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"17.01.2017 07:33:43" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Traffic News: Road closures and temporary lights 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.
"16.01.2017 21:09:12" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Mitchell close to 10,000 first-class runs for County WORCESTERSHIRE opener Daryl Mitchell is poised to join a select band next season.
"16.01.2017 19:30:12" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk 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.
"16.01.2017 18:55:53" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Mama determined to secure Premiership place at Warriors THE disappointment of not being picked for Worcester Warriors' Boxing Day clash at relegation rivals Bristol will drive on flanker Marco Mama.
"16.01.2017 18:55:42" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch and south Warwickshire football round-up BAD weather caused disruption and cancellations for football teams in Reddich and south Warwickshire this weekend.
"16.01.2017 18:22:41" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Monday evening weather report IT'LL be a rather cloudy and drizzle-filled evening across the Black Country and north Worcestershire tonight's (Monday).
"16.01.2017 17:48:44" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Byfield to wield the axe after Redditch United's "embarrassing" defeat at Frome BOSS Darren Byfield says he will shake up his Redditch United squad this week in the wake of their 8-1 drubbing at Frome Town.
"16.01.2017 17:14:14" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Phone company cracks down on nuisance callers for Redditch and Bromsgrove residents A SERVICE to crack down on nuisance calls has been launched by a phone company.
"16.01.2017 16:05:01" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk A46 closed after two people hurt in crash between Alcester and Stratford TWO people have been rushed to hospital following a crash between Alcester and Stratford.
"16.01.2017 16:04:57" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Injury fears for Alvechurch as hitman sidelined during Heanor Town draw ALVECHURCH boss Ian Long is waiting to access the extent of a hamstring injury suffered by top marksman Josh March during Saturday's 2-2 draw at Derbyshire side Heanor Town.
"16.01.2017 16:04:45" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk PICTURES: Warriors' fans in Brive for European Challenge Cup clash CAN you spot yourself at the Stade Amedee-Domenech where Worcester Warriors crashed out of the European Challenge Cup following a 17-14 defeat to Brive?
"16.01.2017 15:26:07" redditchadvertiser.co.uk A46 closed after two people hurt in crash between Alcester and Stratford TWO people have been rushed to hospital following a crash between Alcester and Stratford. Motorists have been advised that the A46 is currently closed with a diversion in place.
"16.01.2017 14:56:18" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Reds' Vase hopes over after first half horror show at Aldridge REDDITCH lost interest in this season's North Midlands Vase Plate competition after crashing to a 40-25 defeat at Aldridge.
"16.01.2017 14:56:12" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Feckenham fail to shine as they crash 6-2 at Coton Green INJURY-HIT Feckenham suffered a fall from grace this week when they crashed 6-2 at Coton Green in Midland League Division Two.
"16.01.2017 13:13:15" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Victim suffers cuts to neck as armed intruders raid Alcester home TWO burglars raided a house in Alcester and attacked a man inside who suffered cuts to his neck. Officers from Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the aggravated burglary in Beacon Close.
"16.01.2017 11:30:11" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Report: Reds hammered at Frome Frome Town 8, Redditch United 1
"16.01.2017 10:25:14" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Town MP suffers health relapse following operation REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has suffered a health relapse following a serious surgical procedure at the Alexandra Hospital in… BREAKING NEWS:
"16.01.2017 10:25:11" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Appeal after £4,000 bike stolen from Alvechurch POLICE are appealing for information after a £4,000 bike was stolen in Alvechurch.
"16.01.2017 09:51:29" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Police appeal for witnesses following suspected arson attack in Redditch OFFICERS in Redditch are appealing for witnesses to a suspected arson at a flat in the town over the weekend.
"16.01.2017 09:51:26" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Most Read: Author sent lover's wife extracts from steamy novel about their affair, plus more A STOURPORT author who sent her married lover's wife extracts from an erotic novel based on their affair has avoided jail.
"16.01.2017 09:51:15" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Showbiz News: Lucasfilm confirms Carrie Fisher won't be digitally recreated in new Star Wars movies, plus more CARRIE Fisher's likeness will not be digitally recreated to appear as General Leia in new Star Wars movies, the filmmakers have confirmed.
"16.01.2017 09:15:56" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Police appeal for witnesses following suspected arson attack in Redditch OFFICERS in Redditch are appealing for witnesses to a suspected arson at a flat in the town over the weekend. The suspected arson attack took place at a flat in High Trees Close at around 5.30pm on Saturday (January 14).
"16.01.2017 08:43:14" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Warriors hooker keen for more action after debut at Brive HOOKER Joe Taufete'e insists he's hungry for more game-time after making his Worcester Warriors debut in the 17-14 defeat at Brive.
"16.01.2017 08:10:52" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Trending: Glasgow pensioner dances like nobody is watching to busker A PENSIONER was spotted enjoying a dance to a local busker in the city centre.
"16.01.2017 08:10:44" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Monday's weather: Rain easing for many but staying cloudy THERE will be outbreaks of rain this morning in the Black Country and North Worcestershire.
"16.01.2017 08:10:39" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk 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.
"15.01.2017 18:27:13" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk 5,000 people sign petition calling for investigation into trolley deaths at Worcestershire Royal Hospital MORE than 5,000 people have signed a petition calling for increased NHS funding and a thorough investigation after two patients died on trolleys at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
"15.01.2017 15:42:28" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Warriors head coach encouraged by his team's efforts in France WORCESTER Warriors head coach Carl Hogg praised the effort of his side despite their 17-14 defeat to Brive in the European Challenge Cup.
"15.01.2017 15:42:17" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Cox, Mama, Spencer and Hammond stand out in Warriors' narrow loss at Brive MATT Cox was our Warriors' man of the match. Who was yours?
"15.01.2017 15:09:14" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Last-gasp penalty denies valiant Warriors at Brive in 17-14 defeat WORCESTER Warriors crashed out of the European Challenge Cup in heart-breaking fashion as a last kick of the game from Gaetan Germain saw Brive secure a narrow 17-14 victory at the Stade Amedee-Domenech.
"15.01.2017 12:55:06" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman hurt following Wythall crash A WOMAN was hurt following a two car crash in Wythall.
"15.01.2017 12:20:22" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman hurt following Wythall crash A WOMAN was hurt following a two car crash in Wythall. Emergency services were called to the scene just before 6am on Saturday, January 14.
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"15.01.2017 11:49:43" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Charitable car firm donates £480 to Primrose Hospice STAFF at a Redditch car dealership have been working in top gear to help raise almost £500 for Bromsgrove's Primrose Hospice.
"14.01.2017 18:58:45" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Car in Wythall seized for no insurance POLICE officers from the Worcestershire Operations Patrol Unit have seized a car with no insurance from Wythall.
"14.01.2017 18:12:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Car in Wythall seized for no insurance POLICE officers from the Worcestershire Operations Patrol Unit have seized a car with no insurance from Wythall. The vehicle was spotted by police on Friday, January 13.
"14.01.2017 16:19:44" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Witness the magic of Michael Jackson live on stage JACKSON Live in Concert has to be the most accurate and exciting tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres.
"14.01.2017 12:23:14" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Witness the magic of Michael Jackson live on stage JACKSON Live in Concert has to be the most accurate and exciting tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres.
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"14.01.2017 11:51:43" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk We must remove Brive's dangerous set-piece weapon, warns Worcester Warriors head coach Carl Hogg Backs coach Sam Vesty heads up the coaching team as Warriors look to restore some pride and confidence after last Saturday's 55-19 Aviva Premiership derby battering at Gloucester.
"14.01.2017 10:13:18" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Children's University "delighted" by little Redditch graduates YOUNGSTERS from two Redditch schools attended a special graduation ceremony at the University of Worcester.
"14.01.2017 08:03:13" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch to get share of £50 million to help rough sleepers in the town REDDITCH is set to benefit from a share of £50 million as part of the Homelessness Prevention Programme.
"14.01.2017 00:26:14" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Worcester Warriors' Ryan Mills vows to put right "some wrongs" at Brive in European Challenge Cup The former Gloucester player wants “another chance to perform” after disappointing in Warriors' 55-19 Aviva Premiership thrashing by his former club at Kingsholm last Saturday.
"13.01.2017 19:26:12" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Bars urged to stake their claim for best in Britain PUBS and bars are being urged to sign up for a chance to be voted best in Britain at a prestigious awards ceremony.
"13.01.2017 17:46:12" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Worcester Warriors name squad for Premiership Academy League clash at Yorkshire Carnegie Warriors under 18s have made four changes for the Premiership Academy League clash at Barnsley Rugby Club's Shaw Lane ground.
"13.01.2017 17:45:45" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk William Shakespeare's skull buried in Redditch mystery to be revisited THE mystery surrounding a buried skull in Redditch, thought to be that of legendary playwright William Shakespeare, will be revisited in the new edition of the Feckenham Forester.
"13.01.2017 16:49:02" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Review: A Monster Calls CINEMAS are awash with two things of late: films to make you cry and (if you attend my local multiplex), my tears after watching them, writes Jason Day.
"13.01.2017 16:48:54" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Aaaargh you ready for Artrix show? CHILDREN'S TV stars Callum Donnelly, Richard Franks and Robin Hatcher will be coming to Bromsgrove's Artrix.
"13.01.2017 16:37:41" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Your Friday evening traffic and weather news It is Friday the 13th and it is unlucky for you if have forgotten your long johns and gloves today, because it is cold out there.
"13.01.2017 15:28:21" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk We can't blame coaches for individual errors, insists Worcester Warriors flanker Marco Mama The former Bristol flanker insists it is important for Worcester's players put their own “house in order”
"13.01.2017 15:28:11" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Worcestershire batsman Ollie Westbury working hard to improve his stroke-play The England Under-19 player has become renowned for selling his wicket dearly.
"13.01.2017 15:27:14" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk See the artwork everyone is Tolkien about A NEW piece of artwork has officially sprung up outside Redditch Town Hall.
"13.01.2017 15:16:57" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman hurt following Redditch crash A WOMAN was hurt following a two car crash in Redditch. Emergency services were called to the scene in Rough Hill Drive, just before 6pm last night (Thursday, January 12).
"13.01.2017 14:55:29" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk County boss Rhodes reveals desire to keep learning and improving in his hunt for trophies STEVE Rhodes says his hunger to keep learning and improving with Worcestershire is as strong as ever along with a desire to return to trophy-winning ways at New Road.
"13.01.2017 14:47:42" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Burglary-hit Bonner's Jewellers thank Alcester residents for their support POLICE are hunting a burglar who stole a haul of items from Bonner's Jewellers in Alcester. Police are hunting a burglar who stole a haul of items from the Market Place store at about 3.30am on Thursday, January 12.
"13.01.2017 13:57:25" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Dinosaurs come to life in new show heading for Birmingham ALL the things you thought you knew about dinosaurs are probably wrong... Instead of being green and scaly, they actually almost all had feathers and instead of making terrifying, ferocious roars, they sounded more like garden birds. This sounds like great fun.
"13.01.2017 13:14:16" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Boost for Redditch nursery after scoring £1,750 worth of free outdoor play equipment A REDDITCH nursery has won £1,750 worth of outdoor play equipment in a competition organised by publicly owned buying organisation, YPO. This is great news.
"13.01.2017 12:46:17" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Life of community hero Lennox Cumberbatch to be celebrated with funeral service at Alcester's St Nicholas' Church RESPECTS will be paid to much-loved community hero Lennox Cumberbatch during his funeral on Monday. The service will be held at St Nicholas' Church at noon on January 16.
"13.01.2017 12:05:31" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman hurt following Redditch crash A WOMAN was hurt following a two car crash in Redditch. Emergency services were called to the scene in Rough Hill Drive
"13.01.2017 12:05:16" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Do you suffer with Triskaidekaphobia? A THIRD of Britons are expected to change their plans today as it is Friday the 13th - the traditional day of bad luck. Anyone have any bad luck so far today?
"13.01.2017 11:00:13" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch and Bromsgrove businesses feel Brexit "uncertainty" "WE are beginning to see the uncertainty around Brexit hit local business". That is the verdict of the county's business leader.
"13.01.2017 08:58:38" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Snow across Redditch overnight with emergency services urging caution EMERGENCY services' staff are urging drivers to be cautious after an overnight dusting of snow. What's it like where you are? Post your pictures below.
"13.01.2017 08:46:07" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Advice for motorists driving in snow WITH snow hitting the Black Country and North Worcestershire this morning, the best advice when severe weather hits is to stay off the road say Warwickshire and West Mercia Police. Be careful out there.
"13.01.2017 08:46:03" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk More than 20 affordable homes to be built in three of Alcester's surrounding villages MORE than 20 affordable homes are set to be build in Alcester's surrounding villages this year. The properties are being built to enable local people to stay in the villages in which they have been brought up.
"13.01.2017 08:45:45" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Hewell second-highest prison for number of phones seized from inmates HMP Hewell ranks as the second-highest offender for the number of mobile phones confiscated from prison inmates in one year, new data shows. More bad news for the troubled prison. Can it get any worse?
"12.01.2017 21:15:42" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Fusebox catches fire in Portway property WESTERN Power Distribution joined firefighters at a property in Portway this afternoon, after a fusebox caught fire. Emergency services were alerted to the blaze on Alcester Road at around 4.30pm.
"12.01.2017 20:15:38" redditchadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: Redditch firm makes 44 employees redundant MORE than 40 jobs at Redditch firm AMS Retail Interiors Limited have been lost, following the news that the business has… More bad news for staff at AMS.
"12.01.2017 17:20:06" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk "You will have happy times and you will have sad times" Redditch foster couple open up "EVERY day that you are looking after a child is an extra day that child is safe." Tim Jarvis, 38 and wife Claire, 28, are foster carers with Foster Care Associates (FCA), and say the decision to foster was not easy but ultimately has been worth it.
"12.01.2017 16:45:12" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Jobs at risk as Argos set to close store in Redditch's Kingfisher Shopping Centre JOBS at Argos in Redditch's Kingfisher Shopping Centre are at risk as the retail giant has confirmed it is set to close the branch next week. The business is due to close Friday, January 20. Will you be sad to see it go?
