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Project launched to help domestic abuse victims at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

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4:21pm Friday 28th November 2014

A PILOT project to offer help to domestic abuse victims at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been launched.

Residents voice concern about mud left on Worcester road

Evesham Journal: Mud on the road on Grasmere Drive, Warndon. Picture by John Anyon. 48147652

5:04am Friday 28th November 2014

PEOPLE living near a building site in Worcester are concerned about the amount of mud being left by trucks all along their road.

Worcester couple say secret to 70 years of marriage is simply "love"

Evesham Journal: John and Peggy Beech on their wedding day in 1944.

3:03pm Thursday 27th November 2014

A COUPLE who met on a blind date are still "as much in love" 70 years later.

Store's donation helps baby and toddler group

Evesham Journal: DONATION: Aldi area manager Greg Freeman with members of the Babies and Toddler Group.Picture by Simon Hadley.

11:22am Thursday 27th November 2014

A WORCESTER store dug deep to give a local children's group everything a baby could need.

Man punched as he walked home from work

5:20pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A MAN was punched to the face while walking home from work in Malvern.

Man punched as he walked home from work

5:20pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A MAN was punched to the face while walking home from work in Malvern.

Children create lanterns at special workshop

Evesham Journal: CREATIVE: Faith Lisseman, aged eight, from St Clement’s C of E Primary School and Manda Graham with their lantern.

3:59pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

CHILDREN have been learning the skill of lantern making in a special workshop at the Hive library.

Domestic abuse support service helped Worcester woman get her confidence back

Evesham Journal: Wire ends are carefully snipped to make bead links for jewellery chains. Picture by John Anyon. 4814764703

2:05pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A WOMAN who turned to a Worcester group for support after experiencing domestic abuse has praised the group for helping her "get her confidence back".

Shed broken in to in Bath Road

10:11am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A PADLOCK was forced from a shed at a property in Bath Road in Worcester on Friday.

Vehicle stolen in Ombersley Road

10:03am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A SILVER Toyota Corolla was stolen from a house in Ombersley Road, Worcester, between midnight and 8.30am on Saturday.

Deputy headteacher completes marathon challenge to raise money for school

Evesham Journal: WELL DONE: Deputy headteacher Judith Gudgeon shows off her medals with pupils, Sam Garfield, Oliver Weatherhog, Hannah Heath and Jack Cook with grants administrator, Margaret Jones. Picture by John Anyon. 4714762701

9:47am Tuesday 25th November 2014

THE deputy headteacher of a Worcester school has completed her marathon challenge to raise hundreds of pounds for her school.

West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre calls on councillors to make sexual violence a priority

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9:27am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A CENTRE providing support to victims of rape and sexual violence is asking for the support of local councillors in ensuring the needs of victims are a priority in the county.

White Ribbon campaign: pledge to say no to sexual violence and domestic abuse in Worcestershire during 16 Days of Action

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6:05am Tuesday 25th November 2014

AT least one in three women have been beaten, coerced into sex, or abused in their lifetime.

Worcester business collects giant hamper of donations for food banks

Evesham Journal: GIVING: From left: Rachel Checketts and Nicola Lawrence with the hot air balloon basket full of donated food. Picture by Nick Toogood. 4714762102

4:44pm Monday 24th November 2014

HUNDREDS of food items have been gathered in what could easily be Worcester's largest food hamper.

Recycle your poppies to support Royal British Legion

5:31pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

POPPIES purchased during the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal (RBL) this year can be recycled at supermarkets around Worcester.

X Factor's Jay James to perform in Worcester - win tickets

Evesham Journal: Jay James will perform in Worcester on Monday.

1:45pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

SINGER Jay James is the latest X Factor contestant preparing to perform in Worcester.

Worcester fundraisers smash target and look to aim higher

Evesham Journal: TARGET HIT: The Worcester committee for the Relay for Life with Cancer Research UK representatives Paul Titley (back, right) and Liz Shiels (back, left).

1:19pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A WORCESTER fundraising team that smashed their target are hoping to raise even more for a cancer charity next year.

New initiative will tackle night-time problems in the city

8:56pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

LITTER and street begging are two of the things that police and partners are looking to clamp down on as part of a new initiative.

Singers raise funds to the tune of £270 for Children in Need

Evesham Journal: Members of the Got2Sing choir raised their voices and funds for Children in Need.

