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  • Sell-out concerts at Stanbrook Abbey raise over £1,000 for Macmillan

    POWICK Community Choir has just completed a series of sell-out concerts in the majestic setting of Stanbrook Abbey, Callow End. read more

  • Do you know this man? Police believe he may have vital information relating to a serious sexual assault in Worcester Malvern Gazette:

    WEST Mercia Police are trying to locate and identify a man who may have vital information relating to a serious sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman. read more

  • Firefighters help Malvern woman after burst pipe floods ceiling

    FIREFIGHTERS isolated electricity and water supplies to a Malvern house, after a burst pipe left water seeping through the ceiling. read more

  • Debt-ridden Hereford United are wound up by court Malvern Gazette:

    HEREFORD United have been wound up following a compulsory order by the Royal Courts of Justice today. read more

  • Newtown handed just second loss Malvern Gazette:

    MERCIAN Fortis Junior League Under 12s Division One leaders Newtown Sports Juniors suffered a Ron Handy Memorial Shield quarter-final loss. read more

  • Check your rubbish collection over the Christmas holidays

    THERE will be be no rubbish or recycling collections on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. read more

  • Rovers hit for six as Welland progress Malvern Gazette:

    JAMIE Harding bagged a first-half hat-trick as Welland booked their place in the Cheltenham Association League’s Junior Charity Cup semi-finals. read more


    A SPECIAL Community Meeting was held on Monday, December 15, to discuss a Planning Application (No P143370/O) for 37 new homes in Bosbury. read more

  • Poor start sees Town dumped out of cup

    UPTON Town were knocked out of the Cheltenham Association League’s Senior Charity Cup second round 2-0 at Whaddon United after a poor first-half display. read more

  • Smith praises Ledbury Rugby Club youth after shut-out

    LEDBURY Rugby Club coach Ben Smith says his young guns stepped up to the plate after recording a 19-0 home win against Old Wheatleyans in Midlands Three West (South). read more


    AS part of the Citizens Advice Bureau initiative to reach rural areas Neville and Liz Mills will be your Local Community Volunteers for Welland and Castle Morton, and will be available at St James church Welland during the Tuesday morning Just Clobber Sales. to answer questions, provide support, or refer problems to the CAB Malvern office. read more

  • Concrete mixer stolen in Hanley Swan

    A CONCRETE mixer has been stolen from a driveway in Picken End, Hanley Swan. read more

  • Forensic teams tracing vehicle vandal

    A VEHICLE parked outside a dwelling in Sherrards Green Road, Malvern, has had its windscreen smashed. read more

  • Be ready to fight chicken shed plan again

    THE plans for enormous industrial chicken cheds housing 200,000 wretched chickens at Chances Pitch between Ledbury and Colwall have been withdrawn following the damning representations from the area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) and British Heritage. read more

  • Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro break two world records in 24 hours Malvern Gazette: Great Britain's Charlotte Dujardin riding Valegro in the Dressage Freestyle Grand Prix at the World Equestrian Games. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

    NEWENT'S Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro broke their own dressage freestyle world record as they once again lit up the London International Horse Show at Olympia. read more

  • Ledbury Town Reserves gain semi-final place

    LEDBURY Town Reserves reached their third semi-final of the season with success in the Herefordshire FA Burghill Cup. read more

  • Fuel stolen from farm garage

    EIGHTY gallons of fuel has been stolen from a garage on a farm in Tenbury Wells. read more

  • If Hornyold Road residents moved their cars traffic situation would be a lot better

    YOUR striking article on the erection of a traffic sign to flash at speeding drivers on Hornyold Road, Malvern, failed to mention that this very busy road is for large parts of the day effectively a single track due to the almost continuous line of cars parked along it. read more

  • I'm amazed by council tax rise

    I AM amazed that Worcestershire County Council are proposing yet another council tax rise in Worcestershire of up to two per cent. read more

  • Shock as Raiders lose in extra-time to Callow End Malvern Gazette:

    THERE was a major shock in the second round of the McDonald’s Worcester and District League’s Katherine Rayer Cup. read more


    CHRISTMAS is fast approaching! read more

  • Thank you to everyone who helped when my husband collapsed

    MY husband collapsed outside Malvern Theatres after a fantastic night watching Talon. read more


    AT least six of the Wellington Heath residents are taking part in the Christmas choir concert at the theatre this evening and again tomorrow night, 7.30pm. read more

  • Come and join our virtual family this Christmas

    I WOULD like to sincerely thank the Malvern Gazette for featuring news that Zest For Life is now open at the Octagon Community Centre, Brook Farm Drive, every Wednesday from noon until 2pm. read more

  • Bromyard triumph against Hornets

    BROMYARD beat mid-table rivals Telford Hornets 26-15 in Midlands Four West (North). read more

  • Success for horse trainer David Dennis

    THE David Dennis-trained horse Ballybough Andy broke his maiden status under jockey Noel Fehily. read more

  • Calls for a lower drink drive limit

    THREE quarters of UK drivers want a lower drink drive limit, according to a survey published today (Friday, December 19) by road safety charity Brake and insurance company Direct Line. read more


    DOUBTLESS St James's Church will be full as always for the candlelit carol service at 6.30pm on Sunday. read more


    I ENCOURAGE readers to sing Once in Royal David's City at this Christmas season. read more


