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A day of Morris dancing entertains the masses in Malvern

Evesham Journal: A member of the Alvechurch Morris Dancers walks through the streets of Malvern. Picture by Neill Lewis.

5:06pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

THE jingle of bells became a familiar sound in Malvern on the weekend.

Malvern-based band have music featured in French advert

Evesham Journal: The White Feather Collective have had their music used in an advert for a French company.

11:37am Tuesday 7th July 2015

WHILE you may not recognise their faces, you may recognise the music of a Malvern-based band.

Malvern-based band have music featured in French advert

Evesham Journal: The White Feather Collective have had their music used in an advert for a French company.

11:36am Tuesday 7th July 2015

WHILE you may not recognise their faces, you may recognise the music of a Malvern-based band.

Swimming pool forced to close for two hours due to staff shortage

5:40pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

WORCESTER Swimming Pool was forced to close for two hours due to a lack of staff — on one of the hottest days of the year.

Three men prepare to travel 2,200 miles — on lawnmowers

Evesham Journal: (From left) Daz Whitehead, Tony Dwight and Paul Tindall ready set out on their lawnmowers.

5:07pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

THREE men will embark on a journey of more than 2,200 miles around the coasts of England, Wales and Scotland — driving lawnmowers.

Plans for church extension approved

Evesham Journal: Plans to extend St Philip and St James Church in Whittington have been approved.

2:36pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

PLANS for an extension at a Worcestershire church have been approved.

Have say on development of neighbourhood plan in Abberley

11:59am Wednesday 1st July 2015

PEOPLE living and working in Abberley near Worcester are being asked for their views on developing a neighbourhood plan.

Have say on development of neighbourhood plan in Abberley

11:59am Wednesday 1st July 2015

PEOPLE living and working in Abberley near Worcester are being asked for their views on developing a neighbourhood plan.

Tabletop book sale to be held in Sainsbury's on Friday

11:44am Wednesday 1st July 2015

DAISYCHAIN Benevolent Fund bookshop in St John's is hosting a tabletop book sale in Sainsbury's on Friday.

Celebrations as Evesham's Relay for Life raises "incredible" £60,000

Evesham Journal: Relay teams take a break in the sunshine. Picture by Paul Baylis.

10:38am Wednesday 1st July 2015

TEAMS taking part in this year's Relay for Life in Evesham have managed to raise an "incredible" £60,000 to help fight cancer.

Fire at Crown pub being treated as arson

6:21pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

POLICE are treating a fire at a Worcester pub as arson.

Worcester man "took his own life" after showing signs of mental health disorder

Evesham Journal: An inquest ruled that Andrew Bartosik "took his own life".

5:51pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A MAN who died at home from injuries from a chainsaw was an undiagnosed schizophrenic, an inquest was told.

Owners in West Midlands worst for not microchipping dogs

4:38pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

VETS have estimated 95 per cent of dogs in the West Midlands are not microchipped.

House music event set to move out of Worcester warehouse

Evesham Journal: House music event set to move out of Worcester warehouse

1:05pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A POPULAR house music night will move from its home in Sherriff Street to embark on new events.

Bereaved mother leads school campaign to raise awareness of dangers of 'laughing gas'

Evesham Journal: Leesa Davies is raising awareness of the dangers of 'laughing gas' after her son, Jordan, died after inhaling the drug.

4:11pm Friday 26th June 2015

A MOTHER whose son died after inhaling laughing gas has thanked the school she works at for helping to raise awareness of the dangers of the drug.

Thieves steal £500 worth of alcohol from Worcester Racecourse

3:23pm Friday 26th June 2015

AROUND £500 worth of alcohol was stolen when thieves broke into a bar at Worcester Racecourse this week.

Upton Blues Festival ready to return for 14th year

Evesham Journal: Crowds watch the Juke Joints at last year's festival. Picture by Graham Munn.

11:48am Friday 26th June 2015

A SCENIC Worcestershire town will burst in to life with colour and sound this summer as a popular festival returns.

Three new Canons appointed at Worcester Cathedral

Evesham Journal: From left: Dean of Worcester, Peter Atkinson, with John Barr, Rose Lawley, Andrew Wickens and the Bishop of Worcester, John Inge.

