MP Robin Walker urges PM to use every tool in the box to cool Gaza tensions

Malvern Gazette: (8509198)

6:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has called on the Prime Minister to use “every diplomatic tool in the box” to cool down tensions in Gaza which has already led to the deaths of more than 500 Palestinians.

Potty training advice during special event

Malvern Gazette: Jenni Falconer (centre) took part in Potty Training Live run by Judith Hough (left) and Diane Titterton (right) of Dry Like Me.

5:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TWO award-winning authors and business women are urging parents thinking of beginning potty training their toddlers to take the plunge this week.

Memorial sword presented to student

Malvern Gazette: Rupert Harris at the Air Squadron Day where he was presented with a memorial sword (s)

5:43pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MEMORIAL sword was presented to a member of Malvern College's air cadets who has achieved a great deal.

Drink-drive a "disaster" for Upton man

Malvern Gazette:

5:44pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN UPTON man who relies on his car for work has had his licence taken away after admitting getting behind the wheel while drunk.

Woman rescued from river

Malvern Gazette: (3616394)

5:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WOMAN had to be rescued from the River Avon this afternoon (Tuesday).

Hands on project helps year six pupils prepare for high school

Malvern Gazette: Leavers: The year six class from Welland Primary School (s)

4:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS preparing to make the transition from primary to secondary school have been involved in exciting project to prepare them for the change.

How well do you know your town? Try this fun quiz and find out

Malvern Gazette:

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HOW many people in your area have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your part of the world.

Fundraising legacy continues

11:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE fundraising legacy of one of Malvern's greatest charity supporters will be continued at a special event this Saturday (July 26).

Chase says farewell to two veteran staff members

Malvern Gazette: Annie Williams (left) and Mitzi Janes at the farewell party at the Chase.

6:04pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Chase School said farewell to two members of staff who have between them served the school for 40 years.

Worcester cyclists need own "Boris" to give cycling a boost

Malvern Gazette: The leader of Team Sapper, retired lieutenant colonel Gerry Taggart who will lead the team to London to help raise funds to transform the lives of wounded soldiers.

5:10pm Monday 21st July 2014

CYCLING campaigners from Worcester need a colourful champion "like Boris Johnson" to fight their corner as they seek to persuade people to ditch four wheels for two.

Councillor accused of 'ranting' as parties clash over spending on consultants

Malvern Gazette: County Hall

4:08pm Monday 21st July 2014

CONSULTANTS have been accused of "milking the country dry" by a leading Worcestershire politician - who says he wants council spending on outside experts culled.

Browse and buy a picture from Dyson Perrins High School prom

Malvern Gazette:

2:53pm Monday 21st July 2014

Dyson Perrins students, from left, Katherine Roberts, Alisha Potts, Karlie Burston, Molly Hughes and Georgia McCollum.

Questions being asked after county ambulance chief gets £50,000 pay rise

Malvern Gazette: Anthony Marsh

2:39pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE boss of Worcestershire's ambulance service has bagged a £50,000 pay rise, taking his salary to £232,000.

Stolen 'crown' is returned to Elgar statue, to the delight of Malvern's yarnbombers

Malvern Gazette:

1:58pm Monday 21st July 2014

MALVERN knitters who were left downcast when the crown they made for the Elgar statue in the town centre vanished have been delighted by its unexpected return.

MP collects his knighthood - calling it his "perfect day"

Malvern Gazette:

1:09pm Monday 21st July 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE MP who was knighted in the Queen's New Year’s Honours has been to collect his award - calling it his "perfect day".

Schools across Worcestershire get £1.8m funding boost from the Government

Malvern Gazette:

1:05pm Monday 21st July 2014

SCHOOLS across Worcestershire are being handed an extra £1.8 million from the Government.

Drive to halt a rise in children in care

Malvern Gazette: County Hall

1:02pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAJOR drive to stop children going into care across Worcestershire is kicking off - amid hopes a shock 22 per cent rise can be slowed down.

Water safety warning as summer holidays start

Malvern Gazette: John Woodhall at Gullet Quarry

11:05am Monday 21st July 2014

AS SCHOOLS break up for the summer holidays a warning has gone out to people about the dangers of swimming in unsupervised waters.

Man injured in grasstrack racing event

Malvern Gazette: (3616394)

9:25am Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN has been injured after the sidecar he was in overturned at a grasstrack racing event near Ledbury.

Passengers facing train delays after signal failure

Malvern Gazette: A first Great Western Turbo train

8:41am Monday 21st July 2014

TRAINS have been cancelled from Worcester Shrub Hill due to a signal failure this morning.

Music fans enjoy Upton Blues Festival

Malvern Gazette: 2914655701. 20/07/14. Upton Blues Festival 2014. Captain Fulsakk of covers band Hump De Bump who played at the Swan Hotel. Picture by Nick Toogood. (8396283)

1:17pm Sunday 20th July 2014

TORRENTIAL rain and rumbles of thunder failed to dampen spirits at the Upton Blues Festival this weekend.

Man found dead in Worcester

Malvern Gazette:

11:56am Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAN, named locally as 25-year-old Paul Dinsdale, has been found dead in Worcester.

Car rescued from flooded ford

Malvern Gazette: SUBMERGED: Fire crews pull out car stuck in flooded ford. All pictures by Jackie Trott.

11:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

TWO men had to be rescued after their car became partially submerged in a flooded ford near Droitwich.

Lightning bolt causes roof fire

Malvern Gazette: (3477811)

10:56am Sunday 20th July 2014

FIRE crews were called to a house near Malvern after a bolt of lightning cause a blaze in the roof.

Live updates from the Upton Blues Festival

Malvern Gazette:

3:55pm Saturday 19th July 2014

UPTON Blues Festival is defying the downpours this weekend with a packed programme of top performers.