"12.01.2017 16:38:42" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch out-of-school-club compromising the "safety and well-being" of youngsters, say Ofsted A REDDITCH out-of-school-club is compromising the "safety and well-being" of youngsters in its care, according to Ofsted. Y Play, run by YMCA Worcestershire, based at Willow Trees Children's Centre, was judged to be inadequate in a recent Ofsted inspection.
Do you agree?
"12.01.2017 15:01:37" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk 100 Wire Hill residents meet with Redditch MP Karen Lumley and County Councillor to discuss junction fears MORE than 100 Redditch residents met with town MP Karen Lumley and Worcestershire County Councillor Marcus Hart to discuss fears over a revised road junction in Wire Hill, as part of a new housing development. The council approved plans for the construction of 131 new houses off Nine Days Lane, but as part of the plans it is proposing changing the priority for traffic at a new junction off Nine Day Lane.
"12.01.2017 14:37:59" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Police hunt burglar on bike who stole haul from Alcester jewellers POLICE are hunting a burglar who stole a haul of items from Bonner's Jewellers in Alcester. BREAKING NEWS: Can you help the police locate this crook?
"12.01.2017 13:21:50" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk More than 17,400 people attend the Palace Theatre's festive pantomime A RECORD-BREAKING 17,400 people attended the Palace Theatre's pantomime over the festive season- which starred comedy impressionist Tony Rudd as Wacky Willie. Record-breaking panto - oh yes it is!
"12.01.2017 13:21:40" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch United make approach for Evesham striker Lance Smith REDDITCH United are looking to tempt Southern League top scorer Lance Smith to the Valley.
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"12.01.2017 10:09:18" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 109 people wait 12 hours or more on trolleys at Redditch's Alexandra Hospital WHILE two patients died at Worcester's crisis-hit emergency department more than 100 others waited over 12 hours on trolleys. In total 109 emergency patients waited on trolleys for more than 12 hours at Worcester and Redditch between December 20 last year and January 4 this year.
The waits have been branded 'unacceptably long' by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
"12.01.2017 10:06:32" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Will it snow today in Worcestershire? SNOW could be heading to Worcestershire today, with drivers warned to brace themselves for a cold snap. Place your bets - reckon it will snow later or not?
Redditch could see either a wet afternoon with sleet and rain, or snow as temperatures drop to around 2C later on today.
"11.01.2017 14:14:22" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Award winning Redditch school placed in special measures AN award-winning Redditch school has been put into special measures after being rated as inadequate in a recent Ofsted inspection. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/15016257.Award_winning_Redditch_school_placed_in_special_measures/
"11.01.2017 09:39:24" Timeline Photos NEWS: Tour series deal now within reach, residents fear Ipsley woodland will become "concrete jungle" following destruction of trees, £85m Redditch Gateway development soon to be a step closer, 145 jobs at risk as Redditch firm goes into administration,
"11.01.2017 09:30:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Village road hit by 10 break-ins in matter of hours AN ALVECHURCH road fell victim to 10 garage break-ins in a matter of hours overnight, leading police to launch an appeal for witnesses. Various items of garden and mechanical items were stolen from the garages, including a small wooden trailer which is believed to have been used to transport the stolen items.
"10.01.2017 15:29:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Money saving tips on keeping warm and saving cash at Redditch's Kingfisher Shopping Centre A THREE-day event offering advice on keeping warm and saving money this winter is being held at the Kingfisher Shopping Centre. This could be handy.
"10.01.2017 15:26:38" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch woman appears in court charged with robbery, criminal damage and possession of a bladed article A REDDITCH woman has appeared in court charged with robbery, criminal damage and possession of a bladed article in public. Laura Walker, of Willow Way, appeared at Worcester Crown Court on Friday before his honour Judge Abbas Mithani QC.
"10.01.2017 14:43:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Police probe allegation of 'abuse and threats' made to black face-painted Alverchurch Morris dancers POLICE are probing an allegation of threats and verbal abuse made to an Alvechurch Morris dancer, who was accused of being racist for wearing… The group were reportedly heckled during a performance in Birmingham on Saturday, January 7, to celebrate Plough Monday – the traditional start of the agricultural year.
What do you think?
"10.01.2017 12:34:34" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 'Improvements in many areas' at HMP Hewell despite high levels of drugs and violence, say inspectors A TARDEBIGGE prison previously labelled "dirty, dangerous and drug-ridden" has made improvements – despite four suicides in two years… Inspectors who visited HMP Hewell said level of violence at the jail was still "far too high".
In just six months there were 49 fights, 47 assaults on staff and 159 assaults on prisoners, some serious enough to result in hospitalisation.
"10.01.2017 12:33:38" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch MP meets with Health Secretary REDDITCH'S MP met with the Health Secretary following three deaths at the Worcestershire Royal hospital. Karen Lumley met with Jeremy Hunt address concerns about recent pressures at the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
"09.01.2017 20:56:42" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch United trio set for trials with Grimsby Town THREE of Redditch United's top players have come under the radar of League Two side Grimsby Town. Three Redditch United players have attracted interest from League Two side Grimsby Town
"09.01.2017 15:50:00" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Diamond launch investigation following Astwood Bank crash that caused 'major gas leak' REDDITCH homes were evacuated on Friday after a crash between a Diamond bus and a car caused a major gas leak. A total of five properties in the immediate vicinity had to be evacuated after the smash caused damage to a gas main pipe and a wall.
"09.01.2017 13:50:48" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 145 jobs at risk as Redditch firm goes into administration MORE than 140 jobs are at risk as Redditch firm AMS Retail Interiors Limited has gone into administration. The business, based in Oxleasow Road, is the main trading entity of the AMS International Group, which manufactures, distributes and installs commercial interiors predominately in the retail sector, both in the UK and worldwide.
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"09.01.2017 11:50:34" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch MP Karen Lumley to meet with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt over Worcestershire health care REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley will meet with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today to disscuss the problems at the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS… The MP, who will be accompanied by Worcester MP Robin Walker, will discuss long waiting times in A&E and the reported deaths of three patients at the Worcestershire Royal.
"09.01.2017 11:10:10" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Today's weather forecast: Heavy rain, becoming drier in the afternoon OUTBREAKS of heavy rain will sweep across the division, accompanied by strong winds. OUTBREAKS of heavy rain will sweep across the division, accompanied by strong winds.
"09.01.2017 11:10:09" redditchadvertiser.co.uk We need to save an extra £21 million by 2020, says region's police and crime commissioner POLICE and crime commissioner John Campion has outlined his budget plans for the year ahead - and pledged to avoid adding to the council tax… POLICE and crime commissioner John Campion has outlined his budget plans for the year ahead - and pledged to avoid adding to the council tax burden despite having to make cuts.
"09.01.2017 11:00:20" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch residents fear Ipsley woodland will become "concrete jungle" following destruction of trees RESIDENTS in a leafy suburb of Redditch fear their wildlife haven is being turned into a "concrete jungle" following the destruction of… RESIDENTS in a leafy suburb of Redditch fear their wildlife haven is being turned into a "concrete jungle" following the destruction of woodland trees.
"09.01.2017 10:07:13" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Brush up on your gouache at Redditch Library REDDITCH Library will be running a watercolour painting course from January 18. The course will guide people through the technical pitfalls of watercolour, while at the same time allowing for experimentation and creativity.
"09.01.2017 10:06:33" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch residents evacuated after gas leak in Astwood Bank RESIDENTS were evacuated from their homes and a busy road shut for hours following a gas leak in Redditch. Were you among those evacuated?
"09.01.2017 10:05:05" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Lights of Love appeal raises almost £35,000 in 2016 AN AMAZING tally of almost £35,000 has been raised by Bromsgrove, Redditch and Rubery residents as a result of Primrose Hospices' Lights of… The campaign gives those in the three regions an opportunity to remember someone special by dedicating a light to them in one of their Christmas trees.
"09.01.2017 10:02:55" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Fire in bedroom of house in Redditch CREWS from Redditch were called to a house after a fire broke out in a bedroom. The incident happened at around 8.35pm last night (Saturday, January 8) at a property in the Winyates part of the town.
"09.01.2017 09:59:43" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch residents fear Ipsley woodland will become "concrete jungle" following destruction of trees RESIDENTS in a leafy suburb of Redditch fear their wildlife haven is being turned into a "concrete jungle" following the destruction of… What do you think? Destruction or necessary maintenance?
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"06.01.2017 15:08:32" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Tour series is set to return next year A DEAL to help Redditch secure the Pearl Izumi Tour Series, something that attracts thousands of visitors and brings in more than £120,000 to… Tour series set to return this year.
Pleased to have helped bring this about. This is an amazing event for Redditch and really puts the town on the map.
"06.01.2017 14:59:20" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Worcester MP pushing for urgent meeting with health secretary following hospital corridor deaths WORCESTER'S MP says he is pushing for an urgent meeting with health secretary to discuss the ongoing situation at Worcestershire Royal Hospital… Distressing news coming from Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
"06.01.2017 12:48:47" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Urgent warning to parents from cot manufacturer after baby's sudden death AN urgent recall notice has been issued by a cot and children's bed manufacturer following the death of a baby. This is vital information for parents
"06.01.2017 11:23:14" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 'No plans' to close Bromsgrove MIU again, say NHS bosses HEALTH bosses say there are 'no current plans' to close minor injuries units (MIUs) temporarily again to provided support to overstretched… People are being told the Minor Injury Units (MIUs) remain 'the place to go' if you have non-emergency cuts, wounds, sprains, strains and minor burns.
"06.01.2017 11:21:52" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Memorial footy game to raise vital cash for hospital RESIDENTS are being invited to a memorial football match raising vital cash for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Organised by Stephen Spencer the game is being played later this month at Redditch United's ground.
"06.01.2017 10:23:01" redditchadvertiser.co.uk "WE'RE SORRY" Save the Alex campaigners quit as consultation begins into the future of hospital services "THERE'S just nothing left to give" the final words from a defeated Save the Alex group which has decided to call it a day. On the day the consultation finally begins into the future of health services, which includes more downgrades of Redditch's Alex Hospital, Save The Alex campaigners call it a day admitting the group has failed.
"05.01.2017 21:28:13" redditchadvertiser.co.uk "Devastated" Family pay tribute to Bidford woman Clare Wyatt killed in Tower Hill crash THE "devastated" family of a Bidford woman who died after being hit by a van have paid tribute to her life. Clare Wyatt, aged 82, of Tower Hill, Bidford, died following a collision with a van at about 8.20am on Tuesday.
"05.01.2017 16:43:27" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Public consultation on Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire project due to start tomorrow A PUBLIC consultation into the future of hospital services in Worcestershire is expected to start tomorrow. It's finally time to have your say on the future of Redditch's Alex Hospital. What would you like to see happen?
Let us know what you think about this?
"05.01.2017 15:13:06" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Man wanted on recall to Hewell prison POLICE are hunting a man who is wanted on recall to Hewell prison. Anyone seen this man?
"05.01.2017 12:14:39" redditchadvertiser.co.uk www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Make sure you look after all those new presents.
"05.01.2017 12:13:31" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Carer information sessions coming to Redditch Job Centre NEW drop in carer information sessions will be coming to Redditch Job Centre. The sessions will be a chance for those in a caring role to come and talk to an experienced advisors.
"05.01.2017 12:00:01" wm1jobs.com Merchandiser View full details for Merchandiser job in Kidderminster on www.wm1jobs.com Top employer Adam Carpets is hiring. Find out more and apply.
"05.01.2017 09:45:22" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Driving tests: Bad news - you're more likely to pass in Bromsgrove than in Redditch LEARNER drivers taking their practical driving test would be better taking it in neighbouring Bromsgrove than here in Redditch, figures have… Do you think Redditch is full of bad drivers?
"04.01.2017 15:55:06" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Decision to close Minor Injuries Units was 'disgrace' says community hospital stalwart THE decision to temporarily close Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) countywide to allow nurses to support overstretched A&E departments has… We broke the news earlier this week that the radical step was taken for the first time so staff could support emergency departments in Worcester and Redditch.
"04.01.2017 11:01:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman grabs her bag back from thief in Alcester POLICE are hunting a man who tried to snatch a woman's handbag in Alcester. Would you have been brave enough to do the same?
"04.01.2017 11:00:53" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Busiest New Year ever for ambulance service AMBULANCE crews had their busiest day ever on New Year's Day as they responded to more than 4,600 emergency calls. In Worcestershire alone the trust received 315 calls on New Year's Eve, 397 on New Year's Day and 364 on January 2.
"04.01.2017 10:59:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk We are entering a "brave new world of politics" says Redditch MP Karen Lumley "AS we tip-toe into 2017, we enter a brave new world of politics, to a large extent unprecedented in modern times," writes Redditch MP… "I am confident that 2017 will be a better year for the Alex," says Karen Lumley.
What do you think? Do you agree?
"04.01.2017 10:56:08" Timeline Photos This week's front page. The paper is out now.
"04.01.2017 10:13:07" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman taken to hospital following Redditch crash A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a crash in Redditch this morning. She suffered minor leg, arm and back injuries.
"03.01.2017 17:44:23" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch sporting heroes recognised in New Year's Honours Nick and Claire honoured by the Queen. Well done guys!
"03.01.2017 15:58:05" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Brazen thief walks out of Studley store with 50in TV A BRAZEN thief walked out of a Studley store with a 50 inch television without paying. You couldn't make this up.
"03.01.2017 15:03:02" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch fire crews attend gas incident at industrial estate A LIQUID argon gas incident at a Redditch industrial estate alerted the attention of the town's firefighters yesterday evening (Friday,… Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews from Redditch Fire Station attended the gas leak at a building at Park Farm Industrial Estate, in Crossgate Road.
"03.01.2017 13:46:42" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Pensioner killed in Bidford crash A PENSIONER has died after she was knocked down by a van in Bidford. The woman died at the scene.
"03.01.2017 13:20:02" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Heartfelt tributes to Alcester community hero Lennox Cumberbatch HUNDREDS of people have paid heartfelt tributes to community hero Lennox Cumberbatch who died on Friday, after losing his battle against… Some sad news.
