Resident cat is looking for a new home as Park and Ride is set to close this weekend

Stourbridge News: LOOKING FOR GOOD HOME: Stray cat named Perdy by staff at Perdiswell Park and Ride, is looking for a new home as the Park and Ride is due to close.Pictures by John Anyon

3:19pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WITH the closure of Perdiswell's Park and Ride service, the resident cat is now looking for a new home.

Officials counting the cost after police election

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4:41pm Thursday 28th August 2014

OFFICIALS have been counting the cost following the election of new West Midlands Police and Crime Commisioner David Jamieson.

Brave Ben conquers Kilimanjaro

Stourbridge News: Ben Boleyn at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

2:44pm Thursday 28th August 2014

BEN Boleyn completed the trip of a lifetime when he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.

Last chance to win with sporting deal at borough leisure centres

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2:49pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THERE are only a few days left to take advantage of a Commonwealth Games-inspired gym offer at the borough's leisure centres.

Wordsley man faces hairy challenge to help MS charities

Stourbridge News: Richard Cradock will face the razor for charity.

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A HIRSUTE Wordsley man will face the razor to raise funds for two charities that support people with multiple sclerosis.

Halesowen cyclist sets off for record-breaking lap of the world

Stourbridge News:

5:49pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ROUND the world challenger Sam Greatrex set off from his Halesowen home on the first leg of his mammoth journey with his two best friends by his side today.

Rural bus users urged to check timetables ahead of changes

Stourbridge News: New Dales bus link established

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Hagley, Clent and Belbroughton are advised to check bus timetables ahead of a number of changes to services set to take place from Monday September 1.

Camera car revs up to catch troublesome motorists around Sandwell schools

Stourbridge News:

12:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW camera car is taking to the streets of Sandwell to help tackle illegal parking and improve road safety, especially outside schools and on school routes.

Staff at Brierley Hill's ambulance control room take on ice bucket challenge

Stourbridge News:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

AFTER a busy 12 hour night shift, staff at West Midland Ambulance Service’s emergency operations centre in Brierley Hill faced the ice bucket challenge.

Oldbury loo gone for a song

10:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

A DERELICT public toilet block in Oldbury was one of three sold by Sandwell Council for £105,000 below its own valuation without being put on the market, it has emerged.

Water company withdraws ffood alleviation plans after protests from Halesowen residents

10:55am Thursday 28th August 2014

PLANS to install underground rainwater storage tanks in a Halesowen field forming part of the Grade 1 listed Leasowes Park have been withdrawn following strong opposition from nearby residents.

Tenbury man convicted of downloading child porn in Ludlow office

Stourbridge News:

10:08am Thursday 28th August 2014

A TENBURY Wells man convicted of downloading child pornography on his work computer in Ludlow has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Black Country Echoes project in Dudley

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

EXHIBITIONS, events and entertainment will be on offer across the borough to celebrate the Black Country’s manufacturing creativity and innovation.

Councillor hits back over claims he hijacked the Black Country Festival to boost his political campaign

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

DUDLEY’S deputy leader has defended claims he hijacked the Black Country Festival for political gain.

Chief executive job-share plan is embroiled in council row - again

7:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans for Malvern Hills and Wychavon councils to share a chief executive are back on the agenda next week.

Renewed appeal for information on bungalow arson

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5:50pm Thursday 28th August 2014

POLICE have renewed their appeal for witnesses and information following a fire in Abbeydale, Redditch, on Saturday, August 23.

9-year-old Bromyard girl makes loom bands for charity

Stourbridge News: 9 year old Anne-Mae Potter sold loom band in aid of Acorn's Hospice.
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5:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN ENTREPRENEURIAL nine-year-old ‘just wanted to make a difference’ by selling loom bands in Bromyard to raise money for a local children’s hospice.

Polish Delicatessen opens in St John's, Worcester

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Polish Delicatessen has opened in the shop that previously housed the St John's Bakery Shop, before it closed in February this year.

Rare WW1 magazines handed in at Hereford charity shop

Stourbridge News: OXFAM Manager Janet Gilbert, Manager, with The War Illustrated magazine.
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4:56pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MAGAZINE series dating back to 1914, that chronicled the First World War in real-time, has been donated to a charity book store in Hereford.

Catshill library participant wins countywide colouring competition

Stourbridge News: Noah Ward, eight, won the Gruffalo colouring competition.

4:36pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CATSHILL library in partnership with Worcestershire County Council hosted a colouring competition to win a family ticket to see the Gruffalo kids stage show in Birmingham town hall.

Free musical workshop held in Catshill

Stourbridge News: Catshill Library Musical Workshop held by Christopher Green. To buy photo, BLB341403b, visit redditchadvertiser.co.uk/photos.

4:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CATSHILL Library hosted a workshop with writer and performer Christopher Green.

