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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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Dance, food and art at May Day fest in Digbeth

Top headliners Chase & Status, Annie Mac, MK and Netsky and more at the new festival from GlobalGathering Group and The Rainbow Venues.

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling

Justice Secretary: Relocating criminal cases frees up court

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has claimed the relocation of criminal cases from Solihull Magistrates to Birmingham makes the borough’s court more effective.

Dr Patrick Brooke

Health chiefs told to cut £12m off three-year budget

Cash-strapped Solihull health chiefs have been ordered to save £12 million over the next three years.

Jasper Carrott

Jasper still has crowds rocking with laughter

Jasper Carrott is back on the road again with his musical mates to Stand Up And Rock!

British Sea Power will headline Lunar festival in Tanworth-in-Arden

Lunar festival ready to rock village

The tiny village of Tanworth-in-Arden is about to become home to a brand new musical festival.

Closure threat to Solihull Job Club

Solihull Job Club club is at threat of closure unless more employment seekers use its services.

Author Pat Spence has published the first of her fantasy trilogy Blue Moon

Author Pat's new fantasy trilogy bids to rival Twilight

Solihull's answer to the hugely successful Twilight series, Pat Spence, has published her own fantasy trilogy.

Angela Cloke with son Sam who nearly died from meningitis

Life-saving jab may be free on NHS

Angela Cloke has been campaigning for Meningitis B vaccine, Bexsero, to be offered to babies since it was licensed in the European Union in January 2013.

Bob Runham, chairman of Xpro, Geoff Scott, chief executive, Ian Taylor, Kevin Cambell and Guy Branston at the launch

Football legends support charity's help for ex-players

Football legends have been in Solihull this week to celebrate a charity supporting former players who have fallen on hard times.

The 'manaphin'

Long-'extinct' marine mammal spotted in Gulf

The sighting of a manatee/dolphin near St Pete/ Clearwater has mystified scientists

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