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  • Tony gets the message from children for Acorns Triple Run

    RUNNERS of all ages and abilities can now sign up to take part in one of the county’s biggest and most popular fund-raising events. read more

  • Man’s ban for attack on partner

    A MAN who attacked his partner in front of their baby son has been given a restraining order to stay away from her. read more

  • Be a pantomime horse for a cause

    PEOPLE are being invited to join in a spot of horseplay to raise money for charity. read more

  • Drunken shoplifter used distraction

    A YOUNG woman stole from a Worcester shop on several occasions while drunk, a court was told. read more

  • Sonic boom causes confusion - ballot Worcester News: SONIC BOOM: The Typhoon aircraft

    A loud bang heard across a large part of the Midlands tonight was from a sonic boom caused by a Typhoon jet, the Ministry of Defence said. read more

  • Bridge works begin earlier than planned

    work to repair cracks in an old bridge used by rat-running traffic are starting earlier than planned. read more

  • Ex-addict stole purse from surgery

    A FORMER heroin addict stole a purse accidentally left on a chair because he did not have any money. read more

  • Mitchell queries first-class status of university games

    WORCESTERSHIRE captain Daryl Mitchell has added his voice to the growing chorus questioning whether the university matches should have first-class status. read more

  • Roof fire in Cradley

    FIRE fighters attended a roof fire at a property in Cradley near Malvern at around 5.15pm today. read more

  • Music duo come top in Text Factor

    A TALENTED musical duo experienced the winning feeling after dazzling the judges of this year’s Text Factor competition. read more

  • Hill looks to build on home form Worcester News: IN UPBEAT MOOD: Warriors coach Richard Hill.

    SOMETHING’S got to give when Worcester Warriors and Exeter Chiefs meet at Sixways in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday (3pm). read more

  • 'Weapons' fight leads to witness appeal

    A MAN has been arrested after reports of an argument between four men involving weapons. read more

  • Victim of flat fire 'unlawfully killed'

    A MAN killed in a flat fire spent his final few moments surrounded by thick cloying smoke, a coroner was told. read more

  • City decision close

    WORCESTER City could know before the end of the season if ground-sharing at Kidderminster Harriers is an option. read more

  • Five youths arrested after teenager stabbed Worcester News: Evesham man charged after police operation

    FIVE youths were arrested on Wednesday night after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in Bromsgrove Town Centre. read more

  • Weekend fixture list

    SATURDAY FOOTBALL WORCESTER AND DISTRICT LEAGUE Division One: Nunnery Wood v Powick. read more

  • A new chapter for town

    A NEW haven for literature lovers in Malvern drew big crowds as it opened its doors for the first time on Bank Holiday Monday. read more

  • Fine for £5k benefit fiddler

    A DROITWICH woman has admitted receiving nearly £5,000 in benefits which she was not entitled to. read more

  • Neal unsure over race

    DEFENDING champion Matt Neal admits he has no idea what to expect in terms of success when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship rocks up at Donington Park this weekend. read more

  • Stolen cars dumped on driveway Worcester News: RECOVERED: Police at the scene of the discovery

    TWO cars stolen overnight during a burglary at a house in Worcester were later found abandoned in Martley. read more

  • Rapist jailed for 11 years

    A KIDDERMINSTER man who raped two girls has been jailed for 11 years. read more

  • New look for Hornby bridge Worcester News: AFTER: How the bridge looks now

    A COUNTY railway footbridge which became an iconic structure after world famous railway model maker Hornby used it in a construction kit, has been restored by Network Rail. read more

  • Destiny still in our hands despite loss Worcester News: STAYING POWER: Carl Heeley hopes a crop of Worcester City’s youngsters including Jacob Rowe (right), will stay at St George’s Lane next season.

    THIS season has been one of the best of my career so far and it’s fantastic for Worcester City to still be in the hunt for the play-offs at this stage. read more

  • Dedicated team helps garden project to grow Worcester News: HANDS-ON APPROACH: The Whitefoot-Forward PR Team, back left to right, Kimberley Hornby, Porcha Treanor, Lauren Keer and Clare Farquhar with, front, Michelle Whitefoot.

    A WORCESTERSHIRE public relations firm has put its green fingers to good use by helping to achieve high profile media coverage for a Comic Relief-style national charity gardening initiative. read more

  • Is any of this your property?

    MOTORISTS whose cars have been broken into recently should take a look at this hoard of stolen property. read more

  • Join the vinyl revolution at city centre store

    A CELEBRATION of local independent record stores in the city centre is shaping up to be one of the biggest days on music fans’ calendars. read more

  • Envy is a deadly sin

    SIR – To David Barlow, me old mate ‘George, you’re being conned by the Tories’ (Worcester News, April 2). read more

  • We should fly our flags with pride

    SIR – I agree with the British National Party member Carl Mason saying that our national flag should be outside the Worcester College of Technology (Worcester News, April 4). read more

  • Farmers’ fears on water share plans

    WORCESTERSHIRE’S farmers are worried about falling water levels and a firm’s plans to share our water with other drought-hit parts of the country. read more

  • This French idea makes sense to me

    SIR – I read the other day that there’s a town in France that is giving households which can sustain them two chickens each. read more

  • The real reason for the rise in stamps

    SIR – Many readers of the Worcester News will be aghast at the unprecedented rise in the price of postage stamps just coming into force. read more

  • What about taking pride in your home?

