Car in garden following St John's crash

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:15pm Friday 1st August 2014

A car landed in a resident's garden after a three-car crash in Worcester.

Golfer's injury highlights dangers at Perdiswell course

Droitwich Advertiser: 3114666701. 01/08/14. Left to right - Peter Brown and Terry Green on Perdiswell golf course. Terry was hit in the face by a golf ball and needed hospital treatment. Picture by Nick Toogood. (8857804)

4:22pm Friday 1st August 2014

A GOLFER who narrowly escaped serious injury when he was hit in the face with a ball has warned other people using Perdiswell Golf Club to be careful when walking on the public course.

Drivers escape injury despite three-car crash in Malvern

Droitwich Advertiser: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

3:41pm Friday 1st August 2014

THERE were no serious injuries despite a three-car crash in Malvern.

Thousands of businesses benefit from Government allowance scheme

12:36pm Friday 1st August 2014

NEW data has revealed thousands of employers in the West Midlands have benefitted from an allowance scheme.

Police helicopter overhead as PC's funeral is held

Droitwich Advertiser:

12:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

A POLICE helicopter is flying in the skies above the city centre to mark the funeral of a Worcestershire policeman.

Centenarian celebrates her special day

Droitwich Advertiser: SPECIAL DAY: Mary Ripley celebrates her 100th birthday with her family at Albion Lodge retirement home, in Hanley Swan, near Malvern.

11:49am Friday 1st August 2014

THERE were celebrations at Albion Lodge retirement home, in Hanley Swan, as one of its residents celebrated her 100th birthday.

Rich history of radio celebrated in new exhibition

Droitwich Advertiser: 3114662301. 28/07/14. Drotiwich Transmitting Station 80th birthday exhibition at Droitwich Heritage Centre. John Phillips, who worked as an assistant engineer at the Wychbold Transmitting Station before retiring. Picture by Nick Toogood. (8684458)

11:41am Friday 1st August 2014

THE rich radio history of Droitwich is being celebrated in a new exhibition in the town's heritage and information centre.

Worcestershire involved in new tool to help discover what works in early help

Droitwich Advertiser: (8839487)

10:54am Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW interactive online guidebook has been launched to help show what works in early intervention to improve children’s outcomes.

Strictly star drops in to inspire future dancers

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:03am Friday 1st August 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN were strictly coming dancing when they attended a dance class with a special guest teacher.

Long serving police constable dismissed for gross misconduct

Droitwich Advertiser: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

6:53pm Friday 1st August 2014

A POLICE Constable has been dismissed without notice from West Mercia Police for behaviour amounting to gross misconduct.

Giles Potter announces his departure from Stateside

Droitwich Advertiser: Giles Potter, left, is now part of boyband StateSide (s)

7:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FORMER X Factor contestant Giles Potter has announced he has left boy band Stateside.

Go Ape go bananas to support Teenage Cancer Trust

Droitwich Advertiser: (8829310)

5:44pm Thursday 31st July 2014

STAFF at Go Ape in Worcestershire are literally going bananas to support the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Welcome to friendly Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcester set to make City of Culture 2021 bid

5:12pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WELCOME to Worcester, the UK's politest city when it comes to inviting guests into the home, according to a new survey.

Hospital trust reviews abuse procedures following Saville scandal

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FOLLOWING the Jimmy Saville scandal the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals has reviewed its procedures protecting patients from abuse.

Woman throws prosthetic leg at Worcester's Blobbie Williams

Droitwich Advertiser: Get your questions in for Blobbie Williams

4:06pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MOST stars like to be showered with roses or even knickers when performing to adoring crowds, but one Worcester singer got chucked a prosthetic leg while performing at Guilfest.

Fetal remains being disposed of properly in Worcestershire

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE organisation running the majority of midwifery and neonatal services in Worcestershire is meeting national requirements in dealing with the remains of aborted or miscarried babies.

University graduate lands job with a leading Malvern technology firm

Droitwich Advertiser: SUCCESS: Paul Dale has landed his dream job

3:56pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A COMPUTING graduate of the University of Worcester has landed a job with a leading technology firm in Malvern.

Worcester sailor sails through warfare specialist training at HMS Collingwood

Droitwich Advertiser: AB(WS) Jordan Matteson receives his certificate of course completion from Commodore David Dutton, OBE Royal Navy, Assistant Chief of Staff (Resources and Planning).

3:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WORCESTER man has been celebrating after graduating as a Warfare Specialist from HMS Collingwood in Hampshire.

Firefighters to strike eight days in a row from next week

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

3:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are to stage another series of strikes starting next week in a long-running row over pensions.

West Midlands Ambulance Service hitting response time targets

Droitwich Advertiser: (4775600)

3:12pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AMBULANCES in the West Midlands are getting to more than three quarters of emergency calls in less than eight minutes, new figures have shown.

RSPCA Collections.

3:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE WORCESTER and Mid-Worcestershire branch of the RSPCA will carry out a street collection in Malvern on Saturday, August 9 and another in Worcester, on Saturday, September 6,

Worcestershire surgeon volunteers at Commonwealth Games

Droitwich Advertiser: Phil Earl clinging onto the rails of the 10m diving board at the Edinburgh Diving Pool

2:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CONSULTANT surgeon from Worcestershire swapped the operating theatre for a swimming pool as he volunteered at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

New College Open Day

2:09pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE will be an Outreach at New College Worcester for the blind, on October 21, from 9.45pm to 3/15pm.

Legal network changes the landscape for small firms

Droitwich Advertiser: James Knight, partner at FBC Manby Bowdler, who heads Hub.Legal for the firm. Photo by John Hipkiss hippopix@blueyonder.

1:48pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW legal network has been launched across the West Midlands putting small firms in Worcestershire in a stronger position than ever before.

Driver wins battle against parking fines

Droitwich Advertiser: Armstrong Drive, Diglis, resident, Matt Chapman has received two parking tickets from PCM (Parking Control Management) for parking on Portland Walk, Diglis, which he believes is public highway. Photo by John Anyon, 2814643901.

12:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WORCESTER driver who fought back after he was fined £200 for parking on a road he believed was part of the public highway has won his battle.

May be no need to centralise neonatal services in Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

11:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE may be no need to centralise some neonatal services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital despite concerns around staff shortages.

Footpath at Worcestershire Royal Hospital to be closed for two weeks

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

10:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

PART of the footpath between A&E and the visitor car park at Worcestershire Royal Hospital will be blocked for about two weeks from Monday, August 4 while landscaping work is carried out.

Fears over welfare of home-schooled children in Worcestershire

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:18am Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE needs to be done to protect the wellbeing of home-schooled children in Worcestershire, the chairman of a body working to safeguard young people in the county has said.

Plea to hotels to donate spare beds for vulnerable people

Droitwich Advertiser: Volunteer Alan Jones in the empty stockroom at Second Chance Furnishings (s)

5:49pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DESPERATE plea has been made to hotels and bed and breakfasts for spare beds and mattresses to be donated to vulnerable people.

Swimming pool scheme to be expanded

Droitwich Advertiser: John Anyon      30/4/14        18145858

Worcester Swimming Pool car park (5783761)

5:37pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WORCESTER could get a bigger and better swimming pool after all after councillors voted to approve plans to widen the scope of the scheme.

For Harry: Dad will swim English Channel in son's memory

Droitwich Advertiser:

4:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HYPOTHERMIA, leg cramps, sewage and jelly fish are just some of the things Alan Gale will come up against when he attempts to swim the English Channel.

Biker Susan back on the road after knee operation

Droitwich Advertiser:

4:38pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WHEN pillion passenger Susan Ross, aged 66, began to struggle getting off the motorbike she and her husband loved travelling on together, she knew it was time to find treatment for her injured knee.

Great-grandmother from Worcester calls for halt to walk-in centre closure

Droitwich Advertiser:

4:19pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A GREAT-grandmother who credits Worcester’s walk-in health centre with saving her life has called for the closure of the facility to be halted.

Angel Place "letting the city down", says council leader

Droitwich Advertiser: The Market stalls on Angel Place, Worcester 4613452201 (8435851)

4:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BUSY shopping street in the centre of Worcester is “letting the city down”, a senior city politician has said.

£3.1 million sale of council office gets go-ahead

Droitwich Advertiser: 3114664301 Paul Jackson 30.07.14 Worcester - The University of Worcester has agreed to buy Wyatt House, Graveney House and Orchard House. Graveney House. (8778131)

3:14pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

COUNCIL leaders have given the green light to sell off an office complex and lease a car park in Worcester city centre in a plan worth £3.1 million .

