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  • Thanks to NHS

    I FELT that I must write and say a big thank you to the NHS. read more

  • Art scheme

    WORCESTERSHIRE County Cou-ncil is planning to put an abstract sculpture in the grounds of the Elgar Birthplace Museum. read more

  • £4,000 mower stolen

    A SIT-ON motor mower worth £4,000 was stolen from a private garage in Upton-upon-Severn between 8.30am and noon on Monday. read more

  • See what is on offer

    Olympic medallist Nick Gillingham and Tony the Tiger will be appearing when Malvern Splash holds an "open day" on Saturday, January 12. read more

  • Theft from pub

    THE Horse and Groom pub in Ryall, near Upton, was broken into overnight between Tuesday, December 18, and the next day. The thieves broke a kitchen window round the back of the pub and stole a bag and purse, the value of which is unknown. read more

  • Former teacher loses bid to have sentence reduced

    A MUSIC teacher who indecently assaulted three blind female students has failed to get a reduction in his two-year sentence. read more

  • Students get their due rewards

    WORCESTERSHIRE County Council's head of education, Julien Kramer presented achievement awards at Han-ley Castle High School. read more

  • Tim is set for a farming future

    A MALVERN man is celebrating after being awarded a degree in agriculture with land farm management. read more

  • Road used as car park

    UPTON-upon-Severn's mayor, Roger Barker, has intervened in a row over car parking spaces in one of the town's streets. read more

  • 'Coiled spring'

    THE founder of Malvern's Pubwatch scheme has warned louts to be on their best behaviour throughout the festive period. read more

  • SARA system making waves

    RIVER rescues will be made quicker and safer thanks to a new radio communications system. read more

  • Different world but shared faith

    A group of churchgoers in Zambia have celebrated their first Christmas in a new church built with money raised by a Malvern Link congregation. read more

  • Good day

    OVER 25 people took advantage of a dinner and some company at the Lyttelton Rooms on Christmas Day. read more

  • Back with his family

    AN aid worker from Malvern who was part of the humanitarian effort for Afghan refugees arrived back home just in time for Christmas. read more

  • Skatepark 'waterlogged and poorly maintained'

    A 'HALFPIPE' at Malvern Youth Centre, used by skateboarders and inline skaters to improve skills, has been moved to Tenbury Wells by Malvern Hills District Council. read more

  • Police raid turns up historic toposcope

    MALVERN'S historic Toposcope, which was stolen from the top of the Hills nearly two years ago, has been recovered. read more

  • John likes to call a spade a spade

    THERE was a smile breaking at the corners of his mouth and a twinkle in his eye as John Glazebrook explained, "I've always believed the right size garden for a house is as much as the wife can manage." read more

  • Worcester Cathedral Choir n Review: Worcester Concert Club

    CATHEDRAL organist Adrian Lucas, directing Worcester Cathedral Choir, guided us through seasonal music of the past thousand years or so, while also traversing the globe. read more

  • Board looks at levy rise

    MALVERN Hills Conservators' precept is to rise by three per cent, if recommendations are approved at a meeting on Wednesday. read more

  • Businessman fined

    A MALVERN businessman has been fined £3,000 and ordered to pay £1,000 costs after hundreds of tins of car paint were found by the roadside. read more

  • Julie puts store at heart of village life

    THE traditional village shop has had to evolve from being a necessity in communities without transport into a convenience store that must open all hours. read more

  • Taking a short cut to disaster

    HOW I agree with Martin Eager, (Your Letters, November 30) that there should be caution before considering road restrictions, as "cars will find another route". read more

  • Harry Potter author urged to fly to rescue of owls

    Harry Potter creator J K Rowling is being asked to back a plea by the director of the National Bird of Prey Centre at Newent. read more

  • Illogical proposal

    LET us apply a bit of logic to the one-way proposal. read more

  • Idea is economic

    FURTHER to Coun Houghton-Smith's letter (Your Letters, December 14) regarding the cost of the new bus shelter at the bottom of Church Street, I do of course have an interest in this as my gallery is sited behind this bunker or bus 'shelter?' I have also been involved with the new proposals for it, which I feel would greatly benefit the appearance of the town and open up a generally overlooked area. read more

  • Firms plan to take on new workers

    TWO of Ledbury's biggest employers have announced plans to create up to 50 new jobs. read more

