Casual Vacancy

Public notice is given that a casual vacancy has occurred for a councillor in the parish council of Barnt Green.

There has been no call for a by-election to fill the vacancy, in which case the Parish Council is expected to co-opt a suitable candidate.

If you are interested in the community, keen to represent the people who live and work here and have time to attend at least one evening meeting each month then please contact the Executive Officer for more information.

An application form is attached along with a brief explanation of the requirements of the role.

Co-optionApplication and SupportingInformation

Annual Parish Meeting, Wednesday 27th April

The Annual Parish Meeting is the opportunity for all residents of Barnt Green civil parish to meet to discuss parish affairs.  You set the agenda!

We are hoping to hear from several contributors who have supported the parish throughout the year and the parish council’s chairman will deliver the council’s annual report outlining what we have done over the last 12 months and plans for the future.

If you would like a specific topic to be added to the agenda, please contact the parish council’s Executive Officer.

The meeting will start at 7.30pm in the Friends Meeting House, Sandhills Road – refreshments provided.

Theatre in Barnt Green, Saturday 16th April

The parish council is hosting another Shindig event, this time it is ‘The Origin of Species’ at St Andrews Parish Centre, Sandhills Road Barnt Green B45 8NR on Saturday 16th April.

The Origin of Species is an uproarious musical-comedy solo show telling of Charles Darwin’s discovery of the secrets of evolution.

The show is packed with fascinating scientific facts, terrible puns, brilliant physical comedy and witty original songs about everything from boring barnacles to the perils of marrying your cousin.

‘Remarkably inventive, thoroughly entertaining… extraordinarily effective… science can rarely have been so much fun.’ Stage MUST SEE

‘A charming load of monkey business.’ ★★★★ Three Weeks Edinburgh

This is aimed at everyone looking for a night out of high-quality, ENTERTAINING musical-comedy with friends and family in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  It will especially appeal to fans of interactive and storytelling theatre, fans of BBC’s QI / Infinite Monkey Cage / Dara O Briain’s Science Club and those with an interest in scientific issues.

This show is suitable for adults and older children (11+).  It lasts for 70 minutes and is performed by Tangram Theatre (

The show will start at 7.30pm and tickets cost £10 (Adult) and £8.50 (senior 65+ or Junior 11 to under 18).   Family ticket for 2 Adults and 2 Junior is £34.50.

Tickets are available from the parish council office 80 Hewell Road, B45 8NF (Mon – Thurs, 10am – 1pm), by phone 0121 447 9893 or by email to

The bar will be open from 6.45pm and during the interval.


Barnt Green is a popular, semi-rural village of some 728 households in the north of the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire. The Parish is bounded on its north-west side by the wooded Lickey Hills and to the east by the Upper and Lower Bittell Reservoirs.

The village centre contains many destination shops and services. Key services such as doctors, dentists, a post office, restaurants, take-away food outlets and several small businesses are also centrally located in the village.

Residents are well served by a wide range of community services, clubs and societies including churches, sports and social clubs, an excellent school and several pre-school playgroups and nurseries.