Friday, November 24, 2023

Mystery of the Lickey latch

Churchwardens in Lickey are baffled by the disappearance and return of the latch on the gate to the cemetery extension. When it was discovered to...

Thanks for hard work

Alvechurch Parish Council officially thanked assistant clerk Wendy Carney (right), who is retiring after 16 years. The council, along with Lickey & Blackwell, also thanked...

Afternoon tea at Hillscourt

The NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, is inviting people to a local Macmillan fundraising event with a difference.

Parish ‘quirks’ prompt review

Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council discussed the idea of adding a new area to the parish after an enquiry from a resident of Staple...

Tip used as ‘test track’

Lickey residents have asked Bromsgrove’s planning chief Ruth Bamford to investigate why Marlbrook Tip was being used as a “test track” for around ten 4x4 vehicles one Sunday.


Vicar takes up post

The Rev Sheri Gidney was officially installed as Vicar of Holy Trinity, Lickey and St Catherine's, Blackwell, in a special “Collation” service. Sheri has most...

Lickey heritage rocks

An important heritage site has been unveiled on the slopes of the Lickey Hills in Cofton Hackett, writes Mary Green.

Division over bike rack

Parish councillors in Lickey & Blackwell are still divided over the idea of installing a cycle rack, a bench or bollards outside the Trinity Centre...

Have your say on Neighbourhood Plan

Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council is inviting residents to attend consultations on the Draft Policy of its Neighbourhood Plan.

Christmas comes to the villages

Santa made special pre-Christmas appearances in Barnt Green, Blackwell and Lickey to help villagers get the festivities underway.