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Ledbury voted one of the best places to live in Britain

A market town near the Malvern Hills, Ledbury is known for the many original timber-framed structures that lines its high street Credit: PA

The best place to live in the Midlands is Ledbury in Herefordshire, according to a new report.

The town came was listed in the top ten of the Sunday Times Best Places To Live guide.

The guide looks at a variety of factors including quality of life, crime rates, house prices and school performance.

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Unexplained trail of blood found in Hereford

The trail appeared to originate by Nelson Credit: Google Maps

Police in Hereford are conducting door to door enquiries after a trail of blood was found in Bishops Meadow in Hereford early this morning.

The trail stretched from Victoria Bridge through Hinton Avenue and appears to originate near to Nelson Street.

Blood was also found on and near benches along the river.

Severe fire at industrial unit in Herefordshire

Residents close to Alton Road in Ross-on-Wye are being advised to stay indoors due to smoke caused by a fire at an industrial unit.

Fire crews are currently on the site bringing the blaze under control.

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