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Hundreds of jobs face the axe at Worcester distribution centre

CUTS: Wolseley currently employs 200 people at its distribution centre in Wainwright Road, Worcester. Picture by Jonathan Barry 3916073350.

HUNDREDS of jobs in Worcester are facing the axe with a major business set to close its distribution centre in the city.

5:20pm Wednesday 28 September 2016

Junior doctors lose high court challenge on 7-day NHS contract

HIGH COURT LOSS: One of the placards outside Worcestershire Royal Hospital, during a 48 hour strike by Junior Doctors earlier this year.

A HIGH court judge ruled in favour of the Government over a contract for junior doctors.

4:08pm Wednesday 28 September 2016

Worcester News readers tell council: ban chuggers now

CHUGGERS: Do you want them banned in Worcester?

HORDES of people across Worcester are backing a ban on chuggers - saying they are fed up of being accosted.

5:29pm Thursday 22 September 2016

Autistic woman exceeds fundraising target thanks to Worcester News readers

THANKS: Eric Kent, fundraising support officer, takes the £525 donation from Louisa Summer. Picture by Catherine Phillips

AN autistic woman who completed a gruelling cycle challenge has handed over donations to the charity which supported her.

4:33pm Tuesday 27 September 2016

Worcester headteacher writes open letter to MP over grammar schools

PETITION: Neil Morris, from Christopher Whitehead Language College in St John's.

A WORCESTER headteacher has written an open letter to the city's MP demanding he change his stance on grammar schools.

6:00am Tuesday 27 September 2016

City MP hails groundbreaking 'Worcester Plan' deal

ELGAR: The Edward Elgar statue on Worcester's High Street.

WORCESTER'S MP has hailed a five-year plan for the city - saying it shows the benefits of rival politicians working together.

6:00am Friday 23 September 2016

Jo's amazing iPad art celebrates the unloved corners of Worcester

Worcester Shrub Hill station by Jo Menhinick

FOR some of us just sending an email using an iPad is a big enough challenge.

12:44pm Tuesday 27 September 2016

I won't rebel over grammar schools, says Worcester's MP

PM: Theresa May outlining her grammar schools plans.

WORCESTER'S MP says he will not be rebelling over Theresa May's grammar school revolution - despite it sparking fury among city headteachers.

5:08pm Friday 23 September 2016

Consultation launched on resubmitted application for Worcester housing development

A CONSULTATION has been launched after an application for a housing development in Worcester was resubmitted.

1:56pm Friday 23 September 2016

Worcestershire patients body chairman welcomes news of junior doctors strike suspension

WELCOME NEWS: Peter Pinfield, chairman of Healthwatch Worcestershire, has welcomed the news a series of five-day strikes have been called off by the BMA.

THE chairman of Healthwatch Worcestershire says he is glad a series of five-day all out strikes in the run up to Christmas have been called off, but has urged both sides to still find a resolution.

2:46pm Monday 26 September 2016
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