• Residents urged to get Recycling Ready
    Published: 22/12/2016
    Residents urged to get Recycling Ready
    Bromsgrove residents are being urged to make sure their Christmas Trees are not the only flash of green in their homes this year as a second tranche of videos are launched.
  • Tackling Rough Sleeping with Streetlink
    Published: 06/12/2016
    Tackling Rough Sleeping with Streetlink
    Bromsgrove District Council is using technology to help them provide support to even more people who find themselves homeless.
  • Hi-Tech Has Been Put In Cabs
    Published: 30/11/2016
    Hi-Tech Has Been Put In Cabs
    An electronic reporting system which will keep waste and recycling collection operatives in touch with their Bromsgrove headquarters has been installed.
  • Overhaul of tax and benefit services to begin
    Published: 17/11/2016
    Overhaul of tax and benefit services to begin
    Bromsgrove District Council is putting extra support in place as it prepares to carry out major improvements to its Council Tax and benefits services.
  •  Free Xmas Parking
    Published: 11/11/2016
    Free Xmas Parking
    Christmas has come early for shoppers who can enjoy free parking and support the District’s independent traders.
  •  Sanders Park Island to get a trim new look
    Published: 11/11/2016
    Sanders Park Island to get a trim new look
    During November, the island in Sanders Park will be undergoing some essential maintenance work to get it back to looking its best.
  • Better Bromsgrove Together Hits The Streets
    Published: 08/11/2016
    Better Bromsgrove Together Hits The Streets
    A brochure, which lets residents know what’s on in Bromsgrove this Christmas, is set to land on doormats this week.
  • Festive spectacular set to sweep the district
    Published: 08/11/2016
    Festive spectacular set to sweep the district
    Christmas promises to be Better than ever in Bromsgrove as partners have come together to put on a Festive spectacular across the District.
  • No Grave Moves For Badgers
    Published: 08/11/2016
    No Grave Moves For Badgers
    Works to stop badgers damaging land near graves in Bromsgrove New Cemetery are set to start next week.
  • Have a warmer winter in Rubery
    Published: 01/11/2016
    Have a warmer winter in Rubery
    Residents from across the district can get help and advice about vital services available to them at an event next week.
  • Roll Up Roll Up For Bonfire Tickets
    Published: 31/10/2016
    Roll Up Roll Up For Bonfire Tickets
    There’s still chance to buy your tickets for this year’s Bonfire, Fireworks and Music spectacular at Bromsgrove’s Sanders Park.
  • Healthier choices bearing fruit across county
    Published: 28/10/2016
    Healthier choices bearing fruit across county
    An event celebrating Worcestershire’s first crop of award-winning healthier and locally-sourced food businesses has sought to inspire even more culinary excellence.
  • Line up announced for Bromsgrove bonfire, fireworks & music spectacular
    Published: 19/10/2016
    Line up announced for Bromsgrove bonfire, fireworks & music spectacular
    A charity fire walk, food and a fun fair will join live music at this year’s best-ever family friendly bonfire, music and fireworks spectacular at Sanders Park.
  • Storytelling dementia project to take residents back in time
    Published: 19/10/2016
    Storytelling dementia project to take residents back in time
    Bromsgrove District Council will be supporting countywide project, Suitcase Stories, starting next week with help from Avoncroft Museum.
  • Internet champion at library all week
    Published: 17/10/2016
    Internet champion at library all week
    Residents that want a little help to get online can talk to a special advisor in Bromsgrove Library this week for national Get Online Week.
  • Friday’s Direct Debit Council Tax payments to be taken five days early
    Published: 14/10/2016
    Friday’s Direct Debit Council Tax payments to be taken five days early
    Bromsgrove District residents who pay their Council Tax by Direct Debit are being advised that their Friday 21st October payments will come out of their banks on Monday, five days earlier than expected.
  • Crafting A Cracking Christmas
    Published: 13/10/2016
    Crafting A Cracking Christmas
    Christmas crafters are being urged to put their names down for a stall to display their wares at Bromsgrove’s festive market
  • Pop Down To A Pop-Up Shop To Help Stop Hate Crime
    Published: 04/10/2016
    Pop Down To A Pop-Up Shop To Help Stop Hate Crime
    Bromsgrove residents can help crack down on hate crime next week as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
  • £100,000 scheme to help Bromsgrove keep warm and save money
    Published: 28/09/2016
    £100,000 scheme to help Bromsgrove keep warm and save money
    A new fund to help Bromsgrove residents on fixed or lower incomes get better, cheaper heating in their homes is available now.
