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Monday, February 14, 2022

Festival fun for everyone

Don’t forget that the Alvechurch Picnic in the Park takes place on Sunday May 1 in The Meadows, with a Shakespearean theme.

Council considers cycle rack

Lickey and Blackwell parish councillors agreed to consider the possibility of installing a bench or a cycle rack by the horse trough outside the...

Scouting centenary

Bromsgrove District Scouts celebrated their Centenary in March, marking 100 years since Scouting first started in the town at the 1st Bromsgrove Scout Group, whose HQ is still located off Charford Road.

Calls to reinstate ‘Lickey’

Lickey & Blackwell Parish Council is calling on the Royal Mail to reinstate “Lickey” as a postal area. They have asked Bromsgrove District Council for support...

Fun for all abilities

A new local club aimed at bringing disabled and able-bodied people together celebrated its official opening with a Strawberry Fair. 

School parking outcry

Poor parking outside village schools is becoming so dangerous that one community is planning to take its own action.

Poetry on film

Following the success of their short movie Expresso, Martin Nigel Davey (left) and Kevin Powis (right) have teamed up with Birmingham Poet Laureate “Spoz” for their latest project – a film set in a doctor’s waiting room, with the whole script made up of poetry.

Safety fears investigated

Lickey & Blackwell parish councillors expressed concerns over the safety of a half-demolished house on Woodshill Avenue, Lickey. Coun Stephen Nock reported that the owners...

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after Lickey crash

Police want to trace witnesses to a road collision in Lickey which led to a motorcyclist being airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

Skittles success

Members of Lickey WI celebrate reaching the final of the Worcestershire Federation Skittles Competition.