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Weekend Picks: Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods: Sun 7th Feb (Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire)

Visitors can explore and experience woodlands Credit: John Rhymer

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”

– John Rhymer, Secretary of Friends of Bishops Wood

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Teenager seriously injured in Worcester collision

Pedestrian seriously injured in Worcester collision Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A woman has suffered a serious head injury in a road traffic collision with a car in Worcester.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Bransford Road shortly before 8pm yesterday evening.

Three rapid response vehicles, a paramedic and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene along with an ambulance crew.

The woman, who is in her late teens, had a serious head injury.

She was treated by crews at the scene before being taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman



Police appeal for witnesses following assault

West Mercia police are appealing for witnesses following an assault that took place on Shakespeare Road last night.

Police were called at around 6:15pm following reports of an altercation between a man in his 30s and two other men.

It is believed the offenders arrived in a blue Citroen Picasso and the victim came out into the street.

Following a brief altercation the victim was assaulted before the two men left the scene in the same vehicle.

Shakespeare Road in Worcester Credit: Google Maps

A man in his 30s was taken to Royal Worcester Hospital with facial injuries in the early hours of this morning.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any further information to contact them on 101 quoting incident number 542s of 18 January 2016.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously via Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

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