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Faith Matters in the Solihull News

“DO AS you would be done by” (the maxim quoted if not invented by Charles Kingsley in his “Water Babies”) is an important principle to which most of us would doubtless subscribe.

Faith Matters in the Solihull News

MUCH has been made of the level of surveillance undertaken by our security agencies and their US counterparts.

Councillors clash over Touchwood discussions

A ROW has erupted over which details surrounding plans to expand Touchwood shopping centre can be discussed in public.

Faith Matters in the Solihull News

ONE of my favourite arias from Handel’s “Messiah” is “I know that my Redeemer Liveth”.

Walk of Witness enacted in both Solihull and Shirley on Good Friday

Crowds gathered together to join an Easter parade through Solihull

Faith Matters in the Solihull News

OUR garden is not what it should be at this time of year.

Hockley Heath youngster remembered a year on from his death.

A youngster from Hockley Heath who died in a horrific car crash a year ago has been remembered - as the first anniversary of his death approaches

St Alphege Church starts hunt for new choristers

ST ALPHEGE Church, Solihull is recruiting new choristers into its choir and is looking for boys and girls aged from seven to ten.

New walk to highlight a famous folklore figure

THREE thousand years old and shrouded in mystery, no-one’s quite sure of the origins of the Green Man.

Murder trial begins into Chelmsley Wood death

A YOUNG man from Henley-in-Arden was stabbed to death during a brawl sparked by a family dispute, a jury has heard.

Solihull's mayor joins the Archbishop for St Alphege celebrations.

SILHILLIANS joined the Archbishop of Canterbury in Greenwich last Thursday to take part in the national celebrations of the martyrdom of St Alphege.

Solihull prepares to mark the millennium of the martyrdom of St Alphege this weekend.

THIS weekend will see the Solihull community come together to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of the martyrdom of St Alphege.

ST Alphege Fayre returns to the borough this month and this year’s event will be extra special as it will coincide with the 1000th anniversary of the saint’s death.

On Saturday April 21, stalls will be set up along the High Street and members of St Alphege Church will reenact their patron’s martyrdom while other events are held at the church and churchyard.

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St Alphege Mother's Day Service

ST ALPHEGE Church will be throwing open its doors for a special service to mark Mothering Sunday.

An affront to the people of Solihull

I RUBBED my eyes in disbelief when I saw that metal thieves had hacked off the tail and front hoof of the equestrian statue in Malvern Park, ‘Thr Horse of Tamar’.

High flyer takes off at Solihull School

SOLIHULL School has built up such a wide-ranging international activity programme that a new senior staff position has been created to head it.

Last respects paid to murder victim Harry

HUNDREDS of mourners turned out to the funeral of murdered Henley-in-Arden man Harry Broadhurst last Thursday (January 5).

Hundreds attend funeral of murdered Henley-in-Arden man Harry Broadhurst

HUNDREDS of mourners turned out to the funeral of murdered Henley-in-Arden man, Harry Broadhurst last Thursday (January 5).

Church’s culinary creation

Parishioners of St Alphege Church have been busy in the kitchen working on a new cookbook which is being launched on Advent Sunday, November 27.

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