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"03.01.2017 12:18:51" redditchadvertiser.co.uk South Birmingham Kung Fu Club celebrates 20 years of success A WYTHALL-based martial arts club is celebrating 20 years of success in 2017 by opening its doors to new students for a free trial during… Congratulations on 20 years of success for this Wythall group
"03.01.2017 12:15:50" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Bromsgrove's Minor Injury Unit forced to close so staff can help struggling A&E departments BROMSGROVE'S Minor Injury Unit had to be closed with nurses sent to help struggling A&E departments in Redditch and Worcester. A&E chaos at Redditch's Alex Hospital is causing problems for Bromsgrove's Minor Injury Unit.
"03.01.2017 11:37:23" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Car flips onto roof after crash at Redditch island A CAR flipped onto its roof after crashing in Redditch this afternoon (Sunday, January 1). Firefighters found the car had turned onto its roof after going into the centre of a road island.
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"29.12.2016 16:05:44" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Chloe Simpson wins prestigious young achievers award APPRENTICE sales manager Chloe Simpson from Redditch has become the first person in the Persimmons Homes network to be nominated a second time… Well done Chloe!
"29.12.2016 12:00:00" wm1jobs.com job in West Midlands matching keywords 'dart' - wm1jobs Browse job in West Midlands matching keywords 'dart' - wm1jobs. Top employer Dart is hiring. Find out more and apply.
"29.12.2016 10:42:39" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Tots raise £555 for Grace Kelly Ladybird Trust by swimming in their pyjamas STUDLEY tots raised more than £555 for charity by going swimming in their pyjamas. Children and babies who attend Puddle Ducks swimming classes at The Coach House in Green Lane raised cash for the Grace Kelly Ladybird Trust.
"29.12.2016 10:40:46" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Missing Redditch woman Amanda Winstanley found safe A REDDITCH woman who went missing over the festive period has been found safe. BREAKING NEWS: Missing woman found safe.
"29.12.2016 10:24:14" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Chance to play against Birmingham City All Stars and raise cash for Alvechurch charity at Redditch United PLACES on a charity football team are being auctioned to raise money for an Alvechurch charity. People can bid to take part in the match at Redditch United Football Club on Sunday, May 21.
"29.12.2016 09:36:54" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Brenda Newell ordained as a minister by the Spiritualists' National Union REDDITCH-based Brenda Newell has been granted the highest possible honour by the Spiritualists' National Union after being ordained as a… Representatives from spiritualist churches from across the Midlands turned up.
"29.12.2016 09:35:31" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Police warn drivers to stay with cars while defrosting POLICE are warning drivers to take care during cold weather, after a car was stolen while defrosting. Police are reminding drivers to be careful.
"28.12.2016 15:48:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch Mayor and MP praise Alex staff working during the festive period TOWN dignitaries have praised staff at the Alexandra Hospital who are working during the festive period. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14990422.Redditch_Mayor_and_MP_praise_Alex_staff_working_during_the_festive_period/
"28.12.2016 12:34:59" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Road rage driver PUNCHED elderly man through open window in Astwood Bank A MAN in his 70s was punched through a window in a suspected road rage attack in Astwood Bank. A shocking incident.
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"28.12.2016 09:51:41" Timeline Photos Pervert is jailed, former cancer surgeon charged with fraud, new appointments at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, girl imprisoned by dad and son, Mandy takes on daredevil challenge and more.
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"28.12.2016 09:14:46" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Sick youngsters forced to travel to other hospitals after Worcesterhire Royal became full YOUNGSTERS had to be diverted to hospitals dozens of miles away after the children's ward at Worcesterhire Royal became full. There are reports that the paediatric ward was closed to admissions on November 18 and December 8, due to increased pressure.
"28.12.2016 09:08:12" redditchadvertiser.co.uk New back to work scheme for Redditch residents UNEMPLOYED Redditch residents are being offered a new scheme to help get them back into work. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14983476.New_back_to_work_scheme_for_Redditch_residents/
"28.12.2016 09:07:27" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch daredevil rakes in more than £1,000 in aid of Birmingham Children's Hospital AN inspirational Redditch woman has raised more than £1,100 for Birmingham Children's Hospital. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14975926.Redditch_daredevil_rakes_in_more_than___1_000_in_aid_of_Birmingham_Children_s_Hospital/
"28.12.2016 09:06:31" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Looking back at the Redditch Advertiser's top stories for 2016 CHEERS to another memorable year in Redditch but before we move on to a new beginning, join us as we look back at the most popular stories of… http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14985591.Looking_back_at_the_Redditch_Advertiser_s_top_stories_for_2016/
"28.12.2016 09:05:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alcester man Harry Allwood wins horse racing TV talent competition AN Alcester man was crowned the winner of Tipstar 2016 after an "very impressive" TV appearance on Racing UK at Ascot. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14983103.Alcester_man_Harry_Allwood_wins_horse_racing_TV_talent_competition/
"28.12.2016 09:04:34" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Police appealing for information concerning missing Redditch woman A WOMAN has gone missing in Redditch over the festive period. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14988071.Police_appealing_for_information_concerning_missing_Redditch_woman/
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"23.12.2016 10:48:13" redditchadvertiser.co.uk More than 200 arrests for drink and drug driving already MOTORISTS are being reminded of the dangers of drink and drug driving during the Christmas period after police announced they have already made… DON'T RISK IT.
"23.12.2016 10:42:45" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 90 per cent of prison officers at HMP Hewell reject government pay deal SOME 90 per cent of prison officers at HMP Hewell have rejected a government pay deal, according to a union spokesman. Drones are flying over the prison regularly and officers have been given a washing line pole to deal with them.
Does that sound fair to you?
"22.12.2016 12:07:23" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Health boss appoints two non-executive directors with Redditch ties to trust board TWO new non-executive directors with Redditch links are set to join the board of Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The announcement follows the recent appointment of Michelle McKay as the permanent chief executive.
"22.12.2016 12:00:00" wm1jobs.com job in West Midlands matching keywords 'company:"West Midland Fasteners"' - wm1jobs Browse job in West Midlands matching keywords 'company:"West Midland Fasteners"' - wm1jobs. Top employer West Midlands Fasteners is hiring. Find out more and apply.
"22.12.2016 11:13:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk New Kingfisher Shopping Centre store 360 Play seek children's cancer charity to support FAMILY entertainment centre 360 Play, which is due to move into Redditch's Kingfisher Shopping Centre in February, is looking to link up with a… Local charities supporting childhood cancer patients that would like to register your organisation's interest in becoming 360 Play's officially supported charity should get in contact.
"22.12.2016 10:01:14" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Plant nursery boss, near Alcester, jailed after being caught with images of 'horrifically abused' children A PERVERT has been jailed after police found images of young children being 'horrifically abused' on his computer. Goll pleaded guilty to three charges of making indecent images of children, one of possessing images of extreme pornography and one of possessing prohibited images of children.
"22.12.2016 09:58:19" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Former Alex Hospital cancer surgeon charged with fraud A FORMER cancer surgeon at Redditch's Alexandra Hospital has been charged with fraud. Sudip Sarker has been charged following a police investigation at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Alex Hospital.
"21.12.2016 10:20:02" Timeline Photos Fury over 'death tax', third place for Alcester's Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton in 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards, think twice about going to hospital in Birmingham, says cancer patient.
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"21.12.2016 09:16:20" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Swimming pool reopens after "freak incident" at Redditch's Abbey Stadium A SWIMMING pool that was closed due to a "freak incident" that saw glass enter the pool has reopened after more than two weeks. This is great news!
"20.12.2016 17:09:00" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Berlin terror attack: "Be strong, we are thinking of you" Redditch council leader and mayor send condolences to Germany REDDITCH Borough Council have sent messages of condolence to Berlin following the terror attack at a Christmas market in Berlin today. "At Christmas time, families should be able to celebrate together. We fear that for some families in Berlin that will now be almost impossible."
"20.12.2016 14:13:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch Borough Council slammed over proposed shock funeral fee increases REDDITCH could be struck with a "shameful death tax" after controversial plans have been proposed to increase certain funeral fees by a… During the meeting councillor Juliet Brunner, slammed the members for "instigating a shameful death tax on grieving families."
"20.12.2016 11:55:37" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch's most wanted found - hiding in a toliet ONE of Redditch's 'most wanted' has been captured - hiding in a toilet. Joshua Sola was found hiding behind a bathroom door earlier this morning.
"20.12.2016 10:48:53" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch Volkswagen raise cash for charity Nightstop FESTIVE team members from Redditch Volkswagen have raised £150 for the charity Nightstop. Staff from the firm matched the collection and a cheque was handed over to thew charity.
"20.12.2016 10:47:57" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Fire crews alerted to Redditch tree blaze A FIRE in a tree had to be extinguished by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews in Redditch yesterday evening (Monday, December… Crews from the town's fire station were alerted and attended the blaze in at tree in Langley Close
"19.12.2016 17:02:35" redditchadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Fundraisers help make Rory the robot a reality A FUTURISTIC robot which can transform cancer surgery is a step closer to becoming reality thanks to the phenomenal efforts of a group of… Watch a short film and see for yourself why this appeal is so important.
"19.12.2016 16:28:54" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Residents enjoy an early taste of Christmas CHRISTMAS came early for nearly 100 senior members of the community. The guests were entertained by choirs from Matchborough First School and Ipsley RSA Academy.
"19.12.2016 16:27:49" redditchadvertiser.co.uk PICTURES: Redditch's most wanted for Christmas MORE of West Mercia Police's most wanted faces have been revealed in the run up to Christmas. You might want to avoid these guys if you spot them around town this Christmas.
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"19.12.2016 10:53:24" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Third place for Alcester's Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton in 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards ALCESTER'S Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton galloped his way to third place in the 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. Did you vote for Nick?
"19.12.2016 10:05:30" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Don't fall for speeding ticket email scam, say police WEST Mercia Police is advising Redditch and Bromsgrove residents to be vigilant after a reported email scam. The email purports to be from Greater Manchester Police and informs the recipient that they have been caught speeding.
"19.12.2016 10:04:24" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Join the wassail at Headless Cross Community Orchard ROWDY revellers are being invited to take part in Headless Cross Community Orchard's sixth annual wassail. Before England celebrated Christmas, the ritual of wassailing was practised in orchards to ensure a fruitful apple harvest in autumn.
"19.12.2016 10:02:53" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Join the wassail at Headless Cross Community Orchard ROWDY revellers are being invited to take part in Headless Cross Community Orchard's sixth annual wassail. Time to get noisy in Headless Cross!
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"16.12.2016 12:11:06" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Philip Dunne to visit Redditch hospital in 2017 after invite from town MP Karen Lumley HEALTH minister Philip Dunne MP is to visit Redditch's Alexandra Hospital in the New Year. Redditch MP Karen Lumley requested the visit so that the minister, whose portfolio includes hospital care, can talk to management and staff and see the facilities available at the Woodrow Drive Hospital.
"16.12.2016 12:02:42" redditchadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: See Redditch's most famous landmarks from the air TAKE a journey around Redditch's famous landmarks with this stunning aerial footage of the town. What a wonderful video! Which landmark is your favourite and why? Let us know in the comments.
"16.12.2016 11:37:53" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Studley teen raises £350 with charity Christmas CD A TALENTED Studley teenager has raised more than £350 with the release of her charity Christmas CD. Kindhearted Brease Woolley, aged 15, has raised more than £350 for Children In Need.
"16.12.2016 11:22:59" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Swimming hours extended as pool reopening confirmed ABBEY Stadium's alternative swimming pool is extending opening hours as the facility's main pool gears up to being reopened. The main pool at The Birmingham Road venue is expected to reopen to the public on Monday, December 19.
"16.12.2016 09:59:15" Timeline Photos Today is the popular annual festive fundraiser, Christmas Jumper Day.
There are no rules when it comes to the jumpers, so all types of fun and weird tops will no doubt be on display.
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"16.12.2016 09:57:52" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Hundreds get in the seasonal spirit at Trinity High School REDDITCH'S Trinity High School was again the location for a Big Band Christmas Concert, which saw more than 200 people attend. The Worcestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra recently gave a seasonal performance of Christmas classics.
"15.12.2016 17:43:22" www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Trending: Child's touching Christmas letter to dead dad found in field, and more A CHILD's touching Christmas letter to their dead dad has gone viral, after it was found attached to a balloon in a Dunfermline field. This is such a touching story
"15.12.2016 15:39:05" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Young woman robbed of handbag on Unicorn Hill, Redditch A YOUNG woman was targeted by crooks who snatched her handbag in Redditch. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14969609.Young_woman_robbed_of_handbag_on_Unicorn_Hill__Redditch/
"15.12.2016 15:09:36" redditchadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Santa Claus spotted in Redditch HAVE you seen Santa in Redditch yet? IT'S CHRISTMASSSS!
"15.12.2016 15:07:51" redditchadvertiser.co.uk MP Karen Lumley: School funding shake-up is great news for Redditch REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has welcomed the biggest shake-up of school funding in England for decades. The plans will see less money for big cities and bigger budgets for schools in the suburbs and shires, something the Education Secretary said would resolve "unfair" and "inconsistent" funding levels.
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"15.12.2016 10:45:44" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Hundreds of needy children to get toys this Christmas HUNDREDS of children will get a gift to open on Christmas morning thanks to the generosity of Redditch residents. Hundreds of gifts were collected in Tesco and have now been wrapped up ready to be given out.
"15.12.2016 09:11:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch first school scoops prestigious national award A REDDITCH school has been nationally recognised for its work with parents and carers. A big well done to staff, pupils and parents.
"14.12.2016 17:09:32" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Good Samaritans rescue woman and her son after car breaks down on busy Redditch island GOOD Samaritans came to the rescue of a woman and her three-year-old son after their car broke down on a busy Redditch island in the middle of… Would you have stopped to help?
"14.12.2016 12:09:40" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Students perform Christmas carols for patients at the Alex SINGERS from St Bede's Catholic Middle School were delighted to be invited to perform carols to bring some festive cheer to patients at the… A lovely festive gesture!
"14.12.2016 12:08:14" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Generous Redditch Lions hold 2016 Christmas Collections for charity and good causes REDDITCH Lions will be holding their annual Christmas collections for local charities and good causes starting this week. Don't forget to watch out for bucket collections at Redditch supermarkets.
