Saddle up for cancer machine campaign

Droitwich Advertiser: Campaign to raise cash for cancer treatment robot raises £10,000 in a month

11:26am Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEEN cyclists in Worcestershire are being invited to pedal between Worcestershire Royal Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch in aid of a campaign raising cash to buy a state-of-the-art surgical machine.

Charity sets its sights on £1m small-holding

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:23am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN AMBITIOUS campaign has been launched to raise £1 million to fund a small holding which will support young people aged 16 to 25 with severe disabilities.

More than 1,000 use health app

Droitwich Advertiser: More than 1,000 use health app

10:43am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MORE than 1,000 people in Worcestershire have used a mobile application providing information on health services available near to them.

Hotel worker who sneaked onto plane on runway due in court

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:50am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A man from Worcestershire is due in court charged with breaching airport security and illegally boarding an aeroplane at Birmingham Airport.

Market traders fear for future as council says there's nowhere for them to go

Droitwich Advertiser:

9:45am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ANGRY market traders in Worcester say their livelihood is being "killed off" after the council failed to find them a temporary home while their base is revamped.

Sex attacker pounced on lone woman walking home from nightclub

Droitwich Advertiser:

9:34am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A teenage kebab shop worker who chased after a woman on her way home from a Worcester nightclub and carried out a terrifying sex attack has been put behind bars.

Get the motor running for car show at Webbs of Wychbold

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:13pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE garden centre is gearing up for its event showcasing some of the most famous names in motoring history.

Taking off the tiara to raise funds for injured troops

4:22pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MISS Worcestershire will swap her tiara for her trainers when she and other beauty queens raise money to support the injured armed forces.

Opticians raise money for RNIB

Droitwich Advertiser: FUNDRAISING: Optical advisors Samantha Amos, Carla Hughes and Danalee Sproule were part of a team from Specsavers raising money for RNIB. Picture by Paul Jackson 3314676302

3:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WALKING boots were pulled on by staff at a city centre opticians who were raising money for the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

View artwork created by people living with dementia at Worcester's Infirmary Medical Museum

Droitwich Advertiser: CREATIVE: The Looking Out, Looking In exhibition is available to view now.

2:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ARTWORK created by people living with dementia is currently on display in Worcester.

Spare wheel stolen

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

1:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE spare wheel from a vehicle was stolen whilst parked on the driveway of a property in Windmill Lane in Inkberrow.

Explore historic places in your area during Heritage Open Days

Droitwich Advertiser: EXPLORE: Greyfriars House and Garden in Worcester city centre will be open free to the public as part of Heritage Open Days.

12:53pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FROM medieval Guildhalls to Sikh temples and Second World War classrooms, people can step back in time to explore the history of the Midlands next month.

For Harry: Date set for Alan Gale's English Channel swim

Droitwich Advertiser: Alan Gale is set to swim the English Channel tomorrow in aid of Acorns Children's Hospice

12:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE father swimming the Channel for the hospice which cared for his late son will be leaving the shores of England tomorrow morning (Wednesday).

Race to get schools ready for free meal roll-out

Droitwich Advertiser: Price of school meals frozen once again

10:34am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WITH just two weeks to go until the beginning of term, two schools in Worcestershire are still not yet set up to give children their free lunchtime meal.

Black mark for police on Twitter and Facebook use

Droitwich Advertiser: Twitter logo

10:29am Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE officers and staff in the West Mercia force have been investigated 20 times for misuse of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter in the last five years.

Road closed following car crash

Droitwich Advertiser:

6:47pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A road closure is causing heavy traffic on the A4103 following a car crash.

UPDATED: M5 southbound closed in Gloucestershire - one child and five adults taken to hospital

Droitwich Advertiser: Highways Agency to start work in Edgar Street, Hereford, next week

10:52am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE M5 in Gloucestershire is closed southbound between junctions 13 and 14 due to a serious incident.

