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Live LIVE: Three-car crash causes chaos in Droitwich

Evesham Journal:

11:42am Thursday 28th August 2014

Live updates from a three-car collision in Droitwich closing road.

Ambulance service staff get soaked for charity

Evesham Journal:

9:42am Thursday 28th August 2014

AMBULANCE staff faced a bucket full or ice water instead of their beds after a 12-hour shift in one of the busiet emergency service control rooms in the country.

UPDATE: Two cut from cars in Droitwich crash

Evesham Journal:

9:19am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO people have been cut from their cars after a collision in Droitwich.

M5 closed in Worcester after car and caravan "jackknife"

Evesham Journal:

6:02pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE M5 was closed between junction seven and six after a car and a caravan jackknifed in lane three.

Race to get schools ready for free meal roll-out

Evesham Journal: Price of school meals frozen once again

10:34am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WITH just two weeks to go until the beginning of term, two schools in Worcestershire are still not yet set up to give children their free lunchtime meal.

Witness appeal after sexual assault in Worcester

Evesham Journal: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

10:40am Monday 18th August 2014

A MAN sexually assaulted a women before exposing himself in Worcester.

Eldery woman assaulted in Worcester

Evesham Journal: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

8:34am Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was assaulted in Worcester.

Gun shots and cannon fire marks Artillery day in Worcester

Evesham Journal: 3314676903 Paul Jackson 16.08.14 Worcester - Army Reserve Unit, 214 (Worcestershire) Battery Royal Artillery Parade and Artillery Day. (9372311)

10:02am Sunday 17th August 2014

GUNS and cannons were fired, tanks roamed the streets, and different generations of army personnel marched proudly alongside each other to celebrate Worcester's Royal Artillery Day.

Car crashes into house in Hallow

Evesham Journal:

10:13am Saturday 16th August 2014

A CAR crashed into the side of a house outside a village pub near Worcester.

Craig Charles bares his funk and soul to crowd at Nozstock

Evesham Journal:

12:01pm Friday 1st August 2014

CRAIG Charles may currently be best known for his portrayal of cabbie Lloyd Mullaney or as Dave Lister in Red Dwarf, but many forget about his other passion for and life in the music scene.

Strictly star drops in to inspire future dancers

Evesham Journal:

10:03am Friday 1st August 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN were strictly coming dancing when they attended a dance class with a special guest teacher.

Street robbery of elderly woman in Evesham

Evesham Journal: INQUIRY: Police have appealed for information about the nightclub attack

2:05pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was robbed in Evesham.

Fraudsters target elderly people in Worcester

Evesham Journal: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

12:07pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE have issued a warning after three elderly people were targeted by courier fraud in Worcester.

Why choose a cuppa over a cool cola?

Evesham Journal: A nice (healthy) cup of tea

2:15pm Monday 21st July 2014

AS an adult, I'm expected to drink tea.

Who's bin up to all this?

Evesham Journal:

2:13pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WHERE’S your bin been? That’s something that residents of a Warndon estate are regularly asking each other since the new bin stacking craze hit them.

Ow bin ya? Was yowr day bostin?

Evesham Journal: Black Country venue boss calls for musicians to support region's big day

9:42am Tuesday 15th July 2014

HAPPY Black Country Day for yesterday, folks.

Parents' anger over text stating school's closure

Evesham Journal: 2614632411 Paul Jackson 23.06.14 Worcester St Mary's Worcester, has announced that it is closing at the end of the academic year. (7444794)

9:39am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PARENTS have hit back at the trustees of St Mary’s School after they announced The Stables nursery would close with the school – via text message.

Men attempt to snatch four-year-old girl

Evesham Journal:

2:27pm Friday 11th July 2014

A MOTHER has spoken of how her four-year-old daughter and her friend escaped a man posing as a police officer who told them they should get in his car.

Worcester Walk-In Centre will close in August

Evesham Journal:

6:02pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A CAMPAIGN to save Worcester’s walk-in health centre failed yesterday after a final decision was taken to close the facility next month (August).

