Spanish theatre company bring award winning show to Bromsgrove

Droitwich Advertiser: Spanish theatre company bring award winning show to Bromsgrove

4:50pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

WITTY, fast paced and explosive, Solfatara from Barcelona based company Atresbandes brought the house down at Edinburgh Fringe last year.

Rail enthusiasts invited to next meeting of town club

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

RAIL enthusiasts are being invited to the next meeting of a town club being held this month.

Bromsgrove school holding First World War remembrance evening

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:10pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TOWNSFOLK are invited to a Bromsgrove school's evening of First World War remembrance.

Doors are wide open to disabled at a Bromsgrove arts centre

Droitwich Advertiser: The Artrix now has a new sliding door entrance to provide better access for those with disabilities. From left: David Bird and Chris Finch from Amber support services with Artrix director Ros Robins and councillor Anthony Blagg. Buy picture, BMM401403, at

12:51pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

SLIDING doors to aid accessibility for disabled visitors have now been installed at a Bromsgrove arts centre.

Coffee lovers across Bromsgrove raise money for cancer charity

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

COFFEE lovers have been supporting events across Bromsgrove, raising money for a cancer charity.

Top performing bailiff claims he was pressurised into resigning

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10:19am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A “TOP performing” Bromsgrove bailiff involved in debt collecting with an impeccable record complained he was pressured into resigning from his Redditch employers.

Senior officer expresses 'profound regrets' he didn't ask for match kick-off to be delayed at Hillsborough inquests

Droitwich Advertiser:

9:10am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A SENIOR officer who was in charge of policing Liverpool fans outside Hillsborough football stadium on the day of the 1989 disaster has said he had "profound regrets" that he did not ask for the match kick-off to be delayed.

Black History Month events being held in Bromsgrove and Redditch

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

REDDITCH Borough and Bromsgrove District councils have joined forces to celebrate Black History Month.

I Will wedding fair proves to be big success

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE stunning grounds of Brockencote Hall in Chaddesley Corbett were the setting for the latest I Will wedding fair.

Thousands flock to Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station for open day

Droitwich Advertiser: An open day was held at Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station. Buy picture, BCR401406, at

3:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THOUSANDS of visitors attended Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station’s open day held in Slideslow Drive at the weekend.

Bromsgrove knitters take part in second worldwide event

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:20pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SPINNERS and knitters visited a Bromsgrove garden centre for a special worldwide event.

Former Bromsgrove soldier with replica gun wanted to be shot dead by police

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:03pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A FORMER Bromsgrove soldier has been jailed after he approached a couple with a replica gun in the town because he wanted to be shot dead by armed police.

Number of adoptions falls in Worcestershire - bucking regional trend

12:47pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE has bucked a regional trend of increasing numbers of adoptions in the past 12 months.

Hillsborough survivor recalls near-empty pens next to overcrowded Leppings Lane crush

Droitwich Advertiser:

12:41pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A LIVERPOOL fan climbed out of an overcrowded central terrace pen to an adjoining one which was "quite empty", the inquest into the Hillsborough tragedy has heard.

Movie-themed scarecrow festival proves a big hit

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:20am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CRUELLA de Vil, Lassie and Jack Sparrow were among the famous movie characters given the straw treatment at Belbroughton’s annual wurzel festival.

Winning Primrose Hospice lottery numbers

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10:38am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE top prize of £1,000 in the weekly Primrose Hospice Lottery has been won by the holder of ticket 40279.

Preventing older people having falls

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:50am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE Worcestershire Falls Prevention Group is highlighting ways to reduce risk factors associated with falling, to coincide with national Older People's Day.

Boots staff put best foot forward to raise cash for cancer charity

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:20am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A DIFFERENT type of fundraiser was held for a cancer charity at a Bromsgrove chemist last weekend.

Bromsgrove Sainsbury's multi-million pound store up to five years away

Droitwich Advertiser: FIVE YEARS AWAY?: An artists impression of Bromsgrove's Sainsbury’s store. Ref:s

3:10pm Monday 29th September 2014

THE proposed new multi-million pound Sainsbury's store could potentially be as far off as five years away, it has been revealed.

Pastures new for a Worcester hospital as work gets underway on birth centre

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:50pm Monday 29th September 2014

BUILDING work has begun in the maternity department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital this week, in preparation for the opening of the Meadow Birth Centre in the new year.

Art society holding exhibition this weekend

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE arts society is holding its annual art exhibition this Saturday, October 4.

Boundary changes review given the go-ahead by councillors

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A REVIEW for proposed boundary changes to Clent and Hagley Parish Council areas has been given the green light by Bromsgrove district councillors.

Drivers don't think its safe to walk - or cycle

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

FEWER than two in five drivers think it is safe for families to walk and cycle in most or all of their local area, according to a survey.

Bedroom fire extinguished

Droitwich Advertiser:

9:17am Sunday 28th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a bedroom fire at a property in Redditch Road, Bromsgrove, yesterday evening.

