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Last year's Neighbourhood in Bloom winner in Bosworth Drive.

Solihull in Bloom has officially been launched for 2015

The annual competition celebrates the green-fingered residents of Solihull who help to keep the borough looking ‘blooming great.’

Youngsters from the Meriden CE School joined staff from Dovetail Facilities Management, Meriden Parish Councillors and Mayor of Solihull, Coun Joe Tildesley to celebrate Meriden in Bloom

We're putting on a bloomin' good show

Almost 2,000 flowers and shrubs have been planted around Meriden in the hope of winning gold in the village’s first entry to Solihull in Bloom.

Solihull gardens bloom in borough competition

DESPITE one of the wettest summer’s on record, borough gardens are looking better than ever in this year’s Solihull in Bloom competition.

Last chance to enter Solihull in Bloom competition

TIME is running out to enter gardens and floral displays in the annual Solihull in Bloom Garden competition.

Everything's blooming in Solihull

Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Irene Chamberlain, officially opened this year’s event, run by Solihull Council, Notcutts Garden Centre and the Solihull News, at Hillfield Park.

NOTCUTTS Garden Centre are showing they have real flower power as they kick off this year’s Solihull in Bloom competition.

The arrival today, Friday, of their unique Flower Power car at Hillfield Park, covered from wheel to window in grass and flowers, will mark the official launch of the borough-wide competition, part of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom campaign 2012.

Community lined up for a greater role in Bloom bid

CASH-strapped Solihull Council is considering whether to hand over more responsibility for the annual Solihull in Bloom competition to the local community.

Railway Inn scoops blooming great title

AT a gala event Solihull celebrated the achievements of its gardeners at the Solihull in Bloom awards evening.

Town getting ready to bloom

THE ever popular ‘Solihull in Bloom’ annual garden competition is in full swing, and there is still plenty of time for Solihull residents to enter their garden, hanging basket or display before the closing date of July 8.

Search on for best gardens

Who’s got the best garden in Solihull?

Solihull in Bloom 2011 invites everyone to get involved

SOLIHULL in Bloom 2011 is inviting everyone - from residents to community groups and businesses - to get involved in this year’s riot of colour.

Yobs vandalise Solihull Britain in Bloom floral feature

Solihull Council is appealing for residents to help police track down those responsible for vandalising one of the new mosaic flowers in Mell Square.

Judges put town in the spotlight

FOUR months of planning and hard work came to fruition last Friday when judges for this year’s Britain in Bloom contest completed a tour of the borough.

Council pinches planters

A SOLIHULL village was stripped of its blooms last week when council bosses ordered their removal as part of a cost cutting exercise.

Blooming good contest!

RESIDENTS have until the end of June to get their entries in for this year’s Solihull Garden Competition.

Anger at wrecked blooms

BUNGLING council contractors are at it again - yet more spring blooms have been hacked down despite our front page story last week.

Competition buds burst into bloom

GREEN-FINGERED Silhillians are again being urged to line up behind Solihull’s bid to claim honours in the prestigious Britain in Bloom contest.

Not good enough

I HAVE just read your report on the snow reaction meeting by Solihull Council, I work for a food company in Willenhall, where I am involved in the distribution and transport side of the business, our vehicles range from 18 tonne to 26 tonne.

Flower power

DESPITE the ‘doom and gloom’ brigade, I remain a strong supporter of the nationally successful Solihull in Bloom project.

Edith Wootton's Chelmsley Wood garden claims Britain in Bloom honours

A LUSH and colourful garden - maintained by a north Solihull pensioner - has scooped a top award.


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