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Police concerned for missing woman Heidi Slender

Heidi Slender went missing from Gloucestershire Royal Hospital yesterday Credit: Glos Police

Police are increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing woman from Cheltenham.

Heidi Slender, 23, was reported missing from her home in the Vittoria Walk area on Wednesday 26 April.

She was last seen at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in Gloucester yesterday morning where she had been taken for a medical issue.

She left before being treated and has not returned home.

Heidi is considered vulnerable and officers want her to make contact via 101 to let police know she is okay.

  • Anyone who knows where Heidi is or spots her is urged to call 101 and quote incident 453 of 26 April

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Woman dies after being hit by a car

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene Credit: ITV

A 34-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Cheltenham.

Emergency services were called to Crescent Place, in the town centre, shortly after nine this morning.

Sadly the woman died at the roadside.

The collision was between a Citroen Relay driven by a 40 year old man from Oxfordshire and a 34 year old woman pedestrian from the Cheltenham area.

Sadly, as a result of her injuries and despite the best efforts from emergency medical teams, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

– Gloucestershire Constabulary
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Cheltenham Town manager thanks hospital following heart surgery

Gary Johnson, Cheltenham Town manager. Credit: PA

Cheltenham Town manager Gary Johnson has thanked the Bristol Heart Institute for their hard work as he continues his recovery from heart surgery.

Johnson missed Cheltenham's recent match at Doncaster Rovers having gone down with a heavy cold.

After continuing to feel unwell, he was admitted to hospital over the weekend of March 11.

He is expected to miss a few weeks of action but is looking forward to getting back to the team.

Watch Johnson's full thank you video below, (footage from BHI):

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Record crowds at Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day

Three ladies flaunt some extravagant looking head-wear at the Cheltenham Festival. Credit: PA

A new record crowd has been set for the second day of The Festival (since the meeting went to four days in 2005).

57,681, attended Ladies Day at Cheltenham today according to Cheltenham Festival organisers.

Last year's attendance came to 57,093, up 1,734 from the 55,359 in 2015.

Zara Phillips and Princess Anne enjoy the racing from the royal enclosure. Credit: PA
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