UPDATE: A449 horror crash leaves man in "critical condition"

Worcester News:

4:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN is in a critical condition after a horror crash between his car and an empty petrol tanker.

Appeal for volunteers to support breastfeeding mums

Worcester News: Infant feeding leads Caroline Payne and Becky Davenport with the Weston family; Henry and baby boy Weston with Anna and 14 month old Jessica Weston.

5:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

BREASTFEEDING mums need support and the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are appealing for volunteers that can offer some advice.

Football club defends UKIP banner at stadium

Worcester News: UKIP logo  (8023933)

5:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

UNDER-FIRE Kidderminster Harriers have defended a UK Independence Party banner at the stadium - saying the club is politically neutral.

Labour hosts comedy night at Upton

5:33pm Friday 24th October 2014

FOLLOWING the success of its first comedy night last year, Malvern Hills Labour Party is holding the second Stand up for Labour fundraising event on Friday, November 7.

Big funding opportunities from National Grid in Worcester

Worcester News: (10234401)

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THERE will be funding opportunities from the National Grid in Worcester as Big Energy Saving Week comes to a close.

Woman gets purple mohawk haircut for charity

Worcester News: AFTER: Alexandra Vernon with her new hair style. Picture by Nick Toogood. 4314738503.

4:51pm Friday 24th October 2014

A WORCESTER woman had her hair cut and dyed into a purple Mohawk today in memory of her mother

Pershore policing teams on hand to discuss issues

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

4:42pm Friday 24th October 2014

PERSHORE policing team will be on hand to discuss any issues arising in the town at its next Partners and Communities Together meeting on Tuesday, November 4, at Pershore Library from 1pm.

Give blood at Worcester donation session

4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

BLOOD donors can give at a session being held at Christopher Whitehead High School in Bromwich Road, Worcester, on Thursday, October 30.

Two new homes for Inkberrow

Worcester News: (10312214)

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN agricultural building is set to be demolished and replaced by two homes in Inkberrow.

We haven't made our minds up over private landlords crackdown, says councillor

Worcester News: GV of Worcester's council offices today, Wednesday, February 25, 2009.
Credit: Lee Sanders/newsteam.co.uk
25/02/09 (5078500)

4:11pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SENIOR Worcester politician has defended a controversial crackdown on private landlords - saying it is "not cut and dried".

MP Robin Walker blames 'political interference' for 'disappointing' hospital review delay

Worcester News: (11908248)

4:09pm Friday 24th October 2014

'DISAPPOINTING' delays to a review into the future of hospital services have been driven by 'political interference' says Worcester's MP.

Farm buildings could become centre for disabled and those with learning difficulties

Worcester News: (10318083)

4:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN agricultural building could be turned into a day centre for children with disabilities and learning difficulties.

Four new homes could be built on former garage

Worcester News: (10312214)

3:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

FOUR new homes could be built on a former garage site in Stoulton, near Worcester.

Call for action to combat bus route congestion

Worcester News: CALLING FOR ACTION: Wendy Caversham is concerned that parking along School Bank is sometimes preventing the buses from accessing the lane freely

3:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

A bus user is calling out for greater traffic measures near a public school, claiming parked cars cause obstructions to the route.

Shocking scene at trashed Malvern house

Worcester News:

3:08pm Friday 24th October 2014

THIS was the shocking scene at a trashed Malvern house last week.

Opening of new pond "wonderful news" for school

Worcester News: NATURE: From left, Lee Poultney, Rupert Keys and Cllr Adrian Hardman with pupils at Elmley Castle CE First School. Picture by John Anyon. 4314738201

2:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW pond and nature area has been officially opened at Elmley Castle CE First School, near Evesham.

Worcester Busters team members swap river Severn for warmer waters

Worcester News: Sue Handy and Annie Phillips, part of the Worcester Busters.

1:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

THREE women will be swapping the waters of Worcestershire for the warmer climates of Florida to take part in the International Breast Cancer Paddlers' Commission Dragon Boat Festival this weekend.

