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"24.10.2016 15:15:42" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Trumpkin pumpkin beaten by witch in school carving competition DONALD Trump, witches, and other scary ghouls were among the entries in a school's pumpkin carving competition - but the Presidential candidate… A school's pumpkin carving competition saw Donald Trump beaten in the polls by a witch...and a monster.
"24.10.2016 12:35:57" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Veteran cyclist's name lives on at new train station A RENOWNED campaigner for cyclists who died in 2007 will live on in a commemorative plaque to be unveiled at Bromsgrove railway station, marking… A Charford man who died in 2007 will live on in a commemorative plaque at Bromsgrove railway station.
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"24.10.2016 09:58:34" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Redditch and Bromsgrove fire crews called to motorway vehicle fire A CAR fire caused heavy traffic along the M42 southbound near Redditch. A severe car fire broke out on the M42 this morning.
"24.10.2016 07:02:15" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Bromsgrove girl takes on supermarket giants over "inappropriate" clown costumes A 10-YEAR-OLD girl from Bromsgrove has stood up to two of the country's largest supermarket chains to demand that their “inappropriate”…
"23.10.2016 13:01:33" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Residents urged to attend planning meeting for controversial ash plant proposal A CONTROVERSIAL planning application to build an ash recycling plant on green belt land in Wildmoor will be considered at a meeting at County…
"23.10.2016 13:00:42" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Pupils plant fruit trees to get wildlife back into school grounds BUDDING horticulturalists at Bromsgrove School have planted an orchard this week, to encourage wildlife back into the school grounds.
"22.10.2016 15:47:50" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Coffee shop staff standing up to cancer with fundraising event STAFF at a Bromsgrove coffee shop will be standing up to cancer next month, with a cake sale and tombola.
"22.10.2016 15:46:56" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Agency gives thanks to town's foster carers STAFF from a Bromsgrove-based foster agency held lunches and afternoon teas across the town this month, to mark Foster Carer Appreciation Day on…
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"22.10.2016 09:44:10" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Town's first Pensioners Fair to be held next month MP for Bromsgrove Sajid Javid will be hosting the town's first Pensioners Fair next month.
"21.10.2016 17:34:29" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Fundraisers challenged to take on Bonfire Night firewalk SPARKS will fly on Bonfire Night in Bromsgrove but can you handle the heat during a sponsored firewalk across 20 feet of burning embers? Are you brave enough to take on this Bonfire Night challenge?
"21.10.2016 15:02:19" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Parents holding charity car wash for cystic fibrosis charity THE parents of two-year-old Teddy Wheeler, who has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, will be holding a charity car wash next week to raise…
"21.10.2016 11:28:32" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Firefighters visit preschool to teach children about helping others FIREFIGHTERS paid a visit to Catshill Village Preschool to complete the children's lessons on 'people who help us'.
"21.10.2016 10:30:58" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Park to go purple for polio awareness SANDERS Park will be turning purple, after pupils planted hundreds of crocus bulbs to raise awareness of the battle to eradicate polio.
"21.10.2016 08:43:26" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Two gas leaks force road closure TWO gas leaks have forced a road in Blackwell to close for repairs. Heads up drivers and residents as burst gas pipe forces road closure.
"21.10.2016 05:02:22" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Cannabis caravan raided in Wythall A CARAVAN full of cannabis was raided by police yesterday morning.
"20.10.2016 19:09:07" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Royal Mail reveal novelty stamps to honour Mr Men children's books ROYAL Mail has today announced the launch of 10 special stamps to celebrate the Mr Men Little Miss book series.
"20.10.2016 15:14:13" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Talent competition raises hundreds for school funds PUPILS at Sidemoor First School in Bromsgrove sang, danced, and showed off their best Jedi moves to raise money for school funds.
"20.10.2016 14:07:29" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Teenager arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer A TEENAGEER has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer in Bromsgrove following an "aggressive" clash between two… A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer in Bromsgrove.
"20.10.2016 11:52:38" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Youngsters in for a treat at Avoncroft Museum YOUNGSTERS are in for a treat at Avoncroft Museum this Halloween, with pumpkin carving, creepy crafts and broomstick building in store. Stuck for where to take the kids this Halloween?
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"20.10.2016 10:20:23" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk CCTV: Man lunges at cashier for necklace in Longbridge DRAMATIC CCTV footage of a man trying to steal a gold chain off of a cashier's neck in Longbridge has been released by police. The dramatic footage shows a cashier fending off a man trying to steal a gold chain in a Longbridge shop.
"20.10.2016 09:17:56" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Prized fish stolen from pond NINE prized fish have been stolen from a pond in Hollywood. Thieves stole the prized fish from a pond in Hollywood.
"19.10.2016 14:47:01" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Branch avoids Travis Perkins axe JOBS at local branches of builder's merchant Travis Perkins are not under threat after the company announced plans to close over 30 branches… A spokesperson has confirmed to The Advertiser that jobs in Bromsgrove will not be affected by the decision.
"19.10.2016 14:26:40" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk MP visits construction site of town centre retirement village MP for Bromsgrove Sajid Javid paid a visit to a construction site on Recreation Road this week, where work has begun on a new assisted living retirement complex. The first homeowners are expected to move in in May 2017.
"19.10.2016 12:19:12" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Police hunt suspected arsonist after flat fire POLICE are hunting for a suspected arsonist following an attack on a property in Catshill. A suspected arsonist caused fire damage to a property this morning.
"19.10.2016 10:31:27" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk School given Big Lottery grant for mental health project A SCHOOL in Rubery has received a grant from the Big Lottery Fund to support its mental health awareness project. Around 40 pupils will take part in the new 'mindfulness sessions' this month.
"19.10.2016 10:21:20" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Storytelling project at Avoncroft Museum to take dementia sufferers back in time A STORYTELLING project, aiming to help adults with dementia relive old memories, will be held at Avoncroft Museum this month. This is a lovely idea.
"19.10.2016 09:24:47" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Explosive evening in store at Sanders Park this bonfire night Residents are in for an explosive night in Sanders Park this November 5, as the line-up for a bonfire night spectacular is announced. Food, fun fair and fireworks - what more could you want?
"19.10.2016 08:25:19" Photos from Bromsgrove Advertiser's post The Bromsgrove Advertiser is out today! It includes:
- 'Lethal' path is restricting lives of the disabled
- Market landlord devastated after Rubery fire
- Council spending cuts to repay £750,000 debt
- Reckless drunk driver locked up
"18.10.2016 16:15:51" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Train delays between Bromsgrove and Birmingham due to trespasser on tracks DELAYS are expected on trains between Bromsgrove and Birmingham due to a trespasser on the tracks. A heads up for commuters...
"18.10.2016 16:02:35" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Judge pays tribute to legendary journalist as he retires A CROWN court judge delivered his sentence on legendary journalist Tony Bishop after 65 years of reporting – ordering him to have a “long and happy retirement”...
"18.10.2016 12:58:46" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Death of elderly man hit by car on A38 "an accident", coroner rules AN elderly man, who was hit by a car as he tried to cross the A38 road in Bromsgrove, died as the result of an accident, a coroner has ruled. Ernest Styles suffered severe injuries when he was hit by a car while crossing the A38 in Bromsgrove. He died three weeks later.
"18.10.2016 11:43:05" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Internet champion helping library visitors get online this week RESIDENTS that want a little help to get online can talk to a special advisor in Bromsgrove Library this week. Digital champion Paul Austin will be stationed in the Parkside library until Friday.
"18.10.2016 09:30:00" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Disabled pensioner unable to go out alone due to “lethal” pathways THE husband of a disabled pensioner in Charford says his wife is unable to go out alone because of the “atrocious” state of the pathways and car park near her home. Cllr Michael Thompson has appealed twice to BDHT, who own the footpath and car park, but work is yet to be done.
"18.10.2016 09:14:15" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Council urged to build a "real life Jurassic Park" in Bromsgrove FANCY a roaring good time at a new theme park in Bromsgrove? Jurassic Bromsgrove?
"17.10.2016 14:18:12" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Stoke Prior drink-driver jailed after crashing during police chase A DRINK-DRIVER from Bromsgrove, who crashed his car into a school crossing post during a police chase, has been jailed and banned from the road… Patton admitted dangerous driving, damaging property, driving while disqualified and having no insurance.
"17.10.2016 13:54:54" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Council's plan for spending cuts put in place to repay £750k debt AN "Efficiency Plan" of spending cuts has been passed by Bromsgrove District councillors, to repay a £750,000 debt to central government. The plan outlines how the council intends to save £5,583,000 by 2020 - through spending cuts and income growth.
"17.10.2016 11:16:56" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Rotary club comes to aid of Haiti hurricane disaster victims CIVILIANS left devastated by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti will benefit from some £2,000 donated by kind-hearted members of the Rotary Club of… Great gesture from Bromsgrove Rotarians.
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"17.10.2016 10:54:52" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk News anchorman unveils new-look Hagley veterinary practice LEGENDARY Midlands news anchorman Bob Warman was guest of honour at the official unveiling of a new-look veterinary practice in Hagley.
"17.10.2016 08:42:59" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Council apologises to Bromsgrove's tax payers over "unfortunate error" TAX payers in Bromsgrove are being warned that their direct debit payments will be taken out of their banks today - five days earlier than usual. Cllr Luke Mallett has demanded that a full investigation be carried out. What do you think?
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"14.10.2016 15:11:32" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Council apologises to Bromsgrove's tax payers over "unfortunate error" TAX payers in Bromsgrove are being warned that their direct debit payments will be taken out of their banks five days earlier than usual this…
"14.10.2016 15:00:09" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Salon to host cake sale, raffle and silent auction for charity A SALON in Bromsgrove will be holding a cake day, raffle and silent auction to raise funds for charity Breast Cancer Now.
"14.10.2016 14:18:31" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Children's playground closed after suspected arson attack A CHILDREN'S playground in Charford has been forced to close, after a suspected arson attack left the slide and surrounding rubber matting severely burned.
"14.10.2016 11:37:22" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Shave-off raises cash for Bromsgrove mum's cancer appeal A BROMGROVE mum-of-two who is seeking vital funds for her breast cancer treatment has had her appeal boosted after a sponsored head shave raised… Can you help this Bromsgrove mum's cancer appeal?
"14.10.2016 11:19:13" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Post Office cordoned off after daylight robbery THE post office in New Road in Rubery was cordoned off yesterday afternoon, after a man stole a significant amount of cash from a Royal Mail delivery driver. Police are looking to speak with any customers that were in the post office at the time of the robbery.
"14.10.2016 10:45:14" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Pupils donate essentials to elderly man after burglar stole his pension money KIND-HEARTED pupils at Lickey End First School have rallied together to donate household essentials to an elderly man, after a bogus caller stole his pension money. 85-year-old pensioner Michael Hudson was the victim of a distraction burglary, when a man tricked his way into his home.
"13.10.2016 11:00:01" Timeline Photos Top employer County Stores Holdings Limited is hiring. Find out more and apply.
"13.10.2016 10:45:39" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Fire destroys Rubery shopping arcade, forcing eight businesses to close A FIRE has destroyed a popular indoor shopping arcade in Rubery, forcing eight businesses to close.
"13.10.2016 10:02:37" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Plans for Bromsgrove Christmas Market revealed, and it's set to be a cracker IT may be October, but plans for this year's Bromsgrove Christmas Market are well underway - and it's set to be bigger and better than ever before. Details of the upcoming Bromsgrove Christmas Market have been revealed, including a list of special guests.
"13.10.2016 09:33:03" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Plans for Bromsgrove Christmas Market revealed, and it's set to be a cracker IT may be October, but plans for this year's Bromsgrove Christmas Market are well underway - and it's set to be bigger and better than ever before. Details of the upcoming Bromsgrove Christmas Market have been revealed, including a list of special guests.
"13.10.2016 08:08:58" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Investigation launched into Rednal fire AN INVESTIGATION has been launched into a fire in Rednal this morning. A fire investigation officer is currently at the scene to determine the cause of a blaze this morning.
"13.10.2016 05:59:53" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk History group's next talk on RAF Defford THE history of the RAF in Defford will be discussed at The Bromsgrove Society Local History Group's next talk.
"12.10.2016 15:33:07" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Live music at Hawthorns Social Club for charity FIVE-piece band The Exhibit will be performing live at the Hawthorns Social Club in Rubery this week, to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
"12.10.2016 15:30:00" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Library avoids axe but faces cuts to opening hours FRANKLEY Library has avoided closure under council plans designed to slash running costs - but faces reduced opening hours. Are these proposed cuts expected?
"12.10.2016 15:00:19" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Barnt Green author up for national award A BARNT Green author is in the running for a national literary award. We've got our fingers crossed for you Steve!
"12.10.2016 13:38:40" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Longbridge Light Festival returning for second year MORE than 35 artists from across the world will be heading to Longbridge this month, for the town's second Light Festival. Visitors can expect spectacular light and art installations, live music, pop-up theatre, arts and crafts stalls and award-winning street food.
"12.10.2016 12:23:01" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Vehicle thefts lead to police appeal POLICE are appealing for information following the theft of a Land Rover and a motorbike. Warning after two vehicles stolen within minutes of each other.
"12.10.2016 12:20:24" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Third con suspect charged over distraction burglaries A MAN suspected of carrying out a series of distraction burglaries at pensioners' homes in Rubery and Frankley has been remanded in prison by… Third person charged with conspiracy to commit burglary.
"12.10.2016 10:08:01" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Worcestershire County Council reported to Government watchdog over roads deal AN angry politician has reported Worcestershire County Council to a Government watchdog over claims it is "ripping off" taxpayers.
