Saturday, November 5, 2022

Festival fun for everyone

Don’t forget that the Alvechurch Picnic in the Park takes place on Sunday May 1 in The Meadows, with a Shakespearean theme.

Residents remain in ‘Barnt Green’

Lickey residents who feared they were to lose their cherished “Barnt Green” postal address have been given a reprieve.

Reprieve for Wadderton

As The Village went to press, it looked as if Wadderton Conference Centre – scheduled for demolition on December 20 – had been granted a stay of execution.

Crafts for Christmas

Blackwell’s 14th craft fair was voted a great success by all who attended.

Dancing in the rain!

Blackwell’s first Music Festival was a big hit despite the weather, with performances from a variety of local musicians.

Double win for Grange

Burcot Grange Residential Care Home has won two awards recently – one for its outstanding grounds and another for its dedication in listening to residents.

Best-kept in Blackwell

Blackwell First School won first prize in the Business Frontage Section of the Best Kept Garden Competition organised by Wythall Parish Council.

Angels’ adventure

Ark Angels WI from Alvechurch held its June meeting at Blackwell Adventure.

Foot crossing ‘safety risk’

Network Rail has outlined its ideas for dealing with the “yellow brick road” foot crossings over the railway line at Blackwell, Cofton Hackett and Vigo.

Wedding bells in Blackwell

Family and friends came together to celebrate the wedding of Victoria Hall and Jonathan Osborne on August 25.