Fire in children's area

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8:54am Monday 20th October 2014

A WORCESTER fire crew were called to tackle a blaze in a children's play area in Eden Close, St Peters in Worcester.

Five things you need to know Monday

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8:34am Monday 20th October 2014

1. Top story: Train crash was part of training exercise

Military men complete challenge just short of world record time

Droitwich Advertiser: 4214733101 Paul Jackson 18.10.14 Worcester - 100 Miles in 10 hours treadmill run for Help for Heroes. From left - Rhys Merrell, Tom Rawlins, Josh Bond, Ben Islami, Paul Drew, Joe Ball and Louis Wytcherley. Seventh member, Calvin Sanders, arrived later. (1

5:02pm Sunday 19th October 2014

SEVEN military men narrowly missed out on a world record this weekend when they took on a 100 mile challenge for Help for Heroes.

Worcestershire care home manager up for national award

Droitwich Advertiser: Anita Fletcher, manager of Heathlands Residential Care Home, Station Road, Pershore. Photo by Ed Maynard.

4:46pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE manager of a Sanctuary Care home in Pershore has been shortlisted for the Best Dementia Care Manager accolade in the National Dementia Care Awards 2014.

Charity dinner to raise money for homeless

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

4:18pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A CHARITY dinner will take place this week raising money for homeless people in Worcester.

Weekly city walk

Droitwich Advertiser: 24/01/14. The Commandery. Picture by Nick Toogood. (3625382)

3:40pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE weekly Fort Royal and Commandery Walk take place on Tuesday as part of the park warden healthy walks.

Residents can meet policing team this week

Droitwich Advertiser: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

3:08pm Sunday 19th October 2014

RESIDENTS living in Warndon will have the chance to meet their local policing team on Wednesday (Oct 22).

Woodbine Willie plaque commemorates one of Worcester's sons

Droitwich Advertiser: 4214733805 DAVID GRIFFITHS 19.10.14 BLUE PLAQUE WOODBINE WILLIE, ST.PAULS CHURCH,unveiling the plaque, Great grandson of Woodbine Willie, Nigel Studdert Kennedy.
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1:29pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE work of one of Worcester's famous sons was commemorated today as a blue plaque was unveiled at the city's St Paul's Church.

NHS radiographers on strike tomorrow

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1:05pm Sunday 19th October 2014

DIAGNOSTIC imaging and radiotherapy professionals who are members of the Society of Radiographers will be striking on Monday (October 20).

Standards are high at county bearer competition

Droitwich Advertiser: 4214733501 Paul Jackson 18.10.14 Droitwich - RBL and RBL Women's Section Standard Bearer's Competition. (11639278)

11:23am Sunday 19th October 2014

STANDARDS were high in more ways than one as the annual competition to find the county standard bearers took place in Worcestershire.

Tile making comes to life at Museum of Royal Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: 4214733301 Paul Jackson 18.10.14 Worcester - Make your own tile event at Museum of Royal Worcester. From left - Scarlett Barr-Hamilton, eight and Elena Barr-Hamilton, three. (11639440)

10:53am Sunday 19th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS discovered the history of tile making in Worcester and got to make their very own version to take home at an event at the city's porcelain factory.

Green fingered volunteers gather to help community orchard

Droitwich Advertiser: 4214733201 Paul Jackson 18.10.14 Worcester - Heather Bainbridge, community engagement officer Worcester City Council and volunteer David Campbell work on Trotshill Community Orchard. (11639267)

10:27am Sunday 19th October 2014

GREEN fingered volunteers gathered at the Trotshill Community Orchard this weekend to help keep the area blooming.

Two car fire

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10:09am Sunday 19th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Worcester were called to tackle two car fires in Ronkswood Hill last night.

Worcester Bosch Group supports tomorrow's engineers

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4:56pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A WORCESTER business will be supporting the engineers of the future as part of a national event next month.

Table top sale to raise funds for African charities

Droitwich Advertiser: One of the children the table top sale fundraiser is raising money for.

