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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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...

Villagers go to the polls. . . again!

Your guide to the candidates hoping to be elected MP for Bromsgrove in the General Election on December 12 . . . CONSERVATIVE – Sajid Javid Sajid...

Lib Dems choose candidate

The Hagley doctor who turned whistle-blower over the Government’s “Operation Yellowhammer” is to be the Liberal Democrats’ prospective parliamentary candidate for Bromsgrove. Dr David Nicholl said:...

Short-cut concerns

Cofton Hackett residents are pleading with councillors, police and their MP to prevent vehicles using Ten Ashes Lane as a  “dangerous” cut-through. Despite signs warning...

Petition with a twist

1st Lickey Cub Scouts created a special petition in the form of a mannequin as part of the Scout Association’s “A Million Hands Sticking...

20mph back on agenda 

A 20mph speed limit through the centre of Alvechurch is back on the cards after a three-way meeting between the parish, district and county...

MP joins music-makers

Tutnall Hall care home’s summer fete was opened by village MP and Home Secretary Sajid Javid, who also announced the winner of an annual...

Finstall funds defibrillator

Bromsgrove MP and Home Secretary Sajid Javid officially unveiled the new public access defibrillator at Finstall Village Hall. Rosemarie Ryan, chair of the Village Hall...

Belt ‘not sacrosanct’

Villagers hoping for reassurance that the suggestion of a new town between Alvechurch and Barnt Green was a non-starter were left deflated when Bromsgrove’s...

MP responds to Green Belt threat

Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid has given his response to the Greater Birmingham Housing Market Area Strategic Growth Study, which proposes building thousands of homes on Green Belt land around Alvechurch and Barnt Green.