Monthly Archives: September, 2007

The way ahead for Lickey & Blackwell

The Parish Plan for the future of Lickey and Blackwell over the next 20 years has been launched. It contains some ambitious ideas, including looking at the feasibility of reopening a railway station in Blackwell.

Lipolaser’s gentle touch

Continuing on from last month’s feature we again visit the The Dr Watkins Exclusive Clinic, based in Alvechurch, as part of our series focusing on the range of treatments on offer.

20 years of Probus

Four founder members of Kingfisher Probus Club cut a cake to celebrate the club’s 20th anniversary.

On top of the world

Hannah Genders takes a break from the garden to visit the Andes.

Ghostly goings-on!

In celebration of Halloween, local author Anne Bradford shares some spooky stories from her latest book…

How can a site wait 20 years?

Has Bromsgrove Council lost the plot when it comes to housing? There are plenty of sites to use around Bromsgrove, but they will not allow planning permission for them for reasons that are not clear.

Nikita clicks with photography

An Alvechurch schoolgirl has discovered a talent for photography and is already selling her work at the age of 12.

Musical fundraising

Villagers enjoy music from Molly Brown (above) at the Picnic on the Pitch at Alvechurch Cricket Club, organised by The Big Swing band, which was raising money for the Make A Wish Foundation.

Beautiful voices

Lickey end-based chamber choir Belle Voci (Beautiful Voices) make a return visit to St Laurence Church, Alvechurch, on November 10.

Christmas is coming…

Plan ahead with ideas and treats for the festive season.