Fundraising is an uphill climb for cyclists

Droitwich Advertiser: Acorns chief executive David Strudley completed the ten mile route (s)

5:53pm Monday 18th August 2014

BEAUTIFUL countryside took cyclists minds off the steep climbs of the Severn Valley challenge in aid of Acorns Children's Hospice.

Worcester's turbulent history brought to life at The Commandery

Droitwich Advertiser: (9423579)

5:38pm Monday 18th August 2014

ONE of the most turbulent days in the history of one of the city's historic buildings will be brought to life on Bank Holiday Monday (August 25).

These little piggies went to Weston-super-Mare for Headway

Droitwich Advertiser: Off they trot - Three Pears Scooter Club raised £1,000 for Headway Worcestershire by travelling to Weston-super-Mare dressed as Piglet (s)

4:16pm Monday 18th August 2014

It has been a busy two weeks for the Three Pears Scooter Club.

Get in the picture about camera club's new season

Droitwich Advertiser: Photographer (9398228)

12:25pm Monday 18th August 2014

A NEW season of talks, workshops and competitions for Droitwich Spa Photographic Society will begin on Monday, September 1.

Join in litter pick at recycling centre

Droitwich Advertiser: Councillor Neil Laurenson (s)

11:45am Monday 18th August 2014

PEOPLE can roll up their sleeves and join in a community litter pick at Bilford Road Recycling Centre on Thursday at 10am.

Gladrags - and blue ties - on for Frankie's First Footsteps dinner and dance

Droitwich Advertiser:

11:14am Monday 18th August 2014

IT may be a few more weeks before Strictly Come Dancing returns to our television screens but people can put their best moves into practise for a glitzy fundraising event.

Witness appeal after sexual assault in Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

10:40am Monday 18th August 2014

A MAN sexually assaulted a women before exposing himself in Worcester.

Devastated family of death crash father speak out for first time

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:32am Monday 18th August 2014

"IT feels like a part of me has been taken away and it will never be there again," said the youngest daughter of Christopher Willmott, who died after being hit by a car.

Eldery woman assaulted in Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

8:34am Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was assaulted in Worcester.

History comes to life at Spetchley reenactment

Droitwich Advertiser: John Anyon      17/8/14    3314677201

M5 Living History Weekend at Spetchley Park on Sunday.................Ragged Victorians, The Great Unwashed ! (9377342)

5:55pm Sunday 17th August 2014

BATTLES were fought between long standing enemies this weekend at Spetchley Park in Worcester as the M5 Living History Show took place.

Car crashes into house in Hallow

Droitwich Advertiser: 3314676801 Paul Jackson 16.08.14 Hallow - A car crashed into a wall in Hallow causing damage. (9368452)

4:56pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A CAR crashed into the side of a house outside a village pub near Worcester.

Horse sedated after crash tips its box

Droitwich Advertiser: (3995660)

4:21pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A HORSE had to be sedated and removed from an overturned horse box when the car towing it was involved in a car crash.

Church attacks PM over Iraq crisis

Droitwich Advertiser: (9378410)

4:05pm Sunday 17th August 2014

THE Church of England has accused the Government of appearing to have no "coherent or comprehensive approach" to tackling the rise of Islamic extremism.

Oliver and Amelia top baby name lists

Droitwich Advertiser: (9377803)

3:43pm Sunday 17th August 2014

OLIVER and Amelia were the most popular first names given to babies in 2013 in England and Wales, findings from the Office for National Statistics have revealed.

Teddy bear’s tea party at summer fete

3:22pm Sunday 17th August 2014

TODDLERS from a local nursery will be enjoying some fun with residents of a Pershore care home when they are guests at its summer fete.

Massive marrows are big hit at ever growing Worcester show

Droitwich Advertiser: John Anyon      17/8/14    3314677303

Worcester Show on Sunday.....................Mayor of Worcester Alan Amos officially opens the Floral Marquee  (9376477)

2:46pm Sunday 17th August 2014

ENORMOUS onions, bright blooms and perfect pictures didn't disappoint at the newly named Worcester Show this year.

