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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

MP settles councillors’ £50,000 question

Bromsgrove District Council acted within its rights in allocating money to the MUGA on Swans Length, it has been confirmed.

Kindness of strangers

Dear Editor – I would like to thank everyone in Alvechurch who rallied round when our elderly ginger cat Bobby was in collision with...

25-year wait for homes windfall

Would-be village housing developers face a very long wait for permission to build any new homes in this area, it has been revealed.

Brickworks blaze

Firefighters spent more than two hours battling a blaze among old tyres and rubbish near the old brickworks in Alvechurch.

Green belt holds up

Alvechurch Parish Council has completed its U-turn over plans to build a retirement complex on a Green Belt field close to the village centre.

How to get urgent medical treatment

Mary Green explains how to contact medical services out of hours – for patients of Alvechurch Medical Practice.

Green fingers

Among the many new facilities for pupils at the new schools in Alvechurch are the large raised beds for the children to learn all about growing their own food.

Ringers’ show of strength

The ringers of St Laurence, Alve­church, showed their strength by manhandling more than 20 tonnes of bells from the top of the church tower.

Village store knife raiders jailed

A raider and his getaway driver who held up stores in Alvechurch and Lickey End at knifepoint on the same day have been jailed.

Picnic line-up grows

Plans for this year’s Alvechurch Picnic in the Park on Sunday May 28 are taking shape, with the latest news being the announcement of an MC for the day.