Bromsgrove youngsters create remembrance garden

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BROMSGROVE youngsters have been remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice through a special remembrance garden.

Pay respects at Remembrance Parade

2:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BROMSGROVE’S town Remembrance Parade will be taking place on Sunday, November 9 and anyone wishing to take part is being asked to muster at the top of the High Street outside Argos by 10am in readiness to move at 10.10am.

Must-see show for all Pink Floyd fans

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Think Floyd: One of the UK's number one Pink Floyd tribute acts

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THINK Floyd, one of the UK's number one Pink Floyd tribute acts, are renowned for their stunning celebration of one of the world's greatest musical icons.

Bromsgrove woman sees her creations come to life at Birmingham fashion awards

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

A BROMSGROVE woman had the chance to see her creations come to life at an awards event held in Birmingham.

Bromsgrove open air museum named winner of county tourism award

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A BROMSGROVE open air museum is celebrating after being named a winner of a county award.

Fireworks set to light up Catshill

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

FIREWORKS are set to light up Catshill at a bonfire event taking advantage of new village facilities.

Exhibition of retirement home developer's plans for Alvechurch land

Bromsgrove Advertiser: An aerial view of the area proposed for development in Alvechurch. SP

3:07pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

RESIDENTS, businesses and local councillors will have an opportunity to shape new homes for older people and improved community sports facilities in Alvechurch, as McCarthy & Stone holds a public exhibition to display its early proposals for land at Birmingham Road, Alvechurch.

CCTV operator commended for helping catch escaped HMP Hewell prisoner

2:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ONE of Stratford-on-Avon District Council’s CCTV operators has been honoured at the Warwickshire Police Awards Ceremony for the work carried out in tracking a prisoner who escaped from HMP Hewell.

Pumpkin fun at Catshill First School

Bromsgrove Advertiser: SPOOKY: Children at Catshill First School and Nursery carved pumpkins, donated by Morrisons, for Halloween. Daniel Scott, age nine, with  Angela Clew, community champion at Morrisons.To buy picture,BMM441401, visit

1:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CHILDREN at Catshill First School and Nursery in Bromsgrove competed in a pumpkin carving contest as part of a week of Halloween themed activities.

Belbroughton residents invited to have their say on plans for multi-million pound water supply site

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

RESIDENTS in Belbroughton are being asked for their views on plans to build a multi-million pound alternative water supply site.

Re-think and re-use in your community

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Councillor Anthony Blagg encourages people to visit to 're-think and re-use'. SP

12:31pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BROMSGROVE and Redditch residents are being asked to think about giving any items they're looking to throw away a new lease of life by taking advantage of the many re-use options in the area.

Road re-opened following collision

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:52am Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLICE were called to a road traffic collision on the Birmingham Road (A38) near Bromsgrove at 8pm last night.

A digital revolution at Jobcentres

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Jobcentres have gone digital. SP

11:44am Wednesday 29th October 2014

OLD-fashioned ‘signing-on’, job cards in windows, and Full Monty-style dole queues have been consigned to the past as Bromsgrove and Redditch Jobcentres are among those to undergo a digital revolution.

Mental health issues at the forefront of event

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (8305079)

11:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

AS part of its Mental Health Month that has been running throughout October, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, the county’s main provider of community and mental health services, held an event to raise awareness of the importance of ensuring mental and physical health issues are treated equally.

Appeal for cherry picker made by Bromsgrove Sporting

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN appeal has been made by Bromsgrove Sporting for a cherry picker.

Project to replace Belbroughton ageing water pipes underway

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A £1 MILLION project to replace ageing water pipes in Belbroughton is underway.

Belbroughton Christians receive certificates after completing faith course

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

5:10pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BELBROUGHTON Christians have completed a course designed to relate their Christian faith to their own life and locality, Around 60 people, including residents from Belbroughton, took the Bishop’s Certificate course over 12 months with the support of local tutors.

Worcestershire residents urged to take extra care during upcoming fire strike

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

4:02pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PEOPLE are urged to take extra care during the upcoming firefighters' strike.

Paint thrown over Mini parked in Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

4:02pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

WITNESSES are being sought to a mini being criminally damaged in Bromsgrove.

Bromsgrove police investigate Buntsford Hill burglary

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:52pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BROMSGROVE police are investigating a burglary at premises at Buntsford Hill.

Miss Worcestershire finalist hopes to make Bromsgrove's roads safer

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Hannah Warman is hoping to be crowned Miss Worcestershire.

3:15pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A BROMSGROVE teenager whose boyfriend died in a road collision is aiming to promote better road safety by competing in Miss Worcestershire 2014.

UPDATED: Jobs at risk across Worcestershire as Lloyds Banking Groups announces cuts

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:29pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOBS in Worcestershire could be put at risk after banking giant Lloyds announced it was to shut 200 branches and cut its staff numbers by 9,000.

Bromsgrove Salvation Army holding Christmas fair

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:40pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A CHRISTMAS fair to raise money for the work of The Salvation Army is being this November.

New guidelines on when you can take your children out of school in term time

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Councillor Liz Eyre (6664021)

1:16pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

NEW guidelines for when pupils are allowed time off during term time have been welcomed.

