Recycle your spooky pumpkin

5:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

THEY may be fun and create the spookiest of atmospheres for Halloween, but used and discarded "Jack o'lanterns" are regarded a "frightful" waste by some.

Mum and daughter to skydive for charity

Cotswold Journal: Helen Keegan and daughter Sky are jumping from the  Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas for charity

5:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

IF you are going to do something tremendous for charity and your name is Sky, then jumping from the top of the 855 feet high Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas would seem be the most appropriate.

revamped pharmacy opens its doors

Cotswold Journal: Lloyds Pharmacy Winchcombe re-opens after a complete store refit. From the left:  Vanessa Chelu-Walmsley , area manager, Winchcombe resident Rosemary Hancock, pharmacy manager and pharmacist Alicja Zajac and Winchcombe Town Council chairman Jim Mason.

4:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A RIBBON-cutting ceremony marked the reopening of the revamped Lloyds Pharmacy in Winchcombe.

Protect the vulnerable this winter

8:46am Friday 24th October 2014

COTSWOLD residents are being urged to look out for vulnerable neighbours who may be at risk from the cold this winter.

Visitors enjoy Stow Horse Fair

Cotswold Journal: Graeme and Marion Forder, from Cornwall, enjoy their camp fire

5:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE sun welcomed a good crowd of visitors to Stow's autumn horse fair on Thursday though turnout was slightly less than in previous years.

Fete raises hundreds

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3:29pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE St John the Baptist's Fete was recently held in Wickhamford in aid of the church and raised £820.

Broadway gardening club meets next week

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3:25pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Broadway Gardening Club is holding its next meeting on Monday, October 27, at 7.30pm in the United Reformed Church Hall in the village.

Funds raised in church tea tent

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

3:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

ORGANISERS of the church tea tent at the Broadway Horticultural and Craft Show have thanked everyone for making the day such a success.

Broadway residents can apply for funding for further education

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3:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNG people in Broadway can get a helping hand from the Thomas Hodges Foundation and funding they have on offer.

Simon's seventieth concert

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2:54pm Monday 20th October 2014

THERE will be a concert taking place at St Michael's Church in Broadway on Thursday, October 30, to mark the 70th birthday of a villager.

Talented musicians and cooks raise £1,600 for charity

Cotswold Journal: Prize winners and those commended at the Cotswold Charity Bake Off include Stevie Parker, Ros Parker, Mollie Wise, Chris Wyman, Phil Randall, Marina Hellicker, and Maggie Boyes.

5:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE musical talent and cookery skills of people in the Cotswolds have been celebrated at two fundraising events.

Young people urged to register to vote

5:26pm Saturday 18th October 2014

YOUNG people across the Cotswold district are being urged to ensure their names are on the electoral register so they can vote at next year’s local and national elections.

Local explorers celebrate after finishing their epic walk of the welsh coastline in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust

Cotswold Journal: Liz Atkins and John Plant celebrating the end of their coastal walk challenge.

7:02pm Friday 17th October 2014

FUNDRAISING friends and their dog have celebrated after finishing an epic 757 mile walk along the entire coast of Wales.

Cotswold teenager missing

Cotswold Journal:

11:37am Friday 17th October 2014

UPDATE: Missing teenager found.

Fizz and Fab Fingernails at House Spa

5:41pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A SPARKLING new nail brand has arrived at Dormy House Spa near Broadway , along with an offer.

Sheldon Tapestry Talk with Peter Britton

Cotswold Journal: Ashmolean museum in Broadway.

5:38pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A TALK will be given by Peter Britton on Sheldon tapestries on Thursday, October 23, at 4pm at the Ashmolean Museum Broadway.

Spooktacular week at Sudeley Castle

Cotswold Journal: HALF-TERM HALLOWEEN: A week of spooky activities will take place at Sudeley Castle and Gardens.

3:39pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SUDELEY Castle and Gardens is celebrating Halloween with a spooky week of activities for all the family.

Kitebrook scientists go global

Cotswold Journal: Imogen Shackleton and Ophelia Clarke in lab coats at Kitebrook House school.

12:12pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BUDDING science students at a Moreton school got to grips with biodiversity when they were given the chance to work with London's Natural History Museum.

Woman who twice battled breast cancer supporting others in Worcestershire with the disease

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5:14pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A WOMAN who has twice battled breast cancer has been using her experiences to support others in Worcestershire going through the same ordeal.

Firefighters free toddler from toilet

11:41am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A TODDLER had to be freed by firefighters after becoming trapped in a downstairs toilet this morning (Tuesday).

Students and landlords given safety advice

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4:41pm Monday 13th October 2014

STUDENTS living in rental properties and their landlords are being asked to make sure they have the right smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Drivers urged to take care on the roads in the winter months

Cotswold Journal: WEATHER WARNING: Motorists are being warned to take care in the icy conditions. SP

4:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

WITH the nights drawing in and the weather getting colder, motorists are being reminded to make sure their vehicles are ready for the winter.

Anyone planning a bonfire for Guy Fawkes Night asked to let the fire service know

Cotswold Journal: Out with a bang........Crowds watch the Worcester Festival Fireworks display lighting up the night sky, to signal the end of the Worcester Festival. Pic Jonathan Barry 25.8.14  351468420 (9646196)

4:02pm Monday 13th October 2014

ANYONE planning on holding a bonfire or firework display for Guy Fawkes Night in Worcestershire is being asked to let the fire service know.

