A man who was saved by the Midlands Air Ambulance when his helicopter crashed, has opened an education centre in Worcestershire.
Clare Lines from Worcestershire has returned from the World Winter Games in South Korea a double bronze medallist.
Fifteen more flood warnings and alerts in the Midlands have been removed by the Environment Agency in the past 24 hours.
Steve Rhodes, Director of Cricket at Worcestershire CCC said, "We're absolutely delighted that both Gareth and Moeen have agreed to the new deals. They are game changing all-rounders, and the manner in which they bat and bowl will be an important factor going forward."
"As our number one spinner, number three batsman and One-Day opener, Moeen is probably one of the most important players in the staff, so put together they are two of our key all-rounders.
"We're also proud that we are now seeing the benefits of our hard work. We put a lot of efforts in to developing these players, and it's wonderful to secure their futures at the Club."
Andrew said, "I'm really happy to extend my stay here at Worcester, and am looking forward to the next two years. Hopefully, I'll play an integral part in helping the Club progress during what is an exciting time, both on and off the pitch."
Ali moved to Worcestershire CCC for the 2007 season, and has gone on to become one of the first names on the teamsheet. During his career, he has scored eight First Class centuries.
Ali said, "When I first joined the Club many people told me what a fantastic place New Road is to play and they are right, so I am delighted to commit my long term future to the Club."
"The future for Worcestershire looks good and being a part of it excites me. I look forward to helping the Club progress back to Division One and win some trophies."
Both Moeen Ali and Gareth Andrew have agreed terms for extensions to their current contracts with Worcestershire CCC.
Ali has committed to a further five years on top of his current deal, whilst Andrew has signed up for an additional two years.
Despite losing 12 seats overall, the Conservatives have retained control of Worcestershire County Council. Labour gained nine seats. The Liberal Democrats lost five.
- Labour – 12 seats
- Conservatives – 30 seats
- Liberal Democrat – 3 seats
Police are investigating the circumstances of a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the M42 southbound between J3A and J3 at 2.35pm on 29th April 2013.The collision occurred when a silver Nissan X-Trail left the road to the nearside.
It travelled across the hard shoulder, through a wooden fence and hedgerow and for some distance into an adjacent field.
Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the vehicle involved leave the carriageway or the manner of driving of any vehicles prior to the collision.
The female passenger in the car, in her 60’s from Worcestershire, suffered fatal injuries during the crash and was declared dead at the scene.
The male driver was taken by air ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for treatment. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
A couple in Worcestershire have stopped trying to sell their home because drivers keep crashing into their front garden.
Despite six different cars hitting their front wall in Bretforton in Worcestershire in the past two and a half years, they are worried that no action's been taken.
Lee Comley reports.
John Taylor has been found guilty of murdering his wife Althea at Worcester Crown Court.
The 63-year-old former teacher was last seen at her home at Orleton in Herefordshire, in January 2012.
Our transport correspondent Keith Wilkinson came across this rather unusual sight on the M6 motorway today.It's a steam locomotive heading by lorry to the Severn Valley Railway in Worcestershire.
80072 will be chugging up and down on the heritage railway between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth, starting with this weekend's Spring Steam Gala.The Standard tank locomotive, built in Brighton in 1953, spent more than 20 years in a scrapyard but was saved and restored by enthusiasts.
The engine was today being transported by road from the North Norfolk Railway and is pictured here in a layby close to the turn-off to Lutterworth in Leicestershire.
It will be moving again after its three-week stint on the SVR - to the steam railway at Llangollen in Wales.80072 used to pull trains between Leamington and Birmingham and was once a familiar sight at Snow Hill.