Live Live report: What Worcestershire says about Scotland saying NO

Evesham Journal: Campaign material ahead of the Scottish independence referendum. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

9:22pm Thursday 18th September 2014

As the results from the Scottish independence referendum come in we'll be bringing you all the reaction from Worcestershire on this historic vote.

£3.3m pothole cash accepted by Worcestershire County Council

Evesham Journal:

10:42am Friday 19th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs in Worcestershire have formally accepted a £3.3 million Government boost to repair potholes - after it was found to be the best in the entire country.

Council chairman defends rise of food banks in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal:

10:08am Friday 19th September 2014

THE chairman of Worcestershire County Council has defended the rise of food banks - amid claims she should be 'embarrassed' to open them.

Use your local Minor Injury Unit

Evesham Journal: The accident and emergency department at the Great Western Hospital

6:07pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE with a minor injury are being encouraged to seek treatment at one of the county’s Minor Injury Units instead of going to A&E.

Risk to union leaves city leaders blue

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5:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

D-DAY is here for Scottish independence, with politicians across Worcester making heartfelt pleas for the “No” campaign to win.

Fighting the flab - Malvern sessions aim to fight childhood obesity

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5:18pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FAMILY activity sessions for children which aim to put the fun back into fitness and fight the obesity epidemic have been launched at Malvern Cube.

Fury as councillors clash over adult care cuts in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: County Hall

5:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FURIOUS councillors have clashed over controversial adult care cuts in Worcestershire - calling it "shocking and distressing".

We need fresh alternatives to the badger cull, says council

Evesham Journal: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

4:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council is writing to the Government to urge a fresh solution on tackling bovine TB - after admitting concern over badger culling.

Top artist teaches locally...

1:02pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A renowned Evesham artist says she is excited to be passing on her skills to others, in her home area.

Hundreds of new homes proposed for Malvern Hills in latest version of South Worcestershire Development Plan

Evesham Journal: One developer's impression of how the Newland development might look, created by Sheffield-based Gleeson Homes in 2012.

10:57am Thursday 18th September 2014

MALVERN Hills will have to find room for hundreds more new homes if the latest local development proposals, published this week, are approved.

Councillors say 'no' to Malvern Wells retirement home plan

10:39am Thursday 18th September 2014

A PLAN to build a home on a site in Upper Welland has been turned down by Malvern Hills District Council.

Homeless man warns of 'jail or death' if Worcester's railway camp dwellers are evicted

Evesham Journal:

10:12am Thursday 18th September 2014

A HOMELESS man who lives under a railway bridge in Worcester says he will ‘die or go to jail’ if he is forced to move from the encampment.

Hostage linked to city charity

Evesham Journal: Alan Henning (10485861)

9:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

A BRITISH hostage kidnapped in Syria and threatened with death by brutal Islamic State (IS) militants may have been part of a Worcester-based charity's aid convoy when he was abducted.

Unemployment levels fall in Worcestershire

6:04pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE NUMBER of people in Worcestershire claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has fallen by more than a third in the past year.

Whisky man shares his love of the spirit at Malvern Theatres

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6:04pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MALVERN-based whisky expert will be discussing the the famous spirit at Malvern Theatres next week.

County MP says Islamic State is the "biggest threat the world faces"

Evesham Journal: MP's fury at racist e-mail about mother of murdered teenager

5:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE MP has revealed his anguish over the Islamic State crisis - saying it is the "biggest threat the world faces".

Good news for some Phones 4u employees

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4:58pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

GOOD news has come for some of the thousands of Phones 4u staff whose jobs currently hang in the balance after the company went into administration earlier this week.

Cash awarded to councils to axe boss

Evesham Journal: COMPLAINT: Chris Bocock

4:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans for two councils to share one boss have been backed by the Government - with £400,000 handed over to make it happen.

Home sweet home - under Worcester railway bridge

Evesham Journal:

1:24pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THEY say an Englishman's home is his castle but it seems so is this railway viaduct.

Plea for Guide Dog volunteers in city as numbers dwindle

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

1:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS are desperately needed by the Worcester area branch of Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Concern over 5,200 extra homes for south Worcestershire as more sites are revealed

Evesham Journal:

12:46pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BATTLE lines are already being drawn over where 5,200 extra homes across south Worcestershire will go - as more details emerged on the likely locations.

Parents home educating their children more than doubles in nine years

Evesham Journal: Xenia Sherwood with her daughter Caitlin who she began home schooling in September. (s)

12:29pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

EASIER access to information could be the reason the number of children being home educated in Worcestershire has more than doubled in the last nine years.

John Lewis reveals plans for £7m Worcester store

Evesham Journal: IMAGE: An artist's impression of the new John Lewis store set for Worcester.

10:18am Wednesday 17th September 2014

JOHN Lewis has unveiled its plans for a £7 million Worcester store - revealing the city has been a "long sought-after destination" for the massive retailer.

REVEALED: Where 5,200 extra homes across south Worcestershire will go

Evesham Journal: WHAT GOES UP: Developers have been told not to neglect building roads and pavements.

5:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LONG-AWAITED details of where 5,200 extra homes will go across south Worcestershire can today be revealed.

Science show highlights the invisible waves that rule our lives

9:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE secrets of the electromagnetic spectrum are uncovered at a special science exhibition at Malvern Library next Saturday, September 27.

