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Heroin addict jailed after Droitwich break-in

11:37am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A HEROIN addict has been jailed for breaking into a Droitwich home and stealing a family heirloom and other jewellery of sentimental value.

Call to give blood in Droitwich

8:06am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POTENTIAL blood donors are being asked to volunteer for two blood donor sessions being organised later this month in Droitwich.

Landmark wedding for Chateau Impney

Droitwich Advertiser: Newlyweds Aaron Gregson and Francis Price on their big day. SP

3:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

ONE couple’s big day proved a small landmark in the town, as Francis Price and Aaron Gregson celebrated the first gay marriage to be held at the Chateau Impney last week.

Charity football match for hospice

1:36pm Monday 15th September 2014

VETERAN Droitwich footballers are taking part in a special match later this month to raise money for a local charity.

Man seriously injured in Holt Heath collision

11:21am Monday 15th September 2014

TWO men were injured, one of them seriously in a road traffic collision just outside Holt Heath at the weekend.

Mad Hatter's tea party for Macmillan

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:21am Monday 15th September 2014

STAFF and residents at Westmead Care Home are being transported down the rabbit hole for a tea party with a difference in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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.

Nominate the tree of the year

3:16pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE search is on to find Worcestershire’s most prestigious tree and people in Droitwich are being invited to suggest their favourite trees to find a contender for an international competition

Droitwich fire fighter receives award for swift actions and bravery

Droitwich Advertiser: Mark Yates presents Simon Jelfs with his award. SP

11:48am Friday 12th September 2014

A FIRE fighter at Droitwich Fire Station has been presented with an award for bravery as part of Hereford and Worcester Fire Service’s annual medals and awards ceremony.

Make a splash with four-legged friends

Droitwich Advertiser: A huskie enjoys a therapeutic swim. SP

8:38am Friday 12th September 2014

DOGS and their owners in Droitwich can take a closer look at water therapy this weekend with an open day taking place at Bluewaters Pet Centre in Elmley Lovett.

Take a look inside Rushock church

3:17pm Thursday 11th September 2014

ST Michael’s and All Angels Church in Rushock is taking part in the Festival of Churches on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21 with a flower festival.

New support group puts men in the garden

Droitwich Advertiser: Chris Green with his seedlings. SP

1:15pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A DROITWICH man has been benefitting from a new gardening group set up through St Richard’s Hospice.

Webbs calls for donations to annual collection day

8:55am Thursday 11th September 2014

WEBBS Garden Centre in Wychbold is holding its annual Donate, Don’t Dump Day to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice this Thursday.

Town centre could get whole new look

4:15pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

ROADS and street furniture in Droitwich town centre could be set to improve with a package of measures under development at Worcestershire County Council.

Give a home to local cats

Droitwich Advertiser: Audrey the cat, who needs a new home. SP

3:25pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CAT lovers in Droitwich will have the opportunity to find a new feline friend this weekend, as the Worcester and Mid-Worcestershire branch of the RSPCA is holding a cat re-homing day.

Charity sale at Westmead Day Centre

1:42pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A DROITWICH day care centre is holding a charity sale this weekend with everything on offer from children’s games and toys to ladies clothing, books and bric-a-brac.

Charity auction in memory of Ava

Droitwich Advertiser: One of the keepsake boxes the charity hopes to provide. SP

12:50pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN Alvecurch man is organising a charity auction and raffle to raise money for a charity for bereaved parents.

Droitwich man to stand trial for dangerous driving and possessing a prohibited weapon

1:55pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A 52-YEAR-old man from Droitwich is to stand trial after he denied driving dangerously on a Worcestershire road and having a prohibited weapon.

Indulge nostalgia with scramble bike event

Droitwich Advertiser: Scramble bikes in the 1960s. SP

11:21am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CLASSIC charity motor cycle scramble is returning to Hanbury this week with bikes on show from the 1950s and 1970s.

Benches for Wychavon Way

8:50am Tuesday 9th September 2014

TWELVE benches are being placed along the Wychavon Way after they were funded by the county’s waste management contractor Severn Waste Services.

Redheads benefit from royal birthday offer

Droitwich Advertiser: (10117436)

3:46pm Monday 8th September 2014

A LOCAL pub and restaurant in Droitwich is holding a special event to celebrate Prince Harry’s 30th birthday by offering local redheads a 30 per cent discount on their food bills for the day.

Art on offer as part of Salt Fest

1:14pm Monday 8th September 2014

A WHOLE host of community art is going to be on offer this weekend as part of the Salt Fest celebrations.

Children's Theatre launches autumn season

11:21am Monday 8th September 2014

THE Children’s Theatre at the Norbury Theatre in Droitwich, is launching its Autumn season on Saturday, September 20 with the return of audience favourite Hippy Dippy Hare.

Swing is the thing with jazz orchestra

Droitwich Advertiser: Members of Worcester Jazz Orchestra

8:22am Monday 8th September 2014

WORCESTER Jazz Orchestra’s autumn concert is taking place next month in Droitwich with a theme of ‘Swing is King’.

Call for county's best young poets

4:08pm Friday 5th September 2014

YOUNG poets in Redditch, Bromsgrove and Droitwich are being invited to take part in a search for the county’s next Poet Laureate.

Call for county's best young poets

4:08pm Friday 5th September 2014

YOUNG poets in Redditch, Bromsgrove and Droitwich are being invited to take part in a search for the county’s next Poet Laureate.

