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Saturday, October 24, 2020

The Lounge counters ‘negative’ online commenters

The Lounge community cafe in Alvechurch has issued a statement wishing another food business well in its application for a licence to operate in the village to counter comments being promulgated by social media users . . .
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Barnt Green ‘land grab’ on new estate

A “LAND GRAB” is causing problems on a village housing estate as new residents put up “Private” signs on public open space. Barnt Green Parish Council is writing to Bromsgrove planners . . .
The well-worn path made possible by the new footbridge over the railway line at Cofton Hall.

£1million, but worth it . . .

This picture (above), taken by Barnt Green parish chairman Robert Cholmondeley shows the well-worn path created by villagers using the new £1...
Call for sites: Some of the fields facing development in Barnt Green and Alvechurch.

Planning reforms put key decisions on ice

The Local Plan for Bromsgrove district has to wait for the outcome of the Government’s radical planning proposals before it can move...
Anti-virus messaging

How did Mop fair go ahead?

THE ANNUAL MOP fair went ahead in Alvechurch despite last-minute efforts to stop it over coronavirus fears. Local councillors, district and parish, tried to halt it after hearing that the fair event that takes over the village centre on the first

Parish grants £1,500 to Alvechurch Cares

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 . . .
Last day in The Village office.

The Village ‘furloughed’ – even online!

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 cover of The Village April 2020 edition, which never made it to press because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Where is The Village magazine this month?

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 . . .

We will emerge stronger, says Bromsgrove leader

Bromsgrove District Council Leader Karen May has urged villagers to enjoy the council's parks and open spaces, while maintaining social distancing. In a statement this...

Parish backs 20mph for village centre

Alvechurch Parish Council has given its full backing to a 20mph zone in the village centre, due to be implemented later...