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Stanley Lloyd and son David.

Solihull man with Down's Syndrome saved his father's life

A Solihull man with Down's Syndrome who rang 999 when his father collapsed has been praised by family and friends.

St Francis Lodge in Cornyx Lane, Solihull

Find a retirement flats in Shirley and Solihull

Three of a kind: Retirement flats for sale in Cornyx Lane, Solihull, Shelly Crescent in Shirley and Union Road in Shirley.

Four-year-old Leah Wadley with martial arts instructor Eddie Quinn.

Solihull four-year-old follows in her grandfathers Martial Arts footsteps

Leah Wadley has become the youngest student to pass a grading exam at Solihull-based Childsafe Martial Arts.

Employment Minister Esther McVey with the MD of AYS Logistics in Solihull

Minister backs Solihull company's 'not just for boys' jobs message

AYS Logistics was the launch pad of a nationwide media campaign to encourage women to enter traditionally male-dominated industries this week.

Monkspath Business Park

Residents' petition over industrial unit plans near to park

Angry residents in Monkspath are petitioning against plans for an industrial manufacturing unit, located near homes and a popular borough park.

Solihull Chamber overall winner Jane Weaver with Des Correia of sponsors Ove Arup and Chamber president Joe Kelly from Birmingham Airport

Logistics boss named Business Person of the Year

Solihull Chambers held their annual awards to celebrate the best in borough business

Solihull town centre

Solihull planning applications - August 10

The following planning applications have recently been received by Solihull MBC

Solihull's Sheena Goode nets the top catch at the Wychwood Pairs

SOLIHULL top fishing expert Sheena Goode has brought home the silverware again.

Balsall Common Primary School

Local children launch campaign for better parking around Solihull schools

Local children are launching a campaign to encourage better parking around schools

Gym members shocked as Solihull gym suddenly closes.

MEMBERS of a ladies gym in Shirley have been shocked to discover the popular facility has suddenly closed.

Solihull Council set to object to Tudor Grange admissions policy proposals

Solihull Council looks set to object to controversial plans by Tudor Grange Academy to alter the school’s admissions policy

Solihull man sent to prison for beating girlfriend.

A DEPRESSED man who planned to hang himself but instead beat up his girlfriend has been put behind bars.

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

RESIDENTS are invited to discuss local issues around Hillfield Park at a set of meetings next year.

The meetings will be held at 7pm in the Hillfield Suite, Shelly Farm Community Centre, Monkspath on February 4, April 8, July 1 and October 7.

Solihull couple celebrate 70 years of marriage

PLATINUM pair Reg and Marie Drew may have married in haste - but repent at leisure they most certainly have not.

Christmas period hoped balance the books on £180,000 car park shortfall

SOLIHULL Council is relying on Christmas to offset a predicted £180,0000 shortfall from car park charges.

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.

Solihull schoolgirl named fundraiser of the year at swimming awards

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SOLIHULL swimming star and charity champion Millie Checkley has been named Fundraiser of the Year.

Monkspath Hall Road price hike postponed in a bid to boost town cente visitor numbers

TRANSPORT chiefs have postponed plans for a further hike in parking charges at Monkspath Hall Road, due to dwindling numbers of visitors to town centre car parks.

Fete raises £2,000 for charity

A CARE home for ex-servicemen and women has raised over £2,000 at its annual summer fete.


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