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Archive - Monday, 18 February 2008

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  • Dales are left feeling green

    A DISAPPOINTED Archdales 73 side left Stockingford thinking they deserved something from a very dull game, which they lost 2-0 in Midland Combination Division One. read more

  • Police search for Tenbury fight witnesses

    TWO shop windows were smashed during a late-night fight in Tenbury town centre at the weekend. read more

  • Shifnal stalemate

    WESTFIELDS returned from Shifnal Town with a hard-fought goalless draw in the Midlands Football Alliance. read more

  • Impressive set and a fantastic production

    AN impressive set helped the Swan Theatre Amateur Company (STAC) perform an outstanding production of Private Lives. read more

  • Bond rejects move to New Road

    WORCESTERSHIRE'S hunt for an overseas player has drawn another blank after Shane Bond rejected the move to New Road. read more

  • Skipper scores vital goal

    BROMYARD grabbed three valuable points in their fight for survival in the West Midl-ands Premier Division. read more

  • Pimlow brace seals fine victory

    UPTON travelled to the Warwickshire countryside for their Midlands Five West (South) clash with Pinley and came away with a 26-15 success. read more

  • Ledbury stroll to triumph

    LEDBURY produced another fine display to see off Old Leamingtonians 23-7 in Midlands Four West (South). read more

  • Cleaning up at bin-and- brush awards

    REFUSE collectors and street cleaners have been recognised at a special awards evening. read more

  • Pegasus are given an Ard time of it

    PEGASUS Juniors crashed to a 3-1 home defeat in the Hellenic Premier Division to Ardley United. read more

  • Chosen Hill seal points with decisive late score

    PERSHORE were left to rue missed opportunities after going down 17-10 at home to Chosen Hill Former Pupils in Western Counties North. read more

  • Groups can claim money for their charities

    A NATIONAL bakery is launching a new community initiative to help charities in Worcester. Every year Warburtons Bakery provides financial support by donating products to worthy causes across the region. read more

  • What do you think of the WN website?

    EVERY year Newsquest Media asks for your opinions about its newspaper websites, and now it is asking for your views about worcesternews.co.uk read more

  • Selfish minority won't spoil our park

    VISITORS young and old showed their support at the launch of a police initiative designed to get people to love their park. read more

  • Speedy deliver punch

    A GOAL bonanza at Speedy Sports saw the home team thrash Punchbowl 10-3 in a Worcester Sunday League Division Four encounter. read more

  • We took part in the great Tolladine tidy-up

    YOUNGSTERS from a Worcester estate spent a day sprucing up the area where they live. read more

  • Spencer to lead Bergerac mission

    WORCESTER number eight Catherine Spencer will lead England Women against France in the RBS Six Nations championship this Saturday in Bergerac on Saturday (3pm). read more

  • 'Eyesore' car park: does it deserve spot in new book?

    A CONCRETE 1960s car park in Worcester – seen by many as an eyesore – has been included in a book trying to change people’s opinion of contemporary landscape. read more

  • Stitched-up Latham ready to take on the Hurricanes

    CHRIS Latham has revealed that the injuries he sustained playing for Queensland Reds in last Friday's Super 14 opener against Otago Highlanders were nothing more serious than a grotesquely swollen lip and a sore head. read more

  • Cameron stars for North Mids

    NORTH Midlands reached the knock-out stages of the National Under 20 Championship by defeating a strong Notts, Lincs and Derbyshire side 29-12 in their final Midlands Group B' match at Newark. read more

  • Latest travel news

    Check out the latest travel news before you head home. read more

  • Pork joints stolen from supermarket

    THIRTY joints of pork worth a total £300 have been stolen from supermarket in Worcester. read more

  • Event will feature top musicians

    A SPRING concert is to take place at a Malvern school this month as part of a series of professional events. read more

  • Watson shows the way for Stourport

    STOURPORT Trampoline Club turned in a fine performance at the regional qualifiers in Kings Heath, Birmingham. read more

  • Outsiders ease past Winning Post to extend run of success

    OUTSIDERS made it five wins out of the last six by beating Winning Post by two pins at Heenan's Club in the Worcester and District League Division Three. read more

  • Tell councillors about blocked drain problems

    ANYONE aware of any blocked drains or gullies in Droitwich has been urged to report them to two county councillors. read more

  • Fat fryer causes fire at pub

    FIREFIGHTERS have been called out to tackle a fire caused by a fat fryer at a pub near Worcester. read more

  • Cathedral concert for judge killed in floods

    A memorial concert will be held at Worcester Cathedral for the county judge killed during last year's summer floods. read more

  • Pressure and the Weather

    Pressure changes effects everything living on this planet including the way we feel, it shapes our personality without us knowing it. When pressure is high the subsiding air which is to be found beneath anticyclones can reduce the sea level by about 3 metres. When the pressure is low, the air is rising and pressure reduced so sea levels can rise by the same amount. Hence, when we experience low pressure with a rise of sea level, coupled with a strong sea surge due to strong winds and a high tide, coastal flooding becomes high risk. This almost occurred along the East coast of England earlier this year. Like every substance, air has its own weight. The atmosphere is over 600 km (370 miles) thick, and the weight of the air forces down on the Earth's surface. The downward force exerted by the weight of the air is called pressure. Air molecules are squeezed together by the weight of air above, making the air denser near the bottom of the atmosphere than it is at higher altitudes. Air density and pressure are greatest at sea level and decrease the higher one goes. Heat also makes air less dense, so less heavy, by moving its molecules. The warmer the air, the lower the air pressure. read more

