Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Rendering plant chimney is approved by inspector

Plans for a rendering plant at Hop­wood moved a step closer when a Government inspector gave the go-ahead for a 17 metre chimney on the site.

Here come the home plans

As Bromsgrove sifts through thousands of responses to its draft Core Strategy, housing applications for “Development Sites” earmarked in the proposals are already flowing in to the council’s planning department.

Pepper spray robbery blinds businessman

A Bromsgrove business owner was blinded by pepper spray in a robbery of what police say was a “large quantity of cash” in the town centre


Jake stars in golf contests

A young Barnt Green golfer helped his Bromsgrove Golf Club team-mates to win this year’s Junior West Midlands Golf League, in a close-fought final...

Age no handicap for Jake

Seven-year-old Barnt Green resident Jake Jeff-Johnston was a big winner at Bromsgrove Golf Club's annual junior awards. He won the C-League champion's trophy plus seven...
rock art

Art of rock

The Village’s resident cartoonist Bob Lawton is exhibiting and selling some of his framed cartoons at Artrix in Bromsgrove and The Crown Inn at...

The ‘least bad’ homes plan

Fears that the fields between Redditch and Alvechurch could be filled with new houses have been increased by proposals contained in a new study.

Parish Green Belt U-turn

A proposed retirement complex close to the heart of Alvechurch has put the parish council in a spin over its Green Belt policy.

A hall for the Oakalls

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands . . .

Independents’ day

A large part of the Village area could soon by represented by independent councillors after a stunning result in the county elections and an enthralling by-election in Alvechurch.