• Ledbury WI

    THE January meeting of Ledbury WI was well attended. President Margaret Coulson welcomed members and, after a minimal amount of business she welcomed the speaker Judy Conway. Judy shared the highlights of a busy year she had spent as Mayoress

  • Snapper in line for award

    A PHOTOGRAPHER from Malvern is in line for a top award in Scotland. Pictures taken by Sue Dudley are shortlisted in no fewer than three categories in the Scottish Seabird Centre’s seventh annual Nature Photography Awards. There were 437 entries

  • Theatre welcomes classic 'whodunit'

    PROLIFIC stage and television actress Liza Goddard stars in The Official Agatha Christie Theatre Company’s adaptation of Go Back For Murder when it comes to Malvern Theatres next week. The classic ‘whodunit’ tells the story of Carla Le Marchant

  • Hanley Castle WI

    MEMBERS met on Thursday, January 10. They started with the business and one of the items for discussion was the trading stall. This had previously been run by Helen Chiverton and since Helen stood down it seems to have fell by the wayside.

  • Have councils followed rules?

    A FRESH consultation has been launched over a housing blueprint which earmarks land across south Worcestershire for 23,000 new homes. Residents are being handed one more chance to have a say over the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP)

  • Buddy Holly rocks

    A TALENTED cast of musicians will bring some rock and roll classics back to life next week. Buddy Holly and The Cricketers present Rock ‘n’ Roll Jukebox, which is now in its 20th year, and is taking place at Worcester’s Swan Theatre on Friday,

  • Musical workshop to learn about folk

    ONE of the most prominent figures on the English folk scene will lead a musical workshop later this year. John Kirkpatrick will be teaching beginners and improvers on folk instruments at the Ale House in Mill Lane, Colwall, on Saturday, March 2

  • Colwall Village Society

    THE next meeting of the Colwall Village Society is on Monday at 7.30pm in the Colwall Village Hall. This will be a talk by Mark Archer on the restoration of Perrycroft. Perrycroft, on Jubilee Drive, was built in 1895 by the Arts-and-Crafts

  • Lively season ahead at museum

    A BUSY and musical year lies ahead at the Elgar Birthplace Museum. The attraction re-opens on Friday, February 1, offering an insight into the life and music, family and friends, and musical inspirations of Sir Edward Elgar in Lower Broadheath.

  • Wellington Heath

    THE recent snow provided loads of both fun and frustration for the villagers. A couple of grand snowmen were spotted in gardens, and nearby fields were put to good use by enthusiastic young tobogganists. At least one person slipped and fell

  • Thought for the Week

    IF someone told you that you would be spending a week with your relations then I guess you would have a range of thoughts flying through your minds. For some it would be will we get on, for others it will be will we have anything in common and

  • Bosbury WI

    ROSEMARY Bayles, president, welcomed members back after Christmas and wished everyone a happy new year. The Christmas dinner at the Bell Inn, Bosbury had been a great success and enjoyed by all. Colwall WI have invited members to join them

  • Homes plan for old youth centre land

    PLANS for four houses on land near Malvern’s former youth centre have been slammed by campaigners who fought to save it. Worcestershire County Council has launched a public consultation over plans for the houses off Albert Road North. When

  • Buzzards strike our readers as a soaring success

    MALVERN’S striking new buzzard sculpture is proving a big hit with Gazette readers. After Malvern’s deputy mayor John Jordan described the £17,500 artwork as the town’s answer to the Angel of the North, we asked readers on our website

  • Foodbank has launched with 1.5 tonnes of produce

    STORAGE shelves are heaving at Malvern’s new foodbank. Having leapt into operation to provide emergency food to families in need over the Christmas holidays, the new charity was formally opened this week. Over the past few weeks donations have