TRIBUTES have flooded in for a teenage soldier who was killed while attempting to rescue a comrade in war-torn Afghanistan.
FIVE men – two from Solihull – tried to smuggle £1.5m worth of heroin through Birmingham International Airport.
A BRAVE soldier who was awarded the Military Cross for his courage in Afghanistan, has been honoured by the Mayor of Solihull.
THE funeral of a Royal Marine who was killed in Afghanistan is to be held in Sheldon today (Wednesday).
THE funeral of a Birmingham Royal Marine who was killed in Afghanistan took place at St Giles Church in Sheldon on Wednesday.
A ROYAL Marine from Sheldon who was killed in Afghanistan was described by his commanding officer as having the “heart of a lion and the courage to match”.
SOLIHULL Council is looking for foster homes for young asylum seekers from war-ravaged countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan.
THE mother of a Yardley soldier - who was killed in Afghanistan last year - has said that her son died doing something he believed in.
A HEROIC former marine from Solihull who dived on a grenade to save his comrades while serving in Afghanistan has been given the Freedom of the Borough in recognition of his bravery.
A SOLIHULL soldier who threw himself on top of a live grenade while serving in Afghanistan has been given the Freedom of the Borough in recognition of his bravery
INJURED and lying in hospital beds in war torn Afghanistan.
COURAGEOUS Captain Paul Britton has become the second Solihull soldier in a week to be awarded a medal for bravery in Afghanistan.