Terminal cancer teen's plea to Herefordians

Ledbury Reporter:

12:28pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN inspirational teenager suffering from an incurable form of leukaemia is calling on Herefordshire residents to raise £10,000 for a blood cancer charity.

Dudley man died after taking cocktail of drugs

Ledbury Reporter: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man died after taking a cocktail of drugs, an inquest was told.

Funding helps charity's new scheme

Ledbury Reporter:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WYRE Forest family support charity has secured funding to pilot an intensive service for families whose child has additional developmental needs.

Dudley chief exec £8k pay hike despite budget blood bath

Ledbury Reporter:

2:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DUDLEY’S new chief executive is set to collect an £8k pay rise despite the council planning a budget blood bath.

Russells Hall hospital cleared after illegal restraint claim

Ledbury Reporter: Russells Hall hospital where complains procedures have been branded not fit for purpose

12:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RUSSELLS Hall hospital has been cleared of illegally restraining patients after allegations from workers turned whistleblowers.

Spooky half-term fun on offer at Merry Hill

Ledbury Reporter: Family Halloween Disco

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIGHTENINGLY free fun is on offer at Merry Hill this half-term, with storytelling, crafty activities and spooky face painting on offer.

Wall Heath artists brush up ahead of annual exhibition

Ledbury Reporter: Art club members Malcolm Bradley and Sheila Osborn. Buy photo: 431424MH

11:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WALL Heath artists were this week putting the finishing touches to work to be featured in their annual exhibition.

Mum calls for toy glow stick to be recalled

Ledbury Reporter: Jacob Pridham had a glow stick sword which exploded in his face. His mum Mandy wants to warn other parents. 1443_6001 (11696029)

5:35pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MUM has called for a toy sword from a Hereford store to be recalled after she said it exploded in her son's face.

Former bus company's boss sadness

Ledbury Reporter:

1:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE former owner of a historic closure-threatened bus company that serves Halesowen has spoken of his sadness of its demise.

Stourbridge canal boat fest proves one of the best ever

Ledbury Reporter: Stourbridge Navigation Trust's annual open weekend at The Bonded Warehouse. Buy photo: 431414LA

10:58am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CANAL boat enthusiasts cruised into town for the annual Stourbridge Navigation Trust open weekend at The Bonded Warehouse.

Shock as Ludlow Arts Festival is axed

Ledbury Reporter: A spectacular fireworks display in the grounds of Ludlow Castle ended the festival.

10:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE group which came to the rescue of Ludlow Arts Festival has thrown in the towel after just two years.

Concerns raised following housing development proposal

Ledbury Reporter:

9:50am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised following an exhibition on proposed plans to build around 1,200 new homes in Perryfields.

Cradley shop owner loses planning battle

Ledbury Reporter:

11:22am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COUNCILLOR has breathed a sigh of relief after a plan to change conditions on a shop unit in Cradley’s Windmill Hill was thrown out amid fears there could be three hot food outlets sited side by side along the busy road.

CCTV images released after robbery in Worcester city centre

Ledbury Reporter: APPEAL: Police would like to speak to this man in relation to a robbery in Worcester.

6:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

IMAGES of a man police would like to speak to in relation to a robbery in Worcester have been released.

Company that owns Prestwood care home goes into administration

Ledbury Reporter:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE cash-strapped company that owns a care home in Prestwood has gone into administration.

Fashion fundraiser will benefit Stourbridge hospice

Ledbury Reporter:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HAGLEY charity fundraiser Sue Williams will be staging another ladies fashion show next month to boost funds for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Halesowen fire station demolition given the go-ahead

Ledbury Reporter:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLAN to demolish Halesowen Fire Station to make way for 12 new homes has finally had the go-ahead.

"Deliberate" draining of canal causes huge disruption on waterways

Ledbury Reporter: EMPTIED: Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal were drained.

2:45pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE draining of a canal in Worcester which caused a “major inconvenience” for narrowboat users was most likely deliberate, according to the Canal and River Trust.

