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First World War tribute concert at Hereford Cathedral

Hereford Cathedral Credit: PA

The events of the First World War will be remembered and commemorated with a concert at Hereford Cathedral tonight.

'Pack Up Your Troubles' will feature words and music traditionally associated with the trenches and the Western Front.

Songs will be performed by narrator Christopher Good, tenor Tristan Stocks, and baritone Dominic Sedgwick with accompaniment from Robert Dean on the piano.

It's hoped the experience will transport the audience back to the period when hugely powerful music and prose were written by those on the frontline in the most extreme circumstances possible.

  • The concert will take place in College Hall
  • The show begins at 7.30pm
  • Tickets cost £10, including a glass of wine, and are available from the Cathedral Shop
  • They can also be booked by calling 01432 374210

Police wish to speak to man in connection with Hereford attack

Mr Hendry is believed to be in Herefordshire Credit: West Mercia Police

West Merica Police are keen to speak to a man in connection with an assault that took place on Tursday 17th September.

At around 11.40pm, a woman was seriously assaulted close to the Imperial Hotel on Widemarsh Street, and was treated in hospital for major injuries to her face and body.

Ryan James Hendry, aged 30, is believed to be in Herefordshire.

A number of enquiries have been ongoing to trace Ryan, and we would urge anyone who recognises him or may be aware of his whereabouts, to contact police immediately by calling on 101.

We would also urge the public not to approach him.

– Detective Inspector Richard Rees

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Elderly woman's purse stolen outside supermarket

The man police would like to speak to in connection with the incident Credit: West Mercia Police

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the theft of an elderly woman's purse at a shop in Hereford.

The theft happened at about 9.30am on the 31st of August. The 78-year-old woman had her purse stolen outside the Co-Operative supermarket on Grandstand Road.

As the woman walked towards the doors of the shop, a man approached her and started talking to her. He asked for directions and then walked away.

It was only when the victim went inside the store that she realised her purse had gone.

Anyone who recognises the man pictured, or remembers seeing anything suspicious in the area at the time, should call police on 101.

Mother: 'I won't rest until Christian's murderer is found'

The mother of a man murdered in Hereford says she will not rest until her son's killer is found.

Christian Bagley was stabbed two months ago after visiting his two year old daughter on Father's Day.

Today Janette Bagley went back to the scene of the stabbing by the River Wye, to appeal to the conscience of the person who knows what happened to her son. Chris Halpin reports.

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Father's Day murder victim's funeral

Christian Bagley Credit: West Mercia Police

The funeral of a man from Hereford who was murdered on Father's Day will take place today.

Police were forced to apologise to his family yesterday after it was revealed the body of 30-year-old Christian Bagley had decomposed while being kept in a mortuary.

His body was being stored at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. Officials have apologised. An investigation is underway to discover how it happened.

"This is truly regrettable. We have explained as much as we can to Christian's family and will provide them with a full explanation as soon as we understand what has happened."

– West Mercia Police

Mr Bagley was stabbed in his arm and back as he returned from seeing his two-year-old daughter on Father's Day. He died in hospital.

Three men arrested on suspicion of murder have been released without charge

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