Wednesday, November 9, 2022
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Palm procession

Villagers parade through Alvechurch to mark the start of Easter week. Motorists making their way through Alvechurch on Palm Sunday might have been surprised to see “Jesus”...

OH, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER ON THE SNOWY LICKEYS

If this has come up as a result of a search for "Barntchurch", it's because I'm just playing with templates for the website using...
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Vote YES to your Plan

Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett parish councillors are encouraging all residents to say “Yes” to their Neighbourhood Development Plan in a referendum on...

Library responses raise hopes

County council officers are “reeling” from public responses to the consultation on libraries. Alvechurch parish chairman Andy Humphries told councillors he had heard from Carol...
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A tribute to Tom

Sarah Rees reports from the Oakalls and Parklands. The disappearance of Tom Jones in Worcester in the early hours of Wednesday September 19 resulted in an unprecedented...

Bouncing bollards

New “indestructible” bollards that bounce back into place if hit by a vehicle could be installed throughout Alvechurch thanks to county council cash – but...
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Village-made film gets premiere

The cast and crew of 7 Days, a film about Birmingham marathon runner ‘Blind Dave’ Heeley, celebrate the film’s premiere at The Birmingham Rep. An...

Lorry route concerns

Blackwell residents have expressed concerns about large lorries using Linthurst Newtown to deliver construction materials to Wadderton on Greenhill. District Councillor Kit Taylor told parish councillors...

‘One-lane road’ danger fears

“Dangerous” parking on Station Road in Alvechurch is to be addressed by the county council’s Highways department after residents and councillors expressed concerns. The parish...
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Restoring an 80-year-old landmark

The tale of how Tutnall & Cobley parish councillors have rolled up their sleeves to bring a wind pump back to life.A once-well-known hilltop...