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New Lidl store and sports facilities get go-ahead - sparking Worcester supermarket wars

Evesham Journal: SMART: The Archdales 73 Club proposed new club house.

1:23pm Friday 19th December 2014

A NEW multi-million pound Lidl store has secured the go-ahead in Worcester - sparking supermarket wars in the city.

Dismay over "powerless" council not being able to stop Worcester pub's demise

Evesham Journal: CHANGES: A planning application has been submitted for alterations to be made to the former Lakes pub on Ambleside Drive, before it is turned into a convenience store. Picture by John Anyon. 4514745301

12:24pm Friday 19th December 2014

ANOTHER Worcester pub is going to vanish - sparking fury as councillors lamented their "lack of powers" to block it.

Help launch a campaign for better rail services and win a House of Commons watch, says MP

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10:26am Tuesday 16th December 2014

PEOPLE across Worcestershire are being asked to help launch a campaign for better train services - with an MP offering a snazzy watch as a prize.

UKIP in 'provocation' row after campaigning opposite Polish delicatessen in Worcester

Evesham Journal: PROVOCATIVE? The UKIP campaigners out in force in St John's on Saturday.

5:00pm Monday 15th December 2014

THE UK Independence Party has denied being "provocative" by setting up a campaign stall opposite a Polish delicatessen in Worcester.

VIDEO: Fury as vandals tear down Worcester High Street trees in "deplorable" drunken attack

Evesham Journal: CCTV screen grab of tree vandals in Worcester City Centre (14207147)

5:25pm Monday 8th December 2014

STAGGERING down Worcester's High Street, they look like two ordinary revellers trying to get home after one too many jars.

Key Worcester heritage attraction to get £200,000 investment, reveals council

Evesham Journal: 24/01/14. The Commandery. Picture by Nick Toogood. (3625382)

2:28pm Monday 8th December 2014

ONE of Worcester's most important heritage attractions is getting a £200,000 makeover, we can reveal.

Splash! £200,000 revamp means new toilets for Splashpad users at Gheluvelt Park

Evesham Journal: SPLASH! The popular Splashpad at Gheluvelt Park in Barbourne, Worcester.

11:21am Friday 5th December 2014

ONE of Worcester's most popular attractions is getting a £200,000 cash injection to make it even more family-friendly.

You are a class act at helping the visually impaired, shadow minister tells Worcester

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Kate Green MP, Labour's Shadow Didabilities Minister visits New College Worcester on Monday..............Kate Green MP, has a go at chopping vegatables without vision with Joy Squires, Labour's PPC fo

11:25am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A LABOUR shadow minister visited Worcester to highlight the plight of sight loss - and see what the city is doing to help the blind.

Grand plans for new Worcester supermarket scrapped - as developer bids for 103 homes instead

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5:13pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

SHOCK proposals for a massive new Worcester supermarket have been dramatically shelved - in favour of a controversial bid to build more than 100 new homes instead.

Worcester councillors lament wreckage at historic Heron Lodge greenhouse

Evesham Journal: GREENHOUSE: How the orangery used to look at Heron Lodge in Worcester.

3:15pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

THE destruction of an historic Worcester greenhouse has been lamented by a councillor - who says it has damaged the city's heritage.

I worry about people being "frightened to turn their heating on", says Worcester councillor

Evesham Journal: LYNN DENHAM: Labour Candidate for Riverside Division

2:35pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

CASH-STRAPPED Worcester householders fearing their heating bills this winter have been urged to seek help - with one councillor admitting she is worried about a crisis.

Ban badger culling on Worcester City Council land, protest group urges

Evesham Journal: It is not known how many badgers are in Bolton

1:33pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

BADGER cull protestors are calling upon Worcester City Council to take a stance on the controversy - collecting 1,000 signatures to make their point.

New Worcester market will be a huge improvement, says city council deputy leader

Evesham Journal: Work continues on the re-vamp of the market site on Angel Place, Worcester. Pic Jonathan Barry  6.10.14  4114722303 (11153943)

1:03pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

TWO butchers and a fishmonger have already signed up to be a part of Worcester's new £555,000 market - as the city council insisted it will be a "big improvement".

Prospect of a pay rise for Worcester's lowest paid council workers

Evesham Journal: GV of Worcester's council offices today, Wednesday, February 25, 2009.
Credit: Lee Sanders/newsteam.co.uk
25/02/09 (5078500)

12:21pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

THE lowest paid council workers in Worcester could be in line for a pay rise - giving them a welcome boost to kick off 2015.

2pm updated version: Keep me out of Worcester City FC stadium plans, says city council leader

Evesham Journal: OUT: Simon Geraghty

11:06am Wednesday 19th November 2014

THE leader of Worcester City Council has refused to back plans for the football team to return home - sparking fury by insisting he must stay out of the Perdiswell debate.

