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  • 23/07/05 - Blossoming Rose can't save Boars

    Bromsgrove 151 all out Aston Unity 153-4 read more

  • Too costly

    I READ with horror the article on Aston Fields Middle School 'prom'. read more

  • Right gear

    ON behalf of the trustees of the Bromsgrove mini-bus for the elderly, I would like to thank the Advertiser/Messenger very much for the article in last week's edition regarding the shortage of voluntary drivers. read more

  • Survival

    TAKE heart MD Packer (Your View - July 20), our native orchids are hardy plants and can survive incredible conditions. read more

  • Graduation evening

    AS parents of one of the graduates from Catshill Middle School this year, we would like to express our pride in the standard of achievements and sheer talents we were privileged to experience last week. read more

  • Carnival accolades

    JUST a few words of thanks to all those who have given so much time and effort towards this year's Bromsgrove Carnival. read more

  • Let's play on

    THE sign outside the Hop Pole pub stating, 'Live music tonight' has been removed for too long. If it were there now it would read, 'Dead music until?' read more

  • Ignoring our 'Rec'

    I BELIEVE many Bromsgrove residents, most of all those living in Sidemoor, cannot have failed to notice how very little care and attention has been given by the district council to the upkeep of our Recreation Ground adjacent to ASDA. read more

  • Piping up!

    WATER shortage? read more

  • 27/7/05 - Wash-out dampens the spirits

    A DISAPPOINTED crowd of around 3,000 were left with no action in Worcestershire Royals' game yesterday. read more

  • 23/07/05 - Rovers rattled by Bristol's international flavour

    Bromsgrove Rovers (1) 3 Bristol Rovers (3) 4 read more

  • Club calls on old boys to celebrate anniversary

    DROITWICH Spa want players from the past to attend a celebration of its 20th anniversary on Saturday, August 13. read more

  • Time to give our older generation the pension they fully deserve

    WE have just passed the 60th anniversary of the end of World War Two - on July 10 - and it is also 25 years since 1980, when the former Tory government under initially Margaret Thatcher cut the State pensions link to national average earnings. read more

  • Deport bomb families

    NOW that the suicide bombers who carried out the attacks in London have been identified, their families should be deported to their country of origin read more

  • Well impressed

    I was very impressed with the new Waitrose. The products were very fresh and well presented and best of all, it was virtually empty. This had its advantages; easy to park, no bumping into trolleys round the supermarket and no queues at the end of the shop. It was expensive and, to be honest, I can't see it lasting more than 12 months. read more

  • Results and fixtures

    Cotswold Hills League read more

  • Second trophy triumph

    BRETFORTON lifted the Jack Grove Memorial Trophy for a second time last Thursday when they overcame Elmley Castle in the final at Ashton. read more

  • Ton-up pair denied

    A SIMILAR ending to the first team match saw the second strings of Evesham and Pershore play out a draw at The Bottoms. read more

  • Harriers numbers are up

    KIDDERMINSTER Harriers have revealed their squad numbers for the Nationwide Conference campaign. read more

  • 26/07/05 - Barnt Green batsman dashes back for big game

    RICHARD Wilkinson is set to be back in time for Barnt Green CC's re-arranged Cockspur National Knockout Cup quarterfinal at home to Widnes on Sunday, July 31. read more

  • 23/07/05 - Sillence is golden

    Kenilworth Wardens 156-8 read more

  • 23/07/05 - Droitwich outshone by table toppers

    DROITWICH put up a fight against Worcester League Division One leader Ombersley but in the end slumped to their seventh defeat of the season on Saturday. read more

  • 23/07/05 - Buoyant Avoncroft ignite title challenge

    Avoncroft 221 all out read more

  • Giles tastes heavy Ashes loss

    ASHLEY Giles tasted defeat at Lord's as Australia took a 1-0 lead in the Ashes series, after a comprehensive victory over England over the weekend. read more

  • 23/07/05 - Corbett slip

    Chaddesley Corbett 178 read more

  • 23/07/05 - Tons miss big chance

    Belbroughton 221-8 Cookley 214-9 read more

  • Old foes dig in for draw

    SATURDAY'S eagerly awaited local derby at Avon Street ended with Pershore's final pair hanging on for a draw. read more

  • College festival feast

    THE annual Cheltenham Cricket Festival gets under way next Wednesday - an occasion for hoards of eager spectators to descend on the College Ground and witness some top-class action. read more

  • Ferryman is shining example of a hero

    A MAN who helped set up the new Cathedral Ferry in Worcester 23 years ago has been awarded for the outstanding contribution he has made to Worcestershire's waterways. read more

  • Family affair at Badsey

    IT WAS an afternoon for the Powell family to savour but Badsey were unable to force a victory in last Saturday's Worcestershire County League Division Five clash at Ballards Park. read more

  • Junior season ending

    JUNIOR action in the Cots-wold Hills League is almost at an end for another summer. read more

  • New run record for Bards as Exhall march goes on

    A NEW club record score helped Stratford Bards strengthen their bid for second place but nothing can halt Exhall and Wixford's charge to the Cotswold Hills League Premier Division title. read more

  • What a waste!

    Has Droitwich been left with the most appalling refuse system since Adam met Eve? Before was bad enough, with bags being missed or spewed on to the ground without a care of the bin men. Now we have to take our bins to the end of the path as the dustmen can no longer be bothered to walk up the path. read more

  • Lido lament

    I was in Peterborough the other day when I heard this strange sound, a sound I remember from my youth - the sound of children having a good time in their local lido! read more

  • Marvellous Severn view

    MAY I use the columns of Worcester News to thank Max Sinclair for sending me those wonderful photographs of vessels on the Severn. read more

  • Making a meal of it

    There has been Live 8 and G8 and now residents can enjoy 'Live Ate' - a charity meal event in Droitwich. read more

  • Loading up the barrels

    THE train crossing on Page 6 could well be the one at Hill Evans Vinegar Factory in Pheasant Street. They used to load up barrels of vinegar then bring them back to Sherriff Street goods yard to be despatched all round the country. read more

  • Fun night at club

    TWO contrasting comedians are set to tickle the audience's ribs down at the Birmingham's Glee Club, in Hurst Street, on Tuesday, August 2. read more

  • Finstall WI

    Finstall WI's July meeting was well-attended. President Jill Findon welcomed everyone after Jerusalem was sang. Our secretary Ann Parr was unable to attend, so Janet Sable read the minutes of the last meeting. read more

  • -Pheasant Street?

    WITH reference to the picture of the locomotive in today's Worcester News, may I suggest it is crossing Pheasant Street. This was the railway line from the Vinegar Works to Shrub Hill Station. read more

  • Stoke Prior WI

    President Betty Wolsey welcomed members to the July meeting. Jean Brooks collected payment for 2006 diaries and calendars. Betty Gibbs read out the minutes of the last meeting and outlined future social events with dates for diaries. read more

  • The train is crossing...

    REGARDING the letter published on Wednesday, July 20, the recent picture showed the 4.30pm train from the vinegar works at the Shrub Hill Crossing. read more

  • Blackwell & Burcot WI

    Our resident, Mrs Prior, was very pleased to welcome four new members to our meeting, and also to welcome two new committee members. read more

  • Time to call a halt to it

    THE well-known photograph of the Vinegar Express crossing Shrub Hill Road on its way to Pheasant Street will not be much of a mystery to most of your readers, but they may be puzzled by your reference to something called "Henwick Halt". There was no such place. "Henwick" was a manned station until the day of its closure: there never was a "Henwick Halt". read more

  • Lickey WI

    Lickey WI celebrated its 41st birthday at the parish hall. A coach outing in June to Cirencester and Buscot Park had been much enjoyed and a trip to Chester was announced for October. A report was read of the recent national annual general meeting of WIs, held at the Royal Albert Hall, at which prominent speakers included the author Bill Bryson and the actress and campaigner Jane Fonda. read more

  • Memories of vinegar works line

    YOUR photograph (Wednesday, July 20) is of a locomotive on the privately-owned Hill Evans vinegar works line which ran from Shrub Hill goods yard, through Heenan and Froudes Works down to Lowesmoor. read more

  • Spadesbourne Ladies Club

    The meeting started with a minute's silence in memory of those involved in the London bombings. read more

  • Greaser wish was maybe just Pythagoras in the sky

    YOUR Flashback picture of the old Tolladine goods yard with all its locomotives (Letters, Monday, July 18) vividly recalls my only visit to the site. read more

  • Steve's top spot

    ANOTHER Shakespeare qualifier took place on Hampton Ferry and Evesham Town Waters last Saturday when 67 anglers were in action. read more

  • Bored with passengers?

    GOD and First Midland Red evidently have one thing in common, they both move in mysterious ways. First mystery why are so many First Midland Red buses charging around the county with 'Sorry not in Service' banners on them? Are their drivers exercising them, or are they just bored with picking up passengers? read more

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