Worcestershire

Worcestershire scales back summer holidays free school meals vouchers

Worcestershire County Council says the funding also now has to support pensioners and energy bills.

Mum told to stop breastfeeding at Kidderminster Sainsbury's

Beth Coles says she burst into tears after being approached by staff while feeding in her car.

Dame Deborah James 'gave us so much hope in the darkest of days'

Terri Smith, from Kidderminster, says Dame Deborah James helped her family live with cancer.

Kempsey septic tank murder accused begins evidence

David Venables, 89, denies murdering his wife and leaving her body in a septic tank 40 years ago.

County Championship: Billy Root steers Glamorgan to win at Worcester

Billy Root guides Glamorgan to an unlikely win at Worcester with 99 not out as they reached 334-7 on the final day.

Blind golfers 'overwhelmed' by volunteer support

An appeal to find more volunteer player guides and golf ball spotters is a success.

County Championship: Ingram ton gives Glamorgan chance at Worcester

A century from Colin Ingram sees Glamorgan go into the final day at 232 for five, needing a further 100 for an unlikely win over Worcestershire.

Worcester face South Africa trip in Challenge Cup

Exeter, Harlequins and London Irish all face trips to South Africa in the pool stages of the 2022-23 Heineken Champions Cup.

Twins, 102, mark birthday with cheese sandwich

Edith Dumbleton and Dorcas Tobin were born 45 minutes apart on 28 June 1920.

Windows smashed with pellet gun near Worcester

Vehicles travelling on the M5 were among those targeted during a 30-minute spree, police said.

Hereford pub could become student accommodation in revamp

Plans have been submitted to transform the grade II listed building in Hereford.

Gloucester layby rape investigation leads to arrest

Police investigate after a woman is attacked in a layby on an A-road in Gloucester.

County Championship: Leach career-best sees Worcs on top against Glamorgan

Joe Leach's career-best bowling of six for 44 puts Worcestershire on top against Glamorgan, leading by 279 runs with four wickets left.

Evesham man, 91, waited more than 24 hours for hospital admission

John Jennings called an ambulance on Thursday afternoon but was not admitted until Friday evening.

Parents overjoyed to bring premature son Pace home to Stourport

Pace weighed 642g (1.4lbs) when he was born in March and has had six blood transfusions.

Evesham: Elderly man dies after being hit by motorbike

The 82-year-old pedestrian was hit from behind in Evesham, West Mercia Police says.

County Championship: Ed Barnard and Joe Leach put Worcestershire on top against Glamorgan

A superb innings of 131 by Ed Barnard steers Worcestershire to 271 before Joe Leach reduces Glamorgan to 32-3 in their Championship match.

Lumberjill wins British Women's Championship

Zoe Penlington, from Powys, said she worked hard to take home the top spot at the contest.

Murder charge after man stabbed to death in Charfield

Marcus Dunkerton was found by officers at Thames Close, Charfield, on Friday, police say.

England v South Africa: Issy Wong replaces Emily Arlott in Test squad

Uncapped fast bowler Issy Wong replaces Emily Arlott in the England squad for the one-off Test against South Africa starting on Monday.

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