"14.12.2016 11:24:47" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Cyclist seriously injured after hit and run crash in Redditch A CYCLIST in his 60s was left serious injured after a hit-and-run crash in Redditch. The man suffered numerous fractures, head and internal injuries following the smash on Sillins Avenue yesterday (Tuesday, December 13).
"14.12.2016 10:59:48" Timeline Photos Councillor vows to regain streets, musical evening to help refugees, woman thanks rescuers, Bob celebrates 90 years dancing, new Arcadia outlet launches in Redditch Tesco and serious concern over Tardibigge prison.
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"14.12.2016 10:50:22" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Former druggie who armed himself with a piece of wood looking for a fight tells court he wants to turn his life around A FORMER heroin addict who armed himself with a piece of wood when he tried to start a fight in the street has told a court he wants to turn his… Smith, of Haresfield Close in Redditch, pleaded guilty to affray and criminal damage in an incident dating back nearly 16 months.
"14.12.2016 10:46:29" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Star Wars and Batman mania to grip Alcester with 'meet and greet' event at Admit One CHRISTMAS has come early from Star Wars and Batman fans thanks to an Alcester High Street store. In a galaxy not so far away...
"13.12.2016 16:37:13" redditchadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Rock Choir perform at Ragley Hall near Alcester ROCK Choir members from Redditch, Bromsgrove and Kidderminster spread festive cheer by performing a selection of songs at Ragley Hall near… http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14963218.VIDEO__Rock_Choir_perform_at_Ragley_Hall_near_Alcester/
"13.12.2016 14:10:08" redditchadvertiser.co.uk At last! Council pledges £6 million to improve shoddy pavements across Worcestershire A £6 MILLION fund has been drawn up to repair damaged Worcestershire pavements by council chiefs. The money means the spending on footpaths across the county will rise around 130 per cent from the current £2.6 million, more than doubling it.
"13.12.2016 14:08:41" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Get in the festive mood at The Railway Inn this weekend RESIDENTS looking to get in the festive mood are being invited to a Christmas-themed music event at The Railway Inn in Redditch. Fancy a rocking Christmas? Then try this.
"13.12.2016 11:06:09" redditchadvertiser.co.uk New Arcadia outlet now open in Redditch A RIBBON was cut to mark the beginning of new era for Tesco as retailer Arcadia opened a new 8,000 square foot outlet inside the supermarket's… The Redditch superstore is now home to clothes retailers Dorothy Perkins, Burtons and Evans, Wallis and Miss Selfridge - just in time for Christmas.
Were you at the grand opening yesterday?
"13.12.2016 11:04:14" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Brave Redditch boy Lincoln Woodfield, 6, praised for bravery after breaking pelvis A REDDITCH boy who was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injury has been recognised for his bravery. Lincoln Woodfield was taken by air ambulance to Birmingham Children's Hospital from the Alexandra Hospital after breaking his pelvis.
"12.12.2016 15:50:46" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Christmas comes early for Redditch staff CHRISTMAS came early at the West Brom building society in Redditch when staff staged a festive coffee and cake day in aid of charity. Staff from West Brom raked in £3,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust. A big well done to everyone who helped!
"12.12.2016 15:46:00" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Crowds pack Alcester High Street for St Nicholas Night celebrations FESTIVE merriment was had by hundreds in Alcester last week when the town held its annual St Nicholas Night Celebrations. Sounds like a wonderful event.
Did you attend?
"12.12.2016 15:41:37" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Something for everyone at special concert raising cash for Syrian refugees A SPECIAL event featuring local musicians is being held to help raise vital cash to support Syrian refugees in the town. Will you be supporting this?
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"12.12.2016 14:11:43" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 104 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2016 We take a fond look back at the well-known famous faces who are no longer with us. From actors and musicians to comedians and entertainers, we remember those well-known figures and famous faces who are no longer with us.
"12.12.2016 12:32:26" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alcester undone by Pattison own goal Alcester 1-1 FC Stratford Unlucky Alcester - especially as you were seeking revenge
"12.12.2016 12:32:07" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Nurses are struggling to make ends meet, says Redditch based charity RECENT research by Redditch based nursing charity Cavell Nurses' Trust reveals that nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants (HCAs) are twice… Disturbing news.
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"12.12.2016 11:32:18" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Hard hitting campaign cracks-down on legal highs A HARD-hitting campaign was launched earlier this week to warn members of the public about the dangers of taking psychoactive substances formerly… Police say that despite new legislation to crack down on the problem, they are still being used and can be fatal.
"12.12.2016 11:31:07" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Car catches fire in Wythall FIREFIGHTERS were called to a car fire in Mill Lane in Wythall last night. Fire crews were called to a car fire in Mill Lane in Wythall.
"09.12.2016 16:44:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch News, Worcestershire News, - From The Redditch Advertiser The latest Redditch news stories from the Worcestershire area. Updated coverage of all Redditch news - from The Redditch Advertiser Australian health expert Michelle McKay has been appointed chief executive at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Alexandra Hospital.
"09.12.2016 15:22:15" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman hurt after car and van crash in Redditch A WOMAN was hurt after a crash between car and a van in Redditch. Emergency services were called to the junction of Hewell Road and Batchley Road just before noon today.
"09.12.2016 14:46:01" redditchadvertiser.co.uk "A very sad day for Redditch politics,"MP Karen Lumley MP pays tribute to work of an "amazing" Redditch county councillor REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has paid tribute to County Councillor Philip Gretton, who has decided to step down from his position following a period… "Philip was an amazing county councillor who always went that extra mile to help," she said.
"09.12.2016 12:39:33" redditchadvertiser.co.uk "I will not let Matchborough look like a war zone," says councillor FOLLOWING a sharp rise in anti-social behaviour and drug taking in Matchborough one Redditch councillor has said enough is enough and has vowed… "Matchborough was once a no go area - I will not let that happen again."
"09.12.2016 11:46:11" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Kind Alcester pupils donate 106 shoeboxes to deprived children KIND-HEARTED pupils from an Alcester high school donated 106 shoeboxes to deprived children living in Eastern Europe. Christmas is the time for helping others...
"09.12.2016 11:43:32" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch man jailed for breaking restraining order A JEALOUS Redditch man has been jailed for breaking the terms of a restraining order by contacting his ex-partner and following her in his van. Jealous Ben Cross followed his ex in his van.
"09.12.2016 10:59:02" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Matchborough community concert huge success MATCHBOROUGH recently kicked off the festive celebrations with its annual community concert. More than 200 people were treated to renditions of family favourite carols and Christmas songs from Noah's Ark Nursery and Matchborough First School.
"09.12.2016 10:57:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Kingfisher Centre shoppers get a festive surprise A CHOIR surprised unsuspecting visitors at the Kingfisher Shopping Centre yesterday. Did anyone see this yesterday?
"09.12.2016 09:48:01" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman charged with Redditch David Simon McTighe's murder A WOMAN has been charged with murder, following the death of a man in Redditch earlier this year. BREAKING NEWS: Woman charged with Redditch man's murder.
"08.12.2016 16:54:41" redditchadvertiser.co.uk First look: Plans for brand new Holyoakes Field First School in Redditch AN artist's impression of how a new school situated in the heart of Redditch will look like have been unveiled. School bosses want to replace the existing building in Bridge Street and construct a new 1,990 square metre two-form entry first school.
"08.12.2016 16:53:26" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Studley trio to take on three peaks challenge in memory of Bromsgrove man THREE Studley friends who tragically lost their mate to suicide are set to take on an epic challenge in his memory. They will be attempting to scale Britain's highest three peaks in less than 24 hours, alongside Wayne's brother Paul.
"08.12.2016 16:52:08" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Studley trio to take on three peaks challenge in memory of Bromsgrove man Good luck to you all.
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"08.12.2016 14:36:00" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Help us fight a plan which could mean the end of your Advertiser THE Redditch Advertiser is calling on our readers to join us in the battle to prevent the Government bringing in pernicious legislation which… The local press in Britain is facing a genuine threat to its future
"08.12.2016 10:49:39" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Ambitious waste site in Redditch given the go ahead PLANS for an ambitious waste site in town which can process up 100, 000 tonnes of rubbish have been given the go-ahead by Worcestershire County… Planning permission was granted by the county council earlier this week.
Think this is a good idea?
"07.12.2016 17:06:01" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Hewell 'twice as likely to be rated as failing than others' A NEW report claims overcrowding in HMP Hewell means it is twice as likely to be rated as failing than others, leaving it with an "inherent… More bad news for Hewell.
"07.12.2016 16:35:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Worcestershire County Councillor for Redditch Philip Gretton resigns due to ill health A COUNTY councillor who has represented Redditch for more than 15 years has resigned following a period of ill health. As his resignation has come within six months of the end of his term no by-election will be held.
"07.12.2016 15:42:35" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman hurt in three car crash outside St Bede's Catholic Middle School A WOMAN has been taken to hospital after a three car crash outside St Bede's Catholic Middle School in Redditch. Fortunately no one else was hurt.
"07.12.2016 13:00:55" redditchadvertiser.co.uk "It devastates families" says Redditch MP on backing harsher penalties for dangerous drivers that kill REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has welcomed the launch of the Government's consultation into introducing stricter penalties for dangerous drivers. Do you think harsher penalties are needed for dangerous drivers? Let us know what you think below.
"07.12.2016 12:21:53" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Robbers dragged man from Renault Clio and assaulted him before stealing vehicle A TRIO of robbers dragged a man from a car and assaulted him before making of with the vehicle during a violent attack in Headless Cross. Sounds like a terrifying attack. Can anyone one help?
"07.12.2016 11:09:36" Timeline Photos The Redditch Advertiser gives hundreds of needy children a happier Christmas, patients urged not to visit Redditch A&E as hospital is under "extreme pressure", volunteers save two tonnes of apples from going to rot and appeal for witnesses after man
"07.12.2016 09:34:20" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Leading fish and aquarium specialists set to relocate to Wythall A LEADING tropical fish and aquarium specialists will be moving to Wythall next summer with ambitious plans to make their new home "one of…
"06.12.2016 17:11:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch Advertiser gives hundreds of needy children a happy Christmas HUNDREDS of the most needy children in Redditch will have a happy Christmas this year after a charity has been given a vital cash boost. AOK (Acts of Kindness), which aims to alleviate poverty and hunger in Redditch, is set to receive £5,000 courtesy of the Advertiser.
The money will go towards the charity's Christmas Project and will see more than 330 children who would otherwise have
"06.12.2016 16:46:50" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Masked burglars ran over man's foot while stealing his van BURGLARS stealing a van in Alvechurch ran over the owner's foot as they made off with the two motorbikes inside. The owner attempted to stop the burglars, but was kicked by one of the masked men, who then reversed the van over his foot and made off in the direction of Birmingham.
"06.12.2016 14:00:45" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Patients urged NOT to visit Redditch A&E as hospital is under "extreme pressure" PATIENTS with minor ailments are being urged not to visit A&E in Redditch because the hospital is under "extreme pressure." Stay away from Redditch's Alexandra Hospital.
"06.12.2016 13:22:42" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Volunteers save two tonnes of apples from going to rot VOLUNTEERS from Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcome Refugees recently saved two tonnes of apples from going to rot. Sowing the seeds of a good deed.
Well done Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcome Refugees.
"06.12.2016 13:21:38" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Victim bitten on the ear during bar brawl POLICE have has released a CCTV image as they continue to investigate an assault on Ipsley Street, Redditch. The assault left the victim with permanent injuries to his ear.
"05.12.2016 13:41:40" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Primrose Choir to perform festive favourites at Astwood Bank School THE Primrose Choir will be holding their annual Christmas concert at Astwood Bank First School in Redditch this year. This Friday the group will be performing a programme of festive favourites, old and new, in Redditch. This is always a great show and promises to put people in the mood for Christmas.
"05.12.2016 12:22:13" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Studley Health Centre closes early THE much loved Studley Health Centre has closed its doors for the final time - sooner than planned. Sad news.
"05.12.2016 12:20:47" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch's David Finney named BBC Midlands Sports "Unsung Hero" AN 83-year-old Redditch man who has dedicated his life to helping others has been crowned BBC Midlands Sports "Unsung Hero". Huge well done David!
"04.12.2016 18:45:41" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Appeal for witnesses after man indecently exposes himself in Redditch POLICE are hunting a peeping tom who was allegedly masturbating while spying on a Redditch resident. The offender was looking at a female resident who was getting changed in her bedroom with her blinds partially open.
Can you help the police catch this peeping tom?
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"02.12.2016 14:37:47" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Vintage clothing worth 10K from around the world stolen from Bidford home VINTAGE clothing from as far reaching as Paris, Iran Kuwait, Cyprus and Palestine have been stolen during a raid on a Bidford home. Can anyone out there help with this one?
"02.12.2016 14:22:05" redditchadvertiser.co.uk "Freak incident" closes Abbey Stadium's swimming pools THE Abbey Stadium's swimming pools in Redditch have had to be closed and drained for a total deep clean after broken glass got in the main… There were no swimmers present and no one was injured as glass in a poolside door broke and entered the water of the stadium's main pool.
"02.12.2016 12:12:30" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Plans for huge waste site in Redditch to be discussed next week PLANS for an ambitious waste site which can process up 100, 000 tonnes of rubbish are set to be given the go-ahead next week. The proposal, by the owners of Redditch Skip Hire and Waste Transfer Station, would see six buildings converted into one site.
"02.12.2016 12:10:20" redditchadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: Woman charged with stealing poppy tin in Redditch pleads not guilty A REDDITCH woman has pleaded not guilty to the theft of a poppy tin. Amanda Masters, 30, from Fulbrook Close in Redditch appeared at Kidderminster Magistrates Court yesterday charged with the theft of a poppy tin from Sainsbury's in Redditch in November.
"02.12.2016 09:32:03" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch man Nick jumps to it REDDITCH army reservist Nick Marshall hit the heights after taking part in two weeks of adventurous exercises in California. Signaller Nick, a member of the 37th Signal Regiment based at Moons Moat, had to complete a minimum of 25 free-fall jumps.
"02.12.2016 09:30:40" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Want to see how much Redditch has changed over 32 years? EVER wanted to see just how much Redditch has changed over the last 32 years? Click on the story to see how much Redditch has changed.
