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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Eco, green and growing


Chaos in the heavens


Try something new!

  Bromsgrove artist Richard McIlwraith looks ahead to a festival of the arts. Thirty-plus years ago, I tried something new and branched out of figurative art...

Town festival brings culture to everyone

Now in its 59th year, the Bromsgrove Festival offers its usual wide-ranging programme of events for all. The Festival kicks off on the evening of...

Strawberry dream

Keen baker Jen Morris, of Rowney Green, makes a summery gateau. When British strawberries come into season, it’s good to eat them in all their...

Lawns welcomes Lukas

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE The Lawns care home in Alvechurch had the opportunity to celebrate the appointment of new manager Lukas Rokita with an Easter coffee morning...

Celebration for firm’s first year

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE As Bromsgrove business Carpets Rugs & Runners celebrates its first successful year of trading, customers can find even more inspiration for their homes...

Village Archive. . . 20 years ago

A look back at what was happening around here in May 1999. Our May 1999 cover showed an orange tulip snapped by local photographer Jo...

Village Archive. . . 10 years ago

A look back at what was happening around here in May 2009. A sea of bluebells at the bottom of Cofton Hill in the Lickeys...

Financial planning for the 100-year life

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Martin Pryor suggests ways to ensure a comfortable long retirement. Your chances of reaching 100 are probably greater than you imagine. It may sound...

Warming up after chill

Alvechurch amateur weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes. April reversed the warming trend of the past couple of months. Both daytime and overnight temperatures were...

Play-offs beckon for AFC

Alvechurch FC keep their eyes on the promotion prize. Alvechurch kept themselves in the play-off spots and managed to spoil the party for Kettering Town with...