Mary’s Myeloma Mission

Worcester News: 3514685304. 27/08/14. Feature on myeloma bone-marrow cancer. Mary Davidson from Bishampton who has the disease and wants to raise awareness of the illness. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9728606)

1:02pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A VALE woman who suffers from a rare form of cancer sufferer has been overwhelmed by the response to her fundraising efforts.

Man taken to hospital after fall from a road maintenance vehicle

12:56pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital with shoulder injuries, after he fell from a road maintenance vehicle.

We want more electric car charging points in Worcestershire, says council

Worcester News: Charging points similar to this one will soon become available.

12:48pm Monday 22nd September 2014

CALLS are being made to get more electric car charging points installed around Worcestershire to help save the planet.

Student homes crackdown in Worcester up and running

Worcester News: Priced out of the housing market

12:07pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A LONG-AWAITED student homes crackdown has finally come into force in Worcester - with the city council's leader saying he's determined to take a "tough line" on it.

Council taken to task for missing in-house recycling targets

Worcester News:

11:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have been accused of "lacking ambition" over recycling targets - with councillors saying Worcestershire should do better.

Malvern businesss give generously to raffle at First World War concert organised by town council

Worcester News:

11:28am Monday 22nd September 2014

MALVERN businesses have responded generously to a call for raffle prizes in support of a fundraising concert being organised by the town council.

Fresh hunt for funds to dual Worcester's A4440 Carrington Bridge

Worcester News: BRIDGE: The A4440 Carrington Bridge in St Peter's, south Worcester.

10:56am Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW investigation has kicked off to see if Worcester's notorious Carrington Bridge can be dualled, it has emerged.

2 Mercian deploy for training to Brecon Beacons

10:50am Monday 22nd September 2014

SOLDIERS from a regiment with strong ties to Worcestershire are training in tactical warfare in the Brecon Beacons.

EE deal saves more than 350 Phones 4u jobs

Worcester News:

10:20am Monday 22nd September 2014

NETWORK operator EE is to buy 58 Phones 4u stores in a deal saving more than 350 jobs at the collapsed mobile phone retailer.

Council backs new youth justice plan

Worcester News: County Hall

10:14am Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW blueprint for tackling youth crime across Worcestershire has been agreed by councillors - after good progress was made in keeping young people out of trouble.

Signal fault causes train delays at Worcester Foregate Street

Worcester News:

8:35am Monday 22nd September 2014

TRAINS in and out of Worcester Foregate Street station have been subject to delays this morning because of signalling problems.

St Richard's Hospice supporters enjoy train journey as part of 30th anniversary celebrations

Worcester News: 3814705206 Paul Jackson 20.09.14 Worcester - St Richard's hospice Northern Belle train 30th anniversary fundraiser.  (10572837)

9:05pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A GROUP of 160 people enjoyed a luxurious rail journey to Bath as part of St Richard's Hospice's 30th anniversary celebrations.

Pictures: Tight squeeze for caravan and cattle truck

Worcester News:

7:19pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A CARAVAN and cattle truck had a tight squeeze on a road in Worcester.

Some Phones 4u stores and staff to be saved in transfer to Dixons Carphone

2:54pm Sunday 21st September 2014

MORE than 800 staff and 140 Phones 4u stores are to be saved after the firm plunged into administration.

City turns out in force to cheer on 10k runners

Worcester News: CAPED CRUSADERS: James Underwood, Callum Davies and Olly Chanot after finishing the 10K race

1:14pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THOUSANDS of spectators turned out to see running heroes from across the country and the world compete in the Worcester City Run.

In pictures: Thousands take part in Worcester 10k

Worcester News: worcester 10km photos

11:29am Sunday 21st September 2014

Worcester 10km taken at Mill street Based on information supplied by Andy MIller.

Worcester 10k: Runners and supporters including Paula Radcliffe gather ahead of start

Worcester News:

8:41am Sunday 21st September 2014

THOUSANDS of people have headed to the city centre today (Sunday, September 21) for the inaugural Worcester City 10k.

