Charity fun event held in Worcester is a success

Worcester News: SUCCESS: Parents, children and staff at the charity fun event

4:06pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE weather didn't dampen the high spirits as fun was had at a fundraising family event.

Bags of enthusiasm for litter pick

Worcester News: Matthew Jenkins, Neal Murphy and Neil Laurenson picked up 12 bags of litter (s)

3:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWELVE bags of rubbish were collected from around Bilford Road Recycling Centre during a community litter pick.

Worcester drop-in day keeps doctor away

3:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SMOKING, men's health and life-saving are all part of an eventful drop-in session organised by a Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator in Worcester.

Skeletons undergo make-overs

Worcester News: MAKE-OVER: Oliver Kearns and Kaiden Godding, both 5, with their dressed up skeleton

2:13pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SKELETONS were the recipients of make-overs as the Best Dressed Skeleton event went ahead.

Woman killed in Bromsgrove crash has been named

Worcester News:

2:11pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN elderly woman who died following a car crash in Worcestershire has been named.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:53pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

Worcester News: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A LIBERAL Democrat Parliamentary candidate for the Cotswolds has hit out at this week’s announcement that a second badger cull is to take place in Gloucestershire.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads at Wiggles' grand opening

Worcester News:

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

West Mercia Police dog to retire after 10 years

Worcester News:

12:19pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A POLICE dog who has been hunting guns, cash and drugs, will be retiring after 10 successful years.

University of Worcester prepared for risk of ebola

Worcester News: The University of Worcester

12:17pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AS THE ebola epidemic continues to spread throughout West Africa, the University of Worcester has been warned to be prepared for an influx of students from the region.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Worcester News: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

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

Walking boots on for walk which celebrates river

Worcester News: Paul Harding from Discover History is backing the new festival which celebrates the river running through the city. Picture by John Anyon 1814583901

11:11am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A HISTORY group whose walking tours reveal the secrets of the Severn is backing a festival celebrating the river which runs through the city.

Businesses can learn to make the perfect pitch at networking event

Worcester News: (5657001)

9:53am Wednesday 27th August 2014

BUSINESS people are being challenged to deliver the perfect pitch in just seven seconds at a breakfast and networking meeting.

"Fantastic achievement" for ambulance service as it receives excellence accreditation

Worcester News: (9708684)

9:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE ambulance service has been praised for its "fantastic achievement" after becoming the first emergency service in the region to receive an excellence accreditation for its ambulances.

An evening of pony rescues, car fires and bonfires for fire crews

Worcester News: (9506100)

8:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SPECIALIST animal rescue team were sent to a pony which had fallen down a sloping field.

Police defend response to large early-hours brawl in Worcester city centre

Worcester News:

7:51pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

POLICE have defended their response to a large brawl that broke out in Worcester city centre in the early hours.

Mother and baby trapped in lift at Marks and Spencer, Worcester

Worcester News:

9:46am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MOTHER and baby were trapped in a High Street store's elevator for 40 minutes this morning.

Worcester Wickes colleagues complete around the world challenge to raise £370 to beat blood cancer

Worcester News: Wickes staff Paul Denslow, Sam Tunstell, Kirsty Jackson, Simon Gammon and Andy Butler took part in the Around The World Challenge in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.

6:32pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FUNDRAISERS at Worcester Wickes completed a gruelling 150 mile cycling challenge over the bank holiday weekend to raise hundreds for blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.

Witness appeal for crash which killed man in his 60s

Worcester News:

6:16pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash which killed a man in his sixties.

Worcestershire hospital urology staff applauded for hard work

Worcester News: The team on ward 10 at the Alexandra Hospital receiving their Big Thank You with Penny Venables

6:02pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

STAFF working in the urology department at a Worcestershire hospital have been recognised for their hard work following a flood of positive feedback from patients.

West Mercia Police join stop and search mapping pilot

Worcester News: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE location of police stop and searches carried out in the city will now be digitally mapped to increase transparency.

Building work continues at St George's Lane

Worcester News: 3414682003 Paul Jackson 21.08.14 Worcester - St George's Lane development update. (9564611)

5:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BUILDING work is well underway at the former home of Worcester City FC.

Unusual sculpture takes up residence in Evesham garden

Worcester News: The Die is Cast by Peter Sedo. Picture courtesy of Peter Sedo.

5:42pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN UNUSUAL sculpture has taken up residence in a garden near Evesham.

Man escapes injury after car hits lamppost

Worcester News: The Nissan Micra on Henwick Road (s)

4:28pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A CAR was driven into a lamppost at the junction of Henwick Drive and Hylton Road.

Vandals set fire to speed camera

Worcester News: Vandals targeted the speed camera in Leigh Sinton. Picture courtesy of Malvern Cops (twitter: @MalvernCops) (s)

4:04pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

DID you see who set fire to a speed camera in Leigh Sinton?

Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

Worcester News: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

4:01pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RAFT of charities and community projects across Worcestershire have been awarded a share of a £1.7 million pot of funding.

Market traders may be spread out through city during Angel Place revamp

Worcester News: 341467820  Pic Jonathan Barry 19.8.14  Market stall holders are furious, after Worcester City Council failed to find a temporary home for the market traders, during the refurbishment of Angel Place, Worcester. (9679925)

3:32pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MARKET traders could be spread out across the city during a revamp of their Worcester home after the council threw them a lifeline.

