Breaking news REVEALED: Where 5,200 extra homes across south Worcestershire will go

Worcester News: WHAT GOES UP: Developers have been told not to neglect building roads and pavements.

5:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LONG-AWAITED details of where 5,200 extra homes will go across south Worcestershire can today be revealed.

Breaking news Man suffers serious spinal injuries after falling while trying to rescue cat

Worcester News:

8:51am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 34-year-old man from a farm in Hallow has suffered serious back injuries after falling into a pond this morning.

Science show highlights the invisible waves that rule our lives

9:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE secrets of the electromagnetic spectrum are uncovered at a special science exhibition at Malvern Library next Saturday, September 27.

Lifesaving defibrillator is set to be installed at Malvern Hills visitor hotspot.

8:01pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A VISITOR centre at one of the most popular parts of the Malvern Hills is set to be equipped with a lifesaving defibrillator.

Pioneering Elgar concert provides successful start to Autumn in Malvern festival

7:02pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Autumn in Malvern festival opened this year with a pioneering concert at the University of Worcester's new arena which is set to be broadcast on Radio 3.

Dyson Perrins assistant head to scale London's tallest buildings for charity

Worcester News: PREPARING FOR CHALLENGE: Claire Watson at Dyson Perrins

6:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN assistant headteacher of one of Malvern's biggest schools is taking on a new challenge, when she tackles the London Three Peaks Challenge.

Let's ban badger culls on council land, says Labour

Worcester News: County Hall

6:09pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A PLEA is being made to ban badger culls on land owned by Worcestershire County Council.

I don't want the pension pot to "go bust", says former Worcester Mayor

Worcester News:

5:46pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FORMER Mayor of Worcester has voiced fears over the future of a massive pension pot - saying she doesn't want it to "go bust" due to job cuts.

Worcester's MP in plea to Scots to help him on the telephone

Worcester News: Worcester MP Robin Walker has praised the city's job figures.

5:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has reached out to Scottish people in the city - saying he wants to recruit them to help the 'no' campaign win.

Firefighters free trapped child

Worcester News:

4:51pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FIRE fighters were called out earlier this afternoon to a report of a child locked in a car at a Worcester industrial estate.

Worcestershire's oldest resident reaches 108 and feels "full of spirit"

Worcester News: 3814700701 Paul Jackson 16.09.14 Buckland - Grace Jones is 108 on 16th September, 2014. (10434955)

4:44pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

HER secret to a long life remains the same, a tot of whisky before bed, and it seems to be doing wonders for Worcestershire's oldest resident Grace Jones.

Frankie's Legacy says Relax and enjoy Bollywood event

Worcester News: Lisa Ventura, joint founder Of Frankie’s Legacy with Sam Ahmed and the team from Pasha’s Restaurant who will be holding Frankie Goes to Bollywood night. Picture by Russell Ventura of Furry Apple Photography (s)

4:18pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE will be no time to 'relax' at the Frankie Goes to Bollywood charity event with diners set to enjoy an evening full of fun and surprises in aid of Frankie's Legacy.

SnodFest makes its return

Worcester News: FUN AT THE FESTIVAL: A couple of face-painted revellers getting in the festival spirit

3:24pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE village of Upton Snodsbury was alive with music, fun and entertainment once again as its annual festival made its return.

Enjoy alfresco entertainment this Friday

Worcester News: (10424179)

3:13pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE will be some first-class entertainment and good food at the Music in the Meadow event this Friday (Sept 19) being held at Brockencote Hall in Chaddesley Corbett.

People urged to protect their eye sight for National Eye Health Week

Worcester News: Glaucoma warning to Devon residents

12:51pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being urged to take better care of their eye sight as the county council takes part in National Eye Health Week.

Mystery of bullet holes in village's cockerel

Worcester News:

11:01am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE is one question baffling parishioners at a church currently undergoing an urgently needed restoration – who shot the cockerel?

1,000 jobs bonanza for Worcester under £150m shopping park plans

Worcester News:

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A JOBS bonanza is on the way to Worcester - with around 1,000 new roles created if a multi-million pound shopping centre featuring John Lewis and Next gets the nod.

