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3:41pm Monday 2nd March 2015
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THIS weekend sees the return of the Worcestershire Theatre Festival to the Norbury Theatre in Droitwich for its 56th year, with 12 amateur theatre groups from all over the region coming to Droitwich to perform 25-55 minute long plays, some of which they’ve written themselves.
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HANBURY Hall near Droitwich is already succumbing to election fever, but not over this year’s general election. Instead staff at the National Trust property are getting excited about the 1715 election, which created one of the first modern parliaments, and saw Thomas Vernon, the builder of Hanbury Hall elected as the MP for Worcestershire.
4:55pm Friday 27th February 2015
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3:51pm Thursday 26th February 2015
DROITWICH Spa mayor Councillor Bob Brookes has expressed his disappointment with what he called the ‘lenient’ way in which two offenders were treated after setting fire to playground equipment in Lido Park last summer.
11:14am Thursday 26th February 2015
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11:05am Wednesday 25th February 2015
VOLUNTEERS from the Prince’s Trust who are based at Heart of Worcestershire College, have spent time at a farm for disadvantage inner-city children building wigwams and making see-saws and tunnels for rabbits.
10:43am Wednesday 25th February 2015
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PEOPLE in the tourism industry in Droitwich might hope to spread the image of an idyllic rural town in Worcestershire, with a cobbled high street and a packed festival calendar. However recent recipients of online advertising through the website TripAdvisor were in for a shock if they were looking for somewhere to stay in the area.
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SHOPS and businesses in Droitwich are being encouraged to take part in the town’s Fairtrade Fortnight from Monday, February 23 until Monday, March 9, with the Droitwich Fairtrade Group putting on a display in the library, and a stall running at the community market on Friday, February 27.
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TWO Droitwich businesses have won the chance to join 10 selected from across the entire county to showcase their products and services to hundreds of potential customers, as part of a Business Expo event in Malvern.
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AN officer from the Droitwich squadron of the Air Training Corps has been recognised for his work for the community as part of the annual Diamond Jubilee Community Recognition Awards, organised by Wychavon District Council.