Deadline for Black Country Chamber business awards nears

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

BUSINESSES have less than a week to apply for a prestigious Black Country Chamber of Commerce business award.

Borough fundraisers set to take a leap of faith for charity

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Kate Sanders, Jackie Winfield and Caroline Garbett prepare to abseil for Beacon

1:02pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A CHARITY dedicated to helping blind people is calling on Black Country folk to take a leap of faith.

Borough fundraisers set to take a leap of faith for charity

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Kate Sanders, Jackie Winfield and Caroline Garbett prepare to abseil for Beacon

1:01pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A CHARITY dedicated to helping blind people is calling on Black Country folk to take a leap of faith.

Coffee brewing at Halesowen chemist

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Support Lechlade Craft and Gift Fair

1:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CUSTOMERS visiting a Halesowen chemist will be in for a treat of coffee and homemade cakes later this month.

Council calls for help to light up bonfire night sky

Bromsgrove Advertiser: The blazing bonfire

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

DUDLEY Council is calling for help from borough businesses to help light up the bonfire night sky.

Best selling author appearing at Bromsgrove venue

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:10pm Sunday 14th September 2014

THE Bromsgrove group Words, promoting interest in the written and spoken word, is holding its next event this Friday, September 19.

Helen does 14 events, in 2014, to try and raise £2,014

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Helen Tuite, Russell Annis, director at Charles Grosvenor, and his dog Keith.

2:30pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A CHURCH Hill North woman is doing her own “£2014 Fundraising Challenge” to raise money for the RSPCA Birmingham Animal Centre.

National campaign launched in Wolverley

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A NATIONAL campaign to protect vulnerable park home owners from harsh winters was launched in Wolverley yesterday (Thursday, September 11).

Chance to give blood at donor session in Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TOWNSFOLK can give blood at a session taking place this month.

Meal service loses wheels

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

12:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised by Wyre Forest residents about plans to stop a vital meals on wheels service.

Bidford and Alcester fire engines attend incident in Kings Lane, Broom

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Bidford and Alcester fire engines attend incident in Kings Lane, Broom

11:50am Sunday 14th September 2014

TWO fire engines from Bidford and Alcester attended an incident in Kings Lane, Broom at 3.33pm yesterday.  

Competition is on for promising Droitwich artists

11:22am Sunday 14th September 2014

BUDDING artists in Droitwich are being given the chance to win a hamper full of art supplies worth £500 to help kickstart their career later this month, as well as the opportunity to have their work displayed in the Hobbycraft store in Wychbold.

Royal Mail aims to give Stroke Association cash boost

11:16am Sunday 14th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE based charity has announced a new partnership with postal service company Royal Mail.

Builder swaps hammer and chisel for a brush and easel

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Phillip Brewer, a builder by trade, with his exhibition at Redditch Library.

10:50am Sunday 14th September 2014

A BUILDER has swapped his hammer and chisel for a brush and easel.

Teachers union holding cancer fundraiser in Rednal

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

THE largest teaching union is holding a special fundraiser in Rednal for a cancer charity later this month.

Event to celebrate Redditch's diversity

Bromsgrove Advertiser: (8305079)

8:10am Sunday 14th September 2014

REDDITCH One World Link and other organisations in the town are holding a special event to celebrate the diversity in Redditch.

Artist realises dream of gallery

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A STOURPORT teacher and artist is following her lifetime dream by opening a new art gallery and coffee shop in the town.

New head at Birchen Coppice Primary

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:40am Sunday 14th September 2014

PUPILS at a Kidderminster school have welcomed their new headteacher - whose mission is to inspire them with "wonder".

Warning to students in Freshers Week

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is finding the cuts

6:20am Sunday 14th September 2014

STUDENTS from Wyre Forest are being urged to beware of catching a lifelong hangover as they enjoy themselves during "Freshers Week".

Former Wolverley pupils needed for project

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

FORMER pupils of a Wolverley school are needed to take part in a special assembly where they will share their life experiences.

Forty fire fighters tackle ablaze at abandoned school in Halesowen

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

8:34pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FORTY firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a disused school in Halesowen.

GPs to host public healthcare forum

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

MEMBERS of the public are invited to discuss their health needs with borough GPs at an open healthcare forum.

Cradley Day with wartime theme

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A BIENNIAL celebration of Cradley will feature a special display to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Guide dog charity looking for Black Country hour heroes

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Guide Dogs is asking for volunteers to donate an hour of their time to help collect funds.

Pets praise at Quinton church

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A SERVICE of praise for all God’s creatures is being held at a Quinton church next month when it opens its doors to pet animals.

Movies at the Museums showcase Black Country heritage

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

MUSEUMS across the borough are hosting a series of movie screenings celebrating the area’s manufacturing, creativity and innovation.

