New model to mark 100 years of production

11:33am Friday 18th April 2014

THE latest vehicle off the Morgan production line has been specially commissioned to celebrate 100 years of vehicle manufacture at the Pickersleigh Road factory.

Increase in scarlet fever in Worcestershire

Worcester News: Worcestershire GPs under increasing pressure

11:03am Friday 18th April 2014

CASES of scarlet fever in Worcestershire have quadrupled in the past four years.

Shopping centre revamp on the cards for Worcester's Cathedral Plaza

10:47am Friday 18th April 2014

A SHOPPING centre in Worcester could get a revamp with a new-look square as plans go on display to the public.

Burglar spray - see device demo at Worcester meeting

10:34am Friday 18th April 2014

BUSINESS leaders and homeowners have the chance to see the latest anti-burglary technology in action during a meeting in St John's, Worcester.

Sunny solution at village school

Worcester News: Jane Neal, eco-co-ordinator at the school, with Charlotte Burkert, George Hair and Robbie Clarke (back row) , Olivia Walters, Oliver Enstone and Jacob Buckland (middle row), Maisie-Anne Chatterton and Rosy Smith (front row).

9:24am Friday 18th April 2014

SOLAR panels have been installed at a village school as part of its Eco-School plan.

Playwright's walking challenge will bring inspiration and funds

Worcester News: Nick Wilkes, resident playwright at Malvern Theatres, is walking the length of Hadrian's Wall to raise money for Help for Heroes and to gather ideas for his next play. Picture by Nick Toogood.

9:02am Friday 18th April 2014

MALVERN Theatres' resident writer will be swapping his keyboard for hiking boots when he walks the length of Hadrian's Wall.

Readers and book lovers get ready for World Book Night

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9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

LIBRARIES across the county are preparing to get reading as World Book Night approaches.

Viewing tower revealed as part of £10m Worcester cultural revamp

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

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A MASSIVE tower offering a stunning viewpoint of the entire city is set to dominate Worcester's skyline - in a bid to attract thousands of new tourists and boost its national profile.

Controversial plans to build on old playing field opposed

Worcester News: Malvern Wells Parish Council

8:42am Friday 18th April 2014

ABOUT 50 people packed into a parish meeting to oppose controversial plans to build more than 40 homes on a former playing field in Malvern Wells.

Sunshine and showers for the Easter weekend

8:31am Friday 18th April 2014

YOU might need an umbrella if you are out and about over the Easter weekend as Worcestershire is set for sunshine and showers.

Mental health provider throws support behind care in the community

Worcester News: Mental health provider throws support behind care in the community

7:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S main provider of mental health services has affirmed its commitment to caring for people as close to home as possible following a national report claiming too many patients were being sent to hospital.

Fire in Dines Green bushes

6:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Worcester were called to Dines Green at 5.47pm today to reports of a fire near the Green Centre, Gresham Road.

Call for feedback on A&E app

Worcester News: Call for feedback on A&E app

6:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ANYONE who has downloaded a free mobile application helping people decide whether or not need to visit A&E is being asked for feedback on the service.

Cancer volunteers get Easter surprise

Worcester News: Macmillan information and support services lead at Worcester Royal Hospital Kay Tandy and her volunteers

6:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS helping people in Worcestershire living with cancer and their families got a special Easter surprise this week.

Prostate cancer survivors meet to share experiences

Worcester News: Sanhia Goonewardene, psycho-sexual specialist nurse at The London Clinic Lorraine Grover, consultant urological surgeon and director of the Worcestershire Prostate Cancer Survivorship Programme Adel Makar and Lisa Capaldi at this month's event

5:59pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE than 150 survivors of prostate cancer and their families got together in Worcester earlier this month to share their experiences and offer each other support.

Cycle ride supports air ambulance charity

Worcester News: Staff from Postcode Anywhere in Diglis getting ready for the charity bike ride.

5:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BIKING enthusiasts can put their passion to good use this spring by taking part in a charity ride in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

Youngsters to re-live experience of wartime Britain

Worcester News: Children enjoy the education programmes at the Bishops Wood centre.

4:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PUPILS at a local school will be re-living the experiences of women and men before and during the First World War at Bishops Wood Centre at Crossway Green later this month.

Teenage motocross rider's death was accident

Worcester News: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

4:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A MOTOCROSS rider who passed away after falling during a cross country race at Coney Farm in Stourport last month died as the result of an accident, a coroner has ruled.

Worcester school to host fashion and textiles competition

Worcester News: Lauren Guthrie will join the judging panel for Young Fashion Designer UK which is being held at RGS Worcester.

3:57pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Midlands arm of a competition for GCSE and A level Fashion and Textiles students will be held at RGS Worcester.

Do you know the way to Tenbury Wells?

Worcester News: Graphic Design students visit Tenbury Wells to help design wayfinding signage

3:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

GRAPHIC design students will be helping people find their way around a market town.

Thrill on the Hill

3:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE world's oldest operational motorsport venue will be the setting for one of the UK's largest gatherings of Morgan vehicles again this summer.

Worcester singers in South Africa

3:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SINGERS from Worcester's Elgar Chorale are spreading their song down in South Africa.

New Worcester City FC stadium plans handed to city council

Worcester News: ARTIST’S IMPRESSION: The main stand of Worcester City Football Club’s proposed new stadium

3:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PROPOSALS for a new football stadium in Worcester have been handed to the city council - bringing the supporter's dream one step closer.

City council pledges action over rubbish bags

Worcester News: City council pledges action over rubbish bags

3:25pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BAGS of rubbish strewn across Worcester high street could soon be a thing of the past.

