Man being treated by ambulance crews after camper van fire

Worcester News:

5:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN is being treated for smoke inhalation after a camper van was well alight in Post Office Lane, Bransford, near Worcester, this afternoon.

Wedding and engagement ring found in Worcester church

Worcester News: (9889861)

7:49pm Monday 1st September 2014

DURING a search of the vestry at St Mark’s Church in Orchard Street, Worcester, a wedding and engagement ring were discovered in a tin with a note saying they had been found on the vestry floor on June 26 1985.

Gang jailed for kidnapping, imprisoning and torturing Worcester man

Worcester News:

7:23pm Monday 1st September 2014

A GANG who were found guilty of falsely imprisoning a Worcester man have been jailed for a total of 65 and a half years.

Country show includes everything from sky-borne stunts to canine capers

Worcester News: Paws for Thought dog agility team will be wowing the crowds on the ground.

7:02pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE amazing aerobatic display of stunt pilot Richard 'The Baron' Goodwin will be among the high points of the Alfrick and Lulsley Show tomorrow (Saturday, September 6).

Wyre Forest animal rights group hits out at badger cull plans

Worcester News: Members of the Wyre Forest Vegans and Veggies outside Kidderminster Town Hall

6:27pm Monday 1st September 2014

A GROUP of animal lovers collected hundreds of signatures protesting against the badger cull in Kidderminster last week.

Health, crime and local authority representatives to discuss mental health issues

Worcester News: (3971142)

6:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from health, crime and local authority agencies throughout West Mercia and Warwickshire will meet this week to discuss care and support offered to people with mental health problems.

Homeless man sentenced to 16 weeks in prison

Worcester News: Peter Swinbourne

5:39pm Monday 1st September 2014

A HOMELESS man has been jailed for breaching an order preventing him from entering parts of Worcester.

Special car parking offer in Worcester to mark Tour of Britain

Worcester News: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

5:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

A SPECIAL car parking promotion is being launched in Worcester next week as part of a major cycling event in the city.

£200,000 grant for diabetes sufferers in the Midlands

Worcester News: (4896893)

4:14pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE government has handed out £200,000 to help improve the care given to people with diabetes in the Midlands.

Artists compose Banksy-style piece to celebrate Elgar's love of cycling

Worcester News: The enigma of cycling: Mural of Edward Elgar on his bike in the grounds of The Elgar Birthplace Museum at Lower Broadheath. Picture by John Anyon 3614688903

3:54pm Monday 1st September 2014

SAT astride a bike, hat blown off by the wind and looking like he does not have a care in the world - a new Banksy-esque piece of street art perfectly captures Sir Edward Elgar's love of cycling.

Cyber crime expert praises police's efforts to stamp out the problem

Worcester News: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

3:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORK by West Mercia Police to raise awareness of the threat posed by internet fraudsters has won acclaim from one of the county’s leading cyber security experts.

Martley community radio station to hold fundraising weekend

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

3:06pm Monday 1st September 2014

A COMMUNITY radio station based in Martley is holding a weekend-long series of events in aid of a cancer charity later this month.

Sound of success for donation to youth bus

Worcester News: ON BOARD: Nicole Merchant, 12, Chloe Weston, 15 and Madi Rouse, 12 with the music equipment.

2:56pm Monday 1st September 2014

IT WAS music to young people's ears when they heard Droitwich Lions Ladies were going to donate £500.

Four arrested in connection with telephone scam

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

2:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

A TRIO of Worcestershire teenagers have been arrested following a series of fraud incidents in the north of the county last week.

Heroic efforts at Matalan

Worcester News: ATTENSHUN: Stand by your collecting bucket, Tim Kidwell of Help for Heroes

2:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

MALVERN'S Matalan store has been the scene of heroic efforts for military charity Help for Heroes.

Wing mirror damaged in Malvern

Worcester News: Wing mirror damaged in Malvern. Picture courtesy of @MalvernCops.

1:49pm Monday 1st September 2014

A WING mirror of a car parked in Charles Way, Malvern, was damaged between 10pm on Sunday, August 31 and 9am the following morning.

Special day for Tia Pugh as she moves out of hospital

Worcester News: Tia Pugh and her father Nick enjoy a family day out at Jesmond Dene House away from the hospital where she has been staying (s)

1:43pm Monday 1st September 2014

IT IS a very special day for Tia Pugh and her family as the three-year-old who underwent a bone marrow transplant no longer has to stay overnight in hospital

Free mouth cancer checks on offer at Evesham dentist

Worcester News: Free mouth cancer checks on offer at Evesham dentist

1:37pm Monday 1st September 2014

FREE checks for mouth cancer will be on offer at an Evesham dentist later this month as part of a national event raising awareness of the disease.

