While the county has not currently been issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain like Herefordshire and Gloucestershire, the county will be hit by showers. There is the potential for a few flood warnings on smaller rivers and likely to be a lot of surface water and very poor driving conditions.
Mr Thompson, 65, was cycling to work along Hanbury Road in the direction of Stoke Prior on March 31 when he was hit by the lorry at 8.45am, and sadly pronounced dead at the scene. On Friday , Mark Andrew Smithdale appeared at Hereford Crown Court for sentencing after pleading guilty to death by careless or inconsiderate driving.
CELEBRATIONS are in order for a popular Bromsgrove pub after it was named as the 'Pub of the Season' by the local branch of CAMRA . The Bowling Green Pub on Shaw Lane in Stoke Prior was handed the title by the Redditch and Bromsgrove branch for its "consistent" quality and range of cask ales.
BHSF Occupational Health have closed their headquarters on Hanbury Road in Stoke Prior as a result of recent business acquisitions and a review of operations. The company, who provide health services in the workplace, will relocate its headquarters to Edgbaston in Birmingham, which will "regrettably result in a number of redundancies".
Charitable Martin Strivens, from Quest Photography, is holding a portrait photo shoot at Stoke Prior Village Hall from 9am till 5pm on Saturday, December 3. Each A 50 session fee will be donated to Primrose Hospice, based on St Godwalds Road, to help them to continue to offer vital services to residents of North East Worcestershire. Mr Strivens, who is from Droitwich, said: "I first heard of Primrose Hospice when I photographed Helen Briscoe, the Chief Executive's wedding at Stanbrook Abbey.