Worcestershire surgeon volunteers at COmmonwealth Games

Worcester News: Phil Earl clinging onto the rails of the 10m diving board at the Edinburgh Diving Pool

2:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CONSULTANT surgeon from Worcestershire swapped the operating theatre for a swimming pool as he volunteered at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

New College Open Day

2:09pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE will be an Outreach at New College Worcester for the blind, on October 21, from 9.45pm to 3/15pm.

Legal network changes the landscape for small firms

Worcester News: James Knight, partner at FBC Manby Bowdler, who heads Hub.Legal for the firm. Photo by John Hipkiss hippopix@blueyonder.

1:48pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW legal network has been launched across the West Midlands putting small firms in Worcestershire in a stronger position than ever before.

Driver wins battle against 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.

12:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WORCESTER driver who fought back after he was fined £200 for parking on a road he believed was part of the public highway has won his battle.

May be no need to centralise neonatal services in Worcester

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

11:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE may be no need to centralise some neonatal services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital despite concerns around staff shortages.

Footpath at Worcestershire Royal Hospital to be closed for two weeks

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

10:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

PART of the footpath between A&E and the visitor car park at Worcestershire Royal Hospital will be blocked for about two weeks from Monday, August 4 while landscaping work is carried out.

Fears over welfare of home-schooled children in Worcestershire

Worcester News:

10:18am Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE needs to be done to protect the wellbeing of home-schooled children in Worcestershire, the chairman of a body working to safeguard young people in the county has said.

Plea to hotels to donate spare beds for vulnerable people

Worcester News: Volunteer Alan Jones in the empty stockroom at Second Chance Furnishings (s)

5:49pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DESPERATE plea has been made to hotels and bed and breakfasts for spare beds and mattresses to be donated to vulnerable people.

Swimming pool scheme to be expanded

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Worcester Swimming Pool car park (5783761)

5:37pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WORCESTER could get a bigger and better swimming pool after all after councillors voted to approve plans to widen the scope of the scheme.

For Harry: Dad will swim English Channel in son's memory

Worcester News:

4:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HYPOTHERMIA, leg cramps, sewage and jelly fish are just some of the things Alan Gale will come up against when he attempts to swim the English Channel.

Biker Susan back on the road after knee operation

Worcester News:

4:38pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WHEN pillion passenger Susan Ross, aged 66, began to struggle getting off the motorbike she and her husband loved travelling on together, she knew it was time to find treatment for her injured knee.

Great-grandmother from Worcester calls for halt to walk-in centre closure

Worcester News:

4:19pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A GREAT-grandmother who credits Worcester’s walk-in health centre with saving her life has called for the closure of the facility to be halted.

Angel Place "letting the city down", says council leader

Worcester News: The Market stalls on Angel Place, Worcester 4613452201 (8435851)

4:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BUSY shopping street in the centre of Worcester is “letting the city down”, a senior city politician has said.

£3.1 million sale of council office gets go-ahead

Worcester News: 3114664301 Paul Jackson 30.07.14 Worcester - The University of Worcester has agreed to buy Wyatt House, Graveney House and Orchard House. Graveney House. (8778131)

3:14pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

COUNCIL leaders have given the green light to sell off an office complex and lease a car park in Worcester city centre in a plan worth £3.1 million .

Stuart will be a 'Tweet'-heart for charity with 50,000 followers challenge

Worcester News:

3:06pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CHARITY may need more than just 140 characters to express its thanks after a businessman set a fundraising challenge to celebrate a landmark birthday.

Owners of warehouse destroyed by fire speak of their "absolute heartbreak"

Worcester News: BLAZE: Firefighters tackle the burning warehouse. Picture courtesy Michael Cadman, North Worcestershire fire commander.

11:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE owners of a store that had been open only days before it was completely destroyed in a late-night blaze have spoken of their "absolute heartbreak".

The next Archdeacon of Worcester has been announced

Worcester News: Revd Canon Robert Jones will be the next Archdeacon of Worcester (s)

10:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

REVD Canon Robert Jones has been announced by the Bishop of Worcester Dr John Inge as the next Archdeacon of Worcester.

