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Brand new loo
Posted on August 28 2005 at 3:17:38

The newly-refurbished ladies’ toilets at Alvechurch Village Hall got the seal of approval from the hall’s committee and hall manager Barbara Baker.

New minister has stories to share
Posted on August 28 2005 at 11:32:38

Alvechurch Baptist Church welcomed a new minister, Reverend Fiona Lee, at the beginning of September. 

Ark almost complete
Posted on August 28 2005 at 11:21:38

The new £1 million church hall nears completion at St Laurence, Alvechurch. The building, dubbed The Ark for its boat-like shape, is as striking in its design as promised by church leaders.

Praise for council service
Posted on August 27 2005 at 11:37:38

The local Government Ombudsman has praised Bromsgrove District Council for the “exceptional” way it deals with complaints from the public.

Portrait chosen for Central TV
Posted on August 27 2005 at 11:34:38

Alvechurch portrait artist Margaret Clarke has made a lasting contribution to the history of Midlands broadcasting by winning an art competition held by Central TV.

Young and old
Posted on August 27 2005 at 11:27:38

Youngsters from Alvechurch Nursery School provide fun and entertainment for residents of The Lawns residential home in the village.

Weighbridge start for Alight
Posted on August 26 2005 at 2:54:38

The Alvechurch Alight lantern procession will again set off from The Weighbridge pub at Alvechurch Marina.

Launch party @15
Posted on August 26 2005 at 2:49:38

Guests, clients and staff celebrated the official launch of Alvechurch hair and beauty salon @15, formerly George Davies (George still works there), located – as the name suggests – at number 15, The Square.

Save our voles
Posted on August 26 2005 at 11:36:38

Bromsgrove District Council has teamed up with Worcestershire Wildlife Trust to protect the UK’s most endangered mammal: the water vole.

Appeal for leader
Posted on August 26 2005 at 11:31:38

Janice Smith has retired from being the leader of Barnt Green Guides after 17 years, during which time she has given many youngsters the opportunity to experience all aspects of guiding.

Jefferson rocks it up
Posted on August 26 2005 at 11:30:38

Cynthia Lawton reports on the Great Summer Rock ‘n’ Roll Party at Alvechurch Sports & Social Club.

Planning for your future
Posted on August 26 2005 at 11:25:38

Parish Plans giving villagers a say in how their areas develop are nearing fruition in Alvechurch and Barnt Green.

Memories of VJ Day
Posted on August 25 2005 at 3:13:38

Some 50 members and friends of the Alvechurch Ex-Services Association celebrated the 60th anniversary of VJ Day on August 15, with a get-together and memorabilia display at Alvechurch Cricket Club.

Committing to fitness
Posted on August 25 2005 at 2:56:38

Local MP Julie Kirkbride joined the team at David Lloyd Leisure in Bromsgrove to show her support for this year’s Commit to Get Fit campaign launched in the summer with a national Wear Your Trainers Day.

Garden club’s grand day out
Posted on August 25 2005 at 11:59:38

Members of Barnt Green Garden Society enjoyed a trip to Kew Gardens.

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