People urged to protect their eye sight for National Eye Health Week

Evesham Journal: Glaucoma warning to Devon residents

12:51pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being urged to take better care of their eye sight as the county council takes part in National Eye Health Week.

Mystery of bullet holes in village's cockerel

Evesham Journal:

11:01am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE is one question baffling parishioners at a church currently undergoing an urgently needed restoration – who shot the cockerel?

Evesham councillors vote to oppose new B&M Store in town

Evesham Journal: 3D Visualisation of new Evesham B&M Store.

10:44am Tuesday 16th September 2014

EVESHAM Town Council has opposed plans for a B&M Homestores store in the town after concerns it could "suck" business out of the centre.

Evesham Ambulance Station to move next week

Evesham Journal: (4775600)

10:29am Tuesday 16th September 2014

EVESHAM Ambulance Station will be relocating to a new site in Abbey Lane next week.

1,000 jobs bonanza for Worcester under £150m shopping park plans

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A JOBS bonanza is on the way to Worcester - with around 1,000 new roles created if a multi-million pound shopping centre featuring John Lewis and Next gets the nod.

Councillors oppose plans for B&M Store in Evesham

Evesham Journal:

9:04am Tuesday 16th September 2014

EVESHAM Town Council has opposed plans for a B&M Homestores store in the town after concerns it could "suck" business out of the centre.

Young woman's arms crushed in farm machinery

Evesham Journal:

8:21am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms after an accident involving farm machinery in Herefordshire.

Team climbs Wales's three highest peaks in charity challenge

Evesham Journal: JOB DONE. At the foot of Snowdon, having completed the challenge (from left): Steve Rosenberg, Sheren Morton, Paul Morton, Liz Stacey.

7:05pm Monday 15th September 2014

A TEAM of fundraisers from Malvern scaled the three highest peaks in Wales at the weekend to raise money for charity.

Meet the Worcester woman turned TV hit who soldiered on to keep motorway open during floods

Evesham Journal:

7:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A WORCESTER woman who took command of troops to keep a motorway open during devastating floods will feature in a documentary tomorrow night.

Plans not backed by town council

Evesham Journal: (4725613)

6:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

COUNCILLORS in Evesham have said they don't want to see a development of 70 homes at Aldington Lodge in Offenham Road.

Hare Krishna Festival brings colour to Croome

Evesham Journal: Hare Krishna Festival brings colour to Croome

6:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

A TOUCH of the exotic brought a rainbow of colours to a country house during a vibrant Hare Krishna festival.

Cathedral service to say thanks for unsung heroes of Worcestershire's NHS

Evesham Journal:

5:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

A special service at Worcester Cathedral will launch a week-long celebration of the work of health staff in the county.

Part of Pershore High Street to close on Sunday

Evesham Journal: (10377067)

4:56pm Monday 15th September 2014

PART of Pershore High Street is to be closed for four days from this Sunday.

Cathedral race row - chorister impersonates Hitler in front of Germans

Evesham Journal:

11:27am Monday 15th September 2014

A MUSICAL director impersonated Hitler in front of German guests during an internationally renowned music festival at Worcester Cathedral.

Worcester man who lost wife and mum to stroke fights to raise funds

Evesham Journal: John Anyon    17/4/12

Charlie Hodges from St John's has raised over £500 for The Stroke Association in memory of his wife, Margaret (10367963)

3:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

A PASSIONATE fundraiser who lost his wife and mother to a stroke has thanked those who helped him raise cash to give victims a better chance of survival and recovery.

The first man from Pershore to die in the First World War

2:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

ONE hundred years ago this week, on September 20, 1914, the first soldier from Pershore to die in the First World War was killed during a battle near Aisne in France.

Family give back to charity for premature children

Evesham Journal: The Harth family who are giving back to the Bliss charity with a table top sale on Saturday.

12:09pm Monday 15th September 2014

WHEN they gave birth to premature triplets parents Marianne and Nick Harth were given great support by a charity for babies born too soon, too small and too sick.

