BREAKING: Body found in search for Thomas Jones from Worcester

BREAKING: Body found in search for Thomas Jones from Worcester

Officers searching for missing university student Thomas Jones, 18, have recovered a body from the River Severn in Worcester this afternoon. West Mercia Police told Youthcomm Radio: “Thomas’ next of kin have been informed but as formal identification has...
Public health priorities prevention

Public health priorities prevention

By Christian Barnett – Local Democracy Reporter The county council’s public health chief has called for a complete overhaul of how bad health in Worcestershire is tackled. In her annual report on the state of the county’s health and wellbeing, director of Public...
Council not learning commissioning lessons

Council not learning commissioning lessons

By Christian Barnett – Local Democracy Reporter The county council is not learning lessons from recent outsourcing cock-ups and is in danger of repeating them, a full financial review has found. In its annual audit letter, Worcestershire County Council’s...
Kids becoming unhealthy adults

Kids becoming unhealthy adults

By Christian Barnett – Local Democracy Reporter More work is needed to stop Worcester children from leading unhealthy lifestyles and becoming unhealthy adults, a report has found. In her annual report into the state of the county’s health and wellbeing, director...