"01.12.2016 14:51:35" redditchadvertiser.co.uk First Dates looking for singletons for new show FIRST Dates is looking for singletons who are hoping to meet the love of their life. Fancy meeting Fred?
"01.12.2016 14:23:38" redditchadvertiser.co.uk www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Ruby, Ruby, Ruby is heading to the Palace Theatre next month.
"01.12.2016 13:59:10" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Police on the hunt after string of Redditch thefts A REDDITCH man is being hunted by police following a series of thefts in the area. Police are asking for the public's help. Have you seen this man?
"01.12.2016 12:41:04" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 'LGBT victims need more support', say domestic abuse campaigners CAMPAIGNERS say more needs to be done to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) victims of domestic abuse. According to the Worcestershire Forum Against Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence, around 25 per cent of LGBT people suffer in violent, or threatening, relationships.
"01.12.2016 12:40:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch man facing jail after having sex with 15-year-old girl A REDDITCH man is facing a jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. Steven Chinn, 36, admitted giving the girl drugs when he appeared at Worcester Crown Court.
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"01.12.2016 10:21:54" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Feckenham Football Club gets cash boost FECKENHAM Football Club have landed a real shot in the arm by netting a lucrative sponsorship deal with American company Cement Tile Shop. This is great news for the club.
"01.12.2016 10:18:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Woman charged with stealing a poppy tin in Redditch will appear in court today A WOMAN who is charged with the theft of a poppy tin will appear in court today (Thursday December 1). Amanda Masters, 30, was arrested in Redditch yesterday (Wednesday November 30).
"30.11.2016 20:48:22" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Olympic champion Nick Skelton to open Alcester's St Nicholas Night celebrations OLYMPIC champion Nick Skelton will officially open Alcester's annual St Nicholas Night celebrations. Sounds like a great event. Will you be attending?
"30.11.2016 16:07:03" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Haselor Tudor Grange Primary Academy pupil scoops south Warwickshire poetry prize A YOUNGSTER from Tudor Grange Primary Academy in Haselor has won first prize in a south Warwickshire poetry competition. A big well done to Alice!
"30.11.2016 16:06:10" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Police issue warning after car stolen while defrosting WARNINGS have been issued to drivers who leave their vehicles defrosting with the engine running after a victim had their car stolen early on… Be safe out there!
"30.11.2016 16:05:47" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Casting call for budding Redditch stars to audition for Beauty and the Beast BUDDING young stars will be able to audition for parts in Redditch Palace Youth Theatre Group's (PYT) summer performance of Beauty and the… Will you be applying for this?
"30.11.2016 15:06:55" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Santa ready to meet youngsters in his free grotto at Studley Garden Centre THE magic of Christmas is heading to Studley Garden Centre as Santa announces his free grotto is open for business. Every child who visits Santa receives a sticker set and, if they have been very good all year, they will also receive a certificate.
"30.11.2016 15:06:18" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Santa prepares for his tour of Redditch SANTA Claus is taking to the streets of Redditch in the lead up to Christmas Day, as part of Redditch Round Table's fundraising efforts. Santa and his snowmen will be visiting neighbourhoods in the town from Friday, December 9 through to Tuesday, December 20.
"30.11.2016 14:04:39" http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14936971.Hap_pie_Christmas__Tesco_offer_free_festive_treat_to_1_000_Redditch_residents/
"30.11.2016 10:37:52" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Wythall woman fined after pleading guilty to benefit fraud A WYTHALL woman has been fined after she pleaded guilty to committing fraud while claiming Council Tax benefits. She said the money had been paid into their bank account and was used to cover bills and living expenses.
"30.11.2016 10:33:03" Timeline Photos This week's front page. The paper is out now.
"30.11.2016 09:05:39" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Anger as district council refuse to hand over Alcester Nature Reserve ownership A ROW has broken out over the district council's decision not to transfer the ownership of Alcester Nature Reserve to the town council.
"29.11.2016 17:15:28" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Crisis-hit hospital trust told to make urgent improvements following backlog of 36,000 x-rays revealed THE crisis-hit trust running Redditch's Alexandra Hospital has been told it must make urgent improvements following a backlog of 36,000 x-rays… A report published by the CQC says the significant backlog, closer to 36,000 in total, dated back to 2013, and there was nothing in place to reduce it in any way.
It also stated that the trust board had "no knowledge" of the backlog
"29.11.2016 15:02:18" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alvechurch county councillor who survived breast cancer talks of "lucky" escape A COUNTY councillor for Alvechurch has urged more women to get tested for breast cancer after beating it herself in a "lucky" escape. She told the Advertiser she wanted more people to be aware of the need to have a mammogram - the x-ray to detect the disease.
"29.11.2016 15:01:03" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch man Alan Wilks is wanted on warrant A REDDITCH man is wanted on warrant after he failed to appear at court. Have you see Alan Wilks?
"29.11.2016 13:04:57" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Christmas lights switch on huge success THIS year's bigger and better Christmas lights switch-on has been hailed a success. Hundreds of people saw X-Factor runners-up Reggie 'N' Bollie throw the switch on the lights at an event outside St Stephen's Church, on Saturday.
"29.11.2016 12:26:34" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alcester's Nick Skelton shortlisted as BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 ALCESTER'S Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton has been nominated as BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016. Will you be showing your support to this inspirational sports star?
"29.11.2016 12:16:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Public consultation on Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire hit by further delay A PUBLIC consultation into the future of hospital services in Worcestershire, which was expected to begin next month, has been hit by a further… The project, which has been in progress since 2012 has been beset by a series of delays.
"29.11.2016 12:15:04" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch MP Karen Lumley takes residents' concerns over Wire Hill T-junction to County Council CONCERNS about a controversial revised road junction in Wire Hill, which is part of a new housing development off Nine Days Lane, have been… Will you be meeting Cllr Marcus Hart to discuss your concerns?
"28.11.2016 17:14:29" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Hewell prison among highest for suicides since 2013 SHOCKING figures reveal nine inmates have committed suicide at HMP Hewell in the last the last four years – a number that is higher in only a… More bad news for Hewell.
Only a few weeks ago 60 prison officers staged a protest over prison's condition.
Can it get any worse?
"28.11.2016 17:08:59" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Victorian Christmas Craft Fair returns to Forge Mill this weekend FORGE Mill Needle Museum will be getting in the festive spirit this weekend as it welcomes visitors to its annual Victorian Christmas Craft Fair. This looks like a great festive fun - will you be attending?
"28.11.2016 15:31:37" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Diamond Buses in the dock over punctuality and reliability of its service DIAMOND Buses is to be probed at public inquiry today (Wednesday, November 30). The Rotala owned bus company is currently under investigation for its punctuality, reliability and the maintenance of its vehicles.
"28.11.2016 13:48:39" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Tesco to open Burtons, Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Evans branches in its Redditch supermarket creating 28 jobs TESCO is welcoming five Arcadia brands into its Coldfield Drive store in Redditch creating 28 jobs. Some good news for shoppers and job hunters.
"28.11.2016 13:14:10" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Leader of Redditch Council Bill Hartnett says 'no' to domestic violence CAMPAIGNERS have launched a 16-day programme of action cracking down on domestic and gender-based violence. Leader of Redditch Council Bill Hartnett and MP Karen Lumley have pledged their support for the White Ribbon campaign to end domestic violence against women by men.
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"28.11.2016 11:42:18" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Man arrested following early morning drugs raid in Redditch A MAN has been arrested following a drugs raid at properties on Haseley Close and Woodfield Close in Redditch. During the raid, last Friday morning, police seized suspected class A drugs and a large quantity of cash.
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"25.11.2016 15:22:33" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch MP welcomes 1M cash boost for the Midlands Air Ambulance REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has welcomed extra £1 million funding for the Midlands Air Ambulance accrued from fines on bankers.
"25.11.2016 15:20:43" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch and Alcester residents urged to take part in BBC Two's quiz show Debatable REDDITCH and Alcester residents are being urged to take part in controversial BBC Two show Debatable. Fancy taking part in this?
"25.11.2016 12:40:00" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alvechurch impress despite rough justice from the ref IMPRESSIVE Alvechurch wrapped up a comprehensive 3-0 win against a robust Rocester side to stay top of the Midland Football League Premier… The boss ain't happy
"25.11.2016 11:16:43" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Plan to end parking chaos on Tennyson Road in Headless Cross IN a bid to solve long-standing parking chaos on Tennyson Road in Headless Cross, councillor Tom Baker-Price has proposed a restriction on… Think this is a good idea?
"25.11.2016 11:00:59" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Construction starts on new retirement complex BUILDING work has started to create 34 privately-owned retirement apartments for over 60s in Alcester. Much-needed homes or a blight on the town's landscape?
What do you think?
"24.11.2016 16:36:06" redditchadvertiser.co.uk BLACK FRIDAY: All you need to know about 2016's shopping bonanza in Redditch GET your shopping bags at the ready as Black Friday - the UK's annual shopping bonanza - is tomorrow. Make sure you don't miss out!
"24.11.2016 16:09:06" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Masked man targets teenage girl in attempted Redditch robbery A TEENAGE girl was the victim of an attempted robbery in Redditch. Can anyone one help with this one?
Sounds very distressing for the girl involved.
"24.11.2016 14:16:41" redditchadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: From old to brand new in just under two minutes FROM old to brand new in just under two minutes - this video shows the stunning transformation which has put Redditch "on the map". The stunning time-lapse video shows the installation of a 3rd generation (3G) artificial grass pitch.
"24.11.2016 12:49:30" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Worcestershire's community hospitals face shock 44 cut in beds THE number of beds at Worcestershire's community hospitals are facing a shock 44 per cent cut. Health chiefs have revealed the deeply controversial move as part of a new five-year blueprint to plug a £250 million funding 'gap'.
"24.11.2016 12:42:04" redditchadvertiser.co.uk The Game Fair shortlisted for "rural Oscar" THE future of Britain's biggest celebration of country sports looks brighter than ever following The Game Fair's nomination for a rural Oscar. This is great news for Ragley and the Game Fair!
"24.11.2016 12:21:55" halesowennews.co.uk Halesowen News campaign launch: Help us to help make A Fusion of Music and Dance 2017 a stunning success TODAY sees us launch a fundraising campaign to make a charity concert the biggest success it has ever been – and we need YOUR help. From our sister paper in Halesowen - we need your help to support this fantastic cause
"24.11.2016 12:00:01" Timeline Photos Top employer West Midlands Safari Park is hiring. Find out more and apply.
"24.11.2016 11:08:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Autumn Statement: Good news for business, good news for families, and good news for Redditch A FUEL duty freeze, wage rises for low paid workers and a £2.3 billion house building bonanza was unveiled in yesterday's Autumn Statement. Karen Lumley says this will be good for families and good for Redditch. Let us know what you think?
"24.11.2016 11:03:52" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Halfords boss handed two week jail term and 12,000 fine after drink- driving golf buggy A HALFORDS boss has be handed a two week jail sentence and slapped with a £12,000 fine after drink-driving a golf buggy at a holiday resort in… During the trial he was at a meeting at Halfords headquarters at Icknield Street Drive in Redditch.
"23.11.2016 15:57:29" redditchadvertiser.co.uk People in Redditch lose more teeth than anywhere else PEOPLE in Redditch lose more teeth than the average for the West Midlands, according to disturbing new research just published. Time to cut out the booze and sweet treats. And just in time for Christmas!
"23.11.2016 13:56:48" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Blackbirds Netball Club secure sponsorship with Thomas Brothers BLACKBIRDS Netball Club is celebrating after securing further sponsorship from funeral directors Thomas Brothers. Good news for the Blackbirds!
"23.11.2016 12:09:07" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch woman dies after neighbour fell on her A REDDITCH woman died after her neighbour fell on her by accident, a court heard. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14922635.Redditch_woman_dies_after_neighbour_fell_on_her/
"23.11.2016 11:29:28" Timeline Photos This week's front page. The paper is out now.
"23.11.2016 09:45:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Report: Late Loverage strike hands Redditch win at Kettering Kettering Town 1, Redditch Utd 2 It's the late-late show for Redditch
"23.11.2016 09:31:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Boy, 12, hospitalised following Redditch assault A 12-year-old boy is in hospital with serious injuries after he was assaulted in Redditch. Did you witness this assault?
"22.11.2016 17:32:40" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Pregnant single mum could face jail after trying to smuggle drugs into HMP Hewell A pregnant single mum has been told she is likely facing a jail sentence, after she tried to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into HMP Hewell. Mercedes Romain pleaded guilty at Worcester Crown Court to attempting to take cocaine and four mobile phones with charges into the Tardebigge prison.
"22.11.2016 15:21:39" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Developer blasts Redditch Council after being refused permission to build much needed retirement homes PROPERTY developer McCarthy and Stone has blasted Redditch Council after being refused planning permission to build retirement homes on the… The developers are pretty upset. Do you think this was the right decision by the council? Let us know.
"22.11.2016 15:20:24" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alcester Nursery Studio holds bingo night for a good cause RESIDENTS in Alcester are being invited to a bingo night to help raise cash for a good cause. Doing anything Friday night? This is for a good cause.
"22.11.2016 13:23:05" redditchadvertiser.co.uk New homes development makes residents' lives a "nightmare" RESIDENTS lives' are being made hell because of work to build 200 new homes in picturesque part of Redditch. Fuming residents claim digging, drilling and deliveries are going on outside of permitted hours, including one incident of a cement lorry trying to turn a corner at a time young children were let out of a nearby school.
"22.11.2016 13:20:50" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Body building supplements stolen from Redditch warehouse POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a theft of body building supplements at a distribution centre in Redditch. A number of pallets containing various body building supplements were stolen.
"22.11.2016 10:23:42" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch loan shark ordered to pay back £11,600 A REDDITCH woman who operated an illegal money lending business has been ordered to pay back £11,600 following a hearing at Worcester Crown… Donna Whyte, 43, of Aldington Close, Redditch, was given an eight month prison sentence for running an illegal money lending business without a license at an earlier hearing in May.
