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Man pleads not guilty to trashing hospital room due to insanity
A MAN who set fire to a hospital room before smashing a window has pleaded not guilty on account of insanity.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Youth House sold to private bidder
HOPES a community group could take on the former Youth House have been dashed after it was confirmed a private bidder had bought the site.
Key report on hospital future due in January
Chairman Neal Stote with members of the public at the candlelit vigil outside the Alexandra Hospital.
Third pedestrian death sparks warning
A WOMAN has become the third pedestrian killed in the space of a week after being involved in a collision with a car.
PEOPLE are being encouraged to have their say on proposed bus funding cuts.
Anyone in Redditch, Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa with a view on Worcestershire County Council's proposals to withdraw the A 3million it currently uses to fund bus subsidies are being urged to speak up during the last few weeks of the consultation.
Man found guilty of stabbing
A MAN has been found guilty of stabbing a stranger in a Redditch street and sentenced to five years in jail.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
A bitter blow to local democracy
REDDITCH Council has been accused of betraying residents after a decision to not fully defend the refusal to build 200 homes in Webheath.
Family pays tribute to a 'loving and caring' partner and father
THE family of a Bromsgrove man who died on the Bromsgrove Highway at the weekend have paid tribute to him as a 'loving and caring' partner and father.
Pedestrian and lorry involved in M42 collision near Alvechurch
A MAN has died after being being involved in a collision with a lorry while he was walking on the motorway near Alvechurch.
Foodbank got me back to work
SABRINA Flemming knows more than most what it is like to be so short of money you are unable to feed yourself or your family.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Bromsgrove and Redditch Standard readers send parcels to the troops
STANDARD readers across Bromsgrove, South Birmingham and Redditch have donated more than 120 seasonal shoeboxes to give UK servicemen and women a better Christmas.
Man dies after incident on the Bromsgrove Highway
The incident, which happened on the A448 at around 6am, saw the man in collision with an Audi A3 being driven by a Bromsgrove man.
Second chance to give feedback on bereavement services in the district
BROMSGROVE residents will have a second chance to take part in a special panel, discussing the management of cemeteries and the way bereavement services are dealt with in the district.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Michael Squire, general manager of the Hilton Bromsgrove, with Keith Upton
A DEDICATED husband and wife team from Redditch have both been awarded a prestigious Life After Stroke award, from the Stroke Association.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Rethink may mean extra homes
EXTRA homes may have to be built in Redditch after evidence used to plan the future of the borough was called into question.
Shopping locally was the message
THE ADVANTAGES of shopping locally were highlighted at the weekend as Redditch took part in the UK's first ever Small Business Saturday event.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Former publicians celebrate 70 years
Fred, 91 and May, 89, Badger celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a message from The Queen.
Woman fined over theft of gift cards
Christina Marianne Wainman, 26 and of Maisemore Close in Church Hill, admitted committing three counts of fraud by abuse of position against New Look Redditch.
Curtains up on Pride of Redditch Awards
THE WINNERS have been chosen and the medals ready to be presented to the first recipients of the Pride of Redditch Awards.
Daniel and Ella are Latin champions
Daniel Wright, aged 11, who lives in Redditch and goes to St Benedict's Catholic School in Alcester, and his partner Ella Perry, fought against stiff competition from across the globe to scoop the prestigious title.