Motor sport parts company accelerates fast in export sales

Evesham Journal: Louise Harker, managing director of Pro-Bolt

2:14pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

AS the 2014 Superbike and Moto GP season gets under way, businesswoman Louisa Harker is celebrating getting into the fast lane with her export sales and now needs more staff. Mrs Harker, who lives at Naunton Beauchamp, near Pershore, is managing director of specialist motorbike industry supplier Pro-Bolt, which provides high quality titanium, aluminium and stainless steel bolts and fasteners to the majority of the British, World Superbike and Moto GP teams.

Parents vow to fight for future of care centres

Evesham Journal: School closed due to gas problem

11:00am Friday 17th January 2014

PLANS to close a day care centre for disabled adults in Pershore have been labelled “a mess” by angry families.

Homes bid gets the nod but some doubts remain

Evesham Journal: HOUSES: An artist’s impression of the planned development off Station Road, Pershore.

11:40am Thursday 16th January 2014

HUNDREDS of new homes will be built in Pershore – despite concerns that local infrastructure is not up to scratch to cope.

Meet the police

Evesham Journal: A third of police traffic posts will be axed as part of borough-wide budget cuts.

10:30am Thursday 16th January 2014

MEMBERS of the policing team for Pershore will be on hand to meet residents at the library in Church Street from 5pm on January 21.

Windows winner is open and shut case!

Evesham Journal: MAKING NOTES: From left, Consort Jenny O’Donnell, Wychavon chairman Coun Gerry O’Donnell and Coun Val Wood.

10:00am Thursday 19th December 2013

WINTRY windows in Pershore have been rewarded for being fantastically festive in the town’s annual Christmas competition.

Barbershop chorus a cut above the rest

Evesham Journal: Barbershop chorus a cut above the rest

9:00am Friday 13th December 2013

CHRISTMAS Shoppers at Pershore Retail Market were treated to a chorus of male singers from the Vale Harmony Barbershop Chorus as they browsed.

I plan to give £7,600 pay rise to charity, says MP

Evesham Journal: RALLY: Harriett Baldwin MP

5:00pm Thursday 12th December 2013

PERSHORE’S MP is prepared to give a proposed pay rise to charity.

Fund-raising year

Evesham Journal: Is money ruining football?

2:20pm Thursday 12th December 2013

THE Mayor of Pershore, Councillor Charles Tucker, hosted a coffee morning in the Town Hall on Saturday which raised £425 for the Pershore and District branch of Arthritis Research UK and rounded off another successful year for the branch.

Pupils lead way in festive safety

Evesham Journal: IT’S SAFETY FIRST: Maisie Holmes and Robert Shepherd, centre, are joined by the fire service’s Gill Pinder, Julie Udall and Mark Preece.

11:00am Monday 9th December 2013

A CAMPAIGN to reduce fires in the home over the festive season created by a Pershore High School pupil will be piloted in his home town.

Shotguns stolen

Evesham Journal: Armed raid leaves staff at jewellers ‘terrified’

8:00am Sunday 8th December 2013

TWO shotguns have been stolen from a home in Upton Road, Defford, near Pershore.

Have your say in bid to save buses

Evesham Journal: HI TECH: Buses were fitted with real time systems

2:00pm Saturday 7th December 2013

BUS users are being urged to stress the importance of their local services by having their say on the future of threatened routes in and around Pershore next week.

How will she cope if day centre shuts?

Evesham Journal: MOVE: Stephanie Welton, whose daughter Sarah attends the day care centre in Davies Road, with other parents and users worried about plans to transfer services to Pershore and Evesham library.

8:30am Thursday 5th December 2013

PARENTS of disabled adults who attend a day care service in Evesham are worried about the impact on their children of a potential move to the town’s library.

Metal thieves stole motor from my car

Evesham Journal: CAR: Michael ‘Mickey the Moler’ Pincher with the Morris Minor he uses for work as a pest controller, which now has a replacement engine after thieves stole the valuable original from the classic vehicle

5:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

“BRAZEN” thieves stole a hand - uilt engine from under the nose of its owner in Pershore despite being told to leave it alone.

Chorus will sing to festive shoppers

2:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

A BARBERSHOP chorus will be serenading Christmas shoppers in Pershore to raise money for breast and prostate cancer charities.

Hundreds raised for Legion

Evesham Journal: POPPY APPEAL: The Royal British Legion’s display of wartime memorabilia in Pershore helped raised more than £650 for the caus

6:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

HUNDREDS of pounds were raised at two events in Pershore hosted by the Royal British Legion.

Pershore primary school evacuated due to staff room fire

Evesham Journal: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

12:04pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

A PRIMARY school in Pershore had to be evacuated this morning after a fire in a staff room.

