#WorcestershireHour Tweet Making Things Happen!

#WorcestershireHour Tweet Making Things Happen!

South Worcestershire IOM (Integrated Offender Management) @sworcspoliceiom sent a tweet asking for donations of plants and equipment to help one of their members turn an overgrown patch of land into a garden. The IOM do a fantastic job and if you’ve not heard of them...
Lunch event offers unique insight into sextuplet family

Lunch event offers unique insight into sextuplet family

St Richard’s Hospice is inviting local people to attend a very special lunch event and hear the amazing story of Graham and Janet Walton and their sextuplets. The Walton girls, when they were born in Liverpool in 1983, were the first surviving set of all female...
VolkerLaser support local charity through curry cook off

VolkerLaser support local charity through curry cook off

Staff from VolkerLaser have raised over £530 for a local hospice which specialises in care for people with life threatening injuries. The proceeds of the annual fundraising event – which this year, took the shape of a curry night, quiz and raffle – were...
SHELSLEY WALSH CLASSIC NOSTALGIA HAILED A GREAT SUCCESS

SHELSLEY WALSH CLASSIC NOSTALGIA HAILED A GREAT SUCCESS

“A simply fantastic event”, that was the verdict of motoring legend and five-times Le Mans winner Derek Bell after appearing at Classic Nostalgia, a period themed motoring extravaganza, staged at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, near Worcester, over the weekend. It is...
Hospice boosts fundraising expertise

Hospice boosts fundraising expertise

St Richard’s Hospice has welcomed a new community fundraising specialist to support the charity’s work caring for people at the end of their lives. Following a number of changes within its fundraising team, Charlie Homer, former Mayor of Evesham, was recently welcomed...
Funeral colleagues step out for hospice

Funeral colleagues step out for hospice

A team of colleagues from a Worcester based funeral directors are preparing to walk 21 miles along Worcestershire’s beautiful waterways in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Lisa Randall, Tim Mitchell and Hannah Sandbrook from Co-operative Funeralcare, based in Lowesmoor...
Huge success for first #MeetWhoYouTweet event

Huge success for first #MeetWhoYouTweet event

#WorcestershireHour’s first #MeetWhoYouTweet event was held on Thursday 9th July 2015 and was hosted by learning and development professionals, The FruitFul Toolbox at Bodega’s, Worcester. This event was the first of a series of business events that was set up to not...
New micro-funding dinner event launches in Worcester.

New micro-funding dinner event launches in Worcester.

Inspired by the BBC news article “Can soup change the world?” and the amazing work of founders Detroit Soup in the US, a new micro-funding dinner event is launching in Worcester on 13th September 2015. Worcester is joining a fast growing network of other “Soups” in...
EXTRAORDINARY DIVORCE CASE IS A WIN FOR FAMILY VALUES

EXTRAORDINARY DIVORCE CASE IS A WIN FOR FAMILY VALUES

A landmark court decision that saw a hospital consultant become the first man to be ordered to pay all his £550,000 assets to his ex-wife has been hailed a victory for family values. Nesheela Nazir, a respected solicitor within the Family division at Worcestershire...
New Worcestershire Youth Charity Launched

New Worcestershire Youth Charity Launched

Keeping young people safe and involved is the purpose of new Worcestershire young people’s charity Young Solutions. Describing itself as a new style of charity, Young Solutions will provide support to voluntary youth organisations across the county and provide child...

Worcestershire Innovation Wednesdays prove popular

Businesses are being encouraged to secure their place at one of the next three Worcestershire Innovation Wednesday sessions. ‘Worcestershire Innovation Wednesdays’, which are held each month to showcase innovation across Worcestershire, present new developments and...

Businesses able to back GB Teams

Local businesses are being offered opportunities to get involved in the European Wheelchair Basketball Championships which take place in Worcester later this year. University of Worcester Arena will host both the Men’s and Women’s European Wheelchair Basketball...
College produce is top of the class for Fera at Claridge’s

College produce is top of the class for Fera at Claridge’s

Diners at one of London’s top restaurants are feasting on edible flowers, microveg and microleaves grown by students at Pershore College. The college has been working with multi-Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Simon Rogan to supply his London restaurant Fera at...