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Solihull's Sheena Goode nets the top catch at the Wychwood Pairs

SOLIHULL top fishing expert Sheena Goode has brought home the silverware again.

Twice over the limit driver banned for three years

A DRUNK driver has been handed a three year ban at Solihull Magistrates Court.

Former TA recruits complete cycle challenge for charity.

A SHIRLEY man who almost lost his life while serving in Iraq has raised over £3,000 for Help for Heroes.

Nine goal feast as Solihull side Silhill beat Sutton United

ROBERT Stokes’s Silhill Reserves achieved a fine opening day victory 5-4 in the Birmingham AFA Division 2 over old rivals Sutton United Reserves in a close encounter at Sharmans Cross Road deadlocked 3-3 at halftime.

The Fonz visits Solihull for a spot of fishing

THE FONZ swapped his motorbike for a fishing boat in Solihull last week as American actor Henry Winkler took an afternoon off his dyslexia awareness tour for a spot of fly fishing.

RSPCA appeal after dead dog found dumped in Solihull

The RSPCA is asking for information from anyone who may have noticed a

A CRIMINAL who attempted to hide during a police chase in a freezing reservoir was foiled by police dog Flint.

Simon Williams, of Elmdon, Solihull, leapt into Earlswood Reservoir and hid under a fishing jetty believing it would throw the three year-old German Shepherd off his tail.

Villagers rail against train line tree-cutting

UPSET residents have slammed rail bosses’ decision to clear trees and greenery along the train line in Hampton-in-Arden.

On the run for charity

ENTRIES have now opened for this year’s Knowle Fun Run on May 13.

Goode showing wins team place

SHEENA Goode - the current international champion from Monkspath - has secured a place in the England Ladies Flyfishing Team, which will defend its current title in the Home International Championships in Menteith, Scotland on May 24 2012.

Sheena's a fishing high-flier

IF Solihull’s Sheena Goode has one regret, it’s that she didn’t take up flyfishing earlier.

Man in a tangle over stolen wire

AN ACOCKS Green man has been fined for possessing stolen copper cable, belonging to Network Rail.

Police raid drug factory

A YOUNG woman and a six-month old baby were found at what’s believed to be one of the biggest cannabis factories ever uncovered in Solihull.

A laugh a minute

CHASE the winter blues away with A Comedy Night Out - a two hour show coming to Solihull Arts Complex

Help at hand for keeping warm

With colder nights approaching, people might be thinking of ways of keeping warm and of reducing fuel bills this winter.

Thieves destroy kids’ pastime

Thieves have stolen top-of-the-range children’s bikes from a lock-up in Tudor Grange Park.

Clinton blows hot

HOT and gusty conditions made for a difficult day out for Balsall Common’s Matt Clinton as he took on Coventry CC’s 10-mile time-trial last Saturday.

Culinary wizards

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COOKS, critics, and foodies are descending on the NEC this week for the BBC Good Food Show.

'Monsters' that didn’t get away

A FORMER lorry driver who ‘loves the outdoors’ has returned from a successful fishing trip - with proof of some ‘monster’ catches!

Fishing round up:

Packington somers trout and coarse fishery


Cathrina Hulse
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