Cops believe missing teen may be in Dudley

Droitwich Advertiser: Missing teenager Jacob Butler

4:06pm Thursday 24th April 2014

POLICE hunting a missing 13-year-old boy say he may be staying in the Dudley area.

Rare surgery complication led to a Stourbridge woman's death

3:51pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A STOURBRIDGE woman died due to a rare complication during surgery, an inquest heard.

Halesowen Elvis impersonator preparing for Kidderminster show

Droitwich Advertiser: Jailhouse Rock - Mark Summers

2:53pm Thursday 24th April 2014

HALESOWEN Elvis Presley impersonator Mark Summers is set to leave Kidderminster all shook up this weekend.

Dudley air cadets celebrate after winning top fieldcraft comp

Droitwich Advertiser: left to right Adam Priest, Peter Aksentis, Benjamin Chambers, Samuel Wooldridge, Rhys Morgan, Ashley Farrant, Luke Adams and James Clayton, holding their winning certificates

3:48pm Thursday 24th April 2014

DUDLEY air cadets are celebrating after winning top honours in a gruelling competition at a four-day West Mercian Wing camp.

Stourbridge artist set for London exhibition this summer

Droitwich Advertiser: Dean Melbourne

11:52am Thursday 24th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE artist Dean Melbourne is hoping to create a major impression when staging a one-man exhibition of his work in London this summer.

Man walks free from court despite attacking ex and trashing her Brierley Hill home

Droitwich Advertiser: Some 406,000 out-of-court disposals were handed out in 2011, a third of all offences brought to justice

2:24pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A MAN who attacked his former girlfriend twice in a week before trashing her Brierley Hill home has walked free from court.

Arson attack on derelict house in Stourbridge

Droitwich Advertiser: A firefighter at the scene. Picture by @Stourbridgefire

11:46am Thursday 24th April 2014

A BLAZE at a derelict house in Stourbridge is being treated as arson.

Hundreds turn up to audition for X Factor in Dudley

Droitwich Advertiser: X Factor hopefuls in Dudley.

11:29am Thursday 24th April 2014

HUNDREDS of hopefuls flocked to Dudley to audition for the popular TV talent show, the X Factor.

Call for action on old Stourbridge school site

Droitwich Advertiser: The old Longlands School site, from Brook Street. Buy photo: 171413M

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

RESIDENTS living near a mothballed old school and college site in Stourbridge’s Old Quarter are calling for action in the wake of latest vandal attacks.

Black Country venue boss calls for musicians to support region's big day

Droitwich Advertiser: Black Country venue boss calls for musicians to support region's big day

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A BLACK Country venue owner is calling for musicians from the region to raise the roof and charity cash.

Dudley to host free music festival this weekend

8:31am Thursday 24th April 2014

DUDLEY town centre is set to be packed this weekend for a free music festival headlined by a global star.

Borough health award to be created in memory of tragic Stourbridge GP

Droitwich Advertiser: Dr Liz Pope

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A BOROUGH health award is to be created in memory of tragic Stourbridge GP Dr Liz Pope in memory of her work to improve the public’s health across Dudley.

Families offered free travel advice as an enticement to give up cars

6:08am Thursday 24th April 2014

HUNDREDS of families living in Cradley Heath and Blackheath are being offered free expert travel advice to get them to swap their cars for alternative transport.

It's not unusual - Madley youngster wins £200

Droitwich Advertiser: Erin Capel with Hereford branch manager Kelvin Morris and Delilah.

4:38pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A MADLEY girl has won £200 in a building society account after choosing the name of its mascot.

Leominster business event great success for chamber of commerce and local businesses

Droitwich Advertiser: Joanie Roberts, area relationship manager for Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce (Left) and Dorinda Watkins, director at Black Mountain Mineral Water Company Ltd.

4:08pm Thursday 24th April 2014

BUSINESS was the buzz word at an event in Leominster earlier this month.

Bromsgrove business joins Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Droitwich Advertiser: Marketing and sales director of Controlaccount Paul Husband, business development officer of Worcestershire Wildlife Trust Delia Shannon and founder and chairman of Contolaccount Graham Ball

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A CREDIT management and debt recovery firm from Bromsgrove has become the latest corporate member of Worcestershire Wildlife Trust.

