Friday August 19 2022



Views from the Past

Lawton’s View
Posted on January 29 2020 at 4:24:32



Posted on January 29 2020 at 4:22:04

Climate change has rarely, if ever, been the focus of this column over the past 20 or so years –  perhaps because it always seemed a global crisis rather than one that could be tackled at village level.

Who would vote no to Plan?
Posted on January 29 2020 at 4:20:08

Elections can bring out the best and worse in people, not just politicians, and throw up a whole caboodle of surprises.

Praise for village illuminations
Posted on January 29 2020 at 3:19:32

Barnt Green village after dark is usually fairly gloomy – the street lighting being far from satisfactory – especially compared with the adjacent rail station.

Farming methods have to change
Posted on January 29 2020 at 4:17:08

In her otherwise excellent analysis “What can we do for wildlife?” (The Village, January 2020), Mary Green reinforces the idea that it’s still OK to eat meat.

You just can’t get the staff. . .
Posted on January 29 2020 at 3:14:32

I was interested to read a letter in December’s Village which rightly recommended “paying your gardener to do a proper job” of clearing up leaves.

Disgust at dog poo in graveyard
Posted on January 29 2020 at 3:13:32

I want to voice my utter disgust at what my family experienced on Christmas Day.

Gone girl
Posted on January 29 2020 at 3:43:27

I drive along the Old Birmingham Road in Lickey frequently and have noticed the disappearance of the creepy child bollard.

Polling confusion
Posted on January 29 2020 at 2:42:27

This illustration by Simon Woolford, for the Lickey Community Group newsletter, reflects the apparent confusion of some residents when voting in the Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Neighbourhood Plan.


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