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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ..
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 .
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.
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.
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.
The Second Battalion took up position NE of Braine. Short skirmish with the enemy - 107 prisoners taken.
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.
A range of entertainment including morris dancing will take place at Coughton Court's Cheese and Pickle festival. Photo courtesy of Claire Blackburn.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:44 am
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