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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Do you remember ‘Blackberry Jane’?

Dear Editor – I wonder if anyone can remember a woman nicknamed “Blackberry Jane”, who used to wander around the Cofton and Rednal area...

Kindness of strangers

Dear Editor – I would like to thank everyone in Alvechurch who rallied round when our elderly ginger cat Bobby was in collision with...

Parish backs 20mph for village centre

Alvechurch Parish Council has given its full backing to a 20mph zone in the village centre, due to be implemented later this year, and...

Village Hall ramps up access

The main entrance to Alvechurch Village Hall now boasts a smart new set of steps, incorporating an access ramp so that wheelchair users or...
Revellers enjoy The Blackwell Music Festival in 2016.

Blackwell festival appeals for new venue

The organisers of Blackwell Music Festival are hoping they can secure a new venue before they are forced to cancel the event. The Festival,...
Lickey Blackwell PC litterpick in Blackwell.

Help for litterpickers

Blackwell now has a Community Litter Pick Station, after the recent delivery of a new A-frame and accessories as part of a scheme by...

A new seat in the sun

A new bench has been installed on the village green in Rowney Green, overlooking the memorial maple tree. It replaces the old bench,...

Birthday thank you for Rob

Alvechurch parish councillor Ann Willetts presents a retirement and birthday gift to Rob Watkin, of Rowney Green, who has stepped down as parish caretaker . . .
museum

History loses home

The fate of village artefacts collected over 70 years is uncertain after a local church submitted plans to develop the site of a dilapidated...
Call for sites: Some of the fields facing development in Barnt Green and Alvechurch.

‘Call for sites’ housing fears

Village councillors are calling for more information after Bromsgrove District Council released maps showing potential sites for housing development in the area. Developers were invited...