Cyclists get on their bikes for cancer fundraiser

Worcester News: The team from SMH Fleet Solutions setting off on their ride from the London Eye.

5:44pm Sunday 13th July 2014

SEVEN cyclists from a Worcester business put their passion for cycling and fundraising to the test when they embarked on a charity ride from London to Paris.

Crowds enjoy SOS Fest

Worcester News: 2814648701 Paul Jackson 12.07.14 Worcester SOSFest, Pitchcroft, Worcester. Bob Evans, West Midlands Search and Rescue and Dexter Martin, four on a rib boat. (8162709)

5:09pm Sunday 13th July 2014

CROWDS gathered on Pitchcroft throughout the day on Saturday to check out the sights and sounds of the emergency services.

Science students will to Big Bang competition

Worcester News: Paul Bishop, Sarah-May Linney, Dan Thomas, Matt Smith, Charlie Bourn (behind), Rhiannon Williams and Marcus Cotterill (l - r).

2:49pm Sunday 13th July 2014

SCIENCE students at Pershore High School will be pitting their brains against pupils from across the country after securing a place to compete at the National Science and Engineering Finals, the Big Bang.

Bell Boat Regatta is one of biggest local events in the country

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2:23pm Sunday 13th July 2014

ONE of the biggest local paddle sports events in the country took place in Pershore as hundreds of people took to the waters for the town's Bell Boat Regatta.

If you go down to the woods today

1:40pm Sunday 13th July 2014

THURSDAY is the day the teddy bear's will have their picnic at Pershore High School.

Bin fire near Vue Cinema

Worcester News: (3477811)

9:51am Sunday 13th July 2014

A SMALL fire broke out in a bin outside the Vue Cinema in Worcester's Friar Street last night (Saturday, July 12).

Man collapses

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9:47am Sunday 13th July 2014

A MAN had to be rescued by the fire service after he collapsed behind a door in Droitwich yesterday (Saturday, July 12).

Small car fire

Worcester News:

9:39am Sunday 13th July 2014

A FIRE crew from Droitwich attended a car fire in McDonald's car park in Wychbold at about 6.14pm yesterday (Saturday July 12).

Small pan fire in Malvern

Worcester News:

4:56pm Saturday 12th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a small pan fire in a home in Pickersleigh Road, Malvern.

Worcester Rotary club has new president

Worcester News: CLUB: Former president of Vigornia Rotary Club John Morgan with new president Linda Baylis. Picture by Mike Henley.

12:12pm Saturday 12th July 2014

WORCESTER Vigornia Rotary Club has a new president.

Claims £2.5m 'black hole' could be created in city council finances

Worcester News: Filed photo dated 18/09/12 of money as rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to a new 'harm index' designed to reveal the depth of the stress and anguish caused by deb

11:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

WARNINGS are being fired about a £2.5 million 'black hole' which could open up in the finances of Worcester City Council.

Tumble dryer fire at Worcestershire home

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10:31am Saturday 12th July 2014

FIRE crews were called to tackle a fire involving a tumble dryer at a cottage in Stockton on Teme last night (Friday, July 11).

Driver trapped after hay lorry overturns

Worcester News: (3616394)

10:23am Saturday 12th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS had to free a driver who was trapped last night after the lorry he was driving overturned.

Fire in Droitwich kitchen

Worcester News:

10:10am Saturday 12th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a kitchen fire at a home in Droitwich yesterday night (Friday, July 11).

Two people tended to after crash

Worcester News:

9:52am Saturday 12th July 2014

TWO people had to be tended to after a collision between a car and a motorbike in Bromyard Road, near Church Farm in Cotheridge, near Worcester.

Artwork by Worcester business proves big hit at Wimbledon

Worcester News: WIMBLE-FUN: Judy Murray colours in a picture of her son, Andy.

9:44am Saturday 12th July 2014

A WORCESTER business saw its work appreciated by big-hitters of the tennis and music world at the Wimbledon Championships.

Plans for huge solar farm withdrawn

Worcester News:

7:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to cover nearly 100 acres of farm land with solar panels have been withdrawn, much to the delight of worried villagers.

