Man critically injured after car crash with petrol tanker

Worcester News:

9:01am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN was critically injured in a crash between his car and an empty petrol tanker yesterday evening.

Worcester City Council's HQ move to museum site backed

Worcester News:

11:06am Friday 24th October 2014

WORCESTER City Council's big HQ relocation has finally been given the go-ahead - sparking a revamp of the art gallery and museum building.

Fundraisers paddle, plod and pedal their way to £12k donation

Worcester News: DID WELL: In It To Win It

10:54am Friday 24th October 2014

INTREPID teams of fundraisers collected more than £12,000 for St Richard’s Hospice by completing the paddle, plod and pedal challenge.

Surge in foodbank demand 'a disgrace' amid 150% rise

Worcester News: Ed Miliband says government decisions force people to foodbanks

10:39am Friday 24th October 2014

THE use of foodbanks has rocketed by 150 per cent across Worcestershire in just one year - with the number of people receiving help breaking through the 10,000 barrier for the first time.

Fertility treatment blow for women in Worcestershire.

9:44am Friday 24th October 2014

WOMEN in Worcestershire will still not receive the recommended amount of paid for fertility treatment, despite warnings from a national health institute.

Five things you need to know Friday

Worcester News:

8:17am Friday 24th October 2014

1. Top story: Woobar in Worcester city centre re-opens under new management

Upton man labels potholed road a "disgrace"

Worcester News: ANGRY: Jack Payne, 78, is not pleased with the state of his road. Picture by Nick Toogood. 4314736901.

7:17pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN UPTON man has labelled his pothole-plagued road a "disgrace".

The Queen's Royal Hussars granted Freedom of Worcester

Worcester News:

6:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Queen’s Royal Hussars were granted the Freedom of the City of Worcester at a special ceremony yesterday.

Campaign warns residents wasting medicine costs the NHS cash

5:24pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to stop people wasting medicine unnecessarily.

Weird and wonderful questions at Worcester Travelodge revealed

5:15pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE most bizarre questions visitors have asked staff at Worcester's Travelodge hotel have been revealed.

Zombies set to storm the streets of Worcester this Sunday

Worcester News: Zombies will take to the streets of Worcester this Sunday.

4:58pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE will be more than just the usual Sunday shoppers roaming Worcester city centre this weekend.

Woobar in Worcester city centre reopens under new management

Worcester News: 4314737501 Paul Jackson 23.10.14 Worcester - Matt Harris is the new manager at the reopened Woobar. (11870005)

4:14pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BOOZER in Worcester has reopened, but new management have admitted they must turn its reputation around to thrive.

Desperate plight of Worcestershire's heritage: new at risk register published

Worcester News:

3:24pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE desperate plight of decaying historic buildings in Worcestershire has been laid bare in a heritage at risk register.

Get lucky and rehome a black cat

2:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE animal charity is hoping it will get lucky on National Black Cat Day and rehome some rescue cats.

Car engine fire in Malvern

Worcester News: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

2:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAR engine caught fire in Roman Way, Malvern, yesterday (October 23).

Sweet natured Oscar needs a new home with an active family

Worcester News: (6998200)

1:31pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

OSCAR is a sweet natured Springer Spaniel cross in the care of PUPS (Protection for Unwanted Puppies).

Work starts on historic water bottling site in Colwall

Worcester News: 23.10.2014. Turf cutting at Blue Cedar Homes new site Lime Tree Gardens in Colwall L-R Nick Cooper, Blue Cedar Homes, John Goodwin, Estate Agent & Anthony Johnson, Leader of Herefordshire Council. (11856377)

1:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BUILDING work has now started on the site of the former Malvern water bottling plant in Colwall.

Charlstons in Worcester closes its doors

Worcester News:

1:17pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WORCESTER bar and restaurant has closed its doors suddenly after almost two decades of business in the city.

Two cars crash on A449 near Ledbury

Worcester News: Emergency services attended a crash in Horderley yesterday.

