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  • Clarke is aiming to be among the runs Evesham Journal:

    JOE Clarke is aiming to make big runs this winter in Australia and for the Worcestershire second eleven next summer to enhance his chances of pushing for a first team spot. read more

  • Visitors enjoy Stow Horse Fair

    THE sun welcomed a good crowd of visitors to Stow's autumn horse fair on Thursday though turnout was slightly less than in previous years. read more

  • Team spurred by fourth place

    HONEYBOURNE team Jones Dorling Racing and rider Ashley Beech finished the season with their best National Superstock 1000 Championship result. read more

  • Trainer in double Saturday victory

    TEMPLE Guiting trainer Jonjo O’Neill secured a Saturday double at Cheltenham through Johns Spirit and In The Rough. read more

  • imaGine

    imaGine in Market Square Evesham continues to grow! The ‘Healthy Planet Books for Free’ shop has a dedicated Volunteer team who between them keep the shelves stacked with books ranging from fiction to cookery and everything in between! Every week donations of unwanted books are received and recycled. Please pop in and make your selection we’ll be pleased to see you. read more

  • Car engine fire in Malvern

    A CAR engine caught fire in Roman Way, Malvern, yesterday (October 23). read more

  • Upton impress to see off Park

    UPTON kept up their 100 per cent record at home in Midlands Three West (South) this season. read more

  • Last eight for The Bull

    TERRY Jenkins won £1,500 after reaching the quarter–finals of the PDC Players Championships in Crawley. read more

  • Kalogeras goal is the difference for hosts

    COLWALL and Malvern edged their home clash with Newent seconds 1-0 in West Clubs Women’s League Severn Division One. read more

  • Peachey for Chipping Campden

    CHIPPING Campden were inspired to a 3-0 win at Stroud seconds in West Clubs Women’s Hockey League Severn Division Two by player-of-the-match Jo Peachey. read more

  • Roving way to top spot in mauling

    BOURTON Rovers are joint leaders of Witney and District Football Association League Division One with Spartan Rangers. read more

  • Stow climb the division after big win

    STOW-on-the-Wold are just one point off the top of Southern Counties North after a 22-11 home win over Marlow. read more

  • Victory is sealed by a strong start

    PERSHORE earned their first West Midlands League Division One win of the season with a 5-3 triumph at Yardley. read more

  • Star back with victory

    BREDON Star returned to winning ways in Gloucester Division One with a 19-15 home triumph over Gloucester Old Boys. read more


    On Friday , October 10, I attended a Thanksgiving service at All Saints Church which marked the first anniversary of the start of Evesham Street Pastors. Who would have known the success they have enjoyed and how much they would be appreciated by the local night-time economy, the police and others. Here’s to the next ten years! On Sunday the 12th, Maren and I were treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of Evesham Bell Tower. It was fascinating to learn more about our Bell Tower from the very passionate and knowledgeable, Chris Povey. read more

  • Two cars crash on A449 near Ledbury

    TWO cars crashed on the A449 near Ledbury this morning but no-one was injured. read more


    HAVE you heard the saying “There is no such thing as a free lunch” our speakers Eugene and Margaret Schellenberg found this out when they visited their son in Ifakara, Tanzania. read more


    AT what appeared to be the crack of dawn but was actually 7am, 20 Civic Society members left Pershore for a day in the capital and a tour of our seat of government. read more


    THE October meeting was well attended and there was a variety of competition entries. read more

  • Opener Mitchell is the very model of one-club man Evesham Journal:

    LOYALTY is a word not often used in modern day sport, but it describes Worcestershire CCC captain Daryl Mitchell to a tee. read more

  • Littletons WI

    PRESIDENT Val Davies welcomed all members and following the singing of Jerusalem business matters were dealt with then we settled down to listen to our speaker of the evening whose subject was entitled Elegant Georgian Worcester. read more


    THE President was delighted to welcomed 58 members and guests and also two teenagers to the September meeting. She reported that the last meeting had been a great success, despite the fact that we had to hold it in the village hall instead of Jane and David Williams-Thomas lovely garden. read more


    AN evening of 'Spooky Stories' had members on the edge of their seats. Paul Harding took us down dark passages and into haunted churches around Worcester telling us gruesome tales about familiar landmarks. Sadly there were no carved pumpkins present for the competition, Kathy was declared the winner with her alternative entry a splendid Halloween waistcoat! The meeting ended with a rousing chorus of Happy Birthday to Betty who had appropriately won the raffle. read more

