Empty bungalow stripped of copper

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6:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BUNGALOW in Bath Road, Broomhall was stripped of radiators and copper pipes.

"I'll cut off your head off!" - life prisoner's shocking parole threat

Evesham Journal:

6:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

A LIFE prisoner threatened to cut off a woman's head and film the attack after becoming frustrated over lack of progress on his parole.

Purse stolen from church

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6:05pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PURSE was stolen from St Leonard's Church, Newland, Malvern on Sunday morning.

Police crack down on boy racers

Evesham Journal:

6:12pm Monday 20th October 2014

HUNDREDS of car enthusiasts gathered on a city centre car park while others took part in street racing along the A4440 during a police crackdown on boy racers.

Have your say on changes to mobile library

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5:59pm Monday 20th October 2014

MOBILE library users can talk to the county council about proposed changes to the routes and stopping off points of the service at a series of meetings.

Mack and Mabel enjoy a break before opening night

Evesham Journal: Jenny Wyatt, Sarah Gilhooly, Judy Hooper, Andy Gilhooly, Louisa Ford, Harriet Matthews and Sian Williams star in Mack and Mabel. Picture by Dave Grubb (s)

5:43pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE CAST of Mack and Mabel prepare for opening night with a visit to Detroit's Diner in Castle Street.

Goodbye warm weather: Ex-Hurricane Gonzalo brings wind and showers to Worcestershire

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3:15pm Monday 20th October 2014

IT IS time to pack away the short sleeved tops and shorts as the unseasonably good weather makes way for ex-Hurricane Gonzalo.

Meals on wheels service saved

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5:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

IT is now official - a popular meals on wheels service which is a lifeline for elderly and vulnerable people has been saved at the 11th hour.

Acorns join in the Big Draw at gallery

Evesham Journal: Mandie Fitzgerald, Acorns fundraising officer, gallery owner Sue Lim and Carol Brooks from Silverfish Designs admiring some of this year’s 3D entries for The Big Draw at Blue-ginger gallery Cradley. (s)

5:36pm Monday 20th October 2014

FELT tip pens and crayons were at the ready as youngsters from Acorns Children's Hospice join professional artists for exhibition.

Second vintage fair in Malvern is set to build on the success of the first.

Evesham Journal: The first vintage and retro fair was a great success

5:19pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE glamour and style of yesteryear will return to Malvern next Saturday (November 1) when the second vintage and retro fair takes place.

Straw monster appears at Shortwood Farm - one on many great places to go for half-term

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4:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE October half-term holiday is approaching and strange things have started appearing at Shortwood Farm, near Bromyard.

Shining a light for all lost loved ones

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2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOR the last 11 years, Malvern Rotary Club has organised an annual commemoration of lost loved ones in the run-up to Christmas.

Foreign criminals using country's roads targeted by police operation

Evesham Journal: Two charged with fuel theft

12:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOREIGN criminals who move around the country to avoid detection have become the target of a national operation involving West Mercia Police.

People with long-term conditions urged to get the flu jab

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12:05pm Monday 20th October 2014

PEOPLE who have long-term conditions have been urged to get the flu jab.

Monster rears its ugly head near Bromyard

Evesham Journal:

11:52am Monday 20th October 2014

THE October half-term holiday is approaching and strange things have started appearing at Shortwood Farm, near Bromyard.

Two fires in Eden Close, St Peter's could be arson

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11:37am Monday 20th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS suspect arson may have been responsible for two small fires in St Peter's alight within hours of each other.

Worcestershire prison officer jobs decimated over past four years

Evesham Journal:

9:01am Monday 20th October 2014

PRISONS in Worcestershire have seen the number of officers cut by as much as 48 percent in less than four years.

Girl airlifted to hospital after horse kick to head

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6:17pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A YOUNG girl, who was kicked in the head by a horse this morning, was airlifted to a specialist children’s hospital after receiving treatment by the ambulance service in Worcestershire.

