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Plan for Mell Square in Solihull blocked

Solihull Council has thrown out a plan submitted by IM Properties to demolish buildings in part of High Street and Drury Lane to make way for a restaurant and offices.

Plans for historic Meriden Hall are blocked by council

Solihull Councillors have refused to accept plans to attach a modern glass building on to Grade II listed Meriden Hall.

Blythe Ward residents are 'appalled' as 400 homes get the green light

400 new homes have been approved in Blythe Ward following a successful legal challenge to Solihull's Local Development Plan.

Council 'held up to ridicule' by mast application

A COUNCILLOR has claimed Solihull’s planning department has been “held up to ridicule” after a telecoms mast, erected under emergency powers, was granted planning permission.

Chelmsley Wood housing development given the green light.

Plans to build a new housing development on greenbelt land in Chelmsley Wood have been given the go-ahead despite concerns the type of homes on the site will not meet the needs of the community

Plans for over 70 homes in Shirley given thumbs up.

Plans to build over 70 new homes as part of Shirley’s Parkgate scheme have been given the green light by Solihull Council, despite claims the authority should not have made the decision itself

Go-ahead given for over 70 new homes at Shirley Parkgate

Plans to build over 70 new homes as part of Shirley’s Parkgate scheme have been given the green light by Solihull Council, despite claims the authority should not have made the decision itself

Development granted at local eyesore after residents' support

A SITE left to go to wrack and ruin in the heart of Balsall Common is to be redeveloped.

Metal thieves risk lives in Berkswell lane

FOOLISH thieves risked life and limb when they stole 200 metres of copper power cable from a country lane in Berkswell.

PROTESTORS at the Meriden gypsy camp have been given the boot by Solihull Council.

Villagers have maintained a 24-hour vigil at Eaves Green Lane since travellers set up camp there in April 2010.

'We will sit in the mud and rain' - despite Solihull's ruling, Meriden gypsy camp protesters vow to carry on their vigil

PROTESTERS at the Meriden gypsy camp have been given the boot by Solihull Council.

Greenbelt plans turfed out at planning

PLANS for 45 new homes in the Meriden Gap have been dismissed by councillors as “premature.”

Greenbelt plans refused

PLANS for 45 new homes in the Meriden Gap have been dismissed by councillors as “premature.”

Planning Committee Results (July 27)

RESIDENTS fighting plans for another take-away in Dovehouse Parade will have to wait a bit longer for a decision.

'Contentious' HS2 rail plan is backed

“THIS is probably the most contentious matter we have had before us for a very long time.”

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“THIS is probably the most contentious matter we have had before us for a very long time.”

Happy days

REGARDING the article about 94-year-old Moselian Alan Bradley (Solihull News) it caused me at 84 to recall time there as a boys-only Grammar School student 1938/1943, then after two and a half years in Royal Navy eventually becoming an international export manager, coincidently like Alan spending final 12 years on Land Rover production control, before retiring 21 years ago.

Ram raiders in smash and grab

SHOCKED villagers saw a car smash through the front of a Balsall Common bank on Monday.

Call for reports on rail proposal

TWO Tory councillors have called on Solihull Council to commission studies into the impact of high-speed rail.

MPs call for HS2 impact studies

TWO Tory councillors have called on Solihull Council to commission studies into the impact of high-speed rail.

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