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

The aliens have landed!
Posted on July 30 2018 0 comments

Right then: Mr Julian Cobbledick of Cofton Hackett (Village Views, July 2018) has a point with regard to “strange lights” in the Lickey Hills.


Mystery of empty housing estate
Posted on July 30 2018 0 comments

Every now and then I like to have a browse through The Village magazine although I’m living far from my roots now.


Thanks to garden owners
Posted on July 30 2018 0 comments

May I offer a huge thank-you to the lovely people of Alvechurch who opened their gardens on a glorious weekend under the National Garden Scheme.


Record amount raised
Posted on July 30 2018 0 comments

I thought you would like to know that in spite of a certain football match taking place on the Sunday of Alvechurch Open Gardens, we managed to raise a record £5,115.


New station, old problems
Posted on June 30 2018 0 comments

Last month’s letter, “Traffic frustration”, made interesting reading.


Infrastructure has whiff of decay
Posted on June 30 2018 0 comments

I feel truly privileged to live in this part of Worcestershire – the trees are especially beautiful, not only at this time of year but all year round.


Street circus
Posted on June 30 2018 0 comments

What on earth is going on with Swan Street in Alvechurch?


Speed limit conspiracy?
Posted on May 29 2018 0 comments

I note that Coopers Hill in Alvechurch has now been reduced to an urbanised 30mph. 


Road only fit for horse and cart
Posted on May 29 2018 0 comments

I have just driven from Barnt Green to Alvechurch and my shaken bones are yet to recover.


Traffic frustration
Posted on May 29 2018 0 comments

It is high time that something drastic was done about the traffic situation in Aston Fields.


The Lickey cuckoo?
Posted on May 29 2018 0 comments

Here is an original verse of seasonal poetry:


Immoral and wanton vandalism
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

I have just read your article (April 2018) about the proposed new town, “Barntchurch”, with great disdain.


There are better places to build
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

Thank you for highlighting the current issues regarding future housing development in this area.


Was it a wind-up?
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

Please tell me that the letter from Major Cuthbert Parker-Smythe (Barnt Green folks deserve a first-class service, April 2018) was a “wind up” for April 1st. . .


Maid message
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

Dear most excellent Editor – If you would send me the telephone number of the scullery maid mentioned in Major Parker-Smythe’s letter, I would remain forever obliged to you and indebted.


Leaders needed
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

After 12 years, I will be stepping down as leader of 1st Barnt Green Scouts, and would like to appeal for some new helpers.


New town would swamp us
Posted on March 29 2018 0 comments

A proposal is to be considered by Bromsgrove District Council for 15,000 new homes on land between Alvechurch and Barnt Green.


MP should support own community
Posted on March 29 2018 0 comments

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government is the momentous title bestowed on Sajid Javid, our Member of Parliament.


Barnt Green folks deserve a first-class service
Posted on March 29 2018 0 comments

I am a retired gentleman of class, born and bred in Barnt Green, and am writing to say I am much looking forward to the newly-electrified railway link to Bromsgrove.


Icy scene in Barnt Green
Posted on March 29 2018 0 comments

Village reader Gill Hayes sent us this photo of an “icicle tree” on Sandhills Green, Barnt Green.


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