The only independent candidate to stand for Bromsgrove Council in The Village area has swept aside the Tory challenge.
The youth section at Alvechurch Lions FC is hoping to attract new talent with an Open Trials event.
Students from Hunters Hill Technology College in Blackwell are preparing for a four-day triathlon challenge in the Welsh countryside.
A Cofton Hackett family who play host to visiting French students are keen for other village families to do the same.
Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands . . .
Liv Caden, of Redditch, was the first winner of our monthly Vinny competition – and if you want one of our exclusive Vinny mugs, then you’ll need to try and spot the little hedgehog hiding somewhere in the May magazine.
It might seem a little early to be thinking about panto season, but Bromsgrove theatre group All & Sundry have already announced details of their 2015 show at Artrix.
Alvechurch Library is looking for young, enthusiastic volunteers to help support its Summer Reading Challenge.
The Bromsgrove Lecture for 2015, a premier event in the Bromsgrove Society’s year, proved to be an outstanding success, writes Des Clarke.
More than 10,000 people attended the annual Pride of Longbridge rally in Cofton Park, which this year marked the 10th anniversary of MG Rover’s collapse.
The annual Alvechurch Picnic in the Park, taking place in The Meadows on Sunday May 3, promises to deliver yet another great day for the community.
Hopwood residents showed how much they care about their village when they joined the annual litter pick organised by Hopwood Residents Association.
Cyclists wishing to take part in the annual Alvechurch to Worcester charity bike ride on Saturday June 27 can find more information and download a sponsor form at http://www.theabr.org.uk
Alvechurch suffered a “summer of discontent” in 2014, the Annual Parish Meeting heard.
Lickey & Blackwell’s Annual Assembly raised the issue of parking outside Lickey Hills Primary School and Blackwell First School, with many residents commenting on the problems caused by parents parking irresponsibly when dropping off and collecting children.
Blackwell and Barnt Green residents are facing several more months of travel disruption thanks to delays in Network Rail’s electrification project.
Local democracy has taken a hit across The Village area before a single vote has been cast.
A village dental practice raised £850 for a women’s charity by holding a fashion event.
Blackwell Adventure got the royal seal of approval as Princess Anne dropped in for a visit.
Our March feature on “Bunny” Burnham, the young New Zealand airman who died alongside his British comrades when their Wellington bomber crashed in Wythall in 1942, received plenty of interest – not least from Bunny’s relatives in New Zealand.