67-year-old Walter Payne has been jailed for 12 years after pleading guilty to sexual offences against two girls in Worcester in the 1990s.Read the full story ›
The Conservatives have lost two seats.Read the full story ›
She tried to claim to a £33 million National Lottery prize. In court, she has now denied stealing a purse she is alleged to have taken.Read the full story ›
A 17-year-old was found in the Worcester to Birmingham canal yesterday evening.Read the full story ›
West Mercia Police were called yesterday evening after a 17-year-old was found in the Worcester to Birmingham canal in the Bilford Road area of Worcester.
He was transported by ambulance to Worcestershire Royal Hospital, where he was pronounced dead later that evening.
He's been formally identified as Sean Stevens, from Worcester.
A 17-year-old, from Worcester, has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident.
Superintendent Kevin Purcell says:
A full and thorough investigation is being conducted into this incident and we are working to establish how Sean came to be in the canal.
I would like to appeal to anyone who has any information about this incident to contact police. We are particularly interested in talking to anyone who saw a group of teenagers, or young adults, in and around the canal path from Worcester city centre up to Perdiswell last night, from 7pm onwards.
West Mercia Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 71-year-old woman from Worcester.
Sally Holmes was last seen at 3pm yesterday when she left her home in Worcester to walk into town.
Her normal route would take her down Astwood Road, then Rainbow Hill onto Lowesmoor. It is not known whether she made it into town. Sally would normally have returned home by 7pm but did not arrive.
Sally is around 5"8 tall and has straight shoulder length dyed blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a maroon/purple knee length coat, blue jeans and black Adidas trainers with white stripes.
Her family and the police are concerned for her welfare.
If anyone has seen Sally or has information that can help locate her are urged to call 101 and quote incident 695 of 26th March.
Alternatively they can contact the missing peoples charity on 116 000.
Worcester City Council have imposed a 15-minute waiting time on ice cream vans. However some elderly residents have complained.Read the full story ›
Pizza Hut is at the centre of a row over claims a booking for a group of severely disabled children was turned down.Read the full story ›
West Mercia Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a man from Worcester who is wanted for recall to prison.Read the full story ›
A Walk in the Woods: Sun 7th Feb (Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire)
This weekend enjoy a family event walking through Bishops Wood.
Visitors can explore and experience woodlands in different ways by making your own tree identification book and learning about the different uses of trees.
The event will be an opportunity for children to make craft items with woodland products, listen to stories about woodland animals and fairytale adventures.
“There will be plenty of activities to occupy everyone and everything will be repeated during the day to give people the chance to try out more of the sessions”
For prices, opening times and more information visit: http://fobw.weebly.com/