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Custody battle father 'plotted acid attack on own son'

BBC Worcestershire - 6 hours 56 min ago
The man, who was locked in a custody row, wanted to show the boy's mum in a bad light, a jury hears.
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Paedophile offered Amazon vouchers to meet baby

BBC Worcestershire - 7 hours 40 min ago
A fire safety officer offered Amazon vouchers in exchange for access to a one-year-old, a court hears.
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Thomas Jones: Drowned student 'answering cry for help'

BBC Worcestershire - 10 hours 39 min ago
CCTV picked up a call for help moments before Thomas Jones apparently slipped into the River Severn.
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Warwickshire: Bears to play County Championship home game at Worcester

BBC Worcestershire - 11 hours 10 min ago
Warwickshire are to play their Championship game against Essex in July at the home of rivals Worcestershire.
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Farai Mudariki: Worcester Warriors' Zimbabwe prop signs new one-year deal

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:28
Worcester Warriors' Zimbabwe international tighthead prop Farai Mudariki signs a new one-year contract.
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Car crashes into boy's bedroom in Stourport

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:36
Jacqui Bryan said the youngster "would have been killed" if he had gone for his afternoon nap.
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British soldier sues Army over Q fever chronic fatigue

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 04:12
Wayne Bass claims his life has been ruined after catching the disease in Afghanistan.
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European Challenge Cup: Worcester Warriors 36-31 Stade Francais

BBC Worcestershire - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 15:20
Worcester score an added-time try to secure a home European Challenge Cup quarter-final win over Stade Francais.
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Herefordshire child services to be reviewed

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:13
Staff from Doncaster Council will advise counterparts in Herefordshire on how to improve their services after they were criticised in court.
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Coventry City Council is UK's slowest to fill potholes

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 01:14
Some councils aim to fill potholes within minutes but others take more than a day, new figures show.
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Worcester wins share of £20m culture fund

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 00:00
Five areas in England will benefit from a new Cultural Development Fund to boost local culture.
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Thirteen men convicted over prison riot at HMP Hewell

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:38
The mutiny at HMP Hewell lasted for about seven hours and was brought to an end by security officers.
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Man charged with murder of Droitwich woman

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:43
The body of Amy Griffiths was discovered with head and throat injuries at her home.
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Jess Varnish: Cyclist loses employment case at tribunal

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:21
Ex-GB cyclist Jess Varnish fails in her attempt to prove she was an employee of British Cycling and UK Sport at an employment tribunal.
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'Minor Counties' to become the National Counties Cricket Association from 2020

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:36
Minor Counties cricket is to change its name after 124 years to the rebranded National Counties Cricket Association in 2020.
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School starts £20k crowdfunding bid to help ease budget cuts

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:00
The head teacher says some fundraising will pay for maintenance as its central budget is being "squeezed".
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Natalie Connolly: Killer's sentence will not be reviewed

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 17:27
John Broadhurst's three year and eight month jail term for killing his partner will not be increased.
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EDL protests in Worcester cost £100k to police

BBC Worcestershire - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:06
Police said they would rather have spent money elsewhere, but people had a legal right to protest.
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European Challenge Cup: Worcester beat Ospreys to reach quarter-finals

BBC Worcestershire - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 16:48
Ryan Mills drops a dramatic late goal at Ospreys to put Worcester into the European Challenge Cup knock-out stage.
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Coach Ty Shaw taken ill during Worcester Wolves match

BBC Worcestershire - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 14:19
The former player and University of Worcester student was taken ill during a match.
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