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Kidderminster Harriers improving but still searching for first win

Evesham Journal: Former Forest Green Rovers manager, Dave Hockaday

4:41pm Sunday 18th October 2015

KIDDERMINSTER Harriers manager Dave Hockaday has told his players to take heart from their display against Southport despite a 1-0 home loss to their fellow strugglers.

5p for a carrier bag is not the end of society

Evesham Journal: Shoppers will soon have to pay for plastic carrier bags at supermarkets

10:35am Tuesday 6th October 2015

I HOPE you’ve been stocking up on canned goods, because if yesterday’s front pages can be believed the end of the world is nigh.

Battling to get a roof over my head

Evesham Journal: House prices on the rise

1:27pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

THERE can’t be many things more stressful than moving house.

We don't all need to hear your moans

Evesham Journal: Super news on your broadband speed

5:28pm Wednesday 9th September 2015

WE MIGHT be terrible at talking about our feelings, maintaining a usable public transport system and every sport ever invented, but if there’s one thing we British excel at, it’s complaining.

Elderly man hit by tractor

Evesham Journal:

7:03pm Saturday 5th September 2015

AN ELDERLY man had to be airlifted to hospital after he was hit by a tractor near Worcester this afternoon.

Closure of Bromyard Community Hospital inpatient ward halted

Evesham Journal: The county council and NHS disagree over whether there is a supply problem with a typhoid vaccine tablet.

1:45pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

THE closure of the inpatient ward at Bromyard Community Hospital has been halted thanks to dedicated nursing staff.

VIDEO: Stourport man speaks of importance of a defibrillator in saving his life

Evesham Journal:

7:45am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A STOURPORT man who was technically dead for seven minutes has spoken of the importance of having defibrillators available in public places.

UPDATED: Long delays in the centre of Worcester

Evesham Journal: Roadworks on road into Evesham day before bridge closes

4:40pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

ROADWORKS are causing long tailbacks in the centre of Worcester this afternoon, with some drivers reporting delays of more than 45 minutes.

Two sides of me on Facebook and Twitter

Evesham Journal: Super news on your broadband speed

12:13pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

SOCIAL media has genuinely revolutionised the way we interact.

Hospital trust's anti-bullying policy branded "not fit for purpose"

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Worcestershire Royal Hospital (17371974)

5:00pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A LONG-awaited report into how allegations of bullying and harassment are handled at the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals has branded its policy for dealing with concerns “not fit for purpose”.

Bromyard residents hit out at hospital ward closure

Evesham Journal: Staff must focus more on communicating with patients, says a local NHS trust director.

3:07pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

BROMYARD residents have rallied together to hit out at the temporary closure of a ward at the town’s community hospital.

Norton Parkway station given the green light

Evesham Journal:

1:57pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

DECADES of work have finally come to fruition after the long-awaited Norton Parkway train station was finally given the green light.

Don't take our amazing hospice facilities for granted

Evesham Journal:

7:37am Tuesday 25th August 2015

IT’S all too easy to take for granted the amazing facilities right on our doorstep.

Decision due to be made on Norton Parkway station today

Evesham Journal: Norton Parkway Entrance 2 (14811935)

6:00am Tuesday 25th August 2015

THE long-awaited Norton Parkway train station could get the go-ahead today, Tuesday.

Worcester News readers react to chaplain's Ikea tweet

Evesham Journal: CLAIMS: Worcestershire Royal Hospital chaplain David Southall

6:00am Tuesday 25th August 2015

A CONTROVERSIAL tweet by a hospital chaplain in which he compared a trip to hospital with driving to Ikea has prompted a heated debate among readers of your Worcester News.

Driver escapes serious harm after car crashes into building

Evesham Journal:

7:49am Thursday 20th August 2015

A DRIVER was lucky to walk away with minor injuries after they crashed into the side of a building in Colwall, near Malvern, yesterday afternoon.

Man rescued from roof of own house in Pershore

Evesham Journal: OM fire engine

4:20pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

A MAN had to be rescued from the roof of his own house in Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore, at about 10.10am this morning after locking himself out.

What happens when the internet breaks down?

Evesham Journal:

10:09am Tuesday 18th August 2015

ISN’T the internet wonderful?

Two brothers appear in court following Robert Owen Court incident

Evesham Journal: Jail for man after drunken behaviour

1:33pm Monday 17th August 2015

TWO brothers arrested following an attack in Worcester in which a man suffered “significant injuries” have been remanded in custody.

Emergency gynaecology services to remain centralised in Worcester

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital is to be expanded by about 50 per cent as part of a £4.9 million project.

5:36pm Friday 14th August 2015

EMERGENCY gynaecology services in Worcestershire will remain centralised in Worcester for the foreseeable future, it has been announced.

Witness appeal after young girl approached by strangers in Dines Green

Evesham Journal: M5 crash causes delays

6:59pm Wednesday 12th August 2015

WITNESSES to an incident in which a young girl was approached by two strangers in Dines Green, Worcester, are being asked to contact police.

Potentially lethal drugs stolen from Worcester vets

Evesham Journal: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

2:22pm Wednesday 12th August 2015

DRUGS used to put animals down which are potentially lethal if used by humans were stolen from a veterinary practice in Worcester last night.

A week of relaxation can do a world of good

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 11th August 2015

IT’S amazing how much good a week of relaxation can do.

Our national identities just hold us back

Evesham Journal: Ian Craig

11:56am Tuesday 4th August 2015

LIKE most of the country I’ve watched with horror as the migrant crisis in Calais has unfolded over the past few weeks.

Investigation launched into Three Counties gazebo incident

Evesham Journal:

5:24pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a gazebo was flung through the air by a freak gust of wind at the Three Counties Showground, landing five people in hospital.