Colourful celebrations for Saints held at city centre church

Worcester News:

10:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHIMMERING silver tinsel, colourful umbrellas and two symbolic cardboard elephants decorated the front of a city centre church to celebrate the feast of St Thomas and St Alphonsa.

Creativity and fun on menu at Worcester Show

Worcester News: From bikes to ukuleles: Andrew Currie, Worcester Vintage Cycle Club, Peter Tooke and Kevin Kilmartin from Worcester Ukelele Club, Jo Bourke, Worcester Vintage Cycle Club and David Pygott, Worcester Ukelele Club, prepare for Worcester Show. Picture by Paul

4:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

IT IS the final countdown to the jam-packed Worcester Show which will feature everything from bike rides to beekeeping advice.

Worcester hospital to benefit from £250,000 windfall

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Spire South Bank Hospital, Bath Road, feature on new facilities...............Spire Eye Centre (7072237)

4:12pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN EYE clinic based at a Worcester Hospital is expanding the services it can offer thanks to a £250,000 investment.

Malvern woman sent another patient's personal details

Worcester News:

4:08pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MALVERN woman has criticised the organisation running mental health services in Worcestershire after she was sent a letter containing sensitive information about another patient.

Don't wing it with bread - give the swans something nutritious

Worcester News: Don't wing it with bread - give the swans something nutritious

3:48pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

FEEDING the swans on the Severn is a favourite past time - but a new project hopes to improve their diet as well as give something back.

Organisation pledges to support offenders with learning difficulties

Worcester News: (Front row L-R): Sally Lapsley, Vice chair of Worcestershire People's Parliament and Susannah Stennett from Warwickshire and West Mercia Community Rehabilitation. (Back row L-R): Chandry Mistry from Warwickshire and West Mercia Community Rehabilitatio

3:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN ORGANISATION working with offenders has pledged to ensure all staff are fully trained to help those with learning difficulties.

Give old bikes and furniture a new lease of life in Malvern

Worcester News: (L-R) Nick Trotman from Malvern Cycles with Worcestershire County Council cabinet member for the environment Cllr Anthony Blagg and Worcestershire Lifestyles chief executive Tony Whitcher at Malvern Household Recycling Centre.

2:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

UNWANTED bicycles and furniture are being given a new lease of life in Malvern.

Man arrested after row that closed Worcester street

Worcester News:

2:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN was arrested after a row in the centre of Worcester this morning.

Worcestershire pageant contestant is making her comeback to inspire baby boy

Worcester News: CHALLENGE: Nicola Brown is to compete in Miss Midlands 2014

12:09pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AFTER four years, relocation and a baby boy, a part-time model and pageant contestant is making her comeback.

Buckle up and hang up, urges ambulance service

10:42am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service is reminding motorists to buckle up and and hang up before hitting the road.

Sad scenes as popular coffee shop closes

Worcester News: GOODBYES: About 200 people came to say goodbye to Cafe Aroma at the party on Saturday. Picture by Andrew Kelsall  (s)

9:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THERE were many tears, hugs and happy memories shared at a bittersweet party to mark the closing of a popular city centre cafe.

Respects paid to club legend

Worcester News:

8:41am Tuesday 29th July 2014

HUNDREDS turned out for a thanksgiving service in memory of Worcestershire County Cricket Club stalwart Damian D'Oliveira.

Witness appeal following Malvern attack

Worcester News: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

6:55pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Malvern last month in which a man was asked for money and pushed to the ground.

Worcester nurse to speak at international cancer conference

Worcester News: Anne Sullivan in a sky-themed linac treatment room at Worcester's new radiotherapy centre.

6:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

A NURSE leading cancer services in Worcestershire has been picked to speak at an international conference in the USA looking at how treatment for the condition can be made more comfortable.

Anniversary event will be a piece of cake for volunteers

Worcester News:

5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

A SLICE of birthday cake will be enjoyed by Upton on Severn’s mayor to celebrate the first anniversary of a town shop on Saturday, August 2.

