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Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean visit Solihull to help Marie Curie Big Build charity drive

OLYMPIC gold medal-winning ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean were in Solihull recently as part of a fund raising event for the Marie Curie Hospice.

James Bond actor Daniel Craig in rumoured Lapworth move

Is agent 007 considering moving to Lapworth?

Heart patient raises vital funds for British Heart Foundation.

A COURAGEOUS pensioner diagnosed with heart failure is throwing her energies into raising money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Hall’s new look to be revealed

TWO years ago, Castle Bromwich Hall was teetering on the brink of rack and ruin.

Hall set to get a new lease of life

PLANS to turn Castle Bromwich Hall into a hotel could restore the historic building to its former glory, councillors have said.

Hotel director gives chase to foil attempted theft of truck

A QUICK-THINKING member of staff foiled a car thief as he attempted to make off with a pick-up truck at Hampton Manor hotel.

Clergy bowled over

“WE wanted to do something positive - religion gets blamed for so many things and we wanted to do something positive to bring people together and we thought why not a cricket match?”

Vicars take on imams in inter-faith cricket match in Hampton

HAMPTON-IN-ARDEN Village Cricket Club is set to make local sporting history when it hosts a “vicars versus imams” cricket match.

To the manor reborn - Hampton Manor opens for business as upmarket hotel

HISTORIC Hampton Manor - once one of the grandest residences in the Solihull area - has entered an exciting new era as a conference centre and hotel.

Chic look to manor greeted with approval

A PROPOSAL to transform historic Hampton Manor into a hotel and conference centre received enthusiastic approval during a council planning meeting this week.


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