MP backs petition

6:13pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MP for Worcester, Robin Walker has signed a petition urging the Government and local councils to fully dual A4440 Southern Link Road

"Strange" number plate theft investigated by police

6:08pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NUMBER plates have been stolen and replaced with other stolen plates during an incident police have called 'strange'.

Blues inspired group nominated for awards hat-trick

Worcester News: Trevor Steger of BabaJack

5:45pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE blues sounds of a Malvern-based band are in the running for a hat-trick of prestigious awards.

Bike thefts in Evesham and Pershore - witnesses needed

5:40pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE have reported a spate of pedal cycle thefts in Evesham and Pershore.

Peopleton Novice Pony and Companion Dog Show is back

5:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Peopleton Novice Pony and Companion Dog Show is back for its 36th year next month.

Care home residents enjoy Easter party

Worcester News: Resident Pat Snow with an Easter bonnet

5:25pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

STAFF, residents and their guests at a Worcester care home had a cracking time when they took part in a day of Easter activities.

Get, set, cycle for British Red Cross this summer

5:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE cyclists are being encouraged to take part in Ride London and raise money for the British Red Cross.

Get magical at St John's Library

5:08pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THERE will be family fun at St John's Library when a marvellous magic day takes place there on Saturday, May 10.

UKIP to field record number of candidates in Worcester City Council elections

Worcester News: Nigel Farage

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE UK Independence Party has revealed it will field a record number of candidates in May's local elections - amid hopes it can make an historic breakthrough.

Health and Well-Being Fayre coming to Pershore

4:57pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A HOLISTIC Health and Well-Being Fayre is being held at Pershore Town Hall on Saturday, May 10, between 1pm and 4pm.

MP backs petition

6:12pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MP for Worcester, Robin Walker has signed a petition urging the Government and local councils to fully dual A4440 Southern Link Road

Pam Ayres to share new collection on stage

Worcester News: Pam Ayres

4:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN audience favourite is bringing a new selection of poems and stories to the stage.

University of Worcester praised by Ofsted

Worcester News: University of Worcester researchers chosen to take part in £7 million tree study

4:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TEACHER Training at The University of Worcester has been praised by government watchdog Ofsted.

Venue outlines ambitious panto plans

3:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PANTO season is a long way off but an arts venue has already announced an ambitious challenge for its seasonal show.

Worcester home care organisation calls for Parkinson's awareness

Worcester News: Founder of Radfield Home Care Dr Hannah MacKechnie

3:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A WORCESTER-BASED home care provider is calling on people to be aware of the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Sergeant turned stand-up to show force's funny side

Worcester News: Alfie Moore

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A POLICE sergeant turned stand-up is bringing his comedy beat to Worcester next weekend.

Short film details ambulance service's transformation

Worcester News: (3616394)

2:42pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WITH all elements of healthcare facing significant change the West Midlands’ ambulance service has released a short film detailing its past, present and future.

Farmer taken to hospital after transporter ramp fell on him

Worcester News: IN THE FRONTLINE: Ambulance workers and paramedics are coming under increasing threats of violence

4:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A FARMER was treated for back injuries and a potential chest injury after the ramp of an animal transporter lorry fell on him.

Fury over claims taxpayers' money went on 'propaganda'

Worcester News: Leader of the Labour group at Worcestershire County Council, Councillor Peter McDonald. Ref:s

11:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MORE than £34,000 of taxpayers' money has gone on a Worcestershire County Council campaign to tell people where their cash is going - with critics attacking it as "blatant political propaganda".

Inquiries continue into Malvern mystery

Worcester News: (3495450)

10:25am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

INQUIRIES are continuing into a mysterious incident in which a teenager was found with fractures to his spine and skull and no memory of what had happened to him after a night of drinking in Malvern.

Worcester tops national car ownership figures

Worcester News: The queue of cars builds up

10:34am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WORCESTER has topped a national poll for the amount of cars per household.

Gig brings American and homegrown artists to the stage

10:01am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AMERICAN singer and composer James Apollo is coming to the Marr's Bar, Pierpont Street, Worcester, for a gig on Sunday, April 27 and he is known for creating emotionally textured soundscapes, gaining comparisons to William Faulkner, Tom Waits, and classic sounds of the west.

Major £3.5m roads revamp revealed for Worcestershire

Worcester News: POTHOLES: In Tolladine Road. Worcestershire will receive an extra £3.2m funding for road repairs. 5112205104

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAJOR £3.5 million roads overhaul is about to kick off in Worcestershire - repairing 200 different routes across the county.

Can you help this talented pianist?

Worcester News: 1714580402. 22/04/14. Kyle Hutchings aged 13 from Malvern. He has been awarded a scholarship with international concert pianist Richard Meyrick and is trying to raise funds to buy a new piano as his current one is old and unable to be retuned. Picture by

9:45am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TALENTED young pianist has won a national scholarship with an internationally renowned musician but needs a new piano to fulfil his potential.

Man suffers serious injuries in crash

Worcester News: Police want to talk to the driver of a silver car who failed to stop after a crash

9:24am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAN suffered life threatening injuries after a car collided with a telegraph pole in Twyning overnight.

Lib Dem to step down from Worcester City Council

Worcester News: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

9:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A WELL-KNOWN Worcester councillor has revealed he is quitting next month - after taking a parting shot at the city's Conservatives.

How a crash in Worcestershire caused a social media mix-up in the USA

Worcester News: MIX-UP: The scene at Broomhall Way, Worcestershire today

4:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WORCESTER News story about a lorry crash caused an alert... across the pond in America.

