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European Challenge Cup: Zebre 26-36 Worcester Warriors - visitors keep knockout hopes alive

BBC Worcestershire - Sat, 01/22/2022 - 17:48
Worcester keep their hopes of making the knockout stages of the European Challenge Cup alive with a bonus-point 36-26 win over Zebre in Parma.
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Gnome surgeon of Worcestershire brightens up gardens

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 01/21/2022 - 18:00
Simon Horton, from Worcestershire, has repainted around 160 gnomes over the last year.
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Hereford man, 90, 'scales Everest' in back garden

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 01/21/2022 - 15:05
Fundraiser Alan Blake's journeys over 120 stone steps amount to the equivalent of an Everest trek.
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West Mercia Police: Misconduct finding over officer's systems access

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 01/21/2022 - 12:23
An inquiry hears Simon Albutt quit West Mercia Police after accessing force systems without good reason.
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Bird flu: New outbreak confirmed in Herefordshire

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 01/21/2022 - 12:19
All birds at the site near Ross-on-Wye will be humanely culled, the government says.
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Herefordshire patient's 150-mile round-trip to dentist

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 21:15
Colin Lawson was on a waiting list for two years - so crossed the border to his old surgery in Wales.
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Extra County Championship games in June & July as fixtures released

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 13:01
More County Championship matches will be played in June and July following calls for more red-ball cricket in mid-summer.
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Hereford could become a '20-mile-an-hour city'

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 12:48
The council says it is looking at redesigning the city to be more accessible by foot.
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Bromsgrove tech company gets £5m to help African farming

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 12:28
The investment in Aceleron's special batteries will help "unlock a sustainable future for all".
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Covid: Upton-upon-Severn school keeps face masks rule

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 12:11
The government has removed the restriction but a Worcestershire head teacher says she wants to wait.
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Covid: Leominster's Swan Brewery to shut due to economic challenges

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 12:01
The business says it has been hard "to be able to plan for a sustainable future".
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On-demand buses part of 'transformational' new service plan

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 01/19/2022 - 16:35
A free scheme trialled in Bromsgrove could be rolled out if government funding is secured.
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Driver hit by lorry on M5 in Worcestershire remains critical

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 01/19/2022 - 11:08
The driver of a lorry which hit a man after he stopped on the hard shoulder is arrested.
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Women's Ashes: England's Sarah Glenn on nails, social media and being a positive influence

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 01/19/2022 - 06:38
Sarah Glenn has suffered social media abuse for being England's 'Glamour' - now she wants to prove that playing cricket is not a barrier to being true to yourself.
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'World first' vegan violin created using berries and pears in Malvern

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 17:31
Wild berries, steamed pear and local spring water have been used to create the instrument.
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Tonga Tsunami: Rugby's Sione Vailanu and Malakai Fekitoa wait for news

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 17:25
The players say they are struggling to communicate with family in Tonga since the tsunami hit.
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Chaddesley Corbett: Woman in 70s injured by van

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:35
She sustains "significant" injuries in the crash in Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire.
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Man hit by vehicle on M5 in Worcestershire critically injured

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:10
A stretch of the motorway has reopened in Worcestershire following the crash.
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M5 carriageway closed in Worcestershire after crash

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 01/17/2022 - 20:57
The southbound carriageway is closed following a collision between junctions seven and eight.
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Herefordshire Council's top officials set to have pay frozen

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 01/17/2022 - 18:55
The authority is also looking to give front-line care staff a £500 bonus under pay plans.
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