Call for county's best young poets

4:06pm Friday 5th September 2014

YOUNG poets in Redditch, Bromsgrove and Droitwich are being invited to take part in a search for the county’s next Poet Laureate.

Getting the bigger picture of Rotary

Droitwich Advertiser: Droitwich Rotary president Helen Karakashian with district governor John Crawford. Buy photo: BMM371401a at droitwichadvertiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01384 358200.

1:48pm Friday 5th September 2014

MEMBERS of the Droitwich branch of the Rotary Club received a visit from district governor John Crawford recently.

New leisure courses on offer at local libraries

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:20am Sunday 7th September 2014

BROMSGROVE and Droitwich Libraries are about to launch a new leisure programme of courses in art and creative crafts this September involving local artists, specialists and tutors.

NEw leisure courses on offer at local libraries

11:17am Friday 5th September 2014

BROMSGROVE and Droitwich Libraries are about to launch a new leisure programme of courses in art and creative crafts this September involving local artists, specialists and tutors.

The search for Santa is on

Droitwich Advertiser: Elf Nicky Bright is waiting for the right person to fill the Father Christmas suit. SP

9:51am Friday 5th September 2014

SUMMER may only just be over, but the search is already beginning at Webbs for right person to fill Santa’s shoes.

The search for Santa is on

Droitwich Advertiser: Elf Nicky Bright is waiting for the right person to fill the Father Christmas suit. SP

8:54am Friday 5th September 2014

SUMMER may only just be over, but the search is already beginning at Webbs for right person to fill Santa’s shoes.

Join forum for Macmillan coffee morning

4:11pm Thursday 4th September 2014

PEOPLE in Droitwich are invited to come along to charity coffee morning being organised by the Droitwich Spa Area Forum for Older People to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Droitwich manager claims unfair dismissal over claims of leaking information to competitor

1:12pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A DROITWICH manager complained he was unfairly dismissed after denying he revealed confidential information about a £3 million contract to a potential coach and bus competitor.

Preparations underway for royal visit at Rashwood

Droitwich Advertiser: Preparations are already underway in the kitchens for the Royal visit. SP

11:37am Thursday 4th September 2014

PREPARATIONS are underway at Rashwood Care Home in Droitwich for a visit from royalty.

Chance to see unusual Droitwich garden

Droitwich Advertiser: (9993964)

8:10am Thursday 4th September 2014

KEEN gardeners can get a glimpse into a charming private garden in Droitwich next weekend as part of the National Gardens Scheme.

£1.1 million investment for Droitwich Leisure Centre

3:46pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

MORE than £1 million is due to be invested in Droitwich Leisure Centre following a decision at last night’s meeting of Wychavon District Council’s executive committee.

Honey creates a buzz at Webbs

Droitwich Advertiser: Mike Rutter from Webbs Garden Centre and beekeeper Chris Broad with one of the hives. SP

1:47pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold is a buzz with the news that its very own bees managed to deliver a bumper crop of honey this year

Honey creates a buzz at Webbs

Droitwich Advertiser: Mike Rutter from Webbs Garden Centre and beekeeper Chris Broad with one of the hives. SP

1:45pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold is a buzz with the news that its very own bees managed to deliver a bumper crop of honey this year

Applications open for next year's school starters

8:31am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

PARENTS with children in Droitwich who have recently turned three years old are being invited to let Worcestershire County Council know if they want their child to start school next September.

Join Droitwich Arts Network and find out what's going on in town

1:52pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DROITWICH Arts Network (DAN) is holding its next meeting on Thursday, September 25 at Park’s Cafe in Victoria Square, from 7.15pm.

Lions help out the Youth Bus with donation

Droitwich Advertiser: Nicole Merchant, Chloe Weston, and Madi Rouse  on the Youth Bus with the new music equipment. SP

11:26am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DROITWICH Lions Ladies have donated £500 to Wychavon’s Youth Bus to help pay for new music equipment.

Council extends garden waste collection scheme

8:34am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

GARDENERS in Droitwich will be able to have more of their garden waste removed after Wychavon District Council extended its garden waste service in oversubscribed areas around the town.

Foodbank starts giving food to community

Droitwich Advertiser: (9729791)

8:32am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AFTER months of preparation Droitwich Foodbank has begun distributing food to local people in the area.

A packed weekend planned for Salt Fest

Droitwich Advertiser: (9877301)

4:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

NEXT weekend will see Droitwich taken over by the annual celebration of the town’s unique salt heritage with Salt Fest.

Council works to preserve bee population

1:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORK is taking place in and around Droitwich to preserve the habitat of local bee populations.

Henry's trip for charity

11:45am Monday 1st September 2014

A PET rabbit belonging to a former Dodderhill school pupil has made a 1,500 mile journey to raise money for a muscle weakness charity.

New bus service to Rubery

8:57am Monday 1st September 2014

A NEW bus service is launching in Droitwich, to link the town with Rubery.

New garden for nursery

Droitwich Advertiser: People working on the garden at Scooters. SP

11:36am Sunday 31st August 2014

CHILDREN from Scooters Playgroup in Droitwich are returning from the summer holidays to a brand new garden, after volunteers spent the last 12 months working on a plot of waste ground at its base at Hanbury CofE First School.

Give blood at sessions in town

11:12am Saturday 30th August 2014

PEOPLE in Droitwich are being asked to book an appointment and donate blood at upcoming donor sessions in the town.

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