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Investigation launched into Solihull care home after concerns raised over patient care 

19 Jul 18

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched into a Solihull care home after concerns were raised about patient care, we can reveal.


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Two men arrested after alleged shotgun threats to Chelmsley Wood resident 

19 Jul 18

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of carrying a shotgun after threats were made to a Chelmsley Wood resident.


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Meriden MP hands over floral wreath to mark centenary of women’s vote to Solihull Mayor 

18 Jul 18

A COMMEMORATIVE wreath has been handed to the Mayor of Solihull to mark the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the Peoples Act by Meriden MP Dame Caroline Spelman.


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Two men arrested as police seize sawn-off shot gun in Chelmsley Wood 

18 Jul 18

TWO MEN have been arrested in Chelmsley Wood and a swan-off shot gun has been seized by West Midlands Police in broad daylight.


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Chelmsley Wood students make new friends as they find out about other cultures 

18 Jul 18

SOLIHULL students strengthened their understanding of those from a different culture by being part of an initiative with a Muslim faith school in Birmingham.


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Thief jailed for spate of Knowle and Stratford burglaries 

18 Jul 18

A CAREER burglar who walked out of an open prison is back behind bars after he carried out a series of break-ins in Stratford and Knowle.


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Life-saving equipment donated to school thanks to Solihull charity 

18 Jul 18

LIVE-SAVING equipment has been handed over to a school thanks to a Solihull-based charity.


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Nominations open for 2018 Solihull BID Awards 

18 Jul 18

NOMINATIONS are now being invited for the Solihull BID Excellence Awards 2018 which celebrate the outstanding businesses and enthusiastic employees that make the town centre work.


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Murder investigation launched after Solihull hit-and-run 

17 Jul 18

POLICE have launched a murder investigation following a hit-and-run in Solihull last night.


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Arden Academy pupils take on 100km bike ride in aid of Stroke Association 

17 Jul 18

FITNESS fanatics from Arden Academy have raised £3,500 for the Stroke Association by completing a gruelling 100km bike ride.


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Teenagers help create Marston Green and District Lions Club’s Christmas sleigh 

17 Jul 18

TEENAGERS in Chelmsley Wood are already thinking about Christmas 2019 as they hope to make children’s dreams come true with a magical sleigh.


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Aldi plan to redevelop Solihull Magistrates Court into new store 

17 Jul 18

THE LONG wait for the re-birth of Solihull Magistrates is over as Aldi have announced a new store on the site.


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Warwick Road closed after Olton man dies in rush-hour hit-and-run crash 

17 Jul 18

AN OLTON man has been killed in a hit-and-run crash during rush hour yesterday (Monday, July 16) evening.


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Npower set sail to raise £20,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support 

17 Jul 18

KIND-HEARTED sailors tested their sea legs on the River Severn, as they raised more than £20,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.


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Knowle therapist sparks national debate on improving speech and communication needs provision 

16 Jul 18

A KNOWLE speech therapist has reached nearly 11,000 signatures for her petition to improve speech and communication needs provision in the UK.


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England’s heroes flew to Birmingham Airport after thrilling World Cup run 

16 Jul 18

ENGLAND’S World Cup heroes returned to Birmingham Airport following their thrilling run to fourth place.


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Costa Del Solihull returns to Touchwood this weekend 

16 Jul 18

THE SEASIDE is set to arrive in Touchwood this weekend.


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Hand grenade found in Sheldon home and police cordon put in place 

16 Jul 18

A HAND grenade has been found at an address in Sheldon and roads have been cordoned off by police.


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Police sleeping in sports hall as Donald Trump visits UK ‘unacceptable’ 

16 Jul 18

THE SLEEPING conditions of police sent to London to protect American President, Donald Trump, during his state visit has been branded an ‘absolute disgrace’ by…


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Former Yardley man who emigrated to Australia while awaiting trial handed community sentence 14 years later 

16 Jul 18

A YARDLEY man who emigrated to Australia while he was wanted for his part in a night-time burglary was arrested when he came back for a surprise birthday party.


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EDITOR’S COMMENT: Brexit mess was entirely predictable 

15 Jul 18

Editor Les Reid’s column in this week’s Observer.


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LETTERS: Your discussion from across the borough in this week’s Observer 

15 Jul 18

Letters from this week’s Observer regarding recycling Brexit and bowel cancer.


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WESTMINSTER DIARIES: Honoured to visit Lyndon Residents’ Association 

14 Jul 18

Solihull MP Julian Knight’s column in this week’s Observer.


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Revolutionary new app to support autistic people supported by Meriden MP 

13 Jul 18

MERIDEN MP Dame Caroline Spelman has joined campaigners and charities to celebrate the launch of a revolutionary app to support autistic people.


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Several people interviewed in connection with attempted rape of 11-year-old in Solihull 

13 Jul 18

POLICE have interviewed several people in connection with the attempted rape of an 11-year-old girl in Babbs Mill Park as investigations continue.