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Boy, eight, pricks toe on discarded needle

Evesham Journal:

9:13am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A YOUNG boy is facing months of tests and uncertainty after pricking his toe on a discarded needle in Evesham.

Selling fruit and veg was best decision I ever made

Evesham Journal: GOING GREEN: Rob Bowers and Karen Walden outside the Evesham Greengrocer

5:42pm Friday 13th June 2014

A YEAR after he opened his doors the Evesham greengrocer says the decision to set up his own business in the town remains the best he ever made.

New foodbank to meet high demand

3:01pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

PERSHORE'S first foodbank will open its doors tomorrow as demand for help grows in the town grows.

Woman airlifted after being struck by car

10:40am Tuesday 6th May 2014

A 43-year old woman was airlifted to hospital on Saturday, May 3, after being struck by a car at an event in Long Marston, Warwickshire.

Pets store moves online after setback

Evesham Journal: CELEBRITY: Business owner Angela Hayden with TV personality Amanda Holden at Crufts

11:20am Friday 2nd May 2014

A VALE business owner who was forced to close her gift shop in Evesham after just three months has created a new online company selling products for man's best friend.

Holiday crowds delight traders

Evesham Journal: Holiday crowds delight traders

5:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE Easter Bank Holiday brought a bumper boost for traders in Evesham as they celebrated the first public holiday since the town’s Abbey Bridge re-opened.

Contractor faces fine of more than £250,000 over bridge re-opening delay

Evesham Journal: The bridge a few weeks ago while work was continuing.

3:47pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE construction firm behind the replacement of Evesham’s Abbey Bridge will face fines of more than £250,000 for the delay in delivering the vital new link to the town, it has finally been revealed.

Campaigners step up fight against development with Journal advert

3:44pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CAMPAIGNERS against plans to build a new housing estate in a Vale village have stepped up their fight by taking an advert out in this week's Evesham Journal.

Family baker Lawrence's celebrates 60 years on Evesham High Street

Evesham Journal: MILESTONE: Lawrence's staff, from left, manager Donald McLellan, assistants Sandra Ireland and June Simmonds and owner Peter Lawrence

12:36pm Friday 11th April 2014

FOR six decades Lawrence's Bakery has been filling the High Street with the sweet smell of fresh bread and tasty treats.

Best friends have babies on special date

Evesham Journal: Friends Natalie Wood and Fiona Gibson gave birth to their dayghters on the same day. From left - Natalie Wood, Enya Elizabeth Boudicca Parkinson, Fiona Gibson and Xenia Rose Gibson. Photo by Paul Jackson (0614512601).

10:02am Thursday 6th February 2014

TWO best friends from Bretforton have been celebrating after their bundles of joy were born on the same day.

Book promotes businesses in Wychavon

Evesham Journal: Grow in Wychavon Gerry O'Donnell, Tracy Perkins - Guitar Studio and Peter Luff

1:46pm Monday 20th January 2014

ENTREPRENEURS and business owners from around Wychavon saw the stories of their success in print when a new book promoting the growth of the district was launched.

James Wong to visit Pershore College

Evesham Journal: James Wong

6:18pm Thursday 16th January 2014

PERSHORE College is looking forward to welcoming green fingered celebrity James Wong for an evening of all things horticultural next month.

Famous family fled from blaze

Evesham Journal: BLAZE: Some of the damage to the Dotrice family home in Tredington, near Shipston, 50 years ago.

2:20pm Thursday 16th January 2014

THE Journal reported how a noted theatrical family escaped from a raging house fire 50 years ago.

Inspector says he was "touched" to receive award

Evesham Journal: Inspector Sean Kent receives Police Trophy Award from Chairman of Wychavon District Council, Councillor Gerry O'Donnell

3:42pm Friday 10th January 2014

A BRAVE police inspector who jumped into the River Avon in Evesham to rescue a six-year-old from a car driven by his father says he was “touched” to be recognised for his work.

Will 260 home development in Pershore get the go ahead?

Evesham Journal: Mayor assured of riverside rocks clear-up

1:10pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

PLANNERS will decide if proposals to build 260 new homes in Pershore should be given the go ahead at a meeting tomorrow.

Man's 'reckless' act injured his former partner

Evesham Journal: Workers abused position of trust

8:30am Thursday 2nd January 2014

AN angry boyfriend punched a wardrobe door which fell on his partner, a court was told.

