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Straddling the border between Solihull and Warwickshire, the best known local landmark are the beautiful Lakes. Bees Rugby Club play at nearby Portway.

Jasmine Cottage in Tanworth Lane, Solihull

Cottage for sale in Shirley

Three of a kind: Cottages for sale in Solihull, Shirley and Marston Green.

Sporting Glades 2 Knowle FC 2: Harrison is Knowle's last action hero after 97th minute leveller

Sporting Glades 2 Knowle FC 2: Grant Harrison was the last gasp hero for Knowle FC with a 97th-minute equaliser.

Berkswell & Balsall RFC 28 Earlswood 24

Berkswell & Balsall RFC claimed a vital win over local rivals Earlsdon RFC in what turned out to be a very gripping game.

Malthouse Lane in Earlswood

Property: Malthouse Lane in Earlswood

An open day is being held at this striking looking contemporary home in Malthouse Lane, Earlswood.

Earlswood Lakes

Warning over toxic threat at Earlswood Lakes beauty spot near Solihull

The danger comes from blue-green algae which has formed on the surface of Earlswood Lakes, near Solihull.

Wayside in Forshaw Heath Lane, Earlswood

Dream Home: Forshaw Heath Lane in Earlswood

The property is set back from the road behind a sweeping gravel driveway with lawns to both sides and parking for a number of vehicles.

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.

The Voice star Melissa Gill

On song Melissa turns heads on The Voice

A shop assistant has swapped the check-out for the stage – and is set for stardom with the help Tom Jones.

Tommy Godwin

Inaugural bike ride in memory of Knowle olympic hero Tommy Godwin

A bike ride in memory of Olympic cycling hero Tommy Godwin will take place in a fortnight’s time, raising money for Solihull’s Marie Curie Hospice

First Solihull Festival events announced

First details have emerged about some of the events that will form part of this year’s Solihull Festival

Solihull Moors

Solihull Moors sign four new players

Solihull Moors manager Marcus Bignot has yet again strengthened his squad with an additional four new players, bringing the total new faces to Damson Park for next season so far to eight

Tidbury Green

Residents slam Tidbury Green plans

‘A diabolical intrusion into rural life,’ were the words used to describe plans to build 185 homes in Tidbury Green

Tidbury Green School

Plans to build 200 homes go out for public consultation

Residents are being invited to come and have their say about plans to build almost 200 new houses on a site adjoining Tidbury Green School

Earlswood Town Youth 3 Atherstone Town Youth 0: Earlswood youngsters win Midland Floodlit Youth League

Earls youngsters were crowned champions of the Midland Floodlit Youth League Central Division after this victory over a hard working Atherstone side

Earlswood Town 4 Blackwood 0: Earls blast four to end on a high

Earlswood Town ended their Midland Combination Premier season on a high beating local rivals Blackwood 4-0 at home and securing third spot in the league

Rain fails to halt Earlswood ploughing competition

Some 30 ploughmen pitted their skills at North Worcestershire Vintage Tractor Club’s spring ploughing match at Cleobury Lane, Earlswood last Saturday

Horses and tractors get set for Earlswood plough match

Ploughmen and women will be doing battle on the fields of Earlswood tomorrow (Saturday)

Earlswood Town 2 Sutton United 0: Earls hit four to break Pilkington XXX

Earls progressed to the semi-final of the Smedley-Crooke Cup on Monday with a well-earned victory over a Sutton United team defeated only once in 22 Midland Combination Division 2 league games

Transport museum in Wythall

All aboard for Wythall transport museum this Easter

The Transport Museum in Wythall re-opens this Easter with more chances to ride its classic bus exhibits

Teenage Cancer Trust

Earlswood postmaster gets 'wiggy with it' for charity

An Earlswood sub postmaster has been getting ‘wiggy with it’ for the Teenage Cancer Trust

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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