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    THE Priory will ring to the glorious sounds of the Baroque on Saturday, June 6, when Piers Maxim conducts his second concert as Director of Music of the Elgar Chorale, having succeeded Dr Donald Hunt in January. read more

  • What is this housing need?

    Sir - One of the reasons we need so many new houses is because families split up. read more

  • Thank you, young man

    Sir - My husband and I would like to extend a very warm thank you to the young man who, having found some documents in the street in front of the Post Office in Malvern Link, handed them in to the Post Office saying he thought they looked important. They were, and we were very pleased to have them back. read more

  • Bob Ceen is keen to press on Malvern Gazette: Bob Ceen and Chris Brooks battle against the conditions in the Dyfi forest complex near Dolgellau

    BOB Ceen moves into the second half of the Pirelli MSA Welsh Forest Rally Championship season with the Severn Valley Stages in Builth Wells tomorrow. read more

  • Woman evicted from her Malvern home for breaching possession order

    A WOMAN with a history of offending described as a "neighbour from hell" has been evicted from her home. read more


    THE dates for the Welland Car-Boots are June 7, 21 and 28, July 5, 12 and 19, August 2, 9 and 16. read more

  • Hanleys Community Cafe and Market

    AS England faces New Zealand in the second day of the second test match Hanleys Community Cafe & Market hopes to discover some great cricket players of the future during its cricket themed event tomorrow morning (Saturday, May 30). read more

  • Getting up close to wildlife

    WILDLIFE experts are running an evening course to help people get even closer to their favourite animals. read more


    THERE will be a Spring flower walk and Barbecue on Saturday, May 30 at Coddington. read more

  • Juniors show promise during tough season Malvern Gazette:

    WELLAND Juniors Colts under 11s had a disappointing season, finishing bottom of Mercian Fortis Junior League Division Two. read more


    MEMBERS at the well-attended May meeting listened to a fascinating talk called Finding the Father of Hi-Fi. read more

  • UPDATED: Council cones off part of Worcester's Ketch island after safety concerns

    UNDER-FIRE council chiefs in Worcestershire have immediately coned off a section of Worcester's controversial Ketch island, it has emerged. read more


    TOMORROW there is a wild-flower walk starting at Coddington church at 10.30am. read more

  • Dick Tugwell stars for unbeaten Colwall thirds Malvern Gazette: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

    LEADERS Colwall thirds secured a winning draw at Goodrich seconds in Marches League Division Three. read more

  • Heavy loss extends winless run Malvern Gazette: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

    LEDBURY’s difficult start to life in Marches Cricket League One continued with a heavy eight-wicket defeat at Brockhampton thirds. read more


    LAST Sunday a visit from the Bishop of Dudley, Right Reverend Graham Usher, to St Mary’s Church, Madresfield, was the highlight of the week. read more

  • Sophie takes over as junior captain Malvern Gazette:

    FIFTEEN-year-old Sophie Price is the 2015-16 captain of Ross-on-Wye juniors’ section. read more

  • Ledbury Town hold presentation evening Malvern Gazette:

    LEDBURY Town held the presentation evening at their new base of the Brewery Inn after a tough 12 months. read more


    POWICK Ramblers held their AGM last month when the committee was re-elected. read more

  • Driver escapes without injury following collision in Malvern

    A FORTY-five year old driver from Malvern escaped without injury following a collision in his grey Ford Fiesta Zetec, in Townsend Way, Malvern. read more

  • Police warn motorists of increase in catalytic converter thefts

    ANY suspicious activity around parked vehicles is recommended to be reported to the police following an increase in catalytic converter thefts around the Malvern Hills policing area. read more

  • Mountain bike stolen

    POLICE are looking at CCTV footage following the theft of a silver Carrera mountain bike that was stolen from a cycle rack in Martley Road, Lower Broadheath, between 5pm on Friday May 1 and 9am on Monday May 25. The bike is valued at £200. read more


    On May 31, Trinity Sunday, the Group of Hop Churches (Ashperton, Bosbury, Canon Frome, Munsley, Stoke Edith, Stretton Grandison, Tarrington and Yarkhill) will celebrate Holy Communion at 10am in Holy Trinity Church, Bosbury. All are welcome. read more

  • Ledbury seconds still hunting for win Malvern Gazette: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

    THE poor start to the season continued for Ledbury seconds after they slumped to a fourth successive defeat. read more

  • Ten-wicket bowler downs Malvern for 68 Malvern Gazette: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

    MALVERN crashed to defeat at Feckenham in Worcestershire Cricket League Division Two as Tom Coulson took all 10 wickets. read more


    THE May meeting was the occasion for the Annual Meeting, and also for consideration of the Resolution to go before the National Annual meeting at the Royal Albert Hall in London on June 4. read more

  • Richard Henry powering Worcester Nomads towards top of the table Malvern Gazette:

    RICHARD Henry admits he looks more like a bodybuilder than a cricketer — but he’s adding strength to Worcester Nomads’ bid for a top-three spot in Worcestershire League Division One. read more

