Good news for some Phones 4u employees

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

GOOD news has come for some of the thousands of Phones 4u staff whose jobs currently hang in the balance after the company went into administration earlier this week.

Coffee morning to be held at Fairfield Football Club

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A COFFEE morning will be held at Fairfield Football club on Stourbridge Road in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Brown bins to be removed from non-payers

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TOWNSFOLK who haven't paid for their garden waste service could face losing their brown bins.

Drumming up a storm

Droitwich Advertiser: (10483077)

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MUGENKYO Taiko Drummers, who have appeared on numerous television and radio programmes worldwide, will be coming to Bromsgrove's Artrix.

Lost family heirlooms found in ginger pot

Droitwich Advertiser: POT OF GOLD: Steve accidentally gave antiques dealer Phil his missing family heirlooms.  To buy picture, BMM381407a, visit

11:06am Thursday 18th September 2014

AN honest antiques dealer had a surprise when he opened up a £20 ginger pot to find more than £3,000 worth of antiques, including five pocket watches and other trinkets.

Bromsgrove firefighters called to two vehicle collision

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:55am Thursday 18th September 2014

BROMSGROVE firefighters were called to a collision between two vehicles in Catshill.

Bromsgrove housing trust supports Fairtrade movement

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:50am Thursday 18th September 2014

BROMSGROVE'S largest provider of affordable housing is the latest employer supporting Fairtrade Bromsgrove.

Bistro puts itself at the heart of the community

Droitwich Advertiser: Manni Watts, owner of the bistro, with members of Alvechurch Lions Under 9s team. SP

9:43am Thursday 18th September 2014

HOT on the heels of successfully launching a new bistro in the centre of Alvechurch, the owners of Café Morso are now demonstrating their support for local grassroots football and a charity.

New interpretation of one of the nation’s favourite love stories

Droitwich Advertiser: Joannah Tincey and Nicholas Underwood. Photo by Sylwia Dylewska

8:50am Thursday 18th September 2014

MORE than 200 years after the nation’s favourite novel was first published, a highly praised, sparkling and fresh stage adaptation of Pride and Prejudice will come to Bromsgrove's Artrix as part of a UK tour.

Staff at Catshill school raise money for life changing operation

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

STAFF at a Catshill school are continuing their attempt to raise money to help fund a life-changing operation for one of their pupils.

CCG Governing Body meeting

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:50pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

REDDITCH and Bromsgrove residents are being invited to attend the next NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Governing Body meeting.

Rubery charity asking animal lovers to volunteer at charity shop

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

ANIMAL lovers are being encouraged to volunteer their time for sick and injured pets at a Rubery charity shop.

Bromsgrove mum ‘furious’ over double yellow lines

Droitwich Advertiser: Mrs Baldwin said she had been told by both the head of the highways agency and Councillor Luke Mallett that the whole-T-junction of Grayshott Close and Greenacres Lane would have double yellow lines put in place. To buy, BMM381401, visit www.bromsgroveadv

10:04am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE mum who campaigned for years to get safety measures imposed at her son’s school was left ‘furious’ when she discovered workmen had finally painted double yellow lines near the school but not where she had expected.

NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG Governing Body release statement to allay fears over patient safety

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FOLLOWING concerns about patient safety the NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group Governing Body has released a statement to allay fears.

Railing stopping people sitting on High Street seats being removed

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A RAILING that strangely stopped people sitting in a row of seats in Bromsgrove High Street is to be removed.

The Amazing Morgan

Droitwich Advertiser: The Amazing Morgan

6:25pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Herefordshire magician Morgan Price is off to Bournemouth next week where she has been booked to perform at the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring Convention.

£1,000 worth of prizes up for grabs at Macmillan coffee morning.

4:44pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE café and holistic therapy centre is to host a Macmillan coffee morning.

Mental health provision at HMP Hewell criticised

Droitwich Advertiser: Phillip Simelane. The 25-year-old was allowed to roam the streets to kill Christina Edkins, last March. SP

4:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

MENTAL health provision at HMP Hewell has been criticised in a report investigating how a former prisoner and paranoid schizophrenic slipped through the system to stab a schoolgirl to death.

Bromsgrove woman gave thousands to charity before suicide

Droitwich Advertiser:

2:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE woman gave away thousands of pounds to charity before hanging herself, a coroner’s court has heard.

MPs expenses revealed in Worcestershire

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

EXPENSE claims for MPs in Worcestershire topped £950,000 last year, new figures reveal.

Bromsgrove police investigate indecent exposure to schoolgirls

Droitwich Advertiser:

12:48pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BROMSGROVE police investigating an incident in which a man indecently exposed himself to two schoolgirls, are appealing for witnesses.

Animal sanctuary to host open day

Droitwich Advertiser:

12:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN open day is being held at Hillfields Animal Sanctuary, Green Hill, Blackwell near Bromsgrove.

Catshill church holding coffee morning fundraiser

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CATSHILL church is holding a fundraising coffee morning this Saturday, (September 20).

