Wednesday, November 9, 2022
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Club founder remembered

Patricia White, who will be remembered in the Village area as the founder of Barnt Green Art Club, died in June aged 89 years. The Art...

Barntchurch: What do we know?

The Village delves into the housing study to see why this area is under threat and what  ‘Barntchurch’ would really mean. While the “Greater Birmingham”...
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Right-of-way battle looms

Barnt Green parish councillors have vowed to keep up the pressure on CALA Homes to give all residents access to a public right of...

‘Black hole’ safe from development

The Barnt Green “black hole” looks set to remain a planning anomaly – but safe from the threat of development for many years. The 12...
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Musical celebration

Blackwell singing group The Cats Chorus celebrated its first birthday with a music quiz and social night, and raised funds for charity at the...
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Thanks for all the fish

The presence of large numbers of cormorants on Bittell Reservoir in Barnt Green has sparked fears of a “cormorant crisis”, district councillor Charlie Hotham told Barnt...
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The housebuilders’ neighbourhood plan

Depending on your point of view, this map could look like a fantastic opportunity to expand a village into a vibrant near-town . ....
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Go natural for autumn

Barnt Green boutique Savoir Faire showed off its latest collections in a charity fashion show at the Corus Hotel in Hopwood, attended by about...

Lift saga rolls on

The saga of the missing lifts at Barnt Green railway station rumbles on, with parish councillors seeking a meeting with the Department for Transport. County and...
The well-worn path made possible by the new footbridge over the railway line at Cofton Hall.

£1million, but worth it . . .

This picture (above), taken by Barnt Green parish chairman Robert Cholmondeley shows the well-worn path created by villagers using the new £1 million footbridge...