Droitwich, England Newswire (Page 3)

Droitwich, England Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. CROWDS: The popular Worcester Show, in its 11th year, makes a welcome return this Sunday.Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Worcester News

    The popular show, in its 11th year and being organised by Worcester City Council, features the usual mix of competitions, attractions and other entertainment. The show, open between 10am and 5pm, features more than 130 competitions in various classes including floral decorations, crafts, photography, cookery, clay and recycling .

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  2. Former Redditch bobby appointed new 143,000 West Mercia Police chief constableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Redditch Advertiser

    A FORMER Redditch police constable has been appointed as the new chief constable of West Mercia Police - promising to build a "strong, confident and compassionate" crime-fighting force. Anthony Bangham has landed the A 143,000 role after winning the unanimous support of the police and crime panel at Worcestershire County Council on Tuesday, August 9. Mr Bangham, who was nominated by West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion, is the first chief constable to lead the force having started his career in West Mercia as a police constable 25 years ago.

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  3. New A 143,000 chief constable appointed at West Mercia PoliceRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Worcester News

    A NEW chief constable of West Mercia Police has been appointed today - promising to build a "strong, confident and compassionate" crime-fighting force. Anthony Bangham has landed the A 143,000 role after winning the unanimous support of the police and crime panel at Worcestershire County Council this afternoon.

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  4. Car crashes into tree, and stolen van is stopped on M5Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Malvern Gazette

    FIRE crews have had a busy night in Worcestershire as they responded when a car crashed into a tree while police arrested two men in a stolen transit van on the M5 . Incidents overnight included a car crashing into a tree, a fire in a hedge, a fire in a van and two arrests on the M5 after a driver was pulled over at Droitwich in a stolen transit van and no licence.

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  5. How lone gardener painstakingly restored a forgotten gemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Worcester News

    WHEN the National Trust took on Hanbury Hall, near Droitwich, in the 1950s, the aim was to save the paintings of Sir James Thornhill - the celebrated 18th century English painter whose murals adorn the walls and ceilings of many of the country's finest buildings including St Paul's Cathedral, Chatsworth House and Blenheim Palace. His vast paintings can be seen on the ceilings of the staircase, the hall and other rooms at Hanbury Hall and are admired by the thousands of visitors to the property each year.

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  6. The stolen transit van stopped on the M5 at Droitwich last night by Central Motorway PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Malvern Gazette

    FIRE crews have had a busy night in Worcestershire as they responded when a car crashed into a tree while police arrested two men in a stolen transit van on the M5 . Incidents overnight included a car crashing into a tree, a fire in a hedge, a fire in a van and two arrests on the M5 after a driver was pulled over at Droitwich in a stolen transit van and no licence.

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  7. Young golfers shining at Worcester clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Worcester News

    PROSPECT: Worcester Golf and Country Club's successful junior member Ted Pickering with PGA professional Ian Henry. Picture: ROGER KING Leading the way was Ted Pickering in the Worcestershire Boys' Championship at Droitwich with gross scores of 76 and 74 securing the under 16 trophy.

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  8. Your Friday evening traffic and weather newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Droitwich Advertiser

    But how will your journey home be tonight, will the dinner be piping hot or in the dog by the time you get home. There is a breakdown on M5 northbound blocking one lane between J5 Droitwich and J4a M42 with delays of 30 minutes from J6 Worcester.

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  9. Dualling Dilemma: Worcester's Carrington BridgeRead the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | Worcester News

    Why is it when a recent Survey shows that Worcester is the most congested city after London, our stupid council, persists in thinking that dualling the Carrington Bridge instead of completing the Ring Road and asking for funding for the new bridge at Bevere is the right idea? I think that it is time the people of Worcester and those using the congested Carrington Bridge had a referendum and were given a chance to vote about the new bridge and then perhaps we will at last get it done before we all come to a standstill. Businesses are avoiding coming to Worcester.

