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Solihull Local Election Results 2014

Following yesterday’s local elections, the political make up of Solihull Council is as follows:

Conservative Party – 29
Green Party- 10
Liberal Democrats – 8

Labour Party– 2

Independent Residents and Ratepayers Association – 1

UK Independence Party – 1

The Conservative party has gained one seat from the Liberal Democrats. The Green party has gained three seats from the Labour party. UKIP has gained one seat, also from Labour.

For more information on the election results, go to

«August 2014»

Solihull marks the Centenary of the Start of World War One

The start of August is a very important time of the year for Solihull as events take place across the borough to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.
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Take up the summer reading challenge

Solihull children are being challenged to read six books during their summer holidays.
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WMG Academy for Young Engineers to open in Solihull

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that Solihull’s WMG Academy for Young Engineers is one of the latest University Technical Colleges to be approved under the government's academies programme. 

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Closure of Warwick Road overbridge near M42 junction 5

Solihull Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused by the maintenance works being carried out on the Warwick Road bridge leading to the M42 at Junction 5.
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International company relocates to Monkspath Business Park

Solihull Council has welcomed the American coffee machine manufacturer, Bunn, to their new UK business location at Monkspath Business Park.
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Update: Closure of Warwick Road overbridge near M42 junction 5

We are very sorry to inform residents that the specialist subcontractors responsible for waterproofing the Warwick Road overbridge have been unable to complete their work in time for the weekend. This means that the opening of a single lane to traffic has been postponed until after the bank holiday.

Residents and road users can be assured that we are doing everything we can to have a single lane open to traffic as soon as possible. Solihull Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience this delay may cause. 

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