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Season of successes
Posted on September 25 2006 at 6:44:26

Barnt Green Cricket Club’s under-11 team enjoyed a very successful season, in which they won 12 of their 14 matches.

Ray’s heading for a high
Posted on September 25 2006 at 6:24:26

Heart attacks prompt trek through the Andes for charity.

Marathon bid
Posted on September 25 2006 at 6:22:26

Blackwell resident Paul Davies is hoping to raise plenty of money for the Acorns Children’s Hospices when he takes part in the New York Marathon on November 5.

Extension marks new era for The Lawns
Posted on September 25 2006 at 4:25:26

One of the most distinctive buildings in Alvechurch celebrated its 150th anniversary with the opening of a new extension.

Andy’s Fund bolstered
Posted on September 25 2006 at 3:23:26

Phil Eves, Learning Resource Co-ordinator of HBG – the company building the new schools in Alvechurch – hands over a cheque for £1,000 to Kim Weaver (centre) and Sharon Williams, from the Andy’s Fund committee.

New kitchen for hall
Posted on September 25 2006 at 3:08:26

Members of Alvechurch WI serve tea and scones in the new kitchen at Alvechurch Village Hall during an open afternoon to show villagers the new-look facilities at the hall, including much-improved gents’ toilets upstairs.

Protest against bank closure
Posted on September 25 2006 at 2:21:26

Barnt Green residents, backed by local politicians and Bromsgrove MP Julie Kirkbride, gathered in protest outside the Lloyds TSB bank branch in the village, which is again threatened with closure.

Blackwell’s special place
Posted on September 24 2006 at 9:29:26

A moving tribute has been paid to a Blackwell teenager with the opening of a memorial garden for use by children of the village.

Red Dragon steams in
Posted on September 24 2006 at 3:51:26

The Red Dragon steams into Barnt Green returning to Birmingham from Newport.

Festival frolics light up village
Posted on September 24 2006 at 2:08:26

The 10th Alvechurch Alight festival set the village aglow with another spectacular lantern procession through the village.

Police presence on show
Posted on September 23 2006 at 2:14:26

One of the clearest messages to come out of the Partners and Communities Together (Pact) police initiative in Alvechurch is that villagers would like to see more of a uniformed presence in the village.

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