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Refurbished hall unveiled
Posted on March 21 2008 at 12:06:19

Blackwell First School will be unveiling its refurbished hall on April 11, with help from MP Julie Kirkbride.

Stalemate solution
Posted on March 20 2008 at 12:07:19

The stalemate over maintaining public use of the car park at Alvechurch Sports and Social Club may be near a solution.

Pounding the pavements
Posted on March 20 2008 at 11:55:19

Former Barnt Green Parish Council Chairman Elaine Buckett is back in training in preparation for this year’s London Marathon, which she will run to raise funds for the Parkinson’s Disease Society.  

Fight over ‘10,000 homes’
Posted on March 20 2008 at 11:46:19

“Can you imagine the public’s reaction if they think Redditch is coming into Alvechurch . . ?”

New stand for sports club
Posted on March 19 2008 at 11:58:19

Bromsgrove MP Julie Kirkbride officially opened a new stand at the Community Sports Club based at Kings Norton Rugby Club’s Hopwood ground, watched by guests including local councillors.

Village graffiti ‘tag’ clues to vandals
Posted on March 19 2008 at 11:50:19

Police have issued these pictures of graffiti “tags” in an attempt to track down vandals who have been leaving their marks around Barnt Green and Blackwell.

Library up and running
Posted on March 19 2008 at 11:47:19

The new library is already open and the new first and middle schools open this week at their new site on Birmingham Road, Alvechurch.

Walking for Primrose Hospice
Posted on March 18 2008 at 3:11:19

On April 20, Primrose Hospice is hosting its annual St George’s Day Walk, which last year raised more than £7,000.

Parish plan info at Eco Day
Posted on March 18 2008 at 12:08:19

Lickey & Blackwell Parish Councillors Jill Harvey, Janet King and Keith Woolford were on hand to answer questions and give out information about the recent Parish Plan during a special Eco Day held at Burcot Village Hall.

Alvechurch FC’s big year
Posted on March 17 2008 at 3:12:19

Alvechurch Football Club is having one of its most successful seasons of recent years – getting through to two cup finals and, as we went to press, three semi-finals.

40 years of tradition
Posted on March 17 2008 at 12:03:25

Village couple Phil and Shelia Meads are celebrating 40 years at the helm of one of the area’s most popular pubs.

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