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Puppy owner's horror over dead dog left on Solihull vet's floor

Emma Mills from Shirley who took her puppy Buzz to have its vaccinations at The Amicus Vetinary Centre in Shirley only to find a dead dog that had been left uncovered on the floor.

Emma Mills said she was appalled to discover German Shepherd Molly's body still on the ground at Amicus Vets in Shirley.

Local florists' offer to replace stolen roses from Shirley cemetery

Disgusted by the shameful act, local florists have come forward with offers to replace the flowers.

We are committed to mental health, insists Solihull health chief

Luciana Berger
The Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the second lowest spending CCG for mental health care, compared to CCGs across the country.

Castle Bromwich Airman remembered at WWI centenary service

The commemoration service for the First World War at St Mary & St Margaret's Church in Castle Bromwich
The church bells of St Mary & St Margaret's were rung in honour of 23-year-old US airman Balch, who had just completed his training at Castle Bromwich Airfield when his plane crashed.

Solihull fundraising queen Joyce nominated for top award

Joyce Rothschild.
Solihull resident Joyce Rothschild has been nominated for the JustGiving Award in the Outstanding Commitment to Fundraising category.

Chelmsley Wood Mum launches fundraising campaign for op to help lad walk

Hayden Harrington, 5, with Mum Kirsty, 23, from Chelmsley Wood.
A mum has launched a £25,000 fundraising drive – after being told the NHS may not fund a vital operation to help her son walk.
George and Loulou went missing while they were out for a walk in Hampton in Arden.

Heartbroken Hampton-in- Arden owners' plea for return of missing dogs

The two German Shepherds, who answer to the names of George and Loulou, broke free while they were being walked on Sunday, August 3.

Blythe Valley Business Park Charity Fun Run proceeds to go to SoLO

Deborah Fennell (Blythe Valley Park), Martin Conlon, Jaap de Jonge and Ken Barker (Shirley Lions).
Organisers of this year’s Blythe Valley Business Park Charity Fun Run have chosen to donate their entry proceeds to a learning difficulties charity.

Call to 'come clean' about Good Hope and Solihull Hospital cuts

Solihull Hospital
A councillor today called on hospital bosses to 'come clean' after proposals to close services at Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals were leaked.

Knowle 0 Feckenham 2: Knowle miss key players in opening loss

With key players unavailable due to holidays or injury this was always going to be a real test for Knowle’s newly-assembled team.

Berkswell narrow gap on leaders after Darren Maddy ton

Mark Best, Chris Cheslin, Dave Brignull, Nick James, Phil Neale (wicket keeper), James Neale, Tom Milnes, Mohammed Akhlaq, Dominic Ostler (captain), Tanveer Ahmed, Darren Maddy.
Former Warwickshire player Darren Maddy plundered 106 off 99 balls and found plenty of support from another former Bear, Dominic Ostler.

Hampton and Solihull secure a thrilling win off final ball

The first team game at Rugby was hard fought but played in a good spirit, with H&S collecting a valuable win off the final ball.
Wicked The Musical

A round-up of the best comedy, music, theatre and exhibitions, July 22-23

Highlights include Wicked: Birmingham Hippodrome, and Daryl Hall and John Oates: Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Birmingham School Proms: 30 more pictures - is your school among them?

Iris, Dylan and Charlotte from Four Dwellings Academy which held its prom at Harborne Golf Club.
Photos from Acocks Green,Castle Vale, Kings Norton, Great Barr, Walsall, Castle Bromwich, Solihull and more

Birdland Park and Gardens is a beaky blinder!

A pelican watches a gull swooping in for a fish dish at Birdland Park and Gardens
Graham Young visits a truly fowl attraction in the heart of the Cotswolds
Oscar Pistorius is watched by June Steenkamp, right, the mother of Reeva Steenkamp, as he arrives for his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 3, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder with premeditation in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine's Day 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)

Witness in Oscar Pistorius trial 'heard screams' on night Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead

Evidence came on the first day of Paralympian’s highly-anticipated trial in South Africa

Hague warns Russia over Ukraine

Foreign secretary William Hague
Foreign Secretary says there will be 'consequences' if Russia does not pull back over Ukraine confrontation

Celebration time as Brits fill their boots at the Oscars (GALLERY)

The makers of '12 Years a Slave' including Director Steve McQueen (right) and producer Brad Pitt (second right) with their Oscars for Best Film in the press room of the 86th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gravity and 12 Years A Slave the big winners

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