How do you deal with doubts about your own abilities? The majority of people are not as fortunate as the 'elite' few who never have doubts and never question their own skills or abilities. I am one of the 99% who every so often come across a situation where I think ' am i worth it?'
DURHAM batted their way into the box-seat on day two of their LV County Championship Division One match with Worcestershire at New Road.
REIGNING Dunlop British Touring Car Champion Matt Neal has admitted he sleeps with worry dolls' to ease his nerves the night before a race.
TWO former Worcestershire players have emerged as favourites to become the next England cricket coach.
A FOSTER mother who subjected three children in her care to a horrifying catalogue of cruel and sadistic treatment has been jailed for 14 years.
A MAN with a list of drunk and disorderly convictions 29 pages long has been given an interim Crasbo (criminal anti social behaviour order) before judges decide his fate.
WORCESTER Post Office is set to move into the city's WH Smith store as part of a national move.
HUNDREDS of people visited the Worcester Flood Fair today.
ENGAGING from start to finish, Kean is irresistible.
HEREFORD United make the long journey to Peterborough United on Saturday safe in the knowledge they will be playing League Two football next season.
MALVERN Hills District Council collected 98.7 per cent of council tax and nearly all the business rates owed by firms in its area last year.
THE ambitious multi-million pound project to restore Droitwich's canals to their former glory is about to take a big step forward.
MARK Yates must make full-back changes as Kidderminster Harriers look to sign off a disappointing home campaign with a win on Saturday.
WORCESTER City will be up against a wealth of footballing experience when they attempt to win their final home game of the season on Saturday.
EVESHAM United can put one foot in the Southern League Division One Midlands play-offs on Saturday.
NEARLY two months after a freak storm severely damaged their boat in the Mediterranean Sea, a couple from Worcestershire are still stuck in Algeria.
Youngsters, aged between 13 and 16, are being given the opportunity to write theatre reviews.
RE:ACT is a unique project being run by Worcester's Swan Theatre.
A BUS that serves Worcestershire Royal Hospital had its own accident and lost its bumper in a shunt in Worcester.
BROMSGROVE Rovers can devote their efforts to finishing runners-up in Southern League Division One Midlands after securing their place in the play-offs.
A SOLDIER serving with the SAS based in Hereford has died in a helicopter crash in Iraq.
WORCESTER is one of the unluckiest places in the West Midlands - and the country - when it comes to winning Premium Bond prize draws.
THE first 75 homes of a huge development planned for an old Ministry of Defence site in Malvern could go on sale this summer.
A SEX offender who twice failed to notify police he had moved house only feels safe when he is anonymous, a court has heard.
PEOPLE are being invited to attend a fair to raise funds for St John's Church in Worcester. There will be attractions such as stalls, games, tower tours, refreshments and lunch.
STOURPORT Swifts face a daunting trip to Southern League Division One Midlands champions Brackley Town on Saturday as they look to save themselves from relegation.
MALVERN Town manager Paul Molloy wants his team to end the season on a high and win their final home match.
WESTFIELDS are hoping to salvage a bit of pride from their season and win their final home match of the season on Saturday.
A KEEN gardener will now have more time to potter around the garden after taking a well-earned retirement - at the age of 87!
ELDERLY residents are being warned to be wary of door-step callers canvassing them to do voluntary work.
SIR - I am sorry Mrs J Tarry (Letters, March 27) has decided to attack the new bus service excellently serving many pensioners living in both the Battenhall and Diglis areas of Worcester.