Four men on bail following mass brawl in Worcester

Worcester News:

12:09pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE FOUR men which were arrested following the outbreak of a mass-brawl have been confirmed as being from Malvern, Pershore and Evesham.

Pershore Plum Festival a hit despite the rain

Worcester News: ROYAL TRIP: The Plum Princess, Analeise Cooper, and her consorts arrive by car. Picture by Nick Toogood. 3514683603.

1:56pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

RAIN failed to dampen spirits as the Pershore Plum Festival drew to a close yesterday.

Major cyber crime conference to be held in city

Worcester News: (9570023)

1:34pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

OVER 80 per cent of people are not sufficiently protected online with cybercrime victims losing on average £236, research released ahead of a major conference has found.

Volunteers given speed guns - speeding drivers will get police 'warning letters'

1:28pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

SPEEDING drivers will now get letters from police after community volunteers in high-vis jackets are handed speed guns.

£2,700 raised with football match in memory of talented young player

Worcester News: Match officials Nick Ford, Tim Hall and Joe Whitehouse

1:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FAMILY and friends of a talented young footballer who died in a hit-and-run near Malvern last October raised £2,700 for the church where he is buried with a fundraising football match.

Woman hears car being stolen from driveway

Worcester News: (9667187)

12:46pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A WOMAN was alerted to her 4x4 being stolen after hearing it being driven away from her home by three burglars.

Festival of Churches soon to be underway

12:39pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

EXCITEMENT is building ahead as this year's Festival of Churches is soon to get underway.

Police tackle 50 brawling people as Bank Holiday ends in violence in Worcester

Worcester News: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

4:14pm Monday 25th August 2014

A MASS brawl involving more than “50 people” erupted in the streets of Worcester city centre, as drunken bank holiday revellers fought with police.

Three-legged, one-eyed Romanian street dog finds love in Worcester

Worcester News: (9663965)

12:29pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A ROMANIAN street dog with one eye and only three legs has found a loving home at last after her ordeal.

Pair rescued after car stuck in Shell Ford

Worcester News: (9506100)

11:42am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO people had to be rescued after their car and trailer became stuck in Shell Ford, Himbleton, near Droitwich.

Rain fails to dampen Bank Holiday spirit in Worcestershire

Worcester News:

10:57am Tuesday 26th August 2014

DESPITE the typically British weather the August bank holiday still went off with a bang in Worcestershire.

Service and procession in memory of Civil War dead next month

Worcester News: 24/01/14. The Commandery. Picture by Nick Toogood. (3625382)

10:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A SPECIAL procession and service of remembrance in memory of those who died in and around Worcester during the Civil War will be held on Wednesday, September 3.

BBC antiques expert brings expertise to Worcestershire stroke centre

Worcester News: BBC antiques expert brings expertise to Worcestershire stroke centre

10:04am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TV ANTIQUES expert Nick Davies will bring his expertise to a Worcestershire stroke rehabilitation centre next month.

Man cut free from car after it crashes into ditch

Worcester News:

9:38am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN had to be cut free from a car in a ditch on Worcester Road, Evesham this morning.

Man killed in car crash in Bromsgrove

Worcester News: (4775600)

8:50am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN has died after a car crash in Bromsgrove.

August Bank Holiday seaside trips unattainable for one in five families

Worcester News: Heated debates in summer of ’89

10:09am Monday 25th August 2014

SEASIDE holidays taken in August are out of reach for one in five families because their incomes are so low, says Barnardo's.

Crowds defy the rain to see fireworks bring down curtain on Worcester Festival

Worcester News:

11:17pm Monday 25th August 2014

CROWDS defied the unseasonable rain and cold to enjoy a fabulous fireworks display in Worcester tonight.

Host of events at the Severn Valley Railway next weekend

Worcester News: The Silver King

4:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

RAIL enthusiasts have a lot to be excited about next weekend.

Worcester fundraising group serves up tasty treats for charity

Worcester News: Some of the tasty treats on offer at the Independent Fundraisers of Worcester coffee morning

3:43pm Monday 25th August 2014

A COFFEE morning held by a newly-formed Worcester fundraising group raised more than £400 for a cancer charity.

This evening's fireworks display to go ahead despite rain

Worcester News: Worcester Festival fireworks viewed from the Fort Royal Park.35119204

3:04pm Monday 25th August 2014

TODAY’S wet weather has not put a damper on tonight’s planned fireworks display marking the end of this year’s Worcester Festival.

Store room fire at property in Worcester

Worcester News: TACKLING THE FIRE: Firefighters at the scene of the fire in Langdale Drive, Worcester.Pictures by Hereford and Worcester Fire Service

1:41pm Monday 25th August 2014

A FIRE broke out at a house in Worcester over the weekend.

Owners call out for safe return of missing parrot

Worcester News: MISSING: Owners of this parrot have put out an emotional plea to readers in a bid to find him

11:55am Monday 25th August 2014

THE OWNERS of this parrot are calling out for his return after he went missing yesterday morning.

Patients come to Evesham doctor's defence

Worcester News: (4896893)

10:49am Monday 25th August 2014

PATIENTS of an Evesham doctor who was handed a warning for repeatedly failing to refer a patient who later died of cancer have jumped to his defence.




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