Halesowen charity shop worker jailed

Evesham Journal: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A CHARITY shop worker stole almost £5,000 from Halesowen’s Salvation Army store.

See the stars at Clent Hills

Evesham Journal: Stars in the night sky

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

VISITORS to Clent Hills could become star struck on Saturday (September 6).

Marlbrook residents invited to village walkabout event

Evesham Journal:

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

MARLBROOK residents can raise issues or concerns at a village walkabout event.

Top marks for care home

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER nursing home has achieved the highest possible national rating for its standard of care for the second time.

Ludlow apple juice business gets 'great taste' award

Evesham Journal: Tish Dockerty and Jane Cullen on Ludlow Market.

6:50am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A LUDLOW company that has only been pressing apples for two years has won a ‘Great Taste Award’ for its Apple and Damson juice.

Call for volunteers to help with the granting of the 'freedom' of Ludlow to the Royal Welsh Regiment

Evesham Journal: The Royal Welsh Regiment will be granted the Freedom of Ludlow.

6:47am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help out at one of the most important days of the year for Ludlow.

New trains on old tracks

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SEVERN Valley Railway (SVR) will play host to modern rail royalty when UK Railtours’ Silver King takes to the rails.

Non-swearing day in Leominster to raise charity funds

6:35am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

POTTY mouths will be challenged to hold their tongues as part of a novel fundraising challenge in Leominster this weekend.

Stourport teenager has a faultless test

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A STOURPORT teenager is celebrating after not just passing his driving test but passing it faultlessly.

Railway apprenticeships open for applicants

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A TRAINING company is calling for young people interested in a career on the railways to sign up to its apprenticeship programme.

Cancer survivor organises Ludlow Cycling Festival

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6:13am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN inspiration Ludlow cancer survivor has put together a cycling challenge to test the best.

Allotment group appeals for funding

Evesham Journal:

6:10am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WORK to create an allotment area for disabled and elderly people in a Wyre Forest village has come to a standstill due to a lack of funding.

Colouring competition winner delighted with prize

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CREATIVE Wyre Forest children were given the chance to win front row tickets to a Kidderminster Arts Festival show as a prize in a colouring competition.

Before the courts

Evesham Journal: Court Report - January 3, 2014

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between August 26 and 29:

Oldbury dad grew cannabis to share with mates

5:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A DRUG-taking Oldbury dad grew cannabis to share out with five-a-side football friends, a court heard.

First fundraiser launched for Halesowen Carnival

Evesham Journal: First fundraiser launched for Halesowen Carnival

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE first fundraising event for the newly revived Halesowen Carnival gets under way this weekend.

Parents urged to apply for school places

Evesham Journal: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

4:38pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

PARENTS of children born between September 1, 2010, and August 31, 2011, are being urged to contact Worcestershire County Council to apply for a school place starting next year.

Fraudster jailed for conning people across the Black Country

Evesham Journal:

4:22pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FRAUDSTER that fleeced customers across the Black Country out of almost £160,000 has been jailed for two years.

Tradition on tap at Dudley attraction's first Black Country night

Evesham Journal: James Stevens from The Empty Can and chef Craig Lewis get set for the Black Country Living Museum's first Black Country night.

3:27pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A DUDLEY tourist attraction is aiming to put visitors in tune with regional talent at a night of bositin’ entertainment.

Tradition on tap at Dudley attraction's first Black Country night

Evesham Journal: James Stevens from The Empty Can and chef Craig Lewis get set for the Black Country Living Museum's first Black Country night.

3:27pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A DUDLEY tourist attraction is aiming to put visitors in tune with regional talent at a night of bositin’ entertainment.

Dudley Council to review zero hours contracts

Evesham Journal:

3:21pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DUDLEY Council will look to minimise its use of zero hours contracts following calls for fixed hours to be offered to regular workers.

Halesowen walker preparing for Kilimanjaro trek for charity

Evesham Journal: Fundraiser John Bendall.

3:13pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN INTREPID Halesowen pensioner is preparing to hike to Mount Kilimanjaro to raise cash for charity.

Former Stourbridge student set to make waves with charity swim

Evesham Journal:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FREELANCE musician Yvonne Marie Parsons is planning to pull out all the stops by swimming from the Isle of Wight to Bournemouth.

Biggest ride out ever in Halesowen raises £1,700 for cancer charity

Evesham Journal:

2:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

HUNDREDS of bikers revved up for the biggest ride out ever in Halesowen on Sunday in honour of a Colley Gate cancer victim.

Epic eating challenge raises money

Evesham Journal:

12:24pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BELLY-busting fundraiser organised by the family of Josh Jones, who died in a tragic accident in May, was “absolutely amazing”.

Foodie fun at Merry Hill

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MERRY Hill has launched its Great Taste campaign—a month-long celebration of all things food.

Halesowen taxi firm gears up for charity match

1:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TAXI drivers from Halesowen are hoping to score the winning goal in an annual charity football competition on Sunday.