Fury over Worcestershire's 'shocking' footways - as council agrees to review spending

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5:59pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

CALLS are being made to improve Worcestershire's "shocking" pavements - with cracks, divots and uneven surfaces across the county.

Fed up Worcestershire residents take battle over new homes to David Cameron

Evesham Journal: Conservative Party leader David Cameron gives a speech on social justice, in south London. (11130763)

3:49pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

RESIDENTS in Worcestershire are taking the battle over new housing development all the way to David Cameron - saying they are "fed up" of too much housing.

Calls to review salary levels of "cripplingly low paid" council workers rejected

Evesham Journal: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

2:18pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

CALLS to review the salary levels at Worcestershire County Council have been rejected - despite claims too many staff are on "cripplingly low" wages.

Tributes after death of Wychavon councillor

5:29pm Monday 17th November 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a councillor in Wychavon who has suddenly died.

I'm sorry over Worcester's traffic census chaos, says county council deputy leader

Evesham Journal: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

3:46pm Monday 17th November 2014

THE deputy leader of Worcestershire County Council has apologised for the traffic census chaos which struck Worcester.

Calls for rethink over job cuts after shock 12 per cent rise in fires

Evesham Journal: Firefighters tackle a blaze in a yard on Becks Road, Keighley

2:34pm Monday 17th November 2014

FIRES have increased a whopping 12 per cent in just one year - at a time of constant strikes and job cuts in Worcestershire.

Bid to launch council investigation into Worcestershire's shopping scene rejected

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12:37pm Monday 17th November 2014

A BID to launch a council investigation into Worcestershire's High Streets has been rejected - despite fears they could become "ghost towns" without a boost.

Handing over county beauty spot was the right decision, insists Worcester Tory

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11:11am Monday 17th November 2014

A SENIOR Worcester Conservative has defended moves to hand a county beauty spot to the National Trust - and has rejected claims of "giving away the family silver".

Bill Longmore reveals he is "open minded" about a police merger with Warwickshire

Evesham Journal: Bill Longmore with his deputy, Barrie Sheldon

9:52am Monday 17th November 2014

WEST Mercia's police and crime commissioner has revealed he is "open minded" about a possible merger with Warwickshire.

£20,000 bill for Worcester's traffic chaos

Evesham Journal:

9:15am Monday 17th November 2014

THE full cost of a controversial traffic census which brought Worcester to its knees can today be revealed - and the complaints over it.

Environment Secretary Liz Truss visits Worcester to hail flood defences

Evesham Journal:

5:45pm Friday 14th November 2014

ENVIRONMENT secretary Liz Truss visited Worcester today to insist more is being done to protect the county from chaotic flooding.

Sansome Walk roadworks finish - at last

Evesham Journal: Open for business..........Sansome Walk has re-opened after weeks of work.  Pic Jonathan Barry 14.11.14  4614754803 (12869979)

4:27pm Friday 14th November 2014

FROM cars jammed bumper to bumper to a straight breeze through - what a difference 24 hours makes!

New top director appointed at County Hall in bid to become more 'commercial'

Evesham Journal: NEW DIRECTOR: Sander Kristel,  the new director of commercial and change at the county council.

3:49pm Friday 14th November 2014

A NEW director on a whopping £117,571 has been appointed at Worcestershire County Council - signalling the next step in plans to hive off services.

Ed finds friends in Worcester - just don't go through the history books

Evesham Journal:

2:50pm Friday 14th November 2014

POOR Ed Miliband reached an all-time low this week after polling revealed him to be the most unpopular leader among his own party's supporters, ever.

Turning off street lights will not "take people into darkness", says senior councillor

Evesham Journal: Clock-change could affect streetlights...again

2:40pm Friday 14th November 2014

TURNING off street lights across Worcestershire will not "take people into darkness", according to a senior county politician.

Great counties like Worcestershire must lead the way on English devolution, says council leader

Evesham Journal: Councillor Adrian Hardman, county council leader

1:52pm Friday 14th November 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council has issued a rallying call over devolution from central Government - saying the time has come for a "fair deal".

Reverse library cuts in Worcestershire and stop calling them savings, says councillor

Evesham Journal: Exterior of The Hive, Worcester. Pic Jonathan Barry 12.5.14 2014596301 (6152439)

1:09pm Friday 14th November 2014

CALLS are being made to reverse library cuts in Worcestershire - with one councillor saying they should not be called "savings".

I want this 'crisis fund' help to stay, says Worcestershire County Council leader

Evesham Journal: Leader of Worcestershire County Council Adrian Hardman

12:40pm Friday 14th November 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council is going to intervene in a bid to stop a 'crisis fund' being shelved.

