The Malvern Festival of Ideas, a multidisciplinary festival of ideas that takes place in Malvern, Worcestershire, will mark its 10-year anniversary with an online event over the weekend of the 5th-7th of March. The organisers have taken the decision to title the festival around Unity and Diversity. The programme includes prominent names from the world of health, journalism, politics andRead more
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With the Worcester skate scene under attack from the authorities, what can young people do without being demonised?
In late 2020, local skateboarders were rendered shocked when an article was discovered, announcing new powers to fine and banish them for ‘anti-social behaviour’. The people of Worcester had been consulted, it declared, and were highly supportive of this new “clamp down” legislation. After speaking to the skate community, who cover all backgrounds, ages, and abilities, it became clear thatRead more
After vacating St George’s Lane in 2013, it has been a turbulent few years for Worcester City FC. Now plying their trade in the ninth tier of English football, the story of Worcester City for many has been one of frustration, disappointment and broken promises. However, as of December last year it was announced, after seven years of ground sharingRead more
2020’s Mental Health Awareness Week was like no other. The lock-down measures implemented by government have kept us from seeing our loved ones and the nation’s collective mental health, one can only assume, has taken quite a hit. The point of this piece is not to focus primarily on the Coronavirus and it’s effect on our mental health, but alsoRead more
The global coronavirus outbreak has led to an unprecedented number of people self-isolating to prevent spreading and/or catching COVID-19. Medical experts have recommended “social distancing” as the most effective way of preventing the spread of the disease, and the government has announced tight new restrictions on most of our daily lives, such as only leaving your home to collect foodRead more