Children in Hopwood could enjoy an upgrade to play equipment on the park behind the community centre after a plea by parents at the July meeting of Alvechurch Parish Council.
Kings Norton RFC held its Annual All Girls Primary School Tag Rugby Festival at the Hopwood Park facility, with a total of 10 teams involved.
The battle to stop a Birmingham land-grab across our borders into the Green Belt could be boosted by the initiative of the district councillor for Barnt Green and Hopwood.
Hopwood Residents Association is very concerned that Bromsgrove District Council seems still intent on issuing licences and permits that will now allow this once-rural farm to become a commercial factory, sited not 70-odd yards or so from residential properties within the Green Belt.
62 hours of monitoring over eight months on Hopwood Hill by the Safer Roads Partnership found the average speed was 47.7mph, in a 40mph zone.
Alvechurch Parish Council has objected to plans to build three houses on Green Belt land on Ash Lane, Hopwood, saying it would set a “dangerous precedent in the parish.”
The campaign to get more independent councillors representing villages at Bromsgrove has been boosted by the candidacy of a Barnt Green community stalwart.