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Cycle trek for Jasper
Posted on March 30 2015 at 2:05:39

A group of intrepid cyclists are taking on an epic charity challenge this Easter, inspired by the memory of a much-loved baby boy.

Tom’s enterprise pays off
Posted on March 30 2015 at 2:36:39

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands . . .

Ask the candidates
Posted on March 30 2015 at 1:36:39

Local residents will have the chance to question Bromsgrove’s Parliamentary candidates at an Election Forum in Alvechurch.

Support Stuart
Posted on March 30 2015 at 2:25:39

The organisers of a charity auction being held in Bromsgrove hope to raise enough funds for their good friend to receive groundbreaking cancer treatment in America.

We’re in the pink
Posted on March 30 2015 at 2:12:39

Children at Lickey End Playgroup held a Pink Week, helping to raise more than £645 towards the installation of an automated external defibrillator for Lickey End Methodist Church and the surrounding community.

Ready, teddy, go!
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:29:39

This year’s Picnic in the Park in Alvechurch will feature a Guinness World Record attempt, organised by young village fundraiser Finlay Church.

Probus Club’s visit to MG factory
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:20:12

Nearly two dozen members of the local Kingfisher Probus club recently enjoyed the final guided tour of the MG factory at Longbridge, writes Malcolm Shine.

Plans withdrawn
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:10:39

McCarthy & Stone withdrew its plans for a retirement complex on the Green Belt in Alvechurch before the March planning meeting.

Volunteers sought
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:07:39

The Alvechurch Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group is appealing for “community-minded people” to volunteer their time.

Lake saga continues
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:05:39

Parish councillors are continuing to press Network Rail to drain the “Lake of Alvechurch” at the rail station.

Monument anomaly
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:04:39

A boundary change within the parish of Lickey & Blackwell has thrown up an anomaly.

They want your votes!
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:39:39

Meet the candidates hoping to be elected MP for Bromsgrove in the General Election on May 7. . .

Amazing Gracie
Posted on March 30 2015 at 11:29:39

A dog from Alvechurch won the “Scruffts” trophy at this year’s Crufts.

Village hall has new lease of life
Posted on March 30 2015 at 11:22:12

Hopwood Village Hall, which turned 100 last year, has been given a new lease of life thanks to months of hard work from the new committee of trustees.

Powerful version of classic tale
Posted on March 30 2015 at 11:19:12

Alvechurch Dramatic Society presents the Charles Dickens classic Great Expectations, adapted by Neil Bartlett, at Alvechurch Village Hall from April 23–25. 

Picnic plans take shape
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:17:39

Crown Meadow First School pupils have been getting creative in the annual Alvechurch Picnic in the Park logo competition.

‘National security risk’ if tip report is revealed
Posted on March 30 2015 at 11:15:39

The farce surrounding Marlbrook Tip has taken another step into the surreal with the revelation that an engineer’s report was censored because of fears for national security.

Bob’s first book
Posted on March 30 2015 at 12:11:39

The Village‘s resident cartoonist has turned his hand to writing and published his first novel.

Street name slip-up
Posted on March 30 2015 at 11:45:58

Residents of an Alvechurch road which was incorrectly named by Bromsgrove District Council will have to live with the error, unless at least two thirds of them complain.

Campaign Charlie
Posted on March 30 2015 at 11:35:58

The campaign to get more independent councillors representing villages at Bromsgrove has been boosted by the candidacy of a Barnt Green community stalwart.

Marathon men up to challenge
Posted on March 30 2015 at 10:19:12

Two Alvechurch men will soon be pounding the streets of the capital as they take part in the London Marathon for charitable causes.

Classic chips in for charity
Posted on March 30 2015 at 10:03:12

A family-run business combined the opening of its new Redditch showroom with a fundraiser for Acorns Children’s Hospice.

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