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  • Comedian to star in George Bernard Shaw classic

    A POPULAR comedian reprises his West End role n a new production of George Bernard Shaw’s. read more

  • Join art courses for adults and children

    CHILDREN and adults can book a place on more than 25 art courses. read more

  • Malvern Hills under the spotlight in exhibition

    THIS spring an exhibition will unite the work of two artists inspired by the landscape of the Malvern Hills. read more

  • Worcestershire finish off Kent to claim home opener

    CLINICAL Worcestershire continued their impressive start to the LV= County Championship Division Two season by ruthlessly seeing off Kent at New Road. read more

  • Worcester teenager appears in court charged with sexual assault

    A TEENAGER has appeared in court charged with a sexual assault in Worcester last week. read more

  • North American tour for experimental electronic duo

    EXPERIMENTAL electronic duo F*** Buttons are preparing to cross the pond for a North American tour this summer. read more

  • Man arrested following suspected firearms offence released without charge

    THE Worcester man arrested on suspicion of a firearms offence has been released without charge. read more

  • Worcestershire oesophageal cancer team wins acclaim

    A TEAM treating people with upper gastrointestinal cancer across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire has been nominated for a national award for their work treating people with early oesophageal cancer. read more

  • Worcester could see late-night shopping all year round

    SHOPPERS in Worcester could soon be able to enjoy Christmas-style late-night shopping all year round. read more

  • Forum joins campaign for stalking awareness

    A CAMPAIGN will help to raise awareness of stalking in the workplacce. read more

  • Restricted board papers from hospital trust meetings to be made public

    PREVIOUSLY restricted board papers from meetings of the organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital are to be made available to the public. read more

  • Dial M For Murder / Malvern Theatres

    IT’S no wonder that legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock snapped up Frederick Knott’s knife edge tale the moment he clapped eyes on it. read more

  • Police appeal after cycle theft Worcester News: LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01 (5479960)

    THIS is the man British Transport Police want to speak to in connection with the theft of a bicycle from a railway station. read more

  • Motor sport parts company accelerates fast in export sales

    AS the 2014 Superbike and Moto GP season gets under way, businesswoman Louisa Harker is celebrating getting into the fast lane with her export sales and now needs more staff. Mrs Harker, who lives at Naunton Beauchamp, near Pershore, is managing director of specialist motorbike industry supplier Pro-Bolt, which provides high quality titanium, aluminium and stainless steel bolts and fasteners to the majority of the British, World Superbike and Moto GP teams. read more

  • Fewer pupils persistently skip school in Worcestershire

    THE number of pupils persistently skipping school in Worcestershire has dropped by almost a third in three years according to new figures. read more

  • Chaddesley Corbett Parish neighbourhood plan open for comments

    RESIDENTS of a Worcestershire village have the opportunity to have their say on plans to shape the future of their community. read more

  • Rooftop residents get help to find jobs

    TO help its residents find employment, Evesham-based Rooftop Housing Group has partnered with the UK’s most powerful online jobseeker’s toolkit, MyWorkSearch. The deal means Rooftop residents can now gain free access to the MyWorkSearch web portal, which offers online training, advice and support designed for those looking for a job. It provides everything needed to help people find employment opportunities faster and improve their job hunting skills. read more

  • Investigations continue into suspected firearms incident Worcester News: Armed police in Rainbow Hill yesterday

    INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into a suspected firearms incident in Worcester yesterday afternoon. read more

  • Droitwich care home among the best in the West Midlands

    A CARE home near Droitwich has been rated among the top recommended care homes in the West Midlands. Newland Hurst in Newland Lane came second out of 1,830 homes in the area and has received an award from online directory and industry website .The award was based on the home’s online recommendations from its residents plus friends and relatives of residents. read more

  • Scaled-back swimming pool plans approved

    SCALED-BACK plans to build a new six-lane swimming pool in Worcester look set to go ahead despite appeals to reinstate a scrapped scheme for an eight-lane facility. read more

  • Submarina swaps deep sea for road running Worcester News: Petty Officer (PO) Matthew Bradley, who is taking part in the Plymouth half marathon

    A SUBMARINER from Worcester is limbering up to take part in a half marathon to raise money for the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC). read more

  • NHS have got it wrong over closure of walk-in centre

    Sir - I am delighted that my motion to Council objecting to the closure of the Worcester walk in health centre resulted in a thorough-going scrutiny of the proposal by Worcester City Council's Scrutiny committee on Wednesday. read more

  • Parking breakthrough is not due to Labour

    Sir - I am delighted to read in your Worcester News that action is finally going to be taken to ease parking congestion around county hall by creating 200 new parking spaces. read more

  • School creates memorial garden in honour of fallen soldier

    A garden has been opened at a Worcester school in memory of a fallen Worcester soldier. read more

  • Jobseeker numbers dip for first time in months

    THE number of jobseekers in Worcester has fallen for the first time since last year. read more

  • NHS and social care services need to work together

    Sir - I am writing in response to a recent study suggesting a merged NHS and social care budget in England will prevent vulnerable people falling between the gaps of the two systems. By introducing a single, seamless health and care system we could dramatically improve the current system, which is failing vulnerable individuals caught in-between the two services. read more

  • Great news on parking

    Sir - The Spetchley Road Area Residents' Association was delighted to read the news last week regarding the County Council's proposed expansion to County Hall's car parks, providing two hundred extra spaces. Over the years, the Chairman, Keith Burton and other members of the Association's Committee, have attended meetings, lobbied the Council to ease our serious parking problems, met with the Principals of both educational establishments in the Road, written numerous letters and talked at length with Councillors and Council officers. read more

