Holiday crowds delight traders

Evesham Journal: Holiday crowds delight traders

5:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE Easter Bank Holiday brought a bumper boost for traders in Evesham as they celebrated the first public holiday since the town’s Abbey Bridge re-opened.

Southern Link Road - work begins in earnest next week to beat the notorious traffic jams

Evesham Journal: 'SUCCESSFUL SCHEME': Councillor Simon Geraghty.

5:53pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound improvement scheme on a notoriously congested road in Worcester is to begin in earnest next week.

Blind man threatened by teenagers in Malvern after they demand his bottle of wine

5:32pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A BLIND man was threatened by a female teenager after he refused to hand over a bottle of wine.

Have your say on Warwickshire's boundaries

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5:27pm Thursday 24th April 2014

PEOPLE are being asked their views on a new pattern of electoral divisions for Warwickshire County Council.

Suspicious man in Malvern has "traveller accent" say police

5:25pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A SUSPICIOUS man with a "traveller accent" has been spotted knocking on doors in Malvern.

Firefighter strikes loom in public sector pension war

Evesham Journal: RED ALERT: Ammanford firefighters dashed to the rescue of Princess the corgi.

5:16pm Thursday 24th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Worcester will take part in more strikes over pensions which the fire minster branded "unnecessary".

Giffords Circus brings new tour to the Cotswolds

5:11pm Thursday 24th April 2014

GIFFORDS Circus is returning to the Cotswolds next month with its new tour, The Thunders.

Church is setting for American flavoured gig

4:59pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A CHURCH with superb acoustics will be the setting for a gig with an American flavour.

£800 of cigarettes stolen in Droitwich burglary

4:50pm Thursday 24th April 2014

BURGLARS stole £800 of cigarettes from an address in Ladywood, Droitwich.

Young people to shape future film provision

4:37pm Thursday 24th April 2014

YOUNG people will be given the opportunity shape the future of film in their area.

Worcester burglary - police release CCTV

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4:31pm Thursday 24th April 2014

POLICE have released CCTV images of a young man they want to speak to in connection with a burglary in Worcester.

Artist's work is inspired by the Malvern Hills

3:58pm Thursday 24th April 2014

AN exhibition will display the exotic and evocative work inspired by the presence of the Malvern Hills.

Elgar's music to feature heavily during BBC Proms 2014

3:25pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE BBC's annual celebration of classical music comes with a healthy dose of Elgar this year.

Residents warned of telephone scam

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3:09pm Thursday 24th April 2014

VALE residents are being warned about a scam that can allow fraudsters to gain access to their computer.

Late 50s and early 60s inspired work to go on show

2:38pm Thursday 24th April 2014

AN exhibition will display a series of mid-century and modernist inspired prints, illustrations and photography.

Wanted man could be in Worcester

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2:37pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A WANTED man could be in Worcester as police launched a manhunt.

Woman assaulted at Worcester bar

Evesham Journal: West Mercia reveals future of our police stations

2:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A WOMAN was left with cuts and bruises after she was attacked by a man at a Worcester pub.

Live final offers festival appearance prize

2:21pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THREE acts will be going head-to-head in a live final to secure a slot at a unique family festival.

Vale business woman wants support for latest venture

Evesham Journal: Angela Hayden, who recently launched Top Dogs online, at Crufts with TV personality Amanda Holden.

2:02pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A VALE business owner who was forced to close her gift shop in Evesham after just three months has created a new online company selling products for man's best friend.

Record Store Day defended against criticism from "disheartened" Paul Weller

Evesham Journal: Rise manager Tom George with Record Store Day releases. Picture by Paul Jackson,

12:26pm Thursday 24th April 2014

WORCESTER'S champions of Record Store Day have defended the independent celebration despite it facing strong criticism from Paul Weller.

Karndean Designflooring brings new hope for Worcester charity’s multi-sensory room

Evesham Journal: Back – left to right – Steven Bickley, commercial business manager, Karndean Designflooring, Richard Tanner, RT Floors, Ethan Roberts, aged 11, Jean Wilson, founder of New Hope and Charlie Lewis, aged 8.

12:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CHILDREN with disabilities and complex health care needs at a Worcester charity can enjoy a new multi-sensory room thanks to a kind donation from a county charity.

Apprentices from Evesham make the final of a prestigious competition

Evesham Journal: Apprentices from South Worcestershire College have reached the final of a prestigious competition

11:58am Thursday 24th April 2014

SOUTH Worcestershire College has been announced as one of the eight finalists of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2014.

Mayor joins centre's birthday celebrations

Evesham Journal: John Anyon                   11/4/14                  1514572201Myriad Centre birthday party. Mayor of Worcester, Pat Agar with Community Manager, Sarah McCammon and chairman of the board of trustees, Peter Reynolds meet centre users and staff taking part

11:43am Thursday 24th April 2014

A CENTRE providing disabled young people with stimulating days enjoyed a birthday treat when the Mayor of Worcester joined their party.

