Worcestershire goes green for Recycle Week

Worcester Council Feed - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 10:54
Buildings across Worcestershire are set to light up green to help mark Recycle Week 2020, which begins today.
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Steelbacks, Foxes & Sharks into last eight - T20 Blast round-up

Northants, Leicestershire and Sussex secure the last three T20 Blast quarter-final places in the final round of group games.

Blackpool crowds ignore Covid 'last blast' warning

People reported queues for attractions and traffic was gridlocked in Blackpool on Saturday.

HMP Hewell: Prisoners 'unable to access showers for weeks'

Inspectors also found prisoners at HMP Hewell in Redditch "could not be safe".

Former Worcester teacher jailed for raping woman

Michael Leydon sent texts to his victim blaming the attack on "drink, tablets and stress".

More than 700 learners sign up to courses during lockdown

Worcester Council Feed - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 17:03
Since the start of lockdown, more than 700 adults have taken part in virtual learning courses run by the Worcestershire County Council.
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Care Homes across the county to be halted

Worcester Council Feed - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 16:34
Families across Worcestershire are being asked not to visit loved ones in care homes, to protect them from Covid-19.
Categories: Worcester, Worcestershire

New walking and cycling bridge moved into place over Hams Way

Worcester Council Feed - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 16:04
A brand new walking and cycling bridge was lifted into place last weekend (12 September) over a section of Worcester’s Southern Link Road.
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Reality TV put pressure on Malvern teen to have 'ideal body type'

Callum Shipp spent three months in hospital after being diagnosed with an eating disorder at age 16.

Circumcision practitioner charged with assaulting children

A man is charged with physically assaulting children across England during circumcision procedures.

Worcestershire firm unites staff around the world amid pandemic

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 11:19
An innovative Worcestershire-based tech firm has proved lockdown is no barrier to uniting its staff across the world.
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Coronavirus: 'Why can I meet my mum in a pub but not her home?'

We look at the extra restrictions imposed in parts of the West Midlands - and the reasons for them.

Richard Morris: Diplomat's family "devastated" by loss

Richard Morris, the British High Commissioner to Fiji, was last seen running in Hampshire in May.

Worcester Warriors: GJ Van Velze and Will Butler suffer season-ending injuries

Worcester Warriors forward GJ Van Velze has shoulder surgery, and centre Will Butler is to see a a specialist about his ankle injury.

Lack of testing and lowering positive cases must not make us complacent

Worcester Council Feed - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:32
In Worcestershire, like other parts of the country, residents are facing difficulties getting a test for Covid-19.
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County remains Here 2 Help businesses emerge from pandemic

Worcester Council Feed - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:15
Worcestershire is doing all it can to help the economic recovery, and the county’s efforts have been boosted by a rise in manufacturing output since the pandemic.
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A safer and more enjoyable experience for Worcester City Centre shoppers

Worcester Council Feed - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:53
The current ban on vehicles and cycles entering the pedestrian City Centre has been extended.
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Glos win to qualify for T20 last eight, as Worcs beat Northants

Central Group leaders Gloucestershire are the first side to reach the T20 Blast quarter-finals after beating Birmingham Bears, while Northants lose at home to Worcestershire.

Tribute to Rotary club's Paul Simpson after tractor crash

Rotarian Paul Simpson died while on a sponsored walk along Offa’s Dyke, his club says.

Great British Bake Off: 2020 contestants revealed

A Samaritan, a student, and a pantomime producer are in the mix for this year's securely-made event.


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