Two vehicles involved in crash on Newtown Road, Worcester

Worcester News: Ambulances are having to queue outside at busy times

7:45pm Saturday 20th September 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to a two-vehicle crash on Newtown Road, Worcester this evening (Saturday, September 20).

Petrol station at Tesco, St Peter's open for business

Worcester News:

4:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

MOTORISTS hoping to use the petrol station at the Tesco store in St Peter's today (Saturday, September 20) are able to do so, however some pumps are running low on fuel.

Motorbikes stolen from secure garage in South Littleton

Worcester News: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

3:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014

TWO motorbikes were stolen from a garage in Shine Hill Lane in South Littleton.

Supporters of Worcester care home taking part in sponsored walk

3:10pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SUPPORTERS of a care home in Worcester are taking part in a sponsored walk this afternoon (Saturday, September 20).

Diesel stolen from combine harvester in Bretforton

Worcester News: (9497769)

2:56pm Saturday 20th September 2014

DIESEL has been siphoned from a combine harvester in Bretforton.

Jockey Tony McCoy claims beer can thrown at him at Worcester Racecourse

Worcester News: File photo dated 07/11/2013 of Tony McCoy celebrating his 4000th winner after victory in the Weatherbys Novices´ Hurdle at Towcester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 8, 2013. Tony McCoy accepts retirement from the sad

9:57am Saturday 20th September 2014

TOP jockey Tony McCoy has claimed a beer can was thrown at him at Worcester Racecourse yesterday (Friday, September 19).

Beacon Race attracts runners from far and near

6:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

RUNNERS will be converging on the Malvern Hills on Sunday, October 11, for the Worcestershire Beacon Race, one of the high points in the local athletic calendar.

Teenager assaulted by four men in 'cowardly' Worcester attack

5:53pm Friday 19th September 2014

A TEENAGER was assaulted by four men in a "cowardly and unprovoked attack" in Worcester city centre.

Tesco, St Peter's, petrol station shut after car hits pipework

Worcester News:

2:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CORDON has been put up at a petrol station after a car hit piping.

Let's make Worcester's markets the envy of the region, says council

Worcester News: The Market stalls on Angel Place, Worcester 4613452202 (8435853)

5:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

CALLS are being made for Worcester's market to become the envy of other towns and cities - with council chiefs saying it should become a tourist draw in its own right.

Reaction: Delight in Worcestershire as Scotland says no - now it's time for more English powers

Worcester News: Business leaders do not think Alex Salmond has made a strong business case for Scottish independence.

5:28pm Friday 19th September 2014

JUBILANT community leaders in Worcestershire have hailed Scotland saying 'no' after a day of high drama at the polls kept the UK intact.

M&S set to open second Worcester store as part of £150m shopping complex

Worcester News:

5:08pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SECOND Marks & Spencer store is being lined up for Worcester under plans for a massive £150 million out-of-town shopping park, it emerged today.

Volunteer centre hosts grand dinner to celebrate 25th anniversary

4:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CHARITY dinner at Worcestershire County Cricket Club and a grand draw are among the ways that Worcester

Hunt is on for convicted robber and drug dealer who may be in Worcester

Worcester News: (10562549)

4:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A HUNT has been launched for a convicted robber and drug dealer with connections to Worcester who breached his prison licence.

Coppertops customers - "there MUST be a pub here whatever happens"

Worcester News: John "Bub" Franklin with a petition containing 234 signatures which calls for Coppertops to be listed as community asset (10559918)

4:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

ANGRY customers are in limbo over their pub's future after it was sold, leading to fears it could be demolished for housing.

Firefighters tackle factory blaze

Worcester News:

3:52pm Friday 19th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS fought a blaze in a Worcestershire factory today.

Road and river challenge raise £1,000 for St Richards

Worcester News: Sarah Cuddy, left, and Alexandra Soden with the cheque for St Richards.