Bromsgrove baptist church to welcome back residents

Droitwich Advertiser: Rev Keith Judson will be returning to Bromsgrove.

10:19am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BROMSGROVE Baptist Church is inviting residents to take part in a series of easy-access services during autumn.

Bromsgrove care home holding different type of coffee morning

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:10am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE care home is holding an unusual type of Macmillan coffee morning.

Concerns over safety rejected by rally organiser after fire

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE organiser of Stoke Prior annual event has described an incident in which two caravans caught fire as an unfortunate accident.

New shoe shop to open in Bromsgrove High Street

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:20pm Monday 15th September 2014

A NEW shoe shop is opening in Bromsgrove High Street.

Bromsgrove church is holding a supper and quiz evening

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE church is holding a fundraising harvest supper and quiz evening.

Bromsgrove open air museum holding re-enactment event

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:40am Monday 15th September 2014

THE American Civil War will be brought to life at a Bromsgrove open air museum this weekend.

Royal visitor opens state-of-the-art facility in Bromsgrove

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:12am Monday 15th September 2014

A ROYAL visitor has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Bromsgrove.

Phones 4u stores closed as company places in administration

Droitwich Advertiser:

9:12am Monday 15th September 2014

PHONES 4u stores in Redditch and Bromsgrove will be closed today after the business was placed in administration, placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk.

Exclusive: £500,000 spent on temporary consultants to fill empty County Hall jobs

Droitwich Advertiser: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than £500,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent on consultants to cover for unfilled council vacancies in Worcestershire - despite in-house jobs being slashed.

Bromsgrove gardens opening helps to raise hundreds for town charity

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:30am Monday 15th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE charity has received a generous donation from a charity garden scheme.

Best selling author appearing at Bromsgrove venue

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:10pm Sunday 14th September 2014

THE Bromsgrove group Words, promoting interest in the written and spoken word, is holding its next event this Friday, September 19.

Chance to give blood at donor session in Bromsgrove

Droitwich Advertiser:

1:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TOWNSFOLK can give blood at a session taking place this month.

Royal Mail aims to give Stroke Association cash boost

11:16am Sunday 14th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE based charity has announced a new partnership with postal service company Royal Mail.

Teachers union holding cancer fundraiser in Rednal

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

THE largest teaching union is holding a special fundraiser in Rednal for a cancer charity later this month.

Bromsgrove-based heathcare products supplier publishes new charity book

Droitwich Advertiser:

2:30pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE-based healthcare products supplier has published a new book as part of a series of challenges.

Stoke residents encouraged to apply for vacancy position

Droitwich Advertiser:

12:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

STOKE residents are being encouraged to apply for a vacancy for the position of clerk to Stoke Parish Council.

Walkers invited to get involved in Barnt Green community event

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

WALKERS can take part in a community event being held in Barnt Green this month.

Foster Care Associates limber up for cycle challenge

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

A TEAM of fit fundraisers from Foster Care Associates are limbering up for a two-day cycle challenge that will see them ride the 137 miles from Abergele in North Wales to Bromsgrove in a bid to raise funds for the Rees Foundation.

Enjoy a cuppa at fundraising coffee morning

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:50pm Friday 12th September 2014

TOWNSFOLK are being invited to a fundraising coffee morning taking place at a Sidemoor shop this month.

New measures to identify dementia in older patients

Droitwich Advertiser:

2:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

NEW measures are being put into place to ensure older patients admitted to hospital in Worcestershire are assessed to determine whether or not they have dementia as quickly as possible.

SPAR staff raise hundreds for ChildLine

Droitwich Advertiser: CHARITY: Asda staff add pedal power

1:44pm Friday 12th September 2014

KIND-HEARTED staff at a SPAR store in Bromsgrove raised more than £450 for ChildLine by holding a sponsored in-store cycle.

Award winning Waseley beauty spot is improved

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:20am Friday 12th September 2014

An award winning beauty spot has been provided with a new benches and a picnic tables.

New watercolour courses for budding artists

Droitwich Advertiser: (8305079)

9:33am Friday 12th September 2014

BUDDING artists in Alvechurch can take advantage of one of two new watercolour painting courses this autumn.

Alien activity leads to Rednal school pupils turning detective

Droitwich Advertiser:

7:40am Friday 12th September 2014

PUPILS at a Rednal school turned detective to investigate some alien activity.

Bromsgrove Society history group holding next meeting

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:50pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE local history group of the Bromsgrove Society is holding its next meeting this Tuesday, September 16.

Bromsgrove and Redditch businesses invited to take part in charity networking event

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:22pm Thursday 11th September 2014

BROMSGROVE and Redditch businesses are being invited to get involved with a charity networking event.

Dryad and Boar statue damaged in High Street

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:04am Thursday 11th September 2014

A FAMOUS Bromsgrove statue needs to be repaired just a few weeks after being positioned in a new location.


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