Man rescued from Clent Hills

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:27pm Monday 28th July 2014

A MAN has been rescued from Clent Hills after falling down a hole and injuring his leg.

Dudley man who threatened to kill former partner spared jail

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Carpenter jailed over kicking old pal in the head

3:48pm Monday 28th July 2014

A JEALOUS Dudley man who threatened to kill his former lover with a hammer has been spared a prison sentence.

Dangerous Dudley arsonist back behind bars after spree destroyed three cars and a building

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Simon Glazzard

2:52pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN arsonist jailed for causing damage worth £310,000 in Dudley is back behind bars after being branded a risk to the public.

Volunteer parents honoured in regional awards

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The National Childbirth Trust is a nationwide support network for new parents

4:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

DEDICATED volunteers from the NCT Stourbridge and Halesowen Branch have been recognised in the West Midlands NCT Stars Awards.

Dudley people urged to turn 'lights out' to remember fallen WWI servicemen

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are being asked to turn out their lights next month as a mark of respect to the servicemen and women who died for their country during the First World War.

Dudley Zoo’s Sumatran tiger chosen as face of Global Tiger Day

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

11:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DUDLEY Zoo’s Sumatran tigress, Daseep, has been chosen as the face of an international conservation campaign for Global Tiger Day.

Service of reflection at Lye church

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A LYE church will hold a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Time to whip out the knitting needles and get crafty for Age UK Dudley

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

NIMBLE-fingered knitters in the borough are being asked to whip out their wool and needles and create little woolly hats for Age UK’s Big Knit.

Business is sweet for Redditch jeweller

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Victoria Brown, fromSugar Spun Jewellery

5:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

A REDDITCH based jewellery maker is experiencing an unexpected boost in sales - thanks to a sweet surprise.

Physical assault in Kidderminster leaves man with significant facial injuries

Bromsgrove Advertiser: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

4:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

A GOOD Samaritan suffered significant facial injuries after being physically assaulted with a glass object in Kidderminster town centre.

Talks start over one rubbish collection service for the whole of Worcestershire

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

TENTATIVE talks have got underway to see if one massive rubbish and recycling collection service can be launched for the whole of Worcestershire.

Students design website to highlight summer fun

3:32pm Monday 28th July 2014

SIXTH form students at Droitwich Spa High School have been working with Wychavon District Council and the Droitwich Young Persons Action Group to produce a website showing the different activities on offer over the summer break.

Theme announced for this year's Belbroughton Scarecrow Festival

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

STRAW stuffed versions of the greatest heroes and villains of the silver screen will be on display at this year’s Belbroughton Scarecrow Festival.

Problems getting to medical centre in Bidford

3:18pm Monday 28th July 2014

THERE has been a lot of publicity recently about the difficulties people are finding in getting to the new medical centre for Bidford.

Arts society events to be held

3:14pm Monday 28th July 2014

BUDDING artists are invited to attend a techniques session on painting flowers demonstrated by Fiona Peart.

The Royal British Legion have now opened a supportive centre for the Armed Forces

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Bromsgrove District Council civic head John Ruck, the Royal British Legion area manager David Lowe, welfare case officer for Worcestershire Katie Humphries and trained volunteer caseworker and county vice chairman Alan Kelly.

2:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE Royal British Legion has now opened its doors with a new centre in Bromsgrove which offers support to past, present and future members of the Armed Forces.

Retired nurse celebrates 100 years

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Grace Cooper celebrated her 100th birthday at Burcot Grange Residential Care Home.

2:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

A RETIRED nurse from Canada who has spent many years of her life in Bromsgrove celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend.

Great war event to be held at Ragley Hall

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

Ragley Hall is to host a family day in commemoration of the start of the First World War as part of an ongoing exhibition.

Pub landlord pitches in to build fence for school kitchen garden

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The fence with it's trellis work. SP

1:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE landlord of the Gardeners Arms pub in Droitwich has pitched in with several local businesses to help build a fence for a kitchen garden at Witton Middle School.

Redditch can now fly its flag with pride

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Simon Thomas, Ben Thomas, Ceri Thomas, Sid Reynolds and Mayor Councillor Pat Witherspoon. Buy this photo RCR311401_01 from

1:27pm Monday 28th July 2014

REDDUTCH Council is now flying a fabulous flag at the town hall thanks to a generous local business.

Volunteers needed to support this year's Rubery Festival

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

RUBERY Festival organisers are appealing for volunteers to help them run this year's event.

Join in tea party to celebrate 40 years of Kingfisher Shopping Centre

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

KINGFISHER Shopping Centre will be holding an open tea party next week to celebrate of 40 years of trading in Redditch.

Service to dedicate restored war memorial

11:23am Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Salwarpe are being invited to take part in a commemoration service at St Michael’s Church to remember those who died in the First World War.

