A packed weekend planned for Salt Fest

Worcester News: (9877301)

4:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

NEXT weekend will see Droitwich taken over by the annual celebration of the town’s unique salt heritage with Salt Fest.

Council works to preserve bee population

1:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORK is taking place in and around Droitwich to preserve the habitat of local bee populations.

Henry's trip for charity

11:45am Monday 1st September 2014

A PET rabbit belonging to a former Dodderhill school pupil has made a 1,500 mile journey to raise money for a muscle weakness charity.

New bus service to Rubery

8:57am Monday 1st September 2014

A NEW bus service is launching in Droitwich, to link the town with Rubery.

New garden for nursery

Worcester News: People working on the garden at Scooters. SP

11:36am Sunday 31st August 2014

CHILDREN from Scooters Playgroup in Droitwich are returning from the summer holidays to a brand new garden, after volunteers spent the last 12 months working on a plot of waste ground at its base at Hanbury CofE First School.

Worcestershire speech therapists saddle up

Worcester News:

10:40am Sunday 31st August 2014

A TRIO of speech and language therapists working in Worcestershire are saddling up to raise money for children who have problems with communication.

Give blood at sessions in town

11:12am Saturday 30th August 2014

PEOPLE in Droitwich are being asked to book an appointment and donate blood at upcoming donor sessions in the town.

New students urged to register with a GP

Worcester News:

11:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

FIRST-year university students preparing to move away from home for the first time next month are being reminded of the importance of registering with a GP.

Complaints fall and compliments rise for our ambulance service

Worcester News:

5:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

COMPLAINTS about Worcestershire's ambulance service are down while compliments are on the rise.

Hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Worcester News:

3:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S two major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

Droitwich woman to hold a charity night in aid of Bowel Cancer UK

Worcester News: Margaret Vickers from Droitwich is organising a quiz night to raise money for Bowel Cancer UK.

11:05am Friday 29th August 2014

A DROITWICH woman is to host a fundraising event in Bromsgrove in aid of the charity, Bowel Cancer UK.

Droitwich schools prepare to launch free school meals

3:33pm Friday 29th August 2014

SCHOOLS in Droitwich have been preparing for the introduction of free school meals for all four to seven-year-olds in state primary education across the county from the start of the new school year.

New book brings Droitwich's past to life

Worcester News: Paul Jones with Helen and Roger Peberdy and their new book 'Droitwich Through Time'. SP

1:23pm Friday 29th August 2014

A RETIRED Droitwich GP and his wife are two of three authors behind a new photographic history of the town which has just been published.

Black Country fundraiser for St Richard's Hospice

11:29am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Droitwich branch of fundraisers for the St Richard’s Hospice is hosting an evening of entertainment next month to help boost the hospice’s funds.

Have a blazing good night at firefighters' ball

8:39am Friday 29th August 2014

MEMBERS of the public in Worcestershire are being invited to a fun-filled evening with firefighters, to raise money for three local charities including St Richard’s Hospice.

Join in with Festival of Churches

3:27pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ST Michael’s Church in Stoke Prior and St Mary de Wyche Church in Wychbold are taking part in a Festival of Churches on Saturday, September 13.

Drivers trapped for 45 minutes after Droitwich collision

2:50pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO people were trapped in their cars for 45 minutes following a traffic collision in Droitwich.

Call for witnesses after stolen car left in Droitwich

1:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

POLICE in Droitwich are appealing for witnesses after a stolen car was abandoned near Briar Mill recently.

Grandmother receives driving ban over Bromsgrove teen death

11:54am Thursday 28th August 2014

A 58-YEAR-old grandmother caused the death of a teenage cyclist from Bromsgrove in a mystery crash near Droitwich, a court heard.

Speeding drivers to get police warning after community volunteers checks

Worcester News:

11:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

SPEEDING drivers will get warning letters from police after speed guns were handed to community volunteers.

UPDATE: Two cut from cars in Droitwich crash

Worcester News:

9:19am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO people have been cut from their cars after a collision in Droitwich.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:36pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

Glimpse into market town history with talk

4:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DROITWICH History and Archaeology Society is holding a talk on the history and function of market towns.

Droitwich landlords called on to help improve council service

1:27pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

LANDLORDS in Droitwich are being asked to tell the local council about ways their lives could be made easier with a new survey being launched.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:53pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

West Mercia Police dog to retire after 10 years

Worcester News:

12:19pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A POLICE dog who has been hunting guns, cash and drugs, will be retiring after 10 successful years.

August Bank Holiday seaside trips unattainable for one in five families

Worcester News:

11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SEASIDE holidays taken in August are out of reach for one in five families because their incomes are so low, says Barnardo's.

Droitwich family raise more than £4,000 for charity

Worcester News: Nilesh Jain,  Anand Shah, Lakshya Jain and Maanvi Jain are raising money by taking part in the Thames Path Challenge.

10:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FAMILY from Droitwich have raised more than £4,300 for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research following the death of a loved one.

"Fantastic achievement" for ambulance service as it receives excellence accreditation

Worcester News: (9708684)

9:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE ambulance service has been praised for its "fantastic achievement" after becoming the first emergency service in the region to receive an excellence accreditation for its ambulances.

Three Droitwich sisters are raising money in memory of their father

Worcester News: Emma, Deborah and Sarah's father John Parkins who died of neck cancer earlier this year.

9:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Three sisters from Droitwich are aiming to raise £1,500 for Ravenstone Nursing Home to buy a portable infusion pump- which helps to administer medication more comfortably.

Droitwich man received £25,000 in falsely claimed benefits

8:36am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FATHER-of-six from Droitwich was paid £25,000 in falsely claimed benefits despite having more than £83,000 in his bank, Worcester Crown Court was told.

County council service offers help to youngsters after GCSE results

Worcester News:

5:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A COUNTY council service is offering help to youngsters who have received their GCSE results.

Happy 100th for Elsie

Worcester News: Elsie Tattersall celebrated her 100th birthday  this weekend. Buy photo: BLB351403b at droitwichadvertiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01384 358200.

4:04pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A DROITWICH resident has been celebrating her 100th birthday this weekend with a party for staff and residents at Westmead Care Home in the town.

Droitwich Lifesavers take a trip to the coast

Worcester News: Members of the group on Barry Island. SP

12:31pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MEMBERS of Droitwich Life Saving Club have made a trip to the coast to practice techniques and get some extra training.

Pair rescued after car stuck in Shell Ford

Worcester News: (9506100)

11:42am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO people had to be rescued after their car and trailer became stuck in Shell Ford, Himbleton, near Droitwich.

Droitwich landlords chance to have their say

Worcester News:

7:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WYCHAVON District Council is seeking the views of landlords to get a better understanding of issues that need to be addressed.

Worcestershire's new radiotherapy machines successful tested

Worcester News:

4:40pm Monday 25th August 2014

A STATE-OF-THE-ART new radiotherapy centre at a county hospital has moved a step closer to completion as three machines which will deliver the treatment were successfully tested.

Three Droitwich sister are raising money in memory of their father

4:26pm Monday 25th August 2014

Three sisters from Droitwich are aiming to raise £1,500 for Ravenstone Nursing Home to buy a portable infusion pump- which helps to administer medication more comfortably.

War poems book on sale in Droitwich

Worcester News:

12:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

FOLLOWING the successful First World War commemoration event which was recently held in Victoria Square, in Droitwich, poems and stories by Droitwich school children have been put on display upstairs in Droitwich library.

Craft centre to host ninth sculpture trail

Worcester News: Adam and Tom Barrett with their glass and metal flower fountain sculpture which will be on view at the Jinney Ring sculpture trail.

12:50pm Sunday 24th August 2014

HANBURY’s Jinney Ring craft centre is set to host its ninth annual sculpture trail.

Droitwich residents informed waste collections remain unchanged over Bank Holiday

Worcester News:

10:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

DROITWICH residents are being informed waste collections will remain unchanged over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Drug dealing equipment and weapons found in Droitwich house

Worcester News: (9189808)

1:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE found drug dealing equipment when they raided a house in Charles Henry Road, Droitwich, in November last year, Worcester Crown Court was told.

Droitwich man died of alcohol poisoning on holiday, inquest hears

Worcester News:

9:34am Friday 22nd August 2014

A 22-year-old drank so much while on a holiday in Crete he died, an inquest has heard.

Webbs staff prepare to defend their dragon boat title

Worcester News:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

STAFF at Webbs garden centre in Wychbold are hoping for another success on the water in a charity boat race.

More exam success for Droitwich Spa High School

Worcester News:

3:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE was more good news for the students of Droitwich Spa High Sschool this morning.

Fun for all the family at Droitwich residential home's fete

Worcester News:

1:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WITH face painting, mini pamper sessions and a mouth-watering barbecue, there will be fun for all the family at a Sanctuary Care home’s summer fete.

Government minister "horrified" by nurse's thefts from Worcester hospital

Worcester News:

11:45am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SENIOR government minister has said he is “horrified” a nurse who already had convictions for theft was allowed to work at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, where she stole hundreds of pounds from three elderly patients.

Celebrations at Dodderhill School after fantastic GCSE results

Worcester News:

10:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

DODDERHILL School in Droitwich Spa is celebrating another fantastic year of GCSE results today with 100 per cent of year 11 pupils securing five or more GCSEs, including maths, English and science.

GCSE results published today

Worcester News:

10:04am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE wait was over for thousands of young people who opened their GCSE results today, August 21.

Famous names of motoring history to parade at garden centre

Worcester News:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

FAMOUS names of motoring history will be on parade at Webb's garden centre in Wychbold.



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