheld 

10 Aug

A DISGRACED policeman who committed dozens of sexual offences against children over a 38 year period will have his pension withheld.


Man charged over series of indecent exposures in Solihull area 

10 Aug

A MAN has been charged in connection with a series of indecent exposures in Solihull and Sheldon.


Domino’s Pizza takeaway gets go ahead in Solihull village despite fears 

9 Aug

Around 165 people had objected to the takeaway in Balsall Common...


Knwole & Dorridge keep up title pursuit 

9 Aug

KNOWLE & Dorridge continued their charge to retain the Birmingham League Premier Division title with an emphatic ten-wicket victory over Kenilworth Wardens.


Domino’s Pizza takeaway plans in Balsall Common approved despite objections 

9 Aug

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a new Domino's pizza takeaway in Balsall Common have been approved despite 165 letters of opposition.


More battery-powered trams on the way 

9 Aug

The UK’s first battery-powered tram was launched in the West Midlands in April – now Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is looking to add up to 50 more to the expanding network.


Ostler urges Berkswell to keep on pushing 

9 Aug

SKIPPER Dominic Ostler has urged Berkswell to keep their momentum going as they enter the business stage of the Birmingham League Premier Division campaign.


Rolex watch worth £25k stolen during violent robbery in Sheldon 

9 Aug

A ROLEX watch worth £25,000 was stolen during a violent robbery at a Sheldon dentist surgery – and police have now launched a public appeal for information.


Flowers hails ‘magnificent’ Solihull Moors after positive start 

9 Aug

SOLIHULL Moors boss Tim Flowers hailed his players as ‘magnificent’ after they opened up the new National League campaign with two wins out of two.


‘Don’t take any team lightly’ urges Highgate United joint-boss Smith 

9 Aug

HIGHGATE United joint-boss Paul Smith has urged his players not to take any teams lightly if they wish to challenge for the Midland League Premier Division crown.


Family who battled to get mother to UK in wake of Windrush scandal supporting others faced with same trauma 

8 Aug

Former trainee nurse was told she could not visit her children and grandchildren who still lived in the UK.


REVEALED: More than 100 students left in limbo after cancellation of courses at Solihull academy 

8 Aug

K2 Learning, managed by Tudor Grange Academies Trust (TGAT), sent a letter to 108 families telling them its courses have been axed.


999 reports of broken Apple watch, injured duck and loud snoring 

8 Aug

CALLS about a broken Apple watch, an injured duck and loud snoring are just some of the incidents 999 call handlers at West Midlands Police have dealt with.


Celebrity chefs to make their way to Solihull food and drink festival 

8 Aug

AN AWARD-WINNING chef, a Bake Off contestant and star of Britain’s Best Home Cook will be making their way to Solihull's food and drink festival next month.


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