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Hannah Jennings Parry

Hannah Jennings Parry

Hannah joined the paper as a general news reporter from the Sutton News in 2011. She covers our entertainment pages, with a particular passion for theatre and comedy, breaking news and business.

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Tiny Teddies owners Michelle and Paul Ingram

Nursery rated 'inadequate' taken over by new owners

The 76-place Zig Zags Nursery, in Kenilworth Road, hit the headlines last summer after inspectors found children were at risk from dirty toys and plastic bags left within their reach.

Barry Todd came round after wife Carol played music to him by his choir the Midland Voices

Choir saved my life, says musical director Barry

Barry Todd had spent his career in the entertainment business, working with major stage stars and founding the Midland Voice Choir five years ago.

Dean Jenkins (centre) at the Healthwatch Solihull meeting with chair of Bentley Heath Community Centre Jenny Lanfermeijer (left), Sam Mills and vice-chair of Dorridge Patient Participation Group Ian Black

Bosses in u-turn on station decision

Solihull's ambulance station closed last September and ambulances were moved to a new site in Erdington.

Ken Trueman, from Solihull, is one of three veterans who is having a road named after them in the borough

Campaign to name streets after borough war heroes

Solihull's outgoing mayor has launched a new campaign to name streets after three borough war heroes.

Randy the male guinea pig at Hatton Adventure world, has escaped from his pen and broken into the ladies pen, and now they are all pregnant

100 guinea pigs pregnant as rodent Randy breaks into female enclosure

A Casanova rodent has doubled the population of Hatton Adventure World's Guinea Pig Village after breaking into the female enclosure.

George Outhwaite, Hilton Birmingham Metropole and Year 9 and 10 students at Tudor Grange Academy

Chef gives taster of career to local academy students

A top Hilton chef has visited Tudor Grange Academy to give pupils a taste of a career in cooking

Monkspath Business Park

Residents' petition over industrial unit plans near to park

Angry residents in Monkspath are petitioning against plans for an industrial manufacturing unit, located near homes and a popular borough park.

Omara Ashraf, from Solihull, completed a 48 hour sponsored silence for charity

I was silent for 48 hours? Now that's something to really shout about

Self-confessedchatterbox Omara Ashraf kept mum for two days in a good cause.

Tom Lackey at Shirley's War Memorial.

Wingwalking ace's anger at war memorial red tape delay

Tom Lackey is furious after being prevented from restoring the Shirley War Memorial, which bears his own brother's name.

The England v Italy guinea pig clash at Hatton Country World

Mystic guinea pigs predict World Cup

Move over Paul the Octopus – it’s Hatton Adventure World’s guinea pigs making the predictions for this year’s World Cup.

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