Computer virus warning

Tewkesbury Admag: (9570023)

6:51pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A COMPUTER expert in Bredon has warned people to be wary of scammers after being inundated with complaints.

Solar farm plans put on hold

Tewkesbury Admag: (4725613)

6:33pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PLANS to install a solar farm on 120 acres of land off Longdon Hill, Wickhamford, have been deferred.

Plans deferred after discovery of old meadow grassland

Tewkesbury Admag: (4922998)

6:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PLANS to build 124 homes in Pershore have been deferred for consideration at a later date.

GCSE success for many across the Vale and Cotswolds

Tewkesbury Admag: Hugh Chapman, Katherine Wright, Daniel Evans, Sarah Taylor, Benjamin Coley, Emily Brush and Joseph Sandham celebrate at Prince Henry's High School.

5:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS prospered through adversity this year as GCSE results were revealed across the Vale and the Cotswolds.

Elderly couple conned out of thousands of pounds by telephone fraudsters

5:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AN ELDERLY couple were conned out of £85,000 after they fell foul to telephone fraudsters who posed as bank employees.

Riverside becomes seaside for the day

Tewkesbury Admag: BY THE SEASIDE: Family fun at the Riverside Shopping Centre in Evesham

2:56pm Thursday 21st August 2014

VISITORS to the an Evesham centre were treated to a day at the seaside this week.

Railway project steaming ahead

Tewkesbury Admag: GOOD PROGRESS: Bridge repairs taking place in Broadway

1:49pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A PROJECT to extend the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) to Broadway is steaming towards its £500,000 fundraising target.

Tewkesbury family backs CLIC Sargent’s Big Bucket Collection

Tewkesbury Admag: Nicki, Lauren and Cass Castello.

12:42pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A FAMILY whose daughter was diagnosed with cancer aged 11 is backing CLIC Sargent’s Big Bucket Collection to raise funds for children and young people with cancer during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September.

See everything Blockley has to offer

12:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A SUMMER exhibition taking place this weekend will be showcasing just what Blockley has to offer.

Bridge saga may be ending but graffiti shows people won't forget

Tewkesbury Admag: 3414679101 Paul Jackson 19.08.14 Evesham -Finishing touches are being made to Abbey Bridge, Evesham. (9470569)

10:05am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE end of work on Evesham's Abbey Bridge appears to be in sight but graffiti on the side of the structure shows residents won't forget the saga anytime soon.

Shock closure of nursery leaves staff stunned

Tewkesbury Admag: (9494528)

9:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE sudden closure of an Evesham nursery has left staff and parents shocked with some forced to cancel their holidays due to money worries.

Parish councillors hit out at planning process

Tewkesbury Admag: (4725613)

9:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

BADSEY councillors say they will have to apply for city status if housing estates carry on getting the go ahead in their village.

GCSE results day

Tewkesbury Admag:

8:52am Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS around Worcestershire are today picking up their GCSE results. Follow our live blog for all the news from the day and send your stories and pictures to

Crops destroyed by "once in a lifetime" storm

Tewkesbury Admag: Stuart Nightingale with some plums that survived the hail storm.

8:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

GROWERS in the Vale say they have been left hundreds of thousands of pounds out of pocket after wild summer weather caused severe damage to their harvests of fruit.

Evesham Rotary Club supports town's Bell Tower Appeal

8:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

A NEW lottery has been started in Evesham to help the Journal-backed Abbey Bell Tower Appeal reach its fundraising goal.

First Chief Scout Award presented

Tewkesbury Admag: (9530448)

6:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PEOPLETON Scout Group awarded its first Chief Scout Award to Kael Baker, a pupil at Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College in Worcester.

Worcester higher than national average for cot death

Tewkesbury Admag: (4896893)

6:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW statistics have shown seven babies born in Worcester between 2004 and 2012 died as a result of ‘cot death’.

Dormy House wins prestigious shooting venue award

Tewkesbury Admag: A corporate shooting party. Vicki Jewitt, Dormy’s sales and marketing manager, is on the far right.

5:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WITH the grouse shooting season opening this month the Dormy House Hotel near Broadway has been named one of the top 12 shooting hotels in the UK.

More help for the Tracy Sollis Leukaemia Trust

Tewkesbury Admag: Sam Boulter , Honeybourne Railway Club Western Region secretary, helped to raise money for the Tracy Sollis Leukaemia Trust.

5:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CHARITY bingo night held at Honeybourne Railway Club was on the right track raising £320 for the Tracy Sollis Leukaemia Trust.

Catch of the weekend

Tewkesbury Admag:

5:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Evesham Hotel is supporting this weekend’s internationally-renowned angling competition with a fish-inspired menu created by head chef, Paul Napper.

Young people put on performance

5:16pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YOUNG people with special needs have been preparing a show this week as part of the This is Me drama project.

Eat, drink and be merry at this year's Evesham Pie and Ale Festival

Tewkesbury Admag: The Evesham Pie and Ale Festival,  Photo: Tim Spurgeon (9526461)

5:01pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

FOODY festival goers will be flocking to the centre of Evesham on Saturday, September 13, to sample some fantastic pies and ales.

No increase in breast cancer referrals in Worcestershire despite Eastenders storyline

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

4:52pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SOAP storylines about cancer seem to have no influence on attitudes to the disease in Worcestershire.

Bretforton Show returns, even bigger and better, for a second year

Tewkesbury Admag: The first Bretforton Show last year was a great success.

4:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AFTER a successful first event last year the Bretforton Show is set to return next month.

Distraction scam in Tewkesbury coffee bar - police release CCTV image

4:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE are continuing to hunt for suspects in a distraction scam in Tewksbury.

Get your pet microchipped at Pets at Home in Evesham

4:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

DOG and cat owners in Evesham are being encouraged to attend a microchipping event to help protect their pets from being lost or stolen.

Saddle up for cancer machine campaign

Tewkesbury Admag: Campaign to raise cash for cancer treatment robot raises £10,000 in a month

11:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEEN cyclists in Worcestershire are being invited to pedal between Worcestershire Royal Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch in aid of a campaign raising cash to buy a state-of-the-art surgical machine.

First Vale Vintage Market this weekend

11:14am Wednesday 20th August 2014

EVESHAM will host the first Vale Vintage Market on Saturday (August 23).

Inquest into motorcyclist death

Tewkesbury Admag: (9492884)

11:10am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN inquest into the death of James Philp, of Tomlon Road, Leicester, who died following a serious crash on the A46 has been closed.

Go Grace Auction Success

Tewkesbury Admag: Brave Grace Dolphin.

10:59am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds has been raised at an event for brave Evesham youngster Grace Dolphin.

Learn Tai Chi at Pershore Library

Tewkesbury Admag: (5529129)

10:51am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ADULTS can learn anything from French to Tai Chi at Pershore Library as new courses are being offered this September.

More than 1,000 use health app

Tewkesbury Admag: More than 1,000 use health app

10:43am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MORE than 1,000 people in Worcestershire have used a mobile application providing information on health services available near to them.

Hotel worker who sneaked onto plane on runway due in court

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:50am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A man from Worcestershire is due in court charged with breaching airport security and illegally boarding an aeroplane at Birmingham Airport.

Sex attacker pounced on lone woman walking home from nightclub

Tewkesbury Admag:

9:34am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A teenage kebab shop worker who chased after a woman on her way home from a Worcester nightclub and carried out a terrifying sex attack has been put behind bars.

Pershore Rotary scores a first

Tewkesbury Admag: 3414679201 Paul Jackson 19.08.14 Wick - The Rotary Club of Bredon Hill and Parkinson's UK are joining forces for a stall at the Plum Festival selling jams and fortune cookies. From left - Basil Sellwood, fundraiser Worcester and District branch Parkin

6:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FUNDRAISING for Parkinson's UK will get a boost as the charity has joined forces with the Rotary Club of Bredon Hill.

