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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The Lounge counters ‘negative’ online commenters

The Lounge community cafe in Alvechurch has issued a statement wishing another food business well in its application for a licence to operate in the village to counter comments being promulgated by social media users . . .
Anti-virus messaging

How did Mop fair go ahead?

THE ANNUAL MOP fair went ahead in Alvechurch despite last-minute efforts to stop it over coronavirus fears. Local councillors, district and parish, tried to halt it after hearing that the fair event that takes over the village centre on the first

I’m sorry, but the Village Hall can’t deliver a Post Office

Dear Editor – I am writing in response to the letter from Mrs M R Gardner that appeared in last month’s Village, in which...

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...

Parish backs 20mph for village centre

Alvechurch Parish Council has given its full backing to a 20mph zone in the village centre, due to be implemented later this year, and...

Village Hall ramps up access

The main entrance to Alvechurch Village Hall now boasts a smart new set of steps, incorporating an access ramp so that wheelchair users or...

Birthday thank you for Rob

Alvechurch parish councillor Ann Willetts presents a retirement and birthday gift to Rob Watkin, of Rowney Green, who has stepped down as parish caretaker . . .
museum

History loses home

The fate of village artefacts collected over 70 years is uncertain after a local church submitted plans to develop the site of a dilapidated...
Call for sites: Some of the fields facing development in Barnt Green and Alvechurch.

‘Call for sites’ housing fears

Village councillors are calling for more information after Bromsgrove District Council released maps showing potential sites for housing development in the area. Developers were invited...

20mph zone plan for village

Alvechurch parish councillors are to seek more information on proposals by Worcestershire County Council for a 20mph speed limit through the village centre. The plan...