Monday, November 6, 2023

Car boot rumours

The Lickey Community Group is investigating rumours that a field on Alvechurch Highway is set to become the site of a car boot sale, a representative told Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council.

WI president retires

Blackwell & Burcot WI’s AGM in November marked the retirement of President Pearl Prior, who was presented with gifts by Jean Bromley and Ivy Elvins.

Racing for cancer research

Fifteen women representing Burcot Grange residential care home completed the 5km “Race For Life” in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham.

Month of parties at Burcot Grange

It’s been a fun-filled month at residential care home Burcot Grange.

Fun in the sun

Residential care home Burcot Grange raised a record amount for charity at its annual garden party, with staff, residents, families and friends enjoying a sunny afternoon in the picturesque grounds.

New President for Blackwell & Burcot WI

Blackwell & Burcot WI welcomed Christine Hickman-Smith, their Federation Adviser, to their recent AGM to conduct the election of next year’s committee.

Strawberries and cream

More than 200 guests enjoyed strawberries and cream in the grounds of Burcot Grange residential care home and helped to raise more than £1,000 for the Acorns Children’s Hospice.

French students seek host families

Host families in the Village area are required for the third annual visit by a large group of young French students.

Cheque from care home

After its summer garden party raised funds towards the restoration of Blackwell First School’s historic gargoyle, a group from Burcot Grange care home presented the school with a cheque for £730.

Sun shines on flower show

Another success for Burcot’s annual event.