Frank’s story is close to a Bafta

Evesham Journal: Burns victim Frank Richardson, centre, from Pershore with, left, Peter Jeynes, a consultant maxillofacial prosthetist from Ombersley, and, right, Stefan Edmondson, a principal maxillofacial prosthetist who is from Peopleton.

8:20am Thursday 21st November 2013

SINCE suffering horrendous burns two years ago, a Pershore teenager has taken huge steps in his recovery and featured in a television documentary about his treatment.

Hay meadow saved by cash

Evesham Journal: HISTORIC SITE: The meadow in Naunton Beauchamp

12:00pm Friday 15th November 2013

A GENEROUS £20,000 donation has helped secure the future of a unique county wildflower meadow.

Sobs as money pours in for new Scout hut

Evesham Journal: MEETING HUT: Connor McNickle appeals for more donations.

11:00am Friday 15th November 2013

KIND-hearted people have donated more than £1,000 to a Pershore Scout group following an appeal for help in this paper.

Teacher’s epic Sci-Fi trilogy hits launchpad

Evesham Journal: AUTHOR: Pershore High School teacher Rupert Segar has published the first of his Sci-Fi trilogy.

9:00am Friday 15th November 2013

A MATHS teacher at Pershore High School has published the first of a sciencefiction trilogy.

Iceland trip for school group

Evesham Journal: EURO VISIT: From left, Tessa Carr, Mollie Higginson, teacher Sam Gisborne and Clara Akiki make up the party going from Pershore High School to Iceland next year.

9:00am Friday 15th November 2013

THREE intrepid students and one teacher from Pershore High School have been chosen to fly to Iceland next year for the national Scout Jamboree.

Driver banned after booze crash

Evesham Journal: More than 130 motorists in Hertfordshire were arrested during a festive drink-driving campaign.

3:00pm Thursday 14th November 2013

A LYING drink driver who wrote off his car but claimed he had only drunk alcohol after he got home was foiled by police — when they asked him to produce his empty beer cans.

Driver rescued

Evesham Journal: Motorcyclist dies after Bourne End accident

9:00am Thursday 14th November 2013

A DRIVER had to be rescued after her car ended up on its side in a ditch at Eckington, near Pershore, on Saturday.

552 tickets issued to speeding drivers in Pershore

Evesham Journal: Temporary 40mph speed limit in place on the M50

6:50pm Monday 11th November 2013

MORE than 550 speeding tickets have been handed out in Pershore after enforcement operations were carried out in two traffic hotspots.

Poppy appeal show

Evesham Journal: Poppy appeal collections set for Chipperfield

5:00pm Friday 8th November 2013

PERSHORE’S 2013 Poppy Appeal has been launched.

Locals fall foul of speeding trap

Evesham Journal: Speeding drivers face police crackdown

2:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

MORE than 550 speeding tickets have been handed out in Pershore after enforcement was carried out in two traffic hotspots.

Pupils’ service

Evesham Journal: Ellie Richardson, nine, who played the Last Post at the Armistice Day wreath-laying at Linton-on-Ouse

12:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

CHILDREN in Pershore will be attending their own remembrance service on Armistice Day next Monday.

Please help us put up a Scout hut to be proud of

Evesham Journal: BEAVERS: Youngsters appeal for help building the Scout hut.

9:00am Thursday 31st October 2013

PERSHORE Scouts are appealing for support in raising much-needed funds to build a new meeting place.

Salon staff ‘traumatised’ by fire

Evesham Journal: Woman cut from wreckage of car after A120 crash

9:00am Thursday 24th October 2013

FIVE people said they were left “quite traumatised” when a blaze broke out in the cellar of a Pershore hair salon.

Taking the plunge for her birthday

Evesham Journal: JUMP TO IT: Holly Giles after her skydive. She is pictured with Cancer Research UK local fund-raising manager Victoria Roberts, left, and Barbara Ludwig, a local committee member with the charity

10:00am Thursday 17th October 2013

MOST 18-year-olds are content to throw a big party to celebrate their birthday but one intrepid teen took to the skies for charity instead.

Make road safer before someone else is injured

Evesham Journal: "Mystery" pensioner dies following crash

9:00am Thursday 17th October 2013

A PERSHORE man wants new safety measures to be introduced on a main road to prevent further serious injuries drivers.

School welcomes new faces for autumn

Evesham Journal: School welcomes new faces for autumn

11:10am Thursday 10th October 2013

A HOST of new teachers are now settled into life at Pershore High School after joining at the beginning of the Autumn term.

Posthumous award for brave Catherine

Evesham Journal: HAPPY FAMILY: Catherine Amies with parents Michael and Elisabeth and brother Toby.

