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From the Past

Generation game
Posted on May 21 2008 at 12:59:59

Redditch United under-14 girls, a side which includes a number of players from Lickey End, Marlbrook, Barnt Green and Alvechurch, took on their dads – and one mum – in an end-of-season match.

Bridal nostalgia
Posted on May 20 2008 at 1:36:23

St Bartholomew’s Church at Tardebigge is an attractive venue for a marriage, so it was the perfect place to hold an exhibition of wedding gowns through the ages.

Vision aid in Africa
Posted on May 20 2008 at 11:19:23

An Alvechurch villager has just returned from Africa after helping around 1,500 people to see well enough to get on with their lives.

Design decade
Posted on May 20 2008 at 11:15:23

It is almost ten years since a group of volunteers from Alvechurch set out to create a document to help preserve and enhance the parish’s character.

Village Theatre Review: Now Comes the Dragon’s Hour
Posted on May 19 2008 at 1:14:26

Keith Woolford takes in an unusual musical performance at Artrix.

Crackdown on young drinkers
Posted on May 19 2008 at 11:33:23

Police have come up with a new way to tackle young drinkers in our villages.

‘Yes’ to wind farm tests
Posted on May 19 2008 at 11:17:23

Bromsgrove planners have approved the installation of a 60 metre mast in Beoley which could lead to a wind farm being built.

Chuggers hand over cash
Posted on May 19 2008 at 10:52:23

Members of The Barnt Green Chuggers running club raised £19,000 at their pre-New York Marathon ‘Big Apple Bash’ at Barnt Green Cricket Club.

Open @15
Posted on May 18 2008 at 1:44:11

@15 Hair & Beauty, of Alvechurch, held an Open Evening including demonstrations and taster sessions.

Successful Spring Fayre
Posted on May 18 2008 at 1:08:26

Alvechurch Village Hall held a highly successful Spring Craft Fayre in May, with 15 stalls of high-quality craftware including jewellery, cards, sunglasses and wood turning.

New CSO confirmed
Posted on May 18 2008 at 11:35:11

Vicky Elliott has been confirmed as a Community Support Officer with a beat including Alvechurch, Hopwood, Beoley and Rowney Green.

Happy home
Posted on May 18 2008 at 11:24:11

The Lawns care home in Alvechurch has welcomed the first resident of its new independent living suites.

Villages ‘could disappear’
Posted on May 18 2008 at 11:00:11

Much of The Village area could be swallowed up in a pincer movement between Birmingham and Redditch, it has been warned.

Charity pedal power
Posted on May 17 2008 at 11:11:11

A charity bike ride which has raised more than £50,000 for Acorns children’s hospice over the past ten years is to go ahead again next month.

Distance is no boundary!
Posted on May 17 2008 at 11:05:11

The tradition of Beating the Bounds of the Parish was revived by Alvechurch Village Society on a typically wet Bank Holiday Monday.

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