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Success for new WI
Posted on April 30 2005 at 6:23:36

Last October the President of Blackwell & Burcot Women’s Institute suggested to the chairman of the Worcester Federation of the Women’s Institute (WFWI) that Blackwell should have an evening WI, for ladies who are unable to attend the afternoon meetings of the Blackwell & Burcot branch.

Family concert
Posted on April 30 2005 at 6:20:36

The Queen’s Park Sinfonia have sent us this report on their recent concert in St Andrew’s Church:

Basket ideas to help village hall funds
Posted on April 30 2005 at 4:33:48

A hanging basket demonstration organised by Alvechurch Village Hall fundraising committee will be held at the hall on Tuesday May 10 at 7.30pm.

Village businesses add more than £3,000 to club’s coffers
Posted on April 30 2005 at 4:17:31

From fingernails to flowers; from wines to wavy hair; from picture frames to fashion or simply in the form of money, village businesses have generously supported Barnt Green Cricket Club’s sponsorship campaign.

So, you want to stop traffic . . .
Posted on April 30 2005 at 5:04:31

Village reader David Barton outlines a radical traffic calming scheme for Alvechurch.

Eco-friendly week
Posted on April 30 2005 at 3:48:13

Youngsters at Tardebigge First School learned how recycling can be fun in their Eco Arts Week, with special activities taking place throughout the school.

Library could be village youth centre
Posted on April 30 2005 at 2:58:40

An idea to turn the library building in Alvechurch into a youth centre when the new schools are developed has been taken forward by the county council.

Lickey End go-slow protest
Posted on April 30 2005 at 2:50:40

Road safety campaigners in Lickey End are close to their target of 1,000 signatures on a petition which they plan to hand to Bromsgrove District Council and the local MP.

20mph speed limit for Alvechurch - one day
Posted on April 29 2005 at 4:32:40

The aim of traffic calming in Alve­church is to have a 20mph speed limit outside the school and eventually through the whole village, parish chairman John Puckering told the Annual Parish Meeting.

First decision on rendering chimney
Posted on April 29 2005 at 2:57:40

A decision on the chimney for a proposed rendering plant at Hopwood was due to be taken on April 26 at Worcestershire County Council.

Shaping your village
Posted on April 29 2005 at 2:53:40

People power in the form of “Parish Plans” is starting to gather momentum across the area as villagers put together blueprints of how they want to see their communities develop.

Children’s calendar raises tsunami cash
Posted on April 28 2005 at 3:00:40

Alvechurch Woodcraft Folk raised £102 to help victims of the Asian tsunami by creating a calendar depicting the help that was needed.

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