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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sweet natured Oscar needs a new home with an active family

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Sir John Major visits Worcester - and warns about the rise of UKIP

Evesham Journal:

1:02pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER Prime Minister Sir John Major has made a visit to Worcester - and fired an ominous warning about the UK Independence Party.

Arts group launches St Richards Hospice charity calendar at Broadwas coffee morning

12:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE art group run by artist Judy Foulsham is holding a coffee morning on Saturday, November 1, to launch a charity calendar for St Richard's Hospice.

Parenting course focuses on challenges of raising children

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12:08pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HELPING parents cope with the many challenges of raising children will be the focus of a new course starting in Worcester next month.

Fire service HQ could be rented to private sector or sold outright, says chairman

Evesham Journal: ON THE MOVE: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service's HQ in  Charles Hastings Way, Worcester.

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WORCESTER'S fire service HQ could be rented out to a private sector firm - clawing back thousands of extra pounds for taxpayers.

Stay safe on Bonfire Night

Evesham Journal:

11:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

STAY safe on bonfire night, is the message fromHereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service as residents prepare to celebrate on Wednesday, November 5.

Homebase to close a quarter of its stores - but no word yet on whether Worcester branches will be affected

11:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DIY chain Homebase, which has two stores in Worcester and five more in the surrounding area, is to close a quarter of its stores across the country.

He's all white: Ultra rare squirrel caught on camera

Evesham Journal:

10:14am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE first picture has emerged of the ultra-rare white squirrel which has made the trees along Pitchcroft its home.

Fireworks stolen in raid on St Johns business premises

10:05am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a business in St Johns, Worcester, when three packets of fireworks were stolen.

Worcester mum batters car with golf club in bitter feud with family

Evesham Journal:

9:32am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MUM who is in the middle of a feud with a well-known Worcester family attacked a car with a golf club she had stashed in her child's pushchair.

Gridlock in Worcester due to council traffic survey

Evesham Journal: DELAYS: A typical day on the A4440 Southern Link Road in Worcester.

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TRAFFIC gridlock has hit Worcester this morning - with drivers stuck in jams of around an hour due to a council survey.

Five things you need to know Wednesday

Evesham Journal:

9:13am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

1. Top story: Police storm caravan in drugs raid at Bastonford, near Worcester

Police storm caravan in drugs raid at Bastonford, near Worcester

Evesham Journal: Nine plants were found in a bedroom. They will be destroyed say officers along with all the equipment used in cultivation.

12:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

POLICE stormed a caravan and discovered a cannabis cultivation outfit in one of the bedrooms with a potential yield of £25,000.

Police launch appeal after three pub break-ins in four hours

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6:36pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN APPEAL has been launched by police after three pubs were broken into within four hours.

Top Green MEP joins mayor at party meeting in Malvern

Evesham Journal: Julian Roskams and Molly Scott Cato at the meeting.

6:32pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

EURO-MP Molly Scott Cato was the special guest when Malvern Hills Green Party held a fundraising event last Friday at the Lyttelton Well, Church Street.

Fire service gets £4 million from government to move HQ, merge Wyre Forest fire stations

Evesham Journal: (4472121)

6:18pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HEREFORD and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service has just been given over £4 million from the government t o move its headquarters and merge three fire stations.

Cancer survivor Barbara Moss speaks at conference to celebrate 'strong women'

Evesham Journal: Paul Jackson 12.03.09

Barbara Moss is writing a book about her experience with cancer. (3731844)

5:42pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A COURGAEOUS cancer survivor has told her extraordinary in the hope it can inspire others to carry on the fight against adversity as she gave a talk at a conference designed to celebrate 'strong women'.

Family and friends gather to pay tribute to Anthony Taylor

Evesham Journal: TRIBUTE: Family and friends released balloons with pictures of Anthony Taylor on, to send a message to him on what would have been his 23rd birthday.

4:55pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FAMILY and friends of a man who killed himself last year gathered together to pay a poignant tribute.

Ninety one-year-old venue will be sitting pretty after refurbishment

Evesham Journal:

3:01pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MALVERN Cinema is set for a £50,000 refurbishment in the coming weeks as the 91-year-old venue sees the replacement of its 380 seats.

New scheme offers activities to those with learning disabilities

2:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A NEW range of activities for people is being launched in Malvern next week.

Train services have been "neglected" in Worcestershire, says MP

Evesham Journal: Train firm bids for new London services

1:21pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has called for the city to finally get a "world class" train service - and claims it has been "neglected" for rail investment.

Victims given say over how offenders are punished in Worcestershire

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

12:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

VICTIMS of crime in Worcestershire can now have a say in how an offender is punished under a new scheme launched by two Police and Crime Commissioners.

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