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Simon Jones back in the dressing gown for Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

35 years since he played the part of everyman Arthur Dent in Radio 4’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, he’s once again returning to the role for a live tour of the sci-fi comedy.

Dave Pinwell asks if it's crunch time for Apple

IS the Apple losing its shine? Having announced its first fall in profits for a decade and seen its share price plunge from $705 in September to $460 now, the question is being asked across the industry.

MP Lorely Burt visits award-winning Solihull firm PC Pal

SOLIHULL MP Lorely Burt visited PC PAL’s headquarters in Trinity Park recently to offer her congratulations to the award-winning firm.

Solihull's PC PAL win top technology award

SOLIHULL computer repair firm PC PAL is celebrating after winning a coveted technology industry award in London.

Dave Pinwell's IT Talk in the Solihull News

APPLE has been shopping this week, and with it has declared a new battleground in the tussle over the smartphone market.

Dave Pinwell's IT Talk

SO, here we are in 2013. But what will be the key IT trends of the New Year?

Fake goods seized in Chelmsley Wood.

A HAUL of suspected fake designer accessories has been removed from sale from two premises in Chelmsley Wood following a joint operation between Solihull Council’s Trading Standards and the Police.

Dave's Pinwell's IT Talk

MAYBE it’s the recession, but 2012 has been an underwhelming year when it comes to innovation in the world of tech.

Hats of Lapworth, Dorothy & Theadore, Cappuccino and Osteopractitioner go through as Solihull LBA contenders

The shortlist has been drawn up in the local newspaper industry Local Business Accelerators (LBA) campaign for businesses in the Solihull News circulation area

Shoplifter found with over £200 worth of stock taken from Solihull stores.

A SHOPLIFTER and drug addict has been handed a suspended prison sentence after she stole over £200 worth of goods from stores in Solihull.

Last chance to enter our Local Business Accelerators competition

THIS is the last chance to enter the Solihull News Local Business Accelerators competition in conjunction with the Newspaper Society.

THE MUM of a disabled young boy has appealed to thieves to return her stolen phone containing ‘priceless memories’.

Nikola Trevelyan-Blake was shopping at Tesco Express, Hobs Moat, around 4pm last Friday with her 11-year-old son Cameron Dixon.

Drug addict steals chocolate to feed habit

A SHOPLIFTER has admitted stealing 23 chocolate bars from a Solihull supermarket to feed her drug addiction.

MISSOULA and Luna, Solihull’s newest luxury bar and club, are offering one lucky Solihull News reader and seven friends the chance to become celebrity VIPs for the night, and meet The Bachelor heart-throb Spencer!

This fantastic prize will see the winner, plus friends or family, picked up from home in a limo at 7pm on Saturday, November 24 and taken to Missoula where their own booth will be waiting with four cocktail pitchers and four pizzas.

More prizes on offer for Solihull firms with our Local Business Accelerators campaign

THERE’S just one week left to join the Solihull News’ Local Business Accelerators campaign.

Dave Pinwell's IT Talk

LAUNCHED this week, the latest wi-fi product available to connect into your home network, is a revolutionary, errrm, light bulb.

Eye-catching campaigns net Touchwood top prizes

TOUCHWOOD has scooped two national awards for its successful marketing campaigns.

A PR GURU from Dorridge has launched her Green Apple Communications company - aimed at helping farming and rural businesses avoid press disasters.

Sarah Whitelock worked in communications for the government and BBC before her most recent role as Head of Communications at the National Farmers’ Union.

Solihull's Dave Pinwell on new advances with mobile phones

Among the most promising newcomers in the IT world are OLED (or AMOLED) screens.

A UNIVERSITY student who attempted to use a stolen credit card to buy three Apple iPads has been jailed.

Tokunbo Olabode, of no fixed abode, admitted a charge of fraud and attempted fraud, both by misrepresentation, when he appeared at Solihull Magistrates Court via video link on Tuesday April 10.


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