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Foyle leaves Hereford Utd amid administration worries

Hereford manager Martin Foyle left the club today - as the team faces an uncertain future.

United may be put into administration as the true extent of the club's financial troubles was revealed at an AGM earlier this week.

Martin Foyle
Martin Foyle Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

A statement on the club's website reveals: "Hereford United can confirm that they are to part company with First Team Manager Martin Foyle and his Assistant Andy Porter with immediate effect.

"The Board of Directors would like to thank Martin and Andy for their efforts during their time at Edgar Street and wish them well for the future.

"The board will make a further announcement via the official website regarding future appointments in the near future."

Over 2,000 cannabis plants in old Royal Mail office

More than 2,000 cannabis plants - worth more than £600,000 on the street - were discovered in a police raid on an old Royal Mail sorting office in Herefordshire.

Police today said it was the biggest cannabis factory ever discovered in the county.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of producing the Class B drug.

Over 2,000 plants were found at various stages of development
Over 2,000 plants were found at various stages of development Credit: West Mercia Police

A total of 2,180 cannabis plants plus growing equipment were seized by the officers, who executed the warrant in Bromyard.

The raid was carried out after passers-by reported a strong smell of cannabis.

The old Royal Mail sorting office where the plants were being cultivated
The old Royal Mail sorting office where the plants were being grown Credit: West Mercia Police

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Jury sent home for another night in ditch deaths trial

Joanna Dennehy.
Joanna Dennehy. Credit: Joanna Dennehy.

The jury has been sent home for another night in the trial of two men accused of helping serial killer Joanna Dennehy.

Deliberations will now go into a third day at Cambridge Crown Court.

Gary Stretch, 47, of Riseholme, Orton Goldhay Peterborough, denies three charges of preventing a lawful burial and two counts of attempted murder.

Leslie Layton, of Bilfield, Orton Goldhay, denies perverting the course of justice and two counts of preventing the lawful burial of two men.

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Jury sent home in ditch deaths trial

The jury has been sent home in the trial of two men accused of helping serial killer Joanna Dennehy.

It means deliberations at Cambridge Crown Court will go into a second day.

Gary Stretch, 47, of Riseholme, Orton Goldhay Peterborough, denies three charges of preventing a lawful burial and two counts of attempted murder.

Leslie Layton, of Bilfield, Orton Goldhay, denies perverting the course of justice and two counts of preventing the lawful burial of two men.

The bodies of Lukasz Slaboszewski, Kevin Lee, and John Chapman were found dumped in ditches in the Fens last year.

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Jury begins deliberations in trial of men accused of helping serial killer

Joanna Dennehy.

The jury in the trial of two men accused of helping serial killer Joanna Dennehy has begun its deliberations.

Gary Stretch and Leslie Layton deny all the charges against them and claim they were acting under duress.

The bodies of Dennehy's victims - Lukasz Slaboszewski, Kevin Lee, and John Chapman - were found dumped in ditches in the Fens last year.

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Deliberations expected in Dennehy duo's trial

Serial killer Joanna Dennehy.

The jury in the trial of two men accused of helping serial killer Joanna Dennehy is expected to begin its deliberations today.

Gary Stretch, whose real name is Gary Richards, and Leslie Layton deny all the charges against them and claim they were acting under duress.

The bodies of Dennehy's victims - Lukasz Slaboszewski, Kevin Lee, and John Chapman - were found dumped in ditches in the Fens last year.

Pictures: Prince Charles visits Herefordshire

Church in Shobdon that has undergone a million pound renovation Credit: ITV News Central
Prince Charles arrives in Herefordshire Credit: ITV News Central
There were concerns that the royal visit would be cancelled due to bad weather Credit: ITV News Central
Prince Charles looks at the new-look church in Shobdon and chats to volunteers and fundraisers Credit: ITV News Central
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