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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

New students urged to register with a GP

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5:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIRST-year university students preparing to moving away from home for the first time next month are being reminded of the importance of registering with a GP.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

See Worcester MP Robin Walker get absolutely DRENCHED in the ice bucket challenge

Evesham Journal: Worcester MP Robin Walker reacts as he is showered in iced water as he took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, helped by Office manager Kate Dixon and campaign manager Will Pryce at the Worcester Conservative Party Offices, Sansome Place, Worcester. Pic Jo

5:17pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH the cool August weather causing quite a shock to the system, the last thing anyone would want is a huge bucket of ice cold water thrown over them.

Worcestershire's answer to Great British Bake Off raises hundreds for Worcester's breast unit

Evesham Journal: Annette  (left) and cousin and original breast cancer calendar girl Kate Butler at her mother June Wilcox's tea and cakes morning (June Wilcox).

5:11pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S answer to the Great British Bake off gave a big boost to Worcester's breast unit thanks to a mother and daughter who have both battled breast cancer.

All hands to the pump as engineers work through bank holiday to fix pipe

Evesham Journal: The pump being lowered into position. Picture courtesy of Severn Trent Water (s)

4:53pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

BANK Holiday plans were put on hold for engineers from Severn Trent Water after a water pipe burst in Toddington.

Worcestershire speech therapists saddle up

Evesham Journal: Speech and language therapists at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton

4:49pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TRIO of speech and language therapists working in Worcestershire are saddling up to raise money for children who have problems with communication.

VIDEOS: Two short films showcase work of Worcester hospice

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4:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PAIR of short films showcasing the care offered by a Worcester hospice have been released.

Awards for appeal supporters

4:01pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

STALWART supporters of the campaign to raise £500,000 to repair Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower have been recognised for their efforts.

Worcester drop-in day keeps doctor away

3:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SMOKING, men's health and life-saving are all part of an eventful drop-in session organised by a Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator in Worcester.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

Railway Hotel planning a night of fundraising fun

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12:22pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A N Evesham pub is throwing a special fundraising event in support of the Make A Wish Foundation on Saturday (August 30).

West Mercia Police dog to retire after 10 years

Evesham Journal:

12:19pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A POLICE dog who has been hunting guns, cash and drugs, will be retiring after 10 successful years.

Less chance of meeting the angels at the Angel after heart attack machine installed

Evesham Journal: FULLY TRAINED: Angel Hotel staff Megan Lowe and Emma Badger

10:56am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PERSHORE company is doing its bit to combat heart attacks.

Businesses can learn to make the perfect pitch at networking event

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9:53am Wednesday 27th August 2014

BUSINESS people are being challenged to deliver the perfect pitch in just seven seconds at a breakfast and networking meeting.

"Fantastic achievement" for ambulance service as it receives excellence accreditation

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9:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE ambulance service has been praised for its "fantastic achievement" after becoming the first emergency service in the region to receive an excellence accreditation for its ambulances.

An evening of pony rescues, car fires and bonfires for fire crews

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8:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SPECIALIST animal rescue team were sent to a pony which had fallen down a sloping field.

Police defend response to large early-hours brawl in Worcester city centre

Evesham Journal:

7:51pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

POLICE have defended their response to a large brawl that broke out in Worcester city centre in the early hours.

Mother and baby trapped in lift at Marks and Spencer, Worcester

Evesham Journal:

9:46am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MOTHER and baby were trapped in a High Street store's elevator for 40 minutes this morning.

Charity dance show this weekend

8:09pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A CHARITY dance show will be held at Pershore High School this Saturday (August 30) in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance and Acorns Children's Hospice.

Work continues as classroom block is demolished

Evesham Journal: Work to demolish the former modern languages block at Pershore High School.

7:58pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

WORK to demolish a block of classrooms at Pershore High School has been continuing over the summer months.

Charity Window On Offer

7:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BIDFORD funeral directors is appealing for local charities to make use of a display window

Rotary makes generous donation to school leavers in Pershore

Evesham Journal: President Malcolm Haden of the Pershore club making the presentation at Holy Redeemer's Leavers Assembly.

7:48pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

PERSHORE Rotary Club has presented more than 100 books to school leavers in the town.

Broadway Parish Council funds publishing of Broadway Remembers book for the Poppy Appeal

Evesham Journal: Chairman of Broadway Parish Council, David Folkes MBE presents Debbie Williamson and Mary Smith with a cheque for Broadway Remembers.

7:44pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A NEW book exploring the story of the 48 men lost to the First World War from the village of Broadway has been backed by the parish council.

Camera club has lots on

7:35pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE Vale of Evesham Camera Club is currently displaying member's work at Pershore Library.

Unusual sculpture takes up residence in Evesham garden

Evesham Journal: The Die is Cast by Peter Sedo. Picture courtesy of Peter Sedo.

5:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN UNUSUAL sculpture has taken up residence in a garden near Evesham.

Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

4:01pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RAFT of charities and community projects across Worcestershire have been awarded a share of a £1.7 million pot of funding.

Market traders may be spread out through city during Angel Place revamp

Evesham Journal: 341467820  Pic Jonathan Barry 19.8.14  Market stall holders are furious, after Worcester City Council failed to find a temporary home for the market traders, during the refurbishment of Angel Place, Worcester. (9679925)

3:32pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MARKET traders could be spread out across the city during a revamp of their Worcester home after the council threw them a lifeline.

Cyclists encouraged to get involved in Evesham's first pedal powered event

Evesham Journal: Fiona Narburgh, head of strategy and communications at Wychavon, a member of the Cyclefest Committee, and committed to doing the Big One.

2:35pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THERE are just a few days left until Evesham's first Cyclefest gets underway.

Major cyber crime conference to be held in city

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1:34pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

OVER 80 per cent of people are not sufficiently protected online with cybercrime victims losing on average £236, research released ahead of a major conference has found.

Volunteers given speed guns - speeding drivers will get police 'warning letters'

1:28pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

SPEEDING drivers will now get letters from police after community volunteers in high-vis jackets are handed speed guns.

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