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    CALLOW End Village Hall presents Worcester Ukulele Club in the hall on Saturday, November 8 from 7.30pm to 10pm.Tickets are £6 and are available from David Bailey (831530) or Jackie Bell (830061) or Tony Wilson (830951). A chilli or lasagne supper is included and there is a bar and raffle. read more

  • Halfords enjoys boost in turnover

    WORCESTERSHIRE-based cycling retailer Halfords is expected to report a 9.5 per cent increase in revenue in comparison with last year over the last six months next week. read more

  • Visit a pharmacist if you feel unwell this winter

    HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire are encouraging people in the county to talk to a pharmacist if they are feeling unwell this winter to avoid a trip to hospital later. read more

  • Stevens scores four tries in big win

    LEDBURY under 17s beat Bridgnorth 54-0 with Ben Stevens scoring four tries. read more

  • Thistle show off the new team kit Malvern Gazette:

    THE newly-formed Leigh and Bransford Badgers Thistle Under-eights line up ahead of their Mercian Fortis Junior League friendly match against Newtown Sports Juniors. read more

  • Town plan to enhance stadium

    MALVERN Town have revealed plans to improve their ground for footballers and the community. read more


    IT was a great pleasure to welcome the Reverend Gordon Hill to our October meeting. read more

  • Lucy is third in her Faldo Series age group

    MALVERN St James pupil and The Worcestershire member Lucy Walton was delighted with third place in the Faldo Series grand final for under 16s at The Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA. read more


    REMEMBRANCE Day will have more than usual significance this year, marking as it does the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the final return of British forces from Afghanistan. read more

  • Irish delighted with Malvern result

    MALVERN director of rugby Dave Irish was delighted with the 53-10 beating of Leamington in Midlands Two West (South). read more

  • Five-star Welland march into county cup last four

    WELLAND shot into the Worcestershire FA Saturday Minor Cup semi-finals with a 5-0 triumph at Droitwich Spa Reserves. 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


    THE meeting on Monday, October 20 at the Abbey Hotel was opened by our Vice-Chairman Mike Taylor, who warmly welcomed all members. read more

  • Hospital trust still under pressure as winter approaches

    THE amount of patients in Worcestershire who have been waiting longer than 18 weeks for an operation currently stands at 1,839 – despite hospital bosses having pledged to clear the backlog by September. read more


    WELL, Christ Church was all about children this week. read more

  • Calling budding local goalkeepers

    LEDBURY-based West Brom goalkeeping coach Allan Hawkins is leading the local search for potential signings. read more

  • Upton bow out of cup against stronger side

    UPTON Town lost 5-1 at higher-ranked Fairfield Villa in the Worcestershire FA Saturday Junior Cup second round. read more


    TONIGHT is the great Wellington Heath Halloween Party! read more

  • Echoes from the past

    100 years ago. read more

  • Upton prepare for a Hallowe’en clash

    UPTON entertain county rivals Pershore under the Old Street floodlights in Midlands Three West (South) tonight (7.30pm). read more

  • Two penalties and a red card see Ledbury make semi-final

    LEDBURY Town Reserves hammered ten-man St Johns Howle Hill 6-0 to reach the Ross Cup semi-finals. read more

  • Nancy Harcombe

    HARCOMBE Nancy Of Hanley Swan, passed away peacefully in The Boynes Care Home on October 26th 2014. Wife of the late Richard and a much loved mother of Francis, Tony and John, also a much loved grandmother and great grandmother. The Funeral Service will take place at St Gabriel's Church, Hanley Swan on Wednesday, November 12th at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Alzheimer's Society c/o Malcolm J Presland Funeral Directors, 19 High Street, Upton upon Severn, Worcs. WR8 0HJ. Tel 01684 592393 read more

  • Eileen Coralie Hunaban (nee Johnson)

    HUNABAN (nee Johnson) Eileen Coralie Loving wife of the late Stanley, mother to the late daughters Christine and Pauline. Died peacefully in her sleep after a long illness, aged 88 years. Leaving daughters Carol and Lorraine and son Raymond, sisters Maureen, Pat and Barbara, in laws Kevin, Mike and Liz, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. All remember her with great affection. Thank you to Doctor C Edwards and all the Carers of Broomhill Care Agency. The Funeral Service will take place at Holy Trinity Church on Friday, November 7th at 10 a.m. Followed by Burial at Great Malvern Cemetery. Everyone welcome. Flowers or donations to Diabetes UK or Malvern District Stroke Club may be sent to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern. WR14 3LS. read more

  • Gwendolin Hill

    HILL Gwendolin Angela and Tom would like to thank everyone who attended the Funeral Service and for all the kind donations to Midland Air Ambulance and RNLI read more

  • Victoria and Tom Bird Bethell

    BIRD BETHELL Victoria and Tom We would like to announce the safe arrival of Layla Louise. Lots of love from proud grandparents Lynn and Malc Tyrer xx read more

  • Wendy Cheese

    CHEESE (nee Everiss) Wendy On your Birthday, November 3rd. Memory is the golden chain, that binds us together, till we meet again. Love you Wendy. Mum. x read more

  • Laura Fish

    FISH Laura Happy 18th Birthday to our wonderful girl. Lots of love from Mum, Dad and Dan xx read more

