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British Rowing Tour makes a splash in Worcester

Evesham Journal: British Rowing Tour makes a splash in Worcester

7:33am Saturday 30th August 2014

MORE than 100 rowers gathered on the River Severn yesterday morning to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the British Rowing Tour.

Portrait of Henry Sandon unveiled at Museum of Royal Worcester

Evesham Journal: Portrait of Henry Sandon unveiled at Museum of Royal Worcester

7:19am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE artist who was tasked with painting a portrait of a much-loved local antiques expert said she wanted to capture his "great wit and character".

Get to know your onions at Newent's Onion Fayre

Evesham Journal: ONION FUN: Onion Fayre mascot Onion Ed prepares for the fayre.

11:15am Friday 29th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people are set to flock to Newent to celebrate all things onion next month.

Polish Delicatessen opens in St John's, Worcester

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Polish Delicatessen has opened in the shop that previously housed the St John's Bakery Shop, before it closed in February this year.

Pershore Plum Festival a hit despite the rain

Evesham Journal: ROYAL TRIP: The Plum Princess, Analeise Cooper, and her consorts arrive by car. Picture by Nick Toogood. 3514683603.

1:56pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

RAIN failed to dampen spirits as the Pershore Plum Festival drew to a close yesterday.

Nominate a project to receive a deep clean from Worcester company

Evesham Journal: HELPING HAND: The Spontex crew are ready to muck in with a community project in Worcester. Picture by Brian Evans.

2:57pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A WORCESTER-based cleaning company is looking to find a community project to muck in with.

Final farewell to city crash victim

Evesham Journal: Final farewell to city crash victim

6:43pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A SEA of red and white filled Worcester crematorium chapel as family and friends gathered to remember a much loved father who was "always smiling".

Sainsbury's staff help organise special birthday treat for Worcester man

Evesham Journal: SURPRISE: Ken Duncan with delivery driver Adrian Hill and the treats for Mr Duncan.

9:09am Friday 22nd August 2014

A WORCESTER supermarket helped a family give a relative a special birthday treat — despite the thousands of miles distance between them.

Get the motor running for car show at Webbs of Wychbold

Evesham Journal:

6:13pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE garden centre is gearing up for its event showcasing some of the most famous names in motoring history.

View artwork created by people living with dementia at Worcester's Infirmary Medical Museum

Evesham Journal: CREATIVE: The Looking Out, Looking In exhibition is available to view now.

2:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ARTWORK created by people living with dementia is currently on display in Worcester.

Explore historic places in your area during Heritage Open Days

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

12:53pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FROM medieval Guildhalls to Sikh temples and Second World War classrooms, people can step back in time to explore the history of the Midlands next month.

Winner of Touch the Tour flag design competition announced

Evesham Journal: Claudia Williamson came runner-up with this colourful design.

8:18am Friday 15th August 2014

ALTHOUGH it wasn't easy, a winner of the Touch the Tour flag design competition has been decided.

Have your say on new rules for the opening of sexual entertainment venues in Worcester

Evesham Journal:

1:13pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WORCESTER residents can have their say on new licensing rules for the opening of sexual entertainment venues in the city.

Droitwich Lido park reopens just over a month after it was destroyed by fire

Evesham Journal: FUN TIMES AHEAD: The new play area at the Lido Park in Droitwich.

2:17pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A PARK in Droitwich has reopened just over a month after it was destroyed by fire.

Fun things in store at care home's summer fete

11:59am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A BOUNCY castle, live music and stalls will provide fun and entertainment at a Worcester care home's summer fete this month.

Man arrested following blaze at Worcester shop

Evesham Journal:

2:26pm Monday 11th August 2014

A MAN has been arrested following a blaze at a convenience store on Bromyard Road.

Redundancy to Ratatouille for entrepreneurial pair

Evesham Journal: Rattatouile Ride. (8973945)

12:16pm Friday 8th August 2014

NEXT time you go to Disneyland Paris, look out for a little bit of Worcestershire.

Redundancy to Ratatouille for entrepreneurial pair

Evesham Journal: Rattatouile Ride. (8973945)

12:13pm Friday 8th August 2014

NEXT time you go to Disneyland Paris, look out for a little bit of Worcestershire.

Redundancy to Ratatouille for entrepreneurial pair

Evesham Journal: Rattatouile Ride. (8973945)

12:13pm Friday 8th August 2014

NEXT time you go to Disneyland Paris, look out for a little bit of Worcestershire.

