Readathon raises more than £1,400 for cancer charity

9:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

A readathon at a Worcester school has raised more than £1,400.

MP backs petition calling for work to ease traffic in Worcester

Worcester News: NEEDS TACKLING: Traffic can stack onto Carrington Bridge any time because it is just too small for the number of vehicles.

6:13pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MP for Worcester, Robin Walker has signed a petition urging the Government and local councils to fully dual A4440 Southern Link Road

Get magical at St John's Library

5:08pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THERE will be family fun at St John's Library when a marvellous magic day takes place there on Saturday, May 10.

Lib Dem to step down from Worcester City Council

Worcester News: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

9:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A WELL-KNOWN Worcester councillor has revealed he is quitting next month - after taking a parting shot at the city's Conservatives.

Biggest event ever for Earth Hour

6:04pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THIS year's Watt Fest celebrations were a shining success as people came together to mark Earth Hour.

Joe would make a loyal companion

Worcester News: (5579637)

2:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

JOE is an 18-month-old brown and white Boxer cross in the care of RSPCA Worcester & Mid-Worcestershire Branch.

Children have cracking time at library

Worcester News: 1614577301 Paul Jackson 17.04.14 Worcester Easter Craft Eggs'travaganza at St John's Library. Thea Fieldhouse, four, makes an Easter card. (5507244)

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.

Action day helps Acorns

Worcester News: Action day helps Acorns

2:22pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

HUNDREDS of children enjoyed themselves at an activities day to raise money for Acorns Children’s Hospice.

North Claines WI

2:18pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

OUT of disaster comes triumph and at our May meeting this was the case following the cancellation at short notice of our speaker due to illness.

Droitwich WI

2:16pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

ON Wednesday, May 2, vicepresident Pat Smith chaired the meeting, and we wish president Jean a speedy recovery.

Hallow WI

2:15pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

OUR sponsored WI walk through Monkwood at the end of April had to be cancelled because of the rain and strong winds.

Powick and Callow End RBL

2:14pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

OUR May bi-monthly meeting was the second since January and a busy business session dealt mainly with forthcoming events at county and group level.

Probus Club of Worcester

2:12pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

DESPITE the inclement spring weather, and the threat of flooding which may have made them abort their planned outing to the Beckford Silk Mill, we enjoyed an excellent visit.

Kempsey WI

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

AT our May meeting, we welcomed two visitors.

Pumphouse WI

2:09pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

WE enjoyed a ‘home-grown’ meeting with two members taking the floor.

Peopleton WI

10:13am Tuesday 15th May 2012

PRESIDENT Jill Brotheridge welcomed 40 members to the May meeting.

Pole fitness event helps cancer charity

Worcester News: Pole fitness event helps cancer charity

10:20am Tuesday 15th May 2012

AN Evesham woman who put on a charity pole fitness competition has said the event was a great success.

Hanley Castle WI

10:08am Tuesday 15th May 2012

OUR May meeting focused on the WI resolution calling for the training, employment and retention of more midwives.

Rushwick in Bedwardine WI

10:07am Tuesday 15th May 2012

IT was a full house for the May meeting and Jean Kennedy welcomed members and visitors.

Worcester Embroiderers' Guild

10:06am Tuesday 15th May 2012

TEXTILE conservator Michelle Harper gave a fascinating insight into her work at our May meeting.

Inkberrow WI

10:01am Tuesday 15th May 2012

OUR May meeting was opened by vice president Janet Alger who welcomed everyone to our annual resolutions meeting and pudding club.

St Peter's WI

9:59am Tuesday 15th May 2012

IT was our 24th birthday meeting this April and we celebrated with visitors from several other WIs.

Nursery's fun day helps Acorns

Worcester News: Nursery's fun day helps Acorns

10:43am Wednesday 9th May 2012

MAGIC Moments Day Nursery, Leigh Sinton, near Malvern, has presented £130 to Acorns Children’s Hospice, raised at a recent Easter fun day.

Worcester Anglo-Hellenic Club

10:34am Wednesday 9th May 2012

THE April meeting of the Greek interest club welcomed Les Roberts for the second part of his presentation on the Greek War of Independence.

