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Droitwich Advertiser: People on one of the tree identification courses. Image courtesy of Suzi Richer. SP (23504459)

3:30pm Friday 17th April 2015

WILDLIFE lovers in Droitwich are being invited to take part in a range of wildlife discovery courses on offer from Worcestershire Wildlife Trust.

Update on Thursday's rush hour collision in Droitwich

Droitwich Advertiser: Update on Thursday's rush hour collision in Droitwich

1:31pm Friday 17th April 2015

AN elderly woman had to be taken to hospital following a collision during the evening rush hour in Droitwich yesterday.

Candidates throw their hats in the ring for district elections

Droitwich Advertiser: Don't miss out on your vote

11:24am Friday 17th April 2015

THE starting bell has sounded and the fight is on in the run up to the district elections in Wychavon, with all of the candidates now officially throwing their hats into the ring for the elections on May 7.

Join in with doggie swimathom

Droitwich Advertiser: A keen swimmer. Image courtesy of Bluewaters Pet Centre. SP (23449898)

8:35am Friday 17th April 2015

CHARITABLE Droitwich dogs are being called on to help raise money for their four-legged friends with a sponsored swim.

Application for 163 houses withdrawn

Droitwich Advertiser: Concerns over infrastructure as Droitwich set to grow

4:26pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A PLANNING application for a third major housing development just outside Droitwich has been withdrawn only days before it was due to go in front of the Wychavon Planning Committee.

Chance to find out about new Droitwich dementia centre

Droitwich Advertiser: 05/03/13Droitwichh Village Hall (19913537)

1:22pm Thursday 16th April 2015

PEOPLE in Droitwich Spa who are living with dementia or helping someone else to live through the experience, are being invited to come along to a free coffee morning, where they’ll be able to pick up information about a new meeting centre opening in the town in September.

Get inspiration from garden roadshow

Droitwich Advertiser: The show will feature inspirational gardens. SP (23350841)

11:22am Thursday 16th April 2015

GREEN-fingered folk looking to transform their gardens now that spring has officially sprung, might be able to find some inspiration from a national roadshow which is making its way to Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold.

Get inspiration from garden roadshow

Droitwich Advertiser: The show will feature inspirational gardens. SP (23350841)

11:21am Thursday 16th April 2015

GREEN-fingered folk looking to transform their gardens now that spring has officially sprung, might be able to find some inspiration from a national roadshow which is making its way to Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold.

Volunteers help paint Droitwich charity base

Droitwich Advertiser: Volunteers from the CCG Employer Supported Volunteering scheme at Spectrum Days. SP (23344999)

8:57am Thursday 16th April 2015

VOLUNTEERS have been helping to paint rooms at a local charity in Droitwich as part of a volunteering scheme organised by the NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Chemical spill closes road in Droitwich

Droitwich Advertiser: Chemical spill closes road in Droitwich

3:59pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A CHEMICAL spill on the Kidderminster Road in Droitwich led to fire crews having to set up a road block, donning gas tight suits to tackle the spillage.

Go from couch to 5k in nine weeks

Droitwich Advertiser: Go from couch to 5k in nine weeks

11:23am Wednesday 15th April 2015

DROITWICH Athletics Club is launching the NHS Couch to 5k programme to people up and running who might never have run before.

Witnesses sought to hanging basket thefts

Droitwich Advertiser: BMW convertible stolen in Droitwich burglary

8:17am Wednesday 15th April 2015

POLICE in Droitwich are appealing for information after thieves stole a number of hanging baskets and garden pots from outside a property in Meadow Way.

Ask your future MP a question

Droitwich Advertiser: Don't miss out on your vote

3:46pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

ANYONE who would like to know more about the mid-Worcestershire candidates for the upcoming general election, is invited to come along to a hustings event on Tuesday, April 28 at Wychbold First School on School Road in Wychbold.

Major stand up comedy night at the Chateau

Droitwich Advertiser: Ascerbic one-liners from Gary Delaney. SP (23151828)

1:18pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

SEVERAL of the nation’s top comedians will be standing in the spotlight at the Chateau Impney next month as part of a major new comedy event.

The race is on for Bromsgrove district candidates

Droitwich Advertiser: Don't miss out on your vote

12:36pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

THE battle lines have been drawn across the Bromsgrove district, with 74 candidates competiting for 31 seats on the district council.

The race is on for Bromsgrove district candidates

Droitwich Advertiser: Don't miss out on your vote

12:36pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

THE battle lines have been drawn across the Bromsgrove district, with 74 candidates competiting for 31 seats on the district council.

Dog walkers raise money for hearing dogs for the deaf

Droitwich Advertiser: Adam Henson at Hanbury Hall with his Hungarian Visla Boo, and hearing dog Rosie. SP (23112596)

11:05am Tuesday 14th April 2015

MORE than 230 people and their four-legged friends turned out recently to support the Great British Dog Walk at Hanbury Hall.

