Winning Primrose Hospice lottery numbers

Redditch Advertiser: (10642420)

11:10am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE top prize of £1,000 in the weekly Primrose Hospice Lottery has been won by the holder of ticket 40279.

Man will serve at least 19 years for "savage" murder of pregnant girlfriend

9:33am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MURDERER has been jailed for at least 19 years after he dramatically changed his plea to guilty of stabbing his pregnant girlfriend to death in her Redditch home.

Preventing older people having falls

Redditch Advertiser:

8:50am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE Worcestershire Falls Prevention Group is highlighting ways to reduce risk factors associated with falling, to coincide with national Older People's Day.

Library event at Kingfisher Shopping Centre

Redditch Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

HAVE you ever wanted to get more involved with your local library?

Redditch firm in the driving seat for charity event

Redditch Advertiser: (10611034)

3:20pm Monday 29th September 2014

BUSINESSES from across Worcestershire recently swapped suits for overalls and got behind the wheel in aid of a popular charity.

Pastures new for a Worcester hospital as work gets underway on birth centre

Redditch Advertiser:

1:50pm Monday 29th September 2014

BUILDING work has begun in the maternity department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital this week, in preparation for the opening of the Meadow Birth Centre in the new year.

Residents invited to a wedding with a difference

Redditch Advertiser:

12:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

AMBITIOUS theatre group Shindig has announced details of its new season of professional performances.

Gold for Matchborough First School Academy's In Bloom entry

Redditch Advertiser: GOLD! Molly Kelly and Pru Lune, both eight, celebrate Matchborough First School's Gold award from Britain in Bloom. Buy this photo RCR391403_02 from

10:30am Monday 29th September 2014

IT was a top gold award again for Matchborough First School Academy in the Britain in Bloom competition.

MP pays emotional visit to Arnhem war cemetery

Redditch Advertiser:

8:20am Monday 29th September 2014

REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley recently attended a memorial service at the Oosterbeek War Cemetery in Arnhem to honour those killed during Operation Market Garden 70 years ago.

Try something new at Abbey Stadium open day

Redditch Advertiser: (8305079)

4:10pm Sunday 28th September 2014

REDDITCH residents are being invited to try out classes at Redditch’s Abbey Stadium.

Drivers don't think its safe to walk - or cycle

Redditch Advertiser:

11:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

FEWER than two in five drivers think it is safe for families to walk and cycle in most or all of their local area, according to a survey.

Former TV star and radio presenter moves to print

Redditch Advertiser: Mark Powlett with The Hypnotherapy Journal article. SP

8:30am Sunday 28th September 2014

A FORMER children’s television actor and BBC Radio presenter from Redditch is celebrating the publication of an article in a prestigious journal.

Rubbish fire extinguished

Redditch Advertiser:

5:05pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A SMALL quantity of rubbish which was on fire near William Hill bookmakers in Batchley Road, Redditch was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service this afternoon.

Councillors endorse plan for next generation

Redditch Advertiser:

1:30pm Saturday 27th September 2014

AN initiative that sets out plans for the next generation of residents has received backing from Worcestershire County Council.

Club takes part in global sailing event

Redditch Advertiser: Members of Redditch Sailing Club recently took part in Bart's Bash, a sailing race and fundraising event.

8:50am Saturday 27th September 2014

REDDITCH Sailing Club recently participated in the largest sailing race in the world, as well as raising cash for a good cause.

Students take to the polls

Redditch Advertiser: (7691897)

4:40pm Friday 26th September 2014

CONSCIENTIOUS Redditch students are taking to the polls after being inspired by a democracy project run by the elections team at the Borough Council.

Charity aiming to save re-offenders as well as bees

Redditch Advertiser:

3:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A FORMER worker from HMP Hewell has given up her well paid job, pension and friends, to embark on a new adventure.

Redditch charity staff enjoy prestigious royal date

Redditch Advertiser: Chief executive Kate Tompkins, The Princess Royal,  Belgian Ambassador Guy Trouveroy, and acting chairman Steven Charlton.

