LiveLive News: Monday, March 17

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4:04pm

4:04pm

Worcester News: Sussex drivers target baby seagulls, charity claims

Councillor Simon Cronin fears seagulls are to return to Worcester and we need to spend more to keep them away.

But does everyone dislike them? Does anyone actually quite like them?

Read the full story here

2:54pm

12:48pm

How about your Worcester News going green?

Worcester News:

12:42pm

Nice work! What else could we turn green in Worcester?
 

11:53am

Sad news.

Worcester News: An evening with Clarissa Dickson Wright

Former Two Fat Ladies star Clarissa Dickson Wright has died, aged 66.

Click here for the full story

11:42am

Worcester News: SPRING SPECTACULAR: Shrawley is holding its annual bluebell walks.

Did everyone catch George Cowley's spring poem in today's Worcester News?

 

If not, here it is:

First day of spring, the birds do sing outside of Rowan Court;
The winds do blow like billy-ho.
It's much too cold to court.

Send us your spring poems and keep the sunshine going.

Email us, tweet us, or post your poem on Facebook.

11:37am

Worcester News: Ronnie Corbett

Some good news!

The wife of comedian Ronnie Corbett has denied reports that a recent hospital visit would end his showbusiness career.

She says he is 'fine'.

Click here for the full story

10:24am

In sport, Worcester City boss Carl Heeley lamented a poor second-half showing as they went down 2-1 at the weekend.

Read more reaction here

9:17am

A report by the Policy Exchange think tank says Ofsted school inspections need to be changed, with the current programme not up to scratch.

Read the full story here

The report comes just days after your Worcester News told how Broadwas CE Primary School lodged a formal complaint against their most recent inspection.

9:00am

Sorry, I forgot to say happy St Patrick's Day! Is anyone doing anything special to mark the occasion? A Guinness perhaps?

In Seattle, they have a St Patrick's Day dash, pictured below, a four-mile walk, jog or run, which started as a trip between bars!

Should we have an event in Worcester? Or is there already one I don't know about?

Worcester News: The St Patrick's Day Dash in Seattle

8:42am

New figures from Oxfam claim the UK's five richest families have more money than 12.8 million of the poorest people in the country combined.

If true, it's a startling figure.

What could we do to redress the balance of wealth in the UK?

Click here to read the full story

8:04am

So did everyone enjoy the nice weather over the weekend? Remember to share your pictures with us!

Here's the outlook for Worcester for today - and get a more comprehensive forecast HERE

 

8:01am

'Water under the bridge'

Read Annie Onions' extraordinary story only in the eight-page your health supplement, in today's Worcester News.

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7:40am

Worcester News: Traffic waiting in Worcester's Hylton Road this week

Paris has introduced a novel way of banning certain cars from the city centre in a bid to cut pollution.

Today, cars with an odd-ending numberplate are allowed to drive in the centre of the city, with even-numbered plates banned.

Tomorrow, those with an even-numbered plate will be allowed, and odd-numbered plates banned.

Could a similar strategy work here in Worcester? Could you do everything you need to without a car?

Let us know your thoughts and vote in our poll:

7:27am

Worcester News: Sir Peter Luff is campaigning for left-handed people

Good morning,

Sir Peter Luff, MP for Mid Worcestershire, was on BBC Radio Five Live this morning lamenting the 'disadvantages' faced by left-handed children in the classroom.

Are you left handed? Do you remember suffering at school? Or are your children facing problems today?

Let us know, you can comment below, tweet us at @worcesternews, email news@worcesternews.co.uk, or post on our Facebook page.

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