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Archive - Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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On this day:

  • Choir hopes to reach 100 members for 40th its Anniversary

    THIS year marks the 40th Anniversary of Alcester Male Voice Choir and to celebrate the group is hoping to reach 100 members. read more

  • No increase in breast cancer referrals in Worcestershire despite Eastenders storyline

    SOAP storylines about cancer seem to have no influence on attitudes to the disease in Worcestershire. read more

  • Boost to county’s maternity services

    TWO antenatal teachers have donated £100 in a bid to help improve maternity environments in the county’s acute hospitals. read more

  • Second year of the Ale and Cider Trail for Alcester

    Alcester is hosting its second annual Ale and Cider Trail. read more

  • Discover wildlife in miniature at Arrow Valley Country Park

    REDDITCH families are invited to have fun in a wildlife discovery session at Arrow Valley Country Park. read more

  • Nursery celebrates the great progress it has made

    BRIGHT Kids Nursery in Studley is celebrating after receiving a good rating from Ofsted, just months after being rated inadequate by the organisation. read more

  • Ale and Cider Trail returns

    ALCESTER is hosting its second annual Ale and Cider Trail. The event will be taking place over three days from Saturday, August 23 to Bank Holiday Monday, August 25. read more

  • Visit a stunning garden as part of national scheme

    A STUNNING garden near Inkberrow will be opening to the public as part of the National Garden Scheme. read more

  • More than 1,000 use health app

    MORE than 1,000 people in Worcestershire have used a mobile application providing information on health services available near to them. read more

  • Redditch Day Service to celebrate 50 years

    A REDDITCH day service is celebrating its 50th anniversary and to mark the occasion is holding a barbecue for anyone who used the service over the years. read more

  • Superb Reds sink big spending Saints

    St Neots Town 0, Redditch United 3

    Rampant Reds swept aside another of the title favourites, romping to a convincing victory over their big-spending hosts. read more

  • Bees begin manager search after Smith departs for Sporting

    STUDLEY will begin the search for a new manager after Paul Smith joined their Midlands Football League Division One rivals Bromsgrove Sporting. read more

  • Traffic management lifted on part of M5 in Worcestershire

    TRAFFIC cones and the 50pmh speed limit have been lifted on a section of the M5 ahead of the bank holiday weekend as work to install the new concrete safety barrier concludes. read more

  • Adams tipped to be success by Church chairman Redditch Advertiser: Lee Adams

    NEWLY-appointed manager Lee Adams has the credentials to bring success to Alvechurch, says chairman Richard Thorndike. read more

  • Phyllis Jean WESTWOOD

    WESTWOOD Phyllis Jean Passed away 12th August 2014 aged 91 years. Surrounded by family and finally at peace The funeral will be held on Thursday 21st August at 11.45am at Redditch Crematorium Flowers or donations for The Midland Air Ambulance welcome and can be sent c/o James Giles & Sons Ltd, 24 Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove B61 0AE Tel. 01527 872318 read more

  • Geoffrey 'Geoff' BEVAN

    BEVAN Geoffrey 'Geoff' Aged 70 years Passed peacefully away on Friday 15th August 2014 at the Primrose Hospice after a short battle with illness so bravely fought Beloved Husband to Iris, dearly loved Dad to Joanne and Richard, Father in Law to Lee and a very special Grandad who will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends A service to celebrate Geoff's life will take place at Redditch Crematorium on Wednesday 27th August 2014 at 2.00pm Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to Cancer Research UK, The Stroke Association or The Primrose Hospice may be sent to Thomas Brothers The Funeral Directors Birchfield House, 494 Evesham Road, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5JF. 01527 547777 Thank you read more

  • Maxine HAMMOND

    HAMMOND Maxine Died peacefully aged 58 on 12th August 2014 A much loved member of Saint Andrew's Church Funeral service to take place at Saint Andrew's Church, Church Hill on Thursday 28th August at 10am followed by committal at Redditch Crematorium In lieu of flowers, donations for Sight Concern, Worcester c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, Redditch 01527 66661 Resting in peace with the Lord read more

  • James Paul WHITEHOUSE

    WHITEHOUSE James Paul Passed away 7th August 2014 aged 75. Beloved husband of Jenny, treasured father of Lucie, Polly and Sophie, grandpa of Bridget. Funeral Wednesday 20th August at Redditch Crematorium at 2.45pm. Family flowers only. All enquiries to Hemming and Peace Funeral Directors. Tel 01789 766750 read more

  • Roger AVERY

    AVERY Roger Roger passed away peacefully with his family around him on 11th August aged 70 years. Loving husband to Maureen and father to Serena, Marcus and Dean, will be missed. Funeral to take place at Redditch Crematorium on Friday 22nd August at 11am. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be sent to Hemming and Peace Funeral Services, 67 High Street, Alcester B49 5AF Tel: 01789 766750 read more

