Severn Trent deal with driest September in more than 100 years

11:21am Thursday 2nd October 2014

WATER bosses plan to plug more leaks after the driest September since 1910.

Anger as Coppertops pub owner stonewalls Worcester City Council AND the MP

Worcester News: PUB: The Coppertops in Dines Green, which Worcester City Council and MP Robin Walker wants to see stay open.

11:21am Thursday 2nd October 2014

WORCESTER City Council and an MP have waded into the furore over a pub's future - saying they want answers.

Council plea over extending a £900,000 fund for the vulnerable

Worcester News: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

10:02am Thursday 2nd October 2014

DESPERATE pleas are being made for a £900,000 fund to help the vulnerable to remain in place - with fears growing that it faces the chop.

Cyclist completes fundraising challenges thanks to help from stranger

Worcester News: HELPING HAND:  Left to right: Owner of Powick filling station, Roy Devlia, with cyclist Rob Gunter. Picture by Nick Toogood. 2914650501

9:02am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A MAN who was able to get back on his bike thanks to help from a stranger has completed his charity cycle rides.

Five things you need to know Thursday

Worcester News:

8:21am Thursday 2nd October 2014

1. Top Story: Chainsaws and battering rams as police raid suspected drugs den

Chainsaw drugs raid in Worcester - three suspected dealers arrested. VIDEO and PICTURES

Worcester News: 4014716701 Paul Jackson 01.10.14 Worcester - West Mercia Police carry out a drugs raid in Warndon. Task Force gain entry through the window. (11020245)

6:17pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

POLICE used a chainsaw to cut their way into a Worcester flat where they subdued snarling guard dogs to arrest three suspected drug dealers.

Worcester pensioner caught in car tax chaos

Worcester News: Car tax crackdown as thousands don't pay in Helston and Falmouth

1:15pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A PENSIONER from Worcester was among thousands across the country being driven mad by being unable to renew their vehicle tax today – the day new rules abolishing tax discs came into force.

Hospital trust misses four-hour A&E target in August

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

6:47pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE amount of patients visiting A&E in Worcestershire who were seen by a doctor or nurse within four hours dropped below 95 per cent in August for the first time since May.

Worcester war hero's bullying complaint upheld

Worcester News: Tough – Cpl Tom Neathway

5:42pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A WAR hero from Worcester who accused one of his superior officers of harassment has had his complaint upheld.

More than £50,000 Lotto prize money remains unclaimed in Wychavon District

Worcester News: (10234401)

5:25pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN amazing Lotto prize worth £51,678 has yet to be claimed from a ticket bought in Wychavon.

Thief steals ten cans of cider from Malvern shop by hiding them under his top

Worcester News: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

5:02pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A THIEF smuggled ten cans of Strongbow dark fruits cider out of One Stop in Poolbrook Road, Malvern, at about 6.20pm on Tuesday, September 30 by hiding them under his top.

Wheel trims stolen from car in Malvern

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

4:56pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A SET of four wheel trims were stolen from a grey Vauxhall Corsa parked on the driveway of a home in Charles Way, Malvern, between 7pm on Sunday, September 28 and 6pm the following day.

Sat nav, mobile phone and projector stolen from vehicle in Alfrick

Worcester News: (3971142)

4:56pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A SAT nav, a mobile phone and a projector were stolen from a vehicle parked in Clay Green, Alfrick, between 6.30pm on Monday, September 29 and 8.30am the following day.

Warning to housing authority residents over bogus callers

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

4:56pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PEOPLE living in housing authority homes are being warned to be alert after an unknown man visited a house in Cherry Orchard, Tewkesbury, and asked to be let in to check electricity.

Suspicious person or people rattle letter boxes in Malvern

Worcester News: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

4:53pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Hill View Close, Malvern, reported a suspicious person or people rattling letter boxes and tapping on windows at about 2am on Friday, September 26.

The circus rolls into town

Worcester News: On your bike: High wire act Valentine. Picture by John Anyon  4014716509

4:41pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE high wire has been set up, the jugglers' clubs have been polished and the facepaint is ready to be applied as Continental Circus Berlin rolls in to town.

