A narrowboat which sank in a lock, trapping and killing its owner, is thought to have filled with water in less than two minutes.Read the full story ›
A narrowboat that sank close to Droitwich as it went through a canal lock has left one man dead.Read the full story ›
Cherry Fair and 1940s weekend: Sat 23rd - Sun 24th July (Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire)
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.”
For opening times and more information visit: www.bewdleymuseum.co.uk/onegrain
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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One lane is closed and there is slow traffic due to broken down lorry on M5 Northbound at J8 M50.
Lane one (of three) is closed to allow a lorry to have a tyre change.
A third man has been charged over the murder of a 29-year-old who died of stab wounds.
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.
Paul Grange said he was deeply ashamed of his actions and had deservedly lost his job, friends and relationship contacts over the incident.Read the full story ›
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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.