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Worcestershire go with the flow

Mar 25, 2014: The flood waters from the River Severn may have receded but the Rapids are about to rise at New Road as 2014 will see Worcestershire County Cricket Club transform into the Worcestershire Rapids for NatWest T20 Blast

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Worcestershire's big clean-up begins

Feb 27, 2014: Worcestershire have spent more than £5m to make their much-loved county ground more resilient to floods but the wettest February in the UK since records began has provided the severest test

David Lloyd

Worcs v Gloucs, Flt20 Mids/Wales/West, New Rd

Kervezee ends lean run to lift Worcestershire

Jul 7, 2013: Worcestershire overcame Gloucestershire in Friends Life t20 thanks to a flush of form for Alexei Kervezee, who has had a difficult summer since he retired from international cricket with the Netherlands.

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Worcestershire profit from hotel lease

Jan 25, 2013: Worcestershire have announced a profit of £225,000 thanks to £350,000 from Premier Inn for a long-term lease on a hotel development

David Hopps

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Worcestershire plan statue for D'Oliveira

Dec 3, 2012: Fund-raising is underway for a commemorative statue of Basil D'Oliveira at the entrance to Worcestershire's redeveloped New Road ground.

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New Road falls victim to UK floods

Nov 27, 2012: The flooding that has cursed many parts of the UK has claimed a predictable victim - Worcestershire's New Road ground which is under water yet again.

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Worcs v Durham, 3rd day, New Road

Season's best for Borthwick

Jul 12, 2012: Scott Borthwick's best bowling performance of the season enabled Durham to take an unexpected advantage against Worcestershire before rain returned at New Road.

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Worcs back at HQ as flood recedes

May 8, 2012: Worcestershire will host their championship fixture against Surrey at New Road as originally planned as the flood that struck the ground again last week has receded.

George Dobell

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Worcestershire move Surrey match to Kidderminster

May 4, 2012: Worcestershire have confirmed the relocation of their County Championship match against Surrey to Kidderminster

George Dobell

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Worcs to decide on Surrey match

May 3, 2012: Worcestershire will decide within the next 48 hours whether they will need to relocate their County Championship match against Surrey.

George Dobell

Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire, New Road, 4th day

Worcestershire fear repeat of New Road flooding

Apr 29, 2012: Worcestershire are bracing themselves for flooding at New Road after heavy rain forced the abandonment of their Championship match against Nottinghamshire

Jon Culley at New Road

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New Road plans given go-ahead

Mar 1, 2012: Worcestershire have been granted permission to build a hotel at New Road after a vote by the city council's planning committee

Alex Winter

County Cricket

Worcestershire ponder ground move

Jan 27, 2009: Worcestershire could soon be playing cricket at a new ground as they seek ways to counter the growing risk of flooding

George Dobell

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Worcestershire return record profit

Jan 16, 2009: Worcestershire have turned around their dire financial position to record a profit in excess of £350,000, just 12 months after being deep in debt

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Worcester Floods

Salmon at deep midwicket

Dec 2, 2008: In 2007, for the first time in their 108 years as a first-class county, Worcestershire suffered two summer floods from the River Severn on to their New Road ground

Andrew Thomas

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Kidderminster bails out flood-hit Worcestershire

Sep 8, 2008: Worcestershire have confirmed that their remaining games in 2008 will be played at Kidderminster CC after their home ground at New Road was flooded at the weekend

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Worcester floods once again

Sep 7, 2008: The storms which have ravaged England in recent days have again caused the rivers surrounding Worcestershire's home at New Road to break their banks and flood the ground

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The Ashes 2009

2009 Ashes itinerary announced

May 5, 2008: The ECB have confirmed Australia's full itinerary for their tour of England next year, which includes seven one-dayers in addition to the usual five Tests

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Newton confident of New Road future

Apr 4, 2008: Worcestershire are confident they have a long-term future at New Road after meetings with the Environment Agency

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Club announces hefty loss

2007 floods cost Worcestershire £1m

Jan 21, 2008: Worcestershire have revealed that last summer's devastating floods cost the club in excess of £1m in lost revenue, clear-up costs and replacement of damaged assets

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