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9 hrs ago | Droitwich Advertiser
ONE couple's big day proved a small landmark in the town, as Francis Price and Aaron Gregson celebrated the first gay marriage to be held at the Chateau Impney last week. The couple met 10 years ago at a party in Seven Oaks in Kent, where Mr Price had been living at the time.
13 hrs ago | Worcester News
SAJID Javid, secretary of state for culture, media and sport and MP for Bromsgrove, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership's annual conference. More than 200 delegates have already registered for the free event to take place on the morning of Friday, October 10 at the Chateau Impney Hotel, Droitwich.
Held at Worcester's Guildhall , this was the first of two annual ceremonies, with celebrate long and outstanding service, and boasted an esteemed guest list including Chairman of the Fire and Rescue Authority Councillor Derek Prodger MBE, and Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire,Mr David Blakey CBE The Outstanding Service Medal was awarded to Watch Commander Timothy Harris, of Droitwich Fire Station, Crew Commander David Dodd of Upton-upon-Severn Fire Station and Watch Commander Martin Gray ,Malvern Fire Station. Chief Fire Officer Mark Yates, who assisted in presenting the awards, said:"The event is one of the highlights of the Service's calendar.
The Second Battalions's pursuit of the Germans continued. Heavy artillery fire. The Sixth Infantry Brigade heavily engaged.
CAT lovers in Droitwich will have the opportunity to find a new feline friend this weekend, as the Worcester and Mid-Worcestershire branch of the RSPCA is holding a cat re-homing day. The day is taking place at the RSPCA's base in Teme Acre Cattery in Old Powick Bridge, St Johns, and all the cats in need of a home have been given medical checks as well as having been neutered, vaccinated and identity microchipped.
A 52-YEAR-old man from Droitwich is to stand trial after he denied driving dangerously on a Worcestershire road and having a prohibited weapon. Patrick Healy, of Thatchers Place, Droitwich, also denies threatening to destroy or damage a car and two counts of possessing cannabis on May 16 this year.
Private client manager Anthony Middleton, who is based at the firm's Droitwich Spa office, said that fewer than 500,000 taxpayers are registered with the tax authorities as owning a second property yet the real number could be as high as 1.4 million. "This campaign was launched in September 2013 and although it's open-ended, that doesn't mean landlords should be complacent - they need to take action as soon as possible," said Mr Middleton.
A HOMELESS Droitwich man has been issued with a Criminal Anti Social Behaviour Order following a spate of offences in the town. Jack Rowley was issued with the two-year order at Worcester Magistrates Court on Friday, August 22 following a conviction on Friday, July 25 for possessing an air gun in a public place.
A LOCAL pub and restaurant in Droitwich is holding a special event to celebrate Prince Harry's 30th birthday by offering local redheads a 30 per cent discount on their food bills for the day. In the spirit of fairness the Castle Hotel on Worcester Road is offering its discount to anyone sporting red hair on the prince's birthday, Monday, September 15, whether it's natural, dyed or even a wig.
THE Children's Theatre at the Norbury Theatre in Droitwich, is launching its Autumn season on Saturday, September 20 with the return of audience favourite Hippy Dippy Hare. The play is suitable for children aged from three to 10, and there will be two performances at 2.30pm and 4pm.
YOUNG poets in Redditch, Bromsgrove and Droitwich are being invited to take part in a search for the county's next Poet Laureate. The Word Up competition is open to all young people between 13 and 19 years old who live in, go to school, college or university in, or attend a youth group in Worcestershire.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:20 am
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