On Wednesday Janet and I hosted an afternoon tea for the superb volunteer litter pickers we have in Monkspath; I also bumped into some from Tidbury Green a few days before and invited them. A proper afternoon tea, with finger sandwiches no less and cake, plenty of it. The only downside was there seemed to … More AFTERNOON TEA


Children in Solihull ages 4 – 11 are being challenged to read six books across the school summer holidays. This year’s School Summer Reading Challenge ‘Gadgeteers’, starts on Saturday 9 July and gives children the opportunity to win some exciting prizes. The challenge is free to join and runs until Saturday 10 September. To take … More SOLIHULL LIBRARIES – READING CHALLENGE