Bennett was a then club record buy of £30,000 from rivals Bromsgrove Rovers in January 1999 and proved a goal-scoring menace to Conference opponents in the title-winning season.
CANCER patients in Wyre Forest are living under a "death sentence" because of excessive waiting times for crucial operations, it has been claimed.
A STOURPORT woman who is registered blind has taken up the cudgels on behalf of other residents who fear they will be left stranded by potential bus service cuts.
A GRIEVING publican and his wife who lost their only son in a car crash have praised friends and family for their support as they prepare to re-open their Mamble pub.
VICTORY has turned to anger for a Stourport scout troop whose hut was burgled in the same week as planning permission was won to build a new base on the same site.
BUSINESSES could be put off moving in to the former British Sugar site in Kidderminster after plans to put in a mobile rubble crusher were given the thumbs up, it has been claimed. the former British Sugar factory site.
HEALTH bosses across the county have been left to "manage the unmanageable" according to a disillusioned consultant who is quitting after a quarter century of service.
COLOURFUL dragons and traditional Chinese music helped to bring an oriental flavour to a Worcester school.
THE immaculately dressed Stourport gents' outfitter Stanley Barten is to bow out of his business in style.
TWO former workmates have been "overjoyed" by the response to their plans to host a reunion to mark the 20th anniversary of the closure of a Kidderminster factory.
IT'S with trepidation that we wait to see what arrives in the two counties from the Arctic.
After starting off as a trainee at Liverpool, Williams was released at the age of 19 to return to his native Wrexham.
The uncompromising defender was Ian Britton's last signing before the manager was sacked in October 2003 and cost Harriers a four-figure fee.
The versatile Gadsby was Ian Britton's first signing after the 2002/03 season, agreeing a one-year contract at Aggborough.
Stamps started with Torquay United despite being brought up in Birmingham and his obvious talent earned him a £10,000 move to Colchester United in 1997.
Versatile Hinton began his career at right-back before reverting to a centre-half role during the Conference championship-winning season.
Released by Aston Villa, Brock signed for Harriers in September 1997 after a short spell at Northampton Town where he failed to make an appearance.
WORCESTER Wolves Basketball Club are expecting a sell-out crowd for their Patrons Cup final against Hackney White Heat.
THE frontpage headline in The Independent screamed - as much as a quality national newspaper can scream, that is - with all the glass-smashing vibrato of any tabloid.
PATIENTS treated with the so-called drug "acid" at Worcester's Powick Hospital are being urged to tell their story in a new book on its controversial use as a therapy for the mentally ill.
A CASH windfall has been welcomed by a charity working with needy women in Worcestershire.
A WEST Midlands Euro MP warns haulage companies face crippling costs and bureaucratic meddling if a forthcoming transport directive slips through.
THE longest serving Evening News delivery driver has retired at the age of 70.
VITAL services in Worcester could grind to a halt this week when a two-day strike is staged by staff demanding extra pay.
A MAN has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a teenager in Leominster at the weekend.
A STATE-OF-THE-ART treatment centre was due to open its doors to patients today in a bid to slash hospital waiting lists in Worcestershire.
A GREAT-grandmother from Worcestershire is amazed after discovering her recipe for lemon curd is proving a massive hit - in Russia.
RESIDENTS in Worcestershire are being urged not to panic about the Arctic weather conditions set to hit the county tomorrow.
A "REVOLUTION in rubbish" is to finally get under way in parts of Wyre Forest in seven weeks.
CRITICS of a new recycling scheme have been slammed for "scaremongering" on the eve of Wyre Forest's "rubbish revolution".
THE fight to secure more cash for Worcestershire's schools is being taken back to Westminster - with headteachers looking for action, not words.
EXPERTS from across the country are being drafted in to help detectives hunting the killer of Herefordshire skydiver Stehpen Hilder.
AN underground pool in Worcester is the likely cause of a landslide which has left a pensioner fearing his home could disappear.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS are disappointed after finding no more skeletons since the discovery of human remains at what was believed to be an historic burial ground in Worcester.
PUPILS at a Pershore school are enjoying the wonders of modern technology after the installation of a new IT suite.
RESIDENTS in Worcestershire are being warned against products claiming to aid a "miracle weight loss."
A NEW business not yet open in a county village has already been blamed for engine revving noises heard in the area.
A HISTORY of Upton-upon-Severn, written by a rector's wife in the 19th Century, has been given 21st Century treatment by being copied onto compact disc.
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A SPECIAL motion-sensitive camera will be a permanent feature at a Worcester train station in a bid to catch graffiti vandals.
A FISH and chip shop in Worcester is contending to be crowned the best chippie in the country.
COUNCIL chiefs have pledged to get tough with residents who overfill their wheelie bins once a new recycling scheme starts next month. Refuse collection crews are to enforce existing policies by refusing to take bins which do not have a fully closed lid and by ignoring bagged "side rubbish".
THE ground-breaking green regime introduced to a quarter of district homes last month has proved a big hit - and Government recycling targets are now in sight.
TWO senior leading academic economists have backed Worcestershire's claim that we are discriminated against.
WELL done Roy Burton for raising the issue of park-and-ride.
I GATHER from the letter by N Taylor (You Say, Saturday, January 19) that he would advocate a free-for-all by motorists on the road.
AUDREY Steel's letter was typical of the arrogance of pro-hunters, very ready to point the finger at protesters.
WITH the amount of Press coverage concerning road safety over the last 18 months, it seems absurd that no one ever mentions pedestrians in any other context than as the victim.
REGARDING Pitchcroft and The Moors Car park, if we have to spend thousands of pounds on linking two car parks just because motorists are unable to see, or rather find the Moors car park (which is cheaper) they should not be driving a car!