6th Bromsgrove Scout Group has launched a new Beaver Scout Colony in Catshill.
Two village care homes held a day of special events to mark their first year as part of the Spring View Care group and to hand over money raised for charity.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian died after being hit by three vehicles on the Bromsgrove Highway near Finstall.
There were no surprises in the Village area elections to Worcestershire County Council – although UKIP and the Independent candidate gave the sitting Tories a wake-up call in Alvechurch.
A damaged car awaiting recovery by the side of the road in Finstall has been stolen.
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.
Alvechurch Parish Council has cut its tax demand on villagers for the third year in a row – this time by 2.87 per cent.