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Tabletop book sale a "brilliant success"

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Daisychain Benevolent Fund book stall in entrance to St John's Sainsburys on Friday, Store Manager, Nick Langridge with, volunteers, Maureen Waters, Stephanie Albach, Dave Creighton, Mandy Lambert and Jeanette Wat

4:12pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A TABLETOP book sale helped raise almost £100 for a Worcester charity.

Gabrielle and UB40 to perform at Sunshine Festival in Upton-upon-Severn

Evesham Journal: Gabrielle will play Sunshine Festival this summer.

3:59pm Friday 22nd May 2015

TWO big names in the music world will be swinging by Upton-upon-Severn this summer.

Learn about volunteering at special show

2:03pm Friday 22nd May 2015

PEOPLE can find out more about volunteering at a show at Worcester's Guildhall on Friday, June 5.

People trust vets more than doctors, survey finds

Evesham Journal:

1:48pm Friday 22nd May 2015

PEOPLE trust vets more than they trust doctors, dentists and headteachers, a survey has found.

Popular author to give talk in Worcester Cathedral

12:20pm Friday 22nd May 2015

FANS of the author Alexander McCall Smith can get up close and personal at a special event in Worcester Cathedral.

Fire up the barbie for good cause this summer

11:24am Friday 22nd May 2015

MEN and women in Worcestershire are being invited to fire up the barbie for a good cause this summer.

Cash taken from car

10:54am Friday 22nd May 2015

CASH was taken from a car parked on a driveway in King Stephen's Mount, St John's, Worcester, on May 16.

Fishing rod stolen

10:51am Friday 22nd May 2015

A FISHING rod was stolen from the riverbank along Weir Lane in Worcester on May 17.

Rising stars of creative world show off their best work at Degree Show

Evesham Journal: Graphic design student Oli Young displays his work. Picture by Lydia Johnson.

10:32am Friday 22nd May 2015

UP and coming stars of the creative world showed off their best work at a special show at the University of Worcester.

Bike stolen

10:22am Friday 22nd May 2015

A LIME green carrera bike was stolen from Winchester Avenue in St John's, Worcester, on May 17.

Flower pots stolen

9:43am Friday 22nd May 2015

FIVE flower pots were taken from a garden in Don Road, Tolladine, Worcester, at 9.30pm on May 17.

Garage broken in to

9:40am Friday 22nd May 2015

AN electric power chair, a Singer sewing machine and tools were stolen from a garage in Livingstone Street off London Road in Worcester.

"It's a treat to perform to all these adorable, crazy fans we have out there." Tiger Lillies to bring dark delights to Worcester

Evesham Journal: The Tiger Lillies are coming to Worcester in June.

8:50am Friday 22nd May 2015

"WHEN you're on tour, you end up feeling a bit like a sailor. No home and loved ones around you. But the audience motivates you to go out there and do your best."

Permission granted for former pub to become convenience store

Evesham Journal: Work has started to transform the former Lakes pub in to a convenience store.

8:13am Friday 22nd May 2015

PERMISSION has been granted for a former city pub to be turned in to a convenience store.

New performing arts classes coming to St John's

Evesham Journal: All Sorts students performing Aladdin in December.

1:46pm Thursday 21st May 2015

CHILDREN living in the St John's area of Worcester can attend new performing arts classes from June.

Volunteer thanked for her 20 years of service with British Red Cross

Evesham Journal: Elizabeth Lambert holds her certificate marking 20 years of volunteering, with (left) shop manager Paul Wilson-Scott and retail field manager Roger Leese.

11:08am Thursday 21st May 2015

A VOLUNTEER who has given 20 years of her time to two Worcester charity shops officially reopened the British Red Cross shop in St John's yesterday.

Team of knitters left 'dismayed and disappointed' following theft of bollard cosies

Evesham Journal: One of the asparagus cosies, which has been taken from its position in Bridge Street, Evesham.

