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New website for Droitwich Arts Network

Droitwich Advertiser: The new DAN website (36928125)

11:25am Monday 31st August 2015

DROITWICH Arts Network (DAN) has launched a new website to showcase local arts activities in the town, as well as highlighting how residents can join in with local arts opportunities.

Celebrate Elizabeth's reign with a strawberry tea

Droitwich Advertiser: Students take tea as catering lesson

9:06am Monday 31st August 2015

DROITWICH residents are being invited to celebrate a landmark in British history together this September with a strawberry cream tea.

Raise some dough for St Basil's

Droitwich Advertiser: Apache Indian has offered a performance as a prize. (36916521)

3:23pm Friday 28th August 2015

NINETIES British bhangra star Apache Indian has offered to be the prize for a baking challenge to raise money for young people’s charity St Basil’s which works in Bromsgrove.

Bromsgrove homes less likely than most to receive a visit from bailiffs

Droitwich Advertiser: Bromsgrove homes less likely than most to receive a visit from bailiffs

5:04pm Thursday 27th August 2015

BAILIFFS have been sent to collect debts in Bromsgrove 455 times over the last 12 months on behalf of Bromsgrove District Council according to new research released by the Money Advice Trust.

Would you like to walk Barney?

Droitwich Advertiser: Barney the English setter (36766394)

3:56pm Thursday 27th August 2015

BARNEY the dog needs a walk and the Cinnamon Trust in Droitwich, which helps elderly and terminally people to care for their pets is hoping that more people from the town might be willing to volunteer as dog walkers.

Raising funds for Droitwich Foodbank with 24-hour row

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

1:22pm Thursday 27th August 2015

YOUNGSTERS from the Boys and Girls Brigade in Droitwich Spa are raising money for the town’s Foodbank with a sponsored row over the Salt Fest weekend.

Droitwich youth group takes on eating challenge for Snoezelan

Droitwich Advertiser: DAFFY members taking on their eating challenge. SP (36737323)

11:20am Thursday 27th August 2015

A GROUP of young people from Droitwich have been raising money for the Snoezelan Centre in Worcester with a sponsored eating challenge.

Salwarpe Fete gets record crowds

Droitwich Advertiser: Chloe Mackay, Alastair Mackay, Holly Stevens and Oliver Stevens with some of the animals at Gloverspiece Mini Farm. (36461943)

8:46am Thursday 27th August 2015

CROWDS turned out in their thousands for Salwarpe Village Fete recently with three new attractions on offer to entertain them.

Cycling selfie could win you a free place in tour

Droitwich Advertiser: Hunters Hill staff and pupils take on gruelling triathlon challenge

4:54pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

KEEN cyclists in Droitwich Spa are being invited to take selfie-inspired photos of themselves on their favourite cycling routes, in order to win tickets to take part in a 75 mile cycle ride, which will start in Worcester.

Help the Lido with jazz fundraiser

Droitwich Advertiser: Chris (NT04584)Lido blah blah... (32844117)

2:39pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE Friends of Droitwich Spa Lido organisation is holding an evening of jazz music this November to raise money for the community pool.

Discover local wildlife with Droitwich supporters group

Droitwich Advertiser: One of the many butterflies found in Monkswood. Image courtesy of Rosemary Winnall (36496447)

1:15pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A DROITWICH-based group of supporters for Worcestershire Wildlife Trust is inviting the town’s residents to join them for a walk around nearby Monkwood Nature Reserve.

Bromsgrove youngster Thomas puts his heart into fundraising challenge

Droitwich Advertiser: Bromsgrove youngster Thomas puts his heart into fundraising challenge

12:13pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A DETERMINED Bromsgrove youngster born with half a heart, who has nearly completed a charity challenge to swim 100 lengths over the summer holidays, is organising a cake sale this weekend to boost his fundraising efforts.

Salwarpe Fete gets record crowds

Droitwich Advertiser: Chloe Mackay, Alastair Mackay, Holly Stevens and Oliver Stevens with some of the animals at Gloverspiece Mini Farm. (36461943)

11:37am Tuesday 25th August 2015

CROWDS turned out in their thousands for Salwarpe Village Fete this weekend with three new attractions on offer to entertain them.

