Monthly Archives: October, 2016

Youth jazz musicians in concert

Following the success of last year’s event, the Rotary Club of Redditch are reprising their Christmas fundraising concert.

Saddle up for Wild West panto!

Buckle up and get ready to shout yee-ha – Alvechurch Dramatic Society are headed to the wild Wild West! 

Stitched with love

Artrix in Bromsgrove was full of colourful creations when Avoncroft Young Embroiderers held a Stitch Day in the foyer.

The oaks of Crete

Hannah Genders explores an ancient forest in the mountains.

It’s time to sparkle!

Whether you’re three or ninety-three, the thing we all love about Christmas is the sparkle, writes Nicci Gow.


Mary Green describes the wildlife of our roads, canals and footpaths.

Distant galaxy on view

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky.

Dry and mild so far

Alvechurch amateur weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes.

Getting older and working longer

Austin Broad explains the importance of planning finances for retirement.

Excitement of tag rugby

Kings Norton Rugby club kicked off this season’s local schools festivals and activities with a fun Tag Rugby event, for children in years 5 and 6 from eleven nearby schools.