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Sunday, February 13, 2022

Putting the people first

Independent councillors in The Village area have been delighted with the response to their appeal for candidates and helpers in the local elections on...

Time to have your say

Villagers now have only a few weeks left to have their say on the future development of Bromsgrove district. Bromsgrove District Council is holding a...

Thomas meets Vinny

Two-year-old Thomas Roulston, of Lickey End, was the latest winner of a Mini Vinny in our monthly competition. If you want to win one for...

Can you spot a relative?

Reader Charlie Bateman has asked us to publish this photo, showing pupils and staff at Lickey End First School in about 1900, to see...

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...

Training for the Marathon

Village runners are in the last few weeks of training for the London Marathon to raise money for a range of causes.

Museum of waxwings

A group of Bohemian Waxwings, known as a “museum”, was spotted in Lickey End recently.

County poll leaves seats unchanged

There were no surprises in the Village area elections to Worcestershire County Council – although UKIP and the Independent candidate gave the sitting Tories a wake-up call in Alvechurch.

Billy and Dave

SOS answered

Village roofing contractors DJ Scriven did their bit for the community by offering their services to TV’s DIY SOS team, who had appealed for...


A Lickey End resident has signed up for her second London Marathon in aid of a heart disease charity.