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The first headteacher at Light Hall School John Greenfield passed away at he age of 89.

Family's tributes as school's first headmaster dies aged 89

John Greenfield, who was at Light Hall School in Solihull between 1963 and 1983, died at his home on July 17 after battling skin cancer.

William Sedgwick (Alderbrook), Vic Scutt (Light Hall), Solihull Mayor Coun Joe Tildesley and John Burton (Lode Heath).

School farewell to three head teachers

There were emotional scenes at three Solihull secondary schools this week as pupils and staff said a sad farewell to their headteachers.

Policeman from Shirley wins three medals at prestigious international event

A policeman born and bred in the borough has officially becoming the fastest bobby on a bike in the world

Light Hall School to recruit two governors

LIGHT Hall School in Shirley is looking to recruit two community governors.

KFC 'will be on door step' of two Shirley schools.

HEADTEACHERS at two Shirley schools have strongly objected to plans to build a fast food restaurant and drive through in the area.

Aoife O'Connor

Fundraising efforts for Aoife reach £22,000

Friends and family of Aoife O’Connor from Dickens Heath have raised a staggering £22,000 in her memory

Solihull schools welcome Chinese visitors

SCHOOLS across Solihull have been enjoying a splash of international culture after representatives from schools in China paid a visit.

Irina from Shirley taekwondo club is Welsh champion

SHIRLEY Tae Kwon-Do Club’s Irina Guy has become the club’s latest double national champion winning in both patterns and individual sparring divisions at the Welsh National Championships in Cardiff.

Solihull school achieves 'eco status'\n

LIGHT Hall School is going green.

TEACHERS at a Shirley school are preparing to run, swim and cycle over 60 miles for charity.

Deputy headteacher of Light Hall School, in Shirley, Bob Barr and assistant headteacher, Richard Hall will be taking part in the Big Half Triathlon at Trentham Gardens in Stoke on July 1 to raise funds for Get Kids Going.

Female students from Solihull encouarged to follow a career in science.

LIGHT Hall School, Soroptimist International Solihull & District and the borough council have joined forces to encourage young women to embark on a science career.

Hayley Barry becomes Shirley Tae Kwon Do club's youngest ever champion

SHIRLEY Tae Kwon Do club are celebrating their latest champion in the shape of Hayley Barry who recently won the British Championships at the Telford International Centre.

Shirley mother removes child from school following bullying claims.

A FURIOUS Shirley mother says she has been forced to take her daughter out of school because of persistent bullying.

Best in local talent aim for contest win

A COMEDIAN, singers and dancers have all signed up for the first ever Shirley’s Got Talent event.

Talent call for Shirley show

Is your neighbour a secret performer, can you make people laugh?

Big hearted youngsters rally round to remember Blake

PUPILS from schools across Solihull turned out in force to raise cash for charity in memory of a Shirley teenager who died from cancer earlier this month.

Tributes to devoted Solihull couple

THE family of a Solihull couple who died within a week of each other have paid tribute to a pair noted for their love, kindness and sense of humour.

Budding Olympian Megan breaks record

SPORTS-mad Megan Mingle has become a record breaker after smashing the Solihull & Small Heath Athletics Club javelin record for the Under 13s.

Lights fundraiser

A new and exciting event is coming to Shirley to raise funds for Shirley Christmas Lights and Light Hall School in Shirley.

Aaron’s a star chef

SHIRLEY chef Aaron Darnley has cooked up a storm at this month’s Rising Young Star competition.


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