Rock and roll at Callow End Club

Worcester News: (10395380)

9:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ROCK and roll will be alive and well at Callow End Club this Saturday (Sept 20) as it presents the Cracker and The Woodpeckers band.

Sports centre handover plan back on the table

Worcester News: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

COUNCIL-RUN sports centres across Worcester are expected be handed to an outside provider to run - months after a similar deal collapsed.

Young woman's arms crushed in farm machinery

Worcester News:

8:21am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms after an accident involving farm machinery in Herefordshire.

Worcester Phones 4u stores closed as company is put in administration

Worcester News:

8:26am Monday 15th September 2014

PHONES 4u stores in Worcester will be closed today after the business was placed in administration, placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk.

Team climbs Wales's three highest peaks in charity challenge

Worcester News: JOB DONE. At the foot of Snowdon, having completed the challenge (from left): Steve Rosenberg, Sheren Morton, Paul Morton, Liz Stacey.

7:05pm Monday 15th September 2014

A TEAM of fundraisers from Malvern scaled the three highest peaks in Wales at the weekend to raise money for charity.

Meet the Worcester woman turned TV hit who soldiered on to keep motorway open during floods

Worcester News:

7:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A WORCESTER woman who took command of troops to keep a motorway open during devastating floods will feature in a documentary tomorrow night.

Hare Krishna Festival brings colour to Croome

Worcester News: Hare Krishna Festival brings colour to Croome

6:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

A TOUCH of the exotic brought a rainbow of colours to a country house during a vibrant Hare Krishna festival.

Call for relocation of Worcester's market stalls to become permanent

Worcester News: 341467820  Pic Jonathan Barry 19.8.14  Market stall holders are furious, after Worcester City Council failed to find a temporary home for the market traders, during the refurbishment of Angel Place, Worcester. (9679925)

5:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

CALLS are being made to keep Worcester's markets spread out across the city - with one councillor claiming it could boost their trade.

Cathedral service to say thanks for unsung heroes of Worcestershire's NHS

Worcester News:

5:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

A special service at Worcester Cathedral will launch a week-long celebration of the work of health staff in the county.

Let's make Worcester a tourism magnet, says city council leader

Worcester News: ElectionsModule Candidate photo

5:07pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE city council's leader has revealed his ambition to make Worcester a serious tourism magnet of the future - saying it cannot continue to rely on drawing in history buffs.

Part of Pershore High Street to close on Sunday

Worcester News: (10377067)

4:56pm Monday 15th September 2014

PART of Pershore High Street is to be closed for four days from this Sunday.

Worcester stores close today as Phones 4u goes into administration

Worcester News: A sign in the window of the Phones 4 U store on the Shambles, Worcester, which has been closed after the company went into administration. JB  381469930 (10356454)

4:47pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE future for staff at Worcester shop Phones 4u has been thrown into doubt today as the business went into administration.

Cathedral race row - chorister impersonates Hitler in front of Germans

Worcester News:

11:27am Monday 15th September 2014

A MUSICAL director impersonated Hitler in front of German guests during an internationally renowned music festival at Worcester Cathedral.

Worcester man who lost wife and mum to stroke fights to raise funds

Worcester News: John Anyon    17/4/12

Charlie Hodges from St John's has raised over £500 for The Stroke Association in memory of his wife, Margaret (10367963)

3:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

A PASSIONATE fundraiser who lost his wife and mother to a stroke has thanked those who helped him raise cash to give victims a better chance of survival and recovery.

NHS Service of Celebration opens to the public

Worcester News: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

9:33am Monday 15th September 2014

A SERVICE celebrating the hard work of NHS residents in Worcestershire is being held later this month and everyone is invited to join in the event.

Garden shed fire at allotments

Worcester News: (4472121)

8:42am Monday 15th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Stourport were called to tackle a garden shed fire at allotments at Kingsway in the town at 12.28am this morning.

Exclusive: £500,000 spent on temporary consultants to fill empty County Hall jobs

Worcester News: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than £500,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent on consultants to cover for unfilled council vacancies in Worcestershire - despite in-house jobs being slashed.

