Saturday, December 2, 2023

French students seek host families

Host families in the Village area are required for the third annual visit by a large group of young French students.

Deliver The Village !

If you’re over 13 years old, and reliable, with an email address and bank account, you can join the waiting list for our delivery team.

Frustration over tip talks

Frustration over the lack of progress in resolving the Marlbrook Tip debacle continues after Bromsgrove District Council cancelled the latest meeting to update residents.

Those were the days

Our May article on village band The Cellarmen offered a detailed history of the group thanks to memories from former members and fans – but there was one gap still to be filled in.

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.

Tip used as ‘test track’

Lickey residents have asked Bromsgrove’s planning chief Ruth Bamford to investigate why Marlbrook Tip was being used as a “test track” for around ten 4x4 vehicles one Sunday.

Glacial progress over Lickeys tip

Progress over sorting out the Marlbrook Tip debacle is moving so slowly that council chiefs say there’s no point meeting with residents again until next year.

Barnt Green taken with 1066

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

Where are the candidates?

Local democracy has taken a hit across The Village area before a single vote has been cast.

‘National security risk’ if tip report is revealed

The farce surrounding Marlbrook Tip has taken another step into the surreal with the revelation that an engineer’s report was censored because of fears for national security.