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  • The Ministry of Elvis is a hit with Northern Irish people

    A FORMER Redditch vicar who formed his Ministry of Elvis after quitting his job has followed up his Peaceline walk in Belfast with a charity concert in the Shankill Road. read more

  • Lorry driver relives terrifying hijack ordeal in court

    THE driver of a cash truck carrying £435,000 has relived his traumatic ordeal as he was driven through the streets of Alvechurch after robbers grabbed him at a service station. read more

  • New chairman for Alcester and Stratford District Round Table Redditch Advertiser: New chairman Richard Handy with vice chairman Paul Jackson

    A NEW chairman has been elected to Alcester and Stratford District Round Table. read more

  • Bromsgrove and Redditch daredevils invited to do a fundraising parachute jump

    BROMSGROVE and Redditch daredevils are being given the chance to take to the skies to raise money for charity. read more

  • Message in a Bottle could be a life-saver Redditch Advertiser: Pharmacist Keiran Patel from Hillview Pharmacy with one of the bottles. Buy this photo RMM151403 from redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01527 889027

    LIONS Clubs throughout the UK are promoting a health initiative that enables people to keep their personal and medical details where they can be found in an emergency - in the fridge. read more

  • Enjoy early morning walks with the 'Birdman'

    BIRD lovers are being invited to join a couple of early morning walks around Ragley with its newly adopted 'Birdman'. read more

  • Rail users in for bumpy summer

    REDDITCH residents are being warned they are in for a bumpy summer if they plan on travelling by train. read more

  • Youngsyers enjoy week of activities

    YOUNGSTERS from Bright Kids Studley have been getting messy as part of the nursery's week-long Easter Holiday activities. read more

  • William Howard Wilkes

    WILKES William Howard (Bill) Aged 92 passed away peacefully on 1st April 2014. Funeral service in the Chapel of Redditch Crematorium on 23rd April 2104 at 11:45 am Loved and remembered always by his family read more

  • Dawn Wilkes

    WILKES Dawn 7/4/14 So many memories of a very special person Never to be forgotton. Paul, Tracey, Robbie and Julie, Mark and the Boys read more

  • Barbara Taylor

    Could you please help me get in touch with BARBARA TAYLOR (Maiden name) From Studley Now living somewhere in Redditch Aged about 64 Thank you Call 07856 960912 read more

  • Alex Allcott

    ALLCOTT Alex 20th April 2014 Happy 21st Alex with lots of love & kisses from Mom, Mike Jack, Lucy, Ali, Nan, Grandad & the rest of the Sargeant’s xxxxxx read more

  • Alex Allcott

    ALLCOTT Alex 20th April 2014 Wishing you a very happy 21st birthday Alex Lots of love Dad, Lucy & Owen Xxxx read more

  • Alex Allcott

    ALLCOTT Alex 20th April 2014 Hope you have a brilliant birthday ‘Big Al’ Love from all at Thomas Brothers xxxxx read more

  • Alex Allcott

    ALLCOTT Alex 20th April 2014 Happy 21st birthday Al! Have a fab day & celebrate in style. Lots of love Laura, Jo, Mark, Lucy and Ben xxxxx read more

  • Audrey May Poole

    POOLE Audrey Mary Nee Dark Aged 84 years Suddenly taken from us on Tuesday 8th April 2014 Now reunited with her beloved Husband Ivor. Dearly loved Mother to Martyn and Linda. A special Mother In Law and Nan who will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. A service to celebrate Audrey’s life will take place at St Matthias & St George Church, Astwood Bank on Friday 25th April, 2014 at 10.45 a.m, followed by committal at Redditch Crematorium. Flowers welcome or donations if preferred to Astwood Bank Welfare Association may be sent to: Thomas Brothers, The Funeral Directors Birchfield House, 494 Evesham Road Redditch, Worcestershire B97 5JF 01527 547777 Thank You read more

  • Margaret Elsie Venables

    VENABLES Margaret Elsie Passed away peacefully on Sunday 6th April 2014 Will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral Service will be held at Westall Burial Park on Wednesday 16th April at 1:45pm Thank you to Stonebridge Nursing Home for their care of Margaret. Donations in lieu of flowers for Huntington's Disease Association, c/o Huntleys Funeral Services, 58 Ipsley Street, Redditch, B98 7AE read more

  • Catherine Nora Amphlett

    AMPHLETT Catherine Nora ‘Cath’ Aged 82 years Passed away peacefully at home on Friday 11th April 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved Wife to Lol. Dearly loved Mom to Kevin, Paul, Marie and David. A special Mother in Law, Nan and Great Nan who will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. Cath will be received into Our lady of Mount Carmel Church on Wednesday 23rd April 2014 at 5.p.m. The funeral mass will take place on Thursday 24th April 2014 at 2.p.m. followed by committal at Redditch Crematorium. Flowers welcome or donatrions if preferred to The Alzheimers Society may be sent to Thomas brothers, The Funeral Directors Birchfield House, 494 Evesham Road Redditch, Worcestershire B97 5JF 01527 547777 Thank you read more

  • Bill Wilkes

    WILKES Bill Sadly passed away at home surrounded by his family on April 1st 2014 aged 92 years. He will be greatly missed by his family, Jean, Jennie, Sara, Nickey,Lucia, Mark and Angie, Steve, Gill & Beryl. Bill’s funeral service will take place at Redditch Crematorium on Wednesday 23rd April at 11.45am. Flowers are welcome c/o Huntley’s Funeral Service, 58 Ipsley St, Redditch B98 7AE. 01527 62106 read more

  • Dawn Wilkes

    WILKES Dawn (Nee Burke) Aged 53 years Passed away on Monday 7th April 2014, surrounded by all of her loved ones. A wonderful, caring Mom to Danny, Tiffany, Nathan and Toby. Sister to Paul, Tracie and Danny and Nan to Daisy. A service to celebrate Dawn’s life will take place at the Abbey Chapel, Redditch Crematorium on Thursday 17th April 2014 at 11.00 a.m, followed by committal in the Abbey Cemetery. Flowers welcome and may be sent to Thomas Brothers, The Funeral Directors Birchfield House, 494 Evesham Road Redditch, Worcestershire B97 5JF 01527 547777 Thank You read more

  • Ruby Konig

    KÖNIG Ruby Passed away peacefully on 31st March aged 88 years. Much loved mother of Martin, Shirley, Catherine and Susan will be dearly missed by all of her family including 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral service already taken place but donations, if desired, for British Heart Foundation may be sent to Hemming & Peace Funeral Services, 67 High Street, Alcester B49 5AF. Telephone: 01789 766750. read more

  • Ron Aston

    ASTON Ron Always in my heart Love Anne read more

  • Evelyn Galbraith

    GALBRAITH Evelyn Died April 13th 1969 Always remembered by daughter Jean and Family read more

  • Christopher John Banaszek

    In Memory Of Christopher John BANASZEK A much loved Husband, Dad, Granddad, miss you now and always. Barbara, Stuart, Deb, Nicola, Shikira, Alysha, James. xxx Thank you to all our Family, Friends and Neighbours for the kind support we have received and also for the donations made in Christopher’s memory to the British Heart Foundation care of Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors. read more

  • Tess and Packie Ellicott

    ELLICOTT Tess and Packie God has taken you in His keeping, We have you in our heart. Always in our thoughts and prayers with love from Kevin, Cath and family x read more

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