Reports of police with dogs at Rainbow Hill, Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

8:11pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WE are getting reports of large numbers of police with dogs at Rainbow Hill, Worcester.

Armed Police Officers On Rainbow Hill

Droitwich Advertiser: Armed Police Officers On Rainbow Hill

9:15pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

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Man arrested in armed police operation

10:23pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on a firearms charge after armed police were called out on to the streets of Worcester.

Grand National winner could be celebrated on new sign for Claines

Droitwich Advertiser: The first draft of the sign

6:09pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THIS could be the new sign which greets people entering the village of Claines.

Armed police called to The Cross

Droitwich Advertiser: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

5:47pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ARMED police have been called to The Cross in Worcester following unconfirmed reports of a person with a firearm.

Meet animals of all shapes and sizes at Hartlebury Castle this Monday

Droitwich Advertiser: Trevor Hill with visitors at last year's birds of prey displays

5:32pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ANIMALS of all shapes and sizes will be on show at Hartlebury Castle on Easter Monday.

Patients in Worcestershire with irregular heart rates benefit from new service

Droitwich Advertiser: Cardiac assessment nurses with Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Sue Amos and Sally Baker with a cardioversion machine

4:25pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MORE than 80 people in Worcestershire with irregular heart rates have benefitted from a nurse-led service which launched in September last year.

Concerns over problem parking in the Arboretum

Droitwich Advertiser: 1614573909 Paul Jackson 14.04.14 Worcester Cars parking on pavements in the Arboretum. Barry Street. (5399969)

4:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RESIDENTS of a Worcester neighbourhood which has long been plagued by inconsiderate drivers parking on pavements have hit back at the lack of action to tackle the problem.

Easter Eggs’travaganza at St John's Library on Thursday

3:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHILDREN aged between four and 11 can design their own Easter cards and munch on chocolate treats at St John’s Library this Thursday.

West Mercia Police welcomes new Deputy Chief Constable

Droitwich Advertiser: New West Mercia Police Deputy Chief Constable Anthony Bangham

3:29pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEW Deputy Chief Constable has been appointed to West Mercia Police.

Man arrested in connection with Worcester sexual assault

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3:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an incident in which a teenager was sexually assaulted after leaving a Worcester nightclub last week.

Fluffy chicks and spring blooms aplenty at Easter bonnet parade

Droitwich Advertiser: 'Chick' us out:  Oliver Langbridge, aged three, Megan Birmingham, four, Marley Bingham, four, Elizabeth Wilson, four, Ben Francis, three, and Adam Pogmore, three. Picture by Nick Toogood 1514571801

12:59pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

LITTLE yellow chicks and spring flowers adorned the bonnets of pre-school children as they celebrated Easter.

Runners wanted for half marathon

12:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RUNNERS or walkers can join Worcester Snozelen at the Worcester half marathon on Sunday, May 4.

Creating a buzz to help out bees

Droitwich Advertiser: Planting the seeds: Maja Bojarska, nine, plants wildflower seeds in Cripplegate Park with Michelle Newell, community engagement officer and park warden, and fellow Dines Green Primary School gardening club member Elizabeth Garrard, nine. Picture by Paul J

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS are hoping to reap what they sow after planting wild flowers in a city centre park to attract bees.

Abdominal screening service wins acclaim

Droitwich Advertiser: Cathy Schorah

5:06pm Monday 14th April 2014

PATIENTS across Worcestershire and Herefordshire have heaped praise upon a service offering free abdominal screening.

City council error prompts new public consultation

4:37pm Monday 14th April 2014

A CITY council error has forced views on multiple occupancy properties to be sought for the second time.

Worcester News runner smashes target and spots Mo

Droitwich Advertiser: Sophie Booth in London after finishing the marathon on Sunday.

4:23pm Monday 14th April 2014

A WORCESTER runner smashed her target in this weekend's London Marathon finishing the race in 3 hours and 39 minutes.

Rebecca's marathon effort

Droitwich Advertiser: I made it. Rebecca Harris with her London Marathon medal

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

REBECCA Harris, the 26-years-old marketing executive from Fernhill Heath, near Worcester, who beat footballer Robbie Savage in a climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, completed the London Marathon for the first time in a creditable 5hours 1min.