"12.10.2016 08:29:05" Photos from Bromsgrove Advertiser's post This week's Bromsgrove Advertiser is out today! It includes:
- Pensioners targeted in distraction burglaries as two charged
- Cannabis grower sentenced to three years in jail
- Teenager stabbed near college
- Travellers set up camp in Rover car park
"12.10.2016 08:14:28" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Six Bromsgrove roads undergoing improvement works this October SIX roads in Bromsgrove will be undergoing improvement works this month, as Worcestershire County Council confirms October's Driving Home… Is your road in this month's agenda?
"11.10.2016 16:05:21" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk "Tragedy awaits" if controversial cuts to health visitors go ahead CHILDREN'S lives will be put at risk if controversial proposals to remove local health care and cut front line staff are given the go-ahead, say… Health visitors are likely to have to reduce their hours to a three day week, with two days 'redeployed into other work' - or face the possibility of redundancy.
"11.10.2016 14:31:22" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Rio rower Rowles honoured with unique award BROMSGROVE'S Paralympic gold-medallist Lauren Rowles is to become one of the first ever recipients of a new Worcestershire award celebrating… Well done Lauren!
"11.10.2016 12:10:26" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Men with skull masks and hammers seen smashing car window THREE men in skull masks carrying hammers were spotted breaking into a car in Blackmore Lane in Bromsgrove on Saturday. Police Community Support Officer Simon Cadwallader said he will be visiting Sidemoor this afternoon to look for existing CCTV cameras, and says the force will be stepping up patrols in the area.
"11.10.2016 12:09:49" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Two lanes closed on M5 after four vehicle pile-up Multi-vehicle crash on the M5 southbound between junction 4a (M42) and junction 5 (Droitwich) LIVE: Two lanes closed on M5 after four vehicle crash.
"11.10.2016 10:46:01" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Former HMP Hewell prisoner Stuart Cunningham wanted by police A FORMER HMP Hewell inmate, who recently served a sentence for driving and public order offences, is wanted on recall… Can you help police trace former HMP Hewell inmate Stuart Cunningham?
"11.10.2016 10:29:18" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Petition calls for more CCTV in Sidemoor after dozens of drivers have tyres slashed A PETITION is calling for more CCTV cameras to be installed in Sidemoor, after dozens of drivers had their car tyres stabbed outside of their homes. Residents claim there were 12 cars with stabbed tyres on Churchfields Road alone, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.
"10.10.2016 16:25:58" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Driver threatened with nail gun at traffic lights in Bromsgrove A DRIVER was threatened by two men with a nail gun, while stopped traffic lights on the A38 in Bromsgrove.
"10.10.2016 15:42:33" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Man arrested after huge loin of pork stolen from Banners butchers A MAN was been after a large loin of pork was stolen from Banners restaurant in Bromsgrove. A 49-year-old man was arrested and the pork was returned to Banners.
"10.10.2016 12:50:24" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk 'Killer clown' spotted at Lickey Hills golf club THE "killer clown" craze appears to have reached Bromsgrove, as police confirm a prankster dressed in a yellow and red costume was spotted outside... There have also been reports of children with masks, covered in fake blood, in Catshill and Sanders Park.
"10.10.2016 11:33:00" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Police hunt after Land Rover stolen in Wythall POLICE are appealing for information following the theft of a Land Rover in Wythall. Thieves stole the Land Rover from the owner's drive.
"10.10.2016 11:32:18" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Gang of burglars made £200,000 from shop raids after planting hidden cameras A GANG of burglars, who carried out a £21,000 raid of a Co-Op in Bromsgrove, planted covert cameras to capture staff members entering alarm codes. The gang raided six shops in the West Midlands, including the Co-Op store in Bromsgrove.
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"10.10.2016 10:43:49" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Woman taken to hospital following two-car crash A WOMAN was cut free from the roof of her car and taken to hospital following a two-car crash in Marlbrook on Sunday night. Fire crews, ambulance and police rushed to the scene as the victim was cut free from the roof of her car.
"07.10.2016 14:27:20" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Two retail giants returning to Bromsgrove High Street before Christmas IN the same week that Shoe Zone is set to reopen in Bromsgrove, another high street giant has announced it will be returning to the town centre. Could this be the start of a better High Street?
"07.10.2016 14:26:43" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: Pair remanded in prison as police hunt for third Rubery and Frankley con suspect POLICE are hunting for a man linked to a "spate of truly despicable" burglaries in Rubery and Frankley who is believed to have used a… Two people have appeared in court today charged with conspiracy to commit burglary.
"07.10.2016 14:17:13" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk UPDATED: Has the "killer clown" prank come to Worcestershire? POLICE say they will arrest any pranksters taking part in the terrifying "killer clown" craze – after reports the unsettling fad has… There have now been unconfirmed sightings of "killer clowns" in three Worcestershire towns.
"07.10.2016 11:47:49" Tyre slashing spree causes hundreds of pounds worth of damage A TYRE slashing spree in Rubery caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage this week. At least five residents in Rubery woke up to gaping holes in their car tyres this week.
"07.10.2016 10:23:50" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Reader competition - WIN a night in a luxury hotel LUDLOW has long enjoyed a reputation for being something of a foodies' Mecca, and the jewel in its culinary crown, sitting on the outskirts of… Entries close at midnight so it's your last chance to win this fantastic prize
"07.10.2016 09:56:41" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Bromsgrove MP slammed for fracking decision but claims it puts 'local communities first' BROMSGROVE MP Sajid Javid has defended his decision to grant fracking in Lancashire after coming under heavy fire from campaign groups and… Local campaigners have hit out at Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid, who said his decision to grant fracking means "local communities benefit first".
"07.10.2016 08:55:44" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Has the "killer clown" prank come to Worcestershire? A SCARY clown prank that has been sweeping America may have come to Worcestershire. Has anyone seen one in Bromsgrove?
"07.10.2016 08:41:38" Trending: US craze of evil-looking clowns spreads to UK A US craze of evil-looking clowns terrorising children appears to have arrived in the UK, reports the Clacton and Frinton Gazette.
"07.10.2016 08:41:29" Friday morning's traffic and travel news IT'S finally Friday and the weekend is nearly upon us. So let's help you reach your destination with ease this morning.
"07.10.2016 08:41:22" Your Friday morning weather update- mostly dry with sunny spells EXPECT some showers across The Black Country and North Worcestershire this morning.
"06.10.2016 22:11:00" Applications now open for 60 firefighter jobs with West Midlands Fire Service THOUSANDS of people are expected to apply for the 60 firefighting jobs up for grabs with West Midlands Fire Service.
"06.10.2016 20:46:34" UPDATE: "Severe fire" extinguished in Frankley farm buildings A "SEVERE fire" has broken out at two farm buildings in Frankley.
"06.10.2016 19:24:07" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: "Severe fire" extinguished in Frankley farm buildings A "SEVERE fire" has broken out at two farm buildings in Frankley.
"06.10.2016 17:41:22" Children as young as nine checking mobile phones 10 times a night, survey shows CHILDREN as young as nine are so dependent on their mobile phones that they check their devices repeatedly throughout the night because of a "fear of missing out", researchers have found.
"06.10.2016 17:41:15" Thursday evening forecast: Cloudy with sunny spells IT will be cloudier this evening compared to last, which will turn to rain at times across North Worcestershire and the Black Country.
"06.10.2016 17:41:08" Bromsgrove cannabis factory worth £70,000-a-year lands man with three-year jail term A 56-YEAR-old man who set up a cannabis factory on a Bromsgrove industrial estate to ease his financial problems has been given a three-year jail sentence. He set it up as a sophisticated commercial cannabis growing operation capable of producing a yield of £70,000 a year.
"06.10.2016 17:29:25" Worcester get better of Droitwich as winter tennis league starts DROITWICH men's A team began their Herefordshire and Worcestershire Winter Tennis League Division One season with a 4-0 defeat at home to Worcester A.
"06.10.2016 16:17:37" Police hunt for Rubery and Frankley con suspect POLICE are hunting for a man linked to a "spate of truly despicable" burglaries in Rubery and Frankley who is believed to have used a toddler to rob a partially-blind pensioner. Police are searching for Francis Maughan, 31, linked to burglaries on pensioners.
"06.10.2016 13:40:36" Webbs sponsor another guide dog puppy with generous customer donations CUSTOMERS at Webbs garden centre in Wychbold have raised a staggering £5,000 for Guide Dogs charity, with one contest winner having the chance to name and sponsor a puppy for the first year of its life. Webbly will follow in the paw-steps of previous Webbs pups Webster and Wooster, who are now helping to improve the lives of their owners.
"06.10.2016 11:58:51" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk "Severe fire" breaks out in Frankley A "SEVERE fire" has broken out at two farm buildings in Frankley. Fire crews are currently tackling the fire and warning people to avoid the area.
"06.10.2016 10:58:22" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Plans already underway for Bromsgrove Christmas Market THERE may still be two months to go, but plans for this year's Bromsgrove Christmas Market are well underway. Too soon?
"06.10.2016 09:47:06" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Paralympic hero Lauren Rowles celebrated with gold station sign BROMSGROVE Paralympic hero Lauren Rowles has had her summer success at Rio celebrated with a gold board at Bromsgrove Railway Station. Inspiring the next generation! Bromsgrove's Paralympic hero Lauren Rowles celebrated with gold station sign.
"06.10.2016 09:31:27" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: Clean-up operation underway, as travellers in 30 caravans leave Longbridge car park A CLEAN-UP operation has been launched at the former Longbridge Rover car park, after travellers in 30 caravans set up camp there on Tuesday. The travellers were served with an eviction notice by bailiffs to leave the site by 4pm yesterday.
"06.10.2016 09:04:59" Live classical ballet at Bromsgrove's Artrix LIVE classical ballet is set to take centre centre at the Artrix in Bromsgrove this October, with a welcome return by the Vienna Festival Ballet Company.
"06.10.2016 07:54:41" National News: New sentencing guidelines target young knife criminals YOUNG knife criminals who film offences to post them on social media could face tougher punishments under new sentencing proposals.
"06.10.2016 07:54:34" Thursday morning's traffic and travel GOOD morning, we're here to guide you through all the latest traffic and travel news.
"06.10.2016 07:54:28" Trending: US craze of evil-looking clowns spreads to UK as schoolgirls approached A US craze of evil-looking clowns terrorising children appears to have arrived in the UK.
"06.10.2016 07:54:24" Weather: Cooler with patches of sunshine IT will be a little cooler in the air today although sunny spells are still expected.
"05.10.2016 20:06:12" TRENDING: Facebook apologises for drugs, guns and hedgehogs for sale on new Marketplace FACEBOOK has been forced to apologise after guns, drugs and even baby hedgehogs were listed for sale on its new Marketplace section.
"05.10.2016 20:05:32" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Teenager stabbed in Longbridge AN 18-YEAR-OLD man has been stabbed in Longbridge. Further updates from our earlier story as Longbridge Councillor Andy Cartwight condemns the stabbing near Bournville College, which left a teenager in hospital.
"05.10.2016 18:41:36" Weather: Remaining mostly dry overnight WELL it seems as if it tonight will stay dry, but more cloud will develop.
"05.10.2016 17:46:07" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Teenager stabbed in Longbridge AN 18-YEAR-OLD man has been stabbed in Longbridge. BREAKING: A teenager as been stabbed in Longbridge. More to follow.
"05.10.2016 17:18:50" Carer accused of stealing from elderly Belbroughton couple found not guilty on nine charges A LIVE-IN carer accused of stealing around £26,000 from an elderly Belbroughton couple has been found not guilty on nine charges of theft.
"05.10.2016 17:18:44" Travel latest: Slow traffic on A38 in both directions GOOD evening everyone, we're here to get you to your destination as quick as possible tonight.
"05.10.2016 16:41:16" Tournament debut for Spa youngsters DROITWICH Spa under 11s entered their first hockey tournament.
"05.10.2016 15:50:23" Have you seen escaped Hewell prisoner Wayne Madlen? POLICE are appealing for help to locate a prisoner who has escaped from HMP Hewell in Tardebigge.
"05.10.2016 15:50:16" Premier League star donates shirt in surprise visit to charity ball A PREMIER League footballer paid a surprise visit to a couple from Bromsgrove when he drove 136 miles to deliver his signed shirt for auction at their charity ball.
"05.10.2016 15:29:25" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Travellers in 30 caravans set up camp in former Longbridge Rover car park TRAVELLERS, who have parked their 30 caravans in the former Rover staff car park in Longbridge, have been served with a 24-hour eviction notice… Bailiffs have issued the travellers with a 24-hour eviction notice.
"05.10.2016 14:59:57" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Premier League star donates shirt in surprise visit to charity ball A PREMIER League footballer paid a surprise visit to a couple from Bromsgrove when he drove 136 miles to deliver his signed shirt for auction at… At 3pm he featured in West Ham United's 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough FC...just hours later he helped a Bromsgrove couple raise £17,000 in memory of their daughter.
"05.10.2016 13:04:34" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Travellers in 30 caravans set up camp in former Longbridge Rover car park TRAVELLERS, who have parked their 30 caravans in the former Rover staff car park in Longbridge, have been served with a 24-hour eviction notice… Bailiffs have issued the travellers with a 24-hour eviction notice.
"05.10.2016 13:02:12" Bromsgrove School launches new international venture in China AN "EXCITING" new venture has enabled Bromsgrove School to expand into China.
"05.10.2016 13:01:00" Cannabis seized in Charford drugs raid CANNABIS was seized by police during a raid of a home in Charford today, as a drugs warrant was executed by officers. Police officers, specialist police units and detection dogs raided the home this morning.
"05.10.2016 11:33:05" Rouslers' boss happy his side back to winning in style BROMSGROVE Sporting kept the pressure on Midland League Division One leaders Lichfield City with a commanding 5-1 success at Pelsall Villa.
