Vale physiotherapist lends a hand at Commonwealth Games

Tewkesbury Admag: Physiotherapist Lorraine Middleburgh is putting her skills to good use at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as a volunteer this summer.

1:43pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AS athletes from around the world were busy preparing for this summer's Commonwealth Games so was a physiotherapist from the Vale.

Appeal for missing Tewkesbury man Jimmy Thompson

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:55pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE in Tewkesbury are appealing for information in connection with the disappearance of a man from the town.

Worcestershire pageant contestant is making her comeback to inspire baby boy

Tewkesbury Admag: CHALLENGE: Nicola Brown is to compete in Miss Midlands 2014

12:09pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AFTER four years, relocation and a baby boy, a part-time model and pageant contestant is making her comeback.

Can you be a backing singer for Kinky Farnham?

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12:03pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A NINE-piece funk, soul and blues band is on the look out for some new backing singers.

Crowds flock to country fair

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10:53am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CROWDS flocked to Broadway’s new Country fair and Dog Show at the weekend and enjoyed a guest appearance from two famous race horses.

Buckle up and hang up, urges ambulance service

10:42am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service is reminding motorists to buckle up and and hang up before hitting the road.

Burglar dropped carrier bags full of loot

9:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BURGLAR who was caught because he dropped two carrier bags full of loot as he fled from a Cotswolds house has avoided a jail sentence.

Worcester nurse to speak at international cancer conference

Tewkesbury Admag: Anne Sullivan in a sky-themed linac treatment room at Worcester's new radiotherapy centre.

6:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

A NURSE leading cancer services in Worcestershire has been picked to speak at an international conference in the USA looking at how treatment for the condition can be made more comfortable.

Future of Bredon Horde assured by £5,000 grant

Tewkesbury Admag: Future of Bredon Horde assured by £5,000 grant

5:18pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE largest haul of treasure ever found in the UK, which was discovered in Worcestershire three years ago, will be on display for years to come thanks to a generous grant from a museum charity.

Care agency chief makes big push for summit of Snowdon

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5:08pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE man in charge of a national care agency with homes in Evesham and Pershore, has raised more than £4,000 after climbing the highest mountain in England and Wales.

Distinctive racing bike stolen from garage near Evesham

Tewkesbury Admag: Distinctive racing bike stolen from garage near Evesham

4:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

A DISTINCTIVE racing motorbike was stolen from a garage near Evesham last week.

Hospital revamp project may be delayed until next year

Tewkesbury Admag:

4:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

A PROJECT revamping hospital care in Worcestershire may not be finalised until the start of next year, it has been revealed.

Worcestershire hospital trust drops in quality rankings

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

DEATH rates at Worcestershire’s three major hospitals and the standard of care provided to stroke patients have been flagged up as areas of concern in a report into the trust running the facilities.

Man falls onto tracks at Evesham train station

Tewkesbury Admag:

1:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

A MAN in his 20s had to be rescued after falling onto the tracks at Evesham train station this morning.

Grier Trio concert raises roof for church tower appeal

Tewkesbury Admag: Francis Grier with daughters  Savitri, on violin, and Indira, on 'cello,  in St Peter's church,  Inkberrow which hosted the concert.

1:21pm Monday 28th July 2014

ONE of the country's leading church musicians and his two daughters have raised just over £1,000 for

Owners offer reward for cat's return

Tewkesbury Admag: Two-year-old Luca, who went missing from Atch Lench.

12:49pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE owners of a distinctive pet cat which has gone missing are offering a £50 reward for its safe return.

Pub kitchen team shaving heads for charity

Tewkesbury Admag: l-r Andy "Geordie" Lakey, David Collins, Darral Warner and Jonny Mills (head chef ), four of the five chefs having their heads shaved for charity.

10:12am Monday 28th July 2014

THE kitchen team at the Ebrington Arms in Ebrington will be getting a new look next month when they have their heads shaved for charity.

UPDATE: Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Newtown Road, Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag:

7:46am Monday 28th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are still dampening down at the scene of a large blaze which completely destroyed a warehouse last night.

Upton crowds enjoy cavalcade of steam

Tewkesbury Admag:

7:03pm Sunday 27th July 2014

VISITORS to Upton enjoyed a fabulous parade of steam engines as a curtain-raiser to this weekend's Welland Steam Rally.

Shopper's loyalty rewarded

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10:56am Saturday 26th July 2014

ANOTHER lucky shopper has a bit more to spend this month thanks to the Pershore Pride loyalty card scheme.

Bell Tower Appeal supporters thanked

9:27am Saturday 26th July 2014

MORE awards have been handed out to some of the biggest supporters of the bid to save Evesham's landmark 16th century Abbey Bell Tower.

Missing teenager Adelle found safe

Tewkesbury Admag:

7:28pm Friday 25th July 2014

MISSING Bromsgrove teenger Adelle Hardie has been found safe and well, and has returned home.

NHS trust saves £250,000 on goods and services

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

12:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE organisation providing NHS community and mental health services in Worcestershire had made savings of £250,000 without affecting patients.

Patient satisfaction survey to be rolled out across the entire NHS

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

11:55am Friday 25th July 2014

A TEST ranking patient satisfaction with the care they have received is to be introduced at all NHS services in Worcestershire and across the country.

Hidcote is set for a pirate invasion

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

HIDCOTE Manor Garden will be invaded by pirates as The London Contemporary Theatre Company perform their production of ‘Treasure Island’ there for the first time.

Pershore gets passionate about its plums

Tewkesbury Admag: Nick Toogood - 27/08/12. Pershore Plum Festival 2012. Town crier Robert Speight leads the parade along the high street. (8579359)

4:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PERSHORE will be turning purple once again as the annual Plum Festival gets underway this weekend.

