Women of Worcestershire asked to show some "BearFaced" cheek for charity

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10:33am Saturday 1st November 2014

WOMEN in Worcestershire are being asked to ditch the makeup and go "bearfaced" to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

"Home improvement gave me nervous breakdown": Malvern home is "uninhabitable"

Malvern Gazette:

10:43am Saturday 1st November 2014

A DAD suffered a “nervous breakdown” over a home revamp intended to improve the quality of life for his disabled wife and son.

Burglars take tools in raid on Great Witley building site

Malvern Gazette: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

9:44am Saturday 1st November 2014

A BUILDING was broken into and tools taken during a burglary in Worcester Road, Great Witley.

Police chief wants to speak directly to public of Worcestershire in web chat

Malvern Gazette: David-Shaw-POLICE.jpg

9:25am Saturday 1st November 2014

THE chief constable of West Mercia Police wants to hear the views of the public in a web chat next week.

Warning after attempted dog snatching

Malvern Gazette: Thieves stole one-year-old lurcher Luna. (s)

4:27pm Friday 31st October 2014

DOG owners have been warned to be on their guard when it comes to their pets as thefts of man's best friend are on the rise in the county.

Droitwich police drugs raid - two suspected dealers arrested, drugs seized

Malvern Gazette: The suspected class A drugs seized by the officers.

5:42pm Friday 31st October 2014

TWO suspected drug dealers have been arrested after police stormed a house in Droitwich.

Halfords enjoys boost in turnover

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Various pictures from the Tour of Britain cycling event as it passed through Malvern today.
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4:55pm Friday 31st October 2014

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.

Visit a pharmacist if you feel unwell this winter

Malvern Gazette: (4896893)

4:43pm Friday 31st October 2014

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.

"Give us your guns" - firearms amnesty across West Mercia including Worcester

4:40pm Friday 31st October 2014

A FIREARMS amnesty is giving people in Worcestershire the chance to hand in guns.

WWI workshop gives public chance to find out if they have relatives in the conflict

Malvern Gazette: 4414743129 Paul Jackson 31.10.14 Worcester - Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of Gheluvelt at Gheluvelt Park, Worcester. Standard bearers. Now the public has a fresh opportunity to find out if they have relatives who fought in the First World

4:18pm Friday 31st October 2014

A FIRST World War workshop will give people the chance to find out about their relatives who fought in the conflict.

Roman skeletons found in Worcestershire

Malvern Gazette: (12193266)

4:06pm Friday 31st October 2014

ROMAN age skeletons have been unearthed at a school in Worcestershire.

"Don't call 999 please (unless it's a genuine emergency) - we're on strike."

Malvern Gazette: Person cut from car in Holt Heath

3:56pm Friday 31st October 2014

THE public has been warned not to make unnecessary 999 calls during this weekend's industrial action.

Granddaughter of Gheluvelt hero speaks of pride at unveiling battle memorial

Malvern Gazette: 4414743149 Paul Jackson 31.10.14 Worcester - Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of Gheluvelt at Gheluvelt Park, Worcester. From left - Julia Brotherton, grandaughter of Major Edward Hankey and Adrian Gregson, Worcestershire World War 100. (12188

3:47pm Friday 31st October 2014

THE granddaughter of the soldier who led the courageous counter-attack at the Battle of Gheluvelt has spoken of her pride in unveiling a monument to those who fought and fell.

Centenary celebration of the Battle of Gheluvelt held today in Worcester

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3:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

HUNDREDS gathered in a Worcester park to mark the 100th anniversary of a battle which helped turn the tide of the First World War during one of the British Army's darkest hours.

Hospital trust still under pressure as winter approaches

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

10:29am Friday 31st October 2014

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.

Halloween window displays from Worcester's shops

Malvern Gazette:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

WORCESTER'S shops are getting into the spirit of Halloween with some frightfully good window displays.

Here's what Halloween looks like in our house! Frightfully good pictures from Worcester families

Malvern Gazette:

6:30am Friday 31st October 2014

HAPPY Halloween! Here's a round-up of photos of the spookiest day of the year in our readers' homes.