Owners of warehouse destroyed by fire speak of their "absolute heartbreak"

Evesham Journal: BLAZE: Firefighters tackle the burning warehouse. Picture courtesy Michael Cadman, North Worcestershire fire commander.

11:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE owners of a store that had been open only days before it was completely destroyed in a late-night blaze have spoken of their "absolute heartbreak".

UPDATE: Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Newtown Road, Worcester

Evesham Journal:

7:46am Monday 28th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are still dampening down at the scene of a large blaze which completely destroyed a warehouse last night.

UPDATE: Teenager released from hospital after being involved in collision with a car yesterday afternoon

Evesham Journal:

6:06pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A 14-year-old girl was involved in a collision with a car at around 3.30pm.

Thanksgiving service in memory of Damian D'Oliveira to be held on Monday

Evesham Journal: TRIBUTES: Damian D'Oliveira has died aged 53.

11:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

A THANKSGIVING service in memory of Damian D'Oliveira will be held at the County Ground, New Road on Monday.

Chief officer of West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre celebrates ten years in the role

Evesham Journal: SUPPORT: Jocelyn Anderson is celebrating ten years of heading up the West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre.

1:37pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE chief officer of a Worcester-based rape and sexual abuse support centre said she is "amazed" at how much she has seen the service grow.

Discover secrets of old bones at the Infirmary Medical Museum in Worcester this month

Evesham Journal: HISTORY: The Infirmary Medical Museum launches its Family Summer Programme next week.

4:59pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

VISITORS to the University of Worcester's City Campus can discover the secrets of bones found at the site during a special event.

Intrepid couple walk 570 miles across Spain for charity

Evesham Journal: CHALLENGE: Parul Rabheru and Andrew Hine arrive at Santiago Cathedral.

4:47pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE thought of walking 100 miles would be a scary thought for most people.

Spectacular regimental parade planned for Worcester

Evesham Journal:

10:25am Wednesday 9th July 2014

DETAILS of a spectacular parade marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 150th anniversary of a Worcester regiment have been revealed.

Worcester is "alive with rats", says pest control firm owner

Evesham Journal: Cannibal rats invading Cornish beaches.... not likely

2:53pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE city of Worcester is alive with rats, a local pest control company has claimed.

Crop circle is "vandalism, not art", says fed-up farmer

Evesham Journal: The crop circle has appeared in a field near Pershore, photographed by Nigel Pritchett.

8:08am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A CROP circle, featuring a star design, has appeared in a field off Harewell Lane, in Besford, near Pershore.

Energy drinks banned after youth club trouble

Evesham Journal: IT’S A WHOLE CAN OF PROBLEMS: David Kemp and Charlotte Fox are against young people consuming energy drinks.

7:30pm Friday 11th October 2013

ALCOHOL is not the only drink banned at one youth club. Bromyard Youth Group has now stopped members from consuming energy drinks at its headquarters in the town’s Heritage Centre.

Party Season SOS

Evesham Journal: LUSH: Pow Wow festive lip scrub

10:48am Tuesday 13th December 2011

CHRISTMAS is a time when anything could go wrong – presents arriving late, running out of wrapping paper, burning the turkey – here’s how to stay off the naughty list this Christmas.

The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse

Evesham Journal: The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse

10:38am Tuesday 13th December 2011

IF YOU'RE running out of present ideas, and you know someone who will appreciate a good book, then The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse, will make the perfect gift this Christmas.

Something for Everyone - Christmas Treats

Evesham Journal: LUSH: Wrapped gift sets

9:04am Thursday 10th November 2011

EVERYONE is surely well aware of the fact that Christmas is nearly upon us. Whether the majority of your shopping is done and you need a few extras, or you've yet to begin, here are a few ideas for some delightful festive treats.

Halloween; All Treats No Tricks

Evesham Journal: LUSH: 'Skullduggery' bath bomb

3:45pm Monday 17th October 2011

THE long nights are drawing in, and the temperatures are slowly dropping. Soon the veil between the living and the dead will be at its thinnest...so why not celebrate?

Get Knits this Autumn!

Evesham Journal: Berry treggings

11:00am Thursday 29th September 2011

ALTHOUGH the sun is still trying to warm us up, there is no escaping the chill in the air. It's best to be prepared for another cold Autumn with the latest fashions, from knit-wear to wellies.

