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Joseph Lockington has been awarded for his bravery after suffering a life-changing stroke at the age of 14.

Solihull teenager Joseph Lockington awarded for his bravery

Inspirational teenager Joseph Lockington, who was left paralysed by a stroke at just 14, has been recognised for his bravery.

Delighted pupils at St Peter's Catholic School celebrate excellent GCSE results

What a result as Solihull GCSE stars shine

Nationally, top grade passes for those taking their exams this summer went up for the first time in three years.

Langley School in Olton

'Stranger danger' alert is sparked by new incidents

Parents have been issued with a fresh 'stranger danger' alert following two cases where children were approached by men on Monday morning.

St Alphege Church of England Junior School

Alert over abduction attempts at schools

People have been urged to be vigilant and on alert for anyone behaving suspiciously after abduction attempts near to schools and nurseries in Solihull and Birmingham.

Solihull Moors primed for start of new season

SOLIHULL Moors are all set for the start of the new season having won eight of their nine warm-up matches - the only loss coming against a Birmingham City XI.

Kari Roberts

Acocks Green singer cut her teeth with Solihull Music Service

She is the winner of the Birmingham’s Best Talent competition – but singer-songwriter Kari Roberts has a confession to make: she doesn’t actually own a guitar of her own

Solihull children enjoy charitable day out at Drayton Manor.

DISADVANTAGED children from Solihull joined hundreds of kids from across the West Midlands for a free day out at Drayton Manor theme park.

Billy Idol tribute has equipment stolen during charity gig

SOLIHULL’S answer to Billy Idol, Andy Hickman, has had £700 worth of equipment stolen during a charity tribute gig.

Marathon runners raises cash for teen stroke victim

A SOLIHULL runner has gone the extra mile to help support his son’s best friend, after the teen was paralysed by a stroke earlier this year.

TWO young dancers from Solihull have had their dreams come true after being cast in the prestigious English Youth Ballet’s production of Swan Lake.

Joanna Scholes, aged 15, and Grace Arkell, aged 12, were picked from an audition of over 300 hopefuls to dance in the professional ballet company’s new adaptation at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from September 21-22.

Solihull actress speaks about role in Olympic opening ceremony

AN actress who took part in the awe-inspiring Olympic opening ceremony has posted a behind-the-scenes video of the show.

Langley pupils turn trees into bug houses

PUPILS at Langley School’s Year 8 eco club have found a novel use for old Christmas trees - turning them into bug houses.

Louise is launching a search for hidden singing treasures

CHOIR leader Louise Dengate has said she’s hoping to find Solihull’s hidden talent at an open audition this weekend.

In the swim for charity

A KIND-HEARTED Olton schoolboy has caused a splash raising £160 for RNLI with a sponsored swim.

Star turn by Solihull students at GCSE

THOUSANDS of Solihull students collected their GCSE results this morning, with an avalanche of As and A*s.

Young athletes do their 'bests'

Young athletes from Solihull & Small Heath AC competed with distinction last weekend at the English Schools’ Athletic Championships at Gateshead.

Feed me, Seymour, Feed me!

LANGLEY School pupils couldn’t wait to get their teeth into Little Shop of Horrors.

First A levels give school better than average results

ITS first set of A Level results has seen Arden School perform well above the national average in last week’s 2010 GCSE and equivalent and A level performance tables.

Langley top of the pile

FEWER than one in five Solihull schoolchildren have met a new benchmark, backed by the Government.

Megan leads medal haul

ELEVEN-year-old kickboxer Megan Mingle has taken gold at a world championship tournament in Spain.


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