Friday, 3 April 2015

Knowle VE Day memorabilia sought

PHOTOGRAPHS and memorabilia of VE Day 1945 in Knowle are being sought by The Knowle Society for an exhibition.

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Concern over housing plan for garages

A CONTROVERSIAL bid to knock down lock up garages in Knowle for two detached homes does not present access problems but should be redesigned, a planning officer has said.

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Sunday, 29 March 2015

Arden praised over pupil progress

ARDEN school has been honoured by a national education body for pupil progress and exam results.

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Knowle GPs to merge next month

BLYTHE Practice in Knowle will merge with five others in the borough and will be renamed next month.

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Raquets club bids for late live music

KNOWLE & Dorridge Raquets Club has applied to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to host live and recorded music as late as 1am.

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Flooded path update

WATER running across a path in Knowle Park is not due to a leak and is being looked at by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC), The Knowle Society has said.

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Saturday, 21 February 2015

Head tribute to Arden teacher Mick Knight

ARDEN headteacher Martin Murphy has paid tribute to former English teacher Mick Knight.

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Traffic restrictions for Dorridge and Hockley Heath

TRAFFIC restrictions are planned for School Lane, Dorridge and the Stratford Road, Hockley Heath.

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Council tax to rise 0.24 per cent

COUNCIL tax in Knowle and Dorridge will rise 0.24 per cent - £3.15 for an average band D property – in the 12 months from April 1, councillors are set to agree.

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Wednesday, 18 February 2015

MPs and councillors meet minister over schools funding

COUNCIL leaders and MPs from Solihull met an education minister to raise concerns about the level of funding for borough schools.

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Saturday, 31 January 2015

Dorridge cafe will re-open, new owners say

DORRIDGE’S Station Café Bar will re-open next month after a refurbishment its new owners have said.

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Work to start on Arden teaching block

WORK to build a new teaching block at Arden school will begin on Monday.

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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Arden results slide to five-year low

ARDEN school has recorded its lowest GCSE results since 2009 amid a national row over changes to exams.

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Knowle Society AGM next week

THE annual general meeting of The Knowle Society will be held on Saturday, February 7 in Knowle Village Hall.

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Sunday, 25 January 2015

Parking ban plan for NHS close

PARKING could be banned in Downing Close, Knowle over concerns health centre users are “ignoring” its private car park.

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Thursday, 22 January 2015

Knowle parking bans proposed

PARKING bans and restrictions by a busy intersection and by a doctors’ surgery in Knowle have been proposed by council leaders.

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Moped rider killed in Bentley Heath named

A MOPED rider who killed in a collision with a car in Four Ashes Road, Bentley Health last week has been named as Kristian Murray, 32.

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Waitrose: Knowle store set to open next year

A LONG-AWAITED Waitrose store for Knowle is set to open next year, the firm has said.

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Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Moped rider killed in Bentley Heath collision

A MOPED rider died after his vehicle was in a collision with a 4x4 in Four Ashes Road, Bentley Heath this morning.

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£2m redundancy costs at council

SOLIHULL Metropolitan Borough Council paid out more than £2m in redundancy costs for 95 posts in 2013/14, it has revealed. 

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