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What the politicians say as county council vote looms in Redditch, Alcester and Studley - Redditch Standard
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:42:12 GMT
What the politicians say as county council vote looms in Redditch, Alcester and Studley
THE County Council elections take place on May 4 with key issues at stake over the future direction of both Worcestershire and Warwickshire. In Worcestershire the council has had to make swingeing cuts to services as its central government grant has ...
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:57:33 GMT
Struggles continue for Alcester bowlers
ALCESTER Bowling Club's poor start to the new crown green season continued as action got under way in two more leagues. In Division Two of the Yardley Wood Superleague, the A team suffered an agonisingly narrow defeat when they visited Tanworth B, ...
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:23:32 GMT
Plans for new homes in Alcester and Lower Quinton
Outline planning permission has already been granted to developers Bloor Homes, Gallagher Estates and Pettifer Developments, but they have now revealed they hope to build 190 homes close to Allimore Lane. If given the green light, a number of one to ...
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:04:23 GMT
Birthday celebrations for Alcester museum
THE Roman Museum in Alcester celebrated its first birthday last Thursday (April 13) bringing together both local dignitaries and members of the public to mark the occasion. Representatives of the Warwickshire library service, Alcester town council and ...
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:45:14 GMT
Alcester pair raise thousands of pounds for Parkinson's running in ...
A PAIR of energetic Alcester residents have raised more than £5,000 for Parkinson's UK running the London Marathon at the weekend. Ania Airlie and Phil ...
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:57:33 GMT
Scrum on down for a fine charity occasion at Alcester RFC
ALCESTER RFC are hosting a charity day in aid of Help for Heroes and Guide Dogs for the Blind on Saturday. Gates open at Kings Coughton at noon and teams in action will include an Alcester XV and an Invitational Armed Forces XV. There will be a ...
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:07:14 GMT
Mass brawl breaks out in Alcester
POLICE had to call for backup to help them deal with a mass brawl in Alcester. Up to 20 people were reported to be fighting on Castle Road at around 3.30pm last Tuesday (April 18). Police arrested one woman but more officers were need to detain the ...
Back up needed after police try to arrest woman in Alcester street brawl
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:37:51 GMT
Alcester Reverend gets set to walk 500 miles for charities close to his heart
AN Alcester Reverend is getting set to walk 500 miles along the Camino de Santiago as part of a sabbatical that will also see him raise money for charities close to his heart. Rev Martin Mills, Pastor of Alcester Baptist Church, will be walking 500 ...
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:36:24 GMT
Earplugs at the ready as Alcester holds famous Town Crier competition
PERFECT weather, a good turn out and 13 competitors vying for the top spot made Alcester's famous Town Crier competition a truly wonderful occasion last week. Judged for clarity, diction and volume – with marks lost for straying off the text – this ...
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:28:27 GMT
Lorry crash on Alcester roundabout causes traffic chaos
At around 5.36am today (Thursday, April 20) ambulance services were called to the roundabout on the Birmingham Road involving a car and a lorry. The lorry driver had some minor injuries to his lower back but made his own way to hospital. There were no ...
Lorry driver injured in crash near Alcester