"Deliberate" draining of canal causes huge disruption on waterways

Ledbury Reporter: EMPTIED: Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal were drained.

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE draining of a canal in Worcester which caused a “major inconvenience” for narrowboat users was most likely deliberate, according to the Canal and River Trust.

"Deliberate" draining of canal causes huge disruption on waterways

Ledbury Reporter: EMPTIED: Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal were drained.

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE draining of a canal in Worcester which caused a “major inconvenience” for narrowboat users was most likely deliberate, according to the Canal and River Trust.

"Deliberate" draining of canal causes huge disruption on waterways

Ledbury Reporter: EMPTIED: Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal were drained.

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE draining of a canal in Worcester which caused a “major inconvenience” for narrowboat users was most likely deliberate, according to the Canal and River Trust.

Last chance to have a say on future of mobile library service

Ledbury Reporter:

2:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE library customers have the opportunity to meet with the libraries and learning service management team, as they tour the county on the mobile library before the service's consultation ends on Friday, October 31.

THE LADS WHO MARCHED AWAY...

2:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MOVING images from the First World War will feature at a special "Flicks in the Sticks" screening, at Bosbury Parish Hall.

Touching, yet funny, play about social media comes to the Palace

Ledbury Reporter: Tweet Tweet: A touching, yet funny, play about social media is coming to the Palace Theatre.

2:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RESIDENTS are being urged to watch a touching, yet funny, play about social media at the Palace Theatre.

Slimmers do their bit towards making Redditch heart safe

Ledbury Reporter: Staff member Sian Phillips, headteacher Matt Whiteley, staff member Kim Hall and Redditch Heart Safe's Rob Underwood. SP

2:01pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REDDITCH Heart Safe has thanked Slimming World consultant Carron Edmundson and all her members for their kind support and generosity.

Townsfolk invited to barn dance in Bromsgrove

Ledbury Reporter:

1:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TOWNSFOLK are being invited to get their cowboy boots on for a barn dance being held next month.

Headline

1:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust has given a grant of £3500 to the St Peter's Organ Fund in Winchcombe.

Help available to fund community Christmas dinners

1:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

COMMUNITY groups hoping to organise a Christmas lunch in Droitwich for elderly, vulnerable or homeless people, are being asked to make the most of a scheme being run by Waitrose in the town.

Pop-up charity Christmas card shop opens in Worcester

Ledbury Reporter: CHARITY SHOP: From left, Sue Garfield, Julie Smith and Yvonne Wanklin with a selection of cards and gifts for sale. Picture by John Anyon. 4314734501.

1:20pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SHOPPERS in Worcester can now get organised for the festive season and help charity at the same time by visiting a new store in the city.

Rubery nursery rating 'outstanding' by Ofsted

Ledbury Reporter: Jelly Babies Nursery & Pre-School have received an Ofsted rating of 'outstanding' at their latest inspection.

1:02pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

STAFF and children at a pre-school and nursery in Rubery are celebrating after being rated as outstanding by Ofsted.

Man in charge of Redditch Council finances urged to step down after report slams authority's financial future

Ledbury Reporter:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE person in charge of finances for Redditch Council has been accused of being "a man without a plan" and told to "do the decent thing and resign" in a scathing attack.

Gas leak at Ketch roundabout

Ledbury Reporter: PRAISE: Work on the Ketch roundabout and Broomhall Way has been praised by a councillor.

12:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A GAS main was hit while roadworks were being carried out to enlarge Ketch roundabout.

Fundraisers collect £200 for children in Syria

Ledbury Reporter: FUNDRAISER: From left, Nick Yandle, Emma Hart, Ross Jukes and Tom Smith.

12:27pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A GROUP of kind-hearted friends and work colleagues have collected £200 to help children experiencing hardship in war-torn Syria.

Commonwealth Games medal winner Matthew Hudson-Smith begins studies at University of Worcester

Ledbury Reporter: From Zurich to Worcester: Commonwealth Games medal winner Matthew Hudson-Smith has started at University of Worcester (Picture: PA Wire)

12:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AFTER proving himself on the track this summer, British sprint sensation Matthew Hudson-Smith said he was looking forward to continuing to thrive in the classroom after enrolling at the University of Worcester.