12:48pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TWO cars crashed on the A449 near Ledbury this morning but no-one was injured.

Malvern police officer's tax disc idea is a national hit

11:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE lifesaving tax disc idea thought up by a Malvern policeman has triggered a wave of interest across the country.

Get a close look at archaeological finds uncovered in Worcestershire

9:55am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PEOPLE can get a closer look at archaeological finds uncovered in Worcestershire at an event in the city next month.

"Do you want to save a life?": find out how at St John's Community Centre

Worcester News: 2014599801. 16/05/14. Left to right - Graham Houghton from Neighbourhood Watch and inventor Rob Simpson with the Chain Reaction DNA Advanced Intruder Deterrent system that sprays a fine unique coded ultra-violet mist onto anyone trying to force their way

9:39am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FIRST aid training is taking place at St John's Community Centre in Swanpool Walk, St John's, Worcester tomorrow (Friday) between 10am and 1pm.

Prime Minister praises Worcester's falling youth unemployment rates - and says he wants it to drop further

Worcester News: Conservative Party leader David Cameron gives a speech on social justice, in south London. (11130763)

8:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DAVID Cameron has praised Worcester's falling youth unemployment rates - and says he will help "in every way" to bring it down further.

Five things you need to know Thursday

Worcester News:

8:08am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Five things you need to know Thursday

Fury after some of the worst traffic chaos in years hits Worcester

Worcester News:

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FURIOUS drivers have lamented "shocking" traffic problems which hit Worcester yesterday - after a council survey caused hideous tailbacks.

Kempsey Record Producer Remembers Alvin Stardust.

Worcester News: 49214301

12:55pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WITH the death today (October 23) of the leather-clad rocker, Alvin Stardust, the Kempsey record producer Muff Murfin hasn't just lost a client from the old days, he has lost a friend.

Overload Generation prove a hit with fans in Worcester - now win tickets to see Chloe Jasmine

Worcester News: Overload Generation met fans in Bushwackers on Monday. Picture by Cal-Tristan Dunford.

6:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

IT may not be the giant arena they'd hoped to be playing, but X Factor hopefuls Overload Generation took to the stage in Worcester this Monday.

Two turtles cause big trouble in Worcester pond

Worcester News: CATCH THEM: From left: Warwick Neale from Worcester City Council's Cleaner and Greener team with Clive Longstaff from Aquatics and Reptiles at Lyppard Grange pond. Picture by Nick Toogood. 4314736802

6:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DESPITE being small in stature, two turtles are causing big problems in a Worcester pond.

Barn dance to support Oxfam

5:46pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BARN dance will be held in Worcester to support the victims of conflicts in Gaza, Syria, Iraq and South Sudan.

Prepare for a scare as Evil Rising returns in time for Halloween

Worcester News: Thrills and spills: Evil Rising

5:43pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE skies are getting darker, everywhere is becoming gloomier and Halloween is just around the corner.

Ten years? Piece of cake for environment centre

Worcester News: TEN YEARS: From left - Anda Phillips, volunteer and community co-ordinator, Cecil Duckworth CBE, Beatrice Duckworth, Louise Brook, trustee and Roisin Hanks, project manager. Picture by Paul Jackson 4314736101

5:11pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THEY may be used to serving up slices of Victoria sponge but it was a special 10th birthday cake staff and volunteers at Pumphouse Environment Centre were preparing to cut this week.

Woman stripped and threw trousers at Worcester police officer - now she must pay him compensation for 'shock'

Worcester News: Cells at Worcester Magistrates' Court are closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays

5:12pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN stripped in front of police and threw her tracksuit trousers at an officer was called an 'idiot' by a judge who then awarded the officer compensation for 'shock'.

Cherry Orchard Post Office set for refurbishment

Worcester News: VIBRANT: Cherry Orchard Post Office is set for a modernised look.

5:03pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHERRY Orchard Post Office in Worcester is set for a “vibrant new style” and will re-launch with extended opening hours after a brief closure for refurbishment.

