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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Martin’s Budget round-up

Martin Pryor, of Blackwell-based Pryor Portfolio, reviews Rishi Sunak's second Budget. On some counts this Budget was Rishi Sunak’s 15th major announcement since his first...
Here to help: Some of Alvechurch station’s new friends.

Friends of the station

A group of villagers have volunteered to adopt their local station to make it better for everyone.The Alvechurch residents have now been given a...
Bordesley Matters

Bordesley fights back

Residents of Bordesley, who already suffer constant heavy traffic between Redditch and the bottom of the Alvechurch bypass, are now facing the consequences of...
Rhubarb growing in an urban park.

Market garden dream

A group of villagers is hoping to launch a market garden to provide people with fresh, locally grown organic fruit and vegetables. Incredible Edible Alvechurch,...
The life-sized Nativity scene in the porch of St Michaels Church, Cofton Hackett, in December 2020.

Nativity attraction

The beautiful church of St Michael’s, Cofton Hackett, celebrated Christmas with a life size nativity scene in the church porch (above). The figures and scenery...
How Kings Norton came to Weatheroak

Richard Peach tees up the 50-year-old story of a city corporation hungry for housing land . . . and an exodus of golfers seeking...
Withybed Moorings surrounded by wildflowers.

FARMING WITH NATURE

Hannah Genders visits a village farmer whose philosophy is to ‘give something back’ and to enhance the land. During lockdown earlier this year, many of...
georgia

Beauty at Bellissimo

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE The start of spring is the perfect time to treat yourself to a bit of pampering, and Burcot’s beauty salon Bellissimo offers the...
jane michelle

Let’s go on a journey

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to planning a holiday – but the amount of choice can be overwhelming, and not...
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BeautyBox is growing fast

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Since BeautyBox successfully relocated from Barnt Green to Catshill, the salon has gone from strength to strength – so much so that owner Becky Baker realised she needed...