Historian to speak the language of the Black Country in Dudley

Redditch Advertiser: MAYOR’S DIARY

5:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

HISTORIANS will be speaking the language of the Black Country at a talk in Dudley.

Concert set to help Oldbury centre's garden blossom.

Redditch Advertiser: Acorn Lodge staff  Rebecca Clark and Emma Lennon with users (from left)  Eyaz Arif, Christopher Murphy and  Simon Connon.

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A CONCERT is being planned to raise funds to create a sensory and wheelchair-friendly garden at an Oldbury day centre for adults with learning and physical disabilities.

Laughter yoga sessions set to raise smiles in Stourbridge park

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

MAGGIE Thompson is attempting to light up a Stourbridge park early next month with her laughter yoga Sessions.

Bishop remembers missing jet tragedy in his Easter message

Redditch Advertiser: SUPPORT: The Bishop of Worcester, the Rt Rev John Inge.

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

THE head of the Church of England in Dudley has focused on the missing Malaysian airliner for his Easter message.

Doitwich care home named one of best in the Midlands

Redditch Advertiser: Staff and residents at Newland Hurst Care Home. SP

4:06pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A DROITWICH care home has come second in a competition out of nearly 2,000 homes in the West Midlands, vying to be named the best in the region.

Bromsgrove woman runs London marathon for cancer charity

Redditch Advertiser: MARATHON SUCCESS: Bromsgrove resident Raj Kaur who took part in the London Marathon to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. SP

3:30pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A BROMSGROVE woman, who was inspired to run London Marathon for her sister who successfully fought cancer, has raised thousands for charity.

Known sex pest raped girl of 3

Redditch Advertiser: Known sex pest raped girl of 3

2:13pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A KNOWN sex offender has been jailed for 15 years for raping a three-year-old girl.

Known sex pest raped girl of 3

Redditch Advertiser: Known sex pest raped girl of 3

2:11pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A KNOWN sex offender has been jailed for 15 years for raping a three-year-old girl.

Woman died as result of an accident, coroner rules

12:40pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A CORONER has ruled that a Birmingham woman died in Wythall as a result of an accident.

Witnesses sought to Redditch sexual assault

Redditch Advertiser: Police arrest man following serious sexual assault in Runcorn

12:22pm Sunday 20th April 2014

POLICE investigating a serious sexual assault in Redditch are appealing to a couple who may have spoken to the victim to come forward.

Contemporary blues come to Bromsgrove

Redditch Advertiser: (5509386)

11:10am Sunday 20th April 2014

TWO-piece band Babajack are fast becoming one of the most sought after bands on the blues/roots/ acoustic circuits in the UK as well as Europe.

Diarist's vivid image of a Victorian Easter

Redditch Advertiser: Francis Kilvert.

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

IT was said that Victorian clergyman Francis Kilvert’s diaries reflected his strong love of life and landscape. Here, Nigel relates how he presented for posterity the celebration of an Easter long ago.

Have your will written in return for donation to The Courtyard

10:14am Sunday 20th April 2014

A SOLICITOR will be writing wills for a charitable donation.

Fire involving conifers, sheds and outbuildings

9:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to a fire involving conifers, sheds and outbuildings.

Bewdley princesses set for carnival day

Redditch Advertiser: LITTLE PRINCESSES: From left, Amelia Perrin-Tilt , Fearne Smith, Leah James and Sofia Tench.

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

FOUR princesses have been chosen to wear the crown at this year's Bewdley Carnival.

Wyre Forest firm selected as IT partner for cricket club

Redditch Advertiser: SUPPORTING THE TEAM: Worcestershire's Vikram Solanki in action at New Road with OGL advertising in the background.

8:20am Sunday 20th April 2014

A WYRE Forest IT company has again been selected as Worcestershire County Cricket Club's (WCCC) official IT partner.

Easter message from the Bishop of Worcester

8:20am Sunday 20th April 2014

IN today’s world we rather assume that no movement can be secret, which is why it seems extraordinary that it has taken so long to find out what has happened to Malaysian Airlines MH370.

Stourport carnival queen choosing

7:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

THE search is on for this year’s Stourport Carnival court.

Former Hereford church for sale

Redditch Advertiser: 1415_12001Chandos Methodist Church is for sale. (5337539)

6:02am Sunday 20th April 2014

ESTATE agents are inviting buyers to bid for a Hereford church.

Walking with Offa project hailed a success

Redditch Advertiser: The group behind the Walking with Offa project.

6:02am Sunday 20th April 2014

A £1million project to boost tourism around an historic county landmark has been hailed a success.

Street signs spruced up by helpful locals

Redditch Advertiser: Repairing streets signs – and saving the taxpayer cash – are Tony Archer, Councillor Jim Kenyon and Mel Russell. Picture by James Maggs.

6:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

DIRTY and damaged road name signs have proved an unconventional inspiration for community action in the Tupsley ward of Hereford.

New crew member for Black Country tourist attraction team

Redditch Advertiser: Sarah Fellows is the new heritage officer for the canal trust portal

5:07pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DUDLEY Canal Trust has a new crew member to boost community links as work begins on a £3m renovation.

New crew member for Black Country tourist attraction team

Redditch Advertiser: Sarah Fellows is the new heritage officer for the canal trust portal

5:07pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DUDLEY Canal Trust has a new crew member to boost community links as work begins on a £3m renovation.

