Voters in Malvern Hills warned of change to electoral system

Evesham Journal: (8726884)

3:43pm Friday 1st August 2014

VOTERS in the Malvern Hills district are set to take part in the biggest change to the electoral registration system for nearly 100 years.

Broadband boost for hundreds at housing estate

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Marking Malvern's 99 per cent coverage of High Speed Broadband and unveiling of the new cabinet at the new development at Malvern Vale on Friday........Open Reach Engineer, Dave Bant, Open Reach Se

3:22pm Friday 1st August 2014

ONE of Malvern's newest and largest estates has finally won its battle to secure superfast broadband.

Vale woman believes her cat is world's oldest

Evesham Journal:

2:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PROUD pet owner from the Vale believes her cat may be a contender for the crown of the world’s oldest.

Wychavon Chair Cllr Lynne Duffy supports Evesham's local theatre

Evesham Journal: Vale Dance with Martin Dolan, Cllr Lynne Duffy and Victoria Dolan.

12:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE Evesham Arts Centre will be backed this year by the chairman of Wychavon District Council, Lynne Duffy.

We will remember them

Evesham Journal: Curator Jeff King, former chair of the Royal British Legion, and Adele Webb, Almonry Heritage Centre assistant.

12:27pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE Almonry Heritage Centre is marking the start of a busy summer as it unveils an exhibition commemorating the First World War.

Craig Charles bares his funk and soul to crowd at Nozstock

Evesham Journal:

12:01pm Friday 1st August 2014

CRAIG Charles may currently be best known for his portrayal of cabbie Lloyd Mullaney or as Dave Lister in Red Dwarf, but many forget about his other passion for and life in the music scene.

MPs Secure Funding Win for CAB

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11:37am Friday 1st August 2014

COUNTY MPs have secured a major funding win to help protect services offered by the South Worcestershire Citizens Advice Bureau after a "rose tinted" view by headquarters had put them at risk.

Malvern's bloom bid is put to the test

Evesham Journal: Heart of England in Bloom judges at Rose Bank Gardens, Malvern. Malvern Town Council grounds maintenance operative Steve Loader with RHS judges Roger Bache and Nicola Clarke. Picture by Paul Jackson. 3014660501.

11:04am Friday 1st August 2014

MALVERN came under the scrutiny of eagle-eyed judges twice in a week as part of the Britain in Bloom contest.

Parents toast nursery class of 2014

Evesham Journal: 3114663701 Paul Jackson 29.07.14 Evesham - Children at Busy Bees Day Nursery have graduated. From left - Jennifer Stapleton, Alfie Wheeler and Tia Moore, all aged four. (8734217)

10:29am Friday 1st August 2014

THE class of 2014 at a Vale nursery were given a rousing send off by proud parents and staff at their graduation ceremony.

Legal action threatened in Malvern Hills chief executive row - councillors walk out of meeting amid angry scenes

Evesham Journal:

9:01am Friday 1st August 2014

OPPOSITION groups on Malvern Hills District Council are set to take the council to court after a row over plans to merge the authority's chief executive post with Wychavon council.

Breaking news Pedestrian killed by car named locally

Evesham Journal:

7:48am Friday 1st August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a pedestrian who died following a crash in Worcester in the early hours of this morning, named locally as Chris Willmott.

Jeremy Houghton exhibiting his work at Broadway museum

Evesham Journal: Jeremy Houghton painting, Dizzy Heights.

6:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Ashmolean Museum Broadway is to hold a special exhibition featuring local artist Jeremy Houghton’s paintings of the last decade.

Hampton' Club's grand open night event

6:22pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Hampton Club in Evesham will be holding its grand open day on Saturday, August 9, in aid of St Richard's Hospice.

Summer fun at Evesham Library

6:18pm Thursday 31st July 2014

EVESHAM Library will be hosting several special events to keep people busy over the summer holidays.