Fire spreads to building

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:37am Sunday 17th August 2014

FIRFIGHTERS tackled a blaze in Lock Street, Worcester, last night (Sat, Aug 16) after it spread from rubbish and undergrowth to a neighbouring building.

Gun shots and cannon fire marks Artillery day in Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: 3314676903 Paul Jackson 16.08.14 Worcester - Army Reserve Unit, 214 (Worcestershire) Battery Royal Artillery Parade and Artillery Day. (9372311)

10:02am Sunday 17th August 2014

GUNS and cannons were fired, tanks roamed the streets, and different generations of army personnel marched proudly alongside each other to celebrate Worcester's Royal Artillery Day.

Car crashes into house in Hallow

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:13am Saturday 16th August 2014

A CAR crashed into the side of a house outside a village pub near Worcester.

Man threatened to jump from Worcester Bridge

Droitwich Advertiser:

9:56am Saturday 16th August 2014

A MAN was detained by police after he threatened to jump from Worcester Bridge.

Car towing caravan on fire on M5 in Worcester

6:05pm Friday 15th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Worcester and Droitwich were called to extinguish a car on fire which was towing a caravan on the M5, just north of junction seven, at 4.30pm on Friday.

Join Fortis Living for all the fun of the fair

5:55pm Friday 15th August 2014

A FUN day for the community is being held in Droitwich.

Boot camp just got glamorous

Droitwich Advertiser: Miss Birmingham, Katie Stamp, is getting race ready with a Worcester boot camp.

4:05pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TOUGH military-style fitness provider has announced its latest recruit is none other than the current Miss Birmingham.

Plans for new play area at nursery

Droitwich Advertiser: (4725613)

3:22pm Friday 15th August 2014

PLANS have been submitted to build an additional play area for a nursery at Broomhall Grange, Norton Road in Broomhall.

Endangered newts halts building work at Pershore College

Droitwich Advertiser: An artists impression of the new look college.

9:51am Friday 15th August 2014

AN endangered species of newt discovered at Pershore College has halted work on a £5.8 million development at the site.

Large fire in the open

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

9:11am Friday 15th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Timber Lane in Stourport last night where a large quantity of rubbish was alight.

Angry Malvern residents hit out at housing plans at public meeting

Droitwich Advertiser: (9257964)

9:02am Friday 15th August 2014

ANGRY residents packed into Malvern Cricket Club on Wednesday to make their voices heard on plans which could see 110 new homes built on Greenfield land in the town.

Police look for man in connection with burglary

Droitwich Advertiser: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

8:48am Friday 15th August 2014

A MAN is being sought in connection with a burglary on Conway in Worcester.

Unprovoked attack in Evesham's Abbey Park

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

8:30am Friday 15th August 2014

WITNESSES are being sought following an unprovoked attack in Abbey Park, Evesham.

Winner of Touch the Tour flag design competition announced

Droitwich Advertiser: Claudia Williamson came runner-up with this colourful design.

8:18am Friday 15th August 2014

ALTHOUGH it wasn't easy, a winner of the Touch the Tour flag design competition has been decided.

Appeal for help tracing missing man

Droitwich Advertiser: MISSING: Ashley Baron

5:53pm Thursday 14th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to help trace a missing man from Bidford-on-Avon.

Singing Out in Pershore

5:11pm Thursday 14th August 2014

MOTHERS' Union members will be in fine voice on Tuesday August 26, in Pershore Abbey, when the theme of a musical gathering will be, "My Favourite Hymn," from 2.30pm.

Skydivers take leap of faith for sight loss charity

Droitwich Advertiser: (9325807)

5:11pm Thursday 14th August 2014

DARING fundraisers set their sights high when they took on a thrilling challenge in aid of a Worcester charity for the blind and partially sighted.


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