Monday September 27 2021



From the Past

Economic boost for area
Posted on February 23 2009 at 11:42:18

The Village area is to receive a major economic boost over the next 15 years after the Government approved plans to bring 10,000 jobs and at least 1,450 homes to the redundant Longbridge site.

Police investigate Lickey End death
Posted on February 22 2009 at 11:53:18

Police are still trying to establish how Lickey End resident David Currier, aged 35, died.

Community choir starts on high note
Posted on February 21 2009 at 11:36:18

A group of music-lovers are hoping to build community spirit in Alvechurch and the surrounding area through song.

Scout dream takes shape
Posted on February 20 2009 at 11:22:18

The roof has gone on, but there’s still a lot of work to be done at the new Barnt Green Scout and Guide HQ.

School parking space goes under hammer
Posted on February 19 2009 at 11:56:18

Bidding is expected to be brisk when a “priceless” parking bay at a village school is auctioned for charity.

Sport stars honoured
Posted on February 19 2009 at 12:53:41

Finstall cyclist Jess Varnish was one of the local stars honoured at Bromsgrove District Council’s Sports Awards.

Baronial bonus from ex-Scout
Posted on February 18 2009 at 11:28:02

Baron Jones of Birmingham, of Alvechurch and of Bromsgrove in the County of Worcestershire – better known as Digby – performed the official opening of the new Barnt Green offices of solicitors Thomas Horton LLP.

New sergeant for Alvechurch
Posted on February 17 2009 at 11:43:18

The new local policing sergeant for Alvechurch is Ben Hembry, who has been an officer for more than 10 years.

Chugging for charity
Posted on February 16 2009 at 12:00:18

Andy Scarle of Cofton Hackett and Lee Lawrance of Bromsgrove are hoping to raise funds for charity in the London Marathon next month.

Free fall
Posted on February 16 2009 at 11:48:18

Alvechurch mum Sue Diprose is making a free fall tandem parachute jump to raise money towards finding a cure for pulmonary hypertension.


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