Man critically injured after car crash with petrol tanker

Tewkesbury Admag:

9:01am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN was critically injured in a crash between his car and an empty petrol tanker yesterday evening.

Evesham to welcome Trafalgar Festival

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:26am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of Cadets will march through the streets of Evesham this Sunday (Oct 26) as a major Royal Navy celebration takes place. 

Fundraisers paddle, plod and pedal their way to £12k donation

Tewkesbury Admag: DID WELL: In It To Win It

10:54am Friday 24th October 2014

INTREPID teams of fundraisers collected more than £12,000 for St Richard’s Hospice by completing the paddle, plod and pedal challenge.

Visitors enjoy Stow Horse Fair

Tewkesbury Admag: Graeme and Marion Forder, from Cornwall, enjoy their camp fire

4:59pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE sun welcomed a good crowd of visitors to Stow's autumn horse fair on Thursday though turnout was slightly less than in previous years.

Car engine fire in Malvern

Tewkesbury Admag: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

2:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAR engine caught fire in Roman Way, Malvern, yesterday (October 23).

Two cars crash on A449 near Ledbury

Tewkesbury Admag: Emergency services attended a crash in Horderley yesterday.

12:48pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TWO cars crashed on the A449 near Ledbury this morning but no-one was injured.

Evesham U3A Open Day

3:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

EVESHAM U3A will host an Open Day, on Wednesday, November 5, from noon, in the Town Hall.

A colourful catch for Evesham school

Tewkesbury Admag: INSTALLATION: Pupils from St Egwin’s CofE Middle School created this unique mobile for the school’s new art and design technology building.

2:49pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YEAR 7 and 8 pupils from St Egwin’s CofE Middle School created a unique piece of artwork for their school’s new art and design technology building.

"Deliberate" draining of canal causes huge disruption on waterways

Tewkesbury Admag: EMPTIED: Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal were drained.

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE draining of a canal in Worcester which caused a “major inconvenience” for narrowboat users was most likely deliberate, according to the Canal and River Trust.

Talking about the times...

1:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NEW FACES at Winchcombe's Millennium Group will always be welcome "to bring a Christian perspective to current affairs".

Timbers Replaced at Church

1:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REPAIRS to the floor of St Michael's Church, Stanley Pontlarge, are being carried out.


1:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust has given a grant of £3500 to the St Peter's Organ Fund in Winchcombe.

Bands coverge on Evesham

Tewkesbury Admag: BLOWING THEIR OWN TRUMPETS - Fifty bands are expected to compete.

11:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE SILVER Jubilee of the Wychavon Festival of Brass (WFB) will be celebrated with twelve hours of music.

Horror stories of the pets whose owners don't care

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:45am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CALLOUS pet owners have abandoned almost 250 animals in Worcestershire this year – and a recent spate of kittens being dumped is only adding to this shocking statistic.

Cleeve Prior Heritage Trust seeks volunteers

Tewkesbury Admag: MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Volunteers from Cleeve Prior Heritage Trust in action.

10:27am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COMMUNITY group which manages 27 acres of land in Cleeve Prior, near Evesham, is looking for new volunteers.

Help is needed to save historical Vale show

Tewkesbury Admag: 4314735801 Paul Jackson 21.10.14 Badsey - The Badsey Flower Show could end if no help is found. From left - Michael Draper, committee member, Adrian Barradell, vice chairman and Gordon Boon chairman. (11772134)

7:08pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MUCH loved Vale village show could be coming to an end after 126 years unless new helpers can be found.

Champion ales, local heroes and Worcestershire Barn Owls at Apple and Ale Festival

Tewkesbury Admag: 4314735701 Paul Jackson 21.10.14 Bretforton - Pre pic for The Fleece Inn's Apple and Ale Festival. Nigel Smith, landlord. (11772114)

6:32pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WHETHER you enjoy a pint of cider or ale the best of both tipples will be in great supply at the Fleece Inn in Bretforton this weekend.

Police secure post in Pershore

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

6:09pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

POLICE in Pershore will keep a presence at the town's civic centre after the district council agreed a deal to buy the former station.

More tributes paid to Lynda Bellingham

Tewkesbury Admag: Lynda Bellingham appeared at the Badsey Flower Show in 2012 filming her show, My Tasty Travels with Lynda Bellingham.

5:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ACTRESS, TV presenter and Worcestershire charity patron Lynda Bellingham lost her battle with cancer this week (Oct 19) in the arms of her husband.

Eyes down for charity bingo

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

5:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CHARITY bingo night will take place at the Honeybourne Railway Club on Saturday.

Go Grace, seven-year-old returns home after cancer battle

Tewkesbury Admag: Grace Dolphin with youngster sister Olivia celebrating her return home in time for Christmas.

5:01pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BRAVE young girl who has been battling an adult form of blood cancer has been sent home to Evesham by doctors after being placed in remission.

Evesham woman is gaga about Gaga

Tewkesbury Admag: Becki Caulton and Lady Gaga.

3:23pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LADY Gaga super fan was treated to the surprise of her life for her 40th birthday party when her husband took her backstage to meet the eccentric singer.

Music and crafts at imagGine

Tewkesbury Admag: music note (11680289)

2:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN open mic session will take place at imaGine, in Evesham's Market Square on Saturday (Oct 25) from 2pm until 4pm.

Exotics event sees world's most venomous snake in the Vale

Tewkesbury Admag: Lucy Churchill with a Caiman crocodile.

2:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SOME of the world's most venomous snakes and a Caiman crocodile were at the venomous night put on by the Evesham and District Reptile and Exotics Club.

Farncombe lifesavers win national award

Tewkesbury Admag: WINNERS: Tony Haines, Gemma Guedes, Dr Hilary Jones, Anne Jolly, Katie Field and Alastair Stagg (left to right) at the ceremony.

2:37pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE teamwork of a life saving group in Broadway who rescued a cyclist after he suffered collapsed in Fish Hill were praised by TV doctor Hilary Jones as he presented them with a national award.

Final straight for Bell Tower Appeal

Tewkesbury Admag: Diana Raphael with 8 ft model of Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower.

2:21pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE people of Evesham have continued to throw their support behind the Bell Tower Appeal and there is now only around £47,000 left to raise.

Crack secret codes in the same way as First World War soldiers

Tewkesbury Admag: A mobile messenger pigeon loft from the First World War.

1:41pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

LEARN how to crack codes and secret messages at an event demonstrating methods pioneered in the First and Second World Wars taking place the Almonry Heritage Centre next month.

Deaf woman and hearing dog wins award from HRH The Princess Royal

Tewkesbury Admag: (11689705)

4:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

KIND hearted volunteer Merleen Watson and her hearing dog Grace have been named as Volunteer of the Year.

Raise money for local charities

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

3:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Daisy Chain Benevolent Fund charity shop in Evesham's Bridge Street will be holding a coffee morning in to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and the Worcester children's hospital ward.

Fete raises hundreds

Tewkesbury Admag: (10783189)

3:32pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE St John the Baptist's Fete was recently held in Wickhamford in aid of the church and raised £820.

Broadway gardening club meets next week

Tewkesbury Admag: (11685361)

3:29pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Broadway Gardening Club is holding its next meeting on Monday, October 27, at 7.30pm in the United Reformed Church Hall in the village.

Funds raised in church tea tent

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

3:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

ORGANISERS of the church tea tent at the Broadway Horticultural and Craft Show have thanked everyone for making the day such a success.

Broadway residents can apply for funding for further education

Tewkesbury Admag: (10783189)

3:02pm Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNG people in Broadway can get a helping hand from the Thomas Hodges Foundation and funding they have on offer.

Simon's seventieth concert

Tewkesbury Admag: music note (11680289)

2:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

THERE will be a concert taking place at St Michael's Church in Broadway on Thursday, October 30, to mark the 70th birthday of a villager.

Songs of praise at Broadway Church

Tewkesbury Admag: music note (11680289)

2:26pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SONGS of praise event will take place at the St Michael & All Angels Church in Broadway on Sunday, October 26, from 10.30am.

Actress and Worcestershire charity patron Lynda Bellingham dies at 66

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:07pm Monday 20th October 2014

ACTRESS, TV presenter and Worcestershire charity patron Lynda Bellingham lost her battle with cancer last night (Oct 19) in the arms of her husband.

