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Droitwich dancers head off to World Cup

Droitwich Advertiser: The dancers from Droitwich, who will all be performing at the Dance World Cup in Romania. SP (26898535)

3:19pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A TEAM of seven young dancers from Droitwich are heading off to represent their country at the Dance World Cup in Romania at the end of June.

Talk on First World War battle with local implications

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

1:25pm Friday 22nd May 2015

WITH the centenary of the First World War in mind, Droitwich History and Archaeology Society is hosting a talk on a battle from 1914, which had a great impact on the people of Worcestershire.

Witton pupils try some hair-raising fundraising

Droitwich Advertiser: Some of the crazy hair styles from Witton Middle School's Mad Hair Day. SP (26857496)

11:29am Friday 22nd May 2015

STAFF and pupils at Witton Middle School have taken part in a hair-raising day of fundraising recently to raise awareness for the Neuro Foundation.

Raffle to raise funds for local sports organisations

Droitwich Advertiser: Raffle to raise funds for local sports organisations

8:49am Friday 22nd May 2015

THE newly formed sports consortium in Droitwich, which comprises four of the town’s sports clubs, Droitwich Spa Veterans Football Club, Droitwich Spa Open Age Football Club, Droitwich Spa Boy and Girls Football Club, and Droitwich Spa Hockey Club, is attempting to raise much needed funds to help with its operating costs.

A summer of outdoor theatre at Hanbury Hall

Droitwich Advertiser: Outdoor theatre at Hanbury Hall. SP (26789898)

2:56pm Thursday 21st May 2015

THEATRE-goers in Droitwich are in for a treat of a summer, with two plays and an evening of music on offer at Hanbury Hall over the next two months.

A summer of outdoor theatre at Hanbury Hall

Droitwich Advertiser: Outdoor theatre at Hanbury Hall. SP (26789898)

2:56pm Thursday 21st May 2015

THEATRE-goers in Droitwich are in for a treat of a summer, with two plays and an evening of music on offer at Hanbury Hall over the next two months.

Pastoral production in St John's Church

Droitwich Advertiser: Pastoral production in St John's Church

12:37pm Thursday 21st May 2015

AUDIENCES are being invited to imagine the Forest of Arden has grown up inside St John’s Church next month, with a production of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’.

Silent tribute paid to 'a gentle and free spirit'

Droitwich Advertiser: Councillor Glenise Noyes who passed away suddenly on Tuesday. SP (26740316)

10:07am Thursday 21st May 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to former mayor and local town and district councillor, following her sudden death earlier this week.

Silent tribute paid to 'a gentle and free spirit'

Droitwich Advertiser: Councillor Glenise Noyes who passed away suddenly on Tuesday. SP (26740316)

9:52am Thursday 21st May 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to former mayor and local town and district councillor, following her sudden death earlier this week.

Find out more about patient participation

Droitwich Advertiser: SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERA          (26688580)

12:50pm Thursday 21st May 2015

THE Patient Participation Group for the Spa Medical Practice in Droitwich is inviting patients to find out more about the group as part of Patient Participation Awareness Week.

Photos unearthed from teen who talked his way into original Hill Climb

Droitwich Advertiser: Image courtesy of Hugh Miller. (26655581)

8:48am Thursday 21st May 2015

PHOTOS have been discovered, which were taken by a talented schoolboy photographer who talked his way into the original Hill Climb events at the Chateau Impney in the 1960s, by convincing Autosport magazine that he was a professional.

St Richard's benefits from fundraising year

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

2:47pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

FORMER Worcestershire County Council chairman Pam Davey, has handed over a cheque for more than £1,000 from her fundraising efforts to St Richard’s Hospice.

Ombersley puts the fun in fundraiser

Droitwich Advertiser: Antiques expert Henry Sandon donated his valuation services for the day. SP (26524886)

8:41am Wednesday 20th May 2015

OMBERSLEY residents raised more than £600 for the Alzheimer’s Society over the weekend with a packed family fun day as part of Dementia Awareness Week.

Concerns over infrastructure for Yew Tree Hill development

Droitwich Advertiser: Concerns over infrastructure for Yew Tree Hill development

3:53pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

EMOTIONS are still riding high, nearly a year after the decision to grant planning permission for a major housing development at Yew Tree Hill.

Off-road bike stolen in Droitwich

Droitwich Advertiser: The stolen bike. SP Image courtesy of West Mercia Police(26492063)

1:24pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

POLICE in Droitwich are appealing for information after an off-road motorbike was stolen from a locked garage in the town.

Droitwich business shortlisted for award

Droitwich Advertiser: Droitwich business shortlisted for award

11:53am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A DROITWICH business which has been in the front running for three national business awards already this year, has been shortlisted for a fourth for the best Small or Medium Enterprise in Worcestershire.

Hugh takes on cycling challenge for personal cause

Droitwich Advertiser: Hugh Daly on his bike. SP (26412468)

4:49pm Monday 18th May 2015

A DROITWICH businessman is taking on a cycling challenge which will see him pedalling the 330 miles from Droitwich, to Galway on the west coast of Ireland.