Bill Longmore defends the role of PCCs - saying they have done "some stupid things" but deserve to stay

Evesham Journal: DEFENDING THE JOB: Police and crime Commissioner Bill Longmore

12:05pm Friday 14th November 2014

BILL Longmore has issued a passionate defence of police and crime commissioners - and has taken a pop at politicians calling for them to be scrapped.

Time to move on from the Mark Yates £3,000 private back op saga, says fire authority chairman

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11:38am Friday 14th November 2014

THE chairman of the fire authority has urged fellow councillors to move on from the £3,000 Mark Yates back operation row - insisting the saga is done and dusted.

Investigation launched in Worcestershire amid fears Rotherham child abuse scandal is widespread

Evesham Journal: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

11:27am Friday 14th November 2014

AN investigation has been launched amid fears the Rotherham child abuse scandal could be happening in Worcestershire.

£17m Worcestershire Parkway will not wreck services at Foregate Street, insists county council

Evesham Journal: PARKWAY: Artists' images showing off the £17m site.

10:28am Friday 14th November 2014

THE deputy leader of Worcestershire County Council has insisted that a long-awaited £17 million railway station near Worcester will not wreck services at Foregate Street.

County Hall farce as police commissioner is embroiled in stand-off row

Evesham Journal: Police and crime commissioner Bill Longmore with deputy Barrie Sheldon. SP

9:36am Friday 14th November 2014

POLICE and crime commissioner Bill Longmore was embroiled in a farcical stand-off yesterday- after refusing to answer questions in a heated Q&A.

Fire service strikes cost taxpayers £166,000 so far

Evesham Journal: Fire service issues warning over carbon monoxide.

9:24am Friday 14th November 2014

TAXPAYERS have had to fork out £166,000 for the fire service strikes that have hit Worcestershire, it has emerged.

By George! Robin Walker holds crunch talks with the Chancellor to call for a fair deal

Evesham Journal: Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

9:24am Thursday 13th November 2014

WORCESTER MP Robin Walker has held crunch talks with Chancellor George Osborne in a bid to unlock millions of pounds of Government funding.

Stop the attacks on Ed Miliband, says Worcester's Labour parliamentary candidate in open letter

Evesham Journal: Ed Miliband

5:10pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

WORCESTER'S Labour parliamentary candidate has backed beleaguered Ed Miliband - signing a letter calling for the infighting to stop.

Police should scrap one chief constable and move towards a fully-blown merger, says report

Evesham Journal: Bill Longmore with his deputy, Barrie Sheldon

1:59pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

WEST Mercia Police has been recommended to move closer towards a fully-blown merger with Warwickshire - including axing one of the chief constables.

Council accused of "giving away" £75,000 taxpayers' asset for free in park handover

Evesham Journal: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

1:07pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

COUNCIL bosses have been accused of "giving away" taxpayer's assets for free - after a beauty spot heading to the National Trust without a penny changing hands was valued at £75,000.

Going off, more street lamps

Evesham Journal: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

9:23am Wednesday 12th November 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL £500,000 plan to switch off street lights and plunge parts of the county into darkness at night is set to hit Worcester in March, it has emerged.

Bindles restaurant in Worcester returns with scaled-down expansion plans

Evesham Journal:

2:22pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

A WORCESTER bar and brasserie which had an expansion bid blocked last month has returned with new, scaled-down plans.

Row over running fire brigades like John Lewis

Evesham Journal: Firefighters tackle a blaze in a yard on Becks Road, Keighley

1:05pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

PROPOSALS to part-privatise the fire service have been slammed in Worcester - with front line workers saying they fear the consequences.

Culture Secretary backing new law to protect press freedom

Evesham Journal: Sajid Javid, secretary of state for culture, media and sport and minister for equalities

12:56pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE MP is leading the charge for press freedom - saying a new British "Bill of Rights" would include protections for journalists and the free press.

Find out more about £33m revamp of Worcester's A4440 Southern Link Road

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12:32pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

A PUBLICITY drive is kicking off so people can find out more about the latest stage of a £33 million overhaul of Worcester's A4440 Southern Link Road.

£20,000 fine threat for rogue landlords who refuse to comply with council crackdown

Evesham Journal: GV of Worcester's council offices today, Wednesday, February 25, 2009.
Credit: Lee Sanders/newsteam.co.uk
25/02/09 (5078500)

11:46am Tuesday 11th November 2014

LANDLORDS refusing to sign up to a crackdown on poor quality homes in Worcester are facing a whopping £20,000 fine, it has emerged.

Council told its investment in the tobacco industry is "blood money"

Evesham Journal: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

10:51am Tuesday 11th November 2014

A NATIONAL health watchdog is asking Worcestershire County Council to withdraw its investments in the tobacco industry - calling it "blood money".


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