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Campaign for national police memorial launched 

27 May

West Midlands Police underlines its support for the project with a £5,000 donation.


Solihull Bid Excellence awards set to shine light on shining borough businesses 

27 May

Long list of key sponsors sign up for event - including the Solihull Observer...


Solihull Moors: Stourbridge pair Chris Lait and Luke Benbow move to Damson Park 

26 May

Solihull Moors sign Luke Benbow and his strike partner Chris Lait from non-league neighbours Stourbridge.


Marie Curie and TV host Mel Giedroyc urge Silhillians to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party 

26 May

Fundraiser is vital to charity's work and raises hundreds of thousands each year...


Solihull’s Martin Johnson takes enjoys training ride ahead of Vélo Birmingham 

26 May

Former England rugby captain takes a ride out in Warwickshire...


Parent on Solihull school intruder: ‘Like we haven’t enough to worry about now’ 

26 May

PARENTS have expressed their concerns after two borough schools were targeted by an intruder this week.


Join the British Heart Foundation on June 9 to help beat heart disease 

26 May

Charity's Wear It, Beat It campaign aims to raise cash and bring families together...


Spalding stars at PGA Tour event by registering ‘thrilling’ hole in one 

26 May

PROFESSIONAL golfer Daanyal Spalding starred at the PGA EuroPro Tour when shooting a hole in one during the latest tournament.


Cops take to the airwaves 

26 May

“Feds with Creds” will air on Unity FM community radio station on Thursday evenings from 6pm to 7pm.


Solihull welcomes new Mayor – Stuart Davis 

26 May

The Mayor has nominated Prostate Cancer UK Solihull, Macmillan Cancer Support Solihull and other Mayoral Charities for his tenure.


Nuneaton man remains in custody in connection with Manchester suicide bombing 

26 May

Suspect still being quizzed in connection with terror atrocity after being arrested at gunpoint...


Chelmsley Wood sisters get £300k after lottery card ripped 

25 May

Sisters are paid their winnings despite ripping the winning ticket in half while celebrating.


General Election 2017: Meet the candidates Andrew Garcarz 

25 May

Name: Andrew Garcarz Age: 60 Political Party: UK Independence Party...


General Election 2017: Meet the candidates Max McLoughlin 

25 May

Name: Max McLoughlin Age 34 Political Party: Green Party...


Rain rescues Somerset as Warwickshire only manage a draw in Taunton 

25 May

RAIN disrupted play at Taunton throughout the weekend at Warwickshire’s County Championship fixture against Somerset ended in a draw.


Grace Academy students win masterclass coaching session from World Cup star Jonny Wilkinson 

25 May

STUDENTS at Grace Academy in Solihull won a world-cup level masterclass in footwork, handling, and kicking.


General Election 2017: Meet the candidates Nigel Knowles 

25 May

Name: Nigel Knowles Age: 70 Political Party: Labour Party...


General Election 2017: Meet the candidates Ade Adeyemo 

25 May

Name: Ade Adeyemo Age: 51 Political Party: Liberal Democrats...


Boyd takes advantage of extra testing ahead of World Superbike showdown 

25 May

TAMWORTH-in-Arden racer Joshua Boyd took advantage of some extra testing at Donington Park last week ahead of the World Superbike support race this weekend.


Solihull youngster Henry Brookes signs first professional contract with Warwickshire CCC 

25 May

TALENTED Solihull cricketer Henry Brookes has put pen to paper to sign his first ever professional contract with local team Warwickshire.


Bears fall short in playoff quest as London Titans have the last laugh 

25 May

WARWICKSHIRE Bears fell short of reaching the national play-off finals for a third consecutive year after being defeated by London Titans at the weekend.


First cricket experience for borough youngsters who head to Blossomfield as part of nationwide initiative 

25 May

ENTHUSIASTIC youngsters tasted their first experience of cricket at Solihull Blossomfield CC on Saturday as part of a nationwide initiative.


General Election 2017: Meet the candidates Julian Knight 

25 May

Name: Julian Knight Age: 45 Political Party: Conservative...


Chelmsley Wood optician faces the chop for Little Princess Trust charity 

24 May

A MEMBER of staff from a Chelmsley Wood opticians will be chopping off her locks to support a cancer charity.


DogwatchUK Fun Dog Show to take place this weekend 

24 May

DOG LOVERS will be able to show their four-legged companions just how much they mean to them at the upcoming DogwatchUK Fun Dog Show.


Green light given by planning chiefs for JLRs LOC 

24 May

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a new Logistics Operations Centre (LOC) at Jaguar Land Rover have been approved by Solihull Council.


Royal Star and Garter residents meet Shetland pony 

24 May

SOLIHULL veterans living with dementia have been handed a much needed boost – thanks to the aid of some four legged friends.


Manchester attack: Man with axe held at Birmingham vigil 

24 May

A MAN was arrested following a disturbance near a vigil being held in Birmingham for the Manchester terror attack victims on Tuesday (May 23).


West Midlands Police reaction to national security state raised 

24 May

INCREASED armed police and a military presence will be on the streets following the Manchester attacks.


Firefighters tackle blaze on ten-storey high-rise block in Chelmsley Wood 

23 May

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a fire on the roof of a ten-storey high-rise block in Chelmsley Wood.


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