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View of Station Road, Dorridge, where the new Sainsbury's development is planned

Further planning permission granted for Dorridge Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's bosses have assured residents they will finally start work on building the new store in the centre of Dorridge now they have been granted extra floor space

Shirley traders' anger over Sainsbury's disruption

TRADERS have blamed disruption caused by construction of a new Sainsbury’s store in Shirley for plummeting takings in the past few weeks.

Work starts on Dorridge Sainsbury's garage on Monday

Sainsbury’s has confirmed that work is due to start on the upgrade and reopening of the petrol station on Grange Road in Dorridge.

Vox pop: Dorridge residents respond to Sainsbury's latest

On Monday, the Solihull News met with residents, business owners and a ward councillor on the steps of Forest Court to ask what they thought about Sainsbury’s announcement

Sainsbury's admits work work start on Dorridge store this year.

SAINSBURY’S has been accused of “betraying the trust” of residents, after admitting work will not start on its Dorridge store until at least 2014.

Dorridge Residents' Association response to Sainsbury's news

You may have heard that Justin King has written to local residents to say that because of various factors, Sainsbury’s are not going to redevelop Forest Court this year.

Justin King - full letter updating residents on Sainsbury's, Dorridge

I am pleased to tell you that planning permission was granted to undertake works to the petrol station in January this year.

Work won't start on Dorridge Sainsbury's this year.

DESPITE being given the go ahead to build a controversial new supermarket in Dorridge more than a year ago, Sainsbury’s say its construction will not begin in the near future.

Driver 'clipped' cyclist at Stratford Road island in Shirley

A PENSIONER has been fined after he knocked a cyclist off her bike in Shirley.

Student's celebrate success with Sainsbury's CEO

SAINSBURY’S chief executive joins staff and students to celebrate their success at the Solihull Sixth Form College’s annual Awards Evening.

Shirley under fire again - this time from Sainsbury's

IT’S becoming increasingly obviously that developers simply won’t take no for an answer.

Residents slam Sainsbury's appeal for new Shirley supermarket

Sainsbury’s original plans for a store on Haslucks Green Road were thrown out by Solihull planners last September after the council received a petition of over 1,400 signatures.

Solihull planners vote in favour of Sainsbury's supermarket in Dorridge

IT’S been a village divided but a packed council chamber saw Solihull councillors give a unanimous thumbs up to the controversial Sainbury’s supermarket application in Dorridge on Wednesday evening (November 30).

Group behind 1800-signature petition speak

VILLAGES like Dorridge must rely on the private sector for investment so says a supporter of the controversial Sainsbury’s development.

Three year path to planning for Sainsbury's Dorridge project

THE Sainsbury’s application to redevelop the derelict Forest Court centre in Dorridge has divided the leafy village of Dorridge.

Planning officers back approval for Dorridge Sainsbury's

PLANNING chiefs have recommended that a highly controversial plan to redevelop the centre of Dorridge be given the go-ahead.

Joy as Sainsbury's plan rejected in Shirley

RESIDENTS and shopkeepers are celebrating after plans for another Sainsbury’s in Shirley were thrown-out.

Crackdown on fuel thieves by Solihull police pays off

A STUDENT is suspected of stealing up to £700 in petrol after driving off from garage forecourts across the West Midlands without paying.

For Sainsbury's

THE Dorridge & District Residents Association (DDRA) have been listening to the community and reviewing the latest submission for the redevelopment of Dorridge centre into a supermarket.

Sainsbury's plan backed by Dorridge & District Residents Association

A CONTROVERSIAL supermarket application has been backed by Dorridge & District Residents Association (DDRA).


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