Kingswinford supermarket to offer flu jabs

Worcester News: The flu jab is available on the NHS

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A KINGSWINFORD supermarket will be offering NHS flu jabs from mid September so customers can combine their weekly shop with a chance to stave off the virus this winter.

Sandwell Council to make imporovement pledges

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SANDWELL Council is urging people to have their say on what issues matter to them in their area and how they can be improved.

Bingo carrot to boost Sandwell food waste recycling

1:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A BINGO challenge is being offered to Sandwell householders in a bid to boost the amount of food recycling.

Wetherspoon pubs to drop prices on Wednesday to highlight tax wrangle

12:39pm Saturday 20th September 2014

FOUR Wetherspoon pubs across Halesowen and Sandwell are dropping their prices by 7.5 per cent on Wednesday as part of the company's ongoing tax battle with the Government.

Funding available for community groups in Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

COMMUNITY groups in Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood are encouraged to apply for a share of more than £10,500 to help support their activities.

Dudley Deaf Children's Society shortlisted for £3,000 award

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

DUDLEY Deaf Children's Society is waiting to hear whether it will win a grant worth up to £3,000.

Two vehicles involved in crash on Newtown Road, Worcester

Worcester News: Ambulances are having to queue outside at busy times

7:45pm Saturday 20th September 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to a two-vehicle crash on Newtown Road, Worcester this evening (Saturday, September 20).

Droitwich firefighters called to incident at Rowan Court

Worcester News:

5:48pm Saturday 20th September 2014

DROITWICH firefighters attended an incident at Rowan Court this morning, (September 20).

Petition against transforming Hereford pub into flats submitted to council

Worcester News: Petition handed over against the proposal to turn the Nell Gwynne pub into flats.
from left, Nell Gwynne customer & CAMRA member Michael Hughes hands the petition to Councillor Mark Hubbard. 1437_10001 (10256209)

4:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THE fight to save a Hereford pub from being turned into flats has gathered momentum after a petition bearing more than 200 signatures was handed to Herefordshire Council.

Petrol station at Tesco, St Peter's open for business

Worcester News:

4:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

MOTORISTS hoping to use the petrol station at the Tesco store in St Peter's today (Saturday, September 20) are able to do so, however some pumps are running low on fuel.

Coffee lovers invited to fundraising event in Bromsgrove

Worcester News:

4:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

COFFEE lovers can take part in a fundraising event this Friday, September 26.

Motorbikes stolen from secure garage in South Littleton

Worcester News: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

3:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014

TWO motorbikes were stolen from a garage in Shine Hill Lane in South Littleton.

Supporters of Worcester care home taking part in sponsored walk

3:10pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SUPPORTERS of a care home in Worcester are taking part in a sponsored walk this afternoon (Saturday, September 20).

Diesel stolen from combine harvester in Bretforton

Worcester News: (9497769)

2:56pm Saturday 20th September 2014

DIESEL has been siphoned from a combine harvester in Bretforton.

Town firefighters called to flooded property

Worcester News:

11:12am Saturday 20th September 2014

BROMSGROVE firefighters were called to a flooded property last night, (September 19).

Event raises £2,000 for school

Worcester News: Lucky winner Ruby Sheldon from Woodfield Academy with Rachel Badlan. Buy this photograph RCR381401_02 at or call 01384 358000

10:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A BALLOON race, as well as other fundraising activities, has helped Woodfield Academy raise almost £2,000.

Talented Bromsgrove pianist receives merit for exam and university place

Worcester News:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A TALENTED Bromsgrove pianist who received a merit in a recent exam is preparing to study music at university.

Jockey Tony McCoy claims beer can thrown at him at Worcester Racecourse

Worcester News: File photo dated 07/11/2013 of Tony McCoy celebrating his 4000th winner after victory in the Weatherbys Novices´ Hurdle at Towcester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 8, 2013. Tony McCoy accepts retirement from the sad

9:57am Saturday 20th September 2014

TOP jockey Tony McCoy has claimed a beer can was thrown at him at Worcester Racecourse yesterday (Friday, September 19).

Bromsgrove Street Pastors celebrate their 2nd birthday

9:41am Saturday 20th September 2014

BROMSGROVE Street Pastors celebrated their second birthday by holding a service at the Ye Olde Black Cross.

Bowling club rounds off its centenary year in style

Worcester News: Hewell captain Jeff Williams, Bob Welborn from the Imps, and John Tolley, the president of Hewell. SP

8:20am Saturday 20th September 2014

HEWELL Bowling Club rounded off their very successful centenary year with a visit from the Imps, a team of established bowlers who tour the country to play in friendly matches.

Evening of 'glitter and glamour' to raise funds for Leominster Museum

6:45am Saturday 20th September 2014

AN evening of "glitter and glamour" in Leominster is set to raise funds for the town's museum.

Beacon Race attracts runners from far and near

6:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

RUNNERS will be converging on the Malvern Hills on Sunday, October 11, for the Worcestershire Beacon Race, one of the high points in the local athletic calendar.

Teenager assaulted by four men in 'cowardly' Worcester attack

5:53pm Friday 19th September 2014

A TEENAGER was assaulted by four men in a "cowardly and unprovoked attack" in Worcester city centre.

Brierley Hill men jailed for cutting up cars stolen by high-end theft ring

Worcester News:

5:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

TWO Brierley Hill men have been jailed for their role in cutting up high-end cars stolen by members of a sophisticated vehicle theft ring.

Stourbridge musician hopes to make waves in US after landing LA film role

Worcester News: Nick J Townsend in LA

4:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

A STOURBRIDGE musician and TV extra is hoping to make waves across the Pond after landing his first film role in Hollywood.