"05.10.2016 11:10:45" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Gun spotted during burglary in Lickey End THREE men raided a home in Lickey End yesterday, one of whom was reportedly carrying a gun. The three men forced their way into the property and made off with several watches, including a Rolex.
"05.10.2016 10:28:22" Photos from Bromsgrove Advertiser's post This week's Bromsgrove Advertiser is out today! It includes:
- Historic pub under demolition threat wins 11th-hour reprieve
- Remains of Alvechurch man to be exhumed to unite couple
- Bromsgrove rail station to close for 12 days in October
"05.10.2016 10:22:39" Folk singers heading for Artrix stage MULTI-INSTRUMENTALISTS Ange Hardy and Lukas Drinkwater are set to take the Artrix stage this month, with a selection of songs from their brand new album. And they're bringing a 27-string Salvi harp, three Martin guitars, a selection of whistles, an Indian shruti box and an Irish bodhrán drum.
"05.10.2016 10:22:29" Stroke survivor asks residents to bake for Bromsgrove charity STROKE survivor Tom Flaherty is encouraging people to Give a Hand and Bake for Bromsgrove-based charity the Stroke Association. Tom, from Bromsgrove, loved to cook for his family before his stroke in 2011, but now finds it difficult due to a weakness in his right side.
"05.10.2016 10:22:19" Charford school holds first quiz and fizz night CHARFORD First School held its first quiz and fizz night last week, complete with a fully stocked bar and a celebrity guest. The event raised more than £400 for the school's new library, which is currently being built.
"05.10.2016 09:05:45" Young people invited to join a ground-braking arts project YOUNG people in Worcestershire are being invited to take part in the second phase of a ground-breaking arts project to challenge people's expectations about the role of libraries in the community.
"05.10.2016 09:05:37" Showbiz news: Adele's 25 is the biggest selling album of 2016 so far ADELE'S album 25 is the biggest selling record of 2016 so far, despite being released in 2015.
"05.10.2016 08:11:27" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Prison break foiled at HMP Hewell after drone escape kit seized AN AUDACIOUS prison break has been foiled at HMP Hewell after officers intercepted a drone containing a "perfect homemade escape kit". Prison officers intercepted a drone at HMP Hewell containing a "perfect homemade escape kit".
"05.10.2016 07:52:30" Trending: Billions of fleas with massive penises could invade bedrooms this autumn BILLIONS of super-fleas with massive penises are expected to invade bedrooms this autumn, the Bury Times reports.
"05.10.2016 07:52:27" National news: Ched Evans' rape retrial jury told drunken teenager could not have agreed to sex A DRUNKEN teenager was so "out of it", she could not consent to having sex with football star Ched Evans - let alone remember it, jurors have heard.
"05.10.2016 07:52:22" Weather: Fine and dry with sunny spells AFTER a cloudy start, we'll see sunny spells during the afternoon.
"05.10.2016 06:39:34" Wednesday morning's traffic and travel Good morning. We're here with the latest traffic news to help you plan your morning commute.
"04.10.2016 19:04:24" News round-up from across North Worcestershire and the Black Country HERE are a few stories that have featured on our websites today.
"04.10.2016 17:44:17" Tuesday evening's weather TEMPERATURES may have dropped during the last couple of weeks but today wasn't a bad day weather wise, all things considered.
"04.10.2016 17:44:10" Writers given thrill by visit of author at Bromsgrove School BUDDING authors picked up top tips from a novelist during a visit to Bromsgrove School.
"04.10.2016 15:52:31" Alpine skier Horton to represent Great Britain BROMSGROVE pupil Siena Horton has been selected to represent Great Britain in the under-16 Alpine Ski Team at the Children's International Races in the Czech Republic.
"04.10.2016 15:14:04" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Last-minute vote delays controversial proposal to demolish Bromsgrove pub CONTROVERSIAL plans to demolish a popular Bromsgrove pub branded "a valuable community asset" have been put on hold at the… A historical Bromsgrove pub is not being demolished after a planning committee delayed plans with a unanimous vote.
"04.10.2016 13:03:52" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Redditch and Bromsgrove women no longer offered routine smear tests at sexual health clinics WOMEN in Redditch and Bromsgrove can no longer receive routine smear tests at sexual health clinics. Women in Bromsgrove can no longer receive routine smear tests at sexual health clinics.
"04.10.2016 13:00:34" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Schoolchildren to build new wetland for Catshill SCHOOLCHILDREN at Catshill Middle School will be getting their hands dirty next week to help residents and wildlife in Bromsgrove. 15 pupils will be planting a section of the Battlefield Brook opposite their school, as part of the Love Your River project.
"04.10.2016 12:40:14" Worcestershire in line for more houses under property building bonanza THOUSANDS more homes could be built across Worcestershire under a property-building bonanza announced at the Conservative Party conference.
"04.10.2016 12:34:56" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk UPDATED: Woman trapped under armchair on stairwell PARAMEDICS and firefighters helped a woman, trapped under an armchair in a stairwell in Bromsgrove earlier today. The woman was trapped under a heavy chair on a stairwell in a Bromsgrove home.
"04.10.2016 12:13:15" Verve kickboxers among the medals at champion's league event VERVE Kickboxing took several fighters to the third Champions League Event which took place at Kidderminster.
"04.10.2016 11:11:49" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Woman trapped on stairwell in Bromsgrove PARAMEDICS are currently in Birmingham Road in Bromsgrove, where a woman was trapped on a stairwell. Paramedics are still at the scene. Updates to follow.
"04.10.2016 10:45:49" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Macmillan gives thanks to Bromsgrove's Coffee Morning fundraisers PUPILS, colleagues and community groups across Bromsgrove popped the kettle on last week to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support as part of… Well done to everyone who got baking for Macmillan!
"04.10.2016 08:55:50" Massive expansion of rape and sexual abuse support centre services over past 30 years but funding lags behind ANYONE in Worcestershire and Herefordshire who has been raped or sexually abused and telephones the local helpline for support currently has to wait five months for counselling.
"04.10.2016 07:46:02" Showbiz News: Ben Affleck reveals the name of new Batman movie BEN Affleck has announced the title of his new Batman movie… The Batman.
"04.10.2016 06:41:55" Weather Forecast: Fine and dry, though rather breezy AFTER a bright but chilly day across the Black Country and North Worcestershire yesterday, today is going to see a bit more breeze.
"04.10.2016 06:41:49" Traffic News: Temporary traffic lights causing morning delays GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.
"03.10.2016 18:05:27" Man carrying loaded gun in Bromsgrove could face lengthy sentence A 21-YEAR-OLD man caught with a loaded gun in Bromsgrove has been warned he is facing a long sentence in custody.
"03.10.2016 17:03:47" Bromsgrove boss says a win is just around the corner BROMSGROVE head coach Dan Protherough believes a victory is just around the corner after his side narrowly lost out 30-28 to third placed Ivybridge in National League 3 South West.
"03.10.2016 16:48:22" BDHT celebrate 100th happy home owner BROMSGROVE's largest housing provider celebrated its 100th home owner this weekend, and invited the town's MP Sajid Javid to hand over the keys.
"03.10.2016 16:48:13" Three new classrooms opened at Blackwell First School THREE new classrooms have been officially opened at Blackwell First School in Bromsgrove, to accommodate for the recent rise in the number of pupils.
"03.10.2016 14:35:53" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Remains of Alvechurch man to be exhumed, as wife's dying wish is granted THE remains of an Alvechurch man will be exhumed and reburied with his wife, as a result of their three sons' quest to reunite their parents in death. John Smith's remains will be exhumed after 13 years, to grant his wife's dying wish to be reunited with her husband in death.
"03.10.2016 12:51:03" Alvechurch couple to be reunited in death, after sons' appeal success THE remains of an Alvechurch man will be exhumed and reburied with his wife, as a result of their three sons' quest to reunite their parents in death. John Smith's remains will be exhumed after 13 years, to grant his wife's dying wish.
"03.10.2016 12:50:56" Choir's cake sale calls for cancer support SINGERS donned their aprons in a bid to fight cancer last week as they helped raise over £1500 with a cake sale during a Macmillan Coffee Morning.
"03.10.2016 12:17:29" Rouslers take control in a game of two halves Pelsall Villa 1 (1) Bromsgrove Sporting 5 (2) at The Bush Ground
"03.10.2016 12:12:28" Fairfield fabulous but still suffer a cup exit FAIRFIELD Villa produced a fabulous performance but still lost out in the Les James Cup when going down 4-3 in extra time against Alvis Sporting Club.
"03.10.2016 12:12:23" Alvechurch clear-out brings instant results with crushing victory ALVECHURCH have cleared the decks following a turbulent week when a string of players departed from Lye Meadow.
"03.10.2016 11:29:28" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk UPDATED: Baby involved in four-car crash on Slideslow Drive A BABY was among four people involved in a four-car crash in Bromsgrove this weekend. Two people were taken to hospital with neck injuries.
"03.10.2016 09:05:57" Showbiz News: Kim Kardashian 'robbed of jewellery worth millions of dollars' in Paris hotel, plus more KIM Kardashian has been held up at gunpoint in a Paris hotel room by masked men dressed as police officers.
"03.10.2016 09:05:50" Most Read: Five firefighters hurt after engine crashes into wall on Stourbridge ring road, plus more FIVE firefighters suffered minor injuries after their engine crashed into a wall on Stourbridge ring road in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, October 1).
"03.10.2016 07:52:42" National News: 600 children have died trying to cross Mediterranean in 2016, charity says AT least 600 children have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean sea in a bid to escape war, poverty and persecution, Save the Children has said.
"03.10.2016 07:52:34" Three people taken to hospital after crash near Bromsgrove THREE people taken to hospital following two-car crash near Bromsgrove.
"03.10.2016 07:52:27" Today's weather forecast: Plenty of bright and sunny spells AFTER a chilly start for most, we will see bright or sunny spells developing through the morning.
"03.10.2016 06:46:23" Monday morning's traffic and travel news GOOD morning everyone, we're here to get you to your destination as quick as possible on this Monday morning.
"02.10.2016 12:18:39" "Growing concerns" for missing Bromsgrove man POLICE are appealing for information to help trace a missing Bromsgrove man.
"01.10.2016 19:26:24" Four car crash on Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove FIREFIGHTERS attended a four car crash in Bromsgrove this afternoon (Saturday, October 1).
"01.10.2016 17:18:53" Twelve-day beer festival heads to Bromsgrove PUB-goers who fancy a Hot Night at the Village are in luck – as the exclusive Italian beer is heading to Bromsgrove as part of a 12-day beer festival.
"01.10.2016 13:48:33" UPDATE: Five firefighters hurt after engine crashes into wall on Stourbridge ring road STOURBRIDGE ring road has now reopened after an overturned fire engine caused gridlock for about six hours.
"01.10.2016 10:20:20" Bromsgrove pupil appointed university professor A FORMER pupil from North Bromsgrove High School has been appointed Professor of Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of Kent.
"01.10.2016 09:16:19" Hairy Bikers get a Caribbean surprise at Worcestershire pub TV CELEBRITY chefs the Hairy Bikers received a traditional English welcome to a country pub in Worcestershire when they were greeted by Morris dancers.
"01.10.2016 06:55:22" Blind people in Worcestershire urged to take advantage of discounted TV licences BLIND people in Worcestershire are being urged to take advantage of discounted television licences.
"01.10.2016 06:55:15" Diwali Day set for Bromsgrove's Artrix A DIWALI Family Fun Day will be held at Bromsgrove's Artrix next month, with performances from Indian dancers, musicians and traditional food.
"30.09.2016 15:42:28" One man Star Wars trilogy set to be out of this world A DECADE after he brought his comedy show to the UK, Canadian actor Charles Ross is landing at Bromsgrove's Artrix for his One Man Star Wars Trilogy.
"30.09.2016 15:42:19" New wind orchestra to give first performance in Bromsgrove A NEW Worcestershire concert band will be giving its first performance in Bromsgrove at St John's Church next month.
"30.09.2016 12:02:56" Parents and school urged to contact charity for vulnerable or distressed children PARENTS, schools and governors have been urged to contact a children's charity to find out what it can provide for vulnerable and distressed children.
"30.09.2016 11:17:19" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Passengers warned of 12-day closure for railway works on Bromsgrove line COMMUTERS are being reminded that the railway at Bromsgrove's new train station will be closed for 12 days this month, to allow for the line to be electrified.
"30.09.2016 10:47:42" Scaffolder takes on Great Birmingham Run in nan's memory A SCAFFOLDER from Bromsgrove is taking on the Great Birmingham Run next month, to raise money for the Stroke Association. Luke was inspired to tackle the 13 mile run after his nan Jane had a stroke when he was just 12 years old.
"30.09.2016 10:47:35" Council property sell off to continue in £19m bonanza for taxpayers COUNTY council bosses are aiming to rake in £19 million by selling off more council property - saying the bonfire of assets will run into 2020.
"30.09.2016 09:33:46" Expansion of Worcestershire Royal revealed under £29 million county-wide hospital shake-up AN expansion of Worcestershire Royal Hospital is on the way - with the final details of a huge £29 million county-wide health shake-up today being revealed.
"30.09.2016 09:26:39" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Scaffolder takes on Great Birmingham Run in nan's memory A SCAFFOLDER from Bromsgrove is taking on the Great Birmingham Run next month, to raise money for the Stroke Association.
"30.09.2016 08:22:15" Your Friday morning traffic and travel news IT'S finally Friday and the weekend is nearly upon us. So let's help you reach your destination with ease this morning.
"30.09.2016 08:22:06" Sister Paper Story: Family's shock as dog urine pours through ceiling A MOTHER said she is 'angry and depressed' after dog urine began pouring through her ceiling, reports the Swindon Advertiser.
