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Hereford United's football ban lifted by FA

The FA has announced that it is lifting Hereford United's suspension with immediate effect.

In a short statement, the FA said:

"The suspension of Hereford United and Alan McCarthy from all football and football activity has been lifted with immediate effect.

"This follows their compliance with the orders of the Independent Regulatory Commission."

– Statement from the Football Association

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Appeal to find taxi driver after 80-year old goes missing

Police are appealing for information about a taxi driver who may know the whereabouts of an 80-year old missing woman. Ann Grisman travelled from Hereford to see relatives in Somerset on Friday. Officers say she suffers from problems with her memory.

Ann Grisman, 80, has not been seen since Friday Credit: Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Officers say she was dropped off in Wellington town centre near the Christmas tree on Friday morning so she could catch the bus for some shopping. She was one of four people who it's believed took a taxi from Taunton to Wellington. It's thought she got out of the taxi, and may have become confused and got back in the vehicle.

Police are looking for a black Eurocab that's believed to have left the Red Lion Court. The driver is thought to have been wearing a green coat or jacket and had a foreign accent.

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Police search for taxi driver after elderly lady missing

Police search for taxi driver after elderly lady missing Credit: ITV News

Police are intensifying their search for an 80 year old woman who has been missing since Friday evening. Ann Grisman suffers from problems with her memory. She travelled from Hereford to stay with relatives in Wellington.

Police search nearby fields and outbuildings Credit: ITV News

It's known she shared a taxi from Taunton to Wellington on Friday evening after a shopping trip. Police are asking shoppers in Wellington if they've seen her and are trying to find the taxi driver. They think she may have got back in his cab.

A large team of police, along with the Exmoor Search and Rescue unit and Devon and Somerset Fire officers have spent the day searching nearby fields and outbuildings.

Sergeant James Williams is from Avon & Somerset Police:

Hospital patient in Hereford undergoes Ebola testing

A hospital patient in Hereford has undergone testing for Ebola, health officials have confirmed.

Ebola virus Credit: Frederick Murphy/DPA/Press Association Images

Public Health England said the man is being tested "as a precaution" and they expect test results to show the man is not infected.

A spokesman said the man was displaying one of the early symptoms of Ebola, which has killed more than 5,000 people and infected more than 13,000 across parts of West Africa.

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Man arrested after school bus crashes and overturns

A 28-year-old man from Redditch has been arrested following a school bus crash in Hereford.

Crews were called after the coach left the B4399 east of Holme Lacy Credit: ITV News Central

The coach was found down an embankment on the B4339 after it crashed and overturned during Monday morning's rush hour, at around 8.30am.

More than 20 people, most of them children, had to be taken to hospital.

Police investigating have questioned the driver of another vehicle on suspicion of causing injury by dangerous driving.

Investigation continues after school coach crashes into field

Crews were called at 8.23am yesterday morning after the coach left the B4399 east of Holme Lacy Credit: ITV News Central

An investigation's continuing after a school bus crashed and overturned in Hereford.

More than 20 people, most of them children, were taken to hospital after the crash yesterday morning.

Some people were treated by paramedics at the scene.

VIDEO: Report from the scene of the school coach crash

Hereford United fans protest at Kidderminster match

Hereford United fans held a peaceful protest last night to complain over the way their club is being run.

It was staged at neighbouring team Kidderminster Harriers' game against Welling United, which was being broadcast live on BT Sport.

Hereford United's ground Credit: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The club was expelled from the Football Conference in June for failing to pay its debts.

The fans were allowed to hold the peaceful protest inside the away stand of the stadium.

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