    THE Jenny Lind Singers are presenting a concert of Christmas music on Tuesday, December 23 at 7.30pm in The Church of The Ascension. read more


    AT a recent meeting of Malvern Hills Lions Club. Club president Richard Sarginson presented Sim Mayes, chairperson of Diabetes UK, South Worcestershire Voluntary Group with a cheque for £1,100. read more


    A CONGREGATION comprising worshippers from across the Benefice of Longdon, Castlemorton, Bushley and Queenhill gathered at St Gregory's on Sunday to celebrate Organist Edward Lane's 50 years of dedicated service in supporting these four parishes. read more

  • Echoes from the past

    100 years ago. read more


    GREEN Andrew You were such a special person taken away from us so sudden and so young on December 20th, 2006. Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us every day. Although we smile, no one knows, The loss but we, Missing you Andy is a heartache that never goes away. Love you, brokenhearted Dad, brother Roly and Michelle, Auntie Wendy and Uncle David and Rocky. xxxxxxxx read more

  • Peter Brian Bradley

    BRADLEY Peter Brian Passed away suddenly on December 10th, 2014, aged 80 years. Missed and loved by Kim and Family. Funeral Service at Hereford Crematorium on Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, however donations, if desired for Cancer Research UK or the British Heart Foundation, may be sent to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern, WR14 3LS. read more

  • Ivy Monkley

    MONKLEY Ivy Passed away peacefully on December 13th, 2014, aged 84 years. Will be sadly missed by Rosemary and all her Family. Funeral Service at St Gabriel's Church, Hanley Swan, on Monday, December 29th at 1.30 p.m., followed by Interment in the Churchyard. Flowers or donations, if desired for Diabetes UK, may be sent to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern, WR14 3LS. read more

  • Mary Dorothy Wilson

    WILSON Mary Dorothy Passed away on December 12th, 2014, after a short illness, aged 92 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband Gordon and her sons David and Robert. The Funeral Service will be held at Worcester Crematorium on Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 10.45 a.m. All other enquiries to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern. 01684 575343 read more

  • Jeffery and Winifred (nee Williams) PARKER

    PARKER Jeffery and Winifred (nee Williams). Married Christmas Day 1941 (war) Memories of Christmas's spent with yourselves, uncle Bill, Granny and Grandad at Brilley Farmhouse. All sincerely loved and missed. Jen xxx (second daughter of three). read more

  • Trevor Cecil Stratford

    STRATFORD Trevor Cecil Of Ledbury. Peacefully on December 5th, 2014, aged 84 years. Funeral Service to be held at Hereford Crematorium on Monday, December 22nd, 2014 at 10.30 a.m. Enquires to Hawcutt Funeral Directors, Bye Street, Ledbury. HR8 2AA (01531 632084). read more

  • Audrey Ellen Farmer

    FARMER Audrey Ellen Former Secretary at Malvern Girls College. Peacefully at her home in Malvern on December 2nd, 2014. Will be sadly missed by her Family and Friends. Funeral Service at St Andrew’s Church, Poolbrook on Monday, December 29th, 2014 at 11 a.m., followed by Burial at St Mary’s Church, Bishopwood, Hartlebury. Family flowers only please, but, if desired, donations for Lupus UK and the British Heart Foundation may be sent to F W Spilsbury, Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 1TL. read more

  • Don Brooks

    BROOKS Don December 25th, 2006. In loving memory of a dear husband, dad and grandad. Always in our thoughts. Floss, Andreana, Jill and Family read more

  • Phil Davies

    DAVIES Phil In loving memory of a dear dad, who passed away December 18th, 1960. If you have a dad, Cherish him with care, For you'll never know the heartache, Till you see his vacant chair. Remembered always. Shirley read more

  • Eddie Moss

    MOSS Eddie No words can ever say. We only know that without you here there is no perfect day. Always in our thoughts. Kath, Pat, Sally, Stewart, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren xxx read more

  • James Panter

    PANTER James When nights are cold and stars are few. We close our eyes and think of you. A silent hope A silent tear. And a silent wish that you were here. Miss you lots dad. Love Jean, Mike and Family xxxx read more

  • Rob Marklove

    MARKLOVE Rob Still sadly missed forever in my heart Love Dorothy xx read more

  • James Panter

    PANTER James In loving memory of a wonderful dad and grandad. We miss you in so many ways, We miss the things you used to say, And when old times we do recall, It's then we miss you most of all. All our love Alma, Dave and Family. xx read more


    POWELL Evelyn 2004 Albert 1967 Remembering a mother and father, who both passed away December 25th. Never forgotten by son Geoff. read more

  • Doreen Lloyd

    LLOYD Doreen Peacefully on December 11th, 2014 aged 84 years. Wife of the late Tony, mother to Steven, grandmother to Emma and the late Robert. She will be missed by all who knew her. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Tuesday, December 23rd at 9 a.m. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired for St Richard’s Hospice, may be sent to F W Spilsbury, Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern, WR14 1TL. read more

  • Sheila Phillips

    PHILLIPS Sheila Suddenly on December 9th, 2014, aged 80 years. Wife of the late Arthur and much loved mother of Stuart. Funeral Service to be held at All Saints, The Wyche on Monday, December 22nd, 2014, at 1 p.m., followed by Burial at Malvern Wells Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but, if desired, donations to Cancer Research UK may be sent to F W Spilsbury, Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 1TL. read more

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