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Tributes pour in after sudden death of Paul Dinsdale

Evesham Journal:

11:35am Monday 21st July 2014

A COMMUNITY has been left in shock after a man was found dead in Worcester city centre at the weekend.

Caped crusaders on the run for children's garden

Evesham Journal:

3:32pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TWO caped crusaders are fighting the cause to help raise £30,000 for a children’s home in Worcester.

More CCTV released after Worcester burglaries

Evesham Journal:

4:44pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

POLICE have released more CCTV images after thieves allegedly targeted two homes in Worcester on Monday.

Firefighters wash cars for charity

Evesham Journal: Firefighters wash cars for charity

2:49pm Saturday 8th March 2014

WORCESTER'S fire station has been transformed into a car wash for today as firefighters put their hoses to good use for charity.

Man who got trapped behind wall praises emergency services

Evesham Journal: (4177798)

8:37am Monday 24th February 2014

A MAN was became trapped between a wall in a shed for two hours has praised the emergency services who got him to safety.

Trapped man rescued brick by brick

Evesham Journal: Trapped man rescued brick by brick

9:45am Friday 21st February 2014

A MAN had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped between a wall and a shed for two hours in Worcester.

Mystery over death of head injury mum

Evesham Journal: SHOCK: Residents of Eston Avenue, Malvern, are reeling after a pensioner died from a head injury. A man was arrested.

9:00am Friday 24th January 2014

NEIGHBOURS have told of their shock after a pensioner died from a head injury.

Space fun day was out of this world

Evesham Journal: SPACE MAD: Matthew Knowles and Robert Latta with a cut out of Buzz Aldrin, Moon lander model and Skylon C2 Model.

8:12am Monday 13th January 2014

SPACE, stars and rockets were on a collision course at Droitwich Library as hundreds flocked for a one-day galactic experience.

More unsettled weather forecast as rivers levels begin to fall. Includes video

Evesham Journal: SUPPORT: River Severn flood water being pumped off drains in Hylton Road, Worcester.

7:39am Monday 13th January 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is set for more unsettled weather this week – but river levels have at last begun to fall, although some roads remain closed.

Drier weather sees river levels slowly fall

Evesham Journal: Have you say on flood strategy in Gloucestershire

10:53am Sunday 12th January 2014

THREE more flood warnings have been removed from the River Severn as water levels begin to recede.

No injuries after crash in Malvern

Evesham Journal: Two injured in three-car crash

10:23am Sunday 12th January 2014

POLICE were called to a crash in Lower Wyche Road, Malvern, this morning.

Flood warning removed at Pitchcroft

Evesham Journal: Environment Agency logo round

12:02pm Saturday 11th January 2014

A FLOOD warning for the River Severn at Pitchcroft has been removed.

All hands to the pumps and road battle is won

Evesham Journal: FLOODS: Warnings for the River Avon removed

9:28am Saturday 11th January 2014

AS water levels slowly recede in Worcester, a busy city-centre road has now reopened after it was submerged under floodwater.

Gritting teams prepare for action as the mercury drops

Evesham Journal: The continuing cold weather

6:18pm Friday 10th January 2014

WITH the mercury set to drop this weekend, Worcestershire County Council's gritting teams are ready and waiting to help keep traffic on the move.

Two men arrested on drugs charges

6:11pm Friday 10th January 2014

TWO men were arrested on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply after drugs warrants were carried in Kidderminster.

Elderly woman burgled in Pershore

Evesham Journal: Man's body found on road near Ilkley

2:24pm Friday 10th January 2014

AN elderly woman has had cash and jewellery stolen from her home in a burglary in Pershore.

Homes raided in New Year burglaries

Evesham Journal: Security guard attacked with metal bar in Malvern robbery

12:22pm Friday 10th January 2014

FOUR homes in Evesham and Pershore were broken into in a series of burglaries over the New Year period.

Worcestershire set for more heavy rain and strong winds

Evesham Journal: An aerial view of New Road and part of Worcester city centre

7:58am Tuesday 31st December 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE is heading for more unsettled weather as heavy rain and strong winds are set to continue into next week.

