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Village Features

Village Archive: 10 years ago…

A look back at what was happening around here in December 2007–January 2008.

It’s here at last!

The Village area has everything you need for a Christmas to remember.

Davies Timber open to all

Davies Timber is well-known as one of the largest independent timber merchants in the Midlands – but many people are unaware that it is open to the public as well as for trade.

Frosts after a mild start

Alvechurch amateur weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes.

Purple people power

Spice Valley Balti (SVB) in Bromsgrove will host a special fundraising dinner on Monday January 29, to raise money for the Stroke Association in Bromsgrove.

Launch of a dragon

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

Being bold in the garden

Hannah Genders helps clients ‘go for it’ with a new design.

Colours of Africa

Sally Oldaker meets an artist whose work reflects his roots.

Reduce sight-loss risk

In many eye conditions, early detection is crucial to reduce the risk of sight loss as a result of retinal damage.

Sweet victory at Stourbridge

Alvechurch FC have plenty to look forward to as the year ends.

The holly bears a berry

Mary Green looks at the role of wildlife in our songs and carols.

Report reveals the real value of advice

You could save more money with the right guidance, writes Martin Pryor, of Pryor Portfolio.

A younger-looking you

With the festive season almost upon us, and a brand new year just around the corner, it’s the ideal time to ensure you look good and feel confident.

Gentle treatment for pain

If you’re struggling with joint or muscular pain, chiropractic treatment may be able to help – as it has done for many patients of Alvechurch Chiropractic Clinic over the past 14 years.

Village Archive: 10 years ago…

A look back at what was happening around here in November 2007.

Mild and stormy month

Alvechurch amateur weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes.

Mixed results for AFC

Alvechurch FC are not letting FA Cup defeat get them down.

November shadows

It’s late autumn now, and the bright colours have muted throughout the countryside. Everything looks brown and grey, especially if we get the foggy days common at this time of year.

Cleaning you can trust

Cina Yates, founder of the popular local cleaning business, My Home, has recently formed an enterprising new partnership with Alvechurch accountant and tax advisor, Andrew Crowe.

Control alcohol for Christmas

Alcohol specialist Julie Ward would like to support anyone who is interested in learning how to control their drinking before that time of the year arrives!

Care for eye conditions

If your eyes are itchy and watery, you may be suffering from blepharitis.

Sights on dark nights

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

A time to review

Hannah Genders makes plans for the coming year.

A seamless service

If you’re travelling to an important business meeting, a trip abroad or a special event, a new village chauffeur company can provide a seamless, stress-free journey.