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  • 29/12/00 - Barton forced to make changes

    WORCESTER City look set to make at least one change for tomorrow's crucial Dr Martens League Premier Division game at Crawley Town (3pm). read more

  • Injury-hit Piearce farmed out

    TROUBLED Hereford United striker Steve Piearce has been sent out on loan in a bid to improve his fitness. read more

  • Skipper returns for Scunthorpe tester

    CAPTAIN Ian Clarkson returns to Kidderminster Harriers' squad for tomorrow's Nationwide League Division Three clash against Scunthorpe United at Aggborough (3pm). read more

  • Barton forced to make changes

    WORCESTER City look set to make at least one change for tomorrow's crucial Dr Martens League Premier Division game at Crawley Town (3pm). read more

  • Good news for county's angling buffs

    GOOD news for local anglers was brought to them by Berrow's Journal exactly half-a-century ago. read more

  • Well, I'm impressed

    I HAVE been moved to write to Postbag because I am so dismayed that people are moaning about the lights in Ledbury. read more

  • Wonderful treat

    ON behalf of the pensioners of St James Crescent and Old Hollow, I would like to express their thanks to the staff of The Lamb, West Malvern. read more

  • Concerns ignored

    CANON Lyall (Malvern Gazette, November 24) is right in expressing his concern at the five per cent increase in the diocesan budget. Church treasurers have regularly voiced concern that the diocese ignores concerns that services to the community are continually being increased without any consideration of the ability of parishes to meet the financial demands. read more

  • Restore the link

    ON behalf of the National Pensioners' Convention, the Malvern & District Branches of Age Concern and the Civil Service Pensioners' Alliance jointly raised nearly 300 signatures on a petition to Her Majesty the Queen, calling for a substantial increase in the State Retirement Pension. read more

  • We're being fleeced

    A RECENT survey into the transport network in the UK shows that Birmingham and the West Midlands are suffering from the worst congestion in the country and goes on to identify the cause as neglect of the road system. read more

  • Archer out

    SIMON Archer's hopes of glory at the Copenhagen Masters badminton event have been dashed. read more

  • Victory is essential for lowly Rovers

    NOTHING less than victory will do for Bromsgrove Rovers when they entertain Paget Rangers in a vital Dr Martens League Western Division game tomorrow (3pm). read more

  • Robins look to continue away form

    EVESHAM United boss Phil Mullen is backing his side to continue their impressive away form at Sutton Coldfield Town tomorrow in the Dr Martens League Western Division (3pm). read more

  • Home-grown talent tells tales of the city through the century

    THE history of Worcester, seen through the eyes of those living in the city, is the subject of a mammoth four-hour production, compiled by four county writers and to be staged next year. read more

  • Winning formula

    A COLLECTION of songs from some of the world's greatest musicals have already proved a winning formula for Beyond the Barricade. read more

  • Change of venue

    ABBEY Jazz, which has been meeting at the Royal British Legion Club, Hanley Swan, has found a new venue. read more

  • So much more than a thriller

    WITH Unbreakable, M. Night Shyamalan joins forces again with Bruce Willis, the star of his Oscar-nominated The Sixth Sense. read more

  • Town welcome back skipper

    MALVERN Town visit Bustlehome tomorrow (Saturday) and hope to extend their winning run which has now put them amongst the leading Banks's Premier Division clubs. read more

  • Whats on at your local Cinema.

    UNBREAKABLE (12): Bruce Willis, Samuel L Jackson in thriller with supernatural overtones. read more

  • 29/12/00 - Victory is essential for lowly Rovers

    NOTHING less than victory will do for Bromsgrove Rovers when they entertain Paget Rangers in a vital Dr Martens League Western Division game tomorrow (3pm). read more

  • Sharp-eyed PC saves school from arsonists

    ARSONISTS who torched a dustbin outside a high school could have caused a serious blaze if the fire had not been spotted by an observant police officer. read more

  • Find some Real Value

    PUNTERS can find some Real Value in the Victor Chandler Sussex National at Fontwell tomorrow. read more

  • Don't railroad EU

    MR R G Spencer, of Court Road (Malvern Gazette, December 15), concludes that the present chaos on our railways is due to recent EU legislation. In particular, he cites the directive which required state-run railway systems to be split into separate infrastructure and operating companies. Well, if this is so, how is it that most of our continental neighbours have rail systems that are vastly superior to ours? In Holland for instance, they have now split their state owned rail company into three companies: Railnet, which owns the infrastructure, Nederland Spoorwagen (NS), which operates the passenger trains, and NS Cargo, which operates freight services. But, despite being split up, the Dutch Rail system still runs like clockwork, and has the highest level of punctuality in Europe! read more

  • What is reality?

