Sunday September 26 2021



Views from the Past

Lawton’s View
Posted on October 29 2019 at 11:36:58



Posted on October 29 2019 at 10:35:58

We English are a funny bunch. As the very nice chap from Post Office Ltd – a company wholly owned by the Government – finished telling residents their village post office would close its doors before Christmas and he couldn’t really say when another would open for business, he received a polite round of applause.

Don’t sacrifice our play area
Posted on October 29 2019 at 10:33:58

I am writing with regard to Alvechurch Parish Council’s proposed car parking options for Rowney Green, and in particular the option to relocate the children’s play area.

Access-only sign is out of date
Posted on October 29 2019 at 10:28:58

Having read much of the debate surrounding cars using Ten Ashes Lane between Groveley Lane and Barnt Green Road (Village News, September 2019 and Village Views, October 2019) can we just remember that the “Except for Access” signs are not some ancient historical local by-law.

Path has turned into quagmire
Posted on October 29 2019 at 10:18:58

Despite the wet weather, my husband and I and our two 11-year-old Labradors set out on a fairly regular walk route from our home in Barnt Green, on to the path behind the Sports Club in Margesson Drive.

Love for the wildflowers
Posted on October 29 2019 at 10:17:58

I wanted to say how much I appreciate the hard work, time and effort of the volunteers who are helping to sow perennial flowers in Greenbank’s wild flower meadow in Barnt Green.

Football fundraising
Posted on October 29 2019 at 10:16:58

Following the very generous offer of Peter Gwilliam and Scott Wilkinson of Alvechurch FC to donate a season ticket for the first draw of “J’s Football Cards” in August, I was thrilled to be the winner!

Burcot homes plan will change village life
Posted on October 29 2019 at 10:16:58

It is sad to learn that the beautiful hamlet of Burcot is being forced to accept a new housing development on the garden centre site.


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