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Worcester business "proud" to be supporting Worcestershire Breast Unit Campaign

Evesham Journal: Breast surgeon Steven Thrush (left) with Chris Guillaume, group chief executive of Open GI, outside the building which will be turned into the Breast Cancer Unit at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 05158060012

4:29pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A WORCESTER-based company will dedicate a year to fundraising for the Worcestershire Breast Unit Campaign.

Woman "thought she was going to die" following suspected drink spiking

Evesham Journal: Wines of the Times: Swap your wine glass for a cocktail glass

6:35pm Monday 26th January 2015

A WOMAN said she "thought she was going to die" after she suspected her drink had been spiked while she was out clubbing in Worcester.

Take a trip back in time at city museum

Evesham Journal: Curator Deborah Fox puts the finishing touches to the exhibition, 'An Englishman Abroad'. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 0415804803

3:05pm Monday 26th January 2015

A PENNY farthing and a coat full of badges are just two of the items turning back the clock at a city museum.

Wild Willy Barrett to perform in Evesham

Evesham Journal: Wild Willy Barrett's French Connection will play Evesham Arts Centre.

1:17pm Monday 26th January 2015

A QUIRKY blend of French, Irish and English music mixed with dry humour will return to Evesham next month.

Charity gives comforting gift to Worcester brothers

1:01pm Monday 26th January 2015

A YOUNG boy who is preparing for his third heart operation has received a comforting gift from an international charity.

Man pulled for speeding had cannabis bush in boxer shorts

Evesham Journal: Cannabis plants

1:37pm Sunday 25th January 2015

A MAN who police found driving with a cannabis bush stuffed in his boxer shorts must carry out unpaid work.

Dark delights to descend on Worcester with tributes to the Cure and Siouxsie and the Banshees

Evesham Journal: The Cureheads will visit Worcester as part of their 25th anniversary tour.

1:25pm Friday 23rd January 2015

DARK delights will descend on Worcester with a double dose of tributes to some of the biggest names in goth and post-punk.

Soap star to come to Malvern Theatres for Oh, What A Lovely War

Evesham Journal: Wendi Peters will take to the stage in Malvern next month to star in Oh, What A Lovely War. Picture courtesy Helen Maybanks.

10:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

"PEOPLE will be entertained, but we really want people to go away thinking about the war and what happened."

Former manager of Pershore care home celebrates awards success

Evesham Journal: Harriett Baldwin MP congratulates Heathlands’ award-winning manager Anita Fletcher with (l-r) Tony Rowley, David Smith and Val Wood.

6:05pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

THE former manager of a Pershore care home is celebrating after being named Best Dementia Care Manager.

Manager of Pershore care home celebrates awards success

Evesham Journal: Harriett Baldwin MP congratulates Heathlands’ award-winning manager Anita Fletcher with (l-r) Tony Rowley, David Smith and Val Wood.

6:04pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

THE manager of a Pershore care home is celebrating after being named Best Dementia Care Manager.

Get creative with library courses

3:24pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

PEOPLE can get creative at a library in Broadway.

Gyms and health centres reminded to get TV licence this year

1:13pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

GYMS and health clubs in Worcester are reminded to make sure they have a television license this year.

New workshop at Museum of Royal Worcester is a success

Evesham Journal: Henry Sandon MBE with Caroline Tredwell, community artist, at the new art workshop. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 0415802804

6:14pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

AN afternoon of arts and reflecting on the past proved a great success at one of Worcester's most historic and famous attractions.

Volunteers busy keeping orchard tidy despite the cold

Evesham Journal: Volunteer Rhodri Jenkins works on the hedge in Trotshill Orchard. Picture by Paul Jackson. 0315800501

2:42pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

VOLUNTEERS looking after a Worcester orchard have been busy working despite the cold.

Feed the birds

12:48pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

WILDLIFE fans can make a bird-feeder to take home at Greyfriars' House and Garden in Worcester.

Fundraising continues to restore windows in medieval house in Worcester

Evesham Journal: EXPLORE: Greyfriars House and Garden in Worcester city centre will be open free to the public as part of Heritage Open Days.

12:32pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

MORE than a quarter of the money needed to restore windows at a medieval property in Worcester has been raised.

Enjoy guided walks around Hanbury Hall

12:08pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

PEOPLE can enjoy a guided walk around Hanbury Hall's gardens from Sunday, February 1 to Sunday, February 22.

Housing charity urges politicians to consider plight of young people trying to get on property ladder

Evesham Journal:

11:27am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A HOUSING charity is urging politicians to consider the plight of young people trying to step on to the property ladder as elections draw closer.

Cyclist wants others to get on their bikes and ride from Worcester to Wales

Evesham Journal: Toby Fellows has organised a 100-mile cycle ride from Worcester.

10:29am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A CYCLIST is encouraging other people to get on their bikes and join him in an epic cycle from Worcester.

NSPCC urge parents to be more aware of what children are sharing online

4:31pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

THE NSPCC is urging parents to be more aware of what their children are doing online.

Learn all about needles at talk

4:12pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

THE Worcester branch of the Embroiderers' Guild will host a talk by Karen Parry on all you need to know about needles and needlework.

Are you brave enough to spend a night in the tunnels for charity?

3:35pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

ANYONE brave enough to spend the night in haunted tunnels has the chance the do so — for a good cause.

Mother's plea to find long-lost baby photos

Evesham Journal: A picture similar to the lost photographs of Tara Probert with son, Joshua, not long after he was born.

2:07pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

A WORCESTER woman has made a final attempt to be reunited with photos she had developed more than 13 years ago.

