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4 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

Chief executive plans are back on the agenda

CONTENTIOUS plans for a shared chief executive for the Malvern Hills and Wychavon councils will be back on the agenda this week.

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8 hrs ago | Worcester News

A landmark building, or another Fawlty Towers?

While members of Wychavon's planning committee gave their backing to the principal of a new 64-home development on land to the north of Pershore, they say a "landmark" apartment block proposed as part of the estate must not be allowed to go ahead.

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9 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Body found in blaze car was a woman

Officers made the discovery after being called to reports of a car fire in Fentham Road in the Erdington area of Birmingham at around 8.30pm on Tuesday.

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10 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

Asthma campaign victory for Cradley MP

SCHOOLS across the borough will be able to keep a spare asthma inhaler for use in emergencies following a year-long campaign for a law change by Cradley's MP.

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11 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Standard

Man guilty of the manslaughter of his child to face sentence today

A MAN who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his baby at the first day of his trial will be sentenced today .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Worcester News

Police appeal for witnesses following Worcester burglary

The incident, in Timberdine Avenue on Friday, July 18, is believed to have taken place between 2:55pm and 3:25pm while the residents had been out when entry was gained through a rear patio door.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Generous shoppers donated 230 to Brierley Hill Samaritans

Six volunteers from the charity, which helps people in distress, manage to collect A 230 from generous shoppers in Stourbridge town centre on July 12. Graham Bristow, the branch's publicity officer, wished to thank those who donated and added: "The money will help us to continue to maintain telephone contact with our callers.

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Redditch Standard

Fish taken from Lodge Pool in Redditch

They blocked off water coming into the reservoir and then lifted the sluice gate to drain the pool which is owned by Severn Trent.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Former Dudley Council leader eyes up police and crime commissioner job

FORMER Dudley Council leader Les Jones is to stand for the vacant position of West Midlands police and crime commissioner next month.

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Malvern Gazette

Revealed: full details of council's HQ sale in A 3.1m deal

FULL details can today be revealed over the shock sale of Worcester City Council's flagship HQ - in a deal worth a whopping A 3.1 million.

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Evesham Journal

a Former Worcestershire Mep has been charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office.

The CPS said it relates to Miss Sinclaire's travel expenses during her time in the European Parliament, and specifically the period between October 2009 and June 2010.

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Malvern Gazette

a Former Worcestershire Mep has been charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office.

The Crown Prosecution Service say the charge relates to Nikki Sinclaire's travel expenses during her time in the European Parliament.

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Worcester News

The public will be put 'in danger' if more cuts are made to WRS, claims councillor

MEMBERS of the public will be "put in danger" if Worcestershire's councils continue making massive cuts to services dealing with rat control, food safety, nuisance neighbours and pollution.

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Messenger Newspapers

2m Britons to join summer getaway

Bookings to Greece and Turkey have also been going well, while for those travelling further afield Dubai, Mexico and Florida are among the most popular destinations.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Former Local Lad Picked to Guard Commonwealth Baton

A FORMER Wolverley CE Secondary School pupil is guarding the Queen's Baton on its relay around Scotland as part of this year's Commonwealth Games.

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

Popular Bromsgrove school headteacher retires

Buy this photo Stoke Prior First School's headteacher Jan Evans is retiring after 17 years in the post.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Kidderminster Shuttle

WYRE Forest residents have given 3,800 meals to families in need.

Non-perishable items, including long-life milk, cereals and tinned fruit, were handed over to Kidderminster Foodbank at donation points in Tesco stores, as part of the fourth neighbourhood food collection event.

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Worcester News

Worcestershire hospice launches A 100,000 appeal

Primrose Hospice in St Godwald's Road, Bromsgrove, has launched the Around the World for 80 Days of Care at Primrose Hospice appeal in a bid to raise cash to fund its services providing free care, advice and support to patients living with life-limiting illnesses and their families in north-east Worcestershire.

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Mirror.co.uk

Barmaid now has face rebuilt after brutal attack on night out

Lucy Wedge, 22, had to have her face rebuilt after the nasty assault and police are still hunting her attacker Lucy Wedge was left needing cosmetic surgery after being violently punched in the face by vicious thug on a night out in Birmingham A barmaid has been left with a steel plate in her face after a brutal attack on a night out in Birmingham.

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Redditch Advertiser

A chance to celebrate the life of Richard

A FUNDRAISING night is to be held in Redditch to celebrate the life of a popular town teenager who died earlier this year.

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