UPDATE: A449 horror crash leaves man in "critical condition"

Evesham Journal:

4:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN is in a critical condition after a horror crash between his car and an empty petrol tanker.

Chairman’s Christmas Fayre

Evesham Journal: (11921030)

5:59pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Chairman of Wychavon District Council, Councillor Lynne Duffy, will be hosting her Christmas Fayre at the Civic Centre in Pershore on Friday, November 28.

Football club defends UKIP banner at stadium

Evesham Journal: UKIP logo  (8023933)

5:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

UNDER-FIRE Kidderminster Harriers have defended a UK Independence Party banner at the stadium - saying the club is politically neutral.

Labour hosts comedy night at Upton

5:33pm Friday 24th October 2014

FOLLOWING the success of its first comedy night last year, Malvern Hills Labour Party is holding the second Stand up for Labour fundraising event on Friday, November 7.

Big funding opportunities from National Grid in Worcester

Evesham Journal: (10234401)

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THERE will be funding opportunities from the National Grid in Worcester as Big Energy Saving Week comes to a close.

Pershore policing teams on hand to discuss issues

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

4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

PERSHORE policing team will be on hand to discuss any issues arising in the town at its next Partners and Communities Together meeting on Tuesday, November 4, at Pershore Library from 1pm.

Two new homes for Inkberrow

Evesham Journal: (10312214)

4:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN agricultural building is set to be demolished and replaced by two homes in Inkberrow.

Four dwellings rejected

Evesham Journal: (4725613)

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

PLANNERS at Wychavon District Council have rejected an application to build four bungalows on land at Sparrows Cottage, off Laurels Road, Offenham, near Evesham.

MP Robin Walker blames 'political interference' for 'disappointing' hospital review delay

Evesham Journal: (11908248)

4:09pm Friday 24th October 2014

'DISAPPOINTING' delays to a review into the future of hospital services have been driven by 'political interference' says Worcester's MP.

Four new homes could be built on former garage

Evesham Journal: (10312214)

3:53pm Friday 24th October 2014

FOUR new homes could be built on a former garage site in Stoulton, near Worcester.

Shocking scene at trashed Malvern house

Evesham Journal:

3:08pm Friday 24th October 2014

THIS was the shocking scene at a trashed Malvern house last week.

Opening of new pond "wonderful news" for school

Evesham Journal: NATURE: From left, Lee Poultney, Rupert Keys and Cllr Adrian Hardman with pupils at Elmley Castle CE First School. Picture by John Anyon. 4314738201

2:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW pond and nature area has been officially opened at Elmley Castle CE First School, near Evesham.

Bonfire guys earn pupils a treat

Evesham Journal: 4314735601 Paul Jackson 21.10.14 Broadway - Pupils at Broadway First School have made Guys for bonfire night. (11772075)

2:31pm Friday 24th October 2014

PUPILS at Broadway First School stepped up to the plate when asked to create four guys for Farncombe Estate's bonfire on November 5.

Man critically injured after car crash with petrol tanker

Evesham Journal:

9:01am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN was critically injured in a crash between his car and an empty petrol tanker yesterday evening.

Hospitals in limbo over review delay: public must wait until after General Election to have a say

Evesham Journal:

12:59pm Friday 24th October 2014

A REVIEW into the future of vital hospital services in Worcestershire is set to rumble on well into next year, it has been announced.

Creative residents make their mark on Malvern Cube with mosaics

Evesham Journal: 4314735201. 21/10/14. Left to right - mosaic artist Victoria Harrison with Ted Watkins, Rachel Barrett, Jeffery Ayling and Abigail Revill with the mosaics they have created at Malvern Cub. Picture by Nick Toogood. (11767462)

12:45pm Friday 24th October 2014

FAMILIAR images of Malvern's heritage appear in the town's latest public artworks - a set of four colourful mosaics at the Malvern Cube community centre.

