Monday September 27 2021



From the Past

Cricketers top of league
Posted on September 28 2005 at 3:08:49

Barnt Green Cricket Club finally finished top of the Birmingham & District Premier League’s Premier Division after several near-misses in the last few years.

Alight! festival a big success
Posted on September 28 2005 at 2:26:49

Alvechurch Alight! 2005 exceeded all expectations and provided a big boost to community spirits at the start of autumn.

Learning to coach
Posted on September 27 2005 at 3:09:49

A special Tag Rugby coaching session at Kings Norton RFC was attended by teachers from Crown Meadow and Blackwell First Schools, and Alvechurch’s youth worker.

Walking for a cure
Posted on September 27 2005 at 3:06:49

More than 60 walkers took part in Cure Leukaemia’s first sponsored walk through the Lickey Hills.

Home for cats and dogs
Posted on September 27 2005 at 2:53:49

Eddie and Jane Brennan have opened Primrose Kennels & Cattery, with accommodation for 18 dogs and seven cats, in Alvechurch.

Fight club
Posted on September 27 2005 at 9:33:49

Local amateur theatre group All & Sundry, who perform regularly at Bromsgrove’s Artrix venue, held a special “James Bond” workshop recently, in which resident fight director Ralph Aldis taught participants how to arrange a realistic and convincing stage fight.

All change at AFC
Posted on September 26 2005 at 3:11:49

As we went to press, Alvechurch FC were about to appoint a new manager to replace Peter Frain, who resigned after a run of disappointing performances.

Golf course plans for tip
Posted on September 26 2005 at 3:02:49

Plans for a nine-hole golf course on the former Marlbrook Tip were being put before Bromsgrove planning councillors on October 10.

Champion rider
Posted on September 26 2005 at 9:24:49

Blackwell youngster Elliot Nott is presented with three trophies and declared overall champion at the Midland Association of Riding Clubs’ Bromsgrove & District Championships.

Village Alight
Posted on September 25 2005 at 3:12:49

The Alvechurch Alight! lantern procession saw the streets filled with people making their way from The Weighbridge pub to Alvechurch FC’s ground, where they enjoyed a spectacular firework display.

Best-kept in Blackwell
Posted on September 25 2005 at 3:07:49

Blackwell First School won first prize in the Business Frontage Section of the Best Kept Garden Competition organised by Wythall Parish Council.

Canadian canoeing
Posted on September 25 2005 at 9:39:49

Four students from South Bromsgrove High School completed a Canadian canoeing expedition in Scotland as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.


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