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Court attempts to trace relatives of woman who has died aged 95

The Court of Protection is trying to trace the relatives of a woman who recently died in Wolverhampton.

Ms Winifred Tilley, who lived in a care home in the Oxley area was 95. It is believed she had connections to the Stroud area of Gloucestershire.

The Court would like to trace her relatives so that her funeral can now be arranged.

Anyone who is related to Winifred Tilley or has any information which may help trace her relatives is asked to contact representatives on 01902 555333.

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Arrest made after swan shot with crossbow

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Gloucestershire Police have arrested a 48 year old man from Cheltenham on suspicion of injuring a swan.

George, a male swan, was shot with a crossbow in Pittville Park, Cheltenham last week and was seriously injured. He remains at Vale Wildlife Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre where his condition is improving.

The man has been bailed pending further enquiries.


Warning for commuters in the Midlands for heavy ice and fog

Swans on the River Trent, Nottingham Credit: PA

Motorists in the region are being advised to take extra care on the roads as the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for widespread fog and snow.

Areas of freezing fog, some dense, are expected to last into Wednesday morning.

Travelling conditions will be difficult with journeys likely to take longer than usual and delays to air travel are possible.

Drivers urged to take care on the roads after snow warning

Berryhill in Stoke on Trent Credit: Eddy Atkinson

Parts of the region have had a snowy start to the day. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice and are warning drivers to take extra care while on the road and allow extra time for their journeys.

There are also flood warnings in place for parts of Lincolnshire and residents are being told to prepare for large waves and possible flooding.

The Ministry of Defence said about 100 soldiers from the Catterick army base have been deployed to Skegness, where about 3,000 residents have been urged to leave their homes or move upstairs.

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