  • New Homes Bonus scheme opens again for more community grants
    Published: 26/09/2016
    New Homes Bonus scheme opens again for more community grants
    Communities in Bromsgrove District that have benefited from new housing schemes have another chance to bid for New Homes Bonus grants from Bromsgrove District Council.
  • Remember to return your forms
    Published: 16/09/2016
    Remember to return your forms
    Residents should have received their Household Enquiry Forms over the course of the last month and are being reminded to return them as soon as possible.
  •  Churchfields to get a makeover
    Published: 09/09/2016
    Churchfields to get a makeover
    Works to improve the appearance of Churchfields Multi-Storey Car Park will be continuing this month.
  • End of an era for Bring Banks
    Published: 26/08/2016
    End of an era for Bring Banks
    Throughout the course of September the remaining seven Bring Bank sites in the District will be removed in a bid to reduce fly tipping, littering and other antisocial behaviour as well as saving money.
  • Groups Can Bid For Grants
    Published: 16/08/2016
    Groups Can Bid For Grants
    Voluntary, charitable and community groups in Bromsgrove can bid for up to £500 of grants.
  • Family fun at Sanders Park
    Published: 15/08/2016
    Family fun at Sanders Park
    Bromsgrove Early Help will be hosting a summer fun day at Sanders Park next month for an enjoyable way to finish off the school holidays.
  • Work on new leisure centre starts
    Published: 15/08/2016
    Work on new leisure centre starts
    The latest multimillion pound investment in Bromsgrove has begun.
  •  Look out for important electoral forms
    Published: 11/08/2016
    Look out for important electoral forms
    Residents should look out for important Household Enquiry Forms landing on their doorsteps over the next few weeks.
  • Designs On A New Sign
    Published: 08/08/2016
    Designs On A New Sign
    A designer, who is launching her new collection in Bromsgrove, is the latest business to benefit from a Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI).
  • Iconic Tudor House restored under heritage project
    Published: 04/08/2016
    Iconic Tudor House restored under heritage project
    A major restoration of a 400 year old landmark building is under way in Bromsgrove.
  • Gold food award for family run restaurant
    Published: 01/08/2016
    Gold food award for family run restaurant
    A family run café and restaurant that gets its meat from its own butchers has scooped Worcestershire’s top award for healthier, locally-sourced food.
  • Improvement works continuing at Churchfields
    Published: 22/07/2016
    Improvement works continuing at Churchfields
    Works to improve the security and appearance of Churchfields Multi-Storey Car Park are continuing from Monday.
  • Stay and Play across the district
    Published: 22/07/2016
    Stay and Play across the district
    Young children in Bromsgrove can have fun every week with Early Help’s summer stay and play sessions.
  • New Play Area Opens For Summer Fun
    Published: 21/07/2016
    New Play Area Opens For Summer Fun
    A brand new suite of exciting play equipment for families to enjoy is set to open this weekend at Bromsgrove’s Recreation Ground.
  • Waitrose Works To Start
    Published: 21/07/2016
    Waitrose Works To Start
    Work is set to start to build a Waitrose store at a car park in Bromsgrove.
  • Launching more disability sailing in the district
    Published: 18/07/2016
    Launching more disability sailing in the district
    More people with disabilities can learn to sail after a special adapted boat was launched at a Bromsgrove District sailing and outdoor education centre.
  • August start for new leisure centre
    Published: 15/07/2016
    August start for new leisure centre
    Work in Bromsgrove town centre to build a brand new leisure centre and swimming pools will begin on August 15.
  • Healthier kids meals scoop gold award
    Published: 13/07/2016
    Healthier kids meals scoop gold award
    A supplier of children’s meals to nurseries and primary schools has won Worcestershire’s top food award for healthier, locally-sourced food.
  • Housing Benefit to stop if you’re abroad for more than four weeks
    Published: 13/07/2016
    Housing Benefit to stop if you’re abroad for more than four weeks
    You won’t be able to claim Housing Benefit after you’ve been abroad for four weeks, under new national rules coming in this month.
  • Exciting upgrade for town play area
    Published: 24/06/2016
    Exciting upgrade for town play area
    Families using Bromsgrove’s town centre Recreation Ground are getting a brand new play area.
  • Dolphin Centre Closes For Elections
    Published: 16/06/2016
    Dolphin Centre Closes For Elections
    The Dolphin Centre, in School Drive, will be closed from 8pm on Thursday June 23 as the premises are being used to host the count for the EU Referendum.
  • Calling Bromsgrove Business Leaders
    Published: 14/06/2016
    Calling Bromsgrove Business Leaders
    Bromsgrove business leaders are being urged to join forces to make their voice heard.
