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Monday, March 1, 2021

Defibrillator signs

Signs pointing to the defibrillator at Blackwell Club will soon be installed by the parish council, while a new defibrillator has been installed at Tesco...
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Crafters unite for festive fair

The biannual Blackwell Craft Fair, now in its 40th year, saw plenty of visitors stocking up on Christmas gifts at Blackwell Methodist Hall. Quality homemade...

Ready for Christmas!

Our guide to the celebrations taking place in the Village area. Hands up if you can’t wait for Christmas! It doesn’t seem five minutes since we...

Lickey parking fears

Residential streets around Lickey Hills Country Park could become clogged with parked cars if charges are introduced at car parks serving the popular visitor...

Vacancies filled

Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council has co-opted two new councillors: 19-year-old law student Aled Luckman (Shepley ward), and retired medical consultant Bakul Kumar (Lickey...

HGV concerns continue

Blackwell residents are urging the parish council to press for “no HGVs” signs on Greenhill. One told the parish council’s September meeting: “We have got big...

Plan close to approval

A Neighbourhood Plan for Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett parishes is close to being approved by an independent examiner. “We are looking forward to having...
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Vicar takes up post

The Rev Sheri Gidney was officially installed as Vicar of Holy Trinity, Lickey and St Catherine's, Blackwell, in a special “Collation” service. Sheri has most...

HGV ban sought

Parish and district councillor Janet King has suggested residents write to county councillor Kit Taylor to ask for signage restricting HGVs from using Greenhill in...

Hills parking poser

Birmingham City Council’s plan to introduce car parking charges at Lickey Hills Country Park has reached the informal consultation stage, sparking debate at village...