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Summer festival date
Posted on April 22 2009 at 3:29:02

Barnt Green Summer Festival is to be held in the centre of the village on Saturday June 27.

The end is nigh
Posted on April 21 2009 at 3:28:02

Lickey End Parish Council’s end is nigh after a long-running fight for its abolition.

Pub triumphs again
Posted on April 20 2009 at 3:46:02

Weighbridge recognised as best in area.

Bank goes back in time
Posted on April 19 2009 at 3:20:02

Barnt Green high street will be getting a taste of the past with the launch of a novel shop in the former Lloyds TSB bank building.

Railwayana bonanza
Posted on April 19 2009 at 10:14:33

The rail timetable for Barnt Green will be a popular port of call for enthusiasts all over the country next month when the village hosts a public auction of sought-after model trains and memorabilia.

Beautiful music of voices and bells in concert
Posted on April 18 2009 at 1:02:06

The combined concert between Belle Voci and the Waverton Hand-Bell Ringers took place on March 21 at St Laurence Church in Alvechurch and turned out to be a great success.

Reward for killer info
Posted on April 17 2009 at 3:43:02

Police have offered a £10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer of Lickey End resident David Currier.

Speed signs reveal truth of traffic in our villages
Posted on April 17 2009 at 3:23:02

Flashing speed signs installed across the area have confirmed what a lot of people already suspected – most motorists speed through our villages.

Former church to be auctioned
Posted on April 16 2009 at 3:42:02

An auction is being held on May 5 for the former Holy Trinity Methodist church in Blackwell.

Parking talks in crisis
Posted on April 16 2009 at 3:25:02

The deal to save more than 50 car parking spaces for villagers to use in the centre of Alvechurch is in danger of unravelling.

Counter character
Posted on April 15 2009 at 3:48:02

Lily Houghton has retired from Lloyds pharmacy in Alvechurch after 38 years’ service.

Bring your problems to us
Posted on April 15 2009 at 9:39:35

Alvechurch villagers now have a place to take their problems thanks to a joint venture between police and local authorities.

Lambs visit Lickey
Posted on April 14 2009 at 3:35:02

Children at Abacus Nursery, Lickey End, enjoyed a visit by two new lambs.

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