Malvern couple safe after fears they were missing in Nepal snow storm

Evesham Journal: In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 photo provided by the Nepalese army, rescue personnel carry a victim of an avalanche before they airlift the body from Thorong La pass area, in Nepal. Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers stranded since a serie

5:47pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE family of a Malvern couple initially feared missing following a serious of snow storms at a popular Himalayan trekking route have confirmed they are safe.

Train crash was part of training exercise

Evesham Journal: Photos of the training exercise by Dave Throup.

4:04pm Sunday 19th October 2014

EMERGENCY services flocked to Shrub Hill train station as they simulated a major train crash for the fire service's biggest training event of the year.

Solar farms are a "blight on the countryside", said environment secretary Liz Truss

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3:32pm Sunday 19th October 2014

LARGE scale solar farms are a "blight on the countryside", environment Secretary Liz Truss said as she announced plans to axe a taxpayer subsidy to farmers and landowners for the schemes.

New home for Music Library

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5:19pm Saturday 18th October 2014

HUNDREDS of crates of music, forming the Worcestershire Music Library have been moved to a new home in Glebe Close, St John's, Worcester.

Dickinson’s Real Deal is coming to Worcester

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4:35pm Saturday 18th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE residents with an antique worth a few bob could get themselves a spot on TV as Dickinson’s Real Deal comes to the city.

Malvern folk band plays gig to support ChildLine

Evesham Journal: Clarion; back fromleft: Richard Percy (clarinet), Anthony Harding (bass), Paul Morris (accordion). Front, from left  Gillian Hancock (guitar), Pam Harding (accordion), Elizabeth Rozelaar (clarinet).

3:45pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FOLK band Clarion will be the special guests at a fundraising concert next month in aid of Malvern and Three Counties Friends of ChildLine.

Row over future of Worcestershire beauty spot

3:35pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE beauty sport is set to be handed over to the National Trust, despite fierce opposition to the move.

Eighty percent of Worcestershire schools to get funding boost

Evesham Journal: Councillor Liz Eyre, Worcestershire County Council cabinet member with responsibility for children and families.

2:45pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SCHOOLS in Worcestershire will get more money in the coming year after the county secured an extra £6.2 million in its budget.

Fury of ex-love told to pay up

Evesham Journal: David Southwell who has been ordered to pay £28,500 to his ex-girlfriend Catherine Blackburn after a break-up in a landmark court ruling for unmarried couples, Droitwich, October 17, 2014.  A businessman has hit out at a landmark legal decision for

9:32am Saturday 18th October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE businessman has slammed a court's decision forcing him pay his ex-girlfriend £28,500 following their break-up.

Malvern cops come up with lifesaving tax disc idea

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

12:20pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MALVERN'S policing team has dreamed up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

MP Urges Better Use of Community Hospitals

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6:07pm Friday 17th October 2014

WEST WORCESTERSHIRE MP Harriett Baldwin has backed calls from GPs asking for better use of local community hospitals.

Successful autumn arts festival moves towards its conclusion

11:05am Friday 17th October 2014

THIS year's Autumn in Malvern festival is once again proving a success, said founder Peter Smith as its final events approach.

Malvern Hills and Wychavon Councils to share chief executive

Evesham Journal:

10:03am Friday 17th October 2014

TWO councils will share a chief executive, after the job-share plan was approved last night (October 16).

Five things you need to know Friday

Evesham Journal:

8:24am Friday 17th October 2014

1. Top story: Malvern cops come up with lifesaving tax disc idea

Malvern wins a top prize in town's first-ever Britain in Bloom entry

Evesham Journal: FLASHBACK: Chairman of Malvern in Bloom John Jordan and head gardener for Malvern Town Council, Laura Russell, pictured last month celebrating the gold medal in Heart of England in Bloom.

12:02am Friday 17th October 2014

MALVERN last night scooped one of the top prizes for its first-ever entry into the Britain in Bloom awards, which judges said the town should be proud of.

