Sunday, December 3, 2023

Alley is now accessible

Mick Roscoe, of Black­well-based Hawksbury Landscapes, shows how their trial run with a novel plastic grid has transformed a stretch of the village’s muddy Elephant Alley into a wheelchair-accessible path.

Residents remain in ‘Barnt Green’

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

Wheelers hand over cash

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

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...

Hunting for extra funds

Janey Hewitt reports on a special school’s fundraising efforts that will benefit the whole community. Hunters Hill School in Blackwell has been awarded a grant...

Daily bread

Blackwell quadruplets (from left) Gabriel, Kitty, Charlie and Star Bonner  join fellow pupils at Blackwell School in celebrating Harvest Festival by learning all about bread. Local...

Blackwell Club: going strong at 100

Blackwell Club is celebrating its centenary this year with a host of special events to mark the occasion. Although the official birthday is November...

School puts its new name on the map

Blackwell now has a village school that bears its name after Linthurst First School in St Catherine’s Road became known as Blackwell First School...

Friendly school praised

Linthurst First School, Blackwell, is celebrating publication of its latest Ofsted report. The school, which prides itself on its friendly, family atmosphere, received particular...