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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
museum

History loses home

The fate of village artefacts collected over 70 years is uncertain after a local church submitted plans to develop the site of a dilapidated...
brian

Lost airman: family found

Readers may remember that in November 2019, we reported on the unveiling of a memorial to the crew of a Wellington bomber that crashed...
muskets

Waes Hael to all!

Aelfgythe Border Morris’ Squire, Pam Morley, reports on their wassail. Aelfgythe Border Morris hosted another successful annual Wassail, starting at The Crown Inn, Withybed, with...
picnic

Picnic to celebrate VE Day anniversary

This year’s Alvechurch Picnic in the Park will take place on Saturday May 9 to coincide with the Bank Holiday weekend for the 75th...
before after

‘Heritage site’ outcry

Missing chimneys should be rebuilt, urges expert The demolition of the chimneys on a “heritage asset” in the centre of Alvechurch has provoked an outcry...
green man

Villagers ready to wassail

It’s wassail season, and there are several events taking place around the area. * First up, you can walk off some of that Christmas food...
windmill

Tower takes shape

Despite some setbacks in 2019, work will soon continue on the restoration of the derelict wind pump at the top of Cobley Hill between...
kids

Moment of silence

Pupils from Alvechurch Middle School laid crosses at the war memorial on the village green during the Remembrance Day service, watched by dignitaries including...
group

Sharing the story of the Lickey Hills

Visitors to the Lickey Hills Country Park were given a tour of its WWI sites during a special Local History Weekend. Staged by The Lickey...
memorial

Always remembered

Fitting tributes to the airmen who lost their lives in a bomber crash in Wythall. After almost 78 years, the crew of a wartime Wellington...