Monthly Archives: August, 2019

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...

‘We all pay for vandalism’

Village councillors want to stop vandalism by encouraging adults to talk to young people about the costs to the community. The plan was agreed by...

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...

Short-cut concerns

Cofton Hackett residents are pleading with councillors, police and their MP to prevent vehicles using Ten Ashes Lane as a  “dangerous” cut-through. Despite signs warning...

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...

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...

Homes plan resubmitted

New plans for the Burcot Garden Centre site have been submitted, after the previous application was turned down. Developers now aim to build 12 new homes,...

Speed limit victory

Beoley Parish Council has successfully persuaded Worcestershire County Highways to temporarily reduce the speed limit along the Alcester Road through Portway to 30mph. Residents have...

HGV ban sought

Parish and district councillor Janet King has suggested residents write to county councillor Kit Taylor to ask for signage restricting HGVs from using Greenhill in...

Climate emergency declared

Bromsgrove District Council voted to declare a climate emergency, soon after the county council declined to do so. Liberal Democrat councillor Siobhan Hughes, who proposed the...