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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

Climate change has rarely, if ever, been the focus of this column over the past 20 or so years –  perhaps because it always...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

Well, that’s a bit of a surprise: the planners at Bromsgrove District Council are standing up to the developers who have gated off a...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

It’s hard to believe that, with everything else going on in the world and the country (apparently there’s a General Election), we find ourselves...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

We English are a funny bunch. As the very nice chap from Post Office Ltd – a company wholly owned by the Government –...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

What a fine mess there appears to be on a new housing estate in Barnt Green. First, a public right of way is believed...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

Yet again, the chairman of Alvechurch Parish felt compelled at the council’s monthly meeting to urge adults to talk to their children about the...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

This month we’ll try to observe the summer convention and keep the bees in our bonnet under control – there will be plenty enough...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

Even though it’s summer and we usually give the bees in our bonnet a rest for a month or two, there’s one that just...

THE VILLAGE VIEW

The independent wave continued to wash over The Village area in the Bromsgrove Council elections. The whole tract from Redditch, through Beoley, Portway, Alvechurch,...