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All the fun of the fair!
Posted on August 27 2006 at 3:36:39

Despite a rather damp start, Tardebigge Fair & Show went on to be one of the most successful ever, raising a grand total of £5,210.

Open your garden
Posted on August 27 2006 at 3:12:39

Great weather in June and July helped the gardens open in Alvechurch under the National Gardens Scheme to raise £2,981.60 for the scheme’s charities – plus more than £400 in plants sales in aid of the Where Next? Association.

Rowing for charity
Posted on August 27 2006 at 3:01:39

Staff at The Abbey Hotel in Bordesley raised £800 for Acorns Children’s Hospice in a sponsored rowing machine event.

Trust seeks Square ideas
Posted on August 27 2006 at 2:41:39

The trust that owns the shopping precinct in the centre of Alvechurch says it would welcome ideas from residents on ways to improve the site.

Erratum
Posted on August 26 2006 at 3:13:39

In the last issue, we gave an incorrect phone number for contacting Roy Yardley, chairman of Alvechurch FC, about his book on the club.

Lawns anniversary
Posted on August 26 2006 at 3:09:39

The Lawns Residential Home is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its landmark building in Alvechurch with the official opening of its new conservatory.

Vandals destroy Lickey memorial benches
Posted on August 26 2006 at 2:59:39

Vandals have damaged or destroyed at least five memorial benches placed by families in the Lickeys to remember loved ones.

Pub’s award brings cash for charities
Posted on August 26 2006 at 11:54:39

The Crown at Alvechurch was able to benefit three local charities after finishing as runner-up in a prestigious national competition.

Sporting fun in the sun
Posted on August 26 2006 at 10:56:39

Pre-school children at Barnt Green Playgroup and their parents enjoyed a sunny and relaxed sports day on the Baptist Church’s next door sports field. 

Seeking sponsors
Posted on August 25 2006 at 3:10:39

Two local women are hoping to raise lots of money for charity when they take part in the Great North Run.

Village speeders warned
Posted on August 25 2006 at 3:08:39

Partners and Communities Together (PACT), the police-led initiative to reduce the fear of crime, has led to motorists being warned for speeding through Alvechurch.

Putting arts on the map
Posted on August 25 2006 at 2:50:39

A new group has been established to promote the arts in and around Bromsgrove to a wider audience.

Church bell fund update
Posted on August 25 2006 at 1:58:39

The campaign to raise funds for the bells at St Laurence continued during the summer with a Table Top Sale at the Baptist Church Hall and a coffee morning at the Cricket Club.

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