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Bromsgrove
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Power to the people

The power of a “people’s plan” has been confirmed by a planning inspector’s rejection of three houses in the Green Belt at Hopwood. In his...

A handful of votes

The Conservatives hung on to control of Bromsgrove Council by as few as 14 votes in the local elections as independents established firm foundations...
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Past, present and future

With the new Cofton Village Hall nearing completion, community groups have buried a time capsule on the site. The Cofton Village Hall Trust, Lickey Hills...

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)...
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Village independence bid

This month’s elections to Bromsgrove District Council have been given a boost by the large number of independent candidates entering the fray. There are 12...

Station lifts derailed

Hopes of investment to pay for the long-promised lifts at Barnt Green Station have been dashed, but parish councillors are determined to keep up...
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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...
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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...

Time to have your say on plan

A public consultation on the joint Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett Neighbourhood Development Plan will run until March 29, and residents are encouraged...

Boost for Hall fund

The Cofton Village Hall Trust received a boost thanks to money raised by village restaurant Goa Goa.Rev Sheri Gidney, chair of the Trust, accepted...