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Warriors director of rugby Dean Ryan.

Warriors refereeing row: There IS a secret report, and it's staying secret

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YELLOW LINES: Keith Burton is worried about parking around County Hall

Thursday's letters including 'Our street is clogged up with parked cars'

HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Avril Pulley made decorative flowers as part of demonstrations at the Museum of Royal Worcester.

Visitors enjoy Worcester museum's various activities as part of Love Worcester Heritage Festival

ECO DRESS: Laura Beth Morgan, Miss Worcestershire, wearing the eco dress. Pictured with Lucy Physick, Miss Lancashire, Miss England, Natasha Hemmings, and Christina Cunningham, Miss North West.

Miss Worcestershire prepares for Miss England finals by donning impressive eco dress

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OVERTURNED: A car overturned near Bransford Golf Club and The Glade on the A4103.

Car overturned in Bransford

CITY: The High Street was recently repaved, but CD Lee wonders how well new surfaces will stand up to use by heavy vehicles

Wednesday's letters including 'Lorries would soon ruin any new paving'

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A crowd gathers at Worcester Racecourse to watch

Does Worcester have its own Loch Ness Monster? Strange fountains erupt from under flooded Pitchcroft

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HISTORY LOVERS: Worcester Mayor, Roger Knight, with re-enactors spanning the centuries at The Commandery.

More than 2,000 years of history brought to life at Worcester's Commandery

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JAM: Friday’s tailbacks on the M5, in which some people were stuck for several hours

Tuesday's letters including 'What happened on the M5 was a disgrace'

NEW EXHIBITION: Malvern Artist Bridget Macdonald with some of her paintings in her new exhibition This Green Earth, at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum.

Malvern artist's new exhibition launches at Worcester art gallery

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Mark Hamer, managing director of Home Instead in Worcester, is supporting the Alzheimer's Society's Side by Side scheme.

Charity supporting people with dementia appeals for volunteers for new activities scheme

The scene at Worcester Racecourse on Thursday, after flood water seeped through from the swollen River Severn (Picture by Jonathan Barry)

Weekend rainfall 'not expected to increase river levels', says Environment Agency

Interior of the refurbished Anchor Inn, Kempsey

Firm sinks £290,000 into Kempsey village pub

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Kitchen destroyed by fire (55722595)

Fire service warns over safety in the kitchen

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Marita Sen of VisitEngland with Fleece landlord Nigel Smith

Historic Worcestershire pub reaps rewards for its quality

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Worcestershire cricketers catch a cookery class

Worcestershire beer lovers call for budget cut in beer tax

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Monday's letters including 'Answer questions on stadium, Councillor'

Monday's letters including 'Answer questions on stadium, Councillor'

SCENE: The house where the man fell in Bath Road, Worcester. Picture by James Connell.. (55754240)

Worcester roof fall man recovering well in QE after suffering a bruised head and two broken ribs

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Picture by Jemma Green

UPDATE: Man injured in incident at Hoo Farm Industrial Estate

Antonia (centre) pictured with Nick Knowles, Lawrence Llewellyn-Bowen, brother, Samuel and mother, Victoria. (55893715)

Community occupational therapist helps DIY SOS create dream home for disabled teenager

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A stitch in time for sewing group which is celebrating its second year

A stitch in time for sewing group which is celebrating its second year

Worcestershire firefighters called to two outdoor fires and a chimney fire

Worcestershire firefighters called to two outdoor fires and a chimney fire

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People running along motorway closes part of the M5

People running along motorway closes part of the M5

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Friday's letters including 'Council tax rise means paying more for less'

Friday's letters including 'Council tax rise means paying more for less'

SUPERFAST: Sander Kristel, Worcestershire County Council, director of commercial and change, Emma Bangham, manager at Number 8 Pershore, with Steve Henderson from BT, at the event in Pershore.

Superfast broadband has been rolled to more areas across Worcestershire

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SIGN AWAY: Mary Cameron, 81, ain't having her son around for Sunday supper this week.

The Source: What would David Cameron's mum make of Worcestershire?

