Our roads are good, but what about the manhole covers?

11:06am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MOST agree that our roads are in an absolutely appalling state! Or are they?

Free shuttle bus for Evesham United supporters

11:51am Monday 21st July 2014

TO all Evesham United fans, please not that EUFC Supporters Club now runs a minibus shuttle service to all first team home games.

The Vale can become a great source of clean energy

11:37am Wednesday 16th July 2014

IT is understandable that people are nervous about solar farms, but a pity so few attended the open day at the BElectric Willersey solar farm on July 4.

Can you help Pershore Heritage Centre?

Evesham Journal: (7916078)

12:25pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

PERSHORE Heritage Centre is part of Pershore Heritage and History Society, which has been in existence for 20 years.

Crop circles vandals must be caught

12:20pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

I READ with interest the story on the crop circle that appeared in Harewell Lane in Besford, near Pershore (Journal, June 26).

What a wonderful weekend to be a resident of Evesham!

12:53pm Monday 14th July 2014

WHAT a fabulous weekend to be a resident of Evesham, or a visitor to the town.

Loss of our Hinton-on-the-Green fete signs was such a blow

11:45am Monday 14th July 2014

HINTON-on-the-Green is a very small village and there are precious few people who step forward to run events here.

Protect your assets, Pershore!

3:49pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

PERSHORE people protect your assets!

Would these Nimbies prefer a huge power station instead?

1:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

WHY, oh, why, do these Nimbies have a knee-jerk reaction to such a sensible system of generating electrical power.

Old toilet block is an eyesore

12:16pm Monday 7th July 2014

NOW that the gateway to our historic town (which, by the way, looks more like a motorway bridge with no character) is open again, I was wondering

Solar panels belong on roofs, not farmland

11:00am Monday 7th July 2014

I FEAR that your editorial on solar farms falls a little wide of the mark.

Solar panels will scar a beautiful view from Bredon Hill

10:58am Monday 7th July 2014

IT is sad to see the editor of the Journal take so little account of the glories of our surroundings.

Villager's should use their local pub... or lose it

10:50am Monday 7th July 2014

"WE want our pub back," was the cry of concerned villagers in Elmley Castle when their pub was closed for several years, and now once again the future of this historic hostelry seems in doubt, at least for the rest of the summer and possibly into the new year.

A Short Guide to Asum Etticut

1:32pm Monday 30th June 2014

This letter was in homage to Emma Haynes' wonderful Evesham Facebook page and the interest that has been shown in the old Evesham dialect:

I'm trying to trace the family of Arthur Morris

12:11pm Monday 30th June 2014

I AM trying to get in touch with the family of Arthur Morris, son of Charles and Annie Morris, who were from Pershore.

Now, this is the spirit of Evesham we need!

12:09pm Monday 30th June 2014

I HAVE just visited the Relay for Life 24 event at Evesham High School.

Things are looking up as garden and the Red Lion open in Evesham

11:17am Wednesday 25th June 2014

I AM happy to report two welcome changes in Evesham this weekend which will make a real difference and improve our wonderful town.

Our town needs a water park for children

1:46pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

MY name is Natalia Kuc, I am from St Egwin's CE Middle School, and as part of my school project I would like to tell you the problem in Evesham.

Festival should have given some profits to charity

11:13am Tuesday 24th June 2014

"EVERY single penny of net profit will be ploughed back into the local community."

Thanks for your wedding dresses

1:44pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A HUGE thank-you to all those who responded to our request for wedding dresses for a display we will be putting on in All Saints Church in August.

Garden display was quite moving

1:41pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

I WOULD like to congratulate the council gardeners for the beautiful wild flower

Pershore's open gardens were a delight

5:04pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

JUST to say a huge thank-you to the organisers of Pershore Open Gardens.

We don't want to end up with a giant county council

11:41am Sunday 15th June 2014

YOUR recent reports about combining the chief executives of Wychavon and Malvern were interesting and ok as long as we do not end up with a giant county council.

Only solution is to slow traffic down

12:46pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

I WRITE in response to your front-page article ‘Driver hit 130mph on notorious Vale road’ (May 29).

Evesham has enough out-of-town stores

12:27pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

REGARDING your front page story on Thursday, May 29, (Planners agree first phase of country park's £30 million project) and B and M home stores going to Worcester Road.

Thanks for voting for me

12:40pm Monday 9th June 2014

A sincere thank-you to all of the electors of Fladbury ward who turned out to vote on May 22.

A speeding car is a deadly weapon

12:32pm Monday 9th June 2014

REGARDING your front-page revelation of excessive speeding (May 29).

