THE Feckenham Forest History Society is sharing its knowledge with a new magazine containing interesting snippets about the history of the area.

The Feckenham Forester, which covers the Redditch, Feckenham, Tardebigge, Hanbury and Inkberrow area, is £3.50 and available in local shops.

Topics in this first issue include fairground folk from Astwood Bank, an Inkberrow windmill, the Inkberrow Association for the Prosecution of Felons and the early years of Lower Grinsty Farm, Feckenham.

For more information visit or contact the editor Dr Richard Churchley on 01527 892361 or