Meet your councillor

Evesham Journal: (9472932)

12:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

RESIDENTS all across the district of Wychavon will have the chance to meet their councillors in the coming weeks.

Have you got blood in your pee? Know the signs of liver and kidney cancer

Evesham Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

12:12pm Friday 24th October 2014

A ROADSHOW aims to highlight the symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer which can include blood in pee.

District-wide review of street trading

12:01pm Friday 24th October 2014

A REVIEW on the way street trading is controlled towns in the Wychavon district is to take place almost a quarter of a century since it was last looked at.

Urban art meets rural treasure

Evesham Journal: 4314737401 Paul Jackson 23.10.14 High Green - Urban art at Croome Park. Artwork is painted on scaffold wrap during restoration work at the property. From left - 'My Dog Sighs', Sarah Gasby aka Miss Wah, Tom Bennett, creative director National Trus

11:58am Friday 24th October 2014

A BRAND new approach to blending classic architecture with modern art on a monumental scale has been unveiled at a National Trust mansion in the Vale.

Ambulance service welcomes NHS five-year plan

11:31am Friday 24th October 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) has welcomed the new NHS England five-year plan, stating it highlights the vital role ambulance services can play in the future of the NHS.

Evesham to welcome Trafalgar Festival

Evesham Journal:

11:26am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of Cadets will march through the streets of Evesham this Sunday (Oct 26) as a major Royal Navy celebration takes place. 

Fundraisers paddle, plod and pedal their way to £12k donation

Evesham Journal: DID WELL: In It To Win It

10:54am Friday 24th October 2014

INTREPID teams of fundraisers collected more than £12,000 for St Richard’s Hospice by completing the paddle, plod and pedal challenge.

Fertility treatment blow for women in Worcestershire.

9:44am Friday 24th October 2014

WOMEN in Worcestershire will still not receive the recommended amount of paid for fertility treatment, despite warnings from a national health institute.

Campaign warns residents wasting medicine costs the NHS cash

5:24pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to stop people wasting medicine unnecessarily.

Weird and wonderful questions at Worcester Travelodge revealed

5:15pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE most bizarre questions visitors have asked staff at Worcester's Travelodge hotel have been revealed.

Visitors enjoy Stow Horse Fair

Evesham Journal: Graeme and Marion Forder, from Cornwall, enjoy their camp fire

4:59pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE sun welcomed a good crowd of visitors to Stow's autumn horse fair on Thursday though turnout was slightly less than in previous years.

Desperate plight of Worcestershire's heritage: new at risk register published

Evesham Journal:

3:24pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE desperate plight of decaying historic buildings in Worcestershire has been laid bare in a heritage at risk register.

Get lucky and rehome a black cat

2:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE animal charity is hoping it will get lucky on National Black Cat Day and rehome some rescue cats.

Car engine fire in Malvern

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

2:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAR engine caught fire in Roman Way, Malvern, yesterday (October 23).

Sweet natured Oscar needs a new home with an active family

Evesham Journal: (6998200)

1:31pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

OSCAR is a sweet natured Springer Spaniel cross in the care of PUPS (Protection for Unwanted Puppies).

Work starts on historic water bottling site in Colwall

Evesham Journal: 23.10.2014. Turf cutting at Blue Cedar Homes new site Lime Tree Gardens in Colwall L-R Nick Cooper, Blue Cedar Homes, John Goodwin, Estate Agent & Anthony Johnson, Leader of Herefordshire Council. (11856377)

1:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BUILDING work has now started on the site of the former Malvern water bottling plant in Colwall.

Two cars crash on A449 near Ledbury

Evesham Journal: Emergency services attended a crash in Horderley yesterday.

12:48pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TWO cars crashed on the A449 near Ledbury this morning but no-one was injured.

Malvern police officer's tax disc idea is a national hit

11:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE lifesaving tax disc idea thought up by a Malvern policeman has triggered a wave of interest across the country.