Lifesaving defibrillator is set to be installed at Malvern Hills visitor hotspot.

8:01pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A VISITOR centre at one of the most popular parts of the Malvern Hills is set to be equipped with a lifesaving defibrillator.

Pioneering Elgar concert provides successful start to Autumn in Malvern festival

7:02pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Autumn in Malvern festival opened this year with a pioneering concert at the University of Worcester's new arena which is set to be broadcast on Radio 3.

Let's ban badger culls on council land, says Labour

Evesham Journal: County Hall

6:09pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A PLEA is being made to ban badger culls on land owned by Worcestershire County Council.

Mystery of bullet holes in village's cockerel

Evesham Journal:

11:01am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE is one question baffling parishioners at a church currently undergoing an urgently needed restoration – who shot the cockerel?

1,000 jobs bonanza for Worcester under £150m shopping park plans

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A JOBS bonanza is on the way to Worcester - with around 1,000 new roles created if a multi-million pound shopping centre featuring John Lewis and Next gets the nod.

Young woman's arms crushed in farm machinery

Evesham Journal:

8:21am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms after an accident involving farm machinery in Herefordshire.

Team climbs Wales's three highest peaks in charity challenge

Evesham Journal: JOB DONE. At the foot of Snowdon, having completed the challenge (from left): Steve Rosenberg, Sheren Morton, Paul Morton, Liz Stacey.

7:05pm Monday 15th September 2014

A TEAM of fundraisers from Malvern scaled the three highest peaks in Wales at the weekend to raise money for charity.

Meet the Worcester woman turned TV hit who soldiered on to keep motorway open during floods

Evesham Journal:

7:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A WORCESTER woman who took command of troops to keep a motorway open during devastating floods will feature in a documentary tomorrow night.

Hare Krishna Festival brings colour to Croome

Evesham Journal: Hare Krishna Festival brings colour to Croome

6:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

A TOUCH of the exotic brought a rainbow of colours to a country house during a vibrant Hare Krishna festival.

Cathedral service to say thanks for unsung heroes of Worcestershire's NHS

Evesham Journal:

5:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

A special service at Worcester Cathedral will launch a week-long celebration of the work of health staff in the county.

Part of Pershore High Street to close on Sunday

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4:56pm Monday 15th September 2014

PART of Pershore High Street is to be closed for four days from this Sunday.

Cathedral race row - chorister impersonates Hitler in front of Germans

Evesham Journal:

11:27am Monday 15th September 2014

A MUSICAL director impersonated Hitler in front of German guests during an internationally renowned music festival at Worcester Cathedral.

Worcester man who lost wife and mum to stroke fights to raise funds

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Charlie Hodges from St John's has raised over £500 for The Stroke Association in memory of his wife, Margaret (10367963)

3:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

A PASSIONATE fundraiser who lost his wife and mother to a stroke has thanked those who helped him raise cash to give victims a better chance of survival and recovery.

NHS Service of Celebration opens to the public

Evesham Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

9:33am Monday 15th September 2014

A SERVICE celebrating the hard work of NHS residents in Worcestershire is being held later this month and everyone is invited to join in the event.

Exclusive: £500,000 spent on temporary consultants to fill empty County Hall jobs

Evesham Journal: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than £500,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent on consultants to cover for unfilled council vacancies in Worcestershire - despite in-house jobs being slashed.

Scheme that tackles Harvington flooding officially opened

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2:45pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A PROJECT that aims to stop flooding in a village has officially opened.

Crowds flock to Droitwich for annual Salt Fest

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Droitwch Salt Festival 2014.................The Procession is led by Droitwich Air Training Corps Cadets

11:58am Sunday 14th September 2014

A PINCH of salt and a whole heap of fun was on offer in Droitwich over the weekend as the town celebrated the annual Salt Fest.

Autumn festival commemorates poetry and music of World War One

11:02am Sunday 14th September 2014

THIS year's Autumn in Malvern festival opened last week with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales last week at the University of Worcester Arena in Hylton Road.

Traffic congestion Worcester's biggest gripe? Not any more

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10:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

TRAFFIC congestion no longer tops people's concerns for what bothers them most about Worcester - falling to second place for the first time in three years.

Electric car enthusiasts meet in Malvern to encourage green motoring

9:01am Sunday 14th September 2014

ELECTRIC cars and their future potential will be on the agenda when a Malvern-based group holds its inaugural meeting next weekend.

Tributes paid after death of stalwart councillor

Evesham Journal:

8:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

TRIBUTES are being paid to a long-serving councillor who has died after a fall.

MPs expenses revealed in Worcestershire

Evesham Journal: MP Luff claims £37,000 a year for two extra jobs

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

EXPENSE claims for MPs in Worcestershire topped £500,000 last year, new figures reveal.

Concern over bid for 80 new homes in village near Worcester

Evesham Journal: Hallow

3:54pm Friday 12th September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans for 80 new homes in a village just outside Worcester can today be revealed.

Cricketing stalwart Brian set for tribute

7:02pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A CHARITY cricket in memory of a stalwart of the sport is being held in Malvern on Sunday.

Dan dares a ten-km swim in memory of his father

Evesham Journal: Dan Pallett with his dad Paul.

6:05pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A SPORTS broadcaster from Malvern will be taking the plunge this weekend to raise money for St Richard's Hospice.

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