An auction of promises and Wind in the Willows memorabilia will be held in Cradley Village Hall tonight (Friday). Items up for auction include Toad's car and caravan, and many more props and costumes from the production.

A Filbert Splosh abstract painting weekend will be held at Cradley Village Hall on February 12. Contact Paul on 01568 617433 to book.

Cradley Parish's tsunami appeal on Sunday, January 9 raised £601. Many thanks to all those who contributed.

The new date for the arrival of broadband in Cradley is February 23.