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Bromsgrove
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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

Pic/ Annette English The traditional Snowdrop Weekend at St Leonard’s Church in Beoley was definitely one of two...
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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...
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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...

Barnt Green goes electric

Electric vehicle charging points should soon be installed in the commuter car park in Barnt Green, which has been selected by Bromsgrove District Council. Phased installations...

Keep Blackwell tidy

Lickey & Blackwell parish councillor Bakul Kumar suggested to colleagues that the parish should increase its efforts to keep tidy, perhaps with an “Adopt a...