Hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S two major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

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 taken to hospital after High Street attack

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN needed hospital treatment after being assaulted and robbed in Bromsgrove town centre.

Bromsgrove charity match could be record breaker

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

ORGANISERS of an ambitious attempt to break a world record have thanked everyone that helped make it a huge success.

Police investigation into Rednal sexual assault

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:30am Friday 29th August 2014

TWO men have been helping police with their inquires after a police investigation was launched into a sexual assault in Rednal.

Have a blazing good night at firefighters' ball

8:38am Friday 29th August 2014

MEMBERS of the public in Worcestershire are being invited to a fun-filled evening with firefighters, to raise money for three local charities including St Richard’s Hospice.

Residents chance to get their skates on at retro disco

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A CHANCE a retro activity from the 1980s is again being held at a Bromsgrove leisure centre.

Catshill library participant wins countywide colouring competition

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Noah Ward, eight, won the Gruffalo colouring competition.

4:36pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CATSHILL library in partnership with Worcestershire County Council hosted a colouring competition to win a family ticket to see the Gruffalo kids stage show in Birmingham town hall.

Free musical workshop held in Catshill

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Catshill Library Musical Workshop held by Christopher Green. To buy photo, BLB341403b, visit

4:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CATSHILL Library hosted a workshop with writer and performer Christopher Green.

Punk gig to be held to raise cash for animal charity

3:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A PUNK gig is to take place in Bromsgrove in aid of the Blue Cross animal charity.

Join in with Festival of Churches

3:27pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ST Michael’s Church in Stoke Prior and St Mary de Wyche Church in Wychbold are taking part in a Festival of Churches on Saturday, September 13.

Bromsgrove tots given chance to take part in gymnastics

3:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BROMSGROVE leisure centre and a sports club have teamed up to offer pre-schoolers the chance to take up gymnastics.

Bromsgrove residents invited to next themed event for High Street opening

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

BROMSGROVE residents can try their hand at some sports games as part of the High Street's opening.

Support for proposed clinical hospital service model from programme board

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE programme board which oversees the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire programme has unanimously confirmed its support for the proposed clinical model for acute hospital services in the county.

Grandmother receives driving ban over Bromsgrove teen death

11:54am Thursday 28th August 2014

A 58-YEAR-old grandmother caused the death of a teenage cyclist from Bromsgrove in a mystery crash near Droitwich, a court heard.

Speeding drivers to get police warning after community volunteers checks

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

SPEEDING drivers will get warning letters from police after speed guns were handed to community volunteers.

Redditch man killed in Bromsgrove fatal crash named

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:23am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE man who died in a road collision in Bromsgrove town centre has been named.

Burglar spotted by lorry driver as she struggled to get stolen golf trolley in car

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9:49am Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN who went on a night-time burglary expedition in Alvechurch was spotted by a lorry driver as she loaded stolen goods into the boot of her car.

Bromsgrove business owner raises money to buy portable infusion pump

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The sister and their mum have worked together to raise the money to buy a buy a portable infusion pump. Left to right:  Sarah O' Hara, Emma Parkins, mum Pauline Parkins and  Deborah Storey.

9:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

A BROMSGROVE business owner is aiming to raise £1,500 for Ravenstone Nursing Home to buy a portable infusion pump, which helps make patients more comfortable when medication is administered.

New Catshill minister to open drop in centre for villagers

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE newly appointed minister at a Catshill church is to open a new drop in centre next month.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:36pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

Bromsgrove couple celebrate their diamond wedding

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CATSHILL couple have been celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.

Family of Rubery pensioner killed in road collision pay tribute

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:16pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE family of a Rubery woman who died in a road collision have paid an emotional tribute to her.

Car jacking in Alvechurch

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1:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

INFORMATION is being sought in connection with a car jacking in the Alvechurch area.

Motorist arrested on suspicion of drink driving after fatal crash

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MOTORIST was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a man died in a road collision in Bromsgrove town centre.

