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Trish Willetts (centre) with her Business Person of the Month Award with daughter Jessie (right) and Shaun Dalton, Sales and Marketing Manager at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel

Trish shows why she's the business with top award

Trish Willetts launched independent store BB Boutique last year, with her two daughters Jessie and Amy, to offer organic, quality baby clothes and locally-made toys and gifts.

Hall Green runner Steven Hill

Steven hopes that the force is with him!

Hall Green runner Steven Hill will be tackling the Great Birmingham Run next month, dressed as a Star Wars Stormtrooper

Do you have what it takes to be the Solihull News' Business Person of the Month?

SINCE launching our Business Person of the Month Awards this year, we have been overwhelmed by the innovative entrepreneurship of Solihull’s business community.

Vintage lover launches national awards

A LOCAL vintage lover is launching a national competition to celebrate the best British traders in retro fashion.

Schoolboys and girls switch clothes for charity

SOLIHULL schoolboys and girls have been swapping clothes as part of a ‘switcharoo’ day for Comic Relief.

Solihull Vintage Fair returns to the borough next month

WITH vintage fashion, homeware and even a tea party, the Solihull Vintage Fair returns to the borough next month.

Skills Show on its way to the NEC

THE UK’s biggest skills and careers event, The Skills Show, is an annual celebration that will inspire the fashion designers, web developers and engineers of tomorrow with opportunities in further education, skills and Apprenticeships.

ACOCKS Green BID have secured a special celebrity guest for the official switch-on of this year’s Christmas Lights.

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Comedienne Lizzie Wiggins, often described as the female Les Dawson, is a regular on BBC Radio WM and has appeared in pantomime alongside Lily Savage and on TV in Malcolm Stent’s Go Play Up Your Own End.

Charity bags 'stolen' from door steps in Solihull.

HEARTLESS thieves have been stealing bags of clothes from doorsteps in Solihull intended for a children’s charity, according to borough residents.

Man caught stealing from Solihull stores 'to buy food.'

A ZIMBABWE national who was refused asylum has been jailed for stealing over £100 worth of clothes from Solihull stores.

Former drug addict stole to pay drug debts

A SERIAL shoplifter who attempted to steal almost £100 of clothes from a Touchwood store has been jailed for six weeks.

Former drug addict stole to pay drug debts

A SERIAL shoplifter who attempted to steal almost £100 of clothes from a Touchwood store has been jailed for six weeks.

Jealous ex goes went on rampage, Solihull magistrates told

A FATHER launched into a jealous rage and threw all of his ex girlfriend’s clothes down the rubbish chute after an argument, a court has heard.

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.

NIVEA Double Effect Eye Make-Up Remover

Enriched with cornflower extract, the double effect remover needs a quick shake before use but is fantastic at getting rid of a day’s worth of mascara, eye liner, eyeshadow and anything else you might happen to be wearing with barely a wipe.

Running shoes on for the Solihull Blythe Valley fun run

BLYTHE Valley Business Park is urging its tenants to swap their suits for shorts, or even fancy dress, in preparation for its ninth annual Charity Fun Run.

Charity ladies night held next week

A CALIFORNIAN ladies night is being held at Renewal Christian Centre in Solihull.

Woman forced to steal to pay off drug debt

A FORMER abuse victim stole clothes to pay off an old drug debt, a court heard.

Inaugral Acocks Green farmers market is ringing success

HUNDREDS of eager shoppers braved the bad weather to visit Acocks Green’s first ever farmer’s market.

FUNDRAISERS needed to support Acorns Children's Hospice

FUND raisers are needed for a new group supporting Acorns Children’s Hospice.


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