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Perfect day for show and wedding
Posted on September 28 2009 at 3:29:15

Congratulations to Charlotte Matthews and Matt Kane, whose marriage took place during the first-ever Village Wedding Show at Hillscourt Conference Centre on September 27.

Lickey Post Office raided
Posted on September 26 2009 at 3:17:15

An elderly customer was left shaken after being threatened during a robbery at Lickey post office.

Lake to be emptied
Posted on September 22 2009 at 3:18:15

Cofton Lake, which was bought by villagers, is being emptied so British Waterways can repair a sluice gate.

Positive talks on teen centre
Posted on September 22 2009 at 3:09:15

The Alvechurch mums hoping to establish a permanent meeting place for village teenagers held a “very positive” meeting with Bromsgrove District Council representatives.

Fallen bough blocks road
Posted on September 21 2009 at 3:20:15

An oak bough crashed to the ground blocking Bittell Farm Road, Barnt Green.

Tennis twins meet in final
Posted on September 21 2009 at 3:23:56

Rowney Green tennis twins Jacob and Harrison Wright met each other in the final of the Redditch HDU under-9s championship.

Lickey Scout completes challenge
Posted on September 20 2009 at 3:13:56

Christopher Watts, of Lickey End, has completed what has been called “the hardest challenge in Scouting”.

Iron man’s latest challenge
Posted on September 19 2009 at 3:10:56

Barnt Green Iron Man Nick Horton enjoyed another challenge last month when he took a team of village men to the prestigious Monaco Half Iron Man.

Ten-year-old’s ten-mile marathon
Posted on September 18 2009 at 3:15:56

Ten-year-old Eve Hodgson completed a ten-mile walk from her home in Cofton Hackett to the Hall of Memory in Birmingham, all in the name of charity.

Joining generations
Posted on September 16 2009 at 3:27:56

The latest venture for Burcot Grange has created a bond between its elderly residents and the young pupils of a nearby school.

Finstall in bloom
Posted on September 15 2009 at 3:26:56

Late summer sunshine contributed to the success of Finstall’s annual Flower Show at Finstall Village Hall last month.

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