  • Barnards Green go top after Walsall win Malvern Gazette: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

    BARNARDS Green took over at the top of Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Division One after winning by 24 runs at previous joint leaders Walsall. read more

  • Two centuries not enough to ensure a victory Malvern Gazette:

    BARNARDS Green seconds’ Dovey brothers both scored centuries during a fine partnership in Birmingham and District Premier League Division Two South. read more

  • Max Somers

    SOMERS Max Happy Birthday Teenager. Love Mum, Dad, Hollie, Barns, Nan, Grandad, auntie Shar, uncle Rich, Amie and Chlo xxx read more

  • Liz and David Poyser

    POYSER Liz and David Liz Davies and David Poyser married at Canon Frome, Ledbury on May 16th,2015 read more

  • Doreen Lewis (nee Orchard)

    LEWIS (nee Orchard) Doreen Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015, aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Alan Lewis and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service at Christ Church, Malvern on Friday, June 5th, 2015, at 11 a.m. No flowers by request, however donations, if desired for RNIB or RNLI may be sent to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern. WR14 3LS. read more

  • Gladys (Sue) Passey (nee Jenkins)

    PASSEY (nee Jenkins) Gladys (Sue) Formerly of Bosbury. Passed away peacefully at Welland House Care Home on May 22nd, 2015, aged 90 years. A dearly loved sister of Lil, Dot and Stan and a loving aunt. Funeral Service at St Mary's Church, Guarlford, on Monday, June 8th, at 2 p.m. Flowers or donations if desired for Dementia UK may be sent to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern. WR14 3LS. read more

  • Noel Ivor Barnett

    BARNETT Noel Ivor Passed away peacefully at the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch on Sunday, May 17th, 2015. Much loved husband of Joy. Wonderful father of Nigel and Sandra. Adored grandpa, dear brother and good humoured friend. Funeral Service at St Gabriel's Church, Hanley Swan, on Tuesday, June 2nd, at 12 noon, followed by Burial at Great Malvern Cemetery. Wear whatever colour preferred. Family flowers only or donations if desired for Stroke Association may be sent to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern. WR14 3LS. read more

  • George Vine

    VINE George Sadly passed away on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015, aged 83. He will be dearly missed by all of his Family and Friends. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 5th, 2015 at Worcester Crematorium at 1:45 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, can be made to British Heart Foundation, care of Andrew Phillips Funeral Services, De Lys, Wells Road, Malvern, WR14 4JL Tel: 01684 563983. read more

  • Ian James Hare

    HARE Ian James Jean and Glyn announce the sudden death of their beloved son at home on May 19th, 2015, aged 39 years. Loving dad to Amy and stepdad to Jasmine and a much loved nephew and cousin. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. A Service to Celebrate Ian's life will take place at Worcester Crematorium, on Wednesday June 3rd, at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only, however donations for Diabetes UK, may be left in the donations box at the Crematorum, or sent to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern. WR14 3LS. Black optional "Blue is the colour" read more

  • Martin Hunt

    HUNT Martin Died at Worcestershire Royal Hospital on Saturday, May 16th, 2015, aged 69 years. Beloved husband of Margaret. Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium on Monday, June 1st at 10.45 a.m. A collection plate will be available on exit from the Crematorium Chapel for donations to The Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre, Evesham Enquiries to Jennings Funeral Directors. 01902 352251 read more

  • Richard (Binky) Lane

    LANE Richard (Binky) Unexpectedly at home on May 18th, 2015, aged 74 years. Beloved husband of Hazel, dad to Mark, Nicola and Marcus. Also a loving grandad and brother. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, June 5th, at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please, but donations for Asthma UK may be sent to F W Spilsbury, Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern. WR14 1TL. read more

  • Colwyn and Pauline Hall-Robinson

    HALL-ROBINSON Colwyn and Pauline Congratulations on your Golden Wedding Anniversary. Much love from Nicky, Emma and all the Family. We all hope you have a 'splendid' day! xxx read more

  • Doreen Evans

    EVANS Doreen Treasured memories of a dear wife, mum and nanny. Passed away twenty one years ago on May 29th. Forever in our thoughts, Pete and Family. read more

  • Joyce Smith

    SMITH Joyce June 2nd, 2014. Mum we can't believe it's a year since you left us with a hole that can't be filled. We love and miss you. Sleep tight. Love Margaret, Michael, Pauline, Brenda, Roger, Bryon, Owen, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren read more

  • Joseph Albert (Joe) Ellis

    ELLIS Joseph Albert (Joe) Passed away peacefully on May 21st, 2015. Much loved husband of late wife Gwen, father of Rosemary, grandfather of Emma and Jaclyn, great grandfather of Harrison and Holly. Will be sadly missed by Family and Friends. Funeral Service, St Mary's Church, Bromesberrow on Thursday, June 4th, at 2 p.m. Donations invited for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Smiths Funeral Services, Furnace Lane, Newent, Glos. GL18 1DD. read more

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