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News in Brief

Evesham Editorial 11th Mar, 2016 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016   0

THE OBSERVER has been asked to point out the amount donated by Birmingham City in the story ‘Youngsters disco is back on the floor’ (Observer, March 4) was £100 not £800 as stated.

EVESHAM firefighters are gearing up for a charity car wash

The event is taking place at the town’s Fire Station from midday to 4pm tomorrow (Saturday), with the money raised going to the Firefighters Charity.

Car washes are free but anyone who attends is asked to make a donation.

STAFF at Evesham’s Tesco superstore are inviting residents to a fund-raising ‘Superhero Day’ tomorrow (Saturday)

The Worcester Road store will be hosting a range of activities for youngsters and there will also be a cake sale.

All money raised will go towards the food giant’s partnership charities, The British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a café on Bridge Street was broken into.

It’s believed the burglary took place between 7.30pm on Saturday, February 27 and 7.30am on Sunday, February 28 when the offender or offenders entered through a side door in an alleyway close to the building.

A small amount of money was taken from the till before the offender or offenders took off back through the side door onto Bridge Street.

Ongoing building work in the area may have made it easier for the culprits to break into the café.

Anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area at the time of the burglary is urged to call police on 101, quoting incident number 188s of 28 February.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, or via their website.

INFRASTRUCTURE consultancy firm Halcrow has begun work on putting together a traffic model of Evesham.

The firm will now map the flow of traffic in the town, take into account the houses to be built under the South Worcestershire Development Plan and look at the impact newly built housing developments have had on Evesham’s traffic issues.

The £150,000 traffic model was promised by Worcestershire County Council’s in their 2016/17 budget.

Once all of the data has been brought together, it’s then hoped the model can then work out ways of improving Evesham’s traffic woes by simulating what effect improvement projects would have and whether or not it would make things better or worse.

Town residents should then also be able to feed in to the traffic survey, according to the County Council’s Highway’s chief Coun John Smith, to have their say over ways to solve Evesham’s congestion issues.

EVESHAM Vale Cardiac Rehab is holding a Charity Race Night this evening (Friday) from 7.30pm.

The event is being held at Hampton Working Mens Club and tickets are £7 per person (non-members) to include a buffet.

Guests can buy a horse on the night, with prizes for winning owners, or sponsor a race or just go along and place your bets,

Call Gerry O’Donnell on 01386 442886 or Hampton Working Mens Club on 01386 442719 for more information.

AN AFTERNOON of fun and games will be held at Evesham Methodist Church.

The popular venue will host a Messy Church from 4pm to 6pm next Friday (March 18)

Every time these afternoon activities events take place, mums and dads and their children can take advantage of the refreshments, games and fellowship on offer for a couple of hours.

The suggested donation for those who wish to come is just £1 per person.

Call James on 07968 110631 or e-mail [email protected] for more information.


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