• Open auditions for a magical adventure
    Published: 01/12/2015
    Open auditions for a magical adventure
    Budding young actors have the opportunity go on a magical adventure by auditioning for the Palace Youth Theatre’s (PYT) latest show.
  • Redditch flies Tricolour
    Published: 16/11/2015
    Redditch flies Tricolour
    News Homepage, 2015, Redditch flies Tricolour
  • Landlords invited to learn critical legislation
    Published: 06/11/2015
    Landlords invited to learn critical legislation
    Landlords could struggle to end tenancies if they fail to heed new legislation, housing experts will warn at a free open event for local landlords.
  • Councillors join forces against temporary obstetrics and neo natal closure
    Published: 05/11/2015
    Councillors join forces against temporary obstetrics and neo natal closure
    The leader of Redditch Borough Council has joined forces with Bromsgrove and Stratford on Avon council leaders.
  • Business Crime Strategy Launched
    Published: 03/11/2015
    Business Crime Strategy Launched
    A strategy has been launched which offers reassurance to Redditch businesses who have been victims of crime or who feel vulnerable.
  • Storm threat to power supply to be removed
    Published: 08/10/2015
    Storm threat to power supply to be removed
    Works to keep Redditch’s power on in storms and high winds are to begin this month (October).
  • New Height Barrier for Astwood Bank Car Park
    Published: 30/09/2015
    New Height Barrier for Astwood Bank Car Park
    An Astwood Bank car park will be closed for several hours next week so that a new height barrier can be installed.
  • Back To Work Support Sessions
    Published: 14/09/2015
    Back To Work Support Sessions
    Redditch residents, who are heading back to the workplace, can pick up top tips, help and advice at a special session being held in the Borough.
  • Have your say on 'combined authority'
    Published: 14/09/2015
    Have your say on 'combined authority'
    Residents are being asked for their views as Redditch Borough Council is set to consider its position on joining a ‘combined authority’.
  • Residents Supported To Stub It Out
    Published: 14/09/2015
    Residents Supported To Stub It Out
    Redditch residents who want to quit can learn more about stubbing out their cigarettes and get all the support they need thanks to a free Borough Council service.
  • ‘Contamination’ targeted in short videos
    Published: 10/09/2015
    ‘Contamination’ targeted in short videos
    A summer series of short videos highlighting a key recycling issue has come to an end.
  • Extra parking to ease matchday congestion
    Published: 04/09/2015
    Extra parking to ease matchday congestion
    Redditch Borough Council has moved to ease weekend parking problems at Arrow Valley Country Park’s busy football pitches.
  • Redditch recognises ‘vital’ Merchant Navy
    Published: 03/09/2015
    Redditch recognises ‘vital’ Merchant Navy
    The Mayor of Redditch Cllr Pattie Hill has hoisted the Red Ensign flag at Redditch Town Hall in recognition of the Merchant Navy’s contribution to the town.
  • A chance to let them get messy
    Published: 28/08/2015
    A chance to let them get messy
    A new sensory play group for parents and children will be starting again every Friday from September.
  • Apply now for Sportivate Funding
    Published: 27/08/2015
    Apply now for Sportivate Funding
    Young people across the borough could get more opportunities to get involved in sport and active living thanks to the next round of Sportivate funding.
  • Tenants’ Safety Put First As Council Takes Action
    Published: 25/08/2015
    Tenants’ Safety Put First As Council Takes Action
    The safety of Redditch residents is put first as the Council takes action after confirming gas safety inspections were overdue at some of its properties.
  • Businesses to benefit from electric vehicle charging points
    Published: 11/08/2015
    Businesses to benefit from electric vehicle charging points
    Environmentally friendly businesses and residents can now benefit from a new electric vehicle charging point at Greenland’s Business Centre.
  • Serving up unlimited tennis this August
    Published: 03/08/2015
    Serving up unlimited tennis this August
    Budding aces in Redditch can play unlimited tennis all August for just £10, as the borough council marks the end of the ‘Great British Tennis Weekend’.
  • Competition winner gets some GRIT
    Published: 31/07/2015
    Competition winner gets some GRIT
    The winner of a free six week course at the Abbey Stadium has completed his challenge and is now fitter, stronger and healthier.
  • Day of the Daleks is dawning
    Published: 31/07/2015
    Day of the Daleks is dawning
    Forge Mill Museum is preparing itself for another Dalek invasion on 9 August following the success of last year’s event.
  • Morton Stanley Streetfoodfest
    Published: 31/07/2015
    Morton Stanley Streetfoodfest
    Visitors to this year’s Morton Stanley Festival can tingle their taste buds with an array of culinary delights as well as great music.
  • New advice and signposting service comes to town
    Published: 31/07/2015
    New advice and signposting service comes to town
    Redditch residents can now get more help and support when it comes to their mental wellbeing thanks to a new signposting service.
  • Summer fun at workshops
    Published: 31/07/2015
    Summer fun at workshops
    Young people from across the borough can get involved in some exciting drama based activities over the summer holidays.
  • Third round of Community Grants
    Published: 31/07/2015
    Third round of Community Grants
    Voluntary and community groups are being invited to bid for the latest round of grants. Grants of up to £500 from Redditch Borough Council.
  • Getting ready for nursery and school
    Published: 24/07/2015
    Getting ready for nursery and school
    Parents can give their children some early help in preparation for nursery or school with new transition sessions.
