Moreton prepares to remember the fallen in exhibition

Cotswold Journal: Private John Hardiman of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, who was born in Moreton. He was killed in action in France on July 8, 1918 aged 18.

12:22pm Monday 21st April 2014

PLANS are underway for a tribute exhibition to the fallen of Moreton held to commemorate the start of the First World War.

Four defibrillators set to be installed in Moreton

3:41pm Saturday 19th April 2014

MORETON will soon be better equipped to help people suffering from a cardiac arrest with the installation of four new defibrillators.

Church and chapel opens doors for archive project

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3:31pm Saturday 19th April 2014

HISTORICAL items were on display in the Church and Chapel in Mickleton as the village opened its doors for the latest Community Archive event.

Cotswold pub owner hitting screens in BBC2 show

Cotswold Journal: Chef Emily Watkins

10:52am Saturday 19th April 2014

A COTSWOLD pub owner is featuring on the BBC Two programme, Great British Menu next week.

Spring flowers in full bloom in nursery forest school

Cotswold Journal: Holly Clifford and Bea Fielding, both aged four.

5:15pm Friday 18th April 2014

CHILDREN at a nursery near Shipston have been enjoying strolling through their forest school to see the daffodils in full bloom.

Get information with Chatterbox

5:08pm Friday 18th April 2014

PEOPLE who are over 50 and live in Chipping Norton can get some friendly advice at a new monthly Age UK Information Point.

Last chance to respond to council ward boundaries consultation

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4:17pm Friday 18th April 2014

TIME is running out for people to have their say on proposals for new council ward boundaries across the Cotswold district.

Police cracking down on motorcyclists this weekend

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3:23pm Friday 18th April 2014

A JOINT operation is running this weekend to combat problems caused by motorcyclists in Bidford-on Avon and Salford Priors.

Police detection rate increases by 200 per cent

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2:16pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE have been detecting more crimes in Moreton than last year, according to latest figures.

Man reunited with lifesaving pair

Cotswold Journal: Life savers.......Alistair Stagg (Left), who suffered a cardiac arrest, meets Tony Haines (Centre) and Katie Nightingale. Pic Jonathan Barry 18.4.14   1614577702 (5533284)

1:06pm Friday 18th April 2014

TWO Vale heroes have been reunited with the man whose life they saved after his heart stopped beating for 12 minutes during a bike ride in Worcestershire.

Adventurer stops off in Worcester in 1,000 mile trip to Spain

Cotswold Journal: Caminar..........Rob Steele (Right) stops off at the Worcester News, on his marathon walk to Spain,with Konrad Nofer from Bewdley Rotary Club, who was walking part of the Worcestershire leg of the walk. Pic Jonathan Barry 16.4.14 161457540 (5464296)

12:52pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN INTREPID adventurer walking 1,000 miles to Spain to raise money for the hospital which saved his life stopped off in Worcester this week.

Former Chippy mayor prepares for South Pole with Everest trek

Cotswold Journal: ON TOP OF THE WORLD: Jan Meek who is trekking to Everest Base Camp in preparation for an exhibition to the South Pole

12:04pm Friday 18th April 2014

A FORMER mayor of Chipping Norton and triple Guinness World Record holder is on her way to Everest Basecamp in preparation for an amazing expedition to the South Pole.

Increase in scarlet fever in Worcestershire

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire GPs under increasing pressure

11:02am Friday 18th April 2014

CASES of scarlet fever in Worcestershire have quadrupled in the past four years.

Broadway Easter eggs cross the Atlantic

Cotswold Journal: This Easter egg ended up in Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire with Peter and June Underwood.

9:55am Friday 18th April 2014

VISITORS to Broadway Tower have been enjoying some extra sight seeing as youngsters from a village first school placed 99 coloured Easter eggs around the tourist attraction.

Stow youth hostel set to close

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9:12am Friday 18th April 2014

A YOUTH hostel which has been serving visitors to Stow for nearly 80 years, is set to close.

