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Thursday, October 22, 2020
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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 . . .

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...

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 . . .
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History loses home

The fate of village artefacts collected over 70 years is uncertain after a local church submitted plans to develop the site of a dilapidated...

20mph zone plan for village

Alvechurch parish councillors are to seek more information on proposals by Worcestershire County Council for a 20mph speed limit through the village centre. The plan...

Brown river still flowing

The “brown river of Bordesley” is still flowing, while new street lighting is yet to be installed. Parish councillor Steve Lewis told Alvechurch colleagues: “We still...

Council’s new clerk

A new clerk, Jayne Smailes, has been appointed by Alvechurch Parish Council. Chairman Marc Worrall said: “I am pleased to have someone of her calibre on...

Parishes set precepts

Parish councils have been setting their precepts – the part of the council tax that goes to the parish. Alvechurch voted to increase theirs by £4.83...

Be prepared. . .

New parish clerk Jayne Smailes told Alvechurch councillors they should be prepared for “Operation London Bridge” – the protocol for the death of a major...