Monday September 27 2021



From the Past

Taking on Three Peaks
Posted on April 30 2016 at 2:55:32

Students from Hunters Hill Technology College in Blackwell are in training for the arduous Three Peaks Challenge this summer, raising money for their school.

Charity ride called off
Posted on April 30 2016 at 2:50:32

An annual charity cycle ride has come to an end after 18 years of fundraising because of participants failing to donate to charity, according to organisers.

Got to sing!
Posted on April 30 2016 at 2:34:32

Members of a new Bromsgrove choir celebrated a huge turnout on its opening night.

Village doesn’t need vigilantes
Posted on April 30 2016 at 2:09:32

Calls for villagers to organise their own crime patrols after a “spike” in incidents have left police bemused.

A very handy achievement
Posted on April 30 2016 at 1:42:32

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands . . .

’Church’s big day
Posted on April 30 2016 at 12:35:28

By the time you read this article,  we’ll probably know whether or not Alvechurch FC have achieved their dream of promotion to step 4 of the Midland Football League.

Sharp-eyed siblings
Posted on April 30 2016 at 10:26:32

Sharp-eyed Cofton Hackett siblings Bram and Bunny Howdle, aged one and three, were the latest winners of a Mini Vinny in our competition.

Alvechurch art on show in Barnt Green
Posted on April 30 2016 at 10:12:32

A group of artists who attend Pam’s Art Class each week in Alvechurch Village Hall displayed samples of their work to a wider audience with an exhibition and sale in Barnt Green.

Top award for local Scout
Posted on April 30 2016 at 10:05:32

A Bromsgrove Scout was presented with a top award by international adventurer and Chief Scout Bear Grylls at Windsor Castle.

Extreme survival in Africa
Posted on April 30 2016 at 10:03:32

A Cofton Hackett paramedic and two of her colleagues have signed up for a gruelling survival challenge in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Lorna’s royal reward
Posted on April 30 2016 at 9:59:32

A Rednal resident enjoyed the experience of a lifetime when she was chosen to receive Maundy Money from the Queen.

Trio of books by villagers
Posted on April 30 2016 at 9:52:32

Three local authors have published new works.

Musicians call in
Posted on April 30 2016 at 9:48:32

Members of Alvechurch’s professional orchestra, The Midland Sinfonia, thanked Burcot Grange care home in Blackwell for its sponsorship by performing for residents.

Festival fun for everyone
Posted on April 26 2016 at 2:33:51

Don’t forget that the Alvechurch Picnic in the Park takes place on Sunday May 1 in The Meadows, with a Shakespearean theme.


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