"30.09.2016 07:18:47" Your Friday morning weather update THERE will be a mixture of sunshine and showers across The Black Country and North Worcestershire this morning.
"29.09.2016 19:46:37" Trending: Youngster complains about less than inspirational slogans on girls' clothes in Swindon Tesco AN eight-year-old girl has taken supermarket giant Tesco to task over the less than inspirational slogans on its range of girls' clothing.
"29.09.2016 19:46:30" Lorry overturns on M5 causing long hold-ups for drivers A LORRY has overturned on the M5 this evening causing major delays for motorists as the northbound carriageway is closed.
"29.09.2016 18:33:06" Most Read: Angry residents demand answers about Alex Hospital downgrade in packed meeting, plus more HUNDREDS of furious Redditch and Bromsgrove residents, including pensioners, mothers and campaigners, launched angry questions at the hospital trust responsible for downgrading the Alexandra Hospital.
"29.09.2016 18:33:01" Tonight's weather forecast: Dry night with clear spells MUCH of the Black Country and the North Worcestershire division will have a dry night with clear spells, allowing it turn fairly chilly.
"29.09.2016 18:16:38" Four goals for Hine as Spa thrash Kidderminster LUCY Hine scored four goals as Droitwich Spa thrashed Kidderminster 5-0 in their Worcestershire Women's Hockey League Division Two opener.
"29.09.2016 17:19:01" Thursday evening's traffic and travel news GOOD evening everyone, we're here to get you home as quick as possible on this Thursday afternoon.
"29.09.2016 16:05:58" Thieves raid stable in Alvechurch POLICE are appealing for information after thieves stole three hedge trimmers from a stable in Alvechurch.
"29.09.2016 16:05:53" Old Bromsgrovians reunite at former school after 50 years MORE than 100 "Old Bromsgrovians" from across the world returned to their former school this month for a 50 year reunion.
"29.09.2016 16:05:51" False terror threat lands West Midlands Police officer with extra jail term A WEST Midlands policeman who sparked a nationwide terror alert by claiming terrorists were going to kidnap a fellow officer has been sentenced to two further years in jail.
"29.09.2016 16:05:44" Hagley's 80s night to raise money for proposed community hub project HAGLEY Community Association are putting on an 80s night to raise money for the proposed village hub project.
"29.09.2016 14:59:21" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Old Bromsgrovians reunite at former school after 50 years MORE than 100 "Old Bromsgrovians" from across the world returned to their former school this month for a 50 year reunion. Bromsgrove School pupils, old and new, met up to share their memories.
"29.09.2016 14:50:07" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Suspected arson attack "completely destroys" Belbroughton allotment shed A FIRE ravaged a shed at a Belbroughton allotments on Wednesday evening. Firefighters have confirmed that the fire was deliberate.
"29.09.2016 14:49:33" Leading Bromsgrove GP honoured with plaque at former school A PLAQUE to honour a leading Bromsgrove GP has been unveiled at his former school.
"29.09.2016 12:48:17" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk 500 angry residents demand answers about Alex Hospital downgrade in packed meeting HUNDREDS of furious Redditch residents, including many pensioners, mothers and campaigners, launched angry questions at the hospital trust… Did you attend the meeting? Was your question answered?
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"29.09.2016 12:21:01" Nursery children help the homeless in Longbridge CHILDREN at Jellybabies Nursery in Longbridge have been helping people in need, by bringing in tins of food to be donated to the homeless.
"29.09.2016 11:56:17" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Curfew given to Rubery man arrested for carrying knife near Frankley school A 53-YEAR-OLD man, who was arrested after he was spotted carrying a knife near a Frankley school, pleaded guilty to possessing a knife in a public place.
"29.09.2016 09:59:41" All welcome at care home coffee morning ST John's Court care home in Bromsgrove is hosting its own Macmillan Coffee Morning next month, to raise money for the cancer charity. St John's Court is hosting its own Macmillan Coffee Morning to raise money for the cancer charity.
"29.09.2016 09:59:34" Reader competition - WIN a night in a luxury hotel LUDLOW has long enjoyed a reputation for being something of a foodies' Mecca, and the jewel in its culinary crown, sitting on the outskirts of the town with breathtaking views across rolling countryside, is Fishmore Hall Hotel.
"29.09.2016 07:49:36" Trending: Man captures 'supernatural spirit' on Snapchat A CRAYFORD man says he is scared after claiming to have captured a supernatural spirit on a social media app.
"29.09.2016 06:54:14" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Police hunt after offenders stone car in Rubery POLICE are searching for two offenders who smashed the windscreen of a car in Rubery.
"29.09.2016 06:53:25" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Belbroughton fire "completely destroys" allotment shed A FIRE ravaged a shed at a Belbroughton allotments on Wednesday evening.
"29.09.2016 06:52:33" Thursday morning's traffic and travel GOOD morning, we're here to guide you through all the latest traffic and travel news.
"29.09.2016 06:52:28" Weather: Sunny but breezy IT will be sunny but breezy across the Black Country and North Worcester today.
"28.09.2016 19:15:07" Hundreds of people pack out town hall for Alex Hospital meeting HUNDREDS of people have turned up to a public meeting over the future of the town's embattled Alexandra Hospital. Hundreds of people are currently at a public meeting over the future of Redditch's embattled Alexandra Hospital.
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"28.09.2016 19:15:01" People told to avoid Birmingham Road due to car on fire FIRE crews from Bromsgrove have been called to a car fire on Bromsgrove Road.
"28.09.2016 17:51:04" Carer trial told pensioner suggested marriage after wife's death THE paid carer of an elderly Belbroughton man told a jury he had asked her to marry him after the death of his wife of 60 years.
"28.09.2016 13:52:25" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Mercedes stolen in Frankley country lane POLICE are investigating the theft of a Mercedes in a country lane in Frankley. Can you help police trace a stolen Grey Mercedes ML250 AMG Sport?
"28.09.2016 12:58:33" Bogus caller searches Bourneheath home "for intruders" and leaves with jewellery A MAN entered a Bournheath resident's home claiming to look for intruders, but instead made off with her jewellery.
"28.09.2016 12:11:33" www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Bogus caller searches Bourneheath home "for intruders" and leaves with jewellery A MAN entered a Bournheath resident's home claiming to look for intruders, but instead made off with her jewellery.
"28.09.2016 11:44:30" Bromsgrove and Hagley stores host Macmillan coffee morning A VETERINARY practice is holding two coffee mornings in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Coffee, cakes and books are on offer at two Clent Hills Veterinary Group charity days this Friday.
"28.09.2016 11:44:19" Church gets messy in Rubery CHURCHGOERS in Rubery have decided that church should be messier, and so have organised a monthly event for visitors to sing, create, play and chat. St Chad's Church have launched a monthly event for visitors to sing, create, play and chat.
"28.09.2016 11:44:07" Hagley heroes to be remembered with War Memorial donation A MEMORIAL to remember fallen soldiers will receive a make-over after a generous donation of trees was given to Hagley Parish Council. "This is a fitting way to remember the fallen from Hagley from two World Wars."
"28.09.2016 10:53:58" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Son to push mum's wheelchair around marathon for charity A SON from Bromsgrove will be pushing his mum, a former runner, around the Birmingham Half Marathon in her wheelchair next month, to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Rory has been running marathons in his mum's name since 2013, after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2005.
"28.09.2016 10:38:03" State-of-the art Hagley pavilion project receives £21.5k funding boost AN ambitious project to replace dilapidated changing facilities in Hagley have received another funding boost. An ambitious project to replace dilapidated changing facilities in Hagley has won a huge funding boost.
"28.09.2016 09:38:23" National News: Judge to rule on NHS contract row between junior doctors and Jeremy Hunt A High Court judge is preparing to deliver a ruling on a staffing contract row between junior doctors and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
"28.09.2016 08:46:30" Photos from Bromsgrove Advertiser's post This week's Bromsgrove Advertiser is out today! It includes:
- £3.5 million Waitrose plan under way
- Olympic hero shares Rio tales with pupils
- Probe over hospital patient deaths
- Police hunt for two 'despicable' thieves after string of break-ins
"28.09.2016 08:15:12" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Baby saved from car in Bromsgrove FIREFIGHTERS rescued a baby from a car in Orchard Road in Bromsgrove yesterday.
"28.09.2016 07:25:08" Weather Forecast: A mixed day of sun, cloud and rain ahead AFTER a grey day across the Black Country and North Worcestershire yesterday, today is going to see much of the same.
"28.09.2016 07:25:01" Traffic News: Midlands rail services delayed after points failure GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.
"28.09.2016 05:02:18" Leading law firm tee off for charity SOLICITORS from a leading law firm clubbed together at a charity golf day at Blackwell Golf Club to raise money for local causes.
"27.09.2016 16:45:02" Aston Fields coffee house to host Macmillan Coffee Morning A COFFEE house in Aston Fields is hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday, to raise money for charity.
"27.09.2016 16:44:49" Tuesday evening's traffic and travel ALL of you nine-to-fivers can sense salvation as the clock ticks towards that final working hour mark.
"27.09.2016 16:44:39" Shoe Zone returns to Bromsgrove High Street A NEW Shoe Zone store is opening in Bromsgrove High Street next week, just five months after one closed down on the same street. Just five months after the old one closed...
"27.09.2016 16:03:26" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Shoe Zone returns to Bromsgrove High Street A NEW Shoe Zone store is opening in Bromsgrove High Street next week, just five months after one closed down on the same street. Just five months after the old one closed...
"27.09.2016 15:29:54" Jewellery stolen in Dodford distraction burglary A MAN was burgled while in his own home in Dodford on Monday, leading police to appeal for information.
"27.09.2016 15:05:01" Alvechurch climb to sixth but rue missing out on a win ALVECHURCH moved up to sixth spot in the Midland League Premier Division but it should have been even higher after they let rivals Sporting Khalsa off the hook.
"27.09.2016 12:05:17" Number plates stolen from van in Hollywood POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a van's number plates were stolen in Hollywood. Did you see anything?
"27.09.2016 12:05:09" Playgroup pupils get baking for Macmillan A PLAYGROUP in Rednal has been busy baking cakes for its three charity coffee mornings last week. The group raised nearly £70 through selling their homemade cakes.
"27.09.2016 12:03:34" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Fly tippers could face legal action after waste truck was abandoned in Frankley field AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a truck was found abandoned, with its back wheels stuck in a ditch, next to a pile of waste in a Frankley field. The truck, which was filled with plastic waste, was found abandoned next to a pile of similar waste in a field in Frankley.
"27.09.2016 10:47:21" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Olympian Mark Aldred given a hero's welcome on school visit DELIGHTED children at a Chaddesley Corbett school received a visit from their hero this week as Olympic star Mark Aldred dropped by to thank… Olympic star Mark Aldred paid a visit to delighted schoolchildren this week.
"27.09.2016 10:25:25" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Hagley school band signed by legendary record producer Dave Robinson AN ASPIRATION of many teenage bands has become reality for a group of Hagley students after getting signed by the man behind U2, Bob Marley and… Dreams do come true for a band from Hagley as they are signed by the man behind U2 and Bob Marley.
"27.09.2016 09:45:35" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Catshill crash leaves seven injured and village at a "standstill" A CRASH in Bromsgrove on Sunday left seven people injured and the "whole of Catshill at a standstill". Paramedics treated seven people involved in the crash, including four children.
"27.09.2016 07:25:03" Trending: Unexpectd discovery for cops responding to 999 call of man biting woman on M62 MOTORWAY police who were called to reports of a woman being bitten by a man in a car on the M62 made an unexpected discovery, the Warrington Guardian reports.
"27.09.2016 07:24:55" Weather: Grey and rainy start IT will be a grey and damp start to the day for most, with patchy light rain and drizzle.
"27.09.2016 07:24:47" Tuesday morning's traffic and travel GOOD morning. Here is the latest traffic and travel news to help you plan your journey.
"26.09.2016 18:22:35" Festival gives Belbroughton something to crow about SCARECROW-loving Belbroughton residents turned out in force to celebrate a popular annual festival.
"26.09.2016 18:22:25" New Homes Bonus scheme opens again for more community grants COMMUNITIES across Bromsgrove District that have been affected by new housing developments now have another chance to bid for the council's New Homes Bonus grants.
"26.09.2016 16:26:40" Rouslers win ugly in Tipton to book place in FA Vase first round BROMSGROVE Sporting booked their place in the FA Vase First Round Proper this week when handed a home tie against fellow Midland League Division One side Cadbury Athletic on October 22.
"26.09.2016 16:26:30" Bromsgrove must toughen up on tackling after getting stung by Hornets BROMSGROVE head coach Dan Protherough has told his players they must toughen up on their tackling in the wake of their 52-38 defeat at Weston Super Mare side Hornets.
"26.09.2016 16:06:24" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Grants on offer as new council initiative helps provide winter warmth A NEW £100,000 fund designed to help Bromsgrove residents on fixed or lower incomes improve the heating in their homes has been launched by the… Are you eligible for a grant of up to £5,000 under this new council scheme?
"26.09.2016 15:40:22" Wythall nursery scoops national award A NURSERY in Wythall has scooped a national award at a glittering ceremony, for its contribution to pre-school education. Well done Wendy House Day Nursery!
"26.09.2016 15:40:15" Worcestershire patients body chairman welcomes news of junior doctors strike suspension THE chairman of Healthwatch Worcestershire says he is glad a series of five-day all out strikes in the run up to Christmas have been called off, but has urged both sides to still find a resolution.
"26.09.2016 14:45:47" Bromsgrove round off the cricket season with success to savour WHILE Bromsgrove Cricket Club were busy securing their status in Birmingham League Division One for next season some of their lower level sides savoured plenty of success.
