Councillor Ken Meeson has stepped down as Mayor of Solihull after two years of service.
Residents in Solihull may be entitled to £400 to help with the rising costs of energy bills.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 31 May 2023.
Ambitious Council-led plans to redevelop Kingshurst Village Centre are progressing steadily as local residents get ready for the large scale stage of demolition to start.
The amber severe weather warning predicts a 90% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions, and/or heavy snow between 09:00 on Monday 6 March until 23:59 on Thursday 9 March in parts of England.
The Met Office has issued a level 2 cold weather alert for the West Midlands.
Green-fingered Year 5 and 6 pupils from Monkspath Junior and Infant School planted flowers in Hillfield Park as part of on-going environmental developments in the Solihull borough to support local wildlife.

Adoption Central England (ACE) is supporting this year's National Adoption Week, 17-22 October.
People who are registered as carers with Solihull Council or Carers Trust Solihull may be asked to take part in a national survey to learn more about their caring role.
As Wildlife Ways begins to draw to a close, the project brings some traditional hedge-laying to the borough, giving some much needed love and care to the wildlife that lives in and around them.