Cash injection of £47m is a good outcome, insist councillors

Malvern Gazette: District council leader, Conservative councillor John Campion.

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

COUNCILLORS in Worcestershire have hailed the county's £47 million Government cash injection - after admitting they expected a worse outcome.

Storms batter Worcestershire for a second night

Malvern Gazette:

10:05am Saturday 19th July 2014

PEOPLE across Worcestershire were woken by a second night of thunderstorms with more on the way today

Library changes could have been far worse, says council leader

Malvern Gazette: Councillor Adrian Hardman, county council leader

10:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

THE leader of Worcestershire County Council has defended a move to slash library services - saying it could have been far worse.

Powerful paedophile ring cover-up claim is probed

Malvern Gazette: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A COUNCIL investigation is being launched in Worcestershire into possible paedophile activity - amid fears perpetrators could have been protected by an "establishment cover-up" in the county.

Sign up for the new Severn Festival

Malvern Gazette: (8383514)

4:03pm Friday 18th July 2014

A CALL has gone out to colleagues, friends and families to take part in a new event to celebrate the ancient life blood of Worcester.

Council taken to task for not employing enough apprentices

Malvern Gazette:

2:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

JUST 23 apprentices are employed at Worcestershire County Council - leading to claims the authority is not doing enough for young people.

New cyber defence product from Malvern specialists

1:27pm Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW cyber defence product to help protect Britain’s critical national infrastructure, such as water supply and communications, from attack has been developed by cyber experts Deep-Secure of Malvern.

Raft of library changes revealed by Worcestershire County Council

Malvern Gazette: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

1:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

MOBILE library services across Worcestershire are being dramatically scaled down as part of £2.7 million of cuts.

Crime in West Mercia drops by four per cent

Malvern Gazette:

12:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

CRIME in West Mercia decreased by four per cent in the past year.

Heater started fire that killed Malvern pensioner, inquest hears

Malvern Gazette:

12:43pm Friday 18th July 2014

A PENSIONER died when her caravan caught fire in the middle of the night, an inquest has heard.

West Mercia Police Chief Constable welcomes new ethics code

Malvern Gazette: David-Shaw-POLICE.jpg

11:25am Friday 18th July 2014

THE head of West Mercia Police has welcomed the introduction of a new ethics code governing the behaviour of police officers.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Malvern Gazette: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

10:40am Friday 18th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

One lane of M5 northbound closed

Malvern Gazette:

10:03am Friday 18th July 2014

ONE lane is closed on the northbound carriageway on the M5 between junction five with the A38 for Droitwich and Wychbold and junction 4A with the M42 as a result of a broken-down vehicle.

Worcestershire wakes up after being battered by thunder and lightning

Malvern Gazette:

9:40am Friday 18th July 2014

THE skies above Worcestershire were the backdrop for a dramatic storm featuring heavy rain, thunder and lightning overnight.

Brace yourself for storms this weekend

Malvern Gazette: Stock pictures of Wet Weather Rain Floods Lightning (8344445)

8:32am Friday 18th July 2014

SPECTACULAR thunderstorms with torrential rain, lightening and even hail are set to hit Worcestershire this weekend.

Photo enthusiasts launch Facebook page to boost the beauties of Malvern

Malvern Gazette: The view is worth the climb. Sunrise from The summit of the Malvern Hills on Saturday Morning.

6:46pm Thursday 17th July 2014

MALVERN's Beacon Camera Club is creating a new Facebook page to allow photographers old and new to post photos of the hills, the town and the surrounding area.

Enjoy a luxurious train journey and raise cash for Worcester hospice

Malvern Gazette: Bryan and Cynthia Leather on the Northern Belle before her death

6:26pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A CARER from Bredon is set to enjoy a special 1930s-themed train journey in memory of his wife and daughter while supporting the charity which cared for them in their final days.

Summer safe sex campaign launched

Malvern Gazette: Summer safe sex campaign launched

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A SAFE sex campaign has been launched by the organisation responsible for sexual health in Worcestershire.

Tributes paid to judo-loving police officer who died after falling ill at lesson

Malvern Gazette:

5:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Worcester police officer and judo instructor, who died on Wednesday evening aged just 41.

Gazette reporter Chris Plant is at Great Malvern library on Friday. He'd love to meet you and hear your stories

Malvern Gazette: Photograph of the Author

5:24pm Thursday 17th July 2014

MALVERN Gazette reporter Chris Plant will be at Great Malvern library from 10am to 2pm tomorrow (Friday).

Illustrator to do signing at book co-op

5:03pm Thursday 17th July 2014

BOOK illustrator Rachel Annie Bridgen is coming to the Malvern Book Co-op, St Ann's Road, Great Malvern, to sign copies of Serious Sas and Messy Magda , which she has illustrated.

Police issue warning over swimming in open water

Malvern Gazette: (3495450)

4:28pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WITH the start of the school summer holidays just days away and warm weather Worcestershire, people in the county are being reminded of the dangers of swimming in open water.

New name revealed for Worcester College of Technology

Malvern Gazette: CENTRE OF LEARNING: Worcester College of Technology is already putting changes in place to improve things.

4:21pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A NEW name can today be revealed for Worcester College of Technology - six weeks after the Government rejected an alternative amid claims it was "grossly insensitive".

Two arrested after Malvern Link drugs raid

Malvern Gazette:

3:14pm Thursday 17th July 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after a daylight raid on a flat in Malvern Link.

Youth unemployment falls 40 per cent in Worcester amid economic boost

Malvern Gazette: Skillfest event to combat youth unemployment

1:59pm Thursday 17th July 2014

YOUTH unemployment has fallen 40 per cent in Worcester in one year - as the latest joblessness figures showed another boost across the county.

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