Black Country spakers wanted for research project

Cotswold Journal:

3:14pm Friday 1st August 2014

A BLACK Country-born phonetics lecturer based in France is appealing to people who spake the local dialect to get in touch so he can record their accents for posterity.

Black Country spakers wanted for research project

Cotswold Journal:

3:14pm Friday 1st August 2014

A BLACK Country-born phonetics lecturer based in France is appealing to people who spake the local dialect to get in touch so he can record their accents for posterity.

Black Country spakers wanted for research project

Cotswold Journal:

3:14pm Friday 1st August 2014

A BLACK Country-born phonetics lecturer based in France is appealing to people who spake the local dialect to get in touch so he can record their accents for posterity.

Council leader calls on Hereford Times to be more positive

Cotswold Journal: Councillor Tony Johnson - Herefordshire Council

9:34am Friday 1st August 2014

THE leader of Herefordshire Council has accused this paper of not supporting a company set-up by the council to save it money.

Stourbridge man jailed for string of historic sex attacks on schoolboy

Cotswold Journal:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A STOURBRIDGE man has been jailed for 40 months for carrying out a string of sex attacks on a schoolboy in the 90s.

Stourbridge glass centre has sights on festive fair

Cotswold Journal: Jewellery and crafts on offer at winter fayre

4:17pm Friday 1st August 2014

BOSSES at Stourbridge’s Ruskin Glass Centre want to hear from artists, designers and craftspeople interested in having a stall at this year’s Christmas fair.

Bars and Melody met by hundreds of screaming fans at Merry Hill

Cotswold Journal:

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

PINT-sized pop duo Bars and Melody were greeted by hundreds of screaming fans when they launched their debut single at Merry Hill.

Sandwell Council Labour leadership branded "as right wing as UKIP"

Cotswold Journal: Seething: Langley Councillor Mick Davies

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

THE Labour leadership of Sandwell Council has been blasted after its policy to prevent the vulnerable people claiming council tax support was overturned in court.

Life-saving equipment installed at Black Country bus stations

Cotswold Journal:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

LIFE-SAVING equipment has now been installed at bus stations across the Black Country for use in the event of a cardiac emergency.

Car in garden following St John's crash

Cotswold Journal:

6:15pm Friday 1st August 2014

A car landed in a resident's garden after a three-car crash in Worcester.

Fears over welfare of home-schooled children

Cotswold Journal:

5:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

MORE needs to be done to protect the wellbeing of home-schooled children in Worcestershire, the chairman of a body working to safeguard young people in the county has said.

Peace vigil for Gaza to take place in Dudley

Cotswold Journal:

4:59pm Friday 1st August 2014

STOURBRIDGE Palestine Solidarity Group will be holding a peace and justice vigil in Dudley this evening (Friday August 1) to show their support for the people of Gaza.

Bike store burglars steal £50k in stock

Cotswold Journal: Genesis Equilibrium.

4:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

HIGH END bike thieves targeted a specialist store in Hay-On-Wye, making off with almost £50,000 in bikes and equipment on Wednesday night.

Golfer's injury highlights dangers at Perdiswell course

Cotswold Journal: 3114666701. 01/08/14. Left to right - Peter Brown and Terry Green on Perdiswell golf course. Terry was hit in the face by a golf ball and needed hospital treatment. Picture by Nick Toogood. (8857804)

4:22pm Friday 1st August 2014

A GOLFER who narrowly escaped serious injury when he was hit in the face with a ball has warned other people using Perdiswell Golf Club to be careful when walking on the public course.

Creative events in Kidderminster

Cotswold Journal:

4:21pm Friday 1st August 2014

POETRY, storytelling and music will be performed in Kidderminster in August.

Drivers escape injury despite three-car crash in Malvern

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

3:41pm Friday 1st August 2014

THERE were no serious injuries despite a three-car crash in Malvern.

Chateau Impney gets UKs first taster in residence

Cotswold Journal: The Chateau Impney's new taster in residence Lisa Gallagher, with executive chef Steve Unwin, and general manager Ben Elder. Buy photo: BCR311403_01 at droitwichadvertiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01384 358200.

3:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE Chateau Impney Hotel in Droitwich has appointed the country’s first taster in residence, after a competition to find the finest palate in the area.

Thousands raised in Feckenham for cancer charities

Cotswold Journal: The family fun day at the Rose and Crown in Feckenham. SP

3:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A TIRELESS charity worker from Feckenham has raised £7,014 for three children's cancer charities at a recent community event.