Tractor fire near Worcester

Worcester News:

1:24pm Monday 1st September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS used a hose reel to tackle a tractor fire in Smite Hill, Hindlip, near Worcester, at about 12.40pm this afternoon.

Boom! Housing market bonanza in county as prices rocket

Worcester News: Rising stamp duty 'choking' housing market

1:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

A HOUSING market boom has hit Worcestershire - with average prices rocketing by a staggering 12 per cent in one year.

Green city park is a good idea - but is it realistic?

Worcester News: Worcester's City of Culture bid widely welcomed

1:13pm Monday 1st September 2014

CALLS to create a massive 'green park' in the centre of Worcester have been given a lukewarm response by a shoppers' body - despite admitting the city lacks a "focal point".

Tory councillor wins promotion 15 months after by-election victory

Worcester News:

1:11pm Monday 1st September 2014

A COUNCILLOR has secured a rapid promotion to a key role in Worcestershire only 15 months after winning a by-election.

Jogger assaulted in Evesham

Worcester News:

1:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

A WOMAN was assaulted while out jogging in Evesham this morning.

All hands on deck at Harlebury Castle

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Pirate Day at Hartlebury Castle and Museum on Bank Holiday Monday........All abourd the Black Pear, Captain Shark Breath (Jonathan Darby) Scurvy Dog (Dan Woolley) and Ruby Cutlass (Gemma Martyn Smith) (9632845)

1:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BAND of fearsome young buccaneers learned about what it takes to be a real pirate at Hartlebury Castle on Bank Holiday Monday.

On board with youth bus

Worcester News: ON BOARD: Nicole Merchant, 12, Chloe Weston, 15 and Madi Rouse, 12 with the music equipment.

12:41pm Monday 1st September 2014

MEMBERS of the Droitwich Lions Ladies have got on board with a with a bus that provides fun and activities for young people.

Tickets available for hospital staff appreciation service

Worcester News: Worcester Cathedral at night (8854331)

11:48am Monday 1st September 2014

TICKETS are now available for a special service at Worcester Cathedral later this month thanking NHS staff in the county for their hard work.

Evesham slimmers raise £900 for cancer charity

Worcester News: Members of Slimming World from Evesham

11:31am Monday 1st September 2014

SLIMMERS from Evesham raised more than £900 for cancer research with their own take on the Race for Life.

Bereaved couple who set up charity nominated for inspiration award

Worcester News: Inspirational: Russell and Lisa Ventura, with hospital chaplain Rev David Southall, have all been nominated for a Butterfly Award. Picture by Russell Ventura (s)

10:33am Monday 1st September 2014

A MOTHER and father who set up a charity in memory of their stillborn son have been nominated for an award for their inspirational work.

Police station front desks around Worcestershire have now closed

Worcester News: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

10:20am Monday 1st September 2014

A NUMBER of police station front desks around Worcestershire have now closed.

Campaign of strikes has 'traumatised' fire service staff

Worcester News: Firefighters tackle a blaze  in Barrackswood Newport (9589147)

6:11pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE chairman of Worcestershire’s fire authority has revealed his anguish over this summer’s strikes – admitting he is “worried” they have dragged on and says they have “traumatised” staff.

Let's not damage Worcester city centre, says shopping body

Worcester News: BUSY: Worcester High Street is full of Christmas shoppers looking for a bargain. Picture by John Anyon. 50100001.

6:05pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A WARNING has been fired over plans for a new £150 million Worcester shopping park - amid fears it could damage the city centre.

Yes, we do want a new Lidl supermarket say people in Worcester

Worcester News: Lidl, where armed machete robber James Tomlinson was a deputy manager

5:59pm Sunday 31st August 2014

SUPERMARKET giant Lidl has finally revealed its plans for a new store in Worcester - as hundreds of people back the bid.

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

Worcester News: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st 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. 

Worcester Severn Festival brings in the crowds

Worcester News: Pleasure boats enjoying the views of Worcester Cathedral from the River Severn, under ever darkening skies. Pic Jonathan Barry 28.5.14  2214608001 (6564453)

1:51pm Saturday 30th August 2014

THE first ever Worcester Severn Festival has been drawing in the crowds today.

Worcester Music Festival in full swing

Worcester News:

1:44pm Saturday 30th August 2014

THE best in the local music scene is celebrated this weekend, with more than 300 free performances taking place around Worcester.

Teenager seriously injured following collision last night

Worcester News: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

10:14am Saturday 30th August 2014

A TEENAGER was seriously injured following a collision in North Worcestershire last night.

Be on guard against phone scam

Worcester News: Telephone scams are a problem in Dartford and Gravesend.

10:06am Saturday 30th August 2014

POLICE are reminding people to be on guard against a telephone scam that seven people have fallen victim to in the past three days.

Public meeting will tackle fears over QinetiQ development proposals

Worcester News: Malvern Town Councillor, Martin Lawrence outside the rear entrance to QinetiQ on Longbridge Road, Malvern. Mr Lawrence is calling for a public meeting to discuss the effects of building on the land. 3514684401. Picture by John Anyon.

9:35am Saturday 30th August 2014

PLANS to build up to 400 new homes on the site now occupied by QinetiQ will be on the agenda at a public meeting on Monday.

British Rowing Tour makes a splash in Worcester

Worcester News: British Rowing Tour makes a splash in Worcester

7:33am Saturday 30th August 2014

MORE than 100 rowers gathered on the River Severn yesterday morning to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the British Rowing Tour.

Portrait of Henry Sandon unveiled at Museum of Royal Worcester

Worcester News: Portrait of Henry Sandon unveiled at Museum of Royal Worcester

7:19am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE artist who was tasked with painting a portrait of a much-loved local antiques expert said she wanted to capture his "great wit and character".

People in Worcestershire urged to stand up to cancer

Worcester News: Worcestershire Cancer Research UK press officer Jane Redman poses with the Stand Up To Cancer arrows to point people in the direction of charity’s fundraising campaign, run in conjunction with Channel 4.

5:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

A CHARITY worker from Worcestershire is urging people in the county to sign up to a campaign raising cash to fight cancer.

Hospital food in Worcestershire ranked among the worst in England

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:46pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOOD at the three major hospitals in Worcestershire along with two mental health units in the county has been ranked as some of the worst in the country.

Two taken to hospital following crash in Evesham - road open

Worcester News: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

4:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE, fire and ambulance crews were called to Broadway Road in the town at 3pm after two cars were involved in a collision.

Worcester Warrior urges public to help tackle cancer at World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Worcester News: John Anyon     28/8/14     3514686401

Launch of Macmillan Cancer Support grand coffee morning due to take place on Friday September 26th..........Worcester Warriors Captain, Jonathan Thomas with Macmillan supporters, Nick and Simon Scott from Worcester b

3:42pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WARRIORS star has thrown his muscle into tackling cancer as he helps a charity raise £20 million during a colossal coffee morning.

VIDEO: Watch Worcester News political reporter Tom Edwards get SOAKED in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Worcester News:

12:06pm Friday 29th August 2014

THEY say revenge is a dish best served cold - and our political reporter certainly had that experience when this massive bucket of ice was poured over his head.

Evesham software helps Cheltenham animal shelter

Worcester News: DONATION: Reuben Croft of Cheltenham Animal Shelter and Linda Smith, an account manager at Give as you Live.

11:17am Friday 29th August 2014

GIVE as you Live, a software product from Evesham-based company Everyclick, has helped Cheltenham Animal Shelter increase regular donations.

Hello, I'm the local MP. Harriett Baldwin welcomes new company to Malvern's science park

Worcester News: VISIT: MP Harriett Baldwin on Malvern Science park with former science minister David Willets

9:58am Friday 29th August 2014

A NEW company to the growing cyber security cluster on Malvern Hills Science Park has received a "pleased to meet you" visit from the area's MP Harriett Baldwin.

Stargazer captures image of passing comet

Worcester News: (9661710)

9:02am Friday 29th August 2014

ASTRONOMER Chris Baddiley, of Mathon, near Malvern, captured this image of Comet Jacques, currently crossing the night skies.

Protest meeting says hands off our green lung

8:01am Friday 29th August 2014

OVER 100 opponents of plans to develop a 'green lung' in the centre of Malvern showed up to make their feelings clear at a public meeting this week.

Traders celebrate victory after 15-minute parking limit is lifted

Worcester News:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TRADERS in Newtown Road are celebrating the removal of a 15-minute parking restriction outside their shops, saying the change is not a moment too soon.




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