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4:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014
A NEW team of fundraisers from the Rotary Club has taken over the management of Droitwich Spa’s Poppy Appeal and Remembrance parade for November this year with new financial controls put in place to ensure every penny raised goes into the British Legion funds.
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BILL Wiggin has launched a campaign to prevent needless deaths in the countryside. The MP for North Herefordshire presented a 10 Minute Rule Bill in Parliament calling for better recording of agricultural accidents. Since he became an MP in 2001, two of Mr Wiggin’s constituents have been killed in accidents with cattle.
10:11am Thursday 17th April 2014
More Worcestershire four year olds get their first choice school place - despite shortages elsewhere
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4:22pm Wednesday 16th April 2014
THE Droitwich University of the Third age (U3A) is holding an informal drop in afternoon later this month to give members and non-members the opportunity to find out about the different groups on offers.
4:08pm Wednesday 16th April 2014
A TEAM treating people with upper gastrointestinal cancer across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire has been nominated for a national award for their work treating people with early oesophageal cancer.
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PREVIOUSLY restricted board papers from meetings of the organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital are to be made available to the public.
1:42pm Wednesday 16th April 2014
LISTENERS to Radio 4’s long wave transmission might well have noticed that it’s currently out of service every day between 10am and 5.30pm, but what they might not know, is that the national signal shutdown, is due to work being done on the Droitwich transmitters.
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SMALL businesses hit by the recent flooding can apply for a new relief grant from Malvern Hills District Council. The £500 loss of trade grant is likely to particularly benefit businesses in Upton-upon-Severn, which suffered significantly from prolonged road closures and also saw a dramatic decrease in footfall, as well as traffic.
8:43am Tuesday 15th April 2014
STAFF and pupils at Ombersley First Endowed School have managed to make their eco-friendly Tree House Early Years Centre, even greener, with the installation of new solar panels on the building’s roof.
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A CERAMICIST who suffers from the debilitating neurological disease ataxia is to hold an art exhibition in the Chapter House of Worcester Cathedral along with her illustrator daughter. The work of Lit and Kate Betty Smith of Lulsley is to be featured in A Celebration of Nature, which will run from April 27 until May 8.
1:02pm Friday 11th April 2014
MP BILL Wiggin has hit out at the European Union for handicapping the UK in its battle against TB in cattle. How to tackle Bovine TB, which results in the slaughter of thousands of beasts every year, is one of the most contentious issues in agriculture with a number of solutions proposed, including culling badgers, which are believed to carry the disease, inoculating badgers or inoculating cattle.
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THE Girls Aloud singer and West End actress Kimberley Walsh is teaming up with Specsavers in Droitwich, and the anti-bullying charity Kidscape, to launch this year’s Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition.
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