Charity scramble returns to Hanbury

Droitwich Advertiser: Charity scramble returns to Hanbury

9:08am Tuesday 25th August 2015

THE annual charity motorcycle scramble is returning to Middle Hill, Park Farm in Hanbury this Sunday, featuring a round of the British solo championship, and the British sidecar championship.

Charity scramble returns to Hanbury

Droitwich Advertiser: Charity scramble returns to Hanbury

11:50am Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE annual charity motorcycle scramble is returning to Middle Hill, Park Farm in Hanbury this Sunday, featuring a round of the British solo championship, and the British sidecar championship.

Man fined over £5,000 for knocking down a grade two listed glasshouse in Droitwich

Droitwich Advertiser: Engineer stole water pump from Droitwich firm and tried to sell it on eBay

2:30pm Monday 24th August 2015

A MAN who demolished a 19th century glasshouse at a grade 2 listed building in Droitwich has been ordered to pay fines and costs of £5,520.

Local estate agent nominated for award for his work to rebuild Lido Park equipment

Droitwich Advertiser: Matt Nicol with some of the Hereford and Worcester Fire Service members who helped to rebuild the playground equipment. (36340633)

10:47am Monday 24th August 2015

A GENEROUS local estate agent who rallied the community to help rebuild the play equipment in Droitwich’s Lido Park last summer, has been nominated for a national award as a result of the campaign.

Find out more about local policing with new programme

Droitwich Advertiser: Find out more about local policing with new programme

11:40am Wednesday 12th August 2015

PEOPLE in Bromsgrove and Droitwich are being invited to take part in a 10-week course organised by West Mercia Police to learn more about the work of the local police force.

Find out more about local policing with new programme

Droitwich Advertiser: Find out more about local policing with new programme

11:40am Wednesday 12th August 2015

PEOPLE in Bromsgrove and Droitwich are being invited to take part in a 10-week course organised by West Mercia Police to learn more about the work of the local police force.

Don't miss out on the chance to vote

Droitwich Advertiser: Have your say on future of street trading

9:19am Wednesday 12th August 2015

DROITWICH residents are being reminded to make sure they are registered to vote, before they miss out on the chance to select the next Police and Crime Commissioner, as well as the potential EU referendum.

Pitch in with plans for new community orchard for Droitwich

Droitwich Advertiser: Eight town councillors stepping down

9:09am Tuesday 11th August 2015

GREEN-fingered volunteers in Droitwich, are being invited to help create a new community orchard for the town.

Droitwich Specsavers staff raise money for Ellie's Fund

Droitwich Advertiser: In their Disney best: (from left) Emma Jelfs, Hannah Hodgkins, Chantelle Carol and Ellie Smith. SP (34479823)

3:51pm Monday 10th August 2015

STAFF at the Droitwich branch of Specsavers spent the day recently raising money for a personal cause.

Children's fun day at Droitwich branch of Lloyds Bank

Droitwich Advertiser: Eight town councillors stepping down

1:42pm Monday 10th August 2015

Lloyd’s Bank in Droitwich is organising a children’s charity fun day next week to raise money for Children in Need.

Unlock Droitwich's history with guided walk

Droitwich Advertiser: Eight town councillors stepping down

11:15am Monday 10th August 2015

ANYONE interested in finding out more about ancient buildings along High Street and Friar Street in Droitwich can join a guided walk being organised by the Historic Droitwich group.

Droitwich couple celebrating 60 years

Droitwich Advertiser: John and Margaret Hopkins on their wedding day and now. SP (34407079)

4:38pm Friday 7th August 2015

A DROITWICH couple are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary this month after 60 happy years together.

Cofton Hackett youngster heads to Sri Lanka to volunteer

Droitwich Advertiser: Emily Henderson who is heading out to Sri Lanka. SP (34392491)

3:26pm Friday 7th August 2015

A 17-YEAR-old from Cofton Hackett is heading off to Sri Lanka to work as part of team of volunteers for two weeks.

Staff celebrate Droitwich hospital anniversary with creative flair

Droitwich Advertiser: Staff enjoying the 30th anniversary celebrations. SP (34375927)

11:48am Friday 7th August 2015

STAFF at a Droitwich hospital were celebrating recently as it reached its 30th anniversary.

Youth Council offers waiter service in Lido Park

Droitwich Advertiser: Members of the Youth Council with Sauce City Jazz. SP (34367876)

9:16am Friday 7th August 2015

MEMBERS of the Droitwich Spa Youth Council provided their waiter service again recently for one of the bands performing in Lido Park.

Wychavon considering sharing bin collection with Malvern Hills and Worcester City Councils

Droitwich Advertiser: Have your say on future of street trading

4:53pm Thursday 6th August 2015

TAXPAYERS in Droitwich might soon be saving money by using one waste collection company across three local council areas.

New easy access walking route suggested by Droitwich club member

Droitwich Advertiser: Barry Durman with disabled ramblers members (front) John Cuthbertson, Arthur Lee, (back) Peter Travis from Solihull 41 Club, John Anderson, Edgar Harwood fromDroitwich 41 Club, Amanda Hill. SP(34340836)

2:00pm Thursday 6th August 2015

A WALKING route suggested by a member of the Droitwich Spa 41 Club to provide easy access, has been officially opened as part of the Millennium Way.

Groups pitch in to help fix church roof in Droitwich

Droitwich Advertiser: The Reverends Nigel Byard, Laura Handy and Beverly Jameson, with Lions president Dave Sherwen and his wife Val, and Lions president-elect David Jepson with his wife Dee. SP (34295602)

9:12am Thursday 6th August 2015

DIFFERENT groups which use space at St Andrew’s Church in Droitwich are clubbing together to help raise £50,000 needed to repair structural problems to the building’s roof.

Wych Way staff raise cash with Disney day

Droitwich Advertiser: Wych Way staff raise cash with Disney day

3:54pm Wednesday 5th August 2015

STAFF at the Wych Way Inn in Droitwich have raised more than £200 for the Make a Wish Foundation with a Disney Day.

Young artist wins cash prize for St Peter's

Droitwich Advertiser: Emilie Cartelet with her winning entry. SP (34268039)

2:24pm Wednesday 5th August 2015

A STUDENT at St Peter’s CEVA First School in Droitwich won a prize of £150 for the school before she left, with her entry in a drawing and colouring competition.

Charter Day a great success

Droitwich Advertiser: Town figures and members of the Norbury Players conducted a ceremony outside St Andrew's Church. SP (34096235)

3:34pm Tuesday 4th August 2015

THE people of Droitwich could be forgiven for thinking they might have travelled back in time over the weekend, with a town full of people in period costume marking the 800th anniversary of the town’s charter.

Try a taste of Bromsgrove bake-off at Breme Care Home

Droitwich Advertiser: Try a taste of Bromsgrove bake-off at Breme Care Home

1:30pm Tuesday 4th August 2015

BREME Care Home in Bromsgrove is holding its own version of the Great British Bake-Off to mark the start of the series, and people from the local community are invited along to join in with the fun.

New faces for local councils

Droitwich Advertiser: Eight town councillors stepping down

12:28pm Tuesday 4th August 2015

VACANT positions on Droitwich Spa Town Council and Wychavon District Council left by the death of Councillor Glenise Noyes, have both been filled.

Edith celebrates 100 years

Droitwich Advertiser: Celebrating 100 years: (back from left) Edith’s son-in-law Bob, daughter Janet, grandsons Phillip and Andrew, daughter Christine, and son-in-law Roger, (front from left) great-granddaughter Lauren, Edith, and great-grandson Lewis. SP (34020392)

9:19am Tuesday 4th August 2015

A RESIDENT of St John’s Court Nursing Home in Bromsgrove was celebrating recently after reaching her milestone 100th birthday.

Audition for youth production of Cats

Droitwich Advertiser: Audition for youth production of Cats

4:08pm Monday 3rd August 2015

YOUNG performers in Droitwich and Bromsgrove are being invited to audition for a production of Cats which is taking place at Droitwich Spa High School next March.

Audition for youth production of Cats

Droitwich Advertiser: Audition for youth production of Cats

4:07pm Monday 3rd August 2015

YOUNG performers in Droitwich and Bromsgrove are being invited to audition for a production of Cats which is taking place at Droitwich Spa High School next March.

Droitwich woman fears for her future in face of changes to benefits system

Droitwich Advertiser: Droitwich woman fears for her future in face of changes to benefits system

1:32pm Monday 3rd August 2015

A DROITWICH woman who has made a life for herself in the town, has urged people not to become complacent about Government cuts, which could see her put back in a nursing home.

Join in with the Big Tick Project in Bromsgrove

Droitwich Advertiser: Join in with the Big Tick Project in Bromsgrove

1:15pm Monday 3rd August 2015

A BROMSGROVE veterinary practice is joining a national campaign to try and monitor the rise of Lyme Disease.

Feckenham sculptor gets his work on show

Droitwich Advertiser: MR.Xander with his wasp sculpture in the Butterfly Garden. SP (33968514)

12:02pm Monday 3rd August 2015

A TALENTED young sculptor from How College in Bromsgrove is celebrating after one of his sculptures was placed in a therapeutic garden in Hereford.

Feckenham sculptor gets his work on show

Droitwich Advertiser: MR.Xander with his wasp sculpture in the Butterfly Garden. SP (33968514)

12:01pm Monday 3rd August 2015

A TALENTED young sculptor from Feckenham is celebrating after one of his sculptures was placed in a therapeutic garden in Hereford.

Help Charlotte paint her way to fundraising goal

Droitwich Advertiser: Charlotte Cree with some of her artwork. SP (33809588)

2:18pm Friday 31st July 2015

A YOUNG artist from Droitwich is getting ready to take on a 20-hour painting challenge to raise money for a charity supporting people with eating disorders.

Droitwich hosts youth conference to make a difference in the world

Droitwich Advertiser: The young people took part in a number of teamwork challenges. SP (33793982)

12:39pm Friday 31st July 2015

DROITWICH Spa played host recently to a youth conference which brought children together from three schools across the region to give their views on how to make a difference in the world.

New interactive map lets Bromsgrove residents look into the history of the high street

Droitwich Advertiser: The interactive map with highlighted areas. SP (33787593)

11:56am Friday 31st July 2015

AN interactive map has been launched to give Bromsgrove residents easy access to the town’s history.

Droitwich poet Sarah launching new collection at Salt Fest

Droitwich Advertiser: Sarah Leavesley, who writes under the name of Sarah James, with her new poetry collection plenty-fish. SP (33732744)

8:54am Friday 31st July 2015

DROITWICH poet Sarah Leavesley is launching her fourth poetry collection ‘plenty-fish’ as part of an evening of festival poetry on Saturday, September 12 during Salt Fest.

Spot checks launched to prevent recycling becoming contaminated in Droitwich

Droitwich Advertiser: Droitwich High students boost recycling in school

4:28pm Thursday 30th July 2015

SPOT checks are being carried out on random Droitwich Spa residents in a bid to cut down on the amount of recycling being contaminated.

Droitwich car parks give hour's parking away free

Droitwich Advertiser: Playground and car park in Astwood Bank closed for a day's maintenance

1:09pm Thursday 30th July 2015

PEOPLE parking in Droitwich Spa centre will be able to get a third hour for free after district councillor approved a change to the district’s parking charges in a recent meeting.

Fuel stolen from Stoke Prior using owner's own wheelbarrows

Droitwich Advertiser: BMW convertible stolen in Droitwich burglary

11:37am Thursday 30th July 2015

POLICE in Stoke Prior are appealing for information after thieves stole a large amount of fuel from a property, making their getaway using two stolen wheelbarrows.

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