Thursday September 23 2021



From the Past

Summer festival season begins!
Posted on May 30 2019 at 1:48:01

Alvechurch Village Society, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is inviting residents from the village and beyond to mark the occasion with a party at Alvechurch Village Hall.

Tim’s off on Tour
Posted on May 30 2019 at 1:02:26

An Alvechurch resident is taking part in the world’s longest mountain bike race to raise funds for Cancer Research.

Power to the people
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:51:30

The power of a “people’s plan” has been confirmed by a planning inspector’s rejection of three houses in the Green Belt at Hopwood.

100-mile ride
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:50:30

17,000 cyclists took part in the 100-mile Birmingham & Midlands Velo, which came through the Village area.

Ready to rock for charity
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:50:05

An up-and-coming band formed by Alvechurch Middle School pupils is preparing to headline a charity gig at Artrix in Bromsgrove.

WI’s birthday bash
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:46:30

Alvechurch WI held a celebration to mark the group’s 90th birthday.

Hall marks 90 years
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:44:30

Alvechurch Village Hall celebrated its 90th anniversary, with committee members and helpers partying like it was 1929.

New faces
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:44:30

The new chairman of Alvechurch Parish Council is Marc Worrall, chosen unanimously by councillors at their May meeting.

Lift saga rolls on
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:43:30

The saga of the missing lifts at Barnt Green railway station rumbles on, with parish councillors seeking a meeting with the Department for Transport.

Views on CCTV
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:42:30

Villagers are being asked to complete a Bromsgrove District Council survey about CCTV provision in the area.

Climate emergency
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:40:30

Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council agreed to support a motion acknowledging a “climate emergency” and to consider creating their own policy.

Past, present and future
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:39:30

With the new Cofton Village Hall nearing completion, community groups have buried a time capsule on the site.

Safety fears investigated
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:38:30

Lickey & Blackwell parish councillors expressed concerns over the safety of a half-demolished house on Woodshill Avenue, Lickey.

Crime ‘at a low’
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:37:30

Crime in Barnt Green is at a low level, parish councillors heard.

Emily meets Vinny!
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:29:30

After two years of trying, 11-year-old Emily Giblin, of the Oakalls, won a Mini Vinny in our monthly competition.

Cheques for charities
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:27:30

Alvechurch Knit and Natter, run by Cynthia Lawton and Daphne Cross, presented cheques to representatives of the three charities the group has chosen to support this year.

50 years of canal care
Posted on May 30 2019 at 10:46:30

Anniversary celebrations for society that keeps a watchful eye on our waterways.

Join the hunt
Posted on May 30 2019 at 11:41:30

Families in Barnt Green can take part in a Treasure Hunt around the village on Sunday July 7, organised by the parish council.

Cup joy for Rhinos
Posted on May 30 2019 at 10:05:30

Kings Norton Rugby Football Club Rhinos Under 16s are celebrating winning the North Midlands Cup in their age group – for the first time in the club’s history.

10-mile hill walk raises heart funds
Posted on May 30 2019 at 10:04:30

Two Parklands residents and their family and friends have raised more than £1,000 for charity by completing a 10-mile walk.

Gardens open for charity
Posted on May 30 2019 at 9:57:30

The bi-annual Withybed Open Gardens event takes place this year on Sunday June 30, from 1 until 6pm.

Come to the car wash
Posted on May 29 2019 at 12:00:05

1st Lickey Scouts will once again hold a car wash fundraiser in Cofton Hackett on June 15.

Restaurant to the rescue
Posted on May 28 2019 at 2:54:05

Aston Fields restaurant Fuso came to the rescue of pupils from Winterfold School in Chaddesley Corbett when their class trip was cancelled.

A handful of votes
Posted on May 03 2019 at 3:35:05

The Conservatives hung on to control of Bromsgrove Council by as few as 14 votes in the local elections as independents established firm foundations across village areas on both sides of the district.


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