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  • Dolphin’s early win offers solid platform Bromsgrove Advertiser:

    DROITWICH Dolphins have made a fine start to the Arena National League with victory in round one in Tamworth. read more

  • Spend Halloween with Dan Greenaway

    GUITAR hero Dan Greenaway will be performing a very special set at Bromsgrove Cricket, Hockey and Tennis Club, in Aston Fields on Friday, October 31. read more

  • Charity event makes £1,350 for Macmillan

    A COMMUNITY afternoon tea held in a former Victorian public school building raised £1350 for Macmillan Cancer support. read more

  • Ruthless Vic sink Northfield Bromsgrove Advertiser:

    VICTORIA Barnt Green continue to show no mercy to most opponents in the Bromsgrove and District League as they saw off AFC Northfield 8-0. read more

  • Townsfolk invited to barn dance in Bromsgrove

    TOWNSFOLK are being invited to get their cowboy boots on for a barn dance being held next month. read more

  • Rubery nursery rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

    STAFF and children at a pre-school and nursery in Rubery are celebrating after being rated as outstanding by Ofsted. read more

  • Juniors keep a spotless record

    MEADOW Park under-13s regained top spot in the Worcestershire FA County Youth Development League with a 5-1 win over West Hagley at Harris Brushworks. read more

  • Homebase to close a quarter of its stores - but no word yet on whether Worcester branches will be affected

    DIY chain Homebase, which has two stores in Worcester and five more in the surrounding area, is to close a quarter of its stores across the country. read more

  • Have your say at county roadshows

    WORCESTERSHIRE county councillors and senior officers are going back out on the road to give Worcestershire residents and businesses the opportunity to ask any questions they may have about the council's plans for the future. read more

  • White Hart Morris Men

    OVER August Bank Holiday, the Morris men joined in the Rushcart Festival, hosted by Saddleworth Morris Men in Lancashire. read more

  • Two people taken to hospital following road traffic collision

    TWO people have been taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch following a road traffic collision in Bromsgrove. read more

  • Police target boy racers on Bromsgrove and Droitwich streets

    POLICE were out in force in Bromsgrove and Droitwich over the weekend as part of a crackdown on boy racers. read more

  • Salon raises almost £1,000 for charity

    STAFF at a Bromsgrove hair and beauty salon are taking part in a month of events in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer. read more

  • Concerns raised following housing development proposal

    CONCERNS have been raised following an exhibition on proposed plans to build around 1,200 new homes in Perryfields. read more

  • Church inflicts Dunkirk defeat Bromsgrove Advertiser:

    LEE Adams watched Alvechurch defeat struggling Dunkirk 4-1 on Saturday and then demanded more from his side. read more

  • Spa run out of steam as Redditch fight back Bromsgrove Advertiser:

    DROITWICH Spa lost out after a stirring fight back by Redditch Borough as they slipped to a 5-4 defeat in the Les James Cup on Saturday. read more

  • Canadian singer songwriter to appear at town folk club

    FOLK fans can enjoy an appearance from an award winning singer songwriter at a town club this October. read more

  • Bromsgrove coach laments Lichfield loss

    BROMSGROVE must stem the flood of points at the back, insists head coach Dan Protherough. read more


    PROTHERO John Passed away on 17th October 2014. Loved husband of Pam, father of Jane and grandfather to Emily and Owen. Funeral service at Redditch Crematorium on Wednesday 29th October at 2.00pm. Family flowers only. Donations for The Primrose Hospice can be sent c/o James Giles & Sons Ltd. 24 Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, B61 0AE. Tel: 01527 872318 read more

  • Michael John BUTTERTON

    BUTTERTON Michael John Passed away Wednesday 15th October 1959 - 2014 Father to Nicholas & Matthew Always and forever in our hearts Funeral at Worcester Crematorium 30th October at 11.30am No flowers please read more

