Sunday, December 3, 2023

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.

Police link village burglaries

Police believe two burglaries in Barnt Green and Lickey End may be linked.

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.

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.

Legion’s two trophies

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

Roll out the barrel

Pupils from Lickey End First School “rolled out the barrel” after the school raised £446 for charity in a sponsored word challenge.

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. 

Party at the playgroup

Two events held to celebrate the 25th birthday of a village playgroup proved a massive success and raised hundreds of pounds.

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.