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Sunday, September 19, 2021
The Rev. Canon Rob Fieldson

Farewell to Rev. Rob

After 25 years’ work in Barnt Green and Cofton Hackett, the Rev. Canon Rob Fieldson is hanging up his cassock. Here, he reflects on...
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The upcicle!

An 'upward icicle' spotted and photographed by Village reader Geoff Franklin in Cofton Chuch Lane, Cofton Hackett during the freeze of February 2021. Geoff ...
The life-sized Nativity scene in the porch of St Michaels Church, Cofton Hackett, in December 2020.

Nativity attraction

The beautiful church of St Michael’s, Cofton Hackett, celebrated Christmas with a life size nativity scene in the church porch (above). The figures and scenery...

Barnt Green Scout leader plea

Barnt Green Scouts have issued an urgent plea for a new Scout leader to enable the section to continue its 78-year tradition in the...

Do you remember ‘Blackberry Jane’?

Dear Editor – I wonder if anyone can remember a woman nicknamed “Blackberry Jane”, who used to wander around the Cofton and Rednal area...
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Terry meets Vinny!

Cofton resident Terry Harrington was the latest winners of a Mini Vinny in our monthly competition. If you want to win one for yourself,...
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Plan gets a big ‘yes’

Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett parish councillors are delighted that residents voted to accept their Neighbourhood Development Plan. Six years in the making, the...
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Tree-cycling for charity

Remember that you can have your real Christmas tree recycled and raise funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital at the same time, thanks to a...
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Vote YES to your Plan

Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett parish councillors are encouraging all residents to say “Yes” to their Neighbourhood Development Plan in a referendum on...
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Village-made film released

New film 7 Days, the story of Midlands marathon man “Blind Dave” Heeley, is now on Amazon Prime. It was filmed in and around the Lickey...