Pershore Baptist Church at centre of appeal for funds

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The baptist chapel in Broad Street, Pershore.
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5:34pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PERSHORE Baptist Church, the 17th century building at the heart of the town, is at the centre of an appeal for funds to pay for some vital repair work.

Talk on Antarctica for Evesham Bell Tower

Tewkesbury Admag: Dr Sue Ablett with some of the penguins she encountered on her journey.

4:33pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

KEEN traveller and public speaker, Sue Ablett, will be talking on Friday, October 24, about her recent trip to Antarctica.

Evesham travel agency helps to raise £17k for sustainable tourism

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

4:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A TRAVEL agency branch in Evesham is celebrating after helping to raise more than £17,000 during the last 12 months for a sustainable tourism charity.

Work starts at Riverside Youth Centre

Tewkesbury Admag: Alex Mellor at the youth centre.

3:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PERSHORE'S Riverside Youth Centre is at the centre of a major revamp to secure the future of the charity and make the town a "centre of excellence for canoeing".

Safety pledge over midwife strike

Tewkesbury Admag:

3:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire have said mothers-to-be will not be affected by a planned four-hour strike by midwives next month.

Introduce seven-day GP services sooner than 2020, says health watchdog

Tewkesbury Admag:

3:24pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A COMMITMENT by David Cameron to guarantee every NHS patient in England has access to a GP seven days a week by 2020 has been welcomed in Worcestershire.

Charity bingo

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

3:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A CHARITY bingo is going to be held at the Avonside Hospital Club in Evesham on Friday (October 3).

Bidford Rural Cinema is on tomorrow

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3:03pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BIDFORD Rural Cinema is screening children's animated film The Nut Job on Friday (Oct 3) at 7pm at the Crawford Memorial Hall.

Latest Pride winner

2:28pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE latest winner of the Pershore Pride draw was Jean McGrath.

Demolition at Pershore College will begin next week

Tewkesbury Admag: An artists impression of the new look college.

2:09pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE first bulldozers will be at Pershore College on Monday (October 6) to begin the preparation of the site for the £5.8 million development.

Local Scouts receive donation from shoppers

Tewkesbury Admag: Warner's Budgens of Bidford community donation to Salford Priors Scouts - (front l to r) Daniel Fidrmuc, Daniel Allison, (middle (l to r)Andrew Hall, Mike Worrall, Guy Warner, Calista Lawton, (rear l to r) Marion Allison, Giles Hall and Jane Lawton  -

1:44pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SCOUTS in Salford Priors will be able to enjoy some good food and a hot drink when they next head out camping thanks to a generous donation from a local supermarket.

Heritage Day success in Bishampton

1:04pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BISHAMPTON Bertie's sortie into the village with Nurse Cox for the recent Heritage Open Day helped to attract more than 100 people along to check out the First World War effort.

Deaf woman and hearing dog nominated for award with HRH The Princess Royal

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:44pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEARING dogs have proved to be a woman's best friend for one Broadway resident.

Entry opens for student nurse and midwife awards

Tewkesbury Admag: Nurse with clean bedding (10304821)

12:10pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

STUDENT nurses and midwives are being invited to apply for an annual award recognising those who have gone the extra mile.

Elderly woman dies after being hit by a lorry in The Shambles, Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:14am Monday 29th September 2014

An elderly woman has been hit by a lorry in Worcester City Centre this morning.

Older people advised to make plans for the end of their lives

Tewkesbury Admag: Dr Maggie Keeble from NHS South Worcestershire CCG and head of advocacy at Onside Advocacy Linda Clarke

6:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

OLDER people in Worcestershire and their families are being encouraged to put plans in place to make sure they get the care they need at the end of their lives.

Call for wildlife volunteers

Tewkesbury Admag:

5:49pm Monday 29th September 2014

A VOLUNTEER group which sells logs and woodchips for charity is looking for new members.

Worcester Cathedral to host county Harvest Festival

Tewkesbury Admag:

5:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SERVICE to celebrate rural life and give thanks for the farmers who produce our food is coming to Worcester Cathedral.

Explorer to tell tales of his travels at Sixways fundraising event

Tewkesbury Admag: Arts and crafts day in Worcester

3:52pm Monday 29th September 2014

A MODERN-day adventurer is taking time out from travelling the globe to help a Worcestershire fundraising organisation raise money for cancer research.

Cathedral service celebrates work of NHS staff in Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag: 3914713105. 28/09/14. NHS procession from the Guildhall to Worcester Cathedral. The parade heads along the high street. Picture by Nick Toogood. (10839979)

1:17pm Monday 29th September 2014

WORCESTER Cathedral was packed to the rafters on Sunday for a special celebration of NHS staff and volunteers.

MP Luff backs residents in giant chicken plant row

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11:59am Saturday 27th September 2014


Malvern Autumn Show: Live updates all weekend

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:36am Friday 26th September 2014

THE Malvern Autumn Show is expected to attract more than 60,000 visitors this weekend.

Friends set to tackle tough drive for charity close to their hearts

Tewkesbury Admag:

2:33pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TWO Pershore friends will get behind the wheel of their van today to begin a tough five day drive through Europe for a cause close to their hearts.

Campaign for disabled play equipment really has no limit

Tewkesbury Admag:

2:31pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AN Evesham mum who is on a mission to change the face of a town play area says while she may have almost reached her goal the fundraising will carry on.

James Evans of Xtreme Boot Camps Finalist for BBC Newcomer Award

Tewkesbury Admag: James Evans.

11:54am Thursday 25th September 2014

FITNESS instructor and co-founder of Worcestershire based Xtreme Boot Camps, James Evans, is celebrating after being nominated as a finalist for the BBC Newcomer Award in the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sports Awards 2014.

