Paul and his team take on three peaks challenge

Evesham Journal: Paul Morton pictured on an earlier climb on Kinder Scout.

4:18pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A FORMER serviceman who lives in Malvern will be scaling the three highest mountains in Wales for charity next month - as long as he can get a minibus.

Campaign against Lower Howsell housing takes to the street

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9:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

OPPONENTS of a proposed housing development off Lower Howsell Road took their campaign to Malvern Link's shopping centre on Saturday.

Best of Bloom making a colourful contribution to the Malvern scene

Evesham Journal: The Age UK charity shop at Link Top  came second in the window category.

3:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

SHOPS, businesses and charities in Malvern who have gone the extra mile to make the town a floral paradise have this week been receiving their reward.

Dental surgery plan gets the green light in the face of local opposition.

Evesham Journal: 0914529502. 25/02/14. Councillor Brian Pilcher next to the six EV charging bays in the car park opposite Malvern Splash in Priory Road, Malvern. He says the bays are never used and that six is too many. Picture by Nick Toogood. (4265878)

3:04pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to enlarge a dental surgery in Malvern Link was given the go-ahead by district council planners in the face of opposition from local residents.

Charity fancy dress night in aid of Worcester breast unit - tickets available

2:43pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A CHARITY fancy dress party has been organised in support of Worcester's breast unit.

Naked man scales Kilimanjaro for Worcester hospice

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1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

AN ADVENTUROUS man climbed the highest mountain in Africa and then stripped naked to raise cash for a Worcester children's hospice.

Arts, jazz coming to Malvern this weekend

Evesham Journal: Jazz musician Madi Stimpson will be playing on Belle Vue Island.

7:02am Friday 22nd August 2014

ARTS and jazz will be the order of the day tomorrow (Saturday, August 23) in the centre of Great Malvern.

Market traders may get new temporary home after all after council 'U-turn'

Evesham Journal:

3:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CONFUSED market traders may be offered a temporary base in Worcester after all – just one day after they were told there was nowhere for them to go.

Hard working volunteer's efforts rewarded

Evesham Journal: PRESTIGIOUS HONOUR: Evesham Rotary Club members Linley King and Martin King (treasurer), with award winner Jenny Ashman, and David Cartwright, also from the Rotary club. SP

2:35pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A DEDICATED volunteer has received a very special award in recognition of 20 years of dedicated service to the Midlands Air Ambulance.

A groom, a bride and a guard of honour from the Guides

Evesham Journal: A Guide for the bride: Guide leaders Kevin and Wendy Adams were given a guard of honour at their wedding from members of 1st Leigh Guides. Picture by  Paul C Wynn Tellitphoto (s)

10:59am Thursday 21st August 2014

A GROUP of Guides vowed to make their leaders' wedding day extra special by forming a guard of honour outside the registry office.

Charity collection tin stolen - do you recognise man and woman in CCTV?

Evesham Journal:

10:41am Thursday 21st August 2014

A CANCER Research collection tin containing about £60 was stolen from the booking hall at Great Malvern railway station.

Storm forces Alan Gale to abandon his Channel swim just two miles from shore

Evesham Journal: Alan Gale is set to swim the English Channel tomorrow in aid of Acorns Children's Hospice

9:16am Thursday 21st August 2014

A STORM forced Alan Gale to abandon his swim just a couple of miles from France.

Fire breaks out in refuse lorry

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8:44am Thursday 21st August 2014

A REFUSE lorry caught fire on the A46 at Twyford, Evesham in the early hours of this morning.

Woman trapped in car for over an hour

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8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A WOMAN was trapped in an overturned vehicle for more than an hour after a car crash in Bewdley last night.

Rider airlifted after falling from her horse

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5:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PROTECTIVE clothing protected a horse rider from suffering more significant injuries after she fell off her horse at an equestrianism competition.

New homes for south Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: LAND: Andrew Taylor of Taylor Wimpey

3:31pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AROUND 75 new homes are likely to be built in south Worcestershire, now Taylor Wimpey has acquired an area of land at Honeybourne, near Evesham for potential development.

Normal services resume after train disruption

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3:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Normal services have resumed following signal problems which affected train services in Worcester.

