Church and chapel opens doors for archive project

Evesham Journal: (5537803)

2:32pm Saturday 19th April 2014

HISTORICAL items were on display in the Church and Chapel in Mickleton as the village opened its doors for the latest Community Archive event.

First mainstream free school given go-ahead for Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: Headteacher Pamela Leek-Wright with students from Holy Trinity International School, which will become a free school in September.

9:57am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE first mainstream free school will be created in Worcestershire this September after Holy Trinity International school was given the go-ahead by the Department for Education.

Train station car park saga drags on

9:01am Saturday 19th April 2014

HOPES of a long-awaited expansion to the car park at Pershore railway station may have hit the buffers again.

Worcester's Game of Thrones star praised

Evesham Journal: kit-harington-5105921.jpg

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

WORCESTER'S Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has been praised for the way he has handled his "huge break" by his tormentor-in-chief from the series.

10 of Worcestershire's most beautiful gardens to visit this Easter weekend

Evesham Journal: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3181102

9:55pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is blessed with some beautiful gardens, and we've chosen 10 that we think are the best.

Worshippers and walkers head for summit of Bredon Hill on Good Friday

Evesham Journal: Bredon Hill

9:05pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORSHIPPERS and walkers alike made their way to the summit of Worcestershire's Bredon Hill today for the traditional Good Friday pilgrimage and to enjoy the spring sunshine.

Physics genius visits cathedral, enjoys a glass of champagne during city visit

Evesham Journal: Professor Stephen Hawking with, from left to right, the Very Revd Michael Tavinor, Canon Chris Pullin and Glyn Morgan in the Deanery garden.

6:17pm Friday 18th April 2014

ONE of the world’s greatest minds enjoyed the champagne lifestyle and a visit to the cathedral during a visit to Hereford.

Live screening of Cosi Fan Tutte

4:53pm Friday 18th April 2014

A LIVE high definition broadcast of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte will be screened in Malvern Theatres on Saturday, April 26 live from the Met, with music director James Levine conducting the opera about testing the ties of love.

Learn about the life and times of Suggs in funny and moving show

4:46pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE frontman of Madness takes to the stage in a hilarious and moving one-man tour de force.

Award-winning wildlife cameraman to present giant show

4:38pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN award-winning cameraman presents an unforgettable evening of extraordinary animal adventures and unique wildlife film footage.

Children at Vale school have been having the times of their lives

Evesham Journal: Class-Photos. Thames Suite, Howbery Park, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxon. Cropthorne with Charlton C of E First School in their Times of their Lives production.

4:34pm Friday 18th April 2014

CHILDREN at a Vale school have been having the times of their lives in a recent production looking back over the last 150 years.

VIP garden gala will help battle cancer and dementia

4:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MEDICAL charity will host a fundraising VIP garden gala evening at the RHS Malvern Spring festival.

Cream teas for charity

4:06pm Friday 18th April 2014

THERE will be fresh cream teas, a cake sale and a coffee morning all in aid of Cancer Research UK at the Hampton Scout Hut on Saturday, April 26, from 10am until 1pm.

Lego the Movie to be shown at Bidford Rural Cinema

3:45pm Friday 18th April 2014

BIDFORD Rural Cinema will be screening the great family favourite Lego the Movie on Friday (April 25) at 7pm in the Crawford Memorial Hall, Salford Road.

Brave Noah battles on and brings out the best in the people of Worcester

Evesham Journal: Lee and Sarah Freeman with baby Noah as they hand over more than £700 to Birmingham Children's Hospital thanks to generous donations form the good folk of Worcester.

3:38pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MIRACLE baby born with half a heart has inspired the people of Worcester to give more than £700 to help other sick children have a better chance of life.

Police cracking down on motorcyclists this weekend

Evesham Journal: (3495450)

3:22pm Friday 18th April 2014

A JOINT operation is running this weekend to combat problems caused by motorcyclists in Bidford-on Avon and Salford Priors.

Public meeting will urge people to vote

2:48pm Friday 18th April 2014

A PUBLIC meeting is being held by church groups in Evesham to urge people to vote in the European Elections.

Tiddesley Wood set to come alive at open day

Evesham Journal: (5535481)

2:40pm Friday 18th April 2014

VISITORS to Tiddesley Wood will see more than just bees buzzing and birds singing at the beginning of May.

