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Jobs for young people

A LEADING Solihull hotel is to keep faith with the youth who have proved the best recipe for maintaining standards.

Antique expert David set for shop opening

MIDLAND jeweller Rex Johnson & Sons is re-opening a former Crown Post Office building in Sheldon as a gold buying and, in due course, cheque cashing and pawn broking centre.

Petrol price rise worries drivers

WORRIED UK drivers are watching petrol prices rise faster than the surge we saw last spring.

Sports clubs are forced to move

SPORTS clubs who use the Civil Service facilities are having to find new homes.

Civil Service Sports Club in Elmdon to close

THE Civil Service Sports Council is to close its facilities at Elmdon playing fields.

Crackdown on parking on verges

MOTORISTS are being warned they could end up footing the bill for damage caused to grass verges if they continue to park on them.

Mercy crews in battle to save trapped biker

EMERGENCY services battled to free a seriously injured motorcyclist trapped beneath a seven-and-a-half ton lorry in Coventry Road, Sheldon, on Wednesday.

Horizon flat development could become social housing

NEW flats in Sheldon due to be surrounded by tropical gardens and topped with a luxurious penthouse suite could become Birmingham’s poshest council homes.

Police hunt on after three fall victim to phone thugs

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to three attempted robberies carried out by the same offenders in the Solihull area.

Stop it now

DORRIDGE residents wake up! Do we really want the entire heart of Dorridge to be taken up by a Sainsbury’s store one and a half times as large as their store in Solihull, together with an underground car park for 220 cars?

A slice of heaven as duo open Angelic Cake Studio

TWO local women have sunk their teeth into a tasty business venture.

Luxury Horizon flat development halted

THE future of a big housing development in Sheldon is in doubt after the collapse of a Birmingham developer.

Well done to all

I WANT to pay tribute to the hard work of the local campaigners who have successfully fought off the threat to build a motorway service area.

Toilet protester Ray Dyke slams Sheldon Tescos

A FURIOUS protester chained himself to a rail outside Tesco supermarket on Friday after his wife was told she couldn’t use the staff toilets.

I’m doing this for my Granddad

JESSICA Bailey, from Solihull, lost her Granddad last year to cancer.

Solihull police hail success of anti-social behaviour operation

POLICE have hailed an operation to stamp out graffiti and anti-social behaviour at a former crime hotspot as a huge success after an 80 per cent reduction in offences.

Furious over cavalcade of parked cars

DRIVEN round the bend! That's residents in Sheldon whose lives are being made a misery because of selfish parking from workers, including Severn Trent employees, on the nearby Coventry Road.

Alastair McChesney storms to time trial win

IN a week dominated by time trials for Solihull Cycling Club the excellent performances have continued.


Cathrina Hulse
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