Stuart scores for a pair of specs

Tewkesbury Admag: Stuart Barry, competition winner.

6:02pm Monday 21st July 2014

EVESHAM resident Stuart Barry is the winner of a pair of designer sunglasses after correctly predicting the result in a football competition, run by a local opticians.

Myths and mysteries dispelled

Tewkesbury Admag: Anna Burgess one of the staff members who attended the seminar receiving certificates of attendance from Gabby Sanchez manager at the funeral home.

5:58pm Monday 21st July 2014

A BIDFORD funeral directors hosted a training session for staff at a nearby nursing home to dispel some myths around the profession.

School can move on with development plans

Tewkesbury Admag: Plans drawn up for the future development of Pershore High School.

5:44pm Monday 21st July 2014

PERSHORE High School has been given the final thumbs up to go ahead with a multi million pound development.

Enjoy a musical feast

5:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

FINE food and a feast of music will be on offer when an Evesham pub hosts a special fundraising event in aid of the Alzheimer's Society.

Father admits making harassing phone calls

5:16pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN made harassing phone calls to the mother of his children after she took them on holiday without telling him, a court heard.

Bronze statues stolen from garden

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4:42pm Monday 21st July 2014

TWO bronze deer statues were stolen from the front garden of a house in the Vale.

Beer and loose change stolen from garage

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4:33pm Monday 21st July 2014

SIX cans of beer were stolen from a fridge in a garage raid in Pershore.

Garden shed raided in Drakes Broughton

4:25pm Monday 21st July 2014

GARDEN tools were stolen after thieves broke into a shed near Worcester.

Racehorses making guest appearance at country show

Tewkesbury Admag: Charlotte Alexander with Denman, who has owned him since he retired in 2011 after suffering a training injury.

3:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

HORSE racing fans will be in for a treat this weekend as two famous horses make a guest appearance at Broadway’s first ever Country Fair and Dog Show.

Bikers bring buzz - in aid of Midlands Air Ambulance

Tewkesbury Admag: Bikers at the Fleece Inn, Bretforton.

2:19pm Monday 21st July 2014

MOTORBIKES created quite a buzz when they appeared in droves at the Fleece Inn, Bretforton near Evesham, to raise money for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Firefighters' strike action ends, while industrial action is set to commence

Tewkesbury Admag: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

3:21pm Monday 21st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in England and Wales are set to come to the end of strike action later today, but industrial action will continue.

Poetry team take home trophy

Tewkesbury Admag: Holding their award: Matt Manton, Matt Bessant, Montgomery Pike, Dylan Mulholland, Sam Williams and Will Hardman.

12:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

STUDENTS at Pershore High School celebrated after a poem they penned won them a trophy.

Catalytic converters taken from cars

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

12:19pm Monday 21st July 2014

TWO catalytic converters have been stolen from parked vehicles in two separate thefts in the Vale and the Cotswolds.

Saddle stolen in barn theft

11:57am Monday 21st July 2014

A BROWN leather saddle was stolen from a barn in Evesham.

Family fundraiser for grandfather

11:43am Monday 21st July 2014

THE family of a man suffering with Alzheimer's will be holding a fundraiser in his honour this weekend.

Passengers facing train delays after signal failure

Tewkesbury Admag: A first Great Western Turbo train

8:41am Monday 21st July 2014

TRAINS have been cancelled from Worcester Shrub Hill due to a signal failure this morning.

Huge hay bale fire causes road closures

Tewkesbury Admag:

8:20am Monday 21st July 2014

SEVENTY-tonnes of hay bales have been severely damaged in a fire near Stow.

Man found dead in Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:56am Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAN, named locally as 25-year-old Paul Dinsdale, has been found dead in Worcester.

Car rescued from flooded ford

Tewkesbury Admag: SUBMERGED: Fire crews pull out car stuck in flooded ford. All pictures by Jackie Trott.

11:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

TWO men had to be rescued after their car became partially submerged in a flooded ford near Droitwich.

Storms batter Worcestershire for a second night

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10:05am Saturday 19th July 2014

PEOPLE across Worcestershire were woken by a second night of thunderstorms with more on the way today

Pre-school graduation at Treetops

Tewkesbury Admag: Pre-school graduation at Treetops

12:55pm Friday 18th July 2014

Pre-school children at Treetops Nursery in Birlingham, near Pershore have this week taken part in their annual graduation ceremony to mark the transition from nursery to school.

Funny man Alan Carr praises 'beautiful' Chipping Campden

Tewkesbury Admag: Alan Carr

5:44pm Friday 18th July 2014

CHATTY man Alan Carr has praised "beautiful" Chipping Campden after trying out some new material in Evesham.

Air ambulance launches pain relief appeal

Tewkesbury Admag: Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance in action

3:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA) has launched an appeal to raise £40,000 to cover the cost of essential pain relief.

Exhibition will shine light on forgotten heroes

Tewkesbury Admag: Australian officers and men on a duckboard trench through the shell-blasted remains of Chateau Wood, Hooge, east of Ypres, on 29 October 1917.© Imperial War Museums E(AUS)From: Mapping the First World War, by Peter Chasseaud (8020506)

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

BRAVE heroes from Chipping Campden who fought in the First World War are to be commemorated in a special exhibition.

Crime in West Mercia drops by four per cent

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12:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

CRIME in West Mercia decreased by four per cent in the past year.

West Mercia Police Chief Constable welcomes new ethics code

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11:25am Friday 18th July 2014

THE head of West Mercia Police has welcomed the introduction of a new ethics code governing the behaviour of police officers.