Man reunited with lifesaving pair

Evesham Journal: Life savers.......Alistair Stagg (Left), who suffered a cardiac arrest, meets Tony Haines (Centre) and Katie Nightingale. Pic Jonathan Barry 18.4.14   1614577702 (5533284)

1:07pm Friday 18th April 2014

TWO Vale heroes have been reunited with the man whose life they saved after his heart stopped beating for 12 minutes during a bike ride in Worcestershire.

Adventurer stops off in Worcester in 1,000 mile trip to Spain

Evesham Journal: Caminar..........Rob Steele (Right) stops off at the Worcester News, on his marathon walk to Spain,with Konrad Nofer from Bewdley Rotary Club, who was walking part of the Worcestershire leg of the walk. Pic Jonathan Barry 16.4.14 161457540 (5464296)

12:51pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN INTREPID adventurer walking 1,000 miles to Spain to raise money for the hospital which saved his life stopped off in Worcester this week.

Ben goes the London Marathon distance for charity

Evesham Journal: Ben Lindon and James Partridge with their London Marathon medals.

12:22pm Friday 18th April 2014

BEN Lindon was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour six years years ago after collapsing while running but he has bounced back to conquer the London Marathon in five hours and 37 minutes.

Crowle 10k - still time to register ahead of the run

Evesham Journal: Getting in training for the Crowle 10k and Fun Runs are (back row L-R) Peter Battle and Caroline Brookes, (front row) Charlie Brooks (7) and Harry Brooks (4), Charlie Dixon (8) ad Hannah Dixon (10).

12:13pm Friday 18th April 2014

RUNNERS still have a chance to register ahead of the starting gun for the Crowle Gunpowder Plot 10k.

Ground breaking scheme moves on

Evesham Journal: 1414561501 Paul Jackson 01.04.14 Wick Charles Hudson at the site of his hydropower project in Wick. (5036192)

11:38am Friday 18th April 2014

A GROUND breaking £1.3 million project to harness water from the River Avon through a hydropower generator in Pershore is set to be powering the town's leisure centre by the end of the July.

New model to mark 100 years of production

11:33am Friday 18th April 2014

THE latest vehicle off the Morgan production line has been specially commissioned to celebrate 100 years of vehicle manufacture at the Pickersleigh Road factory.

Increase in scarlet fever in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire GPs under increasing pressure

11:02am Friday 18th April 2014

CASES of scarlet fever in Worcestershire have quadrupled in the past four years.

Shopping centre revamp on the cards for Worcester's Cathedral Plaza

10:47am Friday 18th April 2014

A SHOPPING centre in Worcester could get a revamp with a new-look square as plans go on display to the public.

Burglar spray - see device demo at Worcester meeting

10:34am Friday 18th April 2014

BUSINESS leaders and homeowners have the chance to see the latest anti-burglary technology in action during a meeting in St John's, Worcester.

Accident was inspiration for super slimmer

Evesham Journal: Ali Saunders before her weight loss.

10:31am Friday 18th April 2014

A VALE super slimmer who was inspired to shed the stones after almost losing her life in a car crash is starting her own weight loss group in Evesham.

Broadway Easter eggs cross the Atlantic

Evesham Journal: This Easter egg ended up in Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire with Peter and June Underwood.

9:56am Friday 18th April 2014

VISITORS to Broadway Tower have been enjoying some extra sight seeing as youngsters from a village first school placed 99 coloured Easter eggs around the tourist attraction.

Fire crew tackles car fire in Bidford

Evesham Journal: (3477811)

9:37am Friday 18th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a car fire near Bidford-on-Avon.

Sunny solution at village school

Evesham Journal: Jane Neal, eco-co-ordinator at the school, with Charlotte Burkert, George Hair and Robbie Clarke (back row) , Olivia Walters, Oliver Enstone and Jacob Buckland (middle row), Maisie-Anne Chatterton and Rosy Smith (front row).

9:23am Friday 18th April 2014

SOLAR panels have been installed at a village school as part of its Eco-School plan.

Playwright's walking challenge will bring inspiration and funds

Evesham Journal: Nick Wilkes, resident playwright at Malvern Theatres, is walking the length of Hadrian's Wall to raise money for Help for Heroes and to gather ideas for his next play. Picture by Nick Toogood.

9:02am Friday 18th April 2014

MALVERN Theatres' resident writer will be swapping his keyboard for hiking boots when he walks the length of Hadrian's Wall.

