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The reservoir near Kempsey.  (55077733)

Disused reservoir at Kempsey could make a fine home.

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Horses on road at Kempsey

Horses on road at Kempsey

Young girl hit by car in St John's, Worcester. Picture by Katie Lowe

UPDATE: Teenager hurt in Bransford Road, St John's has suffered a 'serious' head injury say ambulance service

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The thug was caught on CCTV stamping on a homeless man (s)

Thug who stamped on homeless man still at large despite CCTV and widespread appeal

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Well-loved chimney sweep Michael Miles, pictured here with his grandson Shahid in his trademark dark blue Morris minor, has died aged 74 (54965085)

Long-serving Drakes Broughton chimney sweep dies aged 74

Joe Melfah worked with the Worcester Warriors to turn his life around after spending time in a young offender institute and has now won Premiership Rugby’s HITZ Young Achiever Award

Worcester Warriors’ Joe Melfah handed Premiership Rugby’s HITZ Young Achiever Award

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Brian and John Hewlett with their volume of old newspapers

Old volume of Worcester News is unique keepsake for twins

MAD EYE: Harrison Courtney, eight, as Mad Eye Moody at the Harry Potter event held at The Hive in Worcester (Picture by Jonathan Barry)

Youngsters enjoy spell-binding Harry Potter night at The Hive in Worcester

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Crash at Norton island, Worcester

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital after crash at Norton island, Worcester

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Anita Hennessey will run the London Marathon for New College Worcester (54942492)

Anita will run London Marathon for New College Worcester

CELEBRATE: Pupils from Nunnery Wood High School with head Steve Powell and assistant head Bee Speechley

Inspectors find pupils make excellent progress at Nunnery Wood High School

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Police appeal for mountain bike stolen from garage in St Johns

Police appeal for mountain bike stolen from garage in St Johns

Worcestershire residents are being encouraged to nominate volunteers for a Tryangle Award

Enter a young Worcester volunteer for an award

Meningitis charity celebrates 30 years of raising awareness

FREE: Chains are removed from a mountain lion, which Animal Defenders International helped rescue from a Peruvian circus. (54929958)

Worcester pub to host talk about animal cruelty at the circus

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Learn to keep your heart healthy at Worcester wellbeing event

Learn to keep your heart healthy at Worcester wellbeing event

Drugs raid finds around £700 of cannabis at Worcester property

Drugs raid finds £700 of cannabis at Worcester property

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Money stolen in Hanley Swan burglary

Money stolen in Hanley Swan burglary

LEADING THE WAY: Worcestershire hospital trust police partnership has been cited as 'good practice' nationally.

Worcestershire hospital trust's police partnership praised for 'good practice' handing youngsters with mental health issues in custody

PERDISWELL: Gemma Dingle and Charlotte Paddock (centre) from the Dogs Trust and dog, Shadow, visit pupils from Perdiswell Primary School, Worcester, as part of the Be Dog Smart campaign. (Left to right) Oscar Yeomans, Jay Ingram, Tommy Davidge, Madison Gr

Shadow teaches Perdiswell Primary pupils how to be dog smart

Councillor Roger Knight, mayor of Worcester, joins staff from First Worcester buses as they plant trees in Cripplegate Park, Worcester (Picture by Jonathan Barry)

Bus company branches out with generous donation for Worcester's parks

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QUIZMASTER: Chris Hankins, landlord of the Brunswick Arms, Malvern Road, St Johns, preparing for the quiz night, part of a national attempt at a Guinness World Record for the most pub quiz participants at multiple venues. Picture by Jonathan Barry 0516001

Thinking caps on as the Brunswick Arms aims to smash a Guinness World Record

Worcester residents urged to 'get your flu jab'

Worcester residents urged to 'get your flu jab'

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Danny McCormack, deputy principal, Ellen Cakebread, Daniel Zahid, Sean Devlin, principal, Emily Teague, George Griffin and Lee James, area leader for Religious Education

Church inspector gives outstanding report to Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College

LIFESAVER: Paramedic Ali Vinson, with student paramedic Silas Earl (left) and pupils at Pitmaston Primary School, St Johns, where she was holding one of her training days. Picture by Jonathan Barry 4715968701.