5:49pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A CHOIR raised their voices and charity funds on Friday.

Donate your old stamps to help charity

4:20pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A WORCESTER-based blood cancer support charity is urging individuals and businesses to save their used and unwanted postage stamps this December.

Man who stole alcohol is trying to turn life around following health scare, court hears

8:42pm Monday 17th November 2014

A WORCESTER man who stole alcohol from two stores is trying to turn his life around following a health scare, a court heard.

Man crashed car after celebrating promotion, court hears

7:58pm Monday 17th November 2014

A MAN crashed his car after drinking to celebrate a promotion, a court has heard.

Lack of space means Worcester can't have celebrities turning on Christmas lights, but this could change

Evesham Journal: CROWDS: Thousands of people gathered outside Worcester's Guildhall to see the Christmas lights switch-on. Picture by Paul Jackson. 4614753903

7:05pm Friday 14th November 2014

A NUMBER of people said they were left "disappointed" at the lack of a special guest to turn on the Christmas lights in Worcester city centre on Thursday.

Traffic lights knocked over on London Road, Worcester

12:14pm Friday 14th November 2014

A LORRY is believed to have knocked over a set of traffic lights in Worcester.

Police now recruiting cadets

4:01pm Thursday 13th November 2014

WEST Mercia Police are now recruiting police cadets for next year.

Christmas lights will be switched on in Worcester tonight

Evesham Journal: The Christmas lights still blazing above the roundabout at Jacob’s Well in Bradford

9:22am Thursday 13th November 2014

THE festive feeling will arrive in Worcester tonight when the Christmas lights are switched on.

Worcester gets ready for Children in Need

Evesham Journal: FUNDRAISING DRIVE: Driving instructor Karen Martens took part in the Worcester leg of the Big Learner Relay yesterday.

6:36am Thursday 13th November 2014

PEOPLE in Worcester are gearing up to raise money for children all around the world.

Update: Injuries sustained in St John's crash "not thought to be serious"

Evesham Journal:

10:35pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

TWO people were injured in a crash between two vehicles outside the sports centre in St John's, Worcester, tonight.

Hear talk on all things ghostly

3:51pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

TWO academics will explore all things ghostly at an historic Worcester building.

Calls for lasting tribute to woman who died in the Shambles to be put in place

Evesham Journal: TRIBUTE: A photograph of Sylvia Russell has been placed next to the floral tributes to her in The Shambles, Worcester. 4114724903.

9:50am Wednesday 12th November 2014

THE friend of a woman who died after being hit by a rubbish truck in Worcester has called for a lasting tribute to be left to her.

Kids can get active outdoors at the Cob House near Worcester

Evesham Journal: RUN FREE: Organiser Martine Verwy with Mayor of Worcester, councillor Alan Amos and MP for West Worcestershire, Harriett Baldwin, with children at the Kids Run Free event at Cob House in Wichenford. Picture by Nick Toogood. 4514748801

1:31pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

CHILDREN are being encouraged to get active in the outdoors at a Worcestershire visitor attraction.

Pictures: Remembering the fallen at Armistice Day, Worcester

Evesham Journal:

11:49am Tuesday 11th November 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned out to pay their respects to those killed in war despite the pouring rain this morning.

Paul Akister next up to appear in Worcester - win tickets

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3:03pm Monday 10th November 2014

X FACTOR hopeful Paul Akister is next up to appear in Worcester after he was voted off the show on Sunday.

Historian Richard Felix leads paranormal investigation of Worcester's Commandery

Evesham Journal: Richard Felix leads a seance in the Commandery in Worcester. Picture by Charly Peacock.

2:39pm Monday 10th November 2014

A WELL-known paranormal historian took time out of his busy schedule to investigate one of Worcester's most famous buildings.

Artists get a buzz out of new exhibition at Worcester's Commandery

Evesham Journal: BUZZING: Artist/curator Jaime Jackson, with his work at the Commandery. Picture by Paul Jackson. 4514748301

12:47pm Monday 10th November 2014

A GROUP of local artists have bee-n busy getting creative for a new exhibition in the city.

More volunteers needed to help at new oncology centre in Worcester

Evesham Journal: HELPING: Prospective volunteer, Sandra Griffiths, with Royal Voluntary Service shop manager Sylvia Worthington.

12:33pm Monday 10th November 2014

MORE than 50 people have shown an interest in volunteering at a new oncology centre in Worcester.

