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Thumping victory sets up Knowle & Dorridge up for crunch clashes 

22 Jun

SKIPPER Sam Reddish says he was ‘chuffed to bits’ with Knowle & Dorridge’s comprehensive 172-run victory over Ombersley in the Birmingham League Premier Division.


Record time for Musson at Knowle & Dorridge RC’s showpiece event 

22 Jun

ENGLAND international athlete Doug Musson smashed the course record for Knowle & Dorridge RC’s showpiece Arden 9 event.


Disruption expected with works on Solihull’s River Cole set to begin next week 

22 Jun

DISRUPTION is expected when works start to improve a drain connection into the River Cole next week, Solihull Council says.


Hampton & Solihull claim winning draw over Bablake Old Boys 

22 Jun

HAMPTON & Solihull claimed a winning draw against Warwickshire Premier Division basement boys Bablake Old Boys in a dramatic final over.


Ostler backs Berkswell to impress in crunch fixture 

22 Jun

BERKSWELL skipper Dominic Ostler knows just how important victory over reigning Birmingham League Premier Division champions Knowle & Dorridge will be this weekend.


Red Arrows to fly over Solihull this weekend 

22 Jun

The world-famous Royal Air Force aerobatic display team is scheduled to fly over the town at around midday on Saturday (June 23...


Solihull electrician recognised for startling weight loss achievements 

22 Jun

A SOLIHULL electrician recognised for his incredible weight loss achievements will take on the Great Birmingham Run.


Solihull and Shirley BC on the search for new players 

22 Jun

SOLIHULL and Shirley Badminton Club have had a successful season and are looking to gain more players.


Switched-on Solihull School leading way on social media 

22 Jun

Switched-on Solihull School is leading the way in protecting pupils from the pressures of social media.


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.


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