Halesowen retirement home raise over £600 for charity for second year running

3:20pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A HALESOWEN retirement scheme raised £613.92 for charity after holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning.

Halesowen's favourite payday lender Wonga writes off 330,000 loans

Worcester News:

2:47pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

DEBTORS in Halesowen will be breathing a sigh of relief today after Wonga announced it is writing off 330,000 customers' loans.

Stourbridge teen donates her locks to charity for the third time

Worcester News:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

IT can take weeks to find the courage to have a drastic haircut but for Stourbridge teen Jade Taylor, it was an easy decision.

Four horses killed in Stourton crash

Worcester News:

1:43pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

FOUR horses were killed on the A449 at Stourton last night (Wednesday October 1) after being hit by a truck.

Stourbridge firm's charity golf day raises nearly £3,000

Worcester News:

12:53pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A STOURBRIDGE financial services company went a ‘fair way’ to help borough carers when it staged a successful sporting fundraiser.

Cash-strapped Herefordshire Council forecasts "break even" by the end of the financial year

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

12:33pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Council said to be in a "stronger" financial position than this time last year

Stourbridge Royal Marine WAG stars in charity calendar

Worcester News:

12:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A GLAMOUROUS Stourbridge businesswoman has become a calendar girl to raise funds for the Royal Marines.

Top TV doc in Dudley to warn on asthma and allergies

Worcester News: l-r Dr Hilary Jones and Emma Wileman at Holly Hall Academy. 411402M

11:33am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A TOP TV doc called at a Dudley school to warn pupils about the link between asthma and allergies.

Halesowen pupil in near miss from being hit by car

Worcester News:

12:53pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A YOUNG child at a Halesowen school was pulled clear of a reversing car, narrowly escaping injury during the morning rush.

Wollaston boozer blossoms to pick up Pub in Bloom award

Worcester News: Ted Etheridge at The Britannia Inn, Wollaston. Buy photo: 411404L

11:16am Thursday 2nd October 2014

EVERYTHING'S blooming lovely down at The Britannia Inn these days.

Damson days to excite town's tastebuds

10:29am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A GROUP of fruit enthusiasts from Ludlow are embarking on two weeks of activities in support of the damson.

Tenbury Wells to lose fire engine

Worcester News:

10:03am Thursday 2nd October 2014

TENBURY is to lose one of its two fire engines.

Ludlow Town Council allocates nil for nils

Worcester News: 78288909 (4687533)

6:11am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A SCHEME that provides ‘loans’ for people who are in severe financial difficulties has had a bid for a grant from Ludlow Town Council put on hold.

More stars added to Merry Hill's student night line-up

Worcester News:

9:59am Thursday 2nd October 2014

STUDENTS will have the chance to rub shoulders with the stars at Merry Hill tomorrow (Friday October 3).

Parents and child escape overturned car without serious injury

Worcester News:

9:38am Thursday 2nd October 2014

TRAFFIC was brought to a standstill in Halesowen this morning after a car was flipped on to its roof by a lorry.

Nearly 1,000 object to new Brierley Hill waste centre plan

Worcester News: Artist's impression of the Clean Power recycling centre proposed for Brierley Hill

9:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

NEARLY 1,000 Brierley Hill residents have lodged objections against controversial new plans for a massive indoor recycling centre in Brierley Hill.

Dudley church set to host harvest fair

Worcester News: MAYOR’S DIARY

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A DUDLEY church will host its harvest fair on Saturday October 4 from 11am.

Stourbridge event invites people to talk about death

Worcester News: Care for the dying.

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

STOURBRIDGE residents are invited to an event which aims to get people talking about what happens when they die.

Firefighters battle to get cow out of the river

Worcester News:

3:28pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TWO firecrews from Evesham and Pershore are currently trying to rescue a cow stuck in the river Avon.

Grant deadline looms in Dymock.

3:24pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

ANY SOCIETY or organisation in the Parish of Dymock wishing to apply for a grant from the parish council has until October 31 to get the necessary paperwork in.

Appeal for new members and volunteers at Droitwich Stroke Club

Worcester News: Members and volunteers at Droitwich Stroke Club. SP

3:24pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

DROITWICH Stroke Club is appealing for new members to join its ranks, and for volunteers who might be able to give some of their time to help run activities and help to take members on outings.

Travellers set up camp on Ombersley Way in Droitwich

3:24pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TRAVELLERS have set up camp on a site that was specifically designed to stop them.

Men jailed for unprovoked attack in Redditch

Worcester News: (9755451)

3:14pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TWO men have been jailed at Worcester Crown Court for a street attack during the early hours on an innocent man in Redditch.

Balloons mark joint venture by county schools

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Balloon release on Sabrina Bridge on Wednesday to mark the launch of The Rivers C of E Multi Academy Trust involving St Clement's Primary, Cutnall Green Primary and Heronswood Primary Schools (11008931)

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

BUNCHES of balloons were released across the county yesterday as three schools joined together as part of the new Rivers CofE Multi Academy Trust.

£2 million refurbishment of Bromsgrove school's dining facilities underway

Worcester News:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A £2 million refurbishment and extension of dining facilities at a town school is underway.

