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Scare tactics by the far right dismissed

A leading Iman has poured scorn on claims from the BNP that a charity’s plans to turn a country hotel into a drug rehabilitation centre are merely a front to erect a mosque

EDL meeting is called off

MEMBERS of the English Defence League (EDL) have called off a meeting which had been due to take place in Solihull town centre.

Change for the better

The ‘No’ campaign are dropping leaflets through doors, ahead of the referendum on May 5.

Candidates battle it out

CANDIDATES have been announced for this year’s local elections, with less than a month to go before residents go to the polls.

Lib Dems hang on in Olton - by nine votes

THE Lib Dems have held on to their Olton seat by the smallest of margins - winning yesterday’s by-election by just nine votes.

Trouble brews

I witnessed a clear unmistakeable evidence of what the unwanted controversial Waitrose Superstore will mean for Knowle village centre.

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Coalition looms as Tories suffer losses

Solihull Council could be going the same way as Westminster with two of the three main parties forming a coalition

Solihull Council local election results

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Local election results prompt coalition talks between Solihull's Labour and Lib Dems

Labour and the Liberal Democrats will have “serious talks” about creating a coalition to take overall power of Solihull Council away from the Conservatives

Caught napping

I READ about the weekend’s activities in Meriden - Am I surprised?

Triumphant Burt retains Solihull while Spelman is returned with a thumping majority

THEY said every vote would count and it did - Lib Dem Lorely Burt has managed to cling on to her seat by less than 200 votes.

Solihull candidates clash in election debate

WHILE the leaders’ debates have caused a political avalanche, on a local level these clashes are a time-honoured part of the election race.

Double standards

readers will have received the endless succession of leaflets from the LibDems.

Quizzing candidates

WELL-over 100 people turned out for an election debate, held at Light Hall School on Sunday afternoon.

Candidates confirmed

THE last few candidates have been confirmed for next month’s General Election.

Candidates in local poll

CANDIDATES have been announced for next month’s local elections.

Man for the job

WHO but a fool would entrust a delicate operation on his teeth to someone unqualified or totally inexperienced in dentistry?

Safety is priority

Your recent articles regarding maternity services in Solihull call for a response that both outlines the true situation and reassures women in Solihull, particularly mothers-to-be and those thinking of pregnancy.

Smarten up

I AM very concerned about the lack of security at Birmingham International Airport for someone to so easily enter the compound, fire bomb the police helicopter and escape unhindered.


Cathrina Hulse
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