Learn how to save a life for free in Evesham

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11:46am Thursday 25th September 2014

FREE life saving courses with St John Ambulance are being offered in Evesham thanks to an ongoing legacy left by a Bretforton market gardener.

Evesham blood cancer patient completes 26 mile cycling challenge at Birmingham’s largest ever charity bike ride

Tewkesbury Admag: Cancer survivor Paul Turner raised hundreds for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research in the Birmingham Bikeathon.

11:42am Thursday 25th September 2014

A CANCER survivor from Evesham completed Birmingham's largest ever charity cycle ride to raise money for a cause close to his heart.

Hotels celebrate awards win

Tewkesbury Admag: Fiona Bruce (far left) and Simon Numphud (far right), head of AA Hotel Services, present the Dormy House team with their award.

10:48am Thursday 25th September 2014

HOTELS across the Cotswolds have been celebrating after winning numerous titles in the latest awards to be handed out by the AA.

Plans to build four homes

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5:57pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

PLANS have been submitted to build four homes and an on-site biodiversity and SuDS area on land adjacent to Waterhouse, Rye Hill Lane, Broughton Hackett.

Initial plans for five homes in Vale village

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5:53pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

INITIAL plans have been submitted to Wychavon District Council, which could see five new homes built at Greenacres, Brook Lane, Cropthorne, near Pershore.

Plans for 14 homes attract opposition

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5:51pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN unused piece of land next to Evesham Marina could become the site of a small new housing estate if plans by New Dawn Homes are successful.

Zombies fight back against cancer

Tewkesbury Admag: Zombie: (From left to right) Ashley Taylor, James Marshall and Steph Russell.

5:34pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

STAFF at a Pershore salon appeared to have been woken from the dead this week when they dressed up as zombies as part of a fundraising drive.

Plans for two new homes in Wyre Piddle submitted

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5:18pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN application to demolish Sunibrae, Chapel Lane, in Wyre Piddle, and replace with two new homes has been submitted to Wychavon District Council.

Evesham Man Turns 100

Tewkesbury Admag: A CENTURY OF MEMORIES - Mr Popple of Evesham.

3:37pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A CARD from the Queen, a cake and a well-attended party made the 100th birthday of an Evesham man extra special.

Two new homes could be built behind village post office

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3:26pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO new homes could be built on land behind Drakes Broughton Post Office if planners give it the go ahead.

Street trading consultation

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3:10pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

STREET trading in Wychavon could be controlled in new ways at the district council is currently reviewing the way it works.

Broadway artist holds exhibition

Tewkesbury Admag: Jeremy Houghton painting, Dizzy Heights.

2:53pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE Ashmolean Museum in Broadway will be holding a talk with village artist Jeremy Houghton, whose current exhibition of his 10 Year retrospective is on display on the top floor of the museum.

Solar panels installed at school

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2:18pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A SCHOOL has proved its eco credentials by installing solar panels.

Pershore High Street re-opens to through traffic after closure

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12:31pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

PERSHORE High Street reopened to through traffic today (Weds) after being shut for major sewer works.

Evesham Community Hospital staff warn plans to axe meal subsidy could lead to dining room closure

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

11:34am Wednesday 24th September 2014

STAFF at Evesham Community Hospital have warned plans to axe their dining room subsidy will lead to the closure of the restaurant.

Chance to talk to beat policeman in Workman Gardens

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:36am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THERE is a chance for people to talk to Evesham’s beat policeman Paul Lewis on Saturday, October 11.

Cannabis, class A drugs and stolen property found in police raids

Tewkesbury Admag: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

10:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

CANNABIS plants, class A drugs and stolen property were all discovered by the police across Wychavon as they carried out a serious of raids during a one month period.

Hairdressers takes part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Tewkesbury Admag: Person pouring tea (10339833)

9:45am Wednesday 24th September 2014

D'CAPELLI hairdressers in Evesham will be taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday (Sept 26).

Don’t miss Evesham’s Pet Weekend at Countrywide

Tewkesbury Admag: Jake Eastham (10539708)

6:08pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PET owners are invited to bring pets of all shapes and sizes to Countrywide’s event taking place at the Evesham store this weekend (September 26 - 28).

Test you general knowledge in quiz for Go Grace Appeal

Tewkesbury Admag: Writing Q&A, Questions and Answers on a blackboard.   (10685421)

5:36pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A GENERAL knowledge quiz is to be held at Hampton Working Men's Club in Evesham on Friday, September 26, in aid of the Go Grace Appeal.

Morrisons launches new Academy of Food in Evesham

Tewkesbury Admag: Morrisons store opening in Cwmbran. Staff member Lyn.

5:33pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MORRISONS supermarket in Evesham has launched its Academy of Food, a fresh new free education programme designed to help children understand where good food comes from.

Grants help aspiring arts students

Tewkesbury Admag: Chloe Williams.

5:04pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FUNDS raised from the Broadway Arts Festival will be helping three aspiring artists with their studies.

New course helps to make the most of your iPad

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4:35pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A NEW one-day course at Farncombe near Broadway this autumn aims to give iPad owners confidence with emails, photographs, surfing the web, Facetime and the use of apps.

Join in with the World's Biggest Coffee Morning

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Jean Andrews from Pershore will be raising money for Macmillan Cancer Care with a display of 30 of her antique dolls at St Andrew's Parish Centre, Pershore on September 27th (10621090)

4:03pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

KETTLES will be boiling across Pershore and the Vale on Friday (September 26) as people take part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

Bidford Rural Cinema

Tewkesbury Admag: (10607210)

1:29pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BIDFORD Rural Cinema is starting its seventh season on Friday, October 5, at 7pm with a great British Comedy, the Love Punch.

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