Fire at Pershore flat

10:31am Wednesday 25th December 2013

A PERSON has been rescued from a flat in Pershore after a fire broke out in the property this morning.

Motorcyclist injured in crash

Evesham Journal: Two hospitalised after Stourport crash

9:51am Tuesday 17th December 2013

A MOTORCYCLIST has been injured after he was involved in a collision with a car outside the Regal cinema in Evesham’s Port Street.

Contractors reply to Councillor's concern over bridge delays

Evesham Journal: Evesham Abbey Bridge is causing "hardship" to town, says council leader

5:20pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

THE contractors working on Evesham's Abbey Bridge have responded to claims the structure will remain closed to traffic until March next year. 

Evesham Abbey Bridge is causing "hardship" to town, says council leader

Evesham Journal: Evesham Abbey Bridge is causing "hardship" to town, says council leader

11:39am Monday 9th December 2013

A LEADING politician has written to the contractors working on Evesham Abbey Bridge urging them to finish the work without any further delays.

Children's Christmas party in Pershore to celebrate carnival theme

Evesham Journal: Guiting Power fete and dog show raises £2,000

2:56pm Saturday 7th December 2013

A CHRISTMAS party to celebrate the theme for next year's Pershore carnival will be held at the town's football club tomorrow. 

Man falls from scaffolding

Evesham Journal: Two hospitalised after Stourport crash

12:34pm Thursday 28th November 2013

A MAN was taken to hospital after falling whilst working on a scaffolding rig three storeys high.

Evesham pantomime set to be a hit

Evesham Journal: Evesham pantomime set to be a hit

12:59pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

THE classic fairytale, Cinderella, will be performed as a pantomime starting next week in Evesham by pupils from the town’s Vital Community Theatre School.

Fire at waterpark probably caused by Chinese lantern

Evesham Journal: Photo by Rich Blake

5:28pm Monday 25th November 2013

A CHINESE lantern could be to blame for the huge blaze that broke out at a waterpark near Bredon in the early hours of Sunday morning.

School worker doing his bit for typhoon victims

Evesham Journal: AID: Operation Christmas Child warehouse manager Carey Ratcliffe and area co-ordinator Bob James prepare blankets, toys and gifts to send to the Philippines in the wake of the typhoon.

10:00am Friday 22nd November 2013

A SCHOOL caretaker from the Philippines said it is “heartbreaking” to watch the devastation caused to his country by Typhoon Haiyan but fund-raising by pupils is a big help.

'Forgotten' bridge traders forced to lay off staff

Evesham Journal: DELAY: Abbey Bridge is set to be shut until December 20, three weeks later than planned.

9:50am Friday 22nd November 2013

TRADERS operating near the closed Abbey Bridge say they feel they have been forgotten about and have had to lay off six people due to a huge drop in trade.

Leaders will put their best foot forward

Evesham Journal: POPULAR: The Pershore Vale Walkers are desperate for new helpers to join them.

2:00pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

A WALKING group helping people in the town keep a healthy body and mind is calling on willing volunteers to step up and lead the way.

How we raised cash for Pudsey

Evesham Journal: ALL FOR PUDSEY: Bengeworth First School.

11:00am Tuesday 26th November 2013

THE Vale and the Cotswolds went dotty for Children in Need this year as residents raised thousands of pounds for youngsters needing a helping hand.

Town vision for future to gather pace

5:00pm Sunday 24th November 2013

EVESHAM residents of all ages have been having their say about what they want the town to look like in the future.

Fashion show in aid of Diabetes

Evesham Journal: Fashion show in aid of Diabetes

12:36pm Monday 18th November 2013

A VALE fundraiser has joined forces with Tesco to host a charity Fashion Show in support of Diabetes UK.

Bridge delay could be catastrophic for trade

Evesham Journal: DELAYS: Abbey bridge closure will be put back a few weeks.

5:00pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

TRADERS in Evesham say the three-week delay in the Abbey Bridge project could be “catastrophic” to their Christmas custom.

Dismay as bridge is delayed for three weeks

Evesham Journal: Latest pics show Abbey Bridge progress

5:00pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

THE Abbey Bridge rebuilding project is three weeks behind schedule and the bridge will not be open to traffic until Friday, December 20, at the earliest.

Delay to work on Evesham's Abbey Bridge: Live report

Evesham Journal: Latest pics show Abbey Bridge progress

2:08pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

THE Abbey Bridge rebuilding project is three weeks behind schedule and the bridge will not be open to traffic until Friday, December 20, at the earliest.