Alcester celebrates St. George's Day with town parade

Droitwich Advertiser: James Green slaying the dragon. Buy this photo BMM181401 at redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01527 889027.

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE people of Alcester made sure they took precautions against a rather large dragon that visited the town as part of it's first ever St. George's Day Parade.

Leominster community food larder running out of provisions

Droitwich Advertiser: Facebook Winter Special Offer

3:32pm Thursday 24th April 2014

LEOMINSTER'S community food larder is running out of provisions.

Elgar's music to feature heavily during BBC Proms 2014

3:25pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE BBC's annual celebration of classical music comes with a healthy dose of Elgar this year.

Residents warned of telephone scam

Droitwich Advertiser: (5651686)

3:09pm Thursday 24th April 2014

VALE residents are being warned about a scam that can allow fraudsters to gain access to their computer.

Omid Djalili back on tour

Droitwich Advertiser: (5651444)

3:07pm Thursday 24th April 2014

COMEDIAN Omid Djalili is back on tour with a splash, following a sell-out four week West-End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival.

Short film details ambulance service's transformation

2:50pm Thursday 24th April 2014

WITH all elements of healthcare facing significant change the West Midlands’ ambulance service has released a short film detailing its past, present and future.

Revellers celebrate St George's Day

Droitwich Advertiser: CELEBRATIONS: Lisa Smith, Christine Harborne, David Harborne and Joanne Harborne celebrating St George's Day

2:41pm Thursday 24th April 2014

REVELLERS got into the patriotic spirit- and costumes- and celebrated St George's Day this week.

Breaking news Crucial talks in USA over Herefordshire university plan

2:35pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A progressive and highly rated US university could be a key partner in the University of Herefordshire project

Live final offers festival appearance prize

2:21pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THREE acts will be going head-to-head in a live final to secure a slot at a unique family festival.

Live final offers festival appearance prize

2:21pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THREE acts will be going head-to-head in a live final to secure a slot at a unique family festival.

Vale business woman wants support for latest venture

Droitwich Advertiser: Angela Hayden, who recently launched Top Dogs online, at Crufts with TV personality Amanda Holden.

2:02pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A VALE business owner who was forced to close her gift shop in Evesham after just three months has created a new online company selling products for man's best friend.

Ludlow jobs fair

Droitwich Advertiser: Sarah Gren and Sarah Noakes of Shropshire Housing at the jobs fair.

1:36pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A JOBS fair in Ludlow enabled employers to make contact with people looking for a job.

Open day and new eqipment for Doitwich Golf Club

1:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

DROITWICH Golf Club has invested more than £250,000 in new equipment to maintain the greens and fairways.

Help author get started

Droitwich Advertiser: Sarah Bates

1:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A REDDITCH author has entered herself into a national publishing competition to become Britain’s next bestseller.

Annual Ludlow Town Meeting to take place

Droitwich Advertiser: The annual Ludlow Town Meeting will take place on Monday.

12:41pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE annual Ludlow Town Meeting will take place at the end of this month.

Debenhams looking for "local hero" to open new Hereford store

Droitwich Advertiser: Debenhams is searching for a "local hero" to open its store in Hereford.

12:56pm Thursday 24th April 2014

DEBENHAMS want a "local hero" to open its new store in Hereford next week.

Barnt Green butcher cooks opposition in national burger competition

12:31pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A BARNT GREEN based butcher has made it through to the final of a national burger competition giving the company the chance to put the area on the map as the home of ‘England’s Best Burger’.

Commercial Feature: Macmillan Night In

Droitwich Advertiser: Macmillan Night In

12:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

On Friday 16th May, friends in Worcester will be swapping a night out on the town for a Night In with their favourite people – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Revised plans for second Leominster superstore to be submitted

Droitwich Advertiser: This is the site of the proposed Southern Avenue superstore, currently occupied by Thomas Panels and Profiles.

12:19pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A SECOND revised application for a Leominster superstore – turned down in January – is ready to be submitted.

Charity triathlon returns to Ragley Hall

Droitwich Advertiser: A triathlon competitor working up a sweat (photo by Mike Adams)

12:15pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ONE of the toughest middle distance triathlons that can be taken on is returning to Ragley Hall.

