A FORMER morphine addict from a village near Worcester has escaped an immediate prison sentence after breaching a community order for the second time.
A man who stole from two shops was struggling to deal with his brother’s ill health and subsequent death, a court was told.
A GROUP of new lay ministers have been appointed during a special service at Worcester Cathedral.
SUNNY and calm conditions made for quick times in Worcester St John’s Cycling Club’s 10-mile time trial at Broadheath.
A GROUP of children spent their Saturday bouncing around to raise money for other young people with cancer.
AROUND 1,200 children from years three to 13 from 49 schools across Worcestershire came together to participate in a day of sport at the inaugural Worcestershire School Games.
A WORCESTER man was arrested after calling police officers “pigs” and refusing to stop hurling abuse after being warned.
Worcester City Council is to use part of a budget surplus of more than £900,000 to safeguard itself against troubled times in the future.
SIR – I think it’s outrageous that the unions are asking for big bonuses for the bus drivers and train drivers during the Olympics because they will be working harder.
SIR – There has been some negative publicity recently regarding Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
A FINE individual performance from Phil Harris led Barnards Green to a convincing Division Two win over local rivals Eastnor.
SIR – With reference to Harriett Baldwin’s guest column (Worcester News, June 14) can I point out some fallacies in her comments.
SIR – When the Queen Mother reopened the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal in 1964, they painted underneath a road bridge her boat The Linda was due to travel under.
SIR – In her guest column (Worcester News, June 14), Harriett Baldwin says the euro was doomed from the start because it could not function without economic and political union.
SIR – Sorry Harriett, you couldn’t be more wrong, leaving the EU would not prevent businesses having access to European markets (Worcester News, June 14).
LAST orders have been called by the landlady of the city’s oldest pub.
NEARLY 800 votes were cast in the first online ballot to pick which famous faces should appear in a new city sculpture.
A COUNTY councillor is urging Malvern people to come to a public meeting this week to save land around the town's youth centre in Albert Road North.
A MAGNIFICENT partnership of 131 for the sixth wicket between Paul Bryan and Max Young guided Droitwich to a five-wicket win against Bromyard in Worcestershire Cricket League Division One.
A LIVELY Malvern band are jumping for joy after receiving their second nomination for the British Blues Awards 2012.
Common’s uncommon birds. There is a chance to see some of our rarer feathered friends on this route by JULIE ROYLE
A revolutionary equine clinic is throwing open its doors. SARA PAWSEY reports
Gardeners of all ages are being encouraged to take part in this year’s flower show
IT’S what Louis Walsh, of X Factor fame, might call the likeability factor. That is presumably the reason why Gary Barlow appears to have escaped relatively unscathed from allegedly being linked to a tax avoidance scheme.
Allen Whitty went from serving with the Worcestershire Regiment in the First World War to winning at the 1924 Paris Olympics
WOMEN dressed up in pink wigs, T-shirts and tutus to run the annual Race for Life.
LEDBURY thrower Terry Jenkins suffered a last-16 exit at the hands of Dave Chisnall in the German Darts Championship in Berlin.
A WORCESTER peer played an instrumental role in organising the recent visit of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
A WOMAN has appeared in court accused of deliberately setting fire to an Evesham flat.
JAMES Cameron’s terrific half-century helped Worcestershire to their second win in this year’s Friends Life t20 with a 14-run victory over Northamptonshire.
CRUCIAL council services in the county could be moved to Staffordshire and Shropshire under controversial plans to make more cuts.
ORGANISERS in Evesham are eagerly anticipating the start of the town’s first comedy festival next week, featuring TV comedian Jon Richardson on the last date of his national tour.
RAIL services between Ledbury, Malvern and Worcester have been halted after a hole appeared in the line at Colwall.
THE rains had been non-stop, it had been touch-and-go whether the main field event could be saved… but in the end, it was true British grit and determination that ensured the show would go on.
A judge has banned a man from entering a Worcester nightclub for two years after he broke a love rival’s cheekbone in a fit of jealousy.
ABOUT 1,200 people have taken part in three races to help raise money for a children’s hospice.
PASSEY Andrew Richard On this his 53rd Birthday spending it with his mother Cynthia after 46 years apart. Loved forever by Dick. Both missed deeply.
BURCHETT Daphne Gladys Passed away in Worcestershire Royal Hospital on June 16th, 2012 aged 78 years. Private Interment. Donations in lieu of flowers will be shared between St Richard's Hospice, The RNLI and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, and may…
BROOKES Charles Edwin (Eddie) Former BT Engineer. Passed away peacefully after a long illness on June 20th, 2012, aged 76 years. Beloved husband of Kathy, devoted step father to Tony and Paul and a dearly loved grandad. Funeral Service at St…
LAMB Ken Landlord of Fox Inn, Pitmaston Road. Passed away suddenly, but peacefully on June 16th, 2012, aged 62 years. A much loved partner to Lin, loving father to Andrew, beloved father in law to Celia, step dad to Brian and Paul also grandfather…
LAMBERT Winifred Formerly of John Gwynne House. Passed away peacefully on June 11th, 2012, aged 96 years. A dear mother. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Wednesday, July 4th at 2 p.m. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired…
JONES John William Of Callow End. Passed away suddenly on June 12th, 2012. Beloved husband of Wendy, dearly loved father and grandfather. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral Service at Powick Church, on Monday, July 2nd, 2012,…
BULLOCK Eileen In loving memory of Eileen, who passed away two years ago today. Forever in our thoughts. Love husband Eric, Neil, Jayne, Steven, Richard and Jenny. xxxxx.
BYRNE (nee Gamble) Edna Passed away unexpectedly but peacefully in Plymouth House Nursing Home on June 13th, 2012, aged 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Tom, dearly loved mum to Vaughn and Anona, loving grandma of Charlotte and Stuart and great…