Cancer charities team up to support brain tumour patients

Malvern Gazette: (4896893)

5:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A PAIR of cancer charities have joined forces to provide specialist help for people in Worcestershire living with brain tumours.

Help to Buy popularity soars 49 per cent in Worcestershire

Malvern Gazette: Help to Buy Overview

5:37pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MORE than 700 people across Worcestershire have now used the Government's £9.7 billion Help to Buy scheme to get on the property ladder - a rise of nearly 50 per cent in seven months.

Help needed to plot the history of historic pub at Welland

5:03pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TREASURE trove of historical documents has been uncovered revealing the fascinating past of the Pheasant Inn at Welland.

Worcestershire Mums offered mental health support

Malvern Gazette: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

4:51pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MUMS in Worcestershire are being offered support to deal with psychological issues that can occur during and after pregnancy.

Perdiswell park and ride closure "a disgrace", says shadow transport secretary on Worcester visit

Malvern Gazette:

4:36pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THESE images show the sorry state of Worcester's now-defunct park and ride - with the shadow transport minister lamenting its closure.

Biggest strike action by fire service in run up to bonfire night

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4:02pm Thursday 30th October 2014

FIREFIGTERS in Worcestershire are set to strike tomorrow (Friday, October 31) for four days in the longest industrial action taken by the life saving service yet.

Robin Walker MP welcomes Worcestershire schools' improving absence figures

Malvern Gazette: APPOINTMENT: Robin Walker MP has been installed as chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions.

3:44pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WORCESTER'S MP Robin Walker has welcomed figures showing the number of pupils who are persistently absent from school is at a record low.

Celebrate the season with local hospice

Malvern Gazette: Stella Hayward, Western Power Distribution, Rachel Jones, St Richard’s Hospice, Judith Bennett, Britannia Bennetts of Malvern.

3:07pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ST Richard's Hospice is beginning its Christmas celebrations with its annual Snowdrop Ball.

Ghost of Christmas past set to haunt Worcester once more for festive Fayre.

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2:53pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE ghost of Christmas past is set to haunt Worcester's streets once more for this year's Fayre.

Patients put at risk by hospital revamp delay, warns health boss

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

2:51pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PATIENTS in Worcestershire are being put at risk by continued delays to the project revamping hospital services in the county, a senior health boss has warned.

Hospital waiting times now available online

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PATIENTS in Worcestershire unsure about where they should go for treatment can now view up-to-date waiting times at the county’s acute and community hospitals online.

Warning hospital services could "implode" under pressure

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

HOSPITAL services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital could “implode” as a result of a possible influx of patients from Herefordshire over the next few months, a patient representative has warned.

Keep your home safe in the dark nights - learn how at Worcester drop-in session

Malvern Gazette: 2014599802. 16/05/14. Left to right - Graham Houghton from Neighbourhood Watch and inventor Rob Simpson with the Chain Reaction DNA Advanced Intruder Deterrent system that sprays a fine unique coded ultra-violet mist onto anyone trying to force their way

12:17pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A DROP-IN session will give people a chance to learn more about how to keep their home safe in the dark nights.

Practice safe sex this Halloween, says health trust

Malvern Gazette: Practice safe sex this Halloween, says health trust

12:09pm Thursday 30th October 2014

HALLOWEEN might be a time of spooky ghosts and ghouls, but the organisation running sexual health services in Worcestershire is reminding people not to lose sight of the importance of safe sex.

New post office proprietors hope to build on work of predecessors

Malvern Gazette: 4414742001. 29/10/14. Left to right - David and Jenny Stephens who have run Barnards Green post office for the last 14 years are retiring with Nick Herring and Jenny Cain taking over as new subpostmaters. Picture by Nick Toogood. (12116498)

10:45am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE new proprietors of a post office have said they hope to build on the work of their predecessors.

Worcestershire schoolchildren learn the importance of communication skills

Malvern Gazette: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

10:37am Thursday 30th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN across Worcestershire were encouraged to put their pens and pencils down earlier this month as part of a national event promoting the importance of communications skills.

