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Helen set for half marathon for MS Society 

30 Mar

Running in memory of late dad Jim Tuite...


Tudor Grange duo claim national table tennis title 

30 Mar

TUDOR Grange Academy are celebrating after being crowned national table tennis champions in Hinckley.


Phil ‘Tuffers’ Tufnell fielded questions about his life and hosts quiz 

29 Mar

MORE than 160 guests enjoyed a pie and mash dinner with former England cricketer and TV personality Phil ‘Tuffers’ Tufnell at Solihull’s St Johns Hotel.


Third consecutive defeat leaves Solihull Moors seven points above the National League drop zone 

29 Mar

SOLIHULL Moors are in danger of being dragged into the National League relegation scrap after tasting falling to a third consecutive defeat at home to Torquay United.


League title goes down to the wire for Hampton-in-Arden ladies 

29 Mar

HAMPTON-in-Arden ladies are preparing for one of the biggest games of their lives when they take on Edgbaston in their final game of the season this Saturday.


Bike menaces arrested during morning raids 

29 Mar

SEVEN more suspected bike menaces have been arrested from their homes during raids morning – as West Midlands Police underlines its commitment to tackle lawless road rallies.


Former Solihull School pupils set to climb Mount Snowdon in honour of Alex Diez-Jones 

28 Mar

A GROUP of former Solihull School students are set to scale Mount Snowdon to raise money for charity in memory of a former classmate.


Solihull Barons finish fourth to set up Solway Sharks clash 

28 Mar

SOLIHULL Barons concluded their regular league season with a 6-4 home defeat against last season’s double winners Blackburn Hawks.


Solihull Moors v Torquay United 

28 Mar

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Solihull Moors and Torquay United.


Blossomfield Ladies up to second spot 

28 Mar

SOLIHULL Blossomfield made a welcome return to winning ways after beating North Staffordshire Ladies 2-0 to move up to second place in the Midlands Division Two table.


Highgate have goalkeeper Brendon Bunn to thank after goalless stalemate against Loughborough University 

28 Mar

GOALKEEPER Brendon Bunn was the hero for Highgate as he produced a string of outstanding saves to earn his side a point following a goalless stalemate at home to Loughborough University.


Legal advisers are named for Arden Cross plans 

28 Mar

THE ARDEN Cross Consortium - comprising landowners Birmingham City Council, Packington Estate, Coleshill Estate and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council - has appointed Gowling WLG as legal advisers...


Spring into action and sign up to Knowle Fun Run 

27 Mar

AS THE spring flowers start to poke their heads above the parapet Knowle and Dorridge Lions are calling upon Silhillians to get out their running shoes and get in training for the Knowle Fun Run.


Barrow home defeat is a ‘reality check’ for Solihull Moors claims manager Liam McDonald 

27 Mar

SOLIHULL Moors boss Liam McDonald has described Saturday's 4-2 defeat at home to Barrow in the National League as a 'reality check'.


Man sadly dies following a collision on M42 in Coventry 

27 Mar

Emergency Services were called to reports of a car which had left the carriageway, shortly after 2.30PM this afternoon (27/03), on the southbound carriageway of the M42 between Junctions 8 and 7a.


Fizzogs Dancing Grannies set to wow audiences at Touchwood this weekend 

27 Mar

THERE will be plenty of fun and frolics at Touchwood this weekend when Fizzogs Dancing Grannies return to entertain shoppers with their impressive dance routines.


Olton ladies end season on a high by hitting six past Exe to finish third 

27 Mar

SIX goals in the second period saw Olton & West Warwickshire thump Exe 6-1 at Grange Road as they finished the 2016/17 season in third place in the Investec Conference West.


Yardley end disappointing campaign with another defeat 

27 Mar

THE SEASON ended in disappointment for Yardley as they tasted another defeat, this time on the road at Newton on Saturday in the West Midlands League Division One.


Chelmsley Wood teen had sex with girl, knowing she was underage 

27 Mar

A CHELMSLEY Wood man who met a 14-year-old girl through Facebook and twice had sex with her, knowing she was under-age, has escaped jail.


Fastaid looking for Solihull volunteers to join 

26 Mar

FASTAID - Community First Responder Scheme for Birmingham and Solihull - needs the help of the people it helps protect - you.


Birmingham City Ladies knock out holders Arsenal to progress in Women’s FA Cup 

26 Mar

MARISA Ewers scored the only goal of the game as Birmingham City Ladies knocked out holders Arsenal and booked their place in the semi-final of the Women's FA Cup.


GP killed himself hours after discovering he was under investigation for historical sexual offences against female patients 

26 Mar

GP killed himself hours after discovering he was under investigation for historical sexual offences against female patients...


Inspirational Hall Green grandmother ready to take to the starting line at Great Birmimgham Run 

26 Mar

MOST people embark on a luxury cruise or dream holiday when they retire from work.


Mums and daughters called to unite against cancer this Mother’s Day (March 26) and enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 

25 Mar

SOLIHULL mums and daughters are being urged to unite and join the fight against cancer this Mother's Day (March 26) by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.


Men jailed after borough homes burgled 

25 Mar

Men jailed after borough homes burgled...


Solihull Moors v Barrow 

25 Mar

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


A rousing chorus for Harold Rich’s 90th birthday celebrations 

25 Mar

FRIENDS and family gathered to celebrate the 90th birthday of a 'quite remarkable' but humble music man.


Children invited to get creative with Solihull’s Embroiderers Guild tomorrow 

24 Mar

CREATIVE youngsters are being invited to have a go at a new skill by Solihull's Embroiderers Guild.


Solihull’s rising musical stars set to take the spotlight 

24 Mar

SOLIHULL Symphony Orchestra’s annual Rising Stars concert is set to take centre stage at Shirley Methodist Church this weekend.


Warning shot has issued to dog owners after a lamb was mauled in Tanworth in Arden 

24 Mar

Any dogs seen roaming off a lead in the field will be shot - says farmer...


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