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Berkswell Museum is facing threat of closure

The only museum in Solihull could close within months if visitor numbers do not improve, volunteers have warned.

Grace Academy students celebrate top A level results

Students celebrate A level success

It has been exam success across the board this year for schools in Solihull, with students north and south of the borough achieving record results in their A levels and Post 16 examinations

Transport museum in Wythall

All aboard for Wythall transport museum this Easter

The Transport Museum in Wythall re-opens this Easter with more chances to ride its classic bus exhibits

Solihull law group to hold Budget seminar at National Motorcycle Museum

THE prospect of an unprecedented triple dip recession looms, so will George Osborne stick with his austerity and deficit reduction plans or will he attempt to inject funds into the economy in order to give it a boost?

Five Ways to Reduce Your Monthly Spending

Many people find that rigidly sticking to a monthly budget is a very effective way to end up saving money that would have otherwise been spent.

Plans approved for two new homes in Solihull

THE Rotary Club of Sollihull St Alphege recently launched its first ‘Come Dancing Gala Night’ in support of the Marie Curie Big Build Appeal.

Come Dancing event to be held at National Motorcycle Museum next month

THE Rotary Club of St Alphege is encouraging people to ‘come dancing’ at the National Motorcycle Museum next month to raise money for Marie Curie’s Big Build Appeal.

Solihull Big Issue seller's life story features in new exhibition

THE extraordinary story of a Solihull Big Issue seller features in a multi-million pound exhibition about the rich history of the region.

Museum south of Solihull revs up for August

ADULTS and children can ride around the country lanes in a classic single-deck bus from the Wythall Transport Museum during August.

CHARLIE Murphy, older brother to Eddie Murphy and comedian in his own right, is bringing his Acid Trip Tour to Birmingham.

The 52 year-old shot to fame on the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle’s Show and has gone onto appear in numerous blockbusters since including Norbit and Night at the Museum.

Artists are being offered the opportunity to exhibit at a prestigious Covenry gallery

SOLIHULL artists are being invited to submit their work for an exhibition at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.

All aboard for Wythall Transport Museum's Father's Day jamboree

DADS and grandads can step into the past for Father’s Day at the Transport Museum in Wythall near Solihull.

Solihull features in new tourism advert

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SOLIHULL’S thriving High Street has been identified as one of the attractions that it’s hoped will draw people to the region during the London Olympics.

Manor houses open for night time tour

EXPLORE the medieval manor house of Baddesley Clinton this Saturday in the Museums at Night event.

New retro toys and collectibles store opens

A FILM fanatic from Solihull opens his second ‘destination’ retro collectibles store this weekend.

Glass Fair at Motorcycle Museum

SPECIALIST and antique glassware will be on sale at a special fair at the National Motorcycle Museum.

Berkswell Museum reopens

BERKSWELL Museum has reopened for a new season, welcoming visitors from now until the first weekend of October.

New retro collectibles showcases its rare items

A FILM fanatic from Solihull opens his second ‘destination’ retro collectibles store next weekend.

Vintage bus ride around Outer Circle route

A TRIP around the Outer Circle bus route, aboard a vintage No 11, will take place on April 27.

THE LONG heritage of one of Britain’s most successful motoring companies, Jaguar Land Rover, was celebrated last week.

From the brand new Jaguar XKR-S convertible and Range Rover Evoque to the SS100, one of the first cars to bear the Jaguar name, JLR’s gleaming automotive history was proudly displayed and waiting to be test driven at Heritage Motor Museum in Gaydon.


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