Police surgery in Gheluvelt Park next week

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2:48pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN OPEN police surgery will be held at the Pump House in Worcester’s Gheluvelt Park from 11am on Tuesday, April 22.

Open police surgery in St Peter’s next week

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2:47pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN OPEN police surgery will be held at St Peter’s Church in Eden Close, Worcester, from 11am on Wednesday, April 23.

Police meeting in Warndon next week

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2:46pm Thursday 17th April 2014

RESIDENTS in the Warndon Villages area of Worcester can meet members of their local policing team at the Lyppard Community Centre in Ankerage Green from 4pm on Wednesday, April 23.

Police surgery in Harvington next week

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2:44pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN OPEN police surgery will be held at the post office in Village Street, Harvington, near Evesham, from 10am on Tuesday, April 22.

Police appeal after man tries to set fire to car in Tolladine

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2:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE are seeking a man who tried to set fire to the roof of a convertible in the Tolladine are of Worcester.

New media centre for arts venue

Worcester News: The new media area at the Courtyard in Hereford.

2:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEW media area will allow theatre-goers the chance to get social.

Volunteers needed to help marshal Worcester Marathon

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2:03pm Thursday 17th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help marshal the Worcester Marathon on Sunday, May 4.

Controversial housing plan at Eastward Road, Malvern, is thrown out

1:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PLANS for new housing on the edge of Malvern would be a "Trojan horse" for development between the town and Leigh Sinton, said councillors.

West Mercia PCC Bill Longmore throws support behind joint property scheme

Worcester News: Police and Crime Commissioner Bill Longmore reveals cancer battle

1:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WEST Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner Bill Longmore has thrown his support behind a scheme which will see local authorities across the region band together to save costs.

Make sure you're ready for Easter, says health body

Worcester News: Make sure you're ready for Easter, says health body

1:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WITH hospitals expected to be under extra pressure over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend as people Worcestershire are being reminded there are a wind range of other NHS services on offer outside of normal GP opening hours.

Learn about supporting employees with mental health issues at charity event

1:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A CHARITY supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged adults in Worcestershire is holding a workshop next month on working alongside people with mental health issues.

Worcester people offered help to get a better deal on energy

Worcester News: Worcester people offered help to get a better deal on energy

1:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PEOPLE in Worcester are being helped to get a better deal on their energy bills.

Explore your wild side at National Trust site

Worcester News: Brockhampton Estate ranger, Nicholas Hinchliffe, in the wildlife hide. Picture by Kate Oakley.

12:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

RELEASE your wild side and explore the beautiful outdoors at a National Trust property.

Pupils raise money for Channel challenge

Worcester News: Children from Perry Wood Primary and Nursery School dressed up to raise £270 towards Alan Gale's Channel swim.

12:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A parent who will swim the Channel has been given a fundraising boost by children at Perry Wood Primary and Nursery School.

Worcestershire strategic plan moves forward

Worcester News: Worcestershire strategic plan moves forward

12:49pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN AMBITIOUS plan which could create 25,000 new jobs in Worcestershire and generate £2.9 billion of cash has taken a step forwards.

Peak displays of bluebells

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12:45pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PEAK displays of bluebells are expected in time for Easter after they sprung into life much earlier than in last year's cold spring.

Race night at Worcester Arena

12:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SPORTS fans in Worcester will have the chance to enjoy a ‘night at the races’ in the comfort of the University of Worcester Arena next month.

Glowing report for University's early years teacher training

12:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A training programme for teachers has been given a glowing report from an independent watchdog.

Unique property partnership takes a step forward

Worcester News: Unique property partnership takes a step forward

11:59am Thursday 17th April 2014

A UNIQUE partnership which could save taxpayers in Worcestershire £118 million looks set to go ahead.

Bill Wiggin's bid to cut agricultural accidents

11:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

BILL Wiggin has launched a campaign to prevent needless deaths in the countryside. The MP for North Herefordshire presented a 10 Minute Rule Bill in Parliament calling for better recording of agricultural accidents. Since he became an MP in 2001, two of Mr Wiggin’s constituents have been killed in accidents with cattle.

Ancient manor house to host great musicians

10:40am Thursday 17th April 2014

SOME of the world’s greatest musicians will come to the Herefordshire countryside for a festival of unmissable concerts and masterclasses.

City council revenue and benefits contact to save more than £2 million

Worcester News: City council revenue and benefits contact to save more than £2 million

10:24am Thursday 17th April 2014

SAVINGS of more than £2 million are to be made by Worcester City Council after members agreed to extend a contract with a company running revenue and benefits services until September 2023.

School creates floral display portraying Captain's Scott's South Pole journey

10:22am Thursday 17th April 2014

A beautiful display of white plants will portray Captain's Scott's journey to the South Pole for a Worcester school's garden entry to the RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

Councils encourage people to reduce food waste

10:11am Thursday 17th April 2014

A JOINT venture will encourage people to reduce the food waste they produce.

Heroes are the theme for a poetry slam

Worcester News: From l to r Jess Adams, Ellie Duncan, poet Spoz, Cassidy Matheson and Amara De Silva-Morgan.

9:36am Thursday 17th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S middle schools have enjoyed a poetry slam with the help of local poet Spoz.

PICTURES: Man arrested after armed police drama in Worcester

Worcester News: DRAMA: The incident in Rainbow Hill, Worcester

9:36am Thursday 17th April 2014

THIS is thought to be the moment a 42-year-old man was arrested following a dramatic hunt through Worcester involving armed police on Tuesday afternoon.

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