Avoncroft Museum, Bromsgrove: Sat 18th & Sun 19th March
Have you ever wondered how you would manage without the internet or your other home comforts? if so spare a thought for your Medieval ancestors, for who everyday life was a real world away from how we now know it.
This weekend the Avoncroft Museum in Bromsgrove is set to host its very own Medieval weekend, with the help of local students from King Edward's School Living History Group.
And, if a life of hard labour isn't quite your thing, theres plenty more to do as the museum chronicles 700 years of life in the West Midlands, with much of it open-air.
More than 4,000 urgent operations were cancelled in 2016 due to 'under-funding and overstretching'.Read the full story ›
One lane is closed due to a broken down vehicle on the M5 Southbound this morning.
The closure is between J3 A456 (Halesowen / Birmingham) and J4 A38 (Bromsgrove / Stourbridge).
There is slow moving traffic on the M42 in Worcestershire after a police incident closed the southbound carriageway near Bromsgrove for nearly an hour on New Year's Eve.
A serious police incident happened between Junction 1 for Bromsgrove and the M5 this afternoon.
Drivers had been advised to follow diversions.
The former track cyclist from Bromsgrove accused British Cycling's Technical Director of telling her to "Get on with having a baby."Read the full story ›
A family from Bromsgrove will celebrate their first Christmas with their miracle twins who had an operation while they were in the womb.Read the full story ›
A hard shoulder and one lane are closed due to a vehicle fire on M5 Northbound between J4 A38 (Bromsgrove / Stourbridge) and J3 A456 (Halesowen / Birmingham).
Lane one (of three) closed.
The Bromsgrove cyclist claimed the former technical director told her to "go have a baby" after her contract was not renewed.Read the full story ›
There will be a twelve day closure at Bromsgrove station as part of a £100m railway upgrade to the line.Read the full story ›
Worcester Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire at a wax recycling plant on the Saxon Industrial Estate in Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove late last night. A total of 15 fire engines with 65 firefighters attended the scene and fire crews remain on site this morning, working with colleagues from the Police, Ambulance, Environment agency and Public Health England, to resolve the incident. Area Commander Keith Chance said:
“Due to the swift and professional actions of fire crews, working in a very hazardous environment, we have been able to prevent the fire from destroying surrounding businesses and ensure nobody was hurt.”
The cause of the fire is as yet unknown and an investigation is on-going.