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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Work on Knowle housing estate

CONSTRUCTION is continuing on a major new 88-home development off Hampton Road in Knowle.

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Sunday, 11 January 2015

Fun run entries open

ENTRIES are now open for this year’s Knowle Fun Run. 

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Bar plan for old auction building

A bar will open in a former Knowle auctioneer’s showroom under plans submitted to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.

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Thursday, 4 December 2014

M42 services plan

PLANS for a motorway service area between junctions 5 and 6 of the M42 have been unveiled, The Birmingham Mail has reported.

Monday, 1 December 2014

Events over development plans

TWO events are to be held over plans to draw up a guidance on what development should be built in "under pressure" Knowle and Dorridge in the next 15 years.

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Join charity festive walk this month

THIS year’s Knowle and Dorridge Lions Festive Walk will take place on Sunday December 28, it has been announced.

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