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T20 Blast: Birmingham Bears beat neighbours Worcestershire; Essex beat Surrey, plus round-up

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 21:47
Adam Hose's second T20 ton helps Birmingham Bears beat Worcestershire, while South Group leader Surrey lose again to Essex Eagles.
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Kempsey murder accused claimed Fred West was responsible

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 18:41
David Venables, 89, is accused of murdering his wife and dumping her body in a septic tank in 1982.
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Barry Manilow surprises punters at Romsley country pub

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 13:53
The Copacabana and Mandy singer lunched at The Swallows Nest pub in Romsley on Tuesday.
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Armed police sent to Droitwich find child with toy gun

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 10:08
West Mercia Police moved to reassure residents in Droitwich after a 999 call on Thursday.
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Task force to monitor Worcestershire bus services

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 08:59
The group will hear the concerns of bus companies and passengers as some services face the axe.
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Birmingham Panorama: Fly-tipping at National Trust site

BBC Worcestershire - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 05:23
Car tyres, loft insulation and bin bags are blighting the site in Frankley, a community group says.
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T20 Blast: Surrey suffer first defeat as Essex, Hampshire, Notts & Yorkshire all win

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 21:54
Surrey are beaten by Sussex as the T20 Blast South Group leaders suffer their first defeat, while Lancashire stay top in the North Group.
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Zobaidah Salangy: Jail for husband who murdered wife and buried body

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:16
Zobaidah Salangy's body was not found for six months despite a police search in the Bromsgrove area.
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‘I commute to work by kayaking down a Welsh river’

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:08
Business owner George Bullard, 33, has been travelling to the office in a kayak since 2015.
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Worcestershire: Pakistan paceman Mohammad Hasnain joins Pears on red-ball deal

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 14:17
Pakistan paceman Mohammad Hasnain joins Worcestershire for the Pears' final six matches of the County Championship season.
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Pershore woman determined for full life after fan accident

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 11:04
Rachel Pighills says she will be disabled for life after the surgery but hopes to learn to adapt.
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Thunderstorm warning issued across West Midlands

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 08:15
The Met Office says torrential downpours could lead to travel disruption.
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Dormice pawprints found at Worcestershire nature reserve

BBC Worcestershire - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 05:10
Harmless traps using ink and water revealed the mammals' pawprints, a wildlife trust says.
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PC killer David Bieber attacked prison officer with metal bar

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 06/22/2022 - 15:30
David Bieber attacked an officer with a metal bar leaving her in fear of her life at HMP Long Lartin.
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Thirty Worcestershire bus routes face axe as firm loses £1m a year

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 06/22/2022 - 14:10
The company that owns Diamond buses say underused services are causing £1m-a-year losses.
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Former West Mercia Police officer denies sex assaults

BBC Worcestershire - Wed, 06/22/2022 - 11:48
Oliver Dines allegedly assaulted two women while serving with West Mercia Police in Herefordshire.
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In pictures: Rail strikes leave West Midlands stations empty

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 12:19
Thriving passenger activity normally seen in the West Midlands is missing on Tuesday amid strikes.
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Former West Mercia PC charged with sexual assault

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 11:51
Oliver Dines is accused of two counts while on duty for the West Mercia force.
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Christian Bagley: Appeal for Audi driver on stab death anniversary

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 10:25
Christian Bagley, 30, died after being stabbed twice in Hereford on 21 June 2015.
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Striking rail staff causing students 'uncertainty'

BBC Worcestershire - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 08:29
A teenager says the industrial action "doesn't seem to be fair" to those taking exams this week.
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