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Worcester City Council Election at the Guildhall. Left to right - Councillors Lucy and Stephen Hodgson celebrate the latter's victory. Picture by Nick Toogood. (6475219)

Dramatic night at the polls leaves Worcester City Council in limbo

Worcestershire elections 2014: Live

Worcestershire elections 2014: Live

Worcestershire County Council has unveiled more job cuts by 2018

1,500 jobs to go at county council

Budget 2014: live coverage

Budget 2014: Osborne woos savers and pensioners

David Cameron during his visit to Upton amid the recent flooding crisis

Council leader calls on Cameron to pay for river crossing

Councillor Adrian Gregson, city council leader

Allowance rises set to be rejected by councillors

Trish Haines is leaving Worcestershire County Council in the spring

Could the county council do without a chief executive?

FUTURE SECURE: Nick Hands from the Malvern Outdoor Elements centre demonstrates the climbing wall to Harriett Baldwin MP, before she was shown around the centre.

MP scales the heights at outdoor education centre

Tourism in Worcester is set to get a boost

Councils unite in bid to boost Worcester tourism

Nigel Huddleston with Prime Minister David Cameron

MP hopeful opposes all-female shortlists for candidates

It is hoped the cash boost will get the Worcester Technology Park off the ground

£1 million cash boost for Worcester Technology Park

Louis Stephen: The Green Party's 2015 general election candidate

Green Party candidate for Worcester pledges to take on Tories

Worcestershire County Council is proposing to cut millions from spending on services

'Elderly must continue to fight cuts' says campaigner

Council workers suspended on full pay costs £230,000

Council workers suspended on full pay costs £230,000

MEP Nikki Sinclaire says lowering speed limits on motorways would damage the economy

'Lower speed limits would damage economy' says MEP

The new budget has been revealed

Council tax rise and £29m of cuts revealed in council budget

David Cameron has made a series of pledges over pensions

Pensioners welcome PM's pledge over increases

The historic value of Worcester is praised in the report

Council leader backs 'Worcester is great' report

It is feared funding cuts will hit the service to help victims of domestic violence. Picture posed by models.

Funding to fight domestic abuse to be cut by 50 per cent

The launch of the park and ride service at Sixways - which is now under threat

Spend more promoting public transport, says councillor

Worcester City Council's phone system is not working

Worcester City Council phone system still not working

EU visa restrictions have ended on certain countries' citizens coming to the UK

MPs hit out at "scaremongering" over European immigrants

The door is still open for private firms to take over Worcester's park-and-ride schemes

Park-and-ride may still be privatised

Prue Winton has been made an OBE

HONOURS: Worcestershire Tory stalwart made an MBE

Mid Worcestershire MP Peter Luff has been made a Sir

HONOURS: Arise 'Sir Peter Luff MP'

Robin Walker says he doesn't want to get into a "tit-for-tat" debate with his election rival

MP is accused of failing the city over food banks

Work on the new north Worcestershire highway could start in spring 2015

New Worcestershire road scheme paves way for jobs

Worcester City Council says more house building is possible

‘Real chance’ for real cuts to waiting list

Joy Squires says the public "do not understand" the pay rise proposal

MP hopeful says she would not take pay rise

Peter Luff says Jeremy Clarkson would be embarrassed by the magazine coverage

Jeremy Clarkson would be red-faced by Top Gear magazine, says county MP

Worcester City Council has launched the initiative

How you can shape the future of our city

Cuts are on the cards for the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Stark warning over fire service reduction plans

MEMBERS: The £74,000 question

We asked MPs: 'Will you give pay rise to charity?'

Adrian Gregson, leader of Worcester City Council, has vowed to help young people

Worcester leader vows to fight for the young

The internet could be a reason for increased complaints at Worcester City Council

Council complaints rise but web could be factor

George Osborne has delivered his Autumn Statement

In full: George Osborne's Autumn Statement

OUSTED: Lisa Taylor says she has been forced to leave her three-bedroom property for a two-bedroom home. Picture by Nick Toogood. (4913464901)

‘Bedroom tax’ has cost me Christmas, says disabled mum

Councillor Adrian Gregson, city council leader

Bedroom tax is attack on the vulnerable, claims council leader

The services are set to struggle amid funding cuts

Budget cuts could leave most vulnerable at risk

ONLY FOOLS: The popular TV character ‘Del Boy’ Trotter.

Cash cutbacks are ‘lovely jubbly’ for city’s rogue traders

NIgel Huddlestone

New Tory candidate selected for Mid Worcestershire

Peter Luff will retire at the next election

Tory four to fight it out to be poll choice

Care home inspections will continue, Worcestershire County Council says

People in care will never be forgotten

Local authority wrangle criticised by top judge

Local authority wrangle criticised by top judge

Elgar House in Kidderminster is among the buildings sold

£9m bonanza for county in public buildings sell-off

West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin

Furious MP blasts planning system as "Byzantine"

Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

We must pay out and save money

Worcester City Council has elections three out of every four years

Worcester has too many elections, says councillor

‘GOLDEN GOODBYE’: Trish Haines, who is stepping down as chief executive in May, is having her pension fund topped up.

Row over £95,000 pension top-up for retiring council boss

Worcestershire County Council plans for all services to be available online

Council focuses on internet cost cuts


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