Worcestershire sixth in the country for gold buying

Worcester News: Worcestershire sixth in the country for gold buying

4:37pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

SHIRLEY Bassey might have famously sung of Goldfinger, the Bond villain with a love for bullion, but it seems people in Worcestershire could have given him a run for his money.

Council pledges to consider traffic restrictions after woman is crushed by lorry

Worcester News: SAD: Members of the public stop to look at the floral tributes, following the fatal accident on the Shambles in Worcester.

4:27pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have agreed to review traffic rules down the Worcester city centre street where a woman was killed underneath a refuse lorry.

Traffic lights at busy Worcester junction broken

Worcester News:

4:06pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A SET of busy traffic lights in the centre of Worcester have stopped working this afternoon.

Follow @StuartAllenFCMI on Twitter and help raise £500 for New Hope

Worcester News: Every Twitter user helps: Stuart Allen is counting down the days to his 50th birthday - and the end of his 50by50 challenge (s)

4:02pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TWITTER users can click the 'follow' button and help to raise £500 for New Hope as a businessman's 50by50 challenge reaches its final stages.

Radio DJ Neil Fox bailed over alleged sex assaults

Worcester News: ARREST: Magic FM presenter Neil Fox, also known as Doctor Fox, has been arrested over alleged historical sex offences against two women. Picture by Ian West/PA Wire.

3:53pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A RADIO DJ who kick-started his career in Worcester has been arrested over alleged sex offences against two women.

Fort Royal Park dinosaur being looked after by residents

Worcester News: Mark James photographed the dinosaur in Fort Royal Park, pictured here next to dog, Molly.

3:50pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A DINOSAUR sculpture that was targeted by vandals only days after it turned up in a Worcester park is being looked after by the locals.

Memorial bench stolen in Stourport

Worcester News: (3971142)

3:46pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

HEARTLESS thieves stole a wooden memorial bench in Stourport set up by the son of a woman who died earlier this year on Monday evening.

Malvern councillors back controversial housing plan

Worcester News: SURPRISED: Councillor Tom Wells

3:12pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MALVERN councillors have backed a controversial housing blueprint which could affect generations to come.

Controversial fire crew cuts in Worcester backed

Worcester News: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

3:02pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

FUTURE full-time 999 fire and rescue cover in Worcester will come down to one engine with a crew as few as four.

Kempsey set for post office services after "well-liked" shopkeepers retire

Worcester News: "FANTASTIC JOB": Lynn and Bob Purewal have "semi-retired" after running the Kempsey village shop for almost 10 years. Picture by Paul Jackson 4014716603

2:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

POST office services could be returning to Kempsey, near Worcester – and a councillor has labelled it “great news” for the village.

New book by litter picking Worcester author

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Worcester author Elon Dann with a copy of his new science fiction novel, Awe of Mercury in which the role of cheese plays a large part in the structure of the universe (10862904)

2:20pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

FROM love and hate to war and peace right down to cheese - a new book by a Worcester author certainly covers it all.

Cuts to parking charges in Worcester made permanent amid council row

Worcester News: Car parking charges are set to be increased across Worcester.

2:19pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

DRAMATIC cuts to car parking across Worcester have been made permanent - despite 17 councillors trying to scupper it by calling for prices to go UP.

Electric Appeal at Worcester Church

1:52pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

ST Martin’s Church in Worcester is more than a century old, but it needs needs a new electrical and lighting system for the 21st century.

More cash for physiotherapy in Worcestershire could prevent 1,245 falls every year, say health experts

1:38pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

GREATER investment into physiotherapy could save the NHS in Worcestershire more than £1.8m annually while preventing 1,245 falls in the county every year, health experts have claimed.

Breast cancer survivors launch mission to get spades in the ground for Worcester's breast unit

Worcester News: Kate Butler left and Susie Coleman aim to get the breast unit up and running as soon as possible.

1:12pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BREAST cancer survivors and best friends have set up a new fundraising organisation in their spare time to raise vital funds for a life-saving breast unit.

Rock photographer will roll into city with photo walk

Worcester News: Dave Grubb pictured last year's photo walkers taken from St Andrew's Spire, Deansway (s)

1:11pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

AMATEUR and expert photographers can put themselves in the frame to join a walk to capture the city's scenic landscape and hidden gems.

