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Solihull cyclists shine both at home and abroad

SOLIHULL Cycling Club’s Lucy Shaw has returned from Europe after playing a significant part in the Team GB Women’s squad in Belgium and Holland last weekend.

Solihull filmmaker produces behind-the-scenes look at Olympics

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A SOLIHULL filmmaker has launched a behind-the-scenes look at policing of the London 2012 Olympics.

EIGHTIES electro icon Claudia Brücken is discovering lost musical treasures from the 1960s through to the ’90s on her latest tour.

Featuring obscure tracks by David Bowie and the Bee Gees, as well as lesser known artists such as Swedish singer/songwriter Stina Nordenstam, Propaganda singer Brücken said her The Lost Are Found tour aims to tell a story.

Brilliant Matt Clinton finishes third in national time trial event

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A BRILLIANT ride by Balsall Common’s Matt Clinton, pictured, saw him finish in third, behind the cream of British cycling in the national time trial championships.

Solihull cricket coaches meet Nasser Hussein

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CRICKET coaches Ian Stokes and Bob Walpole from Solihull have been recognised for outstanding services to grassroots cricket by former England captain, Nasser Hussein, who presented them with a special coaching certificate during the third Investec Test Match against West Indies at Edgbaston on Friday.

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County honour for fab four

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FOUR Year 8 pupils at Arden Academy won’t need any lessons in teamwork this term as they celebrate their latest success in a remarkable winter of road running and cross country racing.

Duo aim to step to TV show stardom

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MEET the dancing duo who are hoping to cha-cha-cha their way to a £250,000 prize in a national dancing contest.

Andrew’s bid to bring sport to the forefront

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WHEN Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears lock horns this Sunday, an insurance sales director from Dorridge will be making sure there’s no foul play.

Cruel fate

I want people to know what type of government they have.

All-star line-up at golfing event

It promises to be a sensational week at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship this year.

Sign up for UK Open

AMATEUR darts players in Solihull have the chance to qualify for the UK Darts Open and take on the famous faces of darts.

Cycling fun

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A 30 mile cycle ride and a gentler trip round Edgbaston reservoir are the latest two Energy Saving Trust-sponsored Sky Ride Local events to take place.

Cyclists saddle up to celebrate

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CYCLISTS across the borough are being encouraged to head to the town centre this Sunday (September 19) to celebrate the fun of cycling.

Moseley clinch Twenty20 trophy

MOSELEY became the Birmingham League’s Cockspur Cup Twenty20 champions this week and moved a step closer to an appearance on Sky TV as a result.

MP speaks out over burka ban

MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman has waded into the debate over whether Britain should ban burkas, defending the right of Muslim women to wear them.

Skydive girls take plunge for Hayley

Six Solihull girls are Sky Diving for charity in memory of their friend Hayley Birch who succumbed to skin cancer aged 25 last September.

Police workers tackle charity challenge

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FUND raisers from Solihull Police raised around £2,500 for charity after tackling one of the world’s most gruelling triathlons.

Present for the eco friend

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FED up with buying chocolates, perfume and socks for your loved ones this Christmas?


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