Friday August 19 2022



Views from the Past

Posted on May 25 2010 at 11:10:46

June 2010

It’s refreshing to watch the birth of something so positive in our village lives. The need for some sort of youth club in a settlement as large as Alvechurch has been glaringly obvious for a very long time, but no individual or organisation was able to get beyond flirting with the idea.

Lickey End second
Posted on May 24 2010 at 4:57:45

We will not be the first parish to be abolished (“The end is nigh for Lickey End parish”, The Village May 2010); Southsea Town Council has been abolished following a five-month review of governance of the area it covers.

A bloomin’ liberty!
Posted on May 23 2010 at 7:52:22

Regarding your comments about the daffodils, I do find it rather sad that the efforts of people to brighten up the village should be criticised.

Our plan for verge variety may have suffered cutbacks. . .
Posted on May 22 2010 at 7:49:22

You probably know I have just been given the reins as chairman of Alvechurch Village Society and, like others before, I have great regard for The Village magazine and we take in your latest views about daffodils (Village View, May 2010) hopefully in the light-hearted spirit and tongue-in-cheek manner in which I am sure it was written.

Our litter pick gets results
Posted on May 22 2010 at 7:03:45

The following are letters written by Alvechurch First School pupils in response to the village eco-project reported in The Village in April:

Bonfire blues
Posted on May 21 2010 at 4:55:45

At 6.30 this evening when I went upstairs to get my small children ready for bed I was greeted with that horribly familiar smell of bonfire smoke – except this was in their bedrooms. 

Lawton’s View
Posted on May 20 2010 at 4:35:22

June 2010

Lawton's View - June 2010

My friend Syd
Posted on May 14 2010 at 5:31:17

May I pay tribute to Alvechurch parish councillor Syd Caddick, who has died suddenly.


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