• Heavenly Partnership Will Provide More Homes
    Published: 06/12/2018
    Heavenly Partnership Will Provide More Homes
    Redditch Borough Council has struck a heavenly deal which will save time and money for tenants.
  • Residents’ chance to feedback on experience with council
    Published: 06/12/2018
    Residents’ chance to feedback on experience with council
    A customer service survey has been launched which will allow Redditch Borough Council to gather the thoughts and experiences of residents.
  • Community rallies against domestic abuse
    Published: 04/12/2018
    Community rallies against domestic abuse
    North Worcestershire Community Safety Partnership is speaking out against domestic abuse once again, as part of a worldwide campaign.
  • Christmas and New Year bin days
    Published: 03/12/2018
    Christmas and New Year bin days
    Redditch residents who would be due a bin collection on the three Christmas and New Year bank holidays are being advised to put their bins out for some special Saturday collections.
  • Next rounds of parking improvements announced
    Published: 27/11/2018
    Next rounds of parking improvements announced
    The next year of parking improvement schemes in Redditch has been announced at the unveiling of Redditch Borough Council’s latest completed works.
  • New look revealed as transfer date for leisure and cultural services approaches
    Published: 26/11/2018
    New look revealed as transfer date for leisure and cultural services approaches
    Say hello to Rubicon Leisure, Redditch Borough Council’s brand new leisure company!
  • Victorian Christmas arrives in Redditch
    Published: 26/11/2018
    Victorian Christmas arrives in Redditch
    This weekend sees the return of Forge Mill’s annual Christmas event on Sat 1 and Sun 2 December.
  • Tenants enjoy new homes
    Published: 21/11/2018
    Tenants enjoy new homes
    Tenants in Enfield are now enjoying their new homes as the first residents to be placed in brand new properties as part of a programme to increase Council Housing stock.
  • Revved Up About More Talks
    Published: 20/11/2018
    Revved Up About More Talks
    Redditch Borough Council is revved up about striking up a potential partnership with motorbike giants Royal Enfield following initial contact meetings in October.
  • Youngsters chance at finding Neverland
    Published: 16/11/2018
    Youngsters chance at finding Neverland
    Budding young Peters and wannabe Wendys can audition with the Palace Youth Theatre (PYT) this December to portray the infamous characters of the JM Barrie classic Peter Pan.
  • Christmas lights switch on set to be festively good fun
    Published: 15/11/2018
    Christmas lights switch on set to be festively good fun
    Residents and visitors to Redditch Town Centre can enjoy some festive entertainment at this year’s Christmas Lights Switch On.
  • Beware of tree works scams
    Published: 13/11/2018
    Beware of tree works scams
    Redditch Borough Council is reminding residents to be on the lookout for people offering to do works to trees while claiming to be authorised by the council.
  • FAQs About Leisure Answered
    Published: 08/11/2018
    FAQs About Leisure Answered
    Redditch residents can find out more about changes to the Borough Council’s Leisure Services.
  • Search For A Star Baker
    Published: 08/11/2018
    Search For A Star Baker
    Budding star bakers are invited to show off their wares at a charity event organised by the Mayor of Redditch.
  • Council Bonfire Night Sparkled
    Published: 06/11/2018
    Council Bonfire Night Sparkled
    This year’s Bonfire and Fireworks display certainly went with a bang as thousands of people turned up to the Council event.
  • Changes proposed to housing allocation policy
    Published: 26/10/2018
    Changes proposed to housing allocation policy
    A consultation over proposed changes to the way social housing is allocated in Redditch is under way.
  • Mayor Celebrates With Centenarians
    Published: 23/10/2018
    Mayor Celebrates With Centenarians
    Redditch residents who are reaching their centenary landmark birthday will be getting a special tribute from the Mayor.
  • Clifton Close to benefit from improvements scheme
    Published: 17/10/2018
    Clifton Close to benefit from improvements scheme
    More Redditch residents will benefit from improved parking, facilities and layout as the council’s improvements scheme continues in Matchborough.
  • Sparkling Firework Spectacular returns!
    Published: 10/10/2018
    Sparkling Firework Spectacular returns!