JellyPickleJam celebrates Hallowe'en

Tewkesbury Admag: (11651829)

9:22am Monday 20th October 2014

THERE will be spooky goings on at the JellyPickleJam vintage tea shop in Evesham on Friday, October 31, as the store celebrates Hallowe'en.

Worcestershire care home manager up for national award

Tewkesbury Admag: Anita Fletcher, manager of Heathlands Residential Care Home, Station Road, Pershore. Photo by Ed Maynard.

4:44pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE manager of a Sanctuary Care home in Pershore has been shortlisted for the Best Dementia Care Manager accolade in the National Dementia Care Awards 2014.

Karndean Designflooring set to unveil new state-of-the-art showroom

Tewkesbury Admag: Jay Forrester, showroom manager of Karndean Designflooring and (right) Scott Cochrane, retail sales director of Karndean Designflooring. Photo by Dave Green, Green Imaging LTD.

5:12pm Saturday 18th October 2014

AN Evesham flooring specialist is unveiling its recently refurbished state-of-the-art showroom to the town from Saturday (October 25).

Cat gets trapped in engine

Tewkesbury Admag: (4472121)

2:04pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A CAT was rescued by firefighters today after getting trapped in a car engine in Evesham.

Mum has head tattoo for charity

Tewkesbury Admag: 4214728601 Paul Jackson 13.10.14 Worcester -  Julie Griffiths is had her head shaved and has a tattoo at Worcester Tattoo Studio to raise money for Ape Action Africa. From left - Julie Griffiths and Katie Wilson. (11425482)

10:48am Saturday 18th October 2014

SHAVING her head wasn't enough for one Pershore fundraiser who got a tattoo on her head as well in a bid to raise money for a charity rescuing gorillas.

Pershore launches poppy appeal with weekend of events

Tewkesbury Admag: Mannequin at the travelling museum in Pershore last year for the launch of the poppy appeal.

6:49pm Friday 17th October 2014

PERSHORE'S Poppy Appeal will get underway from Saturday (Oct 25) with an official launch in the town centre.

Teenager taken to hospital following motorcycle collision

Tewkesbury Admag: (4775600)

4:45pm Friday 17th October 2014

A TEENAGER was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital with leg pains today after being involved in a collision with a car.

£3 million NHS bill for treating patients with alcohol-related illnesses

4:34pm Friday 17th October 2014

TREATING patients admitted to hospital as a result of alcohol abuse in South Worcestershire cost the taxpayer more than £3 million in 2012-13.

CrownGate shopping centre evacuated

Tewkesbury Admag: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

3:44pm Friday 17th October 2014

SHOPPERS were evacuated from the CrownGate centre in Worcester today when the fire alarm sounded.

Heartless thieves steal foodbank donations

Tewkesbury Admag: FOODBANK THEFT: Church warden Ruth Yardley was saddened by the crime. Picture by Paul Jackson. 4214732702.

3:33pm Friday 17th October 2014

CALLOUS thieves have stolen foodbank donations meant for the poor from a collection point at a Worcestershire church.

Pet safety workshops for kids this half term

Tewkesbury Admag: (11618101)

2:22pm Friday 17th October 2014

AN Evesham pet shop is once against hosting a school holiday event giving youngsters the chance to learn more about how to look after their animals.

Knitters use their skills for charity

Tewkesbury Admag: KNITTING CLUB: Back from left: Tony Lawrence, volunteer befriender at Acorns Children's Hospice, Joan Linley, Val Graham and Pat Maylor. Front from left: Mel Kirk, service manager at Maggs Day Centre, and Haf Coglan. 4214732201. Picture by Paul Jackso

1:26pm Friday 17th October 2014

KIND-hearted knitters in Worcester have used their creative skills to support some of the city’s good causes.

Man rescued from car in flood water

Tewkesbury Admag:

1:13pm Friday 17th October 2014

A MAN had to be rescued from his car today after getting stuck in some flood water near Pershore.

Worcester protest against badger cull

Tewkesbury Admag: PROTEST: Worcestershire Vegans and Veggies campaigning against the cull.

11:45am Friday 17th October 2014

ANIMAL protection campaigners protested in Worcester this week against the culling of badgers, which is currently taking place in Gloucestershire and Somerset.

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