Revellers celebrate St George's Day

Droitwich Advertiser: CELEBRATIONS: Lisa Smith, Christine Harborne, David Harborne and Joanne Harborne celebrating St George's Day

2:41pm Thursday 24th April 2014

REVELLERS got into the patriotic spirit- and costumes- and celebrated St George's Day this week.

Commercial Feature: Macmillan Night In

Droitwich Advertiser: Macmillan Night In

12:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

On Friday 16th May, friends in Worcester will be swapping a night out on the town for a Night In with their favourite people – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Karndean Designflooring brings new hope for Worcester charity’s multi-sensory room

Droitwich Advertiser: Back – left to right – Steven Bickley, commercial business manager, Karndean Designflooring, Richard Tanner, RT Floors, Ethan Roberts, aged 11, Jean Wilson, founder of New Hope and Charlie Lewis, aged 8.

12:13pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CHILDREN with disabilities and complex health care needs at a Worcester charity can enjoy a new multi-sensory room thanks to a kind donation from a county charity.

Apprentices from Evesham make the final of a prestigious competition

Droitwich Advertiser: Apprentices from South Worcestershire College have reached the final of a prestigious competition

11:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

SOUTH Worcestershire College has been announced as one of the eight finalists of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2014.

Worcester teacher saddles up for three-day cycle challenge

Droitwich Advertiser: King's Hawford pupils George Howard, Olivia Howard with teacher Richard Cook and pupils Olivia Sproule and Ian Dowty.

11:33am Thursday 24th April 2014

A Worcester school teacher is gearing up for a gruelling three-day cycle challenge from London to Paris to raise money for two charities.

POLL: Should Britain still be defined as a 'Christian country'?

Droitwich Advertiser: Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

11:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

DAVID Cameron’s description of Britain as a Christian country has sparked debate in Worcestershire.

Go Wild at the River School

11:18am Thursday 24th April 2014

An event that aims to encourage residents to explore nature will be held at The River School in May for the second year running.

Grease is the word at village school

Droitwich Advertiser: The cast of Grease put on a great show at Hanley Castle High School.

10:34am Thursday 24th April 2014

IT was a packed house that greeted Hanley Castle High School’s recent production of Grease.

Race night brings in money for Kenya trip

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcester Lions helped organise a race night at Christopher Whitehead Language College.

10:23am Thursday 24th April 2014

A RACE night was held by Worcester Lions and Christopher Whitehead Language College to help raise funds for the school's trip to Kenya.

International links celebrated at Worcester school

9:56am Thursday 24th April 2014

A Worcester school has been given an award for its internationalism.

Readathon raises more than £1,400 for cancer charity

9:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

A readathon at a Worcester school has raised more than £1,400.

Road re-opened following crash

Droitwich Advertiser: The B3105 remains closed at Staverton, near Trowbridge, following flooding. The fire service is reminding motorists not to ignore road closure notices

9:23am Thursday 24th April 2014

WORK on clearing the A38 Droitwich Road in Worcester has been completed and the road is now re-open.

MP backs petition calling for work to ease traffic in Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: NEEDS TACKLING: Traffic can stack onto Carrington Bridge any time because it is just too small for the number of vehicles.

6:13pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MP for Worcester, Robin Walker has signed a petition urging the Government and local councils to fully dual A4440 Southern Link Road

Peopleton Novice Pony and Companion Dog Show is back

5:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Peopleton Novice Pony and Companion Dog Show is back for its 36th year next month.

Care home residents enjoy Easter party

Droitwich Advertiser: Resident Pat Snow with an Easter bonnet

5:25pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

STAFF, residents and their guests at a Worcester care home had a cracking time when they took part in a day of Easter activities.

Get magical at St John's Library

5:08pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THERE will be family fun at St John's Library when a marvellous magic day takes place there on Saturday, May 10.

