Possession order obtained for Chelmsley Wood property as a result of drug offences

Solihull Community Housing (SCH) has obtained possession of a property in Chelmsley Wood as a result of drug offences committed at the address. Birmingham County Court granted SCH possession of 21 Mansfield House at a hearing on 25th April after an application was made under the Housing Act 1988. A Closure Order had already been…

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Teenagers arrested after 17-year-old stabbed on Hobs Moat Road

Two teenagers were arrested after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed on Hobs Moat Road in Solihull around 7:40pm on Wednesday 27th April. The victim was knifed in the chest and rushed to hospital for treatment. He was understood to have suffered a punctured lung but was later released. Two boys aged 16 and 17 were…

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Solihull students elected to UK Youth Parliament

Two Solihull students have been elected to the UK Youth Parliament – Joshua Murphy (17) a student at CTC Kingshurst Academy was elected as a Member of the Youth Parliament (MYP) and Alex Birch (16) a student at Lyndon School was elected as his Deputy. Elections were held in local schools in February and around…

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Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant set to open in Solihull

Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant and bar is set to open its doors on Tuesday 31st May 2016, bringing a brand new dining and drinking experience to Solihull. The restaurant aims to be as bold, fun, and bursting with life as its sister site in Birmingham – and every bit as tasty! The 210 seater Solihull…

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Mum gives birth on hard shoulder of M42

Motorway police assisted a mum who gave birth on the M42 today (30th April). Baby Tommy was delivered on the hard shoulder of the motorway as his family were stuck in traffic due to a collision and fuel spillage between J7A and J7. Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) were called to help with the special…

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Solihull mum issues warning after “harmless” freckle turns out to be skin cancer

A Solihull mum, who used olive oil and vinegar as sun protection as a young girl, has told how doctors discovered a freckle on her face was cancer. Sun worshipper Carol Leech, 58, says she was left looking like a car crash victim after surgeons cut out the blemish – which was in fact a…

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Multi-Agency Vehicle Exercise keeping Solihull safe

Solihull’s eighth Multi-Agency Vehicle Exercise (MAVE) took place yesterday (27th April) this time in partnership with the NEC, Immigration, Solihull Licensing Department, Trading Standards, Solihull Police, Warrants Officers, Central Police Motorway Group, DVSA and HMRC. The operation aims to deny criminals the use of the road and ensures all vehicles identified as a threat or…

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Motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries in RTC

A motorcyclist has sadly died after a collision with a car last night on A3400 Stratford Road in Wootten Wawen. Emergency services were called around 8.45pm on Monday (25th April) to a RTC involving a silver Ford Fiesta and a Kawasaki motorbike. A man, believed to be in his 20s, died at the scene. West…

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House in Marston Green gutted by fire caused by cannabis grown in loft

A house in Marston Green has been gutted by a fire caused by cannabis being grown in the loft. Three fire crews attended the blaze on Land Lane at 1:20am on Sunday morning (24th April). West Midlands Fire Service said the neighbouring property also had to be evacuated. WMFS added, no one was injured in…

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Double tragedy as devoted daughter kills herself after finding her mum dead

An inquest heard, a grief-stricken daughter killed herself after finding her mother dead at their Chelmsley Wood home – and left “strategically placed” notes telling emergency services where to find her body. 48-year-old Pamela Dunn was already being treated for depression when she lost her mum, Audrey Dunn. The corpses of the mother-and-daughter were found…

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