  • Be Cheggers for a day - organise your own swap shop

    PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being urged to carry on the enthusiasm for exchanging unwanted items that was generated by the last month's successful swap shops. read more

  • MOORE

    MOORE Tommy Treasured memories of my dear brother. I miss you Tommy and always will. God bless. Loving sister Pat. xxx Published in paper 18/02/2008 read more

  • STOCK

    STOCK Lilian Rose Precious memories of a dear mum, nan and great nan, who passed away three years ago today. Always in our thoughts, never forgotten. Love Elizabeth, Fred, Albert, Anthony, David, Teresa, Selina, Luke and Sammy. Published in paper 18/02/2008 read more

  • GAFFNEY

    GAFFNEY Joseph Eight years today. Not a day do we forget dear dad, In our hearts he's always near, Our wonderful memories have sustained us each day, As it dawns another year. Loving children Mary, Patrick, Peter, Susan and Families Published in paper 18/02/2008 read more

  • DAVIS

    DAVIS Doris Of Drakes Broughton, formerly of Pershore. On February 12th, 2008, peacefully in hospital, aged 98 years. Beloved wife of the late Hector. Dearly loved mother of Audrey, Graham, Valerie and the late Ivor. A much loved mother in law, gran and great gran who will be sadly missed. Funeral service at Pershore Abbey on Friday, February 22nd, at 12.30 p.m. followed by interment at Pershore Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations for The County Air Ambulance may be sent to E. Hill and Son Funeral Directors, Pershore, WR10 1HZ. Published in paper 18/02/2008 read more

  • FARRAND

    FARRAND Dave February 18th 1998 Though absent you are ever near, Still missed, still loved and ever dear. Love fromGlen, Karen, Becky and Louise x Published in paper 18/02/2008 read more

  • BARRATT

    BARRATT Jack Passed away seven years today. Sadly missed will never be forgotten. Love Beryl and Family xx Published in paper 18/02/2008 read more

  • TURNER

    TURNER Doreen Mary Do Beloved wife of Arthur passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 12th, 2008, at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Service to be held at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, February 22nd, 2008, at 2.30 p.m. Service of celebration of Do's life to be held at St Andrew's, Ombersley on Saturday, April 12th, 2008, at 2.30 p.m. No flowers. Donations, if desired, for St. Richard's Hospice c/o George Crump & Son, 33 Hanbury Road, Droitwich 01905 773339 Published in paper 18/02/2008 read more

  • WILLIAMS

    WILLIAMS Terence Terry Suddenly but peacefully on February 8th, 2008, aged 67 years. Loving husband of Muriel and devoted brother, father and grandad. Ex employee of Metal Box and well respected wedding photographer. Funeral service will take place at Worcester Crematorium on Thursday, February 21st, at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only, but donations, if desired, for The Air Ambulance, may be sent to Philip Tomlins Ltd, 37 Bromyard Terrace, Worcester, WR2 5BW. A plate will also be available at the crematorium. Published in paper 18/02/2008 read more

  • Did you serve in the Kure area?

    SIR - On behalf of Kure City Council History Library, Japan, I am anxious to make contact with anybody who served in the Kure area from late 1945 to 1956 as a member of the British Army, Navy or Royal Air Force. read more

  • There should be a pulpit exchange

    SIR - The General Synod should implement a pulpit exchange scheme. read more

  • Man jailed after lying to jury - court

    A Worcester man who lied to a jury in a burglary trial with a false confession has been jailed for 18 months after pleading guilty to perjury. read more

  • Pro Europeans are coming out in force

    SIR - Following a recent letters page, it would appear that the pro Euopeans are coming out of the woodwork in force. read more

  • Is there a point to our very existence?

    SIR - Is there really a point to our very existence? George Cowley may correct me otherwise. read more

  • All expenses claims should be looked at

    SIR - In reply to E W Taylor of Redditch, I'm pleased you like my letters. read more

  • I will repeat myself for Richard Udall

    SIR - If my letter about Richard Udall and the EU was too difficult for Peter Scott to understand, I would like to repeat it for him. read more

  • What do you think of the WN website?

    EVERY year Newsquest Media asks for your opinions about its newspaper websites, and now it is asking for your views about worcesternews.co.uk read more

  • We need to learn to be more economical

    SIR - I write regarding your stories How can we find a home for Alex' and Why so many families cannot afford a home' (February 4). read more

  • Reg Moule Answers your Questions

    I have lots of trouble with slugs in my garden and so I was wondering if you could recommend any plants that are slug resistant? My neighbour says that it is the smaller slugs that do most damage, so I hope I'm not wasting my time collecting large ones up on warm nights. read more

  • WHAT TO DO THIS WEEK Feb 16

    Begin to feed plants in established borders using a controlled-release slow-acting fertiliser, but try to avoid getting it on new leaves. read more

  • The council was in a no-win situation

    SIR - I can fully appreciate why Wyre Forest District Council decided to put the Stourport Tesco plans to consultancy - because they were in a no-win situation. read more

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