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From the Past

Council backs Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual History Month
Posted on January 26 2010 at 11:05:20

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender History Month will be supported by Bromsgrove District Council at an event in the town next month.

72 homes in ‘mini village’
Posted on January 24 2010 at 7:52:29

Welcome for schools site houses but opposition grows to ‘affordable’ plan.

Deer rescue
Posted on January 21 2010 at 8:03:29

A couple of Alvechurch animal-lovers kept an injured deer safe from traffic after it was hit on the outskirts of the village.

Thieves hit rescue centre
Posted on January 20 2010 at 11:07:25

Equipment worth thousands of pounds has been stolen from Barnt Green Horse and Animal Rescue Centre.

Moratorium is dead – now for the rush?
Posted on January 20 2010 at 8:01:29

The plans for the old schools site in Alvechurch show how quickly policies can change.

Church 100 not out!
Posted on January 16 2010 at 6:05:29

A lot has changed in Barnt Green over the past hundred years, but one constant is St Andrew’s Church.

Marlbrook golf course plans under fire
Posted on January 14 2010 at 6:07:29

Plans for a two-storey clubhouse, 75 parking spaces and two houses for the planned 9-hole golf course on Marlbrook Tip have come under fire.

Superbug-battle nurse honoured
Posted on January 13 2010 at 8:12:29

The NHS often comes in for criticism, with “hospital infections” being a major cause for concern, but it’s not all bad news. In the past five years, cases of MRSA have actually been reduced by 70 per cent – and the woman at the forefront of the national fight against the virus has had her work recognised at the highest level.

School parking misery
Posted on January 12 2010 at 11:17:18

Why, in this day and age of ‘transported’ children, did the powers that be, when planning a new, modern school for Alvechurch, not allow for a safe ‘drop off zone’ in the school grounds? 

Honour for saviour of Lickey Incline
Posted on January 12 2010 at 6:16:29

The Bromsgrove Society held a day of events to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of the railway engineer credited with saving the Lickey Incline.

Sledge thieves leave girl in tears
Posted on January 10 2010 at 11:19:40

When the weather is as bad as it has been the one thing that I can do with my daughter which she enjoys is go sledging. That is of course until some mean, cruel person decided to steal her sledge from my front porch. 

Bottoms up!
Posted on January 10 2010 at 4:22:29

Morris dancers send a cheeky message for the New Year.

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