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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.

Andy Teagle, head coach of Solihull Triathlon Club and a finalist in the Most Deserving Sports Hero Award

Triathlon coach Andy is a really good sport

Andy Teagle, from Elmdon, has been running, cycling and swimming triathlons for the last 26 years.

Cllr Kath Hartley

Borough wins transport cash boost

Solihull is set for a share of a £3 million funding package to improve cycling, walking and public transport facilities.

Solihull Police at last year's cycle ride.

Bobbies on their bikes to Bruges for Air Ambulance

Solihull police officers are taking time out from life on the beat to raise money for a charity close to their hearts.

Lion Margaret Barretto, British Heart Foundation fundraising manager Donna Stokes as 'Hearty' and Hannah Mitchell, assistant front of house at Packwood House launch Heart of England Bike Ride.

Have a heart and sign up for bike ride

Cyclists are being urged to sign up for the annual Heart of England Bike Ride on Sunday, July 20, to help raise money for a collection of charities.

Philip Sadler, who died earlier this year, is remembered at a cycling event held in Dorridge.

Riders in tribute to bike-mad pal Phil

A popular Knowle cyclist who died suddenly was remembered at a riding event attended by 150 well wishers.

Solihull Sixth Form College student Emily Fullard has set herself the 1,001 Mile Challenge for charity.

Walk, run, cycle, swim... Emily's up to the challenge

An active college student from Solihull has racked up an impressive 1,001 miles by walking, running, cycling and swimming for charity.

The funeral of policeman and keen cyclist Richard Phillips Schofield, who was killed in a cycling accident in Portsmouth Velodrome, at St James the Great Church in Shirley

Farewell to the world's fastest policeman on a bicycle

Dozens of cyclists used pedal power to turn out to the funeral of Solihull police world cycling championship rider Richard Phillips-Schofield.

Richard Phillips-Schofield

Cycle champ killed in race horror

A police world cycling champ has died following a velodrome crash.

Paul Stewart, wife Esther and14-year old son Jake have all been awarded trophies after competing throughout 2013 in the colours of Solihull CC.

Pedal power is a family affair for the Stewarts

One family has picked up FOUR Awards at the annual Solihull Cycling Club Dinner at The Village Hotel, Shirley.

Solihull Cycling Club; Back row: Josh Gunn (2nd U16 Boys), Abby Andrews (2nd U14 Girls), Rachel Mayhew (2nd U12 Girls) Front row: Ella Tandy (2nd U8 Girls), Josie Nelson (1st U12 Girls), Jacob Knight (3rd U14 Boys)

Youth riders are in a league of their own

Solihull Cycling Club's youth riders have once again been celebrating success after picking up a string of awards at the West Midlands’ Cyclo-Cross League Awards evening in Redditch.

Tim Andrews during the 7 in Seven bike ride

Solihull businessman completes 700-mile trip in seven days

Tim Andrews, organiser of the 7-in-Seven Big Bike challenge, pedalled from Switzerland, to Birmingham, taking him through Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Holland

Go Ride roadmap lays the foundations for Solihull success story

The recent success of Solihull Cycling Club has prompted many other local sporting clubs to ask: “How did they do that?”

Dannielle Khan

Shirley star to compete at World Championships

A Solihull cyclist is competing at the Cycling World Championships this week

Solihull's Sophie chases Olympic hero Laura Trott all the way

Solihull Cycling Club’s Sophie Faulkner has made a name for herself as a future star of British Road cycling after an outstanding ride in last weekend’s Prudential Ride London Women’s GP race

Guy Elliot of Sweetspot

Solihull cyclist Guy Elliott at the heart of plans to bring women's tour to Britain

A key figure at Solihull Cycling Club is the driving force behind the new five-day women’s international bike tour scheduled for next year

It's a Shaw thing as Solihull rider clinches National Youth Omnium Championship

Solihull Cycling Club has welcomed home its new National Youth Omnium Champion in the shape of 16-year-old Lucy Shaw

Tommy Godwin

Inaugural bike ride in memory of Knowle olympic hero Tommy Godwin

A bike ride in memory of Olympic cycling hero Tommy Godwin will take place in a fortnight’s time, raising money for Solihull’s Marie Curie Hospice

No frills bike racing in Tudor Grange Park with Solihull CC

SOLIHULL Cycling Club will be organising circuit races at the purpose-built Tudor Grange Circuit in central Solihull.

Transport blueprint for economic growth unveiled

A NEW transport blueprint to underpin economic growth and job creation was unveiled for the West Midlands.


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