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Villagers to hear latest news on Marlbrook Tip
Posted on July 20 2012 at 3:17:49

Another public meeting is being held this month for villagers to quiz Bromsgrove District Council over its progress in resolving the over-tipping of more than one million cubic metres of waste in the foothills of the Lickeys.

Cricket capers invitation
Posted on July 17 2012 at 8:54:02

ALVECHURCH & HOPWOOD CRICKET CLUB: Sunday 26th Aug - 10am-8pm
Enjoy a village family day out at Alvechurch Cricket Club (rear of 6 Birmingham Road).

Rowney Green alarm over burglars
Posted on July 12 2012 at 9:30:01

A Rowney Green resident’s home was burgled during the night despite his alarm being set off and waking him up.

Lickey burglary appeal
Posted on July 06 2012 at 7:57:14

Police are appealing for information following an attempted burglary at a house in the Lickey Hills.

Allotments quest comes to fruition
Posted on July 03 2012 at 11:29:18

Would-be gardeners will at last have somewhere to grow their veg thanks to an Alvechurch Parish Council deal to provide allotments.

Back in the saddle
Posted on July 02 2012 at 3:47:17

Despite the dodgy weather forecast, a large group of hardy cyclists turned out to take part in the 15th annual charity canal cycle ride from Withy­bed Green in Alvechurch to Worcester’s Digliss Basin.

Hamlet holds a ‘wet-fest’
Posted on July 02 2012 at 11:40:18

Every summer, the little hamlet of Withybed Green holds a festival. Two days before this year’s Withyfest, the heavens opened and 30mm of rain fell over Withybed in an hour, writes Mary Green.

Loan keeps club in business
Posted on July 02 2012 at 10:52:18

A village social club facing financial crisis has agreed to take a five-year loan from a brewery to remain viable.

Real ale on sale
Posted on July 01 2012 at 3:00:00

Toby Smith and his father, Dave, have taken over the former Nag’s Head in Studley, renamed The Victoria Works, and are devoting it to real ale.

Pupils get a taste of Peru
Posted on July 01 2012 at 11:34:18

Crown Meadow School enjoyed a flavour of South American culture when two teachers from Peru visited for a week of educational fun.

Bishop attends blessing
Posted on July 01 2012 at 10:42:18

The Bishop of Dudley was among those attending the blessing of the Rowney Green Shared Church ecumenical partnership.

Tardebigge canal ‘catastrophe’ averted
Posted on July 01 2012 at 11:31:16

A canal breach in the famous Tardebigge flight of locks that could have sent millions of gallons of water cascading into Bromsgrove was dammed in the nick of time.

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