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Pam and Al Sutton from Troop Aid in Solihull

Queens Award goes to founders of Troop Aid

Solihull-based Troop Aid who have just been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

St George's parade in Solihull

OVER 300 bikes and 100 other vehicles took part in a St George’s Day parade through Solihull on Sunday.

Solihull Magistrates raise cash for Troop Aid

STAFF at Solihull Magistrates Court have raised a handsome £273 for the charity Troop Aid.

Over £300 raised fro Troop Aid.

A QUIZ night held at Solihull Moors Football Club has raised over £300 for Troop Aid.

Town troop funds bid success

SOLIHULL charity Troop Aid raised the sum of £506.32 during a recent street collection around the town centre.

Tragic Joe inspires family to raise cash for troop charity

THE family of a Castle Bromwich man - who was killed fighting in Afghanistan - have raised over £23,000 to help other servicemen.

On the ball for Troop Aid

OVER the Moon - that’s the verdict of Troop Aid co-founder Albert Sutton after Solihull Moors FC threw their weight behind the charity by advertising it on their shorts.

Beer cheer as Moors raise a glass to three year sponsorship deal

SOLIHULL Moors FC have secured a sponsorship deal worth more than £100,000 over three years.

Fun at the fete

FROM dancers to ducks, juggling to jams, there’s a lot happening at Earlswood Grand Fete.

Honest soul

TO THE person who found the black backpack that I left in Morrison’s car park on Friday, May 20 and handed it in to the store - thank you so, so much.

Brave Ben is walking tall

INJURED soldier, Ben Parkinson, will be special guest at this year’s Troop Aid black tie ball.

Monologues to premiere

SEVEN strangers at Victoria Station are the subject of a never-before-seen series of monologues.

Singing success for Reynalds Cross School choir

PUPILS from Reynalds Cross School have scooped £1,000 for a project of their choice - after winning the Touchwood school choir competition.

Singing success

PUPILS from Reynalds Cross School have scooped £1,000 for a project of their choice - after winning the Touchwood school choir competition.

Carnival fun for everyone

SUNSHINE and music were enjoyed by those who turned out for this year’s Shirley Carnival.

Open day for Troopaid

TROOP Aid will be holding an open day later this month.

On the oche for charity success

A GRAND total of £15,881.57 is the record-breaking amount raised in one season by the Sports Argus Charity Darts Squad.

Hitting the right note for carnival

Preparations are being finalised for this year’s Shirley Lions Carnival in Shirley Park on Saturday July 10 which promises to be the biggest and best yet.

We won’t be back

I CAN only conclude that Toys r Us are experiencing trading difficulties and are short of cash, as they have now decided to impose draconian car park charges on ‘their’ rear car park on the Sears Retail Park.

Still time to enter fun run

KNOWLE’S fun run may be over for another year but there is still time to enter the Dorridge Run on June 13.


Cathrina Hulse
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