Sunday September 26 2021



From the Past

Worzel drops in
Posted on August 30 2019 at 2:03:01

Worzel Gummidge was the guest of honour as St Leonard’s Church in Beoley held its annual summer fete, this year with a scarecrow theme.

Speed limit victory
Posted on August 30 2019 at 1:55:01

Beoley Parish Council has successfully persuaded Worcestershire County Highways to temporarily reduce the speed limit along the Alcester Road through Portway to 30mph.

Council seeks inquiry
Posted on August 30 2019 at 1:48:01

Beoley Parish Council is pressing Bromsgrove to take an appeal by travellers, opposing an enforcement order against an unauthorised planning development to create three caravan pitches in Beoley, to a public inquiry.

Wood-sale surprise
Posted on August 30 2019 at 1:06:06

The volunteers who look after High House Wood in the Lickey Hills have expressed surprise and concern on learning that the land has been put up for sale.

‘We all pay for vandalism’
Posted on August 30 2019 at 11:04:47

Village councillors want to stop vandalism by encouraging adults to talk to young people about the costs to the community.

Short-cut concerns
Posted on August 30 2019 at 11:01:47

Cofton Hackett residents are pleading with councillors, police and their MP to prevent vehicles using Ten Ashes Lane as a  “dangerous” cut-through.

Top award for village home design
Posted on August 30 2019 at 11:00:47

A home in Alvechurch has won an architecture award.

Homes plan resubmitted
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:55:47

New plans for the Burcot Garden Centre site have been submitted, after the previous application was turned down.

HGV ban sought
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:54:47

Parish and district councillor Janet King has suggested residents write to county councillor Kit Taylor to ask for signage restricting HGVs from using Greenhill in Blackwell.

Climate emergency declared
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:52:47

Bromsgrove District Council voted to declare a climate emergency, soon after the county council declined to do so.

Play area move to create room for car parking
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:51:47

A bold plan to solve parking problems at Rowney Green’s playing fields is being considered by Alvechurch Parish Council.

Parking ticket warning
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:50:47

Warning notices are to be put on vehicles parking on the pavement in front of Barney’s barbers in Alvechurch, the parish council heard.

Box is listed building
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:49:47

The red telephone box outside Alvechurch Post Office, which local churches want to adopt via the parish council, is a Grade II listed building, it has been revealed.

Rotary fundraiser
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:48:47

The Rotary Club of North Worcestershire raised funds for local charities by hosting an ABBA tribute concert at Artrix in Bromsgrove.

Cards on sale for charity
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:46:47

Packs of Christmas cards featuring scenes by local artists go on sale this month at Alvechurch Baptist Church.

Sculpture risk alert
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:45:47

A memorial sculpture at The Meadows in Alvechurch could pose a risk to small children, a safety expert has warned.

Dec takes the lead role
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:37:47

Barnt Green youngster Dec Foster is preparing to take on the title role in a Birmingham production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Cycle trek for organ donation campaign
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:35:47

A group of villagers have raised almost £2,000 for an organ donation campaign by taking part in a 420-mile bike ride.

Theo meets Vinny!
Posted on August 30 2019 at 11:16:47

Five-year-old Theo Church, of Alvechurch, was the latest winner of a Mini Vinny in our monthly competition.

Drop by drop
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:10:47

One year on from the picture of the Upper Bittell puddle we published last September, cotton-wool clouds are clearly reflected in the water of the gradually filling reservoir.

Hall gets ramp revamp
Posted on August 30 2019 at 10:57:47

Work will soon begin on the construction of a new entrance ramp and steps at the front of Alvechurch Village Hall.

Time for a story or two
Posted on August 30 2019 at 9:39:47

Storytelling is returning to Alvechurch this autumn, as Storytellers Studio presents three evenings of traditional tales at The Lounge.


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