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Appeal for help to find missing 91-year-old man

John English has gone missing from his home. Credit: West Mercia Police

An appeal has gone out for help from the public to find a 91-year-old man who has gone missing in Hereford.

John English has gone missing from his home in the Belmont area.

He was reported missing at approximately 2.25pm on Saturday 22 April.

Concern is growing for his welfare and police would like to make sure he is safe and well.

John is 6ft tall, has grey hair and is of quite a big build. He is wearing grey trousers and a pale coloured long-sleeve shirt, possibly with small brown check, and has a walking stick.

He does wear glasses but police do not know if he has these with him.

  1. Melissa Wright

Thousands celebrate Shakespeare's 453rd birthday

Thousands celebrate Shakespeare's 453rd birthday Credit: ITV News Central

Thousands of people gathered on the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire today to celebrate the 453rd birthday of William Shakespeare.

There was a festive parade through the streets of the playwright's birthplace and celebrations across the town, as Melissa Wright reports.

Midlands Matchday Live: Full time scores

Premier League:

  • Swansea City 2-0 Stoke City

Championship:

  • Nottingham Forest 3-2 Reading
  • Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Derby County
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Blackburn
  • Burton Albion 2-1 Leeds United

League One:

  • Bury 3-0 Northampton Town
  • Chesterfield 1-2 Charlton Athletic
  • Peterborough United 4-2 Bristol Rovers
  • Coventry City 1-0 Walsall
  • Shrewsbury Town 1-0 Southend United
  • Port Vale 0-2 Bolton Wanderers

League Two:

  • Stevenage 0-1 Mansfield Town
  • Blackpool 3-0 Cheltenham Town

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Referee takes players off at Port Vale v Bolton

A fan was earlier taken off the pitch after invading. Credit: PA

The referee in the League One clash between Port Vale and Bolton Wanderers has taken the players off the pitch following fan clashes.

Carl Boyeson decided to take the players off when opposing fans clashed on the pitch after Bolton fans celebrated their opener from David Wheater which could send them into the Championship.

Visiting supporters invaded the Vale Park pitch but were quickly greeted by home fans, with clashes ensuing.

The players were brought back on after the stoppage.

ROADS: M5 - NORTHBOUND - WORCESTERSHIRE

Two lanes have been closed due to an accident involving a lorry and six cars on the M5.

The queueing traffic is northbound between J5 A38 (Droitwich / Wychbold) and J4A M42, in the roadworks area.

Midlands Matchday Live: Half time scores

Premier League:

  • Swansea City 1-0 Stoke City

Championship:

  • Nottingham Forest 1-0 Reading
  • Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Derby County
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Blackburn
  • Burton Albion 0-0 Leeds United

League One:

  • Bury 1-0 Northampton Town
  • Chesterfield 0-1 Charlton Athletic
  • Peterborough United 2-0 Bristol Rovers
  • Coventry City 1-0 Walsall
  • Port Vale 0-0 Bolton Wanderers
  • Shrewsbury Town 0-0 Southend United

League Two:

  • Stevenage 0-1 Mansfield Town
  • Blackpool 2-0 Cheltenham Town
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