Dudley's mental health trust scoops gold star for inclusion work

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DUDLEY and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust has been awarded a gold star rating for its work on equality and inclusion.

Snakes set to be among creepy creatures being shown off to borough bookworms

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1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CREEPY creatures are set to feature in summer entertainment for borough bookworms at Dudley library events.

Lower Gornal gas explosion left window and door blown out

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9:27am Sunday 27th July 2014


Britain's Got Talent stars Bars & Melody will meet fans at Merry Hill

Worcester News: Bars and Melody on Britain's Got Talent

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

BRITAIN’S Got Talent finalists Bars & Melody will make an appearance at Merry Hill on Wednesday (July 30).

Upton crowds enjoy cavalcade of steam

Worcester News:

7:03pm Sunday 27th July 2014

VISITORS to Upton enjoyed a fabulous parade of steam engines as a curtain-raiser to this weekend's Upton Steam Rally.

Police called after man hurt in clash

Worcester News:

6:02pm Sunday 27th July 2014

POLICE were called to an incident in the Oxford Lane area of Kington, Herefordshire, just before 1.30am this morning.

Team effort to rescue swans from drained pool

Worcester News: Lee Birch from Severn Trent helps rescue one of the signets. SP

4:50pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A SEVERN Trent Water worker didn’t expect to be carrying swans around when he arrived at the Lodge Pool in Redditch for work, on Sunday, July 20.

Youngsters enjoy Worcestershire canal trip

Worcester News:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS have been enjoying specially organised canal trips on county waterways.

Great War commemoration in Studley

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2:40pm Sunday 27th July 2014

STUDLEY Royal British Legion will be holding a short service to commemorate those who gave their lives in the First World War on Sunday, August 3.

Have a strawberry tea for the Royal British Legion

10:42am Sunday 27th July 2014

DROITWICH Forum for Older People is organising a fundraising event for the town’s British Legion to mark the centenary of the start of World War One.

Rubery social club holding talent competition

Worcester News:

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

RUBERY youngsters are being invited to take part in a talent competition.

Improved services as Winyates Post Office gets a makeover

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8:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

WINYATES Post Office is getting a makeover and will be opening as a new-style Post Office ‘local’ service, with significantly longer opening hours for customers.

Join in and sing Les Mis

7:46am Sunday 27th July 2014

ON Saturday, The Les Mis Big Sing comes to Ledbury, returning to Hereford on August 9 and Malvern on August 23, with a fun singing day led by West End performers.

Ghostly goings on at Haden Hill

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

GHOST walks around Cradley Heath’s Haden Hill Park are being revived after an absence of 12 months.

Bumper fundraising event in Brierley Hill

Worcester News:

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FAMILIES can enjoy a day of fun in Brierley Hill while raising money for two good causes.

Countdown on for end of Dudley awards ceremony nominations

Worcester News: Put your clocks back

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE final countdown is underway to the deadline for nominations for prestigious Dudley borough awards.

GP award for Halesowen surgery

Worcester News: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A HALESOWEN GP surgery has scooped a top accolade in new awards launched to recognise medical excellence in Dudley borough.

Museum hosts fancy dress competition to mark World War One anniversary

Worcester News:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BOROUGH youngsters are being asked to take part in a fancy dress competition with a difference at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery.

Family of missing woman appeal for information

Worcester News:

6:26pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE family of a woman who has been missing for more than a week has urged anyone who has seen a woman matching her description to contact police.

UPDATE: Teenager released from hospital after being involved in collision with a car yesterday afternoon

Worcester News:

6:06pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A 14-year-old girl was involved in a collision with a car at around 3.30pm.

Family's plea to missing woman

Worcester News:

5:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE family of Eve Cullen, who has been missing for more than one week, has urged anyone who has seen a woman matching her description to contact police.

Hollywood sci-fi magic comes to Forge Mill

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5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FORGE Mill Needle Museum is playing host to an exhibition which is an absolute must for all Hollywood sci-fi fans.

Back in time for summer fun

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3:50pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THROUGHOUT August Goodrich Castle will be hosting a different 'Just for kids' historical adventure for two days each week.

Enjoy a barbecue safely this summer

3:37pm Saturday 26th July 2014

HEREFORD and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people to take care when using their barbecues during the warm weather.

Lights out event marking centenary of the First World War

Worcester News:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

AN event marking the centenary of the First World War is being held in Rubery this Monday, August 4.

Prepare to be entertained in Redditch

Worcester News:

2:50pm Saturday 26th July 2014

ENTERTAINERS Flhip Flhop, Bread and Butter, and George Orange will be amusing residents in the town centre, Winyates and Batchley over the next two weeks.

Cuts to youth activities? Don't blame us, says leader

Worcester News: Councillor Adrian Hardman, county council leader

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council has defended his stance on youth funding - and is blaming the economy for making cuts.