10:35am Thursday 21st May 2015

A TEAM of knitters say they are "upset and dismayed" after a number of bollard cosies they knitted for Evesham's Asparagus festival disappeared in less than 24 hours.

Teacher wants to see red phone box remain in village near Evesham

Evesham Journal: Charlton villagers Charlotte Ooi, Emily Hall-Roberts and Julian and Elaine Hawley are angry that the phone box will soon be removed. Picture by John Anyon. 2115877602

9:22am Thursday 21st May 2015

A TEACHER says she will do all she can to make sure an old phone box remains part of the scenery in a village near Evesham — even if it means keeping it in her garden.

Businesses worried six week bridge closure will "kill trade"

Evesham Journal: The Windsor Row footbridge will be closed for around six weeks from Tuesday. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 2115879205

4:04pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

BUSINESSES in the New Street area of Worcester say the closure of a busy city footbridge will "kill trade" for a host of independent shops.

Have your say in survey on crime and policing in rural areas

2:41pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

THE largest ever survey into crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB) in rural areas has been launched.

Enjoy talk and lunch at Hartlebury Castle

Evesham Journal:

12:21pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

VISITORS to the County Museum at Hartlebury Castle can enjoy a talk on the lives of the many Bishops of Worcester who have lived at Hartlebury.

Police patrols stepped up along Lansdowne canal towpath

Evesham Journal: Police have stepped up their patrols along the Lansdowne canal towpath. Picture by Paul Jackson. 2414621901

9:54am Wednesday 20th May 2015

POLICE have stepped up their patrols along a city canal towpath following a number of attacks in the area.

"Busy year ahead" for Warndon Parish Council — and you can get involved

Evesham Journal: The recently renamed Lyppard Hub.

8:43am Wednesday 20th May 2015

COUNCILLORS speaking at the annual meeting of Warndon Parish Council said 2015 will be "a very busy year".

Bicycle taken

7:40am Wednesday 20th May 2015

A MOUNTAIN bike chained to a metal frame was taken from Hadley near Droitwich between 8.30am and 3.30pm on May 14.

Car stolen from property near Droitwich

7:38am Wednesday 20th May 2015

A SILVER VW Caddy Maxi car was stolen from a property in Pointon Way, Hampton Lovett, near Droitwich.

Tools stolen from van as owner works nearby

7:34am Wednesday 20th May 2015

TOOLS were taken from a van parked on Droitwich Road in Worcester while the owner was working 500 yards away.

Bonnet cover stolen

7:31am Wednesday 20th May 2015

A BLACK leather bonnet cover was taken from a car parked on Chawson Road, Droitwich, between 9pm on May 15 and 10am on May 16.

Mountain bike stolen

6:43pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A PURPLE men's Raleigh mountain bike was stolen from the rear garden of a house on Dr Wyche Road in Wychbold near Droitwich between May 10 and May 17.

Motorbike stolen from garage

6:41pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

BETWEEN 10pm on May 17 and 7.30am on May 18 a Suzuki motocross motorbike was stolen from a garage on Shirley Road, Droitwich.

New course will help people help others

Evesham Journal: COUNSELLING SKILLS: Relate Worcestershire has organised the one-day course.

6:12pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A COURSE will teach people key counselling skills to enable them to effectively help others.

Roadworks on M6 will take longer than expected

Evesham Journal:

6:05pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

ROADWORKS on the M6 will take longer than expected to complete.

Fundraising single to mark anniversary of Evesham man's death

Evesham Journal: The cover of the charity single.

12:08pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A FUNDRAISING song has been released on the first anniversary of an Evesham man's death.

Fundraising single to mark anniversary of Evesham man's death

Evesham Journal: The cover of the charity single.

12:04pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A FUNDRAISING song has been released on the first anniversary of an Evesham man's death.

Police reject 'confession' from man who claimed he pushed Lewis Mullan to his death in canal

Evesham Journal:

6:45pm Monday 18th May 2015

POLICE investigated a "confession" from a man who said he pushed another man in to the Worcester canal where he drowned, an inquest has heard.