  • Ryan Mills poised to make long-awaited Worcester Warriors debut at Moseley Evesham Journal:

    Former Gloucester player Mills arrived at Sixways in the summer. read more

  • New deal for ace Shantry Evesham Journal:

    WORCESTERSHIRE paceman and end-of-season promotion hero Jack Shantry has signed a new three-year contract. read more

  • Malcolm Charles FIPM Green

    GREEN Malcolm Charles F.I.P.M. Passed away sadly and suddenly at home on October 18th, 2014, aged 79 years. Loved so much by Jeanette, Andrew and all his Family and Friends. The Funeral Service will take place at St Andrews Church, Hampton, followed by Burial on Thursday, October 30th, 2014, at 2 p.m. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Macmillan Nurses, may be sent to Philip Tomlins Funeral Directors, 36 The Leys, Evesham, Worcestershire. WR11 3AP. Tel: 01386 765133 read more

  • George Leonard Pearson

    PEARSON George Leonard Frederick Of Bricklehampton. On October 17th, 2014, peacefully in hospital, aged 70 years. Beloved husband of Sylvia, father to Jim, Dee, John, Kaz, Shaz and Fay, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral Service at Elmley Castle Church on Wednesday, October 29th, at 11a.m., followed by Interment. Family flowers only, donations if desired, for ITU Trust Fund, (Critical Care Unit at Worcestershire Royal Hospital) and The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, may be sent c/o E Hill & Son Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ. read more

  • Pat Mobley

    MOBLEY Pat Former nurse at Evesham Community Hospital. Passed away peacefully at home on October 14th, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Peter, a loving mother to Sally, Tim and Simon, mother in law to Krissy and an adoring grandmother of Emily and Thomas. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, November 7th, at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, to Campden Area Home Nursing Trust, may be sent to E Hill & Son Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ read more

  • Ann Farman

    FARMAN Ann Died suddenly aged 68 years. Loving wife of Les. Devoted mum to Julie, Anthony, Robert and Mark, mother in law to Martyn, Tracy, Alison and Rachel. Devoted nan to Nick, Jenna, Nicole, Hannah, Natalie, Tesni, Samantha, Joeyanna, Franc, Madeline, Oliver and Ash. Affectionate grandma to Leila and Harry. The Funeral Service will take place on Monday, October 27th, 2014 at St Peter’s Church, Bengeworth at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Breast Cancer UK may be sent to Tomlins Funeral Directors, 36, The Leys, Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcs. WR11 3AP. Tel : 01386 765133 read more

  • John Osborne

    OSBORNE John Of Broad Marston, died suddenly on October 16th, 2014, aged 75 years. Treasured husband of Mary, much loved father of David, Richard and Nicholas, dear father in law and proud grandad. Will be very sadly missed. Funeral Service at St Peter's Church, Pebworth on Tuesday, October 28th at 2 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired for The British Heart Foundation, may be sent to Merstow Green Funeral Home, Evesham WR11 4BD Enquiries Tel:01386 49903 read more

  • Colin Foster

    FOSTER Colin Julie, Andrew and Chris would like to thank everyone who attended Colin's Funeral. Special thanks to Jill and Dreane for a beautiful Service, Bengeworth Club and Martin and the Team at Phillip Tomlins for all their help at this sad time. read more

  • Callum Gailey

    GAILEY Callum Happy 21st Birthday! Love from all the Family. xx read more

  • Joel Haycock

    HAYCOCK Joel Happy 21st Birthday! Love from Mum, Dad, Mike and Saul. YNWA read more

  • Tony Amphlett

    AMPHLETT Tony Happy 70th Birthday!!! Lots of love from all the Family xxx read more

  • David John Rev Broomfield

    BROOMFIELD Reverend David John Moreton in Marsh, formerly of South Hornchurch, High Ongar and Loughton, Essex. Passed away at Bristol Royal Infirmary on October 17th, 2014, aged 77 years. Much loved and missed. A Thanksgiving Service will take place at St David’s Church, Moreton in Marsh on Friday, October 31st, at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, for Tear Fund and Wycliffe Bible Translators, may be sent to Allen & Son Ltd Funeral Directors, High Street, Moreton in Marsh. GL56 0AF read more

