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Deborah Fennell (Blythe Valley Park), Martin Conlon, Jaap de Jonge and Ken Barker (Shirley Lions).

Blythe Valley Business Park Charity Fun Run proceeds to go to SoLO

Organisers of this year’s Blythe Valley Business Park Charity Fun Run have chosen to donate their entry proceeds to a learning difficulties charity.

Dorridge Fun Run

Record turn out for Dorridge Fun Run and Fair

A record 1700 people took part in the ninth Dorridge Fun Run and Summer Fair last Saturday

Wendy hits new heights for SoLO

AN INTREPID Solihull woman has raised over £2000 after completing one of the toughest challenges in the world for Solihull Life Opportunities (SoLO).

Toy Fair to raise funds for people with learning difficulties

A CHARITY toy collectors fair will be held in the borough next week.

Blind Dave backs Solihull charity

FANTASTIC fundraiser “Blind” Dave Heeley has thrown his support behind borough charity Solihull Life Opportunities (SoLO).

Raise a glass to Shirley beer festival

THE Shirley Beer Festival is back next weekend with a large selection of tasty brews to enjoy.

Concert held for Solihull charity.

A CONCERT to raise money for Solihull Life Opportunities (SoLO) will be held at Dorridge Methodist Church on Friday, March 9.

Seasonal packers raise over £1,000

Festive shoppers in Marks and Spencer’s in Solihull helped boost the funds of local charity SoLO by donating money for getting their bags packed at the tills.

Santa rides into town

Guests at Touchwood were recently greeted by the arrival of a very special guest as Santa Claus flew into the centre.

Crowds turn out to have fun at the run

HUNDREDS of runners took part in the annual Blythe Valley Park Charity Fun Run this month.

Festival is set to end on a high with a funpacked programme

FUN in the Park brings Solihull Festival to an explosive close, with a host of events taking place on Sunday.

Milestone total hope

ORGANISERS of Solihull Carnival are hoping to reach a grand total of £500,000 this year after almost 60 years of organising the popular event.

Reading relay a revelation

OVER 300 people took part in a non-stop, four-day Bible Reading Relay last week.

Mum praises a ‘priceless place’

THE MUM of a severely disabled man who died last year has praised the ‘priceless place’ in Solihull her son went to socialise.

Anna’s a world of difference

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A YOUNG woman’s two month career break with a learning disabilities charity has changed her life.

Leap of faith for charity

LESS than a month after thieves made-off with thousands of pound-worth of equipment, a local charity has been raising vital funds.

Solo thieves target charity

CALLOUS thieves have stolen thousands of pounds worth of equipment from a local charity, which provides support for adults and youngsters with learning disabilities.

Genelle to compere at ball

ONE of Midlands Today’s rising stars will compere a Solihull charity’s Spring Carnival Ball.

Brave duo in leap of faith

AN INTREPID pair will be abseiling from the top of an historic building to raise money for a borough charity.

Learning disability charity awarded IIP bronze status

SOLIHULL Life Opportunities (SoLO) – a charity helping people with learning disabilities – has been handed a top award.


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