• Thaitans impress in Manchester

    REDDITCH Thaitans have continued to dominate the world of junior Thai Boxing. The club saw six of their young guns win their bouts at the Celtic Challenge in Mancester, which was enough to secure the club’s fourth title belt of an increasingly

  • Seaside fun for care home residents

    RESIDENTS of an Alvechurch care home have shown they really do like to be beside the seaside. Everyone at Grosvenor House recently enjoyed a traditional taste of the seaside without the trouble of travel. A punch and Judy show, ice creams and

  • Church make impressive start to season

    AGE proved no barrier as Alvechurch’s youngsters opened their Midland Alliance campaign with a 3-2 success over Rocester. Church boss Dean Holtham fielded a side which included three 17-year-olds and a defensive back four where the eldest player

  • Fire crews deal with digger blaze in Exhall

    WARWICKSHIRE fire crews dealt with a digger on fire on Tuesday, August 6. Warwickshire Fire control received two calls to reports of a digger on fire in Wheelwright Lane, Exhall. The calls were received at 10:56pm and two crews were mobilised

  • Smith is buzzing after trio sign on

    PAUL Smith has swooped to make a string of key signings as Studley get set to open their Midland Combination Premier Division campaign this Saturday at home to Pelsall Villa. Smith has snapped up former Alvechurch striker Andy Nicholl, Bromsgrove

  • More reason than ever to recycle in Warwickshire

    WARWICKSHIRE residents can now buy reduced priced compost bins from the reuse shops at household waste recycling centres across the county.  It is hoped the 330 litre compost bins, sold for £10 for the first two bins and £15 for any further bins

  • This is when every minute counts

    IN August last year my husband had a stroke. He lay in the garden unable to move. The paramedics were there within minutes and the ambulance shortly afterwards. We went to Worcestershire Royal Hospital where the emergency team worked quickly

  • Duo set for the National Finals

    two young guns from Redditch Bowling Club are in action in the National Finals in Worthing on Saturday. Jamie Taylor and Luke Lane are competing at Worthing in the under-25 singles which starts on Saturday. They have also qualified for thje

  • 64-year-old George raising cash for Acorns

    A GRANDFATHER will be taking part in this year’s Great North Run to raise cash for local charity Acorns Children’s Hospice. 64-year-old George Nicholson, who will be running through Redditch this Saturday (his 65th birthday) as part of his training

  • Studley can't quite polish off Bronze

    STUDLEY were denied victory at Bronze but still managed to secure a handy 18 points with a winning draw in the Warwickshire League Division One. The Bees, who are 37 points behind fourth in the table Lyndworth, made 220-7 in their 50 overs but

  • New build at Our Lady's School in Alcester nears completion

    IT has been a long time coming, but the new build at Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School in Alcester is nearing completion. It consists of a new admin office, headteacher’s office and a meeting room.The staffroom has also had a facelift so the staff

  • Redditch Fire Station open day a roaring success

    FIREFIGHTERS say their annual open day at Redditch Fire Station on Saturday, August 3 was a great success, with an estimated 2,000 people attending. Station Commander Phil Berry from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said despite

  • Fun for all at Church Hill community day this weekend

    THIS Saturday, August 10, Redditch YMCA, Sure Start Redditch and Church Hill Big Local are working in partnership to provide a community day for local people. The event starts at 10am until 2pm.  Sure Start Redditch and Redditch YMCA will be providing

  • Dream move for Joe

    JOE Lolley says he’s living the dream after the young hitman signed his first professional contract with Skrill Premier promotion-chasers Kidderminster Harriers. The former Kingsley College student put pen to paper on a one-year deal after impressing