"26.09.2016 13:56:53" CORBYN RE-ELECTION: Labour Party figures in Worcestershire call for a "united front" after leadership battle SENIOR Labour Party figures in Worcestershire have today called for a "united front" after Jeremy Corbyn's emphatic victory - saying the infighting must stop.
"26.09.2016 13:56:44" 'Rory the Robot' campaigners in final push to reach 300,000 fundraising target A GROUP of prostate cancer survivors are on the final leg of a mammoth fundraising effort to buy a state-of-the-art machine which will treat men with the disease.
"26.09.2016 12:55:43" Bromsgrove ladies begin league campaign with a loss BROMSGROVE Ladies began their Midlands Feeder League West campaign with a 4-2 home defeat against Telford.
"26.09.2016 12:55:36" Fairfield Villa juniors lose out 5-0 Droitwich in cup FAIRFIELD Villa failed to progress in the Worcester Junior Cup after crashing out with a dismal 5-0 defeat to Droitwich Spa.
"26.09.2016 12:25:01" Fantastic four brave skydive to raise cash for local charity FOUR brave solicitors from a firm in Bromsgrove swapped their office desks for a terrifying 10,000 feet fall as they raised £3,000 in a charity skydive. A bit different from their day jobs!
"26.09.2016 12:23:00" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Work finally underway on town centre Waitrose store BUILDING is finally underway on the £3.5million Waitrose development in Bromsgrove town centre. The new supermarket, which is set to open next year, will bring 60 jobs to the town.
"26.09.2016 10:00:40" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Severe delays for morning commuters after crash flipped car on its roof on M42 ALL lanes on the M42 have been reopened, after a crash, which caused a car to flip on its roof, caused severe delays for Monday morning commuters. Not the best start to the working week.
"26.09.2016 09:24:12" Campaign aims to drive down the number of smokers in Worcestershire SMOKERS across Worcestershire are being urged to take the first steps to quit during October as part of the Public Health England annual Stoptober campaign.
"26.09.2016 09:24:04" How to overcome your sleeping problems SLEEP is an important part of everyone's day – it is vital for optimum health and well-being.
"26.09.2016 09:23:58" Project for people in Worcestershire living with dementia to be extended MORE Worcestershire residents living with dementia and their carers are to benefit from a project to help them relive their memories from the 40s, 50s and 60s using the art of storytelling.
"26.09.2016 09:23:51" Crash on M42 causes delays between Bromsgrove and Redditch A CRASH on the M42 is causing delays in Redditch and Bromsgrove.
"25.09.2016 17:01:04" Council care services rated 'good' in latest report CARE services provided by the county council have been rated 'good' in a new inspection.
"25.09.2016 10:21:47" Physics pupils win bid for cosmic ray detector at South Bromsgrove High THE physics department at South Bromsgrove High School has been awarded a £3,000 grant to fund pupils' research into cosmic rays.
"25.09.2016 06:40:14" Friend pays tribute to prominent Bromsgrove businessman A FELLOW Unionist Club member has paid tribute to a beloved friend and prominent Bromsgrove businessman David Banner, who died in August this year.
"25.09.2016 04:42:37" Woman in hospital after being bitten by dog in Beoley A WOMAN was taken to hospital on Thursday after being bitten by a dog in Beoley.
"24.09.2016 15:21:54" Con artists pose as Trading Standards officers CON artists are posing as trading standards officers claiming people need to pay thousands for a report to see if they have been victims of cowboy builders.
"24.09.2016 11:02:57" Care home staff step up for Alzheimer's Society KIND-hearted staff from a Barnt Green care home have raised £300 to help people living with dementia.
"24.09.2016 10:05:00" Concerns grow for missing Stourbridge man POLICE are appealing to residents to help find missing Stourbridge man Andrew Towler, who is known to have links to Hagley.
"24.09.2016 09:09:22" Restaurant gains healthy options award in first year THE ROYAL Spice in Hartlebury has become the latest food establishment in the Wychavon district to achieve the Healthier Choices Food Award.
"24.09.2016 08:12:58" Worcestershire hotel achieves gold standard for its gardens AN HOTEL in north Worcestershire with 27 acres of grounds and gardens as come up smelling of roses in this year's Heart of England in Bloom Hotel and Pub Gardens competition.
"24.09.2016 07:18:15" Nurses take on 12K Ramrun for Children's Hospital FIVE intrepid childcare practice nurses from Bromsgrove will put their bodies on the line by taking part in the gruelling physical challenge of Coventry's Ramrun next month.
"23.09.2016 16:54:07" Workers face redundancy as MG Longbridge announces restructure MG Motor UK has announced it will be stopping all vehicle assembly at its Longbridge branch, just a day after the company boasted its August sales were up 130 per cent on last year.
"23.09.2016 16:54:03" Your Friday evening traffic and weather news We have made it to Friday, again.
"23.09.2016 15:30:20" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Workers face redundancy as MG Longbridge announces restructure MG Motor UK has announced it will be stopping all vehicle assembly at its Longbridge branch, just a day after the company boasted its August sales were up 130 per cent on last year. More than 300 skilled workers will face redeployment or redundancy.
"23.09.2016 14:23:49" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk CCTV: Pensioners targeted in string of break-ins THIEVES targeted the homes of pensioners three times in as many days this week, leading police to warn residents to be on their guard. Can you help identify these men after three "truly despicable offences" took place against the elderly. Police are not ruling out the possibility the attacks may be linked.
"23.09.2016 11:02:52" South Bromsgrove High rewarded for its gold-standard science SOUTH Bromsgrove High School has been commended for its gold-standard science department. The Science Learning Network awarded the school its Gold Science Mark for its outstanding practice in the school's science faculty.
"23.09.2016 11:02:41" Nordic Walkers raise money for Children in Need A NORDIC walking session will be taking place in Sanders Park next month, to raise money for Children in Need. Mercian Nordic Walkers will be hosting the free taster event as part of the Countryfile Ramble.
"23.09.2016 11:02:35" Get a slice of Frank, Ella, and Glenn at Bromsgrove's Artrix AS part of their national Poppy Appeal tour Five Star Swing will be coming to Bromsgrove's Artrix.
"23.09.2016 09:59:17" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Suspected drink-driver arrested after car flipped on its roof in Longbridge A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, after the car she was driving flipped on to its roof in Longbridge. The 21-year-old driver was taken to hospital and later arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.
"23.09.2016 09:22:10" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Old Bromsgrove Bank note set for auction in London A BLACK and white five pound note, produced at the old Bromsgrove Bank 168 years ago, has resurfaced in London. Experts have valued the fiver at £150 to £200.
"23.09.2016 09:02:21" Residents' concerns met in police and councillor street surgery ISSUES affecting the community were discussed between residents, police and councillors during a new pop-up street surgery in Rubery.
"23.09.2016 09:02:14" National News: Government 'working towards triggering Article 50 in early 2017' THE Government expects to begin formal talks for Britain to leave the European Union by "the early part of next year", Boris Johnson has said.
"23.09.2016 08:56:55" Trending: Prankster on sex offender's register after pulling man's trousers down in pub A CHEF who pulled down the trousers of a 19-year-old in a pub has been ordered to sign the sex offenders' register, The York Press reports.
"23.09.2016 08:56:45" Six metres of hedgerow catches fire in Lickey End SIX metres of hedgerow which had caught fire in Lickey End had to be extinguished by firefighters this morning (Friday, September 23).
"23.09.2016 08:56:37" Showbiz News: Former Bake Off finalist accuses Paul Hollywood of 'lingering wherever the money is' FORMER Great British Bake Off finalist Ruby Tandoh has criticised Paul Hollywood over his decision to stay on the show as it moves to Channel 4.
"23.09.2016 06:50:54" Weather Forecast: Mostly dry and sunny AFTER a cloudy day across the Black Country and North Worcestershire yesterday, today is going to see a bit of sunshine breaking free.
"23.09.2016 06:50:49" Traffic News: Roadworks causing morning travel delays GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.
"22.09.2016 18:30:56" Caesarean babies "more likely to be obese" BABIES delivered by Caesarean section are more likely to be obese than those born naturally, recent research suggests.
"22.09.2016 18:30:48" Thursday evening weather: Dry but chilly IT is set to be a dry evening across North Worcestershire and the Black Country, with temperatures falling colder overnight.
"22.09.2016 15:23:14" Police reinstated stop and search powers after report praises improvement POLICE officers in the region have been praised for their use of stop and search powers, just months after a report told them they 'required improvement'.
"22.09.2016 15:23:06" Halloween horror at Artrix drive-in cinema HORROR movie fans will have something to sink their teeth into this Halloween, at Artrix's drive-in cinema screening of Blade.
"22.09.2016 11:18:58" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Teacher will let pupils shave her head for cancer charity A TEACHER at Colmers Farm Primary School in Rubery is having her head completely shaved by her year five pupils, to raise money for Macmillan. Year five pupils will be donating 30p a go to chop off one of Mrs Frost's plaits.
"22.09.2016 11:09:15" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Carer accused of £26k theft had sexual contact with client's friend, court hears AN elderly visitor to a critically-ill north Worcestershire pensioner told a jury how he indulged in sex play with his friend's full-time carer.
"22.09.2016 10:53:12" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Town's new anti-fracking group meet with MP to voice concerns CONCERNED residents in Bromsgrove met with their MP Sajid Javid last weekend, to discuss the controversial proposal to extract shale in…
"22.09.2016 08:34:13" Showbiz News: Singer dies after car bursts into flames in crash American hip-hop artist Shawty Lo has been killed in a car accident in Atlanta.
"22.09.2016 08:34:08" Bromsgrove MP leads Midlands Engine trade mission in ambitious economy drive AMBITIOUS plans to boost economic growth in the Midlands with new investment and jobs have been led by Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid in North America this week. A campaign led by Sajid Javid MP hopes to drive £34 billion into the Midlands and create 300,000 extra jobs by 2030.
"22.09.2016 07:24:09" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Thieves 'use child as distraction' to rob 90-year-old partially-blind woman POLICE are hunting two “despicable” thieves – one of whom was carrying a toddler in his arms – that barged their way inside a 90-year-old… Truly despicable as thieves use a toddler to rob a pensioner.
"21.09.2016 20:10:53" Weather: Rain should ease later tonight WELL it seems as if any showers will quickly ease this evening, then it will be largely dry until outbreaks of light and patchy rain spread from the west late in the night.
"21.09.2016 17:09:23" Travel latest: Birmingham Road in Bromsgrove closed GOOD evening everyone, we're here to get you to your destination as quick as possible.
"21.09.2016 17:09:16" Farewell for firefighter Max who retires after 30 years A LONG-serving Bromsgrove firefighter was given an emotional send-off after he retired from duty following 30 years of dedicated public service.
"21.09.2016 17:09:09" Open evening marks name change for Bromsgrove Twinning Association BROMSGROVE Twinning Association has changed its name to "better reflect its aims", and will now be known as Bromsgrove International Link.
"21.09.2016 14:10:02" Postman threatened with knife in Bromsgrove POLICE have launched an investigation after a postman was threatened with a knife in Bromsgrove. The postman tried to drive away from an argument with two men, when one pulled out a knife.
"21.09.2016 13:20:44" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Former Bromsgrove doctor Jim Swire backs Lockerbie appeal A RETIRED doctor whose daughter died in the Lockerbie bombing says he would welcome an appeal against Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi's… Jim Swire called a proposed appeal against the Locerkbie bomber's conviction "a major step into getting closer to the truth".
"21.09.2016 12:17:23" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Live-in carer stole thousands from elderly Belbroughton widower, court heard A WELL-LIKED live-in carer “raised the spirits” of an elderly Belbroughton couple – but also stole more than £25,000 from them, a jury was told Joy Njoku claimed the money was spent on ointment and “sexual services” for 85-year-old Mr Sturgeon, despite the fact he had severe health conditions.
"21.09.2016 12:11:57" Notorious suicide spot claimed life of Redditch man Paul Robinson as coroner rules he intended to kill himself A SUICIDE spot has claimed another life after a Redditch man jumped from a bridge over the Bromsgrove highway.
"21.09.2016 12:07:29" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Postman threatened with knife in Bromsgrove POLICE have launched an investigation after a postman was threatened with a knife in Bromsgrove. The postman tried to drive away from an argument with two men, when one pulled out a knife.
"21.09.2016 10:48:36" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Treats for pets and owners at Wythall vet's charity coffee morning VETS in Wythall will be swapping their scrubs for aprons next week, to raise money for Macmillan's Biggest Coffee Morning. YourVets clinic is inviting residents and their furry friends to join them for a hot drink and some home-baked cakes.
"21.09.2016 10:40:43" Bromsgrove MP quizzed over bank role BROMSGROVE MP Sajid Javid has been asked if he had any involvement in the mis-selling of mortgage securities after his former employers were hit with a £10.5 billion fine. MP Sajid Javid has been asked if he had any involvement in the mis-selling of mortgage securities after his former employers were hit with a £10.5 billion fine.
"21.09.2016 10:38:34" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Worcestershire hospitals among worst in country for patient deaths WORCESTERSHIRE Acute Hospital Trust is among the worst performing trusts in the country for patient mortality, the latest figures suggest. Doctors were told the trust is in the bottom five per cent in the country.
