Missing teenager Adelle found safe

Worcester News:

7:28pm Friday 25th July 2014

MISSING Bromsgrove teenger Adelle Hardie has been found safe and well, and has returned home.

Worcester Woods Country Park wins national award

Worcester News: Volunteers at Worcester Woods Country Park

6:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

A POPULAR country park in Worcester has been given a seal of approval by a charity working with green spaces around the country for the tenth year running.

'Happy place' project hailed a success in Worcester

Worcester News: ElectionsModule Candidate photo

5:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

A FIVE-YEAR project to help people in Worcester's most impoverished areas is being hailed a success.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Worcester News: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

12-month reprieve from youth activity cuts - but it will not last

Worcester News: County Hall

3:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

PLANS to slash council funding for youth activities in Worcestershire by 50 per cent next year have been scrapped, it has emerged.

Pressure on new city council leadership to 'licence' homes

Worcester News: It's a buyers' market on the property market

3:43pm Friday 25th July 2014

PRESSURE is being applied on Worcester City Council's new leadership to revisit old proposals to 'licence' homes.

Bid for children's museum in Worcester shelved due to council HQ sale

Worcester News:

3:39pm Friday 25th July 2014

PLANS for a new £1.8 million children's museum in Worcester are being dumped because of the city council's HQ sale.

Threat to privatise service for the elderly in Worcestershire

Worcester News: County Hall

3:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

A COUNCIL-RUN service which places old and vulnerable people in the care of families across Worcestershire is facing privatisation, it has emerged.

British Legion branch needs support in the year that marks the anniversary of the First World War

3:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE chairman of a long-established Royal British Legion club is urging supporters to rally round to ensure that the club continues to run.

Football match in memory of talented young player

Worcester News: Jonathan Palmer

3:17pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CHARITY football match in memory of a talented young footballer who died in a hit-and-run near Malvern last October will be held next month.

Concern grows for woman who has been missing for more than a week

Worcester News:

3:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned about the welfare of a woman who has been missing for more than a week.

"We miss him every minute of every day": friends and family of young man who died of cancer keep his memory alive through fundraising

Worcester News: HERO: England goalkeeper Joe Hart with Matthew Burton.

1:31pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE friends and family of an "inspirational" young man who lost his battle against cancer are ensuring his memory lives on.

People wanted for Police and Crime Commissioner's new Trust, Integrity and Ethics Committee

1:24pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia is encouraging people to come forward to join a new Trust, Integrity and Ethics Committee.

NHS trust saves £250,000 on goods and services

Worcester News: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

12:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE organisation providing NHS community and mental health services in Worcestershire had made savings of £250,000 without affecting patients.

Patient satisfaction survey to be rolled out across the entire NHS

Worcester News: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

11:57am Friday 25th July 2014

A TEST ranking patient satisfaction with the care they have received is to be introduced at all NHS services in Worcestershire and across the country.

Summer reading challenge launched

Worcester News: 3014659801 Paul Jackson 24.07.14 High Green - From left - author Jeremy Strong, Oli Ford, nine and Connie Sharpe, nine at Croome Park for Worcestershire County Council's Summer reading challenge. (8577139)

11:53am Friday 25th July 2014

BOOKWORMS are being encouraged to bury their head in a good book with the launch of this year's summer reading challenge.

Teenager says work experience at Worcester shop helped build her confidence and says more stores should offer it

Worcester News: HELPFUL: From left to right: Rachel Godwin-Emerson, who is on work experience at Monkee Business, with store owner Antonia Henson. Picture by Nick Toogood. 3014659402.

11:37am Friday 25th July 2014

THE owner of a Worcester business says having a work experience student has been a great help to her, and thinks more local stores should offer the opportunity.

Generous shoppers raise £189,000 for British Heart Foundation

Worcester News: (8602664)

11:35am Friday 25th July 2014

BRITISH Heart Foundation (BHF) shops in Worcestershire have raised £189,000 in the past year thanks to generous residents.

BBC composer pays visit as Amy wins top award at a Worcester college

Worcester News: TOP AWARD: Amy Hunt has claimed the Student of the Year award

11:15am Friday 25th July 2014

A HIGHLY successful BBC composer, and ex student, was the special guest as Worcester College of Technology celebrated its annual further education awards evening.

Save our green lung, sign our petition, say Hayslan field residents

Worcester News: 2414622904 Paul Jackson 12.06.14 Malvern Residents from Hayslan Road and surrounding area are opposed to a development on a nearby field. (7100903)

11:05am Friday 25th July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS opposing plans to build housing on a field forming part of a 'green lung' in the centre of Malvern have launched a website to attract support.

Green light for Worcester's £20m Waitrose

Worcester News: Waitrose to open store in High Wycombe

10:37am Friday 25th July 2014

WAITROSE is coming to Worcester - after a massive new £20 million store off London Road was given the green light.

Piglets set to take on 80 mile scooter challenge

Worcester News: PIGLETS: Members of the Three Pears Scooter CLub ahead of their challenge

10:21am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Three Pears Scooter Club are taking on an 80 mile scooter challenge for charity- while wearing piglet costumes.

Terrified woman woken by window smashing, court hears

Worcester News:

10:17am Friday 25th July 2014

A TERRIFIED woman was woken in the middle of the night by a man smashing a window at her house, a court was told.

Drunk man could not remember stealing coffee from Worcester Tesco

Worcester News:

10:08am Friday 25th July 2014

A WORCESTER man has told a court he was so drunk he could not remember stealing £23.08 worth of Kenco coffee from Tesco in Foregate Street, Worcester.