  • Sylvia Gummery

    GUMMERY Sylvia Would like to thank Family, Friends and Neighbours for their cards, flowers and well wishes during my stay in Hospital. Special thanks to Joan and Julie for all their help. I am now home and on the way to recovery. read more

  • Derek Ian Davidson

    DAVIDSON Derek Ian Peacefully on October 27th, 2014 aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Marion, father of Jane and Andrew, grandad of Hannah, Iain, Naomi, Timothy and Benjamin. The coffin will be received into the Church of the Ascension on Thursday, November 6th at 4 p.m. Requiem at the Church of the Ascension, Somers Park Avenue, Malvern on Friday, November 7th at 12.30 p.m. followed by Burial at St Matthias’ Church. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, for The Children’s Society, may be sent to F W Spilsbury, Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 1TL. read more

  • Barbara Doris Spencer

    SPENCER Barbara Doris Peacefully on October 25th, 2014, aged 88 years. Devoted wife of the late Graham. Much loved aunt who will be sadly missed. Private Cremation. Service of Thanksgiving at Great Malvern Priory on Friday, November 14th, at 2p.m. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, for Save the Children may be sent to F W Spilsbury, Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern. Worcs. WR14 1TL. read more

  • Catherine Dawn Pritchard

    PRITCHARD Catherine Dawn Died peacefully on October 25th, 2014, aged 50 years. Much loved wife of Robert and mother of Jack, Billie and Harry. Funeral for family only at Forest of Dean Crematorium at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 followed by a Celebration of Catherine’s Life for everyone at the Parish Church of St Bartholomew, Redmarley at 12 noon. Family flowers only please, donations to Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Oncology Centre). All enquiries to Greenfields Funeral Services, Malvern Road, Gloucester. GL19 3NZ. Tel 01452 840460 read more

  • Tony Davies

    DAVIES Nippy In loving memory of a dear sister, who passed away October 30th , 2004. If you have a sister, Cherish her with care, For you'll never know the heartache, Till you see her vacant chair. Remembered always. Shirley read more

  • Vera Evans

    EVANS Vera October 30th, 1990. Always in our thoughts. Sadly missed by Mike, Shirley and Kelly read more

  • Janet Davis

    DAVIS Janet November 5th, 2013. Remembering my dear friend Janet, never far from my thoughts. Your old pal Shirley read more

  • Bryan John Mear

    MEAR Bryan John November 4th, 2009. Always in our thoughts. Much loved and greatly missed. Mum, Dad and Patrick. read more

  • Kay Chaplain

    CHAPLAIN Kay Passed away peacefully on October 14th, 2014. Loving mother of Lucy. Much loved nanny to Amy, Sophie and Joshua. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral Service will take place at St Martins with St Peters Church in Worcester on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for St Richard's Hospice may be placed upon the collection plate available at the Service, or sent (by cheque only made payable to the charity) to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 105 Barnards Green Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 3LT All enquiries: Telephone 01684 574733 read more

  • Edward (Glyn) Evans

    EVANS Edward (Glyn) Of Ledbury. Peacefully at Hereford County Hospital on October 23rd, 2014, aged 87 years. A Cremation Service to be held at Hereford Crematorium on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 12 noon, followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St Michael & All Angels Church, Ledbury at 1.15 p.m. Enquiries to Hawcutt Funeral Directors, Bye Street, Ledbury, HR8 2AA. (01531 632084) read more

  • Margaret Mary Wynn

    WYNN Margaret Mary Passed away peacefully on October 18th, 2014, at Perrins House Care Home, Malvern aged 94. Will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Tuesday, November 4th, at 10.45 a.m. No flowers please, donations, if desired for Midlands Air Ambulance, may be sent to F W Spilsbury Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 1TL read more

  • Charles Green

    GREEN Charles Of Malvern. Passed away peacefully in Worcestershire Royal Hospital, aged 93 years. For further details please contact Philip Tomlins Funeral Directors, 37 Bromyard Terrace, Worcester. WR2 5BW. Telephone 01905 422666. read more

  • Edward Kenneth Vose

    VOSE Edward Kenneth 04.08.1921 – 21.10.2014 Malvern Former Teacher and Head of Sixth Form at the Chase High School. Peacefully at Malvern Community Hospital. Very much loved husband, father, grandfather, friend and “uncle Ken” to many. Private Family Service at Worcester Crematorium, followed by a Service to celebrate Ken’s life at Lansdowne Crescent Methodist Church, Malvern at 2.30 p.m., on Monday, November 3rd. All welcome. No flowers please, donations may be made in Ken’s memory, to Friends of Malvern Community Hospital, c/o F W Spilsbury Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern, Worcestershire. WR14 1TL read more

  • Christine (Chris) Greene

    GREENE Christine (Chris) Died peacefully on October 17th, 2014, aged 67 years. Much loved mother, wife and friend. The Funeral Service will be held at Worcester Crematorium on Monday, November 3rd, at 1 p.m. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired for RNLI may be sent to Andrew Phillips Funeral Services. Tel : 01684 563983. Please wear bright colours. read more

  • Ted Goodwin

    GOODWIN Ted Fell asleep October 28th, 2000 My depth of sorrow I cannot tell, Of the loss of my dad I loved so well, His memory I will always keep. Cherrill read more

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