Marlbrook schoolgirl Lucy Williams cuddles her dog, Maggie, after coming first in the Kennel Club Child’s Best Friend category.
The local government watchdog has found Bromsgrove District Council failed residents after investigating a villager’s complaint over Marlbrook Tip.
A young vet from Marlbrook will be trekking up Africa’s highest mountain this autumn to raise funds for animal welfare around the world.
Heavy lorries passing over the top of the Lickeys from Rose Hill into Old Birmingham Road were nothing to do with work at Marlbook Tip.
The results are in – and Independent candidate Charlie Hotham is now Alvechurch’s representative at Worcestershire County Council.
Villagers who blamed the ten-year “nightmare” of lorries thundering up the Lickey Hills on too much waste being taken to Marlbrook Tip appear to have been vindicated by a report of over-tipping on a vast scale.
After years of stalemate, this month may mark a major turning point in the Marlbrook Tip debacle.
Bromsgrove planners are walking a tightrope in attempting to sort out the over-tipping of more than one million cubic metres of waste in the foothills of the Lickeys, a public meeting for villagers heard.