Worcester News

The Worcester News is a tabloid newspaper, and the only daily newspaper in Worcester (UK), reporting on breaking news and local matters covering the City of Worcester and surrounding areas within the county. It was previously named Worcester Evening News until it was rebranded in July 2005.

Worcester News
Worcester News Heading
TypeDaily Local Newspaper (Monday–Saturday)
Owner(s)Newsquest Media Group
Subsidiary of Gannett
EditorMichael Purton
Launched29 January 1935 (1935-01-29)
HeadquartersBerrow's House
Hylton Road
WR2 5JX.
CountryEngland, UK
Circulation5551 (as of Jan 2019 – June 2019)[1]
Sister newspapersBerrow's Worcester Journal
OCLC number456271916

The newspaper is published Monday to Saturday at its offices in Hylton Road, Worcester, overlooking the River Severn towards Worcester Rowing Club and Pitchcroft Racecourse.

The newspaper is owned by Newsquest Media Group, which was acquired by USA-based Gannett in 1999.

The Worcester News was named Midlands Best Local Newspaper of the Year in 2010.[2]


The Worcester News has dedicated sections throughout the week:

  • Wednesday Edition: Jobs pages
  • Thursday Edition: Property Supplement
  • Friday Edition: Motoring Section
  • All editions: News, events, reviews, opinions.


  1. "Hold the Front Page". holdthefrontpage.co.uk. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  2. "Worcester News crowned region's top newspaper". Newspaper of the year - Worcester News. The Business Desk - Tomorrow's News Today. May 2010.

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