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Monday, March 1, 2021

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 . . .
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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...
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Picnic to mark VE Day

Alvechurch Picnic in the Park now has its official logo, chosen from entries into the annual competition. Local children were invited to create a design...
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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...

Police area change

Barnt Green’s policing area will change this month, Coun Charlie Hotham told the parish council. “We will be part of the Alvechurch area instead of Rubery...

Council’s new clerk

A new clerk, Jayne Smailes, has been appointed by Alvechurch Parish Council. Chairman Marc Worrall said: “I am pleased to have someone of her calibre on...

Parishes set precepts

Parish councils have been setting their precepts – the part of the council tax that goes to the parish. Alvechurch voted to increase theirs by £4.83...