Less than a third of Worcestershire primary schools have kitchens

3:38pm Saturday 19th April 2014

LESS than a third of primary schools in Worcestershire have their own kitchen.

First mainstream free school given go-ahead for Worcestershire

Worcester News: Headteacher Pamela Leek-Wright with students from Holy Trinity International School, which will become a free school in September.

9:57am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE first mainstream free school will be created in Worcestershire this September after Holy Trinity International school was given the go-ahead by the Department for Education.

Worcester's Game of Thrones star praised

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9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

WORCESTER'S Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has been praised for the way he has handled his "huge break" by his tormentor-in-chief from the series.

10 of Worcestershire's most beautiful gardens to visit this Easter weekend

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9:55pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is blessed with some beautiful gardens, and we've chosen 10 that we think are the best.

Worshippers and walkers head for summit of Bredon Hill on Good Friday

Worcester News: Bredon Hill

9:05pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORSHIPPERS and walkers alike made their way to the summit of Worcestershire's Bredon Hill today for the traditional Good Friday pilgrimage and to enjoy the spring sunshine.

Tonnes of rubbish alight in Worcester

Worcester News: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

6:56pm Friday 18th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called when three tonnes of rubbish caught fire in Offerton Lane, in Worcester, just before 5pm today.

Physics genius visits cathedral, enjoys a glass of champagne during city visit

Worcester News: Professor Stephen Hawking with, from left to right, the Very Revd Michael Tavinor, Canon Chris Pullin and Glyn Morgan in the Deanery garden.

6:17pm Friday 18th April 2014

ONE of the world’s greatest minds enjoyed the champagne lifestyle and a visit to the cathedral during a visit to Hereford.

Concerns around drug-related activity in Malvern

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5:28pm Friday 18th April 2014

RESIDENTS living in the Poolbrook area of Malvern have reported concerns around drug-related activities in the area.

Crackdown on underage drinking in Droitwich park

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5:25pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE are working to crack down on underage drinking and anti-social behaviour in Droitwich’s Lido park following reports of young people gathering in the area, drinking alcohol and leaving litter.

Police crack down on drug taking and anti-social behaviour in Strensham

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5:22pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE have carried out a number of high visibility patrols in Strensham, near Worcester, over the past four weeks following reports of drug taking and anti-social behaviour in the village.

Live screening of Cosi Fan Tutte

4:53pm Friday 18th April 2014

A LIVE high definition broadcast of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte will be screened in Malvern Theatres on Saturday, April 26 live from the Met, with music director James Levine conducting the opera about testing the ties of love.

Learn about the life and times of Suggs in funny and moving show

4:46pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE frontman of Madness takes to the stage in a hilarious and moving one-man tour de force.

Award-winning wildlife cameraman to present giant show

4:38pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN award-winning cameraman presents an unforgettable evening of extraordinary animal adventures and unique wildlife film footage.

Police meeting in Malvern next week

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4:33pm Friday 18th April 2014

MEMBERS of Malvern’s policing team will be on hand to meet residents at the library in Como Road from 2pm on Friday, April 25.

Crash in Ombersley Road puts three in hospital

Worcester News: RESPONSE DEBATE: How long should patients in non life-threatening emergencies wait for an ambulance?

4:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

ONE person was trapped after two cars crashed along the Ombersley Road.

VIP garden gala will help battle cancer and dementia

4:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MEDICAL charity will host a fundraising VIP garden gala evening at the RHS Malvern Spring festival.

Brave Noah battles on and brings out the best in the people of Worcester

Worcester News: Lee and Sarah Freeman with baby Noah as they hand over more than £700 to Birmingham Children's Hospital thanks to generous donations form the good folk of Worcester.

3:38pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MIRACLE baby born with half a heart has inspired the people of Worcester to give more than £700 to help other sick children have a better chance of life.

Students spread child exploitation message ahead of World Cup

Worcester News: Staff and students from the University of Worcester visiting Sao Paulo in Brazil will try to help combat child exploitation.

