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Robin Hood Cemetery

Upset at plan to ban grave decorations

Cemetery bosses are looking to ban grieving families from placing ‘excessive’ decorations on graves and memorials under new regulations.

Tidbury Green

200 new homes earmarked for Tidbury Green

Hordes of residents horrified at plans to ‘swamp’ Tidbury Green with 200 extra houses packed into a planning meeting to anxiously await the outcome of the controversial development

Solihull councillor says court could shock litterbugs into changing their ways

A borough councillor has said the “sharp shock” of being taken to court may make people think twice about littering

Decision to cut library opening hours stands as challenge is overturned\n

THE DECISION to cut library opening hours over lunchtimes will stand after a challenge by opposition councillors failed.

Independent Ratepayers get second councillor in Blythe

Independent ratepayers have got a second foothold in Blythe, as candidate Josh O’Nyons joins Dickens Heath Parish Council after last week’s by-election

Developers accused planning unwanted housing ahead of Local Plan

“PREDATORY” plans for more housing will be the first step to ruining Tidbury Green, a local councillor has claimed.

Independent candidate takes Tory seat

THE shock result of the elections came in Blythe where the Independent Ratepayers gained their first seat on Solihull Council from the Tories.

Solihull Council - Local elections by ward


Conservatives retain control of Solihull but the day belongs to the Greens and Independents

THE Conservatives have retained control of Solihull Council but it was the smaller parties who had most to smile about in the borough after the local elections.

Don’t ruin it

Morrisons has over 300 parking spaces, is accessed from a dedicated slip road from a dual carriageway controlled by traffic lights.

Cruel fate

I want people to know what type of government they have.

Greatest gift

I felt compelled to write to your letters page, in reply to C Darwin’s letter, 29th July issue.

Lighten up

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

Parish riposte

The letter published last week from Mr Eames regarding Balsall Parish Council contains a number of errors which need clarifying.

In defence of Alfie

I WOULD rather have Alfie Fitzpatrick living next door to me than any person from Huntingdon Life Sciences (Solihull News) as I would know all my animals were safe.

Fairtrade joy

Fairtrade joy

Mystery meet

I would like to know if anyone was invited to the ‘public workshop’ last Saturday regarding Sainsburys in Dorridge.

Parking mad

DURING our survey of over 1,200 Knowle residents two objections are paramount in the eyes of the 85 per cent of people who oppose the current Waitrose superstore.

Vote of thanks

THROUGH the Solihull News I would like to personally thank the 23,460 residents who voted Conservative last Thursday.

Solihull Council local election results

Solihull Council - Local Elections Results


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