Cycle event for Grace Dolphin raises thousands

Evesham Journal: Still time to register for charity bike ride

11:17am Monday 15th September 2014

A FUNDRAISING cycle event saw bikers raise thousands for the Go Grace Appeal as they pedalled 53 miles around the Cotswolds.

Perfect pies and amazing ale hit the spot at Evesham festival

Evesham Journal: Enjoying the Pie and Ale Festival in Evesham (left to right) Emily Smith, George Smith, Roxanne Ward, Rosie Booth, Pauline Ward, Paul Booth and Patrick Ward.

10:59am Monday 15th September 2014

FOOD fans and anyone partial to a tipple enjoyed a tasty treat in Evesham on Saturday at the town's annual Pie and Ale Festival.

NHS Service of Celebration opens to the public

Evesham Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

9:33am Monday 15th September 2014

A SERVICE celebrating the hard work of NHS residents in Worcestershire is being held later this month and everyone is invited to join in the event.

Pensioner puts knitting skills to use for Dog's Trust

Evesham Journal: Doreen Emms with some of the blankets she has knitted for the Dog's Trust at Wickhamford and her daughter's rescue dog Hope putting them to good use.

9:27am Monday 15th September 2014

A PENSIONER with a passion for pups has been putting her knitting skills to good use to keep dogs in the Vale warm this winter.

Evesham Phones 4u stores closed as company places in administration

Evesham Journal:

9:02am Monday 15th September 2014

PHONES 4u in Evesham will be closed today after the business was placed in administration, placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk.

Exclusive: £500,000 spent on temporary consultants to fill empty County Hall jobs

Evesham Journal: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than £500,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent on consultants to cover for unfilled council vacancies in Worcestershire - despite in-house jobs being slashed.

Can you give a cat a new home?

Evesham Journal: John Anyon        14/9/14       3714698801

RSPCA Worcester and Mid Worcestershire Branch Cat Re-homing Day at Teme Acre Cattery at Old Powick Bridge on Sunday....................Paul Caswell with ''Layla'' and Pauline Tedstone with '&

4:52pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TWENTY-four cats were looking for new homes at a rehoming day held at the Lower Wick cattery on Sunday.

Modernised Evesham Post Office gets stamp of approval

Evesham Journal: (10327734)

3:56pm Sunday 14th September 2014

AN UPGRADED Post Office is to open in Evesham later this month.

Scheme that tackles Harvington flooding officially opened

Evesham Journal: (10302453)

2:45pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A PROJECT that aims to stop flooding in a village has officially opened.

Art exhibition is success in Evesham

Evesham Journal: Diane Smith, treasurer of the Evesham Arts Society, with some of the art work that was on display at All Saints Church in Evesham.

12:17pm Sunday 14th September 2014

HUNDREDS of people have been to visit the exhibition hosted by the Evesham Arts Society at All Saints Church in the town.

Crowds flock to Droitwich for annual Salt Fest

Evesham Journal: John Anyon       13/9/14       3714698301

Droitwch Salt Festival 2014.................The Procession is led by Droitwich Air Training Corps Cadets

11:58am Sunday 14th September 2014

A PINCH of salt and a whole heap of fun was on offer in Droitwich over the weekend as the town celebrated the annual Salt Fest.

Autumn festival commemorates poetry and music of World War One

11:02am Sunday 14th September 2014

THIS year's Autumn in Malvern festival opened last week with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales last week at the University of Worcester Arena in Hylton Road.

Woman trapped in car for hour following crash

Evesham Journal:

10:28am Sunday 14th September 2014

A WOMAN was trapped in her car for around an hour after her car collided with a BT lamppost in Pinvin in the early hours of this morning.

Evesham firefighters called to tackle fire damaged scrub

Evesham Journal: (4472121)

10:13am Sunday 14th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Evesham were called to a fire on the A46 at Sedgeberrow at around 5.22pm yesterday to tackle 15 metre of scrub badly damaged by fire.

Traffic congestion Worcester's biggest gripe? Not any more

Evesham Journal: NO WAY THROUGH: Roadworks have closed Sansome Street in Worcester. 2513339702

10:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

TRAFFIC congestion no longer tops people's concerns for what bothers them most about Worcester - falling to second place for the first time in three years.

