Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Bordesley suffering 27,000 vehicles daily

A traffic calming summit has been held to tackle problems on the road from Redditch through to Alvechurch.

Digby comes to dinner

‘Alvechurch lad’ and former Director General of the CBI Sir Digby Jones joined John Williams, Chairman of the Where Next Association at a fund-raising dinner at The Abbey Hotel.

Rowing for charity

Staff at The Abbey Hotel in Bordesley raised £800 for Acorns Children’s Hospice in a sponsored rowing machine event.

Traffic hopes thwarted by Abbey veto

Any chance of the long-awaited Bordesley bypass being built in the near future appears to be doomed by the Government’s veto of a major development at the Abbey Stadium, Redditch.

Award for innovation

‘Youngsters’ Peter Jones and Alan Rogers celebrate winning the Queen’s Award for Innovation for their Snaplite downlighters, which maintain the fire resistance of ceilings.

Abbey’s £1.8m extension

John Hindson, general manager of The Abbey Hotel, Bordesley, watches as the Mayor of Redditch, Coun Diane Thomas, cuts the ribbon to open the hotel’s £1.8 million extension.

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.

Canoeing for charity

A team from the Abbey Hotel Golf & Country Club, Bordesley, completed a 100km canoe trek from Aviemore to the sea.

With a paddle

A top team from The Abbey Hotel Golf & Country Club, Bordesley, is preparing for the Spey River Challenge.