1:50pm Friday 26th September 2014

SUPPORTERS of the Redditch-based charity Cavell Nurses’ Trust recently enjoyed a prestigious royal date at the residency of the Belgian Ambassador.

Dressing up in denim for a worthy cause

Redditch Advertiser: JEANS FOR GENES: Lilly Mae Salisbury, George Saunders, Carter Michael, Callum Heath and Scarlet Gilbert, all five. Buy this photo RCR391402_01 at

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Matchborough First School Academy were far from blue when they dressed up for a fantastic cause.

Man stabbed pregnant girfriend more than 60 times, court hears

Redditch Advertiser:

10:02am Friday 26th September 2014

PREGNANT Redditch mother Kirsty Wright was stabbed more than 60 times in a “savage” attack by her partner, the father of the unborn child, a murder trial was told.

Free heart health checks in Redditch

Redditch Advertiser: Chloe Davenport, health care advisor, with pharmacist Jon Worton. Buy this photo RMM391403 at

8:30am Friday 26th September 2014

A BIG-hearted pharmacy is offering free heart health checks in Redditch as part of a national All About Health campaign, 50 Hearts.

Appeal for assault victim to contact police

Redditch Advertiser: (8752952)

4:50pm Thursday 25th September 2014

POLICE are trying to locate the victim of an assault in Redditch.

Primrose appeal reaches £40,000 mark

Redditch Advertiser: Support Primrose Hospice's BIG Appeal

3:20pm Thursday 25th September 2014

PRIMROSE Hospice, which is trying to raise £100,000 to ensure the free services it offers remain available to local people, has reached the £40,000 mark.

Chance for older people in Wythall to try out fun fitness classes

Redditch Advertiser:

1:40pm Thursday 25th September 2014

OLDER residents in Wythall can now enjoy Bromsgrove District Council’s N-Able sessions as a new group opens.

Capture the beauty of St Leonard's church and grounds for competition

Redditch Advertiser: Submit a photograph of St Leonards Church or grounds. SP

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

PHOTOGRAPHY enthusiasts are invited to take part in a competition to win a host of valuable prizes being organised by St Leonard’s Church, Beoley – and have the chance to feature in the annual calendar.

MPs ready for recall on air strikes in Iraq

Redditch Advertiser: Prime Minister David Cameron

11:02am Thursday 25th September 2014

MPs in Worcestershire are gearing up for a possible vote over military action against Islamic State (IS) terrorists after being recalled to Parliament.

Explore life's big questions with new Alpha course

Redditch Advertiser: (8305079)

10:20am Thursday 25th September 2014

A GROUP of Redditch churches is inviting people to join members in exploring the big questions of life.

Trial of man accused of murdering pregnant Redditch mum starts

Redditch Advertiser:

9:39am Thursday 25th September 2014

A BIRMINGHAM man accused of stabbing his pregnant girlfriend to death in her Redditch home has gone on trial at Worcester Crown Court for murder.

Donation to keep dogs happy and healthy until new homes are found

Redditch Advertiser: Ruth Boswell from the kennels with PPDGs Christine Greenhill and two happy greyhounds awaiting new homes. SP

8:40am Thursday 25th September 2014

WATCHING greyhounds gracefully run round a track at up to 43mph, it is easy to forget what happens to their lives when they can no longer race.

Sacked prison officer brings unfair dismissal claim to tribunal

Redditch Advertiser: (8305079)

5:10pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A SACKED Redditch prison officer who was injured in a car crash has made legal claims for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination against her former employers after complaining not enough was done to help her.

Father and son jailed for social club attack

Redditch Advertiser: (9755451)

3:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A FATHER and son have been jailed for an attack on an ex-police officer outside a Redditch social club after a birthday party.

Foxlydiate Service Station shortlisted for prestigious award

Redditch Advertiser:

1:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

FOXLYDIATE Service Station on Birchfield Road has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Coffee morning at clothes shop

Redditch Advertiser: (8305079)

12:10pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A MENSWEAR shop in Redditch will be holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday, September 26.