Teenagers charged with arson after Droitwich Spa Lido park fire

Evesham Journal: Police seek witnesses to Barnt Green burglary

11:49am Thursday 10th July 2014

TWO 17-year-olds from Droitwich have been charged with arson after one of the town's parks was set alight.

Soldier joins fight to save her old school

Evesham Journal: BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT: Kate Philp from Knightwick with Prince Harry, far right.

9:41am Tuesday 8th July 2014

AN Army major who lost her leg and trekked across Antarctica with Prince Harry has spoken of her shock after it emerged her former school was to close.

St Mary's: Action group frustrated

Evesham Journal: 2614632411 Paul Jackson 23.06.14 Worcester St Mary's Worcester, has announced that it is closing at the end of the academic year. (7444794)

11:47am Thursday 3rd July 2014

AN ACTION group which is trying to save St Mary’s school from closure says it is being hampered by a lack of information.

Campaigners positive they can save St Mary's School

Evesham Journal:

5:47pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have admitted they are feeling positive after holding a meeting to brainstorm ideas on how to save a Worcester independent school from closure.

Is the ideal season just a TV fantasy?

Evesham Journal: Weekend weather: cloudy at first but warm on Sunday

9:41am Monday 30th June 2014

DO people handle the weather a lot better than I do, or does Britain’s rain and sun movement have the same temperament as a child?

Worcester's only girls school will close at the end of the year

Evesham Journal: Worcester's only girls school will close at the end of the year

8:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

THE only all girl's school in Worcester has announced it will be closing at the end of the school year.

Man charged after gun shots in Evesham

Evesham Journal: Police are investigating a metal theft in Ross-on-Wye.

10:48am Monday 23rd June 2014

A MAN has been charged following reports of shots being fired from a firearm in Evesham.

Lots of lolly but maybe in wrong places

Evesham Journal: Lots of lolly but maybe in wrong places

8:53am Monday 23rd June 2014

ROAD safety is something that is very important to teach children, especially as they come bounding out of school.

Thousands pack out a Worcester park for the annual Minifest

Evesham Journal: HANDS UP IF YOU’RE HAVING FUN: The crowd appreciate the music. 2514631005.

2:30pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

MUSIC lovers packed into a Worcester city park for Youthcomm Radio’s annual Minifest.

Hundreds have fun in the sun at Acorns Triple Run

Evesham Journal: John Anyon       22/6/14        2514630901

Acorn's Hospice Triple Run at Three Counties Showground on Sunday...............Alex The Acorn makes friends (7388724)

1:16pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

MORE than 1,300 people put on their running shoes in the hopes of raising £40,000 for Acorns Children's Hospice.

Killer's mum, sister and her boyfriend sentenced for trying to cover up crime

Evesham Journal: Andrew Heath

6:35pm Friday 20th June 2014

THREE members of a Worcester killer’s family have been sentenced for their part in trying to cover up his crime.

Wanted Worcester man arrested in Birmingham

Evesham Journal: Craig Thomas Ivers

12:40pm Friday 20th June 2014

A WORCESTER man who was wanted by police after allegedly breaching his licence, has been arrested.

Boat blocking one lane on the M5

Evesham Journal: Bike falls of car roof on M5

11:51am Friday 20th June 2014

A BOAT has ended up in the road and is blocking one lane southbound between junction 6 and junction 7 on the M5.

Bikers in guard of honour at funeral

Evesham Journal: SALUTE: Simon Andrews’ coffin is carried into Worcester Cathedral.

8:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

MOTORCYCLES lined the outside of Worcester Cathedral as mourners came to pay their last respects to Evesham racer Simon Andrews, who died last month.

How you can avoid the World Cup in Worcester

Evesham Journal: Other activities can get you away from the football

CHANTING, beer, suspense, and 22 men chasing a ball – if the World Cup doesn’t interest you, there are a few places that will shelter you from the storm.

Number 1 campaign for Rik Mayall's 2010 World Cup single

Evesham Journal: Number 1 campaign for Rik Mayall's 2010 World Cup single

4:41pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

FANS of Droitwich comedian Rik Mayall, who died on Monday, are campaigning to get his lost World Cup anthem to the top of the charts to honour him.

