PERSHORE staged their annual general meeting and annual dinner in the clubhouse at The Bottoms.
A NEW document detailing the care the people of South Warwickshire can expect if they fall ill or when they grow old was launched last week.
CHILDREN in their early years of secondary education are set for a boost in basic skills after an injection of Government cash.
Evesham and District
AFTER just 18 months of operation, the Shakespeare Hospice has proved to be one of Stratford's most vital services, but changes are set to be made at the top as one of its most vital assets has decided to say goodbye after three years at the fund-raising helm.
YOUNG cricketers at Badsey CC showed off their skills with bat and ball during a ten-week English Cricket Board introductory course to the game.
I WAS intrigued with your article about Sargent and the Millets (Journal, November 23).
I WAS pleased to read in the Journal that Latin is again being offered to pupils at Prince Henry's even if only as an after-school activity.
I WAS surprised and disappointed to read your report about Longborough parking in last week's edition of the Cotswold Journal.
ALTHOUGH the turn out was only 28.9% in the recent elections that took place in Bengeworth. It was good to see democracy in full flight.
MR Cynic writes: "Anyone who has just lived at the bottom of a well for 60 years ... " I used to live down a well, but it got too damp for comfort. I had to keep coming up for air.
MR Cynic is wrong. I, for one, haven't "lived at the bottom of a well for 60 years" (Intervention which is not needed,, November 23).
WHAT a lot of common sense from Mr Alan Boyes on the subject of traffic calming measures last week!
I WHOLEHEARTEDLY agree with your correspondent who railed against the despoiling of our towns and villages with attempts to raise awareness of the speed limits in force (A rising tide of angry motorists, Journal, November 23).
THE safety message for motorists is that "Speed Kills" and I am sure that it does. At least in the wrong hands and the wrong place, after all Damon Hill and his mate seem to survive, but then they are not on our local roads.
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ANYONE who has ever been married, or maybe had to organise a funeral service, will be well aware of the difficulties of finding suitable words.
DEATH rates from coronary heart disease (CHD) in the UK are among the highest in the world, although they have been falling.
Pershore Town U-11 2,
Hallow 0, Littleton 0
HEAVY rain on Saturday decimated last weekend's programme, however, several first round matches in the Evesham Sunday League's Evesham Mechanical Services Subsidiary Cup survived the downpours.
Evesham 8, Leamington 22
JUST three matches escaped the latest bout of precipitation that will cause further problems for fixture secretaries.
Countryside Minister Chris Mullin was in Pershore yesterday (Wednesday) for the regional launch of the Government's Rural White Paper.
TOP scorer Sam Bowen has left Common Road.
Evesham Utd 3, Gloucester City 2
FORMER Evesham High School pupil Grant Pinkney made his debut for Lincoln City earlier this month.
IT has been one of the greatest historical mysteries, with more plot twists and turns than a work penned by the Bard but this week, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust revealed it had solved one of its toughest puzzles.
A SENIOR Stratford town councillor has vowed that his fight to clear the names of former councillors and officers blamed for the misuse of the town's charities is not over.
THOUSANDS of eyes turned to the skies to witness the spirit of the festive season wrapped up in a series of magical events at the big switch-on of Stratford's Christmas lights.