Message from Solihull’s Director of Public Health, Ruth Tennant

Stay Home – Protect the NHS – Save Lives We are now at the most serious point in the pandemic. Our COVID infection figures are the highest they have been, at 551 infections per 100,000, up 62% in the last week. The rate amongst the over 60s has also gone...

National lockdown – update on funerals in Solihull

Released: Thursday 7th January, 2021 In response to the national lockdown and the increase in cases of Covid-19 in Solihull, Solihull Council is reducing the maximum number of mourners in its chapels to 20 from Monday 11 January. This is in order to accommodate...

Message from Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council

Another lockdown, but infection numbers are skyrocketing.  The hospitals have been filling up with COVID patients, and we are seeing the onward march of this new COVID variant. So, the PMs broadcast on Monday night will not have been a surprise. I have been watching...

Latest News – Monday 21 December Stay Connected

Message from Ruth Tennant, Solihull’s Director of Public Health On Saturday, London and parts of the South East and East of England were moved into a new Tier 4 with travel into and out of these areas now illegal. Hospitals right across the country are now under very...

Libraries – Christmas and New Year plans

All libraries will close on Wednesday 23 December and reopen from Saturday 2 January 2021, for Click and Collect only on that day. Most sites will provide a Grab and Go service from Monday 4 January – Balsall Common, Castle Bromwich, Chelmsley Wood, Dickens Heath,...