Man who drove stolen car receives sympathy after brother murdered

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:30am Sunday 28th September 2014

A MAN who drove dangerously in a stolen car has received sympathy at Worcester Crown Court over the murder of his brother.

Councillors endorse plan for next generation

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:30pm Saturday 27th September 2014

AN initiative that sets out plans for the next generation of residents has received backing from Worcestershire County Council.

Children's charity benefit from fundraising raffle at new Bromsgrove centre

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:40am Saturday 27th September 2014

A CHILDREN'S charity has benefited from a fundraising raffle held as part of the opening of new education centre in Bromsgrove.

Residents to take actions against 'boy racers'

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:50pm Friday 26th September 2014

FED up residents living in fear of 'boy racers' are putting together an action group to try to stop them speeding along a Hagley road.

Council tax freeze amendment rejected at Bromsgrove meeting

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:10pm Friday 26th September 2014

AN amendment to freeze council tax instead of go-ahead with a planned rise was thrown out by Bromsgrove councillors at the latest full meeting of the authority.

Council stress cinema and retailer 'still committed' to market hall scheme despite developer blow

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:24pm Friday 26th September 2014

PLANS for the multi-million transformation of Bromsgrove's former market hall site have been dealt a major blow after it was announced the developers had pulled out.

Bromsgrove councillors agree to £20,000 to improve the High Street

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:40am Friday 26th September 2014

BROMSGROVE councillors agreed to £20,000 being used towards the public realm in High Street.

Talented pianist opening new season of Bromsgrove concerts

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A TALENTED pianist is opening up a new season of chamber music concerts in Bromsgrove.

New Homes Bonus update at council meeting

Droitwich Advertiser:

2:10pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A WRITTEN update was provided on the New Homes Bonus at Bromsgrove's latest full council meeting.

Twilight highlights leaflet now available to residents

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:20am Thursday 25th September 2014

A LEAFLET signposting the services available to Bromsgrove's over 50s has been launched.

Bromsgrove school shortlisted for community grant

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

A SCHOOL supporting youngsters with special needs in Bromsgrove is appealing for the public's help.

Popular comic comes to town

Droitwich Advertiser: Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy.

3:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

SCOTTISH comedian, Danny Bhoy is set to embark on another UK tour, Please Untick This Box, and will be performing at Bromsgrove's Artrix.

Charity challenge in Bromsgrove raises thousands

Droitwich Advertiser:

2:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A FUNDRAISING race, held as part of Bromsgrove Carnival weekend, has again raised an impressive sum of money.

Primrose appeal reaches £40,000 mark

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12:16pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

PRIMROSE Hospice, which is trying to raise £100,000 to ensure the free services it offers remain available to local people, has reached the £40,000 mark.

Rail enthusiasts invited to Bromsgrove meeting

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:40am Wednesday 24th September 2014

RAIL enthusiasts are invited to a meeting and talk in Aston Fields next month.

Man walked out of HMP Hewell and committed burglary - without prison staff realising

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9:53am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A CONVICTED robber serving an indefinite sentence walked out of prison following the evening roll-call to carry out an armed burglary at a Coventry home.

Pet blessing service raising money for charity

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

ANIMAL lovers are being invited to a fundraising pet blessing service being held in October.

Future of on-going hospitals revamp one step closer

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:49pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE future of the on-going hospitals revamp is one step closer after health bosses have agreed to move forward.

Mixed news as Phones 4u saved in Bromsgrove but closes in Redditch

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ALL five jobs at the Bromsgrove Phones 4u store have been saved after Vodafone agreed to take over the running of the store.

Bromsgrove church holds successful charity collection

Droitwich Advertiser:

2:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A BROMSGROVE church held a successful charity tool collection.

Sacked prison officer brings unfair dismissal claim to tribunal

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11:59am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A SACKED Redditch prison officer who was injured in a car crash has made legal claims for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination against her former employers after complaining not enough was done to help her.

Something to crow about at Belbroughton festival

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FINAL preparations are underway for a popular annual event in Belbroughton which is again expected to attract thousands.

Primrose Hospice Lottery winners

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10:25am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE top prize of £1,000 in the weekly Primrose Hospice Lottery has been won by the holder of ticket 61893.

Bromsgrove school goes from ‘inadequate’ to ‘outstanding’ in five years

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:20am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A BROMSGROVE school judged five years ago by Ofsted as ‘inadequate’ has been awarded ‘outstanding’ at its latest inspection.

Martina set to light up London

Droitwich Advertiser: ALL SMILES: Dentist Martina Fell will be taking part in the Shine Marathon Night Walk, Cancer Research UK's night-time walking marathon. Buy this photo BCR391403_01 at or call 01384 358000.

5:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A DENTIST is planning to light up London this weekend, not with her beautiful smile, but with bright clothes, lights and glow sticks.

£4.3m on 'exit packages' for staff at Worcestershire County Council

Droitwich Advertiser: County Hall

5:29pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TAXPAYERS have had to fork out £4.3 million on "exit packages" for departing Worcestershire County Council staff over the last year - with the axe falling on hundreds of jobs.


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