Readers and book lovers get ready for World Book Night

Evesham Journal: (5529129)

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

LIBRARIES across the county are preparing to get reading as World Book Night approaches.

Controversial plans to build on old playing field opposed

Evesham Journal: Malvern Wells Parish Council

8:42am Friday 18th April 2014

ABOUT 50 people packed into a parish meeting to oppose controversial plans to build more than 40 homes on a former playing field in Malvern Wells.

Contractor faces fine of more than £250,000 over bridge re-opening delay

Evesham Journal: The bridge a few weeks ago while work was continuing.

3:47pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE construction firm behind the replacement of Evesham’s Abbey Bridge will face fines of more than £250,000 for the delay in delivering the vital new link to the town, it has finally been revealed.

Exotic club is still a hit

Evesham Journal: Nathan Canty holding a racoon dog.

7:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Evesham and District Reptile and Exotics Club is going from strength to strength with about 80 people attending its latest meeting.

Mental health provider throws support behind care in the community

Evesham Journal: Mental health provider throws support behind care in the community

7:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S main provider of mental health services has affirmed its commitment to caring for people as close to home as possible following a national report claiming too many patients were being sent to hospital.

From Dubai to the Dormy House Hotel

Evesham Journal: The Dormy House Hotel near Broadway welcomes new head chef.

7:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Dormy House Hotel near Broadway has announced the arrival of a new head chef with an international pedigree.

Call for feedback on A&E app

Evesham Journal: Call for feedback on A&E app

6:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ANYONE who has downloaded a free mobile application helping people decide whether or not need to visit A&E is being asked for feedback on the service.

Miss England semi-finalists take on Xtreme challenge

Evesham Journal: Miss England contestants get put through their paces by Xtreme Boot Camp instructors.

6:23pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MISS England contestants proved they were more than just a pretty face when they were put through their paces in Worcestershire at their first official military boot camp.

Cancer volunteers get Easter surprise

Evesham Journal: Macmillan information and support services lead at Worcester Royal Hospital Kay Tandy and her volunteers

6:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS helping people in Worcestershire living with cancer and their families got a special Easter surprise this week.

Prostate cancer survivors meet to share experiences

Evesham Journal: Sanhia Goonewardene, psycho-sexual specialist nurse at The London Clinic Lorraine Grover, consultant urological surgeon and director of the Worcestershire Prostate Cancer Survivorship Programme Adel Makar and Lisa Capaldi at this month's event

5:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE than 150 survivors of prostate cancer and their families got together in Worcester earlier this month to share their experiences and offer each other support.

Students get busy in the kitchen for Easter challenge

Evesham Journal: (5526424)

5:49pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A BROADWAY store has teamed up with youngsters from a village first school and given them the challenge of selling their own Easter creations and turning a profit.

Pregnancy crisis centre officially opens

Evesham Journal: Centre manager, Gill Woods, (left) with Evesham Mayor Mark Goodge and Mid Worcestershire MP, Sir Peter Luff  cutting the ribbon of the new pregnancy centre, Archways, in Evesham.

5:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PEOPLE who find themselves in difficulty with an unplanned pregnancy can get help and support from a new crisis centre in Evesham.

Cycle ride supports air ambulance charity

Evesham Journal: Staff from Postcode Anywhere in Diglis getting ready for the charity bike ride.

5:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BIKING enthusiasts can put their passion to good use this spring by taking part in a charity ride in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

Father and son run at Downton for Parkinson's UK

Evesham Journal: Father and son team, Alan and Simon Scott, are preparing for 10km run in support of Parkinson's UK.

4:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A FATHER and son will be taking a step back in time when they take on a 10km run in the grounds of Downton Abbey.

Thrill on the Hill

3:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE world's oldest operational motorsport venue will be the setting for one of the UK's largest gatherings of Morgan vehicles again this summer.

Police surgery in Harvington next week

Evesham Journal: (3495450)

2:43pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN OPEN police surgery will be held at the post office in Village Street, Harvington, near Evesham, from 10am on Tuesday, April 22.

New media centre for arts venue

Evesham Journal: The new media area at the Courtyard in Hereford.

2:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEW media area will allow theatre-goers the chance to get social.

Volunteers needed to help marshal Worcester Marathon

Evesham Journal: (3674465)

2:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help marshal the Worcester Marathon on Sunday, May 3.

Your Say Your Evesham

Essential Links

Local Information

Enter your postcode, town or place name

House prices »   Schools »   Crime »   Hospitals »


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree