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  • Worst display to date as Croft lose by six runs

    AVONCROFT Cricket Club First XI produced their most disappointing performance of the season as they lost by six runs at home to Amblecote and Wollaston. read more

  • New website

    THIS week sees the launch of a new Advertiser/Messenger website devoted to Bromsgrove Rugby Football Club. read more

  • Surviving PO given new look

    MOUNT Pleasant Post Office has undergone refurbishment ahead of the imminent closures of the Beoley Road West Branch. read more

  • Handbag theft prompts alert

    AN 80-year-old Wythall woman has warned motorists to be on their guard after her handbag was stolen from the front seat of her car on Friday. read more

  • Away day to start quest

    BROMSGROVE Rovers will start their quest for FA Cup glory away from the Victoria Ground. read more

  • Kids get free football gear

    FOOTBALL mad kids are ready to reap the benefits of new training equipment donated by the Football Association. read more

  • Penalty loss

    A PENALTY shoot-out defeat denied Droitwich Spa Boys Football Club U15s victory in the annual Badsey six-a-side tournament. read more

  • Final defeats

    RUBERY U13s lost 3-1 to the hosts in the final at Feckenham's five-a-side tournament. read more

  • Angling round-up

    TOP Alvechurch matchman Ken Giles was the latest winner in the Northfield Starlets Veterans series, with a pole, chopped worms and casters catch of 33-9-0, from Woodland View's Arles pool peg 27. read more

  • 09/07/03 - New website

    THIS week sees the launch of a new Advertiser/Messenger website devoted to Bromsgrove Rugby Football Club. read more

  • Rumours are disturbing

    Dear Editor - In April, town and district councillor Donald Lawley received much credit via your pages, for proposals to improve Droitwich health facilities. read more

  • Wetlands, what is going on?

    Dear editor - I am referring to Mr Hugh Wylie's letter of June 18 concerning the conservation of the wetlands. read more

  • Pat on the back for first school

    Dear Editor - Congratulations to Eleanor Sinton, the headmistress, and staff at Wychbold First and Nursery School. read more

  • Tens tourney at Spa

    DROITWICH Rugby Club stage their annual tens tournament at their Hanbury Road headquarters on Saturday, August 16. read more

  • Young guns boost City

    WORCESTER City have been delighted with the response to trials for their new-look junior set-up and have added additional dates. read more

  • Hay takes first podium placement

    WORCESTER race star Richard Hay scored his first podium placing of the season in the Autosport Caterham Eurocup. read more

  • First in 70 years

    DROITWICH Spa Cricket Club First XI will play Worcestershire for the first time in 70 years next Monday. read more

  • Seven-wicket haul

    RICHARD Illingworth took 7-34 as Barnt Green Cricket Club First XI secured a winning draw at Halesowen last Saturday. read more

  • Paul's ton

    FORMER Bromsgrove Rovers player Paul Hutchins was at it again for Cutnall Green Cricket Club last Sunday as he hit 142 not out in their 155-run defeat of Offenham. read more

  • U11s keeping school on cricket map

    CRICKET is going from strength to strength at Bromsgrove School with victory for the U11s in a West Midlands eight-a-side championship. read more

  • School tests touring side

    CRICKETERS representing North Bromsgrove High School came within two overs of beating Marylebone Cricket Club. read more

  • Seconds win

    AVONCROFT CC Seconds had their youngsters to thank for an 88-run victory at Amblecote and Wollaston. read more

  • Awards honour for Jane

    REDDITCH'S town centre manager has been commended in a national awards scheme. read more

  • Ben on World Cup mission

    BEN Hinshelwood jets off to Poland tomorrow desperate to keep his World Cup dreams alive. read more

  • County sell out for C&G contest

    CRICKET fever has swept Worcestershire with all 6,500 seats snapped up for the County's eagerly anticipated Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy semi-final clash with Lancashire next month. read more

  • League gets £26,000 boost

    GRASS roots cricket in Worcestershire and Herefordshire will benefit by £26,000 thanks to the Worcestershire County League's new sponsorship deal. read more

  • Leaders clinch triumph in cup

    DIVISION One leaders Evesham have won the Crusader Worcestershire County League's Knockout Cup. read more

  • May claims series win after fourth

    KEVIN May shrugged off a time delay in the third race of the Hillingdon Tri Series to clinch fourth place and win the overall event. read more

  • Collection is 50 per cent up

    Dear Editor - On behalf of St Godwald's Church, Finstall, we would like to thank all those who delivered, collected and donated in the area of Finstall/Aston Fields as part of the recent Christian Aid collection in Bromsgrove. A total of £1,300 was raised, almost 50 per cent more than last year. Once again, many thanks for all your hard work and generosity. read more

  • Be a friend to the boarders

    Dear editor - May I reply to last week's 'Skateboarders are a menace' letter. Skateboarders and child cyclists who ride on pedestrian areas are not being encouraged by their parents and the law to use the designated areas like Sanders Park. read more

  • Craft lovers

    CRAFTY art lovers across Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa will be in their element this week when the Craft in Action fair is held at a Hanbury venue. read more

  • Barnt Green Day Centre

    Fine weather and careful organisation contributed to a splendid summer outing for 19 volunteers and members of the Barnt Green Day Centre and Luncheon Club. Members were driven in volunteers' cars to the Lenchford Hotel, on the River Severn, where the sunshine, the view of the boats, the food and the service were all enjoyed. The trip was made possible with the assistance of the Retired and Senior Volunteer programme. Betty Lucas, co-manager and treasurer of the club, and organiser of the event, said: "Our members all said it was one of the very best days out!" read more

  • Knockout

    A CHARITY fun-fuelled event will be on the cards at a Clent school this month. read more

  • Wychbold Flower Club

    The June meeting was at the home of member Lorna Hill and we were favoured with a fine evening for the conducted tour of the lovely garden with its long views over the valley. read more

  • What's on guide

    Wednesday, July 9 read more

  • Puppet fun

    YOUNGSTERS will be dazzled by a magic and puppet show at Bromsgrove library this month. read more

  • Salwarpe WI

    Twenty-four members, including a new member Margaret Peasley, attended Salwarpe WI's June meeting. read more

  • A weekend of open gardens

    INTERESTED town residents will have a chance to enjoy the village gardens open weekend this month. read more

  • Bromsgrove Canine Society

    THE society held its second show of the 2003 series at the usual venue - All Saints Hall, Burcot Lane, Bromsgrove. read more

  • Dancing classes

    ALL would be pop stars are being urged to take part in dance classes at a Spa venue. read more

  • Stoke Prior WI

    The June meeting was held at Stoke Prior village hall. Twenty people, including two visitors, attended, and the president, Nancy Davis, welcomed them. read more

  • There but for the grace of...

    ONE can sympathise with John Phillpott's disappointment (Evening News, June 30) with Channel 4's option to go for the popular-celebrity programme such as Big Brother compared with what it broadcast when it started, but I expect he's noticed that another organ of the media - his own Evening News - loyally reports daily on who has the hots for whom as though this were news rather than entertainment? read more

  • Spellbound

    A FEAST of magic and comedy will hold youngsters spellbound at a town venue this month. read more

  • Summer fun

    CREATIVE youngsters will have fun in the sun this summer holiday thanks to a packed programme of events at a Charford venue. read more

  • Elderly woman duped by two men

    AN 81-year-old woman was duped by two men who came to her Astwood Bank home posing as police officers late at night on Monday, June 30. read more

  • We must stop speeding idiots

    Dear Editor - I read with interest the letter about problems with speeding in Fernhill Heath. read more

  • Poppy appeal - many thanks

    Dear Editor - May we, the Poppy Appeal committee of the Bromsgrove branch, through this letter, thank the people of Bromsgrove for their wonderful generosity. The final figure raised for the year ending May 31 is £9,061.04. read more

  • Abused while out shopping

    Dear Editor - I write to complain about the assault I received in Rubery on the afternoon of Sunday, June 29, just going about my business. read more

  • 25 years ago July 7, 1978

    THE former vicar of St Godwald's, Finstall in Bromsgrove, the Rev Leslie Dicker, died while on holiday in Australia. He was 64. He had been at Finstall from 1955 until his retirement three years ago. read more

  • Was it cruel election hoax?

    Dear Editor - In the Advertiser two weeks before the May elections, district councillors boasted that they had finally secured the open space off Primsland Way in Droitwich. read more

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