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3 hrs ago | Worcester News

Controversial plans to build on old playing field opposed

ABOUT 50 people packed into a parish meeting to oppose controversial plans to build more than 40 homes on a former playing field in Malvern Wells.

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5 hrs ago | Malvern Gazette

LIBRARIES across the county are preparing to get reading as World Book Night approaches.

The annual celebration of reading and books is taking place on Wednesday, April 23, and sees passionate volunteers hand out free books in their own communities.

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10 hrs ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

CASES of scarlet fever in Worcestershire have quadrupled in the past four years.

A report by Public Health England showed there were six cases of the disease in the county in the first quarter of 2011, but this almost tripled to 17 in the same period 12 months later.

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13 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Standard

Longbridge Remembering the past and looking to the future

MP Richard Burden with members of the Bromsgrove and District MG Owners' Club. Mr Burden is a member of the group and owns a limited edition 2001 MGF 'Trophy 160'.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Worcester News

Do you know the way to Tenbury Wells?

Second year students currently studying Graphic Information Design, one of the key strands on the university's Graphic Design and Multimedia BA course, are working on the design project after being invited to evolve signage concepts by the town's councillors.

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Redditch Advertiser

New shop to give hospice a fundraising boost

Manager Steph Cox outside the new Primrose Hospice shop. Buy photo RMM171401b from redditchadvetiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01527 889027 The Bromsgrove-based care centre recently launched a furniture shop and donation centre in Redditch with help from property agents John Truslove.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Asparagus bouquet as Bromsgrove council worker ties the knot

Anne-Marie Darroch, who heads up the media team at Bromsgrove District Council, will be walking down the aisle on Saturday with a bouquet made of asparagus while the buttonholes for the wedding party and the bridesmaids' bouquets have also been themed around the vegetable.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Barnt Green man facing child porn charges

A BARNT GREEN man faced 28 charges at Redditch Magistrates' Court on Tuesday relating to the making and distribution of indecent images of children.

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Worcester News

Cancer volunteers get Easter surprise

Bromsgrove company AFH Financial Group donated Easter eggs to people giving up thier time at the Macmillan Information and Support Centres at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch's Alexandra Hospital in recognition of their hard work all year round.

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Evesham Journal

Contractor faces fine of more than 250,000 over bridge re-opening delay

THE construction firm behind the replacement of Evesham's Abbey Bridge will face fines of more than A 250,000 for the delay in delivering the vital new link to the town, it has finally been revealed.

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Cotswold Journal

a Unique partnership which could save taxpayers in Worcestershire 118 million looks set to go ahead.

Worcester City Council is working alongside Worcestershire County Council, West Mercia Police, Hereford and Worcester Fire Service, the NHS and Redditch Borough Council to develop a joint property services scheme.

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Romsey Advertiser

Four arrested in school plot probe

West Midlands Police said the four were being questioned as part of a fraud investigation at Adderley Primary School, Saltley, Birmingham.

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Redditch Advertiser

Message in a Bottle could be a life-saver

Pharmacist Keiran Patel from Hillview Pharmacy with one of the bottles. Buy this photo RMM151403 from redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01527 889027 LIONS Clubs throughout the UK are promoting a health initiative that enables people to keep their personal and medical details where they can be found in an emergency - in the fridge.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Evesham Journal

Police appeal after cycle theft

THIS is the man British Transport Police want to speak to in connection with the theft of a bicycle from a railway station.

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Worcester News

Malvern Hills under the spotlight in exhibition

Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum presents Skylight Landscape, where Malvern Wells-based artist David Prentice brings together his own vibrant paintings with those of Paul Nash, the most evocative landscape painter of the Twentieth Century.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Sadness at acclaimed Stourbridge-born singer's death

STOURBRIDGE opera buffs have been saddened by the death of internationally acclaimed singer Lyndsie Holland at the age of 79. She spent seven years as principal contralto with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company having made her debut for Sadler's Wells Opera two years earlier.

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Malvern Gazette

Worcester could see late-night shopping all year round

Speaking at a meeting of Worcester City Council 's cabinet on Tuesday, March 15, Cllr Geoff Williams said members of the authority had been considering plans to introduce year-round late-night shopping one day a week.

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Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

Worcestershire oesophageal cancer team wins acclaim

Surgeon Martin Wadley, oesophageal cancer patient Brian Harris from Worcester, Robin Walker MP, patient Stephen Lee from Bromsgrove, specialist nurse Sharon Brown and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust chief executive Penny Venables A TEAM treating people with upper gastrointestinal cancer across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and ... (more)

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

Bromsgrove and Redditch daredevils invited to do a fundraising parachute jump

Buy this photo Lucy Bayliss, community fundraiser at Primrose Hospice, is encouraging Redditch and Bromsgrove thrillseekers to do a skydive this year for the Primrose Hospice.

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

a Bromsgrove open air museum is hosting a fun-packed weekend over this Easter holiday.

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, in Redditch Road, Stoke Heath, is holding the event this Easter Sunday, April 20, and Monday, April 21. The event includes a vintage craft fair, the chance to see the museum's volunteers sail the 19th century windmill and the opportunity to try archery or traditional rural crafts.

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