Should Wychavon be involved in Waitrose scheme?

11:25am Monday 9th June 2014

IT is good to have the new bridge open and even to see the 7.5-tonne weight limit removed.

It's the drivers, not the road, who are dangerous

4:46pm Friday 6th June 2014

COUNCILLOR Adrian Hardman claims the A46 Sedgberrow bypass is one of the most dangerous lengths of road in the county, if not the country.

Golf day success

4:43pm Friday 6th June 2014

MAY I through your letters column express our sincere thanks for all those who supported our Childswickham Fun Texas Scramble Golf Day at the Vale Golf Club, at which we raised £640 for the St Richard's Hospice charity.

Rise in parking charges

1:15pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Does Councillor Mark Goodge feel justified by rising the price of parking tickets to 50p for half an hour? What can people do in half an hour?

Stamp out bad behaviour in pleasure gardens

12:44pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

NOW with summer on us and this nice weather we see lots of visitors enjoying picnics in the park.

A fantastic day at Pershore carnival

12:27pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Sir - Pershore Carnival Committee have pulled off a hat-trick this year with yet another fantastic day for the town and I would like to thank each and every one of them for all their hard work.

So why is our town so dirty?

2:55pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

THERE is hardly a week goes by when the question of cleanliness of our town is raised by members and of the Worcestershire County Council is responsible for cleaning the streets of Evesham, and we (EDPA) are becoming more and more angry and frustrated that the pavements, roads, and the cleanliness' of our town centre and side streets does not appear to reach their claim that our town is above the average standard.

Let's have a ring road around the town

12:21pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

THE high volume of road traffic in the Evesham town area would suggest that a complete ring road around the town would be a sensible plan.

Why our our elected councillors being ignored?

12:11pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

DAVID Cameron said he wanted local councils to have more control of local matters.

We should remember just they the European Union was crafted

2:48pm Monday 19th May 2014

TIM Congdon says “I want my Country back” (Journal, May 8).

My response to EDL criticism

1:51pm Friday 16th May 2014

MAY I respond to the letter by Silvia Dunn (Journal, May 8).

I get a better 3G in China than I do here

3:02pm Monday 12th May 2014

I THINK your highlighting of the poor broadband service provided by the monopoly of BT, under whatever new name their cabling division is currently using, is to be commended.

BNP takes aim at soft targer

2:57pm Monday 12th May 2014

JOHN White, British National Party (May 1), takes aim at a rather soft target in attacking the local church leaders in their opposition to the English Defence League.

Design of our new bridge is at odds with historic buildings

2:04pm Sunday 11th May 2014

OUR new bridge, when approached from town, looks like a stretch of the M42 with its galvanised railings replacing the wrought-iron design of its predecessor.

There are better ideas than an labyrinth

1:49pm Saturday 10th May 2014

ALTHOUGH the idea of a labyrinth for Pershore has merit, there are surely simpler and more attractive park features giving better value for money and effort.

Another sad day as music shop closes

3:42pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

ANOTHER sad day: two jobs lost as Rapture Entertainment in Riverside Centre in Evesham closes down.

Bridge compensation must go to our traders

3:12pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

THE matter of compensation to be charged against Hochtief for the delays to the Abbey Bridge closure needs careful watching, particularly since Worcestershire County Council has yet remained undecided as to its final spend.

Headline

2:58pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

LAST week St Egwin’s School hosted our annual fundraiser for local charities.

ID for buying rum? I'm 52 years old!

2:52pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

SO I went to my local Tesco in Evesham to buy a sandwich when I noticed the huge display of one-litre spirits on offer just inside the door.

Short-term thinking on housing is so damaging

7:06pm Thursday 1st May 2014

Regarding David Way’s letter (April 17) “Who to vote for?” about uncontrolled housing development.

Steve, you've missed my point!

3:28pm Thursday 1st May 2014

In reading Steve Haynes letter with reference to comments I made via your letters page (April 10), I think he completely missed the point that I was trying to make.

Serious misunderstandings in the Journal's editorial about the EDL in Evesham

12:16pm Thursday 1st May 2014

AS signatories of the letter you published about the English Defence League demonstration (April 10), and as residents local to Port Street, we feel your editorial ‘Why we won’t accept curbs on free speech’ and last week’s letter by Sarah Andrews contain serious misunderstandings.

So where is our promised cycle lane?

12:08pm Thursday 1st May 2014

WHEN details of the Evesham bridge replacement were first publicised it clearly stated that there would be a dedicated cycle lane in the southbound direction. No such lane exists.






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