Prolific shoplifter banned from a number of city shops and retail parks

Droitwich Advertiser: Keighley Harris, who has been banned from a number of city shops and retail parks

2:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

A PROLIFIC shoplifter has been banned from a number of retail parks and stores in Worcester.

Charity wins England River Award

Droitwich Advertiser: A wetland creation alongside the Bow at Huddington. Picture by Peter Case.

1:04pm Monday 14th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Wildlife Trust has scooped an award in an inaugural competition run by the River Restoration Centre and the Environment Agency.

Worcester radio presenter to skydive for charity

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1:04pm Monday 14th April 2014

A RADIO presenter will be taking to the airwaves of a different kind as he leaps from an aeroplane to raise cash for charity.

Family pay tribute to "hero" teenager

Droitwich Advertiser: Jake Wells

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A TEENAGER from Worcester who died this week has been remembered as a "hero" by his family.

Dragonboat meetings every Sunday

5:54pm Friday 11th April 2014

DRAGONBOATS will take to the water in Pershore on Sunday and everyone is welcome to try their hand at the sport.

Dance in Aid of St Richard's Hospice in Worcester next month

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5:44pm Friday 11th April 2014

A BALLROOM, Latin and sequence dance event in aid of Worcester cancer charity St Richard’s Hospice will be held at St John’s Sports Centre in Malvern Road, Worcester, from 7.30pm until 10.30pm on Saturday, May 10.

Talk on the history of the London Underground later this month

5:41pm Friday 11th April 2014

THE first part of a two-part talk on the history of the London Underground by expert John Mason will be given to the Worcestershire Industrial Archaeology and Local History Society at RGS Worcester in The Tything from 7.30pm on Friday, April 25.

Call for Worcestershire hospitals to lift ban on flowers rejected

Droitwich Advertiser: Call for Worcestershire hospitals to lift ban on flowers rejected

5:24pm Friday 11th April 2014

CALLS for family and friends of patients in Worcestershire hospitals to be allowed to brighten up their loved one’s stay with flowers have been rejected.

New £100,000 lung cancer detection machine for Worcestershire

Droitwich Advertiser: Chairman of Kidderminster Hospital League of Friends David Wase with his counterpart from Worcestershire Royal Hospital Eluned Smith, endoscopy nurse Karen Makranczy and respiratory consultant Ingrid du Rand

4:18pm Friday 11th April 2014

GENEROUS fundraisers donated £20,000 towards a new ultrasound machine to help with the early detection of lung cancer in Worcestershire.

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

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

3:12pm Friday 11th April 2014

RESEARCHERS at the University of Worcester are blazing a trial in work to protect the UKs forests, woods and trees.

Be aware of the signs of bowel cancer, Worcestershire expert warns

Droitwich Advertiser: Consultant colorectal surgeon at the BMI Droitwich Spa Hospital Simon Radley

12:54pm Friday 11th April 2014

A CANCER expert from Droitwich has warned being aware of the signs of bowel cancer – which kills someone in the UK every 30 minutes – could make the difference between life and death.

Most children get first school choice

9:40am Friday 11th April 2014

NEARLY every high school in Worcester was oversubscribed for September's intake this year.

Tributes paid after sudden death of Worcester teenager

Droitwich Advertiser: Jake Wells

9:31am Friday 11th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular Worcester teenager who died this week aged just 17.

Easter egg donation to help poorly children

8:02am Friday 11th April 2014

TWO city supermarkets are joining forces to collect Easter Eggs for ill children.

Donations will help people enjoy outdoor experiences

7:59am Friday 11th April 2014

AN outdoor shop in Worcester has played a part in attracting donations of clothes.

More volunteers needed for advocacy charity

Droitwich Advertiser: More volunteers needed for advocacy charity

5:14pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A CHARITY helping vulnerable adults across Worcestershire and Herefordshire is calling for more volunteers.

Schoolchildren share their Visions of Croome

4:28pm Thursday 10th April 2014

An exhibition showcasing the work of local school children has opened at Number 8 in Pershore.

