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Nick Clegg on a visit to the Park Ridge Centre in Brueton Park, Solihull.

Election campaign gets under way in Solihull

Things could start to get a little prickly as the General Election campaign gets underway in Solihull.

Solihull businesses urged to apply for regional growth fund

A NEW round of the Regional Growth Fund has opened with the deputy Prime Minister calling on businesses across the country to bid for a share of the £350million cash pot.

Boundary changes in Solihull thrown into serious doubt

MASSIVELY unpopular plans to transform Solihull’s political map looked to be in serious doubt this week.

Deputy PM backing airport’s expansion

EXPANDING Birmingham Airport will be a major boost to the local economy Nick Clegg said on a visit to the site last week.

Nick Clegg was "a naughty boy" Solihull schoolchildren are told

SOME Lib Dem activists have accused their leader, Nick Clegg, of being too close to his Conservative counterpart David Cameron.

Out of bounds

SOME of the recently published Boundary Commission proposals on Parliamentary constituencies ‘border’ on nonsense!

Out of bounds

SOME of the recently published Boundary Commission proposals on Parliamentary constituencies ‘border’ on nonsense!

Solihull's Jaguar Land Rover to build new engine factory

JAGUAR Land Rover (JLR) has confirmed that it is to invest £355 million in a new factory in Staffordshire, to produce a new generation of low emission petrol and diesel engines.

Business tax change gets a welcome

SOLIHULL currently gets back just half the £100m in business rates it hands over to the Government.

Dodgy figures

In February the Solihull News ran a story about the benefits of HS2.

Led by the people

AHEAD of next month’s local elections, the Solihull News speaks to Lib Dem group leader Councillor Ian Hedley.

Figures down

In reply to Mr Caffery’s letter of April 1 about my column highlighting the 29 per cent drop in teenage pregnancies in Solihull in the last 10 years I would like to point out that this figure refers to conception rates and not birth rates.

‘AV’ is no way to clean up politics

ELECTORAL reform isn’t the way to clean up politics, according to an opponent of the Alternate Vote (AV).

Hospital services at risk of moving

FEARS have been reignited about services at Solihull Hospital being moved outside the borough.

Debt and decisions

LIB Dem leader Nick Clegg has said he’s not ignorant to the challenges facing his party.

New Panto’s not Wishee Washee!

Aladdin, Solihull Arts Complex

A trusty guide

ANN Polson extols the beauty of nature (Faith Matters, October 8) but with no justification at all, concludes ‘It all speaks of God - a creator!’

Slater leaves Lib Dems for Labour

SHIRLEY West Lib Dem councillor Simon Slater has defected to the Labour Party.

Solihull councillor Simon Slater defects to Labour

SHIRLEY West Lib Dem councillor Simon Slater has defected to the Labour Party.

Ex-minister is a guest at dinner

THE Conservative-Liberal Democrat governing coalition is going through a “honeymoon period” at present but it could come under some pressure later, a Tory elder statesman has warned.

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