UKIP to field record number of candidates in Worcester City Council elections

Droitwich Advertiser: Nigel Farage

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE UK Independence Party has revealed it will field a record number of candidates in May's local elections - amid hopes it can make an historic breakthrough.

MP backs petition

6:12pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MP for Worcester, Robin Walker has signed a petition urging the Government and local councils to fully dual A4440 Southern Link Road

University of Worcester praised by Ofsted

Droitwich Advertiser: University of Worcester researchers chosen to take part in £7 million tree study

4:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TEACHER Training at The University of Worcester has been praised by government watchdog Ofsted.

Worcester home care organisation calls for Parkinson's awareness

Droitwich Advertiser: Founder of Radfield Home Care Dr Hannah MacKechnie

3:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A WORCESTER-BASED home care provider is calling on people to be aware of the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Short film details ambulance service's transformation

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2:42pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WITH all elements of healthcare facing significant change the West Midlands’ ambulance service has released a short film detailing its past, present and future.

Farmer taken to hospital after transporter ramp fell on him

Droitwich Advertiser: IN THE FRONTLINE: Ambulance workers and paramedics are coming under increasing threats of violence

4:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A FARMER was treated for back injuries and a potential chest injury after the ramp of an animal transporter lorry fell on him.

Inquiries continue into Malvern mystery

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10:25am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

INQUIRIES are continuing into a mysterious incident in which a teenager was found with fractures to his spine and skull and no memory of what had happened to him after a night of drinking in Malvern.

Worcester tops national car ownership figures

Droitwich Advertiser: The queue of cars builds up

10:34am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WORCESTER has topped a national poll for the amount of cars per household.

Man suffers serious injuries in crash

Droitwich Advertiser: Police want to talk to the driver of a silver car who failed to stop after a crash

9:24am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAN suffered life threatening injuries after a car collided with a telegraph pole in Twyning overnight.

Lib Dem to step down from Worcester City Council

Droitwich Advertiser: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

9:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A WELL-KNOWN Worcester councillor has revealed he is quitting next month - after taking a parting shot at the city's Conservatives.

19 of England’s greatest claims to fame on St George’s Day

Droitwich Advertiser: 450TH BIRTHDAY: William Shakespeare's birth will be celebrated in April.

6:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

William Shakespeare has been voted England’s ultimate claim to fame.

Sensory room opened at New Hope

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcester Lord Lieutenant Patrick Holcroft officially opens the new sensory room at New Hope with Finlay Morton, ten, and Jean Wilson, founder. Picture by Paul Jackson 1614573701

6:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE NEW sensory room of a charity for children with disabilities was officially opened by Worcester's Lord Lieutenant.

Literary festival programme is real page turner

Droitwich Advertiser: Poet laureate Tim Cranmore will be helping to choose his successor at the Worcestershire Festival Launch on Friday, June 20. (s)

5:55pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE crammed programme for this year's Worcestershire Literary Festival will prove a real page turner for fans of the spoken and written word.

Footballers net eggs for charity

Droitwich Advertiser: Richard Hull, Westbury Celtic FC Treasurer, Dan and Nick Hull, Westbury Wizards U12s, Sarah Popplestone-Helm, St Richard's Hospice head of family support and parent Michelle Read. (s)

4:50pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

EASTER was made a little more egg-citing for children after young footballers netted chocolate treats for a charity and the hospital.

War heroes set to be commemerated

4:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO heroes who fought for Britain during the First World War are set to be commemorated later this year.

Tory and Green in fresh war of words

Droitwich Advertiser: NO TRAVEL CLAIM: Coun Neil Laurenson.

4:38pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE only Green Party representative on Worcester City Council has hit back at claims from one political rival that he is “pseudo-Labour”.

Something old into something new for Guide fashion show

4:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CATWALK looks fashioned out of secondhand clothing will prove Guides have model behaviour when it comes to recycling on Wednesday, May 7.

