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Church is on song for charity

CAROL singers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Chelmsley Wood raised an impressive £340 from two sessions singing seasonal favourites outside Morrisons at Castle Bromwich.

A better future

I REFER to the opinion expressed on apprenticeships in the Viewpoint “Clocks go back” (Solihull News).

Near miss in theft drama

PETROL thieves almost ran over a policeman in Castle Bromwich, as they tried to make a speedy get-away.

Get tougher

CAN someone explain how it can be cheaper to get caught driving without tax and insurance and presumably MoT than to lawfully pay for these?

Grandchild’s hope

NOT all teenagers drink, smoke and are vandals. Grandparents always idolise their grandchildren, here is proof it works the other way.

Collector overload

IS there anyone else getting fed up of every time you go shopping in Solihull ie Sainsbury’s or Morrisons you always get somebody standing at the exit doors holding a charity tin.

Join the big town clean-up!

AN appeal has gone out to Shirley residents to unite with local activists to give the town a massive spring clean.

Nothing back

I’D just like to air my concerns on “Recycling”

In firing line

RE: The Waitrose store application. This large store will dominate and overwhelm historic Knowle.

Tax shocker

THE reorganisation of the old Hockley Heath Parish into three separate Parishes is proving a financial disaster for the majority of their residents.

Shelter boxes helping homeless quake victims

ROTARY clubs are continuing to do their bit to help the Haiti earthquake survivors.

Boon to mums

I’M glad this issue has been raised because me and my husband were discussing this just the other day regarding the mother and baby spaces in Morrisons.

Road safety day: stop licence plate thieves

STAY one step ahead of the crooks with a little help from Solihull police.

Engage brain

FOLLOWING an incident three weeks ago I feel compelled to write in response to a very rude old lady who, in a nasty tone, said to me: “You do realise you’re parking in a disabled spot?” Just because I was with my two young children and my mother, she presumed I was trying to park in the disabled parking area just outside Morrisons.

An easy way to be a beauty on the beach

COUNTING down the days until baring all on the beach can be a daunting prospect.

Green pegs?

GOING green is a way of life for most of us but it’s not always possible to be as eco-friendly as we would like.

Trolley rip off

WE returned from holiday via Birmingham Airport yesterday.. As if the £1 drop off fee wasn’t enough they are now charging a non-refundable £1 for a luggage trolley.

Pupils set to dig in for green crop

GREEN-fingered youngsters at Monkspath Junior & Infant School are laying the foundations for a fruitful summer.

Straight-talking range is ideal for sleek hair

HAIR product giant Schwarzkopf Gliss has unveiled a new product range for ladies tresses.

Cheesemaker is keen as mustard

TUCKED away in the leafy pastures of Earslwood is a speciality cheesemaking business which is thriving despite the economic downturn.

Sort this mess out now!

What an absolute nightmare the residents of Ralph Road must be going through with their gardens being flooded.


Cathrina Hulse
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