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Police send out urgent appeal to find missing man

Ashley has been missing for over two weeks. Credit: West Midlands Police

Police are appealing for information to find a 28-year-old man who has not been seen for over two weeks.

Ashley Wadlow has been missing from his home Shirley, Solihull since Wednesday, October 12, when he was last seen by a friend.

Ashley is described as a white man, around 5ft 7ins tall, he has the letters JW tattooed on the left side of his neck and has short brown hair.

Police are urgently trying to trace him:

We urgently need to trace Ashley and would urge anyone who has seen him to contact us. We need to make sure he is safe and well please call 101 with any information.

– DC Lucinda Wilson, Solihull Police

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Cause of derelict hotel fire 'still unknown'

Cause of derelict hotel fire 'still unknown' Credit: Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of a fire at a derelict hotel is still unknown.

The blaze started at around 9pm last night in Hockley Heath with crews sent from Coleshill and Solihull.

Two engines are there this morning to continue to dampen down the fire.

A spokesperson for Warwickshire Fire and Rescue service said:

Warwickshire Arson Team will be visiting the site today as there was no power to the building and from first inspections seem to be no explanation to how the fire could have started.

– Warwickshire Fire and Rescue service

Crews still damping down 'major fire' in derelict hotel

Crews still damping down 'major fire' in derelict hotel Credit: Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

A 'major fire' took place at a derelict hotel in Hockley Heath, Solihull, last night.

Fire crews from Billesley, Coleshill, Alcester and Stratford were called just after 9pm on Wednesday evening.

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service said they expect to be in attendance throughout the day.

TRAINS: Trespassers on the line at Solihull cause delays

Some train services have been cancelled between Solihull and Dorridge due to a trespassing incident.

There are cancellations on Chiltern Railway between Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill.

On London Midland trains are not running between London Euston and Birmingham New Street.

Tickets are being accepted on Cross Country and Virgin Trains services.

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