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Sunday, February 13, 2022

The end is nigh for Lickey End’s parish

After ten years of what appears to be a local government farce, it finally looks like the end for Lickey End Parish Council.

Littleheath celebrates with Primrose Hospice

Littleheath Garden Centre helped Primrose Hospice to celebrate not only the Jubilee but also the Bromsgrove hospice’s 25th anniversary. 

A wealth of wreaths

A Christmas tradition is being kept alive in Lickey End, as Sally Oldaker discovers. Originating many centuries ago in Eastern Europe, evergreen wreaths represented continuing...

The joy of gardening

Residents at The Lawns care home in Alvechurch have been busy in the greenhouse ahead of their Open Day in September.

Saucy Theo is top poet

Village poet, author and comedy entrepreneur Theo Theobald has been named Worcestershire’s first Poet Laureate.

Generation game

Redditch United under-14 girls, a side which includes a number of players from Lickey End, Marlbrook, Barnt Green and Alvechurch, took on their dads – and one mum – in an end-of-season match.

Garden centre raids ‘linked’

Two village garden centres have been broken into in raids police think could be linked.

Parish cuts tax bill for third year

Alvechurch Parish Council has cut its tax demand on villagers for the third year in a row – this time by 2.87 per cent.

New parish chairman

Lickey Parish Council has appointed a new chairman. Angus Malcolm, one of the founder members of the anti-parish council group which runs the parish,...

Police investigate Lickey End death

Police are still trying to establish how Lickey End resident David Currier, aged 35, died.