Hospital trust misses four-hour A&E target in August

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

6:47pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE amount of patients visiting A&E in Worcestershire who were seen by a doctor or nurse within four hours dropped below 95 per cent in August for the first time since May.

Worcestershire sixth in the country for gold buying

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire sixth in the country for gold buying

4:34pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

SHIRLEY Bassey might have famously sung of Goldfinger, the Bond villain with a love for bullion, but it seems people in Worcestershire could have given him a run for his money.

More cash for physiotherapy in Worcestershire could prevent 1,245 falls every year, say health experts

1:38pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

GREATER investment into physiotherapy could save the NHS in Worcestershire more than £1.8m annually while preventing 1,245 falls in the county every year, health experts have claimed.

Rock out to Guns Vs Roses

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12:57pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE audience at Stanton Village Club will be rocking out to the sounds of Guns and Roses later this month.

Woman died in Cotswold accident

Cotswold Journal: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

12:45pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A WOMAN has died following a car crash in the Cotswolds this week.

Campaign launched to cut down on wasted medicine in the Evesham area

Cotswold Journal:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HEALTH bosses have launched a campaign to cut down on wasted medicine in Evesham and the surrounding area.

Safety pledge over midwife strike

Cotswold Journal:

3:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire have said mothers-to-be will not be affected by a planned four-hour strike by midwives next month.

Deaf woman and hearing dog nominated for award with HRH The Princess Royal

Cotswold Journal: Merleen Watson and Grace.

12:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEARING dogs have proved to be a woman's best friend for one Broadway resident.

Entry opens for student nurse and midwife awards

Cotswold Journal: Nurse with clean bedding (10304821)

12:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

STUDENT nurses and midwives are being invited to apply for an annual award recognising those who have gone the extra mile.

Elderly woman dies after being hit by a lorry in The Shambles, Worcester

Cotswold Journal:

10:14am Monday 29th September 2014

An elderly woman has been hit by a lorry in Worcester City Centre this morning.

Older people advised to make plans for the end of their lives

Cotswold Journal: Dr Maggie Keeble from NHS South Worcestershire CCG and head of advocacy at Onside Advocacy Linda Clarke

6:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

OLDER people in Worcestershire and their families are being encouraged to put plans in place to make sure they get the care they need at the end of their lives.

Call for wildlife volunteers

Cotswold Journal:

5:49pm Monday 29th September 2014

A VOLUNTEER group which sells logs and woodchips for charity is looking for new members.

Worcester Cathedral to host county Harvest Festival

Cotswold Journal:

5:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SERVICE to celebrate rural life and give thanks for the farmers who produce our food is coming to Worcester Cathedral.

Cathedral service celebrates work of NHS staff in Worcestershire

Cotswold Journal: 3914713105. 28/09/14. NHS procession from the Guildhall to Worcester Cathedral. The parade heads along the high street. Picture by Nick Toogood. (10839979)

1:17pm Monday 29th September 2014

WORCESTER Cathedral was packed to the rafters on Sunday for a special celebration of NHS staff and volunteers.

Fire college's open day set to go ahead, including teddy bear zip-wire challenge

Cotswold Journal: OPEN DAY: Robin Parkes, fire safety instructor promotes the Moreton Fire College Open Day which will include a teddy zipwire.

9:45am Monday 29th September 2014

THERE will be games, fire safety advice and a teddy bear zip-wire challenge all in aid of charity is set to ahead this month.

Hotels celebrate awards win

Cotswold Journal: Fiona Bruce (far left) and Simon Numphud (far right), head of AA Hotel Services, present the Dormy House team with their award.

10:46am Thursday 25th September 2014

HOTELS across the Cotswolds have been celebrating after winning numerous titles in the latest awards to be handed out by the AA.

Broadway artist holds exhibition

Cotswold Journal: Jeremy Houghton painting, Dizzy Heights.

2:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE Ashmolean Museum in Broadway will be holding a talk with village artist Jeremy Houghton, whose current exhibition of his 10 Year retrospective is on display on the top floor of the museum.

Renewed appeal for information about Broadway arson attacks

Cotswold Journal: Two charged with fuel theft

1:03pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A RENEWED appeal has been issued by police about arson attacks in Broadway that caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.

Grants help aspiring arts students

Cotswold Journal: Chloe Williams.

4:59pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FUNDS raised from the Broadway Arts Festival will be helping three aspiring artists with their studies.

Vintage car rally drives hundreds to Sudeley Castle and Gardens

Cotswold Journal: Vintage car rally at Sudeley Castle. Tulah the dog enjoys basking in the sun in the best in show car. Photo by Will Jusahz.

12:12pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

VINTAGE cars filled the grounds of Sudeley Castle & Gardens as another successful rally was held at the Cotswolds landmark.

Warning after cash machines tampered with in Gloucester and Cotswolds

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12:29pm Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are warning bank customers in the county to be on the alert after two cash machines were found to have been tampered with by criminals.

Police warning after cashpoints targeted

Cotswold Journal: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

5:45pm Friday 19th September 2014

CASHPOINT users in the Cotswolds are being urged to stay alert after cash machines were found to have been tampered with by criminals.

CCTV released of man suspected of shoplifting in two Chipping Campden stores.

12:33pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN dressed as a chef is being searched for by police under suspicion of stealing food from two Chipping Campden stores.

Countrywide store in Bourton-on-the-Water to host pet weekend event

Cotswold Journal: Jake Eastham (10539708)

10:51am Friday 19th September 2014

PET owners are invited to bring their animals to a weekend of fun.

Dormy House is named "Ultimate" UK Spa Hotel and Best Birthday Venue

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4:11pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A LUXURIOUS hotel and spa in the Cotswolds has scooped two important national awards.