    Remember, remember the 1st November…as the council’s annual Firework Spectacular returns for residents to enjoy the whiz, sparkle and pop of another fantastic display.
  • Live Well sessions leave the gym and head for the community
    Published: 08/10/2018
    Live Well sessions leave the gym and head for the community
    Due to popular demand, Redditch Borough Council’s Live Well programme will be leaving its traditional gym based setting for the community as a brand new course begins in Batchley.
  • Supporting World Mental Health Day
    Published: 04/10/2018
    Supporting World Mental Health Day
    As part of World Mental Health Day Redditch Borough Council is highlighting events and projects in a bid to raise awareness of issues surrounding the usually taboo subject.
  • Business support on the menu at workshop
    Published: 28/09/2018
    Business support on the menu at workshop
    Catering managers, supervisors and staff involved in the preparation of food are invited to attend a practical afternoon workshop packed with business advice and top tips.
  • ‘Bright new dawn’ hailed for Redditch’s leisure and cultural attractions
    Published: 27/09/2018
    ‘Bright new dawn’ hailed for Redditch’s leisure and cultural attractions
    A new era for Redditch’s highest profile public leisure and cultural attractions has been hailed as a ‘bright new dawn’ for the town by Redditch Borough Council’s portfolio holder for leisure and tourism.
  • Encouraging Active Families
    Published: 24/09/2018
    Encouraging Active Families
    Redditch families have the opportunity to get active together as a result of a brand new project taking place at venues across the town.
  • Appeal For Footage From Bandstand Finale
    Published: 19/09/2018
    Appeal For Footage From Bandstand Finale
    Appeal For Footage from bandstand finale
  • Enjoy A Cuppa And A Cake For Charity
    Published: 19/09/2018
    Enjoy A Cuppa And A Cake For Charity
    The Mayor of Redditch is inviting residents to join her for a cuppa and a piece of cake while supporting a national cancer charity.
  • Annual Residents Survey now open
    Published: 18/09/2018
    Annual Residents Survey now open
    Annual Residents Survey now open
  • Redditch Gyms Join Forces To Get Residents Fit
    Published: 13/09/2018
    Redditch Gyms Join Forces To Get Residents Fit
    As part of National Fitness Day, selected gyms are opening their doors for free to encourage residents to try out their classes and equipment.
  • Advice on waste collection services
    Published: 04/09/2018
    Advice on waste collection services
    Advice on waste collection services in Redditch issued today (Tuesday 4th September).
  • Winning Scarecrows Revealed
    Published: 04/09/2018
    Winning Scarecrows Revealed
    Meet Queen Froggybeth – the winning scarecrow in our Summer competition at Redditch’s Forge Mill.
  • Time to get stuffing for Scarecrow Day
    Published: 17/08/2018
    Time to get stuffing for Scarecrow Day
    There’s fun for all the family at scarecrow-making sessions at Redditch’s Forge Mill Needle Museum next week, ahead of a bank holiday weekend extravaganza.
  • Line painting in Felton Close
    Published: 14/08/2018
    Line painting in Felton Close
    Parts of Felton Close in Redditch that were recently resurfaced are to be closed on Wednesday (August 22) for parking spaces to be repainted on them.
  • Morton Stanley Festival’s here – and you can give your views
    Published: 14/08/2018
    Morton Stanley Festival’s here – and you can give your views
    Festivalgoers and non-festivalgoers alike are being urged to make sure Redditch Borough Council knows what they think of this weekend’s Morton Stanley Festival.
  • Town procession set to mark end of summer bandstand events
    Published: 14/08/2018
    Town procession set to mark end of summer bandstand events
    The councillor in charge of leisure, cultural services, and tourism has urged people and groups in Redditch to join in at a community festival at the town’s bandstand next month.
  • Act Quickly And Cost Less
    Published: 06/08/2018
    Act Quickly And Cost Less
    Redditch residents are being urged to act on information coming through their letterboxes this week.
  • Set out your stall at popular festival
    Published: 20/07/2018
    Set out your stall at popular festival
    Community and craft stalls are being invited to show off their wares at the town’s most popular event in August.