Remembrance Day debate on the impact of war at The Hive

Cotswold Journal: Exterior of The Hive, Worcester. Pic Jonathan Barry 12.5.14 2014596301 (6152439)

3:54pm Monday 13th October 2014

AS THE world stops to remember everyone who has given their lives in the line of duty this Remembrance Day, a Question Time-style debate on the horrors of war will be hosted in Worcester.

NHS staff on strike this morning

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11:14am Sunday 12th October 2014

WITH NHS workers walking out this morning in a row over pay, people in Worcestershire are being asked only to call 999 or go to A&E in a genuine emergency.

Your spectacular Worcestershire sunset pictures

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9:33am Monday 13th October 2014

Beautiful Sunset taken in rodborough close, Warndon worcester.

Community care overhaul moves ahead

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

11:37am Sunday 12th October 2014

AN OVERHAUL of healthcare provided to patients in Worcestershire in the community and in their own homes is moving closer to completion.

People across Worcestershire urged to speak up about hate crime

Cotswold Journal: 4114727001. 11/10/14. Community Safety Manager at Worcester City Council Jude Langton, front with campaigners and Police Community Support Officers handing out infomation and advice about hate crimes. Picture by Nick Toogood. (11361527)

10:29am Sunday 12th October 2014

People across Worcestershire are being urged to help stamp out hate crime across the county.

Worcestershire NHS trust publishes free self-help library

Cotswold Journal: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

12:25pm Saturday 11th October 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire struggling with mental health problems now have access to a free online library offering advice on coping with their issues.

Paramedic numbers up in the West Midlands

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11:33am Saturday 11th October 2014

PARAMEDICS in Worcestershire and the West Midlands have been bucking the national trend, with the amount working within the NHS increasing over the past two years.

Worcestershire businesses invited to sponsor beauty pageant hopefuls

Cotswold Journal: Miss Worcestershire 2013-14 Preeti Sidhu

6:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

BUSINESSES in Worcestershire are being invited to throw their support behind one of the finalists in this year’s Miss Worcestershire competition.

No decision yet over how much of £120m mental health cash will come to Worcestershire

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

5:38pm Friday 10th October 2014

ALTHOUGH the government announced earlier this week it was to plough £120 million into improving mental health services across the country, it is not yet known how much of this will find its way to Worcestershire.

500 jobs to go at Severn Trent Water

Cotswold Journal:

12:48pm Friday 10th October 2014

HUNDREDS of jobs are to be lost at the company providing water to homes across Worcestershire.

Diabetic patients invited to eye disease support group

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:33pm Friday 10th October 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire suffering with eye disease as a result of diabetes are invited to a support group later this month.

Worcestershire wordsmiths invited to enter poetry competition

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12:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE wordsmiths are invited to put pen to paper to write a poem about the area they live in a national poetry competition.

Schizophrenia patient describes daily struggle as "a storm”

Cotswold Journal: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

8:01am Friday 10th October 2014

ONE of the hundreds of people in Worcestershire suffering from severe mental health problems has described his daily struggle as “a storm”.

Health experts throw support behind flu vaccination campaign

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6:12pm Thursday 9th October 2014

HEALTH experts throughout Worcestershire have once again reminded older people, pregnant women, parents of young children and other vulnerable groups of the importance of getting a flu jab.

Worcestershire at high alert for Ebola outbreak

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:25pm Thursday 9th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is at high alert to deal with the risk of Ebola spreading to the county.

Broadway Fire Station safe for the foreseeable future

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11:57am Wednesday 8th October 2014

BROADWAY Fire Station has been saved from closure for the foreseeable future.

Future of Shipston young firefighters group secured

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11:55am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE future of Shipston Young Firefighters Association has been secured.

Spate of catalytic converter thefts in Moreton-in-Marsh

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11:31am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A SPATE of catalytic converter thefts took place in Moreton-in-Marsh and the surrounding area between Friday, September 26 and the following Monday.

Two cars broken into in Chipping Campden

Cotswold Journal: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

11:27am Wednesday 8th October 2014

TWO cars parked in Lower High Street, Chipping Campden, were broken into at about 3.30pm on Tuesday, September 30.

Delays on train services between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford

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8:20am Wednesday 8th October 2014

RAIL services between Worcester Shrub Hill and Oxford are being delayed by up to 30 minutes this morning due to a broken-down train between Evesham and Moreton-in-Marsh.

Blood in your urine? Visit your doctor, say health bosses

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

6:23pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

IN AN effort to raise awareness of the symptoms of kidney and bladder cancer, a campaign has been launched advising anyone in Worcestershire who notices blood in their urine to speak to a doctor as soon as possible.

Urgent care revamp plans progress

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

5:57pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

WORK is progressing on an ambitious project increasing the amount of services that can be offered at Minor Injury Units (MIUs) throughout Worcestershire.

Take up your free health check

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

5:19pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A FREE NHS health check is being offered to Gloucestershire residents to ensure their heart is in good condition.

Enjoy wool week at Sudeley Castle

4:44pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A WEEK of textile titillation is being held at Sudeley Castle and Gardens.

Spate of catalytic converter thefts in Moreton

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11:13am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A SPATE of catalytic converter thefts has taken place in Moreton.

Children come out to play

Cotswold Journal: Helping to build community at den building day

6:06pm Monday 6th October 2014

A DEN building session took place at Fair Shares in Moreton giving children and adults alike the chance to get creative in a new space.

Infection prevention group wins national award

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

6:04pm Monday 6th October 2014

A TASK group which has nearly halved the number of patients contracting one of the most common infections to be spread in hospitals and care homes has been handed a national award.

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