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Information about the road bridge on Hewell Lane

The latest information from Network Rail indicates that Hewell Lane should be re-opened on 10 July. However, road signage suggests that the road may be closed until the end of July. If you have an urgent question please contact the Network Rail National Helpline on 08457 114141. Alternatively, you can email your question to the […]

Information about the footbridge at Barnt Green station

If you have an urgent question please contact the Network Rail National Helpline on 08457 114141. Alternatively, you can email your question to the Parish Council at exec.www.barntgreen.org.uk and we will seek to obtain a reply within 5 working days. If the question and reply are of general interest we will publish the Q&A so […]

Latest News from Network Rail

This page is intended to help keep you up to date with the latest news from Network Rail regarding the local impact of work associated with the electrification of the rail line through Barnt Green. It is divided into the following discrete sections to help you find the information you require: General Information regarding the […]

Troop Aid says ‘Thank you’

Pam Eves, the Barnt Green Troop Aid co-ordinator has asked the Parish Council to pass on her thanks to all the residents who continue to donate shower gel and other toiletries via the drop-off facility at the parish council office. Although the current need in Afghanistan has diminished, grab bags are now being sent to […]

Barnt Green lights-up!

St Andrew’s School PTA invite you to join them on Friday 28 November between 5.30pm and 7.30pm at the school for the St Andrew’s Christmas Fair. The event will be preceded at 5.00pm by an outside carol service in Millennium Park, led by Rev Rob Fieldson, Pupils at the school have made lanterns which they […]

Will electrification derail Barnt Green?

Residents are invited to a drop-in event at the Scout and Guide Centre, Blackwell Road, Barnt Green on Tuesday 9 December between 12.00 and 19.00 at which Network Rail representatives, and their contractors, will be available to discuss the impact of the rail electrification on Barnt Green, specifically the proposals for road closures, rebuilding the […]

Sajid Javid wants to telephone you …

Sajid Javid MP Bromsgrove’s local MP, Sajid Javid, will be holding the UK’s first Parliamentary TeleForum, ‘Tell Sajid’, on 26th November at 7pm. The TeleForum will allow constituents to sign up for a free phone call from their MP, during which they will have the option to ask questions, or simply sit back and listen […]

Good news for station users

The Parish Council is delighted to report welcome progress with two key parish council campaigns associated with Barnt Green station:(i)   having originally planned not to provide lifts at the new Barnt Green station foorbridge, it seems that Network Rail have now accepted the need for this to be done;(ii) Network Rail have also indicated that when […]

Barnt Green’s new signposted walks

Just in time for the Community Walk and Pig Roast on 27 September, there are now 3 new signposted Walk Worcestershire paths around Barnt Green. They are the Barnt Green Circular Walk (6.5 miles), the Barnt Green Waterways Walk (5 miles) and the Barnt Green Lickey Hills Walk (4 miles). Follow this link for maps and […]

Invitation to join Neighbourhood Plan working parties

The Parish Council invites those who have an interest in the future development of the village to participate in one of the following working parties: HousingTraffic and TransportVillage EconomyLocal Environment; and,Health and Wellbeing. Please contact the Executive Officer at exec@barntgreen.org.uk if you wish to be involved.