Man attacked in Worcester for "gossiping", court hears

Worcester News:

10:07am Friday 25th July 2014

A FATHER of three from Worcester with a “horrendous” criminal record has been handed two suspended prison sentences for attacking a man in the Lowesmoor area of the city.

Worcester tenth in the country for teen pregnancy

Worcester News: ENCOURAGING: Dramatic fall in teenage pregnancies recorded since 1998

10:04am Friday 25th July 2014

WORCESTER has ranked 10th in the country for the rate of teenage pregnancies.

University lecturer contributes to BBC radio series

Worcester News: Professor Maggie Andrews

9:51am Friday 25th July 2014

A UNIVERSITY of Worcester lecturer has played a major part in a BBC radio series marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Fire crews tackle tyre fire

Worcester News: (4472121)

8:59am Friday 25th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS spent two hours tackling a tyre fire near Worcester.

Police search for missing Bromsgrove teenager

Worcester News:

5:22pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE say there are "genuine concerns" for the welfare of a missing teenager from Bromsgrove.

Dogs trust gears up for commonwoof games

Worcester News: Lawn bowls.

5:32pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TAILS are wagging at Dogs Trust near Evesham as staff and residents alike are getting ready for the UK’s biggest sporting event by hosting their very own Commonwoof Games.

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Worcester

Worcester News: DO YOU KNOW THESE PEOPLE: The group of men the assaulted man was seen with

4:57pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WEST Mercia Police is appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Worcester and taken to hospital with significant facial injuries.

More than 1,500 stroke patients treated in Worcester since 2013

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MORE than 1,500 patients showing the warning signs of a stroke have benefitted from a centralised service at Worcestershire Royal Hospital in the past year.

Breaking news Worcester's Waitrose debate: live report

Worcester News:

4:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A DECISION on whether Worcester will get a Waitrose has been made by the city council. Follow how the debate unfolded (and goes on) live in the panel at the bottom of this story.

All Our Yesterdays For Ledbury Carnival

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE NEW might look somehow familiar on August Bank Holiday Monday, when "Forty Years of Carnival" will be celebrated by Ledbury people.

Worcester's Dolphin team set to tackle 100 mile cycle challenge for charity

Worcester News: GETTING READY: Members of the Dolphin team James Nicholls, Aj Ahmed, Colin Shales, Jess Price and Dave Williams

2:18pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FORMER paralympian is calling out to his colleagues in Worcester to put in the miles before their charity cycle challenge next month.

Worcester couple make bull-run game

1:34pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ANYONE who's ever wondered what it is like be a charging bull can find out, without charge.

Robin Walker promoted to role as aide to Environment Secretary

Worcester News: Worcester MP Robin Walker

12:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WORCESTER MP Robin Walker has been handed a promotion - and is now the closest confidante of Britain's youngest ever female Cabinet minister.

Cool Coffee Fitness in Worcester

12:39pm Thursday 24th July 2014

GETTING fitter in Worcester will help children in developing countries to get a better education.

Police want to speak to these men in connection with the burglary of a Malvern hotel

Worcester News: SUSPECT: West Mercia Police want to speak to this man

12:21pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THESE are the two people police are trying to track down after a Malvern hotel was burgled.

Hospital trust vows to address financial woes

Worcester News: (3502295)

11:24am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital has said it is working to bring itself back into a positive financial position following this week’s announcement that it has been reported to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt for ending the 20013-14 financial year with a £14.2 million deficit

Worcester jobs lost as Unipart car parts firm goes into administration

Worcester News:

12:45pm Thursday 24th July 2014

UNIPART Automotive - one of the UK's largest suppliers of car parts and garage equipment - has gone into administration with the loss of more than 1,200 jobs, including eight in Worcester.

£3.1m cash windfall heading to Worcester - how would you spend it?

Worcester News:

10:38am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BONANZA £3.1 million cash windfall heading to Worcester City Council could be used to build a first class swimming pool, reverse massive cuts or pay off debt.

Hospital trust's cash woes

Worcester News:

10:19am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE cash-strapped organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been reported to health secretary Jeremy Hunt for ending the last financial year with a £14.2 million deficit.

Chief executive plans are back on the agenda

10:12am Thursday 24th July 2014

CONTENTIOUS plans for a shared chief executive for the Malvern Hills and Wychavon councils will be back on the agenda this week.

A landmark building, or another Fawlty Towers?

Worcester News: (8513887)

9:33am Thursday 24th July 2014

A NEW “landmark” building proposed for Pershore has been dubbed “Fawlty Towers” by concerned councillors.

Meeting to help small care services being held in Worcester

6:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SPECIAL event in Worcester will offer support to those who run a very small care or support service in Worcestershire.

Hoax 999 calls do not charge phones, police warn

Worcester News: Conversations should be private

4:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BLACKBERRY users fooled by a bogus claim that calling 999 and hanging up will charge their phones could be putting people's lives in danger.

Keep up the work on reducing flooding

Worcester News: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3179835

4:51pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LAST winter's flooding crisis in Worcestershire bought the whole county together - but more needs to be done to protect vulnerable homes.

Uncover the Guildhall's secrets

4:29pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HIDDEN secrets of the Guildhall in Worcester will be revealed on a fascinating 60-minute tour.

Stourport riding shop supports safety campaign

Worcester News: Equimix Saddlery Shop manager Jackie Brennand with competition winner Katie Fox from Kidderminster

4:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN EQUESTRIAN accessories shop in Stourport threw its support behind a national event raising awareness of the importance of wearing a helmet while horse riding earlier this month.

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