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Search is on for ‘prowler’

POLICE are on the hunt for an opportunistic thief thought to have tried hundreds of car door handles in a driveway prowling tour of Solihull.

Solihull club teams clinch double victory

SOLIHULL Indoor Bowls Club’s mixed team featured in two exciting home games at the weekend with mixed results.

Answers auger well for future

WHAT’S happening with Jaguar Land Rover? I had a personal meeting with Chief Executive David Smith this week to get some answers.

Double delight

There was double success for Solihull Indoor Bowls Club with the mixed and ladies’ teams scoring emphatic victories at the weekend.

Tata loan deal boosts Jaguar Land Rover

TATA Motors has negotiated a £175 million private sector loan to help secure the jobs of workers at Jaguar Land Rover.

Confidently looking to the future

JAGUAR Land Rover can look to the future with confidence after landing a clutch of honours at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

Car boost for foundation

GETTING around is now much easier for teachers and students at The Foundation for Conductive Education college in Moseley, thanks to the generosity of caring pharmacy staff in Solihull.

Medics don’t see bunny side

A WOMAN motorist was left ‘hopping’ mad after a trip to the vets with her pet rabbit ended in a two car crash - thanks to a set of faulty traffic lights.

Ex-villa stars play car workers

FORMER Aston Villa players are warming up to play their biggest challenge yet this weekend: employees from Jaguar Land Rover in Erdington.

EU carries huge weight

AS a child in the 1950s, I vividly recall walking down Solihull High Street choking on the acrid fumes from traffic.

Award winning opera returns to Birmingham

A welcome return for an award winning production, a rare performance of a teenager’s work and a sad farewell to an old friend – WNO Summer Season at the Birmingham Hippodrome runs from May 27.

Foolish drivers in dock

PAUL Cope lives and breathes the car industry.

Lots to cheer in turbulent year

THE only contender to sum up 2008 in a word is ‘RECESSION’.

Mercy crews to the rescue

TWO people were taken to hospital after a car overturned in Henley-in-Arden on Monday afternoon.

Second teenager Adam Wragg dies following Chelmsley Wood Crash

A TEENAGER who was seriously injured in a car crash in Chelmsley Wood which killed his best friend has died in hospital.

Casualty takes to high street

POLICE, nurses and paramedics will be running an A&E station in Solihull town centre tonight (Friday).

Stunned by death of our son

THE family of a teenager who was killed in a road accident last weekend have paid tribute to their “beautiful son”.

Hundreds of jobs on the line at Wagon Automotive

A CAR parts company based at Birmingham Business Park, near Chelmsley Wood, is facing collapse, threatening more than 600 jobs across the West Midlands.

Campaign aiming to raise awareness of violence and binge drinking levels

BINGE drinking and violent behaviour are the targets of a new campaign which will run in Solihull this Christmas.

Jaguar Land Rover in reported loan talks

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has stayed tight-lipped over reports it is in secret talks with the Government to try to secure a £1 billion bail-out to safeguard its future.

Sparkling Town Hall shows

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A SPARKLING programme of Christmas treats lies ahead at Town Hall & Symphony Hall this December.

Shirley man dies in Northamptonshire road accident

A SHIRLEY man has died following a road accident in Northamptonshire last Thursday (November 6).

Man remanded over car rap

A MAN who struggled to control a damaged car as he drove dangerously in an attempt to escape from the police has been remanded in custody.

Solihull 8 Cheltenham North 17

STRUGGLING Solihull slipped to a disappointing defeat against Cheltenham North who won their first game of the season on Saturday.

Row over office plan

PLANS by Solihull Care Trust to redevelop their office space have been slammed as a 'waste of money' by Maggie Throup, Solihull's Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate.

Theatre fans face bard times ahead

THE Royal Shakespeare Company will open its doors once again to the public for its annual open day in Stratford-upon-Avon on August 31.

Council contractor splatters Shirley man's car before driving off

A SLAPDASH job on a patch of grass has left a Shirley man fuming.

Merry play at country house

THE classic Shakespeare comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor is coming to Packwood House near Lapworth next weekend.

World's turned upside down for crash driver

A YOUNG motorist who was knocked unconscious had to be rescued by emergency services who found him hanging upside down by his seatbelt.


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