Thu, 24th Apr 2014

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The AsparaWriting Festival has begun

10:51am Thursday 24th April 2014

THE first AsparaWriting Festival has begun celebrating crime writers from across the country as they come to the Vale to discuss their work and hold writing master classes for budding authors.

Cheerful circus rolls into town

10:22am Thursday 24th April 2014

A CHEERFUL circus will roll into town for a one-off performance.

Grab a bargain at village garage sale

10:14am Thursday 24th April 2014

ECKINGTON villagers will be opening their garages and inviting people in to grab a bargain at a community garage sale, which could be the first of many.

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Gearey and Heeks among the golds in Birmingham

11:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

PERSHORE Swimming Club sent an eight-strong squad to the City of Birmingham open meet, claiming three gold medals, three silvers and two bronzes.

Jonjo O'Neill toasting Irish Grand National triumph

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Evesham Journal: Holywell stars for Cotswolds on Cheltenham Festival first day

TEMPLE Guiting trainer Jonjo O’Neill’s stellar season continued with victory in the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.

Cotswold sidecar driver opens championship with double win

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DEFENDING champion Wayne Lockey welcomed a new passenger with two wins from four races in the British Motorcycle Racing Club Formula Two Championship opening round.

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Recruitment firm responds to surge in temporary worker jobs

10:32am Thursday 24th April 2014

Evesham Journal: Dave Alekna, Rachel Rees-Jones and Claire Penzer from eResponse Recruitment’s payroll team

THE growing economy has brought a surge in the number of temporary jobs and one recruitment agency is expanding its team of experts to cope. Payroll specialist Rachel Rees-Jones has joined employment and training provider eResponse Recruitment as payroll co-ordinator to help support rising numbers of new workers the firm is placing into businesses across Worcestershire.

Sunny days again for Holiday Inn hotel

2:27pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE four star, 110-bedroom Holiday Inn Bromsgrove has been acquired out of administration by Kew Green Hotels. Previous owner Pedersen (Bromsgrove) Ltd collapsed in October last year as part of a multi-failure in the Pedersen group, whose affected hotels were described at the time as "well run and generating profits unable to service the level of debt finance owed".

Worcester Bosch wins top training award

2:09pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Evesham Journal: HOT STUFF: Allan Ovington (centre) with the current group of Worcester Bosch Group gas apprentices at the Advanced Technology Campus in Brierley Hill.

AWARD winning central heating giant Worcester Bosch Group has been recognised for its commitment to staff training and apprenticeships. The boiler company from Cotswold Way has been presented with a Champions for Apprentices’ training award at Birmingham Metropolitan College's Employer STAR Awards. The event at the college campus in Birmingham city centre recognised a range of businesses for their commitment to developing staff and celebrating the contribution they make to training their employees.

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