Roadworks cause congestion

6:19pm Friday 11th July 2014

TRAFFIC has ground to a halt on the M5 this afternoon after a lane had to be closed heading southbound between junction 5 and 6.

The Monday Night Club has talent

Worcester News: Simon Geraghty, Deputy Leader of Worcestershire County Council, enjoying The X Factor with Laura Gill and members of The Monday Night Club.

6:11pm Friday 11th July 2014

WORCESTER'S Monday Night Club members have been showing off their talent to prove they have the X Factor.

Lobby Government to help with new Worcester pool, says councillor

Worcester News: Scaled-back swimming pool plans approved

5:11pm Friday 11th July 2014

CALLS are being made for leading Worcester politicians to lobby parliament on better funding - amid claims it could help the city afford a first class swimming pool.

Unison hails strike as great success

Worcester News:

4:52pm Friday 11th July 2014

STRIKE action that took place across Worcestershire on Thursday has been hailed as a huge success.

Mother says sorry for wrongly claiming thousands in benefits

Worcester News:

4:38pm Friday 11th July 2014

A MOTHER has apologised after fraudulently claiming more than £10,000 in benefits.

Chainsaws and cider stolen in burglary

3:38pm Friday 11th July 2014

CHAINSAWS and alcohol were stolen in a burglary in Wichenford, near Worcester overnight on Wednesday.

M5 grass fire

2:45pm Friday 11th July 2014

FIRE crews from Worcester and Droitwich were called to tackle a grass fire on the M5 today at 12.35pm just south of junction 5.

Car fire in Lowesmoor

2:39pm Friday 11th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a car blaze in Lowesmoor, Worcester, today.

Angry resident refuses to pay parking fines

Worcester News: Armstrong Drive, Diglis, resident, Matt Chapman has received two parking tickets from PCM (Parking Control Management) for parking on Portland Walk, Diglis, which he believes is public highway. Photo by John Anyon, 2814643901.

2:36pm Friday 11th July 2014

AN angry Worcester resident slammed with £200 worth of parking tickets is refusing to pay up as he believes he had been caught out in a deliberate trap.

Men attempt to snatch four-year-old girl

Worcester News:

2:27pm Friday 11th July 2014

A LITTLE girl escaped after she was allegedly grabbed outside her Droitwich home.

Managing director of Worcester business gets on his bike for charity

Worcester News: TEAM WORK: Colin Bell with son Thomas after a 17 mile bike ride.

2:14pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE managing director of a Worcester business is getting on his bike to fund more lifesaving research into conditions like the one that killed his sister.

We need a resolution to congestion around Worcester's tip, says MP

Worcester News: TRAFFIC CALMING: A 20mph zone near Tudor Grange School in Bilford Road, Worcester.

1:43pm Friday 11th July 2014

CALLS are being made to ease congestion around Worcester's tip - amid fears Perdiswell will not cope if it gets a new swimming pool and a football stadium.

Building could still be transformed into jewel in Worcester's crown, says deputy leader

Worcester News: TRINITY HOUSE: Part of the site set to be transformed

1:36pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE deputy leader of Worcester City Council insists the regeneration of a rundown building will happen - and has urged private investors to come up with "a premier" solution.

Centuries of history to come alive at Spetchley Park Gardens next month

Worcester News: IN TO BATTLE: Military re-enactments will take place at the Spetchley Park Gardens next month.

12:38pm Friday 11th July 2014

CENTURIES of history will be revisited in a day at a Worcestershire stately home next month.

Countdown to WW1 centenary: Worcester remembers

11:40am Friday 11th July 2014

THE lights will go out in Worcester on Monday, August 4, as the city marks the outbreak of the First World War 100 years ago.

New date finally set for Mayor's 2014 civic service - it's 2015!

Worcester News: POMP: New mayor Alan Amos in his robes of office

9:42am Friday 11th July 2014

THE CONTROVERSIAL Mayor of Worcester has finally settled on a date for his annual civic service - and it'll be EIGHT months later than first planned.

Overnight fire in van

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8:21am Friday 11th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to put out a fire in a flat bed transit van which set alight just after 1.30am this morning (Friday) brtween Crowle and Tibberton, Worcester.

