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Tuesday, January 19, 2021


The New Year finally brings to an end the short, sad existence of Lickey End parish after nine years of doing nothing.

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Lickey End lingering on
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The End is nigh

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.

‘Despicable’ burglars con Lickey End woman

A woman in her 70s had a large sum of cash stolen from her by distraction burglars who called at her home in Lickey End saying they needed to carry out work in her garden.

Gearing up for charity trek

Three Lickey End residents are donning their walking boots to trek up Kilimanjaro for charity.

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. 

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.

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.

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...

Playgroup’s sports day

Lickey End Playgroup recently held a Sports Day at Lickey End Social Club, to celebrate the acquisition of new sports and play equipment – purchased with the help of a £200 donation from Forest Motor Company.

Village store knife raiders jailed

A raider and his getaway driver who held up stores in Alvechurch and Lickey End at knifepoint on the same day have been jailed.