Friday, June 9, 2023

Pub of the year… again

The Weighbridge in Alvechurch has been named Redditch & Bromsgrove CAMRA Pub of the Year for the second time.

The great taste of home-grown

Growing your own veg is well worth making time for, says Hannah Genders.

Balti night brings in cash

Spice Valley Balti in Bromsgrove raised more than £500 for the Stroke Association with a charity night of food and fun.

Weighbridge is Pub of the Year again

The Weighbridge at Alvechurch has been declared Pub of the Year by Redditch & Bromsgrove Campaign for Real Ale - for the fifth time!

Music on the menu

Having achieved popularity as an attractive cafe during the daytime, The Potting Shed at Singletons Nurseries in Lydiate Ash has branched out into evening fare with a series of after-dark events.

Meat the winners!

Two village butchers are celebrating winning top awards for their produce.

Burcot lunch is fit for a Queen!

Burcot Grange Care Home celebrated the Queen’s 91st birthday by inviting friends to join the residents for a three-course luncheon, a flower-arranging demonstration, and afternoon tea and cakes.

Five-star food at home

Hosting a dinner party but don’t fancy the hassle of cooking and serving it yourself? Barnt Green company The Kitchen Sink Ltd has the answer – chef Jon Powell will come to your home to create and serve a five-star meal for any occasion.


Cake with surprise centre

In our occasional recipe series, keen baker Jen Morris, of Rowney Green, creates a treat using fruity preserves. This is one of the busiest times...

Farm that doesn’t follow the herd

Richard Peach revisits Grovewood Farm Dairy, which is leading the way for local producers.