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Delighted Berkswell secure premiership status with win over Knowle & Dorridge

Berkswell's survival in the Premier League was assured after they recorded a seven wicket victory over near neighbours Knowle and Dorridge

Crucial win for Berkswell in battle against relegation

“That was a crucial win,” said a happy Dominic Ostler after his Berkswell side recorded a vital home victory against Kidderminster Victoria

Solihull Council House

New nursery planned for Dorridge given green light.

A delighted husband and wife team have been given permission to turn a disused building in Dorridge into a nursery - despite planning chiefs recommending the scheme be thrown out

Solihull town centre

Solihull Council latest planning list

The following planning applications have recently been received by Solihull MBC

Knowle & Dorridge, 187-1, beat Berkswell 186 a/o: K&D trounce Berkswell by nine wickets in local derby

Knowle and Dorridge took the derby day spoils as Warwickshire’s Steffan Piolet led a one-man rout of battered Berkswell

Dorridge remove Ball as skipper despite being 15 points clear at top of table

Dorridge Cricket Club have removed longstanding skipper David Ball from the top job

Kidderminster Victoria 125ao v Berkswell 90ao: Disaster strikes Berkswell's batting order

A disastrous batting performance cost Berkswell the chance of moving into the top four of the Birmingham and District Premier League as they made just 90 at Kidderminster

Reality check as Dorridge charge falters

Dorridge suffered a reality check against lowly Brewood when a brilliant performance by their overseas player Morne Heyneke saw him rip apart the village batting order

Shrewsbury 257-5 Berkswell 244 a/o: Berkswell fall agonisingly short

In a highly entertaining and high scoring match at Shrewsbury, the visitors nearly claimed another maximum points victory but fell agonisingly 13 runs short

Knowle & Dorridge 293 Kidderminster Victoria 236: K&D sweep aside Kidderminster Victoria challenge

Centuries by Alex Phillips and David Hemp helped K&D to a fine victory over a strong Kidderminster Victoria at Station Road

Dorridge mum to take on second marathon in five weeks for Marie Curie

When mum-of-three Sue Johnson signed up with a borough running club with the aim of losing weight, she had no idea she’d be crossing the finish line at the London Marathon a little over a year later

Berkswell 138 Barnt Green 135: Cheslin the hero as Berkswell beat Barnt Green by three runs

“I'll take that!” said jubilant skipper Dominic Ostler as his Berkswell side pulled off an astounding win against Barnt Green

Ball keeps Dorridge on top against Smethwick.

Dorridge 198 Smethwick 119

K&D go top

Last Saturday - K&D welcomed Shrewsbury to Station Road for a rain affected afternoon of Premier League cricket

Dorridge march on in Birmingham & District Cricket League

Dorridge stand 14 points clear at the top of the Birmingham & District League Division 1 after just three games following their demolition of a big hitting Bromsgrove side

Shah brothers stop the rot to bring Dorridge victory

Ombersley 162 a/o

K&D clinch thriller against Walsall

Knowle and Dorridge 266 for 8 Walsall 239 for 7

Centro looks at cutting number of "untouched" disabled bays at local train station

CENTRO is looking at whether to cut the number of ‘untouched’ disabled bays at Widney Manor Station in Solihull.

Man caught getting inside another car 'thought it was for sale,' Solihull Magistrates Court hears.

A WOULD-be thief who was caught ‘interfering’ with a Mercedes in Dorridge said he thought it was for sale.

Solihull and Chelmsley ambulance stations to be sold off

Solihull and Chelmsley Wood ambulance stations are being sold off to make way for a central Birmingam-based hub


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