Nomination deadline extended for local hero awards

Bromsgrove Advertiser: PRIZES:  Some of the Beacon team with prizes on offer for the award winners. Left to right  Sue field, practice manager, Laura Sanderson, dental nurse, David Watson, dentist,  Bernice Bayliss, dental nurse and  Claire Kielstra, receptionist/ nurse

1:07pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE deadline for Malvern's Beacon Shining Light Awards has been extended until November 14 so that even more entries can be taken.

Jubilant scenes as Rubery crematorium turned down by planners

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:45pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THERE were jubilant scenes as a plan for a crematorium in Rubery was turned down by Bromsgrove planners.

Special response vehicle used to rescue woman who fell off a horse

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (4775600)

12:29pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PARAMEDICS had to use a special six wheel drive vehicle to get a woman to an ambulance after she fell off a horse near Belbroughton on Monday afternoon.

Norbury Youth Theatre set to perform Sweeney Todd for Halloween

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Jack Gandy as Sweeney Todd, Ciara Heffernan as Tobias and Karolina Pioro as Mrs Lovett. SP

11:13am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TO celebrate Halloween the Norbury Youth Theatre will present the Sweeney Todd Shock ‘N’ Roll show.

Specialist support for brain tumour sufferers

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (8305079)

11:09am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TWO charities have joined forces to provide specialist help and support for people affected by brain tumours for local people living in Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Coventry.

Town dance club holding 1940s night

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TOWNSFOLK are being invited to get on their dancing shoes for a 1940s night being held this November.

Inquest opens into death of Bromsgrove teenager

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN inquest has opened into the death of a Bromsgrove teenager.

Popular poet to appear at Bromsgrove group's event

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BROMSGROVE group Words, promoting interest in the written and spoken word, is inviting townsfolk to its next event when guest speaker will be the National Poet of Wales.

Witness appeal after Hagley crash

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a car careered off the road and hit a tree in Hagley.

Take care on the roads during the winter months

Bromsgrove Advertiser: WEATHER WARNING: Motorists are being warned to take care in the icy conditions. SP

5:55pm Monday 27th October 2014

WITH the nights getting darker as winter approaches, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are being advised to take extra care on the road.

Dress-up walk raises more than a thousand for charity

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Volunteers raise £1,000 for the Chris Winters Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Fund. SP

5:27pm Monday 27th October 2014

A GROUP of charitable volunteers took part in an eight mile sponsored trek from the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bromsgrove to the Alexander Hospital in Redditch.

Rednal man jailed after smash and grab raid

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A REDNAL man who helped carry out a smash and grab raid on a music shop in Stourport is now behind bars.

Leaders react to Alex review delay

4:18pm Monday 27th October 2014

RESPONDING to news that the review of the Acute Hospital Services Review has been delayed, leaders from Redditch, Bromsgrove and Stratford-on-Avon District Councils have issued their responses.

Ex-MG Rover workers slam £1m pay out to bosses

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:10pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE co-ordinator of a group that battled for compensation for ex-MG Rover workers has described the news the firm's former bosses are to receive six-figure payouts as "disgusting".

Strictly Worcestershire dance competition set to return

1:12pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE CHATEAU Impney Hotel just outside Droitwich is playing host to the charity dance spectacular Strictly Worcestershire, which is returning for the second year running in 2015.

Primrose Hospice Lottery winners

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (10642420)

1:09pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE top prize of £1,000 in the weekly Primrose Hospice Lottery has been won by the holder of ticket 00679.

Townsfolk invited to bonfire and firework spectacular

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:40pm Monday 27th October 2014

FINAL preparations are underway for a bonfire and music spectacular being held at a Bromsgrove park.

Open evening invites Bromsgrove teens to sign up to sixth form

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Health and fitness students at North Bromsgrove High School.

11:50am Monday 27th October 2014

NORTH Bromsgrove High School is holding an open evening for its sixth form on Tuesday, November 4.

New Bromsgrove headquarters for accountancy firm could lead to job creation

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

AN expanding accountancy and business advisory firm is moving into new Stoke Prior headquarters which could lead to the creation of new jobs.

Bromsgrove successfully retains Fairtrade status

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:20am Monday 27th October 2014

BROMSGROVE has successfully retained its status as a fairtrade town.

Bromsgrove residents invited to help raise cash and get fit at the same time

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A BROMSGROVE gym is inviting people to help them raise cash for two charities and get fit at the same time.

Foster carers recognised by Bromsgrove service

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

FOSTER carers have been recognised at an awards ceremony organised by Bromsgrove-based FosterTalk.

MP calls for relaxed laws on fining companies guilty of bombarding people with nuisance calls and texts

11:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

FINING companies that bombard people with nuisance calls and texts should be easier, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid announced today.

Bromsgrove firefighters called to collision

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:24am Sunday 26th October 2014

BROMSGROVE fiefighters were called to a collision this morning, (October 26).

Residents warned about the dangers of borrowing from loan sharks

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:10am Sunday 26th October 2014

RESIDENTS are being warned about the dangers of borrowing from illegal money lenders.

Victims have a say in penalty for offenders

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

8:50am Sunday 26th October 2014

VICTIMS of crime in Redditch and Bromsgrove can now have a say in how an offender is punished, under a new scheme launched by Police and Crime Commissioners Bill Longmore.

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