  • Blinkered vision

    Following Ms Lisa Kelly's letter regarding Avon Close Park (Your Letters, December 7), I feel very angry she has such blinkered vision and has no regard for the residents around this play area. She obviously doesn't realise the extent of the problems we have been facing and is only interested in how it will effect her and the children in her charge. read more

  • Thirty face jobs axe in relocation

    A BROMYARD manufacturing firm is to lay-off up to 30 of its 210 staff when it relocates to a new Worcester site next year. read more

  • 28/12/01 - Bowen set for Rovers return

    SAM Bowen is poised to return for Bromsgrove Rovers' trip to Knypersley Victoria in the Midland Alliance tomorrow (3pm). read more

  • Not all in the no camp

    I HAVE every sympathy with Tony Hunaban and the 'Save Malvern Car Parks Action Group' (Your Letters, December 7). Car parking can be a real problem although there is usually plenty of room at the Splash or elsewhere in the town. read more

  • Laying down his tools

    A MALVERN carpet fitter has announced his retirement after 52 years in the trade. read more

  • Will such support continue?

    MANY of your readers will have heard the Radio 3 lunchtime broadcast of the Skampa Quartet on December 14. read more

  • Dashed good sports

    A SUPERMARKET dash was the top prize in a fundraising raffle which raised £3,000 for Acorns Children's Trust. The raffle was held at Safeway in Malvern by the Rotary Club. First prize was won by Allan Vaughan Interiors, which chose to donate an equivalent cash amount of £200 back to Acorns. Second and third prizes of Safeway vouchers were won by G Barnett and Mrs Adams, both of Malvern. The presentations were made at Safeway last Thursday (December 13). read more

  • Manager courts success

    A FORMER tennis coach has been appointed as the new marketing manager of a Malvern-based cleaning supplies company. Adrian Bates, from Evesham, takes control of the newly-created marketing department at Express Cleaning Supplies, in Poolbrook Road, and will be in charge of developing the company's corporate identity. The 27-year-old was a former British No 2 tennis player and a professional coach before completing a degree in business administration at Coventry University. read more

  • Plate unique gift to staff

    ONE hundred unique commemorative plates have been created by a Hanley Swan porcelain company to help staff at Colwall's Malvern Water factory celebrate 150 years of bottling. read more

  • English is not really needed

    A LINGUISTICS group in Malvern is looking for new members to join its discussions en franais. read more

  • NYOmusic boost

    A pupil at a Malvern school has been picked to take part in the National Youth Orchestra's Composers' Class. read more

  • 28/12/01 - Fixtures ...

    SATURDAY read more

  • 28/12/01 - Frost halts Express

    EXPRESS fell to the weather this week, their away game at Birdport being called off at the last minute due to a frozen pitch. read more

  • Cannons all fired-up with Christmas cheer

    CHILDREN in hospital during the festive season were showered with gifts thanks to a Worcester health club. read more

  • Sanctuary under new management

    A SAFE haven for traumatised domestic violence victims has been put under new management. read more

  • Action call to theatre battlers

    PROTESTERS complaining about plans to bring commercial management to Malvern Theatres are being urged to write to district councillors to state their objections. read more

  • Re-opening delay for leisure centre

    BUILDING work on the Hill Centre at Upton-upon-Severn has fallen seven weeks behind schedule, dashing hopes of the centre re-opening in January. read more

  • Alice's plan to aid a Kenyan teacher

    A MALVERN woman is raising funds to bring a talented African teacher to the town for a year to put her through her teaching qualifications. read more

  • Drug-related crime cut

    DOCTORS in Malvern have played a major part in reducing drug-related crime in the area. read more

  • Councillor's green bid for New Road

    AN historic Worcester thoroughfare has been restored after four avenues of lime trees along New Road were given a new lease of life. read more

  • Malvern RFC - Fixtures/Results - 2001/2 season

    FIXTURES read more

  • Charities are in the money

    A £30,000 share-out has made welcome Christmas presents for charities in Worcestershire and Herefordshire. read more

  • Shoppers flock to the city for the sales

    TILLS in Worcester's stores kept on ringing yesterday as thousands of shoppers flocked to the city for the seasonal sales scramble. read more

  • Residents 'too lazy to put pen to paper'

    PEOPLE living in St Peter's stand accused of being "too lazy to put pen to paper" after just eight per cent responded to a survey on relocating Redhill Baptist Church. read more

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