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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Four Chaps brew up a business

A nano-brewery in Wythall is in the process of registering a premises licence with Bromsgrove Council to start operating commercially.  Four Chaps Brewery, on Littleshaw Lane, will be brewing a...
The Rev. Canon Rob Fieldson

Farewell to Rev. Rob

After 25 years’ work in Barnt Green and Cofton Hackett, the Rev. Canon Rob Fieldson is hanging up his cassock. Here, he reflects on...
Call for sites: Some of the fields facing development in Barnt Green and Alvechurch.

Pitch battle looms over homes plan

“Immense pressure” is being felt by Alvechurch Parish Council over its stance on an application to build 25 homes on the site of Alvechurch...
Alicia and friends

Horses’ happy home

Alicia Stanford (centre) and her horses Treacle and Tuffy settle into their new Alvechurch paddock with the help of (from left) Melissa Crow, Mia...
Alan Bailes - independent for Alvechurch

Independents step up

INTEREST is already high in the county elections across The Village area with more than a month still to go until polling day on...
The new Class 730 Aventra arrives at Alvechurch. Picture/David Bissett

Train of the future takes a test run

There was great excitement among rail enthusiasts when the prototype replacement train for the Cross-City line stopped off at village stations.The new West Midlands...
Tim Roberts stops to admire the view during the Tour Divide race.

Eating up the mountains

ALVECHURCH extreme cyclist Tim Roberts is back in training – this time for The Silk Road Mountain Race through Kyrgyzstan.Tim completed the Tour Divide...
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Calagate pressure ‘still on’

The public right of way from Barnt Green through the Cala Homes estate to the Lickey Hills will “one day” be open, the parish...

Dean’s Sahara trek in memory of Sarah

Alvechurch villager Dean Marsh is planning to trek across the Sahara in memory of his partner Sarah Quiney and to raise money for Macmillan...
The Quaker Meeting House in Sandhills Road, Barnt Green.

‘No decision made’ about Quaker hall 

Central England Quakers have told The Village that no decision has been made about the future of their Barnt Green meeting house. They were responding...