Saturday, November 4, 2023

Party time

More than 50 Cofton Hackett residents aged 60 or over enjoyed a great Christmas party at their village hall in December.

Extreme survival in Africa

A Cofton Hackett paramedic and two of her colleagues have signed up for a gruelling survival challenge in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Police hunt Cofton PO armed raiders

Police are hunting two armed men following an attempted robbery at Cofton Hackett Post Office.

Grit gripe

Here we are again . . . night temperatures falling well below zero and the potential for icy road conditions increases.

Here come the home plans

As Bromsgrove sifts through thousands of responses to its draft Core Strategy, housing applications for “Development Sites” earmarked in the proposals are already flowing in to the council’s planning department.

New hedge commemorates war dead

Despite the wet weather, Cofton residents turned up on a Saturday morning to help with a memorial hedge planting organised by Friends of Cofton Park.

Cofton speed limit delay

Plans to introduce a 30mph speed limit along Barnt Green Road in Cofton Hackett by the beginning of the New Year have been delayed.

Cofton-by -the-Sea?

Spray flies across Cofton Lake during a January storm in this picture sent in anonymously by a Village reader.

Cardinal to become saint

Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century theologian who founded Birmingham Oratory and is buried in the Lickeys, will be canonised in the Vatican on October...

Julie lifts Euro title for a second time

Cofton Hackett resident Julie Davis has retained her title at the European Powerlifting Championships, breaking four British and two European records. Julie is also the...