Monday September 27 2021



Views from the Past

Developers pay for playtime
Posted on February 20 2008 at 12:22:46

I note from The Village February 2008 the provision of a play area in Blackwell.

A sign of success
Posted on February 19 2008 at 12:23:56

I was interested to see the lovely picture of the ensemble of bus shelter, notice board and signpost at Blackwell crossroads on the cover of your February issue. 

Don’t be misled over speed
Posted on February 19 2008 at 12:19:56

We all abhor the idea of speedsters endangering life in our village but the “surprise” that a speed trap caught five locals is no surprise at all.

Thanks for the support
Posted on February 18 2008 at 12:28:56

Many thanks to everyone who supported the City of Birmingham Brass Band Charity Concert held in aid of the Primrose Hospice on Saturday February 2 at Alvechurch Village Hall.

. . . but I’m proud to be a Nimby
Posted on February 18 2008 at 12:26:56

The concept of “Nimbyism” should be ditched.

We are not snobs . . .
Posted on February 18 2008 at 12:25:56

The childish name-calling continues; we are now snobs.

We already pay for green bins
Posted on February 18 2008 at 12:18:56

Am I the only person who is getting confused? What is this “free“ green bin collection (The Village News, February 2008)?

Is Bordesley a cash cow?
Posted on February 17 2008 at 12:21:56

Each year we are “milked” with the council tax, in the region of £1/4m, and what do we get for the money that we are forced to pay? Very, very little, I suggest.


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