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Cyclists called on to join Heart of England Bike Ride 

18 Apr 18

CYCLISTS are being urged to don their lycra and support the annual Heart of England Bike Ride to raise vital cash for Headway and the Breast Cancer Haven as well as other local causes.


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Play-offs still in sight for Solihull Vixens 

18 Apr 18

SOLIHULL Vixens remain on course to secure a play-off spot in the Women’s Elite League following their 6-3 victory over Sheffield Shadows.


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Solihull novice gardener battled through harsh winter in memory of her dad Mike Dolby 

18 Apr 18

A HEARTBROKEN novice gardener has battled through snow, sleet and rain in a bid to renovate a garden in memory of her dad Mike Dolby.


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Solihull racer Delves disappointed with opening round results 

17 Apr 18

SOLIHULL racer Lam Delves began his 2018 British Motostar campaign at Brands Hatch at the weekend where he recorded a ninth and 11th place respectively in his two races.


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Two 13-year-olds charged over spate of knifepoint robberies in Solihull 

17 Apr 18

TWO 13-year-olds have been charged over a spate of knifepoint robberies that took place in Solihull over the Easter period.


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Sandbach secure league double over champions Birmingham and Solihull Bees 

17 Apr 18

CHAMPIONS Birmingham & Solihull Bees suffered just their second Midlands Premier defeat of the campaign at the hands of Sandbach on Saturday.


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Adoption Focus given top marks by Ofsted in latest inspection 

17 Apr 18

ADOPTIVE children and parents being cared for by a Solihull-based agency are in safe hands after it received its third consecutive Outstanding Ofstead rating.


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CONFIRMED: Around 1,000 jobs will be cut and 350 workers transferred at Jaguar Land Rover Solihull 

17 Apr 18

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed around 1,000 agency staff will be cut at its Lode Lane plant in Solihull.


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Major union pledges support for Jaguar Land Rover workers facing job losses 

17 Apr 18

TRADE union Unite says it will be negotiating to retain jobs and support Jaguar Land Rover workers facing unemployment.


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Hit West End show to come to Solihull’s Core Theatre with a flash, bang, wallop 

17 Apr 18

A hit musical is set to come to Solihull’s Core Theatre with a flash, bang, wallop.


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West Midlands Police mental health team gets international recognition 

17 Apr 18

A SPECIALIST emergency response unit which offers immediate assessments to suspected mental health sufferers in the region has been recognised internationally.


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Pupils at Solihull School pay tribute to generosity of old boy 

17 Apr 18

Pupils at Solihull School pay tribute to generosity of old boy.


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Shirley runner limbering up for London 10k in memory of wife 

16 Apr 18

A SHIRLEY runner is limbering up ready to take on the London 10k in honour of his late wife’s birthday.


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Jaguar Land Rover set to cut 1,000 agency staff from Solihull plant 

16 Apr 18

JAGUAR Land Rover to cut up to 1,000 jobs in Solihull and transfer hundreds of permanent employees, according to reports.


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Bordesely Green drug dealer jailed after being found with heroin on the M6 

16 Apr 18

A BORDESLEY Green drug dealer found with over a million pounds worth of heroin has been jailed for 11 years.


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Dorridge Primary School rated Good in first Ofsted inspection 

16 Apr 18

CELEBRATIONS were in order for pupils, staff and parents at Dorridge Primary School was rated Good following an Ofsted inspection.


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Husband of Chelmsley Wood murder victim charged 

16 Apr 18

A HUSBAND has been charged with the murder of Tracy Stonehouse who was found fatally stabbed in Chelmsley Wood.


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Czech connection at Leamington Music Festival Weekend 

16 Apr 18

The Czech connection will be much in evidence at the Leamington Music Festival Weekend next month.


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Assistant boss Flowers salutes Solihull Moors’ efforts 

14 Apr 18

ASSISTANT manager Tim Flowers hailed the ‘wonderful effort’ put in by Solihull Moors as they recorded successive victories with a 1-0 home win against Maidstone United on Tuesday.


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Good results for Do3’s Solihull contingent 

14 Apr 18

ATHLETES from the Midlands-based Do3 triathlon squad flexed their winter training muscles with a series of wins and top ten places over the weekend.


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Shirley man and friend 50 years older to perform in aid of Age UK Solihull 

14 Apr 18

A SHIRLEY man and a fond friend have teamed up for a special inter-generational performance in aid of Age UK Solihull.


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League title secured with a game to spare for Solihull’s water polo squad 

14 Apr 18

SOLIHULL clinched the British League Division One title with a game to spare after defeating Manchester 7-6.


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REVIEW – The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich, RSC, Stratford-on-Avon 

14 Apr 18

REVIEW – The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich, RSC, Stratford-on-Avon…


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Depleted Warwickshire Bears Seconds succumb to heavy defeat 

13 Apr 18

DEPLETED Warwickshire Bears 2nds suffered a heavy 65-26 defeat at British Wheelchair Basketball League Division Two South leaders Essex Outlaws 2nds on Sunday.


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Jaguar Land Rover to scrap 1,000 jobs in Solihull 

13 Apr 18

JAGUAR Land Rover is cutting 1,000 jobs in Solihull, according to reports.