Electric car enthusiasts meet in Malvern to encourage green motoring

9:01am Sunday 14th September 2014

ELECTRIC cars and their future potential will be on the agenda when a Malvern-based group holds its inaugural meeting next weekend.

Evesham mushroom business to expand

Evesham Journal: (4725613)

1:31pm Saturday 13th September 2014

AN Evesham mushroom business will be expanding its business after plans to increase the factory on Vale Park were approved.

Solar park covering 120 acres at Wickhamford rejected

Evesham Journal: Solar power plant (10318207)

1:21pm Saturday 13th September 2014

IT was matter of "heat or eat" as councillors decided against approving plans for a 120 acre solar farm at Wickhamford in the Vale.

Councillors take "leap of faith" with home plans in Upton Snodsbury

Evesham Journal: (10318083)

12:52pm Saturday 13th September 2014

"THIS is a leap of faith", said planners at Wychavon District Council as they unanimously approved proposals for 22 new homes in Upton Snodsbury.

Plans for new homes put off for now

Evesham Journal: (4922998)

9:46am Saturday 13th September 2014

CONCERNS over a few buildings on a proposed new housing estate in Pinvin saw planners put off making a decision on the future of the homes.

Tributes paid after death of stalwart councillor

Evesham Journal:

8:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

TRIBUTES are being paid to a long-serving councillor who has died after a fall.

MPs expenses revealed in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: MP Luff claims £37,000 a year for two extra jobs

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

EXPENSE claims for MPs in Worcestershire topped £500,000 last year, new figures reveal.

The first Dormy Challenge “will grow and grow”

Evesham Journal: Dormy Challenge golfers. Back row, left to right: Carole Pope, Nicky Lawrenson, Lucinda Davies, Sarah Walton, Holly Aitchison, Karen Heywood, Rebecca Hudson, Caroline Griffiths. Front row: Alex Keighley, Hannah Ralph, Alison Whitaker, Lucy Williams, Emma

7:28pm Friday 12th September 2014

THIRTEEN of Britain’s top lady golfers gathered in Broadway for an event they hope could change the golfing calendar.

New client for Evesham PR company

7:06pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN Evesham PR company has celebrated a new client.

Quartet to entertain and educate in Evesham

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7:03pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE Pershore group of Amnesty International is hosting a concert at the Friends Meeting House in Evesham with Omar Sa'ad and the Galilee Quartet performing for audiences.

Plans for care village deferred

Evesham Journal: (4725613)

5:53pm Friday 12th September 2014

PLANS to build a care village on land next to the historical Wood Norton Hotel have been put back.

Final graduation ceremony held by Worcester College of Technology

Evesham Journal: John Anyon       12/9/14          37146978

Worcester College of Technology Graduation Ceremony from Guildhall to Cathedral on Thursday (10296004)

5:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE final graduation ceremony held by Worcester College of Technology has taken place.

Hundreds raised with street collection for talking newspaper

Evesham Journal: (10310575)

4:50pm Friday 12th September 2014

HUNDREDS of pounds was raised for the Pershore Talking Newspaper during a street collection in the town.

Cancer patients invited to take part in psychological survey

Evesham Journal: (4896893)

4:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

CANCER patients in Worcestershire, their carers and families are being asked to take part in a survey around the psychological help they are offered during their treatment

Waterways champion continues to back his cause at own memorial event

Evesham Journal: Dudley Matthews MBE.

4:14pm Friday 12th September 2014

A CHAMPION of the Worcestershire waterways is continuing to promote the river, despite passing away last month.

Concern over bid for 80 new homes in village near Worcester

Evesham Journal: Hallow

3:54pm Friday 12th September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans for 80 new homes in a village just outside Worcester can today be revealed.

Delight at rejection of "chicken city"

Evesham Journal: (6360561)

1:57pm Friday 12th September 2014

APPLAUSE broke out in a packed council chamber when plans to build a "chicken city" housing 160,000 birds in a Worcestershire village were rejected.

Visiting restrictions lifted at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Evesham Journal:

12:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

VISITING restrictions have been lifted at Worcestershire Royal Hospital after an outbreak of norovirus was contained.

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