BERRY HUGHES Gina and Paul Are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter, Emma Georgina, on Thursday, April 12th. ---------- Congratulations Gina and Paul, she's beautiful. Love Mum and Dad. ---------- Congratulations ! Gina and Paul Best wishes and love to our neice Emma. From auntie Nicky and uncle Jake. Published in paper 19/04/2007
LAND Rowena nee Dobbyn Of Torrevieja, Nr Alicante. Passed away on April 12th, 2007, in hospital after an illness bravely borne, aged 53 years. Loving wife of Rod. Daughter of Ethel and the late Michael, sister of Roger, Rick and Ruth, sister in law to Julie. Sadly missed. Published in paper 19/04/2007
GORMLEY Rebecca Happy 21st Becky. Love you loads. Love Mum, Glen, Gemma, Craig and Nanny and Grandad Bryan. xxx Published in paper 19/04/2007
SMITH Sheila Special thoughts today on your Birthday. LoveBrian.x Published in paper 19/04/2007
STANTON Vera nee Lane Passed away peacefully at Redhill Court Care Home, April 14th, 2007, aged 89 years. Beloved wife of the late Ern, much loved by daughter Gillian, son in law Pete, grandsons Ben, Matt and his fiancee Becky. Funeral service at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, April 27th at 2 p.m. No flowers by request please, donations, if desired, for RNLI, maybe sent to A V Band 41 St Nicholas Street, Worcester. WR1 1UW Published in paper 19/04/2007
COOK Alice Remembering a dear mum and nan who passed away twelve years ago today.Always in the thoughts of Son, Daughters and Families. Published in paper 19/04/2007
MORRIS Joynee Shakespeare Passed away peacefully at home on April 14th, 2007, aged 73 years. Beloved wife ofRon Bun. Dearly loved mother of Wendy and Dawn. Loving gran to Kieran, Rowan, Fiona, Christopher and Katie. Funeral service at St George's Church of England Church, Barbourne on Thursday, April 26th at 2.15 p.m. followed by interment in the Natural burial area at Astwood Cemetery. No mourning dress to be worn at Joy's request. No flowers by request, but donations, if desired, for Dogs Trust may be sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester. WR3 7EU. Published in paper 19/04/2007
LAIDLAW Greta McAskillnee Mair Died peacefully at home, after a long illness on April 14th, 2007. Beloved wife of Dr Allan J Laidlaw and dearly loved mother of her children, Fiona, Alastair and Kelvin. Funeral service to be held at Worcester Cathedral on Wednesday, April 25th at 11 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for St Richard's Hospice may be sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester. WR3 7EU.Telephone 01905 22094 Published in paper 19/04/2007
DAVIES Sylviaformerly Harris nee West Passed away peacefully in hospital on April 15th, 2007, aged 88 years. Dearly loved mother of Martyn, Colin, Jacqueline and stepmother to Michael. Also a much loved mother in law, grandmother and great grandmother, who will be sadly missed. Funeral arrangements to follow. Published in paper 19/04/2007
FOSTER Robert George Bob April 17th, 1943 - April 19th, 2005 2nd Anniversary Always in my thoughts, Forever in my heart. God bless. All my love always Your loving wife June. xxx Published in paper 19/04/2007
BEARD Trevor Passed away after a short illness on April 14th, 2007, aged 78 years. Devoted husband of the late Doris, loving father of Keith and Lorraine, father in law of Brenda and Patrick, much loved grandad of Marcus, Vicky, Jessica, Jodie and Nathan and a dear great grandad. He will be sadly missed. Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium on Wednesday, April 25th at 10 a.m. Flowers may be sent to Co-operative Funeralcare, 17 Lowesmoor, Worcester. WR1 2RS Published in paper 19/04/2007
JACKSON Valerie Val Suddenly at home on April 11th, 2007, aged 64 years. Dearly loved wife of Stan, precious mother to Tyrone and Sharon, devoted nannie to Alex, Shane, Leanne, Kirstie, Mattieand Charlie. Funeral service atSt Marys Church, Guarlford on Monday, April 23rd at 2 p.m. All her Friends are very welcome to attend. Flowers, or donations for the RNLI or County Air Ambulance, may be sent to Holland Funeral Service,71 Barnards Green Road, Malvern. WR14 3LS. Published in paper 19/04/2007
A GRANDMOTHER from Worcester is celebrating after winning a contest to encourage people to use real nappies.
PERSHORE Town, 4-2 victors at Continental Star last week, host bottom-of-the-table Alveston in the Midland Combination Premier Division on Saturday (3pm).
SIR - We would, through your newspaper, like to say a very big thank you for the wonderful daffodils along Hylton Road.
WORCESTER prop Tony Windo has signed a new deal that will keep him at Sixways next season.
A COUPLE had the best diamond wedding present anyone could ask for - their first great grand-daughter.
CHOOSING friends and lovers is far easier than choosing a career. After all, you know instantly whether or not you click with someone and whether you fancy spending more time with them.