New crew member for Black Country tourist attraction team

Redditch Advertiser: Sarah Fellows is the new heritage officer for the canal trust portal

5:06pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DUDLEY Canal Trust has a new crew member to boost community links as work begins on a £3m renovation.

Blues festival tickets up for grabs

Redditch Advertiser: Swampcandy.

5:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

TICKET sales are hotting up for the first two-day blues festival to be held in Halesowen.

Three injured as car smashes into bridge

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Three people have been injured in an early hours smash in Kingswinford. A car careered into the bridge on Bromley Lane at around 3.20am this morning (Saturday) injuring two women and a man in his twenties. Three ambulances and two paramedic crew attended the scene. The front seat female passenger received bruises to the face and the male driver broke his leg. The back seat female passenger suffered bruises. All three were taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

Free pet checks in Brierley Hill

Redditch Advertiser: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Free pet checks in Halesowen

Redditch Advertiser: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Free pet checks in Dudley

Redditch Advertiser: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Mountain biker rescued after crashing in the Clent Hills

9:35am Saturday 19th April 2014

A fallen mountain biker has had to be rescued by ambulance workers after hitting a tree in the Clent Hills.

Stourbridge vintage fair returns

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people flock to Stourbridge's bi-monthly vintage fair and organisers hope May's event will be no exception.

Charity football match to kick-off in Halesowen

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A CHARITY football match is set to kick-off at Halesowen Town to raise money for an autism charity.

New priest for Hanbury

Redditch Advertiser: The Rev Morris receives his blessing from the Bishop of Worcester. SP

4:18pm Saturday 19th April 2014

HANBURY has a new priest-in-charge after the Reverend David Morris was licensed this month, by the Bishop of Worcester John Inge in a ceremony at Hanbury Church.

Less than a third of Worcestershire primary schools have kitchens

3:38pm Saturday 19th April 2014

LESS than a third of primary schools in Worcestershire have their own kitchen.

Cyclists encouraged to get on their bikes for charity challenge

Redditch Advertiser: Lucy Baylis, community fundraiser at the Primrose Hospice, is encouraging riders to take in a London bike ride to raise money for the charity.  Buy this photo BCR161403_01

3:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BROMSGROVE and Redditch cyclists are being encouraged to get on their bikes for a charity challenge supporting a local hospice.

Housing plan in Welland is approved

3:07pm Saturday 19th April 2014

PLANS for up to 30 dwellings at Welland have been approved by councillors despite their misgivings about its impact on the the village.

Church and chapel opens doors for archive project

Redditch Advertiser: (5537803)

2:32pm Saturday 19th April 2014

HISTORICAL items were on display in the Church and Chapel in Mickleton as the village opened its doors for the latest Community Archive event.

Looking for fun this weekend?

1:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS looking for something fun to do during the Easter break are in luck.

Who makes the best sausage in Droitwich?

11:33am Saturday 19th April 2014

LOCAL butchers, shops, pubs and restaurants in and around Droitwich are being challenged to come up with the town’s best sausage, as part of the Droitwich Food Festival taking place this June.

Thief stole cash from elderly blind man in Redditch

11:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

PEOPLE are again being reminded not to let strangers into their homes after £150 was stolen from an 89-year-old blind man in Redditch.

Support grows for Malvern Hills Springs Alert to warn of contamination

Redditch Advertiser: WARNING: Westminster Bank spring this week

11:34am Saturday 19th April 2014

MAYOR Julian Roskams is backing this newspaper's call for a better system to alert people about contaminated springs and wells on the Malvern Hills.

Bromsgrove housing trust achieves well-being status in health initiative

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

BROMSGROVE District Housing Trust (BDHT) has become one of the first companies in the county to have achieved well-being status in a health initiative.

Tributes paid to Ledbury town treasure

Redditch Advertiser: Peter Judge.

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Ledbury jeweller, Peter Judge, whose death was as unexpected as it was regretted among the community.

Cyclist dies following collision with car near Canon Pyon

Redditch Advertiser: A cyclist died on the A4110 yesterday.

9:59am Saturday 19th April 2014

A CYCLIST died following a collision with a car between Canon Pyon and Hereford yesterday.

Fire crews called to three car collision

9:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Redditch have been called to a collision involving three cars.

Train station car park saga drags on

9:01am Saturday 19th April 2014

HOPES of a long-awaited expansion to the car park at Pershore railway station may have hit the buffers again.

Scouting day swells Harriers crowd

Redditch Advertiser: GOAL: Mickey Demetriou and Michael Gash with from left, Logan Ashdown, Alfie Smith, James Southall-Clee.

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

SCOUT groups helped swell the crowd during a Kidderminster Harriers home football match as part of a special scouting day.

70s band can’t get by without you

Redditch Advertiser: (5509622)

8:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

BACK on the road for more scintillating live shows in 2014, Liverpool based soul band The Real Thing mark an incredible 40 years in the business.

Community rallies round for Redditch First Responders

Redditch Advertiser: (5505561)

8:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

REDDITCH First Responders held a successful fundraising and awareness day at the Kingfisher Shopping Centre on Saturday, April 5.

Bewdley engineer wins Restorer of the Year title

Redditch Advertiser: Bewdley engineer wins Restorer of the Year title

7:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

A BEWDLEY engineer who spruced up the iconic Volvo from 1960s mystery spy thriller The Saint has won the title of Restorer of the Year.






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