Halesowen funeral directors holding open day

1:03pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A HALESOWEN funeral directors is holding an open day and combining it with a "Knit and Natter" charity fundraiser.

Parents' fury after 'discriminating' school trip

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:42pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER school faced a fierce backlash as parents voted with their feet after only non-English speaking children were taken on a trip.

Four Ways Baptist Church holding charity coffee morning

12:25pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CRADLEY Heath Four Ways Baptist Church is holding a Macmillan coffee morning this weekend.

"Bullied" Dudley UKIP leader quits party amid claimes of a kangaroo court

Tewkesbury Admag: Cllr Ken Turner

12:53pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

DUDLEY Council’s UKIP leader, Ken Turner, has now quit the party amid claims he was “bullied and intimated” and subjected to a kangaroo court.

Former Halesowen Tory Ken Turner quits UKIP

Tewkesbury Admag: Cllr Ken Turner

12:14pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TURNCOAT Halesowen councillor Ken Turner, who ditched the Tory party, has now quit UKIP amid claims he was “bullied and intimated” and subjected to a kangaroo court.

Brave Old Hill fundraiser hoping for concert success this weekend

Tewkesbury Admag: Brave fundraiser: Martin Wright.

11:57am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BRAVE cancer victim Tim Wright, who has been battling Hodgkins Lymphoma for the past two years, is holding a fundraising concert this weekend.

Money for new Kidderminster square approved

Tewkesbury Admag: (10433110)

10:47am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL Kidderminster revamp plan will go ahead as Worcestershire County Council approves a £1.5million grant.

Brierley Hill law firm nets £4,000 for The Prince's Trust

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CHARITY football match organised by Brierley Hill legal eagles has netted £4,000 for The Prince's Trust.

Dudley Council fat cats slammed for getting the cream in planned reorganisation

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:08am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DUDLEY Council fat cats have been accused of getting the cream of big pay rises under a management reshuffle.

Powerful Oldbury councillor forgets to declare taxi firm interest

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:47am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POWERFUL Oldbury councillor Mahboob Hussain has apologised for failing to declare he had a stake in a taxi firm which won a multi-million pound contract.

Council set to fill budget black hole with pothole recycle plan

Tewkesbury Admag: POTHOLES IRONY

10:43am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DUDLEY Council is filling some of its budget black hole by recycling tarmac from road repairs to save thousands of pounds.

Community grants are up for grabs

Tewkesbury Admag: (7691897)

1:12pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

VOLUNTARY and community work taking place in Redditch will once again be supported by £241,000 of borough council grant funding for 2015/16.

Worcester pensioner caught in car tax chaos

Tewkesbury Admag: Car tax crackdown as thousands don't pay in Helston and Falmouth

1:15pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A PENSIONER from Worcester was among thousands across the country being driven mad by being unable to renew their vehicle tax today – the day new rules abolishing tax discs came into force.

Rock photographer will roll into city with photo walk

Tewkesbury Admag: Dave Grubb pictured last year's photo walkers taken from St Andrew's Spire, Deansway (s)

1:11pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

AMATEUR and expert photographers can put themselves in the frame to join a walk to capture the city's scenic landscape and hidden gems.

Missing Alcester man found safe

Tewkesbury Admag:

1:21pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 76-year-old Alcester man suffering from Alzheimer's disease has been found safe and well after being reported missing to the police.

Bromsgrove school holding First World War remembrance evening

Tewkesbury Admag:

1:10pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TOWNSFOLK are invited to a Bromsgrove school's evening of First World War remembrance.

Comunity groups invited to 'grow wild' in Droitwich

1:09pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

GREEN-fingered community groups and organisations in Droitwich are being invited to apply for funding to plant native wild flowers in the area.

Rock out to Guns Vs Roses

Tewkesbury Admag: (10992699)

12:57pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE audience at Stanton Village Club will be rocking out to the sounds of Guns and Roses later this month.

Collection Success for Salvation Army

12:51pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MALVERN Salvation Army is thanking Morrison’s Store for allowing a collection on Friday September 12, which led to public donations totalling £708.20.

Doors wide open to disabled at a Bromsgrove Arts Centre

Tewkesbury Admag: The Artrix now has a new sliding door entrance to provide better access for those with disabilities. From left: David Bird and Chris Finch from Amber support services with Artrix director Ros Robins and councillor Anthony Blagg. Buy picture, BMM401403, at

12:51pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

SLIDING doors to aid accessibility for disabled visitors have now been installed at a Bromsgrove arts centre.

Flower Meadows Saved

Tewkesbury Admag: VOLUNTEERS AT HOLLYBED - the time hallowed techniques in action. Picture by Chris Ellory.

12:51pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

STAFF and volunteers from Worcestershire’s largest conservation charity are celebrating after finding the funds, almost £400,000, to save a series of wildflower meadows, near Castlemorton.

"Cowardly" attack on young woman in Redditch

Tewkesbury Admag: (8752952)

12:50pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

WITNESSES to a "cowardly attack" on a young woman in Redditch on Sunday, September 21 are being sought by police.

Flower Meadows Saved

Tewkesbury Admag: VOLUNTEERS AT HOLLYBED - the time hallowed techniques in action. Picture by Chris Ellory.

12:48pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

STAFF and volunteers from Worcestershire’s largest conservation charity are celebrating after finding the funds, almost £400,000, to save a series of wildflower meadows, near Castlemorton.

Woman died in Cotswold accident

Tewkesbury Admag: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

12:45pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A WOMAN has died following a car crash in the Cotswolds this week.

Birthday treat for one-year-old thanks to kindness of Hereford stranger

Tewkesbury Admag: Liz Pitman wants to thank the stranger who stamped & posted a letter to her great-niece in Australia after she dropped it in Hereford. 1439_8001 (10713870)

12:38pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

WHEN she dropped an unstamped birthday card in Hereford without realising, Liz Pitman simply replaced it and sent another.