Man critically injured after car crash with petrol tanker

Worcester News:

9:01am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN was critically injured in a crash between his car and an empty petrol tanker yesterday evening.

Anger after vandals target Worcester High Street trees

Worcester News: 4114726103 Paul Jackson 10.10.14 Worcester - A busy Worcester High Street, The city's High Street is doing well bucking national and regional trends. (11348077)

1:36pm Friday 24th October 2014

VANDALS have targeted Worcester's beautiful High Street trees - mindlessly ripping lumps from them.

British Empire Medals presented to two kind hearted Worcestershire women

Worcester News: 4214732801 Paul Jackson 17.10.14 Worcester - British Empire Medal awarding at The Guildhall. From left - Elaine Daykin BEM Lord Lieutenant Lt Col Patrick Holcroft LVO, OBE and Julie Cowley BEM. (11626382)

1:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO kind hearted Worcestershire women were presented with the British Empire Medal to celebrate their hard work in their local communities.

Hospitals in limbo over review delay: public must wait until after General Election to have a say

Worcester News:

12:59pm Friday 24th October 2014

A REVIEW into the future of vital hospital services in Worcestershire is set to rumble on well into next year, it has been announced.

Worcestershire people receive Bishop's Certificate Course

Worcester News: CONGRATULATIONS: Those who completed the course stand proudly with their certificates

12:47pm Friday 24th October 2014

PEOPLE across the county were awarded a rather special certificate, after completing a course to help them relate their Christian faith to everyday life.

Creative residents make their mark on Malvern Cube with mosaics

Worcester News: 4314735201. 21/10/14. Left to right - mosaic artist Victoria Harrison with Ted Watkins, Rachel Barrett, Jeffery Ayling and Abigail Revill with the mosaics they have created at Malvern Cub. Picture by Nick Toogood. (11767462)

12:45pm Friday 24th October 2014

FAMILIAR images of Malvern's heritage appear in the town's latest public artworks - a set of four colourful mosaics at the Malvern Cube community centre.

Meet your councillor

Worcester News: (9472932)

12:36pm Friday 24th October 2014

RESIDENTS all across the district of Wychavon will have the chance to meet their councillors in the coming weeks.

Members of Malvern camera club take on BBC's finest quiz team

Worcester News: CHALLENGING THE BEST: Team Pixel Peppers with the Eggheads

12:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

MEMBERS of a Malvern camera club focused on maybe their toughest challenge yet, when they took on the notorious Eggheads.

Have you got blood in your pee? Know the signs of liver and kidney cancer

Worcester News: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

12:12pm Friday 24th October 2014

A ROADSHOW aims to highlight the symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer which can include blood in pee.

Student homes crackdown 'confusion' in Worcester

Worcester News: Budget had a positive note for the housing market

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

A POLICY aimed at cracking down on student homes in Worcester is today mired in confusion - after council staff appeared to try and water it down.

Ambulance service welcomes NHS five-year plan

11:31am Friday 24th October 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) has welcomed the new NHS England five-year plan, stating it highlights the vital role ambulance services can play in the future of the NHS.

Worcester City Council's HQ move to museum site backed

Worcester News:

11:06am Friday 24th October 2014

WORCESTER City Council's big HQ relocation has finally been given the go-ahead - sparking a revamp of the art gallery and museum building.

Fundraisers paddle, plod and pedal their way to £12k donation

Worcester News: DID WELL: In It To Win It

10:54am Friday 24th October 2014

INTREPID teams of fundraisers collected more than £12,000 for St Richard’s Hospice by completing the paddle, plod and pedal challenge.

Surge in foodbank demand 'a disgrace' amid 150% rise

Worcester News: Ed Miliband says government decisions force people to foodbanks

10:39am Friday 24th October 2014

THE use of foodbanks has rocketed by 150 per cent across Worcestershire in just one year - with the number of people receiving help breaking through the 10,000 barrier for the first time.

Fertility treatment blow for women in Worcestershire.

9:44am Friday 24th October 2014

WOMEN in Worcestershire will still not receive the recommended amount of paid for fertility treatment, despite warnings from a national health institute.

