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Affordable homes uproar
Posted on October 30 2009 at 9:27:35

A PLANNED affordable homes development in Alvechurch led to angry scenes at the October parish council meeting.

Village View: The MUGA
Posted on October 30 2009 at 9:23:20

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We wonder how many readers will remember the picture (above) of a bulldozer sent in to remove children’s play equipment.

Village car park saved
Posted on October 23 2009 at 2:13:53

The deal to keep a car park open for villagers in the centre of Alvechurch looks like it has finally been sealed.

Schools in Tag Rugby tournament
Posted on October 22 2009 at 12:42:53

A mini Tag Rugby tournament for local primary schools took place at Blackwell First School, with children from Blackwell, Beoley, St Andrew’s and Crown Meadow taking part.

Region’s best chippy
Posted on October 21 2009 at 2:17:53

Peter’s Pan, of Barnt Green, has been crowned Best Chippy in the region.

Church’s grant plea turned down
Posted on October 21 2009 at 2:15:53

A plea by St Laurence Church, Alvechurch, for an increase in its grant from villagers towards the upkeep of its churchyard has fallen on stony ground.

‘Bordesley Park’ plan booted out
Posted on October 20 2009 at 2:10:01

Campaigners believe they have fought off plans for an estate of as many as 6,000 homes called “Bordesley Park” between Redditch and Alvechurch.

Organic therapy
Posted on October 19 2009 at 2:19:53

A Bordesley mum has been undertaking organic Gerson Therapy for a life-threatening illness.

Local WI marks 79 years
Posted on October 19 2009 at 12:46:53

Members and invited guests gathered in Burcot Village Hall for Blackwell & Burcot WI’s October meeting, which also marked their 79th birthday.

Open forum called over village youth
Posted on October 18 2009 at 2:21:53

The focus is back on the youth of Alvechurch after complaints about bad behaviour prompted police and council chiefs to call a public open forum.

Recognition for design agency
Posted on October 18 2009 at 12:48:53

Bromsgrove design and marketing agency Classic Lines Design has received international recognition for its branding work

People power sets the agenda
Posted on October 15 2009 at 12:51:53

Two meetings in a series designed to involve residents have been held by Lickey and Blackwell Parish Council.

The vote that broke this camel’s back
Posted on October 14 2009 at 9:29:40

Former Alvechurch Parish Councillor explains why he decided to resign . . .

Shakespeare’s skull under Village church?
Posted on October 07 2009 at 11:30:59

Could the stolen skull of William Shakespeare be resting in a vault beneath a local church?

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