Alvechurch Parish council last night agreed to grant £1,500 to help the Alvechurch Cares initiative provide support to vulnerable villagers in the parish during the coronavirus crisis.
The monthly council meeting, held via digital video conferencing for the first time . . .
And then there was (see post script) none . . . As the coronavirus lockdown took hold, and as the Government's measures to try to keep the UK economy on life support became clearer, the staff behind The Village operation became silent, one by one . . .
The Village magazine print edition is currently suspended during the coronavirus pandemic. We had already decided not to go to press with the April 2020 issue, despite the magazine being finished and ready to print. The risk, however small . . .
The person complaining about overgrown graves had every right, when it is very plain to see the main churchyard and surroundings never miss their cuts and shaves despite weather conditions; this cannot be denied.
I think I have just seen a lynx in your village. I have just returned from a stag do (I stopped drinking last night, so I’m pretty sure it wasn’t the alcohol) for which we rented a canal boat and had an absolutely incredible time.