The Village magazine March 2014
Two Alvechurch youngsters have decided to raise money for charity by having their hair shaved off.
Lickey and Marlbrook residents have been plunged back into the “nightmare” of heavy lorries thundering past their homes to dump yet more material on to the Lickey Hills.
The controversial rendering plant at Mayfield Farm, Hopwood, is gearing up for full production, according to regulators.
The Bromsgrove Society’s Architectural Awards, held every three to five years to recognise and encourage architectural and landscape work of outstanding quality which adds to the value of the built environment of the Bromsgrove District, will take place again in 2014.
Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands . . .
A lorry carrying 26 tons of wood got stuck on the canal bridge on Callow Hill Road, Alvechurch, causing police to close the road.
The second anniversary of the terrible coach crash in France that affected Alvechurch Middle School pupils, staff and many others has just passed, writes Sharon Rippington.
A Ladies’ Evening will be held at The Lounge in Alvechurch on Wednesday March 12 from 7–9pm.
Three Barnt Green chaps are gearing up for a gruelling cycle challenge in aid of children with cancer.
A violin which lay silent for more than 60 years has been given a new voice – and raised £370 for charity.
Barnt Green Scouts began the new year by undertaking a variety of challenges, including learning about business whilst raising funds for charity
A Blackwell Girl Guide has been chosen to represent Worcestershire at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan next summer.
More than 200 Brownies from the Bromsgrove division – which includes Alvechurch, Barnt Green, Tardebigge, Cofton, Lickey and Blackwell – joined together to celebrate 100 years of the Brownie movement.
Fancy making speeches from your very own pulpit? Well, now you can – the one from Alvechurch Baptist Church is up for sale.
After the success of last year’s event, a second Picnic in the Park will take place in Alvechurch on Sunday May 4 – and everyone is welcome to join in.
The £20 million scheme to upgrade the rail line between Alvechurch and Redditch is on track despite the wet weather.
Kings Norton Golf Club has announced the appointment of a new Junior Captain, Joseph Edwards.
A Barnt Green teenager and her grandmother are preparing for the trip of a lifetime this summer, when they will spend three weeks working with a charity in Africa.
Pupils at St Andrew’s First School in Barnt Green enjoyed a Pirate Day at the end of their topic on Buried Treasure.
Police are hoping to trace a number of distinctive and valuable items stolen during a burglary in Barnt Green.