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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Villagers invited to Marlbrook Tip update

Recent events surrounding Marlbrook Tip - where more than a million tonnes too much waste has been dumped - will be aired at another public meeting.
  It is being held by Bromsgrove District Council at the Trinity Centre in Lickey on Tuesday March 13 at 7pm.
  The meeting follows one in November which heard the council planners wanted the owner of the site to apply for retrospective planning permission for the overtipping.

Marlbrook Tip inquiry pledge

The debacle that led to a reported million extra tonnes of waste being tipped on the Lickeys is to be investigated at Bromsgrove District Council.

A star is born

A 12-year-old Bromsgrove girl will be following in the footsteps of stars such as Billie Piper, Tamzin Outhwaite and Samantha Janus after winning a place at the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School.

Tip update

At a meeting of the Marlbrook Tip cross-party working group, it was confirmed that the site – officially designated as a reservoir – is classified as having a “dam wall under construction” because it has never been signed off by a qualified engineer.


Running around the world

A former Marlbrook resident has helped raise more than £17,500 for a disaster response charity by taking part in a year’s worth of tough events. Damian...

The new Lickey Hill?

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.


You really could not make it up

The latest chapter in the sorry saga of Marlbrook Tip sees laden lorries returning to the Green Belt beauty spot with full loads, yet...

Barnt Green taken with 1066

Barnt Green and Hopwood turned their backs on the Tories in the Bromsgrove elections.

Tip deadline missed

Residents’ frustration with the lack of progress at Marlbrook Tip looks set to continue, as the latest meeting of the cross-party working group confirmed.

Problem of parking at Tesco

Marlbrook councillor John Ruck told the parish council he was looking into improving parking at the Braces Lane Tesco store.