Latest in trial of mother accused of poisoning daughter

Evesham Journal: Mary Kidson leaving Hereford Magistrates Court  where she was accused of three counts of poisoning a girl between 2010 and 2013.   Richard Vernalls/PA Wire

5:43pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A mother took her daughter for medical tests for conditions she didn’t have and gave her medication that would not have been prescribed by doctors in the UK, a jury has been told.

Rape down in Worcestershire but up in West Mercia and in UK

5:08pm Thursday 16th October 2014

RAPE has fallen in Worcestershire despite a rise in cases across West Mercia and a big rise in reported cases nationally,.

Worcestershire County Council leaders back next round of money saving cuts

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3:55pm Thursday 16th October 2014

STREAMLINING services, making 1,500 job cuts and renting out parts of county hall were just some of the money saving proposals given the green light by the county leaders today.

"The boys in blue are watching you!" - police launch special anti-shoplifting op in Evesham

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3:21pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SHOPLIFTERS are to be targeted as part of an operation in Evesham which includes covert and undercover work to catch offenders.

Malvern town clerk unfairly dismissed over bullying claims, tribunal concludes

Evesham Journal:

2:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MALVERN’S former town clerk Richard Chapman was unfairly dismissed from his role, a tribunal judge has concluded.

Court orders unmarried man to pay £28,500 to ex-partner

Evesham Journal:

1:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

IN a landmark decision for unmarried couples, a ‘shrewd’ businessman who insisted his ex-lover was due nothing after she moved out of his home has been ordered to cough up.

Retired colonel and army medic from Worcester praises Ebola army medics

Evesham Journal: Dr Jonathan Leach who gives his personal views on the courage of British Army medics who are off to fight Ebola in Sierra Ebola.

1:14pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A RETIRED Army colonel who served as a medic in some of the world's worst trouble spots has praised the courage of the British Army medics who have flown out to Sierra Leone to tackle the deadly Ebola epidemic.

Malvern church launches new series of current affairs debates - first topic will be food banks

12:31pm Thursday 16th October 2014

WHY a Foodbank in Malvern? is the title of the first of a series of public debates organised by Lansdowne Methodist Church.

A44 Whittington Road now open after bridge smash

Evesham Journal:

10:59am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAJOR road has now reopened after a lorry struck a pedestrian footbridge.

Meet "Peg the Wonder Dog" - three-legged, one-eyed Romanian street dog steals hearts in Worcester

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10:21am Thursday 16th October 2014

A ROMANIAN street dog with three legs and one eye dubbed 'Peg the Wonder Dog' continues to thrive after she was found a loving home here in Worcester.

Five things you need to know Thursday

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9:37am Thursday 16th October 2014

Five things Thursday

A44 Whittington Road in Worcester closed after accident - heavy traffic

Evesham Journal:

8:17am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAJOR road in Worcester is closed after a bridge was struck by a vehicle.

Ban on Malvern Hills councillor Clive Smith is lifted - "I hope we can all now move on"

6:02pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A BAN on a leading member of Malvern Hills District Council, imposed by the council's chief executive, has now been lifted.

Spooky Halloween spectacular at St John's Library

5:47pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A SPOOKY Halloween spectacular is set to bewitch visitors at St John's Library, St John's, Worcester.

Guilty, thug who kicked vulnerable man in face as he lay on pavement

Evesham Journal:

5:34pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A MAN carried out a 'cowardly and unprovoked attack' when he kicked a man in the face as he lay on the pavement, breaking his cheekbone and his eye socket.

Southern link road survey could cause 'delays'

5:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

TRAFFIC surveys will be conducted on key routes in and around Worcester city centre (including the A4440 Southern Link Road) and could cause 'delays'.

Ambulance chiefs launch 'Under Attack' campaign to reduce assaults on staff

4:45pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

AMBULANCE workers have been attacked, verbally abused or threatened while doing their job in 200 reported cases in the last year.

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