  • Free Lego fun for families at Big Build event
    Published: 17/07/2018
    Free Lego fun for families at Big Build event
    Families can get creative with Lego as Forge Mill Needle Museum host their first Big Build weekend of the summer.
  • Sailing session a splashy success
    Published: 17/07/2018
    Sailing session a splashy success
    Over 40 people turned out at the weekend to have a go at sailing with Redditch Sailing Club as part of the borough council’s Park Lives project.
  • Fizzy Fundraiser Finds £850
    Published: 13/07/2018
    Fizzy Fundraiser Finds £850
    A Sparkly cream tea has raised a tasty £850 for the Mayor of Redditch’s charities.
  • 80’s pop icon to headline at Morton Stanley Festival
    Published: 12/07/2018
    80’s pop icon to headline at Morton Stanley Festival
    The line-up for this year’s Morton Stanley Festival in Redditch has been announced and headlining this year will be 1980’s icon Hazel O’Connor.
  • Crematorium donation helps bereaved youngsters
    Published: 03/07/2018
    Crematorium donation helps bereaved youngsters
    A charity that provides support to bereaved youngsters in North Worcestershire saw a boost to its coffers, thanks to recycling efforts at Redditch Crematorium.
  • Enjoy a summer of Lego
    Published: 26/06/2018
    Enjoy a summer of Lego
    Visitors to Forge Mill can enjoy a “Summer of Lego” over the next two months with activities and events for all the family.
  • Holiday project gets special visitors
    Published: 26/06/2018
    Holiday project gets special visitors
    During the May half term, the Active Kitchen Project received a special visit from representatives of Sport England and Street Games.
  • Communi-tea Recognises Efforts
    Published: 19/06/2018
    Communi-tea Recognises Efforts
    A host of tea parties to celebrate the hard work of community groups in Redditch are set to be launched by the Mayor.
  • Fast track courses from Learningonline
    Published: 19/06/2018
    Fast track courses from Learningonline
    Fast track courses from Learningonline
  • Great Idea To Get Together
    Published: 06/06/2018
    Great Idea To Get Together
    Residents are invited to a 'Great Get Together' in the park organised by the Mayor of Redditch.
  • Bus Timetable For Digital Success
    Published: 24/05/2018
    Bus Timetable For Digital Success
    Residents can get on board to develop their online skills as the Google Digital Bus pulls into town.
  • Active Kitchen in a bid to bag a share of funding
    Published: 21/05/2018
    Active Kitchen in a bid to bag a share of funding
    The Active Kitchen project is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative with the help of local residents and their blue tokens.
  • Granting Wishes Up To £500
    Published: 21/05/2018
    Granting Wishes Up To £500
    Voluntary and community groups are invited to bid for the latest round of grants of up to £500 from Redditch Borough Council.
  • Council Shares Peer Feedback Report
    Published: 17/05/2018
    Council Shares Peer Feedback Report
    Redditch Borough Council has been recognised for being open to ‘new ideas’ while putting the customer first, according to a report from public sector experts. .
  • Sail into the Forties at Forge Mill this weekend
    Published: 14/05/2018
    Sail into the Forties at Forge Mill this weekend
    The popular Remembering the 40s Day returns to Redditch’s Forge Mill Needle Museum this Sunday (May 20) with a new aquatic attraction at the mill pond.
  • Stay, Play and Share a Story
    Published: 10/05/2018
    Stay, Play and Share a Story
    Bookstart Bear will be the VIP guest at Redditch’s stay and play sessions as part of National Share a Story Month.
  • Achieve Your Dreams With PYT
    Published: 03/05/2018
    Achieve Your Dreams With PYT
    A Palace Youth Theatre member, who has just received an unconditional offer for her chosen university, is encouraging other youngsters across the borough to get involved with the group.
  • Learningonline Student Goes Full Circle
    Published: 03/05/2018
    Learningonline Student Goes Full Circle
    Julie Hope, a former student at Learningonline has gone full circle to become a tutor after gaining qualifications through the programme and is now encouraging others to follow in her footsteps.
