Have you done your health homework?

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

The new school year is on the horizon, and soon children up and down the country will be back in the classroom - those breeding grounds of knowledge and creativity. But, steel yourself parents, they're also prime breeding ground for the lurgy.

Sly's not Expendable yet

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

He may be a go-to action hero, but Sylvester Stallone is feeling a little fragile today.

Feel the heat

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

With British summers so unreliable, it's no wonder many of us are keen to make the most of the sunshine when it shows up, and a leisurely walk - or a strenuous hike - is a great way of getting outdoors into the fresh air.

The boys are down(under) and out

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Three years ago, shortly before the first big screen version of their successful TV comedy The Inbetweeners was released, Simon Bird, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas and James Buckley insisted that the movie marked a final goodbye to the socially inept teenagers we'd all come to love since their debut in 2008.

Fire up a healthier flamin' feast

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Chomping into juicy burgers at summer barbecues, few people will spare a thought for the health risks of al fresco dining. Unless, of course, they've had a nasty experience at a previous event...

Diesel branches out with new tree role

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Vin Diesel bursts into a quiet hotel room, his team in tow, brandishing a speaker attached to his mobile phone.

Blackpool's back with fun for all the family

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

Blackpool has always been my favourite seaside resort - I have fond memories of riding a donkey along the beach as a child, exploring the piers and being amazed by the illuminations.

A wee problem that's more common than you think

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Men are notorious for burying their heads in the sand about their health, and it seems this is especially true when it comes to things going on 'down there' potentially relating to the prostate, the gland which sits underneath men's bladders, surrounds the urethra and produces semen.

Believing in life after death

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

By Jeananne Craig, Press Association

A Bug's Life

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The Prime Minister has warned that antibiotic resistance could soon cast the world "back into the dark ages of medicine", and the Chief Medical Officer has said it poses a threat as important and deadly as climate change and international terrorism.

It's a dog's life for BGT'S Ashleigh

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

It's no wonder Ashleigh Butler describes her life as "surreal".

Unsung heroes of wartime hospitals

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Young soldiers being killed or horrifically injured in brutal warfare is the classic image of the First World War.

Knightley Night New York

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Keira Knightley's a little peeved. It's the mention of her appearance on The Graham Norton Show, in which she revealed her husband's attempts to teach her the guitar almost ended in divorce, that's done it.

Attenborough takes action for butterflies

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Since creating a meadow area in his own back garden three years ago, Sir David Attenborough has enjoyed an influx of wildlife and is this year hoping to see a wide range of butterflies visiting it.

Healthy holidays

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

After packing shorts, T-shirts and sunglasses for that long-awaited sunshine holiday, don't forget another essential for your summer family getaway - a well-stocked first aid kit.

Sarandon's on the road again

Droitwich Advertiser:

4:46pm Friday 4th July 2014

Susan Sarandon is reflecting on a "crazy" moment a few weeks ago where she set thousands of film fans' hearts aflutter.

Joy in the slow lane

Droitwich Advertiser: Joy in the slow lane

6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

It's almost three years since Slow Club released their second album, Paradise.

I owe Simon Cowell'

Droitwich Advertiser: I owe Simon Cowell'

6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

Leona Lewis may have recently severed ties with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Music, but there's no bad blood between her and the media mogul.

No chemical attraction

Droitwich Advertiser: No chemical attraction

6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

Modern life exposes us to chemicals every second - from the food we eat and the water we drink to the everyday products we use, and even the air we breathe.

All the world's a stage for Spacey

Droitwich Advertiser: All the world's a stage for Spacey

6:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

There are moments in his new documentary film where you forget that Kevin Spacey is a world famous, Oscar-winning star.

Just statin the facts?

Droitwich Advertiser: Just statin the facts?

6:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

They can substantially reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, may stave off dementia, and could even boost your sex life.

'I begged for this role'

Droitwich Advertiser: 'I begged for this role'

6:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

Charlize Theron is laughing about a memorable day she had on the set of her new comedy western A Million Ways To Die In The West.

Kirsten Dunst do arm candy roles

Droitwich Advertiser: Kirsten Dunst do arm candy roles

6:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

Kirsten Dunst walks into the hotel suite where we're meeting and makes a beeline for the balcony. "Oh, this hotel is so beautiful. And it's so cosy, it makes you want to take a little nap," says the 32-year-old in a girlish voice.

DVD Review - May 24

Droitwich Advertiser: The Wolf of Wall Street stars Leonardo DiCaprio

6:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

The Wolf Of Wall Street (Cert 18, 180 mins, Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd, Drama/Comedy/Romance, also available to buy DVD £19.99/Blu-ray £24.99/Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray £29.99)

A perfect match

Droitwich Advertiser: A perfect match

6:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

There are some combinations that make life feel better - strawberries and cream, roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, gin and tonic.... but for me, one of the classic combinations which will always bring a heavenly note to summer is the pairing of clematis and roses.