One lane of M5 northbound closed

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10:03am Friday 18th July 2014

ONE lane is closed on the northbound carriageway on the M5 between junction five with the A38 for Droitwich and Wychbold and junction 4A with the M42 as a result of a broken-down vehicle.

Crackdown on dangerous bikers in Broadway

Tewkesbury Admag: Crackdown on dangerous bikers in Broadway

9:53am Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE will be cracking down on motorcyclists speeding and driving dangerously in Broadway on Sunday.

Bonfire gets out of control in Evesham

Tewkesbury Admag:

9:19am Friday 18th July 2014

A BONFIRE in Davies Road, Evesham, got out of control at about 3.10am this morning.

Badsey site given approval

6:59pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PLANNERS have given the go ahead to a new development in Badsey, despite being against the proposals.

Pershore to get more homes

6:50pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE urban extension of Pershore is set to continue after more than 100 new homes planned for the town got the green light from planners.

Enjoy a luxurious train journey and raise cash for Worcester hospice

Tewkesbury Admag: Bryan and Cynthia Leather on the Northern Belle before her death

6:26pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A CARER from Bredon is set to enjoy a special 1930s-themed train journey in memory of his wife and daughter while supporting the charity which cared for them in their final days.

Intelligently Green Awards – winners announced

6:18pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE winners of Wychavon District Council’s first Intelligently Green Awards have been announced.

Summer safe sex campaign launched

Tewkesbury Admag: Summer safe sex campaign launched

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A SAFE sex campaign has been launched by the organisation responsible for sexual health in Worcestershire.

Fundraiser for colleague a huge success

Tewkesbury Admag: FUNDRAISERS: Robin Clarke (fourth from right) who walked the 10K with his wife, his son Matt (left) and the other men pictured. Barbara Pugh (right) and Angela Gittus (next to Robin) organised the event which raised more than £1,600 for charity.

5:25pm Thursday 17th July 2014

COLLEAGUES of a man who suffered a massive heart attack at work have raised more than £1,600 for the people who helped him.

Police issue warning over swimming in open water

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4:28pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WITH the start of the school summer holidays just days away and warm weather Worcestershire, people in the county are being reminded of the dangers of swimming in open water.

Charity cake sale a big success

Tewkesbury Admag: CAKE SALE SUCCESS: From left - Barb Taylor, Jackie Hammerton, Lyn Dyke, Christine Sawyer, Glen Taylor.

3:47pm Thursday 17th July 2014

ALL sorts of tasty treats and delicious delights were on offer as a charity cake sale took place in Evesham.

Caravan owners advised to check TV licence requirements

Tewkesbury Admag: Caravan owners advised to check TV licence requirements

1:45pm Thursday 17th July 2014

STATIC caravan and mobile home owners in Worcestershire planning to go away for a summer holiday are being reminded to make sure they have the right television licence.

Power cut affects the Vale and Cotswolds

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1:41pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PEOPLE across parts of the Vale and the Cotswolds were without electricity for an hour after a power cut last night (Wednesday).

Fall in drink driving across West Mercia

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1:23pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE amount of drivers getting behind the wheel while over the drink-drive limit in Worcestershire and throughout West Mercia has fallen slightly over the past year.

Police re-open 1996 rape investigation

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:14pm Thursday 17th July 2014

INVESTIGATIONS into an attempted rape in Redditch in 1996 have been re-opened after the man convicted of the crime was acquitted.

Sponsored walk for four-legged friends

Tewkesbury Admag: WALKIES: Dogs Trust Evesham is organising a sponsored walk.

12:07pm Thursday 17th July 2014

STAFF at Dogs Trust Evesham are appealing for local dog lovers to put their best foot forward and take part in a sponsored walk at 10am on Sunday (July 20).

AGE UK OFFER COMPUTER HELP

10:55am Thursday 17th July 2014

HELP is at hand in Evesham for anyone who feels left behind by the modern computer revolution.

We can't help our daughter, we may as well be on the moon, say couple who have waited six months for a phone connection

Tewkesbury Admag: 2914651201 Leanna Shephard 15.07.14 Aldington James Love and Susan Love have been waiting for a phone line to be connected for seven months. (8294872)

9:02am Thursday 17th July 2014

THEY left their home of 30 years to be closer to their daughter in Bidford after she was hospitalised with Crohn's Disease.

Help keep Evesham clean

8:01am Thursday 17th July 2014

LEND a hand picking some litter at the Big Evesham Spring Clean, taking place tonight (Thursday, July 17).

Government health bosses visit Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag: Members of the House of Commons Health Select Committee with representatives from health bodies in Worcestershire

6:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SOME of the country’s top health bosses visited Worcestershire this week to hear how different elements of the health and social care sector are being brought together in a pioneering new programme.

Man takes on challenges to mark 40th birthday

Tewkesbury Admag: Richard Hobbs on his bike challenge

4:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

AN Evesham man is celebrating his 40th year by taking on three challenges for different charities.

Cannabis plants found in the Vale

2:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CANNABIS plants have been found in two homes in Vale villages.

Former headteacher charged with indecent assault and gross indecency with a child

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12:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE former headmaster of a school near Evesham has been charged with indecent assault and gross indecency with a child.

Live battles will mark 750th anniversary of historic Evesham event

Tewkesbury Admag: Brother John (John Jenkinson, of the Evesham Hotel) with festival organiser Antonia Coles and Lady Clare (Clare Bostle, of the Simon de Montfort Society) at the launch of the Battle of Evesham Festival.

11:29am Wednesday 16th July 2014

LIVE battles, medieval banquets and birds of prey are just some of what people can expect at the Battle of Evesham Festival next year.






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