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Dryad and Boar statue damaged in High Street

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:04am Thursday 11th September 2014

A FAMOUS Bromsgrove statue needs to be repaired just a few weeks after being positioned in a new location.

Bromsgrove charity needs townfolk's support

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BROMSGROVE residents are being asked to show their support for a town charity, set up in memory of a two-week-old baby who died in hospital.

Nando's 'not coming' to Bromsgrove despite rumours

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:52pm Friday 29th August 2014

RUMOURS that Nando's is interested in opening a restaurant in Bromsgrove have been quashed.

Man died after road collision in Bromsgrove town centre

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

9:19am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN has died and three other people injured following a road collision yesterday, (August 25).

Police investigating road collision in Bromsgrove town centre

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:36pm Monday 25th August 2014

BROMSGROVE police are investigating an ongoing incident in the town centre this afternoon, (August 25).

Bromsgrove pupils celebrate after receiving GCSE results

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS across Bromsgrove were celebrating after opening their GCSE results earlier today, (August 21).

Jubilant scenes as planners throw out Whitford Homes plan

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:34pm Friday 15th August 2014

THERE were jubilant scenes as Bromsgrove planners rejected a controversial application to build hundreds of homes in Whitford.

Bromsgrove planners refuse Whitford homes application

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL application to build hundreds of homes in Whitford has this evening been rejected by Bromsgrove councillors.

Stroke survivors boosted by new Bromsgrove rehabilitation scheme

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:10pm Friday 15th August 2014

A NEW community rehabilitation scheme supporting stroke survivors is being launched at a Bromsgrove gym.

Heartless thieves steal charity box in Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:40am Thursday 7th August 2014

A CATSHILL couple who started a charity in memory of their daughter say they are saddened after heartless thieves stole one of their charity boxes.

Controversial Whitford homes application to be determined this month

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

4:30pm Monday 4th August 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL application to build hundreds of homes in Whitford is set to go before town planners for a third time this month.

Popular Bromsgrove school headteacher retires

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PUPILS at a Bromsgrove school have said a fond farewell to their popular headteacher.

Catshill animal centre receives permission for major refurbishment

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STAFF at a Catshill animal centre have been celebrating after it received planning permission for a major refurbishment.

Daredevil drummers wow the crowds during aerial performance

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DAREDEVIL drummers wowed the crowds during an energetic performance in Bromsgrove on Saturday evening, (July 19).

Bromsgrove councillors approve plans for new Dolphin Centre

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:19pm Friday 18th July 2014

BROMSGROVE councillors have approved plans for a new multi-million pound leisure centre in Bromsgrove.

Council leader agrees to receive training after failing to declare interest

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE leader of Bromsgrove District Council has agreed to carry out training after failing to declare an interest at a parish council meeting.

Plans to revamp Bromsgrove street market as part of town's regeneration

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:00am Monday 14th July 2014

PLANS to revamp Bromsgrove's street market as part of the town centre regeneration work will be discussed at a meeting of Bromsgrove councillors this week.

Decision on Whitford homes application deferred for a second time

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The proposal for hundreds of homes on land off Whitford Road has been deferred for a second time. Buy photo BMM271403b

12:20pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS celebrated after the controversial application to build hundreds of homes in Whitford was deferred for a second time by town planners.

Bromsgrove's Victoria Ground registered as an Asset of Community Value

Bromsgrove Advertiser: PROTECTED: Bromsgrove's Victoria Ground, the home of Bromsgrove Supporting, has been registered as an Asset of Community Value (ACV).

6:20pm Friday 6th June 2014

BROMSGROVE'S Victoria Ground has been registered as an Asset of Community Value (ACV).

Bromsgrove Museum approved as an asset of community value

Bromsgrove Advertiser: POSSIBLE SALE: Selling the former Bromsgrove Museum building is an option being considered by Bromsgrove councillors at a meeting this evening. SP

1:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to reopen Bromsgrove Museum have been boosted by the building being approved as an asset of community value.

Bromsgrove man treks to North Pole to win girlfriend's hand in marriage

Bromsgrove Advertiser: NORTH POLE TREK: Bromsgrove man Jake Thompson and Steve Bennett on their trek to the North Pole. SP

10:25am Monday 2nd June 2014

A BROMSGROVE man has won his girlfriend's hand in marriage but only after agreeing to her father's one request - a trek to the North Pole.

Plans for multi-million pound leisure centre in Bromsgrove revealed

Bromsgrove Advertiser: DOLPHIN CENTRE: A new report outlining plans for a brand new Dolphin Centre in Bromsgrove, has been produced.  Buy this photo BCR231401_01 at or call 01527 889027.