Five things you need to know Friday

Worcester News:

8:17am Friday 24th October 2014

1. Top story: Woobar in Worcester city centre re-opens under new management

Upton man labels potholed road a "disgrace"

Worcester News: ANGRY: Jack Payne, 78, is not pleased with the state of his road. Picture by Nick Toogood. 4314736901.

7:17pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN UPTON man has labelled his pothole-plagued road a "disgrace".

The Queen's Royal Hussars granted Freedom of Worcester

Worcester News:

6:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Queen’s Royal Hussars were granted the Freedom of the City of Worcester at a special ceremony yesterday.

Campaign warns residents wasting medicine costs the NHS cash

5:24pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to stop people wasting medicine unnecessarily.

Weird and wonderful questions at Worcester Travelodge revealed

5:15pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE most bizarre questions visitors have asked staff at Worcester's Travelodge hotel have been revealed.

Zombies set to storm the streets of Worcester this Sunday

Worcester News: Zombies will take to the streets of Worcester this Sunday.

4:58pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE will be more than just the usual Sunday shoppers roaming Worcester city centre this weekend.

Woobar in Worcester city centre reopens under new management

Worcester News: 4314737501 Paul Jackson 23.10.14 Worcester - Matt Harris is the new manager at the reopened Woobar. (11870005)

4:14pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BOOZER in Worcester has reopened, but new management have admitted they must turn its reputation around to thrive.

Desperate plight of Worcestershire's heritage: new at risk register published

Worcester News:

3:24pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE desperate plight of decaying historic buildings in Worcestershire has been laid bare in a heritage at risk register.

Get lucky and rehome a black cat

2:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE animal charity is hoping it will get lucky on National Black Cat Day and rehome some rescue cats.

Car engine fire in Malvern

Worcester News: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

2:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAR engine caught fire in Roman Way, Malvern, yesterday (October 23).

Sweet natured Oscar needs a new home with an active family

Worcester News: (6998200)

1:31pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

OSCAR is a sweet natured Springer Spaniel cross in the care of PUPS (Protection for Unwanted Puppies).

Work starts on historic water bottling site in Colwall

Worcester News: 23.10.2014. Turf cutting at Blue Cedar Homes new site Lime Tree Gardens in Colwall L-R Nick Cooper, Blue Cedar Homes, John Goodwin, Estate Agent & Anthony Johnson, Leader of Herefordshire Council. (11856377)

1:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BUILDING work has now started on the site of the former Malvern water bottling plant in Colwall.

Charlstons in Worcester closes its doors

Worcester News:

1:17pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WORCESTER bar and restaurant has closed its doors suddenly after almost two decades of business in the city.

Two cars crash on A449 near Ledbury

Worcester News: Emergency services attended a crash in Horderley yesterday.

12:48pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TWO cars crashed on the A449 near Ledbury this morning but no-one was injured.

Malvern police officer's tax disc idea is a national hit

11:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE lifesaving tax disc idea thought up by a Malvern policeman has triggered a wave of interest across the country.

Get a close look at archaeological finds uncovered in Worcestershire

9:55am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PEOPLE can get a closer look at archaeological finds uncovered in Worcestershire at an event in the city next month.

"Do you want to save a life?": find out how at St John's Community Centre

Worcester News: 2014599801. 16/05/14. Left to right - Graham Houghton from Neighbourhood Watch and inventor Rob Simpson with the Chain Reaction DNA Advanced Intruder Deterrent system that sprays a fine unique coded ultra-violet mist onto anyone trying to force their way

9:39am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FIRST aid training is taking place at St John's Community Centre in Swanpool Walk, St John's, Worcester tomorrow (Friday) between 10am and 1pm.

Prime Minister praises Worcester's falling youth unemployment rates - and says he wants it to drop further

Worcester News: Conservative Party leader David Cameron gives a speech on social justice, in south London. (11130763)

8:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DAVID Cameron has praised Worcester's falling youth unemployment rates - and says he will help "in every way" to bring it down further.

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