Beauty of Bewdley poppy fields captured in photos

Cotswold Journal:

3:03pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN award-winning photographer has captured the beauty of Bewdley’s famous poppy fields in a series of shots.

Council tax change to hit those choosing to 'heat or eat'

Cotswold Journal: Conservative Herefordshire Council leader Tony Johnson will have to vote on the controversial change to council tax.

2:52pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PROPOSED change to council tax will hit hard amongst those “least able to deal with it” believes Hereford’s Citizens Advice Bureau chief executive.

Vale woman believes her cat is world's oldest

Cotswold Journal:

2:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PROUD pet owner from the Vale believes her cat may be a contender for the crown of the world’s oldest.

Six-year-old completes charity race in memory of mum

Cotswold Journal: Molly Davies with, from left, James Watts, Stephen Davies, Jordan Cooper with Katie Farmer – trust fundraiser .

2:04pm Friday 1st August 2014

A SIX-year-old girl put her best foot forward to raise £305 for the county's cancer services in memory of her mum.

New theatre company to launch in Droitwich

Cotswold Journal: Sarah Pavlov with some of the new students at Starbuck Theatre Company. Buy photo: BCR291401_02 from droitwichadvertiser.co.uk/pictures or call 01384 358200.

1:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

BUDDING stage performers in Droitwich will be able to hone their theatre skills with a new acting and musical theatre school opening in the town.

Fish saved from River Teme

Cotswold Journal: Environment Agency rescue fish from the River Teme near Brampton Bryan and relocate them to prevent them from becoming stranded in isolated pools.Environment Agency officers scour the Teme for fish using a light electric current to stun them.1431_7001  Ph

1:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

SCORES of fish were rescued from the River Teme in Herefordshire last week.

Hereford soldier wins appeal after plot to poison girlfriend to stop pregnancy

Cotswold Journal:

1:12pm Friday 1st August 2014

A SOLDIER who plotted to poison his girlfriend so she would have a miscarriage has been freed from jail after top judges described him as a "considerable asset" to the army.

Candlelit vigil in memory of Great War

Cotswold Journal:

1:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

ALCESTER’s branch of the Royal British Legion will hold a “Lights Out” candlelit vigil in commemoration of the First World War.

Lots on offer at traditional village show

1:08pm Friday 1st August 2014

THERE will be something for everybody to enjoy when a traditional village show returns to the Cotswolds.

Museum publishes Malvern Gazette's account of the onset of First World War

Cotswold Journal: Sisters Ellie Griffiths, aged eight (left) and Lauren Griffiths, ten, with the First World War exhibition and new booklet at Malvern Museum in Abbey Road. Picture by Nick Toogood. 3114663201.

1:04pm Friday 1st August 2014

VOLUNTEERS from Malvern Museum have been burrowing deep in the archives of century-old Malvern Gazettes to create a booklet about the opening months of the First Wold War.

Probus '89 Club celebrates 25 years in Droitwich

12:55pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE Probus ’89 Club of Droitwich Spa is celebrating its 25th anniversary this September with an evening meal and Black Country entertainment from musical duo Dandy.

Thousands of businesses benefit from Government allowance scheme

12:36pm Friday 1st August 2014

NEW data has revealed thousands of employers in the West Midlands have benefitted from an allowance scheme.

Wychavon Chair Cllr Lynne Duffy supports Evesham's local theatre

Cotswold Journal: Vale Dance with Martin Dolan, Cllr Lynne Duffy and Victoria Dolan.

12:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE Evesham Arts Centre will be backed this year by the chairman of Wychavon District Council, Lynne Duffy.

We will remember them

Cotswold Journal: Curator Jeff King, former chair of the Royal British Legion, and Adele Webb, Almonry Heritage Centre assistant.

12:27pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE Almonry Heritage Centre is marking the start of a busy summer as it unveils an exhibition commemorating the First World War.

Extra £1 million for under-pressure A&E

Cotswold Journal:

12:28pm Friday 1st August 2014

MORE than £1 million will be spent on boosting staffing levels at an under-pressure A&E department.

Police helicopter overhead as PC's funeral is held

Cotswold Journal:

12:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

A POLICE helicopter is flying in the skies above the city centre to mark the funeral of a Worcestershire policeman.

Bromsgrove resident celebrates 101st birthday

Cotswold Journal: 101 year old Winifred Lambert celebrated her birthday.

12:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

A RESIDENT at a Bromsgrove care home celebrated her 101st birthday on Sunday, July 27.