Learn basic first aid and how to save a baby from choking on new course

12:37pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

COURSES teaching parents how to save a baby from choking will begin in Worcester next week.

New figures reveal extent of injuries and deaths in the workplace in Worcestershire

2:30pm Monday 19th January 2015

ALMOST 700 people were injured while at work in Worcestershire over a 12 month period, new figures show.

"Much-loved" Worcester angler dies aged 73

Evesham Journal: William Hill (back row, second from left) with the Alan's Tackle Shop fishing club.

4:50pm Saturday 17th January 2015

A MUCH loved former builder who "lived for fishing" has died aged 73.

Theatre group hopes to celebrate first birthday with trip to West End

Evesham Journal: FIRST BIRTHDAY: Phoebe Allen, aged seven, celebrates with fellow members, Natasha Leighton, aged nine, Alice Farmer, also nine and Kija Lindo, aged 10. Picture by John Anyon. 0315800301

5:16pm Friday 16th January 2015

A THEATRE group is hoping to celebrate its first birthday with a trip to the West End later this year.

Guides group wants former members to join in with celebrations

Evesham Journal: YOU'RE INVITED: (back, left) Leader Elly Bourne, Young Leader Meg Shaw and (front) Guides Sophie Moon and Beth Taylor with invitations at the ready.

5:06pm Friday 16th January 2015

A GUIDES group is celebrating 40 years since its formation — and wants former members to get in touch.

Two-thousand years of history to come to life at Worcester's Commandery

Evesham Journal: More than 150 re-enactors will bring history to life at the Commandery in February.

4:10pm Friday 16th January 2015

TWO-thousand years of history will come to life at Worcester's Commandery next month.

Get involved with new art workshop

3:04pm Friday 16th January 2015

A SERIES of workshops will be held at the Museum of Royal Worcester from Tuesday, January 20.

New way to explore past at Croome Court

Evesham Journal: Isabelle and George Smith solving another clue. Picture courtesy Amy Forster-Smith.

1:50pm Friday 16th January 2015

A TRAIL around a National Trust property near Pershore will see children investigate and explore to solve mysteries.

Acoustic concert in Alfrick

12:18pm Friday 16th January 2015

A VARIETY of folk, rock and Celtic songs will be performed at Alfrick and Lulsley Village Hall in Alfrick on Friday, January 23.

Join in with lunchtime talks and music in Malvern

11:52am Friday 16th January 2015

PEOPLE can join in with lunchtime talks and music at the Priory Church in Malvern.

Join in with lunchtime talks and music in Malvern

11:52am Friday 16th January 2015

PEOPLE can join in with lunchtime talks and music at the Priory Church in Malvern.

Antiques fair to be held at Three Counties Showground

11:43am Friday 16th January 2015

AN antiques fair will be held at the Three Counties Showground near Malvern on Sunday, January 25.

Jumble sale of classic car and bike parts

11:38am Friday 16th January 2015

A JUMBLE sale of classic car and bike parts will be held at the Three Counties Showground near Malvern.

Want to sing in a band?

11:04am Friday 16th January 2015

A WORCESTER band is almost ready to go — they just need to find a singer.

Heavyweight tribute to Robbie Williams to perform in Worcester

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1:17am Friday 16th January 2015

A HEAVYWEIGHT tribute to one of the biggest names in pop is getting ready to entertain you in Worcester.

Couple raise money for son's 'fun days' before he undergoes major heart surgery for a third time

Evesham Journal: More than £600 has been raised so for to take Noah Freeman on fun trips with family. Picture by Sue Warner.

4:24pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A WORCESTER couple are raising funds to ensure they have some memorable days out with their young son before he goes in for his third major operation.

Family of man killed following collision in Stourport last week say he will be "very sadly missed"

Evesham Journal: Tributes have been paid to Paul Cartwright.

3:07pm Thursday 15th January 2015

THE family of a man killed following a collision in Stourport last week said he will be "very sadly missed".

Update: Car crashes into empty house

Evesham Journal:

2:19pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A CAR crashed into an unoccupied house in Broughton Hackett, near Worcester.

Tributes paid to "family man" killed in collision on Worcestershire road

Evesham Journal: Martin Joseph Downs died after being involved in a collision with two cars.

10:31am Thursday 15th January 2015

THE fiancée of a man killed in a collision in Worcestershire has paid tribute the "family man with a good heart".

Padlock forced from workshop in Kempsey

9:55am Thursday 15th January 2015

TWO men forced the padlock from a workshop in the grounds of a house in Upper Brook End, Kempsey, on January 7.

Lawn mower and engine cover taken

9:31am Thursday 15th January 2015

A LAWN mower and an engine cover were taken from a shed at a property in Broadheath Common in Lower Broadheath, near Worcester.

Police warning following "outbreak" of courier scams

Evesham Journal:

9:26am Thursday 15th January 2015

AT least six people have been targeted by scammers claiming to be a police officer in the last week.

Car damaged in Droitwich

5:31pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A BLACK VW golf parked outside a house on Stalls Farm Road in Droitwich was damaged.

Loose change taken from car in Droitwich

Evesham Journal:

5:29pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A RED Honda Jazz parked on Brantwood Road in Droitwich was broken in to and loose change was taken.

Loose change taken from car in Droitwich

5:28pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A RED Honda Jazz parked on Brantwood Road in Droitwich was broken in to and loose change was taken.

Tools stolen from van

5:00pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A STIHL multi tool was taken from a van parked in Sandpiper Close, St Peter's, Worcester, on January 7.

Bicycle stolen

4:57pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A BICYCLE was stolen from outside a property on Exbury Place, St Peter's, Worcester.

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