Bromsgrove woman runs London marathon for cancer charity

Bromsgrove Advertiser: MARATHON SUCCESS: Bromsgrove resident Raj Kaur who took part in the London Marathon to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. SP

3:30pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A BROMSGROVE woman, who was inspired to run London Marathon for her sister who successfully fought cancer, has raised thousands for charity.

Contemporary blues come to Bromsgrove

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11:10am Sunday 20th April 2014

TWO-piece band Babajack are fast becoming one of the most sought after bands on the blues/roots/ acoustic circuits in the UK as well as Europe.

Fire involving conifers, sheds and outbuildings

9:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to a fire involving conifers, sheds and outbuildings.

Easter message from the Bishop of Worcester

8:20am Sunday 20th April 2014

IN today’s world we rather assume that no movement can be secret, which is why it seems extraordinary that it has taken so long to find out what has happened to Malaysian Airlines MH370.

Cyclists encouraged to get on their bikes for charity challenge

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Lucy Baylis, community fundraiser at the Primrose Hospice, is encouraging riders to take in a London bike ride to raise money for the charity.  Buy this photo BCR161403_01

3:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BROMSGROVE and Redditch cyclists are being encouraged to get on their bikes for a charity challenge supporting a local hospice.

Bromsgrove housing trust achieves well-being status in health initiative

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

BROMSGROVE District Housing Trust (BDHT) has become one of the first companies in the county to have achieved well-being status in a health initiative.

70s band can’t get by without you

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8:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

BACK on the road for more scintillating live shows in 2014, Liverpool based soul band The Real Thing mark an incredible 40 years in the business.

Bromsgrove teenager breaks court order preventing him contacting former girlfriend

1:20pm Friday 18th April 2014

A Bromsgrove teenager was prevented by a court order from contacting his former girlfriend after their three-year relationship broke up, a court heard.

Bromsgrove garage holds special event for women

Bromsgrove Advertiser: TEST CENTRE: Women from Bromsgrove took part in a special event at the town's Kwik Fit garage. SP

10:40am Friday 18th April 2014

WOMEN from Bromsgrove took part in a special event held at a town test centre.

Man who tried to sell drugs in Bromsgrove pub given suspended jail sentence

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A MAN who tried to sell drugs in a Bromsgrove pub was promptly arrested when staff told police, Worcester Crown Court was told.

Bromsgrove firefighters attending a gas leak in Aston Fields

4:37pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BROMSGROVE firefighters are attending a gas leak in Aston Fields.

Cars taken in Bromsgrove burglary

4:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TWO vehicles were stolen in Bromsgrove after offenders broke into a house and took the car keys while the occupants were in bed.

Inquest opened into man found with gunshot to head

4:21pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN inquest has been opened into the death of a man found in the bathroom of his home with a gunshot wound to the head.

Good Friday march taking place through Bromsgrove

4:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BROMSGROVE Christians will be gathering together for a march to mark Good Friday, (April 18).

New shop to give hospice a fundraising boost

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Manager Steph Cox outside the new Primrose Hospice shop. Buy photo RMM171401b from redditchadvetiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01527 889027

3:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Primrose Hospice is seeing business bloom after opening a new fundraising facility.

West Mercia PCC Bill Longmore throws support behind joint property scheme

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Police and Crime Commissioner Bill Longmore reveals cancer battle

1:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WEST Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner Bill Longmore has thrown his support behind a scheme which will see local authorities across the region band together to save costs.

Peak displays of bluebells

Bromsgrove Advertiser: 1514573401. 13/04/14. Bluebells in the grounds of St John in Bedwardine church. Picture by Nick Toogood. (5377740)

12:45pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PEAK displays of bluebells are expected in time for Easter after they sprung into life much earlier than in last year's cold spring.

Unique property partnership takes a step forward

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Unique property partnership takes a step forward

11:59am Thursday 17th April 2014

A UNIQUE partnership which could save taxpayers in Worcestershire £118 million looks set to go ahead.

Bill Wiggin's bid to cut agricultural accidents

11:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

BILL Wiggin has launched a campaign to prevent needless deaths in the countryside. The MP for North Herefordshire presented a 10 Minute Rule Bill in Parliament calling for better recording of agricultural accidents. Since he became an MP in 2001, two of Mr Wiggin’s constituents have been killed in accidents with cattle.

Traditional Easter bonnet parade held at town care home

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Traditional Easter bonnet parade held at town care home

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A TRADITIONAL Easter bonnet parade was enjoyed by staff and residents at a Bromsgrove care home.

Councils encourage people to reduce food waste

10:11am Thursday 17th April 2014

A JOINT venture will encourage people to reduce the food waste they produce.

Stoke Prior engineering company celebrates 20th anniversary

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Managing director Roger Pask and operations director David Green

9:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

AN ENGINEERING company from Stoke Prior is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month after beating the recession with its most profitable year ever.

More Worcestershire four year olds get their first choice school place - despite shortages elsewhere

8:47am Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE primary school children in Worcestershire have received a place at their first choice school this year - despite a shortage in places elsewhere across the country.

Bromsgrove runners invited to get involved with new training course

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

RUNNERS are being invited to get involved with a new training course enabling them to organise official running groups.

Hagley police reach deal to use parish council's offices

6:19pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WEST Mercia Police have reached a deal to use Hagley Parish Council's offices in Worcester Road as a drop off point - although the arrangement is unlikely to cut much ice with local residents.

Lorry driver relives terrifying hijack ordeal in court

4:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE driver of a cash truck carrying £435,000 has relived his traumatic ordeal as he was driven through the streets of Alvechurch after robbers grabbed him at a service station.

