Breaking news Man suffers serious back injuries after falling into pond

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:51am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 34-year-old man from a farm in Hallow has suffered serious back injuries after falling into a pond this morning.

Dyson Perrins assistant head to scale London's tallest buildings for charity

Droitwich Advertiser: PREPARING FOR CHALLENGE: Claire Watson at Dyson Perrins

6:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN assistant headteacher of one of Malvern's biggest schools is taking on a new challenge, when she tackles the London Three Peaks Challenge.

I don't want the pension pot to "go bust", says former Worcester Mayor

Droitwich Advertiser:

5:46pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FORMER Mayor of Worcester has voiced fears over the future of a massive pension pot - saying she doesn't want it to "go bust" due to job cuts.

Worcester's MP in plea to Scots to help him on the telephone

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcester MP Robin Walker has praised the city's job figures.

5:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has reached out to Scottish people in the city - saying he wants to recruit them to help the 'no' campaign win.

Firefighters free trapped child

Droitwich Advertiser:

4:51pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FIRE fighters were called out earlier this afternoon to a report of a child locked in a car at a Worcester industrial estate.

Worcestershire's oldest resident reaches 108 and feels "full of spirit"

Droitwich Advertiser: 3814700701 Paul Jackson 16.09.14 Buckland - Grace Jones is 108 on 16th September, 2014. (10434955)

4:44pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

HER secret to a long life remains the same, a tot of whisky before bed, and it seems to be doing wonders for Worcestershire's oldest resident Grace Jones.

Frankie's Legacy says Relax and enjoy Bollywood event

Droitwich Advertiser: Lisa Ventura, joint founder Of Frankie’s Legacy with Sam Ahmed and the team from Pasha’s Restaurant who will be holding Frankie Goes to Bollywood night. Picture by Russell Ventura of Furry Apple Photography (s)

4:18pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE will be no time to 'relax' at the Frankie Goes to Bollywood charity event with diners set to enjoy an evening full of fun and surprises in aid of Frankie's Legacy.

SnodFest makes its return

Droitwich Advertiser: FUN AT THE FESTIVAL: A couple of face-painted revellers getting in the festival spirit

3:24pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE village of Upton Snodsbury was alive with music, fun and entertainment once again as its annual festival made its return.

Enjoy alfresco entertainment this Friday

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3:13pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE will be some first-class entertainment and good food at the Music in the Meadow event this Friday (Sept 19) being held at Brockencote Hall in Chaddesley Corbett.

Rock and roll at Callow End Club

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9:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ROCK and roll will be alive and well at Callow End Club this Saturday (Sept 20) as it presents the Cracker and The Woodpeckers band.

Sports centre handover plan back on the table

Droitwich Advertiser: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

COUNCIL-RUN sports centres across Worcester are expected be handed to an outside provider to run - months after a similar deal collapsed.

Worcester Phones 4u stores closed as company is put in administration

Droitwich Advertiser:

8:26am Monday 15th September 2014

PHONES 4u stores in Worcester will be closed today after the business was placed in administration, placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk.

Call for relocation of Worcester's market stalls to become permanent

Droitwich Advertiser: 341467820  Pic Jonathan Barry 19.8.14  Market stall holders are furious, after Worcester City Council failed to find a temporary home for the market traders, during the refurbishment of Angel Place, Worcester. (9679925)

5:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

CALLS are being made to keep Worcester's markets spread out across the city - with one councillor claiming it could boost their trade.

Let's make Worcester a tourism magnet, says city council leader

Droitwich Advertiser: ElectionsModule Candidate photo

5:07pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE city council's leader has revealed his ambition to make Worcester a serious tourism magnet of the future - saying it cannot continue to rely on drawing in history buffs.

Worcester stores close today as Phones 4u goes into administration

Droitwich Advertiser: A sign in the window of the Phones 4 U store on the Shambles, Worcester, which has been closed after the company went into administration. JB  381469930 (10356454)

4:47pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE future for staff at Worcester shop Phones 4u has been thrown into doubt today as the business went into administration.