Man seen fleeing from scene of fire

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1:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SIGNIFICANT damage was caused to a building near the city centre after household rubbish was set alight on Saturday evening.

Court told drunk man who boarded plane should never have been at airport

Evesham Journal: Lee Jezard who managed to sneak onto an empty plane before he was found in the TOILET in a shocking breach of security at Birmingham airport.  A passenger who was thrown off a flight to Ibiza managed to sneak back on to an empty plane before he was found

12:24pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 22-year-old man who breached layers of airport security before boarding an empty plane was too drunk to recall how he did it.

Wing mirror damaged

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11:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE wing mirror of red VW was damaged while parked in Albert Road North, Malvern between Friday and Tuesday.

CAB welcomes all to visit its new office in Malvern

6:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Malvern Citizens' Advice Bureau is holding an open evening next week at its new office on the Enigma Business park in Malvern Link next week.

Jilted Worcester student said 'boo!' to ex and took pictures of her home

Evesham Journal:

4:21pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A JILTED college student took pictures of his ex-girlfriend’s house, crept up behind her and shouted ‘boo!' after she finished with him.

Video: Car lands on roof in Worcester crash. Injured man taken to hospital

Evesham Journal: Police and paramedics at the scene, after a Volkswagen Golf overturned on the B4206 Malvern Road, Lower Wick. 19.8.14  3414678404 (9456829)

3:58pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A DRIVER had a lucky escape when his car flipped over and landed on its roof after it is is believed he lost consciousness at the wheel.

Video: Live fish drink dare lands binman in court

Evesham Journal:

2:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A 33-year-old binman from Herefordshire who drank four fish in a cocktail of alcohol has walked free from court after being charged with animal cruelty.

Money raised in memory of bike-race star Simon

Evesham Journal: IN TRIBUTE: The family of Evesham motorbike racer Simon Andrews hand over a cheque to Midlands Air Ambulance in his memory.

2:20pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE family of Vale motorbike racer Simon Andrews have handed over more than £3,500 to the Midlands Air Ambulance in his memory.

County's efforts to help honey bees

Evesham Journal: Walkers are invited to dress up as bees

11:51am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SPECIAL efforts are being made to try and help Worcestershire's bee population.

Boost to county’s maternity services

Evesham Journal: Helen Hunt and Jo Lederer presenting Karen Kokoska with their donation.

10:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO antenatal teachers have donated £100 in a bid to help improve maternity environments in the county’s acute hospitals.

Colourful landscapes will go on display at library exhibition

Evesham Journal: Work by two art teachers from Dodderhill School will go on display at Droitwich Library (s)

10:18am Tuesday 19th August 2014

COLOURFUL county landscapes have proven the inspiration for two artists set to exhibit their work at The Gallery in Droitwich Library.

Bus timetable changes in Worcester - check before you travel say council chiefs

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9:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

PASSENGERS in Worcester are being reminded to check bus timetables ahead of service changes which come into effect on September 1 and include the closure of the city's park and ride.

Woman's dying wish was to give £650,000 to Worcester hospital

Evesham Journal: Dr Jasper Trevelyan and Dr Salim Shafeek with Mrs Hackney’s friends and executors Ray and Pat Merrick and her cousin Dorothy Hunt with her husband Graham Hunt. Back – cardiology and haematology nurses Kim Bull, Kate Amor, Lisa Rowberry and Gay

1:19pm Monday 18th August 2014

A WOMAN's dying wish was fulfilled when her £650,000 legacy was left to Worcestershire hospitals to support heart and cancer services.

Legal high deaths could pass heroin fatalities within two years

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3:57pm Sunday 17th August 2014

DEATHS linked to legal highs could surpass those related to heroin use within just two years, a new report by a think-tank will say.

Live A level results day: LIVE

Evesham Journal: A Levels

9:20am Thursday 14th August 2014

Thousands of young people across Worcestershire are finding out their A level results today. Keep up with the latest news as it happens - and get involved.

Man arrested over affray, assault police and possession of an offensive weapon (part of a snooker cue)

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4:15pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of affray, possession of an offensive weapon (part of a snooker cue) and assaulting a police officer.

