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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Village News

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Ready to rock for charity

An up-and-coming band formed by Alvechurch Middle School pupils is preparing to headline a charity gig at Artrix in Bromsgrove. Media Blackout, made up of...
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Running off to Berlin

An Alvechurch resident is aiming to complete the Berlin Marathon in September, despite having had knee surgery in March. Leigh Church, along with friends Tom...
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Easter fun in Alvechurch

The "Alvechurch Arise" community celebration, which began with the Palm Sunday procession through the village, continued with a series of events during Easter week. On...
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Palm procession

Villagers parade through Alvechurch to mark the start of Easter week. Motorists making their way through Alvechurch on Palm Sunday might have been surprised to see “Jesus”...
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It’s almost picnic time!

Organisers of the Alvechurch Picnic in the Park have announced that this year’s event will be officially opened by Professor Sir Keith Porter. Village resident...
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Murder in mind for village film

Barnt Green film-makers Sheila and Bill Evans of Walktall Productions have announced their next project – a psychological feature called Jacqueline. The script, written by...
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Parish planters

Barnt Green residents Alun Davies and Rachel Banner (above), and parish chairman Robert Cholmondeley (above right) get stuck in to the planting of a...

Village Life

Chance to see classic comedy

Alvechurch Dramatic Society present Noël Coward’s classic comedy Blithe Spirit as their spring production, performed at Alvechurch Village Hall from Thursday April 11 to...
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Beyond traditional lace

Bromsgrove artist Richard McIlwraith encourages readers to visit a contemporary lace exhibition at Artrix. Intricate, involved, elaborate, enmeshed, Fine, precise, flowing, smooth, Winding, restless, shifting, soothing Warmth of tone,...
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AFC unbeaten in seven

Alvechurch leap back into play-off places with an unbeaten run. A recent run of great form saw Alvechurch FC move back into the play-off places –...
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Tales of mice and men

Four very different books form the latest offering from Rednal author Jack Walsh. His latest novel, Blood!, is a juicy and chilling tale of revenge...
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Tricky politics of trade war

Village Book Review Southern Thunder: The Royal Navy and the Scandinavian Trade in World War One   by Steve R Dunn This is Steve Dunn’s seventh...

Advertisement Features

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Lawns welcomes Lukas

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE The Lawns care home in Alvechurch had the opportunity to celebrate the appointment of new manager Lukas Rokita with an Easter coffee morning...
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Celebration for firm’s first year

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Financial planning for the 100-year life

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Martin Pryor suggests ways to ensure a comfortable long retirement. Your chances of reaching 100 are probably greater than you imagine. It may sound...
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Enjoy a social drink

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Effective hair-loss solution

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE A non-surgical hair-loss treatment with instant results and virtually no downtime is now available in Alvechurch. Jackie Nash, a trained cosmetic tattooist, uses scalp micropigmentation...