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Service men and women in Solihull are invited to get active for free this weekend in celebration of Armed Forces Day.
Following the Government’s announcement on 14 June that Covid restrictions will remain for another four weeks, RBL Warwickshire & Birmingham County and Solihull Council have agreed to postpone the Opening Ceremony of the Armed Forces Community Garden
Wildlife Ways – the council’s £16.8 million environmental project – is coming to an end. Cllr Andy Mackiewicz and Cllr Ken Hawkins visited Kingshurst Brook to find out how the project has benefited local wildlife and local residents alike.
Solihull Council is set to strengthen its policy on 20mph speed limits to make areas around schools, retail centres and other key locations feel safer for everyone.
Cllr Alison Rolf – the Council’s Cabinet Member for Safer and Stronger Communities and the Council’s Armed Forces Champion - and Cllr Ken Hawkins – the Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways - discuss the Armed Forces Community Garden
Work on the Armed Forces Community Garden at Hillfield Park is progressing well. In the lead up to its opening, the Royal British Legion and Solihull Council will be speaking to some of the people involved about what it means to them.
With the roadmap underway and the hospitality sector reopening after a turbulent year, what better time to officially launch the new Visit Solihull website!
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Solihull Connect Walk-in-Centres in Chelmsley Wood and The Core will reopen on Monday 17 May in line with Monday’s roadmap announcement by the Government.
Leisure Centres in Solihull are set to relaunch group exercise classes - along with adult indoor sports and adult swimming lessons - from Monday 17 May in line with yesterday’s roadmap announcement by the Government.