Bumper fundraising event in Brierley Hill

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FAMILIES can enjoy a day of fun in Brierley Hill while raising money for two good causes.

Ghostly goings on at Haden Hill

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

GHOST walks around Cradley Heath’s Haden Hill Park are being revived after an absence of 12 months.

Countdown on for end of Dudley awards ceremony nominations

Evesham Journal: Put your clocks back

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE final countdown is underway to the deadline for nominations for prestigious Dudley borough awards.

GP award for Halesowen surgery

Evesham Journal: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A HALESOWEN GP surgery has scooped a top accolade in new awards launched to recognise medical excellence in Dudley borough.

Museum hosts fancy dress competition to mark World War One anniversary

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BOROUGH youngsters are being asked to take part in a fancy dress competition with a difference at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery.

Breaking news Teenager involved in collision with car in Worcester this afternoon

Evesham Journal:

6:06pm Saturday 26th July 2014

ASTWOOD Road in Worcester is currently closed in both directions after a 14-year-old girl was involved in a collision with a car at around 3.30pm.

Family's plea to missing woman

Evesham Journal:

5:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE family of Eve Cullen, who has been missing for more than one week, has urged anyone who has seen a woman matching her description to contact police.

Hollywood sci-fi magic comes to Forge Mill

Evesham Journal: METAL MAGIC: Jo-Anne Gloger from Forge Mill Museum with R2-D2 and the head of C3PO. Buy this photo: RCR311403_01 from redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FORGE Mill Needle Museum is playing host to an exhibition which is an absolute must for all Hollywood sci-fi fans.

Back in time for summer fun

Evesham Journal: Picture by Jim Holden 06/08/13
Battle Abbey
Battle Tactics event
Marketing/PR use
Experience Seekers, Child Pleasers, RE-enactors
Dressing up
Model Release forms with Isobel Uden (8440332)

3:50pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THROUGHOUT August Goodrich Castle will be hosting a different 'Just for kids' historical adventure for two days each week.

Enjoy a barbecue safely this summer

3:37pm Saturday 26th July 2014

HEREFORD and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people to take care when using their barbecues during the warm weather.

Lights out event marking centenary of the First World War

Evesham Journal:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

AN event marking the centenary of the First World War is being held in Rubery this Monday, August 4.

Prepare to be entertained in Redditch

Evesham Journal:

2:50pm Saturday 26th July 2014

ENTERTAINERS Flhip Flhop, Bread and Butter, and George Orange will be amusing residents in the town centre, Winyates and Batchley over the next two weeks.

Cuts to youth activities? Don't blame us, says leader

Evesham Journal: Councillor Adrian Hardman, county council leader

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council has defended his stance on youth funding - and is blaming the economy for making cuts.

Batman and Robin will be joining forces to fundraise at a supermarket near you

Evesham Journal: DYNAMIC DUO: Batman and Robin, also known as Callum Davies and James Underwood, are ready to run in Worcester's Asda supermarket to raise money for Green Hill Lodge children’s home.

1:49pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SHOPLIFTERS beware — Batman and Robin are coming to a supermarket near you.

Redditch man charged after boarding empty plane

Evesham Journal:

1:35pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A REDDITCH man has been charged with breaching Birmingham Airport security and getting on board an empty plane.

Talks start over one rubbish collection service for the whole of Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: Fortnightly bin collections have increased recycling rates, town hall chiefs claim

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

TENTATIVE talks have got underway to see if one massive rubbish and recycling collection service can be launched for the whole of Worcestershire.

M42 crash

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

TRAFFIC is slow following an accident on the M42 earlier.

Multi vehicle accident between Redditch and Bromsgrove

12:33pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THERE have been reports of a multi vehicle accident between Redditch and Bromsgrove. 

Wells ward bye-election - the candidates speak

Evesham Journal: Chris Burrows

12:02pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE candidates who are standing for the Malvern Hills District Council vacancy in the Wells ward this week share their thoughts with the Gazette's readers.

Pub bounces back after "terrible" fire

Evesham Journal: OPEN FOR BUSINESS: The Camp House Inn in Grimley is open despite a large fire at the pub last Saturday. Picture by Paul Jackson. 3014659906

11:38am Saturday 26th July 2014

A PUB that was severely damaged when a kitchen fire blazed out of control is bouncing back with a weekend of celebrations planned.

See, hear and feel the story of the amazing Pinball Wizard at The FeckenOdeon

Evesham Journal:

11:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

SOME films are meant to be seen in the cinema with a big picture and fantastic sound – so it’s a shame that The Who’s Tommy has been absent from the big screen for nearly 30 years.

Thanksgiving service in memory of Damian D'Oliveira to be held on Monday

Evesham Journal: TRIBUTES: Damian D'Oliveira has died aged 53.

11:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

A THANKSGIVING service in memory of Damian D'Oliveira will be held at the County Ground, New Road on Monday.

How YOU want Worcester City Council's cash windfall to be spent

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

MORE than a third of people want Worcester City Council to spend its £3.1 million windfall on paying off debt - while 20 per cent say it should go on a massive new swimming pool.

Shopper's loyalty rewarded

Evesham Journal: (8628153)

10:56am Saturday 26th July 2014

ANOTHER lucky shopper has a bit more to spend this month thanks to the Pershore Pride loyalty card scheme.

Specsavers stars take on charity challenges

Evesham Journal: Rebecca Head, Emma Jelfs and Becky Muir with their fundraising mementoes. SP

10:37am Saturday 26th July 2014

THREE members of staff at a Droitwich opticians have competed in separate events to raise money for a number of charities.

