People in Worcestershire urged to stand up to cancer

Worcester News: Worcestershire Cancer Research UK press officer Jane Redman poses with the Stand Up To Cancer arrows to point people in the direction of charity’s fundraising campaign, run in conjunction with Channel 4.

5:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

A CHARITY worker from Worcestershire is urging people in the county to sign up to a campaign raising cash to fight cancer.

Hospital food in Worcestershire ranked among the worst in England

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:46pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOOD at the three major hospitals in Worcestershire along with two mental health units in the county has been ranked as some of the worst in the country.

Two taken to hospital following crash in Evesham - road open

Worcester News: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

4:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE, fire and ambulance crews were called to Broadway Road in the town at 3pm after two cars were involved in a collision.

Resident cat is looking for a new home as Park and Ride is set to close this weekend

Worcester News: LOOKING FOR GOOD HOME: Stray cat named Perdy by staff at Perdiswell Park and Ride, is looking for a new home as the Park and Ride is due to close.Pictures by John Anyon

3:19pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WITH the closure of Perdiswell's Park and Ride service, the resident cat is now looking for a new home.

Polish Delicatessen opens in St John's, Worcester

Worcester News:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Polish Delicatessen has opened in the shop that previously housed the St John's Bakery Shop, before it closed in February this year.

Council workers get better sick pay deal

Worcester News: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

3:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

COUNCIL workers in Worcester who injure themselves at work will receive increased rates of sick pay, it has emerged.

Thieves steal bouncy castles from two Worcestershire pubs

Worcester News: A CCTV image of the theft from the Bedwardine pub

1:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THIEVES stole two bouncy castles from a pub near Worcester and attempted to steal another from a pub in the city within the space of 24 hours this week.

Worcester veteran publishes book in China about being a Japanese prisoner of war

Worcester News: 3514685601. 27/08/14. Fred Seiker with a copy of his book 'Lest We Forget' that has been published in Mandarin. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9741559)

1:36pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BOOK about a Worcester World War Two veteran's time as a Japanese prisoner of war has been published in China.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

Sisters raise cash for Droitwich nursing home

Worcester News: (L-R): Sisters Sarah Ohara and Emma Parkins with their mother Pauline Parkins and sister Deborah Storey.

12:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A TRIO of sisters have raised more than £1,000 for a Droitwich nursing home where their father spent his final days.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads at Wiggles' grand opening

Worcester News:

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

Live LIVE: Three-car crash causes chaos in Droitwich

Worcester News:

11:42am Thursday 28th August 2014

Live updates from a three-car collision in Droitwich closing road.

Worcester church hosts special pet service

Worcester News: AT THE SERVICE: 11 year old Copper with owner Sylvia Mathhews.

11:32am Thursday 28th August 2014

A CHURCH opened its doors for Sunday service last weekend as usual, but this time, the church-goers were not your usual crowd.

Rocker pens second book about punk legends

Worcester News:

11:08am Thursday 28th August 2014

A WORCESTER musician turned author has penned a second book charting the lifespan of an influential punk rock band.

Herefordshire bridge closed after kayakers get into trouble on River Wye

Worcester News: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

8:39am Thursday 28th August 2014

A COUPLE got into trouble while kayaking along the River Wye near Herefordshire.

UPDATE: Two cut from cars in Droitwich crash

Worcester News:

9:19am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO people have been cut from their cars after a collision in Droitwich.

New students urged to register with a GP

Worcester News: (4896893)

5:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIRST-year university students preparing to moving away from home for the first time next month are being reminded of the importance of registering with a GP.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Worcester News: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:36pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

Worcestershire speech therapists saddle up

Worcester News: Speech and language therapists at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton

4:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TRIO of speech and language therapists working in Worcestershire are saddling up to raise money for children who have problems with communication.

VIDEOS: Two short films showcase work of Worcester hospice

Worcester News:

4:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PAIR of short films showcasing the care offered by a Worcester hospice have been released.

Charity fun event held in Worcester is a success

Worcester News: SUCCESS: Parents, children and staff at the charity fun event

4:06pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE weather didn't dampen the high spirits as fun was had at a fundraising family event.

Bags of enthusiasm for litter pick

Worcester News: Matthew Jenkins, Neal Murphy and Neil Laurenson picked up 12 bags of litter (s)

3:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWELVE bags of rubbish were collected from around Bilford Road Recycling Centre during a community litter pick.

Skeletons undergo make-overs

Worcester News: MAKE-OVER: Oliver Kearns and Kaiden Godding, both 5, with their dressed up skeleton

2:13pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SKELETONS were the recipients of make-overs as the Best Dressed Skeleton event went ahead.

Woman killed in Bromsgrove crash has been named

Worcester News:

2:11pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN elderly woman who died following a car crash in Worcestershire has been named.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:53pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

Worcester News: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A LIBERAL Democrat Parliamentary candidate for the Cotswolds has hit out at this week’s announcement that a second badger cull is to take place in Gloucestershire.

University of Worcester prepared for risk of ebola

Worcester News: The University of Worcester

12:17pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AS THE ebola epidemic continues to spread throughout West Africa, the University of Worcester has been warned to be prepared for an influx of students from the region.

