Holiday crowds delight traders

Tewkesbury Admag: Holiday crowds delight traders

5:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE Easter Bank Holiday brought a bumper boost for traders in Evesham as they celebrated the first public holiday since the town’s Abbey Bridge re-opened.

Drop in A&E admissions due to violence

Tewkesbury Admag: (4775600)

7:31pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE amount of people admitted to A&E in Worcestershire due to assault almost halved from 166 in 2012 to 93 last year.

Have your say on Warwickshire's boundaries

Tewkesbury Admag: (5657001)

5:27pm Thursday 24th April 2014

PEOPLE are being asked their views on a new pattern of electoral divisions for Warwickshire County Council.

Giffords Circus brings new tour to the Cotswolds

5:11pm Thursday 24th April 2014

GIFFORDS Circus is returning to the Cotswolds next month with its new tour, The Thunders.

Residents warned of telephone scam

Tewkesbury Admag: (5651686)

3:09pm Thursday 24th April 2014

VALE residents are being warned about a scam that can allow fraudsters to gain access to their computer.

Vale business woman wants support for latest venture

Tewkesbury Admag: Angela Hayden, who recently launched Top Dogs online, at Crufts with TV personality Amanda Holden.

2:02pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A VALE business owner who was forced to close her gift shop in Evesham after just three months has created a new online company selling products for man's best friend.

Karndean Designflooring brings new hope for Worcester charity’s multi-sensory room

Tewkesbury Admag: Back – left to right – Steven Bickley, commercial business manager, Karndean Designflooring, Richard Tanner, RT Floors, Ethan Roberts, aged 11, Jean Wilson, founder of New Hope and Charlie Lewis, aged 8.

12:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CHILDREN with disabilities and complex health care needs at a Worcester charity can enjoy a new multi-sensory room thanks to a kind donation from a county charity.

Apprentices from Evesham make the final of a prestigious competition

Tewkesbury Admag: Apprentices from South Worcestershire College have reached the final of a prestigious competition

11:58am Thursday 24th April 2014

SOUTH Worcestershire College has been announced as one of the eight finalists of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2014.

Coffee morning raises cash for Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower Appeal

Tewkesbury Admag: Dr Sue Ablett, chairman of the Evesham Abbey Bell Tower Appeal committee, with Sue Chambers, who organises the Broadway - Leedons Park coffee mornings.

11:38am Thursday 24th April 2014

A COFFEE morning held for residents of Broadway's Leedons Park saw them not only don Easter bonnets but also raise funds for Evesham's Bell Tower appeal.

Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

Tewkesbury Admag: Cameron's description of Britain as 'Christian country' sparks debate

11:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

DAVID Cameron’s description of Britain as a Christian country has sparked debate in Worcestershire.

Luxury flooring firm in line for award for innovative app

11:23am Thursday 24th April 2014

A LUXURY vinyl flooring company based in Evesham has been announced as a finalist in this year's Marketing on Mobile Awards for its innovative Augmented Reality App.

The AsparaWriting Festival has begun

10:51am Thursday 24th April 2014

THE first AsparaWriting Festival has begun celebrating crime writers from across the country as they come to the Vale to discuss their work and hold writing master classes for budding authors.

Grab a bargain at village garage sale

10:14am Thursday 24th April 2014

ECKINGTON villagers will be opening their garages and inviting people in to grab a bargain at a community garage sale, which could be the first of many.

Salon's support for volunteer cause

9:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

A HAIRDRESSING and beauty salon in Pershore raised £300 for a local cause with a charity draw.

Grab a bargain at village jumble sale

5:38pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Elmley Castle Scout Group jumble, table top sale and car boot will take place on Saturday, May 10, to raise much needed funds for the group.

Peopleton Novice Pony and Companion Dog Show is back

5:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Peopleton Novice Pony and Companion Dog Show is back for its 36th year next month.

Concert raises cash for charity

Tewkesbury Admag: Mayoress of Pershore Liz Tucker, Mayor of Pershore Charles Tucker, Sue Smith, Worcester Wychavon President Richard Smith, Midlands Air Ambulance Area Co-ordinator Jenny Ashman, Concert Planner and Organiser Rtn. Mike Sheppard (left to right).

5:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CHARITY concert has raised £2,000 for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Poet visits Pershore

4:49pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POET Roger McGough will be visiting Pershore's Number 8 Community Arts Centre on Friday, May 23, to mark the release of his new book, As Far As I Know.

Cash for schemes in Evesham

4:25pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

EVESHAM Town Council is to write letters of intent pledging £250,000 in funding for two of the town's biggest projects.

Transatlantic duo returning to Vale

4:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TRANSATLANTIC due are performing in the Vale next month.

First phase of country park development gets town council backing

3:40pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE first phase of plans to develop Evesham Country Park have been backed by the town council.

School set to expand

3:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Vale of Evesham School is set to get an extension after planners approved proposals that will see the site grow.

Councillors fear high street will be over run with betting shops

3:05pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

EVESHAM Town Council objected to plans to change a high street store into a betting shop saying the area needs more retail units.

Short film details ambulance service's transformation

Tewkesbury Admag: (3616394)

2:42pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WITH all elements of healthcare facing significant change the West Midlands’ ambulance service has released a short film detailing its past, present and future.

Cotswold motorcycle and side car features on BGT

Tewkesbury Admag: 1714579601 Paul Jackson 22.04.14 Blockley Ben Matthews, director Watsonian Squire, whose sidecar featured on Britain's Got Talent. (5591883)

12:02pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MOTORCYLE and side car built in the Cotswolds has featured in the new series of ITV's Britain's Got Talent (BGT).

Giant Gras and asparagus fairies mark start of the Vale's eccentric Asparagus Festival today

Tewkesbury Admag: This is Gus the asparagus man (Austin Agg), with St George (Tony Haines) and Eve the Asparagus Fairy (John Jenkinson).

11:50am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

IT was Gras for breakfast for the good and the great of the Vale as they marked the start of this year's Asparagus Festival with the Great English Asparagus Run.

Five motorcyclists cautioned for speeding in Easter crackdown

Tewkesbury Admag: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

11:26am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FIVE motorcyclists were cautioned for speeding over the Easter weekend as part of a joint operation to combat problems caused by motorcyclists in Bidford-on Avon, Salford Priors and Alcester.

Man suffers serious injuries in crash

Tewkesbury Admag: Police want to talk to the driver of a silver car who failed to stop after a crash

9:25am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAN suffered life threatening injuries after a car collided with a telegraph pole in Twyning overnight.

Campaigners step up fights against development with Journal advert

Tewkesbury Admag: (5572995)

9:02am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans to build a new housing estate in a Vale village have stepped up their fight by taking an advert out in the Evesham Journal.

Double the amount of people are using Evesham's foodbank

8:01am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE number of people needing emergency food parcels in Evesham has doubled in the past year.

Get down to Brass, Pipes and Dreams concert and support Bell Tower Appeal

5:59pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A CONCERT in aid of the Bell Tower Appeal is taking place at the Arts Centre in Victoria Avenue, Evesham, on Friday, May 30.

Traders call for fine money to be returned to the town

5:24pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TRADERS in Evesham say the £250,000 fine faced by contractors after months of delays in delivering the vital new Abbey Bridge isn't enough but whatever is paid should be returned to businesses in need.

NHS 111 receives 21,875 calls over Easter

Tewkesbury Admag: (3616394)

3:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MORE than 21,000 calls – one every fifteen seconds – were made to the West Midlands’ non-emergency NHS 111 number over the Easter weekend.

Easter weekend gives a boost to Evesham businesses

Tewkesbury Admag: (5577737)

1:40pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

EASTER Bank Holiday brought with it a boost for traders in Evesham as they marked the first public holiday since the town's Abbey Bridge re-opened.

Choir makes £1,841 donation

Tewkesbury Admag: The cheque being presented to Elaine Cox, from Acorns, with (l-r) musical director David Barclay, Ric Hinchliffe, John Hodgkins and Jenifer (CORR) Burton, who spearheaded the calendar campaign.

1:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MEMBERS of Pershore Town Choir have been hitting the high notes over the last year after raising more than £1,800 for Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Easter fun in the Vale

Tewkesbury Admag: Foundations Skills students at the Evesham campus of South Worcestershire College, holding two of the baby rabbits born recently.

11:52am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

EASTER celebrations took place across the Vale this weekend as people collected eggs and donned decorated bonnets.

Voters in Wychavon asked for their opinions on polling stations

Tewkesbury Admag: Voters in Wychavon asked for their opinions on polling stations

11:36am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AS POLLING cards for next month’s European Elections hit the doormat, voters in Wychavon are being asked for their opinions on their polling station.

MP surgery to visit Pershore

11:08am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WEST Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin will see her surgery visit Pershore town centre this Friday.

Jaguar X-type stolen from Bredon

Tewkesbury Admag: (3495450)

10:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A RED Jaguar X-type Sovereign D, registration N60 MHJ was stolen after a house in Main Road, Bredon, was burgled between 2.30pm on Friday, April 11 and 2.10pm the following day.

Littleton Bowling Club to hold open evening

10:28am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PEOPLE interested in trying bowls can join Littleton Bowling Club for an open evening on Wednesday, April 30.

Youngsters get award for community work

Tewkesbury Admag: The Ourside Junior Jam Group were given a Tryangle award for their hard work. (Left to right) Sarah Kitching, Louise Brendon, Ceara Campbell, Joseph Young-McClone, Isabella Dix and Geena Egan.

10:27am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A GROUP of young people from Evesham's Ourside Youth Club have received the Tryangle Award for volunteering in the local community.

Handbag and rucksack stolen from car in Broadway

Tewkesbury Admag: (3492571)

10:14am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A HANDBAG and rucksack were stolen from a car parked in Broadway Country Park in Middle Hill, Broadway, after the rear offside window was smashed between 2.30pm and 7.45pm on Thursday, April 10.

Mountain bike stolen from Pershore

Tewkesbury Admag: (3495450)

10:14am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A BLACK Apollo X Rated mountain bike with a 14-inch frame and 26-inch wheels was stolen from the rear of a house in Victoria Terrace, Pershore, between 9.30pm on Saturday, April 12 and 8am the following day.

Singer backs Specsavers competition

10:03am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

GIRLS Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh has teamed up with Specsavers in Evesham and anti-bullying charity Kidscape to launch the annual Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition.

Tudor banquet is big hit

Tewkesbury Admag: Children and parents enjoying their Tudor banquet.

9:54am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CHILDREN at Bidford on Avon Primary School took a step back in time when they hosted a Tudor Banquet for their parents.

Two bikes stolen from Pershore

Tewkesbury Admag: (3495450)

9:52am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A PAIR of bicycles – an Apollo Spektor and an Apollo Sandstorm – were stolen from the rear of a house in St Agathas Road, Pershore, between 4pm on Saturday, April 12 and 4.45pm the following day.

Sat nav stolen near Evesham

Tewkesbury Admag: (3492571)

9:50am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TOMTOM sat nav was stolen from a car parked in East Side, North Littleton, near Evesham, between 7pm on Tuesday, April 8 and 6am on Friday, April 11.

Tyres slashed in Honeybourne

Tewkesbury Admag: (3492571)

9:48am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A PAIR of tyres of a vehicle parked in High Street, Honeybourne, near Evesham, were slashed between 3.30pm on Sunday, April 13 and 11am the following day.

Generator stolen from Evesham building site

Tewkesbury Admag: (3495450)

9:48am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A GENSET generator was stolen from a building site in Bewdley Lane, Evesham, between 6pm on Friday, April 11 and 8am on Monday, April 14.

Car scratched in Evesham

Tewkesbury Admag: (3495450)

9:46am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A SCRATCH of roughly half an inch was caused to the rear driver side door of a car parked in the High Street, Evesham, between 6.50pm and 7.40pm on Monday, April 14.

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