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One of the borough’s most affluent neighbourhoods, Meriden MP Caroline Spelman lives here. The Forest Court shopping precinct at the heart of the community is about to be redeveloped.

Knowle and Dorridge CCC undone by Prem new boys

Knowle and Dorridge lost by six wickets to Premier Division newcomers Ombersley.

Boyce and Gray steer Solihull Municipal to first win

Solihull Municipal recorded their first win in the Warwickshire League Premier Division with a three-wicket success at Hampton and Solihull.

Tense one-wicket victory for Knowle

Knowle and Dorridge held their nerve to snatch a one-wicket win over unbeaten Bart Green in an enthralling contest at Cherry Hill.

Poysden display has Dorridge in a spin

Sam Cheshire smashed a boundary-laden 96 not out as Barnt Green eased to a seven-wicket win over Dorridge in the Birmingham League Premier Division.

Copper Beech Close in Dorridge

Exclusive Dorridge homes are proving popular

Just two properties remain for sale at Cala Homes' Copper Beech Close, on Manor Road, a scheme of seven in a gated enclave.

Debden Close in Dorridge, Solihull.

Extended Dorridge home with lots of space

Extensions have helped to improve the amount of living space offered in this detached house in Debden Close, Dorridge.

Evenson Court in Dorridge, Solihull

Evenson Court in Station Road

Evenson Court in the heart of Dorridge village, is a collection of high spec two and three-bedroom flats with prices from £245,000.

Copper Beech Close in Dorridge

Copper Beech Close development in Dorridge

Cala Homes is to hold a bespoke part exchange event next weekend for the three remaining luxury homes at its exclusive Copper Beech Close development in Dorridge.

Longdon Croft in Knowle

Apartment for sale in Knowle

Three of a kind: Apartments in Knowle and Solihull for sale.

Bennett Drive development in Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield and Dorridge luxury homes launch this weekend

CALA Homes' Bennett Drive scheme in Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, launches tomorrow.

Santa visits to children in Marston Green and Chelmsley Wood have been saved following an appeal in the Solihull News.

That was the year that was - the highlights and lows

From a randy rodent to thieves stealing from grieving families, we take a look back at some of the highlights of 2014.

BPC consultant Paul Anderson receives his award for his work with severely injured soldiers.

Dorridge consultant and his team honoured for work with injured soldiers

A Dorridge consultant and his team have been given a top award in recognition of their specialised work with severely injured soldiers.

Reverend Alan Boyd

Rev Alan steps down as Solihull Hospital chaplain after 26 years

Popular Solihull Hospital chaplain Reverend Alan Boyd has announced his retirement after dedicating 26 years service to local patients.

Mark Best, Chris Cheslin, Dave Brignull, Nick James, Phil Neale (wicket keeper), James Neale, Tom Milnes, Mohammed Akhlaq, Dominic Ostler (captain), Tanveer Ahmed, Darren Maddy.

Berkswell narrow gap on leaders after Darren Maddy ton

Former Warwickshire player Darren Maddy plundered 106 off 99 balls and found plenty of support from another former Bear, Dominic Ostler.

June Bowskill, 64, from Dorridge who has managed to grow rare jet black tomato variety 'Indigo Rose' which starts green as normal but ripens into jet black

Solihull gran's black tomatoes are top of the crops...

It may sound like an old joke, but, when it comes to tomatoes, black is the new red

Knowle and Dorridge bowler Michael Bevan in action

Knowle and Dorridge given bunch of fives

Barnt Green climbed to third place in the Birmingham and District League Premier Division with a five-wicket win over Knowle and Dorridge.

St Mary's Church in Temple Balsall

Family devastated after 'sick' drivers run over dad's grave

A distraught daughter has claimed her beloved father’s grave is being driven over and damaged at a Temple Balsall graveyard.

Raj Sukkersudha receives his Business Person of the Month Award from Fiona Knight, Director of Finance at Marriott Forest of Arden

Never forget the bottom line, says biz winner Raj

A true entrepreneur, multiple business owner Raj Sukkersudha is the latest winner of our Business Person of the Month Award.

John Connor, motoring journalist and former editor of the Solihull News

Driver admits his carelessness killed former News editor

A 55-year-old man has admitted causing the death by careless driving of former Solihull News editor John Connor.

Conker Lane, Dorridge after Solihull Council contractors had mown down wildflowers including bluebells

Spring pleasures are short-lived as council hacks down foliage

Dorridge locals were merely allowed a fleeting glimpse of the spring blooms before they were mowed down by contractors from Solihull Council.

Videos & Photos

Debden Close in Dorridge, Solihull.

Extended Dorridge home with lots of space

Double fronted bungalow in Coleshill Heath Road, Birmingham.

Coleshill Heath Road bungalow is easy on the eyes

Evenson Court in Dorridge, Solihull

Evenson Court in Station Road


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