Fury over claims taxpayers' money went on 'propaganda'

Malvern Gazette: Leader of the Labour group at Worcestershire County Council, Councillor Peter McDonald. Ref:s

11:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MORE than £34,000 of taxpayers' money has gone on a Worcestershire County Council campaign to tell people where their cash is going - with critics attacking it as "blatant political propaganda".

Inquiries continue into Malvern mystery

Malvern Gazette: (3495450)

10:24am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

INQUIRIES are continuing into a mysterious incident in which a teenager was found with fractures to his spine and skull and no memory of what had happened to him after a night of drinking in Malvern.

Gig brings American and homegrown artists to the stage

10:01am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AMERICAN singer and composer James Apollo is coming to the Marr's Bar, Pierpont Street, Worcester, for a gig on Sunday, April 27 and he is known for creating emotionally textured soundscapes, gaining comparisons to William Faulkner, Tom Waits, and classic sounds of the west.

Major £3.5m roads revamp revealed for Worcestershire

Malvern Gazette: POTHOLES: In Tolladine Road. Worcestershire will receive an extra £3.2m funding for road repairs. 5112205104

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAJOR £3.5 million roads overhaul is about to kick off in Worcestershire - repairing 200 different routes across the county.

Can you help this talented pianist?

Malvern Gazette: 1714580402. 22/04/14. Kyle Hutchings aged 13 from Malvern. He has been awarded a scholarship with international concert pianist Richard Meyrick and is trying to raise funds to buy a new piano as his current one is old and unable to be retuned. Picture by

9:45am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TALENTED young pianist has won a national scholarship with an internationally renowned musician but needs a new piano to fulfil his potential.

How a crash in Worcestershire caused a social media mix-up in the USA

Malvern Gazette: MIX-UP: The scene at Broomhall Way, Worcestershire today

4:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WORCESTER News story about a lorry crash caused an alert... across the pond in America.

Broomhall Way crash brings traffic chaos to Worcester

Malvern Gazette: 1714579901 Paul Jackson 22.04.14 Worcester RTC Broomhall Way, Worcester. (5592018)

5:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TRAFFIC chaos came to Worcester yesterday after the A4440 Broomhall way was blocked by a crash.

War heroes set to be commemerated

4:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO heroes who fought for Britain during the First World War are set to be commemorated later this year.

Possible strike for County Hall staff

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

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

UNION bosses in Worcestershire have hit out at the shock news that 1,500 jobs are being axed at the county council - and have revealed that strike action could be on the cards over pay.

My dad, the Great War and a milestone we must mark

Malvern Gazette: MP's fury at racist e-mail about mother of murdered teenager

4:28pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE MP is calling for people to claim cash towards staging events to remember the First World War - after revealing his father's role in the conflict.

Warning note left on keyed car

3:16pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A NOTE warning a driver not to park on the pavement was left on a car which had been scratched and had its wing mirror broken.

Broomhall Way is closed after lorry crash

Malvern Gazette: "Mystery" pensioner dies following crash

3:19pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE A4440 Broomhall Way is closed in both directions after a serious accident involving a lorry.

NHS 111 receives 21,875 calls over Easter

Malvern Gazette: (3616394)

3:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MORE than 21,000 calls – one every fifteen seconds – were made to the West Midlands’ non-emergency NHS 111 number over the Easter weekend.

Taxi driver charged after cab customer sexually assaulted in Worcester

Malvern Gazette: Jail for man after drunken behaviour

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TAXI driver from Worcester has appeared in court after being charged with committing a serious sexual assault on a customer.

Vinyl and live music mark Record Store Day

Malvern Gazette: Harp and a Monkey

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A BRISK trade in vinyl and a festival atmosphere greeted Record Store Day in the heart of Great Malvern.

Spring clean sale in aid of Worcester fundraising enterprise

2:43pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN ORGANISATION raising money for vulnerable people in Worcester and the surrounding area is holding a special spring clean.

Abby scores online hit at first attempt

Malvern Gazette: The artwork for Abby Inez's Say What You Think EP

2:29pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN unsigned singer-songwriter is aiming to pursue a career in the music industry after becoming an online hit at the first attempt.

We all had a fine time hunting Easter eggs

Malvern Gazette: (5573437)

12:03pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MALVERN tots had an egg-cellent time when they went hunting for Easter eggs around Malvern Link Common .