Droitwich WI

10:32am Wednesday 9th May 2012

JEAN welcomed new and existing members – we now have 25, then Marion read the March minutes.

Worcestershire Group of Advanced Motorists

10:31am Wednesday 9th May 2012

OUR April meeting was on the fascinating topic of the Prescott Speed Hill Climb.

Comer WI

10:29am Wednesday 9th May 2012

OUR April meeting opened with the speaker, Wendy Hill, thanking Comer WI for inviting her to visit for the second time to talk about Sir Edward Elgar, his wife and their daughter Carice.

Martley WI

10:26am Wednesday 9th May 2012

AT our March meeting, we had a most interesting cookery demonstration by Liz Hughes – how to prepare meals in minutes.

Pumphouse WI

10:28am Wednesday 9th May 2012

IT was our seventh birthday and our party was held at the Friends Meeting House in Sansome Walk.

Fire service staff praised for training results

3:31pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

FIRE and rescue service staff and officers have been praised for achieving outstanding results in life-saving health and safety training.

Oakapple WI

3:18pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

THE president welcomed members to our April meeting and read the minutes as the secretary was unable to attend.

Oakapple WI

2:46pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

THE president welcomed members to our April meeting and read the minutes as the secretary was unable to attend.

Clifton-upon-Teme WI

2:44pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

THE guest speaker at the April meeting was Peter Riley. He came with his wealth of knowledge of the parks and gardens of the National Trust.

Probus Club of Worcester

2:42pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

THE April programme commenced with an excellent talk by past chairman Stan Kilby on his career as a veterinary surgeon.

Hallow WI

2:37pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

WE had a great turnout for our open meeting in April.

North Claines WI

2:33pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

“INSPIRATIONAL”, “absolutely moving” and “puts our complaints into perspective” were some of the words and phrases from our members following the talk by Stella Hewitt (not forgetting her dog Jenson) at our April meeting .

U3A members hold triple celebration showcase

Worcester News: CELEBRATION TIME: Members of the Worcester U3A choir sing favourites from the Last Night of the Proms at the Diamond Jubilee Showcase.

3:26pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

THE Queen visits Worcester in July to mark her Diamond Jubilee and in anticipation of this Worcester U3A held their Diamond Jubilee Showcase.

Worcester Anglo-Hellenic Club

3:24pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

ABOUT 20 members and guests of the monthly Greek interest club enjoyed a thoroughly interesting talk by visiting guest speaker Ray Aspden.

Pumphouse WI

3:23pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

A VERY full morning meeting started with good news. Marva is home from hospital and Bonny now weighs more than seven pounds.

Probus Club of Worcester

3:22pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

TO round off their March programme, members were entertained with excellent talks given by two of their own members.

Ian elected to Lions role

Worcester News: LIONS ROLE: Ian Haffner.

3:28pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

IAN Haffner, of Worcester Lions Club, is to lead the Lions of the Midlands District of Lions Clubs International.

Droitwich WI

3:19pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

OUR March meeting was held at Rotary House and Jean, our president, welcomed members and visitors.

Old and young get messy at church

Worcester News: CREATING: Children, their parents and other worshippers making a creation scene at Claines church hall.

10:11am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

CHILDREN and parents from Claines in Worcester met at the church hall for their first Messy Church event this month.

Droitwich Inner Wheel Club

9:54am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

PRESIDENT Pam Plumridge welcomed members and guests from neighbouring clubs to the meeting at the Chateau Impney Hotel.

Comer WI

9:52am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

OUR president, Viv Jackman, greeted a very good attendance at the March meeting including two visitors, Stephanie Chiver, a past member, and Glenys Taylor.

St Peter's WI

9:56am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

MAUREEN Matthews welcomed members and three visitors to the March meeting.

North Claines WI

9:43am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

LIFE was a cabaret for North Claines WI at their March birthday meeting.

Wychbold WI

9:42am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

OUR March meeting made a good start to the local and national celebrations for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Clifton-upon-Teme WI

9:48am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

THIS month, Meg Farmer spoke of her experience as a foster carer. She and her family have cared for nearly 100 children.

Kempsey WI

9:46am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

BUSINESS was kept to a minimum, and correspondence read out, along with the minutes of the last meeting.



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