Talk on hospital's history

3:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NEXT month Droitwich History and Archaeology Society is hosting an illustrated talk on ‘Tales from the Worcester Royal Infirmary’.

Animals visit Droitwich day care centre

Worcester News: Animals visited Westmead Day Care Centre: George Duffy from Gloverspiece Minifarm with client Frank Simmonds and animal visitors Beaky the duck, Henny the hen, Tiger the rabbit and Patch the sheep. Buy photo: BMM381405a at

1:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CLIENTS at Westmead Day Care Centre in Droitwich got a special treat this week with a visit from some furry friends courtesy of a local minifarm.

Judo club celebrates 40 years

Worcester News: Volunteers at the Droitwich Spa Judo Club

11:41am Thursday 18th September 2014

CURRENT and previous members of Droitwich Spa Judo Club are being invited to come along to Westalnds Community Centre and join in with the celebrations as the club marks 40 years in operation.

Royal visit for Rashwood Care Home

Worcester News: The Duchess of Gloucester greets staff and residents. SP

8:32am Thursday 18th September 2014

RESIDENTS at Rashwood Care Home in Droitwich received a special visit this week, from royalty.

Help identify mystery wedding photograph

Worcester News: Kath Adams with the mystery photograph. SP

3:21pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A DROITWICH woman is appealing for help to solve a mystery after she discovered a lost wedding photograph inside a chest of drawers.

Wear it Pink with Sir Peter

Worcester News: Sir Peter dresses for the occasion with a splash of pink. SP. Image courtesy of Steve Hickey

8:38am Wednesday 17th September 2014

DROITWICH residents are being asked to lend their support to a campaign for Breast Cancer research by wearing something pink for the day.

MPs expenses revealed in Worcestershire

Worcester News:

1:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

EXPENSE claims for MPs in Worcestershire topped £950,000 last year, new figures reveal.

Heroin addict jailed after Droitwich break-in

11:37am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A HEROIN addict has been jailed for breaking into a Droitwich home and stealing a family heirloom and other jewellery of sentimental value.

Call to give blood in Droitwich

8:06am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POTENTIAL blood donors are being asked to volunteer for two blood donor sessions being organised later this month in Droitwich.

Landmark wedding for Chateau Impney

Worcester News: Newlyweds Aaron Gregson and Francis Price on their big day. SP

3:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

ONE couple’s big day proved a small landmark in the town, as Francis Price and Aaron Gregson celebrated the first gay marriage to be held at the Chateau Impney last week.

Charity football match for hospice

1:36pm Monday 15th September 2014

VETERAN Droitwich footballers are taking part in a special match later this month to raise money for a local charity.

Man seriously injured in Holt Heath collision

11:21am Monday 15th September 2014

TWO men were injured, one of them seriously in a road traffic collision just outside Holt Heath at the weekend.

Mad Hatter's tea party for Macmillan

Worcester News:

8:21am Monday 15th September 2014

STAFF and residents at Westmead Care Home are being transported down the rabbit hole for a tea party with a difference in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Exclusive: £500,000 spent on temporary consultants to fill empty County Hall jobs

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

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than £500,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent on consultants to cover for unfilled council vacancies in Worcestershire - despite in-house jobs being slashed.

Skip and wood fire breaks out in Worcestershire village

Worcester News: (4472121)

3:32pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TWO fire crews from Worcester were called to tackle a fire that had broken out it Worcester Road in Holt Heath at 12.45pm today (Sun 14).

Crowds flock to Droitwich for annual Salt Fest

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Droitwch Salt Festival 2014.................The Procession is led by Droitwich Air Training Corps Cadets

11:58am Sunday 14th September 2014

A PINCH of salt and a whole heap of fun was on offer in Droitwich over the weekend as the town celebrated the annual Salt Fest.

