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Monday, March 1, 2021

The ‘least bad’ homes plan

Fears that the fields between Redditch and Alvechurch could be filled with new houses have been increased by proposals contained in a new study.

Organic therapy

A Bordesley mum has been undertaking organic Gerson Therapy for a life-threatening illness.


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...

Big Lunch packs a punch

Organisers of a big spring bank holiday party are hoping the weather gods will smile on them.

Bypass ‘ready by 2008’

The long-awaited Bordesley bypass could be ready for use as soon as March 2008, if plans revealed to the public last month progress smoothly.

County poll leaves seats unchanged

There were no surprises in the Village area elections to Worcestershire County Council – although UKIP and the Independent candidate gave the sitting Tories a wake-up call in Alvechurch.

Wanted: your photos of Bordesley

Bordesley Residents Association is asking residents to send in photographs of the area to illustrate its new website.


Swans walk

The family of swans featured in our June magazine, including our “cover cob”, have been on the move once more, seeking out fresh feeding...

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’

Lucky escape

When a car somehow plunged through the wall of Cobbs Barn Farm, Bordesley, no one was on the sofa crushed beneath its front wheels in the living room on the other side of the wall.