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).

Mystery surrounds future of "popular" Dines Green pub following its purchase

Worcester News: FACING POSSIBLE THREAT: The future is unknown for The Coppertops

5:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the future of The Coppertops Pub after its sale has been confirmed.

Fighting the flab - Malvern sessions aim to fight childhood obesity

Worcester News: (10528681)

5:18pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FAMILY activity sessions for children which aim to put the fun back into fitness and fight the obesity epidemic have been launched at Malvern Cube.

Fury as councillors clash over adult care cuts in Worcestershire

Worcester News: County Hall

5:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FURIOUS councillors have clashed over controversial adult care cuts in Worcestershire - calling it "shocking and distressing".

We need fresh alternatives to the badger cull, says council

Worcester News: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

4:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council is writing to the Government to urge a fresh solution on tackling bovine TB - after admitting concern over badger culling.

Cow stuck in the river

Worcester News: Two cows were rescued from rivers in Herefordshire over the weekend.

4:27pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Worcester and Pershore were called to reports of a cow stuck in a river north of Droitwich, near Hawford, today at 1.29pm.

Hair donations help children with cancer

Worcester News: BEFORE: Haidee's long locks...

3:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A WORCESTER woman had her long locks cut short to help youngsters battling with cancer.

Have your say on new plans to create chicken farm for 250,000 birds near Upton Snodsbury

Worcester News: (6360561)

2:26pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN action group battling plans to develop a chicken farm housing 250,000 of broiler birds is holding a public meeting next week.

Assistant manager gets on his bike for children's charity this weekend

Worcester News: Gavin Williams, assistant manager at the Worcester Dunelm store, will be riding 205 miles this weekend for Barnardos.

2:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AS the assistant manager of Worcester's Dunelm store Gavin Williams is used to being surrounded by comfortable furnishings.

Catalytic converter stolen at Broomhall

Worcester News: (3971142)

1:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A CATALYTIC converter was stolen from a vehicle parked at Broomhall Cottages, Broomhall, during the night of Tuesday, September 16.

Top artist teaches locally...

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A renowned Evesham artist says she is excited to be passing on her skills to others, in her home area.

Volunteer for vital service

Worcester News: ‘Teething problems’ for NHS 111 health helpline in Yorkshire

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WEST Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre is recruiting volunteers.

Heartbreak leads to fund-raising drive...

12:35pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A WORCESTER pensioner is raising funds the Stroke Association, and in memory of his wife.

Road closed as £1 million pipe replacement project in Worcester restarts

Worcester News: Thames Water rules out drought order after April's heavy showers

12:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WORK to replace ageing water pipes in Worcester will restart on Monday (Sept 22) seeing Sansome Walk closed until mid-November.

Shine a light to help Acorns Children's Hospice with lantern walk

Worcester News: SPONSOR: First Personnel accounts manager Neil Hall and payroll clerk Kerry Lees with Alex the Acorn ahead of the Acorns Children’s Hospice Lantern Walk

12:11pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE are invited to join in with a walk to shine a light on a local charity.

Time capsule containing mementoes and memories buried at festival site

Worcester News: MEMENTOES: The time capsule containing mementoes of Lakefest 2014.

11:53am Thursday 18th September 2014

A TIME capsule containing memories and mementoes of a popular festival has been buried in the ground.

Support for son of murdered soldier.

Worcester News: A BIRTHDAY TO REMEMBER - for little Jack Rigby.

11:27am Thursday 18th September 2014

A CHARITY with a strong local base is helping to support the family of murdered soldier, Lee Rigby.

Train passengers heading into Worcester on Sunday should allow extra time

11:23am Thursday 18th September 2014

PASSENGERS using Worcester Foregate Street rail station on Sunday (September 21) have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

Support local air ambulance teams during National Air Ambulance Week

11:21am Thursday 18th September 2014

AIR ambulance charities are coming together to celebrate National Air Ambulance Week.

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