  • Redditch joins the best bereavement services nationwide
    Published: 01/05/2018
    Redditch joins the best bereavement services nationwide
    Redditch Borough Council’s Bereavement Services team has received a ‘gold’ industry charter status for the service they provide to the bereaved in their time of loss.
  • Opportunity to get involved in HMD 2019
    Published: 20/04/2018
    Opportunity to get involved in HMD 2019
    Residents and community groups are being given the opportunity to get involved with one of the boroughs most successful and poignant annual events.
  • Park Lives Party in the Park
    Published: 20/04/2018
    Park Lives Party in the Park
    Visitors to Arrow Valley can enjoy a party in the park thanks to Redditch Borough Council and Coca-Cola.
  • Coffee bar honours iconic needle packet heroine
    Published: 10/04/2018
    Coffee bar honours iconic needle packet heroine
    The Coffee bar at Forge Mill Needle museum reopened at Easter with a whole new brand honouring historic figure Flora MacDonald.
  • Tai Chi classes expand to Winyates
    Published: 10/04/2018
    Tai Chi classes expand to Winyates
    After the success of Tai Chi sessions in Oakenshaw, more residents will now get the opportunity to attend a class as new sessions start in Winyates.
  • Free Forum For Private Landlords Returns
    Published: 09/04/2018
    Free Forum For Private Landlords Returns
    New legislation, energy efficiency and homelessness reduction are on the agenda at the next Private Landlords’ Forum.
  • Easter fun at Forge Mill
    Published: 28/03/2018
    Easter fun at Forge Mill
    Families can have some Easter themed fun this weekend at Forge Mill with the return of their annual Easter Egg Hunt.
  • Want to go from the couch to 5k?
    Published: 28/03/2018
    Want to go from the couch to 5k?
    A new Couch to 5k course is starting this April offering running novices the chance to take up the sport.
  • Improved Town Centre Concept To Be Explored
    Published: 20/03/2018
    Improved Town Centre Concept To Be Explored
    News; Homepage; 2018, Improved Town Centre Concept to be Improved
  • New exercise class begins
    Published: 27/02/2018
    New exercise class begins
    A weekly Tai Chi class designed to improve strength and reduce stress is running in Oakenshaw.
  • Send them on a trip to wonderland with PYT
    Published: 27/02/2018
    Send them on a trip to wonderland with PYT
    Redditch’s budding young stars can portray characters from Lewis Carroll’s infamous Alice in Wonderland this summer with the Palace Youth Theatre (PYT).
  • Tenants feeling stronger one month on
    Published: 14/02/2018
    Tenants feeling stronger one month on
    A referral based strength and balance class at a Redditch Extra Care Housing Scheme has proved extremely popular with tenants who are already feeling stronger after just one month.
  • New play area set to go in
    Published: 29/01/2018
    New play area set to go in
    Work to transform a Woodrow play area including brand new equipment is to start.
  •  Event Aims To Smash Mental Health Stigma
    Published: 24/01/2018
    Event Aims To Smash Mental Health Stigma
    A Redditch event which showcases the support which is available for people with mental health issues, and their families, is being opened to the public for the first time in five years.
  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2018
    Published: 24/01/2018
    Holocaust Memorial Day 2018
    Residents and visitors are invited to join youth groups, organisations and readers from all backgrounds to take part in a public Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event in Redditch later this month.
  • You can help at community orchard day
    Published: 22/01/2018
    You can help at community orchard day
    A day of care for a fledgling community fruit orchard is taking place in Redditch this weekend, and everyone is invited to take part.
  • Makeover For Memorial Gardens
    Published: 17/01/2018
    Makeover For Memorial Gardens
    Memorial gardens in Redditch have been given a make-over to commemorate 50 years of the Borough’s 37th Signal Regiment.
  • Dog owners facing vet bills urged to seek help
    Published: 11/01/2018
    Dog owners facing vet bills urged to seek help
    A Worcestershire Dog Warden was left shocked and disgusted after a stray who had gone blind was picked up in the Wyre Forest area.
  • Take time to show your support
    Published: 11/01/2018
    Take time to show your support
    Groups and organisations are invited to exhibit at a mental health myth-busting event in Redditch which is opening its doors to the public for the first time.

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