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TWO people had to flee their home after their dishwasher caught fire.
WATER company bosses need the help of the eagle-eyed folk of Worcester - to look for leaks.
A THIRD of 16 and 17 year olds in Worcestershire have been so stressed in the past year they have been unable to sleep, a survey has shown.
A FORMER Mayor of Worcester has hit out over recent roadworks causing "traffic chaos" around the city - urging highways chiefs to up their game.
MORE help is at hand for devastated flood victims - with the promise that householders struggling to get insurance will no longer be ignored.
A PENSIONER has cycled the entire length of the Worcester to Birmingham Canal to raise cash for the city hospice which cared for his wife in her final days.
CHILDREN’S services at Worcestershire’s three major hospitals have fared well in a national survey.
YESTERDAY we couldn't believe it could get any hotter... especially in the car!
TWO Malvern men have become record-breakers after completing a gruelling sailing and mountain-running challenge in the fastest time in the event's history.
STONEMASONS will see what can be salvaged from the historic Bidford Bridge after a farm vehicle crashed into its side.
THE building contractors have moved on site was work begins on creating Worcester's life-saving breast unit.
THIS year's Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards have attracted a record number of nominations, organisers said this week.
A NEW state-of-the-art scanner has been unveiled at a Worcestershire hospital.
A GOVERNMENT shake-up of how schools' performances are ranked has been labelled "insulting" by a Worcestershire headteacher.
BUSINESSES will be able to share information about low-level crime thanks to a scheme being piloted in Malvern.
PUPILS who ride bikes or walk to Hanley Castle High School, near Upton, can now get to school in safety thanks to a new cyclepath and footway.
EX-SOLDIERS from Worcestershire showed their mettle on a gruelling charity cycle ride from Berlin to Windsor to help put their fallen brothers back on their feet.
AN appeal has been launched to help find a lost cat.
GETTING patients out of hospital and back home is the key to putting Worcestershire’s hospitals back on track, a health boss has said.
IT was a weekend of celebrations for churches across Worcestershire as 12 candidates were ordained in Worcester Cathedral to serve in parishes across the Diocese.
BUILDING work on a retirement village close to the centre of Great Malvern is set to resume in later this year once a planning issue is resolved.
THE director of Worcestershire's children's services is stepping down for a new job in Coventry, it has emerged.
PATIENTS across Worcestershire must be given their say on a long-running project revamping hospital services in the county as soon as possible, a senior health boss has said.
A WORCESTERSHIRE law firm has issued advice around how best to deal with family matters after a Somerset woman went on the run with her three-year-old son after losing custody of her child.
A FREE counselling service for anyone in Worcestershire affected by cancer – including patients, their families and those who have beaten the disease – has been launched.
MEASURES must be put in place to halt the tide of childhood obesity before it is too late, some of Worcestershire’s top health bosses have said.
MORE needs to be done to support people in Worcestershire suffering from mental health problems, the head of a patient’s watchdog has said.
THE people of Worcester stood shoulder to shoulder today (Friday), united against terrorism as they fell silent to remember those slain during the beach massacre in Tunisia.
THE sweltering heat of yesterday looks set to be as hot as its going to get for a while, with the next few days expected to be much more mixed.
A HIT-AND-RUN teenage driver was told he was lucky not to have killed someone after ploughing into two pedestrians following a police chase in Worcester.
A NEW Worcestershire MP has spoken of his whirlwind first few weeks in the Commons - revealing his priorities for the county.
TEMPERATURES in much of Worcestershire today are over 30C, and that's left us struggling to find ways to stay cool.
THE mum of an inspirational fundraiser was the guest of honour at a school's presentation evening.
SLIMY, gooey, gunge coated runners during an action packed weekend of racing at Eastnor Castle.
A MAN facing life behind bars for the murder of Adrian Locke, who was stabbed to death in a Worcester flat, has appeared in court as his lawyers fight to clear his name.
WITH temperatures topping 30C in Worcester today just about the worst place to be was your car!
ASPIRING nurses, midwives and healthcare workers are being helped to gain the experience they need thanks to a new partnership between a patient watchdog and the University of Worcester.
A LOVELY liver-and-white Springer Spaniel cross is looking for a new home.
FRANKIE is an eight-year-old grey and white female hoping for a fresh start.
THE Weekend Cube promoters at Malvern Cube are holding their first-ever comedy evening on Friday, July 10, featuring energetic Brummie Andy White.
PATIENTS, families and anyone else with experience of community or mental health services in Worcestershire is being invited to nominate staff who has gone the extra mile for a prestigious award.
THE popular band "James" is to perform at Worcester Racecourse at a concert in aid of Help for Heroes.
THE recent concert by the Big Chris Barber Band at the Forum in Malvern helped raise £5,500 for the Worcester branch of Parkinson’s UK.
PATIENTS at Worcestershire’s three major hospitals are generally satisfied with their care but would like more say in their treatment, an independent study has found.
A TERRIFIED young Kidderminster couple have revealed how they ran for their lives in the Tunisia terror attack last week.
WORCESTER'S Green Belt is going to accommodate a new bungalow - with angry city councillors speaking of their frustration.
MALVERN Today is the theme of this week's Civic Week, following the success of last year's Edwardian-themed event.
Sunshine brought the drowds out to enjoy Upton Jazz Festival today, including SecondLineJazz. Pictures by Lee Fisher
RESIDENTS across south Worcestershire are invited to the annual general meeting of the organisation responsible for organising and paying for health services in the area.
TWO Worcestershire children sent a teddy bear soaring into space as part of a science project organised by their dad.
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