9 hrs ago
Crackdown on metal thieves yields results
TEAM: From left, Andy Greenhouse, of Vosa; Jamie Colley, of Worcestershire Regulatory Services; Dave Roberts, Wychavon District Council environmental crime officer; Priya Bloor, of HM Revenue and Customs; and Sgt Helen Wain, of West Mercia Police.
11 hrs ago
a Wychbold man has has been prosecuted for fraudulently claiming nearly 17,000 in benefit payments.
David Young, aged 45, currently living at Pear Tree Way, Wychbold, claimed jobseeker's allowance, housing benefit and council tax benefit, claiming that he was unemployed from July 2009.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
MISERY: A report says queues will increase by a staggering 200 per cent in the city.
A A 38m package to help ease Worcester's traffic chaos is being drawn up - including finally dualling part of the notorious Southern Link Road.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Gentle Touch: a St John Ambulance paramedic demonstrates resuscitation techniques.
A NEW initiative is set to save lives by placing more than 60 extra emergency first-aiders on the streets.
Brum council chief rebuffs Worcester jobs anger
MEDDLING Brummie council chiefs trying to pinch your jobs have delivered an extraordinary rebuff to Worcester - and refused to back down on what they call "a point of principle".
Consortium sets out new school plans
PEOPLE can have their say on plans for a new academy for children in Worcestershire who find mainstream education difficult to cope with.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Company boss forged financial documents to claim benefits
A COMPANY boss who claimed he was unemployed has been ordered to pay back more than A 16,000 after pleading guilty to dishonestly submitting false claims.
Jail for man after drunken behaviour
A BENEFIT cheat from Worcester stole more than A 8,000 from the taxpayer after she failed to declare her partner was living with her.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
We need to 'think big' over swimming pool, says former Worcester City Council leader
A FORMER leader of Worcester City Council has urged the authority to "get it right" over a new swimming pool - insisting we must "think big".
PLANS have been unveiled for a city farm in the middle of Worcester.
The Worcester Volunteer Centre is looking into the possibility of a community-led farm which could be used by school groups and the disadvantaged as well as the public.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
'We must not upset planning inspector'
THE deputy leader of Worcester City Council has hit out at the criticism towards the planning inspector deciding the future of the blueprint for tens of thiousands of homes across south Worcestershire.
Security guard attacked with metal bar in Malvern robbery
The 21-year-old was cycling in Cherwell Close, off Tolladine Road, Worcester, from the direction of Maple Avenue when he was assaulted at about 8.30pm on Friday, November 29. He saw three men who shouted at him and one of the men stepped into his path and pulled him from his bike while another hit him with a crowbar.
Half-hour parking in city could be axed
CHANGES: Parking charges are among a raft of measures to be considered in the city council's draft budget plan.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
bergenPAC to Present Dave Mason's Traffic Jam, 1/5
Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey will present DAVE MASON'S TRAFFIC JAM on Sunday January 5, 2014 8PM.
Atlantic challenge hit by bad weather
A GROUP of RAF servicemen and women have suffered set-back at the start of their bid to row across the Atlantic.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Ex-mayor fights to save our treasured landscape
IN DANGER: Stunning view towards the Malvern Hills across Middle Battenhall Farm, under threat from developers.
A Christmas bonus for rough sleepers
KINDNESS: From left, Pat Agar, Louise Shaw, Darren Bodycote, both of Sainsbury's, and Lisa Richards of St Paul's.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
ACHIEVEMENT: All the fund-raising teams were presented with a certificate for their efforts.
A UNIQUE celebration of life and hope which took place in Worcester has raised more than A 30,000 to go towards helping to beat cancer.
THREE burglaries have taken place in rural location near Droitwich Spa.
Police are appealing for witnesses after the incidents between the town and the northern outskirts of Worcester, which detectives believe are linked.