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

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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.

Dramatic pictures of Sudeley Hill fire

Cotswold Journal: Smoke rises from the burning field (s)

5:49pm Monday 1st September 2014

THESE dramatic pictures show the extent of a large blaze which was fought by over 20 firefighters.

£200,000 grant for diabetes sufferers in the Midlands

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4:16pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE government has handed out £200,000 to help improve the care given to people with diabetes in the Midlands.

Cyber crime expert praises police's efforts to stamp out the problem

Cotswold Journal: Motorbike stolen from Stourport garage

3:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORK by West Mercia Police to raise awareness of the threat posed by internet fraudsters has won acclaim from one of the county’s leading cyber security experts.

Tickets available for hospital staff appreciation service

Cotswold Journal: Worcester Cathedral at night (8854331)

11:47am Monday 1st September 2014

TICKETS are now available for a special service at Worcester Cathedral later this month thanking NHS staff in the county for their hard work.

People in Worcestershire urged to stand up to cancer

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Cancer Research UK press officer Jane Redman poses with the Stand Up To Cancer arrows to point people in the direction of charity’s fundraising campaign, run in conjunction with Channel 4.

5:49pm Friday 29th August 2014

A CHARITY worker from Worcestershire is urging people in the county to sign up to a campaign raising cash to fight cancer.

Hospital food in Worcestershire ranked among the worst in England

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:46pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOOD at the three major hospitals in Worcestershire along with two mental health units in the county has been ranked as some of the worst in the country.

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

New students urged to register with a GP

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5:54pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIRST-year university students preparing to moving away from home for the first time next month are being reminded of the importance of registering with a GP.

Resurrected steam rally back again

Cotswold Journal: FULL STEAM AHEAD: Northleach Steam and Vintage Show is returning on September 6 and 7.

5:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A RECENTLY resurrected steam and vintage show in the Cotswolds is back for another year.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

Worcestershire speech therapists saddle up

Cotswold Journal: Speech and language therapists at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton

4:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TRIO of speech and language therapists working in Worcestershire are saddling up to raise money for children who have problems with communication.

Councillor switches to Conservatives

4:27pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A COTSWOLD District councillor who stood for election as an independent councillor has joined the controlling Conservative group.

Large blaze in field in Sudeley Hill

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1:07pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

OVER 20 firefighters spent about two hours tackling a large 20 acre blaze on top of Sudeley Hill.

Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

Cotswold Journal: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A LIBERAL Democrat Parliamentary candidate for the Cotswolds has hit out at this week’s announcement that a second badger cull is to take place in Gloucestershire.

Broadway Parish Council funds publishing of Broadway Remembers book for the Poppy Appeal

Cotswold Journal: Chairman of Broadway Parish Council, David Folkes MBE presents Debbie Williamson and Mary Smith with a cheque for Broadway Remembers.

7:43pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A NEW book exploring the story of the 48 men lost to the First World War from the village of Broadway has been backed by the parish council.

Show a success despite the rain

Cotswold Journal: ESCAPING THE ELEMENTS: May Queen Anna Whittaker opens the show from the back of a classic car.

5:02pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ABOUT 500 hardy visitors braved the wet weather to attend the Ilmington Village and Horticultural Show held on Bank Holiday Monday.

Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

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

4:01pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RAFT of charities and community projects across Worcestershire have been awarded a share of a £1.7 million pot of funding.

Police tackle 50 brawling people as Bank Holiday ends in violence in Worcester

Cotswold Journal: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

4:14pm Monday 25th August 2014

A MASS brawl involving more than “50 people” erupted in the streets of Worcester city centre, as drunken bank holiday revellers fought with police.

Footballers wade in to raise funds

Cotswold Journal: WATERLOGGED PITCH: A Bourton Rovers 1st XI player is helped up after crashing into the goal as Bourton Rovers 1st and 2nd XI teams battle it out in the annual Football In The River match at Bourton-in-the-Water, Gloucestershire, where a game of two 15 min

6:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

FOOTBALL matches are normally called off if the pitch is waterlogged - except in the Cotswolds.

Westcote all set for annual fete

5:48pm Monday 25th August 2014

THERE will be lots of traditional fun on offer when the annual village fete takes place in Westcote, near Bourton, on Saturday, August 30.

Worcestershire woman gets an early start on Christmas wrapping for charity appeal

Cotswold Journal: Barbara Pearson

10:31am Monday 25th August 2014

CHRISTMAS may still be a few months away, but one woman from Charlton, near Pershore, has already got started on her wrapping.

Residents receive a letter of thanks from the Queen

Cotswold Journal: 3314674401. 12/08/12. Left to right - Maureen Shears, John Kinchin and Jo Parr with the new stained glass window at St Lawrence's church in Mickleton. They received a letter from the Queen. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9219404)

11:45am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE villagers of Mickleton have received a right Royal ‘thank you’ from Her Majesty the Queen after installing a stained glass window in St Lawrence’s church to commemorate the monarch’s Diamond Jubilee.

Views of Wychavon landlords sought

Cotswold Journal: Views of Wychavon landlords sought

3:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

LANDLORDS in Wychavon are being asked to let the district council know a range of information including their rates and the types of tenants they accept as well the challenges they face.

