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Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Wood-sale surprise

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Hills and horses

Hills parking poser

Birmingham City Council’s plan to introduce car parking charges at Lickey Hills Country Park has reached the informal consultation stage, sparking debate at village...

Cardinal to become saint

Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century theologian who founded Birmingham Oratory and is buried in the Lickeys, will be canonised in the Vatican on October...

A handful of votes

The Conservatives hung on to control of Bromsgrove Council by as few as 14 votes in the local elections as independents established firm foundations...
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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...

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...
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Keith’s a wildlife hero

Lickey resident Keith Woolford has been named as a “Worcestershire Wildlife Hero” for his work at High House Wood in Lickey. The awards, given by...
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You really could not make it up

The latest chapter in the sorry saga of Marlbrook Tip sees laden lorries returning to the Green Belt beauty spot with full loads, yet...
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Waking up after winter

The annual Lickey Community Orchard Wassail, held by The Lickey Hills Society and the Lickey Hills Country...
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Tree winners

Milly Best and Joshua James, winners of Lickey & Blackwell’s “My Favourite Tree” competition, help to plant trees in their honour in the Lickey...
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We will remember

  Villagers across the area commemorated the moment 100 years ago when the guns fell silent across Europe. As many as 500 people gathered for the...