Pretty and Professional; The Office Look

Evesham Journal: Max Factor, False Lash Effect

2:20pm Thursday 29th September 2011

FINDING the right balance in the office when it comes to make up can be tough.

Madeleine: Our Daughter's Disappearance and the Continuing Search for Her - Kate McCann

Evesham Journal: Madeleine: Our Daughter's Disappearance and the Continuing Search for Her - Kate McCann

11:06am Monday 19th September 2011

Everyone knows the story of Madeleine McCann. Whether you watched it on the news, read about it in the papers, or discussed it with friends and family as many did, everyone has heard about the little girl who was snatched from her bed whilst on holiday in Portugal, on Thursday May 3, 2007.

Alternative Beauty-The Milky Way

Evesham Journal: Chunky goats milk soap, It's Baaath Time

12:43pm Thursday 15th September 2011

When I think of goats' milk, I think simply of the alternative to cows' milk, that you may choose to put in your tea, pour on your breakfast, or just drink at your leisure. I never imagined that it could be a very healthy alternative in an every day beauty routine

Alexander McQueen - Endless Beauty

Evesham Journal: McQUEEN: The man himself

12:37pm Thursday 15th September 2011

The life of Lee Alexander McQueen was a life that was both inspirational and tragic; inspirational in that he truly made his own way, his only tools being strong self-belief and an astonishing raw talent. The tragedy lies in the fact that it all ended so soon.

The Body Shop-Laid Bare

Evesham Journal: FOUNDED: Anita Roddick

9:42am Wednesday 31st August 2011

The first thing I think of when The Body Shop is mentioned is the beautiful smell of their shower gels. I am certainly not the only one who delights in smelling gorgeous whilst knowing that I am treating my body well at the same.

Jean Paul Gaultier- Limitless Beauty

Evesham Journal: LIMITLESS: Jean Paul Gaultier

9:15am Wednesday 31st August 2011

Jean Paul Gaultier is a true master of fashion. Not only does he have an eye for what will be the next big thing, he truly appreciates all kinds of beauty. He doesn't live by fashion's 'ideals'. He makes his own.

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Evesham Journal: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

9:30am Friday 2nd September 2011

If you read just one more book in your entire life, then make sure that you read 'Anna Karenina', the epic novel by Leo Tolstoy.

Classics: Wuthering Heights byEmily Brontë

Evesham Journal: Classics: Wuthering Heights byEmily Brontë

10:30am Friday 19th August 2011

EVERYONE has heard of Wuthering Heights-the song or the book, either way you have heard of it-and it is a book that very much deserves to be read by everyone.

LUSH: Handmade Happiness

Evesham Journal: SCRUB: LUSH sugar scrub for smoother skin.

10:32am Thursday 18th August 2011

EVERYBODY loves LUSH. If you don't, you probably haven't tried one of the many beautifully crafted, handmade products that LUSH has to offer.

Fashion Designer: Gareth Pugh- Out of this World

Evesham Journal: DESIGNER: Gareth Pugh

10:24am Thursday 18th August 2011

BLACK and white. Light and dark. Right and wrong. Gareth Pugh is a fashion designer that thrives on contrasts to help him create some of the most striking outfits of current times.

The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

Evesham Journal: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

10:00am Friday 5th August 2011

IMAGINE waking up unable to see, quite alone and hearing nothing but silence occasionally broken by horrible groans.

Nivea: 100 Years of Beauty

Evesham Journal: ORIGINAL - Nivea tub

10:30am Thursday 4th August 2011

IN DECEMBER 2011, Nivea will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. Over the last century, Nivea has remained a leading brand in skin-care and is a firm favourite with men, women and children all over the world.

Carri Mundane - Virtual Insanity

Evesham Journal: Carri Mundane

10:30am Tuesday 2nd August 2011

CARRI MUNDANE is the genius behind the fashion label known as Cassette Playa. However, despite the name, her designs are anything but mundane. Taking her inspiration from both real and virtual worlds, Mundane truly has created a psychedelic monster.

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Evesham Journal: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

3:44pm Friday 22nd July 2011

I HAVE found throughout the years that most people avoid 'classics' like the plague. From school we often learn to despise Shakespeare and shun any book over twenty years old.

Fashion Designers

Evesham Journal: Issey Miyake- Eastern Pride

10:50am Thursday 14th July 2011

ISSEY Miyake has always been a man full of ideas and contradictions. Born from these clashing concepts are clothes so clever, extreme and extraordinary that you would have to see them to believe them.

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