Breaking news Pedestrian killed in Worcester

Malvern Gazette:

7:48am Friday 1st August 2014

A PEDESTRIAN has died following an crash in Worcester in the early hours of this morning.

Giles Potter announces his departure from Stateside

Malvern Gazette: Giles Potter, left, is now part of boyband StateSide (s)

7:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FORMER X Factor contestant Giles Potter has announced he has left boy band Stateside.

Hospital trust reviews abuse procedures following Saville scandal

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FOLLOWING the Jimmy Saville scandal the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals has reviewed its procedures protecting patients from abuse.

Fetal remains being disposed of properly in Worcestershire

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE organisation running the majority of midwifery and neonatal services in Worcestershire is meeting national requirements in dealing with the remains of aborted or miscarried babies.

Firefighters to strike eight days in a row from next week

Malvern Gazette: (4472121)

3:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are to stage another series of strikes starting next week in a long-running row over pensions.

West Midlands Ambulance Service hitting response time targets

Malvern Gazette: (4775600)

3:14pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AMBULANCES in the West Midlands are getting to more than three quarters of emergency calls in less than eight minutes, new figures have shown.

RSPCA Collections.

3:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE WORCESTER and Mid-Worcestershire branch of the RSPCA will carry out a street collection in Malvern on Saturday, August 9 and another in Worcester, on Saturday, September 6,

Worcestershire surgeon volunteers at COmmonwealth Games

Malvern Gazette: Phil Earl clinging onto the rails of the 10m diving board at the Edinburgh Diving Pool

2:38pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CONSULTANT surgeon from Worcestershire swapped the operating theatre for a swimming pool as he volunteered at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Malvern's Finest...

2:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MALVERN women of note will be the theme of a talk at Bromyard's Conquest Theatre on October 8, at 7.30pm.

Family re-issue appeal to find Jesse Richards’ body five years after murder

Malvern Gazette:

12:14pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE family of a man murdered in Worcestershire have spoken of their pain over his death and have re-issued a heart felt appeal in the hope to find his body exactly five years after he was killed.

May be no need to centralise neonatal services in Worcester

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

11:48am Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE may be no need to centralise some neonatal services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital despite concerns around staff shortages.

Malvern Vale to get superfast broadband tomorrow

Malvern Gazette: GETTING CONNECTED: BT's £425m fibre broadband roll-out will see Ammanford, Llandeilo and Cross Hands with some of the fastest internet connections in the world within three years.

11:49am Thursday 31st July 2014

MALVERN is to get superfast broadband with the big switch on tomorrow.

Chief executive row leads to council walkout

Malvern Gazette:

11:16am Thursday 31st July 2014

ANGRY opposition councillors walked out of a Malvern Hills District Council this week in a row over plans to merge the authority's chief executive post with Wychavon council.

Worcester boat hire business is to close after more than a century

Malvern Gazette:

11:14am Thursday 31st July 2014

The final tale from the riverbank is about to be told for a Worcester family as they prepare to close their popular boat hire business.

Fears over welfare of home-schooled children in Worcestershire

Malvern Gazette:

10:18am Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE needs to be done to protect the wellbeing of home-schooled children in Worcestershire, the chairman of a body working to safeguard young people in the county has said.

Footpath at Worcestershire Royal Hospital to be closed for two weeks

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

10:13am Thursday 31st July 2014

PART of the footpath between A&E and the visitor car park at Worcestershire Royal Hospital will be blocked for about two weeks from Monday, August 4 while landscaping work is carried out.

Big Dunc was "heart" of Worcester Judo Club

Malvern Gazette:

9:56am Thursday 31st July 2014

A POPULAR and 'irreplaceable' gentle giant who died unexpectedly has been described as 'the heart' of Worcester Judo Club.

