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Warwickshire Bears Wheelchair Basketball club raised £1,900 packing bags at Marks and Spencers Sears Store

Warwickshire Bears basketball gets a cash boost

Warwickshire Bears Wheelchair Basketball Club is struggling to cover the annual £7000 running costs of the club.

Peacock Manor in Billesley Lane, Portway

Property: Three of a kind: Auction lots in the Midlands

Three properties up for auction in the Midlands.

House in Henley-in-Arden designed by Erno Goldfinger - the inspiration behind the Bond character

£1m home designed by real-life 'Bond villain' on the market

Whitley Piece is not packed with bullion or bristling with lasers but is instead a six-bedroom home in Henley-in-Arden.

Endurance athlete Paddy Doyle takes part in another World Record attempt

Wat-er way for Paddy to break more world records

Paddy Doyle has been wading through water-logged fields and quagmire footpaths to add five new Guinness World Records to his current 58 titles.

Burton Central join Solihull Moors

BURTON Central are to join the new Solihull Moors youth structure from the start of the forthcoming season.

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).


Business bosses talk to MPs about local transport needs

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire met with MPs at Westminster last week to discuss regional transport needs and priorities

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.

Man jailed over attack at Henley-in-Arden restaurant

WHEN two friends argued in their room above a Chinese restaurant, one of them went to the kitchen and returned with a sharp knife and slashed the other man’s arm open.

Transport museum in Wythall

All aboard for Wythall transport museum this Easter

The Transport Museum in Wythall re-opens this Easter with more chances to ride its classic bus exhibits

Balsall Common landlord says pub has been rendered "worthless" by HS2

A PUB landlord has said his Balsall Common business has been rendered worthless because of the high-speed rail link which will pass within yards of the building.

Kevin's award after 35 years accident free with Johnsons Coaches

SUPER bus driver Kevin Bridges has been presented with an award for his amazing safety record with Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel of Henley-in-Arden.

Denise Boardman

Marston Green charity looking for new home for young dog saved from canal

A Marston Green-based charity are looking for a loving new home for a young dog that was thrown into freezing canal water last week

Solihull's Jack Ravenscroft to represent team GB in America

SOLIHULL Cycling Club’s Jack Ravenscroft has been selected to represent Britain in the World Cyclo-Cross Championships in Kentucky in the United States this weekend.

Local garage receives award for backing community first responders

IN a glittering ceremony at the International Convention Centre in Telford for the Excellence in the Community Awards 2012, Mayswood Garage and its proprietor, Nigel Woodward-Sheath JP, were presented with a Business Support Award by Sir Graham Meldrum, the chairman of West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS).

Solihull car mechanic Sapphire wins award

Motors may be more of a man’s world to many but car mechanic Sapphire Quarterman is not afraid to get her hands dirty

Speed skating star Treacy Farrell cuts the ice

HENLEY-in-Arden speed skating star Farrell Treacy may be earning his spurs on the continent but it’s prizes closer to home that the talented teenager has his eyes set on.

Kitchen showroom owner offers £500 for stolen laptop

A KITCHEN showroom owner is offering a £500 reward for the return of his laptop, stolen from his Solihull store.

Town crier hails new offices for Henley in arden solicitors Lodders

LODDERS Solicitors is celebrating 225 years in Henley-in-Arden and has marked the milestone with a move to more accessible premises in the town, 16 High Street, heralding a major push to develop the law firm’s presence in north west Warwickshire, offering Solihull, Knowle and Dorridge residents an alternative to the trek into Birmingham.

Local roofing supplier awarded for customer servcie

A LOCAL roofing supplier has been recognised for five years’ outstanding service to borough householders.


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