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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Former county council chief executive Trish Haines appointed to CCG

4:31pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE former chief executive of Worcestershire County Council has been appointed to a role at the organisation responsible for commissioning health services in the south of the county.

Worcestershire doctors express concerns over hospital revamp plans

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

3:18pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

DOCTORS in north Worcestershire have expressed concerns about a revamp of hospital services in the county which could see some services moved from Redditch to Worcester.

Public inquiry into planning application

6:38pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A PUBLIC inquiry starts on Tuesday (Sept 16) following an appeal by Gladman Developments Ltd for residential development at land south of Oxhill Road, Tysoe.

Cotswold students achieve public speaking award

Cotswold Journal: Shipston School pupils celebrate achieving the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts Speaking in Public examination

3:19pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CHARISMATIC group of teenagers from a Cotswolds school are flying high after achieving a prestigious public speaking award.

GWSR finishes bridge work at Broadway ahead of schedule

Cotswold Journal: The finished bridge.

3:13pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MAIN route into Broadway has been reopened after a 12 week closure a few days ahead of schedule.

Council backs campaign encouraging recycling

1:23pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

COTSWOLD District Council is supporting a campaign to encourage recycling.

Free sexual health advice for students

Cotswold Journal: Free sexual health advice for students

10:12am Tuesday 9th September 2014

STUDENTS preparing to start university this month are being reminded free and confidential advice is available from sexual health clinics around Worcestershire.

Splat! Soft but smelly landing for motorcyclist

Cotswold Journal: Motorcyclist landed in pile of slurry after a tractor spilled its load. Picture courtesy of West Midlands Ambulance Service (s)

9:54am Tuesday 9th September 2014

IT WAS a soft - if incredibly smelly - landing for a motorcyclist who drove into a spilt load of slurry.

Nursery owner cleared of neglect

9:52am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A NURSERY owner has been found not guilty of child neglect after leaving a toddler strapped inside her car for more than six hours.

Russell Richardson bring back the charity Shred-in

9:38am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A COMMUNITY shred in will take place this month in Bledington to keep the community safe from identity theft while also raising money for the village hall charity.

Suspected fuel thieves arrested in Shipston

Cotswold Journal: Photo courtesy of the police

5:33pm Monday 8th September 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of going equipped to steal after being found with a number of jerry cans and other tools.

Worcestershire health body named in top ten CCG employers

Cotswold Journal: Staff members at NHS South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

3:59pm Monday 8th September 2014

THE organisation commissioning and paying for NHS services in south Worcestershire has been named one of the best healthcare bodies to work for in the UK.

TRAFFIC: Delays on M5 northbound

Cotswold Journal:

9:07am Monday 8th September 2014

DELAYS are being caused on the northbound carriageway of the M5 between junction five for Droitwich and Wychbold and junction 4A for the M42 after a broken-down vehicle in the roadworks area blocked a lane.

Still time to complete patient survey

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

8:02am Monday 8th September 2014

PEOPLE across Worcestershire have until the end of this week to have their say on how community nursing and therapy services are run across the county.

A&E four-hour target still being missed in Worcester

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

6:01pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THE amount of patients waiting more than four hours to be seen at Worcestershire Royal Hospital’s A&E department has decreased significantly, but targets are still being missed.

Increase in patients waiting for operations in Worcestershire

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:32pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THE amount of patients in Worcestershire waiting longer than 18 weeks for a non-urgent operation increased slightly in July.

Cotswold quilter adds her expertise to national creation

Cotswold Journal: Winchcombe quilter Jane Wain (left) handing her quilt square to chairman of Winchcombe Walkers are Welcome Sheila Talbot

6:52pm Friday 5th September 2014

A COTSWOLDS quilter put her skills to use to create a representation of one of the region’s most scenic areas.

Father Brown films at the Guildhall

Cotswold Journal: 3614692210 Paul Jackson 05.09.14 Worcester - BBC Father Brown films at The Guildhall, High Street, Worcester. (10037767)

4:10pm Friday 5th September 2014

ONE of Worcester's most historic buildings was transported back in time on Friday as part of a popular television drama.

Worcestershire health watchdog to launch patient survey

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AS A&E departments in Worcestershire continue to come under significant strain, an organisation representing patients and carers in the county has launched a study into why people visit hospital.

Hospital trust's financial woes continue

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:09pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital is already £800,000 behind its financial plan just four months into the year.

Worcestershire hospitals braced for ebola outbreak

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3:10pm Thursday 4th September 2014

WITH more than 1,900 in West Africa dead of ebola since the start of this year, hospitals in Worcestershire are braced for a possible outbreak of the disease here.

Every death in Worcestershire hospitals to be reviewed

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

2:08pm Thursday 4th September 2014

EVERY death in Worcestershire’s three major hospitals will be reviewed from this month onwards to determine if lessons can be learned.

Concerns around hospital complaints response times

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:28pm Thursday 4th September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised over the amount of time people making complaints to the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals have been waiting for a response.

Hospital trust vows to improve food

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:31pm Thursday 4th September 2014

HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire have vowed to make changes after food at the county’s three major hospitals was ranked some of the worst in the country.

Neonatal services to remain at the Alexandra Hospital for the time being

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

11:03am Thursday 4th September 2014

NEONATAL services will remain at Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital for the time being despite a national shortage of specialist nurses.

Third birthday card for Shipston loyalty scheme

Cotswold Journal: CARD SCHEME: Jim Cherry (centre) of Taste of the Country, one of creators of the Shipston Loyalty Card scheme, pictured with staff from the Food Tree and El Café

12:41pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SHIPSTON Loyalty Card is marking its third birthday by offering discount deals, rewards and prizes to its 2,000 cardholders, all designed to attract more people to shop in the Cotswold town.

Summer ball raises £4,030 towards cancer treatment machine

Cotswold Journal: Francine and Adel Makar, consultant urologist with Cherie Taylor and Michael and Margaret Bosson at the urology summer ball

2:05pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

UROLOGY staff from Worcestershire put on their dance shoes to raise £4,030 towards a campaign to buy a state-of-the-art surgical robot for cancer patients in the county.

A&E in Worcestershire under unprecidented strain today

Cotswold Journal:

10:09am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE A&E departments at both Worcestershire Royal Hospital and Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital are experiencing an unprecident amount of demand for this time of year today.

Health, crime and local authority representatives to discuss mental health issues

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5:59pm Monday 1st September 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from health, crime and local authority agencies throughout West Mercia and Warwickshire will meet this week to discuss care and support offered to people with mental health problems.







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