A new state-of-the-art electronic organ bound for Windsor Castle was installed at St James the Great Church, Colwall, this week.
MALVERN cyclist Vince Savage has returned from Glasgow after cycling there to raise money for charity.
I AM sure someone is enjoying geraniums, petunias, begonias, lobelia etc coming into flower in their garden.
A power failure left more than 3,500 properties in the Malvern area without electricity for two and a half hours.
Enough is enough! Today we went out onto the common to enjoy the sun and the half-term holiday. There we were, skipping through the grass a la Sound of Music when....whoops, my youngest son fell over into a very large pile of dog mess. End of happy family expedition. Nobody saw though; the tourists next to us were too busy scraping dog mess off their own shoes to notice.
A CONCERT in Worcester Cathedral has raised around £9,000 for the Cancer Research Campaign.
IT was refreshing to read the letter from Alison Pickford (Postbag, May 25) applauding the skills of the young skate boarders instead of moaning about them.
AMID mounting pressure to reopen county footpaths, council officers were locked in discussions with ministry officials yesterday.
DETECTIVES are warning village shopkeepers and Post Office staff after a gang of thieves struck at Pendock.
SAFE play areas for children including skateboarders are a good idea but please, not in residential streets!
MALVERN Hills Conservators could be forced to charge householders thousands of pounds to confirm the right to get to their own front doors.
A MALVERN pensioner had a near-death experience after a riverbank collapsed taking him with it.
WELLAND schoolgirl Kate Smith and her Jack Russell terrier, Jolly, have won a national agility championship after achieving success at Crufts.
JAZZ will be heard in the garden of Upton Baptist Church next weekend if the weather is fine.
FROM plate smashing and coconut shies to vintage cars and bric-a-brac, there was something for everyone at Hanley Swan's Grand Village Fete.
NEW hanging baskets in Upton's Old Street proved too much temptation for opportunist thieves last week.
UPTON'S new rescue unit has had to turn down its first emergency call to help search for a missing man at Symonds Yat.
Sorry to keep the Malvern Town Council debate going but I have been
Does anyone understand the current logic concerning the footpath closure in Ledbury?
PLANS to centralise Malvern's health services at Seaford Court were applauded by district councillors last week.
GRAEME Hick notched the 113th first-class century of his career to put Worcestershire in a commanding position in their weather-hit County Championship Division Two match against Warwickshire at New Road.
HUNDREDS of polling cards were sent out by mistake for the Malvern Town Council by-elections yesterday (Thursday).
NINE seats changed hands in the county council elections on Thursday, including the Conservative gain in the Link ward in Malvern from the Liberal Democrats.
WORCESTERSHIRE is in political limbo after county council elections left no party in control and no signs of a workable coalition.
West Worcestershire - Conservative hold. Result: Sir Michael Spicer, Conservative, 20,597, Mike Hadley, Liberal Democrat, 15,223, Waqar Azmi, Labour, 6,275, Ian Morris, UK Independence Party, 1,574, Malcolm Victory, Green, 1,138. Turnout: 67.11 per cent. Majority - 5,374.
TONY Blair delivered good news and bad news for Worcestershire MPs following his landslide General Election victory.
NEWLY re-elected Conservative MP Sir Michael Spicer faces some of the most important weeks in his Parliamentary career, with a key role to play in shaping the party's future.
LEOMINSTER became the 24th safest Conservative seat in the country last Thursday.
UPDATED advice for mums wanting to breast-feed has been issued in the form of a list of shops and establishments in Malvern and their policies on the issue.
IT'S a funny old game, politics, especially in Leominster constituency.
COMPUTER experts at DERA are giving away their latest anti-virus software free to home computer users.
I WOULD like to express my thanks to all those who supported me in the General Election.
A TUTOR from a Malvern training company will be making a daredevil parachute jump for charity.
COULD I reply to the two writers in the Malvern Gazette & Ledbury Reporter of June 8, who attempted to justify a ridiculously high level of support for a local dogs' home.
MORE people used St Richard's Hospice, Worcester, in the past year than ever before, according to figures just out.
WHAT mean and narrow minded comments in Andrew Lewis's letter (Postbag, June 1) regarding his concern about the 'pathetic society' we are 'in danger of becoming' just because many dedicated people have supported the establishment of the Worcestershire Animal Rescue Centre near Malvern.
WORCESTERSHIRE were frustrated by Jonathan Hughes and the weather on the third day of their Second XI Championship match against Glamorgan at Abergavenny yesterday.
AN evening of absolute pleasure and fun was afforded by the Opera Della Luna's staging of Lehar's The Merry Widow.
THE monthly Whist Drive was held on Wednesday, May 30. Winners were: A Pullen, S White, D Quiney, R Harvey, J Millard, J Marchant, P Timmes, F Jeffreys, P Warner, J Rose, A Peters, R Devereux. Don Warren was MC.
GOOD luck to Jasmine and Josie (Turner) for their charity run on Sunday at Worcester Racecourse. They still need sponsors so please phone (01684) 833391 or (01684) 310175. All proceeds to Cancer charity.
FUN-loving pupils will revive an age-old tradition to address a 21st Century problem this weekend.
TWELVE dedicated staff from the parks department have their work cut out as they take it in shifts to keep the Worcester in Bloom floral displays watered and in good condition for the Britain in Bloom competition judging on Wednesday, July 11.
WORCESTER'S Mayor gained an insight into one of the area's many charities during an information evening this week.
A MAN suspected of being involved in the Wolverley Post Office robbery ripped up his jeans and stuffed them down a lavatory at a police station, Worcester Crown Court was told.
PEOPLE living near a Worcestershire landfill site may have to put up with more lorries arriving to dump rubbish.
THE leaders of a riverside town have got their knickers in a twist about a new "superloo" set to replace its old public conveniences.
PERSHORE people are being urged to take the chance to have their say at a public forum next week.
HUNDREDS of Kidderminster people are up in arms at plans by fast food giant McDonald's for a third restaurant in the town.
A GANG of burglars who take a baby on their raids have struck at a shop in Worcester.
A CAMPAIGNER fighting to save a sheltered housing scheme in Martley has accused Elgar Housing Association of running it down on purpose.