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Redditch police step up patrols after reports of damage to cars

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter POLICE in Redditch have been carrying out patrols to reassure the public after reports of damage to cars. Redditch cops have stepped up patrols following the reports of vandalism to vehicles in the Lodge Park area and they have urged motorists to make sure they secure their cars and leave nothing on show inside to help avoid become a victim of car crime.

redditchadvertiser.co.uk ,  2 months ago 4
Redditch police step up patrols after reports of damage to cars

Image shows mangled remains of car trapped beneath petrol tanker in Redditch

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter AN image shared with the Advertiser shows the mangled remains of a car that became trapped beneath a petrol tanker in Redditch last weekend. The incident happened at the petrol station at Morrisons, on Warwick Highway, just after 11.20am on Sunday February 20.

redditchadvertiser.co.uk ,  2 months ago 6
Image shows mangled remains of car trapped beneath petrol tanker in Redditch

Police release CCTV image after man assaulted at Redditch station

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter POLICE investigating an assault at Redditch railway station have today (Monday February 21) released a grainy CCTV image of a man they want to trace in connection with the incident. British Transport Police say an altercation broke out after a man mistakenly picked up another train passenger’s bag at around 9.30pm on Friday October 1, 2021, at the railway station.

redditchadvertiser.co.uk ,  3 months ago 10
Police release CCTV image after man assaulted at Redditch station

Dudley bar and restaurant handed a new three-out-of-five food hygiene rating

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter A DUDLEY bar and restaurant has been handed a new three-out-of-five food hygiene rating. The Office Bar and Restaurant, at The Station Hotel in Castle Hill, was given the score after an assessment on January 5, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

dudleynews.co.uk ,  3 months ago 4
Dudley bar and restaurant handed a new three-out-of-five food hygiene rating

Redditch man jailed for three years for supplying class A drugs

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter A 35-YEAR-OLD Redditch man has been jailed for supplying class A drugs. James Allcock, of Lightoak Close, was sentenced to three years in prison at Worcester Crown Court on February 3. Police carried out an investigation into Allcock’s activities after officers disrupted a drug deal near Redditch town centre in March last year.

redditchadvertiser.co.uk ,  3 months ago 1
Redditch man jailed for three years for supplying class A drugs

Two women treated at scene of Hagley road crash

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter Updated TWO women were treated at the scene of a crash in Hagley this morning but luckily no one was seriously hurt. The incident happened just after 10am at the junction of the A456 Kidderminster Road and A491 Stourbridge Road. West Mercia Police took to Twitter to make motorists aware of the incident which left Stourbridge Road partially blocked and traffic moving slowly in the area.

bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk ,  3 months ago 0
Two women treated at scene of Hagley road crash

Man charged in connection with 'courier fraud' offences in North Worcestershire

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in connection with fraud offences in North Worcestershire. Ibrahim Mahmood of High Road, Wembley in London, has been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Worcester Crown Court on Monday February 28.

redditchadvertiser.co.uk ,  3 months ago 11
Man charged in connection with 'courier fraud' offences in North Worcestershire

Motorists urged to take care in foggy conditions

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter WEATHER MOTORISTS are urged to take care in the foggy conditions which are likely to linger until lunchtime on Tuesday. A fog warning has been issued for the West Midlands, with areas of dense and freezing fog set to develop from 7pm tonight (Monday January 17) and persisting overnight until midday on Tuesday January 18.

halesowennews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 0
Motorists urged to take care in foggy conditions

Trial date set for man accused of murdering Halesowen pensioner David Varlow

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter A 44-YEAR-OLD man now faces trial after pleading not guilty to murdering Halesowen pensioner David Varlow. Mr Varlow, aged 78, was found collapsed on the living room floor of his Manor Lane home on November 15, 2021. At Birmingham Crown Court today (Monday January 17), Adris Mohammed, of Icknield Port Road, Birmingham, denied murdering the pensioner and a trial date was set for April 25.

halesowennews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 0
Trial date set for man accused of murdering Halesowen pensioner David Varlow

