Diamond Jubilee
Celebrating the Jubilee down by the pool

By Harriet Ernstsons 08/06 Updated: 08/06 11:18

Buy photos » Batchley Support Group’s Maureen Muckle with her grandchildren, knights and councillors Wanda King, Bill Hartnett, Joe Baker and Pattie Hill. (s)

HUNDREDS of residents turned out to support a special Jubilee event and charity project launch on Saturday (June 2).

Nearly 600 people visited the Batchley Jubilee Timebank Festival, known as Cool by the Pool for the last 15 years but changed this year to reflect the launch of Batchley Support Group’s Timebank scheme and The Queen’s milestone.

Deputy Mayor Wanda King opened the afternoon with activities including knights on horseback, sword fighting displays, water balls, birds of prey and live entertainment.

For more information about Batchley Timebank, e-mail vparker@batchleysgroup.org or call Vicky Parker on 01527 457291 or 07507 792982.

Popular Stories »

1 Dangerous dog attack

2 Teenagers hospitalised after car overturns

3 Middle schools very much alive

4 Mums plea for readers help with dream trip

5 Will you be joining Alex Hospital Rally?

More news »

Late night bus services to return at weekends

EVENING bus services are set to return on

Bag ripped from teenager as she got off bus

A TEENAGE girl had her handbag snatched as

Diamond Jubilee: Pupils release balloons

A BALLOON launch was the highlight of the

Police warn fans kick off and face the penalty

POLICE will be putting in 'extra time' across

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
Two arrested after dramatic chainsaw raid in Bromsgrove

A BROMSGROVE couple were arrested after a dramatic chainsaw raid ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Teenagers seriously as car overturns near Alcester

THREE teenagers were taken to hospital after their car overturned ...

Evesham Observer
First park run is runaway success

EVESHAM’S first weekly parkrun has been hailed a great success ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »