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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Bordesley Matters

Bordesley fights back

Residents of Bordesley, who already suffer constant heavy traffic between Redditch and the bottom of the Alvechurch bypass, are now facing the consequences of...
Rhubarb growing in an urban park.

Market garden dream

A group of villagers is hoping to launch a market garden to provide people with fresh, locally grown organic fruit and vegetables. Incredible Edible Alvechurch,...
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...
cormorants

Thanks for all the fish

The presence of large numbers of cormorants on Bittell Reservoir in Barnt Green has sparked fears of a “cormorant crisis”, district councillor Charlie Hotham told Barnt...
snowdrops

Snowdrops & storms

The traditional Snowdrop Weekend at St Leonard’s Church in Beoley was definitely one of two halves. On the Saturday, with the weather mild and...
field

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...

Brown river still flowing

The “brown river of Bordesley” is still flowing, while new street lighting is yet to be installed. Parish councillor Steve Lewis told Alvechurch colleagues: “We still...
verge

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...

Delay to Post Office plans

The reinstatement of the chimneys at the former post office building in Alvechurch, as recommended by Bromsgrove’s Conservation Officer, has been delayed due to...

Sucker schedule sought

Alvechurch Parish Council is to ask the county council for its gulley-cleaning schedule following concerns over drainage and flooding. Coun Peter Freeman told colleagues parish...