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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Lawton’s View

THE VILLAGE VIEW

That’s the badger!

Having lived on the Lickey Hills for 20 years and the land having been in the family for 80 years, we have never been...

Memories of a great friend

I would like to say a few words about a great friend who lived in Alvechurch for many years. I knew Tony Keating through my...

Baskets brighten up village

It was good to see Nick Houghton and his two helpers from Where Next? Redditch planting out containers and putting up the hanging baskets...

Tune in to Radio Cofton

Reservoir Road has two new resident DJs on Cofton Hackett Radio (CHR). Myself (aka Dogtags) and my next door neighbour, Will, have our own...

Bonfire gripe misses the point

While refuelling my father’s bonfire on one of the many Sunday mornings during the 1940s, little did I realise that one day my actions...

Lawton’s View

JUNE 2019

THE VILLAGE VIEW

The independent wave continued to wash over The Village area in the Bromsgrove Council elections. The whole tract from Redditch, through Beoley, Portway, Alvechurch,...

We must have clean air debate

I would like to respond to John Impey and John Holland, with regard to my published concerns about bonfires in your magazine. Bonfires may indeed...

Let’s consign bonfires to past

I am amazed at the comment by John Holland last month (Bonfires haven’t killed me yet. . .) How would he remember the end of...

Graffiti culprit must come clean

Despite the best endeavours of Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council, graffiti remains steadfast on street furniture including road signs, Virgin boxes and our weather...