3:07pm Friday 18th April 2014

A TEAM of six University of Worcester lecturers and students will present at an international football development course in Brazil.

Children have cracking time at library

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2:25pm Friday 18th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS had a cracking time at St John's Library in Worcester when they took part in an Easter Craft Eggs'travaganza.

Hedge on fire in Inkberrow, near Worcester

Worcester News: Man rescued from flat fire after being trapped

2:15pm Friday 18th April 2014

A 15-METRE leylandi hedge caught fire in Inkberrow, near Worcester, this morning.

Man reunited with lifesaving pair

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1:06pm Friday 18th April 2014

TWO Vale heroes have been reunited with the man whose life they saved after his heart stopped beating for 12 minutes during a bike ride in Worcestershire.

Adventurer stops off in Worcester in 1,000 mile trip to Spain

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12:51pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN INTREPID adventurer walking 1,000 miles to Spain to raise money for the hospital which saved his life stopped off in Worcester this week.

Students look to the future at careers fair

Worcester News: Students from Bishop Perowne CE Performing Arts College found out about different jobs at a careers fair.

12:32pm Friday 18th April 2014

STUDENTS at a Worcester school have been given a valuable insight into the world of work on a careers day.

Ben goes the London Marathon distance for charity

Worcester News: Ben Lindon and James Partridge with their London Marathon medals.

12:22pm Friday 18th April 2014

BEN Lindon was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour six years years ago after collapsing while running but he has bounced back to conquer the London Marathon in five hours and 37 minutes.

Crowle 10k - still time to register ahead of the run

Worcester News: Getting in training for the Crowle 10k and Fun Runs are (back row L-R) Peter Battle and Caroline Brookes, (front row) Charlie Brooks (7) and Harry Brooks (4), Charlie Dixon (8) ad Hannah Dixon (10).

12:13pm Friday 18th April 2014

RUNNERS still have a chance to register ahead of the starting gun for the Crowle Gunpowder Plot 10k.

New model to mark 100 years of production

11:33am Friday 18th April 2014

THE latest vehicle off the Morgan production line has been specially commissioned to celebrate 100 years of vehicle manufacture at the Pickersleigh Road factory.

Increase in scarlet fever in Worcestershire

Worcester News: Worcestershire GPs under increasing pressure

11:03am Friday 18th April 2014

CASES of scarlet fever in Worcestershire have quadrupled in the past four years.

Shopping centre revamp on the cards for Worcester's Cathedral Plaza

10:47am Friday 18th April 2014

A SHOPPING centre in Worcester could get a revamp with a new-look square as plans go on display to the public.

Burglar spray - see device demo at Worcester meeting

10:34am Friday 18th April 2014

BUSINESS leaders and homeowners have the chance to see the latest anti-burglary technology in action during a meeting in St John's, Worcester.

Sunny solution at village school

Worcester News: Jane Neal, eco-co-ordinator at the school, with Charlotte Burkert, George Hair and Robbie Clarke (back row) , Olivia Walters, Oliver Enstone and Jacob Buckland (middle row), Maisie-Anne Chatterton and Rosy Smith (front row).

9:24am Friday 18th April 2014

SOLAR panels have been installed at a village school as part of its Eco-School plan.

Playwright's walking challenge will bring inspiration and funds

Worcester News: Nick Wilkes, resident playwright at Malvern Theatres, is walking the length of Hadrian's Wall to raise money for Help for Heroes and to gather ideas for his next play. Picture by Nick Toogood.

9:02am Friday 18th April 2014

MALVERN Theatres' resident writer will be swapping his keyboard for hiking boots when he walks the length of Hadrian's Wall.

Readers and book lovers get ready for World Book Night

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9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

LIBRARIES across the county are preparing to get reading as World Book Night approaches.

Viewing tower revealed as part of £10m Worcester cultural revamp

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

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A MASSIVE tower offering a stunning viewpoint of the entire city is set to dominate Worcester's skyline - in a bid to attract thousands of new tourists and boost its national profile.

