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Weekend Picks: Cherry Fair

Cherry Fair and 1940s weekend: Sat 23rd - Sun 24th July (Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire)

There'll be a cherry hunt around the museum and gardens for children Credit: Wyre Forest

Bewdley’s unique annual Cherry Fair will take place this weekend in Worcestershire.

The town has been famous for its cherry fairs for almost two centuries and over the weekend all things cherry will be celebrated once again.

There is a chance to taste and compare different varieties of cherries. Young cherry trees will be for sale and bags of cherries will be available to buy.

“This is a free family event with something for everyone. It’s a great opportunity to celebrate the history of the town and we’re encouraging visitors to come along in 1940s costumes too.”

– Councillor Sally Chambers, Wyre Forest District Council

For opening times and more information visit: www.bewdleymuseum.co.uk/onegrain

Hundreds of homes without power in Worcestershire

Homes in Worcestershire are currently without power. Electricity network Western Power Distribution has apologised for the outage which happened in the last few hours.The company says it's aiming to get supplies back up and running later this evening.

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Second Kidderminster man charged over stab murder

A third man has been charged over the murder of a 29-year-old who died of stab wounds.

Lynford Brewster was killed on Sunday June 12 Credit: South Wales Police Cardiff

Jake Whelan, 23, from Kidderminster, in Worcestershire, has been charged in connection with the killing of Lynford Brewster, South Wales Police said.

Mr Brewster, from Cardiff, died on Sunday June 12 following an incident at around 7pm in Brynfedw, Llanedeyrn.

Whelan will appear at Cardiff Magistrates Court on Thursday morning.

Two other men, including another from Kidderminster, had previously been charged with his murder.

ROADS: LANES CLOSED ON M5 NORTHBOUND IN WEST MIDLANDS

Lanes closed on M5 Northbound in West Midlands Credit: PA

There are a number of problems on the M5 Northbound in the West Midlands this evening.

Two lanes are closed due to a crash near to J2 (Oldbury / Birmingham).

Meanwhile, two lanes are also closed on the M5 Northbound in Worcestershire due to a crash involving a lorry and a car between J5 A38 (Droitwich / Wychbold) and J4A M42.

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