  • Laurence Raymond TEAGUE

    TEAGUE Laurence Raymond Funeral service will take place at St. Bartholomew's Church, Tardebigge on Tuesday 26th August at 11.30am followed by a private family committal. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for the World Cancer Research Fund, 22 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3HH alternatively c/o Huntleys Funeral Services, 58 Ipsley Street, Smallwood, Redditch B98 7AE read more

  • Michael John WILKES

    WILKES Michael John Passed away peacefully on 10th August 2014 aged 76 years. Loving husband to Joyce and brother to Jeanetta. A service of thanksgiving to take place on Tuesday 26th August at 3pm at Morton Bagot Church. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Air Ambulance. All enquiries to Edward Jarvis Funeral Directors 01789764661 read more

  • John CLARKE

    CLARKE John Passed away suddenly Thursday 14 August. Always remembered and never forgotten by his wife Barbara, daughter Linda, Simon and Robert. Funeral Tuesday 26th August at 1100 Redditch Crematorium read more

  • Jacqueline RICHARDS

    RICHARDS / MAYOU Jacqueline Love Becky, Sam and boys xxx read more

  • Patrick John "Pat" WALLACE

    WALLACE Patrick John “Pat” Passed away peacefully on 13th August 2014, after a long illness, aged 84 years. He will be sadly missed by all the family. A former railway employee and latterly a tennis coach. Funeral service will take place at Redditch Crematorium on Friday 29th August at 12.30pm. Flowers welcome or donations for Cancer Research UK c/o James Giles and Sons Ltd. 24 Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove B61 0AE. Tel: 01527 872318 read more

  • Hugh WHARTON

    WHARTON Hugh Passed away at home on Monday 11th August 2014. He will be sadly missed by his devoted wife and all his loving family Funeral service to take place on Friday 29th August 2014 at Redditch Crematorium at 1.15pm No flowers please but donations for Macmillan Cancer Support may be sent to Huntley’s Funeral Service, 58 Ipsly St, Smallwood, Redditch. B98 7AE read more

  • Raymond DAVIS

    DAVIS Raymond (Late of Terry Springs) Peacefully passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Sunday 10th August 2014. The best ever Husband, Dad and Grandfather A service of thanksgiving for Ray will take place at Redditch Crematorium on Friday 22nd August 2014 at 11.45am Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Astwood Bank Welfare Association may be sent to Thomas Brothers, The Funeral Directors, 494 Evesham Road, Redditch, B97 5JF. 01527 547777 Thank you read more

  • Ben SCRIMSHIRE

    SCRIMSHIRE Ben 18.08.76 Dear son and brother greatly missed and forever loved Mom, Dad and Tracy xxx read more

  • Mom, Dad, Bob and Betty TRANTER

    TRANTER Remembering my Mom, Dad, Bob and Betty If memories bring you closer, then we are never far apart, not a day do I ever forget you all, you will always be in my heart R.I.P Diane and family read more

  • Christine BRAZIER

    BRAZIER Christine 21.8.13 One year since you passed away, but memories still live on In my thoughts and in my heart forever, you were my very special Mum Love always Jane XXX read more

  • Carol BLEWETT

    BLEWETT Carol 8.12.55 - 18.8.06 Eight years without you and we still believe in angels Love Donna and Glyn xxx read more

  • Rowland WATERS

    WATERS Rowland We have been overwhelmed by the kindness, sympathy and support shown to us and by the very generous donations for the Salvation Army What lovely friends and family we have With very many thanks Sally, Sue, Mark and James read more

  • Kenneth Ronald HUGHES

    HUGHES Kenneth Ronald Aged 85 Years Passed away peacefully at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Monday 11th August 2014. Sadly missed by Nephew Rob. A service to celebrate Ken’s life will take place at Redditch Crematorium on Tuesday 26th August 2014 at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to the Midlands Air Ambulance may be sent to Thomas Brothers, The Funeral Directors, Birchfield House, 494 Evesham Road, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5JF 01527 547777 Thank you read more

  • Doris COLLINS

    COLLINS Doris Sadly passed away on Sunday 10th August 2014 Doris will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends Funeral service will take place at Redditch Crematorium on Monday the 1st September 2014 at 1.15pm followed by a burial in Abbey Cemetery Huntleys Funeral Services, 58 Ipsley Street, Smallwood, Redditch. B98 7AE read more

  • Raymond DAVIS

    DAVIS Raymond Passed away 10th August brother, brother in law and uncle gone but will never be forgotten. Barbara, David and family read more

  • Christine BRAZIER

    BRAZIER Christine 21-08-13 Always on my mind Don read more

  • Pauline Shirley HARTLES

    HARTLES Pauline Shirley Passed away peacefully 9th August 2014. Dearly loved mother of Kev and Rick xx Funeral service to be held 21st August at 1pm, Studley Parish Church, Castle Road and afterwards at the Entaco Sports and Social Club. Family flowers only, donations to be made to the Myton Hospice. read more

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