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

Tewkesbury Admag: (3502295)

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.

Children get active

Tewkesbury Admag: 2914653401 Paul Jackson 16.07.14 Pinvin St Nichols Middle School, Pinvin, held a football tounament for their feeder schools on Monday. Organisers from left - Rhys Godfrey-Hunt, Charles Morris, Connie Harrison, Will Ward, Miriam Attias, Lizzy Green and Le

7:13pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CHILDREN at Pinvin schools put their best feet forward when they took part in a football tournament to mark the end of term.

Kind hearted sister donates presents to charity

Tewkesbury Admag: Carole Bretherton, who gave up her presents in return for donations to Cancer Research UK.

6:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A KIND hearted Vale woman gave up receiving presents for her 50th birthday and asked friends and family to instead make a donation to a charity close to her heart.

Appeal pays off

Tewkesbury Admag: 2514625301 Paul Jackson 17.06.14 Evesham Alan Booth, chairman  of Evesham Royal British Legion is worried that without new members it will close. From left - Fiona George, Jeff King, Brian Vann, Danny Rollinson, chairman Bretforton RBL, Noel Wilkes and Al

6:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A CALL from the Evesham branch of the Royal British Legion for new blood has been answered thanks to an article in the Journal.

Commemoration events for the First World War

6:23pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE centenary of the start of the First World War will be commemorated in Evesham with a number of events next weekend.

Packed programme for Badsey Flower Show

Tewkesbury Admag: FLASHBACK: The Shirley Pipe Band performing at last year's Badsey Flower Show.

5:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THOUSANDS of visitors will flock to the Vale this weekend for a traditional village show.

Nursery closes its doors after 19 years

Tewkesbury Admag: Jemma Knight and Jenny Barnsley with children, Connie Proctor and Finley Thorn.

3:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VALE nursery has closed its doors after 19 happy years.

How well do you know your town? Try this fun quiz and find out

Tewkesbury Admag:

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HOW many people in your area have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your part of the world.

Plans to save library approved

12:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GROUP of residents working to raise enough money to keep Broadway Library open are forging ahead with their plans after they were given the thumbs up by Worcestershire County Council.

Partnerships could be disbanded

11:39am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TOWN groups that have brought investment and life into Evesham and Pershore are all set to come to an end.

New look for rugby club

Tewkesbury Admag: DEVELOPMENT: Building work taking place at Bredon Rugby Club

10:47am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RUGBY fans across the Vale will soon be able to enjoy new facilities thanks to the ambitious efforts of a local club.

Smaller allotment plots available in Pershore

10:45am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PERSHORE Town Council is offering half plots at its allotments for people who want to manage a smaller space.

Preparations being made for Tour of Britain in Pershore

10:12am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PERSHORE is preparing for pedal power as the Tour of Britain passes through the town later this year.

Badges prove to be pricey

9:44am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

COUNCILLORS in Pershore halted plans to buy new mayoral regalia at a recent meeting because it was proving too costly.

Pershore road to be passed into hands of the council

9:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE ownership of a Pershore road is set to pass into the hands of the town council.

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.

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