"22.11.2016 10:14:34" redditchadvertiser.co.uk War hero honoured by Redditch care home WAR hero Arthur Durkin - now aged 96 - has been honoured at the Redditch care home where he now lives, with a special tea party to mark… Mr Durkin, who was a member of the ground crew for RAF 199 Squadron, playing a significant part in the Normandy Landings on D-Day in June 1944.
"21.11.2016 17:05:50" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Biker lucky to be alive after being thrown 30 feet after smash A MOTORCYCLIST is lucky to be alive after a crash with a Volvo 4×4. Ambulance staff say a motorcyclist who suffered serious leg injuries could have been in a far more serious state had he not been wearing full 'leathers'.
"21.11.2016 15:39:54" redditchadvertiser.co.uk MP Karen Lumley helps Redditch Lions raise £1,300 for Children in Need I ENJOYED a busy day last Friday doing a variety of things. "The town's lions have been supporting Children in Need since 1985, and have collected a massive £40,000 for the charity over this time through the generosity of the people of Redditch"
"21.11.2016 13:39:18" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Trumpeting fanfare for candlelight concert THE Midland Sinfonia will be blowing its own trumpet at its annual candlelight concert, to be held in St Laurence Church, Alvechurch. Something to get you in the festive mood.
"21.11.2016 12:24:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Image shows Redditch needle makers sent to France DOES anyone recognise the needle workers in this intriguing picture? Can anyone help shed any light on this rare picture of needle workers in Redditch from the 1920s.
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"21.11.2016 10:41:47" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Flood reaches electrics in Alvechurch building A BUILDING in Birmingham Road, Alvechurch was flooded this morning. Thankfully no one was injured.
"21.11.2016 10:40:27" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Beware - Flood risk as heavy rain hits Worcestershire IT is a wet start to the week in Worcestershire with heavy rain throughout. There is the potential for flood warnings. Redditch market has been cancelled and drivers are being urged to take care.
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"18.11.2016 15:43:30" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Christmas officially comes to Redditch next week CHRISTMAS officially comes to Redditch this weekend when X Factor finalists Reggie 'N' Bollie turn on this year's Christmas lights. IT'S CHRIIIISTMAAAAS!
"18.11.2016 15:42:18" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch man Ian fights his way back from despair - shedding a third of his weight A REDDITCH man has fought his way back from the brink of oblivion after tragedy plunged him into a deep depression that sent his weight… He became "reclusive and socially awkward", drinking himself into a dangerous existence, after losing his life partner, Amanda.
"18.11.2016 11:04:15" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 83-year-old David is a real unsung hero AT 83 David Finney could be forgiven for putting his feet up - but instead he is still well in the swim of activity and has now been shortlisted… What an achievement. Goes to show anything is possible.
"18.11.2016 11:02:52" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Charity helping isolated, lonely, elderly people going from strength to strength A CHARITY wanting to help isolated, lonely, elderly people through monthly tea parties is going from strength to strength. The Advertiser reported earlier this year that Contact The Elderly's Redditch and Bromsgrove groups had volunteer drivers and tea party hosts but no elderly guests.
"18.11.2016 09:38:46" Timeline Photos Today is Children in Need. Since 1980 the charity has raised over £600 million for disabled children and young people in the UK.
Are you doing anything this year? Let us know or post your pictures below.
"17.11.2016 16:05:01" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Pub toilets the place to be in Redditch STAFF at a Redditch pub are flushed with success - after their loos were given the highest possible rating by inspectors. Apparently, this is the place to go in Redditch. Has anyone been? Got any happy memories?
"17.11.2016 13:17:26" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Talks over prison reforms to resume after Hewell staff end protest early JUSTICE Secretary Liz Truss will resume talks with the Prison Officers Association (POA) today – two days after a high court ordered an end to… Around 60 prison officers protested outside the Tardebigge jail on Tuesday, November 15, after talks over health and safety between the POA and the government broke down.
"17.11.2016 13:16:04" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alcester man steals more than £13,000 from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust AN Alcester man stole more than £13,000 from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust over a two-year period to pay off debts, causing suspicion to fall… When he was first questioned about the missing cash, Timothy Benson claimed he had simply lost a cash bag containing £2,300.
"17.11.2016 12:02:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Byfield: Redditch United players must give their all REDDITCH United boss Darren Byfield says he won't be afraid to wield the axe should his players continue to fall short of his expectations. More failures and the manager will be making big changes
"17.11.2016 12:00:01" Timeline Photos Top employer Oak Leaf Gates is hiring. Find out more and apply
"17.11.2016 11:48:56" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Extra dates for stately home festive treats EXTRA dates have been added to a programme of festive master classes and candlelit evening walks around the staterooms at Ragley Hall. During the run-up to Christmas visitors to the Warwickshire stately home can learn how to make wreaths with head gardener Mark Morell
"17.11.2016 11:01:11" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Royal Opera House performances to be screened at Redditch's Vue Cinema NEVER been to an opera or ballet before? Now you can watch a Royal Opera House live show at the Vue Cinema in the Kingfisher, Redditch.
"17.11.2016 10:59:34" redditchadvertiser.co.uk “Redditch works best when Redditch is working," says Redditch MP Karen Lumley REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has welcomed an employment rate which remains at 74.5 per cent, a record high, meaning unemployment has fallen to an… Sounds sensible.
"17.11.2016 10:01:10" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Tudor Grange Academy gets helping hand from friendly pooch YOUNGSTERS at Tudor Grange Academy in Redditch have welcomed a new, and somewhat strange, addition to their community. Ozzie, who is a pet therapist, has been working with a number of students at the school who suffer from anxiety.
"16.11.2016 12:11:52" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Man just released from prison gets drunk and threatens to kill a driver while brandishing a knife A BIDFORD man who served nine years for robbery before being freed on licence is back behind bars after drunkenly threatening to kill another… Bidford man Paul Kenny had already threatened to kill someone after intervening in a dispute.
"16.11.2016 10:56:05" Timeline Photos Check out the bright new look to this week's Redditch Advertiser property section which is packed with news and opinion on the local housing market plus all the latest homes for sale and rent.
"16.11.2016 10:49:49" Timeline Photos This week's front page. The paper is out now.
"16.11.2016 10:46:42" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Last chance to see special exhibition to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme RESIDENTS have a last chance to see a special exhibition to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Around 50 Redditch Soldiers lost their lives during the course of the battle which lasted 141 days which ended on November 18 1916.
"16.11.2016 10:42:54" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch MP Karen Lumley welcomes HS2 announcement saying Redditch will benefit REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has welcomed the Government's announcement on its preferred route for High Speed 2 saying it will be good for the… Mrs Lumley believes HS2 will subsequently provide a significant boost to the Midlands Engine strategy, of which Redditch will be a fundamental part.
"15.11.2016 16:59:48" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Long term unemployed in Redditch set to get funding boost REDDITCH has received more good news regarding funding to support long term unemployed people into work. This sounds good. Let us know what you think?
"15.11.2016 14:10:24" redditchadvertiser.co.uk "Has one of us got to die?" - union members protest over HMP Hewell safety "DEGRADING" jail conditions and assaults on prison officers – which left one with a broken leg – have led union members at HMP… Protesters claim HMP Hewell suffers from ease of drug and drone use, prison officers being assaulted and spat on, and inmates left "virtually dying on the floor".
"15.11.2016 12:48:04" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Nearly 4,000 people say bring our maternity care back NEARLY 4,000 people have signed a petition calling for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to reinstate maternity at Redditch's Alexandra… "Does a child have to loose their life for something to be done - I hope not."
"15.11.2016 12:46:45" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Youngsters at Noah's Ark Nursery prepare for their festive bazaar CHILDREN at a Redditch nursery are abuzz with excitement as they get the final preparations completed for their annual Christmas bazaar. The event will take place on Saturday, November 19 from 10.30pm until 12.30pm.
"15.11.2016 12:44:39" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Police warrant out for lorry driver with Redditch links A CROSS country lorry driver who has links to Redditch is wanted on a police warrant. Anyone seen this guy?
"14.11.2016 17:21:02" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alvechurch out of Vase after shattering defeat to league rivals ALVECHURCH lost interest in this season's FA Vase after suffering a 2-1 reverse against Midland League rivals Sporting Khalsa in front of a… Unlucky - but they didn't take their chances
"14.11.2016 17:14:12" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Bowood Court & Mews Care Home is up for award A CARE home in Redditch has been nominated for an award which recognises the way it keeps its residents busy and entertained. Well done everyone at Bowood Court. And good luck from us all at the Advertiser
"14.11.2016 17:11:57" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Youngsters can enter competition to design a welcome sign for St Stephen's Church WANNABE Leonardo da Vincis and Michelangelos are being urged to get creative and design a welcome sign for a Redditch church. Get your youngsters involved in this fantastic competition
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"14.11.2016 11:54:30" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Veteran artist John Harris hosts 35th exhibition VETERAN artist John Harris is about to stage his 35th annual exhibition in Inkberrow - and has already had a call from a man who bought a… The 76-year-old will show more than 50 new pieces at his exhibition at the Sports Pavilion in Inkberrow.
"13.11.2016 09:27:45" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Students to takeover the Kingfisher Shopping Centre STUDENTS from RSA Academy Arrowvale are stepping into working life and taking over roles at Kingfisher Shopping Centre.
"13.11.2016 09:25:12" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch Crematorium recycling scheme raises £4k for bereavement charity Touchstones A CHARITY which offers support to bereaved youngsters in North Worcestershire saw a boost to its coffers thanks to recycling efforts at Redditch… Touchstones received £4337 from Redditch Borough Council's crematorium in Bordesley Lane.
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"11.11.2016 12:56:10" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch branch of the National Childbirth Trust appeal for more volunteers BABY friendly group Redditch National Childbirth Trust (NCT) are in need of new volunteers to help promote their wide range of activities.
"11.11.2016 12:51:26" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch Special Olympics Redditch meet Nicole Scherzinger indoor athletics event MEMBERS of Special Olympics Redditch were left star-struck after meeting American singer-songwriter, television personality and X-factor judge… This is so lovely.
"11.11.2016 08:30:07" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch sporting talent praised at Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sports Awards REDDITCH sporting stars have been honoured at a dazzling award ceremony at Worcester Warriors' Sixways Stadium. A big well done to everyone who won and was nominated!
"11.11.2016 08:24:27" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Fire involving grinding machine at Washford Industrial Estate, Redditch A FIRE broke out at Washford Industrial Estate in Redditch. Our firefighters have been busy this morning.
"11.11.2016 08:23:08" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alvechurch pensioners prepare for 'greatest gig ever' on live TV for Children in Need A GROUP of retired rockers from Alvechurch are preparing for the 'gig of their lives' when they perform on live television for Children in… The 6-5 Specials Skiffle Band' will appear on the BBC's coverage on Friday, November 18, at around 9.15pm, playing songs from the 50s at the Black Country Museum Pub.
"10.11.2016 16:59:34" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch man Neil Johnson jailed for rape and sex offences A REDDITCH man has been jailed for eight years for rape and other sex offences. Is eight years a fair sentence?
"10.11.2016 16:58:37" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Carers Careline to hold events to mark Carers Rights Day TO mark this year's Carers Rights Day, Redditch charity Carers Careline is holding two events. Will you be attending?
"10.11.2016 12:00:01" Timeline Photos Recruiting now. Extra Personnel is hiring. Find out more and apply.
"10.11.2016 10:41:33" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Channel 4 show Best of Both Worlds looking for Redditch house-hunters REDDITCH house-hunters are being sought for to take part in a new series of the Channel 4 show Best of Both Worlds. http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/14877522.Channel_4_show_Best_of_Both_Worlds_looking_for_Redditch_house_hunters/
"09.11.2016 15:59:23" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Firefighters mooove cow after its head gets trapped in a gate in Alvechurch TODAY was a day like no utter for one unfortunate cow who got its head stuck in gate in Alvechurch. Least they got him mooooooving in the end!
"09.11.2016 15:54:52" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Crook tried to steal from elderly woman TWICE outside Alcester supermarket AN elderly woman was targeted by a thief who tried to steal money from her handbag while shopping in Alcester. The incident took place at about 10.30am on Monday, November 7 in Waitrose supermarket car park in Moorfield Road.
"09.11.2016 15:30:59" redditchadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Does this footage show 'Warwickshire Wild Cat' lurking near Nightingale Close, Great Alne? A WILD cat is reportedly roaming Great Alne. What do you think? Look at that tail!
"09.11.2016 12:54:17" Timeline Photos We would like to point out that on Armistice Day (Friday, November 11) at 10.40am Royal British Legion and local dignitaries will attend a service at the cenotaph in Plymouth Road not at St Stephen's Church.
We apologise for any inconvenience this
"09.11.2016 10:10:34" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Boy robbed by three men in Redditch underpass A TEENAGER was threatened and robbed by three men as he walked through a Redditch underpass. Did you see this happen?
"09.11.2016 10:06:50" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Plans to build 45 retirement properties on Johnsons Volvo Redditch are set to go before planning committee PLANS to build 45 retirement living apartments on the Johnsons Volvo Garage site in Redditch could get the green light at Redditch Borough… The project would see the garage on Clive Road demolished making way for the apartments.
Do you think it is a good idea?
"09.11.2016 10:06:14" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Boy, 4, left in "agony" after eye glued shut at the Alexandra Hospital THE family of a Studley boy says he was left with his eye glued shut for five days after a member of medical staff allowed surgical glue to get… Four-year-old Jay Watson was taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Woodrow, Redditch, by his grandmother Jayne Gilder and mum Jo Watson, after cutting his head at a soft play area in Worcester.
"09.11.2016 09:15:00" Timeline Photos Boy's eye glued shut at the Alex, armed robber given 12 year sentence, man who set fire to ex's house give 10 year jail term, 1.3m sports hall at St Bede's officially opened by sporting star Luke Sugg and more.
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"08.11.2016 17:07:15" redditchadvertiser.co.uk "Dangerous" Redditch man Leroy Morley jailed after masked armed raids on Redditch bookies A "DANGEROUS" robber who held up female staff members with a fake handgun at Redditch betting shops has been given a 12 year jail… He will not be eligible for release with the approval of the parole board until he has served two-thirds of the sentence.