  • Green belt building removed after Inspector backs enforcement
    Published: 03/06/2016
    Green belt building removed after Inspector backs enforcement
    An unauthorised building has been removed from the green belt after Bromsgrove District Council enforcement action was upheld by the Planning Inspectorate.
  • Perryfields consultation deadline extended
    Published: 03/06/2016
    Perryfields consultation deadline extended
    The deadline for residents to have their say on a proposed major development in Bromsgrove has been extended.
  • Wythall business in food award first
    Published: 25/05/2016
    Wythall business in food award first
    Worcestershire’s top award for healthier and locally sourced menus has for the first time been won by a company restaurant.
  • Gold food award for Clent restaurant
    Published: 23/05/2016
    Gold food award for Clent restaurant
    A Clent restaurant has scooped Worcestershire’s top food award for its flexible, healthier menu that uses local produce and includes comprehensive allergen information.
  • Council to consider combined authority
    Published: 20/05/2016
    Council to consider combined authority
    Bromsgrove District Council will consider whether to join the West Midlands Combined Authority.
  • Further Investment in Leisure Centre
    Published: 20/05/2016
    Further Investment in Leisure Centre
    News Homepage 2016, Future Investment in Leisure Centre
  • Specialist Italian food market this weekend
    Published: 16/05/2016
    Specialist Italian food market this weekend
    Fresh Italian produce will be on offer this weekend at the latest specialist market in Bromsgrove’s recently-refurbished marketplace.
  • Helpful sessions for expectant parents
    Published: 12/05/2016
    Helpful sessions for expectant parents
    New sessions for expectant parents will be starting in Bromsgrove from next week.
  • Rubery’s rubbish bins replaced
    Published: 12/05/2016
    Rubery’s rubbish bins replaced
    Rubery residents and businesses have seen all their High Street bins replaced with new ones, as part of work by Bromsgrove District Council to maintain and improve the appearance of the district.
  • Warning over crucial consumer rights
    Published: 10/05/2016
    Warning over crucial consumer rights
    Many Worcestershire businesses do not know that failing to provide certain information to customers may be a criminal offence, a consumer rights campaign has revealed.
  • Community Grants Up For Grabs
    Published: 09/05/2016
    Community Grants Up For Grabs
    Voluntary, charitable and community groups in Bromsgrove can bid for up to £500 as a grants scheme is launched.
  • Clubs to benefit from Sports Forum
    Published: 29/04/2016
    Clubs to benefit from Sports Forum
    Sports clubs in Bromsgrove are being invited to the next Bromsgrove and Redditch Sports Club Forum to get free professional support and advice.
  • Hanover Street car park works
    Published: 29/04/2016
    Hanover Street car park works
    Residents may see some disruption over the coming weeks as works start on a prominent town car park.
  • Patching up potholes around the park
    Published: 21/04/2016
    Patching up potholes around the park
    Sanders Park will be getting a makeover next week as works to fill in potholes around the park is completed.
  • Sanders Park family fun open day
    Published: 19/04/2016
    Sanders Park family fun open day
    Families from across the district can enjoy free activities at Sanders Park this month at a special open day.
  • Free Landlords' Event
    Published: 18/04/2016
    Free Landlords' Event
    Landlords in Bromsgrove are being offered an opportunity to be brought up to speed on recent changes in taxation, legislation and property standards at a free open event.
  • Have your say on proposed Council Tax support changes
    Published: 18/04/2016
    Have your say on proposed Council Tax support changes
    Bromsgrove District Council is consulting on proposed changes to the way it helps people on low income to pay their Council Tax.
  • Fly tip costs local man £300
    Published: 15/04/2016
    Fly tip costs local man £300
    A Bromsgrove man has paid £300 after admitting responsibility for a fly tip that was investigated by Bromsgrove District Council.
  • Next Marlbrook Tip Working Party meeting
    Published: 15/04/2016
    Next Marlbrook Tip Working Party meeting
    Marlbrook residents can get the latest information on a former landfill site in their area at another meeting this month.
  • Celebrate St George
    Published: 14/04/2016
    Celebrate St George
    A the end of April, Bromsgrove’s annual St George’s Day celebration is returning to the High Street
  • HM Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Beacon
    Published: 14/04/2016
    HM Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Beacon
    Bromsgrove residents can show their patriotism and enjoy an evening of entertainment at the end of April in honour of the Queen’s 90th Birthday.
  • Planners Set the Record Straight
    Published: 14/04/2016
    Planners Set the Record Straight
    Planning bosses have spoken out to put the record straight after incorrect claims against the Council department by a disgruntled developer.
