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Solihull environmental group lobby Lorely Burt to sign up to clean energy target

A grinning George Osborne has been slapped on a billboard near Solihull town centre as part of efforts to put pressure on Solihull’s MP to back a clean energy target

Eco poster bid to embarrass Lorely Burt into signing up to carbon reduction target

A grinning George Osborne has been slapped on a billboard near Solihull town centre as part of efforts to put pressure on Solihull’s MP to back a clean energy target

Budget 'does not go far enough' says Solihull expert

THE Chancellor’s cut in beer duty is good news for Solihull drinkers but most of the Budget measures announced don’t go far enough to merit a full scale celebration.

Chancellor must use Budget to do more for small businesses, says Solihull acocountant

A Solihull-based accountant has called on Chancellor George Osborne to use his forthcoming Budget to do more to simplify tax for small and growing businesses.

Solihull law group to hold Budget seminar at National Motorcycle Museum

THE prospect of an unprecedented triple dip recession looms, so will George Osborne stick with his austerity and deficit reduction plans or will he attempt to inject funds into the economy in order to give it a boost?

Jane Jackson of Solihull Chamber of Commerce looks at the local busines scene

WE in Solihull know what is best for Solihull and it seems the Government agrees.

Businesses call on Government for greater devolved economic power

BUSINESSES in the West Midlands have urged the Government to accelerate its plans for devolution following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

Future bright for economy, says David Cameron

PRIME Minister David Cameron has told Solihull’s Land Rover workers that Britain’s economy is on the road to recovery.

Solihull business leaders join appeal to use Birmingham Airport to ease aviation congestion

CONSERVATIVE and Labour MPs plus businesses and councillors from the West Midlands have united to call for spare capacity at Birmingham Airport to be used to ease congestion in the South-East.

A SIX per cent pay cut to public sector salaries in Solihull could be ‘the final straw’, a trade union claims.

Chancellor George Osborne announced the Government are planning to scrap national pay rates for public sector workers to bring pay into line with the private sector.

By George - tree for a top street

GROWING businesses are sure to put a smile on the face of Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

Special delivery - a Christmas tree for George Osborne from Solihull firm

GROWING businesses are sure to put a smile on the face of Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

1000 jobs created at Land Rover Solihull

LAND ROVER have announced that a 1000 new jobs will be created in Solihull, promising a massive boost for the local economy.

Sense, please

Over the last few weeks I have read with interest the letters coming in concerning the opening of two potential supermarkets in Knowle and Dorridge.

Changes to tax benefit workers

AROUND 2500 extra workers in Solihull stopped paying income tax last Friday.

Lighten up

I wonder how many people were taken in by the April Fool’s joke in last week’s Solihull News?

HS2 ‘spells end of Meriden Gap’

HIGH speed rail would mean the end of the Meriden Gap, Solihull Council was told this week.

Bring back production to the UK

“WE’VE got to get back to making things in this country.”

Firm hailed as a shining example

CHANCELLOR George Osborne has hailed Land Rover as a ‘shining example’ of what British industry can achieve.

Walking challenge inspires new show

COMEDIAN, reporter, political activist - Mark Thomas certainly has a lot of strings to his bow.

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