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Sunday, September 19, 2021

Bordesley’s creative side

Bordesley is fighting back to demonstrate that it is a residential area that really matters to the people who live there.They were stung into...
Alicia and friends

Horses’ happy home

Alicia Stanford (centre) and her horses Treacle and Tuffy settle into their new Alvechurch paddock with the help of (from left) Melissa Crow, Mia...
The new Class 730 Aventra arrives at Alvechurch. Picture/David Bissett

Train of the future takes a test run

There was great excitement among rail enthusiasts when the prototype replacement train for the Cross-City line stopped off at village stations.The new West Midlands...
Tim Roberts stops to admire the view during the Tour Divide race.

Eating up the mountains

ALVECHURCH extreme cyclist Tim Roberts is back in training – this time for The Silk Road Mountain Race through Kyrgyzstan.Tim completed the Tour Divide...
The Fieldson Orchard

Welcome to the Fieldson Orchard

The legacy of Rob Fieldson’s work will live on in many ways, but there will now be a lasting tribute in his name, thanks...

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...