• Laura hailed as superhero for disability week

    STEP aside Superman – Worcestershire now has its own superhero. Laura Gill, from Leigh, near Worcester, has been named as a superhero by Mencap as part of Learning Disability Week, for her tireless work on behalf of other people with the condition

  • Park life is lots of fun as hundreds enjoy festival

    HUNDREDS of people enjoyed the park life as a community came together for a day of fun. St Peter’s Festival took place with a day of sports and fun in Power Park, off Broomhall Way, Worcester, with 400 to 500 people turning up. It was presented

  • UPDATED: SLEEP-out protest over bedroom tax in Worcester

    CAMPAIGNERS slept rough for a night in a car park close to Worcester city centre in protest over the controversial bedroom tax. About 30 people turned out for the sleep-out protest at the city’s Croft Road car park on Saturday night – with about

  • Debt-stricken football club forced to sell up

    CASH-strapped Malvern Town Football Club is being forced to sell off its home of more than 65 years. The club has defaulted on a debt of about £100,000 to Marstons brewery, which has now appointed a receiver to push through the sale of the Langland

  • Tories unlikely to win 2015 election, says Luff

    A TORY MP has admitted it is “unlikely” the party will win the next general election and says it would be “prudent” to plan for a second coalition. Peter Luff, who represents Mid-Worcestershire and is retiring at the next election, believes the

  • Warriors star: We will shock our rivals

    WALES international Jonathan Thomas reckons Worcester Warriors could be the surprise package in the Aviva Premiership this season. The back-rower has been nothing but impressed with his new surroundings since leaving Ospreys to link up with director

  • Worcester Warriors bus catches fire on M5

    WORCESTER Warriors players escaped injury after their team bus caught fire while it travelling was on the M5. It happened at about 10am this morning as the team were travelling southbound between junction 14 and 15 near the Almondsbury Interchange

  • Congestion fears delay £100m Worcester revamp decision

    PLANS for a £100 million plus transformation of a key part of Worcester are being delayed due to congestion concerns, it has emerged. The ambitious Sherriff Street scheme – the jewel in the crown for the city’s regeneration hopes – is being held

  • Festival to sign off with firework show

    AFTER a fun-filled two weeks of activities for all ages, the Worcester Festival is set to sign off with a bang this weekend. Over the course of the past 10 years the festival’s free firework display has become a must-see event in the Faithful City

  • Worcester City fans asked for views on Aggborough debut

    HAVING let the dust settle on their first home game at Aggborough, Worcester City want to hear from supporters about the experience. Following more than a century at St George’s Lane, City have moved into the unfamiliar surroundings of their temporary

  • Romeo dad gets kids to propose!

    A ROMANTIC dad thought of a novel way to pop the question to his sweetheart – by getting his children involved. Angelo Compagnone of Melrose Close, St John’s, Worcester, secretly persuaded his young children to wear specially printed T-shirts saying

  • Rookie Kidderminster Harriers duo told to be patient

    ROOKIE strikers Nathan Blissett and Joe Lolley will have to bide their time as the competition for places hots up at Kidderminster Harriers, according to assistant manager Gary Whild. Michael Gash and Anthony Malbon have led the line for Harriers

  • Couple's holiday from hell

    A WORCESTER couple have spoken of their nightmare stay at a Turkish hotel where 144 holidaymakers fell sick with a mysterious virus. When Steve and Tina Currien of Flag Meadow Walk jetted off for a £2,600 all-inclusive 10-day getaway at the five-star

  • Hereford United can do so much better insists Purdie

    PLAYER-coach Rob Purdie reckons there is much more to come from Hereford United following their promising start to the Skrill Premier season. Last Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Hyde left the Bulls unbeaten after their first three games and today they