  • Homelessness services review looks into effects of national changes
    Published: 17/03/2016
    Homelessness services review looks into effects of national changes
    A review of how changes in national legislation could affect Bromsgrove District Council’s homelessness prevention services is underway.
  • Council Showcases Apprentices
    Published: 14/03/2016
    Council Showcases Apprentices
    Bromsgrove District Council is showcasing its budding young talent as part of national Apprenticeship Week
  • National award for innovative work with county curry houses
    Published: 14/03/2016
    National award for innovative work with county curry houses
    Pioneering work to boost Worcestershire’s economy by supporting an entire sector of food businesses to improve their practices and regulatory compliance has won a national award.
  • Easter gymnastics fun
    Published: 09/03/2016
    Easter gymnastics fun
    Children from across the district have the opportunity to take part in fun gymnastics sessions at a 3 day camp over Easter.
  • Getting crafty for St George’s Day
    Published: 04/03/2016
    Getting crafty for St George’s Day
    Young people from across the district can come together to help create something special for this year’s St George’s Day celebrations.
  • Market Operators Rolled Up To Meet Traders
    Published: 04/03/2016
    Market Operators Rolled Up To Meet Traders
    The new operators of Bromsgrove market paid a visit to the town to meet traders and discuss plans for the future.
  • Check your garden waste bin collection timetable
    Published: 26/02/2016
    Check your garden waste bin collection timetable
    Residents who take advantage of the council’s garden waste collection services are being reminded to check when their bin should go out.
  • Scam car sales warning issued
    Published: 16/02/2016
    Scam car sales warning issued
    A consumer warning has been issued in Worcestershire after a resident lost nearly £7,200 after being duped by a scam internet car seller.
  • Bus stop removed and replaced
    Published: 09/02/2016
    Bus stop removed and replaced
    A bus stop in Lickey End will be removed next week to make way for a new shelter.
  • Communities can get help to ‘Clean for the Queen’
    Published: 08/02/2016
    Communities can get help to ‘Clean for the Queen’
    Bromsgrove District residents that want to join clean-ups of their local area for the Queen’s 90th birthday can get support from their district council.
  • LGBT History
    Published: 04/02/2016
    LGBT History
    For the fifth year running Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils are working in partnership with Artrix and the libraries in Bromsgrove and Redditch to offer a month’s programme of events, exhibitions and information displays in recognition of LGBT History Month.
  • Businesses called on to sponsor awards
    Published: 27/01/2016
    Businesses called on to sponsor awards
    Businesses keen to give something back to the local community are being called on to sponsor awards in the latest Spirit of Bromsgrove Awards.
  • Car park closure for essential maintenance
    Published: 27/01/2016
    Car park closure for essential maintenance
    A car park in Catshill will be closed for a morning in March for essential maintenance.
  • Outdoor classes at Sanders Park
    Published: 27/01/2016
    Outdoor classes at Sanders Park
    Mums, bumps, babies and juniors can all get fit with two brand new outdoor courses starting at Sanders Park.
  • ‘Passionate’ Company To Run Market
    Published: 27/01/2016
    ‘Passionate’ Company To Run Market
    Bromsgrove market is set to be bigger and better than ever as a ‘passionate’ new company, which has been selected to manage the operations, reveals plans for the future.
  • Half term gymnastics fun
    Published: 20/01/2016
    Half term gymnastics fun
    Children from across the district have the opportunity to take part in fun gymnastics sessions at a 3 day camp this half term.
  • Holocaust service to remember lessons of past
    Published: 19/01/2016
    Holocaust service to remember lessons of past
    Residents are being invited to mark Holocaust Memorial Day at a special service in Bromsgrove next week.
  • Chairman invites all to Burns Supper
    Published: 12/01/2016
    Chairman invites all to Burns Supper
    Come and celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns at a special Burns Night Supper in Bromsgrove - complete with piper and haggis, neeps and tatties.
  • Proposed Cuts a Financial Blow
    Published: 11/01/2016
    Proposed Cuts a Financial Blow
    Bromsgrove District Council will have to find more than £3m following news that central government funding could be axed.
  • £1.5m lottery grant offer for Bromsgrove leisure centre
    Published: 07/01/2016
    £1.5m lottery grant offer for Bromsgrove leisure centre
    Thousands of people across Bromsgrove District could have an even better new leisure centre and swimming pools after a £1.5 million lottery grant was offered to Bromsgrove District Council.
  • Watch out for signs of illegal puppy sales
    Published: 04/01/2016
    Watch out for signs of illegal puppy sales
    People buying puppies are being warned to be vigilant for signs of illegal sales, after a number of complaints about puppies bought online were made to Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS).

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