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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Serving up a surprise

An Alvechurch schoolgirl is raising eyebrows in the tennis world after a surprise performance in the Lawn Tennis Association national finals.

Rural service needs recruits

The Bromsgrove Rural Rides scheme enables local people with mobility difficulties to make essential journeys around the town and area, transported by a network of dedicated volunteers.

Good news for council relations

The working relationship between Alvechurch Parish Council and the new district and county councillors is excellent, parish chairman Andy Humphries told the annual parish...

‘Hell-bent’ on Hearn

Hopes that any consideration of a proposed “garden village” between Alvechurch and Barnt Green would be shelved were dashed when Conservative councillors got together...

Church’s grant plea turned down

A plea by St Laurence Church, Alvechurch, for an increase in its grant from villagers towards the upkeep of its churchyard has fallen on stony ground.

One of the best

As a colleague of Jean Luck on Bromsgrove District Council for more than 20 years and as a friend for nearly all of that time I would like to pay tribute to her. 

Work set to start on ‘super’ school

Alvechurch will soon see work start on the biggest construction project in the village since the building of the M42.

Award for innovation

‘Youngsters’ Peter Jones and Alan Rogers celebrate winning the Queen’s Award for Innovation for their Snaplite downlighters, which maintain the fire resistance of ceilings.

Villages light up

The final details of Alvechurch’s Christmas event on December 1 have been released.


Raphael meets Vinny!

Six-year-old Raphael Slade, of Alvechurch, was the latest winner of a Mini Vinny in our monthly competition – and has named his new toy...