Mother "bought medicine illegally on internet" - jury hears

Ledbury Reporter: Mary Kidson leaving Hereford Magistrates Court  where she was accused of three counts of poisoning a girl between 2010 and 2013.   Richard Vernalls/PA Wire

12:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MOTHER accused of poisoning her daughter got the medication illegally on the internet before her treatment was backed by a Belgian specialist in hormone therapy, a jury has been told.

School holds celebratory event with a freezing twist

Ledbury Reporter:

11:50am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS at Sytchampton Endowed First School, near Droitwich, were given a rare opportunity to get revenge on their teachers and parents at a special event.

Service for those affected by the loss of a child

Ledbury Reporter: (8305079)

11:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A SPECIAL service is being held in Redditch on Saturday, November 8 for families who have been affected by the loss of a child.

Spend Halloween with Dan Greenaway

Ledbury Reporter:

11:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

GUITAR hero Dan Greenaway will be performing a very special set at Bromsgrove Cricket, Hockey and Tennis Club, in Aston Fields on Friday, October 31.

Bands coverge on Evesham

Ledbury Reporter: BLOWING THEIR OWN TRUMPETS - Fifty bands are expected to compete.

11:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE SILVER Jubilee of the Wychavon Festival of Brass (WFB) will be celebrated with twelve hours of music.

12 hours of music marks silver jubilee for brass band festival

Ledbury Reporter: BLOWING THEIR OWN TRUMPETS - Fifty bands are expected to compete.

11:24am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE SILVER Jubilee of the Wychavon Festival of Brass (WFB) will be celebrated with twelve hours of music.

Homebase to close a quarter of its stores - but no word yet on whether Worcester branches will be affected

11:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DIY chain Homebase, which has two stores in Worcester and five more in the surrounding area, is to close a quarter of its stores across the country.

Have your say at county roadshows

Ledbury Reporter: (8305079)

11:01am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE county councillors and senior officers are going back out on the road to give Worcestershire residents and businesses the opportunity to ask any questions they may have about the council's plans for the future.

Two people taken to hospital following road traffic collision

Ledbury Reporter:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO people have been taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch following a road traffic collision in Bromsgrove.

Parkway WI AGM

10:55am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE next meeting of Parkway WI will take place on November 11, and will be the AGM.

Police target boy racers on Bromsgrove and Droitwich streets

Ledbury Reporter:

10:50am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

POLICE were out in force in Bromsgrove and Droitwich over the weekend as part of a crackdown on boy racers.

Leadon Bank OAP party's a real hit

Ledbury Reporter: REMEMBERING MARGARET - Hilary Jones, Barbara Langlois and Anne Bradshaw.Picture by Jan Long.

10:48am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than sixty local people attended a "posh" tea party at Leadon Bank to remember Margaret Eaton, a stalwart of the Evergreen Club for local pensioners.

Horror stories of the pets whose owners don't care

Ledbury Reporter:

10:45am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CALLOUS pet owners have abandoned almost 250 animals in Worcestershire this year – and a recent spate of kittens being dumped is only adding to this shocking statistic.

Cleeve Prior Heritage Trust seeks volunteers

Ledbury Reporter: MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Volunteers from Cleeve Prior Heritage Trust in action.

10:27am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COMMUNITY group which manages 27 acres of land in Cleeve Prior, near Evesham, is looking for new volunteers.

Three Faiths Come Together in Bromsgrove.

10:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ORGANISERS of the "Three Faiths Festival" in Bromsgrove hope it will foster "friendship, goodwill and understanding" between Muslims, Christians and Jews.

Salon raises almost £1,000 for charity

Ledbury Reporter: SUPER STAFF: Tracey Dennistoun, Andry Christou-Layton and salon owner Jane Jones.

10:01am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

STAFF at a Bromsgrove hair and beauty salon are taking part in a month of events in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer.






Essential Links

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree