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  • 21st July 2017
Looking back at the 2007 flooding in Worcestershire

It has now been 10 years since Worcestershire, and much of the country, was hit by severe flooding. June 2007 had already been very wet, with minor flooding, and there were some additional floods early on in July too. On St Swithun’s day (15th July) it rained hard, which tradition suggests may have given some indication...

  • 14th July 2017
Our Cultural Diversity in Worcestershire resource pack is now available

Worcestershire Archive Service is pleased to be able to relaunch two of our previously created resource packs.  These packs were originally put together in response to an emerging interest in Black and Asian history in Worcestershire, but later developed to encompass a much broader view, containing aspects of many different cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds.  We have...

  • 5th July 2017
Going Back to the Forest

  The Forest of Dean have been awarded £2.5m by Heritage Lottery Fund for their Foresters’ Forest landscape partnership project, and we’re pleased to say we’ve been appointed to help local people explore and research the archaeology of the forest. A pilot phase had already taken place in specific areas, and HLF are now funding...