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Alvechurch
Monday, March 25, 2019
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Soggy start to spring

Alvechurch amateur weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes. March brought quite a change from the spring-like weather of February, although temperatures stayed above average despite...
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Making every game count

Alvechurch FC move into a crucial phase of the season. As we went to press, Alvechurch FC were sixth in the league with two games in...
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Caterpillars and snails

Mary Green reminds us of the important role played by ‘pests’. Following last month’s article about hedges (and the lovely reader’s letter that echoed it),...
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Natural water swimming

Hannah Genders explains the benefits of an all-natural pool. There is a real craze at the moment for wild water swimming or swimming in natural...
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Take-off to the future

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. Now, where were we? Ah yes, space. Did you see the SpaceX Crew Dragon in action?...
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Feed the family

Keen baker Jen Morris, of Rowney Green, creates a vegetable quiche that’s bound to be a hit with the whole clan. My family represents a...
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Treats for Mum

Keen baker Jen Morris, of Rowney Green, suggests pretty  ‘daisy cakes’ as a simple gift for Mothering Sunday. Mothering Sunday falls on the fourth Sunday...

Chance to see classic comedy

Alvechurch Dramatic Society present Noël Coward’s classic comedy Blithe Spirit as their spring production, performed at Alvechurch Village Hall from Thursday April 11 to...
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Beyond traditional lace

Bromsgrove artist Richard McIlwraith encourages readers to visit a contemporary lace exhibition at Artrix. Intricate, involved, elaborate, enmeshed, Fine, precise, flowing, smooth, Winding, restless, shifting, soothing Warmth of tone,...
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All things green and growing

Hannah Genders looks forward to another busy Malvern Show. Last May I was too unwell to run the feature I had helped set up at...