Worcestershire oesophageal cancer team wins acclaim

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Surgeon Martin Wadley, oesophageal cancer patient Brian Harris from Worcester, Robin Walker MP, patient Stephen Lee from Bromsgrove, specialist nurse Sharon Brown and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust chief executive Penny Venables

4:08pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A TEAM treating people with upper gastrointestinal cancer across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire has been nominated for a national award for their work treating people with early oesophageal cancer.

Forum joins campaign for stalking awareness

3:28pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CAMPAIGN will help to raise awareness of stalking in the workplacce.

Restricted board papers from hospital trust meetings to be made public

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The county council and NHS disagree over whether there is a supply problem with a typhoid vaccine tablet.

2:53pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PREVIOUSLY restricted board papers from meetings of the organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital are to be made available to the public.

Fewer pupils persistently skip school in Worcestershire

1:34pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE number of pupils persistently skipping school in Worcestershire has dropped by almost a third in three years according to new figures.

Bromsgrove and Redditch daredevils invited to do a fundraising parachute jump

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Lucy Bayliss, community fundraiser at Primrose Hospice, is encouraging Redditch and Bromsgrove thrillseekers to do a skydive this year for the Primrose Hospice. Buy photo BCR161404_01

1:20pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BROMSGROVE and Redditch daredevils are being given the chance to take to the skies to raise money for charity.

Catshill residents invited to annual village meeting

10:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CATSHILL and North Marlbrook residents are being invited to the annual parish meeting.

Bromsgrove open air museum inviting people to weekend of Easter fun

Bromsgrove Advertiser: EASTER FUN: Avoncroft Museum has organised a weekend of fun activities to entertain visitors during the Easter holidays. SP

7:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BROMSGROVE open air museum is hosting a fun-packed weekend over this Easter holiday.

Lib Dem MEP Phil Bennion to visit Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Lib Dem MEP Phil Bennion

4:35pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WEST Midlands MEP Phil Bennion will be paying a visit to Bromsgrove where members of the public are invited to meet him and find about the work he does with the EU.

Patients in Worcestershire with irregular heart rates benefit from new service

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Cardiac assessment nurses with Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Sue Amos and Sally Baker with a cardioversion machine

4:25pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MORE than 80 people in Worcestershire with irregular heart rates have benefitted from a nurse-led service which launched in September last year.

West Mercia Police welcomes new Deputy Chief Constable

Bromsgrove Advertiser: New West Mercia Police Deputy Chief Constable Anthony Bangham

3:29pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEW Deputy Chief Constable has been appointed to West Mercia Police.

Bromsgrove homeless project receives a donation from town school

Bromsgrove Advertiser: LENT COLLECTION: Youngsters and staff at St Peter's Catholic First School organised a successful collection for the Basement Project. SP

2:50pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BROMSGROVE school is supporting a town charity for Lent.

Couple celebrate platinum wedding anniversary

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Fred and Peggy Steer with Burcot Grange home manager Vicky Osborne

2:27pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A COUPLE from Longbridge has celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary, but it wasn't always plain sailing for the two sweethearts.

Take part in 'One Direction the Musical'

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Olivia Brown with her One Direction heroes

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FANS of One Direction will have the opportunity to live the life of the famous boy band this Easter, by taking part in ‘One Direction the Musical’ at a workshop in Barnt Green.

Still time to promote Bromsgrove Festival events

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (5430675)

12:28pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ORGANISERS interested in being part of the relaunched Bromsgrove Festival are being told they can still apply to have their event included in online publicity.

Easter fun at Rednal Nursery

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Kids at Jellybabies Nursery with their Easter hats

11:32am Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHILDREN from Jellybabies Nursery and Pre-School have had lots of fun learning about Easter.

Bromsgrove hotel raises thousands for town-based national charity

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The Hilton Hotel has again chosen the Stroke Assocation as its charity of the year after raising more than £3,000. Pictured are Silvio Faller and Michelle Geeling from Hilton Hotel, and Claire Benfield from the Stroke Association.   Buy this photo BCR161

11:10am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BROMSGROVE hotel has chosen to support a national charity with town headquarters for the second year in a row.

Catshill Library to hold birthday bash

9:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

FANS of reading are being invited to Catshill Library to join its one-year-anniversary birthday bash celebrations.

Flood relief grant available for small businesses in Malvern Hills area

9:47am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SMALL businesses hit by the recent flooding can apply for a new relief grant from Malvern Hills District Council. The £500 loss of trade grant is likely to particularly benefit businesses in Upton-upon-Severn, which suffered significantly from prolonged road closures and also saw a dramatic decrease in footfall, as well as traffic.

Bromsgrove charity shop invites townfolk to celebrate Easter

8:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BROMSGROVE residents are being invited to a weekend of Easter fun at a town charity shop.

CCTV image released after Hagley burglary

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The CCTV image released by the police.

4:46pm Monday 14th April 2014

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace after a burglary at an Indian restaurant in Hagley.

Four BMWs attacked in Bromsgrove on same night

5:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

BROMSGROVE police are investigation four attacks on BMWs in the town on the same night.

Police investigate Bromsgrove burglary

4:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

BROMSGROVE police are asking for witnesses to a burglary in Aston Fields to come forward.

Silent workout comes to Bromsgrove

4:36pm Monday 14th April 2014

THOSE looking for a new twist on their fitness classes in Bromsgrove are being advised to turn up the heat by turning down the volume.

All Saints' Church to open on Thursdays

Bromsgrove Advertiser: All Saint's Church in Bromsgrove

4:13pm Monday 14th April 2014

THOSE looking for some spirituality in their lives are being welcomed to visit All Saints' Church when it opens its doors to the public on Thursdays after Easter.



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