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Blossomfield boost promotion hopes with Stafford win 

18 Jan 18

BLOSSOMFIELD boosted promotion hopes from the MRHA West Midlands Premier League at the weekend, beating third placed Stafford 2-0.


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Niggling injuries do little to stop strongman Paddy 

18 Jan 18

NOT even ongoing injuries can stop borough strongman Paddy Doyle as he recorded another set of records at the weekend.


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Improvements needed to prevent suicide by mental health patients in the West Midlands 

18 Jan 18

HEALTH chiefs are not doing enough to prevent suicide by mental health patients in the district.


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Highgate return to winning ways against Quorn FC 

18 Jan 18

HIGHGATE returned to winning ways on Saturday to keep hopes of promotion from the Midland Football League alive, writes John Townley.


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The Midlands mourns the loss of Cyrille Regis 

18 Jan 18

THE WORLD of football is in mourning following the sudden death of pioneering legend Cyrille Regis.


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Ladies’ win pleases boss Skinner 

18 Jan 18

BLUES Ladies’ boss Marc Skinner praised his side after bouncing back from three successive defeats to beat Bristol City 2-0.


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Warwick Folk Festival once again promises the finest in roots music 

18 Jan 18

Warwick Folk Festival to welcome Show of Hands, Jon Boden Remnant Kings, Korrontzi, Gordie MacKeeman His Rhythm Boys, Granny’s Attic, Vishten, and many more…


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Neglect and loneliness for elderly Solihull residents a concerning reality 

18 Jan 18

NEGLECT and loneliness for elderly residents is a concerning prospect for the future, says Solihull Council.


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Meriden MP wants tougher sentences for assault of emergency workers 

17 Jan 18

A CAMPAIGN for tougher sentences to be imposed on those who assault emergency workers has been ignited by Meriden MP Caroline Spelman.


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Hockley Heath barge owner threatened with boat seizure and homelessness 

17 Jan 18

A HOCKLEY Heath barge owner is being threatened with homelessness after a waterways charity said they will seize his boat.


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LOOK: Prince William and Kate Middleton visit Coventry – UK City of Culture 2021 

16 Jan 18

PRINCE William and Kate Middleton visited Coventry to see what the future holds for the UK City of Culture 2021 – and to meet the people and places behind the b…


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Burst pipe leaves hundreds of Shirley homes without water 

16 Jan 18

HUNDREDS of homes in Shirley have been left without water or with only restricted access after a pipe burst.


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Team performance guides Bees to fourteenth straight Midland League win 

16 Jan 18

ANOTHER all-round team performance earned Birmingham and Solihull Bees a fourteenth straight league win, this time against Derby.


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Moors exit FA Trophy as National League North outfit Spennymoor progress 

16 Jan 18

SOLIHULL Moors crashed out of the FA Trophy on Saturday, losing 2-0 to National League North outfit Spennymoor Town.


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Barons remain sixth following Telford win 

16 Jan 18

SOLIHULL Barons remain sixth in the NIHL North 1 table following a timely 3-2 win against high-flying Telford.


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Red carpet ready for UK premiere of Holocaust survivor’s film 

16 Jan 18

THE RED carpet is set to be rolled out for the British premiere of a critically-acclaimed documentary film by a Holocaust survivor.


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Solihull teen joins elite Mensa group 

16 Jan 18

ALBERT Einstein and Professor Stephen Hawking have got nothing on a Solihull teenager – whose spur of the moment decision to take a Mensa IQ test has seen her ranked in the top one per cent of the cou…


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Solihull Together Awards: Two weeks to get nominations in 

15 Jan 18

THE DEADLINE to hand in nominations for the 2018 Observer-supported Solihull Together Awards is two weeks away.


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The Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra swing into Leamington’s Spa Centre 

15 Jan 18

The Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra swing into Leamington’s Spa Centre on January 28.


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The Gesualdo Six to perform at St Mary’s Church in Warwick 

15 Jan 18

The Gesualdo Six perform at St Mary’s Church in Warwick on January 23.


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New chemotherapy unit to open at Solihull Hospital 

15 Jan 18

CANCER patients are set to have treatments a little closer to home as plans for a new chemotherapy unit at Solihull Hospital have been announced.


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New therapy room set to open at Solihull’s Breast Cancer Haven thanks to donations 

15 Jan 18

BREAST cancer patients in the borough are set to have a new therapy room thanks to a law firm.


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WMSP Competition 

15 Jan 18

West Midland Safari Park will be holding an exclusive event in conjunction with new prehistoric film – ‘Early Man…


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Solihull couple celebrate 70th wedding anniversary 

15 Jan 18

FRIENDSHIP, trust, compromising and working together to resolve problems.


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LETTERS: Your letters to the editor this week 

13 Jan 18

The talk of the borough from this week’s paper.