Bid to change rules to avoid another 'Mayorgate' saga in Worcester refused

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:46pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A BID to change the rules at Worcester City Council to prevent any repeats of the 'Mayorgate' saga has been scotched - after the Tory leadership chucked it out amid a furious debate.

Mystery men harvest roundabout potatoes

Tewkesbury Admag: Harvest time for vegetables grown on roundabouts in Kington by local group KLEEN. 
KLEEN members with their potato crop. 1439_16002 (10903901)

12:21pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE mystery men behind the impromptu potato planting on a Kington roundabout last week harvested their bumper crop, shrouded in secrecy.

Flowers of the Fall in Dymock

12:18pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE DYMOCK and district late chrysanthemum and autumn show will take place in Dymock Parish Hall on Sunday, October 26, from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Rubbish fire extinguished

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:16pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A LARGE quantity of rubbish which was on fire in Heathfield Road, Stourport, was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday afternoon.

New blueprint for homes in South Worcestershire accepted

Tewkesbury Admag: (4922998)

12:14pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW blueprint for thousands of homes in South Worcestershire got the go-ahead from councillors at Wychavon this week, despite concerns one area had been "shafted".

Pensioner dies from heroin overdose

Tewkesbury Admag: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

11:47am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN INQUEST held into the death of a Kidderminster pensioner, who died of a heroin overdose, has recorded an open conclusion.

Consultation Ongoing At Amcor

11:45am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CONSULTATION process to discuss a possible shifts shake-up at Amcor Flexibles, Ledbury's largest employer, is still ongoing.

Record year for outdoor education centre

Tewkesbury Admag: GREAT OUTDOORS: Nick Hands, back left, with children at Malvern Outdoor Elements.

11:33am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN outdoor education site in Malvern has sealed a remarkable turnaround in its fortunes after posting record trading results.

Record year for outdoor education centre

Tewkesbury Admag: GREAT OUTDOORS: Nick Hands, back left, with children at Malvern Outdoor Elements.

11:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN outdoor education site in Malvern has sealed a remarkable turnaround in its fortunes after posting record trading results.

Family of murdered Kirsty Wright pay tribute to "wonderful and devoted" mum

11:21am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE family of a mother who was murdered in Redditch earlier this year have paid tribute to her, describing her as a beautiful, vivacious and popular person who was extremely caring.

Train group hits out at changes and impact on Pershore

Tewkesbury Admag: (10682822)

11:07am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PERSHORE train station could see a reduction in the number of trains stopping there if plans by First Great Western come into force.

Coffee lovers across Bromsgrove raise money for cancer charity

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

COFFEE lovers have been supporting events across Bromsgrove, raising money for a cancer charity.

"Sinking" War Memorial To Be Dismantled.

10:50am Wednesday 1st October 2014

RESCUE work to the tune of £25,000 is needed to save Ledbury's "sinking" war memorial in the High Street.

Evesham fitness business grows

10:44am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN Evesham fitness company will be expanding this weekend as they move to a bigger space.

Mobile phone stolen at Strensham Services on M5

Tewkesbury Admag: CCTV: The man pictured in this image may be able to help police with their inquiries into the incident.

10:38am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A MOBILE phone was stolen from the Strensham Services on the M5 near Worcester.

Jobseeker figures in Wyre Forest second highest in county

10:32am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE amount of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dropped by more than 850 people in the past year.

Brush up on your kitchen skills with Felice Tocchini

Tewkesbury Admag: (10975068)

10:27am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHEF Felice Tocchini, owner of Fusion Brasserie in Stoulton and Fusion Too, Blackminster, is sharing some of his kitchen skills and secrets at the Canteen in Evesham's Tesco store in Worcester Road.

Top performing bailiff claims he was pressurised into resigning

Tewkesbury Admag: (8305079)

10:19am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A “TOP performing” Bromsgrove bailiff involved in debt collecting with an impeccable record complained he was pressured into resigning from his Redditch employers.

Children invited to award ceremonies

Tewkesbury Admag: (5529129)

10:19am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHILDREN across the county who completed this year's Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge are being invited to special award ceremonies at their local library to receive their medals and certificates.

Macmillan fundraisers do well for charity

Tewkesbury Admag: 3914711601. 26/09/14. Staff at Heathlands Care Home in Persore dressed as pirates to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Left to right - home manager Anita Fletcher, deputy manager Netty Matthews and lead care Kerry Ludlow. Picture by Nick Toogood.

10:06am Wednesday 1st October 2014

KIND-hearted fundraisers spent the day serving tea, coffee and cakes on Friday (September 26) to raise some money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

High speed police chase after smash and grab raid

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SMASH and grab raid suspects led police on a 20-mile car chase - reaching speeds up to 80mph and running through traffic lights on red.

Last Century Memories.

9:53am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PRESTON Social Group will meet next on Tuesday, October 14, at 2pm in Dymock Parish Hall, when the topic will be "An item form the twentieth century".

All Souls In Dymock

9:48am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE will be an All Souls Service, for parishioners to remember loved ones, on Saturday November 1, from 3pm, at St Mary's Church, Dymock.

Will you be one of Evesham lottery's first winners

Tewkesbury Admag: Paul Jackson 23.08.11
Evesham

Evesham Abbey Bell Tower, Abbey Park. (10623903)

9:46am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE first draw of Evesham's own lottery will take place on Tuesday (Oct 7) and there will be ten lucky winners.

Coffee Morning for Lifeboat Charity

9:44am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE will be a coffee morning in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution on Thursday, November 1, from 10am to noon, in St Katherine's Hall, Ledbury.






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