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White Christmas is guaranteed this year

It’s all very slush, slush, but it WILL snow in Solihull this Christmas holiday.

Ranjit Choongh, head of operations, Jimmy Spices Restaurants, which has donated 1,000 sandbags and 10 tons of additional sand to the flood-hit south

Restaurant chain digs deep to help flood effort

A restaurant chain has donated a thousand sandbags to Britain’s flood-hit communities.

Shirley Park

Rain causing Park strife as waterlogging holds up work

Impovement work at Shirley Park costing thousands of pounds has ground to a halt - because swathes of the green space are waterlogged.

John Partridge, Gok Wan and Stephanie Beacham

All-star line-up to provide panto fun

From television royalty Stephanie Beacham playing the Evil Queen to rising star Danielle Hope as Snow White, Birmingham Hippodrome’s production promises to be “the Palladium of pantomimes.”

Accident and Emergency still under pressure 'at times,' CEO admits.

THE chief executive of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has admitted his Accident and Emergency departments are still under ‘severe pressure,’ despite the better weather.

Barons player helps secure Midlands victory

SOLIHULL Barons Under 12s player Massimo Agostini has helped secure a Midlands victory at the English Ice Hockey Association Conference Tournament.

Everyone invited to as Solihull Vixens take on Streatham Storm

SOLIHULL Vixens ice hockey team play their first home game since December this Saturday, April 20.

Paddling duo raise big money for the RNLI

A BOROUGH couple who set off to raise £2,000 for the Royal National Lifeboat Association by paddling 50 miles up the River Avon to mark their Golden Wedding anniversary have brought in over £3,700.

Solihull youngsters on tour with Midlands Conference ice hockey team.

OVER the Easter weekend Ethan Smith and Andrew Hayward, pupils of Lode Heath School and junior ice hockey players with Coventry Blaze and Solihull Barons ice hockey clubs respectively, travelled to Tours in France as part of the Midlands U13s Conference team for an international U13 tournament.

Solihull Barons aim for play off spot

Two games, two wins and four points - that is what stands between Solihull Barons and second place in National Ice Hockey League North 2 with a resulting play-off opportunity allowing them a shot at moving into Division 1 for 2013-14

Win tickets to see Disney on Ice with the Solihull News

COME join the party when Disney On Ice presents Let’s Party!

Locals are forced to pay for drives cleared without permission

LAST week’s snow and ice brought a hailstorm of complaints about people clearing local drives without permission then demanding money.

Solihull shivers in a week of wintry weather

Heavy snow buried the borough under a blanket of white this week, delighting children but causing widespread misery for businesses and drivers

4x4 drivers help medics reach critically ill Solihull patients in the snow

DOCTORS and nurses have been getting help to visit critically ill local patients in the snow and ice from local 4x4 drivers.

Super Sam saves Barons against Hull NL Stingrays

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Snow brings joy and misery to youngsters and commuters

Heavy snow buried the borough under a blanket of white this week, delighting children but causing widespread misery for businesses and drivers

Solihull Barons clinch thriller

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Gypsy protestors brave weather as they see in the New Year at their 24-hour protest camp

MERIDEN gypsy protesters braved the bad weather to ring in the changes at their camp on Monday, as their 24-hour vigil approaches a thousand days.

Ice hockey star Cameron wins his England colours

ALL round sportsman Cameron Pound is ending 2012 on high after being selected to represent England Under 14s at an ice hockey tournament in Budapest from December 27-30.

Homeless offered emergency accomodation in minus temperatures

AS the temperature dips below zero, Solihull Council is offering help to people sleeping rough this winter.


Cathrina Hulse
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