See behind the scenes at rural cinema then blast off with George Clooney

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

REDDITCH residents have the chance take to see behind the scenes of a modern digital cinema before blasting off into orbit with none other than George Clooney.

Punk gig to be held to raise cash for animal charity

3:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A PUNK gig is to take place in Bromsgrove in aid of the Blue Cross animal charity.

Join in with Festival of Churches

3:27pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ST Michael’s Church in Stoke Prior and St Mary de Wyche Church in Wychbold are taking part in a Festival of Churches on Saturday, September 13.

Join in with Festival of Churches

3:27pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ST Michael’s Church in Stoke Prior and St Mary de Wyche Church in Wychbold are taking part in a Festival of Churches on Saturday, September 13.

Council workers get better sick pay deal

Stourbridge News: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

3:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

COUNCIL workers in Worcester who injure themselves at work will receive increased rates of sick pay, it has emerged.

Renowned tenor adds support to Splash! appeal

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3:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IN their 25th anniversary year, Herefordshire's community music charity The Music Pool is delighted to have secured the support of a major musical talent in the shape of tenor Ian Storey.

Bromsgrove tots given chance to take part in gymnastics

3:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BROMSGROVE leisure centre and a sports club have teamed up to offer pre-schoolers the chance to take up gymnastics.

Drivers trapped for 45 minutes after Droitwich collision

2:50pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO people were trapped in their cars for 45 minutes following a traffic collision in Droitwich.

Domestic violence support service goes out to tender

Stourbridge News: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

2:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Council wants new contract to extend provider opportunities and make savings

Fundraise and get fit with Redditch Lions

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2:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

REDDITCH Lions is organising a family fun run or walk, around Arrow Valley Lake on September 14, starting at 9am and finishing at 1pm to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK and the Rory the Robot appeal, for surgical equipment at the Alex Hospital.

Bromsgrove residents invited to next themed event for High Street opening

Stourbridge News:

2:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

BROMSGROVE residents can try their hand at some sports games as part of the High Street's opening.

Thieves steal bouncy castles from two Worcestershire pubs

Stourbridge News: A CCTV image of the theft from the Bedwardine pub

1:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THIEVES stole two bouncy castles from a pub near Worcester and attempted to steal another from a pub in the city within the space of 24 hours this week.

Worcester veteran publishes book in China about being a Japanese prisoner of war

Stourbridge News: 3514685601. 27/08/14. Fred Seiker with a copy of his book 'Lest We Forget' that has been published in Mandarin. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9741559)

1:36pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BOOK about a Worcester World War Two veteran's time as a Japanese prisoner of war has been published in China.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Stourbridge News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Stourbridge News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Stourbridge News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Stourbridge News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Stourbridge News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Stourbridge News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

Call for witnesses after stolen car left in Droitwich

1:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

POLICE in Droitwich are appealing for witnesses after a stolen car was abandoned near Briar Mill recently.

Sisters raise cash for Droitwich nursing home

Stourbridge News: (L-R): Sisters Sarah Ohara and Emma Parkins with their mother Pauline Parkins and sister Deborah Storey.

12:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A TRIO of sisters have raised more than £1,000 for a Droitwich nursing home where their father spent his final days.

Support for proposed clinical hospital service model from programme board

Stourbridge News:

12:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE programme board which oversees the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire programme has unanimously confirmed its support for the proposed clinical model for acute hospital services in the county.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads at Wiggles' grand opening

Stourbridge News:

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

Grandmother receives driving ban over Bromsgrove teen death

11:54am Thursday 28th August 2014

A 58-YEAR-old grandmother caused the death of a teenage cyclist from Bromsgrove in a mystery crash near Droitwich, a court heard.

Grandmother receives driving ban over Bromsgrove teen death

11:54am Thursday 28th August 2014

A 58-YEAR-old grandmother caused the death of a teenage cyclist from Bromsgrove in a mystery crash near Droitwich, a court heard.

Live LIVE: Three-car crash causes chaos in Droitwich

Stourbridge News:

11:42am Thursday 28th August 2014

Live updates from a three-car collision in Droitwich closing road.

Worcester church hosts special pet service

Stourbridge News: AT THE SERVICE: 11 year old Copper with owner Sylvia Mathhews.

11:32am Thursday 28th August 2014

A CHURCH opened its doors for Sunday service last weekend as usual, but this time, the church-goers were not your usual crowd.

Speeding drivers to get police warning after community volunteers checks

Stourbridge News:

11:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

SPEEDING drivers will get warning letters from police after speed guns were handed to community volunteers.

Government wants pothole filling progress reports from Herefordshire Council

Stourbridge News: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

11:22am Thursday 28th August 2014

The reports are a condition that comes with more than £2 million in extra funding



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