Saturday, November 11, 2023

Coffee for charity

A Macmillan Cancer Support “Biggest Ever” coffee morning at Rectory Cottage, Old Rectory Lane, Alvechurch, raised £607 (and 131 pesetas!).

African culture comes to Tardebigge

Tardebigge School and church welcome a Ugandan children’s choir.

Bells campaign on target for 300th birthday

The campaign to keep the bells of Alvechurch ringing for the next 100 years is making good progress towards its target of £60,000.

It’s Ladies’ Night at The Lounge!

A Ladies’ Evening will be held at The Lounge in Alvechurch on Wednesday March 12 from 7–9pm.

Hall’s energy efficient makeover

Alvechurch Village Hall has benefited from a comprehensive makeover after securing grants from three major sources: the Lottery Fund, Grassroots and Welcome to Our Future – an organisation dedicated to sustainable development which manages the Severn Waste Environmental Fund in Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

Bumper day for animal charities

More than 2,000 people visited the Jinney Ring Craft Centre in Hanbury for “Animals R Magic”, a fun day in aid of The Cinnamon Trust and local animal charities.

Almshouses online

The Trustees of the Alvechurch Almshouses are hoping to raise the charity’s profile with the unveiling of a smart new website.

Marathon first-timers

Marathon first-timers Kate Van Der Plank and Ruth Dugdale have been putting in some extra miles in preparation for the London Marathon.

Hats off to Fin!

Just over a year after young Alvechurch fundraiser Finlay Church broke the Guinness World Record for the longest line of teddy bears, his family and friends paid tribute to him by smashing another record.

Stars boost charity fun day

Brilliant sunshine attracted around 700 people to the grounds of the Old Rose and Crown hotel for the third Annual Family Fun Day in aid of Cure Leukaemia.