The show goes on... at the Palace Theatre

Worcester News: Rhapsody Queen: A superb band with a vast catalogue of hits

2:50pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE international smash hit show that features all the biggest and greatest hits of Queen makes its first visit to The Palace Theatre this month

Tree Felling At Pub Inspires Rumour.

Worcester News: Trees at the rear of the Sebright Arms are being cut down. Picture by Nick Toogood. (10957019)

2:44pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TREES are being felled in the car park and beer garden of a Worcester pub, causing local rumours that the area, to the rear of the Sebright Arms, could be used for flats.

Medals belonging to soldier who died fighting in First World War reunited with relatives

Worcester News: NEW HOME: The medals that belonged to Private William 'Bill' Goodwin. Picture by John Anyon. 40147181

2:37pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE medals earned by a man who died fighting in the First World War have been reunited with his relatives thanks to an appeal by a Worcester woman.

Salon Says Thanks

2:07pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A DOUBLE Macmillan coffee morning at Janet's Hair Salon Ledbury on Friday September 27 and the following day, raised £840 for the cancer charity.

Council denies internet rumours £900,000 Diglis revamp is under threat

Worcester News: UNDER THREAT? The original proposals for the Diglis playing fields in Worcester.

1:50pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

RUMOURS that a £900,000 revamp of the Diglis area in Worcester are being scrapped or scaled down have been flatly denied by council chiefs - after they started circulating on the internet.

Real Deal Comes to Worcester

1:44pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

PREPARE to be bobby-dazzled, - Dickinson's Real Deal is coming to Worcester.

Worcester factory evacuated

Worcester News:

1:38pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

ONE woman had to be taken to hospital after inhaling a small amount of ammonia gas at a factory in Martley Road, near Worcester, today.

Young hockey players pack bags to fund new kits

Worcester News: Droitwich Spa Hockey Club after their bag pack. SP

1:07pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

YOUNG members from Droitwich Spa Hockey Club spent the day recently, packing bags at a supermarket in Worcester to raise money for a new goal keeping kit.

Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

Worcester News: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

1:01pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire suffering with anxiety or depression are invited to try out one of the most effective therapy techniques at a free taster session next week.

Leominster set for fruity weekend when apple fair returns this month

Worcester News: Councillor Felicity Norman, Leominster Apple Fair organiser, at last year's event.

12:57pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

LEOMINSTER is set for a weekend of fruity fun when its sixteenth annual apple fair comes to town later this month.

Reward Offered For Missing Dogs

Worcester News: MISSING - the Labrador (far left) and the Cocker Spaniel (far right).

12:57pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

AN EASTNOR woman is offering a big reward for the safe return of two missing dogs.

Rare chance to see an aster garden.

12:43pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

CELEBRITY gardener and author, Alan Titchmarsh, is urging Worcestershire people to take advantage of an open garden event, where the stars will be New England asters.

MP's delight as Wonga writes off £220m owed by 330,000 people

Worcester News:

12:47pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has revealed his delight at payday lender Wonga writing off £220 million owed by 330,000 customers - saying the company wrongly plunged "thousands of people into debt".

Hospital trust could end the year £15 million in the red

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:29pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals could end the current financial year £15 million in the red unless action is taken, a senior executive has warned.

Hospital trust could end the year £15 million in the red

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:27pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals could end the current financial year £15 million in the red unless action is taken, a senior executive has warned.

Hospital trust could end the year £15 million in the red

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:27pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals could end the current financial year £15 million in the red unless action is taken, a senior executive has warned.

Hospital trust could end the year £15 million in the red

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:27pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals could end the current financial year £15 million in the red unless action is taken, a senior executive has warned.

Hospital trust could end the year £15 million in the red

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:27pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals could end the current financial year £15 million in the red unless action is taken, a senior executive has warned.

Hospital trust could end the year £15 million in the red

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:27pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals could end the current financial year £15 million in the red unless action is taken, a senior executive has warned.

Rare plants on show near Kington

12:19pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

RARE and unusual plants from all over the globe will be on show at a Kington plant fair next weekend.

UKIP reveals its Worcester General Election candidate

Worcester News: UKIP'S MAN: James Goad, UKIP's Worcester parliamentary candidate.

12:09pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE UK Independence Party has finally revealed its Worcester candidate for next year's General Election - a move which could make or break Tory and Labour dreams.

Mystical feel to library exhibition

Worcester News: 'Gingernut' by Pamela Claire Philips. SP

12:01pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THERE’S going to be a hint of the mystical and the religious for a new exhibition coming to the art gallery at Droitwich Library next month.

Crews called to bungalow fire in Crowle

Worcester News:

12:03pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THREE fire crews have been called to deal with a fire at a bungalow in Crowle this morning.

Pedalling With A Purpose

11:55am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE HEAD waitress at The Anchor Inn in Diglis will be extra busy this Sunday, October 5, - but she will be pedalling an exercise bike and not serving meals.

Darling Mr London

Worcester News:

11:50am Thursday 2nd October 2014

RUBERY Drama Group are producing the 1970s farce Darling Mr London by Anthony Marriott and Bob Grant at the Beacon Church Centre, Whetty Lane in Rubery.



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