Bank holiday bin collections

Tewkesbury Admag: (9472932)

5:21pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WYCHAVON waste collections will remain unchanged over the August Bank Holiday.

Vandals target youngsters play area

3:39pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

VANDALS attacked a play area in Evesham lighting fires and damaging wooden play leaving new equipment unusable.

Pershore's Plum Festival For Summer Meet

Tewkesbury Admag: Nick Toogood - 27/08/12. Pershore Plum Festival 2012. Festival mascot Prunella Plum dances a merry jig. (8579365)

3:09pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MORE than 1,000 motorbikes from all over the Midlands, decorated in purple, will descend on Pershore this week, as part of the celebrations for the town's Plum Festival.

Pershore businesses back town Plum Festival

Tewkesbury Admag: Jo Whittingham from Bubble Bath Gifts , Jackie McGuirk from Capers Fine Foods and Ken Felton from Fruit Salad.

3:06pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BUSINESSES in Pershore will be offering double rewards for all customers using a Pride loyalty card during the bank holiday weekend.

Plum Festival weekend bonanza takes place this weekend

Tewkesbury Admag: A ferret getting into the spirit of the Pershore Plum Festival.

3:03pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

PLUM enthusiasts have been turning Pershore purple this month to mark the ongoing Plum Festival.

Restoration of Grade II building nearing completion

Tewkesbury Admag: Persora Director Sasha Hyde with the building’s original lath which dates back two centuries has now been restored to its former glory.

2:16pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORK to restore a 16th century Pershore building into a retail and art store is nearing completion.

Stanley knives stolen in theft

Tewkesbury Admag: (3971142)

1:11pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BUCKET containing sealant guns and Stanley knives was stolen from a van parked in Thatched Tavern, High Street, Honeybourne between noon on Saturday, August 8 and 10am the following day.

Spare wheel stolen

Tewkesbury Admag: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

1:03pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE spare wheel from a vehicle was stolen whilst parked on the driveway of a property in Windmill Lane in Inkberrow.

Bikes stolen in overnight theft

Tewkesbury Admag: Still time to register for charity bike ride

12:57pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO cycles were stolen from a garage in Prospect Gardens in Elm Road, Evesham.

Telling the stories of the men who went to war

9:36am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE story of the brave villagers who fought for their country during the First World War is being told in a new book.

Band tuning up for bank holiday performance

9:26am Tuesday 19th August 2014

ENJOY live music from the Bretforton Silver Band at the Fleece Inn, in Bretforton, on Bank Holiday Monday, August 25.

Sign up for summer show

Tewkesbury Admag: PRIZE PRODUCE: Some of the winners from last year's show.

9:22am Tuesday 19th August 2014

AFTER a highly successful inaugural event last year, Bretforton Show is returning to the magnificent grounds of Bretforton Manor near Evesham on Saturday September, 13.

UPDATED: M5 southbound closed in Gloucestershire - one child and five adults taken to hospital

Tewkesbury Admag: Highways Agency to start work in Edgar Street, Hereford, next week

10:52am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE M5 in Gloucestershire is closed southbound between junctions 13 and 14 due to a serious incident.

Gardeners make generous donation

Tewkesbury Admag: GENEROUS GIFT: Garden owners and members of the Garden Club in Bretforton presenting a cheque for £1,000 to Midlands Air Ambulance in the grounds of Bretforton Manor. Left to right -  Jane Lowe, Mark Chambers, Margaret Dodds, Helen Davis, Jenny Ashm

5:58pm Monday 18th August 2014

KEEN local gardeners have provided a welcome £1,000 boost to a lifesaving local charity.

Tour of Britain set to ‘wow’ Wychavon

Tewkesbury Admag: Still time to register for charity bike ride

4:45pm Monday 18th August 2014

CELEBRATIONS are well underway to welcome the Tour of Britain through Broadway, Pershore and Evesham next month in style.

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