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  • HMS Jupiter veteran opens new road in Evesham

    THE last known survivor of war ship HMS Jupiter unveiled a lasting tribute in Evesham to those who served on the destroyer during the Second World War. read more

  • New era for Farncombe Conference Centre

    A BROADWAY business has welcomed a new face to its team. read more

  • Pity they closed the police station!

    REGARDING the theft of the cash point machine at Budgens, Moreton-in-Marsh, it is a pity it was thought best to close the police station, which used to be situated opposite! read more

  • Broadway needs a police station

    I HAVE just received the official notification that Broadway police station is not reopening following the fire. read more

  • Rethink need on exits from new surgery

    I VISITED the new Bidford Health Centre on the busy Stratford Road for the first time since it was built. read more

  • Thanks for all your support following the death of our beloved dad Ted Annis

    MAY we thank you all at your newspaper for all the kind support and lovely articles that you have published following the death of our dear dad, Ted Annis. read more

  • Evesham fall in entertaining youth derby

    EVESHAM under 16s lost an entertaining clash 22-10 at home to Shipston-on-Stour. read more

  • Young woman turns her life around to win Prince's Trust award

    A YOUNG woman who stared adversity in the face following a harrowing and violent childhood, has turned her life around and become an inspiration to all around her. read more

  • Baby monkey born at safari park

    A BABY Douroucouli - also known as a night monkey or owl monkey - has been born at West Midland Safari Park in North Worcestershire. read more

  • Haydock joy as The New One bolts up Evesham Journal:

    COTSWOLD star The New One cemented his position as a strong Champion Hurdle contender by impressing at Haydock. read more

  • Barbour goes one better to win race Evesham Journal:

    VALE runners dominated the women’s races at the Broadway marathon and half marathon. read more

  • Hughes: Quiet player with the cheeky smile Evesham Journal:

    WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes said Phil Hughes would be remembered as the ‘quiet team man with a cheeky smile’. read more

  • Overnight roadworks to affect part of A46 for three weeks

    OVERNIGHT resurfacing work and safety improvements will see the A46 Cheltenham Road between Teddington Hands and Cheltenham Road roundabouts closed between 9am and 6am for approximately three weeks. read more

  • Heart charity appeals for volunteers

    A CHARITY shop is appealing for helping hands to help it deal with the busy Christmas season. read more

  • Handley hat-trick keeps promotion hope on track Evesham Journal:

    ANTHONY Handley scored a hat-trick as Pershore won 6-2 at Barlaston in Warwick Printing Men’s League West Midlands Division One. read more

  • Convincing win puts Stow on top

    STOW-on-the-Wold Rugby Club retained the Southern Counties North top spot with a 43-3 win at Wallingford. read more

  • High-profile deaths lead to increase in bowel cancer screening in Worcestershire

    THE recent deaths of TV presenter Lynda Bellingham and teenage fundraiser Stephen Sutton have been credited with a massive increase in patients being screened for bowel cancer in Worcestershire. read more

  • Rangers gain three-goal success

    MORETON Rangers made it three Gloucestershire Northern Senior League Division One games unbeaten with a 3-0 home win over Newent Town. read more

  • ‘Robins facing a must-win game’

    MANAGER Paul Collicutt believes Saturday’s match against in-form Shortwood United (3pm) is the most important of Evesham United’s season to date. read more

  • Draw keeps third place for Pershore

    PERSHORE Rugby Club remain third in Midlands Three West (South) after an exciting 29-29 draw at Cheltenham North. read more

  • Success for Evesham and Wychavon in youth football

    EVESHAM United Colts under 15s battled to a 4-1 win at Crowle Searchers in the Ambassador Evesham League. read more

  • Moreton In Marsh Evening WI

    AFTER their AGM, a miserable November evening didn’t prevent our members from enjoying a trip to the tropics with their version of ‘Desert Island Discs’. We heard an eclectic selection of music, classical and modern, with the deeply felt reasons for the choices, and we sighed, we cried and then we cried with laughter as a rousing finish had us dancing in the aisles. Rock on. read more

  • Hogg expecting derby dogfight with Moseley Evesham Journal:

    WORCESTER Warriors head coach Carl Hogg is expecting a derby ‘dogfight’ against Moseley as they bid to take a step closer to the British and Irish Cup quarter-finals. read more

