NEWS & EVENTS

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NEWS

Did you witness assault on bus in Worcester?

Did you witness assault on bus in Worcester?

Officers in Worcester are appealing for witnesses to contact them as they continue an investigation into a reported assault on Monday 13 November. The incident is reported to have happened on the number 35 bus near Cranham Drive at around 5.20pm, when a man in his 20s...

Warning following bike thefts in Worcester city centre

Warning following bike thefts in Worcester city centre

West Mercia Police is issuing security advice to pedal cycle owners following a recent spate of thefts in Worcester City Centre over the past few months. Bike Police AwareOfficers have increased patrols around the city with a view to deterring the criminals whilst...

Man dies following incident in Worcester

Man dies following incident in Worcester

A 28-year-old man from Worcester has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 63-year-old man died following an incident on Crookbarrow Road, Norton, Worcester last night. Police were called at 11pm to a report of a man attacking another man in the street. On...

Fire Service supports Electrical Fire Safety Week

Fire Service supports Electrical Fire Safety Week

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is supporting Electrical Fire Safety Week 2017, which is taking place 20 – 26 November. Each year fire crews attend a high percentage of fires that were caused by electrical goods.  Domestic electrical white goods...

Do you recognise these four men seen in Redditch

Do you recognise these four men seen in Redditch

Police have released a CCTV image of four men they are trying to locate and identify, they may have vital information relating to two alleged robberies which took place on Wednesday 8 November near the Kingfisher Centre area of Redditch. The incidents are believed to...

Friends of Fort Royal shortlisted for national award

Friends of Fort Royal shortlisted for national award

A community group which aims to support and enhance Worcester's historic Fort Royal Park has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Friends of Fort Royal and Commandery Gardens is one of four groups shortlisted for the category of 'Friends Group of the...

Worcester green campaigns win international awards

Worcester green campaigns win international awards

Worcester initiatives to encourage recycling and sustainability have been recognised in the international Green Apple Environment Awards. Two joint initiatives by Worcester City Council and the University of Worcester scooped prestigious prizes in the awards,...

Over 20,000 show interest in student paramedic role

Over 20,000 show interest in student paramedic role

A recruitment campaign to find paramedics of the future looks likely to set to set new records for the level of interest. Since the application opened on NHS Jobs, just over 21,000 people have viewed the job description and person specification.  Not only that, over...

EVENTS

Get your dancing shoes on for hospice ball

Get your dancing shoes on for hospice ball

The most glamourous event in the St Richard’s Hospice calendar is now just weeks away. This year’s Snowdrop Ball will be held at Sixways Stadium in Hindlip, near Worcester, on Saturday, 25th November. Guests will be treated to some special St Richard’s hospitality –...

Mello Festival 2017

The biggest chilled festival is back! Mello Festival will be happening again next year, taking place on May's bank holiday, from Friday the 26th till Sunday the 28th at Throckmorton's Airfield. The family friendly festival is going to be even better than the one...

#WorcestershireHour Social Media Awards 2016

#WorcestershireHour may be a familiar hashtag to you on twitter. If you haven't heard of it before, then this is your chance to get involved with the weekly chats, connecting the community across Worcestershire, but most importantly its your chance to vote for your...