The Vale's own bat woman

Tewkesbury Admag: Bryan the Pipistrelle bat was released in Evesham's Abbey Park.

1:42pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A VALE villager turned bat woman this month when she was called to assist in the removal of a bat that had made its way inside.

The Evesham Hotel To Mark World War One Centenary

Tewkesbury Admag: The Evesham Hotel chef Paul Napper looking at menu ideas in Mrs Beeton's cookbook.

12:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

EVESHAM will take a moment to remember those who fought in the trenches of the First World War on Monday.

Hospital trust vows to address financial woes

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11:22am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital has said it is working to bring itself back into a positive financial position following this week’s announcement that it has been reported to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt for ending the 20013-14 financial year with a £14.2 million deficit

Hospital trust's cash woes

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:19am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE cash-strapped organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been reported to health secretary Jeremy Hunt for ending the last financial year with a £14.2 million deficit.

It's Chico time

Tewkesbury Admag: 2214608901. 27/05/14. Lucy Bickerstaff is raising money for new play equipment for disabled children at Crown Meadow in Evesham. She is pictured next to the current play area. Picture by Nick Toogood. (6582201)

9:02am Thursday 24th July 2014

IT'S Chico time for an Evesham fundraising campaign after it received a message of support from the former X Factor star.

Armed intruders locked up

Tewkesbury Admag: (3536359)

8:02am Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO men from Evesham have each been locked up for more than five years after they stormed into a terrified man’s home armed with a baseball bat and a mace (a type of club with a chain attached).

School is streets ahead in science

Tewkesbury Admag: Matthew Tingle, has received an Ogden Trust Primary Scientist of the Year award, from the University of Birmingham.

5:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BIDFORD pupil who is a sucker for science has received an Ogden Trust Primary Scientist of the Year award, from the University of Birmingham.

Tournament is big success

Tewkesbury Admag: Teams enjoyed the Growers United tournament.

5:09pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MINI world cup event held at Evesham United Jubilee Stadium raised thousands of pounds for charity.

Robin Hood and his Sherwood Hoodies...

Tewkesbury Admag: 2914650002. 14/07/14. Pupils at Defford-cum-Besford First School are staging a production of 'Robin and his Sherwood Hoodies'. Back row left to right - Elspith Edwards aged 9, Evan small 7 and Scarlett Sheppey 9 with front left to right - Megan Gr

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ROBIN Hood was joined by the Sherwood Hoodies to entertain as youngsters at a Vale school put on their summer performance.

Leisure guests flock to Farncombe Estate

Tewkesbury Admag: Outside room 100, junior suite at Farncombe Estate.

4:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Farncombe Estate in Broadway is celebrating a 500 percent increase in leisure visitors since last year.

Karndean Designflooring tee off in support of Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Tewkesbury Admag: Karndean Designflooring, Birmingham Children's Hospital. 22nd July 2014.
Pictured are Birmingham, Children's Hospital Corporate Fundraiser Hayley Miller and Karndean Managing Director Paul Barratt.
Picture by Simon Hadley
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3:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE flooring specialist held a fundraising day on the golf course in aid of Birmingham's Children Hospital.

Xtreme Boot Camps trains Paralympian, Actor and Radio Presenter

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A VALE business has been chosen as the official trainer for three Stratford celebrities, as they prepare for the Coniston Challenge 2014.

Give blood in Pershore

Tewkesbury Admag: (8533225)

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GIVE blood at a donor session taking place in Pershore this Friday (July 25).

School merger will go ahead

Tewkesbury Admag: Headteacher Caroline Browne (left) and deputy headteacher Fiona Lovecy (right) with Year 7 pupils Rhys Wilkinson, Ella Harris, Hannah Barton and Trey Perkins.

12:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IT will be all change at two Evesham schools in September when they become one and welcome a new leader.

Multi-million pound leisure centre opening in Long Marston

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE opening dates have been confirmed for new multi-million pound leisure facility in Long Marston.

Villagers look back to commemorate First World War

Tewkesbury Admag: 3014657201 Paul Jackson 22.07.14 Church Lench - Peter Hodgkinson an Desert Rat veteran. (8498587)

12:23pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HE once gave the order to begin the 1,000 gun assault at the second battle of El Alamein.

The Big Spring Clean

Tewkesbury Admag: Some of the volunteers that took part in this year's Big Spring Clean in Evesham.

10:47am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EVESHAM was left looking clean and tidy after a group of litter pickers took to the streets.

Give as you Live is announced as finalist

10:29am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EVESHAM based Give as you Live has been shortlisted for the Social Enterprise of the Year Award for the 2014 National Business Awards.

Race night to offer top draw for charity

10:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Angel Hotel Pershore Plum Festival Racenight will take place this year in aid of Racing Welfare.

Dog rescue volunteers promoting New Life in Pershore

Tewkesbury Admag: (8517374)

10:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GREYHOUND Rescue West of England volunteers will be out to raise awareness of a very special campaign named New Life in Pershore on Saturday.

Fundraiser at Evesham pub

Tewkesbury Admag: (8517029)

9:59am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THERE will be a pig roast and summer fete at the Cider Mill in Hampton near Evesham this weekend.

Fancy dress and fundraising

Tewkesbury Admag: RNA Members Bob Taylor and Christine Hewitt as an Army Major and Land Army Girl.

9:55am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FANCY dress and fundraising were the order of the night when members of Pershore and District Branch Royal British Legion and Royal Naval Association joined forces for the night.

Arts in the community

Tewkesbury Admag: (8515047)

9:31am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CARE homes will be experiencing music, poetry, art and dance thanks to Wychavon District Council’s community development programme.

Pershore councillor hits out at county

9:31am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A PERSHORE councillor has hit out at what he calls the "poor maintenance" of the town centre by the county council.

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