Batman and Robin will be joining forces to fundraise at a supermarket near you

Worcester News: DYNAMIC DUO: Batman and Robin, also known as Callum Davies and James Underwood, are ready to run in Worcester's Asda supermarket to raise money for Green Hill Lodge children’s home.

1:49pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SHOPLIFTERS beware — Batman and Robin are coming to a supermarket near you.

Redditch man charged after boarding empty plane

Worcester News:

1:35pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A REDDITCH man has been charged with breaching Birmingham Airport security and getting on board an empty plane.

Talks start over one rubbish collection service for the whole of Worcestershire

Worcester News: Fortnightly bin collections have increased recycling rates, town hall chiefs claim

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

TENTATIVE talks have got underway to see if one massive rubbish and recycling collection service can be launched for the whole of Worcestershire.

M42 crash

Worcester News:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

TRAFFIC is slow following an accident on the M42 earlier.

Multi vehicle accident between Redditch and Bromsgrove

12:33pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THERE have been reports of a multi vehicle accident between Redditch and Bromsgrove. 

Wells ward bye-election - the candidates speak

Worcester News: Chris Burrows

12:02pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE candidates who are standing for the Malvern Hills District Council vacancy in the Wells ward this week share their thoughts with the Gazette's readers.

Pub bounces back after "terrible" fire

Worcester News: OPEN FOR BUSINESS: The Camp House Inn in Grimley is open despite a large fire at the pub last Saturday. Picture by Paul Jackson. 3014659906

11:38am Saturday 26th July 2014

A PUB that was severely damaged when a kitchen fire blazed out of control is bouncing back with a weekend of celebrations planned.

See, hear and feel the story of the amazing Pinball Wizard at The FeckenOdeon

Worcester News:

11:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

SOME films are meant to be seen in the cinema with a big picture and fantastic sound – so it’s a shame that The Who’s Tommy has been absent from the big screen for nearly 30 years.

Thanksgiving service in memory of Damian D'Oliveira to be held on Monday

Worcester News: TRIBUTES: Damian D'Oliveira has died aged 53.

11:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

A THANKSGIVING service in memory of Damian D'Oliveira will be held at the County Ground, New Road on Monday.

How YOU want Worcester City Council's cash windfall to be spent

Worcester News:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

MORE than a third of people want Worcester City Council to spend its £3.1 million windfall on paying off debt - while 20 per cent say it should go on a massive new swimming pool.

Shopper's loyalty rewarded

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10:56am Saturday 26th July 2014

ANOTHER lucky shopper has a bit more to spend this month thanks to the Pershore Pride loyalty card scheme.

Specsavers stars take on charity challenges

Worcester News: Rebecca Head, Emma Jelfs and Becky Muir with their fundraising mementoes. SP

10:37am Saturday 26th July 2014

THREE members of staff at a Droitwich opticians have competed in separate events to raise money for a number of charities.

Electronic games ban at County Hall

Worcester News: County Hall

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE playing of electronic games like Solitaire is officially being banned at Worcestershire County Council.

Bell Tower Appeal supporters thanked

9:27am Saturday 26th July 2014

MORE awards have been handed out to some of the biggest supporters of the bid to save Evesham's landmark 16th century Abbey Bell Tower.

Fire crews called to blaze off Northwick Road

Worcester News:

9:23am Saturday 26th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze involving two tonnes of foliage cuttings in a field off Northwick Road, Worcester, last night.

Town festival goers enjoy natural treatments

Worcester News:

9:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

VISITORS to two festival events held in Bromsgrove this month received natural therapy to see how it can help with emotional and physical healing.

Waitrose bosses delighted to get Worcester green light after "years" of searching

Worcester News: Waitrose to open store in High Wycombe

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

WAITROSE bosses have spoken of their delight after being given the green light for a £20 million Worcester store - revealing it has been looking for a presence in the city "for many years".

Palace Theatre carves the way for sustainability

Worcester News:

8:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Palace Theatre is leading the way for sustainability after receiving an A rating for its energy efficiency.

Busy time for Redditch firefighters

Worcester News:

8:28am Saturday 26th July 2014

REDDITCH firefighters have been working as hard as ever with several incidents overnight.

Wordsley resurfacing works may cause delays

Worcester News:

5:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

MOTORISTS are being warned resurfacing works at Camp Hill in Wordsley may cause delays.

Fades and FIFA - new barber shop has its own style

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1:54pm Friday 25th July 2014

CLIENTS at a new Hereford barbershop may not want to leave the waiting room with owner Ellis Campbell offering X-Box consoles to play on and beers while they wait.

700 people object to proposed Brierley Hill recycling plant

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

4:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

MORE than 700 people have lodged new objections to plans for a massive waste recycling plant in Brierley Hill.

Prolific arsonist jailed for torching cars in Wall Heath

Worcester News:

3:26pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN arsonist who endangered the lives of Wall Heath when he set a pub outbuilding and four parked cars on fire, has been jailed for 10 years.

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