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Astwood Bank is a village adjoining Redditch, Worcestershire to the south, administered as part of the town. The village is noted for its successful cricket team, who have twice played at Lords in the National Village Knock Out Final.

Politics

  • Politically, Astwood Bank comes under the Astwood Bank & Feckenham ward. The Councillors are;


  • Cllr Michael Chalk (Conservative)-(Feckenham)
  • Cllr Brandon Clayton (Conservative)-(Astwood Bank)


Geography

Astwood Bank is near to the Warwickshiremarker, Worcestershire border, near other villages such as Studleymarker, Sambournemarker, Callow Hill, Feckenhammarker & Cookhillmarker.

Notable residents

  • Lionel Britton Born (1887-1971)- is a working class writer from Astwood Bank.


Railway Station

Formerly in Astwood Bank there was a train station service going; as far north as Lichfield Trent Valleymarker and as far south as Teweksbury. The line was closed in 1964 so now Redditch railway station is the end of the line.

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