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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Race day raises funds

An Ascot Race Day held at Blackwell Club raised more than £1,000 for the Chernobyl Children’s Life Line charity.

Cofton centre under way

Work has started on the long-awaited £1 million community centre in Cofton Hackett. The new hall was part of the planning approval granted to developer...

Revels raise funds

Members of Alvechurch Border Morris presented a cheque for £228 to Sarah James, manager of The Lounge café and community project in Alvechurch, at the...

10-mile hill walk raises heart funds

Two Parklands residents and their family and friends have raised more than £1,000 for charity by completing a 10-mile walk. Alex Mansfield and her partner...

It’s summer festival time

Saturday June 16 will be a bumper day in Lickey and Blackwell, as both villages hold summer events. Blackwell Festival has a Viking theme and...

Tennis twins meet in final

Rowney Green tennis twins Jacob and Harrison Wright met each other in the final of the Redditch HDU under-9s championship.

Council considers cycle rack

Lickey and Blackwell parish councillors agreed to consider the possibility of installing a bench or a cycle rack by the horse trough outside the...

Bus to link villages

A community transport scheme linking several of our villages looks set to become a reality after gaining approval from parish councillors.

Protests over mast plan

An application to put a 75ft mobile phone mast on the sewage works site 750m south of Alvechurch village centre has also provoked public...

Lickey mums raise charity cash

A group of mothers from Lickey Hills Primary School are raising funds for a fellow mum’s cancer treatment.