"21.09.2016 10:21:42" Photos from Bromsgrove Advertiser's post Here are our front and back pages of the Bromsgrove Advertiser this week, which is out today, including:
- Probe into blaze at recycling plant
- Dr Jim Swire backs Lockerbie appeal
- Parents keep up pressure over children's centre cuts
- Sidemoor woman
"21.09.2016 09:10:58" Appeal to Worcestershire's 52,000 hidden carers missing out on support IT IS estimated there are in the region of 63,000 unpaid carers in Worcestershire – many of these people are caring for more than 50 hours a week for relatives or friends with serious illnesses, who are frail, disabled or with an addiction who could not
"21.09.2016 09:10:45" Showbiz news: Brad Pitt 'very saddened' as Angelina Jolie files for divorce BRAD Pitt has said he is “very saddened” after his wife Angelina Jolie filed for divorce.
"21.09.2016 06:26:02" Weather: Cloudy with a chance of showers AFTER any early mist clears, it will be a dry but cloudy morning, with some sunny spells.
"21.09.2016 06:25:48" St John's orchestra to bring Marvellous Mozart to life in classical show LOVERS of classical music are in for a treat at St John's Church next month, when The Orchestra of St John will be performing its 'Marvellous Mozart' programme.
"20.09.2016 18:26:05" News round-up from across the Black Country and North Worcestershire HERE are a few stories that have featured on our websites today.
"20.09.2016 16:51:07" Tuesday evening's weather WELL, after the drop in temperatures during the last few days, today has been reasonably pleasant weather wise.
"20.09.2016 16:51:01" Tuesday evening's traffic and travel ARE you fed up of sitting in traffic jams when you are desperate to get home? Well, why not use our traffic and travel page to help you avoid those congestion hot spots?
"20.09.2016 16:01:52" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: Sidemoor woman eats her own height in Subway sandwiches, and then some A WOMAN from Sidemoor, who took on the challenge of eating her own height in Subway sandwiches, says she was still hungry afterwards. Reckon you could do better?
"20.09.2016 15:20:10" Theatre's youth production will be Les Mis Jigsaw Players Theatre Company, based in Bromsgrove, has announced its youth production for 2017 will be Les Miserables - the school edition. Could you be the next Jean Valjean or Fantine?
"20.09.2016 14:13:33" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Mental health explored at Artrix art exhibit ARTRIX will be hosting an art exhibition next month, displaying work by adults suffering with mental ill-health. The Art of Conversation exhibition will mark World Mental Health Day on October 10.
"20.09.2016 13:59:11" Girl power comes to Bromsgrove's Artrix ARTRIX in Bromsgrove has a long-standing reputation for being one of the top and forward thinking comedy venues in the UK and this autumn sees a host of female stand-up acts taking to the stage.
"20.09.2016 11:38:43" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk MORE PICTURES: Shocking fire in Stoke Prior DOZENS of residents in Bromsgrove and beyond have sent in their photographs of the shocking fire that covered Stoke Prior in black smoke.
"20.09.2016 11:17:18" Bromsgrove still seeking a win to get league points total back in black BROMSGROVE are still seeking a winning formula in National 3 South West after suffering a slender 20-15 reverse against Bristol based Dings Crusaders.
"20.09.2016 11:17:10" Alvechurch boss looking for a leader after late goals let lead slip ALVECHURCH boss Ian Long is on the lookout for a leader after watching his side let slip against Walsall Wood this week in the Midland League Premier.
"20.09.2016 11:11:37" Businesses club together for charity golf contest A GOLF tournament organised by Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes has raised £12,600 for Bromsgrove's Primrose Hospice and Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. 23 teams from more than 40 local businesses took part in the contest at Redditch Golf Club.
"20.09.2016 11:11:31" Three cheers for Bromsgrove pubs after 'best beer' praise TWO Bromsgrove pubs are toasting to their success after being named in a new book celebrating the UK's best real ale pubs. Fancy a pint? You're in luck! Two pubs in Bromsgrove have been praised for their 'best beer'.
"20.09.2016 08:56:18" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: Drone footage of last night's fire in Stoke Prior IT took 65 firefighters, 13 fire crews and a team of specialist command units to extinguish a huge fire in Stoke Prior last night. Absolutely shocking. A huge well done to these brave firefighters.
"20.09.2016 08:25:18" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: Huge wax plant fire engulfs Stoke Prior in smoke A HUGE fire erupted at a wax plant at Saxon Business Park in Stoke Prior on Monday. Further updates on the Stoke Prior wax plant fire. Thankfully no body was hurt.
"20.09.2016 08:03:09" Showbiz News: X Factor's James Arthur in race for number one FORMER X Factor winner James Arthur is battling for the number one spot in the charts with his comeback song Say You Won't Let Go.
"20.09.2016 08:03:00" Trending: Man filmed himself having sex with horse in stable A MAN who was found in a stable later admitted to police he had sex with the horse kept there, reports the Lancashire Telegraph.
"20.09.2016 08:02:53" Weather Forecast: A cloudy and mostly dry day ahead AFTER a damp and grey start to the week across the Black Country and North Worcestershire yesterday, today is going to see more cloud.
"20.09.2016 08:02:46" Traffic News: Roadworks causing morning travel delays GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.
"20.09.2016 07:41:25" Super swimmer Jacob helps put Bromsgrove on the map JACOB Elliott has been helping to put Bromsgrove Swimming Club on the map.
"20.09.2016 07:41:17" Sporting boss unhappy - despite 3-1 win BROMSGROVE Sporting boss Paul Smith was less then impressed with his side's 3-1 Midland League Division One win at Coventry Copsewood.
"19.09.2016 22:00:05" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk YOUR PICTURES: Shocking fire in Stoke Prior DOZENS of residents in Bromsgrove and beyond have sent in their photographs and videos of the shocking fire that covered Stoke Prior in smoke. Residents' photos of the Stoke Prior fire. Send your photographs and videos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"19.09.2016 20:35:27" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: Huge fire engulfs Stoke Prior in smoke A HUGE fire has erupted at Saxon Business Park in Stoke Prior. BREAKING: More video footage of the Stoke Prior fire, which could reportedly be seen from Birmingham city centre.
"19.09.2016 19:21:01" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: Huge fire engulfs Stoke Prior in smoke A HUGE fire has erupted at Saxon Business Park in Stoke Prior. BREAKING: Updates to follow as a huge fire breaks out in Stoke Prior.
"19.09.2016 18:13:16" Monday evening weather report IT'LL be a cloudy night with outbreaks of rain across the Black Country and north Worcestershire this evening (Monday September 19).
"19.09.2016 18:13:12" Anger as council publishes decision notice over children's centre cuts CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to keep up the pressure over Worcestershire's children's centres - despite controversial cuts securing the go-ahead.
"19.09.2016 18:13:05" Car spins out of control in A448 crash A CAR spun out of control and hit a barrier in a crash on the Bromsgrove to Redditch highway on Monday morning.
"19.09.2016 16:03:50" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Car spins out of control in A448 crash A CAR spun out of control and hit a barrier in a crash on the Bromsgrove to Redditch highway on Monday morning. A car crashed after spinning out of control on the A448 this morning.
"19.09.2016 14:06:34" Care home staff compete in bake-off CARE home staff competed in their very own bake-off at St John's Court in Bromsgrove last week.
"19.09.2016 14:06:24" Town's police and firefighters to serve coffee and cake for cancer charity POLICE officers and firefighters in Bromsgrove are taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan charity next week. Fancy being served cake and coffee by firefighters?
"19.09.2016 14:06:15" Visitors flock to Tardebigge Lime Kilns for Heritage Open Days weekend THE Lime Kilns in Tardebigge welcomed visitors from across the country earlier this month, as part of the Heritage Open Days event.
"19.09.2016 13:55:23" Fairfield Villa win leaves gaffer wanting more FAIRFIELD Villa finished up convincing 2-0 winners at Earlswood Town in Midland League Division Two.
"19.09.2016 13:55:15" Bromsgrove finish with a win over title chasers Brockhampton BROMSGROVE brought down the curtain on their Birmingham League Division One campaign with a compelling 85 run triumph over title chasing Brockhampton.
"19.09.2016 13:55:08" Match report - Coventry Copsewood 1 Bromsgrove Sporting 3 Midland Football League Division One – Saturday 17th September – 3:00 p.m. kick-off Coventry Copsewood 1 (1) Bromsgrove Sporting 3 (2) at The Pavilion
"19.09.2016 11:06:24" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Burglar in balaclava caught red-handed in Belbroughton home A BELBROUGHTON resident opened their bedroom door last week to find a man in a balaclava in their hallway. Can you help police find this masked man?
"19.09.2016 10:13:03" Barnt Green pupils need votes to win Tesco grant ST Andrews Church of England First School in Barnt Green has been shortlisted to receive a grant to build its pupils an outdoor learning area. Can you help these kids get their outdoor learning area?
"19.09.2016 10:12:56" Police clampdown on 'close-pass drivers' who put riders at risk WEST Midlands Police has become the first force in the country to proactively target "close pass" drivers who endanger the lives of cyclists. Have you noticed any close-pass drivers in Bromsgrove?
"19.09.2016 10:12:43" WATCH: Flying visit of rare bird in Upton Warren marks first for Worcestershire THOUSANDS of keen twitcherers flocked to Upton Warren to glimpse a sight of a rare bird never seen in Worcestershire before. Thousands visited Upton Warren to see this rare bird - never before seen in Worcestershire.
"19.09.2016 08:23:55" Showbiz News: Game Of Thrones reigns over the Emmy Awards with record-breaking win, plus more GAME of Thrones had a record-breaking night at the Emmys, where the stars of The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story were honoured with a host of acting awards.
"19.09.2016 08:23:45" National News: Number of VW vehicles fixed in UK after emissions scandal 'simply unacceptable' ONLY around one in 10 UK Volkswagen vehicles fitted with software to cheat emissions tests were fixed in the year since the scandal broke, figures released by the manufacturer show.
"19.09.2016 08:23:35" Monday's weather forecast: Damp and grey start to the week IT will be a damp and grey start to the working week in the Black Country and North Worcestershire division.
"18.09.2016 09:58:48" Pick up truck involved in Hagley crash A PICK up truck was involved in a crash yesterday afternoon (Saturday, September 17) in Hagley.
"18.09.2016 06:26:34" Bromsgrove Bridge Club to tour Barnt Green cafes for children's charity BROMSGROVE Bridge Club is inviting residents to its Cafe Bridge Day in Barnt Green next month, to raise money for Children in Need.
"17.09.2016 10:39:52" Avoncroft museum seeks enthusiastic volunteers AVONCROFT Museum is recruiting weekend demonstration volunteers to help bring the past to life and inspire visitors.
"17.09.2016 07:10:45" HoW College wins prestigious award HEART of Worcestershire College (HoW College) has won a national prestigious award.
"17.09.2016 07:10:37" Jellybabies welcome new batch of nursery children JELLYBABIES Nursey in Longbridge welcomed a batch of new pupils to its group at Longbridge Methodist Church.
"16.09.2016 16:45:17" Blackwell house raided in break-in THIEVES raided a house in Blackwell on Wednesday, stealing valuables including jewellery and an iPad. A house in Blackwell was raided by thieves on September 14 between 2:30pm and 4:30pm. Can you help the police appeal?
"16.09.2016 15:36:04" Bromsgrove pupils from across the world reunite after 50 years FORMER North Bromsgrove High School students from across the world met for a 50-year reunion, after an appeal was launched in the Advertiser in February to track down the class of '66. Visitors travelled from Kent, Suffolk and even Monaco for the reunion, while others only had a short while to go, having lived in Bromsgrove since their schooldays.
"16.09.2016 13:22:04" Stoke prior firm race to raise £8k for Bromsgrove charity PETROL heads from Stoke Prior raised a whopping £8,000 for Bromsgrove-based charity the Rees Foundation, to help support foster children achieve their potential. Great work Agility Fleet!
"16.09.2016 12:07:09" Former Advertiser reporter calls on Bromsgrove men to join cancer fundraiser FORMER Advertiser journalist Michael Buerk is calling on Bromsgrove residents to join a beard-growing appeal to support men with prostate cancer. Will you join ex-Advertiser journalist Michael Buerk?
"16.09.2016 12:07:02" Bid to block children's centre cuts voted out in heated council meeting A LAST-DITCH bid to scrap controversial children's centre cuts across Worcestershire has failed despite a protest from furious parents. The chairman of Worcestershire County Council threatened to kick out heckling mums if they didn't calm down.
"16.09.2016 10:06:51" MP wears it pink for breast cancer fundraiser BROMSGROVE MP Sajid Javid has shown his support for women and families affected by breast cancer, by dressing up in pink for the Breast Cancer Now fundraiser. Sajid Javid MP dresses in pink for important fundraiser.
"16.09.2016 09:17:40" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Plans to demolish historic Rubery pub refused A CONTROVERSIAL planning proposal to demolish the historic Cock Inn pub in Rubery has been refused by Birmingham City Council planners. One of Rubery's oldest pubs will not be demolished.
"16.09.2016 08:58:34" Most Read: Police release CCTV image of suspected thief after wallet stolen in Dudley, plus more POLICE are asking for help to identify a suspected thief after a wallet containing hundreds of pounds was stolen in Dudley.
"16.09.2016 08:58:29" Showbiz News: Paul McCartney got 'emotional' over Beatles film, plus more LOOKING back at footage from The Beatles' touring years when the Fab Four took the world by storm was “emotional and very special”, Sir Paul McCartney said.
"16.09.2016 07:51:30" National News: Nigel Farage's successor as leader to be unveiled at UKIP gathering NIGEL Farage's successor as leader of UKIP will be unveiled as the party gathers for its annual conference.
"16.09.2016 07:51:24" Today's weather forecast: Showers gradually clearing to leave a dry afternoon THERE will be heavy, perhaps thundery showers for many residents in the Black Country and North Worcestershire this morning.
"16.09.2016 07:51:19" Friday's traffic and travel news GOOD morning everyone, the weekend is nearly upon us and we're here to get you to your destination as quick as possible on this Friday morning.