Concert in aid of African schools in Malvern on Saturday

Malvern Gazette: Concert in aid of African schools in Malvern on Saturday

10:54am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A FUNDRAISING concert in aid of three schools in an impoverished East African country will be held at Lansdowne Crescent Methodist Church in Malvern from 7.30pm on Saturday, April 26.

Donating hair will be a snip for Ella

Malvern Gazette: Ella Cain, 11, will be donating her hair to Little Princess Trust. (s)

10:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A YOUNG girl will be going to great lengths for a charity which supplies children undergoing treatment for cancer with real hair wigs.

Striking Elgar mural watches over shoppers

Malvern Gazette: 1614578502. 18/04/14. Tom Nanni who works at HMV in the high street with the new Elgar mural that has been painted inside the store by the same artists behind the Banksy-like mural that appeared next to a red telephone box in Malvern earlier this year. Pi

9:39am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SHOPPERS at Worcester's HMV will now browse the shelves under the watchful gaze of Sir Edward Elgar.

Stroke workers to take on three peaks challenge

Malvern Gazette: The stroke health workers from Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust taking on the Tree Peaks Challenge

9:22am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN INTREPID team helping stroke victims in Worcestershire are scaling the three highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales next month in the name of charity.

Crash involving two cars and a caravan in Malvern last night

Malvern Gazette: Hot tub fire

8:53am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a crash involving two cars and a caravan in Stiffords Bridge, Malvern, at about 9.40pm last night.

Pressure washer stolen from Malvern

Malvern Gazette: (3495450)

8:49am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A YELLOW and black pressure washer was stolen from a shed in Merton Road, Malvern, between 2pm on Sunday, April 20 and 4.30pm the following day.

Bike and bike rack stolen from Malvern

Malvern Gazette: (3495450)

8:48am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A BIKE rack and a bike were stolen from the back of a caravan parked at the rear of the Gloster Arms in Merton Road, Malvern, between 9am on Sunday, April 20 and 4pm the following day.

David Moyes leaves Manchester United

Malvern Gazette: Manchester United manager David Moyes, wearing one of the company's ties

8:45am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MANCHESTER United have confirmed manager David Moyes has 'left the club' after 10 months in charge at Old Trafford - with poll.

POLL: Do you send text messages while driving?

Malvern Gazette: SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES: More than 5,000 people in Gwent currently have licence points for driving while using a mobile phone

8:01am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE number of motorists using hand-free kits to chat on their mobile phones while driving has increased, according to a new survey, while 30 per cent admit sending texts when behind the wheel.

Denise Inge, wife of Bishop of Worcester, loses battle with cancer

Malvern Gazette: POORLY: Dr Denise Inge

8:38am Monday 21st April 2014

DENISE Inge, wife of the Bishop of Worcester, has lost her battle against cancer, the diocese has said.

Teachers vote to walkout again in June

12:15pm Monday 21st April 2014

TEACHERS will walk out of schools again this summer in a row over pay, pensions and working conditions.

New portrait of the Queen released to mark her 88th birthday today

Malvern Gazette: SMILING: The new portrait of the Queen by photographer David Bailey

10:17am Monday 21st April 2014

A PORTRAIT of the Queen by the renowned British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday today.

Known sex pest raped girl of 3

Malvern Gazette: Known sex pest raped girl of 3

2:13pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A KNOWN sex offender has been jailed for 15 years for raping a three-year-old girl.

Housing plan in Welland is approved

3:07pm Saturday 19th April 2014

PLANS for up to 30 dwellings at Welland have been approved by councillors despite their misgivings about its impact on the the village.

Support grows for Malvern Hills Springs Alert to warn of contamination

Malvern Gazette: WARNING: Westminster Bank spring this week

11:34am Saturday 19th April 2014

MAYOR Julian Roskams is backing this newspaper's call for a better system to alert people about contaminated springs and wells on the Malvern Hills.

First mainstream free school given go-ahead for Worcestershire

Malvern Gazette: Headteacher Pamela Leek-Wright with students from Holy Trinity International School, which will become a free school in September.

9:57am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE first mainstream free school will be created in Worcestershire this September after Holy Trinity International school was given the go-ahead by the Department for Education.