Vegans and veggies call for Worcester Racecourse closure after three horse deaths this month

Malvern Gazette: (8799719)

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

VEGANS and veggies have called for the closure of Worcester Racecourse following the death of three horses there in a single month,

Become a lifesaver or have your own health MOT at drop-in session in St John's, Worcester

9:19am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE next drop-in session of the West Side Neighbourhood Watch takes place at the St John's Youth and Community Centre, Swanpool Walk, Worcester, on Friday, August 8 between 10am and 4pm.

Milestone for "care village"

Malvern Gazette: (8799825)

8:43am Thursday 31st July 2014

A 'CARE village' in Worcester marked another milestone after the roof was completed.

New plan to convert empty village pub

7:37pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

NEW plans to build a house in the grounds of a disused pub in West Malvern have been sent to Malvern Hills District Council.

MP joins call to protect posties from dog attacks

Malvern Gazette: Pictured (from left) postman Tony Waterhouse, Harriett Baldwin MP, postman Ian Palmer .

6:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DOG owners in and around Malvern are being urged to keep their animals under control to prevent them attacking postmen.

Father and son tackle cycling challenge in support of the fight against breast cancer

Malvern Gazette: (8683570)

5:55pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FATHER-and-son team from Malvern will be taking to the saddle next week to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.

Serious attack in Stourport - two arrests

Malvern Gazette:

5:24pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WOMAN has been seriously assaulted in Stourport and two people arrested.

Mapp Fest is a winner for Acorns Hospice

Malvern Gazette: Picture by Dave Grubb. From left, Mandie Fitzgerald, fundraising manager of Acorns, Andy Mapp and Jane East, landlady of the Prince of Wales at Newtown Road, who found the support of Acorns invaluable when a family member died of cancer.

5:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE organiser of last month's rock festival on Malvern Link Common has just handed over more than £3,000 to Acorns Children's Hospice.

Classrooms removed ahead of unveiling of new wing at a Malvern school

Malvern Gazette: REMOVED: One of the "temporary" classrooms being removed by a crane. Picture supplied by @MalvernCops

3:32pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THIS is the scene at Great Malvern Primary School, as the £1million renovation project draws closer to its end.

Firefighters back on parade at Malvern's new-look fire station

Malvern Gazette: PLAN: A computer-generated view of how the redeveloped Malvern fire station could look.

3:11pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were on parade at Malvern fire station for the first time today after a renovation project.

Firefighter hopes to beat the heat for hospice with gruelling trek in full uniform

Malvern Gazette: (8768482)

12:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FIREFIGHTER hopes to beat the heat when he walks 21 miles in full uniform to raise money for a Worcester hospice.

Cyclists given safety advice by ambulance service

12:02pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE ambulance service has issued advice to cyclists to stop them getting injured or killed on the roads this summer.

Malvern Town FC in 5-0 pre-season triumph

Malvern Gazette: SALE: Malvern Town Football Club.

9:58am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MALVERN Town hosted Worcester City in a pre-season match at HDanyway Community Stadium last night, and beat them 5-0.

Burglars target three businesses in Barnards Green, Malvern

Malvern Gazette: Police activity in Cranleigh Gardens

7:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after attempts were made to burgle three premises in Barnards Green.

Police warn elderly as bank card scammers hit St Johns

Malvern Gazette: Mother’s bank card taken at cashpoint

5:44pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE are urging elderly people to be alert after residents of St Johns, Worcester, have been targeted in a bank card scam.

Malvern woman sent another patient's personal details

Malvern Gazette:

4:08pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MALVERN woman has criticised the organisation running mental health services in Worcestershire after she was sent a letter containing sensitive information about another patient.

Upton residents invited to police meeting

Malvern Gazette:

3:01pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Baptist church hall in Old Street, Upton, is the venue for a meeting of the local group of Police and Communities Together tonight (Tuesday,) at 7.30pm. The meeting is open to all local people to bring up whatever problems they want to discuss.