"15.09.2016 18:37:09" Sperm and skin cells 'could one day be fused to create babies' A LANDMARK experiment has opened a window to a sci-fi future in which babies are conceived from skin cells.
"15.09.2016 18:37:02" 'No barriers relating to burka' for women police officers in West Midlands Women police officers could be allowed to wear the burka as part of their uniform, according to the chief constable of one of the UK's largest police forces.
"15.09.2016 18:36:55" Thursday evening forecast: Thunderstorms overnight THUNDERSTORMS will be widespread across North Worcestershire and the Black County this evening, with a few torrential downpours.
"15.09.2016 15:14:58" Children affected by nuclear disaster offered vital check by Bromsgrove opticians THREE youngsters who have been affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster were given a vital sight test by a Bromsgrove opticians. A Bromsgrove business has come to the aid of children in need.
"15.09.2016 12:58:18" Pilgrims walk 15 miles from Bewdley to Bromsgrove to mark 350 years of Baptist Church CHURCHGOERS at Bromsgrove Baptist Church walked 15 miles from Bewdley to Bromsgrove to mark the journey taken by John Eckels when he started the first Baptist Church in 1666. Churchgoers walked 15 miles from Bewdley to Bromsgrove to mark the journey taken by John Eckels when he started the first Baptist Church in 1666.
"15.09.2016 12:29:38" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Live jousting tournaments at Avoncroft Museum A MEDIEVAL jousting tournament will be taking place at Avoncroft Museum next weekend. This sounds awesome!
"15.09.2016 12:06:02" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Man charged after Frankley school sends danger alert texts to parents SCHOOLS sent out warning messages to parents this week, after a man was spotted carrying a knife in the Arden Road area of Frankley. A 53-year-old man has been charged with possessing a knife in a public place.
"15.09.2016 10:58:03" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Mental health unit beats national average in latest inspection BROMSGROVE based mental health unit New Haven has been given a clean bill of health as part of a patient led inspection. Well done New Haven!
"15.09.2016 09:44:12" Trending: Sick thugs filmed kicking cats and sending them flying A man has caused outrage on social media after two videos of cats being viciously kicked went viral.
"15.09.2016 09:44:05" Traffic: Caution after accident amid misty weather Foggy weather this morning is already making roads difficult to navigate, with a minor accident on the A461 Dudley Port in Tipton at the A457 Sedgley Road East junction.
"15.09.2016 07:25:51" Weather: Foggy morning with occasional thunderstorms later THUNDERSTORMS may strike for many this afternoon after a misty start and a spell of sunshine - so there's a little for everybody this Thursday.
"14.09.2016 20:29:43" Weather: Remaining mostly dry overnight WELL it seems as if any showers will soon clear this evening to leave another dry, but mild and muggy night.
"14.09.2016 17:15:44" Romsley to be served fish and chips for the first time since 1974 TRADITIONAL fish and chips will be served in Romsley for the first time since 1974 to mark the village Scout group's 50th anniversary. 50 years without fish and chips, can you imagine?
"14.09.2016 17:15:37" Travel latest: Slow traffic on A38(M) Aston Expressway GOOD evening everyone, we're here to get you to your destination as quick as possible tonight.
"14.09.2016 17:15:29" Kind-hearted Stoke Prior youngster Jamie Taylor pledges to raise £10,000 for charity A STOKE PRIOR youngster is on a mission to turn a £10 note into £10,000 in just ten weeks for an Alvechurch charity.
"14.09.2016 15:12:09" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk REVEALED: How Bromsgrove could be reshaped under controversial boundary proposals DRAMATIC boundary changes could see a combined Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa constituency emerge. Controversial boundary changes could see a dramatic change in the Bromsgrove constituency. Here's what it all means...
"14.09.2016 14:58:13" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Three homes targeted by thieves in Belbroughton TWO Bay trees, a pair of statues and some clip-on sunglasses were among the items stolen from properties in the Queens Hill area of Belbroughton. Can you help police find these statues - or the person who took them?
"14.09.2016 14:55:27" Singer who inspired Elvis Costello and Paul Weller to play at Bromsgrove's Artrix GRAHAM Parker has worked with guitarist Brinsley Schwarz since 1975.
"14.09.2016 12:13:55" West Mercia Police officer dismissed for drink driving A POLICE officer has been dismissed after being found guilty of drink driving. A West Mercia Police officer has been dismissed after being found guilty of drink driving.
"14.09.2016 12:13:48" Big Lottery Fund awards grant to Bromsgrove allotments GREEN-fingered gardeners at Bromsgrove allotments have been awarded a grant to make the site more accessible for visitors and members. Roundhill Allotments Association in Marlbrook have received £8,837.
"14.09.2016 12:13:39" Wythall-based company Phoenix Group sorts the woods for the trees in Redditch's Arrow Valley Country Park A WYTHALL-based company took part in a volunteering exercise at Arrow Valley Country Park in Redditch.
"14.09.2016 12:13:31" Kind-hearted youngster Jamie Taylor pledges to raise £10,000 for Alvechurch charity A KIND-HEARTED youngster is on a mission to turn a £10 note into £10,000 in just ten weeks for an Alvechurch charity. Good luck Jamie!
"14.09.2016 11:07:59" Meeting of Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG governing body RESIDENTS are invited to attend the next NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) governing body meeting. Want your say on health services in the area?
"14.09.2016 11:07:55" Worcestershire ME support group faces closure THE chairman of a support group that helps people in Redditch and Bromsgrove with ME says he fears it could be forced to close if volunteers can not be found.
"14.09.2016 11:07:36" Former HMP Hewell prisoner wanted by police A FORMER HMP Hewell inmate, who served a sentence for assault, is wanted on recall to prison. Can you help find this former HMP Hewell prisoner?
"14.09.2016 10:02:03" National News: Ministers urged to set out 'realistic timetable' for delivering HS2 MINISTERS must set out a realistic timetable for delivering the High Speed 2 rail project, MPs have warned.
"14.09.2016 10:01:58" Showbiz News: Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood's Bake Off future up in the air THE future look of The Great British Bake Off hangs in the balance as judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood have yet to confirm they will be joining the show when it moves to Channel 4.
"14.09.2016 10:01:52" Trending: Scooter rider with toddler on lap goes wrong way along busy road A “RECKLESS” scooter rider has been caught on camera travelling into oncoming traffic on a major road in Bradford - with a toddler on his lap, reports the Telegraph and Argus.
"14.09.2016 09:54:25" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Rubery man waves flag for Palestine in charity football tour A RUBERY man will show his support to Palestinians living under occupation of Israel by travelling to the region to join a charity football… Giovanni 'Spoz' Esposito is playing five charity matches in the West Bank region as part of Football for Palestine.
"14.09.2016 09:52:53" Timeline Photos This week's front page. The paper is out now.
"14.09.2016 07:19:09" Weather Forecast: Very warm with sunny spells AFTER the thunderstorms which struck across the Black Country and North Worcestershire yesterday, today is going to see very hot temperatures. It's going to be a hot one today!
"14.09.2016 07:19:02" Traffic News: Temporary traffic lights causing delays GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.
"13.09.2016 18:57:00" News round-up from across the Black Country and North Worcestershire HERE are a few stories that have appeared on our websites today.
"13.09.2016 18:56:50" Tuesday evening's weather WELL, it's raining a bit at the moment! You don't need us to tell you that we're in the middle of a thunderstorm currently.
"13.09.2016 18:56:42" New season set to start at Bromsgrove Art Society BROMSGROVE Art Society is set to start its new season this month, after breaking up for the summer.
"13.09.2016 16:21:16" Tuesday evening's traffic and travel WE'RE on the home straight to 5pm heaven (well - for those of you on nine to fivers, of course) so the last thing you want is to be caught in congestion hell.
"13.09.2016 15:53:54" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Three-car crash in Alvechurch leaves two with injuries A THREE-car crash during rush-hour traffic in Alvechurch left two people with minor injuries. Two people have been left injured after a three-car crash.
"13.09.2016 14:55:02" Bromsgrove best place in region to be a girl, says study BROMSGROVE is officially the best place to be a girl in the West Midlands, according to a major new study. Do you agree ladies?
"13.09.2016 13:15:35" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Thunderstorms and heavy downpours on predicted "hottest day" IT WAS forecast as the "hottest September 13 on record" but sadly has been little more than a damp squib. While it started out promising, by lunchtime the heavens opened and Worcestershire was drenched.
"13.09.2016 12:54:32" Avoncroft agony after one-wicket defeat to Rushwick AVONCROFT suffered the agony of losing out by just one wicket following an enthralling Worcester County League Division Three contest with Rushwick.
"13.09.2016 11:04:33" Residents reminded to return important forms BROMSGROVE District Council is reminding residents to return their Household Enquiry Forms. Have you returned yours?
"13.09.2016 11:04:27" Fascinating tales of world wars feature in autumn shows TALES from the First and Second World War are brought to light in a series of events hosted by Lickey Hills Local History Society this autumn.
"13.09.2016 11:04:20" Yogi the Labrador helps Catshill pupils to read YOGI the dog Labrador has been helping pupils at Catshill First School and Nursery in Bromsgrove to read. Yogi spent two terms at Catshill First School, helping children with reading, language, confidence, motivation and stress management.
"13.09.2016 11:04:17" New programme helps stroke survivors prevent another attack STROKE survivors took part in a new research programme at the Stroke Association's Life After Stroke Centre in Bromsgrove.
"13.09.2016 10:25:48" Tennis B team scoop promotion after dramatic end to season BROMSGROVE Tennis Club have been celebrating after their Men's B team won promotion to Division Two of the Hereford and Worcester League.
"13.09.2016 09:56:35" Recipients of council's New Homes Bonus funding announced COMMUNITIES across Bromsgrove are set to benefit from more than £50,000 of council investment, following the announcement that 18 of the 22 applicants to the New Homes Bonus scheme will receive funding.
"13.09.2016 08:45:20" National News: New plastic £5 banknote enters circulation A NEW plastic £5 note that features Sir Winston Churchill and can survive a spin in the washing machine has started to enter circulation.
"13.09.2016 08:45:13" Showbiz News: Game Of Thrones and Making A Murderer among Creative Arts Emmys winners THE Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2016 took place on Sunday night, and several of the year's biggest TV shows were awarded a number of top gongs, including Game Of Thrones and Making A Murderer.
"13.09.2016 07:39:42" Trending: Couple dodge 70mph traffic on M25 to escape traffic jam AN idiotic couple risked their own lives as they ran across the M25 in front of high speed traffic, reports News Shopper.
"13.09.2016 06:36:11" Traffic News: Roadworks causing morning travel delays GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.
"13.09.2016 05:30:08" Cofton Hackett man gears up for epic Antarctica trek A PARAMEDIC and army reservist from Cofton Hackett is preparing to make history when he tackles a dangerous three-month charity expedition to the South Pole.
"13.09.2016 05:27:44" Rio Paralympics silver just the start for me, says swimming ace Rebecca TEENAGE swimming ace Rebecca Redfern is “over the moon” after scooping a silver medal for Great Britain at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
"12.09.2016 19:43:53" Evening news round-up for the Black Country and north Worcestershire HERE'S your evening news round-up for the Black Country and north Worcestershire.
"12.09.2016 18:34:31" Pit your wits in fundraising pub quiz A COMMUNITY group supporting young people in Bromsgrove are inviting teams to pit their wits in a fundraising quiz on Thursday, October 6.
"12.09.2016 18:34:24" Monday evening weather report THERE'S likely to be some late sunny spells as the day draws to a close across the Black Country and north Worcestershire.
"12.09.2016 18:34:19" Details of new Bromsgrove nightclub 57 Monkeys revealed BROMSGROVE's beloved Love 2 Love nightclub has finally closed after 10 years on Worcester Road, leaving clubgoers wondering what they can expect from the bar taking its place.
"12.09.2016 16:48:39" Fairfield fall short as makeshift defence crumbles FAIRFIELD Villa fell short when they suffered a 4-2 reverse at home to Paget Rangers in Midland Football League Division Two.
"12.09.2016 15:39:43" Bromsgrove aim to stay positive despite second wash out in a row BROMSGROVE cricketers will be keen to finish the season on an encouraging note after Saturday's contest with Birmingham League Division One side Smethwick was completely washed out.
"12.09.2016 15:39:39" Bromsgrove Sporting promise no let up after crushing FA Vase victory BROMSGROVE Sporting bosses have promised they'll be no let up after their record breaking 13-0 thrashing of luckless Leicestershire side Ellistown and Ibstock in Saturday's FA Vase.
"12.09.2016 15:39:32" Astwood Bank seal third place league finish with home win ASTWOOD Bank sealed third place in Birmingham League Division Three this season after securing a 23 run success at home to Shropshire side Worfield.
"12.09.2016 15:18:01" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Details of new nightclub 57 Monkeys revealed BROMSGROVE's beloved Love 2 Love nightclub has finally closed after 10 years on Worcester Road, leaving clubgoers wondering what they can expect from the new bar takings its place. Are you excited?
"12.09.2016 12:44:45" Skipper Sutton says pride is in players minds for end of season clash BARNT Green skipper Andy Sutton insists his players will be playing for pride when they bring down the curtain on this season's Birmingham League campaign with a trip to Kenilworth Wardens.
"12.09.2016 12:39:59" Catering company wins ticket to ride THE owner of a Hagley deli is flying high after winning a prestigious contract to cater for passengers on an iconic train at Severn Valley Railway.
"12.09.2016 11:30:11" Top doc Dalvi Humzah in line for two prestigious prizes HAGLEY cosmetic surgeon Dalvi Humzah has been nominated for two of the most sought after prizes at this year's Aesthetic Awards.