Worcester's Game of Thrones star praised

Malvern Gazette: kit-harington-5105921.jpg

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

WORCESTER'S Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has been praised for the way he has handled his "huge break" by his tormentor-in-chief from the series.

10 of Worcestershire's most beautiful gardens to visit this Easter weekend

Malvern Gazette: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3181102

9:55pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is blessed with some beautiful gardens, and we've chosen 10 that we think are the best.

Worshippers and walkers head for summit of Bredon Hill on Good Friday

Malvern Gazette: Bredon Hill

9:05pm Friday 18th April 2014

WORSHIPPERS and walkers alike made their way to the summit of Worcestershire's Bredon Hill today for the traditional Good Friday pilgrimage and to enjoy the spring sunshine.

Physics genius visits cathedral, enjoys a glass of champagne during city visit

Malvern Gazette: Professor Stephen Hawking with, from left to right, the Very Revd Michael Tavinor, Canon Chris Pullin and Glyn Morgan in the Deanery garden.

6:17pm Friday 18th April 2014

ONE of the world’s greatest minds enjoyed the champagne lifestyle and a visit to the cathedral during a visit to Hereford.

Concerns around drug-related activity in Malvern

Malvern Gazette: (3495450)

5:27pm Friday 18th April 2014

RESIDENTS living in the Poolbrook area of Malvern have reported concerns around drug-related activities in the area.

Police crack down on drug taking and anti-social behaviour in Strensham

Malvern Gazette: (3495450)

5:21pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE have carried out a number of high visibility patrols in Strensham, near Worcester, over the past four weeks following reports of drug taking and anti-social behaviour in the village.

Live screening of Cosi Fan Tutte

4:53pm Friday 18th April 2014

A LIVE high definition broadcast of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte will be screened in Malvern Theatres on Saturday, April 26 live from the Met, with music director James Levine conducting the opera about testing the ties of love.

Learn about the life and times of Suggs in funny and moving show

4:46pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE frontman of Madness takes to the stage in a hilarious and moving one-man tour de force.

Award-winning wildlife cameraman to present giant show

4:38pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN award-winning cameraman presents an unforgettable evening of extraordinary animal adventures and unique wildlife film footage.

Police meeting in Malvern next week

Malvern Gazette: (3495450)

4:32pm Friday 18th April 2014

MEMBERS of Malvern’s policing team will be on hand to meet residents at the library in Como Road from 2pm on Friday, April 25.

VIP garden gala will help battle cancer and dementia

4:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MEDICAL charity will host a fundraising VIP garden gala evening at the RHS Malvern Spring festival.

Brave Noah battles on and brings out the best in the people of Worcester

Malvern Gazette: Lee and Sarah Freeman with baby Noah as they hand over more than £700 to Birmingham Children's Hospital thanks to generous donations form the good folk of Worcester.

3:38pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MIRACLE baby born with half a heart has inspired the people of Worcester to give more than £700 to help other sick children have a better chance of life.

Adventurer stops off in Worcester in 1,000 mile trip to Spain

Malvern Gazette: Caminar..........Rob Steele (Right) stops off at the Worcester News, on his marathon walk to Spain,with Konrad Nofer from Bewdley Rotary Club, who was walking part of the Worcestershire leg of the walk. Pic Jonathan Barry 16.4.14 161457540 (5464296)

12:51pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN INTREPID adventurer walking 1,000 miles to Spain to raise money for the hospital which saved his life stopped off in Worcester this week.

Ben goes the London Marathon distance for charity

Malvern Gazette: Ben Lindon and James Partridge with their London Marathon medals.

12:22pm Friday 18th April 2014

BEN Lindon was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour six years years ago after collapsing while running but he has bounced back to conquer the London Marathon in five hours and 37 minutes.

Crowle 10k - still time to register ahead of the run

Malvern Gazette: Getting in training for the Crowle 10k and Fun Runs are (back row L-R) Peter Battle and Caroline Brookes, (front row) Charlie Brooks (7) and Harry Brooks (4), Charlie Dixon (8) ad Hannah Dixon (10).

12:13pm Friday 18th April 2014

RUNNERS still have a chance to register ahead of the starting gun for the Crowle Gunpowder Plot 10k.

Don't forget to share your views on the hills' future.

11:54am Friday 18th April 2014

RESIDENTS have less than two weeks to share their thoughts on the future management of the Malvern Hills and commons.

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