Critical report on incinerator costs 'nothing to do with us', says councillor

Malvern Gazette: GO AHEAD: An artist’s impression of the Hartlebury incinerator. Worcestershire County Council will give a £165 million loan to support the project which could start next spring.

5:43pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TAXPAYERS have had to fork out £89 million for a Worcestershire incinerator - despite it still not being built.

£4.3m on 'exit packages' for staff at Worcestershire County Council

Malvern Gazette: County Hall

5:29pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TAXPAYERS have had to fork out £4.3 million on "exit packages" for departing Worcestershire County Council staff over the last year - with the axe falling on hundreds of jobs.

Chaos as Worcester drivers ignore 'road closed' signs in one-way street

Malvern Gazette: DANGER! Cars ignoring the 'road closed' signs in Sansome Walk, Worcester.

5:03pm Monday 22nd September 2014

ROADWORKS are causing chaos down a busy Worcester road - all because foolish drivers keep on ignoring the closure signs.

Couple upset about closing times at cemetery

Malvern Gazette:

5:09pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A RETIRED couple from Leominster are upset they were only allowed a few minutes to lay flowers in Great Malvern's cemetery when they arrived shortly before it before it closed.

Students learn new skills from Worcester's high flying engineers

Malvern Gazette: (10627832)

4:52pm Monday 22nd September 2014

WORCESTER’S Bishop Perowne CofE College is at the forefront of engineering education with a course that will lead students to a GCSE and support them in obtaining an apprenticeship.

Malvern man is design guru behind latest Jaguar

Malvern Gazette: Adam Hatton Jaguar Design Team (10623891)

4:46pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A CAR designer from Malvern will be at the Paris Motor Show next week to show off his latest creation - the new Jaguar XE.

Shane's the best in the west - again

Malvern Gazette: CONGRATULATIONS: Shane Howells receives his award from Steve Davis

3:39pm Monday 22nd September 2014

HOME improvement specialist Shane Howells has been voted the best in the west for the fifth year running in a customer satisfaction survey of more than 15,000 homeowners nationwide.

"This is for you grandad - and you Sophie!" Worcester runner to give a better life to those with diabetes

Malvern Gazette: (10620038)

3:33pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A YOUNG man from Worcester is on a mission to raise money for a charity helping people like his friend and grandad who both have type 1 diabetes.

Medieval mysteries of Abberley to be revealed thanks to lottery grant

3:10pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MEDIEVAL village in Worcestershire will be revealed in all its glory after a heritage group received a lottery grant to delve deeper into its many mysteries.

Stay fit with district council health initiatives

3:07pm Monday 22nd September 2014

YOUNG people in the Malvern Hills district are being urged to sign up to two new sports courses designed to help them become more active.

Sold! Worcester's Trinity House complex bought by private investors

Malvern Gazette: SOLD: Trinity House in Worcester, which has been sold to private investors.

3:04pm Monday 22nd September 2014

PRIVATE investors have come forward to buy a key Worcester building - sparking hope it will undergo a multi-million pound transformation.

Eighty youngsters fight for seven parts at Worcester theatre group

Malvern Gazette: (10615691)

2:53pm Monday 22nd September 2014

MORE than 80 youngsters will be auditioning for just six or seven places in a leading county youth theatre group on Saturday (September 27).

Explosions and trench warfare at Worcester school open day

Malvern Gazette: Josh Peters and Shakara Smith making bread rolls.

2:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014


Open days for pets to be held in Upton this weekend

Malvern Gazette: Jake Eastham (10539708)

1:47pm Monday 22nd September 2014

OWNERS of pets of all shapes and sizes are invited to bring their pets to a series of event s in Upton.

We want more electric car charging points in Worcestershire, says council

Malvern Gazette: Charging points similar to this one will soon become available.

12:48pm Monday 22nd September 2014

CALLS are being made to get more electric car charging points installed around Worcestershire to help save the planet.

Council taken to task for missing in-house recycling targets

Malvern Gazette:

11:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have been accused of "lacking ambition" over recycling targets - with councillors saying Worcestershire should do better.

Malvern businesss give generously to raffle at First World War concert organised by town council

Malvern Gazette:

11:28am Monday 22nd September 2014

MALVERN businesses have responded generously to a call for raffle prizes in support of a fundraising concert being organised by the town council.

