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Solihull hospital chief accepts new role at Warwick Manufacturing Group 

26 Apr 18

A HOSPITAL trust chief is retiring after 12 years following the merger of NHS trusts – and is moving to the Warwick Manufacturing Group.


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COUNCIL ELECTIONS: Solihull Labour will fight on anti-austerity platform 

26 Apr 18

SOLIHULL Labour will be fighting all 17 wards in the council elections on an anti-austerity platform and hoping to improve on its current one seat.


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COUNCIL ELECTIONS: Lib Dems promise ‘more resources and better services’ 

26 Apr 18

THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS will fight for ‘more resources and better services’ if elected to Solihull council.


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COUNCIL ELECTIONS: Solihull Greens will focus on strengthening mandate in opposition 

26 Apr 18

THE OFFICIAL Green Party opposition will run for re-election with a guarantee to continue to hold Solihull Council to account.


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COUNCIL ELECTIONS: Solihull Conservatives will boost ‘investment, jobs and opportunities’ 

26 Apr 18

SOLIHULL council’s controlling Conservatives will push for re-election by promising ‘investment, jobs and opportunities’.


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Poets share verse at RSC in Stratford-on-Avon 

26 Apr 18

RSC in Stratford hosts regular free poetry night Bright Smoke.


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Number of Solihull carers needing support increases by a third 

25 Apr 18

THE NUMBER of carers needing support has risen by a third in the last two years, a Solihull charity has revealed.


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Mayor meets Solihull residents named in Queen’s New Years Honours list 

25 Apr 18

TEA AND CAKE were on hand as the Mayor of Solihull met with members of the borough who received honours from the Queen this New Year.


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Man jailed for life after murder of Solihull Jaguar Land Rover worker 

25 Apr 18

AN ACOCKS GREEN man who murdered an innocent Jaguar Land Rover employee by stamping on his head after a pub dispute has been jailed for life.


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Solihull Community Housing tenant evicted and banned from Knowle house 

25 Apr 18

A TENANT has been evicted and banned from a Knowle property following continual and persistent anti-social behaviour.


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Castle Bromwich teenager wins tops Space Agency award 

25 Apr 18

A TEENAGER from Castle Bromwich has won £5,000 in a competition for ideas on how satellites could improve life on Earth.


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Tudor Grange House set to get go ahead to be turned into care home 

25 Apr 18

PLANS to convert Tudor Grange House into a care home for the elderly look set to be approved by Solihull council.


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Heavy metal legend raises £24k for Solihull cancer unit 

24 Apr 18

HEAVY metal legend Tony Iommi hosted a special fundraising lunch to raise money for Solihull Hospital’s new cancer centre.


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Solihull actors get ready to take to the stage in aid of Molly Olly’s Wishes 

24 Apr 18

FINAL rehearsals are under way as talented thespians from across the borough get ready for a concert on Sunday (April 29) in aid of Molly Olly’s Wishes.


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RSPCA investigated more than 6,000 complaints in West Midlands last year 

24 Apr 18

The RSPCA investigated more than 6,000 complaints about animal cruelty in the West Midlands last year.


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Solihull Grandma raises £300,000 for Acorns in memory of grandson and husband 

24 Apr 18

A KIND-HEARTED Silhillian has raised almost £300,000 for a children’s hospice in memory of her grandson and husband.


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Shirley Police station looks set for demolition and turned into flats 

24 Apr 18

PLANS to demolish a police station and build 32 homes in its place looked set for approval, despite concerns raised by residents.


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Horrors of war confront pupils from Solihull School 

24 Apr 18

The horror of war, the dangers of extremism and a quest for long-lasting peace are the ongoing focuses for pupils from Solihull School after a challenging recent trip to Bosnia.


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Plans to build houses and care home at Blythe Valley Business Park move onto next phase 

23 Apr 18

PROPERTY bosses have told The Observer they are on the hunt for an operator for a care home at Blythe Valley Business Park – as plans for new homes reach their second phase.


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Victims of Hurricane Irma pen special thanks to Saint Martin’s School 

23 Apr 18

THEY may be separated by more than 4,000 miles of Atlantic Ocean, but Saint Martin’s School and the Caribbean island of St Maarten share a special bond.


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Solihull Hospital’s new chemotherapy unit set to welcome patients in May 

23 Apr 18

SOLIHULL Hospital’s new £2.2 million chemotherapy unit is set to welcome its first patients next month.


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Scrap metal collector charged with robbery 

23 Apr 18

A SOLIHULL scrap metal collector has appeared in court accused of threatening a woman with a knife before stealing her car.


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Marie Curie Hospice handed £7,500 from Marston Green estate agents 

23 Apr 18

MARIE Curie fundraisers took their hats off to Ferndown Estates when they handed over £7,500.


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Historic Solihull racquet club opens four new courts in £250k investment 

23 Apr 18

THE HISTORIC Knowle and Dorridge Racquet Club has opened four new all-weather courts in a £250,000 investment.


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EDITOR’S COMMENT: Hope for free school success 

22 Apr 18

Editor Les Reid’s comment from this week’s edition…