• Libby shines at Worlds

    LIBBY Smith confirmed her place as one of the world’s best young BMX riders after a gutsy display in New Zealand. The 12-year-old has returned from the UCI World Championships ranked seventh in the world after achieving her aim of making the final

  • Five commit to the Reds cause

    REDDITCH United have put five of their young guns on contract as manager Liam McDonald aims to ensure some stabilty at the club. Edwin Ahenkorah, Harry Austin, Joel Cain, Levi Oshungbure and Jordan Anderson have all put pen to paper on contracts

  • Celebrate the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

    THE iconic sound of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will be recreated in a feel-good concert at the Palace Theatre. Four phenomenal singers and a fantastic live band will ensure there is lots of fun as well as dancing in the aisles. Valli

  • John sets himself daunting 101km challenge for Onside charity

    A REDDITCH man is training to run 101km around Arrow Valley Park in just one day on Thursday, August 22 to support local charity Onside. John Douglas, age 49, hopes to raise more than £1,000 to help Onside provide more hours of group and one-to-one

  • From California to Alcester for Purity's new man

    A MAN has swapped sunny California for leafy Warwickshire to become the new brewery manager at Purity Brewing Co near Alcester. Aaron Taubman, aged 39, has considerable experience working in the brewing trade, which includes head of brewing quality

  • Free, guided cycle rides to start in Redditch

    PEOPLE can explore the hidden nooks of Redditch with new free, guided leisure bike rides starting next week. From Saturday, August 10, the family-friendly rides will meet at the Arrow Valley Visitor Centre at 9.30am for 10am starts on the second

  • Woman robbed in broad daylight in Redditch

    POLICE want help to identify two men who robbed a woman of cash and her mobile phone in Redditch. The 27-year-old woman had just walked under the railway bridge in Hewell Road between 4.30pm and 6pm on Wednesday, July 31, when she was shoved from

  • Do you want your town back?

    I REMEMBER when Redditch was a hive of small businesses comprising great diversity, opportunity and benefit. Ironmongers, grocers, butchers, carpenters, small farms and so forth. Small businesses that bought stock locally, or in Britain at

  • The Army of Skanks marches on Blackpool

    ALCESTER’S very own punk band The Army of Skanks will play alongside rock royalty at one of the country’s most prestigious music festivals. The all girl band, apart from drummer Wippit, who are split between Coventry and Alcester, will perform

  • Kids at Astwood Bank First School can now get technical

    ASTWOOD Bank First School pupils can look forward to a new suite of technical gizmo’s next term thanks to money raised by parents and friends, plus the generosity of staff from a local employment and training company. A total of £4,000 has been

  • Redditch Council offering free advice to clubs

    REDDITCH-based sports clubs are being invited to the next Redditch Sports Club Forum which provides free expert advice and support for local sport clubs and organisations. The Redditch Sports Club Forums are an annual series of free forums and

  • 67-year-old man denies making indecent images of children

    A REDDITCH man has appeared in court to deny making 13 indecent images of children. 67-year-old Michael Ellis, of Rosehall Close, Redditch, is accused of making 11 images at level one, the lowest level of seriousness, between November 2009 and

  • Ann Trickett

    TRICKETT Ann We think of you everyday Love from Sheila & Doug, Gordon & Mary and Families.

  • Clive Dunscombe

    DUNSCOMBE Clive Aged 66 Years Passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday 23rd July 2013. Much loved Dad to Adrian and Lynsey, Father in Law to Nikki and Dean and a special Grandad to Ryan, Mollie, Skye, Archie and Heidi. A funeral service to celebrate

  • Mary Warwood

    WARWOOD Mary On the 28th July 2013 peacefully aged 98 years. Wife of The late Harold, sister of Jimmy and Ernest she will be sadly missed by her extended family. Funeral service to be held at Holy Ascension Church, Mappleborough Green on Thursday

  • Richard Charles Gibbs

    GIBBS Richard Charles AKA 'Dole-Q' 06/08/48 - 17/10/12 Sadly missed by Friends and Family

  • Ronald Peter Stedeford

    STEDEFORD Ronald Peter ‘Peter’ Passed away Friday 2nd August 2013. Beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. A service to celebrate Peter’s life will take place at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Tardebigge, Worcestershire B60 3AH on Monday 12th

  • Derek Reading

    READING Derek 5th August 2005 Loved and remembered always Rene X

  • Kevin John Perry

    PERRY Kevin John Died peacefully on 24th July aged 54. Much loved husband, son, brother and uncle. Service to celebrate Kevin's life to be held at Margate Crematorium on Monday 12th August at 1.20 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired,

  • Roy Lane

    The late Roy Lane The family of Roy would like to thank family and friends for all their, kind words, thoughts and cards, following his unexpected death. Thanks to Huntleys for the arrangements, and to Father Glenn Reading for the funeral service.

  • Lesley Faux

    FAUX Lesley (Delphin) 7th August 2012 A year today we lost a very dear friend whom we love and miss. From your "Nova Weigh Girlies" Pauline, Chris, Chirs, Carrie, LIsa & Sue.

  • Pamela Betty Davis

    DAVIS Pamela Betty (89 Years) Peacefully passed away on Sunday 28th July 2013. Pam will be greatly missed by her Husband Ken and all of her family and friends. A service to celebrate Pam’s life will take place at St Luke’s Church, Headless Cross on

  • Robert Arthur Haynes

    HAYNES Robert Arthur Aged 68 Years Sadly passed away on Wednesday 31st July 2013 at the Alexandra Hospital. A very much loved Husband of Christine a wonderful Dad to Duncan and Alistair and a very special Grandad. A service to celebrate Robert’s

  • Derrick Poole

    POOLE Derrick Passed away peacefully on Sunday 4th August aged 87 Dearly loved and sadly missed by all the family A service to celebrate his life will take place on Friday 9th August at 11am at Redditch Crematorium Everyone welcome to join us for refreshments