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Alcohol-free zone wins reprieve
Posted on December 16 2011 at 10:18:17

Alvechurch’s alcohol-free zone has been reprieved amid confusion over its legality, the parish council heard.

Pressing on with the Neighbourhood Plan
Posted on December 12 2011 at 3:42:17

Grassroots leaders are urging the people of Alvechurch parish to get involved with the creation of a Neighbourhood Plan.

Serious road crash appeal
Posted on December 12 2011 at 3:36:17

Police are appealing for witnesses to a car crash in Alvechurch in which a man was badly injured.

Alcohol-free zone under threat
Posted on December 06 2011 at 10:01:17

The alcohol-free zone may be removed from the centre of Alvechurch.

Double yellows for Alvechurch schools
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:40:17

DOUBLE YELLOW lines are to be painted outside the schools in Alvechurch to stop dangerous parking, the parish council heard.

Moving the goalposts . . .
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:39:17

Blackwell may have to move its goalposts to solve the problem of unwanted football matches being played.

Blackwell affordable homes site agreed
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:37:17

Lickey and Blackwell Parish Council agreed unanimously on the piece of land on Greenhill, Blackwell, as the site for a proposed affordable housing project.

Marlbrook Tesco crossing plan
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:35:17

A new car park is still being considered to solve poor parking outside Tesco at Marlbrook, Lickey and Blackwell Parish Council heard.

Coffers ready for homes battle
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:23:17

Barnt Green Parish Council is preparing for the financial implications of a possible battle with Banner Homes and Bromsgrove District Council over plans for 88 homes at the foot of the Lickey Hills.

Village homes surprise
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:17:17

Major planning decisions affecting Alvechurch have left parish councillors scratching their heads.

Village shops urged to join litter effort
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:09:17

Shops in the centre of Alvechurch have been urged to encourage their customers not to drop litter – and to clean up after them if they do.

Barnt Green rail squeal solutions
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:08:17

The nuisance of “rail squeal” as trains turn the bend into Barnt Green has been eased, the parish council heard.

Chance for a last peek
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:03:17

Alvechurch Baptist Church is opening its doors on the mornings of December 9 and 16 to anyone who wants to see it as it is before it undergoes a £160,000 building project.

Allotment hopes grow for Alvechurch
Posted on December 06 2011 at 10:02:17

Would-be vegetable growers may soon by able to sign up for allotments in Alvechurch.

Hopwood: Where’s our traffic calming?
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:57:17

HOPWOOD residents have asked why they are missing out on traffic calming measures.

Dave and Tricia call time at The Crown
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:51:17

Dave and Tricia Fisher leave The Crown Inn, Withybed Green, after 26 years.
Tricia and Dave Fisher say goodbye to The Crown Inn, Withybed Green, after running it for the past 26 years. They have sold the lease, but will still be living in the area. ‘We’d like to thank all of our fantastic customers,’ said Tricia.

Turbine ‘like Big Ben in backyard’
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:41:17

Barnt Green Parish Council has warned a proposed 330ft wind turbine close to the village centre would be like having “Big Ben in your backyard”.

My car park theft ordeal
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:25:17

June GriffithsThe county councillor for Alvechurch has revealed how she was the victim of a “horrible” incident in a Redditch supermarket car park, leaving her fearful of going out alone.
  June Griffiths (left) spoke out to warn other villagers to be aware when putting their PIN into cash and self-service machines.

Lest we forget . . .
Posted on December 06 2011 at 9:10:17


Remembrance Service 2011 on Alvechurch village green

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