"08.11.2016 14:56:39" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Masked gunman steals woman's handbag in "frightening" Redditch robbery POLICE are hunting a masked gunman following a robbery in Redditch. The incident took place on Saturday, November 5 at about 10.50pm.
Did you see anything?
"08.11.2016 14:20:38" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Former Hewell prison inmate wanted by police A FORMER inmate at HMP Hewell is wanted on recall to prison. Can you help?
"07.11.2016 15:00:24" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alcester man jailed for 10 years after setting fire to ex's home AN Alcester man who set fire to his former partner's Cradley Heath home while she was inside with her six-year-old daughter has been locked up… Is this a fair sentence?
"07.11.2016 14:15:53" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Major prison reforms announced as investigation launched into HMP Hewell 'assault' REFORMS to fight jail violence with an extra 2,500 prison officers – announced on the same day two inmates from HMP Hewell were hospitalised…
"07.11.2016 14:13:06" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Crooks target cars and chainsaws in raid on Welford barn TWO cars and several chainsaws were among a haul of items stolen from a Welford barn.
"07.11.2016 12:54:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: Cricketing star Luke Sugg officially opens 1.3m sports hall at Redditch school PARTIALLY sighted cricketing legend Luke Sugg officially opened St Bede's Catholic Middle School's new 1.3 million sports facility in Holloway…
"07.11.2016 12:08:24" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Mentoring programme for girls launches in Redditch A MENTORING charity, which aims to raise the aspirations of girls from disadvantaged backgrounds, has launched in Redditch.
"07.11.2016 12:06:20" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch logistic firm £3.5m expansion to create 10 jobs A £3.5 million expansion of a Redditch logistics company is set to create 10 jobs. Good news for Redditch?
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"04.11.2016 15:59:04" redditchadvertiser.co.uk National award win for Redditch business Sigma A REDDITCH-based business has scooped a national award for its success in the UK's energy sector. Great news for Sigma!
"04.11.2016 15:58:00" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Public consultation on Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire project expected to start in December A PUBLIC consultation into the future of hospital services in Worcestershire is expected to begin next month. The proposals will bring £29 million to revamp operating theatres at the Alex, expand car parking and increase the number of beds at Worcestershire Royal and other vital changes.
"04.11.2016 15:56:58" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch youngsters have their say on future of Winyates and Matchborough REDDITCH youngsters have been given the chance to help shape the future of Winyates and Matchborough. Cllr Brunner said: "I'm delighted that our young people are having the opportunity to have their say about their community."
"04.11.2016 15:55:24" redditchadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: Two inmates taken to hospital after prison assault TWO inmates from HMP Hewell have been taken to hospital after an alleged assault at the Tardebigge prison. BREAKING NEWS: Inmates from HMP Hewell Prison taken to hospital after alleged assault.
"03.11.2016 19:55:55" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Man arrested after 11-year-old targeted in attempted robbery A MAN has been arrested after an 11-year-old girl was targeted in an attempted robbery, as she walked home from school on Tuesday. BREAKING NEWS: A 36-year-old man has been arrested and was questioned by police officers.
"03.11.2016 15:26:22" redditchadvertiser.co.uk £200k revamp to Pets at Home at Redditch's Trafford Retail Park to create three jobs THREE jobs will be created as a pet shop undergoes a major store revamp. Is this good news for pet owners?
"03.11.2016 15:23:43" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch pensioner, 71, suffers rib and head injuries after falling from the roof and through skylight onto concrete A PENSIONER was taken to hospital after falling from the roof and through a skylight at his Redditch home and onto the concrete floor. Sounds like a nasty accident.
"03.11.2016 15:20:56" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Matchborough nursery take part in annual planting by the pond for 11th year CHILDREN from Noah's Ark Nursery in Matchborough have been helping to bring colour to Matchborough for more than a decade. Matchborough's annual planting by the pond, held in the Water Gardens, sees youngsters join Councillor Juliet Brunner to plant spring
"03.11.2016 15:19:25" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Webheath sisters make a splash at world championships in Florida SPORTS mad sisters Natalie and Lucy Hatfield made a real splash when they represented Great Britain at the World Biathlon Championships which… A big well done to Natalie and Lucy! :)
"03.11.2016 12:00:01" Timeline Photos Top employer The Community Housing Group is hiring. Find out more and apply
"02.11.2016 13:03:16" redditchadvertiser.co.uk 11-year-old girl targeted in attempted robbery in Redditch AN 11-year-old girl was the victim of an attempted robbery in Redditch. Did you see this happen?
"02.11.2016 11:17:51" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Former Alex cancer surgeon investigated over patient deaths loses unfair dismissal case A CANCER surgeon sacked from Redditch's Alexandra Hospital for gross misconduct after making whistle blowing allegations about "management… Sudip Sarker, who is currently being investigated over a number of patient deaths, was fired from the hospital after concerns were raised about his medical practice.
"02.11.2016 09:47:08" Showbiz news: Beverley Knight 'faints' during performance at BBC Children in Need concert BLACK Country singer Beverley Knight was forced to stop a performance at a Children in Need charity concert after “feeling faint”, the BBC has said.
"02.11.2016 08:31:17" National news: Chancellor plans 'flexible' strategy to protect post-Brexit economy CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond is reported to be planning to adopt a new "flexible fiscal framework" to give him the ability to respond if the economy is hit by Brexit.
"02.11.2016 08:30:47" Weather: Cold but bright WEDNESDAY will be a bright and sunny autumn day.
"02.11.2016 08:30:40" Wednesday morning's traffic and travel GOOD morning. We're here with the latest traffic and travel news to help you reach your destination without delay.
"01.11.2016 20:51:25" Diwali 2016: Redditch celebrates the festival of lights RESIDENTS in Redditch came together to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights.
"01.11.2016 20:48:41" Family mourn loss of 'adored father' following tragic Halesowen motorcycle crash HEARTBROKEN relatives of a motorcyclist who was tragically killed in a crash in Halesowen have spoken of their loss.
"01.11.2016 20:48:35" Tuesday evening's weather SO, that was a dull, dreary and drizzly day! We're set for a bit of a cool night too with temperatures reaching no more than 3.5 degrees Celsius. Should remain dry and clear for the most part.
"01.11.2016 20:48:30" Diwali 2016: Redditch celebrates the festival of lights RESIDENTS in Redditch came together to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights.
"01.11.2016 16:47:25" Redditch celebrates Diwali 2016- the festival of lights RESIDENTS in Redditch came together to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights.
"01.11.2016 16:47:17" Tributes paid to Chris Partridge, 58, who died after collapsing while playing in rugby match at Woodrush Rugby Football Club RUGBY teams have paid tribute to a veteran rugby player who died after collapsing during a match at Woodrush Rugby Football Club. Sad news.
"01.11.2016 14:09:15" Two people taken hospital following Inkberrow crash outside equestrian store Jump for Joy TWO people were taken to hospital following a crash between three cars outside equestrian store Jump for Joy on Monday, October 31.
"01.11.2016 14:09:07" Showbiz news: Sir Cliff Richard says last two years were 'a blip' SIR Cliff Richard described the last two years of his life as a “blip” as he made his first major television appearance since an investigation into child sex allegations was dropped.
"01.11.2016 13:40:11" Alcester claim hard fought win to go third in league ALCESTER pulled off a hard fought 12-5 triumph over Harbury to go third in Midlands Division Four West South.
"01.11.2016 11:08:21" Alvechurch leave it late to claim victory over nine man Coventry United TABLE toppers Alvechurch left it until the last minute to claw a 1-0 win out of nine man Coventry United in the Midland Alliance Premier.
"01.11.2016 11:08:16" Alcester Town back from the dead to secure cup win ALCESTER Town came back from the dead to defeat Coventrians on penalties and book their place in League Cup semi-finals.
"01.11.2016 09:52:58" Byfield still working hard to perfect Redditch United squad BOSS Darren Byfield admits his team-building at Redditch United is still a work in progress.
"01.11.2016 09:52:51" St Bedes set to go head-to-head with Woodfield in Redditch United Schools Cup final THE prestigious Redditch United Schools Cup competition reaches its climax on Thursday when St Bedes do battle with Woodfield in the final.
"01.11.2016 09:08:18" National news: Police issue terror plot warning amid rise in recovered firearms HALF of the foiled terror plots in the UK in the past two years involved a plan to buy guns, police have said, amid a surge in the number of weapons found in major British cities.
"01.11.2016 09:08:12" Trending: Grieving mum pleads with drivers to think twice before using a mobile phone behind the wheel THE grieving mother of a girl killed alongside a woman and her two-children has pleaded with drivers to think twice before using a phone behind the wheel and said the sentence 'doesn't do justice to the crime', the Oxford Mail reports.
"01.11.2016 08:01:37" Weather: Dull and damp IT will be a dull and damp start to Tuesday,with outbreaks of rain.
"01.11.2016 08:01:31" Tuesday morning's traffic and travel GOOD morning. Wet here with the latest traffic and travel news to help you reach your destination on time.
"31.10.2016 20:23:32" Firefighters tackle building site bonfire in Studley FIRE crews were called out to tackle a large bonfire on a building site at Studley, near Redditch, this evening (Monday October 31).
"31.10.2016 20:23:26" Evening news round-up for the Black Country and north Worcestershire HERE'S your Halloween evening news round-up for the Black Country and north Worcestershire.
"31.10.2016 17:45:53" Adam is Feckenham's ace in the pack but a shooting Star comes up trumps to grab a point ACE in the pack Adam Garmson soon made his mark for Feckenham this week following his arrival from Alvechurch.
"31.10.2016 17:45:49" Kings Norton crowned local derby winners after bonus point win over Redditch RFC Kings Norton RFC 36 - 15 Redditch RFC
"31.10.2016 16:25:03" Monday evening weather report IT'LL be dark early this evening as the autumn nights return in time for Halloween.
"31.10.2016 16:24:57" Kind-hearted young people from Your Ideas transform garden at Redditch's VIP Day Centre A TEAM of kind-hearted young people from a Redditch community project have helped transform a garden for people at a town day care centre. Your Ideas Youth & Community Project received a £4,000 grant from Grow Wild to revamp the garden at Valuing Individual People Day Centre (VIP) based in Fownhope Close.
"31.10.2016 16:24:51" Fun run in Lion Phil Barton's memory raises more than £1,000 for good causes MORE than 150 people turned out for a Halloween- themed fun run in memory of a much-loved Redditch Lion. A great effort by everyone who took part.
"31.10.2016 16:24:45" Rockers set to raise cash for breast cancer charity REDDITCH glam rockers and ravers can turn back the clock by donning their tank tops, flares and platform shoes for a trip down memory lane with a special 70's night to help support breast cancer charities.
"31.10.2016 14:48:37" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Redditch-born Rio star Claire Cashmore honoured with prestigious new Black Pear Tree award REDDITCH swimmer Claire Cashmore who won a gold medal at the Rio Paralympics has become one of the first recipients of a new Worcestershire… Well done Claire.
She was presented with her own Worcestershire Black Pear Tree at an official awards ceremony at Evesham Rowing Club on Friday, October
"31.10.2016 13:48:12" Studley smash and grab for shock win against title challengers MANAGERLESS Studley pulled off a shock win when they snapped up a 2-1 success at title chasing Atherstone Town.
"31.10.2016 12:29:18" Great Alne brewery celebrating awards triple GREAT Alne based Purity Brewing Company will be raising a glass or two after winning three prestigious awards within a matter of days.
"31.10.2016 12:29:12" Almost four times as many people illegally using phone while driving in 2016 than in 2014 DYING to answer your phone, check Facebook, or Snapchat your car karaoke?
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"31.10.2016 11:11:56" Redditch make FA Trophy progress DOMINANT Redditch eased past league rivals Cambridge City to land a place in Monday's FA Trophy second qualifying round draw.
"31.10.2016 09:58:38" Most Read: Man charged with causing death of Dudley teenager Georgie Ann Evans, plus more A MAN is due in court today (October 31) charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a crash which claimed the life to Dudley teenager Georgie Ann Evans.
"31.10.2016 09:58:33" Showbiz News: Tom Hardy is to play Al Capone in a new film, plus more TOM Hardy is set to play another gangster on the big screen.
"31.10.2016 08:48:40" Trending: Brave gran fends off machete-wielding robbers with chair in newsagents CCTV footage has captured the moment a brave grandmother fended off two machete-wielding robbers with a chair when they held up her newsagents in Winsford.
"31.10.2016 08:48:34" Today's weather forecast: Fog slow to lift but some brightness later ANY fog in the area will be slow to lift this morning.
"31.10.2016 07:37:53" 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.
"30.10.2016 21:17:05" Redditch's Johnsons Volvo staff relocate out of town following closure STAFF from Johnsons Volvo in Redditch have relocated to Solihull, following the recent closure of the garage.
"29.10.2016 17:37:12" Golfers club together for charity cash GENEROUS golfers clubbed together to help raise much needed funds for Bromsgrove-based Primrose Hospice and the Midland Air Ambulance.
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"29.10.2016 08:13:09" Golden girls celebrate 50 years of Soroptomist club MEMBERS of a Bromsgrove and Redditch club for women have marked the group's golden anniversary, with a weekend of special events.
"28.10.2016 17:54:30" Redditch firms Bee Lighting Ltd and Gemporia crowned regional winners in the British Chamber Business Awards TWO Redditch-based firms have been crowned winners in the West Midlands heats of the British Chamber Business Awards.
"28.10.2016 17:54:23" Further 14 garages to be demolished in Woodrow MORE Woodrow residents will benefit from improved facilities and layout as a further 14 garages are demolished.
"28.10.2016 17:54:18" Master classes and candlelit walks at Ragley Hall this festive season RAGLEY Hall is to host a number of festive master classes and unique candlelit evening walks around the staterooms in the run up to Christmas.
"28.10.2016 13:51:49" Reward offered after brand new £500 bike stolen in Wythall A REWARD of £100 is being offered to anyone who can help locate a brand new Boardman bike.
"28.10.2016 12:49:25" Cash boost for Redditch and Bromsgrove businesses hiring apprentices BUSINESSES in Redditch and Bromsgrove are set to benefit from £1,500 cash boost when the take on an apprentice.
