Worcestershire decides over 28,370 homes

Malvern Gazette: WHAT GOES UP: Developers have been told not to neglect building roads and pavements.

4:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Tonight votes are taking place at three councils over whether to back 28,370 new homes for south Worcestershire - follow it LIVE from 7pm here.

City mourns woman crushed by lorry

Malvern Gazette:

12:58pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FLOWERS have been laid at the spot where a woman was crushed to death by a lorry in Worcester yesterday.

Horror in The Shambles

Malvern Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WOMAN died after being crushed by a bin lorry in The Shambles as shocked shop workers watched in horror.

Enter the Dragon: Passion and the power of Welsh choir should hit right note for Worcester children's hospice

Malvern Gazette: (10955672)

5:15pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WORCESTER children's hospice could get a big boost when a renowned Welsh choir hit the right note in a powerful and passionate performance.

Antiques expert Henry Sandon helps raise more than £2,000 to restore unusual baroque church

Malvern Gazette: Henry Sandon, literally in full flow here, demonstrates the marvel that is a self-pouring teapot and proves a big hit at a talk to raise money for Great Witley Parish Church

4:12pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A CELEBRITY antiques expert and popular TV personality helped raise more than £2,000 towards the restoration of an unusual baroque Worcestershire church.

Fox hunting ban was "bad legislation", says Worcester's MP

Malvern Gazette:

4:12pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has revealed his opposition to the fox hunting ban - saying he would back scrapping the legislation.

Autumn in Malvern Festival set to mark its 25th anniversary

Malvern Gazette: SET TO GRACE MALVERN: Renowned music act Fine Arts Brass Ensemble

3:54pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

DSITINGUISHED artists are set to descend on Malvern to mark the 25th anniversary of the Autumn Festival.

Safety pledge over midwife strike

Malvern Gazette:

3:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire have said mothers-to-be will not be affected by a planned four-hour strike by midwives next month.

Pedestrian punched driver who honked at him

Malvern Gazette: (10944333)

3:39pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A DRIVER was assaulted by a pedestrian after beeping his horn to avoid an accident.

Introduce seven-day GP services sooner than 2020, says health watchdog

Malvern Gazette:

3:24pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A COMMITMENT by David Cameron to guarantee every NHS patient in England has access to a GP seven days a week by 2020 has been welcomed in Worcestershire.

This is what Worcestershire's £17m parkway station will look like

Malvern Gazette: This is what Worcestershire's £17m parkway station will look like

2:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THIS is what Worcestershire's £17 million parkway railway station will look like - with council chiefs releasing a series of images showing it off for the first time.

Business centre expands to meet demand

Malvern Gazette: EXPANDING: Upton Business Centre

2:36pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AS the economy takes an up-turn, plans are afoot to expand Upton Business Centre.

Former 20 a day smoker issues advice ahead of Great Birmingham Run

1:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A SELF-PROFESSED couch potato who has become an elite athlete is taking part in the Bupa Great Birmingham Run.

West End singers pack the aisles to raise thousands for lymphoma charity

Malvern Gazette: Performers at A Cradley Cabaret at St James the Great Church (L-R) Emma Hatton, Philippa Buxton, Joirdan Lee Davies, Lauren James Ray, Owain Williams, Kyle Anthony with Marc McBride (foreground).

12:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

STARS of the West End took to the stage in Cradley last week to help raise more than £2,300 for people living with lymphoma.

Special needs teenager threatened to 'kill kids' then punched police officer

Malvern Gazette:

12:21pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A TEENAGER with special needs punched a police officer in the face and threatened to 'kill kids' when she was told by neighbours to 'calm down'.

Entry opens for student nurse and midwife awards

Malvern Gazette: Nurse with clean bedding (10304821)

12:10pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

STUDENT nurses and midwives are being invited to apply for an annual award recognising those who have gone the extra mile.

Elderly woman dies after being hit by a lorry in The Shambles, Worcester

Malvern Gazette:

10:14am Monday 29th September 2014

An elderly woman has been hit by a lorry in Worcester City Centre this morning.

Science show at Malvern Library is a smash hit, with over a thousand visitors

Malvern Gazette: Visitors look on in concentration at the Festival of Innovation stand. Picture by David Thompson.

10:17pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SCIENCE day held at Malvern Library at the weekend was a great success, say organisers.