Small and medium-sized businesses encouraged to enter competition

11:22am Monday 10th November 2014

A CAMPAIGN to find the most innovative small and medium sized businesses in the West Midlands has been launched.

Celebration of life of Worcester woman raises thousands for charity

Evesham Journal: Pink Ribbon's dancing queen, Jane Annis (centre) with Swede Dreamz Lisa Dykes (left) and Sheena Beckett.

5:53pm Friday 7th November 2014

A CELEBRATION of the life of a Worcester woman raised thousands of pounds for charity in her memory.

Animal lover celebrates her 100th birthday with a trip to the zoo

Evesham Journal: HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Norah Harris feeds the animals with her son-in-law David and her daughter Meryl.

3:55pm Friday 7th November 2014

AN animal lover enjoyed pre-100th birthday celebrations surrounded by all creatures great and small.

Last book written by Denise Inge, wife of Bishop of Worcester, will be launched later this month

Evesham Journal: BOOK: The last book written by Denise Inge will be launched later this month.

1:27pm Friday 7th November 2014

A BOOK written by the wife of the Bishop of Worcester before she died earlier this year will be launched at a special concert later this month.

Cleaning guru Aggie MacKenzie drops by to help out Worcestershire charity

Evesham Journal: Spontex staff with Aggie MacKenzie (centre) and Louise Wright (front), from Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter and Casper.  By Craig Ross

11:54am Friday 7th November 2014

A WELL-known cleaning guru took time out of her busy schedule to lend a helping hand to a Worcestershire charity.

Worcester church welcomes new vicar

Evesham Journal: NEW VICAR: Rev Diane Cooksey is the new vicar at St Nicholas Church in Warndon Villages. Picture by Nick Toogood. 4514748002

4:16pm Thursday 6th November 2014

A WORCESTER church that has been without an Anglican vicar for a year has welcomed a new Reverend.

Scooter club set to ride out in remembrance

Evesham Journal: BROTHER REMEMBERED: Mike Wilson whose twin brother L Cpl David Wilson, from Spennymoor, died in Iraq, hammers in a cross with a poppy at the field of remembrance at Saltwwell Park, Gateshead.

1:00pm Thursday 6th November 2014

A WORCESTER scooter club will be paying their respects to fallen soldiers this Sunday.

New book gives detailed history of Worcester's streets

Evesham Journal:

12:24pm Thursday 6th November 2014

A WORCESTER man has spent the past six years painstakingly researching information about the city's streets for his new book.

Locals speak out against plans to turn former pub in to convenience store

Evesham Journal: CHANGES: A planning application has been submitted for alterations to be made to the former Lakes pub on Ambleside Drive, before it is turned into a convenience store. Picture by John Anyon. 4514745301

9:47am Thursday 6th November 2014

THE owner of a newsagents in Worcester has spoken out against plans to turn a former pub into a convenience store.

Upcoming Hollywood film starring David Essex, Jason Flemyng and Satinder Sartaaj shot in Gheluvelt Park, Worcester

Evesham Journal: The Black Prince producer, Ashwani Chopra, on set with David Essex.

1:04am Thursday 6th November 2014

IT'S not every day a Hollywood movie is filmed in your local park.

Businessman "infuriated" after vandals target his one-of-a-kind car

Evesham Journal: DAMAGE: Nigel Streeter with his damaged car.

5:42pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

A MALVERN businessman says he is "furious" after his one-of-a-kind car was keyed, costing him thousands of pounds.

Malvern team makes a splash and bares all for fundraising calendar

Evesham Journal: MAKING A SPLASH: The Malvern Splash team bared all for a fundraising calendar. Picture courtesy of Geoff Robinson from 2020Zoom Image Conscious Photography.

5:29pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

THIRTEEN brave men have stripped off and bared all for a fundraising calendar.

Out of this world fun at Warndon Library

Evesham Journal: FUN: From left: Fiona Hughes, aged five, and Vinnie Hughes, six, with Lego models. Picture by Paul Jackson. 4414742601

4:05pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

ALIENS and spaceships landed in a Worcester library last week.

Man arrested in connection with theft of cash machine from Marks and Spencer released on police bail

Evesham Journal: DRAMA: The scene outside Marks & Spencer in Malvern on Tuesday. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 451474500

3:43pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

A MAN arrested in connection with the theft of a cash machine from a Malvern store has been released on police bail.


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