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19 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

Chance to give blood at donor session in Bromsgrove

NHS Blood and Transplant is appealing for volunteers to attend the blood donor session being held at the Spadesbourne Suite, in Burcot Lane, on Friday, September 26. There are two opportunities to give blood on the day.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Droitwich Advertiser

Bromsgrove-based heathcare products supplier publishes new charity book

Kimal aims to use its 50th anniversary to raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation UK, a charity that grants wishes to children and young people aged three to 17 fighting life-threatening conditions. One of the events is the publication of a book entitled 12: What would you say to a 12 year old you? The book features the firm's employees' letters to themselves as a 12-year-old offering words and advice for the coming years.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Enjoy a cuppa at fundraising coffee morning

ENJOY A CUPPA: Sisters Gail Fry and Tracy Falkner have organised a fundraising coffee morning at their Sidemoor shop. SP Bromsgrove residents can enjoy a cuppa at the event being held at the Focal Image shop, in Broad Street, on Saturday, September 27. The event is part of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning that raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support - the charity helping people living with cancer and their families.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Free Bromsgrove classes to deal with stress are set to be Epic

Epic , the Bromsgrove-based social enterprise set up by local business woman Debbie Roberts, is offering a free ten-week MoodMaster course which will begin on September 23. The classes will take place at the Health Promotion Suite at BHI Parkside, on the Stourbridge Road, and will run between 10am and 11am every week on a Thursday until November 27. The classes have been aimed at people who have trouble sleeping, difficultly concentrating, problems controlling their emotions and those who feel like life has lost its sparkle. MoodMaster is an upbeat approach to physical and emotional well being by offering information about both mental and physical health.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Bromsgrove and Northfield MPs criticise plans for pay rise

MEMBERS of Parliament from both sides of the House in Bromsgrove and Northfield have criticised plans for their roles to receive a ten per cent pay rise. Conservative member Sajid Javid and Labour MP Richard Burden have reacted with disgust to the proposals, which would see pay soar from the current rate of A 67,000 to A 74,000 but Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority bosses this week confirmed they were still implementing the plans.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Bishop of Worcester ordains new clergy in Bromsgrove

Barbara Wheatley who serves in the Bowbrook Group of parishes and Gary Crellin who serves Stoke Prior, Wychbold and Upton Warren. s Among them were Gary Crellin who will serve Stoke Prior, Wychbold and Upton Warren as a deacon, Carey Saleh who has become a priest in Bromsgrove and Barbara Wheatley who is based in the Bowbrook group of parishes.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Trainee Bromsgrove firefighter receives prestigious award

On call firefighter William Doolan, from the town's combined police and fire station, received the Silver Axe accolade for becoming 2014's Top Trainee Firefighter. He was presented with the accolade at Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service's Annual Medals and Awards Ceremony at Worcester's Guildhall last Friday ..

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Bromsgrove Standard

Bromsgrove churches open doors

At Christ Church, Catshill, there will be a crafty crafters stall and refreshments held from 10am to 4pm tomorrow and between 11am and 4pm on Sunday . And, at St Godwald's, Finstall Road, there will be fun for all the family from 10am to 4pm tomorrow .

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Bromsgrove Standard

Bromsgrove charity up for prestigious award

Trustee Becky Jones, player Kevin Banner and Libby Mae's mother Charlotte Sharratt get ready for the charity match. Picture by Marcus Mingins 4413017MMR And the charity is holding another fund-raising football match to help the cause reach its target of collecting A 100,000 by the end of the year.

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Redditch Standard

Man airlifted after car hits tree

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the Cloverleaf Junction where the Bromsgrove Highway A448 meets the Alvechurch Highway A441 just after 9.30am today . A man in his 20s suffered a serious back injury as well as cuts on his face and abdominal pain.

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Bromsgrove Standard

School parking issue still not resolved claims Bromsgrove mum

AFTER waiting more than two years for road safety measures to be implemented near a Bromsgrove school, a campaigner said she was bemused this week to find workmen had not put double yellow lines in the area that had been agreed. The Standard reported last year how Amanda Baldwin, the chairman of Sidemoor First School's Parents and Teachers' Association , had been lobbying to get signs to warn drivers they were approaching a school.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Police to clamp down on Bromsgrove boy racers

BROMSGROVE residents have hit out at 'boy racers' who, they claim, are endangering people's safety and making their lives a misery. One woman, who did not want to be named, said young people were meeting up in areas, such as Morrisons car park and Sherwood Road and revving their engines before tearing around the district at breakneck speed.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Worcester News

Daily Diary, September 12, 1914

The Second Battalion took up position NE of Braine. Short skirmish with the enemy - 107 prisoners taken.

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Worcester News

Worcestershire doctors express concerns over hospital revamp plans

DOCTORS in north Worcestershire have expressed concerns about a revamp of hospital services in the county which could see some services moved from Redditch to Worcester. An open letter by the Redditch and Bromsgrove Advisory Forum - a group of 22 GPs in the area - said doctors in the area were seriously concerned the changes which could be introduced as part of the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire project would be neither clinically or financially sustainability.

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Redditch Advertiser

Coughton to host annual festival

A range of entertainment including morris dancing will take place at Coughton Court's Cheese and Pickle festival. Photo courtesy of Claire Blackburn.

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Worcester News

Building work underway at former Worcester art school

The former Worcester College of Technology School of Art and Design in Barbourne Road closed in June, with courses to be moved to the former Russell and Dorrell building in Dolday. Planning permission was granted the same month to revamp the building into 60 apartments for older people and work is now underway at the site.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Barnt Green Scouts take part in some backwoods cooking.

The Beavers, Cubs and Scouts clubs needs more adult volunteers, willing to do the required training and commit to giving their time in return for shaping the future generations through fun and adventure. Roy Clarke, district commissioner for the scouts, said: "I am looking for some local heroes to take on a big challenge as leaders and as group managers.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Bromsgrove loan shark convicted

A BROMSGROVE loan shark has been given a nine-month suspended jail sentence and 200 hours of community service after giving out 500 agreements without a licence. Kevin Donaghey, of Old Birmingham Road, Lickey End, was investigated by the England Illegal Money Lending Team working in partnership with Worcestershire Trading Standards and West Mercia Police.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Doctors express concerns over hospitals revamp plans

THE on-going hospitals revamp may be facing further delays after doctors have said they have fears over patient safety. GPs from the 22 practices across Redditch and Bromsgrove, which form Redditch and Bromsgrove Advisory Forum, have written to their governing body expressing concerns regarding the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire programme.

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

Slideslow residents invited to drop in surgery

Bromsgrove District councillors Caroline Spencer and Rod Laight will be appearing at St Godwald's Church Hall, in Finstall Road, between 10am and noon this Saturday, September 13. Anyone unable to attend the surgery, but who wants to discuss an issue, can call Cllr Spencer on 01527 832414 or email c.spencer@bromsgrove.gov.uk.

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