Hospital trust reviews abuse procedures following Saville scandal

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:28pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FOLLOWING the Jimmy Saville scandal the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals has reviewed its procedures protecting patients from abuse.

Scary Ledbury...

Evesham Journal: The figures were presented to Ledbury Town Council.

4:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

IT is a sign of approaching autumn and darker nights, when the Ghost Walks return to Ledbury.

Cotswold village lines up musical talent

4:14pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LOVERS of music and natural beauty will make a beeline to a Cotswolds village that has really put itself on the map with an annual festival.

Cotswold village lines up musical talent

Evesham Journal: Flowers feature for Living August - Rachel Wilkes (8607678)

4:14pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LOVERS of music and natural beauty will make a beeline to a Cotswolds village that has really put itself on the map with an annual festival.

Fetal remains being disposed of properly in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE organisation running the majority of midwifery and neonatal services in Worcestershire is meeting national requirements in dealing with the remains of aborted or miscarried babies.

Firefighters to strike eight days in a row from next week

Evesham Journal: (4472121)

3:38pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are to stage another series of strikes starting next week in a long-running row over pensions.

Worcester tops politeness survey

Evesham Journal: The West Country Class Pacific engine number 34046 Braunton passing over Worcester railway bridge. Picture by Colin Nash.

3:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WORCESTER has long been called the Faithful City, now it may be the UK's politest city too, according to a new survey.

West Midlands Ambulance Service hitting response time targets

Evesham Journal: (4775600)

3:12pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AMBULANCES in the West Midlands are getting to more than three quarters of emergency calls in less than eight minutes, new figures have shown.

Worcestershire surgeon volunteers at COmmonwealth Games

Evesham Journal: Phil Earl clinging onto the rails of the 10m diving board at the Edinburgh Diving Pool

2:38pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CONSULTANT surgeon from Worcestershire swapped the operating theatre for a swimming pool as he volunteered at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Malvern's Finest...

2:22pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MALVERN women of note will be the theme of a talk at Bromyard's Conquest Theatre on October 8, at 7.30pm.

Exhibition at The Hive marks 100th anniversary of First World War

Evesham Journal: The Hive in Worcester city centre

1:55pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN exhibition marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War gets under way at the Hive on Monday - the exact 100th anniversary of Britain's entry into the conflict.

Family re-issue appeal to find Jesse Richards’ body five years after murder

Evesham Journal:

12:14pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE family of a man murdered in Worcestershire have spoken of their pain over his death and have re-issued a heart felt appeal in the hope to find his body exactly five years after he was killed.

May be no need to centralise neonatal services in Worcester

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

11:48am Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE may be no need to centralise some neonatal services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital despite concerns around staff shortages.

Malvern Vale to get superfast broadband tomorrow

Evesham Journal: GETTING CONNECTED: BT's £425m fibre broadband roll-out will see Ammanford, Llandeilo and Cross Hands with some of the fastest internet connections in the world within three years.

11:49am Thursday 31st July 2014

MALVERN is to get superfast broadband with the big switch on tomorrow.

Chief executive row leads to council walkout

Evesham Journal:

11:16am Thursday 31st July 2014

ANGRY opposition councillors walked out of a Malvern Hills District Council this week in a row over plans to merge the authority's chief executive post with Wychavon council.

Green Lung in Pershore

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

WILDLIFE is to get a boost in Pershore, because their town council has bought three acres of land, to encourage bio-diversity.

Worcester boat hire business is to close after more than a century

Evesham Journal:

11:14am Thursday 31st July 2014

The final tale from the riverbank is about to be told for a Worcester family as they prepare to close their popular boat hire business.

Autumn Spring Clean

10:54am Thursday 31st July 2014

PERSHORE Town Council is planning an autumn spring clean for the town, and is asking volunteers to sign up.

Fears over welfare of home-schooled children in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal:

10:18am Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE needs to be done to protect the wellbeing of home-schooled children in Worcestershire, the chairman of a body working to safeguard young people in the county has said.