Older people advised to make plans for the end of their lives

Malvern Gazette: Dr Maggie Keeble from NHS South Worcestershire CCG and head of advocacy at Onside Advocacy Linda Clarke

6:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

OLDER people in Worcestershire and their families are being encouraged to put plans in place to make sure they get the care they need at the end of their lives.

Call for wildlife volunteers

Malvern Gazette:

5:49pm Monday 29th September 2014

A VOLUNTEER group which sells logs and woodchips for charity is looking for new members.

Worcester Cathedral to host county Harvest Festival

Malvern Gazette:

5:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SERVICE to celebrate rural life and give thanks for the farmers who produce our food is coming to Worcester Cathedral.

WI members pass centenary baton through the county in style

Malvern Gazette: LOCAL WI members dressed up to await the baton's arrival at Belle Vue Terrace.

5:09pm Monday 29th September 2014

MEMBERS of Women's Institute groups in the Malvern area celebrated the organisation's centenary by helping pass a specially-made WI baton across the district.

We want English votes for English laws, say county MPs

Malvern Gazette: Prime Minster David Cameron

4:42pm Monday 29th September 2014

MPs across Worcestershire have come out in support of English votes for English laws - saying the "time is right" to finally solve the 'West Lothian question'.

Explorer to tell tales of his travels at Sixways fundraising event

Malvern Gazette: Arts and crafts day in Worcester

3:55pm Monday 29th September 2014

A MODERN-day adventurer is taking time out from travelling the globe to help a Worcestershire fundraising organisation raise money for cancer research.

Malvern Cube's first Shuffle festival is a great success.

Malvern Gazette: Photo credit: Lucas North 07956 155 899.

3:48pm Monday 29th September 2014

SOME 300 people turned up to enjoy an eclectic mix of music on Sunday when the Cube held its first Shuffle community festival.

Row over council-owned nature site being handed to the National Trust

Malvern Gazette:

3:13pm Monday 29th September 2014

A BEAUTY spot in Worcestershire is set to be handed to the National Trust - with council bosses being forced to deny claims of a "secret agenda".

St Richard's Hospice joins in with national campaign

Malvern Gazette: Worcester hospice gives student nurses insight into palliative care

2:58pm Monday 29th September 2014

A WORCESTER hospice is taking part in a national campaign raising awareness of the varied different forms of hospice care available to those who need it.

Couple homeless after housing exchange horror

Malvern Gazette: Couple homeless after housing exchange horror

2:52pm Monday 29th September 2014

A COUPLE who waited for weeks to secure their housing exchange were horrified when it was finally completed, saying "you wouldn't let a tramp live in there."

Fire crews called to kitchen fire in Malvern

Malvern Gazette:

2:13pm Monday 29th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of a house fire in Malvern this afternoon.

Celebrations all round as community project to install solar panels at Malvern Cube is completed

Malvern Gazette: CELEBRATIONS: Mayor of Malvern, Julian Roskams, is present at the celebrations

2:04pm Monday 29th September 2014

THERE were celebrations all round, as a community project to install solar panels at Malvern Cube was completed.

Exclusive: How Worcester's Northern Link could have been built two decades ago for £17 million

Malvern Gazette: County Hall

1:46pm Monday 29th September 2014

EXPERTS recommended a Northern Relief Link Road should be built in Worcester as far back as 1992, it has emerged.

Badgers collect funds in Malvern to battle the cull

Malvern Gazette: OUT IN FORCE: Representatives dressed as badgers hit the streets of Malvern to fight the badger culling

1:22pm Monday 29th September 2014

SHOPPERS did their bit to combat the culling of badgers by donating money to the cause.

Cathedral service celebrates work of NHS staff in Worcestershire

Malvern Gazette: 3914713105. 28/09/14. NHS procession from the Guildhall to Worcester Cathedral. The parade heads along the high street. Picture by Nick Toogood. (10839979)

1:16pm Monday 29th September 2014

WORCESTER Cathedral was packed to the rafters on Sunday for a special celebration of NHS staff and volunteers.

We don't want to be governed by Birmingham, say county MPs amid concerns over City regions

Malvern Gazette: Eric Pickles

12:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

STARK warnings are being fired about the creation of 'City regions' - amid fears Worcestershire could be governed from Birmingham.