Man walked out of HMP Hewell and committed burglary - without prison staff realising

Redditch Advertiser: (9755451)

10:20am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A CONVICTED robber serving an indefinite sentence walked out of prison following the evening roll-call to carry out an armed burglary at a Coventry home.

Fancy trying the biggest Christmas dinner in the world?

Redditch Advertiser: Advertiser reporter Ben Russell looking confident. Buy this photo RMM391402a at or call 01384 358000

8:50am Wednesday 24th September 2014

FIRST there was the enormous 150oz steaks, then came the giant burger stacks, but now there is something bigger and much more awe-inspiring.

An end to Methodist church services in Astwood Bank

Redditch Advertiser: (8305079)

5:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THIS Sunday, September 28, at 3pm, 151 years of Methodist worship will come to an end in Astwood Bank.

Man due to stand trial for murder of Redditch woman

Redditch Advertiser:

4:02pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN is due to stand trial tomorrow, Wednesday, September 24, charged with the murder of a Redditch woman.

Future of on-going hospitals revamp one step closer

Redditch Advertiser:

3:49pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE future of the on-going hospitals revamp is one step closer after health bosses have agreed to move forward.

Mixed news as Phones 4u saved in Bromsgrove but closes in Redditch

Redditch Advertiser:

3:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ALL five jobs at the Bromsgrove Phones 4u store have been saved after Vodafone agreed to take over the running of the store.

Primrose Hospice Lottery winners

Redditch Advertiser: (10642420)

1:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE top prize of £1,000 in the weekly Primrose Hospice Lottery has been won by the holder of ticket 61893.

Try out an exercise class for free in Redditch

Redditch Advertiser: (8305079)

12:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

REDDITCH residents are invited to have a go at classes on offer at the Abbey Stadium as part of National Fitness Day.

Studley village in uproar over controversial grave plans

Redditch Advertiser: Karen Brown and Brian Dixon. Buy this photo RCR391405_02 at or call 01384 358000

10:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

GRIEVING residents in Studley have reacted with anger over being told they can no longer place items on loved one's graves.

£4.3m on 'exit packages' for staff at Worcestershire County Council

Redditch Advertiser: County Hall

5:29pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TAXPAYERS have had to fork out £4.3 million on "exit packages" for departing Worcestershire County Council staff over the last year - with the axe falling on hundreds of jobs.

Top music acts on the way to Redditch

Redditch Advertiser:

4:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

WORLD famous rockers such as The Killers or the Foo Fighters could soon be playing in Redditch.

Jonjo completes emotional trip to meet man who saved his life

Redditch Advertiser: The Hero of Hamlin team.

2:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

MORE than 500 miles, six tubs of chamois cream, countless toilet stops, one broken bike and a broken car later and Jonjo Rooney completed his latest fundraiser, an epic cycle ride to Germany.

We want more electric car charging points in Worcestershire, says council

Redditch Advertiser: Charging points similar to this one will soon become available.

12:48pm Monday 22nd September 2014

CALLS are being made to get more electric car charging points installed around Worcestershire to help save the planet.

Council taken to task for missing in-house recycling targets

Redditch Advertiser:

11:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have been accused of "lacking ambition" over recycling targets - with councillors saying Worcestershire should do better.

EE deal saves more than 360 Phones 4u jobs

Redditch Advertiser:

10:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

A DEAL to save more than 350 Phones 4u jobs has been agreed.

Council backs new youth justice plan

Redditch Advertiser: County Hall

10:14am Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW blueprint for tackling youth crime across Worcestershire has been agreed by councillors - after good progress was made in keeping young people out of trouble.

Enjoy a free gym taster session on National Fitness Day

Redditch Advertiser: (8305079)

8:20am Monday 22nd September 2014

A REDDITCH gym will be supporting National Fitness Day by giving non-members the chance to use the facilities on Friday, September 26.

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