  • Philip Lewis HALSE

    HALSE Philip Lewis Aged 76 Years Sadly passed away on Tuesday 14th October 2014 at Moundsley Hall Care Home. Philip was very much loved and will be greatly missed by his Wife Andrea and all of his family and friends. A service to celebrate Philip’s life will be held at Redditch Crematorium on Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 11:45 a.m. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to Water Aid may be sent to Thomas Brothers The Funeral Directors 12A Red Lion Street, Alvechurch. B48 7LF. 0121 445 3422 Thank you read more

  • Honor CRAIG

    CRAIG Honor Formerly Moody Passed away peacefully in her sleep on 14th October 2014 aged 91 years. Dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 28th October at St. Peter's Church, Inkberrow at 11.30 followed by committal at Worcester Crematorium. All enquiries to George Crump and Son Funeral Directors 01905 773339 read more


    ANDREWS Harry Jo and Mat announce the arrival of our second beautiful boy Harry Christopher Mathew on 11th September 2014 weighing 8lb 1/2oz xx read more

  • Patrick and Frances CARVILL

    CARVILL Patrick and Frances 23.10.54 Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary Love from Martin and Debbie, Jeremy and Fran, Cindy and John, Brendon and Michelle and all the kids read more

  • Vera DYER

    DYER Vera The family of Vera are sad to announce her sudden death on Wednesday 15th October 2014 aged 99 years. Sadly missed by all the family Funeral service to take place at St Godwald's Church, Aston Fields on Monday 27th October at 1.30pm followed by interment at Bromsgrove Old Cemetery Flowers welcome Funeral arrangements with James Giles & Sons Ltd. 24 Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove. B61 0AE. Tel. 01527 872318 read more

  • Carole Linda POWELL

    POWELL Carole Linda Passed away peacefully on 12th October 2014 Beloved wife of Steve and a very much loved sister to Eileen and Andy. She will be sadly missed by all her family, friends and Hector the dog Funeral service on Monday 27th October at Worcester Crematorium at 10.45 No flowers by request, donations for Macmillan Cancer Care read more

  • Brian JONES

    JONES Brian SINCERE THANKS Brian and Carmen would like to give sincere thanks to their daughter Hayley, paramedics, ambulance staff and to the wonderful doctors and nurses at the Alexandra Hospital for saving Brian's life. Bless you all read more

  • Kerri GILES

    GILES Kerri 22nd October 2014 Have a lovely day on your 18th Birthday Love Nan and Grandad read more

  • Kerri GILES

    GILES Kerri 22nd October 2014 Hope you have a super 18th Birthday Love from Mom, Dad, Damien, Milo and Sandie (woof woof) xx read more

  • John SANKEY

    SANKEY John Wendy, Colin, Alison and all the family wish to thank everyone who attended John's funeral, for cards, flowers and donations received Our thanks also to senior nurse and practitioner Sarah Scott. Canon Sheila Banyard for a lovely service and George Crump and Son for funeral arrangements read more

  • Jackie (Nee Rutter) MORRIS

    MORRIS Jackie (Nee Rutter) 22.10.09 I thought of you with love today but that is nothing new. I thought of you yesterday and days before that too. I think of you in silence, I often speak your name. All I have are memories and your picture in a frame. Your memory is my keepsake with which I'll never part. God has you in his keeping. I have you in my heart Love always Eric, David, Jason, Julie and Sarah read more

  • Ken HARDY

    HARDY Ken 1 year has passed. Sadly missed, never forgotten. Margaret and Trevor m&t read more

  • Memory Lane

    100 years ago. October 24, 1914. read more

  • Betty WILLETTS

    WILLETS Betty Passed away peacefully in her sleep on 14th October 2014 aged 87 years. Will be sadly missed by daughters Chris and Jane and all the family. Funeral service at Stourbridge Crematorium on Wednesday 29th October at 11.40am. Funeral arrangements with James Giles & Sons Ltd. 24 Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, B61 0AE. Tel: 01527 872318 read more

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