Exclusive: 3,500 council tax dodgers in Worcester slapped with court summons

Worcester News: Pay your council tax by direct debit and you could win £25,000

8:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

MORE than 3,500 council tax dodgers in Worcester have been slapped with court summons - a shock 48 per cent rise in just four years.

Shropshire Walk For Worcester Folk

5:14pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE WORCESTER Ramblers will be tackling the challenging Kerry Ridgeway in Shropshire, on Saturday, July 26.

Intrepid couple walk 570 miles across Spain for charity

Worcester News: CHALLENGE: Parul Rabheru and Andrew Hine arrive at Santiago Cathedral.

4:47pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE thought of walking 100 miles would be a scary thought for most people.

Worcester hospital reunion

3:01pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A FORMER Worcester nurse is hoping to be reunited with her colleagues at an event she is holding next month.

Teenagers charged with arson after Droitwich Spa Lido park fire

Worcester News: Police seek witnesses to Barnt Green burglary

11:49am Thursday 10th July 2014

TWO 17-year-olds from Droitwich have been charged with arson after one of the town's parks was set alight.

Help for Heroes raise hundreds at Hanbury Countryside Show

Worcester News: The Warwickshire Beagles. Ian Baldry Help for Heroes,Martin Weatherhead MH, joint master, Edward Law MH, joint master, Eric Stewart Help for Heroes (left to right).

11:28am Thursday 10th July 2014

HELP for Heroes raised hundreds of pounds when volunteers from the charity collected donations at the Hanbury Countryside Show.

School will be out after finale of popular online show Oakland High

Worcester News: Lights, camera, action - Director Jordan Kettle interviews SweetChix (s)

11:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

AN unexpected twist is promised to fans of a Worcestershire high school-based online sitcom during its finale tonight.

Cheers! See inside the shed that doubles as a traditional pub.

Worcester News: Breweriana from around the world fills the 12 foot by 8 foot shed. Picture by Jonathan Barry 2814645113

9:34am Thursday 10th July 2014

IN most sheds there are a variety of every day objects.

Play with the Philharmonic..

5:22pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

WORCESTER Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for new double bass players, a first violin and percussion enthusiasts for its autumn rehearsals.

Blooming marvellous visit by Bishop

Worcester News: How does your garden grow? Bishop of Dudley, The Right Reverend Canon Graham Usher meets Bishop Perowne pupil, Dan Harding, aged 13, and Debbie Tett from Tolladine Church Mission. Picture by John Anyon 2814644101

4:29pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE barbecue was fired up for a visit by the Bishop of Dudley to a community garden which has helped teenagers gain life skills.

Raise a glass in Worcester

3:46pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE COUNTDOWN is on for the Worcester Beer, Cider and Perry Festival, which will see glasses raised on the Racecourse over three days in August.

St Mary's trustees reveal reasons for rejecting parent group's business proposal

Worcester News: 2614632411 Paul Jackson 23.06.14 Worcester St Mary's Worcester, has announced that it is closing at the end of the academic year. (7444794)

3:46pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

TRUSTEES of St Mary's has revealed the reasons why they rejected a business plan put forward by parents battling to keep the independent school open.

Man rescued from river has died

Worcester News: Police seek witnesses to Barnt Green burglary

3:04pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A man who was rescued from the River Avon died the same day, it has emerged.

Car wash will raise funds for Lido Park equipment destroyed by fire

Worcester News: Firefighters Simon Beard and Gareth Taylor prepare for Saturday's car wash (s)

2:27pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A CHARITY car wash will take place at Droitwich Fire Station on Saturday from 2pm to 4pm.

Award-winner composer throwing fundraising concert for bell tower

Worcester News: The Grier Trio rehearse. SP

1:09pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

ONE of the country's finest church musicians is staging a special concert to raise money for the

Council tax and business rate write-offs plunge 50 per cent in one year

Worcester News: Pay your council tax by Direct Debit and you could win £25,000

12:27pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE amount of unpaid council tax written off in Worcester has plunged a staggering 50 per cent in one year, it has emerged.

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