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Almost time to vote in Baby of the Year competition

Evesham Journal: Almost time to vote in Baby of the Year competition

1:44pm Friday 27th March 2015

IT'S time to vote for your favourite bundle of joy in this year's Baby of the Year competition.

All creatures great and small invited to special cathedral service

Evesham Journal: Wendy the Greyhound will attend the service.

9:47am Friday 27th March 2015

AN unusual congregation will flock to Worcester Cathedral for a special service next month.

Bromyard beauty spot gets cash boost

Evesham Journal: A bullfinch captured on camera in the Bromyard Downs. Picture by Evan Bowen Jones.

5:57pm Thursday 26th March 2015

THE future of wildlife at a Bromyard beauty spot looks bright following a boost of lottery funding.

Cathedral given more than £100,000 to spend on "essential" roof repairs

5:20pm Thursday 26th March 2015

WORCESTER Cathedral has been given more than £100,000 to spend on "essential" roof repairs.

Stories of First World War women to be told at Hive library

2:51pm Thursday 26th March 2015

THE stories of the women who drove ambulances from the front line of the battlefields in the First World War will be told at the Hive library.

Young people can work off Easter eggs with free sports activities

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12:57pm Thursday 26th March 2015

YOUNG people in Worcester can work off their Easter eggs with free sports activities.

West Midlands pet owners "worst offenders" when it comes to animal obesity

Evesham Journal: OVERWEIGHT: Taz the dog, still too fat weeks after being put on a diet after being rescued

12:44pm Thursday 26th March 2015

PET owners in the West Midlands are the worst offenders when it comes to fuelling animal obesity, a new report shows.

Pack up your troubles and head to museum for Great War activities

Evesham Journal: The Stringcredibles will perform at the Elgar Birthplace Museum.

12:05pm Thursday 26th March 2015

THE sights and sounds of the First World War will be all around at a Worcestershire museum.

Office workers encouraged to get more active

Evesham Journal: A stressed office worker.

11:40am Thursday 26th March 2015

MORE than two-fifths of office workers in the West Midlands spend less than 30 minutes a day walking around at work, a study has found.

Noah Freeman back home following third heart operation

Evesham Journal: ALL SMILES: Noah Freeman is recovering from his third heart operation.

10:56am Thursday 26th March 2015

A YOUNG boy has now returned home to his family in Worcester following his third heart operation.

Pet owners reminded not to feed animals chocolate this Easter

4:22pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

VETS are reminding pet owners to not feed their animals chocolate this Easter.

Eating together, fast internet and family trips are key to domestic bliss, according to survey

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3:59pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

THE key to domestic bliss is four meals together a week, more than one tablet and a Netflix account, according to a study.

Tribute to Kate Bush on its way to Bromsgrove

Evesham Journal: Tribute to Kate Bush on its way to Bromsgrove

11:56am Friday 20th March 2015

"ALL of the songs combine both music and dancing that it's hard for me to sing standing still now."

Church members put finishing touches to Mother's Day gifts

Evesham Journal: St Martin's Church members with their posies.

5:52pm Friday 13th March 2015

THE male congregation of a Worcester church have been putting the finishing touches to their Mother's Day celebrations.

Pair prepare for charity snooker marathon

Evesham Journal: Steve Martin and Tony Cary are ready for a three-day snooker marathon.

5:48pm Friday 13th March 2015

TWO men are holding a three day snookathon to raise money for two charities close to their hearts.

Tea and cake aid fight to raise awareness and funds for brain tumour charity

Evesham Journal: Sara Widdowson and her son, Corey, with the group at their support meeting at St Richard's Hospice. Picture by John Anyon. 1015833501

4:17pm Friday 13th March 2015

PEOPLE donned a bandana and dined on cake to raise awareness and funds for people battling brain tumours.

New music studio and rehearsal space prepares to open doors in Malvern

Evesham Journal: Bands testing out the new studio at the launch night on Saturday.

10:41am Friday 13th March 2015

MUSICIANS in Malvern can rejoice as a new recording studio and rehearsal space prepares to open its doors in the town.

Rape centre calls for "joined up" approach to supporting survivors of sexual violence

Evesham Journal: Members of West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre at the conference.

3:10pm Thursday 12th March 2015

A RAPE centre which has seen a large increase in service users over the last year is calling for a more "joined up" approach to supporting survivors of sexual violence.

Phone lines damaged in car crash

Evesham Journal: Police have taped off the scene of the collision on Bromyard Road while phone lines are fixed.

3:05pm Thursday 12th March 2015

A TELEPHONE pole was damaged following a two-car crash on Bromyard Road on Tuesday.

Young people branch out to make Worcestershire greener

12:18pm Thursday 12th March 2015

YOUNG people are branching out to make Worcestershire greener.

Car, cash and jewellery taken during burglary on Worcester home

Evesham Journal:

9:13am Thursday 12th March 2015

A CAR, cash and jewellery have been taken during a burglary at a Droitwich home.

New noticeboard for stretch of city canal

Evesham Journal: Canal and River Trust volunteer leader, Suzanne Byrne, and volunteers, Matthew Jenkins and Jane Moorehouse with the new board at Lock 4. Picture by John Anyon.

8:48am Thursday 12th March 2015

NEW signage along a stretch of canal in Worcester hopes to get the community more involved with events taking place along the city's waterways.

Disabled parking badge stolen

8:23am Thursday 12th March 2015

A BLUE disabled parking badge was taken from the dashboard of an unlocked car parked at Sainsbury's in Windermere Drive on Monday.