    SIR – I agree with Worcester resident Mike Taylor’s appeal to enhance the approach to Worcester via London Road, or the Gateway to the city as it is called (Worcester News, April 10). read more

  • Living within our means isn’t austerity

    SIR – Reading the letters of Labour contributors is an experience of weirdness. read more

  • Make savings at Asda? I am not so sure

    SIR – I would like to comment, if I may, on the new Asda store that is in place at the old vinegar factory in Lowesmoor, Worcester. read more

  • Health fears for needle-find children

    THE safety of two parks has come under scrutiny after three children came into contact with used needles while playing. read more

  • This cruise is taking it too far

    DISASTER tourism is not new. The Titanic Memorial Cruise has perhaps taken it to a new level but every one of us who has visited the site of a tragedy has some experience of it. I have. read more

  • Search for missing pensioner continues

    THE search for a missing Worcestershire pensioner is continuing in earnest this morning. read more

  • Car teens in boozy gun rampage

    TWO yobs went on a drunken “Wild West” car rampage with BB guns and a machete after downing booze and ethanol, a court was told. read more

  • Am I related to Captain Smith of the Titanic? Worcester News: GREAT-NIECE?: Suzannah Barnett, above, with actor John Clay, who plays Captain EJ Smith in Titanic: The Musical at Worcester’s Swan Theatre. Suzannah has been told she is a descendant of the Titanic's skipper.

    CHILDHOOD memories of being told about the Titanic have come flooding back for a Worcester woman as she prepares to join a city tribute to the 1,500 souls who perished. read more

  • Orchestra break for schoolgirl Worcester News: STAR: Genevieve Phillips

    A YOUNG cellist from Malvern showed she is a star in the making after being invited to join the National Children’s Orchestra (NCO). read more

  • Nicholas Haggitt

    HAGGITT Nicholas Passed away on April 4th, 2012 at St Richard's Hospice, aged 49 years. Loving husband to Lisa. Devoted father to Oliver and Timothy. Sadly missed by his sister Sarah, mother and stepfather Marian and John Busby and stepmother Gay Haggitt. Service to take place at St Patrick's Church, Wellington at 11 a.m., on Thursday, April 19th, 2012, followed by the Cremation at Telford Crematorium at 12 noon. Family flowers only, donations to St Richard's Hospice read more

  • Mavis Joan Wright

    WRIGHT Mavis Joan Passed away peacefully with her Family by her side on April 4th, 2012, aged 82 years. Loving mum of Chris, Lindsay, Vicky and Tess and grandmother of Matt, Brad, Evan and Niamh. Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012, at 12 noon. Flowers may be sent to A V Band, 41 St Nicholas Street, Worcester, WR1 1UW. read more

  • Kenneth George Jones

    JONES Kenneth George Passed away suddenly at home on March 30th, 2012, aged 64 years. Husband of Barbara, father of Suzanne and Catherine. Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 2 p.m. Will be sadly missed. read more

  • Marjorie Lovegrove

    LOVEGROVE (nee Halling) Marjorie Passed away peacefully on April 3rd, 2012 aged 88 years. Much loved wife of Bob and mother of Susan, Michael, Julia, Pauline and Richard. A dear grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. Funeral Service at St Peter's Church, Willersey on Friday, April 20th, at 11.30 a.m., followed by Interment. Flowers or donations, if desired for St Richard's Hospice and Leukaemia and Lymphona Research, may be sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester. WR3 7EU. A collection plate will be available at Church. read more

  • John Robinson

    ROBINSON John Passed away suddenly but peacefully on April 3rd, 2012, aged 75 years. Sadly missed by daughters Sally and Margaret, sons in law Bill and Kevin and grandsons Peter and the late Robert. Funeral Service at Bransford Chapel on Wednesday, April 18th at 2.30 p.m. followed by Interment at Bransford Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations for Acorns Childrens Hospice may be left in the Chapel or sent to A V Band Funeral Directors, 41 St Nicholas Street, Worcester, WR1 1UW. The Family welcome everyone to the Bear and Ragged Staff, Bransford, after the Funeral for light refreshments. read more

  • Melvyn Honeywood

    HONEYWOOD Melvyn Peacefully at Worcestershire Royal Hospital on March 30th, 2012, aged 61 years. A much loved son of Phyllis and brother to Stephen and Mandy. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Wednesday, April 18th at 10 a.m. Flowers or donations for The Dogs Trust may be sent to A V Band Funeral Directors. read more

  • William (Ian) John Roebury

    ROEBURY William (Ian) John Aged 66 years, of Longdon. Peacefully in Hospital on April 3rd, 2012. Much loved father of Paul and Gail and devoted grandfather of Melanie, Ryan and Felicity. The Funeral Service will take place at Longdon Parish Church on Wednesday, April 18th, at 11 a.m., followed by Cremation at Worcester. Family flowers only please, donations for The Critical Care Trust Fund, Cheltenham General Hospital may be sent to Malcolm J Presland Funeral Directors, 19 High Street, Upton upon Severn WR8 0HJ. Tel 01684 592393 read more

  • Eva Hughes

    HUGHES Eva Died on April 3rd, 2012, aged 92 years. Mother of Sandra and Daphne, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service to take place at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, April 20th, at 2.30 p.m. No flowers please, donations if desired for The Royal British Legion may be sent by cheque only to: The Co-operative Funeralcare, 17 Lowesmoor, Worcester. WR1 2RS. Alternatively a collection box will be available at the Service. read more

  • Dave COLEY

    COLEY Dave Precious memories of a dear husband, dad and grandad. Missed so much after one year by wife Maureen and loving family Sarah, Paul and Daisy, Lucy, Jamie, Frankie and baby Marcy, Katie, Jamie, Kara, Cameron and brother Brian xxx read more

  • John HADLAND

    HADLAND John Thirteen lonely years without you, It seems like only yesterday we laughed and shared a smile, I wish we could do that again just for a little while. Missing you is the heartache that never goes away. My love always Love Pam. read more

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