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Acocks Green reservist travels out to Uganda

An Acocks Green Army reservist has taken a break from his day job as a gas engineer to spend two weeks training Ugandan soldiers for United Nations peacekeeping duties

Kingshurst shopworker has tour of duty in Cyprus

A Borough shop worker has left the sales floor behind to help keep the peace in Cyprus

Caroline Spelman on her time at the Earth Summit in Rio

Twenty years on from the original Earth Summit in Rio in 1992, delegates from 193 countries reconvened this month to tackle the lack of progress on putting the global economy onto a more sustainable footing.

Knowle and Dorridge churches pray for local MP at United Nations summit

CHURCH leaders in Dorridge are praying for Caroline Spelman MP to deliver ‘climate justice’ as she attends the Rio+20 Earth Summit.

Fath Matters: Baha'is of Solihull

MY name is Ian Holland. I am a Bahá’í from Solihull working for the United Nations.

Solihull candidates clash in election debate

WHILE the leaders’ debates have caused a political avalanche, on a local level these clashes are a time-honoured part of the election race.

Raising vital cash for Haiti

THERE has been a terrific response from Solihull people following the Haiti disaster last month.

Due respect for TA contribution

LAST month, the Government announced that the TA was to temporarily halt all training due to budget cuts.

Youngster steps out in aid of UNICEF

A KIND-hearted eleven-year-old recently completed his very own sponsored run to raise money for UNICEF.

Stop it now

DORRIDGE residents wake up! Do we really want the entire heart of Dorridge to be taken up by a Sainsbury’s store one and a half times as large as their store in Solihull, together with an underground car park for 220 cars?

RSC plan on braving The Winter’s Tale

The beginning of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s next long ensemble is set to start with The Winter’s Tale.

Boxed in

I ATTEMPTED to recycle cardboard boxes at Tudor Grange Park on Sunday, January 11, only to find that all the containers were completely full and the surrounding area was covered with boxes.


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