Sunday, December 3, 2023

Jazz group finds new village home

Lickey End Social Club has come to the rescue after a local orchestra was left homeless.


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

Wreathing the rewards

Lickey resident Verity Smith has raised £1,134 for charity by running a series of festive wreath-making workshops.

Mini Vinny winner

Sue Gould of Lickey End was the first competition winner to receive a “Mini Vinny”, a smaller replica of our office mascot!

Win a Mini Vinny!

Our Vinny-spotters are getting younger! The latest winner of our monthly competition was two-year-old Olivia Roulston of Lickey End.

We’re in the pink

Children at Lickey End Playgroup held a Pink Week, helping to raise more than £645 towards the installation of an automated external defibrillator for Lickey End Methodist Church and the surrounding community.

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.

We did all we could, says M42 police chief

One of the police commanders who dealt with the incident that closed the M42 at the weekend has reiterated that all options were considered in a bid to resolve it without injury or loss to life.

‘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.

Gearing up for charity trek

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