Walking boots on for walk which celebrates river

Worcester News: Paul Harding from Discover History is backing the new festival which celebrates the river running through the city. Picture by John Anyon 1814583901

11:11am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A HISTORY group whose walking tours reveal the secrets of the Severn is backing a festival celebrating the river which runs through the city.

An evening of pony rescues, car fires and bonfires for fire crews

Worcester News: (9506100)

8:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SPECIALIST animal rescue team were sent to a pony which had fallen down a sloping field.

Mother and baby trapped in lift at Marks and Spencer, Worcester

Worcester News:

9:46am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MOTHER and baby were trapped in a High Street store's elevator for 40 minutes this morning.

Worcester Wickes colleagues complete around the world challenge to raise £370 to beat blood cancer

Worcester News: Wickes staff Paul Denslow, Sam Tunstell, Kirsty Jackson, Simon Gammon and Andy Butler took part in the Around The World Challenge in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.

6:32pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FUNDRAISERS at Worcester Wickes completed a gruelling 150 mile cycling challenge over the bank holiday weekend to raise hundreds for blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.

Witness appeal for crash which killed man in his 60s

Worcester News:

6:16pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash which killed a man in his sixties.

Worcestershire hospital urology staff applauded for hard work

Worcester News: The team on ward 10 at the Alexandra Hospital receiving their Big Thank You with Penny Venables

6:02pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

STAFF working in the urology department at a Worcestershire hospital have been recognised for their hard work following a flood of positive feedback from patients.

West Mercia Police join stop and search mapping pilot

Worcester News: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE location of police stop and searches carried out in the city will now be digitally mapped to increase transparency.

Building work continues at St George's Lane

Worcester News: 3414682003 Paul Jackson 21.08.14 Worcester - St George's Lane development update. (9564611)

5:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BUILDING work is well underway at the former home of Worcester City FC.

Unusual sculpture takes up residence in Evesham garden

Worcester News: The Die is Cast by Peter Sedo. Picture courtesy of Peter Sedo.

5:42pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN UNUSUAL sculpture has taken up residence in a garden near Evesham.

Man escapes injury after car hits lamppost

Worcester News: The Nissan Micra on Henwick Road (s)

4:28pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A CAR was driven into a lamppost at the junction of Henwick Drive and Hylton Road.

Vandals set fire to speed camera

Worcester News: Vandals targeted the speed camera in Leigh Sinton. Picture courtesy of Malvern Cops (twitter: @MalvernCops) (s)

4:04pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

DID you see who set fire to a speed camera in Leigh Sinton?

Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

Worcester News: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

4:01pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RAFT of charities and community projects across Worcestershire have been awarded a share of a £1.7 million pot of funding.

Four men on bail following mass brawl in Worcester

Worcester News:

12:09pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE FOUR men which were arrested following the outbreak of a mass-brawl have been confirmed as being from Malvern, Pershore and Evesham.

Pershore Plum Festival a hit despite the rain

Worcester News: ROYAL TRIP: The Plum Princess, Analeise Cooper, and her consorts arrive by car. Picture by Nick Toogood. 3514683603.

1:56pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

RAIN failed to dampen spirits as the Pershore Plum Festival drew to a close yesterday.

£2,700 raised with football match in memory of talented young player

Worcester News: Match officials Nick Ford, Tim Hall and Joe Whitehouse

1:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FAMILY and friends of a talented young footballer who died in a hit-and-run near Malvern last October raised £2,700 for the church where he is buried with a fundraising football match.

Festival of Churches soon to be underway

12:39pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

EXCITEMENT is building ahead as this year's Festival of Churches is soon to get underway.

Police tackle 50 brawling people as Bank Holiday ends in violence in Worcester

Worcester News: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

4:14pm Monday 25th August 2014

A MASS brawl involving more than “50 people” erupted in the streets of Worcester city centre, as drunken bank holiday revellers fought with police.

Pair rescued after car stuck in Shell Ford

Worcester News: (9506100)

11:42am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO people had to be rescued after their car and trailer became stuck in Shell Ford, Himbleton, near Droitwich.

Rain fails to dampen Bank Holiday spirit in Worcestershire

Worcester News:

10:57am Tuesday 26th August 2014

DESPITE the typically British weather the August bank holiday still went off with a bang in Worcestershire.

Service and procession in memory of Civil War dead next month

Worcester News: 24/01/14. The Commandery. Picture by Nick Toogood. (3625382)

10:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A SPECIAL procession and service of remembrance in memory of those who died in and around Worcester during the Civil War will be held on Wednesday, September 3.

BBC antiques expert brings expertise to Worcestershire stroke centre

Worcester News: BBC antiques expert brings expertise to Worcestershire stroke centre

10:04am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TV ANTIQUES expert Nick Davies will bring his expertise to a Worcestershire stroke rehabilitation centre next month.

Man cut free from car after it crashes into ditch

Worcester News:

9:38am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN had to be cut free from a car in a ditch on Worcester Road, Evesham this morning.

Man killed in car crash in Bromsgrove

Worcester News: (4775600)

8:50am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN has died after a car crash in Bromsgrove.



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