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Nikki Sinclaire: I'm proud of the last five years

Solihull’s Nikki Sinclaire has expressed her disappointment after failing to be re-elected as MEP for the West Midlands in last week’s European Election.

Debbie Evans won the first borough seat for UKIP in Kingshurst and Fordbridge ward

Elections success for the Greens and UKIP

It's celebration time for the Greens in Solihull after the party moved into official opposition by winning three seats from Labour.

Angela Cloke with son Sam who nearly died from meningitis

Life-saving jab may be free on NHS

Angela Cloke has been campaigning for Meningitis B vaccine, Bexsero, to be offered to babies since it was licensed in the European Union in January 2013.

Staff at Shirley firm take on peak challenge in extreme weather.

A GROUP of determined Solihull employees battled the elements recently to tackle Yorkshire’s biggest peaks in aid of charity.

JLR boss hits out over dearth of scientists and engineers

RALF Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover, has said that despite a ‘chronic shortage’ of people going into science and engineering in the UK, advanced manufacturing should be at the heart of British industry and could help to cure its ‘economic ills’.


UKIP vow to stand in every ward in Solihull next year

Members of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) plan to field a full slate of candidates across Solihull next year, following their unprecedented success in last week’s local elections

Solihull MEP welcomes credit card charge move

MALCOLM Harbour, West Midlands MEP and Chairman of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has welcomed new measures to stop excessive charges for people using debit or credit cards to buy goods and services.

Solihull-based MEP warns of business scam

SOLIHULL-based MEP Malcolm Harbour is warning firms of a new scam that’s hitting British companies.

Caroline Spelman writes in the Solihull News

A RECENT European Court of Justice (ECJ) judgment means that air passengers can claim compensation for delays of three hours or more.

Delight as region's exports soar

UK Trade & Investment Regional Director Paul Noon has congratulated West Midlands firms for helping the region’s exports reach a record high of £21.4 billion in the last quarter.

Solihull-based MEP Malcolm Harbour bid to improve use of cars in the EU.

SOLIHULL-based MEP Malcolm Harbour, has chaired a public hearing in Brussels to discuss draft proposals to help citizens and businesses who want to move and use cars throughout the EU.

EU referendum campaigners out in Solihull

EUROSCEPTICS were out in Mell Square last week looking to win local backing for calls for a referendum on the UK’s EU Membership next year.

Harbour welcomes moves on EU cross-border parcel deliveries

MALCOLM Harbour, West Midlands MEP, has welcomed the EU’s plans to boost improved cross-border parcel delivery.

Spelman welcomes investment in broadband

LAST week, the Government received State aid clearance from the European Union for its £530 million rural broadband programme.

Tell me your red tape woes says Solihull based MEP Malcolm Harbour

LOCAL MEP Malcolm Harbour is putting himself forward as an agony uncle for small businesses which find themselves fuming over red tape.

Solihull MEP salutes single market initiative

WITH the launch of the Single Market Act 2, Solihull-based Conservative MEP Malcolm Harbour has called for the Single Market Act to become an annual programme of initiatives.

Hardy team from Shirley tackle 20 peaks for charity

TEN intrepid adventurers from Shirley-based Energy and Utility Skills Group have conquered the 20 Peak challenge in aid of the Carers Trust.

Solihull MEP Nikki Sinclaire finds a ready audience for EU referendum campaign

THE Nikki Sinclaire European referendum battle bus was in Mell Square in Solihull last Friday and business was brisk.

Birmingham and Solihull among the best places to invest

BIRMINGHAM has been recognised as one of the very best places for businesses to invest their cash by international locations title, Site Selection.

MEP continues EU referendum fight

EUROSCEPTIC MEP Nikki Sinclaire was out collecting signatures in Solihull earlier this week as she continues her campaign for a referendum on EU membership.


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