"Do you want to save a life?": find out how at St John's Community Centre

Evesham Journal: 2014599801. 16/05/14. Left to right - Graham Houghton from Neighbourhood Watch and inventor Rob Simpson with the Chain Reaction DNA Advanced Intruder Deterrent system that sprays a fine unique coded ultra-violet mist onto anyone trying to force their way

9:39am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FIRST aid training is taking place at St John's Community Centre in Swanpool Walk, St John's, Worcester tomorrow (Friday) between 10am and 1pm.

Prime Minister praises Worcester's falling youth unemployment rates - and says he wants it to drop further

Evesham Journal: Conservative Party leader David Cameron gives a speech on social justice, in south London. (11130763)

8:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DAVID Cameron has praised Worcester's falling youth unemployment rates - and says he will help "in every way" to bring it down further.

Fury after some of the worst traffic chaos in years hits Worcester

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FURIOUS drivers have lamented "shocking" traffic problems which hit Worcester yesterday - after a council survey caused hideous tailbacks.

Woman stripped and threw trousers at Worcester police officer - now she must pay him compensation for 'shock'

Evesham Journal: Cells at Worcester Magistrates' Court are closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays

5:12pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN stripped in front of police and threw her tracksuit trousers at an officer was called an 'idiot' by a judge who then awarded the officer compensation for 'shock'.

Iraqi man chatted up 'cute' Droitwich 14-year-old girl - while she was in her school uniform

Evesham Journal:

5:05pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN made unwanted advances towards a frightened girl of just 14 while she was dressed in her school uniform.

"I'll burn off your tattoo!" - Droitwich man's 'vile' threats to ex in text rant

Evesham Journal:

4:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN sent 'vile' texts to his ex including threatening to 'burn off' her tattoo' after the break-up of their relationship.

Cyclist lashes out with curtain pole in Worcester canal ride-by attack

Evesham Journal:

4:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CYCLIST injured a man with a curtain pole which he wielded like a baton while riding past him on his bike after a row erupted on a canal towpath in Worcester.

80-year-old's child porn shame: Worcester pensioner had snap of naked lad aged 11

Evesham Journal:

4:35pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN ELDERLY man has appeared in court for downloading indecent images of children, one featuring a naked boy aged 11 years on a bed with an adult.

Italian restaurant Prezzo set to open up in Malvern

4:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ITALIAN restaurant chain Prezzo is this week confirmed as the firm planning to occupy two town centre properties.

Breast surgeon's passionate appeal - just £33,000 needed for building work to begin on the breast unit

Evesham Journal: Steven Thrush (7130663)

3:43pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE breast surgeon at the helm of a campaign to create a life-saving breast unit in Worcester has issued a passionate appeal for people to hand in outstanding funds so builders can begin work as soon as possible.

Evesham U3A Open Day

3:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

EVESHAM U3A will host an Open Day, on Wednesday, November 5, from noon, in the Town Hall.

A colourful catch for Evesham school

Evesham Journal: INSTALLATION: Pupils from St Egwin’s CofE Middle School created this unique mobile for the school’s new art and design technology building.

2:49pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YEAR 7 and 8 pupils from St Egwin’s CofE Middle School created a unique piece of artwork for their school’s new art and design technology building.

"Deliberate" draining of canal causes huge disruption on waterways

Evesham Journal: EMPTIED: Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal were drained.

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE draining of a canal in Worcester which caused a “major inconvenience” for narrowboat users was most likely deliberate, according to the Canal and River Trust.

86 year-old caught speeding five times must do driving retest

Evesham Journal:

2:19pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN 86-YEAR-OLD retired school teacher has been banned from driving and ordered to take another driving test after being caught repeatedly speeding.

Talking about the times...

1:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NEW FACES at Winchcombe's Millennium Group will always be welcome "to bring a Christian perspective to current affairs".

Timbers Replaced at Church

1:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REPAIRS to the floor of St Michael's Church, Stanley Pontlarge, are being carried out.

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