Saturday, November 11, 2023

Siena’s winning streak continues

Barnt Green ski sensation Siena Horton collected her most prestigious title yet as she won the girls’ U12 British National Championship Giant Slalom event in Meribel in the French Alps. 


Village milestones

A host of Alvechurch groups and institutions are celebrating milestones this year, with special events taking place across the village. In March, Alvechurch Community Choir marked...
last year

Carve or craft a pumpkin

The second Alvechurch Pumpkin Festival will take place on Saturday October 27 in the Village Hall. The public are invited to view the display between...

Festival is ready to rock

Blackwell Music Festival takes place on Saturday September 8, from 12 noon in the grounds of Hunter’s Hill School. There will be live music from...

Marathon for tsunami aid

Blackwell First School pupils completed a Mini Marathon to raise money for victims of the Asian tsunami.

MBE for charity work

Barnt Green resident Gordon Cowie has received the MBE for his services to healthcare in Africa.

80 years of fellowship

Finstall & Cofton Hackett WI celebrated its 80th birthday with a party in Finstall Village Hall.

Palace performers

Students from the Maxine Grant Ballet School performed in front of a packed Palace Theatre in Redditch.

Sanctuary’s autumn bazaar

Hillfields Animal Sanctuary in Blackwell has its Autumn Bazaar on November 14 in the Methodist Church Hall on Greenhill from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Cubs help keep our hills tidy

At their summer camp in June, 1st Barnt Green Cubs did a litter pick on the Lickey Hills as part of a community project.