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Oh yes they have!
Posted on September 26 2010 at 4:29:05

Brian Watkiss, Leah Yendell and Adam Brown as the Sultan’s footmen Dilhi and Dalhi menacing heroine Sherry Zard



Alvechurch will see a world premiere next month as members of Alvechurch Dramatic Society take to the stage in their very own pantomime. 


Bronze medal for Sam
Posted on September 22 2010 at 11:39:57

Local athlete Sam Boswell has returned from the Duathlon World Championships with a Bronze medal.

The Cofton Pilgrimage
Posted on September 22 2010 at 5:47:45

Seen by many as the biggest thing to happen to this area in perhaps centuries, the day the Pope popped in passed by barely noticed . . . on the outside of the fence, at least.

Have a look at our Gallery of photos from the day

Bureau boost
Posted on September 21 2010 at 12:13:21

Funding through the newly formed Alvechurch Communities Together has been found to ensure the Citizen’s Advice Bureau will continue to have a presence in the village over the next year.

Villagers praised for fire response
Posted on September 20 2010 at 1:23:21

Villagers who raised the alarm over a night-time fire at a children’s nursery last month may have saved a prominent Alvechurch building.

Bad behaviour ‘nosedives’
Posted on September 20 2010 at 11:52:03

Antisocial behaviour around the MUGA in Alvechurch more than halved during the summer months, according to police.

Fun at the fetes
Posted on September 19 2010 at 9:37:02

Two local events provided a grand day out for all the family.

Bowls champ triumphs again
Posted on September 19 2010 at 3:32:12

Withybed Green youngster Greg Smith is celebrating after his triumph at the British Crown Green Bowling Association Junior U18 Finals, when he lifted the title of Junior Champion for the second time in three years.

Public forum is reprieved
Posted on September 18 2010 at 11:48:03

Alvechurch will once again have a grassroots forum where villagers can discuss matters affecting their community.

Youth club hires its own workers
Posted on September 18 2010 at 12:47:03

Three youth workers have been hired by the new youth club in Alvechurch, with youngsters helping to decide what sort of people they wanted and even being involved in the interview process.

Protest walk over fears of 200 homes
Posted on September 17 2010 at 3:57:33

Aston Fields villagers are stepping out in protest against a housing development they fear could bring their community to a standstill.

Charity golfers hit a big score
Posted on September 17 2010 at 3:51:12

The second Memorial Golf Day organised by Craig Bromley, of Alvechurch, in memory of his father, John, raised four times last year’s figure.

Hall’s energy efficient makeover
Posted on September 16 2010 at 5:57:48

Alvechurch Village Hall has benefited from a comprehensive makeover after securing grants from three major sources: the Lottery Fund, Grassroots and Welcome to Our Future – an organisation dedicated to sustainable development which manages the Severn Waste Environmental Fund in Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

New service for elderly
Posted on September 16 2010 at 3:15:41

Alvechurch businessman Mike Bingham is looking for volunteers to trial a new service for elderly people and their families.

Muck protest
Posted on September 15 2010 at 12:11:21

Horseriders have been urged to clear up after their animals on village roads.

New ‘outdoor classroom’
Posted on September 13 2010 at 7:00:13


Janette Morris cuts the ribbon, watched by pupils and PTA members

Headteacher Janette Morris cuts the ribbon to open the new ‘outdoor classroom’ at Crown Meadow First School, Alvechurch, watched by pupils and members of the school PTA (from left) Penny Church, Libby Price, Helen Fieldhouse, Phoebe (Year 4), Ben (Year 4), Tim Edwards, Mandy Davies and Ruth Rachman. The PTA raised £8,000 for the wooden shelter over the past 18 months from a wide variety of events.

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