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Defunct speed cameras set to be turned back on

A speed camera

Plans are in place to switch fixed speed cameras in Solihull back on as part of a £400,000 digital pilot scheme.

Fresh stranger danger alerts after bus incident

Yew Tree Primary
Two schoolgirls were subjected to sexually suggestive comments by a man outside Lode Heath School

Health chiefs told to cut £12m off three-year budget

Dr Patrick Brooke
Cash-strapped Solihull health chiefs have been ordered to save £12 million over the next three years.

Spot of bother for Moors as Pilgrims spoil their progress

Omar Bogle scored his 17th goal of the season for Solihull Moors
Moors' hopes of securing a place in the play-offs were all but ended with this defeat.

Farewell to the world's fastest policeman on a bicycle

The funeral of policeman and keen cyclist Richard Phillips Schofield, who was killed in a cycling accident in Portsmouth Velodrome, at St James the Great Church in Shirley
Dozens of cyclists used pedal power to turn out to the funeral of Solihull police world cycling championship rider Richard Phillips-Schofield.

Justice Secretary: Relocating criminal cases frees up court

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has claimed the relocation of criminal cases from Solihull Magistrates to Birmingham makes the borough’s court more effective.
Solihull resident Caroline Masvongo is making it big in Hollywood.

Showbiz career is going 'Jolie' well for Caroline

Caroline Masvongo is keeping her feet firmly on the ground and is determined to stay true to her roots.

Defunct speed cameras set to be turned back on

A speed camera
Plans are in place to switch fixed speed cameras in Solihull back on as part of a £400,000 digital pilot scheme.

Farewell to the world's fastest policeman on a bicycle

The funeral of policeman and keen cyclist Richard Phillips Schofield, who was killed in a cycling accident in Portsmouth Velodrome, at St James the Great Church in Shirley
Dozens of cyclists used pedal power to turn out to the funeral of Solihull police world cycling championship rider Richard Phillips-Schofield.
Omar Bogle scored his 17th goal of the season for Solihull Moors

Spot of bother for Moors as Pilgrims spoil their progress

Moors' hopes of securing a place in the play-offs were all but ended with this defeat.

Bees buzzing again as Tigers are tamed

Oscar Heath
Bees bounced back from the disappointment of last week’s defeat at Preston with a comfortable win at Portway.

Silhillian Colts 24 Rugby Lions Colts 8

Silhillians booked their place in the final of the Warwickshire Colts Cup in front of a bumper crowd at Copt Heath.
Muppets Most Wanted

Movie review: Muppets Most Wanted (U)

This film takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe's most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London.

The Voice semi-finals live: Latest news, updates and commentary, as it all happens on BBC 1

The Voice Live Blog
Enjoy tonight's show as it happens

Mother's Day: find the perfect gift for your special lady

Six Vintage Style Glass Bottles With Flowers £30, the Flower Studio at notonthehighstreet.com
It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday so show yours how much you love her with a great gift. EMMA JOHNSON has plenty of ideas
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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