Garden shed fire at allotments

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

8:42am Monday 15th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Stourport were called to tackle a garden shed fire at allotments at Kingsway in the town at 12.28am this morning.

Vintage bikes take to the Malvern roads for annual cycle

Droitwich Advertiser: John Anyon        14/9/14       3714698901

Elgar Charity Bike Ride starting at Abbey Gateway, Malvern on Sunday....................Karen Duncan with children, Elise Faragher, 9 and Kathryn Faragher, 15 (10327837)

6:04pm Sunday 14th September 2014

RIDERS donned Edwardian outfits and jumped on antique bicycles at the Elgar Vintage Ride in Malvern today (Sunday, September 14).

Fire in microwave

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

5:34pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A SMALL fire started in a microwave in a home in Glebe Close, off Bromyard Road, Worcester, at 3.41pm today.

Can you give a cat a new home?

Droitwich Advertiser: John Anyon        14/9/14       3714698801

RSPCA Worcester and Mid Worcestershire Branch Cat Re-homing Day at Teme Acre Cattery at Old Powick Bridge on Sunday....................Paul Caswell with ''Layla'' and Pauline Tedstone with '&

4:54pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TWENTY-four cats were looking for new homes at a rehoming day held at the Lower Wick cattery on Sunday.

Fire in grass cuttings

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

3:35pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A FIRE broke out in some grass cuttings behind Carlisle Road, Ronkswood, Worcester, at 1.22pm today.

Skip and wood fire breaks out in Worcestershire village

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

3:32pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TWO fire crews from Worcester were called to tackle a fire that had broken out it Worcester Road in Holt Heath at 12.45pm today (Sun 14).

Worcestershire steps back in time for Heritage Day

Droitwich Advertiser: John Anyon       13/9/14       3714698201

Heritage Open Day at Tudor House on Saturday........................Air Raid Precautions Office that was based in Tudor House during the Second World War (10318109)

1:08pm Sunday 14th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE took a step back in time this weekend as historic sites all over the county opened their doors for free as part the national Heritage Open Day event.

Worcester city centre body wants shop's support for five more years

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcester's City of Culture bid widely welcomed

11:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A NEW "wish list" for Worcester shops can today be revealed - after than 500 traders were asked for ideas on improving the city.

Woman trapped in car for hour following crash

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:28am Sunday 14th September 2014

A WOMAN was trapped in her car for around an hour after her car collided with a BT lamppost in Pinvin in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters tackle out of control bonfire

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

10:16am Sunday 14th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Malvern were called to tackle an out of control bonfire in Worcester Road in the town yesterday (Sat, Sept 13).

Grass fire in Worcester

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

10:07am Sunday 14th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a some burning grass near a shelter in Canterbury Road, Ronkswood, shortly after 4.30pm yesterday (Sat, Sept 13).

Search takes place after reports of cyclist falling down embankment

Droitwich Advertiser: (4472121)

2:57pm Saturday 13th September 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to Temeside Way in Worcester this afternoon (Sat, September 13) following reports a cyclist had been seen falling down the embankment.

Councillors take "leap of faith" with home plans in Upton Snodsbury

Droitwich Advertiser: (10318083)

12:51pm Saturday 13th September 2014

"THIS is a leap of faith", said planners at Wychavon District Council as they unanimously approved proposals for 22 new homes in Upton Snodsbury.

"Serious collision" near Worcester leaves two men in hospital

Droitwich Advertiser: (4775600)

12:22pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO men have been injured, one seriously, following a car crash near Holt Heath last night.

Bin fire in Worcester

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12:10pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a bin fire in Laurel Road in Worcester last night.

Mayor of Worcester rejects bid to fly Scottish flag in the city

Droitwich Advertiser:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

ATTEMPTS to get the Scottish flag flown outside the Guildhall have been scotched - after the Mayor of Worcester decided it was “not a matter” for city people.

Council budget ends up with a £367,000 surplus

Droitwich Advertiser: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

CASH-STRAPPED Worcester City Council is celebrating a 'profit' to its budget - after bosses managed to reign in the spending.