9:47am Friday 26th June 2015

THREE new honorary Canons have been appointed at Worcester Cathedral.

City care home celebrates first anniversary with fun and games

Evesham Journal: Resident representative Tom Morris cuts the cake (centre left), accompanied by home manager Mike Dearn and other home staff.

9:31am Friday 26th June 2015

A CITY care home celebrated its first anniversary in style this week.

Land Rover stolen from Hallow

8:55am Friday 26th June 2015

A GREEN Land Rover defender has been stolen from Moseley Road in Hallow between Tuesday and Wednesday.

Music night to be held in memory of Jack Stephens

Evesham Journal: A drum and bass night will be held in memory of Jack Stephens.

8:05am Friday 26th June 2015

FRIENDS of a young man who died suddenly in Malvern earlier this month are holding a music night in his memory.

Upton Blues Festival ready to return for 14th year

Evesham Journal: Crowds watch the Juke Joints at last year's festival. Picture by Graham Munn.

2:49am Friday 26th June 2015

A SCENIC Worcestershire town will burst in to life with colour and sound this summer as a popular festival returns.

Music night to be held in memory of Jack Stephens

Evesham Journal: A drum and bass night will be held in memory of Jack Stephens.

2:06am Friday 26th June 2015

FRIENDS of a young man who died suddenly in Malvern earlier this month are holding a music night in his memory.

Big date for poetry fans' diaries

5:58pm Thursday 25th June 2015

A WORCESTER library will host not one, and not two, but ten poets when a unique show stops off in the city next month.

Number of young people in education or training in Worcestershire continues to rise

5:44pm Thursday 25th June 2015

THE amount of 16 and 17 year olds in education or training in Worcestershire has risen by nearly five per cent since December last year.

Worcester set to experience heatwave after "warm but cloudy" weekend

3:57pm Thursday 25th June 2015

THE heat is set to rise next week as Worcester experiences a heatwave that is set to strike the UK on Tuesday.

Toddler picks up bag of drugs while walking with father in Warndon Villages

Evesham Journal: Two-year-old Jude holding the bag of cannabis found in Warndon Villages.

3:26pm Thursday 25th June 2015

A FATHER said he was disgusted when his young son handed him a bag of drugs he had picked up while walking through a Worcester estate.

Ikea not looking to come to Worcester despite news they will open smaller high street stores

2:52pm Thursday 25th June 2015

IKEA have confirmed that they are not currently looking at Worcester as a location to open a store.

Arrest made following death of Hereford man

12:11pm Thursday 25th June 2015

POLICE have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the murder of Hereford man Christian Bagley.

Survivors and supporters come together in Evesham this weekend to help stamp out cancer

Evesham Journal: Crowds gathered at last year's Relay for Life. Picture by Peter Loomes.

11:33am Thursday 25th June 2015

SURVIVORS and supporters will band together against cancer once again in Evesham this weekend.

Talk about the 'man who sent Charles I to the Scaffold' this Thursday

4:36pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

AN expert on the English Civil War will speak at the upcoming meeting of the Battle of Worcester Society.

Residents question whether works to road in Warndon Villages is necessary

Evesham Journal: Surface dressing work will be carried out in the Harleys area of Warndon Villages, but some residents say it isn't needed.

2:56pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

RESIDENTS living in an area of Warndon Villages are questioning whether works planned for surrounding roads really needs to be done.

Hundreds turn out to enjoy National Morris Weekend in Evesham

Evesham Journal: More than 450 Morris dancers took to the streets of Evesham on Saturday and Sunday. Picture by Julie Sparling.

1:37pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

THE jingle of bells became a familiar sound in Evesham over the weekend as more than 400 Morris dancers descended on the town.

Still time to sign up to Worcester's Relay for Life

Evesham Journal: There is still time to sign up to be part of Worcester's Relay for Life.

12:05pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

THERE is still time to sign up to one of Worcester's biggest fundraising events.

Donations instead of presents to celebrate 80th birthday

Evesham Journal: Ken and Carol Rose (centre) hand over the cheque to Simon's family Dee Andrews (left) and Claire Jupp.

9:23am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A WORCESTERSHIRE man went without gifts to celebrate his 80th birthday, choosing to do his bit for a worthy charity instead.

