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Happy birthday, Temptations!
Posted on October 21 2008 at 1:54:22

Temptations in Barnt Green celebrated its first year in business with champagne and birthday cake.

Creative thinking
Posted on October 21 2008 at 11:42:12

Children at Bear Hill Pre-School, Alvechurch, enjoyed a morning of creative thinking as part of a new partnership with a community artist.

The Lickeywood Hills
Posted on October 21 2008 at 11:11:12

The Lickey Hills hosted a movie set for a week when acting stars arrived from around Britain to help create a charity movie.

Bowls champion
Posted on October 20 2008 at 1:35:22

Fifteen-year-old Greg Smith of Withybed Green, Alvechurch, has become the British Crown Green Bowls Association Junior Champion.

In the pink
Posted on October 20 2008 at 11:53:12

Children from Alvechurch and Bordesley Nursery School dressed in pink to visit residents at The Lawns in Alvechurch.

Oh, yes he is . . .
Posted on October 20 2008 at 11:18:12

Jack Montgomery, of Alvechurch, is to star as Peter Pan in this year’s big pantomime at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton.

Impressive artwork
Posted on October 19 2008 at 2:39:22

Alvechurch artist Luke Harkus-Jefferies impressed the public and experts alike with his entry in Wolverhampton Art Gallery’s Open West Midlands Exhibition, winning the People’s Prize Award and £100 prize money.

Music & merriment
Posted on October 19 2008 at 2:29:22

The recent Bromsgrove Arts Alive ‘Fun Day’, postponed from June and run as a joint event with North Bromsgrove High School’s October ‘Community Day’, was very well attended.

News round-up
Posted on October 19 2008 at 11:33:12

The latest happenings in our villages.

Operation Cofton relaunched
Posted on October 19 2008 at 11:31:34

Police have relaunched Operation Cofton after a spate of burglaries in Barnt Green and Cofton Hackett.

Sporting celebrity
Posted on October 18 2008 at 11:38:12

The Deedar Indian restaurant in Barnt Green was the venue for an evening of sporting celebrity which raised £3,000.

From Marlbrook to Mito
Posted on October 17 2008 at 1:14:22

Former Marlbrook resident and Waseley Hills pupil Daniel Acton married Mayumi Kurashina at the Shinto Temple in Mito, Japan, in July.

Little bookworms
Posted on October 17 2008 at 11:46:12

Alvechurch Crown Meadow First School pupils celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as favourite literary characters.

Many hands make light bulb work
Posted on October 17 2008 at 11:20:12

Volunteer planters got involved with two daffodil planting sessions last month, organised by Alvechurch Village Society.

Putting parish on the map
Posted on October 15 2008 at 11:58:12

MP Julie Kirkbride joined Lickey and Blackwell parish councillors and volunteers at the launch of an initiative to create a record of habitat, species and archaeology in the parish.

The ‘least bad’ homes plan
Posted on October 15 2008 at 11:26:12

Fears that the fields between Redditch and Alvechurch could be filled with new houses have been increased by proposals contained in a new study.

Sporting a brand new kit
Posted on October 14 2008 at 1:19:22

Alvechurch Lions Under-7s have a brand new kit, sponsored by Butterflies Nursery Northfield.

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