Thursday, 17 July 2014

New head for Dorridge school

A NEW headteacher has been announced for Dorridge Nursery & Infant and Dorridge Junior School.

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Charity bike ride on Sunday

CYCLISTS are being invited to a charity ride thorugh the countryside for Knowle & Dorridge Lions on Sunday.

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Saturday, 12 July 2014

Waitrose work to "start in autumn"

WORK on a Waitrose for Knowle will start “in the autumn” for an opening late next year, the supermarket has said.

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Work to start at Dorridge doctors

THE Dorridge Practice will close on Friday for three-month expansion works as part of a Sainsbury’s development.

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Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Cash call for village land bid

THE Knowle Society has appealed for cash and letters of support for a public hearing over its bid to register protect land with “village green” status.

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Knowle care home plan approved

PLANS for a 60-bed care home for Knowle have been approved.

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Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Council pays out £2m redundancy

COUNCIL bosses paid out £2m in redundancy payments last year, new figures show.

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Friday, 20 June 2014

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Tory poll says party will win Solihull

THE Conservatives will seize back Solihull from the Liberal Democrats in Solihull at next year’s General Election, according to Tory research.

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Camera proposal for parking wardens

PARKING wardens could wear cameras to record video and sound of any “incidents” under new proposals.

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Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Bid to cut Mell Square parking charges

CUTS to fees at Mell Square multi-storey are to be considered following a fall in profits.

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Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Bid to demolish child care facility refused

A PLAN to demolish a Dorridge child care facility for houses has been rejected by councillors.

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"No more reviews needed on Knowle parking charges"

THE introduction of pay and display parking in Knowle is working well and no longer needs to be reviewed, a council officer has said.

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Sunday, 15 June 2014

Arden apologises over German flag on D-Day anniversary

ARDEN headteacher Martin Murphy has apologised for any upset caused by the flying of the German flag outside the school on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

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Cyclists and runners enjoy fun run

RUNNERS and cyclists turned out for the 10th annual Dorridge Fun Run today.

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Friday, 30 May 2014

Board of directors plan for Arden

ARDEN school will be overseen by a board of directors under moves to address concerns about its sponsorship of a Castle Bromwich School.

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Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Tories comfortably hold village seats

THE Conservatives have comfortably held seats in Knowle and Dorridge as the party increased its ruling majority on Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.
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Ambulance shake-up meeting next month

CHANGES to ambulance cover in Knowle, Dorridge and Bentley Heath will be discussed at an NHS meeting next month.

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Waiting room closed after vandalism

A NEW vintage waiting room at Dorridge station has closed after it was vandalised.

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Saturday, 19 April 2014

Homes plan for Dorridge nursery

PLANS have been submitted to demolish a Dorridge nursery for housing.

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