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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
Redditch Standard
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 ...

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Struggles continue for Alcester bowlers - Redditch Standard

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:57:33 GMT


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Struggles continue for Alcester bowlers
Redditch Standard
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, ...

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Plans for new homes in Alcester and Lower Quinton - Stratford Observer

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:23:32 GMT


Stratford Observer

Plans for new homes in Alcester and Lower Quinton
Stratford Observer
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 ...

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Birthday celebrations for Alcester museum - Redditch Standard

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:04:23 GMT


Redditch Standard

Birthday celebrations for Alcester museum
Redditch Standard
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 ...

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Alcester pair raise thousands of pounds for Parkinson's running in ... - Redditch Standard

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:45:14 GMT


Alcester pair raise thousands of pounds for Parkinson's running in ...
Redditch Standard
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 ...

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Scrum on down for a fine charity occasion at Alcester RFC - Redditch Standard

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:57:33 GMT


Scrum on down for a fine charity occasion at Alcester RFC
Redditch Standard
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 ...

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Mass brawl breaks out in Alcester - Stratford Observer

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:07:14 GMT


Stratford Observer

Mass brawl breaks out in Alcester
Stratford Observer
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 brawlRedditch Standard

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Alcester Reverend gets set to walk 500 miles for charities close to his heart - Redditch Standard

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:37:51 GMT


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Alcester Reverend gets set to walk 500 miles for charities close to his heart
Redditch Standard
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 ...

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Earplugs at the ready as Alcester holds famous Town Crier competition - Redditch Standard

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:36:24 GMT


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Earplugs at the ready as Alcester holds famous Town Crier competition
Redditch Standard
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 ...

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Lorry crash on Alcester roundabout causes traffic chaos - Redditch Standard

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:28:27 GMT


Redditch Standard

Lorry crash on Alcester roundabout causes traffic chaos
Redditch Standard
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 AlcesterRedditch Advertiser

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