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Youth charity seeks volunteers
Posted on December 23 2015 at 2:19:43

Children’s charity Mentor Link provides long-term one-to-one social and emotional support to vulnerable and distressed children.

Win a Mini Vinny!
Posted on December 23 2015 at 2:48:43

Our Vinny-spotters are getting younger! The latest winner of our monthly competition was two-year-old Olivia Roulston of Lickey End.

Group enjoys tour of famous factory
Posted on December 23 2015 at 2:16:03

Nearly thirty members of the local Kingfisher Probus club recently enjoyed a guided tour of the JCB factory near Uttoxeter.

Superb selection of concerts
Posted on December 23 2015 at 2:06:43

Bromsgrove Concerts continues its 53rd season in the new year, with all concerts taking place at Bromsgrove’s Artrix on Fridays at 8pm.

Novel plan to get car park built
Posted on December 23 2015 at 11:30:43

Alvechurch rail users are being urged to report any accidents at the station in the village.

60 years of service
Posted on December 23 2015 at 11:27:43

A combined total of 60 years of service to the Alvechurch Almshouses was recognised at a recent presentation to three retiring trustees.

Ringing for 200
Posted on December 23 2015 at 11:22:43

Bell ringers at St Laurence Church, Alvechurch, helped to celebrate 200 years since the official opening of the Worcester & Birmingham Canal by joining in a peal of bells along the canal’s length.

Cleaning up Barnt Green
Posted on December 23 2015 at 11:04:43

Two Barnt Green schoolboys have come up with a novel way to help their community while working towards their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

Ready to run!
Posted on December 23 2015 at 11:01:43

With Christmas over and New Year resolutions to stick to, it’s the perfect opportunity to work towards a running event in Barnt Green.

Home to roost at last
Posted on December 23 2015 at 12:00:09

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands . . .

Moving in
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:56:43

The team from Cala Homes celebrated the launch of the showhome at the company’s Foxhills development in Barnt Green last month.

Streetlights or torches?
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:47:43

Alvechurch Parish Council is to press ahead with the urgent repair and upgrade of streetlights around Alvechurch after a survey revealed necessary work.

Lower speed limit sought
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:45:43

A 20mph speed limit should be introduced between the pinch points at either side of Alvechurch – from the M42 bridge to the top of Swan Street by Sandhills Nursery – the village’s parish council agreed.

One bay is enough
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:45:43

Alvechurch Parish Council has decided that one new disabled parking bay in the shopping precinct is sufficient, at the point closest to the GP surgery.

Tribute to David
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:42:43

Alvechurch parish councillors paid tribute to their colleague, David Matthews, who died suddenly in December, aged 71.

Festive fun!
Posted on December 23 2015 at 11:38:43

Villagers in Finstall, Barnt Green, Lickey, Blackwell and Alvechurch celebrated the start of the Christmas season with all sorts of events.

Last light-up
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:38:43

Villagers gathered for the last-ever switch-on of the Christmas lights at the Finstall home of Molly (Malcolm) and Wendy Molloy, writes Sarah Rees.

Sleigh upgrade
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:35:43

Santa got the celebrity treatment this year when he was invited to switch on the Christmas lights in Barnt Green.

Toilet need is “urgent”
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:33:43

District councillor Charlie Hotham has put in a capital bid for a “Tardis-type” public toilet in Millennium Park, Barnt Green.

Regulator called on
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:32:43

Barnt Green Parish Council is to ask the rail regulator – the Office of Rail and Road – to step in to get the footpath and crossing behind Cofton Hall reopened.

Finlay legacy plan for village young
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:25:43

The family of Alvechurch schoolboy Finlay Church, who has lost his battle with a brain tumour, are planning a memorial in his honour.

Happy birthday, Hopwood WI!
Posted on December 23 2015 at 10:48:43

Hopwood WI member Ann Thurrell made a special cake to celebrate the group’s 95th birthday.

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