5:22pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A NEW report has been produced outlining plans for a brand new multi-million pound leisure centre in Bromsgrove.

Bromsgrove residents chance to hail the ale

Bromsgrove Advertiser: HAIL THE ALE: Bromsgrove residents are being invited to this year's Bromsgrove Beer and Cider Festival. SP

11:10am Wednesday 28th May 2014

BROMSGROVE residents are being given the chance to hail the ale at an annual beer festival next month.

'Most unwanted pet in Britain' needs Bromsgrove home

Bromsgrove Advertiser: HOME APPEAL: Casey, dubbed 'the most unwanted pet in Britain', needs a Bromsgrove home. SP

3:03pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

A HOMELESS black cat dubbed 'the most unwanted pet in Britain' is now being cared for at a Bromsgrove animal adoption centre.

Decision on Whitford homes deferred

8:05pm Monday 28th April 2014

BROMSGROVE planners decided to defer a decision on the building of 490 homes in Whitford.

ASDA moves to quash rumours Bromsgrove store is to close

3:40pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

RUMOURS that Bromsgrove's ASDA supermarket is set to close has been quashed by a spokesman for the supermarket giant.

Bromsgrove charity set up in memory of girl holding major fundraiser

Bromsgrove Advertiser: THOUSANDS RAISED: The Libby Mae’s Little Angels charity, set up in memory of Libby Mae Sharratt, has raised more than £50,000 in a year. Ref:s

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A BROMSGROVE charity, set up in memory of a two-week-old baby who died in hospital, has raised more than £50,000 within a year.

Bromsgrove MP says he is delighted to become Culture Secretary

Bromsgrove Advertiser: CULTURE SECRETARY: Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid has been appointed the new Culture Secretary the Prime Minister has announced. SP

5:13pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

BROMSGROVE'S MP says he is delighted to have been appointed the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.

Bromsgrove and Redditch passengers to benefit from rail investment

Bromsgrove Advertiser: FIVE YEAR PLAN: Station improvements in Network Rail's five year plan include the ongoing construction of Bromsgrove's new station.  SP

3:30pm Monday 31st March 2014

BROMSGROVE and Redditch railway users are set to benefit from an improved service under an ambitious five year plan announced by Network Rail.

Bromsgrove District Council leader to stand down this May

Bromsgrove Advertiser: STEPPING DOWN: Bromsgrove District Council leader Roger Hollingworth has announced he will step down from the role this May. SP

11:38am Tuesday 25th March 2014

THE leader of Bromsgrove District Council says he is proud of what was achieved in his time in office, after announcing he will step down from the position this May.

Transformation of market hall site could move a step closer

Bromsgrove Advertiser: TRANSFORMATION: Artists impressions have previously been released showing how Bromsgrove's former market hall site could be developed. SP

9:27am Friday 21st March 2014

THE proposed multi-million pound transformation of Bromsgrove’s former market hall site could move a step closer when the ambitious scheme is considered by senior councillors this week.

Water supply problems in Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove Advertiser: SUPPLY PROBLEMS: Severn Trent Water say it is working to fix water supply problems across Bromsgrove. SP

9:57am Wednesday 19th March 2014

SEVERN Trent Water says a burst water pipe is the cause for some Bromsgrove residents suffering no water supply this morning, (March 19).

Bromsgrove Pizza Hut closes its doors

Bromsgrove Advertiser: SHUT: Bromsgrove's branch of Pizza Hut closed at the weekend. SP

3:52pm Monday 3rd March 2014

BROMSGROVE'S branch of Pizza Hut, which has served generations of pizza lovers in the town, has closed.

Bromsgrove market moves to temporary new home

Bromsgrove Advertiser: NEW HOME: Bromsgrove's market was held for the first time at a new temporary location, near ASDA, today.

12:44pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

BROMSGROVE market has moved to a temporary new home while the High Street regeneration work takes place.

Work to transform Bromsgrove High Street begins

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Construction work on the new look High Street has begun. Pictured are district councillor Rita Dent and county councillor Anthony Blagg. Buy this photo BCR081402

2:40pm Monday 17th February 2014

MORE details on the multi-million pound revamp of Bromsgrove town centre have been revealed as construction work begins.

Construction of Bromsgrove's new look High Street begins next week

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Wait is over: Construction work on Bromsgrove's new look High Street is to get underway next week. Ref:s

10:40am Wednesday 12th February 2014

CONSTRUCTION work on the new-look Bromsgrove High Street is to finally get underway next week.

Bromsgrove pre-school receives good Ofsted inspection

Bromsgrove Advertiser: GOOD RATING: Sidemoor Pre-School has received a good Ofsted inspection. Pictured are Jean Taylor, deputy manager, with Ethan Greaves, three, and Mia Griffiths, three.  Buy this photo BMM0614029 at or call 01527 889027.