11:00am Tuesday 24th September 2013

A BRAVE woman who saved and improved the lives of five people by donating her own organs after she died waiting for a transplant has received a posthumous award.

Fun for all on plum Monday

Evesham Journal: Fun for all on plum Monday

12:00pm Saturday 24th August 2013

A FRUITY bonanza which has been running throughout the month in Pershore will climax on Bank Holiday Monday.

Man's jail warning

Evesham Journal: Workers abused position of trust

3:00pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

A TRAINEE architect has been warned he is facing jail after he admitted assault.

School strengthens Zambian links

Evesham Journal: School strengthens Zambian links

2:00pm Monday 19th August 2013

A LINK between two schools separated by thousands of miles has been strengthened following a recent visit.

Emotional golf event for Sue

Evesham Journal: TROPHY: Left to right, Dan Reynolds, Kevin Lloyd, Neil Sheppard, Steve Young and Andy Owen.

2:00pm Saturday 17th August 2013

GOLFERS took to the tees in an emotional memorial match for a well-known Pershore sportswoman.

Business invests in town’s football club

Evesham Journal: SPONSORS: Rod Smith, managing director of Winstanley, left, with Tim Webb chairman of Pershore Town Football Club.

2:00pm Thursday 15th August 2013

A FOOTBALL loving businessman has put his money where his passion is and invested in his club.

A medal at long last for Ken, 91, hero of the Arctic convoys

Evesham Journal: MEDAL: Ken Vessy, right, is presented with the Arctic Star by Jeff King, of the Royal British Legion.

10:00am Thursday 15th August 2013

A HEROIC veteran who sailed in the arctic convoys during World War II has been honoured with the new Arctic Star medal.

All that jazz at the college

Evesham Journal: All that jazz at the college

9:30am Thursday 15th August 2013

THE sweet sound of jazz music will be heard in Pershore this weekend as the town’s 12th annual festival returns.

Pupils shine at awards evening

Evesham Journal: AWARDS EVENING: From left, Ollie Morgan, Max Smith, headteacher Clive Corbett, Lydia Wilcox and Mollie Cresswell.

7:00am Friday 9th August 2013

AWARD WINNERS: Pictured at Pershore HIgh School’s annual awards evening are, from left, Ollie Morgan, aged 13, Max Smith, 13, headteacher Clive Corbett, Lydia Wilcox, 13, and Mollie Cresswell, 15.

Why can’t we name estate after GP?

Evesham Journal: Why can’t we name estate after GP?

9:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

PERSHORE town councillors said they were extremely disappointed they would not be able to name a new housing site after an influential family from the town.

Ironmongers marks 100 years of trading

Evesham Journal: SAME AS IT EVER WAS: Brown’s store early last century

4:00pm Thursday 25th July 2013

THIS year a traditional ironmongers in Pershore celebrates the 100th anniversary since its opening went off like a bull in a china shop.

Bulgarians share our passion for plums

Evesham Journal: COSTUME: Steve Knight dressed in a traditional Bulgarian outfit.

10:00am Thursday 25th July 2013

AS this year’s Plum Festival draws near, it seems Pershore is not the only town crazy about the juicy fruit.

Unusual pets at school

Evesham Journal: Unusual pets at school

10:00am Thursday 18th July 2013

PUPILS at Pershore High School brought some unusual pets into school for their Zoo Day. Reuben Ledger, aged 13, showed off Marmite the bearded dragon, above, while Lucy Gooderham, 13, brought in Nigel, her musk turtle.

Man attacked both parents

Evesham Journal: Jail for man after drunken behaviour

9:00am Thursday 18th July 2013

A PERSHORE man has admitted attacking his parents following an argument at their home.

Thieves leave empty handed in Pershore bank break-in

Evesham Journal: Security guard attacked with metal bar in Malvern robbery

5:10pm Tuesday 16th July 2013

A BANK in Pershore had a lucky escape after would-be thieves broke in last week.

Rotary work handed on

Evesham Journal: WIDNES Rotary Club wishes to thank everyone who contributed towards their Christmas float collection.

9:30am Saturday 13th July 2013

PERSHORE Rotary Club has bid farewell to its former president and welcomed a new face for the next 12 months.

Brass band festival was just a brilliant day

Evesham Journal: FESTIVAL: Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass were among the groups performing in Chapman Court, above and far right, to the appreciation of the crowd. Pictures by John Anyon. 2713352904

9:40am Thursday 11th July 2013

A MUSIC festival hit the high notes as visitors flocked to experience the best of brass.

Wally is in hiding at school

Evesham Journal: Wally is in hiding at school

10:06am Thursday 4th July 2013

A REAL life game of Where’s Wally took place at a school near Pershore.

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