Vince Cable describes College as “beacon” for apprenticeships

Along with a host of Midlands' employers and apprentices, Solihull College welcomed Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Business Secretary Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable to an apprenticeship event at the College's Blossomfield Campus on Thursday.

 

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No crossing needed because ‘drivers will be more polite’ – council

Solihull Council has defended plans to remove a pedestrian crossing because it believes it can 'encourage a high level of courtesy from drivers towards pedestrians'.

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Surgery boots out 82 year old after 33 years

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt is calling on Green Lane & Sheldon Surgery to reconsider its decision to force 82-year old May Jones to find a new surgery after 33 years with the practice.

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Explosion in Parliament

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has gone one further than Guy Fawkes and set off an explosion in the Houses of Parliament.

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“Give patients their say” – Burt

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt is calling on Heart of England Foundation Trust to consult patients and residents over proposals to close two wards at Solihull Hospital.

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MP condemns £150,000 library move

Shirley Library is set to close for the last time on 3rd May. A replacement library is set to open in the Parkhead development despite over 80% of users who responded to a council survey saying they opposed the move.

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MP and blindness charities launch joint petition on Solihull Gateway

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has joined forces with the Royal National Institute of Blind People, Guide Dogs, and Action for Blind People to petition the council over its plans for Solihull Gateway.

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Female Business Champion appointed to help new and growing firms

Lorely Burt MP has been appointed 'women in enterprise' champion. In her role she will help female entrepreneurs and women-led businesses understand the help available to their new and growing firms.

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EU-backed children’s drama enthralls minister, MP, MEP

Children at Valley Infant School, along with Minister Steve Webb, local MP Lorely Burt and local MEP Phil Bennion, were transported on a magical adventure courtesy of Wizzleworld, an EU-backed community interest company.

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MP and councillor slam £300k parking ‘fiasco’

Local Liberal Democrats Lorely Burt MP and Councillor Ian Hedley have written a scathing letter to Solihull Council about the controversial introduction of 'Pay-and-Display' parking machines across the borough.

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