The Village area has everything you need for a Christmas to remember.
THE INDEPENDENT candidate Kate Van Der Plank has won the by-election for Alvechurch Village Ward with a large share of the vote. She polled 893 votes, 310 more than the Tory candidate on 583.
Meanwhile, sitting MP Sajid Javid has been re-elected to the Bromsgrove constituency in the General Election with almost twice the votes (33,493) of the Labour candidate Michael Thompson (16,920).
A larger-than-ever crowd of revellers descended on the Lickey Hills for the annual Wassail, which took place on a clear dry evening and offered fun for all the family.
Barnt Green’s inaugural Community Weekend raised £5,000 for local charities and provided visitors from the village and beyond with a great day out.
Alvechurch skiffle band The Six-Five Specials will perform at The Lounge on Monday March 23 from 2–4pm, with proceeds going to the youth project.