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Sunday, February 13, 2022

Judge’s Crufts call-up

A Rowney Green resident whose dogs have proved successful at Crufts will soon be seeing the show from a different angle – as a judge.

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.

Here comes Redditch - again

The threat of Redditch creeping within earshot of Alvechurch village has re-emerged barely weeks after council chiefs hailed the scrapping of plans for a 6,000-home “Bordesley Park” housing estate.

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,...

Matchday memories

Your chance to own a piece of Alvechurch FC’s sporting history. . .With Alvechurch FC enjoying recent success, a Rowney Green resident is looking...

Fat-bellied flasher shock

A woman riding her horse through Rowney Green was shocked to see a man with a fat belly leap from a hedge and expose himself on a Sunday lunchtime.

The day a Wellington crashed in Rowney

In December 1943, a Wellington bomber crashed in Rowney Green, killing its five Canadian crew. Sixty-three years later, Alvechurch Ex-Services Association is hoping to find out more about the incident through the memories of local people.

Potential parking problems

The loss of parking spaces in Newbourne Hill, Rowney Green, if Bromsgrove District Housing Trust goes ahead with plans to demolish two garages to make...

Celebrating hall’s completion

Village MP Julie Kirkbride cut the ribbon to celebrate completion on the new roof at Rowney Green Peace Hall, funded by an £80,000 Lottery award.

Rowney Green Calendar Boys strip for charity

The men of Rowney Green have dared to go bare for a charity calendar raising money to combat a cancer that currently kills one man ever hour.