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Shirley Town take on Redditch in pre-season friendly

Shirley Town FC play their final warm up match against Redditch United on Saturday, August 3, kicking off at 12.30pm.

Shirley Town on the look out for a new goalkeeper

SHIRLEY Town FC are looking for a first team goalkeeper to mind their net in the forthcoming season in the Athium Midland Football Combination Division One.

Shirley stall offer to celebrate Independents Day

SMALL businesses are being asked to take up the offer of a stall on Shirley High Street, as part of an initiative to encourage people to shop local.

Traders against more changes to parking in Shirley

NOW is not the time to be making more changes to parking in Shirley, according to traders, following plans to introduce payment meters along the high street.

Locals celebrate all that is good about Shirley.

PARKGATE, the planned library move, parking problems - Shirley may have its fair share of controversy but the Solihull News thinks there is also plenty to celebrate.

Spring clean time in Shirley - and everyone's invited

IT’S Spring Clean time in Shirley town centre this Saturday and everyone is invited to roll up their sleeves and get the place looking spick and span.

New look to Shirley business community

SHIRLEY Town Centre Partnership has had a facelift and is moving with the times to become known as Shirley Town Team.

Christmas lights switched on in Shirley

ALL eyes were on Shirley on Thursday as the Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Ken Hawkins, officially switched on the town’s Christmas lights.

Lions sponsor first Christmas light in Shirley

SHIRLEY Lions have become the first official sponsors of Shirley’s new Christmas lights.

Lorely Burt MP on library plans for Shirley

WELL here’s a turn-up for the books. Without a word of warning, an announcement was made at the end of the council meeting this week that Shirley Library could be moved to the new retail area in the Heart of Shirley.

£10,000 cash boost for Shirley town centre

THE town may have missed out on super shopper Mary Portas’s government funding scheme earlier this year but Shirley can now celebrate after learning it has instead been awarded a cash boost of £10,000.

Plea to businesses to sponsor Shirley's Christmas Lights

SHIRLEY Town Centre Partnership is looking for 12 local companies to sponsor one of their brand new Christmas lights in Shirley.

Shirley gets set for Independents Day

Shirley Town Centre Partnership is joining in on the national Independents Day campaign on July 4, to support local independent shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and businesses in Shirley.

Solihull's hopes fo Shirley town centre funding, second time round.

SHIRLEY has failed to win funding under a national scheme for town centre regeneration.

Shirley waits for decision on portas bid.

A RETAIL development scheme to encourage new business could be on the cards for Shirley if the town is successful in its bid for a slice of £1 million funding.

Solihull folk asked to have pride in their town.

SHIRLEY folk are being encouraged to ‘have pride in their town’ as part of a new initiative launched by the town centre partnership.

Standard is high as talent goes on show

THE second audition of Shirley’s Got Talent attracted over 20 acts of all ages - from nine to 75 years old - well and truly showing that Shirley has got talent!

Best in local talent aim for contest win

A COMEDIAN, singers and dancers have all signed up for the first ever Shirley’s Got Talent event.

Robins take points from local clash

Shirley Town 0 Knowle FC 2

Talent call for Shirley show

Is your neighbour a secret performer, can you make people laugh?


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