19 of England’s greatest claims to fame on St George’s Day

Worcester News: 450TH BIRTHDAY: William Shakespeare's birth will be celebrated in April.

6:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

William Shakespeare has been voted England’s ultimate claim to fame.

Sensory room opened at New Hope

Worcester News: Worcester Lord Lieutenant Patrick Holcroft officially opens the new sensory room at New Hope with Finlay Morton, ten, and Jean Wilson, founder. Picture by Paul Jackson 1614573701

6:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE NEW sensory room of a charity for children with disabilities was officially opened by Worcester's Lord Lieutenant.

Literary festival programme is real page turner

Worcester News: Poet laureate Tim Cranmore will be helping to choose his successor at the Worcestershire Festival Launch on Friday, June 20. (s)

5:55pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE crammed programme for this year's Worcestershire Literary Festival will prove a real page turner for fans of the spoken and written word.

Broomhall Way crash brings traffic chaos to Worcester

Worcester News: 1714579901 Paul Jackson 22.04.14 Worcester RTC Broomhall Way, Worcester. (5592018)

5:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TRAFFIC chaos came to Worcester yesterday after the A4440 Broomhall way was blocked by a crash.

Footballers net eggs for charity

Worcester News: Richard Hull, Westbury Celtic FC Treasurer, Dan and Nick Hull, Westbury Wizards U12s, Sarah Popplestone-Helm, St Richard's Hospice head of family support and parent Michelle Read. (s)

4:50pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

EASTER was made a little more egg-citing for children after young footballers netted chocolate treats for a charity and the hospital.

War heroes set to be commemerated

4:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO heroes who fought for Britain during the First World War are set to be commemorated later this year.

Possible strike for County Hall staff

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

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

UNION bosses in Worcestershire have hit out at the shock news that 1,500 jobs are being axed at the county council - and have revealed that strike action could be on the cards over pay.

Tory and Green in fresh war of words

Worcester News: NO TRAVEL CLAIM: Coun Neil Laurenson.

4:38pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE only Green Party representative on Worcester City Council has hit back at claims from one political rival that he is “pseudo-Labour”.

My dad, the Great War and a milestone we must mark

Worcester News: MP's fury at racist e-mail about mother of murdered teenager

4:28pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE MP is calling for people to claim cash towards staging events to remember the First World War - after revealing his father's role in the conflict.

Something old into something new for Guide fashion show

4:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CATWALK looks fashioned out of secondhand clothing will prove Guides have model behaviour when it comes to recycling on Wednesday, May 7.

Mountain challenge for daring Joseph

Worcester News: Upward climb: Joseph Lee, centre of the middle row, has to raise £2,600 to be able to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Childreach International. (s)

4:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TEST of endurance lies ahead for a university student set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for a charity which helps marginalised children around the world.

Warning note left on keyed car

3:16pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A NOTE warning a driver not to park on the pavement was left on a car which had been scratched and had its wing mirror broken.

Broomhall Way is closed after lorry crash

Worcester News: "Mystery" pensioner dies following crash

3:19pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE A4440 Broomhall Way is closed in both directions after a serious accident involving a lorry.

NHS 111 receives 21,875 calls over Easter

Worcester News: (3616394)

3:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MORE than 21,000 calls – one every fifteen seconds – were made to the West Midlands’ non-emergency NHS 111 number over the Easter weekend.

Taxi driver charged after cab customer sexually assaulted in Worcester

Worcester News: Jail for man after drunken behaviour

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TAXI driver from Worcester has appeared in court after being charged with committing a serious sexual assault on a customer.

Spring clean sale in aid of Worcester fundraising enterprise

2:43pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN ORGANISATION raising money for vulnerable people in Worcester and the surrounding area is holding a special spring clean.

Abby scores online hit at first attempt

Worcester News: The artwork for Abby Inez's Say What You Think EP

2:29pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN unsigned singer-songwriter is aiming to pursue a career in the music industry after becoming an online hit at the first attempt.

St George in the pubs of Worcester

Worcester News: Jules Knott will be collecting money for a worthy cause

1:15pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A PATRIOTIC man will be going on a pub crawl with a difference tomorrow- rather than drinking he will be collecting money for charity.

Fair Point - Football Vs A normal life

Worcester News: Hereford United in serious financial trouble

1:15pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

When 'the beautiful game' turns into a crying shame.

We all had a fine time hunting Easter eggs

Worcester News: (5573437)

12:03pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MALVERN tots had an egg-cellent time when they went hunting for Easter eggs around Malvern Link Common .

Voters in Wychavon asked for their opinions on polling stations

Worcester News: Voters in Wychavon asked for their opinions on polling stations

11:37am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AS POLLING cards for next month’s European Elections hit the doormat, voters in Wychavon are being asked for their opinions on their polling station.

Concert in aid of African schools in Malvern on Saturday

Worcester News: Concert in aid of African schools in Malvern on Saturday

10:55am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A FUNDRAISING concert in aid of three schools in an impoverished East African country will be held at Lansdowne Crescent Methodist Church in Malvern from 7.30pm on Saturday, April 26.

Worcester MP Robin Walker visits military support charity

Worcester News: Robin Walker MP, second from right, with Forces Support chief executive Bill McCance and staff at the charity's warehouse in Sheriff Street

10:48am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WORCESTER MP Robin Walker heard about the work of a charity helping those whose loved ones have given their lives in the line of duty earlier this month.

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