ARE any other Solihull/ Dorridge/ Bentley Heath residents having as much trouble with the S2 and S3 bus service as we are?
I am writing in connection to Councillor Simon Slater’s change of political allegiance from Lib Dem to Labour.
MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman has waded into the debate over whether Britain should ban burkas, defending the right of Muslim women to wear them.
THEY said every vote would count and it did - Lib Dem Lorely Burt has managed to cling on to her seat by less than 200 votes.
WHILE the leaders’ debates have caused a political avalanche, on a local level these clashes are a time-honoured part of the election race.
IT wasn’t quite pistols at dawn as candidates for the constituency of Solihull faced each other in The Independent Live soap box debate on Wednesday (April 28) but shoppers enjoyed questioning the politicians.
WELL-over 100 people turned out for an election debate, held at Light Hall School on Sunday afternoon.
CANDIDATES standing in the General Election will clash not once, but twice, in the next seven days.
THE last few candidates have been confirmed for next month’s General Election.
CANDIDATES standing in the General Election will clash not once, but twice, in the next seven-days.
MEP Nikki Sinclaire has revealed she will stand for the newly-created Solihull & Meriden Residents Association at next month’s election.
A SOLIHULL-based MEP, who was recently expelled from UKIP, is to take legal action against her former party.
SOLIHULL-based MEP Nikki Sinclaire has been expelled from UKIP, the party has confirmed.
MEP Nikki Sinclaire will meet with UKIP officials on Monday to discuss whether she stays with the party.
THE EU’s Transport and Tourism Committee is proving to be a gold mine of news stories.
I SHARE Robert Watts’ sense of betrayal at David Cameron’s failure to offer the obvious alternative to a referendum on the now-ratified Lisbon Treaty (Letters).
DAVID Cameron’s decision to break his ‘cast iron’ EU election promise to hold a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty, marks a new low in British politics.
IT’S a challenging period for Nikki Sinclair, MEP, as she stands for election as UKIP leader and, just this week, announced her decision to challenge Caroline Spelman, MP for Meriden in the next general election.
YESTERDAY we said farewell to Stan Darling, the founder of the Monkspath surgery.
Your recent articles regarding maternity services in Solihull call for a response that both outlines the true situation and reassures women in Solihull, particularly mothers-to-be and those thinking of pregnancy.
I AM very concerned about the lack of security at Birmingham International Airport for someone to so easily enter the compound, fire bomb the police helicopter and escape unhindered.
SOLIHULL finds itself well-represented after the European elections. Two of the six West Midlands MEPs live in the borough: Conservative Malcolm Harbour and UKIP’s Nikki Sinclaire.
LABOUR was dealt a hammerblow by Solihull voters at last week’s European elections – polling less than the BNP in the borough.
YET again Solihull Carnival posters have been put up on lampposts close to or at junctions.
WE returned from holiday via Birmingham Airport yesterday.. As if the £1 drop off fee wasn’t enough they are now charging a non-refundable £1 for a luggage trolley.
NEXT Thursday is European Elections day across the UK.
ON June 4, the West Midlands will decide which six candidates will be representing the region in the European Parliament.
I WOULD like to know just what it takes, when you have the misfortune of living in Chelmsley Wood, to get a large white Transit van removed.
I AGREE with Mrs Spelman that the greatest economic crisis facing the world since the Great Depression should give ‘us all pause for thought’ (Solihull News).
I WOULD like to express my continual disgust at the farce which is Solihull Leisure Centre.
WITH the worst of the Winter weather now seemingly behind us, it’s time to look forward to sunnier months, and the highlight of any political calendar - the European elections.
I WENT to Tudor Grange leisure centre on Friday, January 30.
THE UK Independence Party has voted in a list of candidates for the 2009 European Elections including Nikki Sinclaire, from Solihull.
UNLIKE dear 'butterfly style' Josie Herbert (letters, August 22), who hovers between being Tory, Labour and Lib Dem (and by her extreme anti-Europe attitude - soon UKIP?), I'm proud to have been a Labour activist for the last 65 years, who tries to constantly practise what I preach.
IN response to Coun Tim Hodgson's letter attacking UKIP, (Solihull News) I would suggest he should face the reality of the Lib Dems' love of all things EU!