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David Tennant as Richard II at the RSC

Richard II at RSC Stratford Review

David Tennant stars as the bad king Richard II

Drugs courier who killed pregnant woman in police chase gets ten year jail term

A drugs courier who killed a pregnant newlywed in a crash following a 100mph police chase through Birmingham has been jailed for ten years

Mat Jackson all geared up for Oulton Park

AIRWAVES Racing heads North in upbeat form as Round 4 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship arrives at Cheshire’s picturesque Oulton Park circuit this coming weekend (8/9 June).

Solihull-based diving club celebrate 60 years

YOU wouldn’t expect land-locked Solihull - over 100 miles from the sea - to be home to the oldest scuba diving club in the country.

Jackson shines at Thruxton

AIRWAVES Racing saw its hard work rewarded during round 3 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship last weekend with the Mountune-powered Ford Focus ST’s securing five top ten finishes at their debut Thruxton appearance.

Bees once again stung by last kick defeat

Birmingham Solihull 21 Old Luctonians 22

Gremlins hit Mat Jackson's Airwaves team

MAT Jackson’s Airwaves Racing’s dream start to the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season ended in disappointment at Brands Hatch last weekend.

Solihull's Mat Jackson revs up for new season

MAT Jackson and the Airwaves Racing team showed off their brand new livery of the Ford Focus NGTC that will be competing in this year’s BTCC at Donnington last week.

Man jailed for part in Shirley carjacking last year

A YOUNG woman from Shirley had a meat cleaver held to her throat during a terrifying carjacking last November, a court heard.

It's raining brides and babies at Shirley firm

THERE must be something in the water at a Shirley utilities firm - for SEVEN of its employees will all be tying the knot this year.

Shirley teen admits possessing cannabis

A SHIRLEY teenager has admitted possessing cannabis.

Pensioner who drove while double the limit gets 18 month ban

A PENSIONER, who lost his own father in a drink driving smash, has been given an 18 month ban for crashing into another driver whilst double the legal limit.

'I'm really sorry" - remorse of drink driver who lost his own father in drink driving smash

A PENSIONER, who lost his own father in a drink driving smash, has been given an 18 month ban for crashing into another driver whilst double the legal limit.

Hockley Heath youngster remembered a year on from his death.

A youngster from Hockley Heath who died in a horrific car crash a year ago has been remembered - as the first anniversary of his death approaches

18 year old stole wooden pallets from Solihull builders merchants

A TEENAGER, who stole pallets from a borough builder’s merchants, has been ordered to carry out 40 hours of unpaid work.

Victim of internet scam fined just £20 for driving without insurance

A TEENAGER who fell victim to an internet scam, has been fined just £20 for driving without insurance.

Conference held in Solihull for young epilepsy sufferers

ON average, one child in every Solihull primary school is diagnosed with epilepsy, with the figure rising to five in every borough secondary school.

Driver caught without insurance in Solihull was 'helping out a friend.'

A DRIVER who got behind the wheel without insurance was taking his friend to a family member who had been shot, a court was told.

Birmingham & Solihull Bees in shape for new rugby season

A return to Portway, a new Director of Rugby, a new squad and a new support team are all in place for the new season, at Birmingham and Solihull Rugby Club.

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