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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
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...
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Calagate pressure ‘still on’

The public right of way from Barnt Green through the Cala Homes estate to the Lickey Hills will “one day” be open, the parish...
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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 million footbridge...

Station lifts still in limbo

Barnt Green parish councillors are increasingly frustrated by the lack of progress on the long-promised lifts at the village station. Parish clerk Tracy Bodley had...
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Cala-gate latest

Cala Homes has been told by Bromsgrove planners that it must allow access to the public footpath linking Barnt Green’s Foxhills estate with Cherry Hill...

Police area change

Barnt Green’s policing area will change this month, Coun Charlie Hotham told the parish council. “We will be part of the Alvechurch area instead of Rubery...

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...

Council seeks shed

Barnt Green Parish Council is looking at buying an “aesthetically pleasing yet secure” steel storage shed in which to keep parish equipment, possibly on Parker’s...
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School parking menace

Barnt Green Parish Council is to increase its efforts to prevent vehicles damaging the grass verges on the corner of Greenbank and Hewell Road. There...