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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Village News

November

Bare chests for charity

A calendar of “boob art” featuring designs hand-painted on to the chests of village women (and men) is now on sale, raising awareness of...
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Sharing the story of the Lickey Hills

Visitors to the Lickey Hills Country Park were given a tour of its WWI sites during a special Local History Weekend. Staged by The Lickey...

Bridge bonus for Acorns

Barnt Green hosted its fourth annual “Café bridge” fundraiser at four village venues, with local businesses donating prizes to help raise £1,000 for Acorns...
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Lib Dems choose candidate

The Hagley doctor who turned whistle-blower over the Government’s “Operation Yellowhammer” is to be the Liberal Democrats’ prospective parliamentary candidate for Bromsgrove. Dr David Nicholl said:...
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Jake stars in golf contests

A young Barnt Green golfer helped his Bromsgrove Golf Club team-mates to win this year’s Junior West Midlands Golf League, in a close-fought final...
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Say farewell to Rev Fiona

After 14 years as Minister of Alvechurch Baptist Church, Rev Fiona Lee and her family are moving on to pastures new. They made the...
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U14s make super start

Alvechurch FC Under 14s have enjoyed a flawless start to the new season, winning their three opening fixtures. The lads are testing themselves by moving...

Village Life

The Village Archive. . . 10 years ago

A look back at what was happening around here in September 2009. Bride-to-be Charlotte Matthews was on the cover of our September 2009 magazine, ahead of...
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The Village Archive. . . 20 years ago

A look back at what was going on around here in September 1999. Our September 1999 edition featured a paddle steamboat called Phoenix, photographed on the...
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Tale of a shameful conquest

Village Book Review The Trials of Eldred Pottinger: Soldier, Spy, Hero. . . Coward? by Nigel Hastilow Journalist and former Barnt Green resident Nigel Hastilow has created...
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10 years of live music

The Alvechurch Acoustic Roots team celebrate the start of their tenth season. This year is the tenth anniversary of Alvechurch Acoustic Roots (AAR). We would...

Busy year for flower society

Rose Hill Flower Arrangement Society is having an enjoyably busy year. Some of the highlights of this year’s programme of monthly floral demonstrations have...

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Yoga for your well-being

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Exciting times at Alfredo’s

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE After almost eight years in the village, Alfredo’s Barbershop is excited to announce the move to a downstairs premises in Barnt Green at the end of this...
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Mithing something? Let Acorn Dental replace those missing teeth

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Missing teeth can make you feel self-conscious about your smile, and can also cause health problems – but Acorn Dental in Barnt Green...
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A warm welcome

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE The Cosy Stove Company is a modern independent company that holds traditional values. Formed in 2014, The Cosy Stove Company began its journey...
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Taking the long view on your investments?

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Beware of short-term swings in the market, warns Martin Pryor. Trade wars between the US and China, as well as Brexit and tensions in...