Flower Meadows Saved

Worcester News: VOLUNTEERS AT HOLLYBED - the time hallowed techniques in action. Picture by Chris Ellory.

12:51pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

STAFF and volunteers from Worcestershire’s largest conservation charity are celebrating after finding the funds, almost £400,000, to save a series of wildflower meadows, near Castlemorton.

Bid to change rules to avoid another 'Mayorgate' saga in Worcester refused

Worcester News:

12:46pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A BID to change the rules at Worcester City Council to prevent any repeats of the 'Mayorgate' saga has been scotched - after the Tory leadership chucked it out amid a furious debate.

Record year for outdoor education centre

Worcester News: GREAT OUTDOORS: Nick Hands, back left, with children at Malvern Outdoor Elements.

11:33am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN outdoor education site in Malvern has sealed a remarkable turnaround in its fortunes after posting record trading results.

28,370 homes plan for south Worcestershire backed by councils

Worcester News: Barratt said the housing market is returning to more normal trends

11:36am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL new blueprint for 28,370 new homes across south Worcestershire has been backed by councillors - despite uproar over how it has been handled.

Wolf whistles for Ron at the World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Worcester News: John Anyon        26/9/14       3914711501

Macmillan Cance Support Coffee Morning at St Andrew's Methodist Church on Friday..............Ron Chambers dressed as a saucy nurse has his lipstick applied by, Fiona Paterson (10800824)

11:01am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CAMPAIGNER turned fundraiser earned a few wolf whistles by dressing as a female nurse, raising £500 to help turn the tide against cancer.

Splash! New eight-lane competition standard swimming pool to be built in Worcester

Worcester News: Worcester City Council's former leader is calling for action on proposals for a new swimming pool for the city.

10:43am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW eight-lane swimming pool able to host national competitions is to be built in Worcester - putting the city on the UK's "swimming map".

Mobile phone stolen at Strensham Services on M5

Worcester News: CCTV: The man pictured in this image may be able to help police with their inquiries into the incident.

10:38am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A MOBILE phone was stolen from the Strensham Services on the M5 near Worcester.

Firefighters called to incident at electrical sub-station in Malvern

Worcester News:

9:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to a smell of burning at an electrical sub-station in Malvern.

City in shock after tragic death in The Shambles

Worcester News: City in shock after tragic death in The Shambles

9:05am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE has been an outpouring of grief for the woman who was killed after being hit by a refuse lorry in the city centre.

Five things you need to know Wednesday

Worcester News:

8:21am Wednesday 1st October 2014

1. Top story: City mourns woman crushed by lorry

Campaign launched to cut down on wasted medicine in the Evesham area

Worcester News:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HEALTH bosses have launched a campaign to cut down on wasted medicine in Evesham and the surrounding area.

Worcestershire decides over 28,370 homes

Worcester News: WHAT GOES UP: Developers have been told not to neglect building roads and pavements.

4:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Tonight votes are taking place at three councils over whether to back 28,370 new homes for south Worcestershire - follow it LIVE from 7pm here.

Bob for apples while learning about wildlife at Worcestershire nature reserve

Worcester News: JUICY: Peter Case stands in a Worcestershire Wildlife Trust orchard.

7:03am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PEOPLE can bob for apples while learning all about wildlife at a Worcestershire nature reserve this month.

City mourns woman crushed by lorry

Worcester News:

12:58pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FLOWERS have been laid at the spot where a woman was crushed to death by a lorry in Worcester yesterday.

Horror in The Shambles

Worcester News:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WOMAN died after being crushed by a bin lorry in The Shambles as shocked shop workers watched in horror.

Heart of Worcestershire College business courses raise more than £5,700 for charity

6:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BUSINESS students from Heart of Worcestershire College raised more than £5,700 for charity as part of their course.

Oven fire in Bromsgrove tackled

5:28pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN OVEN fire in Bromsgrove was tackled before firefighters arrived.

Say farewell to a September of sun, here comes the rain

Worcester News: An umbrella came in very handy for this woman in Worcester yesterday. 17026201.

5:34pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THIS September has been one of the driest across the UK since records began in 1910 – but sadly the dry, warm weather will not last.

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