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The Flag is Raised! Solihull Flies Flag for Commonwealth Day.

Monday the 14th of March, Solihull saw the Commonwealth flag be raised over their Council house at 10am to mark Commonwealth Day. Every March on the second Monday, Commonwealth Day comes around to celebrate shared values between 2.5 billion people across the 54 countries. These countries offer opportunity for not only cooperation but friendship between the vibrant and unique cultures found within. The Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Ken Meeson was […]

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Councillor Ian Courts Shows Support for Ukraine.

Today, the 11th of March 2022, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council released a message from Councillor Ian Courts, the Leader of the council. In this statement, he expressed that the news coming to light from Ukraine was both "dreadful" and "getting worse." Within the statement he explains the scenes of Ukraine as the following: "The scenes of destruction and the evil that is causing it are quite unimaginable. Many are wanting […]

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Public offered a better way to help rough sleepers this winter

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and local councils across the region have launched a new winter campaign to help rough sleepers and those at risk of becoming homeless. ‘There’s a Better Way’ is the latest campaign for the alternative giving scheme, Change into Action, which is now in its fifth year. It asks West Midlands residents to look out for people in their local areas who might be sleeping rough […]

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Next stage for renaissance of Kenilworth’s leisure facilities

Final designs for the potential transformation of Kenilworth’s leisure facilities are set to be discussed at a meeting of Warwick District Council’s Cabinet on Thursday 12 August ahead of being presented to the Planning Committee.   If approved by Councillors, the multi million redevelopment scheme will bring some of the best sports facilities in the country to the town. The extensive plans include the creation of a second indoor pool at […]

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Ruth Tennant Expresses Concern Over COVID Rate Growing.

Solihull Council released a urgent message from Solihull's Director of Public Health, Ruth Tennant today expressing concern of the COVID rate suddenly rise. The rate of COVID cases was around 54.1 on the 4th of March 2021, but as of today, Solihull Council reports that the rate has gone up to 83.2 per a 100,000 instead! A rise of 117-180 cases, now making Solihull one of the third highest in […]

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Young Man and Teen Fight for Life After VW Golf Hits Wall in Walsall Crash!

Around 1:00am on the 14th of March, this last Sunday, a VW Golf smashed into the nearby wall on Mellish Road leaving both the 22-year-old and the 17-year-old in critical condition. Pictures from the scene show a ruined wall sealed off and sand spread across the road. A spokesperson for the West Midlands Police is appealing to the public for any information in regards to the crash including: Witnesses of […]

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Hand Over That Polluting Car! Motorists Are Encouraged to Exchange Old Cars for £3,000 Worth of Alternative Transport!

In an attempt to help encourage the UK towards a much more environmentally-friendly car ownership. Motorists are being handed £3,000 worth of alternative travel arrangements for their old polluting cars. This is the first scheme of its kind to take place in the UK. The car is scraped, used for recycling and then the motorist will be offered the £3,000 in credits to cover the cost of other alternative transport […]

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