Tardebigge youngsters enjoy 'smart science' day

Droitwich Advertiser: Tardebigge youngsters enjoy 'smart science' day

2:19pm Monday 18th May 2015

PUPILS at Tardebigge CofE First School had the chance recently to become ‘smart scientists’ for the day, and learn how to save energy.

Tardebigge youngsters enjoy 'smart science' day

Droitwich Advertiser: Tardebigge youngsters enjoy 'smart science' day

2:18pm Monday 18th May 2015

PUPILS at Tardebigge CofE First School had the chance recently to become ‘smart scientists’ for the day, and learn how to save energy.

Strictly returns to the Chateau

Droitwich Advertiser: Property maintenance professional John Kerr and Ashleigh Whittall are competing this Thursday. SP (26365471)

1:00pm Monday 18th May 2015

THE Chateau Impney Hotel just outside Droitwich is playing host to dance spectacular Strictly Worcestershire for the second year running this Thursday.

Tribute paid to former council chairman

Droitwich Advertiser: Jean and David Hancox celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary in 2013. (26349101)

11:46am Monday 18th May 2015

A FORMER chairman of Bromsgrove District Council has passed away following a short illness.

Hunters Hill staff and pupils take on gruelling triathlon challenge

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

8:22am Monday 18th May 2015

STUDENTS and staff from a technology college in Blackwell are being sponsored in a gruelling fundraising triathlon by a national law firm.

Two Burcot gardens open to the public

Droitwich Advertiser: The garden at 16 Green Hill, which is open to the public. SP (26195949)

11:40am Saturday 16th May 2015

GREEN-fingered Bromsgrove residents might well be able to pick up some tips for their own backyards with the opening of two gardens in Burcot as part of the National Garden Scheme.

Bromsgrove agency nominated for awards

Droitwich Advertiser: The Gough Bailey Wright team celebrate their nominations. SP (26162878)

8:30am Sunday 17th May 2015

A BROMSGROVE-based marketing agency has been shortlisted for four awards through national organisation, the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA).

Rubery cops hear concerns about dodgy driving outside Waseley Hills High School

Droitwich Advertiser: Police in Droitwich combat 'car cruising'

1:00pm Saturday 16th May 2015

POLICE in Rubery have received a number of complaints about the way that people are driving near Waseley Hills High School.

iPod stolen from in front of Bromsgrove victim

Droitwich Advertiser: BMW convertible stolen in Droitwich burglary

1:55pm Friday 15th May 2015

POLICE in Bromsgrove are appealing for information after a boy stole an iPod from in front of the owner.

Help people with dementia cope in the community

Droitwich Advertiser: Help people with dementia cope in the community

11:41am Friday 15th May 2015

FOR people in Droitwich Spa living with dementia or helping someone else with the condition there’s an evening of advice and help on offer this Thursday as part of Dementia Awareness Week.

Youngsters mark history with 'British Day'

Droitwich Advertiser: Children from the Salvation Army Pre-School in their royal outfits. SP(26127380)

8:40am Friday 15th May 2015

CHILDREN at the Salvation Army Pre-School in Droitwich held a ‘British Day’ recently to mark the anniversary of VE Day and mark the birth of a new princess.

Exhibition at Hanbury Hall

Droitwich Advertiser: 'Anenome' by Jill Roberts. SP (26088112)

3:27pm Thursday 14th May 2015

AN artist who specialises in pencil and graphite work as well as pastels and watercolours, is exhibiting her work at Hanbury Hall this month.

Man arrested in Droitwich after appeal for information

Droitwich Advertiser: Man arrested in Droitwich after appeal for information

1:26pm Thursday 14th May 2015

A MAN who was wanted by police in Droitwich, has been found and arrested thanks to help from the public.

Call for Droitwich singers to find their voice

Droitwich Advertiser: Call for Droitwich singers to find their voice

11:42am Thursday 14th May 2015

ANYONE who currently hides their singing in the showers of Droitwich might be tempted to step into the spotlight later this month as Big Sing UK comes to town.

Local firm praised by MEP

Droitwich Advertiser: Aaron Milborrow, Barton Coldform operations director, with Anthea McIntyre MEP and Andrew Nuttall, Baron Coldform managing director. SP (25987014)

8:52am Thursday 14th May 2015

A DROITWICH engineering firm has been praised by MEP Anthea McIntyre for bringing jobs to the UK.

Search for a spectacled superstar

Droitwich Advertiser: Search for a spectacled superstar

2:31pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

THE Droitwich branch of Specsavers is helping to launch the company’s annual campaign to find the Spectacle Wearer of the Year.

Droitwich High set to return to normal from next week

5:26pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

SOME pupils at Droitwich Spa High School are still being asked to stay away from the building while traces of background asbestos are removed.

Fresh faces for Droitwich Town Council

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

12:21pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

DROITWICH Town Council has had something of a shake-up following last week’s election with eight of the 18 councillors stepping down to make way for new blood.

