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VIDEO: Cathedral ferry returns to the river with blessing from the Dean

FERRY: Peter Atkinson, Dean of Worcester, blessing the Cathedral ferry. Credit: David Griffiths 15042017.

THE Cathedral ferry has returned to the river with the Dean of Worcester blessing the boat on its first crossing of the summer.

3:35pm Sunday 16 April 2017

Art exhibition shows there is hope for homeless in Worcester and beauty even in the darkest places

STUNNING: The Haven art exhibition. Photo by James Atkinson.

A VIBRANT art exhibition at Worcester Cathedral shows there is hope amid the heartbreak of homelessness says its curator.

3:58pm Thursday 2 February 2017

Fundraisers brave the cold of the cathedral's cloisters for homelessness

Fundraisers listen to poetry before sleeping out in the Cathedral's cloisters in aid of St Paul's Hostel and Maggs Day Centre.

THERE were no mattresses, no duvets and no home comforts as people bedded down on the cold, hard floor of the Cathedral cloisters for the night.

9:55pm Wednesday 15 February 2017

Street beggars 'dressing down to pretend to be homeless' and get money for drink and drugs

SCENE: Police say persistent beggars sit near cashpoints in the Cross, Worcester

STREET beggars in Worcester are dressing down so they can pretend to be homeless and get cash to buy drink and drugs, say police.

7:31pm Friday 3 February 2017

Artists want to make milestone exhibition one to remember

Worcester Artists Gallery, Vistors taking a last look at the  winning painting. ENDS pic by David Griffiths17030008506.

ARTISTS are expected to push themselves to the limit for their 70th annual exhibition in Worcester, making the milestone one to remember.

12:40pm Wednesday 8 February 2017

Cathedral bells ring 30 times to commemorate Maggs Day Centre's 30th anniversary

POIGNANT MOMENT: Mel Kirk, service manager at Maggs Day Centre, ringing the bells at Worcester Cathedral.

A HOMELESS charity celebrated its 30th anniversary in a "poignant" fashion by ringing the bells of Worcester Cathedral 30 times.

2:30pm Monday 21 December 2015

Seasonal cheer for Maggs Day Centre

SANTA'S LITTLE HELPERS: Rear - Helen Smith, Gary Metcalf, Lisa Perez, Mel Kirk (Maggs Day Centre), Anthony Spencer.  Centre -  Dave Farrell, Melissa Dutton, Russell Pope, Paul Scrivens. Front - Stuart Livingstone

IT will be a more comfortable Festive Season for users of Maggs Day Centre after it received £1,000 of funding from a building trade charity.

10:51am Tuesday 23 December 2014

Stockings filled with goodies delivered to Maggs Day Centre

Neil and Jessica Sysum donate the 40 stockings to Maggs Day Centre.

STOCKINGS filled to the brim with festive treats were delivered to Maggs Day Centre by 'Father Christmas and his little helper'.

10:42pm Friday 23 December 2016

Maggs Day Centre 'hoping for a Christmas miracle'

Maggs Day Centre 'hoping for a Christmas miracle'

A HOMELESS charity in Worcester is hoping for a Christmas miracle as it bids to avoid cutting the hours it operates amid funding cuts.

6:00am Monday 23 December 2013

Maggs Day Centre honoured with prestigious award

Exterior of the Maggs Day Centre, Worcester. Pic Jonathan Barry 2.2.16  0516000202.

VOLUNTEERS at a Worcester homeless centre are celebrating receiving a prestigious Queen's Award.

8:03am Thursday 2 June 2016
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