Footpath at Worcestershire Royal Hospital to be closed for two weeks

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

10:13am Thursday 31st July 2014

PART of the footpath between A&E and the visitor car park at Worcestershire Royal Hospital will be blocked for about two weeks from Monday, August 4 while landscaping work is carried out.

Big Dunc was "heart" of Worcester Judo Club

Evesham Journal:

9:56am Thursday 31st July 2014

A POPULAR and 'irreplaceable' gentle giant who died unexpectedly has been described as 'the heart' of Worcester Judo Club.

Vegans and veggies call for Worcester Racecourse closure after three horse deaths this month

Evesham Journal: (8799719)

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

VEGANS and veggies have called for the closure of Worcester Racecourse following the death of three horses there in a single month,

Become a lifesaver or have your own health MOT at drop-in session in St John's, Worcester

9:19am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE next drop-in session of the West Side Neighbourhood Watch takes place at the St John's Youth and Community Centre, Swanpool Walk, Worcester, on Friday, August 8 between 10am and 4pm.

Why is our bridge still not finished, ask Evesham residents

Evesham Journal: 3114663803 Paul Jackson 29.07.14 Evesham - Work continues on Abbey Bridge, Evesham. (8734267)

9:04am Thursday 31st July 2014

PEOPLE in Evesham are up in arms at the "disgusting" state of the town's brand new Abbey Bridge.

Milestone for "care village"

Evesham Journal: (8799825)

8:43am Thursday 31st July 2014

A 'CARE village' in Worcester marked another milestone after the roof was completed.

History of Pershore to come alive at new heritage centre

Evesham Journal: 3114662201. 28/07/14. Left to right - Mayor of Pershore Councillor Tony Rowley, Councillor Chris Parsons and town clerk Ann Dobbins outside the Pershore cemetery lodge. The lodge has won a Heritage Lottery grant to be restored. Picture by Nick Toogood. (8

8:03am Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW history centre is to be built at Pershore Cemetery thanks to a grant of more than £50,000 being awarded to the town council.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Evesham Journal: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

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

MP joins call to protect posties from dog attacks

Evesham Journal: Pictured (from left) postman Tony Waterhouse, Harriett Baldwin MP, postman Ian Palmer .

6:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DOG owners in and around Malvern are being urged to keep their animals under control to prevent them attacking postmen.

Six of the most dramatic pictures of today's fire at Eastbourne Pier

Evesham Journal:

6:28pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A huge blaze and plumes of thick black smoke have engulfed Eastbourne Pier.

Father and son tackle cycling challenge in support of the fight against breast cancer

Evesham Journal: (8683570)

5:55pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FATHER-and-son team from Malvern will be taking to the saddle next week to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.

Serious attack in Stourport - two arrests

Evesham Journal:

5:24pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WOMAN has been seriously assaulted in Stourport and two people arrested.

Firefighter hopes to beat the heat for hospice with gruelling trek in full uniform

Evesham Journal: (8768482)

12:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FIREFIGHTER hopes to beat the heat when he walks 21 miles in full uniform to raise money for a Worcester hospice.

Cyclists given safety advice by ambulance service

12:02pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE ambulance service has issued advice to cyclists to stop them getting injured or killed on the roads this summer.

Bell Tower Appeal receives massive boost

Evesham Journal: Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower

10:51am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Bell Tower Appeal has had a massive boost this week after receiving formal confirmation from Evesham Town Council of the award of £50,000 of New Homes Bonus money by Wychavon District Council.

Former headteacher charged with alleged historic sex abuse to go to Crown Court

10:43am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE former headmaster of a school near Evesham will go to Crown Court after being charged over alleged historic sex abuse.

Final decision to take place tomorrow

10:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FINAL decision on what will happen to the buildings where day services for adults with learning disabilities are delivered will be made tomorrow (July 31).







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