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Becki Kamau, Jake Vincent and Caitlin Hubbard from Solihull Swimming Club

Top trio have gone to great lengths for Solihull swimming club

Jake Vincent and Becki Kamau were both nominated for Warwickshire Swimmer of the Year for their outstanding achievements in their chosen sport.

Plan to get more Solihull people playing tennis

AS Solihull’s own Dan Evans vies for the position of Britain’s No 2 tennis player, the borough council is drawing up plans to get more people playing the sport.

Boats stolen from Solihull Canoe Club.

EIGHT boats worth around £4,000 have been swiped from Solihull Canoe Club in what is believed to be a ‘professional’ job.

Solihull Sports Club surge in participation

ONE year on from the London Olympic Games, Solihull sports clubs have experienced a surge in participation.

Karen Carney takes on major role with Solihull Moors

ENGLAND and Birmingham City Ladies winger Karen Carney is to take on the role of ambassador for Solihull Moors’ youth and junior development structure.

Olympic medallist Murray triumphs at British Modern Pentathlon Games in Solihull

OLYMPIC silver medallist Samantha Murray produced a fine all-round display to win her first British Modern Pentathlon Championships crown in Solihull last Saturday.

Olympic stars line up at Tudor Grange this weekend for Modern Pentathlon Championships

Two Olympic medallists and a reigning world champion are among the athletes battling it out for honours at the British Modern Pentathlon Championships in Solihull this weekend.

Solihull cyclists shine both at home and abroad

SOLIHULL Cycling Club’s Lucy Shaw has returned from Europe after playing a significant part in the Team GB Women’s squad in Belgium and Holland last weekend.

It's raining brides and babies at Shirley firm

THERE must be something in the water at a Shirley utilities firm - for SEVEN of its employees will all be tying the knot this year.

Musings on the Olympic legacy by Solihull coach Denis Feasey

SOLIHULL cycling coach and Concorde CC member Denis Feasey has raised concerns over the lack of sporting provision in the Midlands in the wake of the Olympics.

A charity urges locals to make volunteering thier New Year's resolution

A CHARITY is asking locals to make volunteering their New Year’s resolution as it expands its services in the borough.

Solihull's Rowan May sets the bar high for forthcoming pole vaulting season

SOLIHULL pole vaulter Rowan May is determined to raise the bar and qualify for the European Junior Athletics Championships after making a full recovery from serious injury.

St Martin's swimmers come up against Olympic champion

GIRLS from Years 10 and 11 at Saint Martin’s School in Solihull took part in the English Schools’ Swimming Association national swimming finals and found themselves facing an Olympic gold medallist in the Freestyle.

Solihull's Andrew Kaar back in training after injury denies him Paralympics place

INSTEAD of starring on the track at the London Paralympics Andrew Kaar was watching from the stands as Peyman Nasiri Bazanjani took T20 1,500m gold.

Solihull News goes behind the scenes of Malcolm Stent's panto

THERE’S a rodent problem at a local theatre but you won’t need to call pest control because the whiskered mischief maker is none other than King Rat.

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.

Lucy's on track for Olympic glory

SOLIHULL CC’s track star Lucy Shaw took to the boards of the National Velodrome in Manchester at the weekend to compete alongside Olympic medallists from London 2012 in the Revolution race meeting.

Solihull-based printers revealed as one of top secret Olympic printers

A SOLIHULL-based firm has lifted the lid on its role as one of the official printers of Olympic stamps.

Solihull filmmaker produces behind-the-scenes look at Olympics

  • BBC

A SOLIHULL filmmaker has launched a behind-the-scenes look at policing of the London 2012 Olympics.

Team GB inspires asthmatic Tom to run for Children in Need

  • BBC

SEVEN-year-old schoolboy Thomas Giddings was inspired by our Olympic heroes to run 4km in aid of Children in Need.


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