Vintage bikes take to the Malvern roads for annual cycle

Worcester News: John Anyon        14/9/14       3714698901

Elgar Charity Bike Ride starting at Abbey Gateway, Malvern on Sunday....................Karen Duncan with children, Elise Faragher, 9 and Kathryn Faragher, 15 (10327837)

6:04pm Sunday 14th September 2014

RIDERS donned Edwardian outfits and jumped on antique bicycles at the Elgar Vintage Ride in Malvern today (Sunday, September 14).

Fire in microwave

Worcester News: (4472121)

5:34pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A SMALL fire started in a microwave in a home in Glebe Close, off Bromyard Road, Worcester, at 3.41pm today.

Can you give a cat a new home?

Worcester News: John Anyon        14/9/14       3714698801

RSPCA Worcester and Mid Worcestershire Branch Cat Re-homing Day at Teme Acre Cattery at Old Powick Bridge on Sunday....................Paul Caswell with ''Layla'' and Pauline Tedstone with '&

4:54pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TWENTY-four cats were looking for new homes at a rehoming day held at the Lower Wick cattery on Sunday.

Fire in grass cuttings

Worcester News: (4472121)

3:35pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A FIRE broke out in some grass cuttings behind Carlisle Road, Ronkswood, Worcester, at 1.22pm today.

Skip and wood fire breaks out in Worcestershire village

Worcester News: (4472121)

3:32pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TWO fire crews from Worcester were called to tackle a fire that had broken out it Worcester Road in Holt Heath at 12.45pm today (Sun 14).

Worcestershire steps back in time for Heritage Day

Worcester News: John Anyon       13/9/14       3714698201

Heritage Open Day at Tudor House on Saturday........................Air Raid Precautions Office that was based in Tudor House during the Second World War (10318109)

1:08pm Sunday 14th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE took a step back in time this weekend as historic sites all over the county opened their doors for free as part the national Heritage Open Day event.

Crowds flock to Droitwich for annual Salt Fest

Worcester News: John Anyon       13/9/14       3714698301

Droitwch Salt Festival 2014.................The Procession is led by Droitwich Air Training Corps Cadets

11:58am Sunday 14th September 2014

A PINCH of salt and a whole heap of fun was on offer in Droitwich over the weekend as the town celebrated the annual Salt Fest.

Autumn festival commemorates poetry and music of World War One

11:02am Sunday 14th September 2014

THIS year's Autumn in Malvern festival opened last week with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales last week at the University of Worcester Arena in Hylton Road.

Worcester city centre body wants shop's support for five more years

Worcester News: Worcester's City of Culture bid widely welcomed

11:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A NEW "wish list" for Worcester shops can today be revealed - after than 500 traders were asked for ideas on improving the city.

Woman trapped in car for hour following crash

Worcester News:

10:28am Sunday 14th September 2014

A WOMAN was trapped in her car for around an hour after her car collided with a BT lamppost in Pinvin in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters tackle out of control bonfire

Worcester News: (4472121)

10:16am Sunday 14th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Malvern were called to tackle an out of control bonfire in Worcester Road in the town yesterday (Sat, Sept 13).

Grass fire in Worcester

Worcester News: (4472121)

10:07am Sunday 14th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a some burning grass near a shelter in Canterbury Road, Ronkswood, shortly after 4.30pm yesterday (Sat, Sept 13).

Traffic congestion Worcester's biggest gripe? Not any more

Worcester News: NO WAY THROUGH: Roadworks have closed Sansome Street in Worcester. 2513339702

10:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

TRAFFIC congestion no longer tops people's concerns for what bothers them most about Worcester - falling to second place for the first time in three years.

Electric car enthusiasts meet in Malvern to encourage green motoring

9:01am Sunday 14th September 2014

ELECTRIC cars and their future potential will be on the agenda when a Malvern-based group holds its inaugural meeting next weekend.

Search takes place after reports of cyclist falling down embankment

Worcester News: (4472121)

2:57pm Saturday 13th September 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to Temeside Way in Worcester this afternoon (Sat, September 13) following reports a cyclist had been seen falling down the embankment.

Councillors take "leap of faith" with home plans in Upton Snodsbury

Worcester News: (10318083)

12:51pm Saturday 13th September 2014

"THIS is a leap of faith", said planners at Wychavon District Council as they unanimously approved proposals for 22 new homes in Upton Snodsbury.

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