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Saturday, February 12, 2022

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.

Election results

The election results for Bromsgrove District Council are as follows: Alvechurch South: Trevor Charles BLAND (Conservative)   398 Alan Frederick COOPER (Labour)  54 Annette Barbara Louise ENGLISH (Independent)...

A selection of Christmas services

Churches in the Village area offer a variety of Christmas services and events, some of which are listed below. For full information, visit the...

Parish cuts tax bill for third year

Alvechurch Parish Council has cut its tax demand on villagers for the third year in a row – this time by 2.87 per cent.

Rail footbridge hope

A railway footbridge costing around £1 million is now the likely solution to the closure of the popular village footpath skirting Cofton Hackett and Barnt Green.


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...

The Cofton Pilgrimage

Seen by many as the biggest thing to happen to this area in perhaps centuries, the day the Pope popped in passed by barely noticed . . . on the outside of the fence, at least.

Have a look at our Gallery of photos from the day

‘Lights out over Cofton’ fear

Cofton villagers could be left in the dark if a dispute between the parish and district councils isn’t resolved.

Josh’s cycle success

Cofton Hackett youngster Josh Field is celebrating cycling success with a series of great performances.

New hall cash plea

Trustees of the new Cofton Village Hall have made an urgent appeal for more funds, to enable the building to open this summer after...