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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Police driver errors contribute to £46k repair bill

10:36am Friday 17th October 2014

MISTAKES by police officers behind-the-wheel damaged 22 police vehicles in south Worcestershire last year – almost half the total number of cars and vans requiring special repairs.

Single mother charged twice for shopping that never arrived

Tewkesbury Admag: NO SHOPPING: Megan Grinnell with her one-year-old daughter Aaliyah Rich.

5:49pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A SINGLE mother was left without baby milk and nappies for her daughter after an online grocery order never arrived – and she was charged twice for the privilege.

Three quarters of Britons risking online safety

Tewkesbury Admag: CYBER STREETWISE: The government has advised people to strengthen and change their passwords.

1:59pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A NEW survey has revealed the vast majority of people are not taking the necessary steps to protect their identity online, with 75 per cent admitting they do not follow best practice to create complex passwords.

Success For Pershore Swimmers

12:51pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PERSHORE High School students, keen swimmers Amy Weston and Jack Betteridge, travelled to Leeds recently to compete in the Yorkshire Speeds Life Saving Competition.

Magical orchestral performance to bring children's book to life

Tewkesbury Admag: EXCELLENT MUSIC: Worcestershire Symphony Orchestra will bring the Magic Bojabi Tree book to life.

11:23am Thursday 16th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Symphony Orchestra will bring to life a popular children’s book next month with “excellent music” creating a “magical experience”.

Fizz and Fab Fingernails at House Spa

5:44pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A SPARKLING new nail brand has arrived at Dormy House Spa near Broadway , along with an offer.

Sheldon Tapestry Talk with Peter Britton

Tewkesbury Admag: Ashmolean museum in Broadway.

5:41pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A TALK will be given by Peter Britton on Sheldon tapestries on Thursday, October 23, at 4pm at the Ashmolean Museum Broadway.

Road roller stolen

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

5:13pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A ROAD roller was stolen from a low loader at Wadborough Hall Farm, Wadborough, near Worcester.

Faure in a Day...

5:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

LEARNING to sing Faure's Requiem in an afternoon isn't easy, but that won't deter local people, at a special workshop in Banbury.

Saws stolen

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5:02pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

TWO Stihl saws were stolen from a she in Allens Hill, Pinvin, near Pershore sometime between 9.30pm on October 1 and 4am the next day.

Jaguar stolen in theft

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

4:58pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A JAGUAR X-type was stolen after a shed was broken into at the Chicken Farm, in Beckford, near Pershore.

Beautiful garden will be "destroyed", claim residents

Tewkesbury Admag: UNHAPPY TENANTS: Susan and James Pearse fear their beautiful communal garden will be ruined. 4114726603. Picture by Nick Toogood.

3:02pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A MATURE and beautiful communal garden will be turned into a “bare, soulless barrack yard” if a housing company’s landscaping plans go-ahead, according to a group of residents.

Art exhibition showcases talents of mental health sufferers

Tewkesbury Admag: FINDING FUTURES: Miranda Sowden, marketing and communications officer at Worcestershire County Council, enjoying the artwork. Picture by Paul Jackson. 4214728301

2:53pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

AN EXHIBITION featuring artwork by people in Worcester and surrounding areas who suffer with mental health problems is currently open to the public.

Santathon kicks off hospice’s seasonal festivities

Tewkesbury Admag: FESTIVE SPIRIT: From left, Santas Sally Webb and Helen Griffee get in the Christmas mood.

1:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BUDDING Santas are being invited to take part in a Santathon to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice.

A wait to re-surface Walterbush Road

12:45pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE POOR state of a local road is causing concern among Chipping Norton residents.

Help at the Stones...

12:39pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed for the historic Rollright Stones beauty spot.

Recycle Those Plastics

12:24pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

WEST OXFORDSHIRE District Council want to re-cycle more plastic, and it is seeking the help of local residents.

Apple Day Approaches

12:15pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

APPLE Day in Chipping Norton will take place on Sunday, October 19, from noon to 3pm.

Promises Needed for Auction.

12:09pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

CANCER Research UK will benefit from a grand Christmas auction at the Hook Norton Social Club on Friday, November 7, and the auctioneer will be "Building the Dream" TV presenter, Charlie Luxton.

Council takes new steps to win battle against anti social behaviour in Evesham's Workman Gardens

Tewkesbury Admag: 3414679306 Paul Jackson 19.08.14 Evesham - Workman Gardens, Evesham. (9470775)

12:03pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

ACTION to stop inappropriate exposure, drinking and rowdiness in Evesham's Workman Gardens has been stepped up.

Playgroup celebrates Ofsted success

Tewkesbury Admag: GREAT NEWS: Staff and children celebrate the Ofsted success.

11:53am Wednesday 15th October 2014

STAFF at an Evesham playgroup are celebrating after the service received a positive Ofsted rating.

Big Response For Firefighter Appeal.

11:41am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A GRAND total of fourteen volunteers have signed up as trainee firefighters at Chipping Norton fire station.

CCTV stalled.

11:37am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CHIPPING Norton Town Council is yet to decide whether or not to install CCTV by the town hall.

Fly tipping on local car parks.

11:33am Wednesday 15th October 2014

FLY Tipping has been identified as a ongoing problem on the Chipping Norton car parks of New Street and Albion Street.

Skatepark for Chipping Norton?

11:25am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CHIPPING Norton looks get to get a skateboard park on the town council land at Greystones.

Hotel for Golf Club?

11:25am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE COTSWOLDS Club, formerly the Chipping Norton Gold Club, is seeking planning permission for a hotel adjacent to its club house.

Hospital Site Future Still Uncertain

11:17am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE FUTURE of the former War Memorial Hospital site in Chipping Norton is still uncertain, despite it going on the market in the spring with £2m price tag.

Online Reminder for Bin Collections.

11:11am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LOCAL residents served by West Oxfordshire District Council have no excuse for forgetting to put the bins out.

Fuel Poverty Tackled in Chipping Norton

11:08am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A TOTAL of 36 flats on the Cornish Road, in Chipping Norton, have undergone energy-saving refurbishments.

Evesham music club hold concert next week

10:51am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE Evesham & District Music Club will be holding its next concert at the Evesham Arts Centre on Tuesday, October 21.

Upcoming meeting of the Evesham Historical Society

10:45am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE next talk of the Evesham Historical Society will be held on Thursday, October 30, when the subject will be They Spied Against Us, given by Bob Skelt.

Lower Moor Post Office set to return as a hosted outreach

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10:39am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LOWER Moor Post Office is set to open as a hosted outreach service at the village parish hall.

Film star Drew Barrymore visits famous Worcestershire pub

Tewkesbury Admag: Jean Porter with Drew Barrymore when she visited the Fleece Inn, Bretforton.

10:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

SHE is known for her roles in romantic comedy films but this weekend Drew Barrymore took a break from the silver screen and ventured into a Vale pub for an ale.

Evesham Country Park gets active outdoors

Tewkesbury Admag: Artists impression of what the new park will look like.

10:14am Wednesday 15th October 2014

EVESHAM Country Park's new retail and outdoor lifestyle development is underway.

Spooky candy stolen by sweet toothed thieves

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

9:59am Wednesday 15th October 2014

SWEET toothed thieves made off with bags of strawberry laces, spider candy, chocolate eggs and a chocolate cake in two separate thefts this month.

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