  • Brilliant Inkberrow into cup third round

    BIRDSEYE Sports Evesham Sunday League Division Three side Inkberrow produced an outstanding performance to defeat top-flight WMK 2-1. read more

  • Washing machine fire in Vale village home

    TWO fire crews from Evesham were called to tackle a washing machine fire at a house in Bretforton Road in Badsey today (Thursday, Nov, 27) at 11.15am. read more

  • Two week festival commemorating 750th battle of Evesham anniversary will go ahead next year

    THE festival commemorating the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Evesham will take place next year. read more

  • Charity fundraiser hits £100k milestone

    EVEN Lord Alan Sugar couldn’t fail to be impressed by a Worcestershire woman’s selling skills, after she flogged £100,000 of goods for charity on eBay. read more

  • It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in Broadway

    IT'S beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and this weekend the Cotswold village of Broadway will become even more festive. read more

  • Mickleton Gardening Club

    THE 34th Mickleton Gardening Club AGM took place at The Three Ways Hotel for the second year, which was well attended, read more

  • Probus Club of Evesham

    We had an excellent speaker at our weekly meeting on Thursday morning, November 20. David Clark, the 75 year old former mayor of Worcester, spoke about the first female convicts deported to Australia. read more

  • John Wilshire

    WILTSHIRE John November 25th. Remembering you on your Birthday. Your presence we miss, Your memory we treasure, In our thoughts forever, You were simply the best Loving you always Paula, Aidy, Sandra and Simon xxxx read more

  • Pam Flaherty

    FLAHERTY Pam I would like to thank everyone for their kindness and concern and send you all my best wishes for birthdays that I am sorry I have missed. I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and New Year. With love from Pam. read more

  • Gwyn Evans

    EVANS Gwyn Passed away at The Hawthorns Nursing Home, Evesham on November 21st, 2014 aged 88 years. Enquiries regarding Funeral arrangements to Merstow Green Funeral Home, 20 Merstow Green, Evesham. WR11 4BD Tel. 01386 49903 read more

  • Margaret Locker

    LOCKER Margaret On November 16th, 2014, peacefully in Pershore Hospital, aged 92 years. Much loved wife of the late John and sadly missed by Family and Friends. Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium, on Tuesday, December 2nd, at 12.15pm. No flowers by request, but donations for Cats Protection League, may be sent c/o E Hill & Son, Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ. read more

  • Bob Hart

    HART Bob On November 21st, 2014, peacefully at the Ellen Badger Hospital, Shipston on Stour, aged 89 years. Dearly loved husband of Joan, father to Lynne and Sue, grandad and great grandad. Funeral Service at Oakley Wood Crematorium on Thursday, December 4th, at 1.45 p.m., in the North Chapel. Family flowers only please, donations, for the 'League of Friends of Shipston Hospital' may be left at the Service or sent c/o R Locke & Son, Caution Corner, Brailes, Banbury, Oxon. OX15 5AZ. Tel: (01608) 685274. read more

  • David Boulter

    BOULTER David A dear brother and friend. November 30th 2004. Loved and remembered. Sam, Sheila, Cyn and Ivy. xxxx read more

  • Gordon Harry Grove

    GROVE Gordon Harry December 3rd, 2005. Remembering the happy times spent with a loving husband and father, Now greatly missed. Vera and Family read more

  • Barbara Hartwell

    HARTWELL Barbara Of Badsey. Passed away peacefully at home on November 18th, 2014, aged 90 years. Beloved wife to Leslie, mother of Judith, Dawn and the late Susan, also a much loved grandmother, great grandmother and mother in law. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, November 28th, 2014 at St James Church, Badsey at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations for Arthritis Research may be sent to Tomlins Funeral Directors, 36, The Leys, Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcs. WR11 3AP. Tel : 01386 765133 read more

  • Angelina Knurek

    KNUREK Angelina Of Badsey. Died suddenly at her home on November 20th, 2014, aged 81 years. Beloved wife of the late Adam, loving mother of Jan, Edward and Maria. A proud grandmother and great grandmother. Will be very sadly missed by all her family. A Funeral Mass takes place at St Mary's Catholic Church, Evesham, today (Thursday) at 10 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Macmillan Cancer Support to Merstow Green Funeral Home, Evesham, WR11 4BD. Enquiries Tel: 01386 49903 read more

  • Margaret Biles (nee Wise)