Karndean Designflooring brings new hope for Worcester charity’s multi-sensory room

Droitwich Advertiser: Back – left to right – Steven Bickley, commercial business manager, Karndean Designflooring, Richard Tanner, RT Floors, Ethan Roberts, aged 11, Jean Wilson, founder of New Hope and Charlie Lewis, aged 8.

12:13pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CHILDREN with disabilities and complex health care needs at a Worcester charity can enjoy a new multi-sensory room thanks to a kind donation from a county charity.

Karndean Designflooring brings new hope for Worcester charity’s multi-sensory room

Droitwich Advertiser: Back – left to right – Steven Bickley, commercial business manager, Karndean Designflooring, Richard Tanner, RT Floors, Ethan Roberts, aged 11, Jean Wilson, founder of New Hope and Charlie Lewis, aged 8.

12:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CHILDREN with disabilities and complex health care needs at a Worcester charity can enjoy a new multi-sensory room thanks to a kind donation from a county charity.

Widow toasts Euro vote over lorry safety rules

Droitwich Advertiser: Barbara and Mike Ellis, pictured in June 2011.

12:10pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE widow of a man who was killed when he was in collision with an 18-tonne lorry in Blockley has welcomed a European vote which approved a change to safety rules.

Apprentices from Evesham make the final of a prestigious competition

Droitwich Advertiser: Apprentices from South Worcestershire College have reached the final of a prestigious competition

11:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

SOUTH Worcestershire College has been announced as one of the eight finalists of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2014.

Apprentices from Evesham make the final of a prestigious competition

Droitwich Advertiser: Apprentices from South Worcestershire College have reached the final of a prestigious competition

11:58am Thursday 24th April 2014

SOUTH Worcestershire College has been announced as one of the eight finalists of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2014.

Well blessing planned as part of St Richard's Day celebrations

Droitwich Advertiser: Members of Probus '87 dressed as Friars will be re-enacting the well blessing. SP

11:54am Thursday 24th April 2014

PLANS are underway for the town’s celebration of St Richard’s Day on Saturday, May 3 with a re-enactment of the events which led to the town adopting the saint.

By George, is it time to give up the meat?

Droitwich Advertiser: Loretta Hope, from Redditch, left, with a fellow 'Beefeater' outside the Tower of London. SP

11:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

A REDDITCH actress used a graphic way to try and encourage other people to ditch the meat and become vegan.

Coffee morning raises cash for Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower Appeal

Droitwich Advertiser: Dr Sue Ablett, chairman of the Evesham Abbey Bell Tower Appeal committee, with Sue Chambers, who organises the Broadway - Leedons Park coffee mornings.

11:38am Thursday 24th April 2014

A COFFEE morning held for residents of Broadway's Leedons Park saw them not only don Easter bonnets but also raise funds for Evesham's Bell Tower appeal.

Breaking news Next confirms opening date for new Hereford store

Droitwich Advertiser: Next is set to open its store on the OLM in Hereford next week.

11:45am Thursday 24th April 2014

Next, Waitrose, Debenhams and Clarks confirm same day opening

Worcester teacher saddles up for three-day cycle challenge

Droitwich Advertiser: King's Hawford pupils George Howard, Olivia Howard with teacher Richard Cook and pupils Olivia Sproule and Ian Dowty.

11:33am Thursday 24th April 2014

A Worcester school teacher is gearing up for a gruelling three-day cycle challenge from London to Paris to raise money for two charities.

Patriotic Rubery shop is named St George's Day winner

Droitwich Advertiser: PATRIOTIC: The PDSA charity shop has been named the winner of the St George's Day window dressing competition. Lynda Clifton, the shop's manager, receives her winning certificate from John Chatwin from Rubery St George's Society. SP

11:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

PATRIOTIC residents in Rubery were flying the flag and banners to take part in St George's Day.

Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

Droitwich Advertiser: Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

11:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

DAVID Cameron’s description of Britain as a Christian country has sparked debate in Worcestershire.

Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

Droitwich Advertiser: Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

11:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

DAVID Cameron’s description of Britain as a Christian country has sparked debate in Worcestershire.

Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

Droitwich Advertiser: Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

11:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

DAVID Cameron’s description of Britain as a Christian country has sparked debate in Worcestershire.








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