Fresh hunt for funds to dual Worcester's A4440 Carrington Bridge

Malvern Gazette: BRIDGE: The A4440 Carrington Bridge in St Peter's, south Worcester.

10:56am Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW investigation has kicked off to see if Worcester's notorious Carrington Bridge can be dualled, it has emerged.

2 Mercian deploy for training to Brecon Beacons

10:50am Monday 22nd September 2014

SOLDIERS from a regiment with strong ties to Worcestershire are training in tactical warfare in the Brecon Beacons.

Council backs new youth justice plan

Malvern Gazette: County Hall

10:14am Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW blueprint for tackling youth crime across Worcestershire has been agreed by councillors - after good progress was made in keeping young people out of trouble.

Signal fault causes train delays at Worcester Foregate Street

Malvern Gazette:

8:35am Monday 22nd September 2014

TRAINS in and out of Worcester Foregate Street station have been subject to delays this morning because of signalling problems.

St Richard's Hospice supporters enjoy train journey as part of 30th anniversary celebrations

Malvern Gazette: 3814705206 Paul Jackson 20.09.14 Worcester - St Richard's hospice Northern Belle train 30th anniversary fundraiser.  (10572837)

9:05pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A GROUP of 160 people enjoyed a luxurious rail journey to Bath as part of St Richard's Hospice's 30th anniversary celebrations.

Pictures: Tight squeeze for caravan and cattle truck

Malvern Gazette:

7:19pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A CARAVAN and cattle truck had a tight squeeze on a road in Worcester.

Video: City turns out in force to cheer on 10k runners

Malvern Gazette: CAPED CRUSADERS: James Underwood, Callum Davies and Olly Chanot after finishing the 10K race

1:14pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THOUSANDS of spectators turned out to see running heroes from across the country and the world compete in the Worcester City Run.

Worcester 10k: Runners and supporters including Paula Radcliffe gather ahead of start

Malvern Gazette:

8:41am Sunday 21st September 2014

THOUSANDS of people have headed to the city centre today (Sunday, September 21) for the inaugural Worcester City 10k.

Jockey Tony McCoy claims beer can thrown at him at Worcester Racecourse

Malvern Gazette: File photo dated 07/11/2013 of Tony McCoy celebrating his 4000th winner after victory in the Weatherbys Novices´ Hurdle at Towcester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 8, 2013. Tony McCoy accepts retirement from the sad

9:57am Saturday 20th September 2014

TOP jockey Tony McCoy has claimed a beer can was thrown at him at Worcester Racecourse yesterday (Friday, September 19).

Beacon Race attracts runners from far and near

6:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

RUNNERS will be converging on the Malvern Hills on Sunday, October 11, for the Worcestershire Beacon Race, one of the high points in the local athletic calendar.

Teenager assaulted by four men in 'cowardly' Worcester attack

5:53pm Friday 19th September 2014

A TEENAGER was assaulted by four men in a "cowardly and unprovoked attack" in Worcester city centre.

Shuffle off the the Cube for great music and fun for all the family

6:59pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Cube will be where its's all happening in Malvern next weekend when it hosts the first-ever Cube Shuffle.

Reaction: Delight in Worcestershire as Scotland says no - now it's time for more English powers

Malvern Gazette: Business leaders do not think Alex Salmond has made a strong business case for Scottish independence.

5:28pm Friday 19th September 2014

JUBILANT community leaders in Worcestershire have hailed Scotland saying 'no' after a day of high drama at the polls kept the UK intact.

M&S set to open second Worcester store as part of £150m shopping complex

Malvern Gazette:

5:08pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SECOND Marks & Spencer store is being lined up for Worcester under plans for a massive £150 million out-of-town shopping park, it emerged today.

Volunteer centre hosts grand dinner to celebrate 25th anniversary

4:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CHARITY dinner at Worcestershire County Cricket Club and a grand draw are among the ways that Worcester

Hunt is on for convicted robber and drug dealer who may be in Worcester

Malvern Gazette: (10562549)

4:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A HUNT has been launched for a convicted robber and drug dealer with connections to Worcester who breached his prison licence.

