Residents refuse to pay fines in protest at parking rules

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A MAN who has received more than 100 parking tickets is refusing to pay them in protest at unfair restrictions he says is penalising him for living in his own home. Azijur Rahman has lived on Mount Pleasant for 25 ... More»

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Boss backs new boy

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Upbeat Dickens will "come back stronger" after loss

REDDITCH middleweight boxer Carl Dickens has vowed to bounce back ...

Teaming up to introduce Spanish system

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Talking football for fine causes

FOOTBALL fans enjoyed an excellent evening’s entertainment in the name ...

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Council defend small rise in tax

LABOUR have hit out at claims they are hurting hard-working families by putting up council tax, saying 8p a week is a ‘small increase’ to balance the budget. Coun Juliet ... More »

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Anger as councillor sends apologies again

A BOROUGH councillor has broken his public promise to start attending meetings again after a four-month absence. UKIP's Paul Swansborough made the vow in the Standard in January after it ... More »

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Whistleblower to scrutinise Trust

AN NHS whistleblower has been brought in to scrutinise the performance of the Trust which runs the county's hospitals. Gary Walker has been asked by Save the Alex campaigners to ... More »

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Health boss rejects campaigners call to intervene

THE HEALTH Secretary has refused to intervene to solve the crisis threatening the future of the Alexandra Hospital’s A&E department. Jeremy Hunt and David Flory, head of the Trust Development ... More »

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Record shop opens on John Bonham's childhood street

A RECORD enthusiast has returned to the street she grew up on to open up a new shop. Ros Sidaway has previously operated Vintage Trax as a pop-up shop in ...More»

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Cutlery creation inspired by condition

HANDCRAFTED cutlery created by an Astwood Bank designer could be used to help people with debilitating conditions. Charlotte Simmons, a former St Augustine's High School student, began developing unexplained pains ...More»

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Brockhill crime spate sees man arrested

A MAN has been arrested after a spate of burglaries and thefts in Brockhill. The incidents occurred on Saturday evening (February 21) and included a number of burglaries from sheds ...More»

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Farewell to Sir William

FRIENDS, family, colleagues and the community gathered this week to say goodbye to Stratford District Council's longest serving member. St Mary and All Saints Church in Haselor was packed for ...More»

Charity shop to close its doors

Holocaust candle to tour borough

‘Points scoring’ prompts walk-out

Improvements will shed light on town

Holly Bush is back in Alcester

Mum would walk a hundred miles

Half-term was woolly good fun

The only way continues to be up

Following the yellow brick road

Millions ploughed into area

Probe is launched into bully claims

Universal credit is rolled out in the town

Police cuts spark fears lives are at risk

Hospital chairman quiet on resignation reasons

Planning rewrite costs thousands

Church installs life-saving equipment

Harvest hopes for community orchard

Highway crash sees cyclist injured

Hospital bullying claims investigated

Date set for return of elite cycling race

Attempted abduction of teen girl

Convicted ‘peeping Tom’ teacher brought profession into disrepute

Stadium trust move branded a ‘con’

George's pride at earning his first payslip

You know that shed I've been working on?

Putting forward £16k for charity

Author pays welcome visit

Works starts on new community hub

Crime victims will get support thanks to £800,000

Star pupils have a stellar time

Cafe bid gets go-ahead

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Chance for Longbridge residents to improve area

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Dame Judi Dench and Sir Patrick Stewart become patrons

DAME Judi Dench and Sir Patrick Stewart have joined fellow ...

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Pershore school system revamp scrapped

A PROPOSED revamp of the school system in Pershore has ...

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