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Friday, February 11, 2022

Ideal place for traditional tea

Constance Wallace, one of the area’s most unusual business concepts, has proved incredibly successful over the past four and a half years – so much so that owner Diane Cooke has now been able to swap her little unit in Tardebigge Court for much larger premises.

Currant affairs

Growing your own soft fruit is a berry good idea, explains Hannah Genders.

Cricket stars raise cash

Cricket stars Dougie Brown and Ashley Giles hosted the annual charity curry night in Barnt Green’s Deedar Indian Restaurant.

Festive delights in Finstall

If you love Christmas as much as The Village does, you’ll be delighted by a new festive charity event at Finstall Village Hall.

The pub in the field

Sally Oldaker visits the Dodford Inn – no longer under threat from property developers – and finds the food is just as good as the beer…

Joe’s High St HQ

A new grocery shop in the centre of Barnt Green also serves as the perfect base for an established catering operation.

A supporter at county

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands . . .

Real ale and real food

Beer-lover Sally Oldaker discovers the best of both worlds at a traditional pub that also serves fine food.

Award for real ale

Barnt Green Social Club has won the Redditch and Bromsgrove CAMRA Club of the Year Award, which recognises clubs that stock a good range of well-kept real ales.

Delicious demo

Blackwell & Burcot WI enjoyed a special Thai cookery demonstration at their January meeting at Burcot Village Hall.