Cyclists got their legs in a spin for charity

Cotswold Journal: The fundraisers at the end of the 24 hours.

8:35am Friday 18th April 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds was raised by determined cyclists who rode for 24 hours at a Cotswold spinathon event.

Councillor concerned about 'cumulative impact' of planning applications

8:31am Friday 18th April 2014

A COUNTY councillor for the Cotswolds is calling for two massive planning applications in Moreton to be considered together.

Mental health provider throws support behind care in the community

Cotswold Journal: Mental health provider throws support behind care in the community

7:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S main provider of mental health services has affirmed its commitment to caring for people as close to home as possible following a national report claiming too many patients were being sent to hospital.

Call for feedback on A&E app

Cotswold Journal: Call for feedback on A&E app

6:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ANYONE who has downloaded a free mobile application helping people decide whether or not need to visit A&E is being asked for feedback on the service.

Cancer volunteers get Easter surprise

Cotswold Journal: Macmillan information and support services lead at Worcester Royal Hospital Kay Tandy and her volunteers

6:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS helping people in Worcestershire living with cancer and their families got a special Easter surprise this week.

Prostate cancer survivors meet to share experiences

Cotswold Journal: Sanhia Goonewardene, psycho-sexual specialist nurse at The London Clinic Lorraine Grover, consultant urological surgeon and director of the Worcestershire Prostate Cancer Survivorship Programme Adel Makar and Lisa Capaldi at this month's event

5:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE than 150 survivors of prostate cancer and their families got together in Worcester earlier this month to share their experiences and offer each other support.

Hand in unwanted handbags for charity

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5:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Air Ambulance charity shop in Shipston is appealing for people to hand in their unwanted handbags and help it fundraise this spring.

Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra wins gold

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4:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra (GYWO) can now boast to be one of the finest county wind bands in the country.

Moreton Town Council appoints planning consultant

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2:52pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PLANNING consultant has been appointed to help Moreton Town Council negotiate funding from two proposed developments in the town.

Volunteers needed to help marshal Worcester Marathon

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2:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help marshal the Worcester Marathon on Sunday, May 3.

West Mercia PCC Bill Longmore throws support behind joint property scheme

Cotswold Journal: Police and Crime Commissioner Bill Longmore reveals cancer battle

1:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WEST Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner Bill Longmore has thrown his support behind a scheme which will see local authorities across the region band together to save costs.

Make sure you're ready for Easter, says health body

Cotswold Journal: Make sure you're ready for Easter, says health body

1:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WITH hospitals expected to be under extra pressure over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend as people Worcestershire are being reminded there are a wind range of other NHS services on offer outside of normal GP opening hours.

Learn about supporting employees with mental health issues at charity event

1:32pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A CHARITY supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged adults in Worcestershire is holding a workshop next month on working alongside people with mental health issues.

Chicken Hunt a hit with visitors

Cotswold Journal: 1614574801 Paul Jackson 15.04.14 Bourton-on-the-Hill Batsford Arboretum Chicken Hunt. From left - Anna Masefield, three and Elliott Masefield, five. (5447012)

1:22pm Thursday 17th April 2014

VISITORS have been flocking to Batsford Aboretum to take part in a special Easter trail.

Worcestershire strategic plan moves forward

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire strategic plan moves forward

12:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN AMBITIOUS plan which could create 25,000 new jobs in Worcestershire and generate £2.9 billion of cash has taken a step forwards.

Richard III controversy coming to Stow

Cotswold Journal: Richard III skeleton

12:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE controversy surrounding the discovery of the skeleton of Richard III beneath a Leicester car park is now coming to Stow.

Unique property partnership takes a step forward

Cotswold Journal: Unique property partnership takes a step forward

11:58am Thursday 17th April 2014

A UNIQUE partnership which could save taxpayers in Worcestershire £118 million looks set to go ahead.