World famous Welsh choir to perform at Worcester Cathedral for Acorns

3:32pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A WORLD renowned male voice choir from Wales will hit the right note when they raise money for a Worcester children's hospice.

'Violent man with baseball bat' near Worcester Arena - suspect arrested and taken into custody

Evesham Journal:

1:28pm Thursday 14th August 2014

POLICE have taken a man into custody after they believed he was ''violent' and may be armed with a baseball bat near Worcester Arena.

Badger cull protest in Worcester

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12:39pm Thursday 14th August 2014

ANIMAL protection campaigners in Worcester protested against Government plans to continue the culling of badgers.

Tragic Alzheimer's struggle of couple found dead at cottage

Evesham Journal:

8:16am Thursday 14th August 2014

A SMALL country village has been left in shock after two of its well-known residents were found dead after an apparent murder-suicide or suicide pact.

Empty factory to get new lease of life

Evesham Journal:

11:34am Wednesday 13th August 2014

AN empty factory in Pinvin will once again become a hive of activity following its purchase by a tableware company.

UPDATE: Two found dead with gunshot wounds in country village

Evesham Journal:

10:41pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

TWO people have been found dead inside a property in Pow Green, between Bosbury and Cradley and with gunshot wounds.

Plans for new £150m Worcester shopping complex to be submitted in October

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10:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

PLANS for a £150 million shopping centre in Worcester are set to be handed to council chiefs in October - paving the way for a radical transformation in the city's retail offer.

We must have a chief executive, says council leader

Evesham Journal: Councillor Adrian Hardman, county council leader

2:38pm Monday 11th August 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council has revealed his reasons for not 'sharing' or even going without a chief executive - saying it would be wrong for a politician to have so much power.

Package of measures drawn up to ease noise by Worcester's Ketch island

Evesham Journal: BIGGER: The Ketch island would have an overhaul.

1:30pm Monday 11th August 2014

A PACKAGE of new measures to appease disgruntled householders living by Worcester's Ketch roundabout have been revealed by council chiefs.

Travellers invade three different sites off Hylton Road, Worcester

Evesham Journal:

11:08am Monday 11th August 2014

TRAVELLERS have invaded private land in Worcester and two holes have been hacked in a metal mesh fence to create a cut-through between the caravans.

Super moon lights up the night sky over Worcestershire

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8:13am Monday 11th August 2014

A SUPER moon lit up the skies over Worcestershire last night as a meteor shower also reaches its peak.

Zumba marathon in memory of baby Bessie

Evesham Journal: 3214672301 Paul Jackson 10.08.14 Worcester - Zumbathon at Nunnery Wood Leisure Centre.  (9116696)

5:16pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A "ZUMBA marathon" in memory of a baby who died at just two weeks old has given a big boost to a neonatal unit which will help save the lives of other sick babies in intensive care.

Heavy rainfall as Hurricane Bertha hits Worcestershire

Evesham Journal:

1:43pm Sunday 10th August 2014

VIDEO: The effects of Hurricane Bertha were felt across Worcestershire this morning as storms hit.

Angel Place traders in dark over market revamp hit back at critics

Evesham Journal: Carl Cusack serves a customer at his fruit and veg stall

11:29am Sunday 10th August 2014

MARKET traders in Worcester say they are in the dark over what will happen to them when a £550,000 revamp to restore the shopping parade gets underway next month.

Serious assault in Worcester

Evesham Journal:

9:55pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital with a broken arm after a "vicious and sustained" armed assault in Worcester.

Duck race sends crowds quackers at Worcester Festival

Evesham Journal: 3214672101. 09/08/14. St Richard's Hospice duck race. Left to right - twin sisters Ellie and Sophie Davies aged 8. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9104553)

6:26pm Saturday 9th August 2014

CROWDS went quackers for a duck race to a raise more than £1,300 for a Worcester hospice, blowing last year's grand total clean out of the water.

Warning over tropical storm Bertha heading our way

Evesham Journal: WET WEATHER: Rain drops on a car roof. (3208162)

6:29pm Friday 8th August 2014

HEAVY rain and strong winds are forecast for Worcestershire due to potential remnants of ex-tropical storm Bertha heading over the Atlantic from the Caribbean.






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