Fun run a huge success

Droitwich Advertiser: A runner in Lymphoma Research’s Bromsgrove and District Voluntary Branch's fun run. SP (25720076)

2:37pm Monday 11th May 2015

A BROMSGROVE fun run has been called a huge success after beating last year's total.

HoW College student win Medal of Excellence

Droitwich Advertiser: Samantha Alder receives her City and Guilds Medal for Excellence, at the SS Great Britain in Bristol. SP (25399511)

12:10pm Monday 11th May 2015

A STUDENT from Heart of Worcestershire College is celebrating after she was named as one of the winners of this year’s City and Guilds Medals of Excellence.

Illegal Droitwich mechanic fined after council prosecution

Droitwich Advertiser: Illegal Droitwich mechanic fined after council prosecution

10:28am Monday 11th May 2015

A DROITWICH man who was running an illegal garage from his home in the town, has been ordered to pay a fine and court costs totalling £700 after he was prosecuted by Wychavon District Council.

Who would get your vote?

Droitwich Advertiser: Sytchampton pupils visited a polling station at the nearby village hall. SP(25511369)

2:49pm Friday 8th May 2015

YOUNGSTERS at Sytchampton First School were getting to grips with the democratic process by holding their very own election alongside the general election on Thursday.

Who would get your vote?

Droitwich Advertiser: Sytchampton pupils visited a polling station at the nearby village hall. SP(25511369)

1:18pm Friday 8th May 2015

YOUNGSTERS at Sytchampton First School were getting to grips with the democratic process by holding their very own election alongside the general election on Thursday.

HoW College student win Medal of Excellence

Droitwich Advertiser: Samantha Alder receives her City and Guilds Medal for Excellence, at the SS Great Britain in Bristol. SP (25399511)

12:10pm Friday 8th May 2015

A STUDENT from Heart of Worcestershire College is celebrating after she was named as one of the winners of this year’s City and Guilds Medals of Excellence.

Celebrities set to launch this year's food festival

Droitwich Advertiser: Food writer Tom Parker-Bowles, who is launching this year's Food and Drink Festival. SP (25425374)

3:53pm Thursday 7th May 2015

THE next event on Droitwich Spa’s summer festival calendar is the Food and Drink Festival which will take-over the town centre on Saturday, June 20, with stalls lining the streets, selling tasty treats from local producers as well as more exotic fare from further afield.

Students take tea as catering lesson

Droitwich Advertiser: Students take tea as catering lesson

1:32pm Thursday 7th May 2015

STUDENTS at Droitwich Spa High School have been learning about the popular English tradition of a proper afternoon tea.

Dodderhill runners raise thousands with Race for Life

Droitwich Advertiser: Early years co-ordinator Susan Berwick races Laila Sanghera, Matilda Stead, Fabiana Bennett, Lily Morton and Seren Hickman. SP (23547582)

10:50am Thursday 7th May 2015

STAFF, pupils, parents and friends from Dodderhill School in Droitwich Spa, have raised nearly £5,000 for Cancer Research after holding their own Race for Life.

13 vehicles involved in rush hour crashes on M42

Droitwich Advertiser: 13 vehicles involved in rush hour crashes on M42

9:58am Thursday 7th May 2015

TWO separate crashes on the M42 during Tuesday’s evening rush hour saw 13 vehicles left strewn across the carriageways near Bromsgrove.

Witton staff support Ella with 10k run

Droitwich Advertiser: Ella Sunderland (front), a pupil at Witton Middle School, Droitwich, with (back from the left) Hannah Walsh, Chris Morris, Sharon Wilkins, Claire Smith, Sam Charles, Victoria Forrest, Cath Crossley, staff at the school, who are taking part in the Crowle 1

3:41pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

SIX members of staff from Witton Middle School are training to take part in the Crowle 10k race on May 10 to raise money for a cause close to all of their hearts.

Donate items for Acorns at Wychbold garden centre

Droitwich Advertiser: Donate items for Acorns at Wychbold garden centre

2:01pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

WEBBS Garden Centre in Wychbold is holding its annual Donate, Don’t Dump Day to raise money for Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Take tea with the Blue Cross

Droitwich Advertiser: Tea Party 2014 (23936987)

4:16pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

ANIMAL lovers from Bromsgrove and the surrounding area are being invited to take part in a fundraising tea party for the Blue Cross Animal Rehoming Centre.

Asbestos closes Droitwich High for some pupils

Droitwich Advertiser: Exterior of Droitwich Spa High School and Sixth Form Centre.  1515857101 (22830567)

3:40pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

STUDENTS at Droitwich Spa High School were told to stay at home on Tuesday morning after asbestos was found in the building just before the bank holiday weekend.

Pick up a bargain at Salvation Army plant sale

Droitwich Advertiser: Pick up a bargain at Salvation Army plant sale

2:54pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE Bromsgrove branch of the Salvation Army will be holding its annual plant and cake sale on Saturday, May 16 at its hall in Carlyle Road.

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