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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.

Worcestershire Royal Hospital A&E set for expansion

Evesham Journal: John Anyon     30/01/15      05158096

Worcestershire Royal Hospital (17371974)

1:03pm Friday 10th July 2015

THE A&E department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital is to be expanded by about 50 per cent as part of a £4.9 million project, your Worcester News can exclusively reveal.

Campaigner calls for home for autistic adults to be permitted

Evesham Journal:

12:23pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

A CAMPAIGNER from Worcester has spoken of the importance of autistic adults being able to live close to their families as a previously refused planning application goes to appeal.

Road in Bewdley closed after sewer collapses

Evesham Journal: Date of Abbey Bridge closure revealed

11:16am Tuesday 7th July 2015

THE B4194 in Bewdley – known locally as the ‘Switchback’ – was yesterday, Monday, after a sewer collapsed, causing internal flooding to some nearby homes.

npower pledges to help customers get the best deals following national report

Evesham Journal:

10:51am Tuesday 7th July 2015

WORCESTER-based energy giant npower has pledged to ensure customers are getting the best deals after a report showed the UK’s six biggest power companies have been overcharging by £1.2 billion a year.

UPDATED WITH PICTURES: Woman cut free from car after crash near Evesham

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

A WOMAN was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a head-on collision with a lorry early this morning.

Derelict pub to be demolished and replaced with retirement complex

Evesham Journal:

8:50am Tuesday 7th July 2015

A FORMER pub in rural Worcestershire is to be demolished and replaced with a new retirement complex despite concerns around overdevelopment and the impact on traffic.

Ten years on from 7/7 - we didn't let the terrorists win

Evesham Journal:

7:40am Tuesday 7th July 2015

TEN years ago today I was working at a petrol station on the outskirts of our fine city during my summer holiday from university.

More roadworks on major road between Worcester and Hartlebury

Evesham Journal: Busy Cotswold commuter road closing for repairs

4:27pm Monday 6th July 2015

DRIVERS are braced for more delays as a major series of roadworks between Worcester and Hartlebury gets underway.

Car hits tree in Evesham after driver suffers 'medical incident'

Evesham Journal: Two hospitalised after Stourport crash

2:40pm Monday 6th July 2015

A CAR crashed into a tree in Evesham after the driver suffered a ‘medical incident’ at the wheel.

One in three 16 to 17 year olds in Worcestershire unable to sleep through stress

Evesham Journal: Call for increased awareness of anxiety issues

12:56pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A THIRD of 16 and 17 year olds in Worcestershire have been so stressed in the past year they have been unable to sleep, a survey has shown.

Play area set for revamp in time for the summer holidays

Evesham Journal:

3:46pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A POPULAR play area in Worcester is to be completely revamped in time for the summer holidays.

Dad's fury after asbestos left outside house for two days

Evesham Journal:

3:02pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A DAD from Tolladine has spoken of his anger after a bin full of asbestos was dumped outside his house and left for more than two days.

Pensioner cycles entire length of canal in wife's memory

Evesham Journal:

1:42pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A PENSIONER has cycled the entire length of the Worcester to Birmingham Canal to raise cash for the city hospice which cared for his wife in her final days.

Four new bungalows for Broadwas

Evesham Journal: Mayor assured of riverside rocks clear-up

12:50pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A PLANNING application for four new bungalows at land off Stoney Ley in Broadwas, near Worcester, was granted by Malvern Hills District Council’s Northern Area Development Control Committee on Wednesday, July 1.

41-home development in Rushwick gets the go-ahead

Evesham Journal:

5:50pm Friday 3rd July 2015

PLANS for 41 new homes in Rushwick, near Worcester, have been given the go-ahead despite concerns around the impact on flooding in the area.

Plans for 32 homes in Leigh Sinton thrown out

Evesham Journal: Mayor assured of riverside rocks clear-up

3:00pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

AN APPLICATION for 32 new homes in Leigh Sinton has been thrown out over concerns around the impact on the rural area.

Leigh Sinton housing plans granted despite concerns

Evesham Journal:

11:18am Thursday 2nd July 2015

PLANS for 51 new homes in a picturesque Worcestershire village have taken a step forward after the design and layout of the site was approved, despite a raft of concerns.

Farmer's lucky escape as tractor bursts into flames

Evesham Journal:

10:36am Thursday 2nd July 2015

A FARMER had a lucky escape after his tractor caught fire while he was driving it.

Powick gypsy site application deferred

Evesham Journal: Mayor assured of riverside rocks clear-up

8:24am Thursday 2nd July 2015

A CONTROVERSIAL planning application to allow a traveller family to remain on a site near Powick they have occupied on an intermittent basis for the past three years has been deferred.

Sorry NIMBYs, but new homes need to go somewhere

Evesham Journal: House Building (5090544)

9:43am Tuesday 30th June 2015

IT’S a staple of local news.

Evesham's fireworks display saved

Evesham Journal:

10:17am Thursday 25th June 2015

THIS year’s Bonfire Night fireworks display in Pershore will go ahead as planned, despite the organisation which has put together the annual event for many years pulling out.

Hospital trust falls behind financial plans

Evesham Journal: Ambulances queue outside the entrance to the Accident and Emergency Department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. 23.2.15  0915824401 (19192503)

5:22pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

THE cash-strapped organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals has fallen behind its plans to work its way back into the black just two months into the financial year.

Another consultant resigns from Worcestershire hospital

Evesham Journal: Redditch's Alexandra Hospital

3:55pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

ANOTHER consultant working at a Worcestershire hospital has resigned.

Patients invited to give views of care at Worcestershire's hospitals

Evesham Journal: Aerial of Worcester Warriors Sixways Stadium (6074439)

3:04pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

PATIENTS in Worcestershire are being invited to give their views about hospital care in the county at a special event on Friday.

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