"12.09.2016 10:30:05" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Crash leaves two in hospital and roads gridlocked A CRASH between two cars in Worcester Road this weekend left two people in hospital and roads gridlocked. A man and woman in their 50s were taken to hospital.
"12.09.2016 10:22:11" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Rednal man among 13 jailed over £1.5million drugs empire A MAN from Rednal was among 13 people jailed for a combined 130 years over a drugs ring, which distributed heroin and cocaine across the country. The men were jailed for a combined total of 130 years.
"12.09.2016 10:19:43" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Call for abandoned shopping carts to be returned RESIDENTS left off their trolley by discarded supermarket carts sprawled across Bromsgrove have set up a 'lost and found' page in the hope… Spotted any homeless trolleys in Bromsgrove recently?
"12.09.2016 09:57:29" Gold for Bromsgrove rower Rowles BROMSGROVE Paralympian Lauren Rowles rowed her way to victory with gold in the mixed double sculls. Go on Lauren!
"12.09.2016 09:57:23" Dodford pupils bounce for children's charity PUPILS at Dodford First School took part in a sponsored bounce to raise money for children's charity Promised Dreams. Pupils raised £336 to make dreams come true for terminally ill children.
"12.09.2016 08:28:20" Most Read: Murder investigation launched after man found injured in Halesowen dies, plus more A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man found injured in Halesowen has died.
"12.09.2016 08:28:14" Showbiz News: Celebrities join in with tributes on 15th anniversary of 9/11, plus more CELEBRITIES have been paying tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, on the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
"12.09.2016 06:57:51" Monday's weather: Fine and dry today THERE may be a few short lived pockets of this morning in the Black Country and North Worcestershire division, but these will soon clear.
"12.09.2016 06:57:44" Monday morning's traffic and travel news GOOD morning everyone, we're here to get you to your destination as quick as possible on this Monday morning.
"12.09.2016 02:47:39" UPDATED: Rio Paralympics: Gold for rower Rowles and silver for swimmer Redfern GREAT Britain's rowers led the way on a golden start to day four at the Rio Paralympics.
"11.09.2016 22:03:13" Rio Paralympics: Gold for Rowles and Redfern makes tonight's final with new record GREAT Britain's rowers led the way on a golden start to day four at the Rio Paralympics.
"11.09.2016 16:57:08" Body found in search for Kidderminster man A BODY has been found during a search for a 76-year-old Kidderminster man.
"11.09.2016 09:59:43" Drug dealing house-husband escapes jail A SMALL-TIME drug dealer from Bromsgrove has escaped jail, after drugs were discovered at his home during a police raid.
"11.09.2016 08:44:04" Bromsgrove residents urged to learn essential first aid skills BOSSES at the nation's leading first aid charity are urging locals to take advantage of a cut price first aid course in Bromsgrove this summer.
"11.09.2016 06:01:31" Festival will give Belbroughton something to crow about THOUSANDS of scarecrow loving residents and visitors to Belbroughton will be making hay later this month at a popular annual event.
"10.09.2016 11:32:02" Fancy dress costume stolen in car break-in A FANCY dress costume, two coats and several CDs were stolen during a car break-in in Bromsgrove.
"10.09.2016 10:22:59" No pressure on Paralympic swimmer Rebecca but she wants medal, says her father TEENAGE ace Rebecca Redfern will be cheered on by her father Steve and eldest brother Anthony as she bids for Rio Paralympic glory tomorrow.
"09.09.2016 16:09:28" Your Friday evening traffic and weather news We have made it to Friday and the weekend is upon us - but what does the weather and traffic have in stall for us?
"09.09.2016 16:09:23" Stoke Heath son to tackle James Bond rally for Brain Tumour Charity A SON from Stoke Heath, who lost his dad to brain cancer in March, is raising money for charity by driving his old banger across Europe. Dave will be driving his old banger through nine countries in four days.
"09.09.2016 11:21:08" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Elderly man hit over the head on his doorstep A 70-YEAR-OLD man was hit over the head by an unknown caller at his home in Bromsgrove. Disgusting. Let's hope they catch them.
"09.09.2016 10:55:52" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Knife wielding man went on drunken rampage in Aston Fields, court heard A KNIFE wielding man who went on a drunken rampage on a quiet Bromsgrove street has been given a suspended prison sentence. Tyrone Kirnon damaged several cars in Aston Fields after drinking beer and vodka at a friend's BBQ.
"09.09.2016 10:22:12" Family businesses celebrated in award finals TWO Bromsgrove businesses have won a place in the final of the Midlands Family Business Awards.
"09.09.2016 10:05:42" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk IN PICTURES: One last look back at Love 2 Love IT's the closing weekend for Bromsgrove's beloved Love 2 Love nightclub, so the Advertiser is taking a trip down memory lane, with some old photos of your nights out. Are you posing in any of these lovely Love 2 Love photos? Go on, name and shame.
"09.09.2016 09:08:53" Embroidered landscapes celebrate Capability Brown at The Artrix THE 300th anniversary of the birth of the landscape designer, Lancelot "Capability" Brown will be celebrated with a new embroidery exhibition at the Artrix Gallery in Bromsgrove.
"09.09.2016 09:08:45" Most Read: Police appeal for help in tracing missing Kidderminster man, plus more OFFICERS are appealing for Wyre Forest residents' help to trace a missing man from Kidderminster.
"09.09.2016 07:59:34" Showbiz News: Trailer for the Amanda Knox documentary is released, plus more AMANDA Knox gazes directly at the camera and states “either I'm a psychopath in sheep's clothing or I am you” in a new documentary on the Mereditch Kercher murder trial.
"09.09.2016 07:59:27" National News: Four men due in court on terror charges FOUR people are due to appear in court today (Friday, September 9) after being charged with terror offences.
"09.09.2016 06:53:21" Today's weather forecast: Possible showers and occasional sunny spells THERE will be isolated showers for some across North Worcestershire and the Black Country this morning.
"09.09.2016 06:53:14" Car stolen from property in Lickey Rock, Bromsgrove A CAR was stolen from a home in Lickey Rock overnight (September 8).
"09.09.2016 06:53:07" Traffic and travel news for Friday morning GOOD morning everyone, the weekend is nearly here and we're here to get you to your destination as quick as possible on this Friday morning.
"08.09.2016 23:01:48" Five major uniform challenges facing schools in 2016/17 SCHOOLS are facing big challenges as they head into the new school year.
"08.09.2016 17:52:29" Huge rise in workers on zero-hour contracts, study finds The number of workers on zero-hours contracts has increased by a fifth over the past year, official figures show.
"08.09.2016 17:52:23" Thursday evening forecast: Dry and bright tonight IT will be a drier and brighter night for most across North Worcestershire and the Black Country tonight, with some cloud developing overnight.
"08.09.2016 16:25:33" Son's touching tribute to motorcyclist killed in Rubery crash THE family of a motorcyclist, who died after crashing with a car in Rubery, have paid tribute to a "father and a best friend".
"08.09.2016 14:06:54" Barnt Green skipper promises no end-of-season let up BARNT Green skipper Andy Sutton has promised there will be no let up from his side for the final two fixtures.
"08.09.2016 13:59:42" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Son's touching tribute to motorcyclist killed in Rubery crash THE family of a motorcyclist, who died after crashing with a car in Rubery, have paid tribute to a "father and a best friend". Just heartbreaking.
"08.09.2016 13:47:23" Recipients of council's New Homes Bonus funding announced COMMUNITIES across Bromsgrove are set to benefit from more than £50,000 of council investment, following the announcement that 18 of the 22 applicants to the New Homes Bonus scheme will receive funding.
"08.09.2016 12:38:52" Multi-faith service remembers lives lost in Srebrenica DIFFERENT faiths combined as one to attend a memorial service at Bromsgrove's St John's Church last week to remember those who lost their lives in Srebrenica.
"08.09.2016 12:38:40" Brother calls for gifts for British Heart Foundation BROMSGROVE based Alan Sanson is backing a scheme, asking people leave a gift to the British Heart Foundation in their will. Could you leave a gift to British Heart Foundation in your will?
"08.09.2016 12:38:35" First ever parkland running event to take place at Hanbury Hall POPULAR parkland running will be arriving in the region later this month when Hanbury Hall plays host to the Trust 10.
"08.09.2016 10:55:51" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Will Worcester hospital be able to cope after services are moved from Redditch? CAMPAIGNERS fear a Worcester hospital may not be able to cope now key children's services have been centralised there.
"08.09.2016 09:09:41" National News: Carnival atmosphere greets Paralympics opening ceremony THE After Party has begun. The XV Paralympic Games in Rio opened on Wednesday night with a feat to defy expectations in a carnival atmosphere at the Maracana Stadium.
"08.09.2016 09:09:34" Showbiz News: £2.2 million in jewels missing from Drake's tour bus PHOENIX police have said 2.2 million ($3 million) worth of jewellery was taken from a tour bus being used by rapper Drake and DJ Future the Prince.
"08.09.2016 08:37:58" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Will Worcester hospital be able to cope after services are moved from Redditch? CAMPAIGNERS fear a Worcester hospital may not be able to cope now key children's services have been centralised there. “We're still not convinced the Worcestershire Royal will cope," say campaigners.
What do you think?
"08.09.2016 07:50:30" Trending: Man jailed for having sex with his pet dog A MAN has been jailed for having sex with his own dog, reports The Bolton News.
"08.09.2016 07:50:21" Weather Forecast: Rain at first but drier and brighter later AFTER a cloudy day across most parts of the Black Country and North Worcestershire yesterday, today is going to bring a bit more rain.
"08.09.2016 07:36:58" Chloe Peplow hopes last-gasp win will inspire cup success BROMSGROVE footballer Chloe Peplow is hoping to use the experience of a last-gasp victory to spur her on when she takes to the field in a cup semi-final for Birmingham City.
"08.09.2016 06:36:20" Traffic News: Crash between car and lorry causes M6 build-up GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.
"07.09.2016 20:23:45" Gaffer Ian Long fuming after Alvechurch draw with Swifts BOSS Ian Long was left fuming at the officials after Alvechurch drew with Stourport Swifts.
"07.09.2016 19:21:38" Weather: A warm and dry evening and night with clear spells WELL it seems as if it will be a dry and warm evening with some late sunny intervals.
"07.09.2016 16:52:42" Travel latest: Queuing traffic on on A38 Queensway Tunnel due to earlier accident GOOD evening everyone, we're here to get you to your destination as quick as possible.
"07.09.2016 16:52:37" Get into gear at Sanders Park this weekend RESIDENTS are being invited to enjoy some bandstand entertainment in Sanders Park this weekend.
"07.09.2016 15:26:03" Washout ensures Bromsgrove league one status for another season RAIN completely washed out the Birmingham League Division One programme, which preserved Bromsgrove's status for another season while condemning Old Hill and Sutton Coldfield to relegation.
"07.09.2016 15:25:58" Bromsgrove start league campaign with home defeat BROMSGROVE began life in National League Three South West with a 31-16 reverse at home to Lydney.
"07.09.2016 12:42:49" Timeline Photos This week's front page. The paper is out now.
"07.09.2016 10:35:45" Volunteers urged to help pack shoe boxes ORGANISERS of this year's Operation Christmas Child appeal are in urgent need of volunteers to help pack shoe boxes next month. Can you help?
"07.09.2016 09:40:27" bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk Bogus callers burgle homes of elderly residents in Rubery SEVERAL elderly residents in Rubery have fallen victim to distraction burglaries over the last few weeks, leading police to launch an investigation. Police are asking residents to look out for elderly relatives and neighbours.
"07.09.2016 08:45:44" Swimmer Redfern aiming for Paralympic medal magic in Rio PARALYMPIAN Rebecca Redfern aims to do Worcestershire proud by returning with a medal from Rio. Good luck Rebecca!
"07.09.2016 08:07:17" Local heritage sites offer chance to see hidden treasures and connect with our roots HUNDREDS of volunteers and 36 venues across Worcestershire, from Clent in the north to Saintbury near Broadway, will be taking part in the UK's largest grassroots history celebration over the next four days.
"07.09.2016 06:52:11" Today is the day children can no longer be seen at Redditch's Alex Hospital FROM today, Wednesday September 7, sick children in Redditch and Bromsgrove will not be able to be treated at the Alexandra Hospital. Extremely sad times.
"07.09.2016 06:52:03" Funds run out for mum's cancer treatment FUNDS raised for mum-of-two Katy Dawson's breast cancer treatment have run out, despite the hard work of friends and strangers to raise nearly £40,000 for the cause. Can you help?
"06.09.2016 19:52:11" Boost for Droitwich tennis teams DROITWICH Tennis Club's men's D team ended their Herefordshire and Worcestershire Summer Doubles League Division Eight season with a 5-1 victory over Bromsgrove E.
"06.09.2016 19:44:56" News round-up from across North Worcestershire and the Black Country HERE are a few stories that have featured on our websites today.
"06.09.2016 18:27:49" VIDEO: How Redditch and Bromsgrove residents helped donate to refugees in the Calais "Jungle" CARING Redditch and Bromsgrove donated one and half vans of supplies to refugees in the Calais "Jungle".
"06.09.2016 18:27:44" Tuesday evening's weather IT'S been a largely sunny day and while it's all gone dull and cloudy now, the temperatures will stay respectable.
"06.09.2016 18:27:36" Tuesday evening's traffic and travel SCHOOLS are back and inevitable the roads are a lot busier again. So hopefully, our traffic and travel service will help you negotiate the congestion hot spots a little more easily.
"06.09.2016 18:27:29" Popular Macmillan nurse Ida Parkinson dies WORCESTERSHIRE'S first Macmillan nurse, who was also instrumental in setting up the Primrose Hospice, has sadly died.