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Village-made film gets premiere

The cast and crew of 7 Days, a film about Birmingham marathon runner ‘Blind Dave’ Heeley, celebrate the film’s premiere at The Birmingham Rep. An...

Wallet stolen from Cofton garden

A tree surgeon’s wallet containing almost £400 in cash was stolen from a garden in Cofton Hackett where he was working.

Longbridge cash hope for library

When thieves hacked through a wall panel into Cofton Library they dispersed blue asbestos forcing its closure – and even making the books unsafe, writes Janey Hewitt.

Fighting for right of way

Barnt Green Parish Council has joined calls for a public right of way to be reopened. Footpath 521, which begins at Cofton Church Lane close...

Hot topics at Cofton PACT

Cofton Hackett’s next PACT (Partners And Communities Together) meeting takes place at 8pm on Thursday June 4 at Rednal Social Club.

Action on speed limited

The speed limit through much of Cofton Hackett has been reduced to 30mph – but motorists might not notice.


Star bakers in cake contest

Cofton Hackett residents revealed some hidden culinary skills when they entered The Great Cofton Bake-Off. With 37 cakes on display at the Parish Centre in...

Bank goes back in time

Barnt Green high street will be getting a taste of the past with the launch of a novel shop in the former Lloyds TSB bank building.

Station lifts grounded

The long-promised installation of lifts at Barnt Green railway station is now unlikely to go ahead as planned.

Birth of a new bell

A brand new bell for St Michael’s Church, Cofton Hackett, has been cast to replace the one stolen last autumn.