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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

‘No alternative’ to 26hr M42 closure, says police chief

Police had no choice but to close the M42 for 26 hours while they talked a man off the road bridge at Lickey End, according to a senior officer.


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

Garden event raises funds

A special event at Little Heath Garden Centre in Lickey End provided fun for all the family as well as raising cash for the Bromsgrove Armed Forces Memorial Fund.

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.

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. 

Model entry

A model train enthusiast from Lickey End has won first prize in a national competition in Oxford.


Lickey End litter-picker

Vicky Onions gets to grips with a litter-picker from the “2-Minute” board provided for Lickey End by Bromsgrove District Council. The board, which holds two...

Lickey End lingering on

The slow walk to abolition of the apparently unloved Lickey End Parish has taken another step.

Legion’s two trophies

The Lickey End branch of the Royal British Legion picked up two trophies at the Worcestershire County conference.

George’s tricks are a treat

Lickey End teenager George Robinson is hoping for a bright career in magic – and he’s already been declared Junior Magician of the Year by one of the magic clubs he attends.