Women of Worcestershire asked to show some "BearFaced" cheek for charity

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10:33am Saturday 1st November 2014

WOMEN in Worcestershire are being asked to ditch the makeup and go "bearfaced" to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

"Home improvement gave me nervous breakdown": Malvern home is "uninhabitable"

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10:43am Saturday 1st November 2014

A DAD suffered a “nervous breakdown” over a home revamp intended to improve the quality of life for his disabled wife and son.

Burglars take tools in raid on Great Witley building site

Evesham Journal: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

9:44am Saturday 1st November 2014

A BUILDING was broken into and tools taken during a burglary in Worcester Road, Great Witley.

Police chief wants to speak directly to public of Worcestershire in web chat

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9:25am Saturday 1st November 2014

THE chief constable of West Mercia Police wants to hear the views of the public in a web chat next week.

Mobile Send Your News

9:08am Friday 31st October 2014

UB40 help Local mum and friends and family raising funds for Ben to get an operation to help him walk after nhs stop funding www.treeofhope.org.uk/bens-first-steps www.facebook.com/bensfirststeps charity night planned, walk from redditch to Ben in evesham on Xmas day. Help the family and follow their story Based on information supplied by .

Warning after attempted dog snatching

Evesham Journal: Thieves stole one-year-old lurcher Luna. (s)

4:27pm Friday 31st October 2014

DOG owners have been warned to be on their guard when it comes to their pets as thefts of man's best friend are on the rise in the county.

Droitwich police drugs raid - two suspected dealers arrested, drugs seized

Evesham Journal: The suspected class A drugs seized by the officers.

5:42pm Friday 31st October 2014

TWO suspected drug dealers have been arrested after police stormed a house in Droitwich.

Halfords enjoys boost in turnover

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4:55pm Friday 31st October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE-based cycling retailer Halfords is expected to report a 9.5 per cent increase in revenue in comparison with last year over the last six months next week.

Visit a pharmacist if you feel unwell this winter

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4:43pm Friday 31st October 2014

HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire are encouraging people in the county to talk to a pharmacist if they are feeling unwell this winter to avoid a trip to hospital later.

"Give us your guns" - firearms amnesty across West Mercia including Worcester

4:40pm Friday 31st October 2014

A FIREARMS amnesty is giving people in Worcestershire the chance to hand in guns.

WWI workshop gives public chance to find out if they have relatives in the conflict

Evesham Journal: 4414743129 Paul Jackson 31.10.14 Worcester - Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of Gheluvelt at Gheluvelt Park, Worcester. Standard bearers. Now the public has a fresh opportunity to find out if they have relatives who fought in the First World

4:18pm Friday 31st October 2014

A FIRST World War workshop will give people the chance to find out about their relatives who fought in the conflict.

Roman skeletons found in Worcestershire

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4:06pm Friday 31st October 2014

ROMAN age skeletons have been unearthed at a school in Worcestershire.

"Don't call 999 please (unless it's a genuine emergency) - we're on strike."

Evesham Journal: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

3:56pm Friday 31st October 2014

THE public has been warned not to make unnecessary 999 calls during this weekend's industrial action.

Granddaughter of Gheluvelt hero speaks of pride at unveiling battle memorial

Evesham Journal: 4414743149 Paul Jackson 31.10.14 Worcester - Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of Gheluvelt at Gheluvelt Park, Worcester. From left - Julia Brotherton, grandaughter of Major Edward Hankey and Adrian Gregson, Worcestershire World War 100. (12188

3:47pm Friday 31st October 2014

THE granddaughter of the soldier who led the courageous counter-attack at the Battle of Gheluvelt has spoken of her pride in unveiling a monument to those who fought and fell.

Centenary celebration of the Battle of Gheluvelt held today in Worcester

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3:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

HUNDREDS gathered in a Worcester park to mark the 100th anniversary of a battle which helped turn the tide of the First World War during one of the British Army's darkest hours.

Small fuel spillage

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12:44pm Friday 31st October 2014

EVESHAM firefighters were called to deal with a small amount of fuel, which has been spilled from a vehicle in the layby on the A46 near the Beckford Inn, near Evesham, on Thursday at 4.38pm.

Saw stolen from unit

Evesham Journal: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

12:36pm Friday 31st October 2014

A HUSQVARNA saw was stolen from a unit in Mill Lane, Wyre Piddle, near Pershore.

Bike stolen

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12:33pm Friday 31st October 2014

A CARRERA Vulcan bike was stolen from the garden of a property at Pershore College in Avon Bank, Pershore, sometime between 8.10am and 8.13am on Monday, October 27.

Power tools stolen in theft

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12:33pm Friday 31st October 2014

A METAL container was broken into and a large quantity of power tools were stolen during a theft in Long Lane, Throckmorton, near Pershore.

Catalytic converter thefts in Pershore

Evesham Journal: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

12:24pm Friday 31st October 2014

TWO catalytic converters have been stolen from vehicles in Pershore.

Appeal date into 70 new Broadway homes

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL planning application for 70 houses on an area of outstanding natural beauty in Broadway is to be determined at appeal.

Hospital trust still under pressure as winter approaches

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

10:29am Friday 31st October 2014

THE amount of patients in Worcestershire who have been waiting longer than 18 weeks for an operation currently stands at 1,839 – despite hospital bosses having pledged to clear the backlog by September.

Town museum to turn purple in support of World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Evesham Journal: 3414679402 Paul Jackson 19.08.14 Evesham - Sandra Francis who has managed to get her petition to be discussed in parliament, she is also organising a private screening of Dirty Dancing at The Regal to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer Action. (9470810)

9:39am Friday 31st October 2014

THE colour purple will take on a whole new meaning this November as places around the world are illuminated in a bid to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer.

