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Swan causes chaos on morning commute

Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Police were called out last week in Telford to reports of a swan causing "traffic chaos" on the A442 at Hortonwood.

Members of the public were concerned that it was running loose on the road.

A wildlife rescue volunteer managed to catch the bird and place it in a specially designed "swan bag" to carry it to a safer location.

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Horse therapy sanctuary faces closure

The owner of a horse sanctuary in Leicestershire, where the animals are used to help people with physical and learning difficulties, says she could be forced to close after being told she needs to leave the site she's renting.

Judith Edwards says the confidence of both young and old is boosted when they interact with horses. However, she's now struggling to find somewhere to keep the animals, and has even sold her own home to raise money to buy some land.

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