More links to be made between schools and workplaces

Droitwich Advertiser: Carl Arntzen of Worcester Bosch speaks at the launch of the Connecting Schools and Business programme

4:11pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Worcestershire businessman has endorsed a newly launched landmark county skills initiative.

Sponsors needed for charity golf day

4:09pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A charity is looking for people to help sponsor a golf day.

Cases of syphilis double in Worcestershire

Droitwich Advertiser: Cases of syphilis double in Worcestershire

3:56pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CASES of syphilis in Worcestershire have more than doubled in the past year.

Worcester Conservatives attack "astonishing" Jabba Riaz election leaflet

Droitwich Advertiser: HURT: Councillor Jabba Riaz has praised hospital staff.

3:46pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A FORMER Tory councillor in Worcester who sensationally quit to join Labour is embroiled in a dispute with his old party - who say they are "absolutely astonished" by claims in his pre-election leaflet.

Suspicious-looking bag in Worcester store was "part of the display"

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3:02pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A CAUTIOUS shopper pointed out a bag he thought was "suspicious" while in a Worcester store to be told it was part of the display.

Pupils call lights out for Earth hour

Droitwich Advertiser: 1314559401 Paul Jackson 28.03.14 Worcester Pupils at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary School taking part in Earth Day by not using lights, computers etc. Bethany Davies, ten, Our Lady's eco-warrior. (4945919)

2:59pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE lights were turned off for the day at a Worcester school to help celebrate Earth Hour.

Police meeting in Upton next Monday

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2:49pm Thursday 10th April 2014

POLICE officers will be on hand to meet Upton residents at the library in School Lane from 3.30pm on Monday, April 14.

Check yourself, don't wreck yourself, Worcestershire men told

Droitwich Advertiser: Check yourself, don't wreck yourself, Worcestershire men told

2:31pm Thursday 10th April 2014

MEN in Worcestershire are being encouraged to check themselves regularly for signs of testicular cancer so the disease can be treated as quickly as possible.

Quick-thinking lifesavers

Droitwich Advertiser: HEROES: Lifesavers Katie Nightingale, Tony Haines and Gemma Guedes with the defibrillator they dashed to fetch.

2:01pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE heroic actions of three quick-thinking friends saved a cyclist's life when he collapsed on a Worcestershire road.

Worcester school becomes Eco-Schools Ambassador

Droitwich Advertiser: Pupils from Nunnery Wood High School celebrate the school becoming an Eco-Schools Ambassador

1:22pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Worcester school has been chosen to hold the prestigious role of Eco-Schools Ambassador.

High-tech inspiration for children's garden

Droitwich Advertiser: WEB: An illustration of Abberley  Parochial VC Primary's garden

12:56pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE world wide web has provided the inspiration for a school's garden entry at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

Host of worthy causes in Worcester given financial boost

12:52pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CHARITIES across Worcester are being given a financial leg up thanks to a generous fundraising organisation.

Family go over the edge for charity

Droitwich Advertiser: Family go over the edge for charity

11:11am Thursday 10th April 2014

A FAMILY will be scaling the heights and going over the edge for a Worcester charity.

Humbling stories of Holocaust survivor enthral Worcester schoolchildren

Droitwich Advertiser: Holocaust survivor, Rudi Oppenheimer visited Nunnery Wood High School on Thursday to talk to the students about his experiences. He is pictured with Year 8 students, Carys Maloney, 12, Xara Shanks, 13, Holly Cooper, 12, Anut Mathew, 12 and Morgan Jenkins,

9:16am Thursday 10th April 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN found a visit from a Holocaust survivor "humbling" after hearing about his wartime experiences.

Iron Man helps bring two schools together

Droitwich Advertiser: River School pupils Iron Man Challenge at Nuffield Health Club raising money for their partner school in Bulgaria.Josiah Heath and Connor Evens, both 14, on the bikes supported by the classmates. Picture by John Anyon. 11145453

9:05am Thursday 10th April 2014

SIX pupils and a teacher from a Bulgarian school have visited their counterparts at a Worcester school.

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