Major stand up comedy night at the Chateau

Droitwich Advertiser: Ascerbic one-liners from Gary Delaney. SP (23151828)

10:19am Tuesday 14th April 2015

SEVERAL of the nation’s top comedians will be standing in the spotlight at the Chateau Impney next month as part of a major new comedy event.

Fashion show raises funds for Rotary Club

Droitwich Advertiser: 05/03/13Droitwichh Village Hall (19913537)

8:07am Tuesday 14th April 2015

A FASHION show to raise money for the Droitwich Rotary Club is being organised for Wednesday, April 15.

High Street building is nearly 700 years old

Droitwich Advertiser: 33 High Street, Droitwich. SP (23059670)

3:27pm Monday 13th April 2015

AS part of fascinating research into the town’s history, a building on Droitwich High Street, has been found to be nearly 700 years old.

Bird collection stolen in Droitwich

Droitwich Advertiser: Stolen African Grey parrot. SP (23049095)

1:21pm Monday 13th April 2015

A DISABLED man in Droitwich is in shock after having his collection of birds he has been building for decades, stolen from an enclosure in his back garden.

Droitwich announces candidates for general election

Droitwich Advertiser: Don't miss out on your vote

11:38am Monday 13th April 2015

CANDIDATES have now been officially announced for the general election campaign in the Mid Worcestershire constituency.

Chawson celebrates 'good' Ofsted result

Droitwich Advertiser: Headteacher Helen Wallace with children from Chawson First School. SP (22746650)

8:37am Friday 10th April 2015

CHAWSON First School is celebrating after improving to a ‘good’ rating in its latest Ofsted inspection, from its previous rating of ‘requires improvement’.

Plaques to commemorate town historian

Droitwich Advertiser: Antiques Roadshow expert Henry Sandon with Nelly Copson. SP (22733623)

3:26pm Thursday 9th April 2015

TWO new plaques are set to be unveiled in Droitwich town centre in honour of local historian Nelly Copson.

Cheese-ter egg raises cash for hospice

Droitwich Advertiser: Winner Robert Bagley with Webbs Food Hall staff member Hollie Cater. SP (22712278)

11:43am Thursday 9th April 2015

CUSTOMERS at Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold have raised £54 for charity through the store’s giant Cheese-ter Egg.

Cheese-ter egg raises cash for hospice

Droitwich Advertiser: Winner Robert Bagley with Webbs Food Hall staff member Hollie Cater. SP (22712278)

11:43am Thursday 9th April 2015

CUSTOMERS at Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold have raised £54 for charity through the store’s giant Cheese-ter Egg.

Join the dawn chorus for tuneful wildlife walk

Droitwich Advertiser: A willow warbler in song. SP (22710637)

8:41am Thursday 9th April 2015

A WILDLIFE farm in Hanbury is offering people the chance to experience the local birdlife with a dawn bird walk.

Join the dawn chorus for tuneful wildlife walk

Droitwich Advertiser: A willow warbler in song. SP (22710637)

8:41am Thursday 9th April 2015

A WILDLIFE farm in Hanbury is offering people the chance to experience the local birdlife with a dawn bird walk.

Bromsgrove artist on display

Droitwich Advertiser: Philip Brewer with some of his paintings. SP (22612001)

4:50pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A BROMSGROVE artist who paints silhouettes is displaying his work in one of the town centre’s cafes until May.

Droitwich councillor stepping down after 34 years

Droitwich Advertiser: Councillor Peter Pinfield. SP (22714244)

3:58pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

STALWART Droitwich Spa town and district councillor Pete Pinfield is stepping down at the upcoming election, after 34 years of service to the town.

Droitwich firm designs revolutionary new cargo lock

Droitwich Advertiser: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA (22705290)

3:47pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A LOCKING system designed and manufactured in Droitwich, is set to prevent as much as $80 billion of cargo going missing every year.

Farmers' market set to expand

Droitwich Advertiser: Farmers' market set to expand

1:22pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

DROITWICH Spa Farmers’ Market is planning on growing in size over the next few months in a bid to offer some added attractions.

Bromsgrove team climb Kilimanjaro for charity

11:44am Wednesday 8th April 2015

A GROUP of 14 people from Bromsgrove-based Foster Care Associates, have raised more than £7,000 after successfully completing a trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Get in the political spirit with classic comedy at the Norbury

Droitwich Advertiser: Paul Bellamy as PM Jim Hacker. SP(22620561)

8:40am Wednesday 8th April 2015

JUST in time to make the most of the general election campaign, a BBC classic comedy is making its way to the Norbury Theatre in Droitwich.

New vicar for St John's

Droitwich Advertiser: The Rev Khan. SP (22551887)

4:36pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

ST John’s Church in Bromsgrove is to receive a new vicar as the Rev Ray Khan will be licensed as team vicar in the Bromsgrove parish on Thursday, April 23.

