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Solihull Council

Solihull Council get £7m for road repairs

Solihull roads are to receive a major overhaul following a share of £39million worth of Government funding.

Solihull Council House

Solihull Council shaves £33m off budget

Solihull council bosses have agreed to make £33 million worth of 'savings' over the next three years.

Coun Bob Sleigh

Major projects on cards for Solihull after £20m boost

Major improvements are to be made to part of Solihull's road network and public transport after the Government has ploughed more than £20 million into the borough and Greater Birmingham.

Coun Bob Sleigh

Council spent £5m on staff pay-offs in 2 years

Solihull Council bosses paid £2,079,000 to 95 people in 2013/14 for voluntary and compulsory redundancies.

The Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Mrs Kate Wild and the Mayor's Consort Mr Jim Wild

Celebrating Solihull the plan for Kate

The former English teacher was handed the chains of office at the annual council meeting on Tuesday.

Catherine De Barnes

Plans for 4,000-plot Muslim cemetery on green belt withdrawn

Plans to build a 4,000 plot Muslim cemetery in a leafy parish on the outskirts of Solihull have been withdrawn.

Shadowbrook Lane

Gypsies given a year to leave camp site

Meriden MP Caroline Spelman has thrown her support behind the council’s decision while Coun Bob Sleigh (Con, Bickenhill) said it was “the first step” towards restoring the land

Catherine-de-Barnes Lane

Dogs home set to move to Catherine-de-Barnes

Councillor Jim Ryan raised a titter at a borough council planning meeting last week, where members narrowly voted to allow Birmingham Dogs’ Home to relocate to green belt land in Catherine-de-Barnes

Caroline Spelman

Marston Green residents join forces over bank closure

Furious Marston Green residents and local MP Caroline Spelman have pleaded with Barclays bosses to go back on a decision to close the only bank in the village

Catherine-de-Barnes Lane

Concerns over dog's home move to Solihull village

Concerns have been raised over ‘controversial’ plans to move Birmingham Dogs’ Home onto treasured greenbelt land in Catherine-de-Barnes.

Councillor Ken Meeson

Solihull Council leader reshuffles his cabinet

Leader of Solihull Council, Ken Meeson, has reshuffled his cabinet at the start of the new municipal year

Food dude Solihull youngsters tickle their tastebuds with exotic fruit and veg

LOCAL schoolchildren are being encouraged to become ‘Food Dudes’ by trying new and exotic fruits and veg.

Solihull Council

Solihull Council continues gypsy site provision process

Plans to allocate gypsy and traveller sites in the borough have been given the thumbs up by Solihull councillors

Ken Meeson

'Keep calm and carry on', says leader of Solihull Council after budget is announced

Solihull Council has suffered an ‘unfair’ reduction in the Government grant this year - one of the largest drops nationally

Solihull Council

Keep calm and carry on - council tax frozen as borough swallows £7 million in cuts

Solihull Council has suffered an ‘unfair’ reduction in the Government grant this year - one of the largest drops nationally

Birmingham Airport

Runway extension discussed at Solihull meeting

Cabinet members at Solihull Council have agreed to monitor the noise impact on residents resulting from the extension to Birmingham Airport’s runway

People of Solihull getting a 'good deal.'

‘Challenging times ahead’ have been predicted for Solihull Council but residents have been assured they are still getting a ‘good deal'

Not fit-for-purpose Shirley care home to be replaced with new facility

BOROUGH councillors have welcomed a decision to demolish a ‘not fit-for-purpose’ Solihull Lodge care home.

New scheme for home care support in Solihull approved

THE way Solihull residents will receive care in their own homes will undergo a radical transformation from next April.

Radical shake up of home care services in Solihull

THE way Solihull residents will receive care in their own homes will undergo a radical transformation from next April.

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