Battlefield death of a Pershore lad who had always wanted to be a soldier

Evesham Journal: KILLED: Albert Ralph Brooks always wanted to be a soldier

12:54pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

AS a young lad Albert Ralph Brooks had always wanted to live the life of a soldier and in the end it was the death of him.

Remembering the First World War in Pershore

Evesham Journal: VISIT: Members of Remember The Fallen Association visit Pershore Abbey

10:27am Monday 13th October 2014

THE first outing of Worcestershire's Remember The Fallen Association took in the impressive surroundings of Pershore Abbey and its war memorial.

Three Little Pigs in Pershore to hold coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support

1:40pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A COFFEE morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support takes place on Friday.

The first man from Pershore to die in the First World War

2:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

ONE hundred years ago this week, on September 20, 1914, the first soldier from Pershore to die in the First World War was killed during a battle near Aisne in France.

Bonaparte was here - a long time ago. Worcestershire exhibition features French emperor's brother.

Evesham Journal: EXHIBITION: Artist Mark Hilsden

2:39pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A LOCAL artist has been inspired to create his first solo exhibition and write a book about Napoleons’ younger brother, Lucien, who lived in Worcestershire and Shropshire two hundred years ago.

Less chance of meeting the angels at the Angel after heart attack machine installed

Evesham Journal: FULLY TRAINED: Angel Hotel staff Megan Lowe and Emma Badger

10:56am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PERSHORE company is doing its bit to combat heart attacks.

A motorbike for for a plum queen

Evesham Journal: Bikers ride through the town. Picture by Nick Toogood 3414681602.

1:18pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A SPECIAL carriage fit for biker royalty transported the plum queen, princess and consorts around Pershore on Wednesday.

Packaging company helps Harvey Nichols go green

Evesham Journal: TAKE ME HOME:  Hollie Christian-Brookes with one of  Biopac's take me home boxes. tPicture by Nick Toogood. (8436921)

10:02am Friday 22nd August 2014

ECO-FRIENDLY packaging specialist Biopac is supplying its innovative take home boxes to Harvey Nichols top rated OXO Tower restaurant in London.

Banana trees reach new heights in Worcester

Evesham Journal: 3214670302. 06/08/14. Susan Leeman of Rogers Hill, Worcester and her banana trees that have grown twice their usual size thanks to the warm spring and summer this year. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9009053)

5:28pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THIS summer's unusual weather has brought a touch of the tropics to one Worcester garden.

Pershore woman banned from driving

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5:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A PERSHORE woman has been banned from getting behind the wheel for 12 months after admitting driving on the B4082 in Pinvin with 105mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood, above the limit of 80 mg, at about 6.40pm on Saturday, May 17.

Death of Pershore fisherman "a tragic accident", says coroner

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12:37pm Friday 18th July 2014

AN INQUEST into the death of a Pershore man who died after he was hit by a car on the outskirts of the town has recorded a verdict of accidental death.

Fence catches fire in Bishampton

Evesham Journal: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

8:51am Monday 30th June 2014

A FENCE caught fire in Bishampton early on Monday, June 30.

Fire in woodburner in Peopleton

Evesham Journal: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

3:58pm Saturday 28th June 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are currently at the scene of a fire in a woodburner and chimney at a house in Monks Way, Peopleton, near Pershore.

Worcestershire pre-school needs soil

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire pre-school needs soil

2:17pm Saturday 28th June 2014

A PRE-SCHOOL near Worcester has made an usual appeal - for donations of soil.

Lorry driver falls off the back of his truck in Pershore

Evesham Journal: Two injured in scooter crash in Hartlebury

6:32pm Friday 27th June 2014

A LORRY driver was airlifted to hospital with possible pelvic injuries after falling off the back of his truck in Pershore and knocking himself out on Friday morning.

Spetchley Park Gardens open to visitors next weekend

Evesham Journal: Earl's Croome gardens open to visitors next weekend

12:04pm Thursday 26th June 2014

THE spectacular Spetchley Park Gardens near Worcester will be open to visitors from 11am until 6pm on Sunday, July 6 as part of the National Gardens Scheme (NGS).

Visitors welcome to Bishampton gardens next weekend

Evesham Journal: Earl's Croome gardens open to visitors next weekend

11:59am Thursday 26th June 2014

A PRETTY garden in the grounds of the Grade II listed Jasmine Cottage in Broad Lane, Bishampton, near Pershore, will be open to visitors for the first time from 11am until 4pm on Sunday, July 6 as part of the National Gardens Scheme (NGS).

Family fun at Drakes Broughton

2:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

DRAKES Broughton classic car and bike show and village fete will take place on Saturday, July 12 from 10am to 4pm.

Police crack down on fuel thefts

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1:33pm Friday 20th June 2014

POLICE are carrying out increased patrols during the night in the rural area north of Pershore following a spate of fuel thefts.

Police crack down on fuel thefts

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1:32pm Friday 20th June 2014

POLICE are carrying out increased patrols during the night in the rural area north of Pershore following a spate of fuel thefts.

Worcestershire care home wins acclaim

Evesham Journal: Bricklehampton Hall Nursing Home matron Shirley Archer and deputy matron Angie Carter at the Gold Standards Framework awards

3:46pm Friday 16th May 2014

A NURSING home near Pershore has won acclaim for the standard of care it provides its residents.

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.

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