Still time to sign up for dragon boating event

6:03pm Monday 18th May 2015

THERE is still time to enter the Race the Dragon dragon boating event in Worcester on June 28.

Veteran farmer, aged 82, named Countryfile's Farming Hero

Evesham Journal: Farmer Joan Bomford says she doesn't plan on giving up farming. Picture by John Anyon. 2115877202

5:32pm Monday 18th May 2015

A FARMER who has worked on the land for more than seven decades says she doesn't plan on stopping any time soon.

Still time to sign up for Race for Life

Evesham Journal: Last year's race in action. Picture by Nick Toogood. 2714642730

11:26am Monday 18th May 2015

THERE is still time to sign up for this year's Race for Life.

Motorhome driver slams parking provision in Worcester city centre

Evesham Journal: Mark Stephens says there needs to be better provision for motorhome parking in Worcester.

10:17am Saturday 16th May 2015

A MAN has slammed the parking provision in Worcester city centre, saying the lack of parking for motorhomes puts a lot of people off visiting the city.

Local Hardy Plant Society to host talk today

9:19am Saturday 16th May 2015

THE Worcestershire branch of the Hardy Plant Society will host a talk by Bob Brown of Cotswold Garden Flowers Nursery in Badsey.

Farmer "devastated" to lose third of his cattle after TB outbreak

Evesham Journal: Farmer John Hammonds is devastated after a large number of his cattle tested positive for TB. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 2015876305

5:45pm Friday 15th May 2015

A FARMER who has spent almost 50 years farming cattle says he is considering giving it up after a recent outbreak of bovine TB wiped out a third of his herd.

Are you a Goddard?

5:25pm Friday 15th May 2015

IS your last name Goddard?

Choir looking to work with groups in Worcester

5:20pm Friday 15th May 2015

A MALE voice choir is looking to work with people in Worcester to raise funds and provide entertainment.

Arts and crafts items on sale in Pershore

5:17pm Friday 15th May 2015

THE Number 8 Community Arts Centre in Pershore will hold a craft fayre on Bank Holiday Monday, May 25.

"Inspirational couple", aged 86 and 75, tie the knot after whirlwind romance

Evesham Journal: HAPPY COUPLE: David and Joyce Weeks.

3:14pm Friday 15th May 2015

THEY say that love often comes along when you least expect it.

"Inspirational couple", aged 86 and 75, tie the knot after whirlwind romance

Evesham Journal: HAPPY COUPLE: David and Joyce Weeks.

3:13pm Friday 15th May 2015

THEY say that love often comes along when you least expect it.

Dance to the tunes of Ireland at new dance school

Evesham Journal: Mary Felton, who is setting up the McCarthy Felton School of Irish Dancing at Claines Parish Hall, pictured with  Irish dancer, Alessia Fudger. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 2015875204

12:44pm Friday 15th May 2015

PEOPLE living in Worcestershire don't need the luck of the Irish to join a new dance school.

Charity needs funds to help ill children in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: Newlife foundation has helped Lewis Langstone, from Evesham.

12:17pm Friday 15th May 2015

A CHARITY is urging people in Worcestershire to help six children living with disabilities in the county.

Magna Carta Anthem delivered to Worcester Cathedral

Evesham Journal: Cyclist Steve Brown delivers the Magna Carta Anthem to Worcester Cathedral.

11:53am Friday 15th May 2015

THE choir at Worcester Cathedral are preparing to sing a special anthem in celebration of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

School worries biggest reason for young people contacting ChildLine

11:08am Friday 15th May 2015

SCHOOL problems were the top concern for young people calling ChildLine last year, the charity has revealed.

Go back in time with Georgian event at Hartlebury Castle

Evesham Journal: Children can meet King George III and Queen Charlotte at Hartlebury Castle.

10:39am Friday 15th May 2015

THE historic Hartlebury Castle will be taken over by the 'gorgeous Georgians' this half term.

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