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Villager's View - What you've been saying . . .

Speed limit conspiracy?
Posted on May 29 2018 0 comments

I note that Coopers Hill in Alvechurch has now been reduced to an urbanised 30mph. 


Road only fit for horse and cart
Posted on May 29 2018 0 comments

I have just driven from Barnt Green to Alvechurch and my shaken bones are yet to recover.


Traffic frustration
Posted on May 29 2018 0 comments

It is high time that something drastic was done about the traffic situation in Aston Fields.


The Lickey cuckoo?
Posted on May 29 2018 0 comments

Here is an original verse of seasonal poetry:


Immoral and wanton vandalism
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

I have just read your article (April 2018) about the proposed new town, “Barntchurch”, with great disdain.


There are better places to build
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

Thank you for highlighting the current issues regarding future housing development in this area.


Was it a wind-up?
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

Please tell me that the letter from Major Cuthbert Parker-Smythe (Barnt Green folks deserve a first-class service, April 2018) was a “wind up” for April 1st. . .


Maid message
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

Dear most excellent Editor – If you would send me the telephone number of the scullery maid mentioned in Major Parker-Smythe’s letter, I would remain forever obliged to you and indebted.


Leaders needed
Posted on April 30 2018 0 comments

After 12 years, I will be stepping down as leader of 1st Barnt Green Scouts, and would like to appeal for some new helpers.


New town would swamp us
Posted on March 29 2018 0 comments

A proposal is to be considered by Bromsgrove District Council for 15,000 new homes on land between Alvechurch and Barnt Green.


MP should support own community
Posted on March 29 2018 0 comments

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government is the momentous title bestowed on Sajid Javid, our Member of Parliament.


Barnt Green folks deserve a first-class service
Posted on March 29 2018 0 comments

I am a retired gentleman of class, born and bred in Barnt Green, and am writing to say I am much looking forward to the newly-electrified railway link to Bromsgrove.


Icy scene in Barnt Green
Posted on March 29 2018 0 comments

Village reader Gill Hayes sent us this photo of an “icicle tree” on Sandhills Green, Barnt Green.


Better buses request
Posted on February 28 2018 0 comments

We have heard a lot recently about the state of the car park at Alvechurch railway station.


Bromsgrove wanted Brexit
Posted on February 28 2018 0 comments

I agree with the part of your January Village View that welcomes the “new blood” that has invigorated our local councils, but must strongly disagree with your wish that “Brexit reality will topple the current Government”.


Town parking fees are ‘brainless’
Posted on February 28 2018 0 comments

Every week in local newspapers there are complaints about parking in Bromsgrove – justifiably, in my opinion.


Fingers crossed for prediction
Posted on February 28 2018 0 comments

I hope your reading of the crystal ball for 2018 (Village View, January) is 100% correct.


Historical knowledge needed to understand case for Brexit
Posted on February 28 2018 0 comments

Like thousands across The Village mag’s catchment area, I get a tingle of excitement as each month ends, in eager anticipation of the next issue and the chance to voraciously consume its contents.


Protect our area from rubbish and urban sprawl
Posted on February 28 2018 0 comments

Hats off to the members of Alvechurch Village Society’s footpath group, who do so much physical work to ensure that the footpath network through our delightful countryside is in a usable state.


Please take more care of our verges
Posted on February 28 2018 0 comments

You may recall my letter in March 2017, lamenting the damage caused to grass verges by vehicles – well, it is truly verging on the ridiculous now!


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