Mountain challenge for daring Joseph

Droitwich Advertiser: Upward climb: Joseph Lee, centre of the middle row, has to raise £2,600 to be able to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Childreach International. (s)

4:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TEST of endurance lies ahead for a university student set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for a charity which helps marginalised children around the world.

Warning note left on keyed car

3:16pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A NOTE warning a driver not to park on the pavement was left on a car which had been scratched and had its wing mirror broken.

NHS 111 receives 21,875 calls over Easter

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3:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MORE than 21,000 calls – one every fifteen seconds – were made to the West Midlands’ non-emergency NHS 111 number over the Easter weekend.

Spring clean sale in aid of Worcester fundraising enterprise

2:43pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN ORGANISATION raising money for vulnerable people in Worcester and the surrounding area is holding a special spring clean.

St George in the pubs of Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: Jules Knott will be collecting money for a worthy cause

1:15pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A PATRIOTIC man will be going on a pub crawl with a difference tomorrow- rather than drinking he will be collecting money for charity.

Fair Point - Football Vs A normal life

Droitwich Advertiser: Hereford United in serious financial trouble

1:15pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

When 'the beautiful game' turns into a crying shame.

Voters in Wychavon asked for their opinions on polling stations

Droitwich Advertiser: Voters in Wychavon asked for their opinions on polling stations

11:37am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AS POLLING cards for next month’s European Elections hit the doormat, voters in Wychavon are being asked for their opinions on their polling station.

Concert in aid of African schools in Malvern on Saturday

Droitwich Advertiser: Concert in aid of African schools in Malvern on Saturday

10:55am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A FUNDRAISING concert in aid of three schools in an impoverished East African country will be held at Lansdowne Crescent Methodist Church in Malvern from 7.30pm on Saturday, April 26.

Worcester MP Robin Walker visits military support charity

Droitwich Advertiser: Robin Walker MP, second from right, with Forces Support chief executive Bill McCance and staff at the charity's warehouse in Sheriff Street

10:48am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WORCESTER MP Robin Walker heard about the work of a charity helping those whose loved ones have given their lives in the line of duty earlier this month.

Jaguar X-type stolen from Bredon

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10:29am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A RED Jaguar X-type Sovereign D, registration N60 MHJ was stolen after a house in Main Road, Bredon, was burgled between 2.30pm on Friday, April 11 and 2.10pm the following day.

Handbag and rucksack stolen from car in Broadway

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10:15am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A HANDBAG and rucksack were stolen from a car parked in Broadway Country Park in Middle Hill, Broadway, after the rear offside window was smashed between 2.30pm and 7.45pm on Thursday, April 10.

Mountain bike stolen from Pershore

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10:13am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A BLACK Apollo X Rated mountain bike with a 14-inch frame and 26-inch wheels was stolen from the rear of a house in Victoria Terrace, Pershore, between 9.30pm on Saturday, April 12 and 8am the following day.

Two bikes stolen from Pershore

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9:52am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A PAIR of bicycles – an Apollo Spektor and an Apollo Sandstorm – were stolen from the rear of a house in St Agathas Road, Pershore, between 4pm on Saturday, April 12 and 4.45pm the following day.

Sat nav stolen near Evesham

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9:49am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TOMTOM sat nav was stolen from a car parked in East Side, North Littleton, near Evesham, between 7pm on Tuesday, April 8 and 6am on Friday, April 11.

Generator stolen from Evesham building site

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9:49am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A GENSET generator was stolen from a building site in Bewdley Lane, Evesham, between 6pm on Friday, April 11 and 8am on Monday, April 14.

Tyres slashed in Honeybourne

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9:47am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A PAIR of tyres of a vehicle parked in High Street, Honeybourne, near Evesham, were slashed between 3.30pm on Sunday, April 13 and 11am the following day.

Car scratched in Evesham

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9:47am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A SCRATCH of roughly half an inch was caused to the rear driver side door of a car parked in the High Street, Evesham, between 6.50pm and 7.40pm on Monday, April 14.

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