Coppertops customers - "there MUST be a pub here whatever happens"

Malvern Gazette: John "Bub" Franklin with a petition containing 234 signatures which calls for Coppertops to be listed as community asset (10559918)

4:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

ANGRY customers are in limbo over their pub's future after it was sold, leading to fears it could be demolished for housing.

Firefighters tackle factory blaze

Malvern Gazette:

3:52pm Friday 19th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS fought a blaze in a Worcestershire factory today.

Road and river challenge raise £1,000 for St Richards

Malvern Gazette: Sarah Cuddy, left, and Alexandra Soden with the cheque for St Richards.

2:05pm Friday 19th September 2014

TWO Malvern businesswomen teamed up to raise money for St Richards Hospice with a road and river challenge across south Worcestershire.

Muslim leader from Worcester calls for release of British hostage and an end to bloodshed

Malvern Gazette:

12:49pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MUSLIM leader from Worcester has condemned the murder of hostages by Islamic State (IS) and called for the immediate release of a British hostage threatened with death by militants.

Angry scenes at County Hall after bid to investigate counsultancy 'shambles' is rejected

Malvern Gazette: County Hall

DRAMATIC attempts to stage an investigation into "shambolic" consultancy spending at Worcestershire County Council has been rejected - sparking angry scenes.

Worcestershire County Council is shortlisted as finalist for prestigious TV award

Malvern Gazette: Jack Madders from Ledbury who joined Navy and first served on HMS Indomitable, new aircraft carrier built at Cammel Laird shipyard in Birkenhead.

12:11pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FILM capturing the testimonies of 11 heroic veterans who fought in World War Two from Worcestershire has been shortlisted for a TV award.

Desperate calls for a re-think over council plan to slash youth funding to nothing

Malvern Gazette: GRAND OPENING: Sebastian Hollingsworth (5) at play following the official opening of the new specialist play facility at the Children's Heart Unit at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital.

11:37am Friday 19th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have come under fire for looking to slash youth funding to nothing by 2016 - with critics saying it will leave thousands of children twiddling their thumbs.

New 'bank' style lending agency backed by Worcestershire County Council

Malvern Gazette: County Hall

11:02am Friday 19th September 2014

PLANS to set up a new 'bank' to help Worcestershire County Council tackle debts and draw down money at better rates have been overwhelmingly backed.

£3.3m pothole cash accepted by Worcestershire County Council

Malvern Gazette:

10:42am Friday 19th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs in Worcestershire have formally accepted a £3.3 million Government boost to repair potholes - after it was found to be the best in the entire country.

Council chairman defends rise of food banks in Worcestershire

Malvern Gazette:

10:08am Friday 19th September 2014

THE chairman of Worcestershire County Council has defended the rise of food banks - amid claims she should be 'embarrassed' to open them.

End of bench stolen

Malvern Gazette: (3971142)

9:41am Friday 19th September 2014

THIEVES have stolen the cast iron end of a garden bench.

Stolen mountain bike in Malvern

Malvern Gazette: (3971142)

9:35am Friday 19th September 2014

A MOUNTAIN bike has been stolen from a cupboard in the garden of a home in Prospect Close, Malvern.

Silver bangles stolen from Malvern shop

Malvern Gazette: (7850371)

9:25am Friday 19th September 2014

SILVER bangles have been stolen from the Iapetus Gallery in Belle Vue Terrace, Malvern.

Theft of aluminium post

Malvern Gazette: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

8:47am Friday 19th September 2014

THIEVES stole an aluminium post and broke into a container at Holt Millennium Green in Shrawley Road, Holt Heath.

Live report: What Worcestershire says about Scotland saying NO

Malvern Gazette: Campaign material ahead of the Scottish independence referendum. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

9:22pm Thursday 18th September 2014

As the results from the Scottish independence referendum come in we'll be bringing you all the reaction from Worcestershire on this historic vote.

Use your local Minor Injury Unit

Malvern Gazette: The accident and emergency department at the Great Western Hospital

6:07pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE with a minor injury are being encouraged to seek treatment at one of the county’s Minor Injury Units instead of going to A&E.

Risk to union leaves city leaders blue

Malvern Gazette:

5:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

D-DAY is here for Scottish independence, with politicians across Worcester making heartfelt pleas for the “No” campaign to win.

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