    BILES (nee Wise) Margaret Peacefully on November 18th at Northampton General Hospital after a short illness. Formerly of Ilmington and Long Marston. Beloved wife of the late George, much loved mother of Rosemary, Christine and Marion, dear mother in law to Jim, Stu and Chris and loving grandmother to Maria, Antonio, Nina, Michelle, Claire and Charlotte. Always in our hearts, she will be missed by her Family and many Friends. Funeral Service to take place at Oakley Wood Crematorium (South Chapel) on Friday, December 5th, at 12 noon. Family flowers only please, but donations, if wished to be divided between Cancer Research UK and Brook Farm Animal Sanctuary, may be left at the Service or sent c/o A E Bennett & Sons, 34 Sheep Street, Stratford upon Avon. CV37 6EE (Cheques payable to A E Bennett & Sons Donations Account, please) read more

  • Keith Wyatt

    WYATT Keith Passed away peacefully on November 20th, 2014 after a long fight aged 82. Will be sadly missed by all his Family and many Friends. There will be a private Funeral Service followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St Mary’s Church Temple Guiting on Friday, November 28th at 2 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory if desired to Cancer Research UK, St James Church Cutsdean and St Mary’s Church Temple Guiting may be sent c/o Campion and New Funeral Directors, 1, Bewdley Street, Evesham, Worcs. WR11 4AD read more

  • Jean Plummer

    PLUMMER Jean Of Aldington Died suddenly but peacefully at Alexander Hospital, Redditch on November 17th, 2014 aged 90 years. Much loved wife of the late Jim, dear mother of Alison and mother in law of Ken. Will be very sadly missed by her Family and all her many Friends. Funeral Service at St Jame's Church, Badsey on Wednesday, December 10th at 11.30 a.m. Flowers or if preferred, donations for Alexandra Hospital League of Friends, may be sent to Merstow Green Funeral Home, Evesham, WR11 4BD. Enquiries tel 01386 49903 read more

  • Richard 'Dick Sands

    SANDS Richard 'Dick' Former Driving Instructor, Pershore. Passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 23rd, 2014, aged 95 years. A loving husband, father, step father, father in law, grandad and great grandad. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Tuesday, December 9th, at 10.45a.m. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK, may be sent c/o E Hill & Son, Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ. read more

  • William Thomas Trow-Poole

    TROW-POOLE William Thomas (Bill) Of Birlingham. Passed away on November 14th, 2014. Father in law to Ian and grandfather to Nicholas and Guy Burns. Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, December 5th, at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only, donations for The Wildlife Trust, may be sent c/o E Hill & Son Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ read more

  • Ruth Olive Roberts

    ROBERTS Ruth Olive Late of Offenham. Passed away suddenly at home on November 19th, 2014, aged 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Ray, loving mum of David, Geraldine, Carol, Martin, Ian, Paul and the late Peter, also a much loved nan and little nanny and mother in law. The Funeral Service will take place at St Mary & St Milburgh Church, Offenham on Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, donations for The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, may be sent to Philip Tomlins Funeral Directors, 36 The Leys, Evesham, Worcs. Tel. 01386 765133 read more

  • Margaret Jane Salter

    SALTER Margaret Jane Of Harvington. Died suddenly at Alexandra Hospital, Redditch on November 19th, 2014, aged 70 years. Much loved wife of the late John and mum of Steven and Andrew. A dear mother in law and proud nan and great nan. Will be very sadly missed by her Family and her Friends. Funeral Service at St James' Church, Harvington on Monday, December 1st, at 2 p.m., followed by a Burial in the Churchyard. Family flowers only, please. Donations if desired for Bidford Health Centre Charity Account (for portable ECG machine) may be sent to Merstow Green Funeral Home, Evesham. WR11 4BD. Enquiries tel: 01386 49903. read more

  • Kathy Daniel

    DANIEL Kathy On November 23rd, Kathy passed away peacefully at home with her Family. Loving wife of Mike, much loved mum of Alison and loving sister to Pat and Jean. Funeral Service at Oakley Wood Crematorium (South Chapel) on Wednesday, December 3rd, at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired for Campden Home Nursing, may be left at the Service or sent c/o A E Bennett & Sons, 34 Sheep Street, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6EE. read more

  • Jose Hessel

    HESSEL Jose December 1st, 2012. Still love and miss you mum. God bless. John, Dawn, David and Paul xxx read more

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