DESPERATE: Sara Mortimer holding the original bill for £17.64 and a mini statement showing the actual amount deduced - £1,764  which is 100 times what was owed, Picture by James Connell. (55573684)

Family's bank account emptied after phone firm O2 puts decimal point in the wrong place

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NO TURNING: The signage warning HGV and coach drivers about the new restrictions at the new-look Cathedral island layout. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 55825242

Fears turning restrictions at Worcester's £20m Cathedral Square project is worsening pollution and congestion

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Children from Belarus visit Malvern in 2014 as part of Chernobyl Children's Lifeline. From left - Katya Chornaya , ten, Nastya Sehen, nine, Denis Mozol, nine, Sasha Banet, eight,  Kolia Skrebets, eight, Dorothy Knights, Chernobyl Children's Lifeline and t

Host families wanted for this summer's visit to Malvern by Chernobyl children

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CLUB BACKING: Councillor Adrian Gregson, who leads the city council's Labour group.

Former council leader demands answers over Worcester City FC's future - calling the situation "reprehensible"

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CHARITY DAY: The team at David Lloyd gym at Sixways Worcester held a charity fun day to raise cash for the British Heart Foundation.

Worcester gym raises hundreds for charity through fundraising day

Do you recognise this woman and man?

Do you recognise these pictures found on SD card in Worcester city centre?

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VISIT: Luke Baldwin with the college pupils.Picture by Heart of Worcestershire College

Worcester Warriors star pays a visit to Worcestershire college

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Forever yours: Grace and Kaiser at Dogs Trust Evesham are looking for new owners to fall in love with them this Valentine's Day. (55827394)

Could you give these two sweethearts a new home this Valentine's Day?

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Please home me: Katie is an affectionate girl who loves company and people

Please home me: Katie is an affectionate girl who loves company and people

SIR – In your two reports of the recent Worcester City Football Club AGM (Worcester News, 30th January), club director Mr Jeremy Pitt was reported as saying that “without Perdiswell there is no club, and that’s the bottom line”.

Thursday's letters including 'Club has been living beyond its means'

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THE GUILDHALL: Worcester City Council is outsourcing most of its cleaner and greener department.

Plan to hand Worcester's bin collections to private firm edges closer as Labour Party fires warning

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HURT: A man was injured falling in the attic of a house under construction. Picture by James Connell.

UPDATED: Builder injured after falling from roof

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ACCREDITED: 
Members of the multi-disciplinary endometriosis team.
At the back (from left to right) are Jon Hughes, Angus Thomson and Miguel Zilvetti. At the front are Helen Greenham and Liz Newton  (55823099)

Women's health: specialist service to treat painful condition in Worcestershire wins national recognition

SUPPORT: Mary Kingan (left) presents the cheque for the rabbit pods at the Holdings to Louise Quayle, the RSPCA Worcester and Mid Worcestershire branch administrator. (55817760)

Money for bunnies: rabbit-lover puts spring in step of Worcester campaign for rescue centre

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STUDY: Shock new figures reveal just six per cent of children in care across Worcestershire end up going to university.

The children in care "scandal": Just 6% of looked-after Worcestershire youngsters reach university

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INCOME BOOST: HM Revenue and Customs says married couple and civil parents are missing out on the chance to pay less tax. (55818606)

Married couples and civil partners in Worcestershire missing out on chance to pay less tax

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FLASHBACK: Bloom chairman John Jordan and town council head gardener Laura Russell celebrate the town's 2014 Britain in Bloom success. Picture by John Anyon. 37146952.

Malvern in Bloom seeks new faces to help bring home the gold this year

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CARE: The TV campaign emphasises the good work hospices do, including St Richard's and Acorns in Worcester. (55810365)

Worcester hospices join TV advertising campaign

PRAYERS: The Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge, and volunteers from local churches, have been hitting the streets and offering to say a prayer for the people they meet.

Members of Worcestershire churches hit the streets offering to say prayers for the people they meet

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GOLD: The £60m Hive, Worcester's joint public and university library.

Worcestershire's great reading bonanza - council's stock of books surges 13% to 770,000

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Water has spilled onto Pitchcroft car park. Picture by Jonathan Barry

Drivers asked to find alternatives to flooded Pitchcroft car park

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Emergency gas leak at Bath Road, Worcester

Emergency gas leak at Bath Road, Worcester

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CONES: The A4440 Broomhall Way, where one section was coned off last year due to safety concerns at the Ketch island.

Calls to keep a closer eye on council services handed to outside providers leads to County Hall dispute

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