  • Doris Laura Holtom

    HOLTOM Doris Laura Died suddenly after a short illness at the Worcestershire Royal Hospital on October 10th, 2014, aged 84. Loving wife of the late Don. Adored mother of Kevin and Christine and mother in law of Juliette and Colin. Much loved grandmother of Laura and Joanna. and great grandmother of Milo and Alannah. Will be sadly missed by all her Family and Friends. A Service will take place at Cheltenham Crematorium, South Chapel on Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Stroke Association may be sent to Merstow Green Funeral Home, 20 Merstow Green, Evesham. WR11 4BD. Tel: 01386 49903 read more

  • Donald Jacques

    JACQUES Donald Died peacefully in hospital on October 16th, 2014. Very dear husband of Peggy and loved dad of Sue and Tim and a very proud grampy of Katie, Luke, Sam and Matt and a great grampy to Esme and Isla. Service of Thanksgiving at St Pauls Church, Broadwell on Wednesday, October 29th, at 1 p.m. No black, bright colours please. No flowers, donations to The Donkey Sanctuary, c/o Allen & Son, Bank View, High Street, Moreton in Marsh. GL56 0AF. read more

  • Derek Clarke

    CLARKE Derek October 25th, 2013. There are no words to say how much I love and miss you every day. Love you Bertie. Jan Xx read more

  • Alan Walding

    WALDING Alan Passed away October 26th, 2008. Forever in our thoughts. Love from Maureen and all your Family. xxx read more

  • Anne Iorns

    IORNS Anne Died October 25th, 1999. Missed and remembered always. Love David, Michael and Robert xxx read more

  • Paul Francis Coakley

    COAKLEY Paul Francis October 24th, 2013 Every second of every minute of every day I miss you. Love always Jan xxx read more

  • Joyce Dannatt

    DANNATT Joyce Passed away October 23rd 2011. Remembering my wonderful Mum. All my love Joy xxx read more

  • Margaret Rose Bird

    BIRD Margaret Rose Died peacefully at Evesham Macmillan Unit on October 14th, 2014, aged 76. Loving wife to Brian. Doting mother to John, Philip and Sharon. Grandmother and great grandmother. The world stopped when you left us, Our hearts they did break, In our thoughts, You will always be, The memories and love will never fade. The Funeral Service has took place on October 22nd. read more

  • Bernard Day

    DAY Bernard Passed away suddenly on October 4th, 2014 after a short illness. Sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral Service to take place on Friday, October 24th, 3 p.m. at Sutton Coldfield Crematorium. Family flowers only, Donations may be made to either Birmingham Primary Schools Football Association. Sutton Coldfield Primary Schools District Team or Good Hope Cardiac Rehab Trust. Fund c/o A Hazel and Sons 43 Birmingham Road. B72 1QF Tel: 0121 354 2145 read more

  • Jonathan Peter Wright

    WRIGHT Jonathan Peter Passed away peacefully in St Richard’s Hospice on October 16th, 2014, aged 60 years. He will be sadly missed by all his Family and Friends. Funeral Service has taken place. Donations if desired for St Richard’s Hospice may be sent c/o E Hill & Son, Funeral Directors, Pershore WR10 1HZ. read more

  • Harold Roy Mennell

    MENNELL Harold Roy Of Paxford. Passed away on October 13th, aged 62 years. Much loved brother of Marcia and of the late Michael and Jen. Funeral Service at St Peter & St Paul, Blockley on Monday, November 3rd, at 1 p.m. No black clothing is necessary. Family flowers, donations, for British Lung Foundation c/o Allen & Son, High Bank View, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh. GL56 0AF. read more

  • Maurice John (Spike) Jones

    JONES Maurice John (Spike) Passed away peacefully on October 13th, aged 68 years. He will be sadly missed by all his Family and Friends. The Funeral Service will be held at Redditch Crematorium on Friday, October 31st, at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired to Stratford Hospital Appeal, may be left in the collection box or sent to David Baker Funeral Directors 98 High Street, Bidford on Avon, B50 4AF. read more

  • John Boughton

    BOUGHTON John Craftsman and Cabinet Maker of Pershore On October 10th, 2014, peacefully in hospital, aged 81 years. Dearly loved brother of Yvonne, Margaret, Susan and the late Harry. Sadly missed by Nieces and Nephews. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Thursday, October 30th at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o E Hill & Son, Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ. read more

  • Veronica Mary Brown

    BROWN Veronica Mary Of Pershore. Died on October 4th, 2014 at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, aged 85. The Funeral has taken place. With grateful thanks to the Staff of E Hill & Son Funeral Directors and Bricklehampton Nursing Home. read more

  • Margaret Cook

    COOK Margaret October 23rd, 2012. Loved, remembered and missed every day. Vic, Sarah, Eleanor and Alistair read more

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