BARCLAYS staff at Balsall Common branch took time out with local MP Caroline Spelman as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s 22nd World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
The report, by independent patient group the Consultative Healthcare Council, CHC, found the Princess of Wales Maternity Unit was understaffed, cramped and ‘not fit for purpose’.
MP Caroline Spelman is backing calls to save Solihull walk-in centre from the axe.
LOCAL MP Caroline Spelman is optimistic for the West Midlands economy following a report by accountancy firm RSM Tenon that around 49% of local small and medium companies (SMEs) are doing business overseas.
MASSIVELY unpopular plans to transform Solihull’s political map looked to be in serious doubt this week.
HS2 bosses have agreed to look at creating designs for an underground tunnel following a desperate plea from residents to mitigate the impact of the controversial scheme
A working party set up by Solihull Council to reduce the impact of high-speed rail on the borough has been labelled ‘inefficient’ and ‘time consuming’
SOLIHULL Canoe Club is celebrating news that it has securing over £20,000 of Olympic legacy funding.
OLYMPIC medal winner and cycling legend Tommy Godwin will be the guest of honour at this year’s Catney Village Fete.
MERIDEN’S MP Caroline Spelman has welcomed the announcement that Castle Bromwich residents will still be able to reap the benefits of a faster broadband connection.
Twenty years on from the original Earth Summit in Rio in 1992, delegates from 193 countries reconvened this month to tackle the lack of progress on putting the global economy onto a more sustainable footing.
TUDOR Grange leisure centre crèche has been closed down by Solihull Council this week, saving just £11,535 a year.
“DESPICABLE” thieves have put future projects by Solihull Council’s environmental champions at risk after they ransacked a store holding their equipment.
MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman’s bodybuilder son claims he could be forced out of the family home.
BOROUGH MP Caroline Spelman has appealed for donations to a charity shop which raises money for people with drug and alcohol problems.
ATTACKS on guide dogs have been condemned by Meriden MP Caroline Spelman.
CHURCH leaders in Dorridge are praying for Caroline Spelman MP to deliver ‘climate justice’ as she attends the Rio+20 Earth Summit.
ONE Friday in April, I had the pleasure of visiting Solihull Magistrates’ Court for lunch on the invitation of Christine Bassett JP, and had the opportunity to thank the magistrates for their hard work during last summer’s riots.
LITTER louts are being encouraged to become more of a ‘takeaway and take it home society.’
SOLIHULL Hospital’s chief has claimed the newly-named Netherbrook Birth Unit is a “symbol of progress” in the borough.
MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman has stepped-in after frustrated borough residents said they felt trapped in a David and Goliath battle against high-speed rail.
SOLIHULL is officially out of drought, following the wettest April on record.
THE teenage son of Meriden MP Caroline Spelman has been suspended from playing rugby for 21 months after admitting he took banned substances.
AT a time when people are looking forward to their summer holidays, it is worth remembering how important the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is.
THE chances of a hosepipe ban in Solihull have shot up after the Environment Agency confirmed this week that the Midlands is officially in drought.
SOLIHULL residents are being urged to take part in the next phase of the High Speed Rail (HS2) consultation process.
MERIDEN’S MP has rubbished claims that a “new city” will be built slap-bang in the middle of the Meriden Gap.
RESIDENTS of Hampton-in-Arden concerned about the prospect of over 100 more homes being built in the village have been urged by their MP to seize a new opportunity to make their feelings known.
The millionaire MP for Meriden abandoned her controversial injunction, which had already incurred legal fees of £60,994, after a judge ruled it was “not necessary or proportionate”.
Jackie Hughes had her family “ripped apart” last April when her son Cori Fieldhouse, was arrested for grievious bodily harm and sentenced to three years in Swinford Hall prison.
A HIGH Court judge has refused to continue an injunction won by the teenage son of Meriden MP Caroline Spelman.
A NEW borough charity to help those who suffer appalling violence in their own homes was launched on Valentine’s Day.
MERIDEN residents are eligible for cold weather payments as temperatures plummet, says local MP Caroline Spelman.
THE recent conviction of a local man for a killing 25 years ago has prompted police and a local MP to encourage people to help crack other unsolved cases.
MERIDEN’S MP Caroline Spelman has welcomed a move to protect local post offices.
MERIDEN is the heart of England and the centre of a growing tourist industry.
UPSET residents have slammed rail bosses’ decision to clear trees and greenery along the train line in Hampton-in-Arden.
On 15th November this year, the first Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) will be elected in each of the 41 police force areas across England and Wales outside London.
The views expressed in the letter from Jean Shearman on the Planning Committee’s consideration of the Dorridge Sainsbury application (Letters) give a rather jaundiced account of what was described by several residents as an illustration of ‘democracy in action’.
SO, Solihull Council needs to reduce its budget by a further £10 million, on top of of the many millions slashed in the past five years (Solihull News).