Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Station lifts derailed

Hopes of investment to pay for the long-promised lifts at Barnt Green Station have been dashed, but parish councillors are determined to keep up...

Village-made film gets premiere

The cast and crew of 7 Days, a film about Birmingham marathon runner ‘Blind Dave’ Heeley, celebrate the film’s premiere at The Birmingham Rep. An...

Library responses raise hopes

County council officers are “reeling” from public responses to the consultation on libraries. Alvechurch parish chairman Andy Humphries told councillors he had heard from Carol...

Putting the people first

Independent councillors in The Village area have been delighted with the response to their appeal for candidates and helpers in the local elections on...

New homes planned for village sites

Eleven new houses could be built on the site where Fresh@Burcot Garden Centre currently stands, if planning permission is granted. The development, which includes...

Cross is Pub of the Year

The Cross Inn at Finstall was declared Pub of The Year 2019 by the Redditch and Bromsgrove branch of the Campaign for Real Ale...

Gated homes ‘blocking footpath’

A new public right of way through the CALA homes site from Fiery Hill Road to Cherry Hill Road, Barnt Green, is impassable because...

Homeless choir entertain

Villagers enjoyed a concert by The Choir With No Name at Alvechurch Baptist Church, where the recent Christmas Tree Festival had raised funds for...

‘One-lane road’ danger fears

“Dangerous” parking on Station Road in Alvechurch is to be addressed by the county council’s Highways department after residents and councillors expressed concerns. The parish...

Parish reveals barrier code

Alvechurch Parish Council voted to give residents of Meadow Lane an access code for the height barrier to The Meadows, in the wake of...