Knife-wielding man steals cash from bookies

Evesham Journal: Security guard attacked with metal bar in Malvern robbery

9:27am Monday 30th December 2013

A MAN stole cash from a bookmakers in Kidderminster after threatening staff with a knife.

More wet weather on the way

Evesham Journal: South Quay, in Worcester, has been underwater

7:00pm Sunday 29th December 2013

AFTER a brief respite over the weekend, more wet and wild weather is predicted to be on its way to Worcester.

Man rescued from River Severn

Evesham Journal: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

11:58am Sunday 29th December 2013

THREE fire crews were called to help police to rescue a man who had fallen in the River Severn in Worcester.

Sale shoppers flock to Worcester

Evesham Journal: Boxing Day sales in Worcester

4:06pm Friday 27th December 2013

THE tills were ringing and bags were bulging as thousands of shoppers flocked to Worcester to pick up a post-Christmas bargain.

Wordsmith Glen’s in with a chance!

Evesham Journal: MEET THE WORDS CHAMPION: Glen Webb with Helen Skelton, left, and Rachel Riley.

11:20am Saturday 14th December 2013

A WORD wizard who – despite dithering – has ‘sabotaged’ and ‘sambaed’ his way through to the quarter-finals of Channel 4 show Countdown.

UPDATE: One Midlands Air Ambulance cleared for flight

Evesham Journal: Two injured in scooter crash in Hartlebury

4:59pm Thursday 12th December 2013

ONE of the three helicopters operated by Midlands Air Ambulance grounded by their operator Bond Air Services, is now clear for flight.

UPDATE: Train services back up and running

Evesham Journal: Plans to cut silver birches beside railway line come under fire

2:37pm Thursday 12th December 2013

TRAIN services between Worcester Shrub Hill and Birmingham Snow Hill are back up and running.

Crash in Eckington blocks road

Evesham Journal: Two hospitalised after Stourport crash

2:30pm Thursday 12th December 2013

A ROAD was partially blocked after a car left the road and crashed into a lamppost near Pershore.

Midlands Air Ambulance fleet grounded

Evesham Journal: Two injured in scooter crash in Hartlebury

2:08pm Thursday 12th December 2013

THREE helicopters operated by Midlands Air Ambulance have been grounded by their operator Bond Air Services.

Back in time to the world of mail order

Evesham Journal: A vintage Kays catalogue

1:50pm Friday 6th December 2013

AT its peak, it was one of the Worcester’s biggest employers and remains synonymous with the city.

Anger over dumping of ‘highly toxic’ asbestos

Evesham Journal: SCRAP: Rodney Hodgkins with waste on the woodland path.

6:30pm Friday 6th December 2013

A PARISH councillor has protested that the dumping of “highly toxic” asbestos in his village is “disgusting”.

Thousands turn out for Christmas switch-on

Evesham Journal: Worcester Christmas lights

8:26am Friday 15th November 2013

THOUSANDS packed into Worcester city centre to mark the start of the festive season with the annual Christmas lights switch-on.

Police hunt convicted burglar

Evesham Journal: Dawid Wojciesjak

12:12pm Thursday 14th November 2013

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help to trace a convicted burglar who failed to turn up to court for sentencing.

Murderer Alan Giles charged with escaping custody

Evesham Journal: Jail breaker: Alan Giles.

11:08pm Thursday 7th November 2013

ESCAPED prisoner Alan Giles has been charged with escaping from lawful custody.

Teenager robbed in Pershore

Evesham Journal: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

5:18pm Thursday 7th November 2013

A TEENAGER was left badly shaken after he was robbed of his laptop containing his college work by three men in Pershore.

Courage, terror and heroics of those who ‘did their bit’

Evesham Journal: Jack Madders

3:40pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

LOCAL people who fought in the Second World War are featuring in a short film for Remembrance Day.

Good samaritan comes to aid of sugar-scare mum

Evesham Journal: GRATEFUL: Janie Wood pictured with her daughter Maddie, aged 17, after her ordeal in Newtown Road.

