• More volunteers needed for Mentor Link in Redditch

    A WORCESTERSHIRE charity is appealing for more volunteers to help with its Redditch work. Mentor Link provides volunteer mentors for young people to listen to, support and befriend in Redditch, and aims to help create a more positive attitude towards

  • Redditch snatch defeat from jaws of victory

    CAPTAIN Perry Derrick lamented a poor batting display as they were agonisingly edged out by title rivals Hagley in the Worcestershire County League Division One. The Kingfishers were chasing 127 for victory but they were bowled out one run short

  • Police seek public help in tracing missing man

    POLICE are appealing for the public’s help to find missing man Ben Butler. The 28 year old was reported missing from Sedgley House Care Home, Wolverhampton, on Sunday, July 28. He has previously stayed at a care home in Redditch and has been

  • Moons Moat pupils prove their green credentials

    CHILDREN at Moon's Moat First School finished the school year by celebrating the achievement of earning their Eco Schools Green Flag. The Eco Action Team worked very hard throughout the year by making improvements to the school grounds, developing

  • Trio take on cycling challenge for charity

    THREE friends from Alcester have completed a 100-mile cycle ride from one side of the British Isles to the other to raise money for a local charity. Jane Vance, her husband Malcolm and their friend Natalie Duff, completed the cycle ride last weekend

  • Homeless man jailed for burglary at home of 77 year old

    A HOMELESS man who broke into a house in Birmingham Road, Redditch, as the 77-year-old occupant was asleep has been jailed for 18 months. Marc Hounslow pleaded guilty at Worcester Crown Court to the burglary, taking a Vauxhall Astra off the drive

  • Couple in court over baby's death

    TWO people charged following the death of their baby daughter last year will appear in court. Tyler John Vallance, aged 20, is accused of killing his two-month-old daughter Isabella Vallance. He is also charged with with the ill treatment or

  • All square as Reds hold Robins

    Evesham United 2, Redditch United 2 GOALS from skipper Harry Austin and substitute Jermaine Hylton helped secure a share of the spoils for the Reds at their Worcestershire neighbours. But they also had keeper Sam Hornby to thank for two excellent

  • Sponsorship continues for popular choir

    ALCESTER Male Voice Choir has received a sponsorship deal from a local coach company for the third year running. The 80 strong choir has been sponsored for the last two years by Henley-based Johnsons Coaches, regularly holding concerts in the area

  • Change to bandstand event, but plenty more fun still to come

    IN a change to advertised schedules local band Skinflint are to bring their 1960s acoustic act to the Redditch Bandstand on Saturday, August 10, with the previously-arranged acts moving to an expanded September event. The latest free event at the