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Silhillians U12s urged to enjoy Twickenham stage

Silhillians Under-12s coach Kevin Johns is urging his starlets to enjoy every second when they share the Twickenham stage with their idols later this month.

Get composting for a chance to win a bin

SOLIHULL Council is urging residents to ‘get composting’ for the chance to win a bin during Compost Awareness Week.

Dave Pinwell

Dave Pinwell's IT talk

THE storm that blew up around 17-year-old Paris Brown and her resignation as Kent’s Youth Crime Commissioner, threw the spotlight on the business of how personal remarks made in social media relate to employment aspirations.

Lolihull opens this weekend with Little Grimley's Troubles Tripled

OPENING Solihull’s first ever comedy festival this weekend, is MadCap Theatre Productions’ hilarious parody of amateur dramatics.

Twitter rages as the new name for Craig Croft is announced

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Bullying victim launches own campaign for schools

A victim of bullying is launching a campaign to promote awareness of its ‘devastating’ effects on self-esteem

'Mr Pantomime' Ian Sandy, from Acocks Green, dies aged just 48

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STARS of stage and screen have been paying tribute to an Acocks Green theatre stalwart who has died aged just 48.

Police puppies get named\n

WEST Midlands Police’s new four-legged recruits have been named after a public appeal.

James Bond actor Daniel Craig in rumoured Lapworth move

Is agent 007 considering moving to Lapworth?

Dave's Pinwell's IT Talk

MAYBE it’s the recession, but 2012 has been an underwhelming year when it comes to innovation in the world of tech.

Solihull's mayor and top cop sleep rough for charity

SOLIHULL’S Mayor and police commander were among those sleeping out as part of a charity event for the homeless this week.

Bodyguard saves the life of motorcyclist

AN EX-SOLDIER turned bodyguard has helped save the life of a seriously injured motorcyclist following a horror crash on a Solihull road.

A ballot box with a paper being inserted.

Police and crime commissioner elected but dismal turn-out overshadows result

Only one in eight Solihull voters made it to the polling station at last week’s election for the police and crime commissioner – believed to be the worst turn out in the borough’s electoral history

More prizes on offer for Solihull firms with our Local Business Accelerators campaign

THERE’S just one week left to join the Solihull News’ Local Business Accelerators campaign.

Solihull cycling legend Tommy Godwin dies, aged 91

DOUBLE Olympic medallist Tommy Godwin has died aged 91, British Cycling has announced.

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Review

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Birmingham Rep

The News patrolls the streets with Solihull Police.

PATROLLING the streets of Solihull borough on foot is a duty local police still take extremely seriously.

Solihull residents get their questions on organ donation answered on twitter

HOSPITAL bosses have taken to twitter to ‘bust the myths’ about organ donation.

Cannabis plants found in Balsall Common

A LANDLORD who went to visit his house in Balsall Common was horrified to find part of the property was being used to grow cannabis plants.

Solihull Police speak out on Twitter

SOLIHULL Police have staunchly defended their use of Twitter, following accusations that officers were investing too much time in social media.


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