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Saturday, February 12, 2022

220 miles, no punctures!

Four villagers were among a group of cyclists who rode from ‘Arch to Arc’. Mat Porton takes up the story . . .

Welcome to Barntchurch Newtown

The Green Belt around Alvechurch and Barnt Green is under threat – again. This time, it could be really serious . . . Three times...

Jubilee spirit at craft fair

This year’s royal-themed Blackwell Craft Fair, at the old Methodist church hall on Greenhill on Jubilee Sunday, was well attended despite the downpour.

Sam’s duathlon success

Blackwell triathlete Sam Boswell received her trophy from European gold medallist Jo Pavey after winning the Worcester Duathlon.

Holiday helpers

Paula Fallows (left), of Alvechurch, and Sarah Egerton, of Barnt Green, have founded a website – https://www.bigholidayhouse.com – to help people book group holidays.

Blackwell’s new head

Blackwell First School has named its new head as Ian Howells, who comes to Blackwell from Hockley Heath primary school where he was deputy...

Missing cat plea

A Blackwell resident has appealed for help in finding her missing cat.

Christmas set to be a cracker

Plans for a more festive Alvechurch are gathering pace, with the parish Christmas working group being upgraded to a sub-committee of the council with its own budget.

Villages caught in wake of rail upgrade

Frustration is mounting as villagers try to keep track of the problems being left across the area by Network Rail.

Music festival offers local talent

Blackwell Music Festival takes place once again in the grounds of Hunters Hill School, from 1–9pm on Saturday September 9.