  • Strong squad key to Wolves success

    EVERYTHING Worcester Wolves have achieved so far this season has been down to a squad effort. read more

  • Appeal over pavement parking in Malvern

    POLICE are appealing to people in the Marlbank Road area of Malvern not to park on the pavements after residents complained about frequently having to step into the road. read more

  • Car tyres slashed twice in two days in Malvern

    THE tyres of a car parked outside a house in Orfrod Way, Malvern, were slashed twice in the space of two days on Tuesday, April 14 and the following day. read more

  • Road rage incident in Malvern

    A MOTORIST was attacked in the street in a road-rage incident in Longridge Road, Malvern, at about 11.20am on Tuesday, April 15. read more

  • Worcester's City of Culture bid widely welcomed

    PLANS to move ahead with a bid for Worcester to be named City of Culture 2021 have been applauded throughout the city. read more

  • Keeping the lid on politicians' hot air. Worcester company monitors safety of Parliament's roof

    A WORCESTER company is playing a vital role in making sure the nation's politicians stay safe and dry. Caption Data Limited of Gresley Road has won a contract from the House of Commons to fit its sensor monitoring equipment in the roof of Parliament’s historic Westminster Hall. The building, which is the oldest part of the Palace of Westminster, dates back to the time of William II, son of William the Conqueror, and contains roof beams from the time of Richard II. The firm's monitoring systems allow it to measure moisture in timbers without damaging them and are being used as part of the conservation process in the century’s old building. read more

  • Worcester set to make City of Culture 2021 bid

    WORCESTER is all set to become the UK’s City of Culture 2021. read more

  • Photography display back in Worcester for Easter

    BACK by popular demand, the Crowngate Shopping Centre will again play host to the Worcestershire Camera Club for an Easter exhibition. read more

  • Never a better time to pull out

    Sir - Latest reports show that over the next 5 years ,500,000 EU migrants will flock to Britain. read more

  • Teenager charged following Worcester sexual assault

    A TEENAGER who was arrested on Monday in connection with an incident in which a woman was sexually assaulted is due to appear in court this morning charged with sexual assault. read more

  • Wolves target Sharks victory

    WORCESTER Wolves are targeting a first British Basketball League victory of the season over Sheffield Sharks tonight (7.30pm). read more

  • Small fire in Evesham play area

    A SMALL fire in a children’s play are in Evesham was extinguished with a bucket of water last night. read more

  • Small fire next to car in Worcester

    FIREFIGHTERS from Worcester were called to a small fire next to a car in Holly Mount Road, Worcester, at about 11.35pm last night. read more

  • Fire at Raven Hotel, Droitwich, last night

    A DERELICT building at the rear of the Raven Hotel in Droitwich was heavily damaged in a fire last night. read more

  • Fay Gardner

    GARDNER Fay Happy 65th Birthday mum. All our love from Bev, Daz, Ethan, Esme, Max and Matt. xxx read more

  • Frederick Gordon Powell

    POWELL Frederick Gordon Of Kingston Avenue, Worcester. Passed away peacefully on April 2nd, 2014. Beloved husband of Christine and much loved father and father in law of Lynn and Stephen. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Thursday, April 24th, at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired, to St Richard's Hospice, may be left on the collection plate at the Crematorium, or sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester. WR3 7EU. read more

  • Val Harrison

    HARRISON Val Of Drakes Broughton. Passed away peacefully at home on April 7th, 2014, aged 77 years. Much loved mother to Harri and Lin, mother in law to Jo and Nigel, grandmother to Ben and Joe, great grandmother, friend and neighbour to many. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, April 25th, at 10 a.m. Flowers, or donations if desired, for the Dogs Trust, may be sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester. WR3 7EU A collection plate will also be available at the Crematorium. read more

  • Sylvia Mary Carpenter

    CARPENTER Sylvia Mary (Miss) Formerly of Cowleigh Road, Malvern, recently passed away at Hereford County Hospital on April 12th, 2014, aged 86 years. Former employee of Newtown Road and Cowleigh Road Post Office. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Family tribute only but garden flowers welcome. Donations, to benefit Cancer Research. Funeral arrangements please contact S A Evans 23/24 Gaol Street, Hereford. HR1 2HU. Tel. 01432 273736. read more

  • Thelma Woodall

    WOODALL Thelma (Former employee of Kay & Co) Passed away peacefully on April 4th, 2014, aged 79 years. She will be greatly missed by all her Family and Friends. Funeral Service to take place at Worcester Crematorium on Monday, April 28th, 2014, at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, for Dementia UK, may be placed in the collection box available at the Service or sent, by cheque only, made payable to the charity, to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 17 Lowesmoor, Worcester. WR1 2RS. read more

  • Vera Barrett

    BARRETT (nee Hughes) Vera Passed away at Worcester Royal Hospital, March 30th, 2014, aged 84 years. Will be sadly missed by daughter June, grandsons Brian, Paul and Family. Funeral Service, Tuesday, April 22nd, 12.15 p.m., at Worcester Crematorium Chapel, followed by Interment in Astwood Cemetery. Flowers welcome, all enquiries to George Crump and Son. Tel. 01905 773339. read more


    GLAZZARD Ray Eleven years today you were sadly taken from us. We think about you not only today but every day. We'll never forget you. Love Phyllis and Family. read more

  • Joan Williams

    WILLIAMS Joan April 16th, 2013 Treasured memories of our dear mum, grandmother and great grandmother. Never forgotten by daughters Janet, Sandra and Families. xx read more

  • Kathleen Heron

    HERON Kathleen Loving wife, mum and nan. Nine years have passed, but in our hearts your memory stays. Love always. Maurice, Ian, Helen and Tom. xx read more

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