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Rachel and Andrew Lovett prepare for the Mongolia Rally with the 60-year-old Morris Minor.

Siblings take on Mongol Rally in old Morris Minor

Brother and sister Rachel and Andrew Lovett from Solihull will take part in next month's Mongol Rally in a 60-year-old Morris Minor 1000.

Have a cuppa in aid of Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull.

MARIE Curie Cancer Care is asking the people of Solihull to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party this June and July to help raise funds for the Marsh Lane hospice.

Have a cup of tea plea for Solihull Marie Curie

MARIE Curie Cancer Care is asking the people of Solihull to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party this June and July to help raise funds for the March Lane hospice.

Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull

Exhibition to commemorate Hampton-in-Arden artist

An art exhibition is to be held in Hampton-in-Arden to commemorate the work of a celebrated local painter

Marie Curie hospice in Solihull closes in on appeal target

MARIE Curie Cancer Care’s Big build appeal to build and equip a new hospice for the West Midlands by raising £7 million through a public appeal has reached an exciting milestone.

Solihull filmmaker produces behind-the-scenes look at Olympics

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

Blythe Valley run boost for Marie Curie Hospice

THE Blythe Valley Park Charity Fun Run has provided a record boost for a new hospice for the West Midlands – as the grand opening finish line moves ever closer.

Mystery sketch finder hopes to trace owner

A MUM-of-four from Solihull who discovered a mysterious sketch of a young girl behind an artist’s print, is hoping to trace its owner.

Running shoes on for the Solihull Blythe Valley fun run

BLYTHE Valley Business Park is urging its tenants to swap their suits for shorts, or even fancy dress, in preparation for its ninth annual Charity Fun Run.

Young Solihull swimmer raises money for cancer sufferers.

THE lyrics of the King of Pop helped this super swimmer from Shirley complete a 2.5K swim for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

A SHIRLEY company has won Marie Curie’s 50/50 Challenge after raising over £3,300 for the Big Build Appeal.

Marie Curie Cancer Care held an awards evening in Birmingham last week to celebrate the 14 corporate teams who took part in the challenge.

Christmas ball to boost charity

DANCE the night away and raise much-needed funds for charity at the upcoming Marie Curie Big Build Christmas Ball this December.

MP Caroline is a hit on the hockey pitch

HOW many Cabinet ministers can play hockey?

Our refuge

IN our increasingly dangerous world, there are so many situations that make us fearful.

Dean jumps to it for Solihull's Marie Curie Hospice

A local man is taking to the skies as he plans to perform a charity skydive, in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Open day at Solihull's Marie Curie hospice

Staff at the Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull are inviting people living locally to share their questions, thoughts and anxieties about hospice care at an open afternoon on Friday May 20, as part of Dying Matters Week (May 16-22).

Patriotic show to celebrate wedding

SOLIHULL was a sea of red, white and blue last Friday (April 29) as young and old celebrated the Royal Wedding with a host of street parties.

Keep them out

I keep seeing letters about how glad people are that Asda has been stopped and that we do not need a new supermarket in Solihull, but while they have been doing this no one has noticed that a supermarket is coming through the back door.

Windfall for local causes

ORGANISERS and sponsors of Solihull Carnival have handed more than £5,500 to local charities from this year’s event.

Mayoress goes over the edge for Solihull's Marie Curie Cancer Care

Not one for putting her feet up over a weekend, the Mayoress of Solihull, Sheila Courts, decided to do something a little different on Sunday 12 September.


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