4 min ago
Former heroin addict in court for taxi scam
A FORMER heroin addict has pleaded guilty to fraud by asking for money to pay for a taxi at houses in Redditch.
4 hrs ago
Railway between Redditch and Barnt Green is reopened
THE railway between Barnt Green and Redditch has reopened following an eight-week closure to improve services and facilities for passengers.
16 hrs ago
A&E in Worcestershire under unprecidented strain today
THE A&E departments at both Worcestershire Royal Hospital and Redditch's Alexandra Hospital are experiencing an unprecident amount of demand for this time of year today.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Police station front desks around Worcestershire have now closed
As part of what it calls a more "modern and effective" way of operating, West Mercia Police shut the front desks at a number of town stations across the force area today, including Droitwich, Bromsgrove, Malvern, Ledbury and Bromyard.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Charity night in aid of Bowel Cancer UK to be held in Bromsgrove
Margaret Vickers, 56, is organising a quiz night along with help from family, friends and colleagues following the death of her husband Bob who lost his battle with the disease on July 10. A raffle with prizes including tickets to see comedian Jasper Carrot at the Palace Theatre in Redditch and a spa day for two with treatments and lunch will be ... (more)
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Day of fundraising fun in Redditch
TWO women have been tirelessly organising a day of fun to raise money for Primrose Hospice and St Benedicts Social Club.
Redditch MP gives seal of approval to nursery
Karen Lumley visited Astwood Smiles Nursery in Astwood Bank for a tour around the site which includes a library and IT equipment such as iPads and fingerprint technology for visitor entry.
Worcestershire meals on wheels service to go in cuts
POTENTIALLY hundreds of elderly residents across the county are due to lose their meals on wheels at the end of September.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
GP ready for 900 mile charity cycle
REDDITCH GP Gilly Cooper will set off on a gruelling 900-mile journey this weekend, raising money for charity along the way.
Community join in fun day
Residents Cai, 8, and Chayce Powis, 4, get a soaking from Redditch Mayor Pat Witherspoon and Community Centre manager Hayley Price at a community fun day.
Redditch man denies causing death by dangerous driving
John Shaw, aged 60, of The Meadway, is accused of causing the death of David Smith while at the wheel of a Jaguar F type in Pershore Lane, near Junction 6 of the M5 at Worcester, on October 12 last year.
Hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys
A report issued by the Health and Social Care Information Centre has shown the national average score for cleanliness in hospitals in England was 97.3 per cent, a slight increase from 95.8 per cent last year.
A Redditch charity could scoop 50,000
REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley is calling for constituents to get involved with comparethemarket.com's latest Great British Switch campaign.
Dad inspires Katies big cycle challenge
Katie Sharp-Fisher, who is the private sector housing officer for Redditch and Bromsgrove councils is cycling from Vietnam to Cambodia.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Renewed appeal for information on bungalow arson
An arson inquiry has begun following the incident on Johnson Close that caused three bungalows to catch fire and a number of elderly and vulnerable residents to be evacuated.
See behind the scenes at rural cinema then blast off with George Clooney
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.
THE man who died in a road collision in Bromsgrove town centre has been named.
Paul Geevarghese Vembillil, 61, of Dormston Close, Redditch, was killed when the Landrover Freelander he was a front seat passenger in, hit a CCTV lamppost near The Queen's Head pub, in The Strand.
Bromsgrove MP calls for fresh hospital services review
BROMSGROVE MP Sajid Javid has called for a fresh review into hospital services across the region after it was revealed that the original was flawed.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Help the Primrose Hospice reach its BIG Appeal target
PRIMROSE Hospice, which supports people in Redditch, Bromsgrove and surrounding areas, is aiming to raise A 100,000 to pay for 80 days of care through its BIG Appeal.
Tributes paid to 'caring, family orientated' Eve
THE family of Eve Cullen, who lived in Hollywood, near Redditch, has paid tribute to the caring mother of three.