Young Ones actor and former Worcester schoolboy Rik Mayall dies aged 56

Evesham Journal: Rik Mayall as Alan B'Stard in The New Statesman

4:44pm Monday 9th June 2014

Comedian and actor Rik Mayall died this morning, his management firm said.

As a music fan, I know my place

Evesham Journal: Paul Jackson 19.07.13

Worcester News reporter Gema Bate. (4175963)

11:12am Monday 9th June 2014

I DON’T like music – I love it.

All parties all things to all the voters?

Evesham Journal: Paul Jackson 19.07.13

Worcester News reporter Gema Bate. (4175963)

8:00am Monday 2nd June 2014

AS a reporter it is a rare day if I am not inundated with stories about councillors, new policies, meetings, press conferences, and so on.

We need our own personal bank holiday

Evesham Journal: Paul Jackson 19.07.13

Worcester News reporter Gema Bate. (4175963)

1:39pm Friday 30th May 2014

AN extended weekend is never an issue for me. Having a Monday off - the world’s most hated day - feels even nicer than finishing work for the week on a Friday.

No more "pink stuff" for a flirty Frenchie

Evesham Journal: No more "pink stuff" for a flirty Frenchie

10:04am Thursday 22nd May 2014

NOAMI the car has been groomed with the "pink stuff" for a final time, as her favourite bathing location is closing down.

The past is foreign and still boring

Evesham Journal: The past is foreign and still boring

9:00am Monday 19th May 2014

SOCIAL media sites can be a little dry.

Founder of Worcester Asperger's support charity dies aged 38

Evesham Journal: Sarah Micklewright

1:32pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

THE founder of Worcester’s first support group for Asperger’s sufferers has died at the age of 38.

Ten-year-old boy launches men-only charity cycle in Worcester

Evesham Journal: 1814587901 Paul Jackson 01.05.14 Wichenford Ten-year-old Ethan Muller has started a 10k bike ride charity event after he was not able to runthe Race for Life with his mum and sister last year. (5858147)

12:38pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

A BOY was so disappointed he was not allowed to run the women's only Race for Life last year that he has started his own charity event for men.

Crash between car and bus near New College, Worcester

Evesham Journal: RESPONSE DEBATE: How long should patients in non life-threatening emergencies wait for an ambulance?

9:59am Tuesday 6th May 2014

A WOMAN was treated for shock when the car she was in collided with a bus in Worcester.

Here's to you dad - a 60-mile challenge

Evesham Journal: Nicki Payne will be walking 62.5-miles from London to Brighton

4:09pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

A WOMAN will be putting her best foot forward as she treks more than 60 miles from London to Brighton in memory of her father.

I am really determined to live more after hearing #stephensstory

Evesham Journal: Paul Jackson 19.07.13

Worcester News reporter Gema Bate. (4175963)

9:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

BATTLING a disease to within an inch of your life must be not only exhausting but completely devastating.

Two cars crash along A442, north of Droitwich

Evesham Journal: Frampton Cotterell road to remain closed until Sunday

4:56pm Monday 28th April 2014

A WOMAN was trapped in a car after a crash along the Droitwich to Kidderminster Road.

Traffic trouble in Worcester as broken sewer pipes 'worse than first thought'

Evesham Journal: Severn Trent Water is fined after amonia is released

3:51pm Monday 28th April 2014

A COLLAPSED sewer which has been causing traffic chaos for more than a month is worst than first thought.

Bishop says thank you as funeral details released

Evesham Journal: POORLY: Dr Denise Inge

9:47am Thursday 24th April 2014

DETAILS of the funeral of the much-loved Denise Inge, wife to the Bishop of Worcester, have been released.

Record Store Day is a 'resounding success'

Evesham Journal: Worcester Record Store Day at Rise, Worcester. Manager Tom George with Record Store Day releases. (5541359)

2:41pm Monday 21st April 2014

MUSIC fans in Worcester flocked to an independent city record store to celebrate a worldwide event.

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