Saturday, December 9, 2023

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...
Coun Kate Van Der Plank.

Independent vote hope

Alvechurch district and parish councillor Kate Van Der Plank is to carry the independent torch into the upcoming county council elections. She has decided to...
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...

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 . . .
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 ahead with...
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

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...

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...
Call for sites: Some of the fields facing development in Barnt Green and Alvechurch.

‘Call for sites’ housing fears

Village councillors are calling for more information after Bromsgrove District Council released maps showing potential sites for housing development in the area. Developers were invited...

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...