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Online first time

A LOCAL shop is hoping to make quite a splash as it tackles its first time online this week.

Anglers enjoy the best of action at the weekend

Packington Somers Trout and Coarse Fishery

Save our firms

IT WAS with a mixture of sadness and anger that I heard the news that Kraft will be taking over Cadbury’s.

Foxes see off Broadway

AFTER a slow start to the season Foxes (1sts) have got their stride back following a 47-36 victory against Broadway.

Weedy issue

IN response to Ms Nunn’s letter ‘Sea of mess’ on August 21 regarding the lake in Meriden Park, Chelmsley Wood.

Cold front

I READ with interest your article regarding Mrs Bradford and her problems with the Warm Front scheme (Solihull News).

Alastair takes the fastest time in trial

THE current wet and windy conditions are not ideal for Solihull Cycling Club’s Time Trialists but the Thursday Open 10 was run as usual.

Weather fails to deter cyclists

DESPITE the wet conditions for Sunday’s LVRC Tysoe Road Race Solihull CC had 10 riders in the different categories.

Sports clubs are forced to move

SPORTS clubs who use the Civil Service facilities are having to find new homes.

Civil Service Sports Club in Elmdon to close

THE Civil Service Sports Council is to close its facilities at Elmdon playing fields.

Police on a high after three cannabis raids

POLICE in Solihull are asking local residents to stay alert after three ‘cannabis factories’ were raided this month.

Bright orange ‘UFO’ spotted

WAS it a bird or a plane or a UFO?

Cole’s opens new branch

The Midlands’ oldest furniture store has opened a branch in Solihull.

Credible display by brothers

BROTHERS Joe and Danny Fox put in a gritty display for Solihull CC in the last round of the National Cyclo-Cross Trophy at Markeaton Park.

Rogue turtle turns up again

THE Monster of Earls-wood Lakes - a huge turtle with a savage bite - has made another dramatic public appearance and given an angler the shock of his life.

Proof is in the pudding

IF you think you've found a winning pudding recipe then why not vie for the prestigious title of Amateur Pudding Chef of the Year.

Something fishy afoot

A FISHY tale occurred earlier this week when thieves raided a Lapworth warehouse and stole £60,000 worth of state of the art aquariums.

Chris Canaan brings Africa to Solihull and wins gold

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THE sights and smells of Africa came to the NEC last week and won a Solihull garden centre owner top prize at the BBC Gardener's World Live show.


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