Runners hit the road to raise money in 10th Acorns Triple Run

Evesham Journal: 2515896101 Paul Jackson 21.06.15 Malvern - Acorns Triple Run. Black Pear Joggers. (29605514)

12:27pm Monday 22nd June 2015

HUNDREDS of runners laced up their boots yesterday to show their support for a charity which has spent the last ten years caring for Worcestershire children.

Small fire in undergrowth at golf club

Evesham Journal: Fire engine, Fire Rescue landscape

10:59am Monday 22nd June 2015

FIRE crews extinguished a small fire in undergrowth at Tolladine Golf Club in Worcester at 9.15am on Monday morning.

People reminded of dangers of open water as summer begins

Evesham Journal: Gullet Quarry was a popular spot during the hot weather last year.

10:40am Monday 22nd June 2015

AS summer begins, West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) is warning of the dangers of swimming in open waters.

Caravan hit by stones thrown from M5 bridge

Evesham Journal:

9:37am Monday 22nd June 2015

STONES were thrown from a motorway footbridge on to oncoming traffic.

Car has tyres slashed in Malvern

9:11am Monday 22nd June 2015

A CAR parked on Beauchamp Road in Malvern had its tyres slashed over the weekend.

Five-year-old boy injured in non-stop collision in Malvern

8:57am Monday 22nd June 2015

A FIVE-year-old boy was injured after being involved in a collision with a car in Malvern.

Boy, five, hurt in hit-and-run

Evesham Journal:

8:57am Monday 22nd June 2015

A FIVE-year-old boy was injured after being hit by a car in Malvern.

Scores flock to Worcester Racecourse for family fun day

Evesham Journal: J-Jay Healey, aged five, tries out the jockey trainer horse. Picture by Paul Jackson. 2515896305

5:32pm Sunday 21st June 2015

THOUSANDS enjoyed a flutter and a bit of fun at Worcester Racecourse on Sunday.

Crowds bask in Sunday sun and enjoy music at Minifest

Evesham Journal: 2515896204 Paul Jackson 21.06.15 Worcester - Youthcomm Minifest, Cripplegate Park. The Connor family. (29608226)

5:28pm Sunday 21st June 2015

MUSIC fans basked in the Sunday sunshine to watch a host of bands perform at Minifest.

Runners hit the road to raise money in 10th Acorns Triple Run

Evesham Journal: 2515896101 Paul Jackson 21.06.15 Malvern - Acorns Triple Run. Black Pear Joggers. (29605514)

5:06pm Sunday 21st June 2015

HUNDREDS of runners laced up their boots this morning to show their support for a charity which has spent the last ten years caring for Worcestershire children.

Runners hit the road to raise money in 10th Acorns Triple Run

Evesham Journal: 2515896101 Paul Jackson 21.06.15 Malvern - Acorns Triple Run. Black Pear Joggers. (29605514)

5:04pm Sunday 21st June 2015

HUNDREDS of runners laced up their boots yesterday to show their support for a charity which has spent the last ten years caring for Worcestershire children.

Man dies after attack outside Worcestershire pub

Evesham Journal: HUNT:  West Mercia Police are hunting two men who attempted an armed robbery at Cofton Post Office. SP

3:14pm Sunday 21st June 2015

A MAN has died following a serious assault outside a Worcestershire pub in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Still time to vote for charity you want to see supported

Evesham Journal: SUPERSTORE: A new Sainsburys store will form part of the flagship Cross Hands West development.

11:07am Sunday 21st June 2015

THREE local charities are waiting to see if they will be picked to become the Local Charity Partner for Sainsbury’s in Blackpole, Worcester.

Hundreds take rain with shine to enjoy Hanbury Hall fete

Evesham Journal: (From left) Harry Bick, aged nine, and brother Edward Bick, aged 11, with a vintage motorcycle. Picture by Nick Toogood. 2515895902.

10:58am Sunday 21st June 2015

MORE than 1,000 people took the rain with the sunshine when they ventured out to Hanbury Hall's village fete on Saturday.

Crews called to fire on Barbourne Road, Worcester

Evesham Journal: Fire engine, Fire Rescue landscape

10:47am Sunday 21st June 2015

FIRE crews were called to a kitchen fire at a property on Barbourne Road in Worcester on Saturday afternoon.

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