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Lorely Burt and Julian Knight clashed in a Solihull branch of Morrisons

MP and rival clash at supermarket surgery

Solihull MP Lorely Burt crossed swords with Tory Julian Knight in a branch of Morrisons.

Solihull Magistrates Court

Romanian man caught stealing food in Solihull after not being able to work legally in UK

A Romanian who was brought to this country with the false promise of employment will now have to carry out unpaid work after he was caught stealing £250 worth of food

Police tape

Shop thief jailed for three and a half years.

A CAREER criminal has been jailed for raiding shops across the region, including convenience stores in Solihull.

Solihull Magistrates Court

Shoplifter blames theft on schizophrenic episode

A shoplifter has blamed his theft from a Castle Bromwich supermarket on a schizophrenic ‘episode’

Morrisons refuse to be pressured into charging for car park

MORRISONS say they will meet with Solihull Council but refuse to bow to pressure over car parking fees.


Alarm at change in opening hours

Residents in Elmdon and Sheldon have raised objections to late evening opening at a new shopping parade

Police are hunting for a gang of youths who have been preying on elderly victims\n

A ‘DESPICABLE’ gang of thieves are wanted by police for preying on elderly victims in Solihull.

Elderly man injured following accident on Stratford Road, Shirley.

AN elderly man has been seriously injured following a car crash on a busy road in Shirley on Christmas Eve.

London man denies stealing 98-year old's purse in Solihull\n

A LONDON man has denied stealing a 98-year-old woman’s purse as she shopped in a Solihull supermarket last week.

Over 340 jobs to be created in Sheldon next year

OVER 340 new jobs are due to be created when a new Morrisons supermarket opens in Sheldon next March.

Solihull shoppers and retailers slam new pay and display system.

CHANGES to the Mell Square car park have sparked outrage among shoppers and town centre retailers.

Under siege from major supermarkets

SOLIHULL has been placed under siege by supermarket giants, with MP Lorely Burt saying that there must be more protection for smaller businesses.

Not enough parking

I WRITE after the article, ‘Cautious yes to superstore plan’ (Solihull News).

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.

Garden idea set to grow

THIS year I launched the Food Growing in Schools Task Force, led by Garden Organic and backed by Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins, former England rugby union captain Lawrence Dallaglio, The Sun’s gardening correspondent Peter Seabrook, the Royal Horticultural Society, the Women’s Institute, and Morrisons supermarket.

Matron please

WITH reference to your article about Claire Molloy and her ‘revolution’ with regard to frail and elderly people (Solihull News) - my husband is in this category having suffered from Parkinson’s Disease for the last 15 years.

Half the price

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I REFER to the letter by K J Bates in last week’s Solihull News entitled ‘Watch the prices’.

What we want

SAINSBURY’S needs Dorridge. They have invested £18 million in its acquisition.

The Shirley bypass

REGARDING the public inquiry into the Parkgate development, can I suggest that instead a short by-pass is built to allow the main part of Shirley shopping area to become unified and pedestrianised.

All above board

AS far as I can recall I have never spoken with your correspondent Steve Green who makes so free with my name (Letters).


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