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From the Past

Allotment hope
Posted on February 28 2005 at 4:20:07

Alvechurch gardeners may soon be able to rent allotments in School Lane from Bromsgrove District Council.

June date for Barnt Green Festival
Posted on February 28 2005 at 4:19:07

Barnt Green is planning to close the centre of the village to traffic for a day in June as festival time returns.

Rising from the ashes
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:58:07

Following last June’s arson attack on the Barnt Green Scout Hut, The Barnt Green Scout and Guide Headquarters Fund has been set up to raise money for rebuilding.

Stop the traffic
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:44:07

Road campaign aims to divert this blight from our villages.

Pupils stage a musical thriller
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:39:01

Alvechurch Middle School staged a colourful production of The Seven Sided Dice involving more than 50 pupils.

Educational fund available
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:33:01

More than 200 years ago a Trust was established in the ecclesiastical Parish of Alvechurch and Barnt Green to administer the Poor Laws for the needy of the parish.

Animal rescue ‘disaster
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:32:01

Barnt Green Horse and Rescue Centre is facing “disaster” after losing its home on the Lickeys.

Pupils rally to tsunami cause
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:30:31

Pupils at Alvechurch Middle School riased more than £1,500 for the Asian tsunami appeal with a bring and buy sale and non-uniform day.

Hall’s fresh drive
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:24:31

Alvechurch Village Hall now has a separate fundraising group, headed by Martin Phipps, chairman of the Village Society, which will be organising several events over coming months so the ladies’ toilets and kitchen area can be refurbished.

Post office raid
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:23:31

Barnt Green has again been the site of a violent crime.

Rendering wait
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:21:31

As The Village went to press there was still no word on a decision date over the plan for an animal carcass rendering plant at Hopwood.

Major meets general
Posted on February 28 2005 at 3:49:01

As The Village goes to press, we are still waiting for a date for the General Election (although May 5 seems the best bet) . . . but we know it must be coming because the prospective candidates for your votes have started sending in their pictures.

Pharmacy offers health check-ups
Posted on February 28 2005 at 1:21:01

Lloyds Pharmacy, Alvechurch, has recently installed a consultation area which will form part of a new approach to treating patients.

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