Worcestershire's 2015 festivals in jeopardy after stage and marquee stolen

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5:52pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE next local festival season for Worcestershire is in jeopardy as a unique marquee and stage has been stolen.

Running to remember Nathan John - couple take on Great North Run

Evesham Journal:

5:38pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE many good deeds performed by a young Pershore man before his death earlier this year will spur a couple on as they take part in the Great North Run.

Second innings for match in memory of Brian Howorth

Evesham Journal: Brian Howorth with Chris Tarrant (s)

4:03pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MEMORIAL cricket match to remember a Worcestershire cricket stalwart who collapsed during a game will return to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

New team at the top for Regal Tenbury Trust

Evesham Journal: New roles: Peter Drew and Jane Allen is have been appointed chair and deputy chair of Regal Tenbury Trust.

3:05pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A NEW chair and deputy chair have been appointed for the Regal Tenbury Trust, the volunteer-led organisation which has run the Regal Tenbury for the last two year.

You can't compare Worcestershire to Brum, says councillor amid incineration debate

Evesham Journal: GO AHEAD: An artist’s impression of the Hartlebury incinerator. Worcestershire County Council will give a £165 million loan to support the project which could start next spring.

2:45pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ONE of Worcestershire's leading politicians says he will not be turning his back on the county's incinerator - despite warnings from neighbouring Birmingham.

Tory MPs in Worcestershire criticise Douglas Carswell's UKIP switch

Evesham Journal: Douglas Carswell: Campaign deserves support

2:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MPs in Worcestershire have criticised a former Tory who dramatically quit the party to join UKIP - saying he is "detached from reality".

Summer ball raises £4,030 towards cancer treatment machine

Evesham Journal: Francine and Adel Makar, consultant urologist with Cherie Taylor and Michael and Margaret Bosson at the urology summer ball

2:05pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

UROLOGY staff from Worcestershire put on their dance shoes to raise £4,030 towards a campaign to buy a state-of-the-art surgical robot for cancer patients in the county.

New style for Upton hair salon

Evesham Journal: MOVE: Jane Withers and Helen Jackson

1:19pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ONE of Upton upon Severn's most popular hair salons has picked up its hair dryers and moved across town.

Made in Chelsea's Jamie Laing and Spencer Matthews lead freshers week fun at nightspots

Evesham Journal: Spencer Matthews attending the premiere of  new film the Expendables III at the Odeon Cinema in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday August 4, 2014. See PA story SHOWBIZ Expendables. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

12:22pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

SWAPPING the King's Road for New Street, two reality television stars from E4's Made in Chelsea will be kicking off freshers week in style.

Book remembers Ebrington heroes of the First World War

10:35am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BOOK has been publishing telling the stories of the men from the Cotswold village of Ebrington who fought and died during the First World War.

Anger at the end of park and ride

Evesham Journal:

10:20am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FURIOUS bus users turned up at Worcester's park and ride yesterday without realising it had been scrapped - and said they were driving into the city instead.

A&E in Worcestershire under unprecidented strain today

Evesham Journal:

10:09am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE A&E departments at both Worcestershire Royal Hospital and Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital are experiencing an unprecident amount of demand for this time of year today.

Mattress set on fire in Evesham

Evesham Journal:

9:57am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a mattress was dumped in an alleyway off Philipscote, Evesham, and set on fire at 8.32 this morning.

Man being treated by ambulance crews after camper van fire

Evesham Journal:

5:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN is being treated for smoke inhalation after a camper van was well alight in Post Office Lane, Bransford, near Worcester, this afternoon.

Country show includes everything from sky-borne stunts to canine capers

Evesham Journal: Paws for Thought dog agility team will be wowing the crowds on the ground.

7:02pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE amazing aerobatic display of stunt pilot Richard 'The Baron' Goodwin will be among the high points of the Alfrick and Lulsley Show tomorrow (Saturday, September 6).

Health, crime and local authority representatives to discuss mental health issues

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5:59pm Monday 1st September 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from health, crime and local authority agencies throughout West Mercia and Warwickshire will meet this week to discuss care and support offered to people with mental health problems.