Help the Primrose Hospice reach its BIG Appeal target

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Support Primrose Hospice's BIG Appeal

1:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

PRIMROSE Hospice, which supports people in Redditch, Bromsgrove and surrounding areas, is aiming to raise £100,000 to pay for 80 days of care through its BIG Appeal.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:53pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

West Mercia Police dog to retire after 10 years

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:19pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A POLICE dog who has been hunting guns, cash and drugs, will be retiring after 10 successful years.

Chance to adults to get the GCSE qualifications they always wanted

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (8305079)

11:23am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HEART of Worcestershire College - formerly NEW College prior to its merger with Worcester College of Technology - is offering adults the chance to get the exam results they have always wanted.

August Bank Holiday seaside trips unattainable for one in five families

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SEASIDE holidays taken in August are out of reach for one in five families because their incomes are so low, says Barnardo's.

A Big Thank You for hard working hospital staff

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The team on Ward 10 receiving their Big Thank You with Penny Venables. SP

9:44am Wednesday 27th August 2014

UROLOGY staff at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch have been awarded a Big Thank You in recognition of their hard work and commitment.

"Fantastic achievement" for ambulance service as it receives excellence accreditation

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (9708684)

9:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE ambulance service has been praised for its "fantastic achievement" after becoming the first emergency service in the region to receive an excellence accreditation for its ambulances.

TV antiques expert bringing his expertise to Bromsgrove-based charity headquarters

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

8:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TV antiques expert will be bringing his expertise to the Bromsgrove-based headquarters of a national charity.

County council service offers help to youngsters after GCSE results

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A COUNTY council service is offering help to youngsters who have received their GCSE results.

Bromsgrove's new look High Street opens to the public

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE eagerly-awaited completion and opening of Bromsgrove's new High Street took place on Saturday, August 23.

Rubery DJ and producer performs at Leeds Festival after winning competition

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Luke Hussan won Relentless Energy’s ‘Here to be Heard 2014’ competition.

11:26am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A Rubery DJ and producer performed at Leeds Festival after winning Relentless Energy’s ‘Here to be Heard 2014’ competition.

Councillors fearing for the future of Bromsgrove care home start petition

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fearing for the future of a Bromsgrove care home have begun a petition.

Stroke Association continues appeal for volunteers

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:50am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE Stroke Association, the national charity based in Bromsgrove, is continuing to appeal for volunteers as it expands its services.

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).

Churches Together in Bromsgrove inviting people to events this autumn

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Rail enthusiasts invited to take part in town club events

7:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CHURCHES Together in Bromsgrove is inviting people to upcoming events.

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).

Worcestershire's new radiotherapy machines successful tested

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

4:40pm Monday 25th August 2014

A STATE-OF-THE-ART new radiotherapy centre at a county hospital has moved a step closer to completion as three machines which will deliver the treatment were successfully tested.

Bromsgrove's polling stations and districts are under review

3:55pm Monday 25th August 2014

BROMSGROVE’s polling districts and polling stations are being reviewed during the next few months.

Bromsgrove centre marking milestone anniversary with celebration

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:40pm Monday 25th August 2014

A BROMSGROVE centre is inviting people to mark a milestone anniversary with a celebration next month.

Summer activities heading to Rubery park

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

RUBERY youngsters will be able to enjoy an afternoon of fun activities at their village park next month.

Fatal road collision being investigated by police

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:27pm Sunday 24th August 2014

POLICE have launched an investigation into a road collision in which a Rubery woman died.

Residents views on council tax discount scheme again sought

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:20pm Sunday 24th August 2014

BROMSGROVE residents views are being sought on a number of potential options for Local Council Tax Support (LCTS), after a suspended consultation was restarted.

Redditch firefighters attend house fire

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:44am Sunday 24th August 2014

REDDITCH firefighters were called to a fire at a property in Oakly Road this morning, (August 24).

Two vehicle collision in Belbroughton

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:31am Sunday 24th August 2014

BROMSGROVE and Kidderminster firefighters were called to a two vehicle collision in Belbroughton last night, (August 23).

BDHT staff raise thousands through charity walk

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:20am Sunday 24th August 2014

STAFF at Bromsgrove's largest provider of affordable housing have raised thousands for charity through a gruelling sponsored walk.


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