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Royal encounter for Solihull businesswoman Rose Gardner

ROSE Gardner, who lives in Solihull, was recently invited to lunch at The Hub Westminster, where she met HRH The Prince of Wales.

National Grid appoint Solihull's Julian Buttery as Business Connector

SOLIHULL National Grid employee Julian Buttery has been appointed as full-time Business Connector for the Hodge Hill area of Birmingham.

Faith Matters - the Christmas column

WHAT do Christians say Christmas is about? There is a concise explanation in the New Testament.

71 year-old in court for turning up on ex-wife's doorstep

A PENSIONER, banned from the home of his ex-wife of 25 years, has admitted breaching his order after he turned up on her doorstep.

Conference held in Solihull for young epilepsy sufferers

ON average, one child in every Solihull primary school is diagnosed with epilepsy, with the figure rising to five in every borough secondary school.

Lucky trio join the jubilee celebrations

St Thomas More Catholic Primary was the only primary school in Solihull and Birmingham to have students attend the Commonwealth Observance Day on Monday March 12 alongside royalty, 300 Commonwealth Ambassadors, church leaders and 1,000 other children from across the UK.

Solihull residents in vigil over destruction of trees in Shirley Park

INCENSED residents will descend on Shirley Park this evening (Friday) to hold a vigil in protest against the recent destruction of the “ring of oaks”.

Wingwalker Tom is the pride of Britain

WINGWALKING wonder Tom Lackey has won another award for his incredible efforts raising over £1m for charity.

Heroic marine awarded the CBE

COURAGEOUS Lance Corporal Ryan Shelley of the Royal Marines received the George Medal for gallantry at Buckingham Palace this week.

Elaine’s mini woolly weds

A MONKSPATH mum-of-three came up with a yarn-storming idea to mark last week’s Royal Wedding.

Patriotic show to celebrate wedding

SOLIHULL was a sea of red, white and blue last Friday (April 29) as young and old celebrated the Royal Wedding with a host of street parties.

Fly the flag for Wills & Kate's Big Day

ROYAL Wedding fever has everyone painting the town red, white, and blue – and now youngsters can get in on the act too!

Residents take to the streets in celebration

UNION Jacks will be flying in over 20 roads today, as Solihull celebrates the Royal Wedding.

Solihull set to celebrate Royal Wedding with street parties galore

SOLIHULL is set to become the Royal Wedding party capital of the Midlands with more than 20 street parties being planned.

Hunt for Solihull prowler who attacked woman

POLICE are hunting a street prowler who followed a woman as she left a Solihull pub before pulling her leggings down and running off.

Applause for a 4x4 milestone

THE one millionth Range Rover to be built in Solihull rolled off the production line last week.

Jazmine’s wishes all came true

A HENLEY-in-Arden school girl has sadly died after battling a rare form of childhood bone cancer.

Can you help with Jazmine's wish list?

AT just nine-years-old young Jazmine Lewis has been handed the news that she has terminal cancer.

Rover celebrates its 40th birthday

MADE in Solihull – but famous around the world – the Range Rover celebrated its 40th birthday last week.

Mum takes equality petition to No.10

A CAMPAIGN started by the mum of a Castle Bromwich soldier – killed while serving in Iraq – has gone all the way to Downing Street.


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