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Saturday, January 8, 2022

Animal magic for all ages!

There were beaming faces all around when a menagerie of baby animals from Umberslade Farm Park in Tanworth in Arden paid a visit to The Lawns residential home in Alvechurch.

Brown river still flowing

The “brown river of Bordesley” is still flowing, while new street lighting is yet to be installed. Parish councillor Steve Lewis told Alvechurch colleagues: “We still...

Car boot concern

The return of a car boot sale by Cobb’s Barn roundabout, Bordesley, has “caused a lot of anxiety”, district councillor Annette English told Alvechurch parish...
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Plenty to see in Penny’s garden

A charity garden party held in Bordesley attracted a host of visitors and raised money for three charities. Penny Disbury has been opening her garden, The...

The two sides of nature

Following last month’s picture of a suspected sparrowhawk in Alvechurch, we’ve received two more photos of a similar bird around the village area.

Tories take by-election seats vacated by George Lord

Coun June Griffiths
June Griffiths, of Bordesley, was declared the new Worcestershire County councillor for the Alvechurch division tonight after getting around half of the votes cast.
The Marlbrook ward on Bromsgrove District Council was taken by John Ruck. Both seats were vacated by the sudden resignation of former county leader George Lord.
Christmas poll
‘Tories would vote for a monkey’

Bordesley homes vetoed

The threat of a sea of houses spreading into the Village area from Redditch has eased.

‘Bordesley Park’ plan booted out

Campaigners believe they have fought off plans for an estate of as many as 6,000 homes called “Bordesley Park” between Redditch and Alvechurch.

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New kids on the block

Village reader Paul Wilde sent us these pictures showing a new brood of cygnets that hatched in May near Abbey Meadows in Bordesley. He first photographed...

Time to have your say

Villagers now have only a few weeks left to have their say on the future development of Bromsgrove district. Bromsgrove District Council is holding a...