Coffee morning raises cash for Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower Appeal

Evesham Journal: Dr Sue Ablett, chairman of the Evesham Abbey Bell Tower Appeal committee, with Sue Chambers, who organises the Broadway - Leedons Park coffee mornings.

11:38am Thursday 24th April 2014

A COFFEE morning held for residents of Broadway's Leedons Park saw them not only don Easter bonnets but also raise funds for Evesham's Bell Tower appeal.

Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

Evesham Journal: Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

11:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

DAVID Cameron’s description of Britain as a Christian country has sparked debate in Worcestershire.

Luxury flooring firm in line for award for innovative app

11:23am Thursday 24th April 2014

A LUXURY vinyl flooring company based in Evesham has been announced as a finalist in this year's Marketing on Mobile Awards for its innovative Augmented Reality App.

Missing Polish man - concern mounts

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11:21am Thursday 24th April 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to help them trace a 37-year-old Polish man who went missing from Kidderminster Hospital.

The AsparaWriting Festival has begun

10:51am Thursday 24th April 2014

THE first AsparaWriting Festival has begun celebrating crime writers from across the country as they come to the Vale to discuss their work and hold writing master classes for budding authors.

Cheerful circus rolls into town

10:22am Thursday 24th April 2014

A CHEERFUL circus will roll into town for a one-off performance.

Grab a bargain at village garage sale

10:14am Thursday 24th April 2014

ECKINGTON villagers will be opening their garages and inviting people in to grab a bargain at a community garage sale, which could be the first of many.

Salon's support for volunteer cause

9:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

A HAIRDRESSING and beauty salon in Pershore raised £300 for a local cause with a charity draw.

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.

Inspector says 'no' to Leigh Sinton housing bid

9:35am Thursday 24th April 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans for housing in Leigh Sinton have been thrown out by a government planning inspector.

Which TV host would you have an affair with?

Evesham Journal: Keith Lemon

10:11am Thursday 24th April 2014

MORE than 6,000 British people have chosen which TV presenter they would most like to have an extramarital affair with - and the results are somewhat surprising. Click here to find out who makes the list.

Which Worcestershire street is among the slowest in the country for broadband?

Evesham Journal: Superfast broadband on the way to east Cleveland

8:35am Thursday 24th April 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE street has been named among those receiving the slowest broadband speeds in the country.

Crashes causing long delays for commuters

Evesham Journal: Commuters are facing long delays on the M5 northbound in Worcestershire this morning after a crash.

7:32am Thursday 24th April 2014

COMMUTERS are facing long delays this morning after crashes in Worcester and on the M5.

Police appeal over 'strange' number plate replacement

Evesham Journal: Drive to combat number plate thefts

6:08pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NUMBER plates have been stolen and replaced with other stolen plates during an incident police have called 'strange'.

Blues inspired group nominated for awards hat-trick

Evesham Journal: Trevor Steger of BabaJack

5:45pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE blues sounds of a Malvern-based band are in the running for a hat-trick of prestigious awards.

Bike thefts in Evesham and Pershore - witnesses needed

5:40pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE have reported a spate of pedal cycle thefts in Evesham and Pershore.

Grab a bargain at village jumble sale

5:38pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Elmley Castle Scout Group jumble, table top sale and car boot will take place on Saturday, May 10, to raise much needed funds for the group.

Peopleton Novice Pony and Companion Dog Show is back

5:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Peopleton Novice Pony and Companion Dog Show is back for its 36th year next month.

Get, set, cycle for British Red Cross this summer

5:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE cyclists are being encouraged to take part in Ride London and raise money for the British Red Cross.

Concert raises cash for charity

Evesham Journal: Mayoress of Pershore Liz Tucker, Mayor of Pershore Charles Tucker, Sue Smith, Worcester Wychavon President Richard Smith, Midlands Air Ambulance Area Co-ordinator Jenny Ashman, Concert Planner and Organiser Rtn. Mike Sheppard (left to right).

5:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CHARITY concert has raised £2,000 for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Health and Well-Being Fayre coming to Pershore

4:57pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A HOLISTIC Health and Well-Being Fayre is being held at Pershore Town Hall on Saturday, May 10, between 1pm and 4pm.

Poet visits Pershore

4:49pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POET Roger McGough will be visiting Pershore's Number 8 Community Arts Centre on Friday, May 23, to mark the release of his new book, As Far As I Know.

Cash for schemes in Evesham

4:25pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

EVESHAM Town Council is to write letters of intent pledging £250,000 in funding for two of the town's biggest projects.

Pam Ayres to share new collection on stage

Evesham Journal: Pam Ayres

4:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN audience favourite is bringing a new selection of poems and stories to the stage.

Transatlantic duo returning to Vale

4:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TRANSATLANTIC due are performing in the Vale next month.

First phase of country park development gets town council backing

3:40pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE first phase of plans to develop Evesham Country Park have been backed by the town council.

Venue outlines ambitious panto plans

3:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PANTO season is a long way off but an arts venue has already announced an ambitious challenge for its seasonal show.

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