One of Solihull’s most celebrated landmarks will be reopened to the public following a five-year restoration project
A borough councillor has said hopes of securing significant changes to the high-speed rail line through Solihull are fading fast
Birmngham Airport has been blamed for causing villagers to be at loggerheads over proposals to extend its flight path
The Queen’s Speech, delivered at the State Opening of Parliament last week, outlines the Government’s aims for the coming year
Meriden MP Caroline Spelman is backing UK Trade and Industry’s Export Week
MP Caroline Spelman has spoken out against modern-day slavery after visiting an exhibition on human trafficking at the House of Commons
Members of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) plan to field a full slate of candidates across Solihull next year, following their unprecedented success in last week’s local elections
Solihull MP Lorely Burt and an ex convict have insisted jail ‘is no easy ride’ after it was announced prisoners are to face a tougher regime inside
LAST year I wrote in this column about the government’s same-sex marriage proposals.
Meriden MP Caroline Spelman has hit out at the banks after new figures revealed they are still not lending to small businesses
Meriden MP Caroline Spelman has led local tributes to Margaret Thatcher, who died this week aged 87
A RECENT European Court of Justice (ECJ) judgment means that air passengers can claim compensation for delays of three hours or more.
A QUESTION mark continues to hang over the future of Solihull’s NHS walk-in centre despite radical changes to the borough’s health services which go live on Monday.
LAST November, I joined a Chelmsley Wood postman on his round to experience the difficulties that postmen face.
JOHN Lewis MD Andy Street has assured local business leaders that the new flagship Birmingham store will be no threat to the “phenomenal success” of Solihull.
Rail bosses have agreed to take steps to rectify the loss of 100 trees that were torn down from the edge of a Hampton-in-Arden railway line back in December 2011
LOCAL MP Caroline Spelman is calling for more to be done to tackle domestic abuse after being shocked by the high level of cases.
MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman has raised concerns over the “extreme pressure” on local A&E units.
CAROLINE Spelman, MP for Meriden and rugby enthusiast, dropped in on Grace Academy this week to watch students learn new skills from top coaches provided by the Rugby Football Union.
CHELMSLEY Wood is among six more West Midlands communities added to BT’s roll-out of high-speed fibre broadband, giving more than 245,000 homes and businesses in the area access to the service.
I EXPECT a lot of male readers were watching the football or the rugby on Saturday, so spare a thought for the dad who made the round trip from Reading to Solihull to see his two young children at the Children’s Centre in Smith’s Wood.
CASH-strapped Solihull residents are going hungry so they can pay off their debts, Solihull Citizens Advice Bureau has revealed.
THE Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has mounted an attack on the hidden sugar, salt and fat in everyday packaged foods.
More than 100 villagers turned out to a meeting in Hampton-in-Arden on Monday (January 14) - the first in a series of roadshows aimed at allaying fears over proposed flight path changes at Birmingham Airport
LAND Rover has announced that 800 new jobs will be created at its Solihull factory, as the car marque moves to meet the demand created by soaring sales figures.
A SINGLE mum with an agonising knee condition,is still in her third floor council flat five months after requesting a move on health grounds.
A SINGLE mum, with an agonising knee condition is still in her thirdfloor council flat, FIVE months after requesting a move on health grounds.
CHRISTMAS is a joyous time for most but for anyone involved in a traffic accident, there is worry and sometimes tragedy.
LAST week, the Government received State aid clearance from the European Union for its £530 million rural broadband programme.
MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman is backing the Government’s plans to make it easier for homeowners to improve their properties.
MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman has attended Westminster Flu Day to encourage her constituents to get the vaccination.
MERIDEN’S MP has said she is ‘feeling positive’ after losing her job as Environment Secretary as part of a major cabinet reshuffle.
CAROLINE Spelman MP has pledged her continuing support for the controversial badger cull – despite a parliamentary vote against the move.
THERE is good news for the youth in Solihull - unemployment is down and apprenticeships are up.
A GROUP of Meriden villagers descended on the Houses of Parliament to demand the Government reforms its planning rules.
Radical plans to transform Solihull’s political map remain almost unchanged - with the most contentious elements surviving unscathed
RESIDENTS on the front-line of the high speed rail development still have no clue about what compensation they’re entitled to.
MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman is encouraging teens to learn about their local wildlife at Meriden Park this half term.
AN invention created by a Solihull businessman to ease traffic on one of the most congested routes in Birmingham, has been viewed by top council bosses.
TRANSPORT Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced improvements to the M42 at Junction 6.