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  10. Alan's Tackle just miss out on Evesham Team ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Worcester News

    WORCESTER'S Alan's Tackle narrowly missed out on making the prestigious Evesham Team Championships on the River Avon by just one point and less than five ounces. The team of Matt Hodgetts, Mark Newman, Tim Biddle, Darren Fisher and Gary Smith scored 53 points, while winners Drennan Leicester recorded 51 and Starlets 52. But some consolation went to Biddle, who took the individual honours with 6lb 0oz 0dr consisting of a worm-caught tench of around 4lb, eels and small fish on the pole from peg 67. Newman made the Evesham individual final when he caught a 7lb barbel on the pellet as well as a dozen perch and eels on the feeder from peg 20 on the town waters going 10-12.

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  11. Still time to join Waterways Walk in aid of St Richard's HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Worcester News

    The hospice's seventh annual Waterways Walk will this year will include a new family friendly six-mile route as well as 11-mile and 21-mile routes. There is still time to sign up to take part in the walks which raises money for the hospice's care for patients with life-limiting illnesses.

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  12. Droitwich's winning streak ended by WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Droitwich Advertiser

    DROITWICH'S winning run in Worcestershire County League Division One was brought to an abrupt end with a four-wicket defeat to leaders Worcester Nomads on what was a disappointing weekend for all of the Spa sides. Buoyed by three wins on the bounce, the home side made a promising start through returning skipper Martyn Davies and in-form Max Young before both were dismissed in quick succession, quickly followed by Jez Hanson.

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  13. A group of friends taking part in the Waterways Walk for St Richard's Hospice last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Worcester News

    The hospice's seventh annual Waterways Walk will this year will include a new family friendly six-mile route as well as 11-mile and 21-mile routes. There is still time to sign up to take part in the walks which raises money for the hospice's care for patients with life-limiting illnesses.

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  14. Person trapped under tractor in Long GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Worcester News

    Crews from Gloucester, Hereford, Upton-upon-Severn and Droitwich were called to the crash in Long Green, Forthampton at just after 7.15pm.

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  15. World record for Redfern as swimming rivalry builds up for ParalympicsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Worcester News

    The 16-year-old from Droitwich Spa was the first in the SB13 visual impairment class to beat one minute 16 seconds, clocking 1.15.96 to win gold in the final. The Worcester Swimming Club ace previously broke the record with 1.16.86 in April as she qualified for her first Paralympics for Great Britain.

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  16. Olympic torch is up for sale at Worcester pawnbrokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Worcester News

    WITH the Rio Olympics officially starting on Friday, there's a chance to see a genuine Olympic torch at a Worcester pawnbroker's shop. The torch is on display at Fast Cash in the Shambles, where it is on offer for A 2,499.

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  17. Finalists Announced for this year's Worcestershire Apprenticeship AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Worcester News

    Pictured at last year's awards ceremony, from left: the host, broadcaster Steph McGovern; apprentice of the year 2015, Victoria Rawlings; apprentice of the year 2014, Ryan Shemwell; Carl Arnzten, managing director of sponsors Worcester Bosch. TWENTY-four of the county's best apprentices, employers, training providers and schools have been announced as finalists at the Worcestershire Apprentice Awards 2016.

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  18. Arson attack: 'I've lost everything' says Worcester mumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Droitwich Advertiser

    A 32-year-old man from Worcester has been arrested on suspicion of arson and breaching a restraining order following the fire in Somers Road, Barbourne, Worcester on Monday night. Mother-of-three Rachel Pullen is staying with relatives after her Fortis Living home, a semi-detached house, was gutted in the blaze.

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  19. GUTTED: Rachel Pullen was not at home when the blaze was started.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Worcester News

    A 32-year-old man from Worcester has been arrested on suspicion of arson and breaching a restraining order following the fire in Somers Road, Barbourne, Worcester on Monday night. Mother-of-three Rachel Pullen is staying with relatives after her Fortis Living home, a semi-detached house, was gutted in the blaze.

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  20. By George! Teen elected to Wychavon District Council in by-election victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Droitwich Advertiser

    While his mates were out hitting the bars and clubs to de-stress after their university exams George, who helps run a farm, was pounding the streets to try and win over voters. In the end he polled 281 votes, beating Labour's Alan Humphries who ended up with 161 as runner-up.

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