Saturday, December 2, 2023

Duo of Burcot gardens on display

Two gardens in Burcot will be open to the public under the NGS on Saturday August 27, between 12 noon and 5pm.

Garden party for gargoyle

The annual garden party at Burcot Grange care home raised £730 for Blackwell First School’s gargoyle restoration.

Green light for dementia home

Burcot Grange’s application to build a 50-bed dementia care home at the former Uplands site on Greenhill will go before Bromsgrove planners this month.

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.

Fete bounces back

More than 200 people attended the Burcot Village Hall Fete and Flower Show, warmly welcomed back after its absence last year.

Knitting in public

A group of women gathered outside Fresh@ Burcot Garden Centre to take part in the first-ever Worldwide Knit In Public Day.

Loafers’ Lunch

Residential care home Burcot Grange recently held another of its regular Loafers’ Lunches.

Mothers’ luncheon

Burcot Grange residential care home invited daughters, daughters-in-law, nieces and friends of its female residents to join them for a special luncheon.

Toe-tapping treat

Wet weather couldn’t spoil the fun at Burcot Grange’s annual Garden Party, which raised £600 for Acorns Children’s Hospice.

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.