Three injured as car smashes into bridge

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Three people have been injured in an early hours smash in Kingswinford. A car careered into the bridge on Bromley Lane at around 3.20am this morning (Saturday) injuring two women and a man in his twenties. Three ambulances and two paramedic crew attended the scene. The front seat female passenger received bruises to the face and the male driver broke his leg. The back seat female passenger suffered bruises. All three were taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

Free pet checks in Dudley

Ludlow Advertiser: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Free pet checks in Halesowen

Ludlow Advertiser: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Free pet checks in Brierley Hill

Ludlow Advertiser: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Mountain biker rescued after crashing in the Clent Hills

9:35am Saturday 19th April 2014

A fallen mountain biker has had to be rescued by ambulance workers after hitting a tree in the Clent Hills.

Stourbridge vintage fair returns

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people flock to Stourbridge's bi-monthly vintage fair and organisers hope May's event will be no exception.

Charity football match to kick-off in Halesowen

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A CHARITY football match is set to kick-off at Halesowen Town to raise money for an autism charity.

Cyclists encouraged to get on their bikes for charity challenge

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3:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BROMSGROVE and Redditch cyclists are being encouraged to get on their bikes for a charity challenge supporting a local hospice.

Housing plan in Welland is approved

3:07pm Saturday 19th April 2014

PLANS for up to 30 dwellings at Welland have been approved by councillors despite their misgivings about its impact on the the village.

Church and chapel opens doors for archive project

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2:32pm Saturday 19th April 2014

HISTORICAL items were on display in the Church and Chapel in Mickleton as the village opened its doors for the latest Community Archive event.

Looking for fun this weekend?

1:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS looking for something fun to do during the Easter break are in luck.

Who makes the best sausage in Droitwich?

11:33am Saturday 19th April 2014

LOCAL butchers, shops, pubs and restaurants in and around Droitwich are being challenged to come up with the town’s best sausage, as part of the Droitwich Food Festival taking place this June.

Thief stole cash from elderly blind man in Redditch

11:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

PEOPLE are again being reminded not to let strangers into their homes after £150 was stolen from an 89-year-old blind man in Redditch.

Support grows for Malvern Hills Springs Alert to warn of contamination

Ludlow Advertiser: WARNING: Westminster Bank spring this week

11:34am Saturday 19th April 2014

MAYOR Julian Roskams is backing this newspaper's call for a better system to alert people about contaminated springs and wells on the Malvern Hills.

Bromsgrove housing trust achieves well-being status in health initiative

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

BROMSGROVE District Housing Trust (BDHT) has become one of the first companies in the county to have achieved well-being status in a health initiative.

Tributes paid to Ledbury town treasure

Ludlow Advertiser: Peter Judge.

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Ledbury jeweller, Peter Judge, whose death was as unexpected as it was regretted among the community.

First mainstream free school given go-ahead for Worcestershire

Ludlow Advertiser: Headteacher Pamela Leek-Wright with students from Holy Trinity International School, which will become a free school in September.

9:57am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE first mainstream free school will be created in Worcestershire this September after Holy Trinity International school was given the go-ahead by the Department for Education.

Cyclist dies following collision with car near Canon Pyon

Ludlow Advertiser: A cyclist died on the A4110 yesterday.

9:59am Saturday 19th April 2014

A CYCLIST died following a collision with a car between Canon Pyon and Hereford yesterday.

Fire crews called to three car collision

9:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Redditch have been called to a collision involving three cars.

Train station car park saga drags on

9:01am Saturday 19th April 2014

HOPES of a long-awaited expansion to the car park at Pershore railway station may have hit the buffers again.

Worcester's Game of Thrones star praised

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9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

WORCESTER'S Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has been praised for the way he has handled his "huge break" by his tormentor-in-chief from the series.

Scouting day swells Harriers crowd

Ludlow Advertiser: GOAL: Mickey Demetriou and Michael Gash with from left, Logan Ashdown, Alfie Smith, James Southall-Clee.

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

SCOUT groups helped swell the crowd during a Kidderminster Harriers home football match as part of a special scouting day.

Community rallies round for Redditch First Responders

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8:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

REDDITCH First Responders held a successful fundraising and awareness day at the Kingfisher Shopping Centre on Saturday, April 5.

70s band can’t get by without you

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8:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

BACK on the road for more scintillating live shows in 2014, Liverpool based soul band The Real Thing mark an incredible 40 years in the business.

Bewdley engineer wins Restorer of the Year title

Ludlow Advertiser: Bewdley engineer wins Restorer of the Year title

7:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

A BEWDLEY engineer who spruced up the iconic Volvo from 1960s mystery spy thriller The Saint has won the title of Restorer of the Year.

Sign up for green fingers

7:16am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE Cartshed, based at Newport House in Almeley, starts a series of gardening workshops this month, with the first session covering Companion Planting on Tuesday, April 29.

Children on the hunt for Easter eggs at Stourport hotel

Ludlow Advertiser: HOP TO IT: Freddie Crannage, three, with the Easter bunny.

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

EIGHTY children hopped to a Stourport hotel to hunt for Easter eggs in its 23-acre grounds.

SARA volunteers appeal for funds

Ludlow Advertiser: 'ABSOLUTELY GUTTED': Steve Bradley at Wyre Forest SARA's rescue station in Kidderminster where windows have been smashed and vehicles vandalised. Picture: Miriam Balfry. 151421M.

6:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

LIFE-SAVING volunteers with a Wyre Forest charity which was hit by thieves are appealing for funds.

Cracking Easter treat for Clent youngsters

Ludlow Advertiser: Delivering the eggs l-r Val Morgan, customer services manager and Julie Bate, PR ambassador for the Amblecote store.

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

CLENT youngsters received a cracking Easter treat thanks to shoppers in Amblecote and Brierley Hill.

Big Top returns to Hagley next week

Ludlow Advertiser: Big Top returns to Hagley next week

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

JOHN Lawson's all-human circus will be appearing at Webbs Garden Centre in West Hagley over the Easter school holidays.

Full throttle family fun at Halfpenny Green Airport

Ludlow Advertiser: Josh Richards (10) and Henry Burton (9) with a model Hurricane fighter, John Vaughan, Roy Targonski and Richard Currinn. Buy this photo: 161426L.

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected to descend on Halfpenny Green Airport for the Wings, Wheels and Rotors event.

10 of Worcestershire's most beautiful gardens to visit this Easter weekend

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9:55pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is blessed with some beautiful gardens, and we've chosen 10 that we think are the best.

Worshippers and walkers head for summit of Bredon Hill on Good Friday

Ludlow Advertiser: Bredon Hill

9:05pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORSHIPPERS and walkers alike made their way to the summit of Worcestershire's Bredon Hill today for the traditional Good Friday pilgrimage and to enjoy the spring sunshine.

Tonnes of rubbish alight in Worcester

Ludlow Advertiser: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

6:56pm Friday 18th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called when three tonnes of rubbish caught fire in Offerton Lane, in Worcester, just before 5pm today.

Physics genius visits cathedral, enjoys a glass of champagne during city visit

Ludlow Advertiser: Professor Stephen Hawking with, from left to right, the Very Revd Michael Tavinor, Canon Chris Pullin and Glyn Morgan in the Deanery garden.

6:17pm Friday 18th April 2014

ONE of the world’s greatest minds enjoyed the champagne lifestyle and a visit to the cathedral during a visit to Hereford.

Concerns around drug-related activity in Malvern

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5:28pm Friday 18th April 2014

RESIDENTS living in the Poolbrook area of Malvern have reported concerns around drug-related activities in the area.

Concerns around drug-related activity in Malvern

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5:27pm Friday 18th April 2014

RESIDENTS living in the Poolbrook area of Malvern have reported concerns around drug-related activities in the area.

Crackdown on underage drinking in Droitwich park

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5:25pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE are working to crack down on underage drinking and anti-social behaviour in Droitwich’s Lido park following reports of young people gathering in the area, drinking alcohol and leaving litter.

Police crack down on drug taking and anti-social behaviour in Strensham

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5:22pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE have carried out a number of high visibility patrols in Strensham, near Worcester, over the past four weeks following reports of drug taking and anti-social behaviour in the village.

Police crack down on drug taking and anti-social behaviour in Strensham

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5:21pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE have carried out a number of high visibility patrols in Strensham, near Worcester, over the past four weeks following reports of drug taking and anti-social behaviour in the village.

Police crack down on drug taking and anti-social behaviour in Strensham

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5:21pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE have carried out a number of high visibility patrols in Strensham, near Worcester, over the past four weeks following reports of drug taking and anti-social behaviour in the village.

Live screening of Cosi Fan Tutte

4:53pm Friday 18th April 2014

A LIVE high definition broadcast of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte will be screened in Malvern Theatres on Saturday, April 26 live from the Met, with music director James Levine conducting the opera about testing the ties of love.

Learn about the life and times of Suggs in funny and moving show

4:46pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE frontman of Madness takes to the stage in a hilarious and moving one-man tour de force.

Award-winning wildlife cameraman to present giant show

4:38pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN award-winning cameraman presents an unforgettable evening of extraordinary animal adventures and unique wildlife film footage.

Children at Vale school have been having the times of their lives

Ludlow Advertiser: Class-Photos. Thames Suite, Howbery Park, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxon. Cropthorne with Charlton C of E First School in their Times of their Lives production.

4:34pm Friday 18th April 2014

CHILDREN at a Vale school have been having the times of their lives in a recent production looking back over the last 150 years.

Police meeting in Malvern next week

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4:33pm Friday 18th April 2014

MEMBERS of Malvern’s policing team will be on hand to meet residents at the library in Como Road from 2pm on Friday, April 25.

Police meeting in Malvern next week

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4:32pm Friday 18th April 2014

MEMBERS of Malvern’s policing team will be on hand to meet residents at the library in Como Road from 2pm on Friday, April 25.

Crash in Ombersley Road puts three in hospital

Ludlow Advertiser: RESPONSE DEBATE: How long should patients in non life-threatening emergencies wait for an ambulance?

4:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

ONE person was trapped after two cars crashed along the Ombersley Road.

Work starts to improve sewerage system for Cutnall Green

4:11pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORK has begun on improving the sewage treatment system for Cutnall Green with more than half a million pounds being invested in the work.

VIP garden gala will help battle cancer and dementia

4:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MEDICAL charity will host a fundraising VIP garden gala evening at the RHS Malvern Spring festival.








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