New Armed Forces outreach programme piloted in Bromsgrove

Worcester News:

3:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PAST, present and future members of the Armed Forces will have access to more support through a new Outreach programme being piloted in Bromsgrove.

Catshill school in Bromsgrove given Sunshine Coach

Worcester News: Martin Coyne, Matt Hardy, Louise Gumery and Andy Turpin from Poppleton & Appleby with Headteacher Deb Rattley and pupils Jessica Tipping, Billy Abbotts and Charley Holding.

3:19pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STUDENTS at a Catshill school have been given a boost after receiving a minibus.

School caterers cake is a roaring success at national award conference

Worcester News: The prize winning cake made by caterer Carla Brown.

3:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A BROMSGROVE school caterer has won a national award for making a cake in the shape of a lion.

Coop donates £500 to help keep Fairtrade town status

Worcester News:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FAIRTRADE in Bromsgrove has been boosted by a charitable donation.

Local financial firm up for top award

Worcester News:

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FINANCIAL planning firm in Bromsgrove is in line for a prestigious national award.

Manslaughter dad's sentencing delayed for baby's funeral to take place

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11:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE funeral of baby Isabella Vallance has delayed the sentencing of her father.

Rubery church holding service of reflection

Worcester News:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A RUBERY church is holding a service of reflection to commemorate the First World War.

Hospital trust's cash woes

Worcester News:

10:19am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE cash-strapped organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been reported to health secretary Jeremy Hunt for ending the last financial year with a £14.2 million deficit.

Local band go back to their roots

Worcester News:

8:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

WITH their strong vocal harmonies, accompanied by the artistry of violin and guitar, Quill have been a part of the Midlands music scene for more than 30 years.

New permanent home for pop-up restaurant

Worcester News:

5:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BROMSGROVE’S first pop-up restaurant has found a new permanent home just off High Street in the town.

Lifelong ban for senior teacher who 'cuddled' pupils

Worcester News:

4:23pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER acting headteacher at a Bromsgrove school has been banned from classrooms for life after a catalogue of "inappropriate" behaviour towards pupils.

Celebration of Bromsgrove's street pastor scheme being held

Worcester News:

4:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CELEBRATION of Bromsgrove Street Pastors is being held in September.

Affordable housing is on its way to Bromsgrove village

Worcester News: Richard Holland (Bovis Homes), Joanne Welch (Jephson Homes Housing Association) and Councillor Kit Taylor.

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CONSTRUCTION work is now underway to bring 23 new affordable homes to a village near Bromsgrove.

Youngsters starting primary school in September 'graduate'

Worcester News: Children from Jellybabies Nursery and Pre-School with their graduation hats and medals.

2:05pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CHILDREN from Rubery took part in a graduation ceremony which was held for students leaving nursery to start school in September.

Hospice launches £100,000 appeal

Worcester News: Hospice launches £100,000 appeal

1:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HOSPICE supporting people with life-limiting illnesses has launched an appeal to raise £100,000.

Craft groups and other organisations invited to participate in Bromsgrove street theatres

Worcester News:

12:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CRAFT groups and other organisations are being invited to join in the fun at Bromsgrove's popular street theatres.

Partnership with Bromsgrove schools helps win award for company

Worcester News:

10:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A PARTNERSHIP with Bromsgrove schools has helped a company win an award for the most responsible business in the West Midlands.

Popular Bromsgrove school headteacher retires

Worcester News:

7:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PUPILS at a Bromsgrove school have said a fond farewell to their popular headteacher.

Civic head welcomes French visitors to Council House

Worcester News:

3:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE civic head of Bromsgrove council welcomed French visitors to the authority's home on Friday, July 18.

Catshill animal centre receives permission for major refurbishment

Worcester News:

1:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STAFF at a Catshill animal centre have been celebrating after it received planning permission for a major refurbishment.

New charity launched for domestic violence victims in Worcestershire

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12:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW charity that helps women and children rebuild their lives after suffering or being exposed to domestic abuse has been launched in Worcestershire.

In search of the perfect hug

Worcester News: Hugless Douglas coming to Bromsgrove's Artrix next month.

12:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LOVEABLE brown bear in need of a hug is keen to meet local youngsters on Friday, August 8.

Bromsgrove man jailed after turning to cannabis production to pay debts

Worcester News:

11:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BROMSGROVE man has been jailed after turning to cannabis production when he "hit rock bottom" in the recession.

Bromsgrove's KFC holding charity fun day

Worcester News:

9:16am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BROMSGROVE'S KFC restaurant is holding a charity fun day today, (July 22).

Letters being sent out to residents on major electoral changes

Worcester News:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BROMSGROVE residents can expect to receive letters telling them about the biggest change to the electoral system in 100 years.

Something for everyone at family festival

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Wizzafest is on it's way to Stoke Prior Sports Club.

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4:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of family friendly music festival Wizzafest.

Councillor accused of 'ranting' as parties clash over spending on consultants

Worcester News: County Hall

4:08pm Monday 21st July 2014

CONSULTANTS have been accused of "milking the country dry" by a leading Worcestershire politician - who says he wants council spending on outside experts culled.

Salon owner to hold a month of events in aid of Breast Cancer UK

3:55pm Monday 21st July 2014

A SALON owner in Bromsgrove is to hold a month of events in aid of Breast Cancer UK.

