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  • Redditch allay drop fears with Spa win

    REDDITCH ended any fears of relegation in Worcestershire Division One with a 24-run win over fellow strugglers Droitwich on Saturday. read more

  • Hylton blow for Redditch Redditch Advertiser: Man of the moment: Jermaine Hylton bagged a hat-trick against Cambridge City. Picture: CRAIG ROSS

    REDDITCH United’s star striker Jermaine Hylton is set for a spell on the sidelines as he battles to recover from a groin injury. read more

  • Cycle challenge raises thousands for chemotherapy unit

    A TEAM of 12 Redditch cyclists endured a four day, 300 mile challenge, to raise money for their local chemotherapy unit. read more

  • Alcester Grammar School pupil awarded engineering scholarship

    AN Alcester Grammar School pupil has been awarded a sought-after scholarship in engineering and technical design. read more

  • Alcester scouting sibilings raise £450 towards Jamboree

    SCOUTING siblings from Alcester raised £450 for their Jamboree by holding a ‘guess the number of balloons in a Honda’ event at the Maybird Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon. read more

  • CCG Governing Body meeting

    REDDITCH and Bromsgrove residents are being invited to attend the next NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Governing Body meeting. read more

  • Woman fraudulently claimed more than £30,000 in benefits

    A WYTHALL resident who pleaded guilty to fraudulently claiming benefits has been given a 16 week prison sentence and a 12 month community order. read more

  • Motorcycle ride in aid of fantastic cause

    RMT Motorcycle Training and Riders Club in Redditch is again getting ready to raise money for a charity and has decided this year to support Prostate Cancer. read more

  • NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG Governing Body release statement to allay fears over patient safety Redditch Advertiser:

    FOLLOWING concerns about patient safety the NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group Governing Body has released a statement to allay fears. read more

  • Khalsa targets Alvechurch winger Redditch Advertiser:

    LEE Adams admits he's having to work hard to keep his Alvechurch squad together. read more

  • Ricky Lee Smith

    SMITH Ricky Lee Aged 28 Years Passed away on Thursday 11th September 2014. Beloved Daddy, Son, Brother, Grandson, Uncle and Nephew who will be deeply missed by all. A service to celebrate Ricky’s life will take place at Redditch Crematorium on Wednesday 24th September 2014 at 2.45p.m. Colourful clothing please. No Flowers please. Contributions to a Trust Fund for Ricky’s Daughter Georgie–Mae may be sent c/o Thomas Brothers, The Funeral Directors Birchfield House, 494 Evesham Road. Redditch, B97 5JF 01527 547777 Thank you read more

  • James Stanley Oakley

    OAKLEY James Stanley “Jim” Aged 80 years Suddenly taken from us on Monday 8th September 2014. Jim will be sadly missed by his Beloved Wife Betty, Son Russell, Daughter in Law Lorraine and Devoted Grandsons Sam and Andrew. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. A service to celebrate Jims life will take place at Redditch Crematorium on Tuesday 23rd September 2014 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Arthritis Research UK may be sent to Thomas Brothers, The Funeral Directors , Birchfield House, 494 Evesham Road, Redditch B97 5JF 01527 547777 Thank you read more

  • Raymond Howard Henning

    HEMMING Raymond Howard Passed away peacefully at Southcrest Nursing Home on Sunday 14th September 2014 aged 88 years. Ray, a devoted Uncle, sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. Funeral service to take place at Crabbs Cross Methodist Church on Tuesday 23rd September 2014 at 2.30pm followed by a committal at Redditch Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Crabbs Cross Methodist Church may be sent to Huntley's Funeral Service, 58 Ipsley St, Redditch B98 7AE read more

  • Nancy Robson

    ROBSON Nancy Of Alcester passed away peacefully at Worcester Royal Hospital on 1st September 2014 aged 85 years. Loving partner of Jack, and sister of Sylvia. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. Funeral Service to take place at St Nicholas Church, Alcester on Tuesday 23rd September at 1:00pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired, for British Heart Foundation or The Stroke Association may be sent to Hemming and Peace Funeral Services, 67 High Street, Alcester B49 5AF. Tel: 01789 766750 read more

  • Ivy Joan RICHARDSON

    RICHARDSON Ivy Joan Passed away peacefully on 9th September 2014 aged 92 years Funeral to be held at Our Lady & St Joseph on Tuesday 23rd September at 10am followed by burial in Alcester Cemetery Family flowers only, donations to The Stroke Association read more

  • Margaret BUTLER

    BUTLER Margaret Passed away peacefully on 10th September 2014 at Stonebridge Nursing Home Formerly of Crumpfields Lane, Webheath Beloved wife of Robert and adoring Mother of Nigel (deceased) Thanks giving service to be held on Friday September 19th 2014 at Redditch Crematorium at 2.00pm Family flowers only donations if desired for Diabetes UK may be sent to Huntley's Funeral Service, 58 Ipsley St, Redditch. B98 7AE read more

  • Michael John WILKES

    WILKES Michael John Michael's family would like to thank everyone for their help, support, messages of sympathy and donations for the Air Ambulance Also to Edward Jarvis Funeral Direcors for their help read more

  • Albert WILLIS

    WILLIS Albert Died 20.9.84 Treasured memories of a dear Dad Always in our thoughts Pat, Peter, Geoff, June and family read more

  • Thomas NALL

    NALL Thomas Passed away peacefully on 9th September 2014 aged 93 years Always loved and greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at Redditch Crematorium on Tuesday 23rd September at 11.00am. Family flowers only. Donations for SSAFA can be sent c/o James Giles & Sons Ltd. 24 Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, B61 0AE. Tel: 01527 872318 read more

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