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Ducks are happy to swim on flooded land off Aqueduct Road in Shirley

Building on flood-prone fields nothing but 'folly'

Environmental campaigners renewed their calls for a halt to the proposed development of flood-prone fields after Solihull was deluged by torrential rain

Birmingham-based photographer Vanley Burke will be giving a talk at the inaugural Hall Green Arts Festival

Festival could bring residents together

A new ten-day arts festival has been launched in Hall Green by community forum We Are B28

Anger after plans to extend historic cottage near Kingshurst are approved

THE owner of an 18th century cottage has been told by planners he can extend the property – much to the dismay of a neighbour.

Flood warnings as parts of Solihull submerge by the rain

Heavy rain caused chaos in parts of Solihull this week, with many roads and open spaces becoming submerged in water

Residents fear for housing plans following floods.

RESIDENTS in Solihull Lodge say this week’s severe flooding proves their fears about plans to build a new housing estate in the area.

Golfers get their hands on Ryder Cup

Fulford Heath Golf Club recently showed off the Ryder Cup to its members.

Daredevil escape from a flooded car

A MAN from Solihull had a lucky escape on Tuesday evening after the car he was driving got stuck in a ford over the River Cole in Wythall.

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