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Bromsgrove
Saturday, October 24, 2020

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...
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...
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A38 plan goes public

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands. Hundreds of residents attended a public session about improvements to the A38 corridor, including the Slideslow Roundabout....
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Lighting up Finstall

The well-known spectacular light display in Finstall attracted hordes of visitors as usual. Owners Molly and Wendy Molloy, who raise funds for Primrose Hospice via...
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Community spirit

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands. There seemed to be a larger-than-ever crowd at the Oakalls & Parklands Christmas Community Event, organised by...
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Plan gets a big ‘yes’

Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett parish councillors are delighted that residents voted to accept their Neighbourhood Development Plan. Six years in the making, the...
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Badgers inspire new book

Bromsgrove author Margaret Gardner has written a children’s book inspired by the badgers living at the bottom of her garden. The Badgers of Briarwood is...

Will Foxlydiate homes lift pressure?

Plans for more than 2,500 homes have been approved, mainly on former Bromsgrove Green Belt land at the border with Redditch. But planners have so...
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Villagers go to the polls. . . again!

Your guide to the candidates hoping to be elected MP for Bromsgrove in the General Election on December 12 . . . CONSERVATIVE – Sajid Javid Sajid...
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Halloween hi-jinks

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands. Halloween fell perfectly this year on a dry evening during the school half-term holiday. While there was a...