Guildhall evacuated during council meeting after fire alarm triggered

Evesham Journal:

2:42pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

THE GUILDHALL in the centre of Worcester had to be evacuated yesterday evening after a fire alarm was triggered.

Sex attacks not thought to be linked, says police boss

Evesham Journal:

5:09pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

THE head of policing in south Worcestershire has said the four sex attacks in Worcester are not being linked.

What to do with a week off?

Evesham Journal:

2:31pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

YOU’LL no doubt be thrilled to hear I’ve got next week off work.

Hospital trust chief executive resigns

Evesham Journal: Chief executive of Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Penny Venables.

1:21pm Monday 27th July 2015

THE chief executive of the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals has resigned, your Worcester News can exclusively reveal.

Man locked in public toilet in Worcester

Evesham Journal: Paul Jackson 5.3.09

A CCTV camera on Worcester's Cornmarket. (24397567)

12:50pm Monday 27th July 2015

FIREFIGHTERS had to be called after a man became locked in a public toilet in The Cornmarket in Worcester city centre at about 9.50am on Monday, July 27.

UPDATED WITH PICTURE: Car crashes into front room of house in St John's

Evesham Journal:

9:20am Monday 27th July 2015

A MAN was taken to hospital after the car he was in crashed into a house in Worcester last night.

Pile of rubbish on fire in St John's

Evesham Journal:

8:03am Friday 24th July 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Oldbury Road, St John’s, Worcester, at 10.45pm last night to reports of a pile of rubbish on fire on open land at the end of the road.

Small fire in undergrowth in Worcester

Evesham Journal: Spate of fires in the early hours

7:57am Friday 24th July 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a small fire involving two sq m of undergrowth in Bromwich Parade, off Severn Street, at about 4.50pm yesterday afternoon.

UPDATED: One taken to hospital after car hits railway bridge in Evesham

Evesham Journal: Two hospitalised after Stourport crash

9:00am Friday 24th July 2015

A CAR crashed into a railway bridge in Briar Close Business Park, Evesham, at about 6.45am this morning.

Hospital trust spends £3.5 million on temporary staff in June

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital is to be expanded by about 50 per cent as part of a £4.9 million project.

7:25pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

ALMOST £3.5 million was spent on paying temporary staff at Worcestershire’s three acute staff in June as the organisation running the sites falls further behind its financial plans.

Bacteria found in half of oncology centre's water outlets

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Oncology Centre (12729236)

6:05pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

QUESTIONS are being asked after half the water outlets in Worcestershire’s new oncology centre were found to contain an antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Wake up Jeremy, doctors don't work nine to five

Evesham Journal: GPS: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

9:41am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

IT’S hardly a newsflash that a highranking politician might be somewhat disconnected from the real world.

UPDATED: Travellers move onto university playing field

Evesham Journal:

4:10pm Monday 20th July 2015

TRAVELLERS have moved onto a field owned by the University of Worcester.

Police called to reports of youths trying to lead injured bird into road in Malvern

Evesham Journal:

9:54pm Sunday 19th July 2015

AN INJURED gull has been nicknamed Steven Seagull after a lucky escape in Malvern.

Firefighters rescue kitten stuck under floorboards in St John's

Evesham Journal: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

4:26pm Sunday 19th July 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to help rescue a kitten which had become trapped under floorboards at a house in Windsor Avenue, St John’s, Worcester earlier today.

UPDATED: Another sex attack in Worcester - less than 24 hours after the last one

Evesham Journal:

5:50pm Saturday 18th July 2015

POLICE are still investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Worcester – the second such attack in two days.

Cyclist taken to hospital after hitting tree near Stourbridge

Evesham Journal:

10:12pm Friday 17th July 2015

A CYCLIST had to be taken to hospital after he crashed into a tree in woodland near Stourbridge this afternoon.

Toddler hit by car near Broadway

Evesham Journal:

10:07pm Friday 17th July 2015

A TODDLER has been airlifted to hospital after a crash near Broadway this evening.

Explosive used to break into cashpoint near Evesham

Evesham Journal: M5 crash causes delays

3:33pm Friday 17th July 2015

AN EXPLOSIVE device was used to break into a cashpoint near Evesham.

UPDATED: Girl sexually assaulted in Worcester

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

9:50pm Friday 17th July 2015

THE man who was arrested after a girl was sexually assaulted in Worcester this morning has been released without charge.

Hospital team to paddle, plod and pedal in aid of hospice

Evesham Journal:

11:57am Friday 17th July 2015

A GROUP of hospital employees are all set to paddle, plod and peddle across Worcestershire’s countryside in aid of a county hospice.

Consultation over parking in Moreton town centre

Evesham Journal: Drivers face fines for parking

12:39pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

A PUBLIC consultation has been launched into proposed changes to car parking in Moreton town centre.

Adverts are trying to ruin my diet plan

Evesham Journal: Generic image of burger and chips. Britain needs a national food policy, overseen by a Cabinet-level minister with responsibility for improving every aspect of the nation's diet, a senior Liberal Democrat peer argued Friday June 18, 2004. Baroness Miller

9:31am Tuesday 14th July 2015

UNTIL recently I had pooh-poohed the idea that adverts for things like fast food and fizzy drinks had a direct effect on out eating habits.

FULL STORY: Worcestershire cancer surgeon investigated over patient deaths fired

Evesham Journal:

4:30pm Monday 13th July 2015

A CANCER surgeon working at two of Worcestershire’s major hospitals who has been under investigation for more than two years has been fired, it has been announced.

Police on scene after dog is locked in car on hot day in Worcester

Evesham Journal:

1:19pm Friday 10th July 2015

POLICE were at the former Worcester Walk-In Medical Centre in Farrier Street after receiving reports of a dog locked in a car.

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