4:25pm Saturday 18th October 2014

AN annual charity table top sale is to be held at the Lyttleton Rooms in Malvern this Saturday (October 25).

Cat gets trapped in engine

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2:05pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A CAT was rescued by firefighters today after getting trapped in a car engine in Evesham.

Mum has head tattoo for charity

Droitwich Advertiser: 4214728601 Paul Jackson 13.10.14 Worcester -  Julie Griffiths is had her head shaved and has a tattoo at Worcester Tattoo Studio to raise money for Ape Action Africa. From left - Julie Griffiths and Katie Wilson. (11425482)

10:49am Saturday 18th October 2014

SHAVING her head wasn't enough for one Pershore fundraiser who got a tattoo on her head as well in a bid to raise money for a charity rescuing gorillas.

Patient gets £10.56 compensation after three year battle over heart scans

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10:12am Saturday 18th October 2014

A PATIENT who fought for three years for a copy of a heart scan has been awarded compensation of £10.56.

Five people injured in crash

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9:33am Saturday 18th October 2014

THREE people were cut free from a car last night (Friday) and another two people were injured following a serious two car collision in Droitwich.

False alarm at shopping centre

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Broad Street entrance to Crown Gate Shopping Centre that was evacuated for 20 mins on Friday due to fire alarm (11625868)

4:28pm Friday 17th October 2014

SHOPPERS evacuated Worcester's CrownGate centre today after an accident set off a fire alarm.

Pershore launches poppy appeal with weekend of events

Droitwich Advertiser: Mannequin at the travelling museum in Pershore last year for the launch of the poppy appeal.

6:49pm Friday 17th October 2014

PERSHORE'S Poppy Appeal will get underway from Saturday (Oct 25) with an official launch in the town centre.

Free first aid course could help save a life

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6:23pm Friday 17th October 2014

MALVERN Hills District Council is funding a programme of free community essential first aid courses, which will be delivered by members of St John Ambulance.

Firefighters tackle Crowle fire

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5:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a blaze in Crowle.

Explore old Worcestershire with map workshop at the Hive

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

UNCOVER the secrets of old Worcestershire at a map workshop next month.

West Mercia Police Urge People To Help Them Combat Human Trafficking And Slavery

4:58pm Friday 17th October 2014

SLAVERY in Britain will be at the forefront of the police's mind tomorrow (Sat Oct 18) for National Anti-Slavery Day.

Young Worcester boy will take centre stage for performance of the Nutcracker next month

Droitwich Advertiser: STAR: Benjamin Sears will perform the role of Fritz in Birmingham Royal Ballet's the Nutcracker.

4:56pm Friday 17th October 2014

A YOUNG boy will take centre stage to perform in one of the biggest Christmas ballets this year.

Archaeologists make sweet discovery in Worcestershire village

Droitwich Advertiser: SWEET FIND: Dr Suzi Richer, the senior environmental archaeologist involved in the project, with the pot, caked in soil.

4:56pm Friday 17th October 2014

COUNTY archaeologists have made a sweet discovery in a village near Worcester.

Teenager taken to hospital following motorcycle collision

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4:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

A TEENAGER was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital with leg pains today after being involved in a collision with a car.

£3 million NHS bill for treating patients with alcohol-related illnesses

4:37pm Friday 17th October 2014

TREATING patients admitted to hospital as a result of alcohol abuse in South Worcestershire cost the taxpayer more than £3 million in 2012-13.

Historic bus service celebrated in Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: ON THE BUSES: Deputy Mayor of Worcester, councillor Roger Knight and councillor Adrian Gregson in front of three vintage Midland Red buses. Picture by John Anyon. 4214730603

3:55pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE motors that have kept Worcester running for the last 100 years have been celebrated at a special event.

Heartless thieves steal foodbank donations

Droitwich Advertiser: FOODBANK THEFT: Church warden Ruth Yardley was saddened by the crime. Picture by Paul Jackson. 4214732702.

3:42pm Friday 17th October 2014

CALLOUS thieves have stolen foodbank donations meant for the poor from a collection point at a Worcestershire church.