Stuart will be a 'Tweet'-heart for charity with 50,000 followers challenge

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:06pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CHARITY may need more than just 140 characters to express its thanks after a businessman set a fundraising challenge to celebrate a landmark birthday.

Owners of warehouse destroyed by fire speak of their "absolute heartbreak"

Droitwich Advertiser: BLAZE: Firefighters tackle the burning warehouse. Picture courtesy Michael Cadman, North Worcestershire fire commander.

11:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE owners of a store that had been open only days before it was completely destroyed in a late-night blaze have spoken of their "absolute heartbreak".

The next Archdeacon of Worcester has been announced

Droitwich Advertiser: Revd Canon Robert Jones will be the next Archdeacon of Worcester (s)

10:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

REVD Canon Robert Jones has been announced by the Bishop of Worcester Dr John Inge as the next Archdeacon of Worcester.

Colourful celebrations for Saints held at city centre church

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHIMMERING silver tinsel, colourful umbrellas and two symbolic cardboard elephants decorated the front of a city centre church to celebrate the feast of St Thomas and St Alphonsa.

Creativity and fun on menu at Worcester Show

Droitwich Advertiser: From bikes to ukuleles: Andrew Currie, Worcester Vintage Cycle Club, Peter Tooke and Kevin Kilmartin from Worcester Ukelele Club, Jo Bourke, Worcester Vintage Cycle Club and David Pygott, Worcester Ukelele Club, prepare for Worcester Show. Picture by Paul

4:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

IT IS the final countdown to the jam-packed Worcester Show which will feature everything from bike rides to beekeeping advice.

Worcester hospital to benefit from £250,000 windfall

Droitwich Advertiser: John Anyon       11/6/14         2414621805

Spire South Bank Hospital, Bath Road, feature on new facilities...............Spire Eye Centre (7072237)

4:12pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN EYE clinic based at a Worcester Hospital is expanding the services it can offer thanks to a £250,000 investment.

Malvern woman sent another patient's personal details

Droitwich Advertiser:

4:08pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MALVERN woman has criticised the organisation running mental health services in Worcestershire after she was sent a letter containing sensitive information about another patient.

Don't wing it with bread - give the swans something nutritious

Droitwich Advertiser: Don't wing it with bread - give the swans something nutritious

3:48pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

FEEDING the swans on the Severn is a favourite past time - but a new project hopes to improve their diet as well as give something back.

Organisation pledges to support offenders with learning difficulties

Droitwich Advertiser: (Front row L-R): Sally Lapsley, Vice chair of Worcestershire People's Parliament and Susannah Stennett from Warwickshire and West Mercia Community Rehabilitation. (Back row L-R): Chandry Mistry from Warwickshire and West Mercia Community Rehabilitatio

3:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN ORGANISATION working with offenders has pledged to ensure all staff are fully trained to help those with learning difficulties.

Give old bikes and furniture a new lease of life in Malvern

Droitwich Advertiser: (L-R) Nick Trotman from Malvern Cycles with Worcestershire County Council cabinet member for the environment Cllr Anthony Blagg and Worcestershire Lifestyles chief executive Tony Whitcher at Malvern Household Recycling Centre.

2:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

UNWANTED bicycles and furniture are being given a new lease of life in Malvern.

Man arrested after row that closed Worcester street

Droitwich Advertiser:

2:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN was arrested after a row in the centre of Worcester this morning.

Worcestershire pageant contestant is making her comeback to inspire baby boy

Droitwich Advertiser: CHALLENGE: Nicola Brown is to compete in Miss Midlands 2014

12:09pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AFTER four years, relocation and a baby boy, a part-time model and pageant contestant is making her comeback.

Buckle up and hang up, urges ambulance service

10:42am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service is reminding motorists to buckle up and and hang up before hitting the road.

Sad scenes as popular coffee shop closes

Droitwich Advertiser: GOODBYES: About 200 people came to say goodbye to Cafe Aroma at the party on Saturday. Picture by Andrew Kelsall  (s)

9:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THERE were many tears, hugs and happy memories shared at a bittersweet party to mark the closing of a popular city centre cafe.

Respects paid to club legend

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:41am Tuesday 29th July 2014

HUNDREDS turned out for a thanksgiving service in memory of Worcestershire County Cricket Club stalwart Damian D'Oliveira.








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