Iraqi man chatted up 'cute' Droitwich 14-year-old girl - while she was in her school uniform

Worcester News:

5:05pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN made unwanted advances towards a frightened girl of just 14 while she was dressed in her school uniform.

"I'll burn off your tattoo!" - Droitwich man's 'vile' threats to ex in text rant

Worcester News:

4:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN sent 'vile' texts to his ex including threatening to 'burn off' her tattoo' after the break-up of their relationship.

Cyclist lashes out with curtain pole in Worcester canal ride-by attack

Worcester News:

4:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CYCLIST injured a man with a curtain pole which he wielded like a baton while riding past him on his bike after a row erupted on a canal towpath in Worcester.

80-year-old's child porn shame: Worcester pensioner had snap of naked lad aged 11

Worcester News:

4:35pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN ELDERLY man has appeared in court for downloading indecent images of children, one featuring a naked boy aged 11 years on a bed with an adult.

Italian restaurant Prezzo set to open up in Malvern

4:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ITALIAN restaurant chain Prezzo is this week confirmed as the firm planning to occupy two town centre properties.

Local artist goes back to pub's roots to create outdoor mural

Worcester News: NEW HEIGHTS: Orly Phillips has painted a chestnut tree mural on the side of the Chestnut pub in Lansdowne Road. Picture by Paul Jackson. 4314736301

4:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WORCESTER pub has gone back to its roots for inspiration for a new work of art.

Breast surgeon's passionate appeal - just £33,000 needed for building work to begin on the breast unit

Worcester News: Steven Thrush (7130663)

3:43pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE breast surgeon at the helm of a campaign to create a life-saving breast unit in Worcester has issued a passionate appeal for people to hand in outstanding funds so builders can begin work as soon as possible.

It's not too late to apply for funding to help with community projects

3:34pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THERE is still time for local groups to apply for funding to help with community initiatives.

Labour politician backs one-week cancer test guarantee

3:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LABOUR’S parliamentary candidate for Worcester has expressed support for her political party’s new pledge of a one-week cancer test guarantee.

Waiting times for A&E can now be viewed online

Worcester News: People can view waiting times for Accident and Emergency departments online.

2:53pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WAITING times for Worcester's accident and emergency department can now be viewed online.

Retro Style In Worcester

2:49pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WORCESTER is the perfect spot this weekend for anyone seeking a retro wardrobe and makeover.

"Deliberate" draining of canal causes huge disruption on waterways

Worcester News: EMPTIED: Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal were drained.

2:45pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE draining of a canal in Worcester which caused a “major inconvenience” for narrowboat users was most likely deliberate, according to the Canal and River Trust.

86 year-old caught speeding five times must do driving retest

Worcester News:

2:19pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN 86-YEAR-OLD retired school teacher has been banned from driving and ordered to take another driving test after being caught repeatedly speeding.

Pop-up charity Christmas card shop opens in Worcester

Worcester News: CHARITY SHOP: From left, Sue Garfield, Julie Smith and Yvonne Wanklin with a selection of cards and gifts for sale. Picture by John Anyon. 4314734501.

1:20pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SHOPPERS in Worcester can now get organised for the festive season and help charity at the same time by visiting a new store in the city.

Sir John Major visits Worcester - and warns about the rise of UKIP

Worcester News:

1:02pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER Prime Minister Sir John Major has made a visit to Worcester - and fired an ominous warning about the UK Independence Party.

Arts group launches St Richards Hospice charity calendar at Broadwas coffee morning

12:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE art group run by artist Judy Foulsham is holding a coffee morning on Saturday, November 1, to launch a charity calendar for St Richard's Hospice.

Gas leak at Ketch roundabout

Worcester News: PRAISE: Work on the Ketch roundabout and Broomhall Way has been praised by a councillor.

12:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A GAS main was hit while roadworks were being carried out to enlarge Ketch roundabout.

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