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Don Maclean practises starting the Knowle Fun Run with organiser Noel Kinahan

Don Maclean's delighted to start fun run

Former Crackerjack funnyman Don Maclean has been finding out what he’s let himself in for at this year’s Knowle Fun Run.

Costumes and fun at the Solihull Festival Run

THE human Olympic Torch, aka Shirley Harris, clinched first prize for her fancy dress at Solihull Festival Fun Run.

BROADCASTER and comedian Don MacLean will be getting runners off to a flying start at the Solihull Festival Fun Run.

The popular local celebrity is due to fire the starting pistol to begin the charity run at 11am this Sunday (September 23).

Parish award for Don

COMEDIAN and former Crackerjack star Don Maclean has been awarded a Knight of Columbus award for his work with the Catholic Church.

Malcolm, mirth and ..... Mozart

WE take a look at some of the shows set to be staged at Solihull Arts Complex in the first half of 2012.

Joanne to get race underway

RADIO WM’s Joanne Malin will be setting runners on their way at this year’s Knowle Fun Run.

Anniversary challenge

BOROUGH couple Mike and Gill Nevin have found a novel way to celebrate their wedding anniversary - a 380km bike ride.

Nostalgic play now appears on canvas

A SELL-out play by local funnyman Malcolm Stent has been immortalised on canvas.

Sir Alan’s sidekick set to get fun run off to a start

BUSINESSWOMAN Karren Brady will be launching this year’s Knowle Fun Run.

Working class fun and Midland spirit

TICKETS are selling fast for the first-ever national tour of Go And Play Up Your Own End.

Glorious day for Fun Run

A RECORD number of runners took part in last weekend’s Knowle Fun Run.

26th Knowle Fun Run is biggest and best yet

IT might not have been as hot as last year’s event - which proved to be the hottest day of 2008 - but the sun shone nonetheless to ensure this year’s Knowle Fun Run went with a swing.

Patience plea for fun run

IT’S a record breaker! Yet again this year’s Knowle Fun Run has broken records attracting more runners than ever.

Comedian adds backing to run

LESS than two months from now, hundreds of runners will be lining up to take part in the Knowle Fun Run.

Don Maclean will be the celebrity who starts this year's Knowle Fun Run

Don Maclean to start this year's Knowle Fun Run

TOP comedian Don Maclean will be supporting this year’s Knowle Fun Run.

Don backs ball

SUPPORTERS of Breast Friends, Solihull’s only breast cancer support group held a dazzling Big Bling Ball last weekend.

Panto is perfect

Robin Hood and his Merry Men have come to the second city - and you won’t find a more fun-filled show this festive season anywhere in the UK.

Solihull Festival set to be the biggest yet

THE wheels are in motion to make sure that this year's Solihull Festival is the biggest yet.


Cathrina Hulse
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