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Bromsgrove
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

It’s for bees, not dogs

Dear Editor – I have just come in after transplanting some snowdrops, Scillas, Aconites and Primroses from my garden into the Pollinators Patch in...

Don’t abuse ‘tree huggers’

Dear Editor – The phrase “tree hugger”, as used in the letter “Too many people on the planet?” in The Village magazine last month,...

Do you remember ‘Blackberry Jane’?

Dear Editor – I wonder if anyone can remember a woman nicknamed “Blackberry Jane”, who used to wander around the Cofton and Rednal area...

Kindness of strangers

Dear Editor – I would like to thank everyone in Alvechurch who rallied round when our elderly ginger cat Bobby was in collision with...
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Lawton’s View

MARCH 2020

‘Hostile’ plans for Green Belt

Early last year the substantial Bromsgrove District Plan document was marketed depicting benign agency models alongside an almost impenetrably extensive questionnaire (think developer site hoarding only...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

Predictably, there are now around 300 sites, mostly in our Green Belt, jostling for the jackpot: an “APPROVED” stamp on an application to turn...

Our democracy is a failure

Month on month your pages reflect the gradual decline of our so-called democracy. Our elected representatives at local and national level are abrogating their...

Spend our money on Cofton, please

Can I say how appalled I was to read that some undisclosed amount left over from Cofton’s section 106 money would be spent on...

Too many people on the planet?

Last month’s letters and Village View reflected the current media emphasis on ecological issues, but avoided referring to a major contributor  – human beings. World...