Worcestershire's new radiotherapy machines successful tested

Cotswold Journal: Cancer manager and lead Macmillan nurse at Worcestershire Royal Hospital Anne Sullivan in the new radiotherapy centre's sky-themed linac treatment room

3:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTER’S state-of-the-art new radiotherapy centre has moved a step closer to completion as the three machines which will deliver the treatment were successfully tested.

Husband to take on skydive for late wife

Cotswold Journal: 3314674601. 12/08/14. Geoff Matthews from Moreton-in-Marsh who is doing a tandem skydive in memory of his late wife Jean. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9219424)

8:48am Friday 22nd August 2014

AN INTREPID octogenarian will be throwing caution to the wind when he takes on a daredevil skydive next month in memory of his loving wife.

Cricketers bowl over judges to win £10,000 kitchen

Cotswold Journal: HOW'S THAT? Members of Slaughters United ladies' team bowled over competition judges to win a new £10,000 kitchen for their clubhouse.

5:40pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A cricket team from the Cotswolds was bowled over to win a sparkling new £10,000 kitchen for their club after showcasing their match-day teas in a cookery competition.

GCSE success for many across the Vale and Cotswolds

Cotswold Journal: Hugh Chapman, Katherine Wright, Daniel Evans, Sarah Taylor, Benjamin Coley, Emily Brush and Joseph Sandham celebrate at Prince Henry's High School.

5:27pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS prospered through adversity this year as GCSE results were revealed across the Vale and the Cotswolds.

'Great British Drive' through the Cotswolds

5:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE winding countryside roads of the Cotswolds have been hailed as one of the 'Great British Drives' by a national newspaper.

New report follows Winterbourne View abuse scandal

4:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A REPORT into supporting people with learning disabilities produced by Gloucestershire County Council has been praised by the Local Government Association.

700 sign petition in pharmacy row

3:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A David and Goliath fight between a big supermarket chain and a small independent chemist is raging in Moreton.

£2,000 grant for new hearing loop at hall

3:28pm Thursday 21st August 2014

VISITORS can now hear goings on at a busy village hall more clearly after a new hearing loop was fitted thanks to a £2,000 grant.

Commemoration afternoon is a big success

3:14pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MEMBERS and guests at Winchcombe’s Day Care Centre raised £360 for charity after staging a commemoration afternoon tea marking the start of the First World War.

Accounts man stole £100,000 from fund

2:47pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A 50-year-old accountant has admitted swindling a Gloucestershire-based charity out of more than £100,000.

Railway project steaming ahead

Cotswold Journal: GOOD PROGRESS: Bridge repairs taking place in Broadway

1:51pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A PROJECT to extend the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) to Broadway is steaming towards its £500,000 fundraising target.

Have your say on sexual health services

1:14pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PEOPLE are being urged to have their say on sexual health services in Gloucestershire.

Farm offering an illuminating experience

1:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

VISITORS to a farm park for disabled children in the Cotswolds will be in for an illuminating experience over the next two months.

Anger at new homes decision

12:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A DEVELOPMENT too far – that’s what Moreton folk think of controversial plans for 250 homes on fire service college land, despite a promise of £2 million worth of investment in the community.

Newsman jailed for beating

Cotswold Journal: Steven Webb - ex Mail on Sunday sub editor jailed for attacking man outside Cotswold pub - GNS 07778 281661 (9327468)

12:14pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A BRUTAL drunken beating has resulted in a six-month prison sentence for a former national newspaper sub-editor.

Feast your eyes at horticultural show

Cotswold Journal: 3414679601 Paul Jackson 19.08.14 Blockley - Alan Cother with a giant White Onion which he will be showing at Blockley Flower Show. (9470852)

11:42am Thursday 21st August 2014

VILLAGERS will be celebrating their 66th Blockley Horticultural Society Show on Saturday (August 23) with an abundance of fruit, flowers and vegetables for country lovers to feast their eyes on.

Worcester higher than national average for cot death

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5:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW statistics have shown seven babies born in Worcester between 2004 and 2012 died as a result of ‘cot death’.

No increase in breast cancer referrals in Worcestershire despite Eastenders storyline

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

4:52pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SOAP storylines about cancer seem to have no influence on attitudes to the disease in Worcestershire.

Money raised in memory of bike-race star Simon

Cotswold Journal: IN TRIBUTE: The family of Evesham motorbike racer Simon Andrews hand over a cheque to Midlands Air Ambulance in his memory.

2:20pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE family of Vale motorbike racer Simon Andrews have handed over more than £3,500 to the Midlands Air Ambulance in his memory.

"Smash and grab" on supermarket

Cotswold Journal: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

11:09am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THIEVES broke into a supermarket in an early-morning raid.

Telling the stories of the men who went to war

9:36am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE story of the brave villagers who fought for their country during the First World War is being told in a new book.

Cricketing legends heading for the Cotswolds

3:52pm Monday 18th August 2014

SOME legends of the game are expected to put on their cricket whites for a very special match in the Cotswolds.

New site to boost tourism

3:46pm Monday 18th August 2014

FINAL touches are being made to a new website which will showcase everything Shipston has to offer tourists.

Broadway church concert

3:41pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE Friends of St Eadburgha's Church will present a concert performed by the Greyfriars Consort Undergraduate Choral Scholars from the University of Cambridge.

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