CCTV images released as police investigate attempted theft in Bromsgrove

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter POLICE investigating a distraction theft in Redditch say a similar attempted theft incident happened in Bromsgrove. Redditch Police have today released CCTV images of a man and woman they want to speak to in connection with the theft of a bank card in Boots in the Kingfisher Centre.

bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk ,  4 months ago 2
CCTV images released as police investigate attempted theft in Bromsgrove

CCTV images released as police investigate theft of bank card in Redditch

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter POLICE have released CCTV images of a man and woman they want to speak to in connection with the theft of a bank card in Redditch. The distraction theft, targetting an elderly man riding a mobility scooter, happened at around midday on Wednesday January 12 in the Kingfisher Centre.

redditchadvertiser.co.uk ,  4 months ago 10
CCTV images released as police investigate theft of bank card in Redditch

Police issue appeal to find missing teenager who may be in Dudley

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter POLICE have issued an appeal to find a missing teenager who may be in the Dudley area. Wolverhampton Police have appealed for help to find 15-year-old Shannon who has not been seen since yesterday morning (Sunday January 16). Officers said they were becoming increasingly concerned for the teenager's welfare.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 8
Police issue appeal to find missing teenager who may be in Dudley

Stourbridge motorist, 60, fined after failing to stop after an accident

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter A 60-YEAR-OLD Stourbridge motorist has been hit with a court bill of £515 after admitting failing to stop after a road accident. Vauxhall Corsa driver Philip Adey, of Stuarts Green, Pedmore, pleaded guilty to failing to stop in Bromwich Lane after an accident on March 31, 2021, which left a person injured.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 3
Stourbridge motorist, 60, fined after failing to stop after an accident

Three-car crash sees four people and a toddler taken to hospital

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter FOUR people and a toddler were taken to Russells Hall Hospital after a three-car crash in Wombourne last night. Police, fire and ambulance crews were alerted to the incident in Bridgnorth Road at around 9.30pm on Saturday January 15. A total of 13 firefighters from Dudley and Brierley Hill worked at the scene, cutting the roof off the third vehicle involved in the collision.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 38
Three-car crash sees four people and a toddler taken to hospital

Masked men seen peering into property in Hagley

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information after three masked men were seen peering into a property in Hagley. The incident happened in Wassell Grove Lane at around 3.20am on Friday January 14. North Worcestershire Police took to Twitter to warn of the incident and said the men "appeared to be looking through the letter box but were scared off by the dogs barking".

bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk ,  4 months ago 0
Masked men seen peering into property in Hagley

Emergency services alerted as car and van crash in Redditch

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter EMERGENCY crews were called out to a two-vehicle crash in Redditch earlier today (Saturday January 15). Firefighters from Redditch, West Mercia Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service were alerted at 12.01pm to the incident, involving a van and a car, at the junction of Holloway Drive/Beoley Road East.

redditchadvertiser.co.uk ,  4 months ago 11
Emergency services alerted as car and van crash in Redditch

Kingswinford restaurant handed new food hygiene rating

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter A KINGSWINFORD restaurant has been handed a new three-out-of-five food hygiene rating. Alexander Greek Restaurant, in High Street, Kingswinford, was given the score after assessment on December 9, the Food Standards Agency's website shows. It means that of Dudley's 357 restaurants, cafes and canteens with ratings, 204 (57 per cent) have ratings of five and just one has a zero rating.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 0
Kingswinford restaurant handed new food hygiene rating

Halesowen police step up patrols in Belle Vale amid reports of anti-social

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter HALESOWEN police have been stepping up patrols in Belle Vale following reports of persistent anti-social behaviour in the area. With the support of a dog handler, Halesowen officers detained a number of men acting suspiciously in Crimmond Rise last night (Friday January 14).

halesowennews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 2
Halesowen police step up patrols in Belle Vale amid reports of anti-social

Dudley police carry out speed checks at borough hotspots

By Bev Holder Chief Reporter DUDLEY Town Police have been carrying out speed checks as well as cracking down on drink drivers. Officers from Dudley Neighbourhood Team and the police dog unit have been conducting a speed watch operation - targetting hotspots in the Dudley area including Hurst Lane, Brierley Hill.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 7
Dudley police carry out speed checks at borough hotspots