Malvern Hills policing teams to host online web chat

10:33am Monday 29th September 2014

THE Malvern Hills Safer Neighbourhood Teams will be hosting an online webchat this week, where people can interact with police officers and ask questions on a range of policing incidents.

Comedian cancels gig after arriving in the wrong town by mistake

Malvern Gazette:

9:39am Monday 29th September 2014

COMEDIAN Seann Walsh had to cancel his gig in Hertford on Saturday night - after going to Hereford by mistake.

Five things you need to know Monday

Malvern Gazette:

8:56am Monday 29th September 2014

Five essential things you need to know to get your day off to a flying start

Ouch! But Marks and Spencer leg wax is a charity moneyspinner

Malvern Gazette: Left to right - Jennifer Pimlow from The Beauty Centre with coffee shop manager Sam Fitch. Picture by Nick Toogood. 3914711701

7:03am Monday 29th September 2014

MARKS and Spencer employee Sam Fitch suffered for charity when he agreed to have his legs waxed for charity.

Picture: Car overturns after crashing into lamppost in Tolladine Road, Worcester

Malvern Gazette:

10:22am Sunday 28th September 2014

TWO people were taken for hospital for treatment after a car crashed into a lamppost in the early hours of this morning.

MP speaks out in opposition to "industrial" chicken farms

3:04pm Sunday 28th September 2014

THE government must act on planning loopholes that allow "industrial" chicken farms in open countryside, says

Israeli musician who refused military service comes to the county

Malvern Gazette: Concertos for the Chilterns by Dacorum Sinfonietta

2:43pm Sunday 28th September 2014

ISRAELI musician Omar Sa’ad, who hit the headlines when he reused to serve in the country's army, is playing two concerts in Worcestershire this week.

Fire service send off-road vehicle up Malvern Hills to reach casualty.

Malvern Gazette:

12:58pm Sunday 28th September 2014

CREWS from Malvern fire station have been out on the Malvern Hills within the last hour to assist paramedics in reaching a casualty.

Firefighters called out to Bromyard pub blaze

Malvern Gazette:

10:52am Sunday 28th September 2014

A FIRE crew from Bromyard was called out just after 2am this morning (Sunday) to a fire at the rear of the Bay Horse Inn, High Street, Bromyard.

Pupils settle in it Colwall's temporary primary school, while investigations into damp problem continue

Malvern Gazette: Headteacher Judith Tinsley from Colwall C of E Primary School with pupils by the entrance to the temporary school. Picture by Nick Toogood. 3914706401.

8:02pm Saturday 27th September 2014

PUPILS, staff and parents at Colwall Primary School love the new premises which have been erected while damp problems at the main building are investigated, head Judith Tinsley said this week.

Inspirational founder of dog assistance charity is coming to town

7:02pm Saturday 27th September 2014

THE founder of a charity which provides assistance dogs to disabled military personnel is coming to Malvern to talk about his work.

Do you fit the bill? Cancer charity is looking for careline volunteers

4:26pm Saturday 27th September 2014

BLOOD cancer support charity, Leukaemia CARE, is calling for volunteers to help run its 24-hour CARE Line, which provides round the clock support to patients and families.

Dry weather is expected to boost attendance at the Malvern Autumn Show this weekend

Malvern Gazette: First prize winner David Thomas shows off his prized pumpkin. Picture by John Anyon. 3914712205

12:56pm Saturday 27th September 2014

THE Malvern Autumn Show has been drawing thousands of visitors to the Three Counties Showground this weekend.

Rubbish is set alight on land at Bransford

Malvern Gazette:

10:45am Saturday 27th September 2014

A FIRE crew from Worcester was called out after a fire was reported on land at Bransford just before 9pm last night.

People calling for a Northern Link Road are "numpties", says campaign group

Malvern Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A CAMPAIGN group has controversially hit out at people calling for a Northern Relief Link Road around Worcester - calling them "numpties" who risk "destroying the environment".

Resident not impressed by response to Powick fly-tipping complaint

Malvern Gazette: John Anyon        26/9/14       39147119

Lane  leading off Temeside Way, a favorite spot for fly tipping (10812151)

7:58pm Friday 26th September 2014

A POWICK resident who stopped two men dumping rubbish at night near the Carrington Bridge says he is bitterly disappointed at the response he got from the police and council.






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