Explosions in Barnt Green
Residents on the new CALA estate in Barnt Green reported being shaken from their sleep by two explosions on the site shortly before midnight on August 17.
Warning after village chip pan fire
Firefighters had to force their way into an Alvechurch flat after a villager went out, leaving a chip pan on.
Historic village homes saved from fire
A working fire alarm and quick action by fire crews may have saved a historic row of houses in Alvechurch from serious damage.
Historic homes saved in fire
A working smoke alarm and quick action by fire crews saved a historic row of houses in Alvechurch from serious damage.
Search for cause of major Barnt Green house blaze
Investigators are trying to find the cause of a fire that ripped through the first floor and roof of a house in Barnt Green and took 60 firefighters all night to bring under control.
Warning after serious village house fire
VILLAGERS are being reminded to test their smoke alarms following a serious house fire in Alvechurch in the early hours of the morning.
Scout HQ appeal’s £1,000 Canada surprise
The Barnt Green Scout and Guide appeal was given a £1,000 boost by a Canadian youngster who heard about the group’s plight while in England for the jamboree celebrating 100 years of scouting.