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Worcestershire win permission to develop New Road

Worcestershire have been given planning permission to develop a conference centre and hotel at their New Road headquarters. Worcester City Council’s planning committee have agreed by a 7-3 majority, with one abstention, to the joint application from the county club … Continue reading

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Worcestershire hope for development green light

Worcestershire hope to find out on Thursday March 1 whether they will be given planning approval to build a conference centre and hotel at New Road. The county are working closely with hotel chain Premier Inn on the development which … Continue reading

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Worcestershire announce profit for 2011 of £211,893

Worcestershire have announced a pre-tax profit of £211,893, an increase of more than £123,000 on their 2010 surplus. Though income from the England and Wales Cricket Board fell, attributed to the prize money Worcestershire won for winning promotion in 2010, … Continue reading

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Olympic flame to visit Worcestershire’s New Road HQ

Worcestershire’s New Road ground has been chosen as a venue for this year’s Olympic Torch Relay. The Olympic Torch will be used to light a giant celebration cauldron at New Road when it is carried into the ground on May 24. … Continue reading

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Knee injury could sideline Andrew until end of May

Worcestershire have suffered a blow in the build-up to the 2012 season with the news that all-rounder Gareth Andrew is likely to be out of action until the end of May. The former Somerset player struggled with a knee problem … Continue reading

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Revised New Road hotel plans go for council approval

Worcestershire are set to submit revised plans for a hotel development on the Severn side of New Road to Worcester City Council before Christmas. The county are putting the finishing touches to the plans, in partnership with Premier Inns, for the … Continue reading

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Richardson delight at winning coveted Worcs trophy again

Worcestershire seamer Alan Richardson has won the county’s coveted Dick Lygon Award for the second consecutive season. Richardson helped Worcestershire preserve their County Championship first division status by taking his season’s best haul of 73 wickets. The Dick Lygon award, … Continue reading

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Matt Mason announces immediate retirement

Worcestershire seamer Matt Mason has decided to retire from first-class cricket with immediate effect following ten years at New Road. Mason has lost his battle for fitness following a shoulder operation in  2008 which has restricted his effectiveness this season. … Continue reading

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Martin Johnson: the charm of the County Championship

I hadn’t been to Worcester for ages, and I was reminded that there is no more quintessentially English cricket ground than New Road when I drove through the gates and past four prime parking spaces reserved for the tea ladies. … Continue reading

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