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New boxing club to provide heavyweight outlet for young people in Solihull

Solihull Council has helped a local boxing club relocate to new premises and last week they welcomed Councillor Bob Sleigh OBE to see how they are settling into their new home. Cllr Sleigh visited Solihull Amateur Boxing Club on Scott Road, Olton and was greeted by club manager Paul Archer, members of the committee and club, along with other community representatives including local talent from the boxing world. Councillor Sleigh […]

today09/12/2021

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Stourbridge’s female footballers are history makers once again

There is a feeling of deja vu in the air. Around this time last year, Stourbridge Ladies FC were making history and truly harnessing the magic of the FA Cup when they played Wolves Women in the opening round of the competition.   Well, they are at it again, only this time they have gone one better. Today (14th November), they have beaten Derby County FC Women 3-2 to progress […]

today16/11/2021

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The youth of Coventry take the spotlight

This week is Youth Work Week (1-7 November), the annual week-long celebration organised by the National Youth Agency (NYA). This year they are celebrating ‘champions of youth work’ – youth workers around the country and young champions who have inspired others.    In Solihull, staff in the Council’s Community Development Team work alongside grassroots groups across the borough to advise and develop opportunities for our young people. This can vary […]

today06/11/2021

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Warwick District Council making the world feel welcome ahead of Commonwealth Games

Last week the Malaysian Lawn Bowls team visited Victoria Park Bowling Greens in Royal Leamington Spa, as part of their preparations for next year’s Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.   Whilst in the UK the Malaysian team are playing international indoor bowls matches against Bowls England and Bowls Scotland between 3 and 6 November.    During the visit to the Victoria Park Bowling Greens in Royal Leamington Spa, the Malaysian team […]

today05/11/2021

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Coventry Rugby Club keen to secure future with Council support

Councillors are to meet to discuss granting Coventry RFC a new 250-year lease on the Butts Park Arena, which will allow the club to continue its development plans and help safeguard the club's long-term future.   The deal would also see a commitment for the club to expand its community sports programme further and expand access to its facilities to benefit other city sports teams.   The Championship rugby team […]

today22/09/2021

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The future looks bright for football in Warwick

On Saturday, there were two firsts for the Racing Club Warwick Football Club as they hosted Whitchurch Alport for their first Midland Football League fixture in two years: the first team's first home league game on the newly completed 3G pitch.    The new all-weather playing surface was installed earlier this year as part of a project managed and funded by Warwick District Council, Racing Club Warwick and the Football […]

today02/09/2021

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Spectacular Commonwealth ceremonies appear to be worth waiting for

The creative team that will deliver the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been unveiled.   Taking place on 28th July 2022 and broadcast to 1.5 billion people around the Commonwealth, the Opening Ceremony will host a live audience of 30,000 at the newly redeveloped Alexander Stadium.   A stellar, six-person team has been formed. It consists of a globally renowned theatre director, a two-time […]

today26/08/2021

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