Friday, November 24, 2023

Lickey on alert after burglaries

Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council is reminding villagers to keep their homes, sheds and vehicles secure, after October’s crime figures from Lickey were released by the police.

Village aims to get festive

Alvechurch is aiming to keep up with its neighbours next Christmas – and is starting to plan now.

Golfers’ big score

MP Sajid Javid lent his support to the Rotary Club of North Worcestershire’s 15th Annual Charity Golf Day at Blackwell Golf Club.

Phone box defibrillator conundrum

Lickey & Blackwell parish councillors debated extra security measures for the Marlbook defibrillator, after it was stolen from the former phone box on Old Birmingham Road.

Battery trouble

Speed warning signs in Lickey & Blackwell have been padlocked after trouble with their batteries.

A right royal festival

Inspired by the success of the Blackwell Festival over the past five years, Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council is working with a group of residents to put on a similar event for the residents of Lickey.

Speeding plea down ‘black hole’ lane

A Blackwell resident who describes a village lane as “the Black Hole of Calcutta” is campaigning for speed restrictions in the hope of preventing a serious accident.

Picnic starts village festival season

Organisers of the Alvechurch Picnic in the Park are hoping that the winning entry in this year’s logo competition has correctly predicted the weather for the day. . .

Party in the Park

A Blackwell community project is aiming to put on a Party in the Park to celebrate the Royal wedding on April 29.

Wheelers hand over cash

More than 100 people attended a cheque presentation night at Blackwell Club.