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Community Wellbeing Services - new contract awarded

Following the Council’s recent procurement process, over £3million per annum will continue to be invested into the borough’s community wellbeing services from 1 April 2019 until March 2022. These contracts could also be extended a further two times until 2026, with any... read more

Shirley Christmas Lights - thank you to those who helped them sparkle this year

Shirley Christmas Lights - thank you to those who helped them sparkle this year

The Christmas lights in Shirley are looking wonderful once again this year. The council would like to thank Martin & Co, Shirley Lions, Mailboxes etc., Wadsworth Solicitors, Lioncourt Homes, Sydney Mitchell LLP and Friends of Shirley Park for their contributions. Without their help, Shirley... read more

Support for rough sleepers this Christmas

Support for rough sleepers this Christmas

Solihull has few people who sleep rough and those that do are in regular contact with the Council.  However, people’s circumstances can change, particularly during the festive period, so Solihull Council is reminding residents about the help and support available for rough sleepers in... read more

Woman guilty of housing fraud is sentenced

A woman who was found guilty of fraud by false representation after she applied to buy a Solihull Council property has been sentenced. Donna Pring, 50, from Tamworth, received an 18 month custodial sentence suspended for two years on Thursday 13 December at Birmingham Crown Court. She was... read more

Spot the warning signs of sexual exploitation this Christmas

As the festive season approaches, people are asked to be aware of the key warning signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE). The see me, hear me partnership led by West Midlands Police and councils across the West Midlands, including Solihull Council, is highlighting this hidden crime in the... read more


«December 2018»

Councils come together to unveil the West Midlands Winter Plan for Rough Sleepers

Local authorities across the West Midlands are committed to ensuring no one need sleep rough this winter. Working together with partners from the public, private and voluntary sectors in the West Midlands Homelessness Taskforce, councils are committed to keeping the most vulnerable people safe during the winter months. 

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Electric vehicles arrive in North Solihull

A new car club has arrived in North Solihull offering a convenient alternative to running a car without the high cost of owning one. E-Car Club (a Europcar Mobility Group company) has brought 18, all-electric Renault ZOE hatchback vehicles to the area, which can be booked for an hour or several days at a time.

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Free first time central heating

Solihull Council, working with Dodd Group and Act on Energy, is offering eligible residents free gas central heating installation through the Warm Homes Fund.

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