    Philip Ward states that the smaller food shops in the town are suffering from the advent of Waitrose, saying "you only need to ask the traders for verification of this". read more

  • Put bitterness aside

    AS it is Christmas, I would like to extend my thanks to all the people of Malvern, Ledbury, Colwall, Upton and other parts of the Malvern's area, who have supported Malvern Outdoors during its first nine months of existence. read more

  • Police appeal over "aggressive" man

    DETECTIVES investigating a stabbing in a Worcester alleyway are focusing their attention on a man seen acting aggressively. read more

  • New mother MP Julie's jabs plea

    A WORCESTERSHIRE MP has launched a bid to allow children to be immunised separately against three diseases instead of the combined measles, mumps and rubella jab. read more

  • Christmas stray animals misery

    A WORCESTER kennels has had a "desperate" Christmas because the number of stray pets has surged. read more

  • "We want a full range of services"

    CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to fight on, despite the Prime Minister ruling out accident and emergency and inpatients returning to Kidderminster General Hospital. read more

  • Sharp-eyed PC saves school from arsonists

    ARSONISTS who torched a dustbin outside a high school could have caused a serious blaze if the fire had not been spotted by an observant police officer. read more

  • "Why did he kill our daughter?"

    THE parents of murdered French teenager Celine Figard, found murdered near Worcester five years ago today, still want to know why their daughter was killed. read more

  • We want more grit on the road

    A WORCESTER-based businesswoman is demanding more gritting lorries on the county's roads after treacherous weather conditions brought the company she helps run to a standstill. read more

  • Heavyweight New Year's Eve date.

    IT'S a sensitive topic to most, but 36 Stone, have no qualms about flaunting their heavyweight status. read more

  • County spends night in deep freeze

    THE coldest night in Worcester since 1982 was recorded last night, with ground temperatures plummeting to -16C. read more

  • Jail for out-of-petrol, drink-drive, banned motorist

    A BANNED driver who was found to be over the drink-drive limit was caught after his vehicle ran out of petrol, Worcester magistrates were told. read more

  • Forthcoming games

    SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30 read more

  • CALLOW END Correspondent: Mrs M Allsopp Tel: 01905 830746

    THERE was a wealth of talent on show at Callow End's carol concert last Friday night, now well established as an annual event. read more

  • Such dedication deserves better

    THE bleeper kicks into loud insistent life, lunch three-quarters eaten - lucky this time! My younger fireman son pelts from the table out into the wet farmland to hurtle to the fire station in Upton four miles away, creating mutterings from other normal people in their cars doing normal Christmassy things, completely oblivious as to why this handsome, mop-haired young man of 27 should be in so much of a hurry. read more

  • 29/12/00 - Skipper returns for Scunthorpe tester

    CAPTAIN Ian Clarkson returns to Kidderminster Harriers' squad for tomorrow's Nationwide League Division Three clash against Scunthorpe United at Aggborough (3pm). read more

  • Sad day for Celine's grieving family

    IS it really five years since the dreadful news broke that missing French student Celine Figard's body had been found in a copse near a layby close to Worcester? read more

  • Looping the loop

    BETWEEN the Worcestershire village of Clifton upon Teme and the Herefordshire village of Whitbourne there is some exquisite countryside which is not much explored. read more

  • Police campaign wins cash boost

    A PIONEERING campaign by West Mercia Police to crack down on opportunities for thieves and burglars to cash in on stolen goods -- and which will soon cover the Droitwich Spa area -- has won a major cash boost from the Government. read more

  • Big names sign up for Ledbury Poetry Festival

    It's full steam ahead for next year's Ledbury Poetry Festival, with the majority of the programme already booked and sorted before the New Year. read more

  • 'We want a full range of services'

    CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to fight on, despite the Prime Minister ruling out accident and emergency and inpatients returning to Kidderminster General Hospital. read more

  • POWICK Correspondent: Mrs M Allsopp Tel: 01905 830746

    THE bells rang out on Christmas Eve to call the people to Midnight Mass at St Peter's Church where, in spite of the wet conditions of the winter's night, over 120 people attended the service, led by the Rev David Nichol. read more

  • Hartpury Correspondent: Mrs U Groves-Smith Tel: Gloucester 840273

    SUNDAY (December 31) - Staunton Parish Church - Service 8.30am (NB: this is the only service in the United Benefice of Hartpury, Corse & Staunton). read more

  • BLUNDER COSTS A MILLION

    BUNGLING civil servants could have cost Worcester more than £1m after a mix-up over initials. read more

  • 29/12/00 - Barton hopeful of more joy on travels

    WORCESTER City boss John Barton says there is no reason why his side can't continue their excellent away form at Crawley Town tomorrow (3pm). read more

  • Something to stir all those emotions

    AS the first year of the millennium draws to a close, Pulse writers and readers reflect on the crop of the year's releases, both the crackers and the turkeys. read more

  • New Year begins with old favourite

    LADY Bracknell's famous words "Ahhh haaanndbag?" will be heard again at the Malvern Theatres, when The Importance of Being Earnest opens 2001 at the Festival Theatre. read more

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