County council reassures residents day centre users will stay in town

Droitwich Advertiser: County council reassures residents day centre users will stay in town

3:42pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

WORCESTERSHIRE County Council has reassured residents that service users will not be left to their own devices following the relocation of services from Kingfields Day Centre in the town.

Council magazine releases spring edition

Droitwich Advertiser: ID shot Bromsgrove Council House (22545529)

3:01pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

THE new ‘Together Bromsgrove’ magazine will be landing on doorsteps around the town this week, with information about services and the latest news from Bromsgrove District Council.

Shopper surprised by wedding proposal in Webbs

Droitwich Advertiser: Jason Coe and Cheryl Tindale in Webbs. SP (22577868)

2:16pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

EVERYONE likes to feel as if they’ve found the perfect item on a shopping trip, but for one shopper, a trip to Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold proved truly unique when she discovered a personalized proposal of marriage inside a display of jewellery.

Shopper surprised by wedding proposal in Webbs

Droitwich Advertiser: Jason Coe and Cheryl Tindale in Webbs. SP (22577868)

2:15pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

EVERYONE likes to feel as if they’ve found the perfect item on a shopping trip, but for one shopper, a trip to Webbs Garden Centre in Wychbold proved truly unique when she discovered a personalized proposal of marriage inside a display of jewellery.

Call for more NHS support for couples dealing with illness

Droitwich Advertiser: Call for more NHS support for couples dealing with illness

7:09am Tuesday 7th April 2015

RELATE Worcestershire is calling on local government to give more NHS support to couples where either partner is living with long term health conditions as part of its Best Medicine campaign.

Bromsgrove charity offers free dog microchipping ahead of change in law

Droitwich Advertiser: Bromsgrove charity offers free dog microchipping ahead of change in law

1:37pm Monday 6th April 2015

DOG owners in Bromsgrove are being offered the chance to get their pets microchipped for free in a bid to help dogs get returned to their families if they do go missing.

Piratical fun for Droitwich youngsters

Droitwich Advertiser: Piratical fun for Droitwich youngsters

11:12am Monday 6th April 2015

THERE’S theatre for children at the Norbury later this month with two performances of Long John’s Treasure.

Bromsgrove youngsters receive an Easter treat

Droitwich Advertiser: Amy Homer, club manager at Lifestyles Fitness donating Easter Eggs to Jayne Sewell, family outreach worker at Pathway Care in Bromsgrove. SP (22348228)

11:08am Sunday 5th April 2015

BROMSGROVE foster care agency Pathway Care has received a donation of Easter eggs, which it used as part of an ‘Easter Eggstravaganza’ for children in foster care in the town.

Would you like to work at Avoncroft?

Droitwich Advertiser: Anne Hardy in one of the museum's iconic police boxes. SP (22272245)

4:54pm Friday 3rd April 2015

AVONCROFT Museum of Historic Buildings in Bromsgrove is on the lookout for volunteers to help them bring the past to life.

Committee approves consultation into boundary changes for Hagley and Clent parishes

Droitwich Advertiser: ID shot Bromsgrove Council House (22280189)

2:51pm Friday 3rd April 2015

HAGLEY and Clent residents are being invited to officially have their say over the future of their parishes, after Bromsgrove District Council agreed on a consultation into boundary changes.

Call for more NHS support for couples dealing with illness

Droitwich Advertiser: Call for more NHS support for couples dealing with illness

4:50pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

RELATE Worcestershire is calling on local government to give more NHS support to couples where either partner is living with long term health conditions as part of its Best Medicine campaign.

Youngsters bring 'Seussical' to the Norbury

Droitwich Advertiser: Youngsters bring 'Seussical' to to Norbury

2:16pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

YOUNGSTERS from Encore Theatre Academy took to the stage recently at the Norbury Theatre, for their latest show, Spring Musical Seussical Jr.

Thieves cut hole in roof of van

Droitwich Advertiser: Redditch man convicted of sex offences wanted by police

1:39pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

POLICE in Droitwich are appealing for information after the driver of a van left in a hotel car park overnight in Sytchampton, returned to their vehicle to discover a huge hole had been cut into its roof.

Chawson man harassed his ex and threatened to kill her new partner

Droitwich Advertiser: Trial set for man accused of Droitwich kebab shop assault

11:18am Thursday 2nd April 2015

A DROITWICH man who threatened to kill his former girlfriend's new partner in a stream of text messages has admitted harassment.

Droitwich High students boost recycling in school

Droitwich Advertiser: Droitwich High students boost recycling in school

11:09am Thursday 2nd April 2015

STUDENTS at Droitwich Spa High School have been boosting their recycling efforts after they were asked to put forward their ideas on how to improve the school.

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