  • Keep an eye open for important electoral forms.
    Published: 24/07/2015
    Keep an eye open for important electoral forms.
    Redditch residents should look out for important Household Enquiry Forms landing on their doorsteps over the next few weeks.
  • Walk on the wild side with PYT
    Published: 09/07/2015
    Walk on the wild side with PYT
    Theatre goers can get lost in the jungle on a magical adventure next week as the Palace Youth Theatre present The Jungle Book.
  • Hidden Histories Revealed
    Published: 08/07/2015
    Hidden Histories Revealed
    A mural depicting some of Redditch’s hidden history is set to brighten up an underpass in the town.
  • Wellington Street Car Park improvement works
    Published: 07/07/2015
    Wellington Street Car Park improvement works
    A Town Centre Car Park will be closed for ten days next week for essential maintenance and improvement works.
  • Residents rock and roll at summer party
    Published: 26/06/2015
    Residents rock and roll at summer party
    Party goers rocked, rolled and had a great time at an annual summer party.
  • Headline acts confirmed for Morton Stanley
    Published: 23/06/2015
    Headline acts confirmed for Morton Stanley
    Visitors can get some drum and bass with a bit of brass thrown into the mix as headline acts are confirmed for the annual Morton Stanley Festival.
  • Council flies a flag for armed forces
    Published: 22/06/2015
    Council flies a flag for armed forces
    Redditch Mayor Cllr Pattie Hill helped to fly a flag at Redditch Town Hall on Monday (June 22) ahead of Armed Forces Day.
  • Catching up with the cutting
    Published: 19/06/2015
    Catching up with the cutting
    Redditch will be looking trim and proper again in the next few weeks after moves to improve the grass cutting service are finalised.
  • Officer to tackle Crime in North Worcestershire
    Published: 19/06/2015
    Officer to tackle Crime in North Worcestershire
    A new Officer has joined North Worcestershire Community Safety Partnership to help reduce business and rural crime across the areas of Bromsgrove, Redditch and Wyre Forest.
  • Teddy Bears’ Picnic at the Museum
    Published: 19/06/2015
    Teddy Bears’ Picnic at the Museum
    If you go down to Forge Mill very soon you’re sure of a big surprise!
  • Artwork to act as a reminder
    Published: 11/06/2015
    Artwork to act as a reminder
    Residents are to be reminded of the dangers of open water swimming this month as new artwork is unveiled at a poignant site in the town.
  • The grass is greener at the Green Fair
    Published: 11/06/2015
    The grass is greener at the Green Fair
    An ever-popular event and fun, family day out will be returning to Arrow Valley Countryside Park in June.
  • All Chain-ge at Redditch Council
    Published: 22/05/2015
    All Chain-ge at Redditch Council
    It was all change last night at Redditch Borough Council’s Annual General Meeting where a new Mayor was appointed and portfolio holders chosen.
  • Fishy scam could leave you reeling
    Published: 22/05/2015
    Fishy scam could leave you reeling
    Worcestershire residents are being warned to avoid cold-calling door-to-door sellers of unlabelled fish of unknown quality.
  • Help Us Send Rats Packing
    Published: 22/05/2015
    Help Us Send Rats Packing
    Redditch Borough Council is launching a campaign in a bid to send an influx of rats, packing.
  • Scam ‘slimming pills’ damaging wallets as well as health
    Published: 18/05/2015
    Scam ‘slimming pills’ damaging wallets as well as health
    Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS) has issued a warning to residents after a surge in local people falling victim to online slimming pill scams.
  • Landscaping Stops For Essential Works
    Published: 13/05/2015
    Landscaping Stops For Essential Works
    Landscaping on Redditch’s Highways has come to a stop while Worcestershire County Council carries out essential repairs.
  • Love Your Market
    Published: 12/05/2015
    Love Your Market
    Redditch residents and traders will love their market more than ever as it takes part in a national campaign.
  • Safe Place Scheme in Redditch
    Published: 12/05/2015
    Safe Place Scheme in Redditch
    A new scheme to help people who feel vulnerable or unsafe when out and about is being launched in Redditch.
  • Elections information
    Published: 08/05/2015
    Elections information
    Karen Lumley has been elected as Member of Parliament for Redditch. Look out for Redditch Borough Council election results later today.
  • Grant Awarded for Financial Independence
    Published: 04/05/2015
    Grant Awarded for Financial Independence
    Redditch residents will once again have access to independent financial advice after a £75,000 grant was awarded to an organisation.
  • Calling all community groups
    Published: 24/04/2015
    Calling all community groups
    Redditch Borough Council are calling all community groups from across the borough to take up stalls at two of their biggest annual events.
  • Going green and lighting up Batchley
    Published: 10/03/2015
    Going green and lighting up Batchley
    Batchley residents will soon be seeing more clearly in the dark thanks to street light improvements taking place in March.
  • Leaders unite to save the Alex
    Published: 03/03/2015
    Leaders unite to save the Alex
    Local MPs and council leaders have announced that they will meet with the Secretary of State to discuss the future provision of services at The Alexandra Hospital.
  • Roll out of Universal Credit begins
    Published: 03/03/2015
    Roll out of Universal Credit begins
    Anyone making new claims for benefits is being urged to get ready for changes to the way payments will be made.

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