Airport approves measures to restrict noisy night time take-offs

The changes had previously been called for by Meriden's MP, Dame Caroline Spelman and Castle Bromwich ward councillor, Mike Robinson, who have been supporting concerned residents since the airport unveiled plans to change the existing flight paths as part of an international airspace redesign.

Dame Caroline Spelman launches Yezidi Women: ISIS Survivors Exhibition in Parliament

On 26th March, Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman, MP for Meriden, launched an exhibition by British artist, Hannah Rose Thomas, in Westminster. This exhibition features moving self-portraits of Yezidi women who are dealing with immense trauma after escaping the self-proclaimed Islamic State, alongside Hannah’s exquisite portraits of the same women.

Flying the flag for Commonwealth Day

On Monday 12 March, the Commonwealth flag was raised over the roof of Solihull Council House in celebration of Commonwealth Day.