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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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...

Village Hall ramps up access

The main entrance to Alvechurch Village Hall now boasts a smart new set of steps, incorporating an access ramp so that wheelchair...
Revellers enjoy The Blackwell Music Festival in 2016.

Blackwell festival appeals for new venue

The organisers of Blackwell Music Festival are hoping they can secure a new venue before they are forced to cancel the...
Lickey Blackwell PC litterpick in Blackwell.

Help for litterpickers

Blackwell now has a Community Litter Pick Station, after the recent delivery of a new A-frame and accessories as part of a...

A new seat in the sun

A new bench has been installed on the village green in Rowney Green, overlooking the memorial maple tree. It replaces...

Birthday thank you for Rob

Alvechurch parish councillor Ann Willetts presents a retirement and birthday gift to Rob Watkin, of Rowney Green, who has stepped down as parish caretaker . . .