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NEWS

Drivers advised to plan their journeys due to a lorry fire on M5

Drivers advised to plan their journeys due to a lorry fire on M5

Highways England is advising road users in the West Midlands to leave extra time for their journeys following a lorry fire on the M5 this afternoon. the incident happened shortly after 3pm today (Wednesday) at junction 4 (Lydiate Ash) northbound. Both the north and...

Man dies in Worcester fire

Man dies in Worcester fire

A man has sadly died following a building fire in Worcestershire this afternoon. West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call from the fire service to reports of a building fire at 2.50pm on Tolladine Road in Warndon, Worcester. An ambulance, a paramedic...

Arrest made in Julie Fox murder investigation

Arrest made in Julie Fox murder investigation

Officers investigating the death of Julie Fox have arrested a 43-year-old man from Worcester on suspicion of murder. Julie's body was found in her bungalow on Carnforth Drive, Worcester on the evening of Wednesday 27 December. A post mortem established she died from a...

Flood alerts issued in Worcestershire

Flood alerts issued in Worcestershire

Flood alerts have issued ahead of tonight's forecast rain in Worcestershire. The Environment Agency issued the flood alerts after torrential rain showers throughout Christmas Day and overnight, which could cause rivers to burst their banks. Dave Throup from the EA...

Appeal to find missing Worcestershire teenager

Appeal to find missing Worcestershire teenager

Officers are appealing for help to find a missing teenager from Worcestershire. Trang Thuy Thi Hi was reported missing on Thursday afternoon (14 December) but has not been seen or heard from since. The 16-year-old, who is also known as Tracy, is described as around...

Work Begins to Transform Former Austin House into Art House

Work Begins to Transform Former Austin House into Art House

Work has started to transform the former Austin House in Worcester’s Castle Street in top class arts facilities for city students. The University of Worcester is restoring and refurbishing the Grade II Listed building into what will be known as The Art House,...

Police Chief Says University has Helped Make Worcester a Safer City

Police Chief Says University has Helped Make Worcester a Safer City

Worcester is a safer, more vibrant place to live, thanks, in part, to the University of Worcester, according to the Chief Constable of West Mercia Police. Anthony Bangham said having a student community had had a positive impact on the City in terms of policing,...

Bin collections resume in Worcester

Bin collections resume in Worcester

Bin lorries are back in action today in Worcester city. The council says its priority is to catch up on yesterday's collections - although there may be a few roads they can't get to because of ice. A council spokesman said: "We're asking residents to put their bin out...

Special free festive event at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

Special free festive event at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum aims to takes the stress out of Christmas shopping at a special event this Saturday. From 11am to 1pm shoppers will be treated to a free mince pie and festive drink as they peruse the beautiful Crafted for You exhibition which...

Mayor welcomes new traders to St. John’s on Small Business Saturday

Mayor welcomes new traders to St. John’s on Small Business Saturday

The Mayor of Worcester and the Leader of the City Council headed to St. John's on Saturday to support a number of independent traders – and cut the ribbon at the launch of a new mobile phone repair business. Worcester Smart Tech (Unit 6A, King Charles Place, St....

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...

Youthcomm are excited to be co-sponsoring Worcester Street Sixes 2016!

Youthcomm are excited to be co-sponsoring Worcester Street Sixes 2016!

Youthcomm are excited to be co-sponsoring Worcester Street Sixes 2016 alongside Parkinson Wright Quality Solicitors, Sanlam and Modus. HOWZAT! We will be broadcasting promotions leading up to the event and on the day. Presenter Liam Cash and the Youthcomm team will be...