Hundreds of new jobs to be created as new business park given the go-ahead

Droitwich Advertiser: (10312214)

5:39pm Friday 12th September 2014

HUNDREDS of new jobs will be created after plans for a new business park at Hindlip were given the go ahead.

Two air ambulances land in Malvern

Droitwich Advertiser: (7888465)

6:46pm Friday 12th September 2014

TWO air ambulances have landed on the common in Malvern Link.

Police appeal for information following Malvern burglary

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

6:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Malvern on Friday (September 12).

Welding bay blaze

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6:36pm Friday 12th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a blaze that broke out in a welding bay in Worcester today.

Second stage of plans for small part of housing estate given approval

Droitwich Advertiser: (4922998)

6:29pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE second stage of plans for part of a housing estate to be built in Salwarpe have been waved through unanimously by planners.

Stay active and healthy to avoid dementia, says Worcester home care company

Droitwich Advertiser: Dr Hannah MacKechnie of Radfield Home Care

6:01pm Friday 12th September 2014

A WORCESTER-based company helping ill and disabled people maintain their independence is urging county residents to keep active after a study showed a healthy lifestyle could be the best way to avoid developing dementia.

Pizza outlet's proposed extended opening hours reduced following St John's residents' concerns

Droitwich Advertiser: COMPROMISE:The pizza outlet will not be open until 4am, following resident's concerns

5:05pm Friday 12th September 2014

A St John's pizza outlet which applied for extended opening hours has amended its application following residents' concerns.

Cancer patients invited to take part in psychological survey

Droitwich Advertiser: (4896893)

4:28pm Friday 12th September 2014

CANCER patients in Worcestershire, their carers and families are being asked to take part in a survey around the psychological help they are offered during their treatment

Autumn colour is a natural tonic to beating the winter blues

Droitwich Advertiser: (10309824)

4:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

AUTUMNS kaleidoscope of natural colours makes people feel happier, healthier and calmer, at a time when more than 40 percent of people in the West Midlands admit to feeling down as the nights draw in.

Council welcomes scheme to reduce nappy waste

Droitwich Advertiser: (9377803)

4:22pm Friday 12th September 2014

A SERVICE set up by a Malvern woman aimed at reducing the number of disposable nappies at landfill sites has been praised by Worcestershire County Council.

Duchess of Gloucester cuts the ribbon at new mental health unit

Droitwich Advertiser: The Duchess of Gloucester cuts the ribbon at the new mental health unit in Bromsgrove with Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust chairman Chris Burdon

4:09pm Friday 12th September 2014

A NEW mental health unit for older patients in Worcestershire with dementia has been given a royal seal of approval.

Swimming pool stance backed by city MP

Droitwich Advertiser: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

3:48pm Friday 12th September 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has revealed his delight over the city's swimming pool twist - saying his lobbying has paid off.

Give blood

3:34pm Friday 12th September 2014

THERE will be a chance to give blood next week at a session being held at the Methodist Church Hall in Pump Street, Worcester.

Moeen Ali warns against joining IS

Droitwich Advertiser: Moeen Ali, England (10305893)

3:34pm Friday 12th September 2014

ENGLAND and Worcestershire cricketer Moeen Ali is "strongly advising" young British Muslims not to join Islamic State (IS) groups abroad.

Blocked lane causes tailbacks on M5

Droitwich Advertiser:

3:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

A LANE is blocked on the M5 causing miles of traffic tailbacks.

We need "urgent action" to improve adult literacy rates, says Worcester's MP

Droitwich Advertiser: Worcester MP Robin Walker has praised the city's job figures.

2:35pm Friday 12th September 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has called for "urgent action" to tackle a literacy gap in the UK - after a report highlighted 'alarmingly low' abilities across the country.

The Hive hits the two million mark

Droitwich Advertiser: The Hive in Worcester city centre

2:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

TWO million visitors have now passed through the doors of the Hive in Worcester since the new £60 million library and history centre opened two years ago.

Delight at rejection of "chicken city"

Droitwich Advertiser: (6360561)

1:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

APPLAUSE broke out in a packed council chamber when plans to build a "chicken city" housing 160,000 birds in a Worcestershire village were rejected.


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