Controversial plans to build on old playing field opposed

Worcester News: Malvern Wells Parish Council

8:42am Friday 18th April 2014

ABOUT 50 people packed into a parish meeting to oppose controversial plans to build more than 40 homes on a former playing field in Malvern Wells.

Sunshine and showers for the Easter weekend

8:31am Friday 18th April 2014

YOU might need an umbrella if you are out and about over the Easter weekend as Worcestershire is set for sunshine and showers.

'Excuse me while I kiss this guy?'

Worcester News: Jimi Hendrix in Leeds, 1967

12:34pm Friday 18th April 2014

JIMI Hendrix, Lady Gaga and Ozzy Osborne are among the top 10 most-misunderstood singers, it has been revealed.

Mental health provider throws support behind care in the community

Worcester News: Mental health provider throws support behind care in the community

7:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S main provider of mental health services has affirmed its commitment to caring for people as close to home as possible following a national report claiming too many patients were being sent to hospital.

Fire in Dines Green bushes

6:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Worcester were called to Dines Green at 5.47pm today to reports of a fire near the Green Centre, Gresham Road.

Call for feedback on A&E app

Worcester News: Call for feedback on A&E app

6:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ANYONE who has downloaded a free mobile application helping people decide whether or not need to visit A&E is being asked for feedback on the service.

Cancer volunteers get Easter surprise

Worcester News: Macmillan information and support services lead at Worcester Royal Hospital Kay Tandy and her volunteers

6:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS helping people in Worcestershire living with cancer and their families got a special Easter surprise this week.

Prostate cancer survivors meet to share experiences

Worcester News: Sanhia Goonewardene, psycho-sexual specialist nurse at The London Clinic Lorraine Grover, consultant urological surgeon and director of the Worcestershire Prostate Cancer Survivorship Programme Adel Makar and Lisa Capaldi at this month's event

5:59pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE than 150 survivors of prostate cancer and their families got together in Worcester earlier this month to share their experiences and offer each other support.

Cycle ride supports air ambulance charity

Worcester News: Staff from Postcode Anywhere in Diglis getting ready for the charity bike ride.

5:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BIKING enthusiasts can put their passion to good use this spring by taking part in a charity ride in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

Youngsters to re-live experience of wartime Britain

Worcester News: Children enjoy the education programmes at the Bishops Wood centre.

4:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PUPILS at a local school will be re-living the experiences of women and men before and during the First World War at Bishops Wood Centre at Crossway Green later this month.

Teenage motocross rider's death was accident

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4:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A MOTOCROSS rider who passed away after falling during a cross country race at Coney Farm in Stourport last month died as the result of an accident, a coroner has ruled.

Worcester school to host fashion and textiles competition

Worcester News: Lauren Guthrie will join the judging panel for Young Fashion Designer UK which is being held at RGS Worcester.

3:57pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Midlands arm of a competition for GCSE and A level Fashion and Textiles students will be held at RGS Worcester.

Do you know the way to Tenbury Wells?

Worcester News: Graphic Design students visit Tenbury Wells to help design wayfinding signage

3:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

GRAPHIC design students will be helping people find their way around a market town.

Thrill on the Hill

3:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE world's oldest operational motorsport venue will be the setting for one of the UK's largest gatherings of Morgan vehicles again this summer.

Worcester singers in South Africa

3:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SINGERS from Worcester's Elgar Chorale are spreading their song down in South Africa.

New Worcester City FC stadium plans handed to city council

Worcester News: ARTIST’S IMPRESSION: The main stand of Worcester City Football Club’s proposed new stadium

3:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PROPOSALS for a new football stadium in Worcester have been handed to the city council - bringing the supporter's dream one step closer.

City council pledges action over rubbish bags

Worcester News: City council pledges action over rubbish bags

3:25pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BAGS of rubbish strewn across Worcester high street could soon be a thing of the past.

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