Competition is on for promising Droitwich artists

11:22am Sunday 14th September 2014

BUDDING artists in Droitwich are being given the chance to win a hamper full of art supplies worth £500 to help kickstart their career later this month, as well as the opportunity to have their work displayed in the Hobbycraft store in Wychbold.

Bromsgrove-based heathcare products supplier publishes new charity book

Worcester News:

2:30pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE-based healthcare products supplier has published a new book as part of a series of challenges.

Tributes paid after death of stalwart councillor

Worcester News:

8:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

TRIBUTES are being paid to a long-serving councillor who has died after a fall.

Nominate the tree of the year

3:16pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE search is on to find Worcestershire’s most prestigious tree and people in Droitwich are being invited to suggest their favourite trees to find a contender for an international competition

New measures to identify dementia in older patients

Worcester News:

2:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

NEW measures are being put into place to ensure older patients admitted to hospital in Worcestershire are assessed to determine whether or not they have dementia as quickly as possible.

Droitwich fire fighter receives award for swift actions and bravery

Worcester News: Mark Yates presents Simon Jelfs with his award. SP

11:48am Friday 12th September 2014

A FIRE fighter at Droitwich Fire Station has been presented with an award for bravery as part of Hereford and Worcester Fire Service’s annual medals and awards ceremony.

Make a splash with four-legged friends

Worcester News: A huskie enjoys a therapeutic swim. SP

8:38am Friday 12th September 2014

DOGS and their owners in Droitwich can take a closer look at water therapy this weekend with an open day taking place at Bluewaters Pet Centre in Elmley Lovett.

Take a look inside Rushock church

3:17pm Thursday 11th September 2014

ST Michael’s and All Angels Church in Rushock is taking part in the Festival of Churches on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21 with a flower festival.

New support group puts men in the garden

Worcester News: Chris Green with his seedlings. SP

1:15pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A DROITWICH man has been benefitting from a new gardening group set up through St Richard’s Hospice.

Webbs calls for donations to annual collection day

8:55am Thursday 11th September 2014

WEBBS Garden Centre in Wychbold is holding its annual Donate, Don’t Dump Day to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice this Thursday.

Town centre could get whole new look

4:15pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

ROADS and street furniture in Droitwich town centre could be set to improve with a package of measures under development at Worcestershire County Council.

Give a home to local cats

Worcester News: Audrey the cat, who needs a new home. SP

3:25pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CAT lovers in Droitwich will have the opportunity to find a new feline friend this weekend, as the Worcester and Mid-Worcestershire branch of the RSPCA is holding a cat re-homing day.

Charity sale at Westmead Day Centre

1:42pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A DROITWICH day care centre is holding a charity sale this weekend with everything on offer from children’s games and toys to ladies clothing, books and bric-a-brac.

We knew the incinerator bill would rise, says councillor

Worcester News: An artist's impression of the planned incinerator.

3:40pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A LEADING Worcestershire councillor has defended a bill for the county's £165 million incinerator spiralling 2,000 per cent of course - saying he "expected" the anomaly.

Droitwich man to stand trial for dangerous driving and possessing a prohibited weapon

1:55pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A 52-YEAR-old man from Droitwich is to stand trial after he denied driving dangerously on a Worcestershire road and having a prohibited weapon.

Indulge nostalgia with scramble bike event

Worcester News: Scramble bikes in the 1960s. SP

11:21am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CLASSIC charity motor cycle scramble is returning to Hanbury this week with bikes on show from the 1950s and 1970s.

Nurses team up and raise around £7,000 for premature baby charity

Worcester News:

9:48am Tuesday 9th September 2014

TWO nurses from Droitwich and Bromsgrove will walk the Great Wall of China in aid of the charity Bliss which cares for premature and sick babies.

Benches for Wychavon Way

8:50am Tuesday 9th September 2014

TWELVE benches are being placed along the Wychavon Way after they were funded by the county’s waste management contractor Severn Waste Services.