Blackheath trip to national memorial

12:45pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN annual pilgrimage to the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire is being organised by Blackheath’s Royal British Legion.

Sing the Songs from the Shows in Blackheath

12:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

UNFORGETTABLE songs from the golden age of theatre are being performed in Blackheath this month.

Flower demo in Halesowen

11:57am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FLOWER demonstration on the theme Allsorts will be given by expert Robin Cobb, from Derby, at the next meeting of Halesowen Flower Club on Thursday7 September 11 at the library’s Shenstone Theatre, at 7.30pm. Tickets are £4.50 and visitors are welcome.

Volunteers sought for hay raking at the Leasowes

11:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help maintain and improve the wildflower meadowes at The Leasowes.

Flower power boost by Halesowen pubs

Evesham Journal:

11:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TWO Halesowen pubs joined forces to boost a project helping people with learning disabilities.

Fears up to 400,000 tonnes of waste could be processed at proposed Brierley Hill waste plant

Evesham Journal: Artist's impression of the Clean Power recycling centre proposed for Brierley Hill

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have raised fears up to 400,000 tonnes of waste could be processed at a proposed Brierley Hill recycling plant.

Society set to celebrate 60 years of show

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ALL members of the family, whether plant and flower enthusiasts or not, are set to be catered for at Kidderminster Horticultural Society’s 60th annual show.

Borough bus drivers to take on police in charity football match

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BOROUGH bus drivers will step out from behind the wheel and onto the pitch when they take part in a charity football match.

Stourbridge nursery to raise funds for CLIC Sargent

Evesham Journal:

8:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A STOURBRIDGE nursery is hosting a fete to raise funds for a children's cancer charity.

Worcestershire's 2015 festivals in jeopardy after stage and marquee stolen

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5:52pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE next local festival season for Worcestershire is in jeopardy as a unique marquee and stage has been stolen.

Running to remember Nathan John - couple take on Great North Run

Evesham Journal:

5:38pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE many good deeds performed by a young Pershore man before his death earlier this year will spur a couple on as they take part in the Great North Run.

Small Steps, Big Memories...

Evesham Journal: PRECIOUS BUABLES: Lynn Lagor of Glazydayz.

5:22pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Small steps will lead to big Christmas celebrations this year, thanks to a charming idea from Glazydayz ceramics cafe owner, Lynn Lagor.

Campaign of strikes has 'traumatised' fire service staff

Evesham Journal:

5:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE chairman of Worcestershire’s fire authority has revealed his anguish over this summer’s strikes – admitting he is “worried” they have dragged on and says they have “traumatised” staff.

House raiders net tennis racket

Evesham Journal:

5:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BURGLARS who broke into a house in Kidderminster netted goods including a 1947 tennis racket, complete with its original case and balls.

Power cut in Worcester this afternoon

Evesham Journal:

4:46pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AROUND 1,000 homes and businesses around Worcester city centre were without power this afternoon.

Herefordshire MP takes on the ice bucket challenge for a local cause

Evesham Journal: Jesse Norman took part in the ice bucket challenge.

4:42pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A COUNTY MP took on the ice bucket challenge last week for a local cause.

Hundreds step into Guildhall for craft and gift fair

Evesham Journal: Becky Makaruk and her mother Carol Dalton with their stall selling homemade cushions, scarves and jewellery. Picture by Nick Toogood 3514687901.

4:42pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

HUNDREDS of people stepped into the Guildhall to look at the wares on offer during a craft and gift fair.

Photos: Rock the Farm Festival, featuring Mystery Jets

Evesham Journal:

4:40pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CHASE Distillery opened its gates to the public for a weekend of good music and cocktails last weekend.

Second innings for match in memory of Brian Howorth

Evesham Journal: Brian Howorth with Chris Tarrant (s)

4:03pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MEMORIAL cricket match to remember a Worcestershire cricket stalwart who collapsed during a game will return to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

Former heroin addict in court for taxi scam

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4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FORMER heroin addict has pleaded guilty to fraud by asking for money to pay for a taxi at houses in Redditch.

200 people sign petition in Worcester High Street over controversial trade deal

Evesham Journal:

3:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A CAMPAIGN to protect the NHS from being sued by big American corporations is gaining momentum in Worcester - with around 200 people signing a petition over the weekend.

New team at the top for Regal Tenbury Trust

Evesham Journal: New roles: Peter Drew and Jane Allen is have been appointed chair and deputy chair of Regal Tenbury Trust.

3:05pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A NEW chair and deputy chair have been appointed for the Regal Tenbury Trust, the volunteer-led organisation which has run the Regal Tenbury for the last two year.

Broken down train delays rail travellers

Evesham Journal:

3:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

PASSENGERS traveling between Worcester Shrub Hill and Stourbridge Junction have had their travel disrupted by a broken down train.






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