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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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Sailing at Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club

A family-friendly sailing club in a stunning setting

Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club prepares to opens its doors and sails to the public next weekend.

npower employees get set for the 10k fun-run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

npower workers get running for charity

A hundred npower employees have taken part in the 10k run round Tudor Grange Park in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Coun Alan Martin, as Lord Mayor in 2005, with his wife Elspeth

Veteran councillors are calling it a day

Solihull Council’s oldest member, 81-year-old Councillor Alan Martin, is standing down after 18 years.

Coun Ian Hedley, Coun Ken Meeson and Trevor Eames

Parties confident, but defections may mean hard-fought battle too close to call

Solihull News focus on the local council elections on May 22.

Prime Minister David Cameron meets bricklayer Linette Pompey

Parkgate is good news for the economy - PM

David Cameron has praised Parkgate's contribution to the country's recovery during a visit to the Shirley-based scheme recently.

Julie Handford (left) and Christine Patterson attend the Workers’ Memorial Day

Mum honours son who died in digger tragedy

A Shirley mum has honoured her son who was killed in a tragic digger accident, as part of Worker’s Memorial Day.

New paramedics get a starring role on TV

A group of local, newly-qualified paramedics are starring in a new BBC documentary following their first shift out on the road.

Emerson Brown and Mirza Beg

Thugs jailed for savage attack on pensioners

Two thugs, who attacked and robbed a terrified Solihull couple in their own home, have been jailed for seven years each.

New Solihull Council chief executive Nick Page

New chief executive appointed at Solihull

Solihull Council has appointed Salford City Council’s Nick Page as its new chief executive.

The abandoned war memorial tablet found at Packwood, Solihull.

Abandoned war memorial finds a new home at St Giles

A forgotten war memorial has finally found a new home on the wall of St Giles Church in the tiny village of Packwood.

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