M&S Simply Food opens its doors for the first time

Evesham Journal: Sean Phillips, front, manager of the new M&S Simply Food on Evesham Retail Park. Picture by Paul Jackson. Ref - 4613450301.

1:12pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

THE doors were thrown open for the first time to the M&S Simply Food in Evesham Shopping Park today.

Appeal thrown out

Evesham Journal: Supermarket approved for Moreton - but not a Sainsbury's

1:09pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

AN appeal from developers seeking to build homes on land at Allesborough Farm, Allesborough Hill in Pershore has been dismissed.

Have your say on plans for new Waitrose

Evesham Journal: Artist's impression of what new Waitrose food store may look like

12:08pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

PLANS for a Waitrose food store and new fire station in Evesham can be viewed at a public exhibition taking place next week.

Man taken to hospital after crash

Evesham Journal: Two hospitalised after Stourport crash

10:20am Wednesday 6th November 2013

AN Evesham man has been taken to hospital after his van was involved in a crash with a lorry on the Badsey Road this morning.

M&S Simply Food store launches in style

Evesham Journal: M&S opening in Evesham next month

12:48pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

A DAY of entertainment will mark the opening of Marks & Spencer Simply Food in Evesham next Wednesday, November 13.

Murphy the mechanical horse helps firefighters

Evesham Journal: Small group – from left, around Murphy, Nic Hope and Debs Coxall from Warwickshire College, and Hereford Fire and Rescue Service members Mark Frost (stationed at Evesham), Rebekah Valender (Pershore) and Jon Scully (Droitwich).

4:53pm Monday 4th November 2013

A LIFE size mechanical horse named Murphy was rescued by firefighters, including some from Pershore, Evesham and Droitwich, in a demonstration of new skills learnt at a tailor made course held at Warwickshire College’s Moreton Morrell Centre.

Halloween celebrations at Evesham's ImaGine

Evesham Journal: Halloween celebrations at Evesham's ImaGine

11:55am Tuesday 29th October 2013

HALLOWEEN celebrations will be in full flow on Thursday at the ImaGine shop in Market Square in Evesham.

Poppy appeal launches in Pershore

Evesham Journal: Poppy appeal launches in Pershore

6:09pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013

PERSHORE Poppy Appeal launches in earnest in Pershore this Saturday with the first of many fund-raising events being put on by the Veteran organisations within the town over the next five weeks.

Cannabis worth £600,000 discovered after police search

Evesham Journal: New firearms unit

11:28am Wednesday 23rd October 2013

DRUGS worth up to £600,000 have been discovered in a cannabis factory in Evesham town centre on Tuesday.

Sportsdirect to open in Evesham

Evesham Journal: Sportsdirect to open in Evesham

12:17pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

RETAIL giant Sportsdirect.com is to launch a brand new store in Evesham creating dozens of new jobs.

Car fire in Evesham

Evesham Journal: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

10:27am Sunday 20th October 2013

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a car fire at the A46 Broadway roundabout in Evesham at 4.10pm yesterday.

Father and son team take on Great Birmingham Run

Evesham Journal: Father and son team take on Great Birmingham Run

7:05pm Friday 18th October 2013

A PERSHORE father and son team will be taking part in the Great Birmingham Run this weekend for a cause close to both their hearts.

The Almonry museum takes part in the Big Draw

Evesham Journal: The Almonry museum takes part in the Big Draw

12:21pm Friday 18th October 2013

EVESHAM’S Almonry museum is taking part in a nationwide event encouraging people of all ages to pick up their pens and pencils and get drawing.

Man airlifted after fall from ladder

Evesham Journal: Two injured in scooter crash in Hartlebury

12:32pm Monday 14th October 2013

A MAN had to be airlifted to hospital with a head injury after falling from a ladder in Bidford.

M&S opening in Evesham next month

Evesham Journal: M&S opening in Evesham next month

1:24pm Thursday 10th October 2013

MARKS & Spencer will open its Simply Food store in Evesham next month, it has been announced.

Developer seeks approval at appeal for Pershore homes

Evesham Journal: Mayor assured of riverside rocks clear-up

10:55am Wednesday 9th October 2013

AN appeal hearing took place this week as developer Redrow Homes seeks permission to build 42 homes in Pershore.

Shanti is awarded £3,000 uni bursary

8:40am Saturday 5th October 2013

A TALENTED Vale student has been awarded a bursary towards her studies at the University of Cambridge by UK examining body OCR.

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