Police increased patrols around schools following concern for pupils

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

3:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

POLICE have increased patrols around schools in Redditch following two suspicious incidents.

Bromsgrove-based heathcare products supplier publishes new charity book

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:30pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE-based healthcare products supplier has published a new book as part of a series of challenges.

Council sweet on care apartments plan for former sugar factory

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

2:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Plans to convert part of the former British Sugar factory in Kidderminster into more than 100 care apartments have been given the go-ahead.

Redditch model railway exhibition

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Club members Derek Collett and Peter Hancox prepare the Oakenshaw layout for the exhibition.

1:10pm Saturday 13th September 2014

REDDITCH Model Railway Club will be staging the 41st Redditch Model Railway Exhibition this month.

Overturned car in Redditch

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:45pm Saturday 13th September 2014

REDDITCH firefighters were called out to deal with an overturned car this morning.

Stoke residents encouraged to apply for vacancy position

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

STOKE residents are being encouraged to apply for a vacancy for the position of clerk to Stoke Parish Council.

Mayor’s feast for charity

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE Mayor of Stourport is inviting friends, colleagues and Wyre Forest residents to an Indian feast to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Redditch man gets Embalmer of the Year

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Rob Dyer, from A Dyer & Sons Funeral Directors, was voted Embalmer of the Year by the Good Funeral Guide.

11:50am Saturday 13th September 2014

A REDDITCH man has been given the honour of Embalmer of the Year at a recent awards ceremony.

Dream comes true for young Ethan

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Dream come true: 13-year-old Ethan Gresham from Winyates

10:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

AN up-and-coming young ballet dancer from Redditch will see his dreams come true when he performs alongside professional international dancers in a production of The Sleeping Beauty.

Walkers invited to get involved in Barnt Green community event

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

WALKERS can take part in a community event being held in Barnt Green this month.

Kidderminster charity supports fire-hit Manchester dogs home

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A KIND-hearted canine charity will be donating half its funds raised in its shops to a dogs home in Manchester that was devastated by a fire.

Shock at spiralling back-to-school costs

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Mum Angela Cooper with daughters Charlotte and Rhianna Bailey, and Councillor Rebecca Blake. SP

8:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

LABOUR'S parliamentary candidate says she is becoming increasingly shocked with the rising costs for parents getting their children back to school.

Tributes paid after death of stalwart councillor

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

8:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

TRIBUTES are being paid to a long-serving councillor who has died after a fall.

Father's passionate protest against family law courts

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER father who claims to have not seen his children for more than four years has launched a passionate plea for equal parenting rights.

CAB on warpath over "exorbitant" phone charges

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Citizens Advice Bureau

6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

WYRE FOREST Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is on the warpath over the "exorbitant" cost of telephoning government departments.

Classic car event helps to raise cash for equipment

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

6:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

AN INAUGRAL classic car event in Wyre Forest has raised more than £2,300 for a charity that provides lifesaving hospital equipment.

Skilled gardeners have all the answers

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

TOP tips for autumn gardening from an expert panel is set to make a blooming good evening and raise cash for vital research into cancer.

Companies urged to bring light to Dudley borough

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Dorothy House Hospice Care is helping people celebrate the lives of loved ones by dedicating a light to shine on a Christmas tree

5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE search is on to find Black Country companies to sponsor the borough’s Christmas trees and festive decorations.

Hurst Green Park to get facelift and new security

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Halesowen North Councillor and Dudley Council environment supremo Cllr Hilary Bills.

4:01pm Friday 12th September 2014

HURST Green Park is to get a facelift and new security after travellers recently trespassed on the site.

Children's tuition centre set to open in Stourbridge

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A CHILDREN'S tuition centre will create around 20 jobs when it opens its doors in Stourbridge next week.

Fitness in the fast lane at Stourbridge leisure centre

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Instructor Nathalie Humby leads the spinning class at Chamberlayne Leisure Centre.

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

FITNESS lovers with a need for speed can try out a new season of spinning classes at Stourbridge's Crystal Leisure Centre.

Desperate thief bitten by dog evades police by scaling razor wire fence

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:56pm Friday 12th September 2014

A DESPARATE thief scaled a razor topped high wire fence after being bitten by a police dog as he evaded chasing officers in Halesowen.

Family demand answers after former Halesowen bricklayer was exposed to deadly asbestos

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE family of a former Halesowen bricklayer who died of mesothelioma want answers about where he was exposed to the deadly dust.

Family demand answers after former Black Country bricklayer was exposed to deadly asbestos

Bromsgrove Advertiser:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE family of a former Quarry Bank brick layer who died of mesothelioma want answers about where he was exposed to the deadly dust.






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