Cotswolds Tourism awards 2015 set to be launched

3:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AWARDS that celebrate the Cotswolds' top tourism businesses are due to launch on Monday (September 22).

School lunch tasting at Pebworth open day

Cotswold Journal: Chantelle collecting her hot lunch.

12:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PEBWORTH First School is throwing open its doors on Friday, September 26, to show what is has on offer from the classroom to the kitchen.

The family that trains together stays together

Cotswold Journal: FIT FAMILY: (left to right) Hannah, Tori, Sam and Claire.

5:50pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WHEN a mum of three decided to get her family involved in a new activity the last thing her kids expected was to be shipped off to a military style fitness boot camp.

Foodbank donations welcome

Cotswold Journal: (10491729)

5:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WINCHCOMBE foodbank, which offers much needed supplies to those who have been referred to them, is looking for supplies including dry foods, toiletries and carrier bags.

Circus Ginnett is back with a stunning new show with the youngest hula hoop artist of the country

Cotswold Journal: (10443269)

6:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

CIRCUS Ginnett is travelling throughout the country, with a completely new stunning program created with international artists and it will be visiting Moreton later this month.

End of season sale for charity

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

5:03pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE RNLI North Cotswold Branch is holding an end of season sale this Saturday (Sept 20) at Chipping Campden Lower Town Hall.

Vintage car rally drives into Sudeley Castle and Gardens

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4:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A VINTAGE car rally is set to drive motoring enthusiasts to Sudeley Castle and Gardens this weekend.

Sudeley Castle to host first vintage car rally

11:49am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MOTORING enthusiasts will get to check out a selection of vintage cars on Saturday at a rally at Sudeley Castle.

North Cotswolds friendship centre tea morning

Cotswold Journal: Person pouring tea (10339833)

10:09am Monday 15th September 2014

THE North Cotswolds Friendship Centre will be holding a talk about canals and their history at its next meeting on Wednesday, October 1.

Cancer patients invited to take part in psychological survey

Cotswold Journal: (4896893)

4:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

CANCER patients in Worcestershire, their carers and families are being asked to take part in a survey around the psychological help they are offered during their treatment

Visiting restrictions lifted at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Cotswold Journal:

12:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

VISITING restrictions have been lifted at Worcestershire Royal Hospital after an outbreak of norovirus was contained.

Bring a packed lunch to work and raise money for children's charity

Cotswold Journal: Bring a packed lunch to work and raise money for children's charity

11:10am Friday 12th September 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being encouraged to enjoy a packed lunch with their colleagues as part of a national campaign raising money to protect children from abuse.

Cycle group marks end of season

Cotswold Journal: Still time to register for charity bike ride

6:54pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TO mark the end of the cycling season the Ebrington Velo club, part of the Evesham Wheelers, is inviting friends, cyclists and other clubs to ride and chat and reach for the skies.

Hospital wards still closed due to norovirus

Cotswold Journal:

1:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

VISITING restrictions are still in place at Worcestershire Royal Hospital following yesterday’s outbreak of norovirus.

Exhibition of artwork created during the Great War

Cotswold Journal: The exhibition features artwork created during the First World War.

12:08pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AN exhibition at Court Barn Museum in Chipping Campden exploring the artwork created during the First World War will get underway on Saturday, October 4.

Health workers raise £917 for children with communication problems

Cotswold Journal: (L-R) Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton, non-executive director with Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust Jill Gramman and Katie Watson at the trust's Worcester HQ in Shrub Hill Road.

10:56am Thursday 11th September 2014

A TRIO of Worcestershire health workers got on their bikes to raise more than £900 to help children with communication problems develop their speech, hearing and language skills.

Parking plan to boost winter trade

9:32am Thursday 11th September 2014

TRADERS in the Cotswolds have given the thumbs up to free parking in council owned car parks on Mondays and Tuesday afternoons.

Tour of Britain 2014 in Worcestershire

Cotswold Journal:

8:11pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

The Tour of Britain 2014 Stage 4 passes through Worcestershire today. Follow this live report for updates and your photos

Tributes to father killed in collision

Cotswold Journal: (10235935)

6:27pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a "loving father" killed in a car accident.

TSB’s partners say thank you to Chipping Norton

Cotswold Journal: (10234401)

5:49pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE people of Chipping Norton have been thanked by the bank TSB as it celebrates being back in the Cotswold town for a year.

‘Struggle’ goes on as hopes for A&E return are dashed

5:31pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

HOPES were dashed this week for Cotswold folk who wanted the return of a fully operational A&E at Cheltenham General Hospital.

Turning 90 won’t stop league player

Cotswold Journal: 3614690401 Paul Jackson 02.09.14 Todenham - 90-year-old Arthur Cornish is still playing Aunt Sally at The Farriers Arms. From left - Arthur Cornish, Colin Winfield, Louise Kirkwood, landlady, Harry Cornish and Wendy Winfield. (9942237)

5:31pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AUNT Sally – the game, not the relative - could be the secret of a long healthy life according to Cotswold folk.

Wards at Worcestershire Royal Hospital closed due to norovirus

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:07pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WARDS at Worcestershire Royal Hospital are closed to visitors following an outbreak of norovirus.

Supper and presentation for children's charity

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

4:56pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SUPPER and presentation evening will take place at the Lifford Hall in Broadway on Saturday, September 20, in aid of the Laos Educational Trust.

New measures to identify dementia in older patients

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:43pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

NEW measures are being put into place to ensure older patients admitted to hospital in Worcestershire are assessed to determine whether or not they have dementia as quickly as possible.







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