Dog fouling "getting worse" say councillors

11:56am Thursday 17th April 2014

DOG fouling and litter are "getting worse" in Moreton, according to councillors.

Pair’s distress as raiders steal ‘precious’ memories

Cotswold Journal: IRREPLACABLE: Lewis Dyer, owner of The Garage in Moreton, is appealing for the return of a laptop containing treasured family memories that was stolen during a break-in at the business. Picture by Paul Jackson. 614574703.

10:40am Thursday 17th April 2014

A DEVASTATED couple are appealing for the return of “irreplaceable” family memories stolen during a raid on their business.

New councillor co-opted in Moreton

10:22am Thursday 17th April 2014

MORETON Town Council has co-opted a new member into its ranks.

Man on US no-fly list after passport stolen

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8:32am Thursday 17th April 2014

A FATHER-of-two who had his passport stolen 40 years ago has spent the last two years fighting to get his name removed from the American 'no-fly' list.

World book night comes to the Cotswolds

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5:38pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

COTSWOLD libraries will be supporting this year’s annual World Book Night in a bid to encourage more people to pick up a book.

Bike stolen from outside village post office

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4:59pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BICYCLE was stolen from outside a post office in a Cotswold village.

Stow Fair set to go ahead as usual in May

Cotswold Journal: The October Stow Fair. Picture by Ben Birchall / PA

4:52pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STOW Fair is set to go ahead in its usual place next month, it has been confirmed.

Charity launches third Cotswold Way MAD Challenge

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3:26pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

GYM members and supporters of The SMA Trust took part in a punishing work out to launch the third Cotswold Way MAD Challenge.

Restricted board papers from hospital trust meetings to be made public

Cotswold Journal: The county council and NHS disagree over whether there is a supply problem with a typhoid vaccine tablet.

2:53pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PREVIOUSLY restricted board papers from meetings of the organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital are to be made available to the public.

New exhibition opening in Moreton

Cotswold Journal: John Lendis, Land Rover II (2014), oil on linen.

1:25pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A NEW exhibition which explores the relationship between people and the world around them is opening in a Moreton gallery.

District councillor to contest MP Nadhim Zahawi in 2015 election

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12:02pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A STRATFORD District Councillor for Shipston is set to challenge MP Nadhim Zahawi in the 2015 elections.

Mini farm pops up in Moreton

Cotswold Journal: Joscelyn Hallam, aged 6

11:26am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THERE were lots of excited faces at Fosseway Garden Centre in Moreton which opened up a ‘pop-up’ farmyard for the day.

Date of European election announced

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11:07am Wednesday 16th April 2014

VOTING for the European Parliament is taking place next month.

Vale vicar unites Belfast with Elvis tribute act

Cotswold Journal: PROMOTING PEACE: People from both sides of a so-called peace line in Belfast were all shook up as they came together to enjoy Vale vicar Andy Kelso’s Elvis Presley tribute show.

9:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CATHOLICS and Protestants were united in their love of Elvis for the evening when a Vale vicar performed on a so-called peace line in Belfast.

Meet animals of all shapes and sizes at Hartlebury Castle this Monday

Cotswold Journal: Trevor Hill with visitors at last year's birds of prey displays

5:32pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ANIMALS of all shapes and sizes will be on show at Hartlebury Castle on Easter Monday.

Patients in Worcestershire with irregular heart rates benefit from new service

Cotswold Journal: Cardiac assessment nurses with Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Sue Amos and Sally Baker with a cardioversion machine

4:25pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MORE than 80 people in Worcestershire with irregular heart rates have benefitted from a nurse-led service which launched in September last year.

Twilight bat walk at Hidcote

4:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

VISITORS to Hidcote Manor Garden can get up close to some native bats.

See a vintage and classic truck run for charity

3:43pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

PETROL heads can enjoy a vintage and classic truck run in the North Cotswolds this weekend.

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