Picture Special: Bromsgrove's best ever Christmas lights turn-out

Latest newsPushing the plunger - Mark Williams helps with the lights switch-on. Pictures by Marcus Mingins 4814004MMR8

HUNDREDS of people descended on Bromsgrove town centre at the weekend for the annual Christmas lights switch-on, with the plunger being pushed by home-grown film and TV star Mark Williams. But it seems the event could have become a victim ... More»

Residents urged to go to Longbridge consultation this evening

Latest newsLocal Elections - click on this election button on the Observer website for all the latest results when they com in on Friday, May 4.

SOUTH-WEST Birmingham residents are being urged to go along to a consultation on the next stages of the Longbridge development. The event will take place at the 1st Floor, Severn House, High Street, Longbridge - opposite Costa coffee - from ... More»

Bromsgrove teacher slams DBS police check system delays

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A BROMSGROVE teacher claims she has lost almost £6,000 because of a backlog in Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, formerly known as CRB checks. Lorraine Cassidy sent off her application in June ready for when the new school year ... More»

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Bromsgrove man gets 22 years for his role in £60m

A MAN from Bromsgrove is among five people sentenced to more than 88 years in prison after a £60million drugs empire built on 'human pain and suffering' was uncovered. The ... More »

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Aston Fields Middle School fire alarm was down to faulty

A SUSPECTED fire at Aston Fields Middle School was down to a faulty alarm. The Standard was contacted by a number of residents through Facebook asking about an incident at ... More »

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Warning to residents as West Midlands Ambulance Service members strike

AMBULANCES could take up to four hours to reach people while staff go on strike today (Monday). Bosses from West Midlands Ambulance Service are warning people to expect long delays ... More »

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Cabinet to look into free evening parking in Bromsgrove

BROMSGROVE’S cabinet will be looking into the possibility of trialing free evening parking in the town after a motion was passed at the full council meeting on Wednesday (November 19). ... More »

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We’ll learn the lessons of Isabella, vow chiefs

A SERIOUS case review has been launched into the death of a 12-week-old baby who was killed at the hands of her father. Worcestershire County Council and other organisations, including ...More»

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Police release CCTV after abuse at Northfield Station

POLICE have released CCTV of a man they want to speak to in connection with an incident in which a ticket sales assistant was verbally abused at Northfield Railway Station. ...More»

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Two men suffer burns after explosion in Northfield

TWO MEN have suffered serious burns after an explosion in Northfield last night (Sunday). The incident happened about 8pm at the address in Aldersmead Road. It is not known how ...More»

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Breaking News:Firefighters battling blaze in derelict Bromsgrove building

FIREFIGHTERS battled a serious blaze which broke out on the ground floor of a derelict building in Recreation Road, opposite the town's Asda, today (Thursday). Four crews - two from ...More»

Lights of Love to be launched in Bromsgrove tomorrow

Looks like a bright idea to keep Bromsgrove children safe

A Sanders Park of Santas forecast for Zumba fund-raiser

Bromsgrove drivers to get free parking on two weekends

Have your say at Bromsgrove Police and Fire surgeries

Bromsgrove man creates video to get help for Our Home

Music-mad youngsters help Kenyan children's home through song

Acomplished musician Alastair Moseley to perform for home-town concert

Barnstorming night of comedy at Bromsgrove's Artrix tomorrow

Bromsgrove groups join forces to gather festive food for the

Worker suffers serious leg injuries after soil slide at Bromsgrove's

Bromsgrove teen handed community order over sex offences

Alvechurch school coach crash driver to face trial

Bromsgrove celebrates Diwali in style

Baby Joy for Bromsgrove's Libby Mae's Little Angels founders

Bromsgrove MP leading campaign to improve nationwide mobile coverage

Mother guilty of allowing baby's death

Rare Story of Bromsgrove history book to go on sale

Get your skates on and head to Webbs

Young and old do their bit for Children In Need

Longbridge's Bournville College facing financial difficulties

Jellybabies enjoy the festival of light in Longbridge

Report finds drugs, violence and overcrowding at HMP Hewell

Lucky escapes as cars crash on the M5 and go

Harry Potter star to switch on Bromsgrove's Christmas lights

Murder mystery night at Bromsgrove's Avoncroft Museum

Bromsgrove teenager needs cash for Nepal mission

Rubery-based bowling club holds competition in memory of Graham

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