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DELIGHT: Councillor Roger Knight, the Mayor of Worcester, is backing the crackdown on rubbish bags being left outside overnight by shops.

Mayor of Worcester's delight as campaign over city centre rubbish bags pays off

Guy Warner of Warner's Budgens, centre left, and Damien Yates, Broadway store manager, centre right, with staff and customers celebrating 10 years of Warner's Budgens at the store in Broadway. Pic by Carl Hewlett Thousand Word Media Ltd

Warner's Budgens celebrates 10 years in Broadway with treats for its customers

MP: West Worcestershire Harriett Baldwin, who has spoken of her frustration over the SWDP.

Delight as leading politicians and campaigners hail 28,370-home blueprint backing

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CROSSOVER: The Abbey Bridge in Evesham.

Congestion-busting studies will make a difference, says leading Worcestershire councillor

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Valentine's dance at Honeybourne Railway Club for various charities

BLOOMING MARVELLOUS: DI Stuart Murphy of the Integrated Offender Management Team (West Mercia Police) receives a donation of plants courtesy of Nikki Hollier, owner of Pershore-based Styling Homes and Gardens. (55171710)

Worcester's ex-offenders kept on straight and narrow by garden project

Conservative MP for Mid-Worcestershire Nigel Huddleston caught the moment a double decker bus was blown up for a film (s)

Moment double decker blew up for action film caught on camera by Worcestershire MP

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Reports B4053 Bretforton is closed

Reports B4053 Bretforton is closed

PARKWAY: This is Norton Parkway Developments' version of the railway station. Image supplied by Capita.

Council issues land grab order over £22m Worcestershire Parkway

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Evesham Festival of Words add floral dimension to competition

Dietitian Kirsty Crothers on the Sugar Swap campaign

Survey shows sugar consumption needs more attention by Worcester residents

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Waterside, Evesham reopen after weekend floods

Waterside, Evesham reopen after weekend floods

Thoughtful elegant elderly man resting his chin on his hand (55050082)

Myasthenia patients invited to support group in Worcester

From the left - former patients Mike Wright, Ron Francis, Roy Tunstall, David Haworth, Trevor Phillips, Ken Hill and Derek Mathers

Patients sing praises of Worcestershire's new oncology centre

Floods in Evesham taken from Abbey Bridge in Abbey Road. Picture by Eric Belshaw

Roads flooded across Worcestershire after downpour

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A car braves the floods at the aptly-named Waterside, Evesham.

More reader pictures of flooding

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Motorists faced horrendous delays as road works overran on the north bound M5 motorway through Worcestershire. Pic Jonathan Barry  5.2.16  0516001916. (54980588)

MP Walker calls for full investigation into M5 fiasco; compensation scheme should also be considered, he says

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Motorists faced horrendous delays as road works overran on the north bound M5 motorway through Worcestershire. Pic Jonathan Barry  5.2.16  0516001916. (54980588)

We want an explanation: Worcester News readers react to Friday's M5 traffic gridlock

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Ford warning to motorists as water levels rise

Ford warning to motorists as water levels rise

Crash at Droitwich. Picture thanks to Roni Skye/Aimee Keitch.  (55080828)

Car hits lamp post in Droitwich

Malvern wine society members (from the left) Jeffrey Thorogood, Jackie Tolliday and Martin Tolliday at a tasting

Local wine lovers to sample offerings from local restaurants

The long delays on the M5. Picture by Jonathan Barry.

Worcester's MP speaks to Highways England to ensure "lessons learned" after NINE hours of M5 misery for drivers

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The long delays on the M5. Picture by Jonathan Barry.

Traffic chaos: Drivers' misery in M5 closure

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M5: The road is due to re-open at 4.30pm

UPDATE: M5 back open

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CONFRONTATION: A still from the video

WATCH: A very British road rage incident: Here's how it was resolved

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Tired thief thought to have fallen asleep in car before stealing money and iPhone charger

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LOVED: Herbert Clarke, a veteran of the Second World War who loved life and took an interest in everything around him. (55041106)

Loved family man and Worcestershire war hero dies just short of his 100th birthday

Trisha Doran (55030582)

Arson mum who tried to burn down block of flats jailed

Re-enactors from the past 2000 years of history came  together for a photocall to promote the Living History event which will be held at the Commandery, Sidbury, Worcester on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of February 2016. Pic Jonathan Barry 0516001208. (

See history come to life at Commandery

PLEDGE: Councillor Simon Geraghty, the new leader of Worcestershire County Council.

I'll pledge £500,000 into improving paths across Worcestershire, says council leader

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COUNTY HALL: The Conservative leadership has allowed three schools to expand.

Three Worcestershire schools secure expansions in council deal worth £3m

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WAITROSE: Major roadworks are starting on Monday as part of the £20m Waitrose development.

Uh oh! Two months of major roadworks starting down Worcester's London Road for £20m Waitrose store

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BUILD AWAY: The South Worcestershire Development Plan has been approved.

At last! South Worcestershire's 28,370-home blueprint finally signed off by inspector

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Stanbrook Abbey, Callow End, where Sister Charlotte's restaurant has now opened. (55003808)

Sister Charlotte's restaurant opens at Stanbrook Abbey

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Couples renewing their marriage vows in Worcetser cathedral in 2015,. (54982322)

Renew your marriage vows in Worcester Cathedral

Stay safe while you're cooking, say fire fighters

Stay safe while you're cooking, say fire fighters

ELDERLY CARE: The county council is battling with severe demographic pressures.

Worsening services for the elderly are "inevitable", says Worcestershire councillor

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Delays on the M5 northbound caused by roadworks

M5 gridlock misery deepens: M5 northbound may not open until 2pm

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ARREST: Driver arrested after pursuit. Picture supplied by the Operations Patrol Unit.

Police chase by Worcestershire patrol leads to dangerous driving arrest

Five things you need to know Friday

Five things you need to know Friday

Glorious mud: Children making mudmonsters (s) (54770207)

Children can enjoy glorious mud during half term with Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Fire crews called to High Street, Droitwich

Fire crews called to High Street, Droitwich

PREMIER: David Cameron is likely to call an in/out EU referendum in June.

The Europe debate: Worcester News poll finds 54% want to LEAVE the EU

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Worcestershire GPs at "breaking point" as care becomes "unsafe"

Worcestershire GPs at "breaking point" as care becomes "unsafe"

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GUILDHALL: Worcester City Council wants your views on changes to taxi testing.

Get involved in Worcester City Council's crackdown on taxi standards

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BUDGET: Leader Councillor Simon Geraghty, right, with deputy leader Councillor Anthony Blagg, left, outside County Hall.

County Hall's Conservative leadership backs £322m budget - as Government leaves it on tenterhooks for another week

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REVAMP: The redevelopment of Worcester's Cathedral Square is well under way. Pictures by Jonathan Barry.

PICTURES: Worcester's exciting £20m Cathedral Square project gathers pace

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Sainsbury's removes own brand Camembert from shelves over fears they contain listeria

Sainsbury's removes own brand Camembert from shelves over fears they contain listeria

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Stan Brotherton, custodian of Evesham Journal archive (53434217)

Stan takes on challenge of looking after Evesham Journal historical archive

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