Successful charity pub crawl held in Bromsgrove

Worcester News:

3:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

CHARITY fundraiser enjoyed a pint as they counted the pennies raised on a pub crawl through Bromsgrove.

Daredevil drummers wow the crowds during aerial performance

Worcester News:

1:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DAREDEVIL drummers wowed the crowds during an energetic performance in Bromsgrove on Saturday evening, (July 19).

Library changes could have been far worse, says council leader

Worcester News:

11:40am Monday 21st July 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council has defended a move to slash library services - saying it could have been far worse.

Powerful paedophile ring cover-up claim is probed

Worcester News:

10:51am Monday 21st July 2014

A COUNCIL investigation is being launched in Worcestershire into possible paedophile activity - amid fears perpetrators could have been protected by an "establishment cover-up" in the county.  

New club opening celebrated with a strawberry fair

Worcester News: Members of Lickey Phab Club in Bromsgrove.

9:22am Monday 21st July 2014

A STRAWBERRY fair took place to celebrate the opening of new social club in a Bromsgrove village.

Keen golfers can get into the swing of things at charity golf day

Worcester News:

7:40am Monday 21st July 2014

KEEN golfers can get into the swing of things at a charity golf day being held in Blackwell.

Screwfix store to open in Bromsgrove

Worcester News: Bromsgrove Screwfix team back row (left to right) Dean Cotton, Alana Hackett and Tony Pinfield, front row (left to right) Dawn Gregg, Will Asquith and Vaib Have Rachod.

3:37pm Sunday 20th July 2014

RETAILER Screwfix is to open its first store in Bromsgrove creating 12 new jobs for local people.

Bromsgrove open air museum features on BBC show

Worcester News:

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A BROMSGROVE open air museum has appeared in a commemorative episode of a soap opera marking the outbreak of the First World War.

Ceremony to unveil famous railwaymen's gravestones held

Worcester News: Bromsgrove District Council civic head John Ruck, Bromsgrove Society chairman Reg Longshaw, Julian Hunt from the society, Andy Savage and Malcolm Wood from the Railway Heritage Trust, restoration group chairman Alastair Moseley with Kevin Ward, Bromsgrove

8:50am Sunday 20th July 2014

A CEREMONY to unveil two famous gravestones has been held at a Bromsgrove churchyard.

Bromsgrove residents encouraged to donate their glasses to charity campaign

Worcester News:

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

AN opticians in Bromsgrove is asking the community to donate their spare glasses for a charity campaign.

Fundraising evening in memory of Rednal woman raises thousands for charity

Worcester News:

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A FUNDRAISING evening in memory of a Rednal woman, for raised nearly £3,000 for charity.

More storms on the way to Worcestershire

Worcester News:

9:27am Saturday 19th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is bracing itself for a second bout of violent thunderstorms which are set to batter the county for much of today.

Powerful paedophile ring cover-up claim is probed

Worcester News: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A COUNCIL investigation is being launched in Worcestershire into possible paedophile activity - amid fears perpetrators could have been protected by an "establishment cover-up" in the county.

Bromsgrove District Council suspends consultation on council tax

Worcester News:

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

BROMSGROVE District Council has suspended a consultation on council tax support, after chaotic scenes at the latest meeting of the authority.

Council leader agrees to receive training after failing to declare interest

Worcester News:

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE leader of Bromsgrove District Council has agreed to carry out training after failing to declare an interest at a parish council meeting.

Couple go extra mile to involve their mum in their special day

Worcester News: Happy couple Steve Waltho and Jayne Magin, with Mr Waltho's mum Doris Williams at Wayside Care Home in Bromsgrove. SP

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

THERE was a special recreation of a wedding ceremony in Bromgrove last weekend, just to include the mother of the groom.

Bromsgrove councillors approve plans for new Dolphin Centre

Worcester News:

2:19pm Friday 18th July 2014

BROMSGROVE councillors have approved plans for a new multi-million pound leisure centre in Bromsgrove.

Bypass and highways motion is passed by Bromsgrove council

Worcester News:

11:30am Friday 18th July 2014

A MOTION to review the feasibility of a Western bypass and investigate highways issues in Bromsgrove has been passed after receiving cross party support at the district council.

Worcestershire wakes up after being battered by thunder and lightning

Worcester News:

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

THE skies above Worcestershire were the backdrop for a dramatic storm featuring heavy rain, thunder and lightning overnight.  

Drop in session on foster caring being held at town church

Worcester News:

7:40am Friday 18th July 2014

A DROP in session for those thinking about fostering is being held at a Bromsgrove church.

Hagley Hall Park to host charity open day to help the homeless

Worcester News: The Rotunda at Hagley Hall Park

11:20am Thursday 17th July 2014

VISITORS can help themselves to a sneak preview of restored Hagley Hall Park while supporting Midlands based charity St Basils at the same time.

First-timer is ready to take on triathlon

Worcester News:

4:50pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A BROMSGROVE man will participate in his first triathlon to raise money for a school friend’s Kenyan charity. Jack Webster will take part in a 400m swim, a 20km cycle ride and a 5km run to support Our Home Nakuru, a community focused organisation with an orphanage. 

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