Give old bikes and furniture a new lease of life in Malvern

Malvern Gazette: (L-R) Nick Trotman from Malvern Cycles with Worcestershire County Council cabinet member for the environment Cllr Anthony Blagg and Worcestershire Lifestyles chief executive Tony Whitcher at Malvern Household Recycling Centre.

2:42pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

UNWANTED bicycles and furniture are being given a new lease of life in Malvern.

Worcester gets new greener (and quieter) bin lorries

Malvern Gazette: 3114662501. 28/07/14. Left to right - leader of Worcester City Council Simon Geraghty with bin man Mark Stephens and the fleet of six new refuse collection lorries. Picture by Nick Toogood. (8684649)

12:33pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORCESTER is to get six new quieter and more environmentally friendly bin lorries at a cost of nearly £1 million.

European funding success for Worcestershire back to work projects

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GROUP of Worcestershire organisations have each won European funding so they can continue to help the long term unemployed get back to work.

Buckle up and hang up, urges ambulance service

10:42am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service is reminding motorists to buckle up and and hang up before hitting the road.

Vegans and veggies provide lifeline to horses rescued from Worcester traveller site

Malvern Gazette: (8698496)

10:14am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GROUP of vegans and veggies from Worcester has helped fund the care of horses which they say were kept in 'appalling conditions' at a traveller site in the city.

City will remain close to former Archdeacon's heart as he becomes Bishop of Colchester

Malvern Gazette: CELEBRATION: Bishop Roger with Worcester colleagues (S)

9:54am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE city's former Archdeacon was presented with a "breathtaking" pectoral cross made by a Worcester jeweller as he was consecrated as the next Bishop of Colchester.

Badgers sett out to harry Harriett

Malvern Gazette: (8660841)

8:02am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MP Harriet Baldwin was badgered by badgers when she held her constituency surgery in Malvern town centre on Friday (July 25).

Power cuts in Evesham

Malvern Gazette:

10:54pm Monday 28th July 2014

HOMES in Evesham are currently suffering from powercuts.

Hills alive with the sound of music

Malvern Gazette: MALVERN ROCKS: James Mattey performs outside Carnival Records.

7:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

MALVERN rocked out over the weekend as more than 120 musicians took to the stage in venues across the town.

New exercise equipment is installed thanks to people power

Malvern Gazette: From left: Chris Reed, Community Development Worker with Fortis Living, Sam Glover and Emma Cook, both Fortis Living residents and members of the Big Pickersleigh Project.

7:02pm Monday 28th July 2014

A NEW set of outdoor fitness equipment has just been installed at a recreation ground off Elgar Avenue in the Pickersleigh area of Malvern.

Witness appeal following Malvern attack

Malvern Gazette: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

6:54pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Malvern last month in which a man was asked for money and pushed to the ground.

Worcester nurse to speak at international cancer conference

Malvern Gazette: Anne Sullivan in a sky-themed linac treatment room at Worcester's new radiotherapy centre.

6:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

A NURSE leading cancer services in Worcestershire has been picked to speak at an international conference in the USA looking at how treatment for the condition can be made more comfortable.

Laptop donation is a boost for community group

Malvern Gazette: Pictured are Mark Herriott, development manager for Community First, (right), receiving the laptops from Martin Weaver (left) and Andrew Lewis (centre) of Malvern Instruments.

5:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

TECHNOLOGY company Malvern Instruments has just donated 12 reconditioned laptop computers to Malvern-based Community First.

Upton funeral director's open day into renovation plans

4:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN OPEN day is set to be held at an Upton funeral directors into its plans for renovation.

Hospital revamp project may be delayed until next year

Malvern Gazette:

4:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

A PROJECT revamping hospital care in Worcestershire may not be finalised until the start of next year, it has been revealed.

Worcestershire hospital trust drops in quality rankings

Malvern Gazette: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

DEATH rates at Worcestershire’s three major hospitals and the standard of care provided to stroke patients have been flagged up as areas of concern in a report into the trust running the facilities.

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