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Thursday evening’s weather

Thursday evening’s weather

Thursday evening’s traffic and travel

Thursday evening’s traffic and travel

Redditch taxi driver cleared by a jury of sexual assaulting university student

Redditch taxi driver cleared by a jury of sexual assaulting university student

Woman busted for smuggling drugs into HMP Hewell in a crisp packet for her husband is told that the drug could have been taken in legally

Woman busted for smuggling drugs into HMP Hewell in a crisp packet for her husband is told that the drug could have been taken in legally

TRAGIC: Jon was tragically killed in a car crash two years ago

Charity game in memory of talented football Jon Palmer penned into fixture list

Help, there's a squirrel lying on the ground! Police reveal details of ridiculous calls.

Help, there's a squirrel lying on the ground! Police reveal details of ridiculous calls.

Cash for good causes in Redditch on offer from international media group Gannett

Cash for good causes in Redditch on offer from international media group Gannett

Each night up to 2,000 migrants try to use the Channel Tunnel to get to Britain

National headlines - PM resists sending in troops as hundreds of migrants try to reach UK through Channel Tunnel

Swinger mum Tracy Bennett has been jailed

From our sister papers around the UK - swinger mum Tracy Bennett jailed and dramatic rescue from plane wreck

traffic and travel - roads and rail moving well so far for Thursday journey to work

Traffic and travel - roads and rail moving well so far for Thursday journey to work

Thursday weather - dry and light cloud and summer could be back for the weekend

Thursday weather - dry with light cloud and summer could be back for the weekend

Police appeal following serious accident in Kidderminster

Police appeal following serious accident in Kidderminster

Jacob Wilderspin was hurt in a road traffic collision on Sunday.

Six-year-old Redditch boy Jacob Wilderspin seriously hurt in crash recovering at Birmingham Children's Hospital

NEWS ROUND UP: Dudley Council branded “Islamophobic”, first same sex wedding in Kidderminster, Stourbridge gym closure mystery and Bromsgrove street clean up.

NEWS ROUND UP: Dudley Council branded “Islamophobic”, first same sex wedding in Kidderminster, Stourbridge gym closure mystery and Bromsgrove street clean up.

Wednesday evening’s weather

Wednesday evening’s weather

Wednesday evening’s traffic and travel

Wednesday evening’s traffic and travel

Bobby O'Dell, from Bidford Tyres, with a General Tire 100th anniversary cake.

Bidford Tyres raises cash for the Children’s Air Ambulance

Chris Thompson.

Scout leaders from Redditch and Alcester head to Japan for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree

Charity horse riding event in aid of Birmingham Children's Hospital tbeing held near Redditch

Charity horse riding event in aid of Birmingham Children's Hospital being held near Redditch

Nicky Grogan from eResponse, Mia, mum Fran, and Paul Alekna from eResponse.

Redditch recruitment firm holding charity fundraiser in aid of Mia Williams

SAVIOUR: Resident Steve Evans with heroin Lola and owner Teresa Armstrong.Picture by Paul Jackson. 3115912803

Residents escape Malvern arson attack thanks to Lola the spaniel

Darren Leck, after completing the Timberhonger 10k challenge in record time.

Lucky Darren wins a free six week course at the Abbey Stadium to get fit for Timberhonger 10k challenge

Motorist attacked by angered cyclist in Malvern

Motorist attacked by angered cyclist in Malvern

Free drop-in session to find out more on becoming a foster carer in Redditch

Free drop-in session to find out more on becoming a foster carer in Redditch

CRASH: Truck on its side.Picture by Evesham Safer Neighbourhood Team

Truck on its side after Broadway crash

PCSOs jobs under threat as West Midlands Police faces huge budget cuts

PCSO jobs under threat as West Midlands Police faces huge budget cuts

Actor Tom Cruise whose Mission: Impossible costume is expected to sell for £7,000

Entertainment headlines - Cruise costume could sell for £7k and fans' dismay as X-Factor star quits

Running rhinos at West Midlands Safari Park. Picture by Newsteam (19280504)

Let animal magic at safari park inspire artistic creations

Tanvir Hussain says his human rights were violated in jail

National headlines - Judges to rule on terrorists' human rights claim and Brits pay more than French at Disney Paris

Traffic and travel - No major problems but delays expected in Birmingham for the Ashes test

Traffic and travel - No major problems but delays expected in Birmingham for the Ashes test

Wednesday weather - sun comes out for the middle of the working week

Wednesday weather - sun comes out for the middle of the working week

Street lights like these on Henwick Road, St Johns, may be switched off bewteen Midnight and 6am in a bid to save money. Pic Jonathan Barry  3.2.14  0614513001 (3786636)

Turning street lights off at night does not lead to more crime or traffic accidents, says report

16-year-old Redditch youth beaten up in unprovoked attacked by three men in Mason Road

16-year-old Redditch youth beaten up in unprovoked attacked by three men in Mason Road

Ten people hurt after gazebo blows over at Three Counties Showground. Picture by Jonathan Barry

Five people in hospital after gazebo blows over at Three Counties Showground

NEWS ROUND-UP: Dudley Mosque debate, Stourbridge drug dealer jailed, unprovoked attack on Redditch youth and Bromsgrove centurion celebrates birthday.

NEWS ROUND-UP: Dudley Mosque debate, Stourbridge drug dealer jailed, unprovoked attack on Redditch youth and Bromsgrove centurion celebrates birthday.

Tuesday evening’s weather

Tuesday evening’s weather

Tuesday evening’s traffic and travel

Tuesday evening’s traffic and travel

The cast of The Three Musketeers Francis Foreman, James Franklin and David Sayers. Picture by Boxtree Productions.

Performance of Alexandre Dumas’ classic tale The Three Musketeers to take place in Coughton Court

Police appeal for information following distraction burglary at Redditch home

Police appeal for information following distraction burglary at Redditch home

Frank Lancaster

Missing Bewdley pensioner Frank Lancaster found safe and well

Frank Lancaster

Police appeal to find missing Bewdley pensioner Frank Lancaster

Five people hospitalised after "freak" wind sends gazebo hurtling at Christian event in Malvern

Worcestershire on track to provide enough school places

Worcestershire on track to provide enough school places

Thomas Reeves (left) with friends at this year's barbecue. Picture by Laurence Cremetti.

Redditch man raises more than £1,000 for Midlands Air Ambulance charity following horrific motorway collision

YMCA Worcestershire and Church Hill Big Local Partnership host fun day

YMCA Worcestershire and Church Hill Big Local Partnership host fun day

Jamaicans living in Redditch urged to unite for Emancipation event, this Saturday at Warwick Arms pub

Jamaicans living in Redditch urged to unite for Emancipation event, this Saturday at Warwick Arms pub

Popinder Singh Kandola was seen collecting £50,000 in Coseley

Black Country drug dealer Popinder Singh Kandola jailed after national crime probe

National headlines - Scandal-hit peer Lord Sewel announces he is to quit House of Lords

National headlines - Scandal-hit peer Lord Sewel announces he is to quit House of Lords

Katie Hopkins says euthanasia vans should visit peoples' homes

Entertainment latest - Katie Hopkins says there are too many old people and Linford runs a mile from Strictly

Today's weather - sunshine and showers feature in the mix today

Today's weather - sunshine and showers feature in the mix today

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