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Thursday, February 25, 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...
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Barnt Green ‘land grab’ on new estate

A “LAND GRAB” is causing problems on a village housing estate as new residents put up “Private” signs on public open space. Barnt Green Parish Council is writing to Bromsgrove planners . . .
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...

Development fears

Plans for 10 new houses in Hopwood were turned down by Bromsgrove’s planning inspector, but Alvechurch parish councillors fear that the developer could come back...
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Plan gets a big ‘yes’

Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett parish councillors are delighted that residents voted to accept their Neighbourhood Development Plan. Six years in the making, the...

Will Foxlydiate homes lift pressure?

Plans for more than 2,500 homes have been approved, mainly on former Bromsgrove Green Belt land at the border with Redditch. But planners have so...

Green Belt roll-back keeps Barntchurch on table

The controversial GL Hearn study, which outlines the concept of a “garden town” in the Village area, is still on the table as Bromsgrove...
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Wood-sale surprise

The volunteers who look after High House Wood in the Lickey Hills have expressed surprise and concern on learning that the land has been...

Caravan site approved

A site for three caravans has been approved in Hopwood, at the end of Ash Lane near the motorway services. A government inspector overturned Bromsgrove’s...

Power to the people

The power of a “people’s plan” has been confirmed by a planning inspector’s rejection of three houses in the Green Belt at Hopwood. In his...