Paramedic fundraising to buy equipment to teach EVERY year six pupil in Worcester lifesaving skills

CARING FOR CARERS: Worcestershire County Council are advising carers not to overlook their own health this winter. (54852603)

Worcestershire carers advised not to overlook their own health this winter

Brian and Maureen Ovington of Henwick Road, Worcester, on their wedding day in 1965 (53437795)

How old copy of the Worcester News brought memories flooding back for Maureen

Eric Fulcher and his wife Joy on honeymoon in 1963 (53435997)

Hold the front page! Joy recalls the glory days of print

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Cyclist injured in crash on New Road, Worcester

Cyclist injured in crash on New Road, Worcester

Worcester University joins national campaign to get people talking about mental health

Forecasters predict dry, cloudy day in Worcester

Forecasters predict a dry, cloudy day in Worcester

5 things you need to know Thursday

5 things you need to know Thursday

AGONY: Tim Mavers-Chance hopes brain surgery can help with his excruciating cluster headaches. (54788915)

Worcester Warriors fan needs brain surgery for agonising "Cluster Headaches"

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Picture sent in by a reader of the car crash in Troutbeck Drive.

UPDATED: Man released from car following Troutbeck Drive crash

Worcestershire stalking offence rate among highest in the country

Worcestershire stalking offence rate among highest in the country

HELP: Nanny Kathryn Mewes will be using her expertise to help families of Worcester

TV show looking to recruit cast members from Worcester

Man from Droitwich arrested for string of alleged offences

Man from Droitwich arrested for string of alleged offences

Worcester's most popular baby names revealed

Worcester's most popular baby names revealed

SPEEDING: Concerns have been raised about speeding drivers in Warndon Villages.

Concerns over speeding drivers in Warndon Villages discussed by parish councillors

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A view of the Westbury Community Gardens, which are soon to be transformed thanks to a £12,000 grant from the government (Picture by Jonathan Barry)

Funding will 'breathe new life' into Westbury Community Garden

Before and after: Ben in kennels and Ben happy in his new home (s) (54763583)

Rescue dog Ben who could hardly walk has found a new loving home

UNITY BANDS: Cancer Research UK is encouraging Worcestershire residents to wear a unity band or make a donation on World Cancer Day.

More people in Worcestershire surviving cancer new figures reveal

PRESENTATION: Mike Clarke and Neil Bowen are from the MS Society receiving the cheque from Mandy Harding and Bernie Culkin of Malvern Saxophone Choir

Malvern choir raises hundreds of pounds for charity

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Picture Really Rural Ltd. Hedges expertly laid create dense barriers and boundaries

Learn to prepare and lay a hedge at Croome

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CELEBRATIONS: Kate Moroni with pupils Liam Ashfield, Milo Robinson, Ben Cox (whose parents she taught too) and Lily Alderson, granddaughter of former head David Alderson.Picture by Paul Jackson 0516000501

Much loved Upton teacher celebrates 20 years with same school

Pupils from Upton Snodsbury CE First School have created a banner to celebrate the school's 150th year (54752569)

Whole of Upton Snodsbury school comes together to create celebration banner

Pupils from the Fort Royal Community Primary School have started a school council (54748988)

New school council is created at Fort Royal Community Primary

Postmaster Gordon Henderson and his wife Margaret

Village bids farewell to popular postmaster

Bowbrook House School head Chris Allen and head of ICT Adam Anstey with the school’s two awards (54742196)

National recognition for Bowbrook House School

Cheltenham racing tips make up one of the courses at St Richard's charity dinner

Cheltenham racing tips make up one of the courses at St Richard's charity dinner

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