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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Village News

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Wood-sale surprise

The volunteers who look after High House Wood in the Lickey Hills have expressed surprise and concern on learning that the land has been...
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Worzel drops in

Worzel Gummidge was the guest of honour as St Leonard’s Church in Beoley held its annual summer fete, this year with a scarecrow theme. Scarecrows...
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Top award for village home design

A home in Alvechurch has won an architecture award. Wychwood House, owned by Stephanie and Chris Miall and designed by Batterham Smith Architects, won...
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Hall gets ramp revamp

Work will soon begin on the construction of a new entrance ramp and steps at the front of Alvechurch Village Hall. This was the...
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Box is listed building

The red telephone box outside Alvechurch Post Office, which local churches want to adopt via the parish council, is a Grade II listed building, it...
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Cards on sale for charity

Packs of Christmas cards featuring scenes by local artists go on sale this month at Alvechurch Baptist Church. The cards have been created from ten...
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Sculpture risk alert

A memorial sculpture at The Meadows in Alvechurch could pose a risk to small children, a safety expert has warned. The “love lock” tree (right)...

Village Life

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Aiming for the Moon

Dave Morgan looks ahead to the annual art exhibition in Alvechurch. How do you paint the Moon? For kids it’s usually just a blob of...
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The Village Archive. . . 20 years ago

A look back at what was happening around here in July/August 1999. There was a summery scene on the cover of our July/August 1999 mag,...
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The Village Archive. . . 10 years ago

A look back at what was happening around here in July/August 2009. Our July/August cover showed dancers from Earlsdon Morris at the Barnt Green Summer...
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The Village Archive. . . 10 years ago

A look back at what was happening around here in June 2009. An array of golden buttercups in the fields running up to Foxhill at...
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The Village Archive. . . 20 years ago

A look back at what was happening around here in June 1999. Our June 1999 cover showed a Les Ladbury image of bluebells in the...

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