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Bromsgrove
Monday, May 25, 2020
Call for sites: Some of the fields facing development in Barnt Green and Alvechurch.

‘Call for sites’ housing fears

Village councillors are calling for more information after Bromsgrove District Council released maps showing potential sites for housing development in the area. Developers were invited...
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Cleaning up the canal

The long-awaited programme of dredging on the Worcester–Birmingham Canal around Hopwood, Alvechurch and Tardebigge took place towards the end of last year. The base for contractors...

Plea for ‘Hopwood Gateway’

Speeding on the A441 through Hopwood has not been reduced by temporary cameras in conjunction with the Safer Roads Partnership, Alvechurch parish councillors heard. They agreed...
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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...
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Rhinos’ festival of rugby

Kings Norton RFC kicked off its 2019/20 Primary School Tag Rugby season of festivals in October, with 16 teams taking part from ten local primary...
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Ravens represent region

The NEW Ravens juniors, having played in several festivals of rugby league this past year (including a big London event and parading around Wembley...

Play equipment unveiled

New play equipment inspired by the “Hopwood Mums” campaign was to be declared open at a small ceremony before the Alvechurch Parish Council meeting on...

Caravan site approved

A site for three caravans has been approved in Hopwood, at the end of Ash Lane near the motorway services. A government inspector overturned Bromsgrove’s...
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Special visitor at tag rugby festival

Youngsters from 13 local schools took part in a tag rugby festival at Kings Norton Rugby Club’s Hopwood Park ground. 20 teams of pupils from Years...

Tribute to chairman

New Alvechurch parish chairman Marc Worrall paid tribute to his predecessor as he took charge. “The parish owes Andy Humphries a huge debt of gratitude for...