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Flying start for Alvechurch youth club
Posted on April 30 2010 at 12:33:03

The first night of Alvechurch’s new youth club drew 46 youngsters to the village sports and social club.

Be our guest
Posted on April 28 2010 at 12:27:28

Tracey Brookes and Philip Bright were among 25 lucky local couples given the chance to experience being guests at their own wedding, thanks to a special event at The Queen’s Head Inn.

High value gun collection stolen in Barnt Green raid
Posted on April 27 2010 at 4:25:38

Shotguns and rifles worth a large amount of money were stolen in a raid on a house in Barnt Green and police believe the thieves may try to sell them to collectors.

Wheel-nuts shock for Rubery motorist
Posted on April 26 2010 at 8:20:05

A Rubery motorist drove his car along the motorway with a wheel held on by only one nut after would-be thieves removed the other three.

Barnt Green car vandal hunted
Posted on April 23 2010 at 2:18:40

Police are on the trail of a vandal damaging cars in Barnt Green.

Village star car’s birthday
Posted on April 23 2010 at 10:20:05

A very special piece of Alvechurch history is being celebrated this month with the 60th anniversary of the start of production of the Dellow.

Politics in the pulpit
Posted on April 22 2010 at 10:52:06

It wasn’t quite a TV-style Leaders’ Debate, but a church-hosted hustings gave voters the chance to get a better idea of who they are voting for.

Hair to help Haiti
Posted on April 21 2010 at 1:05:06

The Michelle Griffin Hair Academy in Barnt Green has raised £3,522 for the Red Cross Haiti Appeal by hosting a Red Carpet Charity Evening with invited clients, local businesses, press and VIPs.

First steps for teen club
Posted on April 21 2010 at 10:25:01

The newly launched club for teenagers in Alvechurch is holding an open meeting for anyone who would like to help in any aspect of running the venture.

Running for Russell
Posted on April 21 2010 at 10:22:06

Three village women are training to take part in the June Blenheim Triathlon to raise money for the cancer charity Melanoma Focus.

Lickey burglaries alert
Posted on April 20 2010 at 3:24:17

Villagers have been alerted after a spate of burglaries at the top of the Lickeys.

Fab four
Posted on April 20 2010 at 12:22:05

Law firm Thomas Horton LLP, which has offices in Bromsgrove and Barnt Green, has announced the appointment of four new partners.

Travel writer heads for Chernobyl
Posted on April 19 2010 at 10:27:06

Finstall travel writer Nigel Roberts is heading into the Chernobyl radiation zone this month to work with severely disabled children in Belarus.

Pedalling for the pounds
Posted on April 17 2010 at 10:32:01

The annual Alvechurch to Worcester bike ride will take place on June 26 in aid of Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Ready for more!
Posted on April 16 2010 at 4:30:56

Five Alvechurch Middle School pupils performed in Studley Operatic Society Musical Theatre Group’s production of Oliver at The Palace Theatre, Redditch.

Village youth club helpers wanted
Posted on April 16 2010 at 2:36:45

The newly launched club for teenagers in Alvechurch is holding an open meeting for anyone who would like to help in any aspect of running the venture.

The end is nigh for Lickey End’s parish
Posted on April 15 2010 at 10:16:01

After ten years of what appears to be a local government farce, it finally looks like the end for Lickey End Parish Council.

Steamy inclination
Posted on April 14 2010 at 7:31:03

Railway enthusiasts were delighted to witness a double-headed steam run up the Lickey Incline on Thursday April 8.

Bird of prey swoops in
Posted on April 13 2010 at 5:23:05

Alvechurch resident Pauline Martin photographed a magnificent bird of prey in her garden at The Buckleys on April Fool’s Day.

£3,000 golf gear raid in Rowney Green
Posted on April 12 2010 at 3:44:21

Burglars escaped with golf equipment worth more than £3,000 in an overnight raid in Rowney Green, Alvechurch.

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