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Garden competition joy

AS ONE of the entrants in the Solihull Garden Housing & Gardens competition, I would like to thank everyone who made this such a pleasant evening.

Silhillians urged to take part in butterfly count

Britain’s best known naturalist Sir David Attenborough is urging residents of Solihull to get involved in Save our Butterflies Week from July 24 to August 1.

Car park repairs to hit drivers in Solihull town centre

People who use two of the town centre’s car parks are being advised about work that will be taking place at the end of the month.

Sally joins Booby Birds

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A SOLIHULL woman has joined a team of other successful and inspirational ladies who have pledged to raise £20,000 each for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Gratitude over lost bag

MAY I through your paper express my sincere thanks to the good honest person who found my handbag and gave it in to the customer service desk at Marks & Spencer Food Hall on Friday Morning, January 15.

No clothes

I DO hope Ken Meeson will soon come to the notice of the producers of Strictly Come Dancing: the way he tap-dances around the truth (letters, 8 January).

Less choice

THE closure of the last greengrocer’s in Solihull town centre is a bad blow, coming on top of the disappearance of every independent butcher and fishmonger.

Cutting a path to ruin

I AGREE with Mrs Spelman that the greatest economic crisis facing the world since the Great Depression should give ‘us all pause for thought’ (Solihull News).

M&S sent £5 booze voucher to girl, 17

MARKS and Spencer have been blasted by a Solihull mother for encouraging her underage daughter to purchase alcohol.

Retailers sign up to combat knife crime

SOME of Solihull’s biggest retailers have signed up to a new initiative designed to clamp down on knife crime.

Fashion makes welcome return to 80s glory days

THIS Spring, fashion takes a step back in time to return to the 80s.

Revenue raiser

I WAS horrified to read recently that Warwickshire County Council plans to remove or not provide ‘speed’ camera warning signs.

Stop it now

DORRIDGE residents wake up! Do we really want the entire heart of Dorridge to be taken up by a Sainsbury’s store one and a half times as large as their store in Solihull, together with an underground car park for 220 cars?

Light at the end of a retail tunnel

AMONG all the doom and gloom in the retail sector there was some good news for Touchwood over the festive period.

Keeping Christmas under wraps at M&S

PROVIDING Solihull shoppers with everything they could possibly need this Christmas, M&S has lots of fantastic offers during the run up to the festive season to make sure you are stocked up on delicious foodie treats, Christmas gift wrapping essentials and the perfect presents for your loved ones.

Yule be sorry if you offend

LOCAL police are distributing Christmas cards to prolific offenders telling them to stay away from crime over the festive period.

Police hunt for armed robber

DETECTIVES last night appealed for help to trace a masked, armed robber who threatened a security guard with an iron bar and escaped with a large amount of cash.

Inspiration for the last minute gift

IF DAD has enough socks, pants and ties to last a lifetime, make this Father's Day one to remember with a special gift.


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