Theft at fishery

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

12:05pm Friday 1st August 2014

THIEVES stole a large amount of garden machinery from the yard of Leigh Sinton Fisheries and Nursery, near Malvern, sometime overnight between Monday, July 28 and the following morning.

Centenarian celebrates her special day

Cotswold Journal: SPECIAL DAY: Mary Ripley celebrates her 100th birthday with her family at Albion Lodge retirement home, in Hanley Swan, near Malvern.

11:51am Friday 1st August 2014

THERE were celebrations at Albion Lodge retirement home, in Hanley Swan, as one of its residents celebrated her 100th birthday.

Centenarian celebrates her special day

Cotswold Journal: SPECIAL DAY: Mary Ripley celebrates her 100th birthday with her family at Albion Lodge retirement home, in Hanley Swan, near Malvern.

11:49am Friday 1st August 2014

THERE were celebrations at Albion Lodge retirement home, in Hanley Swan, as one of its residents celebrated her 100th birthday.

Rich history of radio celebrated in new exhibition

Cotswold Journal: 3114662301. 28/07/14. Drotiwich Transmitting Station 80th birthday exhibition at Droitwich Heritage Centre. John Phillips, who worked as an assistant engineer at the Wychbold Transmitting Station before retiring. Picture by Nick Toogood. (8684458)

11:41am Friday 1st August 2014

THE rich radio history of Droitwich is being celebrated in a new exhibition in the town's heritage and information centre.

EE sorry for poor Kington coverage

Cotswold Journal: EE engineers have been working to improve Kington's 3G coverage over the last few months.

11:31am Friday 1st August 2014

COMMUNICATIONS giant EE has issued an apology for the sketchy mobile service Kington residents have experienced over the last few months.

Get a taste of what Gastro Alfresco is all about

Cotswold Journal:

11:30am Friday 1st August 2014

THE Gastro Alfresco RoadShow returns this summer and is coming to Redditch this weekend.

Inquest not resumed for Droitwich motorbike collision victim

11:06am Friday 1st August 2014

A DECISION has been made not to resume the inquest of a Droitwich man who died in a road traffic collision last October after criminal proceedings were brought in the case.

Malvern's bloom bid is put to the test

Cotswold Journal: Heart of England in Bloom judges at Rose Bank Gardens, Malvern. Malvern Town Council grounds maintenance operative Steve Loader with RHS judges Roger Bache and Nicola Clarke. Picture by Paul Jackson. 3014660501.

11:04am Friday 1st August 2014

MALVERN came under the scrutiny of eagle-eyed judges twice in a week as part of the Britain in Bloom contest.

Worcestershire involved in new tool to help discover what works in early help

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10:54am Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW interactive online guidebook has been launched to help show what works in early intervention to improve children’s outcomes.

Passenger disorder at county station causes delay

Cotswold Journal: Arriva is hoping to win French train contracts

10:50am Friday 1st August 2014

A GROUP of angry passengers prevented a train leaving Hereford Railway Station.

Parents toast nursery class of 2014

Cotswold Journal: 3114663701 Paul Jackson 29.07.14 Evesham - Children at Busy Bees Day Nursery have graduated. From left - Jennifer Stapleton, Alfie Wheeler and Tia Moore, all aged four. (8734217)

10:29am Friday 1st August 2014

THE class of 2014 at a Vale nursery were given a rousing send off by proud parents and staff at their graduation ceremony.

Music comes to the meadow at Chaddesley Corbett

Cotswold Journal:

10:10am Friday 1st August 2014

CHADDESLEY CORBETT is gearing up for a rousing evening of "Music in the Meadow" - with concert-goers invited to take their own picnic.

YMCA accommodation project is a great success

Cotswold Journal: Ashley Hewitt and Duncan Berry from YMCA, with Karen Lumley MP, and Anne Smallman, also from YMCA. Buy this photo RCR311404_02 from redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures

10:10am Friday 1st August 2014

THE YMCA, NEW College and HMP Hewell have been working hard to refurbish flats in Redditch, which now totals an impressive 78 separate dwellings, during their five year plan to improve the quality of accommodation available to the YMCA’s current and future tenants.

Strictly star drops in to inspire future dancers

Cotswold Journal:

10:03am Friday 1st August 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN were strictly coming dancing when they attended a dance class with a special guest teacher.

Council reveal plans for more CCTV cameras after spate of attempted burglaries in Malvern

Cotswold Journal: PROTECTION: One of the CCTV cameras in Hetton Drive, Laisterdyke

10:01am Friday 1st August 2014

ANGRY traders are calling out for heightened security measures after a spate of attempted burglaries in Malvern.






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