Owner of Bromsgrove car business jailed for fraud

10:20am Monday 28th July 2014

A CAR salesman who committed a £28,900 fraud on customers of his Bromsgrove business has been jailed for 30 months at Worcester Crown Court.

Bewdley Festival tickets to be released

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

9:55am Monday 28th July 2014

MIDGE Ure’s solo show has proved the most popular Bewdley Festival act according to early ticket sales figures.

Bromsgrove churches will open in commemoration of the Great War

9:40am Monday 28th July 2014

TWO Bromsgrove churches are opening to pay tribute to those who scarified their lives in the First World War.

Charity fashion show at M&Co

8:40am Monday 28th July 2014

A CLOTHING shop in Droitwich is hosting a charity fashion show to raise money for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support UK this Wednesday.

New shelters to replace two due for demolition

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (8305079)

8:30am Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Winyates and Abbeydale will be getting two brand new bus shelters when the current ones are demolished.

Avoncroft Arts Society holding taster session

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:50am Monday 28th July 2014

A BROMSGROVE arts society is holding a taster session this Tuesday, August 5.

CCTV set for Comberton Hill

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A CCTV camera will be installed on Comberton Hill with the aim of tackling anti-social behaviour, after a long-running campaign for the equipment by local traders.

Public urged to bake for St Basils

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:50am Monday 28th July 2014

A CHARITY which helps homeless young people and those at risk of homelessness in Kidderminster is urging people to get involved in fundraising this summer by holding bake sales.

Blue Peter gold badge awarded to young fundraiser

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:40am Monday 28th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER pupil who suffers from a genetic heart abnormality has been awarded a gold Blue Peter badge due to his fundraising efforts.

Head retires after decade

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:30am Monday 28th July 2014

THE headteacher of King Charles I School and Sixth Form Centre in Kidderminster is retiring after 10 years in the role.

Nursery children grow prize potatoes

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:20am Monday 28th July 2014

GREEN-fingered pupils at a Kidderminster nursery have been learning about nature by growing their own potatoes.

Dudley's mental health trust scoops gold star for inclusion work

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DUDLEY and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust has been awarded a gold star rating for its work on equality and inclusion.

Snakes set to be among creepy creatures being shown off to borough bookworms

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1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CREEPY creatures are set to feature in summer entertainment for borough bookworms at Dudley library events.

Lower Gornal gas explosion left window and door blown out

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

9:27am Sunday 27th July 2014


Britain's Got Talent stars Bars & Melody will meet fans at Merry Hill

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Bars and Melody on Britain's Got Talent

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

BRITAIN’S Got Talent finalists Bars & Melody will make an appearance at Merry Hill on Wednesday (July 30).

Team effort to rescue swans from drained pool

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Lee Birch from Severn Trent helps rescue one of the signets. SP

4:50pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A SEVERN Trent Water worker didn’t expect to be carrying swans around when he arrived at the Lodge Pool in Redditch for work, on Sunday, July 20.

Youngsters enjoy Worcestershire canal trip

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS have been enjoying specially organised canal trips on county waterways.

Great War commemoration in Studley

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (8305079)

2:40pm Sunday 27th July 2014

STUDLEY Royal British Legion will be holding a short service to commemorate those who gave their lives in the First World War on Sunday, August 3.

Have a strawberry tea for the Royal British Legion

10:42am Sunday 27th July 2014

DROITWICH Forum for Older People is organising a fundraising event for the town’s British Legion to mark the centenary of the start of World War One.

Rubery social club holding talent competition

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

RUBERY youngsters are being invited to take part in a talent competition.

Improved services as Winyates Post Office gets a makeover

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (8305079)

8:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

WINYATES Post Office is getting a makeover and will be opening as a new-style Post Office ‘local’ service, with significantly longer opening hours for customers.

Green light given for new library move

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The Rivern Severn, Bewdley.

7:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

PLANS to relocate Bewdley Library into the town’s new medical centre have been given the go-ahead by Worcestershire County Council’s cabinet.

"Terrible" pathway is criticised

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A RIVERSIDE pathway overgrown with seven-feet high weeds and nettles has been labelled "disgusting" by a Bewdley resident.

Campus construction marked with capsule

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

TO mark the construction of a new £24.5 million learning campus in Kidderminster, users of the site buried a time capsule.

Prom goes off with a bang

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

YEAR 11 pupils at Baxter College rounded off their year in style by rolling up to their end-of-year prom in a variety of vehicles.

Animal theme for children's music festival

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

PUPILS of Great Witley Primary School joined other schools from all over Worcestershire to take part in a reception class music festival.

Bumper fundraising event in Brierley Hill

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FAMILIES can enjoy a day of fun in Brierley Hill while raising money for two good causes.


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