The Chelsea bubble bursts For Binky

Droitwich Advertiser: The Chelsea bubble bursts For Binky

6:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

It was enough to make any of the Made In Chelsea set cry into their champagne, when E4 reality series favourite Alexandra 'Binky' Felstead realised her caddish beau Alex Mytton had been unfaithful - but claimed he couldn't actually remember anything about the illicit encounter because he was so drunk.

The bookcase

Droitwich Advertiser: The bookcase

6:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

BOOK OF THE WEEK

'Like good wine, artists take time to mature'

Droitwich Advertiser: 'Like good wine, artists take time to mature'

6:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

It's easy to see why Bryan Cranston, star of landmark TV drama Breaking Bad, would describe his career as being something of a dream come true.

Bookcase

Droitwich Advertiser: Bookcase

6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

A look at the latest releases, plus what's new in paperback.

Thompson takes a punch

Droitwich Advertiser: Thompson takes a punch

6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

In new comedy caper The Love Punch, Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan play a former husband and wife who grudgingly join forces to recover their stolen retirement fund.

The best of Britton

Droitwich Advertiser: The best of Britton

6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

At the age of 56, Fern Britton is looking fab, fit and famously un-flabby.

DVD Review - April 26

Droitwich Advertiser: DVD Review - April 26

6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

A weekly round-up of the latest DVD releases.

Sett up your defences

Droitwich Advertiser: Sett up your defences

6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

Walking up my garden a few weeks ago, I discovered great clumps missing from my lawn, and that the resulting holes had been used as some sort of animal toilet.

Best sports bras for bigger busts

Droitwich Advertiser: Best sports bras for bigger busts

6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

A well-fitting and supportive bra is essential if you have a larger bust, and never more so than when you're exercising.

Tom Hardy excels as concrete jungle beast in oddball thriller

Droitwich Advertiser: Driven: Tom Hardy in Locke

6:31pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Birmingham, if you haven’t noticed, is now firmly on the cultural map, writes Craig Pullen. 

Hollywood heartthrob Tom Hardy heading to Brum for premiere of Locke

Droitwich Advertiser: Driven: Tom Hardy in Locke

11:45am Monday 14th April 2014

HOLLYWOOD hotshot actor Tom Hardy will be in the Midlands this week for the premiere of his brand new film Locke.

It's fight or flight for Hathaway

Droitwich Advertiser: It's fight or flight for Hathaway

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Despite a triumphant awards season, Anne Hathaway's overexposure led to a vitriolic attack from the world's media last year. Now, she's emerged from the shadows ready for the spotlight once more, as Susan Griffin discovers.

"Grief can be a great force for energy"

Droitwich Advertiser: "Grief can be a great force for energy"

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Pottery queen Emma Bridgewater's creations may be bright and breezy, but there's a lot of heartache behind her success. She tells Hannah Stephenson about her mother's tragic accident and how stress took its toll on her health.

Jim joins the judging panel

Droitwich Advertiser: Jim joins the judging panel

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

An interview with horticulturalist Jim Buttress, about the problems of staging a TV gardening competition - plus, find out what else needs doing in the garden this week.

The bookcase

Droitwich Advertiser: The bookcase

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A look at the latest releases, plus what's new in paperback.

DVD Review - April 12

Droitwich Advertiser: DVD Review - April 12

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A weekly round-up of the latest DVD releases.

Making a break for fitness

Droitwich Advertiser: Making a break for fitness

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Lunch breaks can be a great chance to top up your fitness and boost your wellbeing. Lynsey Charleston works out some work-break wonders.

A blooming great 50th anniversary

Droitwich Advertiser: A blooming great 50th anniversary

6:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

An interview with Alan Titchmarsh as he celebrates 50 years in horticulture - plus, find out what else needs doing in the garden this week.

Bookcase

Droitwich Advertiser: Bookcase

6:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

A look at the latest releases, plus what's new in paperback.

'Cancer is a constant worry'

Droitwich Advertiser: 'Cancer is a constant worry'

6:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

She's never lost for words on the Loose Women panel, but at first, Coleen Nolan "bottled up" her heartache over her late sister Bernie's cancer. Hannah Stephenson finds out when the grief hit hardest.

DVD Review - March 29

Droitwich Advertiser: DVD Review - March 29

6:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

A weekly round-up of the latest DVD releases.

Would you spot autism in a colleague?

Droitwich Advertiser: Would you spot autism in a colleague?

6:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

Autism may be a more familiar word these days, but misunderstanding about the condition is still rife. As World Autism Awareness Day approaches, Lisa Salmon hopes that will change.

Never ending stories

Droitwich Advertiser: Never ending stories

6:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

When his elderly father became depressed, entrepreneur Roy Moed decided it was time to start a new chapter. The creator of LifeBook UK tells Abi Jackson his story.

Collette's down but not out

Droitwich Advertiser: Collette's down but not out

6:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

She has talent in spades, but it's her likeability that makes Toni Collette most stand out. As her latest movie, A Long Way Down, is released, the Australian actress tells Keeley Bolger about parenthood, stage fright and why she's pleased she didn't jack it all in.

Go and grow eco

Droitwich Advertiser: Go and grow eco

6:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Tips to make your garden more eco-friendly - plus, find out what else needs doing in the garden this week.








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