Homeless man handed CRASBO

Worcester News: Jack Rowley

4:11pm Monday 8th September 2014

A HOMELESS Droitwich man has been issued with a Criminal Anti Social Behaviour Order (CRASBO) following a spate of offences in the town.

Redheads benefit from royal birthday offer

Worcester News: (10117436)

3:46pm Monday 8th September 2014

A LOCAL pub and restaurant in Droitwich is holding a special event to celebrate Prince Harry’s 30th birthday by offering local redheads a 30 per cent discount on their food bills for the day.

Art on offer as part of Salt Fest

1:14pm Monday 8th September 2014

A WHOLE host of community art is going to be on offer this weekend as part of the Salt Fest celebrations.

Children's Theatre launches autumn season

11:21am Monday 8th September 2014

THE Children’s Theatre at the Norbury Theatre in Droitwich, is launching its Autumn season on Saturday, September 20 with the return of audience favourite Hippy Dippy Hare.

Swing is the thing with jazz orchestra

Worcester News: Members of Worcester Jazz Orchestra

8:22am Monday 8th September 2014

WORCESTER Jazz Orchestra’s autumn concert is taking place next month in Droitwich with a theme of ‘Swing is King’.

Still time to complete patient survey

Worcester News: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

8:01am Monday 8th September 2014

PEOPLE across Worcestershire have until the end of this week to have their say on how community nursing and therapy services are run across the county.

American history enthusiasts visit Ombersley

Worcester News: Ben and Susie Luxon from Sandisfield, Massachusetts with Cllr Peter Tomlinson, Chairman of Ombersley and Doverdale Parish Council Cllr Laureen Moyse and Jean and Ron Bernard from Sandisfield.

5:47pm Friday 5th September 2014

RESEARCH into the history of their American town led a group of Americans thousands of miles – to Ombersley.

Call for county's best young poets

4:08pm Friday 5th September 2014

YOUNG poets in Redditch, Bromsgrove and Droitwich are being invited to take part in a search for the county’s next Poet Laureate.

Getting the bigger picture of Rotary

Worcester News: Droitwich Rotary president Helen Karakashian with district governor John Crawford. Buy photo: BMM371401a at or call 01384 358200.

1:48pm Friday 5th September 2014

MEMBERS of the Droitwich branch of the Rotary Club received a visit from district governor John Crawford recently.

NEw leisure courses on offer at local libraries

11:17am Friday 5th September 2014

BROMSGROVE and Droitwich Libraries are about to launch a new leisure programme of courses in art and creative crafts this September involving local artists, specialists and tutors.

The search for Santa is on

Worcester News: Elf Nicky Bright is waiting for the right person to fill the Father Christmas suit. SP

9:51am Friday 5th September 2014

SUMMER may only just be over, but the search is already beginning at Webbs for right person to fill Santa’s shoes.

The search for Santa is on

Worcester News: Elf Nicky Bright is waiting for the right person to fill the Father Christmas suit. SP

8:54am Friday 5th September 2014

SUMMER may only just be over, but the search is already beginning at Webbs for right person to fill Santa’s shoes.

People in Worcestershire urged to stand up to cancer

Worcester News:

7:40am Friday 5th September 2014

A CHARITY worker from Worcestershire is urging people in the county to sign up to a campaign raising cash to fight cancer.

Join forum for Macmillan coffee morning

4:11pm Thursday 4th September 2014

PEOPLE in Droitwich are invited to come along to charity coffee morning being organised by the Droitwich Spa Area Forum for Older People to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Worcestershire hospitals braced for ebola outbreak

Worcester News: (4896893)

3:08pm Thursday 4th September 2014

WITH more than 1,900 in West Africa dead of ebola since the start of this year, hospitals in Worcestershire are braced for a possible outbreak of the disease here.

Droitwich manager claims unfair dismissal over claims of leaking information to competitor

1:12pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A DROITWICH manager complained he was unfairly dismissed after denying he revealed confidential information about a £3 million contract to a potential coach and bus competitor.

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