MP Robin Walker told to 'keep out' of hospital review after he said 'political interference' caused delays

Malvern Gazette: APPOINTMENT: Robin Walker MP has been installed as chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions.

9:56am Thursday 30th October 2014

WORCESTER’s MP has been told to keep out of a controversial review into the future of hospital services by the leader of a campaign group.

Burger restaurant Byron is the first to sign up to Cathedral Plaza

Malvern Gazette:

10:57am Wednesday 29th October 2014

GOURMET burger restaurant Byron Hamburgers is set to open in Worcester after becoming the first business to snap up a unit in the soon-to-be refurbished Cathedral Plaza.

Worcester market can now be 'first class' like ours say Stratford traders

Malvern Gazette:

10:48am Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRADERS at another market run by the same 'first class' company set to take over Worcester's market say business has enjoyed a big boost.

Sun shines on brides and grooms-to-be at latest I Will wedding fair near Evesham

Malvern Gazette: I Will wedding fair exhibitor Chris Jack, of Mr and Mrs Productions, at the show at Dumbleton Hall on Sunday October 19.

5:59pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE autumn sunshine shone on visitors to the I Will wedding show at Dumbleton Hall, near Evesha, last Sunday.

Health trust vows to bridge gulf between physical and mental health treatment

Malvern Gazette: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

5:34pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ALMOST a hundred people attended an event in Worcestershire raising awareness of the importance of treating mental and physical health equally.

Hopes of early November finish to Sansome Walk roadworks dashed

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Traffic ignoring the road closure signs at Sansome Walk on Monday (10621276)

4:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

WORCESTER'S Sansome Walk will remain closed until mid-November after utility chiefs admitted defeat in trying to finish early.

Be aware of terror threat, warns deputy police and crime commissioner

Malvern Gazette: Bill Longmore with his deputy, Barrie Sheldon

4:41pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE region’s deputy police and crime commissioner has fired his own warning over terrorists – urging Worcestershire to be on red alert.

Handover of county beauty spot put on hold

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

4:34pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MOVE to hand a Worcestershire beauty spot to the National Trust has been dramatically placed on hold - after councillors launched an investigation into it.

Hospital trust could end financial year £15 million in the red

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire have raised serious concerns after it was revealed the organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital could end this financial year even further in the red last year.

Lessons will be learned following tribunal verdict of unfair dismissal, says Malvern mayor

3:33pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

LESSONS will be learned following the tribunal verdict that a Malvern Town Council clerk was dismissed unfairly, says the town mayor.

Mary Kidson cleared of trying to poison daughter

Malvern Gazette:

3:19pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WOMAN accused of poisoning her daughter with unnecessary medication has been cleared by a jury after a three-week trial at Worcester Crown Court.

Car crash in Malvern

Malvern Gazette:

2:38pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

EMERGENCY services have been called to a car crash in Malvern this afternoon.

Posters given out to residents who want a quiet Halloween

2:24pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

POSTERS are being given out to residents living in Wychavon who want a quiet night this Halloween.

Worcestershire smokers stub out fags for successful "Stoptober"

Malvern Gazette: (12100474)

2:24pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

MORE than 23,000 people have stopped smoking in the region, including Worcestershire, this month for "Stoptober".

Fresh dispute over new £10.4 million Worcester swimming pool's £493,000 'subsidy'

Malvern Gazette: FUNDRAISING: Mark Longstaff is is taking on a swimming challenge at Bowling Pool, Bradford

2:17pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CLAIMS Worcester's massive new future swimming pool could cost taxpayers nearly £500,000 a year to subsidise have been rubbished - as the row over the grand £10.4 million facility rumbles on.

Woman's car ransacked during visit to beloved Malvern Hills

Malvern Gazette: SMASHED: The back window of the car which was smashed while the couple strolled along loved much loved Malvern Hills

1:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A woman returning for a stroll on her beloved Malvern Hills was horrified when she found car had been ransacked.,

Tree near Malvern could be Woodland Trust's Tree of the Year

Malvern Gazette: The Whiteleaved Oak near Malvern. Picture courtesy WTPL/Archie Miles.

12:43pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A tree near Malvern is in the running to be named England's Tree of the Year.

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