Electronic games ban at County Hall

Evesham Journal: County Hall

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE playing of electronic games like Solitaire is officially being banned at Worcestershire County Council.

Tobacco plant grows to seven-foot tall in Hereford greenhouse

Evesham Journal: Shirley Symonds with the plant which has grown out of the ground despite her not planting a seed.1430_2001Photo: James Maggs.

9:32am Saturday 26th July 2014

COULD the heatwave be behind this fast-growing plant in Hereford?

Bell Tower Appeal supporters thanked

9:27am Saturday 26th July 2014

MORE awards have been handed out to some of the biggest supporters of the bid to save Evesham's landmark 16th century Abbey Bell Tower.

Fire crews called to blaze off Northwick Road

Evesham Journal:

9:23am Saturday 26th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze involving two tonnes of foliage cuttings in a field off Northwick Road, Worcester, last night.

Town festival goers enjoy natural treatments

Evesham Journal:

9:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

VISITORS to two festival events held in Bromsgrove this month received natural therapy to see how it can help with emotional and physical healing.

Waitrose bosses delighted to get Worcester green light after "years" of searching

Evesham Journal: Waitrose to open store in High Wycombe

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

WAITROSE bosses have spoken of their delight after being given the green light for a £20 million Worcester store - revealing it has been looking for a presence in the city "for many years".

Palace Theatre carves the way for sustainability

Evesham Journal:

8:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Palace Theatre is leading the way for sustainability after receiving an A rating for its energy efficiency.

Busy time for Redditch firefighters

Evesham Journal:

8:28am Saturday 26th July 2014

REDDITCH firefighters have been working as hard as ever with several incidents overnight.

Railway TV advert relaunched

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

SEVERN Valley Railway has relaunched its television advertising campaign in the hope of attracting record numbers of visitors this summer.

Arts grants up for grabs

Evesham Journal: Pupils at St Woolos Primary painting plaster houses for a diorama centred on the Newport Ship to be displayed at the city centre campus of the University of South Wales. Pictured are pupils Ethan Sullivan, Cameron Roberts, and Janna Salam painting their m

6:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

ARTS groups in Wyre Forest are being invited to apply for grant funding.

Primary school pupils give residents history presentation

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

PUPILS at Stourport Primary School showcased their years work at a special presentation.

New community allotments to open in Wolverley

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

WOLVERLEY Allotments Society has signed a lease with Wolverley Parish Council for a two-and-a-half acre plot to develop into a community allotment.

Wolverley pupils celebrate end of exams with prom night

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PUPILS at Wolverley CE Secondary School celebrated completing their GCSE exams by organising their own Ace of Spades-themed school prom.

Wordsley resurfacing works may cause delays

Evesham Journal:

5:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

MOTORISTS are being warned resurfacing works at Camp Hill in Wordsley may cause delays.

Fades and FIFA - new barber shop has its own style

Evesham Journal: (8609968)

1:54pm Friday 25th July 2014

CLIENTS at a new Hereford barbershop may not want to leave the waiting room with owner Ellis Campbell offering X-Box consoles to play on and beers while they wait.

Breaking news: Payments finally made to some of Hereford United's former players and staff

Evesham Journal: Hererefordshire Council said it will consider transferring leases relating to develoopment at Edgar Street to Tommy Agombar.

4:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

The Hereford Times understands that football creditors must be paid today to ensure the club's Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) proposal can go through smoothly.

700 people object to proposed Brierley Hill recycling plant

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

4:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

MORE than 700 people have lodged new objections to plans for a massive waste recycling plant in Brierley Hill.

Prolific arsonist jailed for torching cars in Wall Heath

Evesham Journal:

3:26pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN arsonist who endangered the lives of Wall Heath when he set a pub outbuilding and four parked cars on fire, has been jailed for 10 years.

Dudley prepares to tackle pothole problem after scooping extra Government cash

Evesham Journal: £286k to spend on potholes

1:34pm Friday 25th July 2014

DUDLEY Council has announced a programme of works to help reduce the number of potholes across the borough following an injection of Government cash.

Clent school recruiting team ahead of the Black Country Run

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CLENT special school is looking for sporty supporters to help boost funds by taking on the Black Country Run.

Brierley Hill firm struggles to recruit despite high unemployment levels

Evesham Journal:

1:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

BOSSES at a Brierley Hill insurance firm say they are baffled as to why they can’t fill vacant jobs despite higher than average levels of unemployment in the town.

Dudley man spared jail after hammer attack

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A DUDLEY man who attacked his long-term partner with a hammer because he thought she had been unfaithful has avoided spending time behind bars.

Three arrested on suspicion of Dudley Zoo break-in

Evesham Journal:

10:58am Friday 25th July 2014

THREE people were arrested overnight on suspicion of attempting to break in to Dudley Zoo.

Lye brothers jailed and branded "bullies" by judge

Evesham Journal: Scales of Justice: Recent convictions at Oxfordshire's magistrates' courts

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A LYE man who was armed with a machete when he burst into the home of a frightened family has been locked up for 33 months.

Dudley man arrested in connection with Cradley Heath bus assault

Evesham Journal: INQUIRY: Police have appealed for information about the nightclub attack

9:32am Friday 25th July 2014

A DUDLEY man was arrested yesterday (Thursday) in connection with a sexual assault on board a bus in Cradley Heath, earlier this year.






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