CrownGate shopping centre evacuated

Droitwich Advertiser: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

3:44pm Friday 17th October 2014

SHOPPERS were evacuated from the CrownGate centre in Worcester today when the fire alarm sounded.

Green Party councillors oppose new Worcester City stadium plan

2:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

A PAIR of Green Party councillors have publicly opposed building Worcester City's new football stadium on Perdiswell Park.

Elderly woman who died after window fall named as Freda Harrison

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2:34pm Friday 17th October 2014

AN elderly woman who died after falling from a window at Morgan Court, Malvern, has been named at Freda Harrison.

Community event in St Peters

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1:54pm Friday 17th October 2014

A PARTNERS and Communities Together event is set to take place at St Peters Church coffee shop in St Peters in Worcester on Wednesday, November 12, at 11am.

Meet your local police at Ronkswood Post Office

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1:52pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE will be on hand to meet people to discuss their concerns at Ronkswood Post Office in the coming weeks.

Have your say

Droitwich Advertiser: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

1:46pm Friday 17th October 2014

RESIDENTS in the Arboretum and Claines areas of Worcester can have their say on local issues at upcoming Partners & Communities Together (PACT) events.

Give blood next week

1:42pm Friday 17th October 2014

THERE will be a blood giving session at the Methodist Church Hall, Pump Street in Worcester on Tuesday, October 21.

Give blood this weekend

1:38pm Friday 17th October 2014

THERE will be a chance for people to give blood on Sunday (October 19) in Worcester.

Knitters use their skills for charity

Droitwich Advertiser: KNITTING CLUB: Back from left: Tony Lawrence, volunteer befriender at Acorns Children's Hospice, Joan Linley, Val Graham and Pat Maylor. Front from left: Mel Kirk, service manager at Maggs Day Centre, and Haf Coglan. 4214732201. Picture by Paul Jackso

1:25pm Friday 17th October 2014

KIND-hearted knitters in Worcester have used their creative skills to support some of the city’s good causes.

Flooding at Malvern home

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1:21pm Friday 17th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to flooding at a home in Pickersleigh Close in Malvern today.

Man rescued from car in flood water

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1:15pm Friday 17th October 2014

A MAN had to be rescued from his car today after getting stuck in some flood water near Pershore.

Worcester protest against badger cull

Droitwich Advertiser: PROTEST: Worcestershire Vegans and Veggies campaigning against the cull.

11:47am Friday 17th October 2014

ANIMAL protection campaigners protested in Worcester this week against the culling of badgers, which is currently taking place in Gloucestershire and Somerset.

Police driver errors contribute to £46k repair bill

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10:38am Friday 17th October 2014

MISTAKES by police officers behind-the-wheel damaged 22 police vehicles in south Worcestershire last year – almost half the total number of cars and vans requiring special repairs.

Fire crews called to cooker blaze in Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

10:28am Friday 17th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to deal with a cooker fire in Pierpoint Street, Worcester.

Police release appeal after man exposed himself in front of two children

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10:36am Friday 17th October 2014

A CYCLIST exposed himself to two girls while riding along on his bike.

Appeal launched by police after collision in Malvern

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10:17am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE have appealed to try to identify the driver of a red Citroen C1 or C3 believed to have been involved in a crash in Malvern.

Lord Freud comments debated in Commons while Laura was there

Droitwich Advertiser: VISIT: Laura Gill with Robin Walker MP during her day shadowing him.

9:07am Friday 17th October 2014

A CHAMPION for the rights of people with a learning disability was right at the heart of significant breaking news.

Single mother charged twice for shopping that never arrived

Droitwich Advertiser: NO SHOPPING: Megan Grinnell with her one-year-old daughter Aaliyah Rich.

5:49pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A SINGLE mother was left without baby milk and nappies for her daughter after an online grocery order never arrived – and she was charged twice for the privilege.

Have you seen missing Worcester cat 'Warrior'?

Droitwich Advertiser: HAVE YOU SEEN HIM?: 'Warrior' the cat is missing.

5:24pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE owners of a missing Worcester cat are appealing for people to keep their eyes peeled for him.


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