£200,000 grant for diabetes sufferers in the Midlands

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4:14pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE government has handed out £200,000 to help improve the care given to people with diabetes in the Midlands.

Cyber crime expert praises police's efforts to stamp out the problem

Evesham Journal: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

3:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORK by West Mercia Police to raise awareness of the threat posed by internet fraudsters has won acclaim from one of the county’s leading cyber security experts.

Heroic efforts at Matalan

Evesham Journal: ATTENSHUN: Stand by your collecting bucket, Tim Kidwell of Help for Heroes

2:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

MALVERN'S Matalan store has been the scene of heroic efforts for military charity Help for Heroes.

Free mouth cancer checks on offer at Evesham dentist

Evesham Journal: Free mouth cancer checks on offer at Evesham dentist

1:35pm Monday 1st September 2014

FREE checks for mouth cancer will be on offer at an Evesham dentist later this month as part of a national event raising awareness of the disease.

Boom! Housing market bonanza in county as prices rocket

Evesham Journal: Rising stamp duty 'choking' housing market

1:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

A HOUSING market boom has hit Worcestershire - with average prices rocketing by a staggering 12 per cent in one year.

Tory councillor wins promotion 15 months after by-election victory

Evesham Journal:

1:11pm Monday 1st September 2014

A COUNCILLOR has secured a rapid promotion to a key role in Worcestershire only 15 months after winning a by-election.

Jogger assaulted in Evesham

Evesham Journal:

1:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

A WOMAN was assaulted while out jogging in Evesham this morning.

On board with youth bus

Evesham Journal: ON BOARD: Nicole Merchant, 12, Chloe Weston, 15 and Madi Rouse, 12 with the music equipment.

12:41pm Monday 1st September 2014

MEMBERS of the Droitwich Lions Ladies have got on board with a with a bus that provides fun and activities for young people.

Tickets available for hospital staff appreciation service

Evesham Journal: Worcester Cathedral at night (8854331)

11:50am Monday 1st September 2014

TICKETS are now available for a special service at Worcester Cathedral later this month thanking NHS staff in the county for their hard work.

Evesham slimmers raise £900 for cancer charity

Evesham Journal: Members of Slimming World from Evesham

11:29am Monday 1st September 2014

SLIMMERS from Evesham raised more than £900 for cancer research with their own take on the Race for Life.

Bereaved couple who set up charity nominated for inspiration award

Evesham Journal: Inspirational: Russell and Lisa Ventura, with hospital chaplain Rev David Southall, have all been nominated for a Butterfly Award. Picture by Russell Ventura (s)

10:33am Monday 1st September 2014

A MOTHER and father who set up a charity in memory of their stillborn son have been nominated for an award for their inspirational work.

Campaign of strikes has 'traumatised' fire service staff

Evesham Journal: Firefighters tackle a blaze  in Barrackswood Newport (9589147)

6:11pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE chairman of Worcestershire’s fire authority has revealed his anguish over this summer’s strikes – admitting he is “worried” they have dragged on and says they have “traumatised” staff.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Evesham Journal: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Public meeting will tackle fears over QinetiQ development proposals

Evesham Journal: Malvern Town Councillor, Martin Lawrence outside the rear entrance to QinetiQ on Longbridge Road, Malvern. Mr Lawrence is calling for a public meeting to discuss the effects of building on the land. 3514684401. Picture by John Anyon.

9:35am Saturday 30th August 2014

PLANS to build up to 400 new homes on the site now occupied by QinetiQ will be on the agenda at a public meeting on Monday.

People in Worcestershire urged to stand up to cancer

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Cancer Research UK press officer Jane Redman poses with the Stand Up To Cancer arrows to point people in the direction of charity’s fundraising campaign, run in conjunction with Channel 4.

5:49pm Friday 29th August 2014

A CHARITY worker from Worcestershire is urging people in the county to sign up to a campaign raising cash to fight cancer.

Hospital food in Worcestershire ranked among the worst in England

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:46pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOOD at the three major hospitals in Worcestershire along with two mental health units in the county has been ranked as some of the worst in the country.

Worcester Warrior urges public to help tackle cancer at World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Evesham Journal: John Anyon     28/8/14     3514686401

Launch of Macmillan Cancer Support grand coffee morning due to take place on Friday September 26th..........Worcester Warriors Captain, Jonathan Thomas with Macmillan supporters, Nick and Simon Scott from Worcester b

3:42pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WARRIORS star has thrown his muscle into tackling cancer as he helps a charity raise £20 million during a colossal coffee morning.

Amazing prize for Grace in music festival draw

Evesham Journal: WINNER: iPad winner Grace Capwell at Taylor Wimpey’s The Orchards development.                             (9813631)

3:31pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TRIP to a popular Worcestershire music festival certainly paid off for student Grace Capewell.

VIDEO: Watch Worcester News political reporter Tom Edwards get SOAKED in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Evesham Journal:

12:06pm Friday 29th August 2014

THEY say revenge is a dish best served cold - and our political reporter certainly had that experience when this massive bucket of ice was poured over his head.

Evesham software helps Cheltenham animal shelter

Evesham Journal: DONATION: Reuben Croft of Cheltenham Animal Shelter and Linda Smith, an account manager at Give as you Live.

11:17am Friday 29th August 2014

GIVE as you Live, a software product from Evesham-based company Everyclick, has helped Cheltenham Animal Shelter increase regular donations.

Hello, I'm the local MP. Harriett Baldwin welcomes new company to Malvern's science park

Evesham Journal: VISIT: MP Harriett Baldwin on Malvern Science park with former science minister David Willets

9:58am Friday 29th August 2014

A NEW company to the growing cyber security cluster on Malvern Hills Science Park has received a "pleased to meet you" visit from the area's MP Harriett Baldwin.

Stargazer captures image of passing comet

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9:02am Friday 29th August 2014

ASTRONOMER Chris Baddiley, of Mathon, near Malvern, captured this image of Comet Jacques, currently crossing the night skies.

Protest meeting says hands off our green lung

8:01am Friday 29th August 2014

OVER 100 opponents of plans to develop a 'green lung' in the centre of Malvern showed up to make their feelings clear at a public meeting this week.

Traders celebrate victory after 15-minute parking limit is lifted

Evesham Journal:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TRADERS in Newtown Road are celebrating the removal of a 15-minute parking restriction outside their shops, saying the change is not a moment too soon.

Malvern company's staff get a soaking - but it's all in a good cause

Evesham Journal: Jess Wright  soaks Dougal Hawes.

8:02pm Thursday 28th August 2014

STAFF at a high-tech Malvern company have joined in the latest fundraising craze by dousing each other with ice-cold water.

Complaints fall and compliments rise for our ambulance service

Evesham Journal: (4775600)

6:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

COMPLAINTS about Worcestershire's ambulance service are down while compliments are on the rise.

Developer to unveil new housing plan for Upper Welland

6:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A DEVELOPER will be unveiling plans to build new homes in the shadow of the Malvern Hills this week.

Three in court after Worcestershire burglaries

5:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THREE men have appeared in court charged with two Worcestershire burglaries.

Travellers gatecrash "aqua zumba" at Worcester gym

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

5:07pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAVELLERS have invaded private land in Worcester before gatecrashing an aqua zumba class at a health and fitness centre.

Bill for county incinerator spirals 2,000 per cent off course

Evesham Journal: COUNCIL VOTE: An artist’s impression of the controversial £120m Hartlebury incinerator.

1:59pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE bill for consultancy work and legal fees run up by the county council during the fight to build a controversial incinerator in Worcestershire reached nearly £900,000, it has been revealed.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

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.

Are drinkers a problem in Workman Gardens?

Evesham Journal: 3414679306 Paul Jackson 19.08.14 Evesham - Workman Gardens, Evesham. (9470775)

9:02am Thursday 28th August 2014

A PICTURESQUE part of Evesham is becoming a "drinkers' haven", according to worried residents.

Fire in forklift truck

Evesham Journal: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

9:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called at about 1.30pm yesterday to put out a fire in a forklift truck inside a building at ESP Betony Road, Malvern.

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