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Sign up NOW for the Barnt Green Sport Relief mile

On Sunday 23 March 2014 take part in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile hosted by the Barnt Green Chuggers and Barnt Green Parish Council. Sign up now! Dust off those trainers and walk, jog or run (or hop, skip, jump …) around the 1 mile village-based route or be more adventurous and try either the […]

Local bus services ‘at risk’

In a bid to save £30 million pounds per year, Worcestershire County Council is actively considering ending the subsidies that support the provision of many local bus services. Among the services at risk are all the buses (145, 182 and 183) serving the residents of Barnt Green. Make your voice heard before 17 January. The […]

Bridges over rail line to be rebuilt

At a meeting dated 18 December 2013, Network Rail has identified four local bridges that will need to be rebuilt in order to accommodate the proposed electrification of the main line running through Barnt Green. The bridges concerned are: Bridge 109 – Linthurst Newtown over bridgeReconstruction of this bridge will involve closure of the road. […]

Disruption will lead to long term rail improvements

Network Rail has confirmed services will stop between Redditch and Longbridge while work on a £20million improvement scheme takes place from 6 July and 1 September 2014. It will see an extra section of track laid between Redditch and Barnt Green along with a second platform at Alvechurch. It is intended that, from December 2014, […]

Parish Council responds to Fiery Hill Road proposals

Banner Homes’ application (13/0522) for the external appearance, layout, scale and landscaping of up to 88 dwellings on land adjacent to Fiery Hill Road is likely to be considered at the Planning Committee meeting scheduled for 4 November.The Parish Council has submitted a robust response drawing attention to a number of perceived problems with the […]

Community walk a great success

On Saturday 28 September nearly 200 walkers of all ages turned out to support the Barnt Green community walk and pig roast organised by Barnt Green Parish Council. There were 4 guided walks, varying in length from 6.5 miles to 2.5 miles, which passed many local beauty spots including the Worcester and Birmingham canal, Upper […]

Community walk and pig roast

On Saturday 28 September you are invited to participate in the Barnt Green community walk and pig roast. You can choose from four guided walks varying from 6.5 miles to 2.5 miles. The walks will start and finish at the Friends’ Meeting House in Sandhills Road, Barnt Green and take in many local beauty spots including […]

Midland Sinfonia

The Midland Sinfonia invite you to an evening of ‘Heroic Music’ at the Artrix Arts Centre on Saturday 12 October. Richard Laing, conductor and Nathaniel Vallois, guest soloist. £16 for adults£5 for full time students and registered unemployedChildren free if accompanied by a adult. Tickets are available at www.artrix.co.uk or by calling 01527 577330.

Awards for hanging baskets

Each year the Parish Council distributes hanging baskets throughout the village. This year they were judged by local horticulturalist, Jackie Hardy. Many of the hanging baskets are located outside shops and looked after by individual retailers. Councillors would like to thank all those who have looked after the baskets through the summer and added colour to the […]

Can you help?

The Parish Council is looking to recruit volunteers to assist with weekly safety checks of the play equipment at Millennium Park and Parker’s Piece. The work is not onerous requiring a weekly visual check of the equipment and completion of a tick box report confirming that the check has been made and identifying any areas […]