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Weekend Picks: Remembering the 1940s

Remembering the 1940s: Sun 22nd May (Forge Mill, Redditch)

There’ll be displays of 1940s vehicles, Austin Ten cars, model planes Credit: Forge Mill Needle Museum

Find out more about life during the Second World War this weekend with a special Remembering the 40s event at Forge Mill Museum.

There’ll be displays of 1940s vehicles, Austin Ten cars, model planes and flying demonstrations.

“Remembering the Forties event gets bigger each year and we are thrilled to be working with Wythall Transport Museum to provide our visitors with the chance to take a ride on a vintage bus.

We’re all set for a fantastic event so pop down and enjoy a trip back in time with all the family!”

– Debbie Lakeman, Events Officer

For prices, opening times and more information visit: http://www.forgemill.org.uk/events.htm

Your Midlands weekend weather photos

Abbey Meadows in Redditch Credit: Paul Wilde

Viewers have been sending in their weather photos from places across the Midlands this weekend.

These have been taken by Paul Wilde on a sunny walk over Abbey Meadows in Redditch.

Abbey Meadows in Redditch Credit: Paul Wilde
Abbey Meadows in Redditch Credit: Paul Wilde
Abbey Meadows in Redditch Credit: Paul Wilde
Abbey Meadows in Redditch Credit: Paul Wilde

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Three rushed to hospital after balcony collapse

The balcony collapsed on Saturday morning. Credit: Craig Cotterill / ITV News Central

Three people have been rushed to hospital after a balcony they were standing on collapsed at a house in Worcestershire.

Emergency services were called to the property on Mount Pleasant in Redditch at 6.39 on Saturday morning.

There is no further information at this stage on the condition of the three adults injured.

This balcony collapsed off the back of the house on Mount Pleasant in Redditch. Credit: Craig Cotterill / ITV News Central

Appeal to trace prisoner who absconded from prison in Worcestershire

Bilal Bashir escaped on Monday

Police are appealing to trace 26-year-old Bilal Bashir who absconded from HMP Hewell Redditch on Monday 28 March.

He was convicted of burglary at Warwick Crown Court in February 2015 and was sentenced to four years in prison.

Bashir is described as an Asian man, approximately 5ft 11ins and of a medium build. He has brown eyes and short black hair.

It is believed that he may be in the West Midlands as he has links to the area.

Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of this man is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101.

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