Malvern Hills District Council has revealed the "true" cost of imposing car park charges in Newtown Road, after being challenged by a Link Top businessman.
MIGHT I be allowed to make a plea to all dog owners? Please, please, be vigilant at all times as far as your pets are concerned and ensure that they don't wander into busy and dangerous roads.
A NEW venture by QinetiQ, DERA'S private successor, is set to halve the number of mobile phone masts in the country.
I WOULD like to say a big thank you to the nurse who stopped to help my son when he came off his bike.
TEENAGER Louise Cowell is finding buying shoes in her hometown an impossible task - because her feet have outgrown shop sizes.
I AM writing re the article about what to do with the £66,000 earmarked for improving Priory Park. I was amazed to read that, in fact, the council cannot afford to employ a full-time gardener, whatever next!
A boy escaped a suspected abduction attempt in Malvern on Sunday.
I COULD not believe the mean and grudging attitude of Alan Buckley, organiser of Upton Jazz Festival, to giving Upton Youth Band a slot.
AN opera company which has been putting on productions at Malvern's Festival Theatre since 1977 has disbanded after losses on its last production.
A new purpose-built community medical centre has been announced for Upton, which would be the first of its kind in the country.
IT was good to read the letter from visitor to Malvern, Helen Clarke (Malvern Gazette, June 22).
A STUDENT has drowned in Gullet Quarry just weeks after an appeal was made not to swim at the beauty spot.
I JUST had to put finger to computer to say how much my family and I enjoyed Clive James and Alistair McGowan over the weekend at the now-famous Ledbury Poetry Festival.
CORAL Handley has been chosen as captain of the MCC Women's team on their inaugural overseas tour next month to Holland.
WHEN a policeman clad only in blood, a police helmet and a leopard print dress holds aloft Winston Churchill's most private member to the heavens, then you know that you're witnessing a performance that is anything but run of the mill.
AN emphatic nine wicket win over Malvern Ramblers crowned Colwall winners of the Worcester Carnival Cup on Monday evening.
THIS week's Young Musicians Concert, supported by npower, was given by Hillstone, Malvern College.
The Black Pepper Carvery was packed out for Ledbury Scribes' evening of verse on Monday. By 8.15pm, all of the seats had been taken and special chairs were broken out to accommodate the audience, who were there for the only show in town that night.
AS a regular churchgoer I am sad that some people feel we have to choose between church or secular Christmas celebrations.
MALVERN cord and rope maker English Braids has taken over a specialist braiding company based in Manchester.
GRAEME Hick was left out of England's plans for the first Test against Australia but he remains one of the most ruthless accumulators in good batting conditions.
Herefordshire Council plans to evict, pursue and prosecute travellers who have defied foot and mouth restrictions by parking caravans on Riverside Park Walk.
A LEDBURY-based arable specialist was killed last Saturday (June 30) on his first motorcycle riding lesson.
Ledbury's new MP Bill Wiggin has urged the Government to hold a public inquiry into the foot and mouth outbreak.
LOCAL producers were banned from the first Farmers' Market to be held in Ledbury since the foot and mouth crisis began
A SECOND vandal attack in as many weeks has highlighted a growing problem in Malvern.
A veterinary surgery on Avenue Road, Malvern, has been granted planning permission to build a rear, single-storey extension.
FANS of the Morgan sports car will converge on Cheltenham next weekend to celebrate the owners' club's 50th birthday.
MALVERN people are being invited to visit the Army base which could become the town's major focus for development in the future.
THE sight of a derelict historic building in Malvern Wells still faces visitors to the Malvern Hills, despite long-time approval for its development.
MAY I, through your letters' page, thank the people who came to my aid and called an ambulance when I collapsed in Madresfield Road on the morning of Thursday, June 28.
MALVERN Special Olympics group is looking for financial and voluntary assistance to help members celebrate its 10th anniversary in style this year.
I HAVE just spent a short period in your lovely town of Ledbury and found it delightful, unspoiled, friendly and full of ancient history. The natural beauty of the area was reflected wherever the eye turned.
SOCCER pitches owned by Malvern Town Council are in such a poor state that they will need a cash injection of £25,000 a year just to keep them fit for use.
I COMPLETED the London Marathon this year and finished with a time of 5hrs 13mins, due to turning my ankle at 13 miles. I am currently training for next year's London Marathon and hope to record a better time of 3hrs 30mins.
A MALVERN company has come up with a body armour vest specifically for civilians.
I WAS astonished to learn that only two weeks after Labour returned to power, Tony Banks has been harassing and firing up back bench MPs regarding hunting with dogs, having tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) on the issue.
McGowan's return to the Ledbury Poetry Festival brought out a very good audience on Saturday night and they were rewarded with a charming and accomplished performance.
A REMARKABLE performance recreated aspects of the former Poet Laureate's childhood and early life as Tim Heath mined the autobiographical poem Summoned by Bells.
The Cider with Rosie author, Laurie Lee created the impression that both he and his sundrenched world were accessible and real.
A BARN Dance with a bar and barbecue, with dancing to live music is being held in Flax House Barn, Beau-champ Lane, Callow End on Saturday, July 14 from 7.30pm to 11.30pm.
CASTLEMORTON Primary School is holding its annual Fete & Barbecue on Saturday starting at 5pm.
THE weather was ideal and the surroundings were perfectly idyllic for Bushley Fete last Saturday.
MONSOON storms and flash flooding were predicted in Worcestershire today by Evening News weatherman Paul Damari.
A WORCESTER primary school has struck gold by winning the highest award from the Arts Council.
THE sound of tom-tom drums has been ringing out at a Worcester infants' school as pupils learned about, and celebrated, African culture.
A TIME capsule celebrating the 125th anniversary of The Mother's Union was carried through Worcester as part of a national procession.
PEOPLE in Worcestershire have been assured that the amalgamation of the Probation Service will be to the county's advantage.
PLUCKY firefighter Nev-ille Turner is still fired up for action - after more than 30 years in the job.
A NEW purpose-built community medical centre, thought to be the first of its kind in the country, is to be provided in Upton-upon-Severn.