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Children given special Christmas treat on Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Evesham Journal: Children and their families were taken from Cheltenham Racecourse to the ‘North Pole’ at Winchcombe Station on Friday as a special Christmas treat. Picture by Jack Boskett.

6:21am Wednesday 17th December 2014

SERIOUSLY ill and bereaved children were given a special Christmas treat last week.

Snowman designs are a hit with customers

Evesham Journal: Suzy Roberts, community champion at Tesco in Warndon Villages, with some of the snowman designs. Picture by Paul Jackson. 5114783401

1:18pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A WORCESTER supermarket is looking festive thanks to an influx of snowman designs drawn by local children.

Worcester man graduates from Sandhurst

Evesham Journal: Second Lieutenant Ruari Smith-Cooper.

12:25pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A WORCESTER man joined more than 200 officer cadets in a prestigious graduation ceremony on Friday.

Birdland welcomes four Humboldt penguins

Evesham Journal: The new penguins

10:46am Tuesday 16th December 2014

FOUR little penguins have arrived at their new home in the Cotswolds just in time for Christmas.

Christmas Day carol service

10:09am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A CAROL service will be held on Christmas Day in Worcester.

Christmas traditions celebrated at Croome

Evesham Journal: Santa taking a well-earned rest. Courtesy Ruth Bourne.

10:06am Tuesday 16th December 2014

CHRISTMAS traditions old and new are being celebrated at Croome Court near Pershore.

Christmas traditions celebrated at Croome

Evesham Journal: Santa taking a well-earned rest. Courtesy Ruth Bourne.

10:06am Tuesday 16th December 2014

CHRISTMAS traditions old and new are being celebrated at Croome Court near Pershore.

Talk on the trials and tribulations of nature photography

9:02am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A TALK entitled 'the Trials and Tribulations of a Nature Photographer' will be held in Worcester tomorrow (Wednesday).

Classical treat will see in the New Year

5:58pm Monday 15th December 2014

WORCESTER music-lovers can see in the New Year with a classical treat.

Worcester woman has close shave to raise funds for breast cancer unit

Evesham Journal: Sue Limrick, a member of staff at the Spar Service Station, Bath Road, Worcester, has her pink hair shaved off by Tony Hair from Le Salon, Bath Road, Worcester, to raise funds for the Breast Unit appeal. Pic Jonathan Barry  12.12.14  5014780913 (14508372)

5:20pm Monday 15th December 2014

A WORCESTER woman has braved the winter cold to raise thousands of pounds for a local cause by shaving her head.

Join ramblers on walk through Great Malvern

2:28pm Monday 15th December 2014

THE Herefordshire Ramblers will take a walk through Great Malvern on Saturday.

Free play performed in Great Malvern Priory today

6:58am Saturday 13th December 2014

A FREE 30 minute play for all the family will be held in Great Malvern Priory today.

Free play performed in Great Malvern Priory today

5:59am Saturday 13th December 2014

A FREE 30 minute play for all the family will be held in Great Malvern Priory today.

Talk on book at Elgar Birthplace Museum

5:09am Saturday 13th December 2014

JOHN Drysdale will talk about his book 'Elgar's Earnings' at the Elgar Birthplace Museum in Lower Broadheath today.

Hear Christmas carols in church setting

3:55am Saturday 13th December 2014

CHRISTMAS carols will ring out in Croome Church in Croome Park near Pershore.

Council clamps down on use of sky lanterns

1:46am Saturday 13th December 2014

WARWICKSHIRE County Council is clamping down on the use of sky lanterns on council-owned land.

Worcester man's poker face bagged him a dream trip and chance to win big

5:54pm Friday 12th December 2014

A POKER player from Worcester scooped a dream trip and the chance to win £250,000.

Join the ramblers for a walk

5:21pm Friday 12th December 2014

AVID trekkers can meet the Worcester Ramblers at Worcester Woods Countryside Centre on Sunday, December 21 for a five mile walk.

Plenty to see for free at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum

2:07pm Friday 12th December 2014

AN exhibition entitled World War One: In the Words of Worcestershire People will be on show at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum until March 14.

Amateur dramatic group ensure founder's memory lives on in Christmas show

Evesham Journal: (From left) Members of Rushwick Amateur Dramatic Addicts Stewart Davies, Carolyn Barrett, Phillip Slayter, Carole Gregory and Keith Gregory in their festive outfits.

1:54pm Friday 12th December 2014

AN amateur dramatic group ensure the memory of their founder lived on in their Christmas show this year.

Bells ring out in celebration of pub's anniversary

Evesham Journal: OPEN: The Camp House Inn in Grimley is open for business. Picture by Paul Jackson. 3014659905

1:07pm Friday 12th December 2014

THE bells rang out in a Worcestershire village to mark an important anniversary for the local pub.

Christmas Jumper day in Worcestershire - your pictures

Evesham Journal:

12:37pm Friday 12th December 2014

This blog will be updated with your Christmas jumper pictures.

Sanctuary Group singers spread festive cheer around the county

Evesham Journal: Singers from Sanctuary Group in Worcester spread glad tidings around care homes in the county. Picture by Matthew Watkins.

12:31pm Friday 12th December 2014

A CHOIR of singers from a Worcester business helped to spread the festive cheer among the county's older residents.

Short but sweet treat at theatre

Evesham Journal: November is too early for Christmas decorations to go up, according to most people who responded to our burning question

11:41am Friday 12th December 2014

THE Theatre of Small Convenience in Malvern will perform a sweet Christmas treat on Saturday, December 20.

Worcester Music Festival announces later date for next year - get your applications in

Evesham Journal: The Clik Clik Collective drew a crowd in the Guildhall last year.

10:20am Friday 12th December 2014

MUSICIANS looking to perform at next year's Worcester Music Festival can get their applications in now.

People urged to "drive safely" through more predicted bad weather

Evesham Journal: More wet weather on the way to Worcester.

5:28am Friday 12th December 2014

EMERGENCY services are warning people to take extra care when travelling this morning and over the weekend after the MET Office issued a weather warning for strong winds.

Worcester man honoured posthumously for organ donation

Evesham Journal: Amanda, Cathy and Julia Butler pictured with the Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire, Tim Cox. Picture by Andrew Stain.

3:53pm Thursday 11th December 2014

A WORCESTER man whose organ donations have helped improve the lives of several people in the UK has been honoured posthumously.

Quilts will provide comfort to families at St Richard's Hospice

Evesham Journal: Lynne Adams (left) of Project Linus and Alison Cooper, family support officer at St Richard's Hospice.

3:45pm Thursday 11th December 2014

QUILTS made with love and care will now offer comfort to the families of patients at a Worcester hospice.

Campaign urges people to stop and think before going to A&E

Evesham Journal: One of the campaign adverts.

3:32pm Thursday 11th December 2014

AN ADVERTISING campaign is urging people to stop and think before going to accident and emergency departments this winter.

Afternoon quiz at historic Worcester house

2:36pm Thursday 11th December 2014

PEOPLE can enjoy an afternoon quiz at an historic Worcester site.

Kidz Live in Worcester will feature next best thing to One Direction, among other acts

Evesham Journal:

1:19pm Thursday 11th December 2014

YOUNG people in Worcester can enjoy the next best thing to One Direction as well as a host of other musical acts at a special event.

Welfare experts concerned over rise in animal aggression and obesity levels

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

1:13pm Thursday 11th December 2014

ANIMAL welfare experts are concerned about a rise in badly behaved and overweight, according to a new report.

Christmas singalong

Evesham Journal:

12:41pm Thursday 11th December 2014

THE aisles of a Sainsbury's store in Worcester will come alive with song this weekend.

Charity disco will raise money for Cancer Research UK

12:25pm Thursday 11th December 2014

SOUNDS from the '80s, '90s and noughties will play on at a charity disco near Evesham.

Charity disco will raise money for Cancer Research UK

12:25pm Thursday 11th December 2014

SOUNDS from the '80s, '90s and noughties will play on at a charity disco near Evesham.

NHS staff in Worcestershire involved in study to help people living with dementia

Evesham Journal:

10:14am Thursday 11th December 2014

NHS staff in Worcestershire have been involved in a leading national study to help improve the care given to people living with dementia.

Ladder placed on roof of house

9:33am Thursday 11th December 2014

AN UNKNOWN person placed a ladder on the roof of a house in Berrow Green, Martley, near Worcester.

Car has lights smashed and battery taken

9:05am Thursday 11th December 2014

A CAR had its battery removed and lights smashed in Malvern on Monday.

Car has lights smashed and battery taken

9:05am Thursday 11th December 2014

A CAR had its battery removed and lights smashed in Malvern on Monday.

Remote control car and wheel alloys taken from parked van

8:43am Thursday 11th December 2014

A REMOTE control car, tyres and alloy wheels have been stolen from a parked van in Powick.

Five things you need to know Thursday

Evesham Journal:

8:21am Thursday 11th December 2014

1. Top story: Mike becomes top of the crops

New Christmas market to kick off in Droitwich next week

Evesham Journal: Dame Dotty Dooright with Droitwich Mayor, Councillor Bob Brookes.

6:52pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

A NEW Christmas market will be opened in style in Droitwich next week.

More than 2,000 people pledge to never condone sexual violence or domestic abuse in county

Evesham Journal:

4:21pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

MORE than 2,000 people in Worcestershire have pledged to never condone domestic abuse or sexual violence.

Handbags stolen in Worcester burglary

Evesham Journal:

2:58pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

FOUR handbags containing cash, mobile phones and keys were stolen from a house in Worcester.

Be proud of our love for furry friends

2:21pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

WE are a nation of animal lovers.

Worcestershire care home closes after failing to meet standards of care

Evesham Journal:

2:08pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE care home has closed after failing to meet standards of care in several areas.

Boy attacked on Sabrina Bridge on his way back from football match

Evesham Journal:

11:55am Wednesday 10th December 2014

A TEENAGER was attacked by three men as he crossed a city bridge on his way back from a football match.

Don't miss out on free flu vaccination for children this Christmas

4:39pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

PARENTS are being reminded to make sure their children have their free flu vaccination.

New stone in place to mark Worcester's February floods

Evesham Journal: The new flood marker on Worcester Cathedral's water gate, marking the height of the floods in February 2014. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 14299520

4:33pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

THE floods that caused chaos around the city in February this year have been marked on Worcester's water gate on the banks of the River Severn.

Think twice before calling 999 this Christmas

Evesham Journal:

4:20pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

PEOPLE are being reminded to only call 999 or visit A&E in an emergency.

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