"28.10.2016 12:32:04" Golfers club together for charity cash GENEROUS golfers clubbed together to help raise much needed funds for Bromsgrove-based Primrose Hospice and the Midland Air Ambulance.
"28.10.2016 12:31:35" Owner of Studley-based Phoenix Scalextric Circuit escapes jail after being caught with indecent images of children, bestiality and sexual torture THE owner and manager of a Studley-based Scalextric circuit and children's party company who was caught with a "disturbing" collection of indecent images of children has escaped jail.
"28.10.2016 12:31:00" Cutting wires used to steal tipping truck in Alvechurch A TRUCK commonly used for transportation has been stolen in Alvechurch.
"28.10.2016 11:30:22" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Owner of Studley-based Phoenix Scalextric Circuit escapes jail after being caught with indecent images of children, bestiality and sexual torture THE owner and manager of a Studley-based Scalextric circuit and children's party company who was caught with a "disturbing"… Pervert Jonathan Sword, aged 54, was sentenced to 16 months in prison suspended for two years and was ordered to take part in a rehabilitation activity for 50 days and to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work.
Do you think this is a fair sentence?
"28.10.2016 10:00:17" Help sought to find missing woman POLICE have appealed for help in finding a missing woman who has connections in Kidderminster.
"28.10.2016 10:00:11" Snake discovered in family's car on M5 in Worcestershire A SLITHERY stowaway was discovered in a family's car on the M5 in Worcestershire last night.
"28.10.2016 10:00:05" Trending: Mother demands bigger home because it's 'unfair' her three children share box room A MOTHER-of-three is demanding a bigger home so her children do not have to share a bedroom.
"28.10.2016 09:59:59" Three people taken to hospital after Wythall crash THREE people were taken to hospital after a serious crash in Wythall.
"28.10.2016 09:59:51" Church stalwart's legacy helps pay for facelift A LEGACY from a Redditch church's first female churchwarden has helped towards a £20,000 facelift aimed at throwing open the building's doors to the local community.
"27.10.2016 17:30:36" Redditch Mayor Joe Baker blasts County Council over action taken prevent deaths at notorious Redditch bridge "ONCE again the county council has failed in their obligation to ensure the safety of our residents here in Redditch". The words of Redditch Mayor Joe Baker.
"27.10.2016 15:46:13" Car caught ablaze in Alvechurch A CAR caught ablaze in Alvechurch on Thursday afternoon.
"27.10.2016 14:03:49" Four lucky Redditch residents scoop £1,000 in postcode lottery FOUR Redditch neighbours have scooped £1,000 after their postcode was drawn out as a winner in the People's Postcode Lottery.
"27.10.2016 12:24:40" Redditch MP Karen Lumley calls for action over the expansion of Heathrow Airport REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has called for action following the announcement that Government Ministers have given the green light to hotly disputed plans to build a third runway at Heathrow. Do you agree?
"27.10.2016 12:24:34" Great Alne's Purity Brewing Company takes 'Best Bitter' at first ever Beer Awards PURITY Brewing Company, in Great Alne,has won 'Best Bitter' at the first ever Beer Awards hosted by the International Wine and Spirits Competition Group (IWSC). Congratulations to Purity!
"27.10.2016 12:24:29" Redditch occupational therapist celebrated at university's Annual Mentor Awards A REDDITCH occupational therapist, who works at the Alexandra Hospital, has been recognised at an award ceremony. Angela Goulden, who mentors University of Worcester students, won an 'Outstanding Mentor' award.
"27.10.2016 12:24:22" Feel the heat at Kingfisher Shopping Centre's 'Chilli and Chocolate Celebration' THE heat is being turned up a notch at Kingfisher Shopping Centre as the centre is set to host its own chilli and chocolate celebration event for shoppers. Will you be red-faced at this event?
"27.10.2016 11:00:01" Timeline Photos Top employer Folkes Worton is hiring. Find out more and apply
"27.10.2016 11:00:01" Timeline Photos Top employer Folkes Worton is hiring. Find out more and apply
"27.10.2016 07:48:27" Showbiz News: Candice Brown crowned final BBC Bake Off winner CANDICE Brown has been named winner of the last series of The Great British Bake Off to air on the BBC.
"27.10.2016 07:48:21" Asda Redditch colleague praised for helping distressed autistic boy A KIND-HEARTED Redditch supermarket worker has been praised for her efforts in helping a distressed autistic boy.
"27.10.2016 07:48:14" National News: Calais 'Jungle' cleared of migrants, France says Your national news round-up with the main headlines this Thursday morning (October 27).
"27.10.2016 07:48:08" Thursday morning's traffic and travel Roads are generally looking clear this Thursday morning (October 27), with just a few minor incidents to look out for.
"27.10.2016 06:28:35" Weather: Cloudy with some afternoon sunshine CLOUDY but dry is the forecast today, staying relatively mild for the time of year.
"26.10.2016 19:31:50" Fang-tastic events at the Kingfisher Shopping Centre tomorrow FAMILIES looking for ways to keep the children entertained this half-term can attend a spooktastic activity day at the Kingfisher Shopping Centre in Redditch. Looks like fun. Will you be taking your little monsters?
"26.10.2016 19:31:44" Redditch children get creative for Disney's Moana A REDDITCH opticians is encouraging children to get creative in celebration of the new Disney movie featuring heroine, Moana.
"26.10.2016 16:13:32" redditchadvertiser.co.uk www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk Some 21 staff members have made the transition to the Solihull branch.
"26.10.2016 14:32:22" Timeline Photos Former care home worker finally jailed, inquest finds Hewell inmate accused of killing pensioners committed suicide, residents urged to support 'Studley Is Open campaign' amidst High Street closure and more.
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"26.10.2016 13:55:52" Fire service issues safety advice ahead of Bonfire Night and Diwali HEREFORD and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is urging everyone to stay safe as they celebrate Bonfire Night and Diwali.
"26.10.2016 13:08:52" Fireworks displays and bonfires in Redditch and Alcester 2016 ARE you looking for the perfect place to celebrate Bonfire Night? Here's a handy list of the top events in Redditch and Alcester. Where will you be celebrating Bonfire Night?
"26.10.2016 13:08:46" "Professor Pepperpot" is on the right side of the law CHILDREN'S entertainer "Professor Pepperpot" will be joining a firm of lawyers as they lay out their stall at Redditch Market this weekend. This could be a great thing to do with the kids this weekend.
"26.10.2016 09:34:04" Showbiz news: Great British Bake Off to air for the final time on BBC tonight THE Great British Bake Off will air for the last time on the BBC tonight as the remaining three contestants hope to rise to the occasion and be crowned series winner.
"26.10.2016 09:33:59" Inquest finds Hewell inmate accused of killing pensioners committed suicide THE inquest into the death of a HMP Hewell inmate, on trial for the bloody killing of two pensioners, has ruled he died of suicide. Leo Barnes, from Balsall Heath, was found hanged in his cell at the Tardebigge prison between Redditch and Bromsgrove, covered in cuts on January 25 last year.
"26.10.2016 09:33:53" National news: Watchdog launches probe into 'excessive prices' for NHS drugs DRUG companies accused of charging "excessive prices" to the NHS are under investigation, the competition watchdog has announced.
"26.10.2016 09:33:48" Weather: Cloudy with a chance of rain IT will be a cloudy start to the day with the odd spot of light rain.
"26.10.2016 09:33:43" Wednesday morning's traffic and travel GOOD morning. We're here with the latest traffic and travel news to help you reach your destination on time.
"25.10.2016 20:25:14" Byfield looking to strengthen as injuries begin to bite REDDITCH United boss Darren Byfield says he could bring new faces to the club after being hit with a host of injury concerns.
"25.10.2016 18:22:43" News round-up from across North Worcestershire and the Black Country HERE are a few stories that have featured on our websites today.
"25.10.2016 17:12:32" Tuesday evening's weather WELL, it was a rather grey and dull day with the evening set to follow suit.
"25.10.2016 17:12:28" Tuesday evening's traffic and travel YOU can find the latest on what is happening on the roads in the Black Country and North Worcestershire by visiting our dedicated page.
"25.10.2016 14:41:08" Mums' Night Out Christmas shopping and pamper evening coming to Redditch next week A FREE entry pamper evening with Christmas gift ideas is being held in Redditch next week. Anyone started shopping for Christmas yet?
"25.10.2016 13:26:49" "Fiendishly fantastic" goings on at care home RESIDENTS at a Redditch care home are getting ready for a "fiendishly fantastic" Halloween. Looks like spook-tacular fun!
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"25.10.2016 13:26:42" West Mercia Police issue warning about internet webcam scam COPS are issuing advice and urging people to be careful about how they conduct themselves online after recent reports of a distressing scam involving webcams.
"25.10.2016 10:41:31" Studley say goodbye to manager after Pershore Town defeat STUDLEY parted company with manager Kevin Kingham this week following Saturday's 2-1 defeat by Pershore Town.
"25.10.2016 10:41:25" Football round-up: Redditch and South Warwickshire Combination Redditch and South Warwickshire Combination - Sunday October 23
"25.10.2016 09:52:42" Redditch youngster Maisie,4, and mum face 7in hair cut FOUR-YEAR-OLD Maisie Marsh is braced to lose seven inches of her long blonde hair as she and her mum both get ready for the chop to help children undergoing cancer treatment. The big day will be on Sunday (October 30), when Miss Marsh and her daughter, of Hewell Road, Enfield, will each have seven inches cut off their hair at the White Hart in Headless Cross, Redditch.
"25.10.2016 09:29:31" Kings Norton bag a losing bonus point in Pershore try-fest North Midlands 4 West South
"25.10.2016 09:29:26" Report: Redditch suffer cup defeat at Hednesford Hednesford Town 2, Redditch Utd 1
"25.10.2016 08:42:41" Trending: Jewish couple appalled to find antiques store selling Nazi swastika armband A JEWISH couple were appalled to find a Nazi swastika armband on sale in an antiques shop, The Argus reports.
"25.10.2016 08:42:35" Showbiz News: Tributes paid to singer Pete Burns who has died, aged 57 SINGER Pete Burns has died at the age of 57.
"25.10.2016 08:42:28" Car crashes into sign in Winyates Green A CAR crashed into a sign in Redditch yesterday evening (Monday, October 24), initiating a response from emergency services.
"25.10.2016 08:42:21" 'Horrible' Redditch care home deputy manager jailed A REDDITCH care home bully who narrowly avoided prison for mistreated elderly residents is now behind bars – after bullying staff at a shop where she was carrying out unpaid work. Judge Lockhart ordered Bott to serve three months of the suspended sentence.
Do you think this is a fair sentence?
"25.10.2016 08:42:14" Bill Etheridge quits UKIP leadership race and backs Paul Nuttall DUDLEY'S UKIP leadership candidate Bill Etheridge has withdrawn from the contest and called on rivals to back current deputy leader Paul Nuttall.
"25.10.2016 07:09:24" Alvechurch take top spot but boss says it is a false position IMPRESSIVE Alvechurch took over top spot in the Midland Football League this week with classic 2-0 wins over title rivals Westfields and Coleshill Town.
"25.10.2016 07:09:17" Match report - Alcester's zero to heroes salvage a win from 19 points down Alcester 39 - 32 Coventry Welsh
"24.10.2016 19:38:25" 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.
"24.10.2016 19:34:40" redditchadvertiser.co.uk Alex boss apologises over hospital waits THE BOSS of Redditch's Alexandra Hospital has apologised for recent long delays for Accident & Emergency patients - caused by a beds crisis. What's the longest time you've waited at a hospital?
From Wednesday last week patients were reportedly being kept on trolleys, instead of in ward beds, and others were stranded in A&E for more than eight hours - sometimes as long as 24 hours.
"24.10.2016 17:12:28" Monday evening weather report IT'LL be a mostly dry evening across the Black Country and north Worcestershire tonight (Monday).
"24.10.2016 17:12:22" Redditch mum-of -five's skydive for Macmillan Cancer Support REDDITCH mum of five Chez Tibbetts has never even flown before - but is now planning to hurl herself from a plane at 15,000ft in a daredevil charity effort.
"24.10.2016 14:36:11" Match report - Feckenham see victory slip away after late equaliser from Leamington Hibs Feckenham 1- 1 Leamington Hibs
"24.10.2016 14:36:05" Alcester Town set for squad boost as boss sets his sights on a trio of signings ALCESTER Town player-manager Danny Janes is set to bring in several new faces as he bids to boost his squad.
"24.10.2016 12:37:43" Timeline Photos Rossi the Parsons Russell Terrier, had become trapped underground in wood, and firefighters used a specialist camera to locate the dog, before reuniting it with its relieved
"24.10.2016 12:19:40" Residents urged to support Studley Is Open campaign amidst High Street closure A DRIVE encouraging people to leave the car and walk to the shops instead has been launched in Studley. Will you be ditching the car and helping out local businesses?
"24.10.2016 11:06:58" Jigsaw Project aims to improve residents' wellbeing with new directory A DIRECTORY listing activities and groups helping to improve residents' wellbeing is now available. The document created by the Jigsaw Project features over 200 entries from mother and baby groups to keep fit for the over 50s.
"24.10.2016 11:06:51" Most Read: Bromsgrove girl takes on supermarket giants over "inappropriate" clown costumes, plus more A GIRL from Bromsgrove has stood up to two of the country's largest supermarket chains to demand that their “inappropriate” clown costumes be taken off the shelves.
"24.10.2016 11:06:45" Redditch and Bromsgrove fire crews called to motorway vehicle fire A CAR fire caused heavy traffic along the M42 southbound near Redditch.
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"24.10.2016 09:35:16" Report: Redditch held to draw at Dorchester Dorchester Town 0 Redditch United 0
"24.10.2016 07:36:32" Trending: Horror as dog found buried alive with nail through head AN MP has spoken out after a small dog was found buried alive in woods, with a nail sticking out from between its eyes, reports the Northern Echo.
"24.10.2016 07:22:09" Firefighters rescue dog trapped underground in Redditch woods FIREFIGHTERS helped reunite a dog, which had been trapped, with its owners in Redditch.
"24.10.2016 07:22:03" Today's weather forecast: Mostly dry and bright IT will be a largely dry day, with some brighter spells.
"24.10.2016 07:21:57" 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.
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