Dudley dinner ladies served up with legal bills after council wins costs claim

Worcester News: Former St Ambrose teacher accused of historic sexual abuse appears in court

4:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

A QUARTET of Dudley dinner ladies have been hit with legal bills of £5,400 after losing same pay claims.

Quarry Bank man jailed for nine months after assaulting his partner

Worcester News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD year old Quarry Bank man who grabbed his vulnerable former partner by the hair and dragged her along the ground before threatening to stab her with a craft knife has been jailed.

Tesco, St Peter's, petrol station shut after car hits pipework

Worcester News:

2:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CORDON has been put up at a petrol station after a car hit piping.

Audi theft ring jailed after police uncover car ‘chop shop’ in Lye

Worcester News:

5:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

MEMBERS of a high-end vehicle theft ring have been jailed for more than 17 years after cops uncovered their car cutting den in Lye.

Judge tells Netherton woman to behave herself after pub row turned ugly

Worcester News: Scales of Justice: Recent convictions at Oxfordshire's magistrates' courts

3:47pm Friday 19th September 2014

A NETHERTON woman has been told to behave herself by a judge after a drunken dispute turned violent.

"Bean bag" birthing centre proposed for Hereford County Hospital

Worcester News: Wye Valley NHS Trust faces an uncertain future

2:46pm Friday 19th September 2014

New centre offering the principles of home birth is part of a near £3.5m pitch for charity funding.

Herefordshire Council bullying row - another group leader claims no knowledge of allegations

Worcester News: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

11:32am Friday 19th September 2014

More "no recollection" answers over hushed up bullying and harassment allegations

New Dudley exhibition shows fallow deer came here first after Norman Conquest

Worcester News: The fallow deer

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A NEW exhibition is showing how secrets locked in DNA are telling the story of life in medieval Dudley.

More foreign workers needed to do farm work unemployed and "lazy" Brits won't do

Worcester News: AGRICULTURAL SCENE: An image of ploughing in fields near Salwayash from the Echo’s book

12:49pm Friday 19th September 2014

MORE migrant workers are needed to pick crops because Britons do not have the required work ethic.

Man jailed for nine months after assaulting his partner

Worcester News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

4:06pm Friday 19th September 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD year old man has been jailed after grabbing his former partner by the hair and dragging her along the ground before threatening to stab her with a craft knife at her Dudley home.

Herefordshire Council - no debate on the future for cabinet

Worcester News: Hereford Shirehall

10:38am Friday 19th September 2014

Full council won't get to debate the abolition of cabinet when it meets next week. The next opportunity comes in December.

Dudley MP urges Midlands' top cop to carry on fight aganst metal theft

Worcester News: A total of 1,200 metres of overhead cables were stolen at Bury Street in what is thought to be one of the largest scrap metal thefts ever

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A DUDLEY MP is urging the midland’s top cop to maintain pressure on metal thieves despite taskforce cuts.

Belle Vale councillor stepping down

Worcester News:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

STALWART Belle Vale councillor Bob James is standing down at the next election due to failing health.

Truckers hit the road to raise cash for a good cause

Worcester News: Time for Wirral charities to stake a claim for Gannett Foundation cash

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

BIG hearted truck drivers hit the road to show their support for a Dudley truck driver whose family is fighting liver disease.

Shuffle off the the Cube for great music and fun for all the family

6:59pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Cube will be where its's all happening in Malvern next weekend when it hosts the first-ever Cube Shuffle.

Police warning after cashpoints targeted

Worcester News: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

5:45pm Friday 19th September 2014

CASHPOINT users in the Cotswolds are being urged to stay alert after cash machines were found to have been tampered with by criminals.

Let's make Worcester's markets the envy of the region, says council

Worcester News: The Market stalls on Angel Place, Worcester 4613452202 (8435853)

5:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

CALLS are being made for Worcester's market to become the envy of other towns and cities - with council chiefs saying it should become a tourist draw in its own right.

Lions fun run is a great success

Worcester News: Registering for the Lions' fun run

5:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

ON Sunday, September 14, the Redditch Lions held their first fun run in aid of men's cancer organisations.

Reaction: Delight in Worcestershire as Scotland says no - now it's time for more English powers

Worcester News: Business leaders do not think Alex Salmond has made a strong business case for Scottish independence.

5:28pm Friday 19th September 2014

JUBILANT community leaders in Worcestershire have hailed Scotland saying 'no' after a day of high drama at the polls kept the UK intact.

Catshill resident holding village event for marathon fundraising

Worcester News:

5:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CATSHILL resident is inviting people to her fundraising event ahead of a marathon run next year.

M&S set to open second Worcester store as part of £150m shopping complex

Worcester News:

5:08pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SECOND Marks & Spencer store is being lined up for Worcester under plans for a massive £150 million out-of-town shopping park, it emerged today.

Volunteer centre hosts grand dinner to celebrate 25th anniversary

4:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CHARITY dinner at Worcestershire County Cricket Club and a grand draw are among the ways that Worcester

Hunt is on for convicted robber and drug dealer who may be in Worcester

Worcester News: (10562549)

4:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A HUNT has been launched for a convicted robber and drug dealer with connections to Worcester who breached his prison licence.

Coppertops customers - "there MUST be a pub here whatever happens"

Worcester News: John "Bub" Franklin with a petition containing 234 signatures which calls for Coppertops to be listed as community asset (10559918)

4:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

ANGRY customers are in limbo over their pub's future after it was sold, leading to fears it could be demolished for housing.

Man taken to hospital after receiving electric shock in Hollywood

Worcester News:

4:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital this morning at 11.05am after suffering an electric shock.

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