9:30am Wednesday 30th October 2013

A MOTHER-of-two who came dangerously close to death after collapsing in Worcester has thanked the people that rushed to her aid.

RGS Worcester headteacher set for pastures new

Evesham Journal: Andrew Rattue will RGS Worcester in July next year

2:28pm Monday 28th October 2013

THE headmaster of Royal Grammar School Worcester (RGS) is moving on to pastures new after nine years of service.

Cyclist killed in hit and run between Ledbury and Tewkesbury

Evesham Journal: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

12:59pm Monday 28th October 2013

A MAN has been arrested after a cyclist was killed in a hit and run between Ledbury and Tewkesbury.

Gheluvelt heroes honoured at Worcester service

Evesham Journal: Ex-servicemen at the service in Gheluvelt Park, Worcester

10:30am Monday 28th October 2013

WAR heroes who fought in the Battle of Gheluvelt were commemorated at a wreath-laying service in Worcester yesterday.

Plea for record-breaking effort during Worcester Poppy Appeal

Evesham Journal: The appeal was launched at The Guildhall in Worcester

7:51am Monday 28th October 2013

A CASCADE of petals rained down from Worcester’s Guildhall to mark the start of this year’s Poppy Appeal.

Worcestershire urged to "batten down the hatches"

Evesham Journal: Surface water is causing problems on Worcestershire roads

7:41am Monday 28th October 2013

WORCESTERSHIRE is being urged to “batten down the hatches” as the worst storm to hit the county in years continues.

All lanes re-opened after M5 accident

Evesham Journal: "Mystery" pensioner dies following crash

1:03pm Sunday 27th October 2013

ALL lanes have re-opened after an accident on the M5

County on amber alert as storm brews

Evesham Journal: Reports of flooding as Environment Agency issue weather warning

10:30am Sunday 27th October 2013

PEOPLE are being warned to prepare for what the Met Office call a “severe storm” which is on its way.

Car rescued from floodwater near Droitwich

Evesham Journal: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

1:49pm Saturday 26th October 2013

FIREFIGHTERS were called to rescue two adults and a child stuck in a car in floodwater near Droitwich.

Highways teams on standby this weekend

Evesham Journal: Cars wade through Bury Road, Edgworth

2:43pm Friday 25th October 2013

EXTRA highways teams are on standby over the weekend following the Met Office amber weather warning for strong winds and storms.

The Merchant of Venice / Worcester Cathedral

Evesham Journal: Shylock getting ready to get his pound of flesh from Antonio, the merchant

3:52pm Wednesday 16th October 2013

ONE of Shakespeare’s most famous tragic comedies - and my favourite of his plays - has been brought to life in a spectacular setting.

Pair pay homage to a fire hero with US run

Evesham Journal: TUNNEL TRIP: Droitwich firefighters Simon Beard, left, and Gareth Taylor who raised more than £2,000 from their run.

3:50pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

TWO firefighters have paid homage to a hero by running a special race in New York in full fire kit.

Former YMCA resident is up for the finals

Evesham Journal: INSPIRATIONAL: Hugo Sugg

7:40pm Monday 14th October 2013

A FORMER resident at YMCA Worcestershire has been recognised for his hard work in the community by being shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Woman escapes injury after crash into telegraph pole

Evesham Journal: "Mystery" pensioner dies following crash

10:36am Friday 11th October 2013

A WOMAN escaped injury after crashing into a telegraph pole and garden wall near Worcester.

Drivers urged to take care after fuel spillage

Evesham Journal: Ambulances are having to queue outside at busy times

10:34am Friday 11th October 2013

DRIVERS are being urged to take care after a diesel spillage in Droitwich.

Boy, 10, hit by car on 'dangerous' school road

Evesham Journal: CHAOS: Abbey Park Middle School which is at the centre of the parking row.

1:30pm Friday 11th October 2013

A BOY suffered concussion and was left shaken and bruised after he was hit by a car on a notoriously congested and “very dangerous” road.

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