Future of Bredon Hoard assured by £5,000 grant

Worcester News: Future of Bredon Horde assured by £5,000 grant

5:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE largest haul of treasure ever found in the UK, which was discovered in Worcestershire three years ago, will be on display for years to come thanks to a generous grant from a museum charity.

From source to sauce in memory of dad

Worcester News: The trio raised over £3,000 for St Richard's Hospice

4:53pm Monday 28th July 2014

FOR four gruelling days, three adventurous friends walked, cycled and canoed over 130 miles along the River Severn to raise over £3,000 for St Richard’s Hospice.

Distinctive racing bike stolen from garage near Evesham

Worcester News: Distinctive racing bike stolen from garage near Evesham

4:45pm Monday 28th July 2014

A DISTINCTIVE racing motorbike was stolen from a garage near Evesham last week.

Upton funeral director's open day into renovation plans

4:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN OPEN day is set to be held at an Upton funeral directors into its plans for renovation.

Appeal for information following Kidderminster attack

Worcester News: (3971142)

4:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an attack in Kidderminster town centre on Friday night in which two men were assaulted by three others.

Worcestershire hospital trust drops in quality rankings

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:12pm Monday 28th July 2014

DEATH rates at Worcestershire’s three major hospitals and the standard of care provided to stroke patients have been flagged up as areas of concern in a report into the trust running the facilities.

Hospital revamp project may be delayed until next year

Worcester News:

4:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

A PROJECT revamping hospital care in Worcestershire may not be finalised until the start of next year, it has been revealed.

Commandery offers tasty treats at new pop-up coffee shop

Worcester News: CARE FOR A COFFEE? Barista Amber Perry serves coffee to Worcester re-enactor Brian Bullock, during the launch of the pop-up coffee shop at the Commandery in Worcester. Picture by Jonathan Barry.  3114661702

4:06pm Monday 28th July 2014

A POP-up coffee shop has opened its doors at a tourist hotspot in Worcester.

Worcester hospice gives student nurses insight into palliative care

Worcester News: Worcester hospice gives student nurses insight into palliative care

2:54pm Monday 28th July 2014

STUDENT nurses are being given an insight into the work involved in caring for people at the end of their lives thanks to a Worcester hospice.

Man falls onto tracks at Evesham train station

Worcester News:

1:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

A MAN in his 20s had to be rescued after falling onto the tracks at Evesham train station this morning.

Hay bale catches fire in Worcester field

Worcester News:

1:25pm Monday 28th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a field in Norton Road, Worcester, at 12.35pm this afternoon, where a bale of hay had caught fire.

Food destroyed after fridges fail

Worcester News:

12:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

A QUANTITY of food had to be thrown out after the fridges broke down at Tesco Express, Martley Road, Henwick Park on Friday evening.

Reader's fire picture

Worcester News: Mobile Send Your News

9:27am Monday 28th July 2014

Fire at j mart warehouse at the bottom of Newtown road Based on information supplied by .

University pledges to turn Orchard House into a first-class centre for learning

Worcester News:

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THE University of Worcester has outlined its plans to transform a key city centre site - saying it intends to open more teaching facilities as part of its ongoing expansion.

Reader's fire picture

Worcester News: Mobile Send Your News

8:06am Monday 28th July 2014

Fire at j mart warehouse at the bottom of Newtown road Based on information supplied by a reader

UPDATE: Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Newtown Road, Worcester

Worcester News:

7:46am Monday 28th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are still dampening down at the scene of a large blaze which completely destroyed a warehouse last night.

Upton crowds enjoy cavalcade of steam

Worcester News:

7:03pm Sunday 27th July 2014

VISITORS to Upton enjoyed a fabulous parade of steam engines as a curtain-raiser to this weekend's Welland Steam Rally.

Family of missing woman appeal for information

Worcester News:

6:26pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE family of a woman who has been missing for more than a week has urged anyone who has seen a woman matching her description to contact police.

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