4:10pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

A BROMSGROVE pre-school has been rated as good by Ofsted inspectors.

Bromsgrove Museum could reopen at new town location

Bromsgrove Advertiser: NEW HOME?: The Friends of the Norton Collection Charitable Trust is attempting to purchase the Steps House building. Ref:s  Buy this photo BCR051402

7:50am Wednesday 5th February 2014

BROMSGROVE Museum could be reopening in the town at a new location, the Advertiser can reveal.

Schools league tables published

3:55pm Friday 24th January 2014

LEAGUE tables showing how well Bromsgrove and Droitwich schools did in GCSEs and A-levels have been released.

Bromsgrove woman hoping to trace doctor who tried to save Hillsborough victim

Bromsgrove Advertiser: INQUEST: The sister of Andrew Brookes, who lost his life in the Hillsborough tragedy, is desperately trying to track down people who came to his aid. SP

4:20pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

THE sister of Andrew Brookes, the Bromsgrove man who lost his life in the Hillsborough tragedy, faces a race against time to find vital witnesses including a doctor who tried to save her brother.

One Direction star Harry Styles birth mystery

Bromsgrove Advertiser: BROMSGROVE BORN?: A rumour Harry Styles from One Direction was born in Bromsgrove has caught the attention of townsfolk. Ref:s

4:10pm Friday 20th December 2013

IT is a rumour that has caught the attention of Bromsgrove residents, but so far remains unanswered.

Bromsgrove gym raises impressive amount for the Stroke Association

Bromsgrove Advertiser: FANTASTIC FUND-RAISING : Altered Images has teamed up with the Stroke Association charity, raising an impressive amount through various fund-raisers. Buy this photo BCR511307 at or call 01527 889027.

12:24pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

A BROMSGROVE gym has raised an impressive amount for a charity it has successfully teamed up with.

Council provides update on negotiations for town centre sites

7:40am Tuesday 17th December 2013

AN update on the development of two key sites, forming part of the ongoing regeneration of Bromsgrove's town centre, has been provided by Bromsgrove District Council.

Bromsgrove and Redditch pubs face uncertain future

8:00am Wednesday 27th November 2013

TWO pubs in Bromsgrove and Redditch face an uncertain future after their operating group fell into administration.

Townsfolk invited to first ever Midwinter Fest

Bromsgrove Advertiser: FUN AT THE FEST: Townsfolk are being invited to the first ever Midwinter Fest event being held in Bromsgrove this Saturday. Ref:s

12:00pm Sunday 17th November 2013

BROMSGROVE residents are being invited to Midwinter Fest, a event being held on the day of the town’s Christmas lights switch-on.

Townsfolk invited to put best foot forward for gym's charity fund-raiser

Bromsgrove Advertiser: BEST FOOT FORWARD: Altered Images is holding a fun run event raising money for the Stroke Association this Saturday. Buy photo BCR431304

4:40pm Thursday 17th October 2013

A BROMSGROVE gym is encouraging people to put their best foot forward to raise money for a charity supporting stroke victims.

Bromsgrove council hits out at Mr Loophole's 'free parking' claim

Bromsgrove Advertiser: MR LOOPHOLE: Bromsgrove District Council has criticised lawyer Nick Freeman’s comments as inaccurate and unhelpful. Ref:s

7:40am Wednesday 16th October 2013

A TOP lawyer, dubbed Mr Loophole, says Bromsgrove District Council’s advice on parking in council-owned car parks may have unwittingly given people a “free parking ticket”.

Sainsbury's reaffirms commitment to Bromsgrove store, despite persistent rumours

Bromsgrove Advertiser: PERSISTENT RUMOURS: An artists impression of Bromsgrove's Sainsbury’s store. Ref:s

3:00pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

SAINSBURY’S has again reaffirmed is commitment to building its proposed new multi-million pound store in Bromsgrove despite fresh speculation that it is set to pull out.

Work on new-look Bromsgrove High Street to start in new year

Bromsgrove Advertiser: NEW-LOOK: Work on Bromsgrove's new-look High Street set to begin in January.

2:50pm Tuesday 17th September 2013

THE highly anticipated but heavily delayed construction of Bromsgrove’s new-look High Street is set to get underway in January.

Natural meadow at Bromsgrove park receives support

Bromsgrove Advertiser: OVERWHELMING SUPPORT: Bromsgrove residents have given their backing to a natural meadow scheme, at a Sanders Park entrance. Ref:s

2:30pm Friday 23rd August 2013

BROMSGROVE residents have given their overwhelming backing to a project turning part of a town park into a natural meadow.


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