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Villagers on screen
Posted on December 31 2017 at 3:33:49

A short film involving plenty of local talent is now in production in the Village area.

Shining lights
Posted on December 31 2017 at 3:28:55

Villagers in Alvechurch, Barnt Green, Lickey and Blackwell embraced the spirit of Christmas with a host of sparkling celebrations.

Barnt Green ups stakes over lifts
Posted on December 31 2017 at 3:24:49

Barnt Green Parish Council called an emergency meeting last month to raise its protest over the disabled lifts U-turn at the village station.

Let it snow!
Posted on December 31 2017 at 3:00:49

December’s heavy snowfall meant playtime for kids – and lots of picturesque views.

Cycle shelter installed
Posted on December 31 2017 at 2:13:49

A cycle shelter has been installed at Alvechurch Station by London Midland, in conjunction with Worcestershire County Council and co-ordinated by Alvechurch Parish Council.

Musical money
Posted on December 31 2017 at 2:03:49

Alvechurch Community Choir presented a cheque for £453 to The Lounge café and youth centre during a carol singing session.

Ready to wassail
Posted on December 31 2017 at 1:27:49

Villagers are invited to help ‘wake the trees’ at the mid-winter celebration hosted by Aelfgythe Border Morris.

Villagers rally round for Kieran
Posted on December 31 2017 at 12:51:49

Villagers in Alvechurch have clubbed together to help a fellow resident to buy a new wheelchair.

Lost Notes find fame with debut album
Posted on December 31 2017 at 12:37:49

Barnt Green singer/songwriter Oli Jobes and his band, The Lost Notes, have launched their debut album, Run Free Right Now

Churchyard danger plea
Posted on December 31 2017 at 1:33:49

A village church is hoping to contact the descendants of people whose memorials have become unsafe in its graveyard.

Learn to save lives
Posted on December 31 2017 at 1:22:49

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands.

Vinny joins the council!
Posted on December 31 2017 at 12:22:08

Alvechurch parish councillor Sue Lambert was the latest winner of a Mini Vinny in our monthly competition.

Join the Walking Buddies
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:48:49

A new walking group was set up in Alvechurch recently by local residents Tony Brannon and Diana Ball.

Welcome to the Lodge
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:45:49

Burcot Grange care home held a launch party to open its new dementia care facility, Burcot Lodge. 

Hall is chosen charity
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:19:49

Hopwood Village Hall has been chosen by the Co-op in Alvechurch as one of its local charities for the next few months.

Plastic-free village
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:19:49

Alvechurch might become a plastic-free village after a resident contacted district councillor Kate Van Der Plank to suggest the idea.

Railing repair
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:17:49

Loose railings in Swan Street, Alvechurch, are to be repaired or replaced by the highways department after officers confirmed they were county council property.

Council’s signage pledge
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:15:49

Lickey and Blackwell parish councillors have agreed to make budgetary provision for extra signage on Dale Hill if there is inadequate funding from the county council.

Hall is Community Asset
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:15:49

Blackwell’s Methodist Hall has been declared a Community Asset.

Festive fun in Finstall
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:02:49

Finstall & Cofton Hackett WI hosted a Christmas Party at their December meeting in Finstall Village Hall.

Library volunteers sought
Posted on December 31 2017 at 10:54:49

Volunteers are sought to help support the day-to-day running of Alvechurch Library.

Thanks to Crafty Ladies
Posted on December 31 2017 at 10:50:49

Following a hugely successful Christmas Craft Sale, Alvechurch Library would like to say a massive thank you to the Crafty Ladies for their hard work and support for the library and local community.

Join the adventure!
Posted on December 31 2017 at 10:45:49

The Scouting team in Barnt Green is seeking volunteers to help ensure that everyone is able to access great opportunities and activities and learn skills for life.

New books for the new year
Posted on December 31 2017 at 11:05:07

Two Village authors have released new books.

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