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Friday April 26 2019

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

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.


Bonfires bring air pollution
Posted on February 25 2019 0 comments

This picture was taken on a Friday morning at 9am. All this talk about air pollution, yet as I write this bonfire has been burning for more than two hours and is still going.


Bench makes beautiful sight
Posted on February 25 2019 0 comments

I took the photo above while I was out on a run in Lickey Hills.


Libraries should be fully staffed
Posted on January 31 2019 0 comments

I attended the public consultation at Rubery Library for the proposed changes to our local libraries and would like to make the following points.


When will the tip farrago end?
Posted on January 31 2019 0 comments

So the saga of the Marlbrook Tip continues. Recent inspections have shown that the landowner has been importing hardcore to the site.


Tipping point
Posted on January 31 2019 0 comments

On December 13 at 15.20 (3.20pm in old money), as I turned on to Rose Hill, a line of us followed a heavily-overloaded tipper truck up the hill.


The small birds are here!
Posted on January 31 2019 0 comments

Richard Page wants to know where the small birds are (Village Views, January 2019).


Thanks for bin collection
Posted on January 31 2019 0 comments

We would personally like to thank Councillor Charles Hotham for arranging to get the grey bins collected after we had missed out before Christmas.


Get your facts straight
Posted on January 31 2019 0 comments

On Saturday January 5, I received a note through my letter box asking if I could clear an amount of dog waste from the waste ground at the side of my flat.


Parked cars are a real danger
Posted on January 31 2019 0 comments

I recently contacted Worcestershire County Council’s Highways department about the parking situation on Fiery Hill Road.


Oh, sugar!
Posted on January 31 2019 0 comments

It’s good to have a monthly recipe, but could you and your recipe writer please not describe something as a “healthy treat” and “full of good ingredients” when it is in fact full of sugar?


Green belt ‘gifted’ to developers
Posted on December 28 2018 0 comments

Thank you for alerting me to the District Plan consultation timeframe recently – which, like yourselves, I found to be a challenging read.


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