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Tuesday June 25 2019

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Villager's View - What you've been saying . . .

We must have clean air debate
Posted on May 30 2019 0 comments

I would like to respond to John Impey and John Holland, with regard to my published concerns about bonfires in your magazine.


Let’s consign bonfires to past
Posted on May 30 2019 0 comments

I am amazed at the comment by John Holland last month (Bonfires haven’t killed me yet. . .)


Graffiti culprit must come clean
Posted on May 30 2019 0 comments

Despite the best endeavours of Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council, graffiti remains steadfast on street furniture including road signs, Virgin boxes and our weather station on Rose Hill and the Old Birmingham Road, Lickey.


Lure of the Lickeys
Posted on May 30 2019 0 comments

An original bluebell poem offering for the “smile corner” of your lovely mag.


Tories won’t stand up for village
Posted on April 29 2019 0 comments

I see that once again the Conservative Party has selected a district council candidate for Barnt Green & Hopwood who lives on the other side of Bromsgrove.


Village news or entertainment?
Posted on April 29 2019 0 comments

Many years ago, my boss advised me to regard the BBC and ITV news programmes as entertainment. Likewise, The Village magazine is just as much fun.


Cycle concern in Rowney Green
Posted on April 29 2019 0 comments

A number of residents in Rowney Green have raised concerns about the speed at which some cyclists go down Rowney Green Lane.


Bonfires haven’t killed me yet . . .
Posted on April 29 2019 0 comments

According to Mr Ridarta of Cofton Hackett (Bonfires have the potential to kill, April 2019) I guess I should feel exceedingly lucky to be alive.


Memories of our friend Robin
Posted on April 29 2019 0 comments

In answer to the query (Remembering Robin, Village Views, January 2019), the bench at Alvechurch Marina is indeed in memory of our dear departed friend Robin Walden, as is the apple tree alongside The Weighbridge pub.


New homes will spoil Burcot’s beauty
Posted on April 29 2019 0 comments

I agree wholeheartedly with the comments in David Barton’s letter last month. I would like to add, “Democracy is a great thing – if only the authorities would use it more often!”


Appeal for democracy
Posted on April 29 2019 0 comments

Please let me clarify, after a recent experience, what I would do if I felt I had good reason to object to the planning application to build a house immediately in the vicinity of my property, and why.


Bonfires have the potential to kill
Posted on March 30 2019 0 comments

I agree entirely with the view expressed by Michael Lewis, (Village Views, March 2019), with regard to the selfish menace of bonfires.


Planning process is unacceptable 
Posted on March 30 2019 0 comments

I would like to point out to John Williams (How to object to plans, Village December 2018) that the planning process is very clear even if unacceptable:


Stranger than fiction!
Posted on March 30 2019 0 comments

I have just read your article on the Marlbrook Tip fiasco. It would be extremely funny if it was not true!


Stuck in the mud
Posted on March 30 2019 0 comments

Barnt Green has recently been blessed with its very own balancing pond, located at the Foxhills housing estate.


Help us find Heinz
Posted on March 30 2019 0 comments

My family used to live at Scarfield Farm. My mother, who is now 92, remembers with fondness the prisoners of war who helped out on the farm.


Lawn being used as field
Posted on March 30 2019 0 comments

Yet again the left-hand side entrance to Greenbank in Barnt Green is being used as a field.


Create hedges to attract birds
Posted on February 25 2019 0 comments

I write in response to the letter Where are the small birds? in your January magazine.


Be thankful for hardworking bin collectors
Posted on February 25 2019 0 comments

Further to a recent letter (Village Views, February 2019) I would like to thank all our hardworking bin collectors for their faithful and efficient service.


More graffiti from ‘Tanksy’
Posted on February 25 2019 0 comments

Following on from your item in the February issue (Green graffiti protest), here is some additional work (above) by the anonymous environmental artist.


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