Halloween window displays from Worcester's shops

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

WORCESTER'S shops are getting into the spirit of Halloween with some frightfully good window displays.

Here's what Halloween looks like in our house! Frightfully good pictures from Worcester families

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Friday 31st October 2014

HAPPY Halloween! Here's a round-up of photos of the spookiest day of the year in our readers' homes.

REVIEW - Love's Labour's Lost and Love's Labour's Won

12:01am Friday 31st October 2014

Love's Labour's Lost and Love's Labour's Won

Evesham Carnival will return with movie themed extravagaza thanks to Evesham business

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7:17pm Thursday 30th October 2014

AN Evesham business has thrown its support behind the return of Evesham Carnival, which is set to see floats fill the town's streets again on June 6 next year.

Charity workers set to take Christmas to the children of El Salvador

Evesham Journal: Bron Soan during a visit to El Salvador.

6:27pm Thursday 30th October 2014

TWO dedicated Vale fundraisers are heading to central America later this month to visit the homeless children they work tirelessly to support.

Cancer charities team up to support brain tumour patients

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5:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A PAIR of cancer charities have joined forces to provide specialist help for people in Worcestershire living with brain tumours.

Help to Buy popularity soars 49 per cent in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: Help to Buy Overview

5:37pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MORE than 700 people across Worcestershire have now used the Government's £9.7 billion Help to Buy scheme to get on the property ladder - a rise of nearly 50 per cent in seven months.

Kind hearted founder of animal sanctuary given award

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5:09pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A KIND hearted animal sanctuary founder in the Vale has been recognised for her outstanding dedication and commitment by an animal charity.

Help needed to plot the history of historic pub at Welland

5:03pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TREASURE trove of historical documents has been uncovered revealing the fascinating past of the Pheasant Inn at Welland.

Worcestershire Mums offered mental health support

Evesham Journal: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

4:51pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MUMS in Worcestershire are being offered support to deal with psychological issues that can occur during and after pregnancy.

Perdiswell park and ride closure "a disgrace", says shadow transport secretary on Worcester visit

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4:36pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THESE images show the sorry state of Worcester's now-defunct park and ride - with the shadow transport minister lamenting its closure.

Biggest strike action by fire service in run up to bonfire night

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4:02pm Thursday 30th October 2014

FIREFIGTERS in Worcestershire are set to strike tomorrow (Friday, October 31) for four days in the longest industrial action taken by the life saving service yet.

Robin Walker MP welcomes Worcestershire schools' improving absence figures

Evesham Journal: APPOINTMENT: Robin Walker MP has been installed as chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions.

3:44pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WORCESTER'S MP Robin Walker has welcomed figures showing the number of pupils who are persistently absent from school is at a record low.

Celebrate the season with local hospice

Evesham Journal: Stella Hayward, Western Power Distribution, Rachel Jones, St Richard’s Hospice, Judith Bennett, Britannia Bennetts of Malvern.

3:07pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ST Richard's Hospice is beginning its Christmas celebrations with its annual Snowdrop Ball.

Ghost of Christmas past set to haunt Worcester once more for festive Fayre.

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2:53pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE ghost of Christmas past is set to haunt Worcester's streets once more for this year's Fayre.

Patients put at risk by hospital revamp delay, warns health boss

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

2:51pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PATIENTS in Worcestershire are being put at risk by continued delays to the project revamping hospital services in the county, a senior health boss has warned.

Ten-year-old boy freed from M5 car crash

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2:11pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TEN-year-old boy has been released from a car that was involved in a crash on the M5 today.

Second stage of plans to be considered

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2:06pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE second stage of proposals for 28 new homes on land at 52 Bretforton Road, Badsey, near Evesham, will be considered by planners at Wychavon District Council.

Extension to Evesham home gets go ahead

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1:59pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TWO storey side extension will be built at 81 Battleton Road in Evesham after planners at Wychavon District Council gave it the green light.

Business gets go ahead for development

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1:52pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A VALE business has been given the go ahead to build a new industrial building at its site at, Pershore Airfield, Long Lane, Throckmorton.

Plans to build new home in Inkberrow

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1:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PLANS to build a new home at 32 Stonepit Lane, Inkberrow, near Worcester, have been given the green light by Wychavon District Council.

New warehouse for industrial estate

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1:38pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A NEW warehouse building is to be built on land at unit 9, Field Barn Lane Industrial Estate, Field Barn Lane, in Cropthorne, near Pershore, after Wychavon District Council planners gave proposals the go ahead.

Hospital waiting times now available online

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PATIENTS in Worcestershire unsure about where they should go for treatment can now view up-to-date waiting times at the county’s acute and community hospitals online.

Plans given the go ahead

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1:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PLANS to knock down a garage block and attached utility store at the Cloisters in Main Street, Elmley Castle, near Pershore, in order to build a new garage with fitness room, a cellar and a utility have been approved by Wychavon District Council.

Warning hospital services could "implode" under pressure

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:42pm Thursday 30th October 2014

HOSPITAL services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital could “implode” as a result of a possible influx of patients from Herefordshire over the next few months, a patient representative has warned.

Sheep rescue by dragon boaters

Evesham Journal:

12:39pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A CREW of dragon boaters from Pershore were forced to turn a practice session into a rescue mission when they discovered a stranded sheep trapped close to the river.

Harvesteen supper at Hinton

Evesham Journal:

12:38pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THERE will be a Harvesteen Supper event at St Peter's Church in Hinton on Saturday (November 1).

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