2:05pm Friday 19th September 2014

TWO Malvern businesswomen teamed up to raise money for St Richards Hospice with a road and river challenge across south Worcestershire.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash in Worcester

Worcester News:

2:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital this afternoon (Friday, September 19) after a crash in Sunnyside Road, Worcester.

Muslim leader from Worcester calls for release of British hostage and an end to bloodshed

Worcester News:

12:49pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MUSLIM leader from Worcester has condemned the murder of hostages by Islamic State (IS) and called for the immediate release of a British hostage threatened with death by militants.

Angry scenes at County Hall after bid to investigate counsultancy 'shambles' is rejected

Worcester News: County Hall

DRAMATIC attempts to stage an investigation into "shambolic" consultancy spending at Worcestershire County Council has been rejected - sparking angry scenes.

Worcestershire County Council is shortlisted as finalist for prestigious TV award

Worcester News: Jack Madders from Ledbury who joined Navy and first served on HMS Indomitable, new aircraft carrier built at Cammel Laird shipyard in Birkenhead.

12:11pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FILM capturing the testimonies of 11 heroic veterans who fought in World War Two from Worcestershire has been shortlisted for a TV award.

Desperate calls for a re-think over council plan to slash youth funding to nothing

Worcester News: GRAND OPENING: Sebastian Hollingsworth (5) at play following the official opening of the new specialist play facility at the Children's Heart Unit at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital.

11:37am Friday 19th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have come under fire for looking to slash youth funding to nothing by 2016 - with critics saying it will leave thousands of children twiddling their thumbs.

New 'bank' style lending agency backed by Worcestershire County Council

Worcester News: County Hall

11:02am Friday 19th September 2014

PLANS to set up a new 'bank' to help Worcestershire County Council tackle debts and draw down money at better rates have been overwhelmingly backed.

£3.3m pothole cash accepted by Worcestershire County Council

Worcester News:

10:42am Friday 19th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs in Worcestershire have formally accepted a £3.3 million Government boost to repair potholes - after it was found to be the best in the entire country.

Hundreds of motorcyclists to ride through Worcestershire

Worcester News: (10536454)

10:16am Friday 19th September 2014

MOTORCYCLISTS from around the country will gather at Strensham Services to begin the seventh annual Ride to the Wall event.

Council chairman defends rise of food banks in Worcestershire

Worcester News:

10:08am Friday 19th September 2014

THE chairman of Worcestershire County Council has defended the rise of food banks - amid claims she should be 'embarrassed' to open them.

Cash and jewellery stolen from home

Worcester News: (3971142)

8:51am Friday 19th September 2014

CASH and jewellery were stolen from a home in Suffolk Lane, Abberley, near Worcester, sometime between 3pm and 5pm on Wednesday, September 17.

Live report: What Worcestershire says about Scotland saying NO

Worcester News: Campaign material ahead of the Scottish independence referendum. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

9:22pm Thursday 18th September 2014

As the results from the Scottish independence referendum come in we'll be bringing you all the reaction from Worcestershire on this historic vote.

Senior police officer backs national call for more work to tackle alcohol-related crime

Worcester News: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

12:04am Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE in Worcestershire have backed a national call to tackle the problem of drink related crime by taking part in a weekend of action on alcohol.

Power cut hits Worcester tonight

Worcester News:

10:43pm Thursday 18th September 2014

There has been a power cut in Worcester tonight.

Use your local Minor Injury Unit

Worcester News: The accident and emergency department at the Great Western Hospital

6:07pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE with a minor injury are being encouraged to seek treatment at one of the county’s Minor Injury Units instead of going to A&E.

Risk to union leaves city leaders blue

Worcester News:

5:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

D-DAY is here for Scottish independence, with politicians across Worcester making heartfelt pleas for the “No” campaign to win.

Former X Factor star performs on the streets of Worcester

Worcester News: Giles Potter (left) with fellow Exposure members Jamie Hutcheson and Ryan Lawrie.

5:24pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SHOPPERS in Worcester were treated to a performance by former X Factor contestant Giles Potter today (Thursday, Sept 18).

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