Garden chairs taken

8:21am Thursday 12th March 2015

GARDEN chairs were stolen from the courtyard of a house in Bromyard Terrace, St John's, on Tuesday.

Tools stolen from van

8:19am Thursday 12th March 2015

TOOLS worth around £600 have been stolen from a van parked in James Close off Tallow Hill in Worcester.

Van broken in to

8:10am Thursday 12th March 2015

A VAN was broken in to in Diglis Dock Road, Worcester, on Tuesday between 10.15am and 1pm.

Do you know more about decorated bicycle left on Worcester Bridge?

Evesham Journal: Mystery surrounds the placing of a decorated bike, which has been left on South Parade, next to Worcester Bridge in Worcester. The bike has a small figure fastened to the handlebars. Pic Jonathan Barry 11.3.15  1115836704 (20401103)

6:15pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

MYSTERY surrounds the placement of a decorated bicycle on Worcester Bridge.

Mothers and daughters can spend quality time together at Race for Life

Evesham Journal: (Back, from left) Jo White, Lisa Boden, Wendy Pilkington and Vivienne Bull launch the Race for Life in Worcester with (front, left) Kelly Rumble and Emily Baddeley (right). Picture by Paul Jackson. 0915828401

5:40pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

WORCESTER mums and daughters are being invited to spend quality time together at this year's Race for Life.

County council pledges to drive down cigarette use in county

Evesham Journal: Councillor Marcus Hart with Frances Howie, head of Health and Well-Being at Worcestershire County Council.

5:18pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

WORCESTERSHIRE County Council has pledged to drive down cigarette and tobacco use in the county.

Health walk volunteers to be recognised

4:42pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

AROUND 60 health walk leaders from Worcestershire will receive a special thank you for their services later this month.

Young boy "doing amazingly well" following third open heart surgery

Evesham Journal: Noah recovering following his third open heart surgery.

3:12pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

A YOUNG boy is "doing amazingly well" following his third major heart operation.

More children relying on parents for financial help, study finds

7:13am Wednesday 11th March 2015

MORE children are relying on their parents for financial help than ever before, a study has found.

Follow chocolate trail this Easter

5:19pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

PEOPLE can follow a chocolate trail and explore Worcester's link with Cadbury at the Tudor House on Friar Street.

AGM date set

4:05pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

THE annual general meeting of Whittington Village Hall management committee will be held on Tuesday, April 28.

Save up loose change

3:51pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

A CHURCH near Worcester is raising money to help a charity provide clean water to people in developing countries.

Night of folk/rock in store for Pershore

Evesham Journal: Night of folk/rock in store for Pershore

11:14am Tuesday 10th March 2015

A MAN who has been a regular feature on the folk/rock scene since 1969 is bringing his show to Pershore later this month.

Mystery lottery winner from Wychavon District still sought

3:57pm Thursday 5th March 2015

ONE lucky person has just 10 days left to claim lottery money worth £51,678.

Still time to enter Baby of the Year Competition

10:29am Thursday 5th March 2015

THERE is still time to enter your little one in to the Baby of the Year Competition.

Date set for next meeting of history group

5:39pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

THE next meeting of the Wyre Forest Historical Research Group will take place on Tuesday, March 17.

Advice on hand at Care and Repair event

5:35pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

ADVICE on home adaptations, improvements and repairs will be available at a Care and Repair event in Kidderminster.

Play by award-winning writer coming to the Hive

Evesham Journal: Exterior of the Hive in Worcester City Centre. Pic Jonathan Barry 24.11.14  4814763001 (13372943)

5:28pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

A PLAY by an award-winning writer is coming to the Hive library in Worcester.

University Arena shortlisted for national award

Evesham Journal: The University Arena has been shortlisted for a national award.

11:33am Wednesday 4th March 2015

ONE of the University of Worcester's buildings has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Swap seeds and tips at gardening meeting

10:49am Wednesday 4th March 2015

GARDENERS can swap tips and seeds at a green-fingered gathering on Saturday.

New cafe opens up communication for stroke survivors

10:15am Wednesday 4th March 2015

STROKE survivors and their families can drop-in on a new initiative to open up communication about life after a stroke.

People in West Midlands "least aware" of Kidney Disease, survey finds

3:08pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A SURVEY has revealed that people in the West Midlands are least aware of kidney disease.

Parish council chairman praises local residents for "arguments and research" in to GTech proposal

Evesham Journal: An artists impression of the proposed GTech development.

1:37pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

THE Chairman of Warndon Parish Council has praised residents objecting to the proposed GTech development for their "research and arguments".

University of Worcester enjoys record-breaking year for applications

Evesham Journal: The University of Worcester has experienced a record-breaking year for people applying to study at the centre. Picture by Nick Toogood.

1:32pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

THE University of Worcester has experienced a record-breaking year for people applying to study at the centre.

Crews called to car fire in Martley

7:32am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a car fire on Pudford Lane in Martley on Monday night.

How a moment of happiness can strike this woman to the ground paralysed

Evesham Journal: April Scarlett-Lee — with sleep buddy Sonic — is doing a sponsored Sleep In. Picture by Camille Lee.

2:24pm Monday 2nd March 2015

A WORCESTER woman who has to fight every day to stay awake will be sleeping in for charity.

Enter your child in to Baby of the Year competition today

Evesham Journal: Sienna Sumner-Virk was the overall winner of last year's competition.

10:22am Monday 2nd March 2015

IF you think your child could be Baby of the Year, head down to CrownGate today.

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